Episodes
This week sees the return of the In-Depth series where I take you back to the entrepreneurs childhood to present day to find out how they tick and what has been the catalyst of their success. Adam "Heist" Runquist first discovered the Amazon marketplace 4 years ago after being on the executive team of a leading outdoor products brand. After taking that business from 8 to 9 figures - and discovering the power of marketplace channels and physical products brands in the process - Adam has since...
Published 09/21/21
This week on Inspired With Bell... Irina Wynn is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness and spa industry. Skilled in Management, Entrepreneurship, Networking, CEOs, and Marketing Strategy. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Laws - focused in International Business, Trade, and Corporate Law . Bult, scaled and exited several companies on different niches.
Published 09/21/21
On Thursday’s with Sharon, Sharon will be riding solo with a tutorial on how she finds potential manufacturers worldwide without using Alibaba. As supply chain continues to be broken, and shipping prices continue to be at an all time high from China, lead times continue to be extra long and labor costs go up…..many sellers are starting to look worldwide for alternatives to China. Finding suppliers without Alibaba, attending the Canton Fair or physically flying to manufacturer worldwide is...
Published 09/17/21
Today Sophie Down and Naio Olsen-Stahl make their debut on Seller Sessions along side the first lady of Amazon PPC Destaney Wishon. We will cover off some advanced level PPC & DSP tips to get your campaigns popping leading into the business end of the year. Sophie Down With over 8 years of digital marketing experience working with global brands in both B2B and B2C, Sophie is a business-minded senior account manager at ClearAds with proven results in paid marketing strategy across a...
Published 09/15/21
Today, Yael returns alongside Shira Bubis to discuss suspension prevention tips to make sure you have a great Q4 without being taken down by a competitor or making mistakes on your part. Yael Cabilly is the founder of Cabilly & Co. (www.e-cabilly.com), and one of the leading attorneys in the Amazon space. With over 15 years of experience in Intellectual Property, Yael uses her unique IP background to solve problems on E-Commerce platforms, and protect her clients’ interests. The firm...
Published 09/14/21
The week on Inspired With Bell... After building, buying, and selling a 1⁄2 dozen of his own companies, Joe Valley helped build one of the leading online-focused M&A Advisory firms in the world. Now, after facilitating nearly 1⁄2 billion in exits, Joe has written the bestselling book The EXITpreneur’s Playbook - to help online business owners get the maximum value and best deal structure when they sell their business.
Published 09/14/21
On Thursday’s with Sharon we welcome back Jim Kennemer from Cosmo Sourcing to discuss sourcing from Vietnam. With the ongoing Chinese trade war, broken supply chain, price increases, 7-8x shipping increases + surcharges many product developers and Amazon sellers are looking at alternatives to China, for some Vietnam could be the answer! Vietnam is the 7th largest supplier of goods to the United States. The 2007 United States-Vietnam trade agreement provided a platform for easy business...
Published 09/10/21
*** Remaining tickets for Seller Sessions Live*** eventbrite.co.uk/.../seller-sessions-live-in... Suspensions / Reactivations, Sponsored Products, Mandatory Flat File Attributes and much more coming today from my source inside of Seller Support.
Published 09/08/21
*** Remaining tickets for Seller Sessions Live*** https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seller-sessions-live-in-london-tickets-62848061243 In an AMZ environment that becoming more competitive (CPCs increasing, records amounts of capital raised by aggregators), Sellers need to find new angles to compete. One way to do this for brands who think they have a decent amount of repeat purchasers (supplements, pet product, any type of consumable really), is to focus on your own customers to inform some...
Published 09/07/21
Val Yakovchik is the founder & CEO of MoxieLash®,an 8 figure lash brand recognized for bringing first to market Magnetic Eyeliner & Lashes & all new Lashies™ (no glue, no magnet lashes) to the beauty space. Moxie doesn't create average products. Digitally native, brand direct response driven, with a fully remote work environment from inception — The Moxie team prides itself on being an exclusive, private family like environment with a culture of collaboration, love and gratitude....
Published 09/06/21
On Thursday’s with Sharon, Sharon will be riding solo and sharing one of her secret weapons for how to find potential products, run relevant polls to get answers from relevant buyer avatars and how to promote your product using facebook groups relevant to your niche!
Published 09/02/21
Today I will be joined by some of the speakers for Seller Sessions Live on October 9. Izabela & I will be chatting with Liran Hirschkorn, Brandon Young, Howard Thai, Casey Gauss, George Meressa, Brent Zahradnik and more. It has been a rocky road getting there, Seller Sessions Live sold out in two weeks back in January last year. We have the full conference on the Saturday and VIP Dinner on the Friday with industry heads from around the world flying in. On Saturday night we have done a...
Published 09/01/21
Lots going inside of Seller Support this week. Amazon are doing clawbacks on sellers abusing shipping on weight / dimension, DSP and updates on Product Titles and much more...
Published 09/01/21
This week on Inspired With Bell... Chris Shipferling serves as the Head of Business Development for Global Wired Advisors, leveraging his background as a Consumer Products sales and marketing executive as well as a digital marketing expert. For the past seven years, he has focused exclusively on high-level consulting for multi-million-dollar omni channel, digitally native, and Amazon-based private label and re-seller brands. Chris is especially adept at finding Client Companies that are...
Published 08/31/21
Welcome back to part 2! Brian R. Johnson Award-winning Consultant, Coach, and Speaker and Expert in Amazon Marketing. Co-Founder and Chief Technology/Innovation Officer at Canopy Management. Although affectionately known as the “Brain in the Jar”, he is anything but. Brian is a driving force in the eCommerce world. Not only has he achieved success as an online seller, but he has become the Leading Strategist in Amazon Pay-Per-Click Advertising. Anthony Lee Amazon SME, Canopy Management...
Published 08/31/21
Brian R. Johnson Award-winning Consultant, Coach, and Speaker and Expert in Amazon Marketing. Co-Founder and Chief Technology/Innovation Officer at Canopy Management. Although affectionately known as the “Brain in the Jar”, he is anything but. Brian is a driving force in the eCommerce world. Not only has he achieved success as an online seller, but he has become the Leading Strategist in Amazon Pay-Per-Click Advertising. Anthony Lee Amazon SME, Canopy Management www.canopymanagement.com ...
Published 08/30/21
Last week Sharon and Afolabi gave away Golden Nuggets for sourcing and manufacturing in the USA… this week is the part 2 of that conversation. Today they will be covering how to communicate with USA suppliers, payment terms, inspections and more!
Published 08/27/21
We brought you the news recently at which the speed of the Antitrust is moving and Amazon’s statement to slow things down. This could have massive impact on sellers if they switch things up and get rid of 3P and back channel via 1P to skirt the issues of competing with its own customers. Though it does not always feel this way, sellers are Amazon customers too. We drive billons of revenue in PPC spend, give Amazon the opportunity to be the “Everything Store” whilst driving a fees based...
Published 08/25/21
In this short episode I will cover a series of announcements coming to sellers and associates that are coming down the pipe we should all be aware of. From PPC updates in Campaign Manager, lending to sellers in specific territories, phone support, Kindle and much more…
Published 08/24/21
This week on Inspired With Bell... Krystal Little is Chief of Staff at Stax (formerly Fattmerchant) - the industry’s only complete all-in-one solution for managing everything in the payments ecosystem. Since joining the fintech almost 3 years ago, Krystal has been instrumental in the company’s evolution and recent rebranding, where she consolidated Stax’s technology systems to one, helping the customer service team achieve a 98% client retention rate. Outside of the office, Krystal is...
Published 08/23/21
Shipping Prices from China are up 800%+, raw material prices are up, manufacturing and lead times are longer than usual… It may be time to move your manufacturing to the USA! On Thursday’s with Sharon we welcome back Afolabi Oyerokun co-founder of Honu Worldwide to discuss the very relevant subject of Sourcing and Manufacturing in the USA. Sourcing in America is very different from sourcing in China, we will deep dive into the process, how to find manufacturers, how to communicate with...
Published 08/20/21
For a general product search, the top results of the query in each category are chosen. But there are over dozens of categories. How do they combine them to show only the most relevant? For this, the Search Relevance Team uses a blend of three main components. Today I am joined by both Amy Wees and Andy Arnott as we break these out and About our Guests... Andy Arnott 𝗔𝗺𝗮𝘇𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝗘𝗢 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘁. 𝗠𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗗𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗿 𝗔𝗺𝗮𝘇𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗿 𝗔𝗻𝗱 𝗔𝗺𝗮𝘇𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝗮𝗮𝗦 𝗳𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿 & 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗿 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘀𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗮𝗻𝘁. 𝗜 𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲...
Published 08/18/21
Today I an joined by Troy Johnston, Anthony Lee and Dr Eliis Whitehead as we disscuss the vagueness of the verbige and how this impacts sellers and the restrictions of offering different features on roll outs.
Published 08/18/21
This week on Inspired With Bell...   Andrew Morgans is the resident mentor at UMKC's Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and guest lectures at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management. He received the mentor of the year award in 2019 from UMKC. He was given masters certificates in 2020 in both Entrepreneurship from Babson College, and in Design Thinking from Missouri State University. Andrew found early success as an internal corporate e-commerce manager. In less...
Published 08/17/21
On Thursdays, with Sharon, we welcome back Refael Elbaz - Founder of Unicargo, and Kian Golzari from Sourcing with Kian. As shipping prices continue to increase, and sourcing from China becomes more and more of a headache, many of us will need to start adjusting, make changes, and optimizing our supply chain. In today's podcast, we speak about What is going on in the current supply chain world? and what can we do about it to make sure we are still running a profitable product-based...
Published 08/14/21