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EEP #269 – The Product Packaging Episode


On today's show, we talk about product packaging!

  • We discuss why product packaging can be VITAL for an Amazon business, and what you can do with product packaging (it will surprise you).
  • Also, our favorite tactics for using packaging with private label products, some of which will shock you!
  • Updates from Ben & Traian about their lives and business, and questions from our listeners.
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EEP #268 – Sam Zell: Am I Being Too Subtle? (Book Review)


On today's show, we discuss the book "Am I Being Too Subtle?" by billionaire Sam Zell.

  • Sam has been called "The Grave Dancer," and on this podcast, you will learn how he has earned that nickname, and why it's a compliment to his business savvy.
  • You will hear the five big takeaways that Traian and I got from this great autobiography.
  • Updates from Ben & Traian about their lives and business, and questions from our listeners.
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EEP #267 – The Money Episode


On today's show, we talk about MONEY! How to make it, how to save it, and how to KEEP it -- especially if you're an Amazon seller!

  • It can seem like the money outflows are never-ending in this business. If you're wondering what Ben & Traian do to keep more of what they earn in their Amazon business, then you're going to love this episode.
  • Updates from Ben & Traian about their lives and business, and questions from our listeners.

EEP #266 – The $20 Million Amazon Seller with Nathan Hirsch


On today's show, we talk with a $20 million dollar Amazon seller who has figured out how to use inexpensive remote workers to build and run his entire ecommerce business.

  • If you've ever felt overwhelmed because you're a business of one, or if you want to go pedal to the metal growing your business using an army of skilled labor to help you scale like crazy, then you're going to love my interview today.
  • Updates from Ben & Traian about their lives and business, and questions from our listeners.

EEP #265 – The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg


On today's show, we discuss the book "The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg.

  • Why do you waste so much time on Facebook, checking emails, or refreshing your Seller Central sales numbers, instead of just hunkering down and being super productive in your daily habits?
  • You will learn why you "do what you do", and I bet it will shock you to hear how we are wired!
  • Updates from Ben & Traian about their lives and business, and questions from our listeners.
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EEP #264 – Do Facebook Ads Still Work for Amazon Sellers? With Manuel Suarez


On today's show, we talk about all the crazy changes happening on Facebook and how this will impact Amazon and ecommerce sellers.

  • We interview one of the most experienced ecommerce Facebook experts that I know, Manuel Suarez, who spends over $500k/month on Facebook ads.
  • Manuel tells us which single thing is working best right now for Amazon sellers, and what he has figured out that allowed him to hit over 7 figures monthly in ecommerce.
  • Updates from Ben & Traian about their lives and business, and questions from our listeners.

EEP #263 – Ranking Shakeup on Amazon! Oh My!


On today's show, we talk about Amazon's recent shakeup of the rankings algorithm that has some sellers panicking and worried that the sky is falling.

  • Is this a big change in how Amazon ranks products, or is this another overreaction from sellers?
  • On this episode, we give you our no-nonsense opinions and insights into what we think is going on, some of which might surprise you.
  • Updates from Ben & Traian about their lives and business.
  • And questions from our listeners.
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EEP #262 – Amazon Customer Service Secrets for Sellers!


On today's show, we talk about how we deal with the large number of customer service emails that come in when you're selling high volume on Amazon.

EEP #261 – The Magic of Package Inserts


On today's show, we talk about the magic of package inserts! We've used package inserts in our physical products to produce great results like:

  • Getting more reviews, building our email list, and overcoming negative reviews.
  • On this episode, we are going to share several of our favorite ideas with you.
  • You'll learn what the best package inserts look like, what they should say, brand new style inserts, and then you'll hear four killer ideas being used by Ben & Traian with great results.
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EEP #260 – Ray Dalio – Principles


On this episode, Ben & Traian discuss Ray Dalio's book called Principles.

  • Ray Dalio is a billionaire and runs the largest hedge fund in the world, Bridgewater. This book came about because the management culture at Bridgewater was once described as being "like a cult." Out of frustration at this misunderstanding by the public, he wrote his penultimate business book called "Principles." 
  • On this podcast, we discuss our 5 favorite things we learned from the book.
  • Listen to hear how we are applying its principles & lessons to our ecommerce business, and how you can too! 
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