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EEP #334 – Mailbag Power Session Pt. 1: Answering YOUR Questions, Challenges & Opportunities About Crushing It on Amazon!


It's that time again! Time for the mailbag, where we answer YOUR questions, dive into YOUR problems, challenges, and opportunities, and help YOU make more money and get more OUT OF your Amazon business.

  • Today's edition of the mailbag is a POWER MAILBAG SESSION - meaning, we assembled a BUNCH of questions, and we will both be answering them and discussing them, which ALWAYS leads to some interesting twists and turns, and sometimes... even some controversy.
  • We had SO MANY questions in fact, that we broke this up into two parts! This will be Part 1, followed by Part 2 next week.
  • Go grab a cold one, catch a seat, and grab your notebook, because this will be a good one!   
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EEP #333 – Riches in Niches: Big Opportunities to “Niche” Your Amazon Product for Higher Profits


Is it possible to take an ordinary "regular" product, and double its sales by simply reorienting the product around a defined "niche" market? The answer is YES!

  • On this podcast, we explore the enormous opportunity to transform dud products and make them big winners, by working inside niche markets on Amazon.
  • Customizing everything to each niche market, so it appears like a "specialized" product, which spikes conversion rates, and allows for premium pricing, and often happier customers.
  • This will be an eye opener, so sit back, relax, and let's get started!   
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EEP #332 – Death by 1,000 Paper Cuts: Where to Find Inefficiencies in Your Business to Stop the Slow “Hidden” Leaking-Out of Your Profits


Did you know that the typical Amazon seller is flushing down the toilet about 35-40% of their profits every month? It's because of inefficiencies! Or what I like to call "death by 1,000 paper cuts."

  • Those little expenses, those hidden inefficiencies, and those profit-sucking areas that slowly creep in... and end up as death by 1,000 paper cuts to your business, draining your profit.
  • This episode can make you a lot of money, because we are going to explain how we STOP the slow leaking-out of profits, and how we run a VERY tight ship so that our business is VERY profitable.
  • This is a good one, so sit back, relax, and let's get this party started!   
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EEP #331 – Mental Peak Performance: 5 Ways to Trick Yourself into Peak Performance!


Is it possible to "trick" yourself into peak performance?

  • Would you like to learn how to re-wire your brain to instantly smash through problems and business challenges? Beat back "guilt" over prosperity, that has been sabotaging your progress?
  • On this podcast, we will be tackling the subject of MENTAL PEAK PERFORMANCE - and giving you 5 ways to TRICK yourself into peak mental productivity.
  • This will be a good one, so sit back, relax, and let's get this party started!   
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EEP #330 – Atomic Habits by James Clear


On this podcast, we review the book "Atomic Habits" by James Clear. According to the author, if you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system.

  • Atomic Habits delves into his unique SYSTEM for creating GOOD HABITS that can literally turn your life around... as well as how to BREAK bad habits, that have been holding you back and causing you to sabotage yourself.
  • Traian and I both loved Atomic Habits, and on this podcast, we have assembled some of our favorite insights from this VERY popular book.
  • Strap yourself in and get ready to do a DEEP DIVE into the awesome compounding effects that small, simple habit changes can have on your life and business!   
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EEP #329 – Four Tricks to Make Your Private Label Product STAND OUT!


If you think you can just private label a generic look-alike product and be successful on Amazon, well then I have some amazing swamp land in Florida I'd like to sell you too.

  • On Amazon where you're surrounded side to side, top to bottom by competitors, you can NOT just be a look-alike product and expect to thrive!
  • On this exciting episode of the podcast, Traian and I will be delving into four specific things you can do to make your private label product stand out as unique, special, and different, so you that you stack the odds of success greatly in your favor.
  • We have a great one this week, so sit back, relax, and let's get started!   
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EEP #328 – Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy


On today's show, I discuss the book "Eat That Frog" by Brian Tracy!

  • Is it really possible to get a LOT more done, in less time, even though you're buried in seemingly endless work? That is the entire premise of the book, "Eat That Frog."
  • Do you feel like there just isn't enough time for EVERYTHING on your to-do list? Well, Brian Tracy says that successful people don't TRY to get everything done. Instead, they begin each morning by "eating that frog," meaning tackling the #1 most difficult thing first, which will also have the biggest positive impact on your life.
  • This is our book review of "Eat That Frog," which we think you'll find quite valuable and useful. Enjoy!  
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EEP #327 – The Incredible Von Manstein Matrix


Is it possible to get 2x, 3x, even 5x more done by working just two hours per day, and then taking the rest of the day off to relax or goof off?

  • On this podcast, we do a deep dive into the incredible Von Manstein Matrix: The most counter-intuitive time management approach that I have ever seen, and yet, I think it might also get you FAR MORE RESULTS than most entrepreneurs are getting in their typical day.  
  • This one will open your mind to a totally different approach to the 80/20 rule... so sit back, relax, and let's get started!
  • Link to blog post referenced in the podcast:

http://richardkoch.net/2019/06/an-oldie-shorty-but-goody-the-von-manstein-matrix/

EEP #326 – Help Me! What Got Me to 7 Figures Won’t Work to Get Me to 8 Figures. What Should I Focus on to Explode to the Next Level?


Welcome back to our HELP ME podcast series!

  • You, our dear listener, reached out to us and said "Ben & Traian, HELP ME with some aspect of this business.” Well, we have thrown the saddle onto our white steeds, and are riding in to the rescue!  
  • On this episode, a listener reached out and said, "Help Me! What got me to 7 figures won't work to get me to 8 figures. What should I focus on to explode to the next level?"
  • We are going to give you some of our thoughts and advice for this, that will enable you to scale your business! You're going to love the HELP ME series, so sit back, relax, and let's get started!  

EEP #325 – China Tariff Worries? Here’s Exactly How the China Tariffs Will Impact You with Bill Spetrino


Are you worried about China tariffs and how it might affect your Amazon business? Are you hesitant to place new orders for fear that Trump might slap 25% tariff tax on your imports?

  • On today's podcast, I've asked Bill Spetrino to come back on and explain exactly what is going on with China, the tariffs, and his predictions, so that we can have a much better understanding of what's going on than the fear-mongering headlines that the media loves to use.
  • Bill is one of the top investors in the world, as well as one of my most controversial guests we ever have on. But he brings a totally unique insight into EXACTLY what is going on and how we can expect this to play out.
  • This will be eye opening for Amazon sellers! So sit back, relax, and let's get started!
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