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    Purchasing from distributors in USA as a Canadian

    Hey guys, Currently my business is in Canada purchasing from Canadian distributors but i'm looking to expand and begin working with distributors in the US. I read that you need a reseller license in order to purchase items without paying tax. From what i understand, the reseller license is...
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    UPS Brokerage Cost from Canada to US

    Hey guys, Anyone know who to contact in UPS to get an approximate cost for UPS brokerage? I found their fee breakdown but i have no idea what actually applies to my shipment. I tried speaking to customer service but its beyond painful to get anything out of them. Been researching this for...
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    Importing from Canada to US - FDA Regulated

    Valid point. Any ideas on how the cost is calculated or what kind of cost i can anticipate for a broker? I have a meeting with an FDA broker on Monday and want to know if im being hosed or not on the cost.
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    Importing from Canada to US - FDA Regulated

    Hey everyone, Does anyone here have experience importing products that are FDA regulated into the US from Canada? Does everyone just use a customs broker and call it a day or has anyone actually done it themselves? What is the process like? Have been reading a lot on it and it definitely seems...
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    Initial Order and How much to Buy?

    Are you selling on your own site or through a site such as Amazon? Its a lot easier to liquidate inventory through Amazon than it is through your own site although you could always try to liquidate it through eBay as well if things don't work out. I personally find an order of $1000 low and i...
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    EXECUTION My 3rd attempt at creating a business. Finally have some sales.

    Happy new year to everyone! Hope the new years went by well. The last week of the year was one of the best weeks i had in sales. Sold over $2000 worth of product and ended the year great. Couple things to note: Total revenue was lower than the previous month due to running out of stock on...
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    EXECUTION My 3rd attempt at creating a business. Finally have some sales.

    Forgot to post this due to being pretty busy but here are the official results for November. My second product finally arrived at the warehouse and im currently in the process of getting everything done for the listing. Should be launching in a couple days. December might not be as good of a...
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    EXECUTION My 3rd attempt at creating a business. Finally have some sales.

    Just wanted to post end of month results. Just short of 3k in a span of 3 weeks so 1 week short of a actual month. Sadly next month will most likely not be as good as my main competitor tanked his price and his product is definitely better so i had to lower my price. My hopes is he raises the...
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    EXECUTION My 3rd attempt at creating a business. Finally have some sales.

    My goal is to find a product that sells 25 units a day, either this one or another.
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    EXECUTION My 3rd attempt at creating a business. Finally have some sales.

    My first update. It's been a week since i launched and here are the results. Overall im happy that i even made sales. Might not be the golden egg at 25 units a day, but its something. My biggest struggle has been using PPC effectively to get sales while not going over budget. Im not in the...
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    EXECUTION My 3rd attempt at creating a business. Finally have some sales.

    I didn't speak to anyone, im sure the competition got the idea similar to how i did. They just read what people didn't like and improved on it.
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    EXECUTION My 3rd attempt at creating a business. Finally have some sales.

    I didn't test the market. There was a product that i thought i could improve on based on the reviews. I got my manufacturer to make the change and just took the plunge. That extra month that i took though, other competitors with the similar change started popping up. That's the one thing i kick...
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    GOLD! Ask me anything about eCommerce (Ongoing)

    Is there a software that you use to do this? I just read that Amazon automatically sends a feedback reminder after 3 weeks? That's pretty nice. Do you send any welcome or feedback emails or you just let Amazon do its thing?
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    GOLD! Ask me anything about eCommerce (Ongoing)

    Legally, yes. Im referring to the post Amazon made in October of 2016 here where they ban giving a discount to a customer in return for a review and that the only incentivized reviews legally allowed are from brand registered owners through an Early Reviewers program here. People with a...
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    GOLD! Ask me anything about eCommerce (Ongoing)

    Hey @biophase , What can you recommend for getting reviews on Amazon in 2017? I know incentivized reviews are long gone unless you're registered brand with a trademark. What are small guys like me to do? Two options i have in mind are Use Facebook groups that are niche specific and give a...
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