How Profit First Changed The Way We Think
In October 2014, I met Mike Michalowicz at QB Connect in San Jose, CA. I sat in a seminar room listening to a boring presentation, hearing the laughter from the room next door. I decided to go to the “fun” room where Mike was presenting and it has been “FUN” ever since. That day Mike […]
Cash Flow Management for Ecommerce Sellers–Do You Have a Plan?
It’s been just over a year now since our world dramatically changed. We all were forced to think outside our usual boxes, in life and in business. Was it all good? Absolutely not, but was it all bad? I don’t think so. As with most things, there has been some good to come from it. […]
Profit First Tax Strategies for Ecommerce Sellers
Here we are, just a week away from April 15th. Tax Day. Hopefully by now, you have 2020 wrapped up or at least ready to file. So, what happens next? Do you close the book and not worry about taxes again until next year, hoping it all just works out? You could, but I don’t recommend it! Instead, put a plan in place that will require a minimum amount of attention throughout the year. Profit First prepares you for taxes without the stress. Now, that’s a great plan! Here’s how it works.
How To Increase Your Amazon Profits
I want to share some exciting news with you! I have joined forces with the folks at GETIDA to present back-to-back webinars on a topic I know interests all ecommerce business owners–Profits! As you read today’s blog, offered by Yoni Mazor of GETIDA, you’ll understand what I mean. I hope you will join us on […]
5 Key Levers to Drive Profits—Levers 3, 4 and 5
This is the fourth and final installment of the 4-part blog series on profitability I recently did for Teikametrics.com, To wrap up our series, in this blog we take a look at the final three levers that are key to driving profits in your ecommerce business. If you missed the first three blogs, check them […]
5 Key Levers to Drive Profits—Identifying 1 and 2
In the third installment of the 4-part blog series on profitability I recently did for Teikametrics.com, I talk about the 5 key levers to driving profits for your business. Read on to learn about the first two identifiers. If you missed the first two blogs, check them out here!
Maximizing Profit is the Goal – Let’s Understand Why!
This week is the second installment of the 4-part blog series on profitability I recently did for Teikametrics.com. If you missed the first one, check it out here! I’m excited to be participating in a Teikametrics webinar on February 16th. The topic is “Advanced Accounting Tips to Grow Profits for Your Ecommerce Brand.” Learn more […]
Know the Profitability Levers and Grow Your Ecommerce Business
It’s been my pleasure recently to connect with the amazing folks at Teikametrics.com, a Marketplace Optimization Platform designed to optimize ecommerce businesses for smart, strategic growth. So when they asked me to write a blog series for them on profitability, I was happy to oblige! The series is presented on their website and I wanted to […]
How to Design Your Product for Profitability
Gross Margin is the one key metric that every business should monitor, even if they do nothing else. You need to understand if your Cost of Goods Sold and your Cost of Sales is less than your Total Sales by enough to fund your operation, pay yourself and your taxes and reward you as the […]
3 Things to Help Ecommerce Sellers Identify Real Profit
Now that another year is in the books, my hope is that your bank accounts are full as a result of great year-end sales and careful financial management. If you haven’t already, you will soon be preparing your records for your tax provider. As we send out year-end financial statements to our clients, we often […]