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 […]
Return of the PPP—Key Points Ecommerce Sellers Should Know
Just before the New Year, the new Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 was passed. My colleague and bookskeep financial advisor, Anna Popke of Majestic Oak Financial, summarized a few key aspects that ecommerce business owners need to keep in mind.
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 […]
Could You Use More Profits in Your Ecommerce Business in 2021?
2020 is in the books! How did you do? With the new year just beginning, now is the perfect time to look at your P&L and Balance Sheet to check the health of your business. I also recommend that you run your Profit Assessment, as well. Even if you did this earlier in the year, […]
Ecommerce Sellers Need to Know–Preparing 1099s Can Be Easy!
Are you preparing for the upcoming tax season? At bookskeep, we are looking ahead and planning throughout the year to make certain our clients have the reports they need as they prepare for tax time when January rolls around. There are many tasks involved in these preparations. One of them is issuing 1099s. Bookskeep has […]
Why Gross Margin is the Bottom Line for Ecommerce Sellers
In real estate we often hear the top three things that matter most are Location, Location, Location. For ecommerce sellers our mantra should be Margin, Margin, Margin! Gross Margin or Gross Profit is a number every seller should know. I hear a lot of talk about ROI, and that is important as you make sourcing […]
Know When to Say No!
In several of the virtual events I’ve been participating in lately, repeatedly the common thread among many of the ecommerce sellers was that they are stretched to the max; both in terms of cash and time. They were eager to learn the best software tools to be more efficient and how to market more effectively […]