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Strategies for Maximizing Ecommerce Sales and Profits

In the ever-changing landscape of ecommerce, businesses continually fight with new challenges. Now that we’re at the beginning of a new year, we’re coming off a seasonal sales surge. According to Adobe's predictions, online spending was expected to grow by 4.8% last holiday season, reaching an astonishing $221.8 billion. This forecast marks a significant jump [...]
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Maximize Your Holiday Profits

It’s the holiday season, which is the most wonderful time of the year for many of you ecommerce sellers. Your well-crafted plans are jumping into action, and I hope your bank accounts will ring with record-breaking holiday profits! While you might not think you need to be concerned with cash flow management during the seasonal [...]

The Road Map to Profit

Just do it. Swallow your pride, and use the GPS for directions! We all want an easy trip so we can enjoy the ride.  The best way to make sure that happens is to follow a proven path. You’ll be able to prepare for obstacles that might slow you down like accidents or slow-moving traffic, […]

Essential Tax Prep Bank Accounts

Prices continue to rise and it’s taking a toll on everyone. Everything has doubled (at least) in price and we still have to be ready to pay that tax bill soon on top of gas and groceries. It’s a bit overwhelming if you aren’t ready, so my question is, are you? Preparation with Profit First […]

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Stick to Your Ecommerce Resolutions!

What do you hope to achieve this year in your business and in your life? Do your goals include more profit, more family time, more sales, and more learning? What one thing can you do to ensure the change sticks? Achieving a goal is a process, so let’s talk about how to get there. Understand […]

How to Pay Yourself as an Ecommerce Business Owner

Pay Yourself as an Ecommerce Business: One of the key objectives of owning a business is to ensure you can pay yourself. We frequently receive inquiries about when and how much you can pay yourself. Thankfully, Profit First simplifies this process into a straightforward math problem. So, prepare your pencil, because we’re about to delve […]

How to Create a Profitable Product

Even if you don’t look at any of your other business numbers, the one that you should be looking at is Gross Margin. It’s important to know if your Cost of Goods Sold and the Cost of Sales is less than the Total sales by an amount big enough to fund operations, pay yourself and […]

Assessing the Health of Your Ecommerce Business

In the past, I’ve discussed how to set up your Profit, Owner’s Comp, and Tax accounts using the Profit First method. But do you know how much to add to each account? Luckily, you don’t have to guess. You can use the Instant Profit Assessment instead. Know the Real Numbers Until now, I’ve only talked […]

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Make Profit the Habit in Your Ecommerce Business

One thing I find myself reminding people of over and over is that profit is not an event—a one-time, “Hey, I did it!” kind of thing that happens at tax time, if you’re lucky. To make real profit, consistently, it has to become your habit. Like anything else, if you have a plan and stick […]