Episode 42: Tara Darnley on the Pros and Cons of Selling On Amazon in 2019 (No Coins Left Behind) 0
Welcome to Episode 42 of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast- Selling on Amazon Pros & Cons in 2019 (No Coins Left Behind)
Shopping online is a big trend to date. Amazon has dominated online. It is the fastest growing and biggest E-commerce in the world. Statistically, Amazon has 100 million prime subscribers, has estimated 237 million customers worldwide, and has 5 million people selling their products on this platform. This online E-commerce platform is really at the peak of success. But how can small businesses benefit from Amazon? How does selling on Amazon work?
Sit back and relax, as I dive into this topic!
As an Amazon brand strategist, I helped my clients navigate the marketplace, by launching and scaling several brands on Amazon in our own strategic ways. With my own experiences of selling and growing my own 7 figure Brand on Amazon over the last 5 years, I’ve been able to replicate my success to my clients today.
In this episode, I will answer lots of questions related to selling and launching your brand successfully on Amazon. Plus discuss the many Pros and as well as the cons.
Here are a few things I shared:
- What are the pros and cons of selling on Amazon
- Is free shipping really “Free Shipping"
- Why selling Fba is your best option
- What are the advantages of selling your products on Amazon
- Advice for sellers who are shipping their products by themselves
- Two different ways to sell on Amazon
- How crucial account optimization is to the success of your channel
- How to sell to other countries without additional cost to you!
- What are the advantages of shopping on Amazon during the holiday seasons
- When does Amazon pay the sellers
- The pros of advertising your products on Amazon Today
- Best-Sellers Categories
- The difference between gated and ungated categories
- What to do if your account has been suspended on Amazon
- Why having a trademark is important to sell your products on Amazon
Find out what your long term goal on Amazon and stick to it!
Disclaimer: I don’t work for or am I affiliated with Amazon.
Thank you so much for listening.
Dream Big, Execute Hard.
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Episode 31: Tara Darnley-The Ebb & Flow of Entrepreneurship & Building a Brand (Season 2 & Updates) 0
Welcome to Episode 31 of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast! LIVE RECORDING
Hey guys. I’m so excited about today’s episode. This is my first solo episode and it’s going to be all solo episodes throughout the month. I wanted to get to know you guys and also for you guys to get to know me more.
I will be going to share the DIR long-term goals, which the main one being hubby and I’s desire to impact on a smaller scale to our tribe. We would like to help aspiring entrepreneurs to nurture their gifts and talents through online mentorship, workshops, one on one coaching sessions and much more.
There are so many things I need to update my DIR family about. I will be sharing updates on recent updates for me and what’s new with Dreams Inspire Reality. I will give a bit of insider on how DIR Podcast got started, in hopes of giving a bit of information to anyone who wants to start their own podcast. Will be talking about the feedback we got, how the name Dreams Inspire Reality came to be and what inspired the intro music.
Moreover, I’ll touch on my newly formed super engaging Facebook group.
This was my first solo episode and first LIVE recording in my Facebook group, it was a fun!
Stay tuned as next week will be talking about ‘Pitching’, how to find pitch competitions, pros and cons, and more.
Thank you so much for listening.
Dream Big, Execute Hard.
Episode 29: Rovina Broomfield-On Creating Textures & Hues Program On Amazon and Starting Her Faith-Based T-Shirt Brand 0
Welcome to Episode 29th of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast!
Season 2. We're delighted to have our new guest, Rovina Broomfield, who is passionate about business strategy, entrepreneurship, and inspirational leadership. She is a Senior Product Manager leading a product development team within global marketing and advertising, responsible to build and launch sub-segment customer experiences. For example, her team launched Amazon’s Textures & Hues, a shop for textured hair care from concept to the platform. In March 2018, She was the recipient of Amazon's Just Do It award from Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, for the launch of Textures & Hues. The “Just Do It Award” recognizes and rewards employees who exemplify two of their core values.
In addition to her role, Rovina is also President of Amazon’s Black Employee Network, which primarily serves to provide a support structure for Black employees and to champion diversity throughout the company. Prior to her current role, she has been a Vendor Manager in outdoor apparel and action sports, operations manager in home goods, and a product manager in the Global Alexa Echo devices sales and marketing team. Outside of work, Rovina enjoys playing basketball, listening to live music, and speaking to students of color and young adults about developing positive leadership habits and pushing through the constructs of the corporate world.
On today's episode, Rovina walks us through the process of how she started Fiber Sole a faith-based apparel brand; how she balances her professional career and managing the Fiber Sole; and the biggest lessons she's learned since launching. Also, she shows us the keys to a having a successful business from the perspective of having ‘must-win customer’ and having a process in decision-making.
Moreover, a detailed information on what Textures & Hues of Amazon really is, why it's a valuable place to go and the unique things about it, how to get your products into the Textures and Hues program and why there was a need to create this program. She believes that focusing on 'why not me and why not now' helps her succeed in her career and as an entrepreneur!
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