Casey Gauss: Using Innovation To Build & Scale Your Business

Casey Gauss: Using Innovation To Build & Scale Your Business

Challenging the status quo through disruptive ideas…Innovation is what drives us, as a company and as individuals here at Viral Launch. We wouldn’t be where we are today without it, AND we wouldn’t be able to keep on moving forward without innovation as the wind in our sail. Innovation is what keeps companies like Apple at the forefront of their craft, and so we strive to keep it at the forefront of our business. Today, we’re talking through how you can do the same.

Today, I’ve brought in CASEY GAUSS to talk through innovation. Not necessarily WHAT innovation is, but how innovation has defined what he’s been able to accomplish here at Viral Launch, and how you can apply it to kind of SHIFT your mindset and, as a result, grow your Amazon business and other aspects of your life as a whole. There’s a lot to unpack here, so let’s jump in

11/8
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Amazon Sales Tax: Everything You NEED To Know | Avalara

Amazon Sales Tax: Everything You NEED To Know | Avalara

Amazon Sales Tax has always created a HUGE debate among Amazon Sellers. Who’s responsible for collecting? Where should you collect? What’s happening now? What’s happening in the future?

This is one HUGE aspect of your business that you need to get right. Today, we’re bringing Scott Peterson onto the show. Scott has an incredibly impressive involvement with Sales Tax, and is also a part of Avalara. He’s here to break down what Sellers need to know now, and what Sellers need to know for the future. 

Take notes. You don’t want to miss what Scott has to say. 

Check out Avalara: Avalara.com

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Amazon Seller Questions: Seller Mistakes, Finding Great Products, Split Testing & More

Amazon Seller Questions: Seller Mistakes, Finding Great Products, Split Testing & More

Data is EVERYTHING here. If you’re an avid listener of the show, you know that. We’re pulling from one of our many sources of data today – Amazon Sellers. We help a LARGE number of Sellers every single day, and get to see where a lot of confusion is happening in the space. We get HUNDREDS of questions from Sellers every single day, and we’re answering those questions in today’s episode.

I’m bringing in two Viral Launch employees who interact with Sellers every single day. We’re breaking down the main topics here – ones that Sellers ask us about ALL the time. There’s honestly a LOT of good info here, and we cover it all quickly, so get ready to zone in. ALSO, just wanted to make sure you’re aware, I do a two live Q&A sessions each week on our social channels. One is through the Data Hunters, our Facebook Group, which is at 10am EST, and the other is just through our normal YoUTube Channel and Facebook Page at 1pm EST. If you have questions we don’t cover today, come ask me live during those times. When you join, let me know you listened to this episode, ill give you a shoutout. All that being said, lets jump in.

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(Part 2): Shipping & Freight Forwarding: Tariffs, Policy Changes & Q4 / Q1 Strategy With Flexport

(Part 2): Shipping & Freight Forwarding: Tariffs, Policy Changes & Q4 / Q1 Strategy With Flexport

Shipping, Importing and Freight Forwarding is perhaps one of THE most confusing, yet essential, aspects to selling on Amazon. There are a LOT of changes happening in the Amazon space right now. Policy changes, Tariffs, Q4, Q1… and we’re breaking it ALL down in this two-part series.

I’m bringing Michael from Flexport onto the show – you’ll learn what Flexport’s all about in the intro of the topic discussion, just know that Flexport is on TOP of the Freight Forwarding and Shipping Logistics game, AND is focused on innovating in the Amazon space. They’re incredible at what they do, and have incredible perspective for what’s going on right now.

This week, which is part 2, we’ll be touching on general best practices and some solid Q4 / Q1 strategy. Pay attention here everyone, there’s a LOT to digest, but this information is ESSENTIAL.

The 3 lists for products affected by Tariffs:
List 1: http://bit.ly/VL-List1
List 2: http://bit.ly/VL-List2
List 3: http://bit.ly/VL-List3

Here the link to file for an exemption:
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(Part 1): Shipping & Freight Forwarding: Tariffs, Policy Changes & Q4 / Q1 Strategy With Flexport

(Part 1): Shipping & Freight Forwarding: Tariffs, Policy Changes & Q4 / Q1 Strategy With Flexport

Shipping, Importing and Freight Forwarding is perhaps one of THE most confusing, yet essential, aspects to selling on Amazon. There are a LOT of changes happening in the Amazon space right now. Policy changes, Tariffs, Q4, Q1… and we’re breaking it ALL down in this two-part series.

I’m bringing Michael from Flexport onto the show – you’ll learn what Flexport’s all about in the intro of the topic discussion, just know that Flexport is on TOP of the Freight Forwarding and Shipping Logistics game, AND is focused on innovating in the Amazon space. They’re incredible at what they do, and have incredible perspective for what’s going on right now.

This week, which is part 1, we’ll be talking a LOT about Amazon’s Policy change and what’s happening with Tariffs. Next week, in part 2, we’ll be touching on General best practices and some solid Q4 / Q1 strategy. Pay attention here everyone, there’s a LOT to digest, but this information is ESSENTIAL.

The 3 lists for products affected by Tariffs:
List 1: http://bit.ly/VL-List1
List 2: http://bit.ly/VL-List2
List 3: http://bit.ly/VL-List3

Here the link to file for an exemption:
http://bit.ly/Tariff-Exemption

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Selling FDA Restricted Products: What You Need To Know

Selling FDA Restricted Products: What You Need To Know

Picture this with me. You’ve found an incredible product market – an incredible niche. Search volume measures out, sales volume is PERFECT, reviews are extremely low, and you have enough capital to jump in tomorrow… So you do. You order 5000 units, ready to jump in deep. You spend a LOT getting everything ready, send your products into Amazon AND

Find out that it’s and FDA regulated product that you actually CAN’T sell without approval.

The answer to that is what we’re talking through today – something that’s pretty niche, but that you should know moving ahead with product research – FDA regulations and everything surrounding restricted products or markets.

We’re walking you through EVERYTHING you need to know concerning FDA Restricted products & categories!

Links from today’s episode:
Things FDA considers ‘dangerous’: http://bit.ly/FDA_01
Professional HCP Permitted Products: http://bit.ly/FDA_02
FDA New Dietary Ingredient: http://bit.ly/FDA_03

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Label & Package Design // Enhanced Brand Content // Infographics & MORE | Rebecca Ramos

Label & Package Design // Enhanced Brand Content // Infographics & MORE | Rebecca Ramos

Photos. Reviews. Price. Launch Strategy. PPC. Listings. They all MAKE or BREAK your success on Amazon… But What about Design? 

In this episode, I’m talking with Rebecca Ramos – A designer whose been with Viral Launch since the EARLY days. We’re breaking down what design means for you as a SELLER. What you need to know about Design in general, but also how to develop a great label design; how to create a great package design. We’ll touch on labels, packaging, enhanced brand content, essential aspects of design, and so much more. There’s a LOT to unpack here!

Check out Rebecca’s Portfolio: http://bit.ly/RebeccaRamos
Contact Rebecca for your design needs (e-mail): rebeccar@viral-launch.com
Check out 99 Designs here: https://99designs.com/

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Is Private Label Dead?

Is Private Label Dead?

Is Private Label dying? Is it dead? Or…Is it just changing? Questions have been circulating through the Amazon Seller space over the past couple months. A lot of people are saying ‘yes’ to this question. We wanted to give our insight on the subject. This episode is raw audio, breaking down our answer to the question of whether Amazon Private Label is dead or not. I really want you all to give your input on the subject – it doesn’t even have to be a direct response to this video, it could just be your thoughts on whether Private Label is dead or not. Stay through to the end to get the number to call, and head to Facebook to share. I’d love to feature some of your thoughts on the subject.

Want an inside look into what’s going on at Viral Launch? Check out our Instagram!

 

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5 Amazon Sourcing Mistakes Sellers Are Making | Elena Saris

5 Amazon Sourcing Mistakes Sellers Are Making | Elena Saris

Manufacturing and Sourcing is an INCREDIBLY important subject for optimizing the sales process of your Amazon storefronts. There are certain steps that you need to implement in your Seller processes. Oftentimes, however, Sellers aren’t even aware of the fact that they don’t have all of the necessary steps in place. Sellers miss out on thousands of dollars, or miss out on time invested, because they weren’t aware of one small step they could take — or because there’s something else they could be doing that will save them hundreds of hours down the line. This doesn’t just apply to sourcing and manufacturing processes on Amazon… but that’s our focus for today.

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Q4 Selling Strategy: Viral Launch & Alibaba.com

Q4 Selling Strategy: Viral Launch & Alibaba.com

Q4 is already here. Are you prepared? In this episode of Follow The Data, Cameron talks through essential dates to take into consideration for your Q4 strategy, as well as how to launch your product to capture increasing sales. We also brought Alibaba.com onto the show to talk through manufacturing/sourcing strategy. Alibaba.com also has some deals in store for our listeners! Tune in, take note of those dates and strategy, and get ready for Q4. 

Access Alibaba’s Deals: bit.ly/Super-September

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