Have you ever thought about what your life would be like if you would have been doing what you know about now 5-10 years ago? In this episode, I talk about the 7 things I wish I would have been doing when I first started with ecommerce 7 years ago.
It was incredible to get to have Ecommerce giant Earnest Epps on the podcast! Earnest is the man behind Built To Sell and the Clarity with Commerce live events.
In the interview we discuss what lead him to where he is now as well as his best tips on conversion optimization, choosing the right products to sell online, and the secrets to getting drop ship suppliers to give you a dealer account.
Take notes because this episode is full of value bombs!
You can find Earnest here: Http://www.earnestepps.com Https://www.builttosell.us Https://www.claritywithcommerce.com
The first day of the Affiliate World Asia 2017 conference was incredible. I got so much value from the speakers and got to meet up with my mentor and friend Earnest Epps. In this podcast, I talk about what my key takeaways were.
You can learn more about Earnest here: www.EarnestEpps.com
It's super important to separate your personal finances from your business finances so you can do your bookkeeping and accounting with ease. There are some legal ramifications if you don't, especially if you have an LLC.
It's important to understand the foundations of a successful ecommerce business. They aren't just products and traffic. If you really want to build a sustainable long-term business, you need to focus on content marketing, email marketing, and paid traffic as an entire sales funnel.
The truth is that ecommerce isn't easy. It's an awesome lifestyle, sure, but it takes a lot of heads-down work. In this episode, I go over what it took me to go from nothing to a full-time income online.
Depending on how much money or how many assets you have, you have a few choices
If you don't have much money or any assets, you can start as a sole proprietor.
You can start easily and cheaply, but you are going to be personally liable for any business debts.
If you have lots of money or a house, large brokerage account, or another investment asset, you should consider an LLC taxed as a sole-proprietor or taxed as an s-corp.
LLC is the easiest protected business structure to form and still protects you from being sued for business debts.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Setting a goal is the process of planning your achievements. You need to plan your goals, milestones, and achievements so you can reward yourself consistently.
You need to make some important mindset switches before you start an ecommerce business. In this episode, I go over what those are.