June 2017 Financial Results from my Shopify Store Experiment

July 11th, 2017

In late 2016 I purchased an existing Shopify store, in today’s post I am going to provide an update of how the last month went with the site.  If you want to get more details, read about how I purchased the Shopify site, why I bought it, how much it cost, and more. This post […]

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How to Buy an Existing eCommerce Store – December 2016 Results

January 6th, 2017

One of my goals for 2017 is to expand my sales channels beyond Amazon, and learn how to create demand for new products.  My business continues to do very well selling on Amazon (2016 was by far our best year yet), but I believe it’s time to add in some diversification and test other platforms as […]

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selling toys during christmas season on amazon

How fast does a top 5 ranked toy sell in December?

May 27th, 2016

Have you ever wondered how fast one you can sell a popular toy on Amazon during the holiday season? In today’s post I will be showing exactly how successful you can be when you sell a popular toy during the holiday season.  The game Pie Face was an extremely popular item this past Christmas.  It […]

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A Fairly Ordinary Work Week in the Life of a Full Time Online Seller

February 25th, 2015

Hello Everyone, in today’s post I will be sharing what my work week looked like last week.  I have been meaning to do a post like this for quite some time, but haven’t due to my weekly schedule changing very often.  I will share what my schedule looked like from February 14th through the 20th. […]

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Mistakes I made selling on Amazon May – July 2014

July 18th, 2014

It’s been a little over 2 months since my last mistakes post so it’s time to share some more instances where things haven’t gone as planned when selling online.  The goal with the mistakes posts are to show some of the less glamorous parts of selling online that aren’t often discussed.  Hopefully you will be able to […]

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Roadtrip Recap – Amazon FBA from the road

June 25th, 2014

It’s been a little over a week since my last post, so in today’s post I will be sharing what I was up to for a good portion of the past week.  I took a mini “sourcing roadtrip” to Wisconsin and Illinois to explore some retail stores in areas that I have never sourced at […]

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Mistakes I made selling online in March and April 2014

May 9th, 2014

Happy Friday Everyone! It’s been a couple of months since my last post about some mistakes I have been making so I think it is time for another one. Before we get started, later today I will be attending the college graduation of one of my younger brother’s at Winona State University.  So, congratulations Eli! […]

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Mistakes I made Selling Online in February 2014

March 10th, 2014

Hope everyone had a good weekend.  I only did one post last week, as I was visiting some friends in Austin, TX from the 5th through the 9th.  I also did some sourcing in Austin while I was visiting on the 5th through the 7th.  It was sort of a practice run to see what shipping […]

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Flipping Preordered Sony PS4’s

December 30th, 2013

Hope that everyone had a good Christmas, and hopefully you still have some additional time off on the schedule over New Years! I know I have taken quite a bit of time off, and have been enjoying some time away from focusing on making money. Today’s post will be about my experience selling Sony PS4’s. […]

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Monopoly, Hair Rollers, Sweaters, and Potato Chips turn into profits on eBay

December 6th, 2013

Items to sell on eBay are plentiful! Today I will show you 4 items that I sold very recently, and one from a little while back that many people  thought was ridiculous.  So let’s jump right in. The first item is a Green Bay Packers Monopoly game that I found at a thrift store for […]

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