We Speak Ecommerce.

And we've been sharing our talk for years

There is so much to know to successfully run an online retail business, so we try to share our knowledge as much as possible. Our blog is for those of you who are wearing (or managing) all hats: shopping carts, marketplaces, purchasing, taxes, business ownership, and lots more. Basically, if it touches ecommerce, accounting, and/or business, we're writing about it. 

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Shopify or Amazon? Which is Better?

Whether you’re starting to sell online for the first time or you’re already selling on one channel but looking to expand into omnichannel, many ecommerce sellers evaluate whether it’s better to...

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by Apr 27, 2019 No Comments
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How to Minimize Your Amazon Long term Storage Fees

Amazon sellers are used to Amazon nickel and diming them all over the place, but storage fees are different. These are costs that sellers have direct control over, and there are ways to minimize...

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by Apr 20, 2019 No Comments
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Expanding Your Ecommerce Business Internationally (into the US)

As we trekked our way through New Zealand and Australia these past several months, we've realized that the ecommerce boom that has been increasingly hitting our country for nearly a decade is just...

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by Apr 17, 2019 No Comments
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Should You Open a Second Ecommerce Company?

Every day you have new ideas for products to sell or new brands to promote. So many products, so little time.

But as you're diversifying your offerings, you don't want one bad mistake to...

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by Apr 13, 2019 No Comments
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Calculating Amazon FBA Inventory by State

Did you get your business income tax returns filed yesterday? No?!

Chances are, if you didn't get your returns filed by the deadline, one of the hold-ups could have been what is called "state...

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by Mar 16, 2019 No Comments
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Can Inventory Now Really Be Deductible when Bought??

Spoiler Alert: Maybe. But only if you have nerves of steel… which I don’t.

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by Nov 21, 2018 7 Comments
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Handling Inventory for Your Ecommerce Business

Inventory. This is one of the two top issues for online retailers (the second being sales tax). 

No doubt that inventory is the lifeblood of your ecommerce business. Without inventory, you've got...

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by Aug 20, 2018 3 Comments
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Simple Numbers for an Online Retailer

If you haven’t heard about the book, Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential by Greg Crabtree, you are in the minority.

Very soon after online...

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by Aug 09, 2018 2 Comments
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5 Ways to Improve the Profit of Your Ecommerce Business Without Getting a Single New Customer

You’ve probably heard that retaining an existing customer is much cheaper than getting a new customer. Look at these two stats:
  • Acquiring a new customer is anywhere from 5 to 25 times more...
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by Aug 02, 2018 No Comments
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Starting an Online Retail Business | The Five Pillars of Business

The internet is swimming with people who have made a buck online. It’s super easy to find a product, add it to an online store, and make a few dollars on that product. But chances are, you are...

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by Jul 12, 2018 No Comments

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