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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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 2 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 2 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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US Supreme Court Ruling - What Does This Mean for Ecommerce Sellers?

This week marked a huge milestone in the development of ecommerce.

In case you haven’t been following along, as online sales has steadily grown to become 10% of the total sales in the US, there...

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by Jun 23, 2018 No Comments
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How to Crush It on Prime Day

Prime Day is around the corner! On July 9, Amazon is hosting its biggest shopping day of the year — and it’s expected to be the most successful one yet. Are you prepared for the inevitable rush?

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by May 18, 2018 1 Comment
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Internal Control Procedures

Internal control procedures. I know… super sexy topic, right?

But let me tell you this, having proper procedures in place can save you thousands, or hundreds of thousands, of dollars… or maybe...

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by May 05, 2018 No Comments
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The Lowdown on Selling Your Amazon FBA Business

You’ve built a successful Amazon FBA business that distributes products around America, or perhaps even further afield.

“It’s time to sell” you might say to yourself…

But what’s next? How do you...

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by Apr 19, 2018 No Comments
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4 Ways High-Volume E-commerce Sellers Are Diversifying Their Business

Diversification is an important factor in the growth of any business, in any industry. Your product may be selling now but if you are not looking for ways to do more, and sell more, you run the...

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by Apr 13, 2018 No Comments

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