#15 Planning for your Amazon FBA Business
This Episode, #15, deals with a big area: Planning for your Amazon FBA business. It’s not as sexy a topic as some, but it’s a must if you want to develop momentum and hit big, exciting goals.
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SHOW NOTES FOR EPISODE #15
See below Shownotes for Your Free downloadable Excel spreadsheet for Quarterly planning!
- Targets (money in) & Resources (money out)
- “Planning is indispensable; Plans are worthless”
- TARGETS/ Needs
- sales targets -$/units/mo
- gross profit
- net profit
- free cashflow
- Exit strategy?
- time to x sales/month
- time available (hours/week/month)
- contacts/prospects/customers (if any yet)
- existing lists (if any yet)
- JVs (joint ventures – if you have industry contacts)
- Amazon Top Level category?
- no. products
- no units sold (inventory)
- skills areas to develop
- business building!
- business structure (blueprint)
- product research
- marketing Channels
- Amazon PPC
- Email list building
- Lead Pages
- FB marketing?
- Social media
- marketing calendar – depending on your market…
- Mother’s day
- Father’s day
- Valentine’s day
- 4 July
- customer service
- financial planning
- business building!
- sourcing agent
- Social media/blog VA
- customer service?
Your Free downloadable Excel spreadsheet for Quarterly planning! This is roughly the process I use but it is something of a first draft, so let me know how you would like this improved.
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