EBO On The Go: A Day In The Life of an E-Business Owner [Episode 9]

Welcome to Episode 9 of the E-BusinessOnline Podcast Host & Speaker:  Fred McKinnon Topic:   EBO on the Go – live/remote broadcast Episode 9 is one of our “EBO On The Go” episodes where we take the recording of the podcast out of the studio and into the world.  With a super busy few weeks I wanted…

Amazon Suspended Our Account During Christmas – The Horrific Nightmare [Episode 8]

Welcome to Episode 8 of the E-BusinessOnline Podcast Host & Speaker:  Fred McKinnon Topic:   Fred tells his story of how his primary seller account on Amazon got SUSPENDED for 4 days during the peak Christmas buying weekend in December. Episode 8 is a story, and a horrific one.   As a veteran seller of over 11…

Q&A from EBOers: Amazon, Brands, Insurance, Dropshipping, and Research Tools [Episode 7]

Welcome to Episode 7 of the E-BusinessOnline Podcast Host & Speaker:  Fred McKinnon Topic:   Fred answers questions from fellow EBO’ers on Facebook, Messenger, and Reddit Summary:   Fellow EBO’ers (that’s code for folks in our E-BusinessOnline community!) ask questions and have them answered here on the podcast. Question #1 from the Facebook Group from Martin Mendez: Commercial…

Interview with James Thomson, Co-Founder Prosper Show [Episode 6]

Welcome to Episode 6 of the E-BusinessOnline Podcast Host & Speaker:  Fred McKinnon with guest, James Thomson Topic:   Interview with James Thomson, Co-Founder of the Prosper Show Summary:   In Episode 6, Fred is joined with guest, James Thomson.  James is a former Amazon executive and is the co-founder of the Prosper Show. The PROSPER show…

The 4Ms: Strategic Leadership & Time Management [Episode 5]

Welcome to Episode 5 of the E-BusinessOnline Podcast Host & Speaker:  Fred McKinnon with guest, Justin Davidson Topic:   The 4Ms:   Maintain, Maximize, Margin, and Move Into – Time Management and Leadership Summary:   In Episode 5, Fred is joined with guest, Justin Davidson, to share a simple, but profound exercise which is perfect for jump starting…

Intro to Dropshipping, Part 2: Finding Suppliers and Critical Steps To Prevent Loss [Episode 4]

Welcome to Episode 4 of the E-BusinessOnline Podcast (Part 1 of this series is in Episode 3 – listen to it here) Host & Speaker:  Fred McKinnon Topic:   Introduction to Dropshipping, Part 2 – Finding Suppliers, Critical Steps to Prevent Loss Summary:   In Episode 4, Fred McKinnon discusses the process of dropshipping in e-commerce,…

Amazon FBA Alert: Fees Doubled when Item Miscategorized

Hello EBO’ers! (That’s short for E-BusinessOnliners, and if you’re reading this it means you’re part of this community!) Just wanted to write up a quick article about something I encountered this weekend with Amazon FBA.   I have a PL (Private Label) product that has been selling really well.   Depending on the selling price we…

Intro to Dropshipping: Pros and Cons with the Dropship E-Commerce Model, Part 1 [Episode 3]

Welcome to Episode 3 of the E-BusinessOnline Podcast Host & Speaker:  Fred McKinnon Topic:   Introduction to Dropshipping Summary:   In Episode 3, Fred McKinnon discusses the process of dropshipping in e-commerce. What is dropshipping? Dropshipping is a process where a seller utilizes a 3rd party (that we will call a drop shipper) for their…

EBO On the Go [Episode 002]

In our second episode of the brand new E-BusinessOnline podcast, Fred McKinnon debuts a quick sample of an attempt at mobile podcasting. Because of time constraints this may be one of the best ways to produce episodes quickly and efficiently. Recording episodes in the studio has great advantages with audio quality but is very time…

Best Practices for Sharing Content on Social Media

Social media integration is not only important, but mission-critical to success these days in e-business.   Whether you are building a mailing list, sharing a product, or generating user-content, knowing how to post to social media is very important. We utilize Hootsuite for our social media sharing.  In our business, we have our main company…