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Get one of my Books for Free – Next 5 People

I know there is definitely more interaction on my Facebook page, but I am curious as to how many people get a chance to see the posts on this page.

The next 5 people to email me at ryan@ryanreger.com and mention this post to get a free copy of either Real Wholesale Sources, Beyond Arbitrage, or Private Label the Easy Way.

Right now it’s 5:52 PM CT on Sunday, May 22.

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.

*****UPDATE – All Done.  Congrats to those that got them.

 

 

 

 

Private Label the Easy Way Revealed Webinar Replay

We had an AMAZING turnout for my “Private Label the Easy Way Revealed” Webinar this evening.

Lance Wolf and I pulled the curtain way back on how we launch Private Label products with very low minimums and low risk.

Feel free to check out the replay here –http://app.webinarjam.net/replay/26358/473e2c1bb7/0/z331276926QO

We gave a ton of very actionable content so if you have any Private Label experience at all, you’ll be able to run with it.

We also unveiled our 80% off Anniversary sale for the Private Label Mentoring Program.

You can read about it here –  http://nanacast.com/vp/10001836/482657

The Bonuses alone are worth jumping in.

One of them that I’m extremely excited about is my new upcoming Private Label Webinar Series where I will go live on webinars (Recordings will be available) and take you through the entire Easy Way process! It’s going to be a lot of fun.

Also, if you’re one of the first 70 to sign up for the mentoring you will also get access to 100 Private Label Finds to jump start your Private Label launch and catapult you to lesson 10. We’re getting close to selling this out so jump in now if you want access to those.

This Anniversary Sale runs until next Wednesday, May 4th, but if you want access to the Private Label Finds don’t wait that long.

Join Me on Facebook!

Email is a great communications tool, but it can be a little impersonal at times.

I’d like to connect with you in a more personal way and provide you with content and resources to help take your business to another level.

Would you please like my new business page on Facebook?

Here’s the link – facebook.com/ryanreger

It will only take 5 seconds.  🙂

The Easy, Inexpensive Method for Private Label Revealed – Free Webinar

Are you interested in doing Private Label, but concerned about sourcing overseas and the high minimums that go with that?

Private Label doesn’t have to be scary or expensive. I launched my first private label product with about a $500 investment.

Join myself and special guest, Lance Wolf, on a live webinar on Thursday evening at 8 PM Eastern Time as we pull back the curtains and reveal our Private Label the Easy Way Method.

At the very least you know that with Lance on there, it’s going to be entertaining. 🙂

Click Here to Register

Wanna Go Beyond Selling Just Physical Products in 2016?

Would you like to go beyond selling physical products and get into content marketing?
Do you feel lost on how to make that jump?
I honestly felt the same way a few years ago. I saw all these guys making good money selling information, but wasn’t sure I could do it. After all, who would buy a product from me?
The truth is, I believe there is an information product in every single one of us if you choose to go that direction.
I LOVE helping people figure out what information they have that would be marketable to others. So does Jenni Hunt.
Jenni and I have put together a powerful program to help you build and implement a strong strategy for moving beyond just selling physical products online.
We will walk you though our step-by-step success road-map and dig deep into various internet marketing strategies to determine how you can implement them to reach YOUR specific goals.
Here are some of the questions we have been getting since we first announced this program last week:
Q: How many hours of coaching is included?

A. It’s 3 months of coaching within the Facebook group – but we really want you to be successful so if that means we need to get on a call or two we are willing to do that as well.

Q. Will there be steps to learn how to monetize a list?

A. Yes! We will be going through the major strategies for marketing
content… this includes:
– list building (and monetizing)
– product creation
– turning content into profit
– outsourcing
– harnessing traffic
– and much more (membership sites, coaching/consulting, etc.)
Our goal is to take you through these 3 months helping you to create a plan that you can implement and will drive you to results – and by results, we mean – drive you to reach your goals. Usually these goals include some sort of revenue  So we will definitely be working with you to monetize the strategies you are implementing.

Q. Will you be discussing affiliate marketing?

A. Yes. Although, you may find that affiliate marketing isn’t the place for you to start… We will work with you to determine where your “point A” is – then determine your “point B”… and map out how to get there.

Q. What happens after the 3 month period?

A. The program to walk you through building your strategy and implementation is 3 months – but, you will not be removed from the group after 3 months and will have continued access to the FB group and resources there.

Save 30% if you sign up by December 31 (That’s THIS Thursday!)

Learn more here: nanacast.com/vp/10002257/482657

From 36,000 Feet and the Business Book that has Influenced Me the Most

I’m writing this from an airplane at an altitude 36,000 feet as I’m headed to Portland, Oregon to co-host the first TAG (Take Action Group) Seminar with my good friend Jenni Hunt. If you’re going to be near Portland on Monday there is still time to sign up, but that’s not the reason for this email.

From up this high everything on the ground looks so small. Even the largest skyscrapers look like a toy. It’s all about perspective.

So what am I trying to say? Look at the bigger, positive picture. When you’re having a slow sales day or when an angry customer posts some bad feedback or when any number of things happen that are discouraging look at what is going right. It’s so easy to look at the negative things, but what is going right that you can be thankful for?

For me some of the positive things are:

  • God has blessed me with an amazing wife
  • My commute every day is to my office that is maybe 50 feet from our bedroom
  • I love the work I do that it often doesn’t even seem like work
  • I’m healthy
  • We live in a beautiful home in an area we love

I’m preaching to myself here now too. I encourage you to look at what is right in your life instead of what is wrong. Look at what you have and resist focusing on what you don’t have. Don’t compare your business to someone else that has been doing it for much longer than you. Be thankful that you aren’t where you were when you started. If you’re just getting started, be thankful that you have the freedom to start a business.

And if you’re thinking about starting a business or haven’t got this book yet, Silent Sales Machine is FREE until Monday. It is the book that got me started and it’s author, Jim Cockrum, has been the most influential person in my business.  Grab it here.

Put your Business on Steroids with this ONE Tool

I’m excited to share with you what John Bullard Sr, Jenni Hunt, and I just put together.
This is the absolute no-brainer of anything I have ever offered.
Do you want……..
First access to John’s My Inventory Team Buy lists?
Access to inventory that you can’t get on your own?
A way to make money by referring deals to John’s network?
A way to increase your purchase power and level the playing field between you and the big boys?
To never have to worry again about a wholesale vendor not selling to you because you are an Amazon seller?
If you answered yes to any of these questions please check out the Empower U Co-op – http://empowerusystems.com/co-op/
Even if you don’t take advantage of the inventory opportunities, the bonus training materials are alone worth more than the meager investment.
There is a lot here so feel free to check out the video I did explaining it all –https://youtu.be/e37G9m33au0
Have a great weekend!!

100% FREE Online Sourcing Course and Sneak Peek Video of Wholesale/ Private Label Database

You may have already heard about this, but just in case I wanted to let you know that my friends Jim Cockrum, Chris Green, Gary Baird, and Nathan Bailey have created a 100% FREE Online Product Sourcing Course. Grab your spot here before they are all gone.

Earlier in the week I told you about a brand new wholesale and private label supplier database. I just created a short video giving you a sneak peek of it.  (See bottom of this post)
This is not just another list of sources. This is a fully searchable list of thousands of wholesale and private label suppliers. So if you’re wanting to source hats for example. You simply can type “hats” into the search field and Voila! – a list of hat suppliers will appear right before your eyes.
Or if you want to see a list of wholesale suppliers in only the sports and outdoors category for example, you can browse them all easily.
Plus we’ll continue to make improvements and add suppliers so get in now before the price goes up.

Private Label the Easy Way is now AVAILABLE!

You know that I love the Private Label business model and in my new book I’ll show you an easy way to launch your own private label product.

The private label model has revolutionized my business and I know it can do the same for you if you apply the principles in my book.

Private Label the Easy Way is available Now here – http://easyprivatelabelbook.com/

Want to have someone mentor you through the process to have your own private label product by Q4?

Then check out the Private the Easy Way Mentoring Program I’m kicking off with Jenni Hunt. We’ll help you navigate the whole process and give you some incredible accountability and a group of people to lean on and learn from.

Check out how you can become a part of this here – http://nanacast.com/vp/10000603/482657/

Real Wholesale Sources Version 2, Why I Love Private Label, and Why You Should Write a Book

Are you interested in wholesale?

I wrote a book last year called Real Wholesale Sources that sold thousands of copies. In it is a list of over 200 legitimate wholesale companies that you can purchase from for your Amazon, eBay, or even offline business. I recently updated it and have re-launched the 2nd version. You can get it for only $9.99 here.
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You might think Private Label is a scary proposition, but in a book I’ll be launching within the next several weeks I’ll show you that it’s not.
Can you imagine having a product that brings in a consistent $10,000 to $20,000 in sales every month or more? What if you had 3 or 4 products like that? How would it change your business?
These numbers are very realistic and I’ll be showing you how we found an easier way to do private label products.
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It sounds like all I do is write books. The truth is I wish I had more time to devote to writing.
There has never been an easier time than now to get a book published. Here are some reasons why you should consider writing a book:

1) Become a leader in your niche which opens up many other opportunities.
2) Extra income. Who doesn’t like that?
3) It’s fun to say you’re an author.

I’m sure there are many more reasons, but I challenge you to think of some topics that you could be an “expert” on. Do you have a topic you’d like to write about, but need some encouragement or advice? Shoot me an email at ryan@ryanreger.com and I’ll help in any way I can.

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

December has been a crazy month with sourcing and getting inventory into Amazon for the busiest shopping season of the year

I’m just now having a chance to relax a little bit after working so hard. My main piece of advice is just that – take some time to relax and enjoy this holiday season. Sometimes it’s so hard as entrepreneurs to “shut it off”. If you’re like me you’re always thinking about business ideas and what you need to be doing to run your business. Resist the temptation to work unless you need to use it as an excuse to get away from some crazy family members 🙂

As a Christmas gift to anyone that doesn’t have Beyond Arbitrage, John Bullard Sr and I have reduced the price to $9.99 on Amazon Kindle through this weekend. The book normally sells for $29.99.

Here’s the link to it on Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OPCW8FE

I pray that this next year will be your best yet!

Ryan

Q4 is Here! Are you Ready?

If you sell physical goods then Q4 is the most thrilling adventure you’ll experience. It seems like anything that’s not nailed down will sell in the last quarter of the year.

Are you ready?

Here are just a few tips I wanted to share about being prepared for Q4:

  • Make sure you have plenty of supplies now – Packing Tape, Boxes, etc
  • I only buy items that I can make money on if they sold now. I’m not buying items hoping that they will be going up in value later.
  • Now is not the time to change your business model. Go with what you know, but don’t be afraid to scan items in categories you’re not completely familiar with. If you’re not selling toys, Q4 is the time to get into toys for sure.
  • Be on the lookout for anything seasonal – It seems like anything with the word “Pumpkin” in it sells and as we get closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas keep your eyes open for items that only come out during those holidays.
  • Get help with the processing, packing, and shipping – I’m sure there are plenty of people that live near you that would love to make some extra Christmas money.
  • Source Source Source – This needs to be the main focus
  • Refresh your Amazon Seller Central often to watch your sales – I’m sure the experts would say don’t waste too much of your time doing this, but it’s fun and it motivates me when I see the sales coming in.

Nuggets from the CES II Conference and Beyond Arbitrage

I’ve been quiet over the last several weeks. The main reason is I was working on a book called Beyond Arbitrage. I’ll touch on that in a minute, but I wanted to give you a nugget or two from Jim Cockrum’s CES Conference this past weekend.

Rabbi Daniel Lapin quoting from the book of Genesis said that it’s not good for man to be alone. In the context of your business this can mean several things, but one interpretation is: Don’t do this business by yourself.

I have talked about this before, but it’s so important. If you’re selling physical products online 90% of the general public (maybe more) don’t get what you do. That means that maybe even your closest friends and relatives have no idea what your business is about.

So what’s the solution? Community. That can be as simple as joining some Facebook groups like MySilentTeam or ScanPower, but in my opinion there’s nothing like being a part of a mastermind group where you get to know each other personally and help each other’s businesses grow.

The other piece of advice is: Take action on one thing right away.

Many times going to a conference or taking a course you may feel overwhelmed with good ideas and information to implement. Don’t try to implement every good idea all at once. Take one idea and work on that.

Beyond Arbitrage

John Bullard Sr and I just released our new book called Beyond Arbitrage.

If you’re ready to take your business to the next level then this book is for you.

We’ll teach you:

 

  •  Everything about wholesale inventory from how to find it and what you’ll need to buy it

  •  The exact process that John uses to prepare for a trade show

  •  Exactly what to say and not to say to a vendor at a trade show

  •  Other sources of wholesale inventory you might not expect

  •  How to outsource your inventory sourcing

  •  How to find inventory for 50-75% off wholesale!!

  •  How wholesale sourcing can open up doors of inventory and incredible opportunities including but not limited to closeoutsexclusives, and private label opportunities

For more information and/or to get your copy of Beyond Arbitrage go to – BeyondArbitrage.com

My Email to a Frustrated Seller

I received an email from a fellow seller that is feeling a bit frustrated with his business. We’ve all been there so I thought that some of my comments to him might encourage others as well. 

Here they are:

 

Don’t give up.

There is so much inventory out there that it’s not worth dealing with the low profit, high competition items.  Here are some quick ideas I have.  If any of these aren’t a fit for you then just ignore them.  🙂

– Continue what you’re doing but differentiate yourself.  If you have a high competition item that sells well then create your own multi-pack or bundle.  Let’s say you’re selling a popular health/beauty item.  Make it a 2 or 3 pack and own the listing for a while.  Or bundle it with something hard for other sellers to find like a special coffee mug with a bag of coffee or a gift bag with a set of lotions.

– Wholesale – I love buying wholesale because once I find a good selling item it is replenishable.  The same strategies with bundling and multi-packs can be applied here.

– Thrift store, garage sales – The profits from this type of inventory is remarkable.  Buying items for $2 and $3 and selling them for $20, $30, and $40 is not unheard of.

– Consignment – Find a friend or family member that will give you their items to sell and split the profits with them.  This means no out of pocket expense for you.

Also, if you’re in a position where you need to be at a certain profit amount per month quickly I would say there is nothing wrong with getting a part time job or doing something else to make ends meet while building this business.  This is not a get rich quick business and you definitely don’t want to put pressure on yourself to make it happen in a certain amount of time.  Obviously the more money you have to invest the faster it can build up, but I know many sellers that started with $500 and have 6 and 7 figure businesses now.

I don’t want to oversimplify this business, but it is pretty simple – Find inventory that is selling for more on Amazon, ship it in, repeat.

Most of all, don’t give up.  If it takes you longer to build it than someone else – who cares?  The fact that you started and took the leap is commendable.  Most people are content to work their 9-5 jobs and have no desire or drive to build a business.  You have done that.  And because you’re reaching out for help means you want to succeed.  I guarantee you that you can do this.  Just keep doing what you know and the other piece of advice I like to give other sellers is don’t build this business alone.

There are plenty of free communities on Facebook and elsewhere that you can network with other sellers and get questions answered.  My favorite Facebook group is https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/

I hope I’ve helped you in some way or at least encouraged you.

Don’t Ever Give Up!

dontgiveup

I know there are times in your business when sales are slow or it seems like finding good inventory is difficult and you question whether you should continue. Those are the times when you have to remember why you’re doing this business. If you don’t have a “why” get a “why”.

There will be challenges, but you can and must push on and press on.

You can reach your goals and have your dreams!

The 2 pieces of practical advice I want to share (and you’ve heard these many many times before):

1. Write down your goals and break those goals down into daily to do lists.

2. Get in a community of like-minded individuals. Don’t do this business alone. I highly recommend the FREE Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/

That’s all for today.  🙂

Wholesale Help for International Sellers

I have been getting a lot of questions from sellers outside the US about how to purchase wholesale products and have them sent to Amazon.com.

As you probably know, wholesalers require a sales tax permit and that can only be acquired if you have a business in the US.

After some research, I found a company that can help you get a US business established so that you can apply for a state sales tax permit and order wholesale products. That company is incorporate.com.  My friend, Barrington McIntosh, used them to set up his US business.

Once you have your business established and have a resale tax certificate you can start placing wholesale orders. If you don’t already have someone in the US to accept your shipments for you, I highly recommend MyInventoryTeam.com. They will receive your inventory, prepare it, and send it to Amazon for you.

I wish there was an easier way to get around the sales tax certificate requirement, but I haven’t come across one.