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Episode 566: Top 10 pitfalls new & experienced Ecommerce sellers fall into – Part 1

Top 10 pitfalls new & experienced Ecommerce sellers fall into - Part 1

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In this two part series we discuss the top 10 pitfalls that many new and experienced sellers fall into when launching or growing an ecommerce business.

These observations come from having watched 1,000s of business building warriors both succeed and fail over the past 18 years. Many of these observations are timeless truths that are simply ignored by so many people who would otherwise see far greater results.

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Pitfalls discussed in this episode include:

Chasing shiny objects

Pursuing “Just In Case” learning instead of “Just in Time” learning

“Over-buying” inventory

Trying to launch a private label brand as a new seller

Importing and dropshipping

Done for you models

Part 2 covers the final pitfalls

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In part 2 (released one week after part one) we will conclude the two part series with a discussion about:

Sourcing using liquidations

Buying inventory based on INSTINCT

Using too much credit too soon

Pursuing your passions as a business model

Isolation sabotage

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