Category Archives: Private Labeling Products

How to Create a Successful Private Label Product and Brand – Part 3: Find a Supplier

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pallet-1239130This is part 3 of my private label series which I started HERE.  So far, we’ve talked about the most important aspect: research (and more research!) The fact is, if you get the first part wrong, nothing else will matter!  Failure to research properly will lead to trouble (the product may bring in too little revenue, it may have too much competition, no demand, or it could be too heavy to make financial sense- or could present a number of other issues.  Be sure to get a handle on the research phase first!)

Once you’ve done your research and you have found a product that meets the criteria I outlined in the first two parts of this series, it’s time to start connecting with suppliers! Continue reading

Amazon Cracks Down on “Black Hat” sellers- What it means for YOUR Business

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black hat banI’ve been creating my own brands and having products made under these brands for years now.  Knowing how this all worked and making it happen used to be a well guarded secret.  It took me years to understand and figure out.  Once I did, I decided to start this blog to help others learn a lot faster than I did.  After all, I would have really benefited from a blog like this when I was starting out!  Shortly after I started this blog, a lot of buzz started in the online marketing world about private labeling products to sell on Amazon. Continue reading

How to Create a Successful Private Label Product and Brand – Part 2: MORE Research

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microscope-1197557First, let me apologize for my very late income report.  Hopefully I’ll find time to do this by the end of the week or early next week.  I’ve been away on vacation with family out of town and got back Monday.  I’ve not taken the time to gather the information I need, but you will certainly see the income report soon!  In the meantime, I’ve been working on this post!  I’m sad to say, that I’ve made very little time to keep up my private label series that I started HERE but I’ve finally been back at it – at least for a second part! So… I thought it was important to get it up as soon as possible! Now, let’s get into it!

Remember when I said the most important step to private labeling was research?  Continue reading

Gaining Approval for Gated (restricted) Categories on Amazon.com

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combo lockSo lets say you’ve found that silicone spatulas sell really well on Amazon.com and you decide to sell them too!  You connect with the brand owner, they direct you to a supplier, you strike a deal, buy the branded product in bulk and add your product under the main Amazon product listing!  Sales go great at first, but then others start dropping their prices.  Eventually the prices drop so much that there is no margin left and your income is shot.

Time for strategy 2: Continue reading

How to Create a Successful Private Label Product and Brand – Part 1: Research

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researchAs promised, I am starting a series on private labeling.  There has been a tremendous amount of interest in this topic lately and I want to be sure to provide the best possible advice, tips and tricks for you.  Whether you are thinking of private labeling in the future, just getting started, or have your own successful private label empire, I think you’ll find something in this series that will be helpful to you! Continue reading