Today, we feature Al Carlton, a software engineer turned Amazon seller for 4 years now. Al started selling on Amazon whatever unused and second-hand items he could find in his house. For the first six months, he stored goods in his living room and did the packaging in his kitchen! After 4 long years, Carlton now makes £50,00 a month through outsourcing retail arbitrage, wholesaling, and investing in other Amazon businesses.
Here are some of the top tips he shared in the interview:
? Get to know people. Find the right connections.
? When wholesale sourcing, the harder a supplier is to find, the better.
? Look for alternatives to Goolge when looking for sources. Check the Yellow Pages, drive around your neighborhood, etc.
? Automate tasks as much as possible.
? Consider sourcing other variations.
? Be friends with the delivery man.
And many others!
Want more of this? Listen to my interview with Luke Filer and watch out for the next episode of FastTrack FBA Journeys!
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