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The Amazon Files, hosted by Kristin Ostrander, Amazon business strategist and one of the founders of Mommy Income, hits the airwaves every Tuesday with the real truth about selling on Amazon. This show isn’t about sugar-coated reality. It’s real truth - the good, the bad and the ugly - shared with practical action steps and strategies to help both new and experienced sellers tackle the world’s largest retail sales platform.

Dec 26, 2017

Steve Raiken is an online entrepreneur and the founder of Raiken Profit. He began his entrepreneurial journey after feeling tired of working for other people, being out of shape, and broke. He came across the reselling community, which changed his life forever. Within a couple months, he had quit his job and has since created new multiple streams of income. He loves teaching others how to be their own bosses and create new ways to make money.


On today’s episode, Steve talks about his past, how he got into reselling, and the important lessons he learned along the way. Steve shares how he went from making poor decisions and living with his parents in his youth to being a successful YouTube personality and his plans for moving forward.


“You have to ask yourself: what are you attracted to, what do you enjoy; then do it.” - Steve Raiken


This weeks on Amazon Files:


  • Being one’s own boss, and its freedoms
  • How getting into reselling gave him new opportunities
  • Multiple streams of income and how diversifying can benefit you
  • His passion for personal branding and marketing
  • His experience with eBay and how he applied the lessons he learned
  • Some of Steve’s most memorable reselling moments
  • How he selects items to resell, and habits to avoid
  • Ways to get started, and steps to take
  • His opinion on the direction online businesses are headed


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