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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.

Oct 22, 2018

Freeing yourself from the rat race can seem like an impossible task. Your Amazon business is all about freedom, but if you find yourself buried under a mountain of boxes, packaging, inventory, and tape, then you may not be experiencing the freedom that you have sought. It is possible for you to free yourself from the shackles that these processes have caused.


Today, we discuss how you can become completely hands-off in your Amazon business. We discuss how outsourcing tasks can help you reduce unnecessary stress and free up your time to focus on the money making tasks and things you enjoy. We also share how identifying the bottlenecks in your operation and developing a step-by-step process for every area of your business can help you scale your business to the next level while increasing your profit as an Amazon seller.



“If you want to grow and be hands-off then you need to learn how to train and trust and to let go.” - Kristin Ostrander




This week on the Amazon Files:


  • How we identify the bottlenecks in our Amazon businesses.
  • How to identify where you are wasting time and money in your business.
  • How to free yourself from the confines of the packing and shipping processes.
  • How to create a step-by-step process using the Ten-Year-Old Process.
  • Taking baby steps and how to get started with your first employee.
  • The questions to ask to find a Prep Center that is good for you.
  • Outsourcing bookkeeping, vendor payments, and taxes.
  • How to not be overwhelmed by hiring and outsourcing.








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