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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 15, 2018

Running a side hustle Amazon business as a stay-at-home mom, empty nester or while working a 9-5 job can be difficult. It is hard to manage your time and manage your life while at the same time working towards that transition to financial stability, provided solely through your Amazon business. However, it is possible for you to get what you want out of life if you have a few tools to help you along the way.  


This week, we discuss how to build a successful side hustle. We highlight the tools and ethos that you should take to grow your business and meet your goal and cover the five critical strategies you need to build a successful side hustle, including guarding your time and recognizing distractions. We also discuss how to find the time for 15-minute hustles, organizing your 15-minute hustles, the importance of knowing your numbers, being focused, and the requirement to plan, execute and repeat. 


You can’t put a price on time because it is something that you cannot replace.” - Amy Feierman 


This week on the Amazon Files: 


  • Scheduling and how to guard your time. 
  • Finding your motivator and identifying what you want. 
  • How to highlight your priorities. 
  • What is a 15-minute hustle? 
  • How to find the time to work on your business and how to make a 15-minute hustle work for you. 
  • Structuring your time so that you have more of it. 
  • How to organize your 15-minute hustles. 
  • How to organize your master list. 
  • ROI and knowing your numbers to be able to make that shift in your lifestyle. 
  • Being focused on the one thing that makes you impressive. 
  • Why you need to plan, execute and repeat. 







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Grow Your Amazon Business! 

Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of The Amazon Files, the show to help Amazon seller along with their business journey one step at a time with your hosts and Amazon experts, Amy Feierman and Kristin Ostrander. If you enjoyed this episode, head over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave us your honest review. Don’t forget to share your favorite episodes with your friends on social media! Use the codeword Side Hustle to join us on Facebook. Each week we host a live discussion on how to grow your Amazon business. Don’t forget to check out our website and subscribe to our mailing list for even more resources.