Interview #1

Scroll down for interview #2
& additional resources mentioned in the interviews.

Highlights

  • 1:15 How Jim & Brett first met
  • 3:18 Brett's view of the Proven Amazon Course
  • 5:29 The one crucial skill you need
  • 6:14 The stunning potential for online retail sales growth
  • 7:24 How some make a good living, but are killing themselves
  • 8:04 What Brett is NOT doing now & what he will NEVER, EVER, EVER do again
  • 14:26 Why Brett built his team
  • 16:39 Three questions you will want answered
  • 18:18 The mindset you need to have when building a team
  • 25:23 How to find the right people
  • 29:31 Compensating team members & bringing them on board
  • 34:52 Stop "cleaning toliets"
  • 38:40 The connection between sourcing & buying
  • 40:22 Training others on buying
  • 41:31 The most profitable factor in Brett's biz
  • 42:42 Brett's simple 3-step process of training new buyers
  • 50:49 Brett's biggest frustration
  • 54:12 An old-school selling outlet you may be overlooking
  • 59:11 Jim kicks a few butts
  • 1:01:57 The nitty gritty on compensation
  • 1:06:09 Brett's eBay "reverse" consigment model
  • 1:10:55 How to decide where to sell different products - Amazon VS. eBay
  • 1:13:19 Jim's tip on researching
  • 1:15:15 Brett's final words of wisdom

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Interview #2

Listen in as Brett offers valuable information
on how to build a functioning, effective,
and profitable sourcing team.

Brett Bartlett with some of his
20+ shopping/shipping team in the team office.

Highlights

  • 1:00 Overview of the interview
  • 3:46 How do your employees purchase inventory: cash, credit card, other
  • 10:48 Hiring employees vs. 1099 contractors
  • 14:23 What keeps the contractors from keeping the merchandise to sell themselves &...
  • 14:23 How did you come up with the percent to pay contractors
  • 18:21 How do you determine the value of the garage sale items
  • 21:22 What about tracking expenses
  • 25:23 Who has access to your online accounts
  • 32:42 How to manage a team as the biz grows
  • 41:58 How accurate are your numbers for keeping track of bonuses & incentives
  • 47:27 What is the basic training, knowledge, or app do the buyers need
  • 50:49 Is there a bottom dollar buy limit
  • 52:20 Viable biz model discussion
  • 55:40 What Brett is scared to death of
  • 57:29 What about personal items from the buyers
  • 59:51 Where should I source product


Brett's Story

Growing an internet business from nothing to 9+ income streams


How Brett Won a $5,000 Bet On Jim's Blog