Ep.66 How You Put Money In Your Pocket from the START of Your Amazon Business with Cyndi Thomason

Welcome to the Sprint to Profit Podcast for Amazon Sellers. This week we are going to be speaking with Cyndi Thomason who is an author and ecommerce accounting professional. She is the author of the book Profit First for Ecommerce Sellers, which is a licensed offshoot of the popular Profit First book from Mike Michalowicz, and she is here to today to talk about how you can transform your Amazon business from Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine as her book’s subtitle suggests.

In today’s episode, Cyndi gives us her insights, based on her Profit First framework, on questions about accounting and finances, when to create new products, and simple things that sellers can do to improve their business right now.

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Talking Points
00:23 Hello and Welcome
01:26 Cyndi’s journey into the ecommerce industry
07:30 What does Profit First means for a business and the breakdown of the process
19:15 Real world examples of how an Amazon seller can go from not taking money in their business to adapting the Profit First mindset to start paying themselves
26:17 How to avoid the habit of hoarding cash
31:19 Simple things sellers can do in order to catch or fix something in their business
34:05 Profit First recommendations for new products and handling excess money
41:50 Other thoughts, insights, and advice for Amazon sellers
44:20 Contacting Cyndi
45:04 Conclusion