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3 Must-Read Books For Amazon Sellers

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3 must read books

I would like to share with you the 3 must-read books for Amazon sellers. It’s unbelievable there are a lot of people that haven’t read or much less heard of these book.

The key to a being successful Amazon seller is to make sure you feed your mind with good books that will that will take your mindset to a new level.

Reading these 3 must-read books, for anyone interested in selling, is the best way for you to gain insights, knowledge and motivation to grow your business.

These books will surely benefit anyone who wants to sell online, to sell on Amazon, or to build any sort of online business.

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Video transcript

Hey, everyone. This is Stefan from projectlifemastery.com. In this video I'm going to share with you three must-read books for Amazon sellers, so if you've published a Kindle book, a paperback book to Amazon, maybe you sell physical products on Amazon, if you sell anything on Amazon, then I believe these three books will benefit you and your Amazon business.

The Everything Store

Now, the very first book that I recommend, that I believe is a must-read for anyone selling on Amazon, and I'm still blown away by how many people haven't read this book that sells on Amazon, it's called The Everything Store and The Everything Store is a book that basically shares the story about Amazon.

It's a few years old now, but it shares the story about Amazon, how Amazon got started, about Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, and how he initially started selling books through online retail and how they were able to grow their business; how they invented the Kindle then got into the whole Kindle Amazon publishing scene and caused a lot of controversy with other traditional publishers out there.

How they got into their fulfillment centers and just all the different markets they expanded in, all the failures they've had. It's just a really good educational book that can help you understand Amazon. I think that if you're going to sell on Amazon, you got to understand that you're partnering with them.

You're dependent on Amazon. You're working together. If you're going to invest so much time into your Amazon business and invest money into it, I think it's important to understand the actual business that you're working with. In The Everything Store, you're really going to learn how Amazon thinks.

You're going to understand their culture, their mindset, their vision, their values. I think this is really important because that can help align you with Amazon so that you can have better success. Also, I believe that one of the most important skills in business is the ability to anticipate, to be able to see the road ahead, to anticipate potential challenges, pitfalls, the different direction of what's coming next.

By understanding Amazon and how they think and their vision, then that can really help you understand how they think and be able to see the road ahead so that you can grow your business and align with them in the best possible way. I highly recommend this book. I'll provide a link to this book in the description somewhere or maybe on a blog post so you can check them out on Amazon if you choose. I highly recommend that one. 

The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster

The second book that I recommend it's called The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster by Darren Hardy. This is a fantastic book for anyone that wants to be an entrepreneur or someone that is already an entrepreneur. There's a lot of great mindset stuff in terms of entrepreneurship in there.

What I found from my experience of working with a lot of Amazon sellers, Kindle publishers, is for most people, starting an Amazon business is their very first business. Right? They've never had any other business before that point.

A lot of people that I work with and people that I have seen that got started on selling on Amazon, they're going from a job, being an employee, to now being self-employed part time, and eventually want to become a full-time entrepreneur. Those are two different worlds.

Going from self-employed or an employee, there's a totally different mindset with that. There's more security that's involved in that. You're having someone else tell you what to do. Then often times, when people go to be self-employed, wanting to be an entrepreneur, there's a lot of struggles in that transition.

All of a sudden, they have a to be their own boss. They have to set their own schedule, they have to discipline themselves. All of sudden there's more variety, there's more risk associated, more potential of failure. I've noticed a lot of people, they never encountered failure before. Right? They've never encountered failure in their job.

They're just used to getting their paycheck and showing up. They get paid for working eight hours a day and that's it, whereas when you have a business, you could work eight hours a day, it doesn't matter. You're not going to get paid for that. You only get paid based on results that you produce.

It's a different mindset and I think that you got to equip yourself to understand that business is a lot different. It could be challenging. It's a roller coaster as this book says. There's highs and there's lows. You are going to fail. You are going to lose money. You are going to encounter obstacles and challenges that come up.

I've seen that a lot of people because they don't have the mindset, they can crumble under pressure. They can crumble under these failures. That can really devastate them and make them want to give up. This book really demonstrates what it takes to be an entrepreneur. It helps you with your mindset.

It helps you prepare yourself and gives you a lot of motivation and tools and concepts that can help you succeed in your business, so I really recommend this book for anyone that's selling on Amazon or anyone that wants to be an entrepreneur, because I got a lot of value from it and I've been an entrepreneur for the last eight or nine years of my life, and I still got value from it.

I just read it last month. Really great book. Recommend that one.

The Millionaire Fastlane

The third one that I recommend is a book called The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco. This is a book that I read back in 2013 and it really got me in the mindset of being a millionaire and what it takes to be a millionaire and really provided me with a lot of just the mindset of just changing, to really shifting my thinking and helped me really understand how an internet business is one of the best opportunities that we've been given.

It's really a privilege for us to be able to sell online, how it's provided so much opportunity for us and that it's a superior business model to a lot of traditional business models that exist.

Anytime you can leverage technology to do a lot of work for you as opposed to having a lot of employees that you depend on, on an offline business, it's always going to be a lot easier to scale that kind of business when you can leverage technology in that way. It just really gave me a lot of motivation. The book is written in a way where it's just like no BS.

It just cuts through the fluff, gives you what you need to know and it's just pure straight talk, which I really love and enjoy as I tend to really resonate with that. That's a book that really resonated with me at the time and really benefited me and I think it'll really benefit anyone that wants to sell on Amazon, sell online or build any sort of online business.

Conclusion

Those are the top three books that I recommend. The Everything Store, The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster by Darren Hardy and The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco. I'll have links to these books below in the description as well as a blog post that will link some more information to them. I want to thank you guys for watching this video.

By the way, if you have a certain book that you recommend, that you've read, that has benefited you, make sure to share it below. Leave a comment below this video or below this blog post and share what that book is. I'm always looking for books to read. I know a lot of people watching this, they're always looking for a recommendation as well, so leave a comment below.

Let me know a book that's really benefited you and your journey selling on Amazon or as an entrepreneur. I'd love to hear what that is. Thanks for watching. Make sure to subscribe for more videos like this. I'll talk to you soon.

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3 Must-Read Books For Amazon Sellers
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  • Jeff Ito

    Predictably irrational is a good one