Silent Sales Machine Radio

Join thousands of other documented successful entrepreneurs who have learned to launch or grow thriving online businesses using cutting edge strategies for Amazon, Amazon FBA, eBay, self-publishing, online marketing and other proven online strategies as taught by author Jim Cockrum of As arguably the all time best selling author in the world on the topic of creative online business launch and growth strategies, Jim's recently updated "Silent Sales Machine" book has launched countless success stories. Are you next? This podcast is for anyone who is looking to build or start an online business the RIGHT way with advice from one of the most trusted names in online marketing. Bio:
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Mar 10, 2018

Meet Tammie. Not too long ago she was in an abusive relationship that she had long desired to escape.  She summoned up the courage to get away along with her four kids, and now she uses Amazon to pay the bills. You'll be encouraged and inspired by this episode as she shares her journey. As always, find all links referenced at

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Mar 7, 2018
You've never heard of this idea before!  On today's show Christi Michelle joins Jim to discuss how she uses promotional companies to find virtually unlimited, high-profit private label product opportunities.  Promo companies are the companies that typically supply marketers with things like custom printed mugs or pens, but Christi has tapped into a goldmine of opportunities with very nice profit margins! You'll definitely want to check out her new course at after this episode!  All links are listed at as always
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Feb 24, 2018
Today we meet a married couple (Bob and Kelli) who have six kids and have grown a multi-million dollar business selling primarily retail arbitrage style online!  After a post they made a few weeks ago in our forum exploded with comment, we decided they'd make a great guest on the show!  We share plenty of sourcing tips, and encouragement on this episode - enjoy!​ Notes are at 
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The discussion Kelli started on our Facebook group announcing the million dollar year on Amazon: - the best selling "how to sell on Amazon" course in the world! - Jim's book 
Jan 9, 2018

In this episode Brett joins Jim to discuss how simple ads can be used on Facebook to grow a responsive audience quickly for virtually any product, business, event or just about any other purpose!  Our list of success stories with our "Proven Audience" strategy is expanding rapidly.  Also discussed: The upcoming live event in California Feb 1-2 2018 (details at as well as the results we just saw from our own Amazon and online selling business during the recent Christmas shopping season. As always - show resources at - our Facebook audience building event Feb 1-2 (Livestream, recorded or attend live with us!)
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The video Brett shot before dinner that now has millions of views: Spider video
Dec 26, 2017
Over the years I've observed many people who have succeeded seemingly easily with an online business, and I've seen many who just can't seem to get going no matter what strategy or technique they deploy.  It's not your intelligence, your tools, your cash, your education or your determination that matters nearly as much as this ONE single factor that I reveal in this simple episode.  Deploy this strategy and you'll be unstoppable. Notes at
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Dec 7, 2017
Today Jim tells us his forecast for Amazon and FBA sellers in 2018 - and it's a very bright forecast! He also shares about the dangers of isolation in Internet business as well as several success stories! Next he reminds us to mark August 23-35 2018 on our calendars for CES VI in Indianapolis, IN (Tickets go on sale early Spring 2018). As always, visit for all links and resources mentioned in this episode.
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First 500 day post

Lisa $2,000 day celebration - 430 like clicks etc.

Over $1,000 in sales in first 20 days

Jane "the Overcomer" has a $20k month

Excited about firsts $1,000 day

Hit $1,000 day after starting just a couple months ago

Finally broke $10K in a month

Finally broke $15K in a month

First sale - community celebrates:

First four days as a seller - $1,100

Trevor bought PAC - so many celebrated with him:

Peter goes fulltime and the community celebrates

First $100 day

Big month over 230 responses loving PAC

Goal of $7k hit $10k

Dec 4, 2017

What small changes can you make to your Amazon listings to increase sales? How can you know you are using the right keywords?  Today Karon Thackston joins us to discuss some of the simple strategies we use to ensure that we are attracting as many qualified prospects and buyers as possible to our Amazon listings. As always show notes are at 

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Nov 29, 2017
Our team just celebrated the single biggest day of sales EVER at the same time I was celebrating my 15th year of going full time online! We also nearly had the #1 top selling toy on Amazon U.S. one day last week! It's a great story! In today's episode I encourage you to believe that big things are possible because others are already doing it!   If you aren't where you want to be just yet with your online business career, 2018 is the year to make it happen! There's NEVER been a better time to jump in. Be the hero of your story - be a business building warrior - we are here to help make that happen!  All links and resources mentioned can be found at
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Nov 20, 2017
A recent Facebook thread inspired this episode. We also have a link to a mom who went from a battered women's shelter all the way to getting out of tens of thousands of debt...and buying a home for her and her kids. Business building warrior moms amaze me and I tell you about a few of them today. Single moms who build anyway - you inspire us all! Show notes at as always.
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Nov 13, 2017
Today we meet Proven Amazon Course student Hector Sosa. He lives in Mexico and and speaks English only as a second language, but he's built an incredible business on Amazon! Today's story of multiple income streams will inspire and motivate you!
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Oct 31, 2017
Today we get some updates on the ever evolving, ever improving t-shirt platform of Amazon called "Merch".  Back in episode #68 we met Chris Green - a leading "Amazon Merch" expert. It was great welcoming him back to the show for more tips and updates!
A short time ago we conducted a three day event with Chris focused ONLY on creative Merch success strategies! People traveled from around the world to attend and paid thousands!   If you are into Merch (or want to be), note that you temporarily get 70% off the price of the full event videos from our three day event by visiting and use the coupon code "shirt" (no quotes). We could pull that promo at any time - don't wait!
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Oct 25, 2017

After watching his Dad for 15 years earn a steady seven figures from multiple online related strategies, Trey (Jim’s son) started diving in to online business a few years ago and at the age of 17 has built an incredible multiple income stream empire all of his own. It's not on Amazon or eBay, but through other creative channels.  On this show Jim and Trey discuss the businesses that Trey is running, what motivates him and the family dynamics of living in an entrepreneurial home. After listening to this show please take our short survey at to help us know what other topics you’d like for us to discuss in regards to digital products, entrepreneurial families & multiple online income streams.

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Oct 23, 2017
It's episode #100! We've made this one special - it's story time! We hope you enjoy the story of how one small decision lead to the foundation that's been used to build thousands of successful online businesses around the world...and we hope you are the next one to benefit from this story!
Also, we've just launched the latest version of the all time best selling book about how to use the internet to build an incredible business.  The first version of the 'Silent Sales Machine' was sold in 2002, and as we approach 2018​ the BRAND NEW 10th edition is our best update ever!  Grab a copy now for only $5 at Notes at
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Oct 16, 2017
Meet Lisa Morrison Larson. She's a coach on the team, a success story, and she hosts a free, live video show every week in our free MySilentTeam Facebook community (we record them too of course!)  You are going to love hearing her story as well as some awesome tips on how she has built an amazing business in spite of serious health challenges that keep her at home most of the time. On top of that, she's a single mom with young kids! This episode is also packed with online sourcing strategies that will help all Amazon FBA, eBay and online sellers find highly profitable items!  The team we've built is incredible - and we love introducing you to each of them! As always -show notes are - please leave us a review on you preferred listening network!
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Oct 14, 2017
This episode is off the typical topics of business building tips, but it's also a topic that comes up quite a bit when our family is around other business building families. At our recent CES live event it seemed like as many people talked to me about my kids and how we are educating and raising them as much as any other topic. In this episode I give a couple of practical tips for parenting your kids in a way that sets them up for success as an employee, or better yet in my humble opinion, as a business building warrior! If you don't have kids, this episode may not be for you, but for those who have been asking me to talk about this a bit, I hope you find these ideas practical and helpful! Show notes at
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Oct 10, 2017
Once per year for five years now we've sold out a live event for the readers of the "silent sales machine" book and loyal business building warriors from this community. This year was our best event yet! Today's episode is Jim's opening comments at the event.  Nearly 600 attended in person and hundreds watched by live stream. The reviews are incredible!  You'll hear from Jim's wife Andrea with an encouraging messages and then Jim does a walkthrough of the free and paid services we offer our community. We'll soon have full video to share with you at, but for now, here's a taste of what happened in Orlando just a couple short weeks ago. Join us next year! Full show notes at
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This video tells you where we'll be in 2018 for our next big "CES" event:  CES announcement
Facebook post picture of the thank you letters from Happy CESV Attendees
Oct 5, 2017
Would you like to know EXACTLY what products we are going to sell 8 figures of in the next 3 months (on and off Amazon)?  Would you like to see PROOF?  Would you like to see the exact SIMPLE ads we are running and how we are building huge audiences over and over again for multiple products, events, services and small businesses? This episode reveals all.  We think this will be a VERY popular episode of Silent Sales Machine Radio as we explain our "PAF" strategy!  (See
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Cambria, Brett and the spider - Our "closing soon" Proven Audience Formula Certification class - buy the CES Orlando event videos on that page soon! - our free Facebook group that just passed 41,000 members!
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Oct 4, 2017

Are you ever a bit lonely in your business? Do you find yourself wishing you had someone to bounce ideas off of?  We are NOT designed to tackle business or life alone!  Let's talk about it!  In this episode Jim recaps some of the powerful moments and lessons from our most recent annual live event. CES 2017 was our 5th annual event which took place in Orlando FL.  As the reviews roll in, clearly this was the BEST CES ever!

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Sep 26, 2017

Guess what time it is?! Yes it's Q4! In this super short episode Jim talks about the last three months of the year  - which is when online shoppers go CRAZY and the retail stores begin to feed us as online sellers a never ending wave of profitable inventory!  Online selling warriors need to get ahold of as much valuable, profitable inventory as possible for Q4 - and now is the time to do it! Today Jim explains the mechanics of the strategy.  These are our popular small sourcing groups that we do each year. Remember, timing is everything. You can spend lots of valuable time researching by digging out this information on your own or you could instead serve the market with speed getting items listed and SOLD instead of wasting time researching!  Just one great tip from our Q4 groups and your membership is paid for! We'll be posting a steady stream of deals though - you'll run out of money before you run out of profitable deals! Q4 here we come!

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Sep 12, 2017
Today we discuss how you can join us for our annual live big event in Orlando Sept 20-23rd! The event has been sold out for months, but we have decided to set up livestream access!
Even if you can't watch all the sessions live, please note that you get instant access to all recordings indefinitely in our private CES Live Stream Facebook group and you also get our full recordings once the event is over (live steam uses different cameras than our professional recording equipment).
We surveyed our community to see if they were interested, and we heard from hundreds of listeners who said you wanted to join us! See the discussion where this conversation started using the link to the MST community in the show notes below. Show notes
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Sep 11, 2017
Today Jim is joined once again by Teresa Rose. She's an incredible coach on our team who quickly became recognized for her wholesale sourcing expertise after her last appearance on the show back in episode #39 (listen to that show if you missed it - she showed us how to use simple Amazon searches to uncover golden opportunities!) Teresa and Jim discuss how simple searches on Linked In can uncover virtual gold mines of opportunity for online sellers - from the comfort of home! Show notes at
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Sep 5, 2017

Today you'll meet a kid who started selling on Amazon when he was 18 and has since gone on to build an incredibly profitable and VERY simple business. Listen in as I chat with Levi Pendergrass. I'm positive you'll be inspired by the business building tips we discuss in this episode! As always, get the links from this show at

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Teresa Rose on This simple Amazon search that reveals 1,000's of profitable products! episode #39
Daniel Lapin podcasts on timeless truths episode #23 and episode #24
Aug 29, 2017
Today we are joined by coach Abe Ortolani! Just a few short years ago Abe was full time in the construction industry until he was injured and forced to do something else for a living.  You'll be inspired by this story of how he pushed through the beginner challenges he faced and went on to build an incredible business! Better yet, we have some great strategies for you in the arena of bundling, private label and basic product sourcing! Get ready to be challenged and encouraged towards success in your own online business! Get the notes at
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Ryan Reger episode #40 of podcast: Hear Jim and Ryan talk about how simple Private Label can be on this episode - get Abe as your coach, or use one of our other great coaches!


Aug 25, 2017

We have a problem and we need your help. We are getting literally swamped with queries about our Facebook strategies that are generating success story after success story on Amazon, on Amazon Merch, in Facebook groups and in local small businesses (and more!). On today’s show we go through several success stories with specifics, and then we have an invitation for you.

We are in the process of recruiting a handful of people to join us in learning these strategies so we can properly serve the long line of clients coming at us begging to be let in on our secrets! Show notes are found at

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Previous episodes

How Brett Turned $40 into an 8 Figure Business Episode #2

Spend $10 and Uncover Hidden Gold Mines. A Chat with My 8 Figure Selling Partner Brett Bartlett Episode #16

Unless You've Sold Tens of Millions on Amazon Listen Up! Episode #31

Simple Facebook Videos that Attract Prospects of Any Company Episode #60

Aug 21, 2017

On today's show Jim shares some of the most exciting success stories from our community and tells you what made these creative winners so successful!  There are two common elements to virtually every success story, and if you can master these two simple concepts, you'll be unstoppable! As always the show notes are at

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Text "Jim" to 313131 in the U.S. for PAF updates - to get videos episode #68 is all about Merch with Chris Green

PAC = - our comprehensive Amazon selling course

PPP = (a module in the PAC that teaches you to partner with brand owners and help them sell online)

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