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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 SilentJim.com. 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: JImCockrum.com
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Jan 30, 2017

There's no such thing as a business that is riding along safely at the same level long term. Growth is a vital part of ANY business effort. In this episode Jim dives into 10 of the most exciting things we have planned for you in 2017 to help you grow your online business and add more income streams! Topics discussed include more updates and additions to our best selling ProvenAmazonCourse.com course and details about our Sept 2017 live event (Tickets will go on sale in Spring 2017 - Get details at JimCockrumEvents.com)

OfflineBiz.com

OfflineBiz Facebook Group

How to join our Affiliate Program

ProvenProductPartnering.com

ProvenAudienceFormula.com

JimCockrumEvents.com

SilentSalesMachineInsiders.com

JimCockrumCoaching.com

ProvenWholesaleSourcing.com

ProvenPrivateLabel.com

ProvenAmazonCourse.com

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

Jan 26, 2017

We've sold tens of millions of dollars in wholesale goods across numerous product categories on Amazon and eBay. We've also taught thousands how to do it themselves...and it's NOT complicated. Sourcing wholesale is a topic of confusion for many people, but not for those who have our ProvenAmazonCourse.com course! In this one episode Brett and Jim take on the challenge of sharing EVERYTHING they know on the topic of wholesale sourcing in a single episode. If that sounds a little far fetched, it means you really need to hear what they have to say!

If you are stuck in "product sourcing mode" or if you think that success on Amazon is all about the constant search for profitable products, think again. It's way easier than that and we have plenty of proof!

As always - show notes are at SilentJim.com

Facebook conversation for this episode

Episode 2: How Brett turned $400 into an 8-figure Amazon business

Episode 16: Spend $10 & uncover gold mines. A chat with my 8 figure selling partner Brett Bartlett

Episode 31: Unless you've sold tens of millions in private label on Amazon listen up!

ProvenPrivateLabel.com

MyFulfillmentTeam

Jan 25, 2017

Have you sold tens of millions of private label products in multiple niche markets on Amazon yet? We have - and it's not complicated. Two of the hottest topics in the online selling world right now are "Private Label" products & the fear of account suspension. Today we put both those issues into perspective. We are so excited about the launch of an insurance policy that provides replacement insurance for any Amazon or online sellers who face a suspension issue! As always - get show notes and other details here: SilentJim.com/podcast

Account Suspension Insurance Inquiry

Facebook post on Amazon Account Suspension Insurance

ProvenPrivateLabel.com

Episode #2: How Brett Turned $00 Into An 8-Figure Amazon Business

Episode #16: Spend $10 & Uncover Gold Mines

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

Jan 23, 2017

If you know how to sell stuff on Amazon or eBay - or if you have some basic internet business skills, then you are sitting on a gold mine that you probably don't even recognize is there! You see, 98% of the population has no clue about how online business works, but everyone around you KNOWS that online business is the future of commerce. Without building a website, without learning any new "techie" skills and without even getting a business card for yourself you could quickly have paying clients using ONLY the strategies that we teach in this episode. Today Jim invites a friend of his who started on eBay and now has hundreds of paying clients around the world! This is an episode that we probably could have charged a lot of money for! You are going to love it! Special guest: Mike LeMoine - aka Fireman Mike.

Free access to the OfflineBiz Facebook Group

OfflineBiz.com – Membership website for marketers to help small businesses

Mike LeMoine's Maverick Web Marketing

Mike's CES IV PresentationHow Local Marketers Hurt Themselves

SilentSalesMachine.com – the book that gets you Jim's $97 email marketing course for free

Jan 20, 2017

If you want a business that is bigger than you are, you are going to need a team. Any business that is a "one man show" is severely limited and easily crushed without notice. Do you have a team yet? Do you know where to start? Do you need help managing your team? This episode is for you. Jim and Brett talk about their 8 figure online business and share what they've learned about building virtual teams in this episode.

It's never too early to start thinking intentionally about your team growth, and it's not expensive at al because the right people make you money - they don't cost you money! The courses & training we talk about in the Silent Sales Machine Radio can easily be passed to qualified partners who do the work for you. You could find yourself growing very rapidly as a result using proven ideas!

SilentSalesMachineInsiders.com

ProvenPerformanceInventory.com

PPI LA Workshop

ProvenAmazonCourse.com

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

ProvenTeamBuilding.com/silentjim: (Deep discount: Only $7)

Jan 18, 2017

Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to have high profit products flowing into your Amazon/eBay or online selling business using an automated system?  Today's show guest is my partner Brett Bartlett & we talk about how one of the most reliably high profit margin strategies can be fully automated and exactly what types of items you can be looking for - that are right under your nose!  We are always building better systems around here, so if you like automating your income stick around to the end of this one for some incredible ideas!

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

Amazon is shutting down RA & OA! Is it time to panic?

Is this the end of retail arbitrage?

ProvenAmazonCourse.com

Silent Sales Machine book

Jan 16, 2017

Do you ever feel like there are more opportunities and good business ideas out there than you even have time to investigate? I can help! After helping thousands of entrepreneurs and online business building warriors like you since 2002 we've detected some patterns on how and why many of us wind up on dead ends. Many of us leap before we ask the most important basic questions about all those "good ideas" we run into. Today I have seven basic questions for you - ask them all before you leap!

As always - show notes are at SilentJim.com/podcast

SilentSalesMachine.com

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

JimCockrumCoaching.com

  1. Is this a good fit for your current budget, schedule, talents, experience and connections?
  2. Will you be creatively serving others if you pursue this model? Is it something you’ll be proud to associate with?
  3. Does my spouse or the people who know me best think it’s a good fit for me?
  4. Are there others doing well with this model that I can follow? What’s their success rate? Are they available to answer questions and help me?
  5. Are there major trends or outside forces that make this a good/bad idea?
  6. Can it be expanded, automated or lead to other bigger and better income streams as it grows?
  7. Is the opportunity cost unrealistic? In other words, What do I have to give up to pursue this?
Jan 12, 2017

This episode is a short discussion of 16 of the top moments from our Facebook group in 2016! A link to each of the 16 topics is below for your easy reference (you'll need to join our free facebook group in order to access these links - click any link below to request free access to the group!)

The below notes each have a link to the corresponding discussion mentioned in today's show. Join the discussion on any topic!

1) She announced in 2015 that she would build her Amazon biz and get her first home in 2016- and did it…after being homeless!
http://jimc.biz/2iyqGcg

2) Our own Michael Brown of Death Wish coffee won a paid in full SUPER BOWL AD yesterday thanks in no small part to the votes of the MySilentTeam Facebook community! Full story at PickMikeBrown.com
http://jimc.biz/2iC4Ged

3) If a disabled single mom with $200 and some junk in the garage can do this, so can you!! Lisa has kept us up to date this year on “her story” It’s worth the read….all 5 “Chapters”

part 1 – Jan 2016
https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/permalink/897837733665671/

part 2 – March 2016
https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/permalink/915087628607348/

part 3 – August 2016
https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/permalink/1017611385021638/

part 4 – September 2016
https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/permalink/1057779124338197/

Part 5 – December 2016
https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/permalink/1168528396596602/

4) A friend in the UK shares how he finds stuff to sell online for nice profits:
http://jimc.biz/2j35jwy

5) A member thanks the MST community and shares what they were able to do for Christmas because of the biz strategies they learned here:
http://jimc.biz/2hOP9FY

6) He is my heart, my purpose, my motivation, 16 years old, autistic, non verbal. I need to leave him a large trust fund.”
http://jimc.biz/2j3fzEY

7) How I do my wholesale planning – Everything I plan to buy from a supplier I map it out into a spreadsheet like this so I know what to expect after the product has been ordered.
http://jimc.biz/2j3fH7q

8) I just bought $500+ worth of stuff that will easily flip to $1000 net within a couple months. This happened about an hour ago. For those who say RA is hard, I gotta ask… Compared to what?
http://jimc.biz/2iCghKu

9)This simple report can be pulled down in a matter of seconds from Amazon and you can know what the “MOST VIEWED” items are among the hundreds or even thousands of items you’ve sold on Amazon.
http://jimc.biz/2i93zBK

10) Silent Sales Machine Radio podcast launched in 2016! Jim was asked to be the first ever keynote speaker at ASD in 2016. We recorded it and made it the opening episode of our new podcast at SilentJim.com. The show passed the 100K download mark in just over 6 weeks!
http://jimc.biz/2i8WhhE

11) Would you like to be set for life with a business model that will ALWAYS be vital, scalable and profitable? It’s this simple: Find products that become more valuable by merely moving them from a place of slow movement and low value to a different location where they are more highly valued and/or moving more quickly.
http://jimc.biz/2hPUfH6

12) Popular discussion about opening a wholesale account:
http://jimc.biz/2j34B2j

13) The best 15 second “Amazon private label” advice ANYONE has EVER given you in three steps:
http://jimc.biz/2hOExXG

14) A discussion about our coaching program. “I am considering using Jim Cockrum’s coaching program. If anyone has or is using this program, would you tell me of your experience with it?”
http://jimc.biz/2j3eeyb
(also listen to podcast episode #13 to help decide if you need coaching)

15) The best advice I would give to someone starting to explore earning income online is (great community participation on this one!):
http://jimc.biz/2hR54H8

16) An email we received after one member noticed another member in need of a boost:
“I am not rolling in cash but I feel moved to offer to buy the PAC for ***** please – and my only request is that they Pay it forward sometime in the future – i do not want them to know who I am.”
http://jimc.biz/2hR6xNz

UPDATE: The “stranger/student” WENT TO WORK and then WENT PUBLIC as he posted his results! He’s doing great (proof below) & we invited the “giver” to attend our live 2016 CES event free. She came! All the way from Ireland!
http://jimc.biz/2hOQ9df

Jan 10, 2017

What are the key traits we've observed over and over again among those who continue to grow their online businesses consistently to new levels? Is there any such thing as "enough success" in an online business where you can simply coast and relax? What does each stage look like as your business grows and what does it take to get to each new level?

Jim talks about all that and more in this episode!

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

ProvenPerformanceInventory.com

ProvenProductParntering.com

Amazon is shutting down RA & OA! Is it time to panic?

Is this the end of retail arbitrage?

OfflineBiz.com

OfflineBiz Facebook Group

CES V Conference – Orlando 2017

Jan 5, 2017

Description
Jim credits a handful of mentors for his business success. In these two episodes Jim spends time with someone who has arguably shaped his business philosophy more than any other mentor. Today the guest is Jim's favorite living author, Rabbi Daniel Lapin. Lapin regularly consults with everyone from large multi-million dollar corporations to small businesses who recognize his incredible ability to apply timeless truth to virtually any business or life challenge. Jim's two all time favorite business books are the Bible (the best selling book in world history!), and Lapin's book "Business Secrets From The Bible". Regardless of your worldview, you'll enjoy listening as Rabbi Lapin and Jim dive into topics related to Internet business strategy and how to virtually guarantee success as an entrepreneur in all areas of life.

Rabbi Daniel Lapin's store: youneedarabbi.com – discount code "cockrum" to save 20%

The Rabbi Daniel Lapin Show

Optimism episode

Business Secrets From The Bible (Amazon affiliate link)

MySilentTeam world map

Jim's Indianapolis area local meet up group on Facebook

Jan 5, 2017

Description
Jim credits a handful of mentors for his business success. In these two episodes Jim spends time with someone who has arguably shaped his business philosophy more than any other mentor. Today the guest is Jim's favorite living author, Rabbi Daniel Lapin. Lapin regularly consults with everyone from large multi-million dollar corporations to small businesses who recognize his incredible ability to apply timeless truth to virtually any business or life challenge. Jim's two all time favorite business books are the Bible (the best selling book in world history!), and Lapin's book "Business Secrets From The Bible". Regardless of your worldview, you'll enjoy listening as Rabbi Lapin and Jim dive into topics related to Internet business strategy and how to virtually guarantee success as an entrepreneur in all areas of life.

Rabbi Daniel Lapin's store: youneedarabbi.com – discount code "cockrum" to save 20%

The Rabbi Daniel Lapin Show

Optimism episode

Business Secrets From The Bible (Amazon affiliate link)

MySilentTeam world map

Jim's Indianapolis area local meet up group on Facebook

Jan 3, 2017

Description
Email marketing is boring old news to some, but it's the CORE of success for all of my top clients and my own multiple income stream businesses. My partner is growing multiple HUGE mailing lists right now and we've never stopped loving email! One of my clients just had a $1million week and credits email! If you don't have an email list tied to your online business then you have a business that could possibly vanish in an instant. The most valuable asset you can ever have is a list of people who WANT to hear from you and it's not complicated to get started. It's not nearly as much work as you might be thinking either! No matter what business you are in off or online, you need to be thinking about email marketing. Don't be nervous about getting dropped by eBay, Google, Facebook or Amazon. Grow your own audience! Let's talk about it.

Email list growth using eBay

ListBuildingClass.com
$97 on website, FREE with purchase of Silent Sales Machine

Aweber.com (affiliate link)

JimCockrumEvents.com

BONUS INFO: How to start your email list WITHOUT a website (YouTube video).

Jan 2, 2017

Description
Is the act of buying widgets for $10 and selling them for $80 a MORAL and valuable service or not? It's certainly one of the lowest hanging fruit business models of our time and many people in our community are succeeding wildly with this model, but is "buying low and selling high online" a VIRTUOUS business model or is it "price gouging"? Let's talk about it! (for details on this biz model see episode #6)

Is this the end of retail arbitrage?

Amazon is shutting down RA & OA! Is it panic time?

Rabbi Daniel Lapin Podcast

Come discuss this episode with Jim and SSMR community on FB here
https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/permalink/1169930496456392/

Dec 30, 2016

Description
In part one of this topic (episode #17) we talked a lot about how to AVOID buying bad inventory for resell online. In part II we dive deeper into how to MOVE inventory that you purchased and now have a hard time moving.

BoxFox.co

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

Learn to sell on Facebook marketplace – 3-minute video
Facebook discussion on the FB marketplace opportunity.

Connect with Others On The MySilentTeam World Map

ProvenAmazonCourse.com

ProvenPerformanceInventory.com

Dec 28, 2016

Description
We've all been there at some point. More time than money. Can you still build an internet business if you are broke? Yes you can and Jim has six specific business strategies for you in this one! Even if you have some cash in the bank, you should check this one out! You'll find some very creative investment opportunities in this creativity packed episode! Don't forget - show notes are always at SilentJim.com

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

Learn to sell on Facebook marketplace – 3-minute video

Learn to sell on Amazon from anywhere in the world – 8-minute video

ProvenAmazonCourse.com

ProvenProductPartnering.com

Dec 26, 2016

Description
How do you ensure that you invest in ONLY the training, experts, events and courses that will take your business in the right direction? There's one simple test you can use that will help you avoid making a series of horrible decisions when it comes to your online business building adventure. In this mini episode Jim explains why just about every hyped up expensive expert course you've ever bought or considered buying was a total waste of money and he reveals how you can EASILY know well in advance who the good guys are and who the money grubbing scammers are. Show notes as always at SilentJim.com

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

Silent Sales Machine ebook

Dec 23, 2016

Description
What are the tricks for selling a bulk load of inventory that is moving too slowly on Amazon? I get asked this question a lot - and I always give the same answer. It can be painful to hear, but remember - I only say it because I love you!

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

3 minute Facebook marketplace video

Amazon report for "sessions":
>Click on Reports
>Business Reports
>"Detail Page Sales and Traffic"
Then sort by sessions to see what's in your inventory.

Discuss this report strategy with others here:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/permalink/1081227065326736/

ProvenAmazonCourse.com (the best keyword training in the world for Amazon is the PPI module in this course)

JimCockrumCoaching.com Need help moving your inventory? Need help getting started? We can help!

Dec 21, 2016

In this episode Brett and Jim talk about the simple strategies he's using to grow massive email lists and sell thousands of units of numerous private label products. They've had multiple six figure days this Q4 and the lessons are abundant in this episode. They talk about how specialization leads to multiple income streams, a glimpse of the future of e-commerce, the simplicity of Facebook video, their upcoming live event in LA (ppi.jimcockrumevents.com), why email marketing still rules, and towards the end of the show some facts that every Amazon/eBay seller needs to know about selling on Walmart.com!

In other words, this episode is packed with great advice!

PPI LA Workshop – Feb. 2017

ProvenAudienceFormula.com

ProvenPerformanceInventory.com

ProvenAmazonCourse.com

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

SilentSalesMachine.com book


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krebesfm

Dec 19, 2016

Description
In today's show Jim explores the five fundamental concepts that you'll need to grasp in order to build an multiple income streams empire online.  Grasping the power of even one or two of these concepts will help you go further fasters, but if you get all five down pat, you'll be unstoppable. It's not complex, but it is a different way of seeing online opportunities.  Let's explore these five ideas:  "Only do what only you can do", the "Find your audience first" principle, "Finding the right partners", "The power of email marketing" and "The power of simple video."

101FreeMarketing.com

ListBuildingClass.com

SilentSalesMachine.com

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

ProvenAmazonCourse.com

Dec 18, 2016

Description
Having investment funds is NOT a requirement of online business success. In fact, many of the most compelling success stories from our community are the stories of those who overcame incredibly difficult financial circumstances in order to succeed and we gave them the SAME advice as we did to our students with ample cash on hand! So what is needed in order to build a great business online? Is it education, experience, gender or something else? Let's talk about it!

MySilentTeam Facebook Group

SilentSalesMachine.com

JimCockrumEvents.com

Dec 14, 2016

Today you'll meet the man who has been the director of the JimCockrumCoaching.com coaching program for 14 years - Mr. Nathan Bailey.  Together, Nathan and Jim have coached 1,000's of clients and businesses on strategies for Internet business success.

They'll discuss the future trends that they see coming in the short and long term as well as some of the specific strategies being used NOW by their most successful students.

Your mindset matters in this business, and you should find yourself feeling VERY optimistic after this episode!

Is This The End of Retail Arbitrage? (article)

JoeLister

How To Use Facebook Marketplace in 3 Minutes

JimCockrumCoaching.com

ProvenProductPartnering.com

US Census Report >9% of retail is online

Dec 12, 2016

This short episode is for the desperate and the doubters. Jim hits you with just the facts and it doesn't take long to make his point.  There is clear and compelling evidence that online Ecommerce is still in its infancy. Those wanting to get in on this mega-trend have never had a better window of opportunity.  The next decade will be the decade of the Ecommerce explosion - the signs are everywhere. It's time to get in on it!

Where should I start post in our free Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mysilentteam/permalink/1125434940905948/
 
US Census data proving that online shopping is in its infancy:
http://www.census.gov/retail/mrts/www/data/pdf/ec_current.pdf
 
The BEST course to get started:
ProvenAmazonCourse.com
Dec 9, 2016

Description
In this episode Jim talks about specific strategies for moving your business forward fast with the power of intentional relationships. Listen up biz builder - this isn't a fluff episode these are specific, simple strategies that if ignored WILL cost you dearly. I'd estimate that 90% of all online entrepreneurs are doing it wrong when it comes to building the proper relationships with the right people - and Jim wants to help set things straight!

101FreeMarketing.com

Speed of Relationships Blog post:
http://jimc.biz/2hnKDmk

ScheduleOnce.com
- calendar scheduling software

Two Great Questions:
- What are you working on?
- How can I help?

JimCockrumEvents.com

My Silent Team Facebook Group

MySilentTeam World Map

SilentSalesMachine.com

 

Dec 8, 2016

Regardless of where you live, your business background or experience you can and should be selling physical product online. It's a virtually risk free model when done correctly, and there are no excuses! Let's talk about it!

Prep Centers
- Prep center inquiry
- Prep-fulfillment Center List

Facebook Group

PPI Podcast episode with Brett Bartlett

ProvenPerformanceInventory.com

ProvenAmazonCourse.com

SilentSalesMachine.com

Dec 2, 2016

Imagine having your product featured in front of the largest TV audience ever assembled for a single TV show! My mastermind student Mike had that happen to him - and it wasn't an accident! This is the story of Mike Brown of Death Wish Coffee (PickMikeBrown.com) - and you'll love the lessons we can pull out of his big adventure that just keeps getting better!

101FreeMarketing.com

PickMikeBrown.com – full story of Death Wish Coffee

Super Bowl Commercial on YouTube

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