Today, Kevin Rizer welcomes Chris Rawlings to the show. Chris was originally on episode 40. Since then, Chris has seen a huge increase in his business. Today, Chris talks about his ventures in foreign markets in Episode 112 Crossing the Pond & Selling on Amazon's European Markets with Chris Rawlings.
Chris has added a full-time VA, a part-time customer service manager, added new channels in foreign markets like Amazon in the UK and soon to be in Japan.
Chris was resistant to the thought of mindset training when he began. Now, he considers it one of the most fundamental things he can do to upgrade your business and life success. Even if there's a risk that he might lose money, it's a risk he's willing to take if it has the potential to change his mindset.
It was hard for Chris Rawlings at first. As an entrepreneur, you are emotionally attached to a business and very protective. To scale his business, there was a lot of on the job training. There were failures and successes. Ebay was a huge failure with dismal numbers but Amazon worked for Chris.
Competition in His Niche Market
For Chris's Breadwinner product, his competition exploded. The average price tanked to just under 60% of what the price was previously. It was tough and hurt his sales. It forced Chris to come up with some really creative solutions.
To hear what Chris says next about selling overseas, download and listen to Episode 112 Crossing the Pond & Selling on Amazon's European Markets with Chris Rawlings.
If you are in a hurry and want to listen to some highlights of Episode 112 Crossing the Pond & Selling on Amazon's European Markets with Chris Rawlings, check these marks:
Delegation has been his game changer (4:00 Mark)
Chris's wild ride (6:25 Mark)
What does Chris say about multiple channels? (7:30 Mark)
What does Chris say about diversity and competition? (10:30 Mark)
What overseas market should you focus on? (12:40 Mark)
Chris's take home message (36:38 Mark)
Important Links from the Episode
- Chris' Whitepaper
Chris's whitepaper on how to expand overseas
- Our Mathematical Universe by Max Tegmark
Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse