Today, I am proud to introduce you to Guest Inspiration & Friend, Mayra Martinez. In a few words, she shares with us how she stopped working her 9-5 & made her first million after her first year. She has used her story to motivate others to do the same. She comes from this school of thought, “there is so much out there, there’s no reason why we cannot all have access to it.” Thank you Mayra. Welcome.
If you are looking for a spearheading sign to take charge of your own life, be your own e-commerce boss, and have fun while doing it, then let this be it. Because let’s face the music here, the cubicle life is not for everyone. For people like me, working for someone else at a mundane 9-5 job where you can only explore and travel two-ish weeks every year is downright torturous. But before carrying on my father’s vision after his passing and earning a whopping $1.2M as an Amazon private label professional in just 12 months, I was constantly feeling lost and out of place regarding the direction I wanted my life to go. Oh, did that $1.2M peak your ears up a tad? Yeah, it did for me too when I saw that in my bank account.
Backing up a bit, I was that girl who started out as a Financial Advisor, and like most people, I thought living paycheck to paycheck was going to be the reality of my life. But my father proved to me that there was so much more than that by jumping on the eBay selling train back in the early 2000s. When he passed away and my family’s financial dependency lied on me, I chose to take the leap of faith into the e-commerce world as he did. Over a million dollars later as an Amazon private labeler, it was deemed the best decision I made for myself, my mother, and my family, who are all mybiggest motivators that keep me pushing forward. Now, do you want to know the best part about this success story? You can 110% achieve that same (if not better) outcome too.
What Is Amazon Private Labeling Exactly?
Aside from Amazon private labeling being an empowering ticket to financial freedom, this is a super simple concept of buying manufactured products and reselling them using your own brand. One of the most successful Amazon private label examples is AmazonBasics. Here, Amazon brands these products as their own, but they do not manufacture them. In a nutshell, opting to go the private labeling route like I did means you can gain a higher profit margin, have very low operating costs, higher market stability, and boost brand loyalty all in one.
You’re probably reading that and thinking, “yeah yeah yeah…so what’s the secret to making it big?”
The truth is that anyone can make it as a successful Amazon private labeler, even you! Though I dive deep into the nitty-gritty details of how to really excel on the Amazon platformwithin my services, the secret keys (yes, there are two) to success boils down to focus and networking. Seriously – that’s it. These are the very two concepts that helped me achieve my million-dollar status in just one year, and many of my clients as well. In fact, every client that I have under my wing earns between 10K to 100k a month by using these concepts as their foundation. Of course, these are umbrella terms that break down more, such as product researching, supplier scoping, and time management. But if you are looking for a clear-cut answer – that is most definitely is and what I based my programs/services around.
It’s Time to Write Your Own Story
Alright, I told you my success story; now it’s time you begin writing yours. In the end, there is no denying that entering the e-commerce world and thriving as an Amazon private label professional is a pretty awesome adventure to take on. However, do you want to know what is even more terrifying than that? Not taking a chance at doing what you love and being stuck at the same dreaded 9-5 job for the next 20, 30, or even 40 years. So, instead of asking the question of “should you” do it, start asking yourself if you will regret it if you don’t at least try.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker.
So, here’s to all the people out there like me who do not have complacency as part of their DNA code. Use this memoir as motivation to take the entrepreneurial risk that can transform your life for the better. Furthermore, take advantage of the 6-figure building programs, case study trainings, events, and networking consulting services from someone who has been there and done that (ahem, me). In the end, you have the right tools to begin your journey at this very moment, and it’s time to take the driver’s seat of your life to see just how far you can go. Because who knows! You just might be the next Amazon-birthed millionaire.