Rock Your Brand Podcast

It’s time to get fired up for another exciting session of Ask Scott on The Amazing Seller! This is the place where TAS followers like YOU get to ask your questions to tough issues you’ve run into while trying to build your ecommerce business. On this episode, Scott covers transitioning from an open brand to a more niche brand, how to recover from a failed product launch, and how to determine the next step after a successful product launch. This your stop for all the tips and insights that you need to push your business over the top - don’t miss this episode!

Transitioning from an Open Brand

What will it take to move from an open brand approach to more of the niche brand approach that Scott, Chris, and Dom often talk about? Is it even realistic to do so if you’ve started as an open brand? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott walks through what it will take for sellers like you to start moving in the direction of an open brand concept. Scott addresses two different approaches to this question and how you can make the right decision based on the direction you want to go with your business. To hear Scott dive deep into this topic, make sure to catch this episode!

Recovering from a Failed Product Launch

Is there any hope for a seller who failed from their very first product launch? What does the recovery process look like? Is there any way to recoup value for the products manufactured? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott walks through how to respond when a product launch isn’t going as planned. According to Scott, one the most important steps in the process of recovering from a failed product launch is to examine the reasons why the launch failed. If you are able to place a finger on the reason why the launch failed that will help better position your next product launch for success. Learn more about recovering from a failed launch on this episode!

Navigating PPC and Keywords

Is your product listing on Amazon in the best position it can be in to lead you toward growth and success? Have you really optimized your listing to the fullest extent? What about PPC and Keyword research? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott breaks down what you can expect from evaluating search term reports. He also goes into how Amazon uses keywords and how you can get the most out of this helpful tool. If you’d like to hear more from Scott on this topic make sure to listen to this episode! Also - check out the PPC training link located in the resources section below!

Next Steps

How do you figure out where to expand your business once you’ve launched a successful product? If this is a question that is really relevant to you or if you can only dream of one day asking this question yourself, it’s best to have an answer sooner than later. On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott goes through a few options for sellers like YOU to consider once you’ve reached this point of success. Before you go too far down that line of thinking, it is good to pause and CELEBRATE! Small victories and hitting benchmarks like this are VITAL for sustained success, in the long run - don’t neglect this step. To hear all of Scott’s suggestions for next steps - make sure to listen to this episode.



  • [0:03] Scott’s introduction to this episode of the podcast!
  • [5:30] Question #1: How do I go from from an Open Brand to a more niche brand?
  • [12:00] Question #2: How do I recover from a failed product launch?
  • [15:30] Question #3: How do I get the most out of my search term reports?
  • [21:30] Question #4: I’ve got a successful product, what should be my next step?


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