Manuel Kretschmer Behind The Scenes: AMZ Controlling Review & Private Insights

Guest of today’s episode is Manuel Kretschmer, founder of AMZ Controlling.

Manuel tells us why he decided to found his agency, explains why Amazon FBA is NOT a business model and why selling on Amazon can break your (financial) neck – at least if you don’t have a constant overview of your fees.

AMZ Controlling is a Full Service Amazon Agency based in Munich and Glasgow helping Sellers and Vendors reach their goals on Amazon worldwide.


About AMZ Controlling

[1:10] Please tell me in one sentence: What is AMZ controlling?
[1:29] Which services do you offer?
[2:00] For how long have you been around?
[2:13] How did you get the idea to found your agency?
[3:03] Why should I choose you over other competitors?
[4:37] Do you serve clients from all over the world?
[5:49] In your opinion, which are the top 3 mistakes that Amazon sellers make?
[9:59] What do you do when a client is not happy with your work?
[11:59] Do you take on clients with bad products?
[12:59] What do your clients say about your work?
[14:58] What do you expect from your clients?
[18:05] Do you also help develop a brand?
[19:03] How do you stay up-to-date?


Private Insights

[20:21] Why did you decide to become self-employed?
[23:52] What excites you most about working in the ecommerce industry?
[27:43] If you could only use one word to describe your work situation which one comes to your mind?
[28:24] What do you like least about your job?
[29:00] What do you think about the digital nomad lifestyle?
[31:40] Which skill or character trait would you like to have that you currently don’t have?
[32:50] If you could have a superpower, which one would it be?
[33:20] If you could go back 5 years in time, which advice would you give your younger self?
[35:00] Was there a time you wanted to quit?
[35:16] How do deal with situations where you feel like you hit a dead end?
[38:27] If you had the chance to ask Jeff Bezos for one thing, what would it be?
[40:20] Who or what inspires you?
[41:19] If you could hire a famous person to work you, who would that be and why?
[42:20] If you had the attention of every Amazon seller in the whole world and you could give them three tips, which ones would that be?

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