Category Archives: E-Commerce

Best Practices for E-commerce Accounting

Posted: February 7, 2023

Lots of variables can make e-commerce accounting challenging, but following these established practices can help you take control of your… Read More

Optimizing Your Amazon Catalog – Return on Podcast Ep. 26 with Vanessa Hung

Posted: October 21, 2022

The following is a transcript of Episode 26 of Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve… Read More

Structuring Your E-Commerce Logistics – Return on Podcast Ep. 3 with Taylor Smits

Posted: April 6, 2022

The following is a transcript of Episode 3 of Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve… Read More

The 3 Pillars of E-Commerce Profitability – Return on Podcast Ep. 1

Posted: March 23, 2022

The following is a transcript of Episode 1 of Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve… Read More

How to Respond to January 2022 Amazon FBA Fee Increases

Posted: February 21, 2022

Amazon FBA sellers already deal with significant fees in order to use Amazon’s pick and pack service. How should sellers… Read More

Accounting for E-Commerce Rebates

Posted: February 7, 2022

When you’re launching a new product, it can be hard to generate buzz, especially when you’re trying to reach a… Read More

What is the Amazon Fee Preview Report?

Posted: November 1, 2021

Seller Central, Amazon’s seller dashboard, is full of useful information about sales and profitability, but most sellers don’t know how… Read More

Are Your COGS Done Correctly?

Posted: October 25, 2021

If you’ve been following the Seller Accountant blog for a while, you know that we advocate for e-commerce sellers to… Read More

The Only 3 Newsletters E-Commerce Sellers Need to Read

Posted: August 23, 2021

Subscribing to email newsletters always comes with the best of intentions; they seem like a good idea when you first… Read More

How to Name Your SKUs

Posted: July 5, 2021

We’ve surveyed our accountants, and the results are clear: SKU names that are inconsistent and hard to read are the… Read More

5 Financial Mistakes Amazon Sellers Make [VIDEO]

Posted: June 28, 2021

This is an updated version of an older post. For the original post, click here. Every seller we know wants… Read More

How to Calculate COGS for Your Amazon Business [VIDEO]

Posted: June 14, 2021

This is an updated version of a previous post on calculating COGS. For the original post, click here. COGS is… Read More

What makes e-commerce accounting challenging? [VIDEO]

Posted: June 7, 2021

For more in-depth information on this topic, check out the original post here. If you’re new to the e-commerce space,… Read More

COGS & Your E-Commerce Business: Which categories count?

Posted: May 24, 2021

Setting up your P&L correctly is an important part of getting a handle on your business’s accounting, and COGS seems… Read More

Managing the E-Commerce Cash Cycle

Posted: May 17, 2021

Many entrepreneurs flock to e-commerce because of the opportunity it presents to scale a business efficiently without having to hire… Read More

Why is there a discrepancy between Seller Central and QBO?

Posted: May 3, 2021

If you’re in the habit of regularly checking on your own accounting (and you should be!), you may have noticed… Read More

Why should you care about your accounting?

Posted: April 19, 2021

Something we hear from e-commerce sellers is a reluctance to clean up their books: “If I understand my finances, isn’t… Read More

Which expenses should you keep vs. kill?

Posted: April 12, 2021

Your business exists to make you time, money, and to make your life significant. So when it’s time to cut… Read More

Can you find success on Amazon as a non-US seller?

Posted: April 6, 2021

Amazon has name recognition around the world as a retailer with serious earning power for sellers. Most of Seller Accountant’s… Read More

Valuing Your E-Commerce Business: Deal Structures

Posted: March 22, 2021

This is the third post in a series called “Valuing Your E-Commerce Business”. Click here to see all posts in… Read More