Category Archives: E-Commerce

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

You business exists to make you time, money, and to make your life significant. So when it’s time to cull… 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

Should you have sales channels off of Amazon?

Posted: January 11, 2021

If you’ve started your business on Amazon and are looking to increase your profits, you may have considered checking out… Read More

Amazon FBA: Is it worth it?

Posted: October 19, 2020

If you’re just starting out as an Amazon seller, you’ll have the option to use Amazon’s FBA service to store… Read More

Advertising Your E-Commerce Business

Posted: October 12, 2020

You’ve started your e-commerce business, and now it’s time to get the word out. There are plenty of advertising channels… Read More

The Cost of E-Commerce Accounting: How much should you expect to pay for an outsourced accounting service?

Posted: September 14, 2020

More posts in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 For the past few weeks, we’ve been breaking down… Read More

The Cost of E-Commerce Accounting: How should you optimize your business for outsourcing?

Posted: September 7, 2020

More posts in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 4 After reading the first two pieces in this series… Read More

The Cost of E-Commerce Accounting: What drives the price of an outsourced service?

Posted: August 31, 2020

More posts in this series: Part 1, Part 3, Part 4 Last week we started a new blog series on… Read More

The Cost of E-Commerce Accounting: What does it take to do e-commerce accounting correctly?

Posted: August 24, 2020

More posts in this series: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 If you’ve ever tried to do your own accounting,… Read More