About Me

Hello there!

I am Carmen and welcome to eBizGuts. My blog is a resource for business essentials, sourcing, selling and marketing for aspiring entrepreneurs. Thank you for stopping by and I hope you find the information shared in this blog helpful in your business.

I am a working mom who dreams to be an e-Commerce entrepreneur. I started a couple of online businesses and had my ups and downs along the way.  I am also a Supply Chain Consultant for the past 20 years, working for industries in Asia and the United States. Procurement is the component I am most drawn to in Supply Chain, particularly Sourcing. I love the art of finding manufacturers or wholesalers and negotiating prices. I also enjoy creating e-Com websites using different platforms. When I was planning to start my own e-commerce business, I was hung up on how I would start. I read books about starting an e-commerce business, attended a lot of different Amazon seminars, participated in business meetups in my community, watch a lot of videos online and did a lot of Udemy trainings, to find the best way to start my dream e-commerce business. There are so many ideas out there that made me more confused than ever. This is the dilemma that I wanted to address in this blog. I want to share my knowledge and experiences with my readers so they can avoid the expensive mistakes I made and that they might encounter when starting their own dream business. The sourcing technique I use in my business saved me money and time. It also demonstrated to the suppliers that they are dealing with a seasoned buyer, therefore making negotiation easier. Sourcing is a skill that you can improve thru practice. Building your system one transaction at a time is the best way to perfect this process.

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“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”

— Franklin Roosevelt