About Cordelia Blake

Cordelia has a background in technology and training. She started selling online in 2013 with her own website and then moved onto Amazon.com. After jumping in with sourcing via wholesale she explored arbitrage, and ultimately sells a mix of wholesale bundles and private label products. Her clothing line, Everyday Curves, plus sized women’s althleisure wear, just went live in 2017.She has interviewed over 100 successful sellers and industry experts for her online show for Scanner Society and has also helped the members grow their businesses through learning and sound business building. She has taught classes on how to source, wholesale, bundle and list on Amazon.com. Her e-commerce company currently focuses on selling high end gift boxes and clothing online.She happily resides with her husband of 18 years, 2 boys (ages 6 and 15), 1 black lab, and 2 cats in Atlanta, Georgia.
31 08, 2017

China Canton Fair Trip And Program: Private Label And Brand Building

2017-10-08T11:05:55+00:00 Classes, Live Events|Comments Off on China Canton Fair Trip And Program: Private Label And Brand Building

China Canton Fair April 23 - April 27th, 2018 Pre Trip Prep, A Facilitated Canton Fair Tour, Networking and Post Trip Follow Up & Assistance Join us for a 6 month long exploration of importing from China. It begins with 3 pre-trip workshops on preparing for the journey both logistically and from a vendor research perspective, a facilitated trip to the Canton Fair in China with shared meals, a guided tour and expert Q [...]

25 08, 2017

eComChicago Mixer 2017

2017-10-19T18:35:33+00:00 Live Events|1 Comment

Join Scanner Society in partnership with CoMerchant and Scanpower for an exclusive private mixer in our house in Elk Grove, IL. Attendees of the eComChicago Conference and other local e-commerce professionals are welcome. FREE TROLLEY will shuttle folks from the Country Inn and Suites to the party and back. It's running from 7:45pm - 10:45pm. Join us for FOOD, DRINK, & Networking! Location: 1S060 Church Street, Lombard, IL  60148  Thursday, Oct 19th 8:00pm -  11:00pm Our Fabulous AirBnB [...]

7 04, 2017

Trade Show Strategy with Abby

2017-08-28T18:38:29+00:00 General Business, News and Updates|Comments Off on Trade Show Strategy with Abby

Scanner Monkey member, Abby Hunt, recently attended the ASD trade show in Las Vegas. She summed up her lessons learned which really apply to attending any trade show. DO YOUR RESEARCH BEFORE YOU GO. I researched vendors and products for the week prior to ASD and was completely prepared when I hit the floor. SCHEDULE SOME BROWSE TIME. Since I had prepared, I was able to enjoy browsing some booths & vendors by day 3 without [...]

23 03, 2017

How To Make Tax Exempt Business Purchases From Walmart.com

2017-03-23T07:45:23+00:00 News and Updates, Policies|Comments Off on How To Make Tax Exempt Business Purchases From Walmart.com

Walmart.com can be a lucrative source of inventory either for simple resale or for making bundles. Many online sellers buy from there and resell on Amazon or other marketplaces. If you are buying for resale, you can avoid paying sales tax both online and in store. ONLINE If you buy from Walmart.com for the purposes of reselling their inventory on another website such as Amazon, you can apply for TAX EXEMPT status to avoid paying [...]

6 02, 2017

Milas – New Seller

2017-06-18T21:38:14+00:00 Seller Success Stories - Case Studies|Comments Off on Milas – New Seller

Milas is a relatively new Amazon seller, he's only been on since the summer of 2016. He was focusing on arbitrage but is switching after his first suspension and reinstatement. He sells on Amazon full time as well as owning a small chain of restaurants in Atlanta, Davinci's. Goals? "My goal, because of my passion is to own a film studio and everything I have done, the restaurants, now retail, is to finance my celluloid [...]