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About Ryan Faist

Ryan Faist is the Corporate Marketing Content Manager for Channel Key. As an accomplished marketing professional, journalist, copywriter, graphic designer and problem-solver with experience on both sides of the media, Ryan is passionate about discovering creative, effective ways to help businesses exceed their marketing and communication goals.

Channel Key Transitions to a Fully Remote Company

By |2020-08-18T21:19:46-07:00August 18th, 2020|Blog|

Channel Key, LLC is excited to announce that we have transitioned to a fully remote company. Our channel management marketplace agency employs e-commerce professionals from around the U.S. and has established an-offshore support team in the Philippines. Channel Key began piloting remote work options in 2019, allowing employees to work from home two days a week. In March, we were forced to close our offices to comply with a state-wide lockdown in response to COVID-19.

An Important Amazon FBA Deadline

By |2020-08-14T17:39:22-07:00August 12th, 2020|Blog|

Summer is winding down, which is good news for many businesses. With COVID-19 accelerating online shopping, Amazon Prime Day (slated for October) and the 2020 holiday season are on path to generate record e-commerce sales. However, a successful Q4 on the world’s largest online marketplace is largely contingent upon another event that will arrive much sooner: Amazon’s Inventory Performance Index (IPI) evaluation period.

Back-To-School Shopping is Changing

By |2020-08-06T14:29:20-07:00August 6th, 2020|Blog|

These days it’s difficult to discuss anything without mentioning COVID-19. The pandemic has added an element of uncertainty to just about every facet of daily life. Case in point: with the fall semester approaching, parents and students are still unsure exactly what the upcoming school year will look like. Many schools, colleges, and universities have announced a tentative mix of e-learning and in-classroom teaching, which has changed the demand for back-to-school supplies.

Moving from 1P to 3P on Amazon: Checkmate Your Competition

By |2020-07-31T19:10:12-07:00July 31st, 2020|Blog|

Transitioning to Seller Central is a major change that will impact both the short-term and long-term operations of your company. The good news is: 3P offers an opportunity to significantly increase not just revenue, but net profits. The bad news is: if you don’t transition strategically, it will be much more challenging to succeed on Seller Central.

The 2020 Race to $700 Billion: How COVID-19 is Redefining the Role of e-commerce

By |2020-07-27T16:38:27-07:00July 24th, 2020|Blog|

There’s no denying COVID-19 has changed the way consumers purchase goods. Stay-at-home mandates have forced many people to shift their shopping routines to online platforms like Amazon. Now that we are more than halfway through the year, it’s becoming clearer what this could mean for the future of business: success or failure.

Channel Key Names Ryan Rollo Chief Operating Officer

By |2020-07-17T19:42:39-07:00July 17th, 2020|Blog|

Channel Key is excited to announce that Ryan Rollo has been named Chief Operating Officer. This newly created position will help scale our agency’s rapid growth and will report directly to President, CEO, and Co-Founder Dan Brownsher. “Ryan has an impressive background of successfully leading and growing businesses in technology and e-commerce markets,” said Brownsher. [...]

Amazon Prime Day 2020

By |2020-07-27T17:24:21-07:00July 10th, 2020|Blog|

When is Amazon Prime Day 2020? That's been the million-dollar question. Billion dollars, actually. In 2019, Prime Day generated an estimated $7.16 billion in sales over the course of 48 hours. It’s no wonder this is the most anticipated annual event for Amazon sellers and vendors.

How to Sell Personal Protective Equipment on Amazon

By |2020-08-11T20:51:03-07:00June 26th, 2020|Blog|

Most states in the U.S. currently have some type of face-covering mandate in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Even if these are lifted, items like face masks and gloves are likely to remain popular preventive measures for the foreseeable future. Naturally, many businesses are seeking to capitalize on this increased demand by selling [...]