Who is it?

Beau Crabill


What was this episode about?

In this episode, I had the opportunity to speak with Beau Crabill. He has built a successful multi-million dollar e-commerce business before the age of 21, and he is sharing exactly how he did it.

Beau is such a testament to how age does not matter when it comes to entrepreneurship. He caught the bug very early in life and started selling custom socks to classmates while in middle school. Before then, he would dabble in other traditional kid-friendly business methods such as lemonade stands and newspaper routes, but his sock business was the thing that really began to open doors for him.

After successfully selling in school, Beau Crabill was forced to move to the online space to comply with school rules. He learned out to sell on eBay through a friend’s dad, and as it turns out, his business became even more lucrative! 

At just twelve years old, he made three grand a month and realized that there was money to be made in the online space. Since that time, he worked with many different types of e-commerce businesses and has become a significant player in online retail. Stay tuned and listen to the rest of his story. It might just help lead you in the direction you’ve been looking to go in.

Key Takeaways

  • Beau Crabill’s first taste of entrepreneurship (1:30)
  • Selling on eBay and Amazon while still in high school (5:30)
  • Turning down his athletic scholarship to pursue his business (11:24)
  • An early obstacle he hit and overcame (14:51)
  • Learning how to invest in your business  (17:08)
  • Advice for those that are new to e-commerce (18:43)
  • The most common mistakes people make when they’re new to selling on Amazon or eBay (21:08)



When did this episode air?

July 06, 2020