The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast is an interview based show where I bring in small business entrepreneurs who are killing it online. But there’s a twist. All of the entrepreneurs on my show bootstrapped their businesses and started their own ventures to improve their lifestyle in some way.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ160JeffBrandon.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:20 — 77.6MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have both Jeff Cohen and Brandon Checketts on the show. Now Jeff has already been on the podcast in episode 120 where we talked about reviews and how to get ranked in Amazon.
But today we are blessed to have Brandon Checketts on the show as well. Brandon is actually the founder of Seller Labs and was the original programmer and developer of Feedback Genius and Ignite.
What I like about Jeff and Brandon is that they are always on the ball when it comes to Amazon and I wanted them...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ159LarryKim.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:09 — 66.4MB)
Larry is the founder and CTO of Wordstream and Mobile Monkey which is a service that develops online marketing software and helps companies optimize their PPC ad campaigns.
He is considered one of the most influential PPC experts in the world and he’s a frequent blogger for Search Engine Land, MOZ, Search Engine Journal and other top business publications.
In this episode, you will learn about how he started Wordstream and how to run profitable PPC campaigns the right way.
What You’ll Learn
How Larry came up with the idea to start Wordstream
How to run a brand new PPC...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ158NoahKaganSumo.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 58:47 — 81.0MB)
Today, I’m really happy to have Noah Kagan back on the show. Now Noah was actually one of my very first guests way back in episode 7 and he took a chance on coming on a podcast that hadn’t even launched yet.
Anyway since we last spoke, Noah has gone on to create an 8 figure company in the span of 3 years in Sumo.com and today we’re going to find out exactly how he did it. Noah also started a podcast called “Noah Kagan Presents” which you can all check out by clicking...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ157BernieThompson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:29 — 62.6MB)
Today I‘m lucky to have Bernie Thompson on the show. Bernie runs an 8 figure business called Plugable.com which is a company that sells USB and Bluetooth devices online.
Now what’s cool is that his company is global. Plugable sells its products in many different countries all over the world. And what’s also cool is that Bernie built all of his own tools in house to manage his Amazon business named Efficient Era.
Now I’ve actually started using Efficient Era myself to manage the feedback for my shop and the tools are really useful....
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ156CarmenRivas.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:30 — 66.9MB)
Today I’m really happy to have Carmen Rivas on the show. And Carmen is actually a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course from Australia.
She joined over a year ago and she’s been doing amazing with her business Vizcosa.com. Now I often get questions from listeners whether it’s possible to run a viable ecommerce business outside of the US and the answer is of course.
Carmen sells kaftans and resort wear and what’s cool about her story is that she validated her niche using Facebook before investing a lot of money into her...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ155JonathanFields.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:33 — 59.3MB)
Today, I’ve got an extra special guest on the show. He’s someone who I’ve followed and looked up to every since I started blogging in 2009 and that person is Jonathan Fields.
Jonathan is an amazing writer, speaker, podcaster and he has this incredible ability to build community. What I also like about him is that he’s a family man we share a lot of the same values when it comes to life and business. In other words, he’s very mindful of balance and living a full life.
Today, we are going...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ154DarrenRowse.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:30 — 56.9MB)
Today I have someone really special on the show. He’s actually someone who I’ve looked up to for a very long time and someone who I never thought I would have access to especially since he lives in Australia. And he’s actually one of the reasons why I got started blogging in the first place back in 2009.
His blog ProBlogger.net started a revolution of professional bloggers all over the world. He’s got close to 8000 posts and he’s influenced millions of people worldwide. If you don’t know who I’m talking about by now, it’s...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ153ChrisBoernerV3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:03 — 63.5MB)
Today I’ve have someone really special on the show, Chris Boerner. Now I met Chris at the Ecommerce Fuel conference in Savannah Georgia a month ago and I’m really glad that we met. She has an amazing story and she runs a successful business called CieloPillHolders.com where she sells premium key chain pill fobs.
She’s done exceptionally well on Amazon, is extremely well connected with the Amazon community and she has a lot of experience with the platform.
In fact, she’s been featured in several videos on the Amazon website including a full blown documentary about...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ152SteveSellMore.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 21:56 — 30.4MB)
In this solo podcast episode, I go over the most important reason why you need to expand beyond Amazon. You’ll learn 6 easy to implement strategies on how to sell more to your existing customers and boost your sales significantly.
Enjoy the show!
What You’ll Learn
How to find your business customers
How to find your best repeat customers
How to leverage Facebook lookalike audiences
How to cross sell your customers
How to implement a referral program
Why you need to expand beyond Amazon
Other Resources And Books
Sign up for my free 6 day mini course on ecommerce
The Sellers Summit – My Annual...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ151MikeStelzner.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:53 — 59.7MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Michael Stelzner on the show. Now I was introduced to Mike by my friend Darren Rowse of Problogger and I’m really glad that he made the intro.
Mike runs the ridiculously popular site Social Media Examiner which gets an insane amount of traffic. I’m just going to make a rough estimate here but I’m guessing somewhere in the 1.1 million uniques per month range.
He’s got over a half million email subscribers and a half million Facebook fans for his page. Mike also runs the largest social media conference...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ150AbbyWalker.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:16 — 72.1MB)
Abby Walker is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I’m really happy to have her on the show today. Abby runs VivianLou.com where she sells insoles for high heels.
What I love about Abby is that she never takes no for an answer and finds opportunities from out of nowhere. Some might call it luck, but I believe that everyone is in charge of their own fate. She’s doing awesome and she’s not even on Amazon yet!
Enjoy the interview as there are a lot of details that Abby shares...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ149TracyMatthews.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 57:53 — 66.5MB)
Today, I’m thrilled to have Tracy Matthews on the show. Tracy is someone who I was introduced to by Andreea Ayers and she runs the popular site Flourish Thrive Academy where she teaches others how to sell jewelry online.
Tracy has a ton of experience in this area and her jewelry line was sold in over 350 retail outlets all over the globe (ABC home, Sundance Catalog, Bloomingdales, Anthro) and she’s been featured in many magazines like Real Simple, InStyle And lucky magazine.
Anyway, since Tracy specializes in jewelry sales I am very eager to pick...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ148Store2016.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 26:15 — 36.3MB)
My wife just closed the books on BumblebeeLinens.com for 2016 and I’m happy to say that we had another year of double digit growth. In this episode, I go over in detail how we grew and what’s in store for 2017.
What You’ll Learn
Why it was a tough year for my shop
Our revenue and profit numbers for the year
The main contributors to growth for 2016
Why conversion optimization is so important
Why you need to keep an open mind
The importance of a mastermind group
Other Resources And Books
Klaviyo.com – Klaviyo is the email marketing platform...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJBlog2016.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 27:19 — 37.8MB)
My wife just closed the books on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com for 2016 and I’m happy to say that I hit 2 major milestones this past year. In this episode, I go over in detail how I managed to make over a million dollars blogging and what’s in store for 2017.
What You’ll Learn
The 2 milestones I hit this year
Why I decided to quit my job
Why it was so hard for me to quit
The income report for my blog
How I hit the million dollar mark this year
My Facebook ads strategy
Should you start a blog or an online store
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ146MichaelGerber.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:53 — 53.9MB)
Today, I’ve got an extra special guest on the show. He’s an author who I’ve followed ever since I started my first business.
He is an amazing speaker, author, and business consultant who has coached more entrepreneurs than anyone I can think of.
His book the EMyth Revisited is considered required reading for anyone wanting to build a business of their own and changed my way of thinking about small business.
He’s the founder of the dreaming room, a 3 month program that introduces you to a new way of thinking about entrepreneurship.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ145RacheHolland.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:13 — 60.0MB)
Today I’m really happy to have Rachel Holland on the show. Rachel is someone who I was introduced to by a friend and she is killing it in the network marketing space. Rachel runs the popular site Surviving The Stores where she teaches others how to save money and live healthy on a budget.
She and her husband Ryan run the site together and have turned it into a huge resource. Anyway up until this point, I have not had anyone doing network marketing before on the podcast and I’m very curious how it works....
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ144HarryCampbell.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:48 — 59.6MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Harry Campbell on the show. Harry is someone who I just met at the financial blogging conference in San Diego and we actually met playing basketball.
A few conversations later and I knew that I wanted to have him on the podcast. Harry has an interesting story. He started his site TheRideShareGuy.com in 2014 when he was a full time aerospace engineer and part time Uber and Lyft driver.
And seeing as how ride share services were starting to take off, he decided to create the ultimate ride sharing...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ143BjorkOstrom.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 53:45 — 61.8MB)
I’m really happy to have my friend Bjork Ostrum on the podcast today. While Bjork and I have not met in person, we have mutual friends in Erin Chase and Jim Wang, both of whom I’ve had on the podcast in previous episodes.
Bjork runs the very popular site Pinch Of Yum where he blogs about food. And when I say that his site is popular, I mean that it is crazy popular. Last month he had 2.7 million visitors to his site. He has 91,000 Facebook fans, over 227,000 Instagram followers and...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ142JenDePaoli.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 40:29 — 55.9MB)
Jen DePaoli is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I’m really happy to have her on the show today. Jen runs ShowerCurtainHQ.com where she sells shower curtains online.
What I love about Jen is that she hustles, she’s constantly finding new ways to expand her business and she’s not afraid to try a variety of different business models. Just like the other student interviews that I’ve conducted, this podcast provides a very realistic, in the trenches account of someone who just started their online store.
Enjoy the interview as...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ141RyanDeiss.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 40:31 — 55.9MB)
Today, I’m happy to have Ryan Deiss on the show. Now I’ve actually been following Ryan for quite some time. He is the founder and CEO of Digital Marketer and over the last 3 years, he’s invested over 15 million on marketing tests, generated tens of millions of visitors and sent over a billion emails.
He is an expert when it comes to online marketing and brand building. He runs a major conference called Traffic and Conversions every year. And he recently started a new conference called Content And Commerce which I...
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