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/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...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ140OmarWebinar.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:54 — 57.4MB)
Today, I’m really happy to have Omar Zenhom back on the show. Now Omar is someone who I met at a private mastermind meeting led by John Corcoran and he was actually a guest on the show already back in episode 88 when we talked about his award winning podcast, the $100 MBA.
But along with his podcast, he’s been working on another project, Webinar Ninja, which is a software company that he founded last year which is already doing 7 figures.
What’s also cool is that this project was self funded. If you follow...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ139KevinStecko.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:50 — 55.0MB)
Kevin Stecko is someone who I met at an ecommerce mastermind retreat earlier in the year. And as luck would have it, I got stuck on a ski lift with the guy and we were forced to chat.
Anyway, Kevin runs an awesome site called 80stees.com where he sells tshirts from the 80s. I was on the site the other day and it brought back memories of youth.
In fact, I used to watch Robotech when I was a kid and I was pleasantly surprised to find Robotech t-shirts! How cool is that? ...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ138NavidMoazzez.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:44 — 59.5MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Navid Moazzez on the show. Navid is someone who randomly reached out to me to take part in one of his virtual summits. And because we have a ton of mutual friends like Natalie Sisson, Grant Baldwin, Jd Roth among others, we started chatting.
That’s when I was introduced to the amazing world of virtual summits. Navid is a virtual summit expert and he makes a living putting on online conferences.
If you’ve been following me online, you probably know that I had my first live event in May...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ137NeilPatel.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:33 — 57.0MB)
Today, I’m excited to have the Neil Patel on the show. I’ve actually been following Neil for quite some time. In fact, I remember when I first discovered him back in 2008, I dropped him a comment on his main blog which was QuickSprout at the time.
In fact, just for fun I actually went back through my archives to check. I emailed him on September 19, 2008 about his post on 10 timeless business tips. And he replied in like 10 seconds, checked out my blog and actually gave me some...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ136SpencerSale.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:15 — 53.2MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Spencer Haws back on the show. If you don’t remember him from Episode 54, Spencer runs the popular blog NichePursuits.com where he teaches others how to start niche online businesses.
He was one of the speakers at the Sellers Summit talking about SEO. He’s also the creator of Long Tail Pro which is one of the best keyword research tools on the market today.
But recently, he decided to sell that business and being the nosy guy that I am, I wanted all the details. Enjoy the show!
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ135DanaJaunzemisAmazon.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 58:22 — 67.1MB)
Today I’m really excited to have Dana Jaunzemis back on the show. Dana is someone who I met through Andrew Youderian and she’s actually in a private group that I meet with on a semi monthly basis.
If you don’t remember Dana, I had her on episode 85 of the podcast where we discussed her strategies for acquiring and growing existing businesses.
Well since that interview Dana has acquired yet another company and we’re going to talk about how she’s already doubled its revenues. In addition, she was lucky enough to attend Amazon’s womens...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ134SusanSu.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 36:54 — 42.5MB)
Today I’m excited to have Susan Su on the show. Susan has worked with a bunch of well known entrepreneurs including Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich and Noah Kagan of AppSumo.
She has a ton of experience with email and content marketing specifically targeting small businesses and is a partner at 500 Startups today.
Enjoy the interview!
What You’ll Learn
How to break through the noise given the average person gets 500 marketing emails per month
Best practices for improving the open and click through rate
Copywriting tips for maximum engagement
How to improve the deliverability rate
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ133MikeBrown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:19 — 56.7MB)
Today I have Mike Brown on the show. Mike is someone who I was introduced to through by Tommy Walker who runs the Shopify Plus blog.
Anyway, normally I don’t interview referrals who I haven’t met but Mike has an amazing story. He runs the popular coffee brand Death Wish Coffee which even has its own wiki page.
His company has been featured in countless publications and even had an ad in the superbowl. Normally, I wouldn’t necessarily advise anyone go into the coffee niche because it’s extremely competitive and saturated, but Mike made it...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ132RyanGrant.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:17 — 57.8MB)
Ryan Grant is someone who I met at the Import Summit last year and I’ve been following his work every since.
He runs the popular site OnlineSellingExperiment.com where he talks about all of his adventures selling physical products online.
Now if you recall way back in episode 17, I had Jessica Larrew on the podcast to talk about her Amazon retail arbitrage business.
Well Ryan has taken that same model of retail and online arbitrage and scaled it to small company with employees.
What is online and retail arbitrage? It’s the process of buying from...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ131SteveChouEcomModel.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 34:43 — 48.0MB)
Today I decided to do a solo episode because it’s been a long time since I’ve taken the mic to give some of my own opinions.
A lot of people have been asking for advice lately on what type of ecommerce business model to pursue so I put together a quick and dirty episode to describe all the different models out there and give you enough information for you to make an educated decision for yourself.
Enjoy the episode!
What You’ll Learn
How dropshipping works
How private labeling works
How selling wholesale works
The pros and cons of each business model
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ130ManuelBecvar.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:12 — 55.4MB)
Today I have Manuel Becvar on the show. Now Manuel and I had exchanged several emails in the past few years but it wasn’t until Will Tjernlund and Peter Zapf of Global Sources and I started chatting did I get to know Manuel.
If you’ve never heard of Manuel, he runs ImportDojo.com which is a site that helps others source goods from Asia.
In fact, Manuel runs a sourcing service as well and he has been helping me source a few things from China.
Anyway, Manuel has a ton of experience sourcing products from Asia and...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ129NathalieLussier.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:35 — 60.5MB)
Today, I’m thrilled to have Nathalie Lussier on the show. I’ve actually known Nathalie for a heck of a long time now dating back since 2010. In fact, I remember the early days when we were both launching our blogs
But since 2010, Nathalie has been kicking butt. She first found success with her site Raw Foods Witch where she teaches people about the benefits of raw foods. But what I love about Nathalie is that she’s a techie.
With her tech, design and marketing skills, she also created NathalieLussier.com where she now helps small online businesses...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ128GlenAllsopp.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:43 — 62.9MB)
Today, I’m thrilled to have Glen Allsop on the show. Glen runs the awesome site ViperChill.com where he teaches people how to get traffic to their websites.
Glen and I actually go way back to 2010 where we were members of the same blog voting group and we’ve loosely kept in touch since. He’s got an amazing array of articles that go into incredible depth. I want to say a short post for him is like 3000 words. And the reason why I follow Glen’s work is because he talks about topics that other...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ127NathanLatka.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:42 — 61.7MB)
Today, I’m thrilled to have Nathan Latka on the show. Nathan is the founder of Heyo.com which is a company that does social giveaways for Facebook and other social media platforms.
Now what’s amazing about Nathan is that he started this 8 figure company at age 24 and then recently sold it to his main competitor for a nice sum.
What’s also cool is that Nathan started his businesses knowing absolutely nothing at age 21 and actually made 70K worth of revenue before he ever started building his product.
His story is truly inspirational. Enjoy the...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ126JasonWeisenthal.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:44 — 52.6MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Jason Weisenthal on the show. Jason is someone who I met at a mastermind group meeting that I attended in San Francisco last year.
And what’s cool about Jason is that he has managed to combine tech and ecommerce together to form WallMonkeys.com, an online store that offers more than 20 million images that you can print and stick on your wall.
Not only is his business model ingenious but he can basically run his 7 figure ecommerce company with just a handful of employees because of all of the...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ125PamCail.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:55 — 60.9MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have a very special guest on the show Pam Cail. Pam is the VP of a company called HYCLogistics and she’s helped thousands of sellers get their goods to their warehouses from Asia.
They’ve been in business since 1948 and she knows shipping and logistics inside and out. The reason why I have her on the show today is because many people are intimidated by the importing process.
Plus, my wife and I import many times a year by sea and we’ve also been confused by all of the...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ124CynthiaStine.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:46 — 76.9MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Cynthia Stine on the show. Cynthia is someone I met at the Import Summit last year and she runs a site called OnlineSalesStepByStep.com where she offers a variety of very unique services related to Amazon.
She’s has worked with hundreds of Amazon sellers over the years and she specializes in helping companies get out of the Amazon penalty box.
If you’re ever suspended, Cynthia will help you get unsuspended.
If a dirty seller is purposely trying to sabotage you, Cynthia can help.
If want to know all of the tips and tricks on how to...
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