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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.

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167: Key Takeaways From Sellers Summit 2017 With Toni Anderson And Steve Chou

167: Key Takeaways From Sellers Summit 2017 With Toni Anderson And Steve Chou
Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:51 — 71.5MB) Today, we’re doing a special episode because I’m not interviewing anyone on the show. Instead, I brought Toni Anderson back on the podcast to do a recap of Sellers Summit 2017. Now if you don’t know Toni, she’s my partner in crime and she’s actually been on the show 3 or 4 times already. Anyway, the Sellers Summit is a conference that we throw every year and today we’re going to talk about what worked, what didn’t and some key takeaways. Click here to buy the virtual pass for Sellers Summit 2017 What You’ll Learn Two new...

166: How To Thrive As An Artist In This Day And Age With Jeff Goins

166: How To Thrive As An Artist In This Day And Age With Jeff Goins
Podcast: Download (Duration: 59:48 — 68.7MB) In this episode, I have Jeff Goins on the show. Jeff is someone who I met a Fincon years ago where he gave an awesome keynote speech. He’s the author of 4 books including a national bestseller called The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do. He also runs a course called Tribe Writers where he teaches others how to get your writing noticed. Anyway the reason why I decided to bring him on the show is because I wanted to interview a creative professional who makes a...

165: How To Create A Sales And Email Funnel For Your Store With Austin Brawner

How To Create A Sales And Email Funnel For Your Store With Austin Brawner
Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:00 — 64.8MB) Today, I’m thrilled to have Austin Brawner back on the show. I met Austin at the Ecommerce Fuel conference 3 years ago and we’ve kept in touch since. In fact, I had Austin on back in episode 65 a long time ago. Austin runs the Ecommerce Influence Podcast and also helps ecommerce companies grow with his site Brand Growth Experts. He’s also the CMO of an ecommerce company called Boom Boom Energy. Austin is a popular speaker on marketing for ecommerce and helped scale a company from 0 – 11 million in 2.5 years...

164: How To Use Instagram To Create A 7 Figure Ecommerce Business In Under A Year

How To Use Instagram To Create A 7 Figure Ecommerce Business In Under A Year
Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:01 — 77.2MB) Today I’m happy to have Bishoi Khella on the show. Bishoi and his partner Ibrahim started MyTruwood.com which is an affordable and stylish wooden watch company. Now what’s cool about their company is that they managed to generate 1 million dollar in sales in their first year using only Instagram as their marketing channel. And as you all know, Instagram is a great way to market your ecommerce store if you know what you are doing. Clearly Ibrahim and Bishoi know what they are doing and today, we’re going to find out their strategies and tactics. What...

163: How To Successfully Sell Products In Saturated Niches With Grant Yuan

163: How To Successfully Sell Products In Saturated Niches With Grant Yuan
Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:37 — 63.9MB) Today, I’m thrilled to have Grant Yuan on the show. Grant runs the EcomCrew podcast along with Mike Jackness who I had back in episode 119. Anyway, Grant runs a bunch of different businesses which include a cutting board store at CuttingBoard.com and a few brick and mortar stores like Cinnabon. But the reason I wanted to have him on the podcast is to show how you can take something simple and saturated like cutting boards and turn it into a thriving ecommerce business. What You’ll Learn Grant’s strategy for SEO Why your domain is still important How Grant...

162: How To Leverage Influencer Marketing To Grow Your Brand With Jessica Thorpe Of Gen.Video

How To Leverage Influencer Marketing To Grow Your Brand With Jessica Thorpe Of Gen.Video
Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:43 — 72.7MB) Today I am thrilled to have Jessica Thorpe on the show. Jessica is the President of Gen.Video which is a site that matches businesses to influencers especially in the video space. Now if you’ve been selling anything online, you know that influencer marketing is huge. One of my prior guests Emmanuel Eleyae in episode 57 used You Tube influencers to generate 65K in 4 months and is now making 7 figures. Anyway, Jessica’s company Gen.video is at the forefront of influencer marketing and we’re going to pick her brain today about the best ways to...

161: How To Ditch Your Average Job And Start An Epic Business With Daniel Dipiazza

How To Ditch Your Average Job And Start An Epic Business With Daniel Dipiazza
Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:20 — 56.7MB) Today I thrilled to have my buddy Daniel DiPiazza back on the show. Now if you don’t remember Daniel, I had him on my podcast back on episode 103 where he talked about how he got 130K Instagram subscribers in 6 months. He’s the owner of Rich20Something.com where he teaches young people how to start their own freelance businesses. But a lot has happened since we last spoke. For one thing, he acquired Under30CEO.com which is another huge entrepreneurship site. And he has published his very own book entitled Ditch your average job, start an...

160: A Deep Dive Into Running Amazon Sponsored Ads With Jeff Cohen And Brandon Checketts

A Deep Dive Into Running Amazon Sponsored Ads With Jeff Cohen And Brandon Checketts
Podcast: 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...

159: Larry Kim On How To Run Profitable Google Adwords Campaigns

Larry Kim On How To Run Profitable Google Adwords Campaigns
Podcast: 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...

158: How Noah Kagan Grew Sumo.com To An 8 Figure Company

158: How Noah Kagan Grew Sumo.com To An 8 Figure Company
Podcast: 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...

157: How To Create An 8 Figure Amazon Business Selling Electronics With Bernie Thompson

How To Create An 8 Figure Amazon Business Selling Electronics With Bernie Thompson
Podcast: 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....

156: How My Student Carmen Makes 6 Figures Selling Kaftans Online Without Amazon

How My Student Carmen Makes 6 Figures Selling Kaftans Online
Podcast: 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...

155: Jonathan Fields On The Good Life Project And How To Find Meaning As An Entrepreneur

Jonathan Fields On The Good Life Project And How To Find Meaning As An Entrepreneur
Podcast: 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...

154: Darren Rowse On How To Become A Professional Blogger Today

Darren Rowse On How To Become A Professional Blogger Today
Podcast: 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...

153: How To Use Amazon Exclusives To Launch A Successful Product With Chris Boerner

How To Use Amazon Exclusives To Launch A Successful Product With Chris Boerner
Podcast: 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...

152: Easy Ways To Boost Sales And The Real Reason You Need To Look Beyond Amazon

152: Easy Ways To Boost Sales And The Real Reason You Need To Look Beyond Amazon
Podcast: 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...

151: How Mike Stelzner Created A Multi Million Dollar Social Media Marketing Site And Conference

151: How Mike Stelzner Created The Largest Social Media Marketing How To Site Online
Podcast: 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...

150: How My Student Abby Makes 100K/Month Selling High Heel Insoles Online

150: How My Student Abby Makes 100K/Month Selling High Heel Insoles Online
Podcast: 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...

149: How To Make 6 Figures Selling Jewelry Online With Tracy Matthews

149: How To Make 6 Figures Selling Jewelry Online With Tracy Matthews
Podcast: 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...

148: How We Grew Our Ecommerce Store By 22% In 2016 With Steve Chou

148: How We Grew Our Ecommerce Business By 22% In 2016 With Steve Chou
Podcast: 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 Sellers Summit BumblebeeLinens.com Sponsors Klaviyo.com – Klaviyo is the email marketing platform...