The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast With Steve Chou

The MyWifeQuitHerJob podcast is a podcast about entrepreneurs who quit their jobs to start successful online businesses.

Through a series of personal interviews, Steve uncovers the exact strategies that led to their success.

Unlike other business podcasts, Steve is known for digging deep and extracting out every last detail.

He's never afraid to ask the hard questions and he leverages his extensive knowledge running his two 7 figure businesses to get to the point.

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416: Bootstrapping A 2 Billion Dollar Company With Spencer Jan Of Solo Stove

416: Bootstrapping A 2 Billion Dollar Company With Spencer Jan Of Solo Stove

Today I have my friend Spencer Jan show. Spencer is probably one of the most successful e-commerce entrepreneurs that I have had on the show who bootstrapped his business from the ground up. He started Solo Stove with his brother which went on to have a billion-dollar evaluation with multiple 8-figure exits. In this episode, Spencer walks us through what he did and his thought processes in creating his company. What You’ll Learn How Spencer got into ecommerce and how he created Solo Stove Why Spencer closed his 7 figure clothing brands to focus on Solo Stove How Spencer bootstrapped […]

415: My Wife Goes Back To Work! I Need A New Domain And Your Advice

415: Wife Goes Back To Work. MyWifeQuitHerJob.com Is No More

Today I have my lovely wife Jennifer on the show to discuss a potentially significant event in her life. She might be going back to work! And in doing so, my entire blog, my podcast name, and my domain may need to change to MyWifeWentBackToWork.com But seriously, we need your advice. In this episode, my wife and I discuss the decision and would love your input. Enjoy! What You’ll Learn How my wife got this life changing opportunity Weighing the pros and cons of going back to work How this job will affect our ecommerce business Other Resources And Books […]

414: How To Get Into Oprah And Other Magazines For Free With Andreea Matei

Andreea Matei

Today I’m happy to have Andreea Matei on the show. Andreea is the creator of Launch Grow Joy where she helps e-commerce businesses get free publicity.  She’s helped many shop owners get into Oprah, Vogue, Country Living etc…, and she has personally appeared in more than 200 magazines, newspapers, and TV shows.  With the holidays right around the corner, Andreea is going to teach us how to get free press to maximize your Christmas sales. What You’ll Learn Where to find editors for popular magazines How to approach a publisher to get your products included in gift guides How Andreea […]

413: The Harsh Reality Of Selling On Amazon Today With Liran Hirschkorn

413: The Harsh Reality Of Selling Successfully On Amazon Today With Liran Hirschkorn

Today I’m thrilled to have Liran Hirschkorn on the show. Liran is the founder of Incrementum Digital where he helps Amazon sellers grow their businesses. Over the years, he’s helped many clients grow to 8 and 9 figures and he has his finger on the pulse of Amazon. In this episode, we talk about the latest strategies to maximize Amazon sales. What You’ll Learn How Liran got started selling on Amazon What strategies are working right now on Amazon The minimum bar you must meet to be successful on Amazon today Other Resources And Books Incrementum Digital Sponsors Postscript.io – […]

412: Student Story- From 0 To 6 Figures Selling Mosquito Nets With Maria Finch

412: Student Story- From 0 To 6 Figures Selling Mosquito Nets With Maria Finch

Today I’m thrilled to have a friend and long time student of my Create A Profitable Online Store Course on the show, Maria Finch. Maria is one of my favorite students in the class and what I love about her is her grit. She has gone through so much adversity in business and life and has prevailed through it all. She’s a fighter, a mindset coach, and a proud business owner of a mosquito net business that she’s grown to a healthy 6 figure income. In this episode, you’ll learn about her story and how she did it. What You’ll […]

411: From 0 To $140M Selling Boutique Clothing – The Story Of PinkLily With Tori Gerbig

Tori Gerbig

Today I’m thrilled to have Tori Gerbig on the show. Tori runs a $140 million business selling clothing and boutique fashion over at PinkLily.com. What’s amazing about Tori’s story is that she grew up in a working-class family in Kentucky and started with nothing. She didn’t take any funding and bootstrapped her business completely from the ground up.  In this episode, she teaches us how she did it. What You’ll Learn How to build a boutique clothing brand from complete scratch How to generate sales without spending a lot of money How to test what clothing designs will sell before […]

410: How To Start A 7 Figure Clothing Brand From Scratch With Raphael Schneider

410: How To Start A 7 Figure Clothing Brand From Scratch With Raphael Schneider

Today, I have my friend Raphael Schneider on the show and he runs a successful men’s clothing brand. Now men’s clothing is one of the most challenging niches to sell into but Raphael has managed to create an impressive 7-figure high-end men’s brand over at Fort Belvedere by leveraging the power of YouTube. In fact, Raphael is so popular that I can’t hang out with him without being randomly accosted by people on the street wanting to take pictures with him. In this episode, he’s going to teach us how he created his incredible brand. What You’ll Learn How to […]

409: A Template For Creating Powerful And Persuasive Ads With Cody Iverson

409: A Template For Creating Powerful And Persuasive Ads With Cody Iverson

In this episode, I have my friend Cody Iverson on the show. Cody is the founder of Viscap Media, an ad creative agency that works with influencers to create high converting ads. If you have been having problems with your Facebook Ads, it’s likely because you are using poor quality creatives. In this episode, Cody outlines his exact system for scaling eCommerce brands and the templates he uses to create effective ads. What You’ll Learn Cody’s formula for scaling the creation of direct response video ads and branded content How to leverage influencer marketing to create content for your ads […]

408: A Strategy That Gives 10X Better Returns Than Email With Adam Turner

408: This Strategy Gives A 10X Better Return Than Email With Adam Turner

Today I’m thrilled to have Adam Turner on the show. Adam is the CEO of Postscript, the text messaging provider I use for all of my businesses. When I first installed Postscript in my store, I was a little skeptical about sending texts to my customers.  But since then, it’s become a top 5 revenue source for Bumblebee Linens. In this episode, we talk about the ins and outs of SMS marketing from someone who lives and breathes it. What You’ll Learn The intricacies of SMS marketing Why SMS marketing is more effective than email marketing How to create a […]

407: Starting The World’s Fastest Growing Backyard Game With Greg Meade Of CrossNet

407: Starting The World's Fastest Growing Backyard Game With Greg Meade Of CrossNet

Today I have my friend Greg Meade on the show. Greg is the founder of CrossNetgame.com which is an amazingly fun game that is a combination of volleyball and four square. I have a set, my kids love it and in this episode we’re going to learn how to launch a successful game to the market. What You’ll Learn What is Cross Net and how to play How Greg invented the Cross Net game How to successfully launch a brand new game to the market Other Resources And Books CrossnetGame.com Sponsors Postscript.io – Postscript.io is the SMS marketing platform that […]

406: Why I Threw Away 300K And A Successful Engineering Career With Steve Chou

406: Why I Threw Away 300K And A Successful Engineering Career With Steve Chou

Today I’m doing a solo episode to tell you the story about why I eventually quit my $300k/year job and closed the book on my 21-year engineering career. Unlike most people, I really loved my job and the exact story of why and how I left was kind of funny. Ultimately, the reason why I quit wasn’t about the money and in this episode, I will share with you 8 important life lessons that I learned along the way. What You’ll Learn Why I finally decided to quit a job I loved 8 life lessons I learned during the resignation […]

405: How To Make 100K Per Day Using TikTok With Miss Excel (Kat Norton)

405: How To Make 100K Per Day Using TikTok With Miss Excel (Kat Norton)

Today I have my friend Kat Norton on the show. Kat goes by the name Miss Excel on TikTok and if you are on the platform, you have probably seen her videos. Kat has over a million followers on TikTok which she has leveraged into a successful software training business in just 2 years. In this episode, you’ll learn how to create viral TikTok videos for your business. What You’ll Learn Kat’s story and how she became viral sensation on TikTok How to create viral TikTok videos for your business and make money How to monetize your TikTok following Other […]

404: The Most Creative Teaching Business That I’ve Ever Seen With Kalyan Mazumder

404: The Most Creative Business I've Seen In A While With Kalyan Mazumder

Today I’m very happy to have Kalyan on the show. Kalyan runs Prepmedians.com where he helps kids crush the SATs and ACTs in a widely entertaining way. He uses sketch comedy videos with real Broadway actors to help kids master every topic and it is literally the most creative way to teach that I have ever seen! After you listen to this episode, sign up for a sample video. It’s incredible! What You’ll Learn How Kalyan started Prepmedians How to test your business idea before starting How to make your unique product discoverable Other Resources And Books Prepmedians.com Sponsors Postscript.io […]

403: Few People Use This Platform For Marketing And They’re Missing Out With Judi Fox

403: Few People Use This Platform For Marketing And They're Missing Out With Judi Fox

Today I have my friend Judi Fox on the show. Judy is the owner of LinkedIn Business Accelerator where she helps others grow their businesses through LinkedIn. Prior to this interview, I had no idea that LinkedIn could be such a powerful marketing platform until Judi opened my eyes. Pay attention because these simple LinkedIn strategies will grow your business. What You’ll Learn Why LinkedIn is important and why people should care How to create a high converting LinkedIn profile How to leverage the LinkedIn feed to grow your business Other Resources And Books Judi Fox Sponsors Postscript.io – Postscript.io […]

402: How To Stop The Counterfeiters And CopyCats In Their Tracks With Steven Weigler

402: How To Stop The Counterfeiters And CopyCats In Their Tracks With Steven Weigler

Today I have Steven Weigler on the show. Steven is the founder of Emerge Counsel, which is a law firm that specializes in intellectual property protection. If you sell on Amazon, you know that counterfeits and knock-offs are still a very serious problem on the platform. In this episode, Steve and I talk about low-cost ways to protect your IP from evil Amazon sellers. What You’ll Learn The cheapest way to protect your intellectual property Your different options for IP protection How to take down Amazon hijackers Other Resources And Books Emerge Counsel – Get a free consult with Steve […]

401: How To Make $1.5 Million Per Month Investing In Real Estate With Brandon Turner

401: How To Make $1.5 Million Per Month Investing In Real Estate With Brandon Turner

Today, I have my long time friend Brandon Turner on the show. Brandon was the former VP of Bigger Pockets before he left to start his own real estate fund over at Open Door Capital. He has 2 successful books on investment property and the man makes $1.5 million per month with his 3 thousand plus properties. In this episode, we’re going to talk about what it takes to become a real estate entrepreneur. What You’ll Learn How Brandon pivoted from being the VP of Bigger Pockets to creating his own real estate company How Brandon became one of the […]

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