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/MWQHJ264BradMoss.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:57 — 52.9MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Brad Moss back on the show. Brad is the former head of Seller Central at Amazon and he’s also the founder of ProductLabs.net where he helps Amazon sellers blow up their businesses.
As a result, he has intimate knowledge of how Amazon works from the inside. This year, Brad spoke at my conference, The Sellers Summit, for the 3rd straight year, and his presentation was very well received.
Brad is one of my go to guys when it comes to Amazon and today, we’re going to talk about the latest...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ263OmerRiaz.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 41:46 — 48.1MB)
Today, I’m really happy to have Omer Riaz on the show. Omer and I just hung out for 3 straight days at my annual event the Sellers Summit. He’s been an Amazon and Ebay seller for many years and now he helps others manage their own businesses.
Today, he runs the popular Amazon VA service Urtasker.com and in this episode we are going to talk about how to outsource and scale your Amazon business even if you are a one man show.
What You’ll LearnCommon mistakes Amazon sellers make
Which Amazon tasks are easy to outsource
How much it...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ262KevinWilliams.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:42 — 57.2MB)
Today I’m really excited to have Kevin Williams back on the show. Kevin runs the site BrushHero.com where he sells a power cleaning brush.
Last time we spoke on episode 209, Kevin’s company was doing great, sales were going gangbusters and they had just been on Shark Tank. But last year, things took a sharp turn due to an unfortunate sequence of events involving IP theft and piracy.
In today’s episode, Kevin and I talk about what happened and how he almost lost his entire business.
What You’ll LearnThe revenue and profit of Kevin’s business
How Shark Tank affected...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ261KymCampbell.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:25 — 51.1MB)
Today I’m really happy to have Kym Campbell on the show and Kym is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course.
But her story is different compared to the other students in my class in that she doesn’t sell any physical products.
Instead, she’s taken her business SmartFertilityChoices.com to over $400K in revenue this past year with a membership site and digital courses. As it turns out, marketing is marketing and it applies to both physical and digital products online.
Today, Kym and I discuss how she grew her business based on what...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ2605MPDawn.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 17:12 — 23.9MB)
The 5 Minute Pitch is a Shark Tank like show where 32 contestants pitch us their business for the chance to win $50,000 in prize money.
Think of it like an NCAA style basketball tournament for small companies!
The judges are Scott Voelker, Greg Mercer, Mike Jackness and myself and we’ve put all of the episodes in a podcast for your enjoyment.
Right now we are running a contest where we’re giving away over $6000 in prizes.
Click Here To Enter The Contest
What You’ll LearnWhat the 5 Minute Pitch is all about
A pitch from our...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ259JimmyDaly.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:51 — 49.3MB)
Today, I’m really happy to have Jimmy Daly on the show. Jimmy runs Animalz.co, which specializes in content marketing for SAAS companies. They are responsible for ranking many of the successful SAAS companies out there in Google search and clearly know what they are doing.
In this episode, Jimmy and I are going to discuss the most important aspects of content marketing and how to rank in search.
What You’ll LearnHow Animalz was founded
How to formulate an effective content strategy
Keyword research and SEO factors to consider
How to come up with great titles
The myth of building an audience
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ258ToniAnderson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:18 — 64.7MB)
We’re doing a special episode today. Sellers Summit 2019 just ended so I brought my partner Toni Anderson on the show to do a recap of the event.
The Sellers Summit is a conference that we throw every year. This is our 4th time and the show is all about bringing ecommerce entrepreneurs together and learning new strategies on how to sell physical products.
Today we’re going to talk about what worked, what didn’t and some key takeaways.
What You’ll LearnThe theme for this year’s event
What we did differently this time
How we improved the conference in 2019
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ257NathanHirsch.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:05 — 48.5MB)
Today, I’m really happy to have Nathan Hirsch on the show. Nathan is the founder and CEO of FreeeUp, a platform that connects businesses to freelancers and virtual assistants that specialize in ecommerce and digital marketing.
In his prior life, he bootstrapped 2 multi-million dollar businesses and at one point he was managing over a half a million products selling on Amazon with over 1000 suppliers.
In this episode, you’ll learn the best way to scale your ecommerce business and how to outsource.
What You’ll LearnHow to manage your products and suppliers
The best tasks to outsource
The most common...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ256SunnyLenarduzzi.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:46 — 53.8MB)
Today, I’m really happy to have Sunny Lenarduzzi on the show. Sunny and I met at Social Media Marketing World where we were both speakers and she has over a decade of experience as an award winning video, social media and brand strategist.
She helps entrepreneurs elevate their businesses on YouTube and her clients have generated over 5M in revenue from organic YouTube traffic.
In this episode, we discuss using YouTube to grow an ecommerce business.
What You’ll LearnWhat type of videos work well and how to think about getting traffic on YouTube
How rank a video...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ255TsippiGross.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:55 — 52.8MB)
Today I’m really happy to have Tsippi Gross on the show. Tsippi is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I distinctly remember her first sale when she sold 12 dresses just by showing off her samples!
Today, Tsippi runs a 6 figure business at HavahTribe.com where she sells trendy apparel for breastfeeding Moms without using Amazon at all.
In this episode, Tsippi and I discuss the triumphs and the struggles of entrepreneurship.
Want To Learn How To Start A 6 Figure Ecommerce Store?
Did you enjoy listening to Teri’s story? If you...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ254MeghlaBwardhaj.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:14 — 54.3MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Meghla Bwardhaj on the show. Meghla is the head of content marketing at Global Sources, a company that helps entrepreneurs find Asian suppliers online.
In addition, Meghla coordinates the annual Global Sources Summit in Hong Kong where they provide incredible content for ecommerce entrepreneurs.
Today, we’re going to discuss product sourcing, trade shows and everything supplier related.
What You’ll LearnThe benefits of attending a trade show
How to ensure the quality of your suppliers
How is Global Sources different from Alibaba
Tips on preparing for a trade show
The best way to request a sample from your...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ253ColinJones.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:44 — 52.6MB)
Today, I’m happy to have my friend Colin Jones on the show.
Colin was a professional black jack player and made over $4 million dollars by counting cards at casinos. But today, he runs a successful online business teaching others how to beat the casinos over at BlackjackApprenticeship.com
Today, we’re going to talk about his entrepreneurial journey and how he’s created an incredible business based on his previous hobby.
What You’ll LearnColin background story on how he became a professional gambler
Why he decided to teach blackjack
How he gets paying customers to his program
How card counting works and your...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ252DustinRobertson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:37 — 51.3MB)
I’m really happy to have Dustin Robertson on the show. Dustin is the CMO of Drip but in a prior life, he executed the digital marketing strategy for BackCountry.com and helped grow it to over 350 million dollars in revenue.
Not only is he an ecommerce expert but he also serves as an advisor for Armada Skis, Vegas.com and other popular brands.
In today’s episode we will talk about what it takes to win in the age on Amazon.
What You’ll LearnThe largest contributor to BackCountry.com’s growth
The best way to build an email list for an ecommerce...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ251TimSoulo.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:16 — 60.1MB)
Today, I’m excited to have Tim Soulo on the show. Tim is the Chief Marketing Officer at Ahrefs, an industry leading SEO tool powered by Big Data.
He has 10 years of practical experience in SEO and digital marketing. He loves to share his knowledge of SEO and he speaks at industry conferences all over the world.
Enjoy the episode!
What You’ll LearnWhat’s working with search engine optimization today
Tim’s main strategy when it comes to ranking a site in search
How and where to promote your content online
How to rank an ecommerce store in searchOther...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ250VictorCheng.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:07 — 59.9MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Victor Cheng on the show. Victor is someone who I met at Billy Murphy’s annual retreat. He’s a former McKinsey consultant, a Stanford graduate, and he’s been on tv a number of times on Fox Business and MSNBC.
Victor advises CEOs of small businesses and Inc 500 companies and is well known for his website CaseInterview.com where he teaches others how to get jobs in the consulting field.
In this episode, Victor shares many of his secrets to building a personal brand including special tips on how to win any argument....
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ249VickySullivan.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 31:49 — 36.7MB)
Every physical products business requires capital in order to grow. And cash flow can often be a problem because you need to invest a large amount of cash upfront to pay for inventory.
In today’s episode, Victoria and I are going to discuss different methods of raising money along with the pros and cons of each.
Victoria Sullivan is a marketing manager over at Payability and she’s an expert when it comes to raising funds for your ecommerce business.
What You’ll LearnWhy financing is so important for an ecommerce business
Why it’s hard to...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ248JamesClear.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:10 — 55.4MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have my buddy James Clear back on the show. James’ most recent book, Atomic Habits, hit the New York Times bestseller list and the last time I checked, it was the #8 best selling book on all of Amazon.
In today’s episode, we’re going to take it up a level and discuss how to build good habits and break bad ones when it comes to business. We’ll discuss tactics that James has uncovered over the years from studying the habits and routines of entrepreneurs, artists, athletes and high powered individuals.
What You’ll LearnHow...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ247TrentDyrsmid.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:18 — 51.0MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Trent Dyrsmid on the show. Trent is a serial entrepreneur, husband, and father who owns 3 companies, an Amazon ecommerce business, an SOP software company called Flowster and BrightIdeas.co which is a popular podcast and entrepreneurship publication.
Together, these companies generate millions per year in revenue. I invited him on the show today because we share the common goal of maximizing income without negatively impacting family life. He is a master of systematizing businesses and we’re going to learn his business secrets. Enjoy the show!
What You’ll LearnHow Trent became...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ246MartinaChavez.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 37:53 — 43.6MB)
Martina Chavez is an expert in sales tax compliance over at Avalara and I invited her on the show today to clear the air in regards to everything that is happening with Amazon and nexus when it comes to paying sales tax.
Ever since the decision of the supreme court case Wayfair vs South Dakota was handed down, states may now charge tax on purchases made from out of state sellers even if the seller doesn’t have a physical presence in the taxing state. This has enormous implications to ecommerce.
What You’ll LearnMartina’s sales tax background
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ245MariaF.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:28 — 68.2MB)
Today I have a special guest on the show, Maria. Maria is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course who is making 6 figures with her business and last week, I invited her to come talk to the other members of the class about her experiences starting her ecommerce business.
But instead of celebrating her success as an entrepreneur, I asked her to provide a candid account of her experiences including all of her struggles, her triumphs and how she overcame various obstacles on her journey.
This is a very...
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