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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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205: How To Use Facebook Messenger Chatbots To Sell Physical Products Online With Molly Pittman

How To Use Facebook Messenger Chatbots To Sell Physical Products Online With Molly Pittman
Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:22 — 72.2MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Molly Pittman on the show. Molly is someone who I met at both Traffic and Conversions and Social Media Marketing World and she’s a digital marketing expert and educator. Over the years, Molly has personally spent over 8 million dollars on paid traffic while achieving a positive ROI. And right now, she is one of the foremost experts on Facebook Messenger chat bots which is the topic of today’s episode! What You’ll Learn The best way to get new messenger subscribers The best chatbot implementations she has seen How to send broadcasts...

204: The Best Way To Launch A Successful Product On Amazon Today With Casey Gauss

The Best Way To Launch A Successful Product On Amazon Today With Casey Gauss
Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:33 — 54.7MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Casey Gauss on the show. Casey is the founder of Viral Launch which is both a software company and an Amazon product launch service. They have two main software tools called market intelligence and product discovery which help you find profitable products to sell on Amazon and their launch service has catapulted many clients onto the front page of Amazon search. Casey is also going to be one of the speakers at my conference the Sellers Summit in May. Anyway, Casey is an expert when it comes to finding...

203: How To Get Millions Of People To Read Your Content Through Syndication With James Clear

How To Get Millions Of People To Read Your Content Through Syndication With James Clear
Podcast: Download (Duration: 53:56 — 62.0MB) Today I’m thrilled to have my buddy James Clear on the show. James is someone who I met at a mancation held by Billy Murphy:) Now I’ve known about James for a very long time and he’s one of the most successful writers that I know.  James focuses on uncovering the habits and routines of entrepreneurs, artists, athletes and high powered individuals and shares them in easily digestible and actionable articles. He’s been featured practically everywhere including CBS, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Time, you name it. His site gets millions of visitors every month and he...

202: The State Of Online And Retail Arbitrage On Amazon With Nate McCallister

The State Of Online And Retail Arbitrage On Amazon With Nate McCallister
Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:54 — 71.6MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Nate McCallister on the show.  Nate is someone who I met at the Import Summit several years ago and he runs a bunch of sites and services related to Amazon. First off, he’s an Amazon FBA seller himself, a service provider, a software company and also a consultant for other sellers. He also runs the popular site EntreResource.com. But the main reason I wanted Nate on the show is to talk about the current state of retail and online arbitrage. As an online arbitrager himself, he’s been involved with the...

201: Creative Ways To Run Facebook Ads To Sell Physical Products With Steve Weiss

Creative Ways To Run Facebook Ads To Sell Physical Products With Steve Weiss
Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:10 — 63.4MB) Today I’m happy to have Steve Weiss on the show.  Steve runs MuteSix.com which is a firm that specializes in customer acquisition. They consult with Facebook ads, Google ads, email marketing…you name it and they were ranked number 341 on the Inc 5000 for 2017. Anyway, Steve is a master of running Facebook ads in the context of ecommerce so today we’re going to pick his brain. Enjoy the episode! What You’ll Learn What your average order size needs to be to make Facebook ads work Guidelines for setting up a high converting ad campaign How...

200: My Wife Is Back – Frequently Asked Questions On Making Money, Productivity And Life

My Wife Is Back - Frequently Asked Questions On Making Money, Productivity And Life
Podcast: Download (Duration: 34:14 — 47.3MB) Every hundred episodes or so, I manage to convince my wife to put her introverted self aside and join me on the show. In this episode, she grills me about business, philosophies, productivity and life. Enjoy! What You’ll Learn Why we don’t just start more ecommerce businesses Where we see ecommerce going in the next 5 years How we are able to stay productive How we stay organized Whether you need to be an extrovert to be successful How we manage stress My favorite business book of all time What we do if we had to start all over Our goals for...

199: The Best Way To Source Private Label Products From China With Nathan Resnick Of Sourcify

The Best Way To Source Private Label Products From China With Nathan Resnick Of Sourcify
Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:34 — 71.1MB) Nathan Resnick is someone who I met at The Hustle conference in San Francisco. He is the founder of Sourcify which is a company that helps you find manufacturers to produce your products. Prior to that, he owned 2 ecommerce companies, Yes Man Watches and Cork Supply Co. And recently, he was on the Hustle blog where he made 23k selling Conor McGregor F You Suits. Nathan is my go to guy when it comes to sourcing from China so enjoy this episode! What You’ll Learn Common mistakes when sourcing from China The best way to find good...

198: The Software Tools I Use To Run My 7 Figure Blog With Steve Chou

198: The Software Tools I Use To Run My 7 Figure Blog
Podcast: Download (Duration: 27:54 — 38.6MB) Most people are amazed that I can run a 7 figure blog without having any employees and only working 20 hours per week. The truth is that I rely heavily on software and automation to accomplish most of my tasks. So today, I’m going to go over every single piece of software I’m currently using to run MyWifeQuitHerjob.com. In addition, I’ll talk about the pros and cons between the different options. What You’ll Learn Which tools I use for hosting Which tools I use for marketing Which tools I use for email Which tools I use for social media marketing Other...

197: A Better Way To Launch Products On Amazon With Scott Voelker

197: A Better Way To Launch Products On Amazon With Scott Voelker
Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:58 — 59.8MB) Today I’m happy to have Scott Voelker of The Amazing Seller back on the show. Last time I had him on was back in episode 89. And since then, we’ve become good friends, hung out at multiple conferences together including Fincon where we were both on a panel together. Anyway because it’s been so long, I invited Scott back to talk about some of his updated Amazon strategies and to see what he’s been up to. Enjoy the episode! What You’ll Learn Scott’s new criteria for selecting a product to sell His new process for finding...

196: How Ian Schoen Built And Sold His Design Firm And Started The Tropical MBA

How Ian Schoen Built And Sold His Design Firm And Started The Tropical MBA
Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:07 — 55.4MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Ian Schoen on the show. Ian runs the popular blog and podcast, the Tropical MBA, and he’s one of the guys behind Dynamite Circle, a private community for location-independent entrepreneurs. A while back, he also built Two Tree International, a global design and manufacturing firm to 4 million in revenue before he sold it for 7 figures in 2015. Ian has a wealth of experience when it comes to ecommerce and entrepreneurship and there’s a lot to talk about today. What You’ll Learn How Ian came up with the idea to sell...

195: The Software Tools I Use To Run My 7 Figure Online Store With Steve Chou

195: The Tools I Use To Run My 7 Figure Online Store With Steve Chou
Podcast: Download (Duration: 34:39 — 47.9MB) Everyday, I get between 100-400 emails and a bunch of the questions I receive are about which tools I use to run my 7 figure ecommerce store. So today, I’m going to go over every single piece of software I’m currently using to run Bumblebee Linens. In addition, I’ll talk about the pros and cons between the different options. What You’ll Learn Which tools I use for hosting Which tools I use for marketing Which tools I use for shipping Which tools I use for product research Which tools I use for Amazon Other Resources And Books Storm On Demand Shopify – Get 10%...

194: Copywriting Strategies To Increase Ecommerce Sales With Karon Thackston

194: Copywriting Strategies To Increase Ecommerce Sales With Karon Thackston
Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:16 — 50.9MB) Today I’m happy to have Karon Thackston back on the show. If you don’t remember Karon, I had her on episode 74 where we talked about how to optimize an Amazon listing for maximum sales. She’s been helping ecommerce clients get both higher rankings in search and higher conversion rates with the power of copy for the last 25 years. She’s the author of 10 books and she runs the popular site MarketingWords.com which I recommend that you check out.   Anyway, last time we focused on tactics for optimizing Amazon listings. Today, we’re...

193: How To Hire Skilled Filipino Employees At A Fraction Of The Cost With John Jonas

How To Hire Skilled Filipino Employees At A Fraction Of The Cost With John Jonas
Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:39 — 68.5MB) Today I’m happy to have John Jonas on the show. John is an entrepreneur who has been making a full time income online since 2004. He runs the popular site OnlineJobs.ph and he’s helped thousands of entrepreneurs succeed by teaching them how to replace themselves through outsourcing. Over the years, I’ve come to realize that there are many tasks that can be outsourced to someone virtually and John’s methods makes it so easy. Enjoy the episode! What You’ll Learn How to start a Filipino outsourcing company from the United States. How to get traction...

192: How My Blog Performed As A Business In 2017 With Steve Chou

How My Blog Performed As A Business In 2017 With Steve Chou
Podcast: Download (Duration: 22:14 — 30.8MB) In last week’s episode, I broke down the numbers for my ecommerce store at BumblebeeLinens.com. So in this episode I’m going to talk about my other 7 figure online business, MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. What I like about running MyWifeQuitHerJob.com is that it’s a very hands off type of business if I need it to be, which comes in really handy when you get injured and don’t want to do anything for months in the latter half of the year. All told, I spend between 15-20 hours per week on this business and it generates over 7 figures in...

191: How Our Ecommerce Store Performed In 2017 With Steve Chou

191: Everything We Did To Grow Our Ecommerce Store In 2017 With Steve Chou
Podcast: Download (Duration: 30:23 — 42.0MB) My wife just closed the books for 2017 so today I’m going to breakdown the numbers this past year for my ecommerce store Bumblebee Linens. It’s been quite a tumultuous year with all the traveling, the injuries and our kids activities but we still made it out with another double digit growth year. Listen to the episode to learn how we grew our business in 2017! What You’ll Learn The highlights and lowlights for the year How stalking customers can benefit your business How we replaced half an employee with software All of the usability changes we made to the...

190: 9 Lessons Learned On Business, Life And Happiness With Steve Chou

190: 9 Lessons Learned On Business, Life And Happiness With Steve Chou
Podcast: Download (Duration: 29:29 — 40.8MB) Happy New Year everyone! Today is a special New Years episode where I wanted to take some time to recap the year which was actually one of the most challenging years that I’ve had in a very long time. Because I have a lot to talk about, I’m actually going to split this into 3 episodes. In today’s podcast, I’m going to go over some of the lessons that I learned this past year. And in subsequent episodes, I’m going to do a detailed breakdown of how my businesses performed this past year and exactly...

189: How My Student Chelsea Makes 6 Figures Selling Hot Cold Therapy Products Online

How My Student Chelsea Makes 6 Figures Selling Hot Cold Therapy Products Online
Podcast: Download (Duration: 38:19 — 52.9MB) Today I’m really happy to have Chelsea Frank on the show. Chelsea is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course. She joined over a year ago and she’s been doing really well with her business LifeAndLimbGel.com. Chelsea sells hot and cold therapy products on both her online store and Amazon. But these are no ordinary hot/cold packs. They are designed to contour to your body for a perfect fit. In fact, Chelsea sent me a sample long ago when I hurt my knee and the quality of her product instantly resonated...

188: How To Run A 7 Figure Ecommerce Business As A Digital Nomad With Greg Mercer

How To Run A 7 Figure Ecommerce Business As A Digital Nomad With Greg Mercer
Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:53 — 59.7MB) Today I’m happy to have Greg Mercer back on the show for the second time. If you’ve never heard of Greg, he’s the founder and owner of JungleScout. In addition, Greg makes a killing selling on Amazon. Last time I interviewed him, he was doing 400K per month. Who knows how much he makes now? Anyway, I’ve known the guy for quite a while now and he’s spoken at my conference, Sellers Summit, multiple times. One thing that always intrigues me about Greg is that he truly lives a nomadic lifestyle. Every...

187: How To Navigate The Canton Fair And A Recap Of My China Sourcing Trip

A Guide To The Canton Fair And A Recap Of My China Sourcing Trip
Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:55 — 64.7MB) Today’s episode is a little different in that I’m not interviewing anyone. Instead, I brought my partner Toni Anderson on the show and we’re going to talk about our recent trip to the Canton Fair in Guangzhou China. This was my 3rd trip to Canton and my 5th trip to China but it was Toni’s first time. So I thought that it would be interesting to talk about our experiences from the perspective of someone who’s a bit jaded about going to China and from someone who went for the very first time. ...

186: How To Maximize Your Amazon Sales With Former Head Of Seller Central Brad Moss

How To Maximize Your Amazon Sales With Former Head Of Seller Central Brad Moss
Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:52 — 70.1MB) Today I’m happy to have Brad Moss on the show. Brad recently spoke at my conference, The Sellers Summit, this past year, and his presentation was very well received by the attendees. He’s the former head of Seller Central at Amazon and he has intimate knowledge of how Amazon works from the inside. And today, he’s the founder of ProductLabs.net where he helps Amazon sellers blow up their businesses. Anyway, Brad is an awesome guy and he’s got some crazy Amazon stories to tell as well. Enjoy the episode! What You’ll Learn What it’s like to work at Amazon and...