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/MWQHJ244TimSchmoyer.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:23 — 64.8MB)
Today, I’m really happy to have Tim Schmoyer on the show. Tim is someone who came highly recommended to me by Colin Jones who will be a future guest on this podcast.
He is a veteran when it comes to audience growth on YouTube. And he specializes in helping YouTube creators spread their message to reach people online.
His channel has over 400K subscribers and this interview comes at an opportune time because I’m actively trying to grow my new show, The 5 Minute Pitch.
What You’ll LearnTim’s motivation for starting VideoCreators.com.
The types of videos that...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ243MarcusSheridan.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 53:12 — 61.2MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Marcus Sheridan on the show. Marcus runs the Sales Lion where he consults and teaches companies how to do inbound content marketing.
Today, he’s known as one of the premier thought leaders in the digital sales and marketing space. I’ve been following Marcus for years so it’s cool that we got to connect at Social Media Marketing World for a few minutes and that’s how he ended up here on the podcast. Enjoy the episode!
What You’ll LearnWhy inbound marketing is the key to growing any business
What content works...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ242AllenWalton.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:30 — 54.6MB)
Today, I’m thrilled to have Allen Walton on the show. Now Allen is someone who I met at Ecommerce Fuel Live a long time ago but we didn’t really get to know each other until we hung out at Billy Murphy’s Mancation earlier this year.
Anyway, Allen runs SpyGuy.com which is an ecommerce store that sells spy equipment online. His store has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, CNBC, Fast Company and he was recently featured on the Tim Ferriss podcast as well.
What’s cool is that he bootstrapped his company from the ground up and turned...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ241Blog2018.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 23:35 — 32.7MB)
My wife just closed the books for 2018 and in this episode, I’m going to do a year end review for MyWifeQuitHerJob.com including all of the projects that I’m currently working on.
What You’ll LearnHow to do a site audit for SEO
Where I’m speaking at in 2019
What’s new for 2019
My key takeaway for 2018Other Resources And BooksGoBrandWin
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5 Minute PitchSponsors
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ240BBL2018.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 22:43 — 31.5MB)
My wife just closed the books for 2018 and in this episode, I’m going to breakdown the highlights and lowlights of the year for BumblebeeLinens.com.
What You’ll LearnHow to overcome bumps in the road
Amazon versus your own online store
What’s worked well this year
The one marketing platform that has been a home runOther Resources And BooksBumblebee LinensSponsors
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ239PaulJarvis.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:54 — 57.4MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Paul Jarvis on the show. Paul is an author, designer, podcaster, course and software creator. His works have been talked about by Ashton Kutcher and Ariana Huffington. He’s worked with clients like Danielle Laporte, Microsoft, Marie Forleo and Mercedes.
Now Paul is obviously a total stud. But the reason this interview is special to me is because his latest book “Company of One” has had a profound effect on me.
I rarely gush about business books but because Company Of One spoke directly to me and my philosophies,...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ238SelenaSoo.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:45 — 53.8MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Selena Soo on the show. Some of you have probably heard of her before because Selena is fairly well known in the online business and entrepreneurship space.
In any case, Selena is a publicity and marketing strategist who helps authors and coaches become well known leaders in their space.
She’s worked with a bunch of big names like Farnoosh Torabi, Kimra Luna and she’s helped countless others like Ramit Sethi and Pat Flynn.
In this interview, we’re going to learn exactly what it takes to become an industry leader.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ237DennisYu.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:45 — 58.4MB)
Today I’m lucky to have Dennis Yu on the show. Dennis is someone who I met at Social Media Marketing World at the speakers mixer and it’s funny. I knew that I recognized the guy right away because he’s been plastered all over my Facebook feed for years.
Anyway Dennis is the CTO of BlitzMetrics, a digital marketing company which partners with schools to train young adults, teaching them how to manage social campaigns for large enterprise clients. He’s been featured all over the place like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ236Fastest5K.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 26:02 — 36.0MB)
Today I’ve got my buddies Greg Mercer, Scott Voelker and Mike Jackness back on the show. If you listened to last week’s episode, we were all together in San Diego to film the 5 Minute Pitch and while we were together, we recorded a couple of podcasts.
Anyway, today we’re going to collectively answer a question that I get asked all the time. If we were to start all over again, what would be our fastest way to make $5000/month. You’ll be surprised at some of the answers. Enjoy!
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ235FiveMPSDPt1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:19 — 68.0MB)
I just got back from San Diego, California where I spent 3 straight, grueling days filming The 5 Minute Pitch, our new Shark Tank like show, with Mike Jackness, Greg Mercer, Scott Voelker and a variety of awesome guest judges to be announced later.
Anyway, the four of us recorded this podcast on the very last day of filming to reflect upon the 32 companies that just pitched to us. And we discuss what it takes to succeed in ecommerce today. Enjoy!
What You’ll LearnWhat is takes to succeed in ecommerce today
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ234KenricHwang.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:57 — 60.9MB)
Today I’m really excited to have Kenric Hwang on the show. Kenric is someone who I’ve known for a very long time we both got started in ecommerce at around the same time.
Many years ago, he started a successful outdoor products company, sold it and then started another company called Max & Neo which sells dog collars and accessories online.
Now Max & Neo is no ordinary dog collar company and Kenric has managed to get tons of attention on social media and the press because of one key value proposition. Enjoy!
What You’ll LearnWhy...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ233BenJabbawy.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:32 — 51.3MB)
Today I’m excited to have Ben Jabbawy on the show. Ben is the founder of Privy and we randomly met at the Shopify Unite conference several years ago.
At the time, I had no idea who this guy was and what he did. And likewise, I’m sure he’d never heard of the number 1 hankie vendor on the Internet.
But we kept in touch and today, I’m a loyal user of Privy and he’s been a great email marketing resource for me. In this episode, we’re going to do a deep...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ232DanaTran.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:40 — 116.3MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Dana Tran on the show. Dana is someone who I randomly met at Social Media Marketing World and I must say that I’ve been super lucky when it comes to bumping into random people at conferences.
Dana runs Thinktuitive where she focuses on writing content for Facebook Messenger bots. In fact, she has a premium course called Bot Essentials that helps non techie entrepreneurs build their own chatbots.
In today’s episode, Dana’s going to teach us how it’s done.
What You’ll LearnThe two main Facebook chatbot programs that she recommends
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ231TeriMiyahira.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:43 — 128.1MB)
Teri Miyahira is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I’m really happy to have her on the show today. Teri runs ShopTeriMiyahiraBeauty.com where she sells vegan, cruelty free makeup online.
And what’s cool is that Teri sells a subscription box which means that she gets recurring revenue every single month without having to lift a finger. What’s also cool is that her company is 100% bootstrapped and does not use paid advertising either.
How has she accomplished this? By creating a rabid fan base. And today we’re going...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ230BernieThompsonPPC.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 53:57 — 123.7MB)
Today I‘m lucky to have Bernie Thompson back on the show. Bernie is someone who I had on back in episode 157 and in case you’ve forgotten, Bernie runs an 8 figure business called Plugable.com which is a company that sells USB and Bluetooth devices online all over the world.
In addition, he’s built all of his own tools in house to manage his Amazon business which he now offers to the public called Efficient Era. Anyway, the reason why I have Bernie on the show today is to talk about how the...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ229TradeTariffs.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 43:11 — 59.6MB)
Today I’m really excited to have Nathan Resnick back on the show. If you don’t remember Nathan, he is the founder of Sourcify which is a company that helps you find manufacturers to produce your products.
Anyway, Nathan has been on television multiple times in the past month to talk about the Trump tariffs and since he’s an expert on the topic, I thought I’d have him on to discuss his thoughts. Enjoy!
What You’ll LearnThe current state of the tariffs and which products they affect
What impact the tariffs have on large businesses vs small...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ228JakeCohen.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 28:31 — 39.4MB)
Recently, I attended Klaviyo’s first ever email marketing conference in Boston and while I was there, I recorded a bunch of podcasts. Today’s episode is with Jake Cohen who is the director product at Klaviyo and an expert on email deliverability.
In this episode, we discuss some of the awesome features Klaviyo just released but the best part are the nuggets that Jake provides on how to improve your email deliverability. These are strategies that I was not aware of and I’m definitely going to change things up.
What You’ll LearnKlaviyo’s new feature that will...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ227KlaviyoPart1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 39:52 — 91.5MB)
A few weeks ago, I attended Klaviyo’s first ever email marketing conference and it was an amazing event. In this episode I go over some of my key takeaways from day 1 along with Toni Anderson and Austin Brawner of Ecommerce Influence.
What You’ll LearnHow to create optin forms to attract higher LTV customers
Is giving away coupon codes for an email a good idea any more?
Some overall statistics for email optin rates
Creative ways to gather email addresses
How to improve open rates and click through rates
How to improve email conversion rates
Do text based emails outperform html...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ226ShirleyTan.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:27 — 104.3MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have a very special guest on the show, Shirley Tan.
Shirley is someone who I met at the Traffic and Conversions Summit. I actually don’t remember exactly how we met but we hit it off immediately because a long time ago, she founded American Bridal which was a company I competed against when I first got started in ecommerce.
Anyway, Shirley sold American Bridal long ago but she’s back with a completely brand new product called The Posture Keeper. Recently, she launched a kickstarter campaign that was completely funded in 18...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ225AndrewMontanaPt3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 29:03 — 40.2MB)
Recently, Andrew Youderian and I took an epic 5 day camping trip in the wilderness of Montana. There was very little internet so we decided to record a few podcasts along the way.
This episode is part 3 of a 3 part series where we discuss the other side of entrepreneurship. Today’s topics include the state of dropshipping, the art of negotiation and how emotions affect our decision making.
What You’ll LearnAndrew’s views on dropshipping as a long term business model
The art of negotiation and how to hedge your bets
How emotions often cloud our logical...
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