The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast With Steve Chou

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230: How An 8 Figure Business Launches New Products On Amazon With Bernie Thompson

230: How An 8 Figure Business Launches New Products On Amazon With Bernie Thompson
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...

229: The Trump Trade Tariffs – Everything You Need To Know With Nathan Resnick

229: An Expert's Opinion On The Trump Tariffs With Nathan Resnick
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...

228: Improving Email Deliverability And Powerful New Klaviyo Features With Jake Cohen

Improving Email Deliverability And Powerful New Klaviyo Features With Jake Cohen
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...

227: Email Marketing Takeaways From Klaviyo Con With Austin Brawner And Toni Anderson

227: Email Marketing Takeaways From Klaviyo Con With Austin Brawner And Toni Anderson
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...

226: How To Design A Product From Scratch And Fully Fund A Kickstarter In 18 Hours With Shirley Tan

226: How To Design A Product From Scratch And Fully Fund A Kickstarter In 18 Hours With Shirley Tan
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...

225: Dropshipping, Negotiation And Emotional Decisions With Andrew Youderian

Fireside Chat With Andrew Youderian On Dropshipping, Negotiation And Emotional Decisions
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...

224: Fireside Chat With Andrew Youderian On Business, Happiness And Wealth – Part 1

Fireside Chat With Andrew Youderian On Business, Happiness And Wealth - Part 1
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ224AndrewMontanaPt1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 30:21 — 42.0MB) 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 1 of a 3 part series where we discuss the other side of entrepreneurship and our views on balancing happiness, wealth and the keys to success. What You’ll LearnOur views on the balance between business success, life and happiness How we invest our money What’s your magic “number”Other Resources And BooksGo here to listen to part 2 on Ecommerce FuelSponsors Klaviyo.com –...

223: How To Scale An Ecommerce Business to 8 Figures In Just 2 Years With Kevin Chen

How To Scale An Ecommerce Business to 8 Figures In Just 2 Years With Kevin Chen
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ223KevinChen.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:25 — 86.8MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Kevin Chen on the show. Kevin is someone who I randomly bumped into at Traffic and Conversions and I’m lucky to have met him. He runs Freedom Laser Therapy which is a company that sells a laser hair growth system to treat hair loss. Not only is the product cool but what’s even more cool is how he has successfully scaled to a 8 figure business in just 2 years. In this episode, we’re going to talk about his exact strategies. Enjoy! What You’ll LearnHow Kevin manufactures his hair loss...

222: How To Sell 25,000 Online Courses Without An Audience With Joe Nicoletti

222: How To Sell 25,000 Online Courses Without Your Own Audience With Joe Nicoletti
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ222JoeNicoletti.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:44 — 68.3MB) Today I have my friend Joe Nicoletti with me on the show and Joe is probably one of the most successful online course creators that I know. He’s sold over 25,000 courses which is a ridiculous amount and he’s got this great down to earth and step by step teaching style that everyone loves. In this episode, you’ll learn how he started from nothing and built a 7 figure business with no audience of his own. What You’ll LearnJoe’s motivations for starting his first hit product How that first product evolved into a full time business How to get started...

221: Advanced Techniques With Amazon Sponsored Product Ads With Edward Ruffin

221: Advanced Techniques With Amazon Sponsored Product Ads With Edward Ruffin
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ221EdRuffin.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:28 — 92.4MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Edward Ruffin on the show. Edward is in charge of sponsored products ads over at Sellers Labs and he was one of the speakers at this past years Sellers Summit. During the event, I really got to know Edward well and I discovered that the man is truly a sponsored products ads fanatic and he lives and breathes it 24/7. So today, I brought Edward on the show to talk about the latest and greatest with Amazon ads. Enjoy the show! What You’ll LearnHow to launch a product today with Sponsored...

220: Why I’m Giving Away $50,000

220: What Is The 5 Minute Pitch? Meet The Judges For My New Show
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ2205MPJudges.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 25:34 — 35.4MB) Scott Voelker of The Amazing Seller, Greg Mercer Of Jungle Scout, Mike Jackness of EcomCrew and I are launching a brand new show called The 5 Minute Pitch. What is the 5 Minute Pitch? It’s a Shark Tank like show where we’ll be giving away 50,000 dollars to one lucky business. 32 companies will be selected to pitch Greg, Scott, Mike and I and the winner will be selected on a live show with all of us. It’s going to be an awesome show and we’re going to start filming in the fall. If you are...

219: Practical Applications For Facebook Messenger Chat Bots With Ben Beck

219: Practical Applications For Facebook Messenger Chat Bots With Ben Beck
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ219BenBeck.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:10 — 57.7MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Ben Beck on the show. Ben is someone who I met randomly during lunch at Social Media Marketing World. I sat down at a table and Ben started talking about chatbots which is something that I’m really into right now. Anyway Ben is an entrepreneur, marketing consultant and author of the weekly monthly column on the Clear Voice blog and today, we are going to talk about the practical applications of Facebook Messenger chatbots What You’ll LearnPractical applications of Facebook chat bots for large ecommerce companies Practical applications for...

218: Mid Year Report: How My Online Store Performed In The First Half Of 2018

218: The 2018 Mid Year Report For My Ecommerce Store
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ218BBLMidYear2018.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 26:36 — 36.8MB) My wife just closed the mid year books so today I’m going to breakdown the numbers for the first half of 2018 for BumblebeeLinens.com. I’m going to talk about our how online store performed in the first half of 2018 and why 2018 has been one of the toughest years for us so far. I’ll also go over what’s been working well for us and how we’ve managed to maintain growth despite the adversity. It’s going to be a short but sweet episode. Enjoy! What You’ll LearnHow a simple mistake has made it an extremely challenging...

217: The Future Of Ecommerce With Scott Voelker, Greg Mercer, Mike Jackness And Steve Chou

217: The Future Of Ecommerce With Scott Voelker, Greg Mercer, Mike Jackness, Steve Chou And Toni Anderson
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ2175MinutePitch.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 59:43 — 82.3MB) In this episode, Scott Voelker of The Amazing Seller, Greg Mercer of Jungle Scout, Mike Jackness of EcomCrew and I get together to discuss the future of ecommerce. I’m also happy to announce that the 4 of us have decided to launch a brand new show together called The 5 Minute Pitch. Basically, it’s a Shark Tank like show where we’ll be giving away $50,000 dollars to 1 lucky business. Click Here To Sign Up For The Chance To Win $50,000 What You’ll LearnShould you start your own store or sell on Amazon first? How to compete with...

216: Google Display Network – How To Run Profitable Ads With Ilana Wechsler

216: Google Display Network - How To Run Profitable Ads With Ilana Wechsler
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ216AlanaWechsler.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 57:41 — 66.3MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Ilana Wechsler on the show. Ilana is someone who I met randomly at the Traffic and Conversions Summit in San Diego. She founded Green Arrow Digital where she runs pay per click marketing for other businesses. In fact, her bread and butter is the Google Display Network which is the only ad network that I have never been able to make profitable. So today we’re going to learn how to run profitable Google Display Network ads. What You’ll LearnIlana’s background and what led her to create Green...

215: The Future Of Facebook Messenger Marketing With ManyChat Founder Mikael Yang

215: The Future Of Facebook Messenger Marketing With ManyChat Founder Mikael Yang
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ215MikaelYang.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:25 — 66.8MB) Mikael Yang is someone who I was introduced to by Nathan Barry and we met at Andrew Warner’s whiskey party at Social Media Marketing World. He is the founder of ManyChat, the leading Facebook messenger chat software on the market and it’s actually the chat software that I’m currently using for my store and blog. Today, we’re going to pick Mikael’s brain about some of the current and future applications of Facebook chat as well as why he decided to start his business. What You’ll LearnWhy Mikael started ManyChat Why you should be using Facebook...

214: The Right Way To Run Facebook Ads For Physical Products With Andrew Foxwell

214: How To Run Facebook Ads To Sell Physical Products In 2018 With Andrew Foxwell
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ214AndrewFoxwell.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:07 — 74.6MB) Today I’m happy to have Andrew Foxwell on the show. Andrew is someone I met through Austin Brawner who I had back in episode 165. Both Andrew and Austin run Brand Growth Experts which is a company that runs live workshops to help grow your business. Andrew is also the cohost of the Ecommerce Influence podcast of which I was a guest on long ago and he and his wife Gracie have helped over 250 businesses manage over 10 million in Facebook ad spend. In short, Andrew is a Facebook and Instagram ads expert and we’re going...

213: A Tour Of My New Business Venture GoBrandWin With Toni Anderson

A Tour Of My New Business Venture GoBrandWin With Toni Anderson
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ213GoBrandWin.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 17:49 — 24.7MB) As all of you know, I quit my full time job as an engineering director 2 years ago. And with 40 extra hours per week of free time on my hands, I’ve been searching for a long time for another project to pursue that would keep me happy. In this episode, I’m going to formally announce my new business with my partner Toni Anderson!Click Here To Add Your Brand To Our Next Sweepstakes What You’ll LearnWhy giveaways are a great way to grow your email list How our new service works Why it’s free:)Other Resources And BooksGoBrandWin.comSponsors Klaviyo.com –...

212: Key Takeaways From Sellers Summit 2018 With Steve Chou & Toni Anderson

Key Takeaways From Sellers Summit 2018 With Steve Chou & Toni Anderson
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ212Summit18.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:30 — 68.3MB) In this episode, I brought Toni Anderson back on the podcast to do a recap of Sellers Summit 2018. The Sellers Summit is a conference that Toni and I throw every year. This is our 3rd straight year and it’s all about bringing ecommerce entrepreneurs together and learning new strategies on how to sell physical products online. Today, we’re going to do a recap on what worked, what didn’t and some key takeaways from the sessions. Right virtual passes for Sellers Summit 2018 are available for sale until July 1, 2018. And as an added bonus, I...

211: How To Self Publish A Book And Sell It On Amazon With Chandler Bolt

How To Self Publish A Book And Sell It On Amazon
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ211ChandlerBolt.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:51 — 67.4MB) Today I brought my buddy Chandler Bolt on the show. Chandler is someone I met at a Fincon meeting in San Francisco. Then I saw him briefly again at Social Media Marketing World and knew I wanted to have him on the podcast. Chandler runs Self Publishing School where he teaches others how to write and self publish your first book in 3 months working 30 minutes per day. He’s the author of multiple best selling books and he’s an expert when it comes to going out on your own in the book business. ...