The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast With Steve Chou

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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281: Scott Voelker On How To Get Out Of Your Own Head And Take Action

281: Scott Voelker On How To Get Out Of Your Head And Take Action
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ281ScottVoelker.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:15 — 58.9MB) Today I’m thrilled to have my buddy Scott Voelker back on the show. Scott was my partner in crime for the 5 Minute Pitch and I recently spoke at his conference at Brand Accelerator Live. As entrepreneurs, our biggest problem often lies in our own heads. In this episode, Scott and I break down the Take Action Effect, how to overcome your excuses and make progress with your business. Be sure to check out his new book! What You’ll LearnKey takeaways from Brand Accelerator Live Why Scott decided to write a book...

280: How To Prepare Your Business For Sale And What Multiples To Expect With Thomas Smale

280: How To Prepare Your Business For Sale And What Multiples To Expect
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ280ThomasSmale.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:20 — 55.6MB) Today, I’m thrilled to have my friend Thomas Smale on the show. Thomas is the founder of FEInternational, one of the largest and most prolific website business brokers on the internet. Thomas has completed hundreds of millions in SaaS, ECommerce and content business acquisitions since 2010 and he’s got a huge network of pre-qualified investors. In this episode, we break down what multiples businesses are selling for today and how to prepare your business for sale. What You’ll LearnHow Thomas founded FEInternational Why and how Thomas got into the business of buying and selling businesses The online business models...

279: Ezra Firestone On Overcoming Adversity And How To Stay Sane Running Your Business

279: Ezra Firestone On Overcoming Adversity At Boom And How To Stay Sane Running Your Business
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ279EzraFirestone.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:30 — 63.8MB) Today, I’m thrilled to have my buddy Ezra Firestone back on the show. Ezra runs a number of 7 and 8 figure e-commerce stores, a Shopify SaaS company called Zipify and an e-commerce education company over at SmartMarketer. Ezra also recently spoke at my conference over at SellerSummit.com about Facebook Chatbots and as expected, his talk was very well received. Today, Ezra and I are going to discuss the challenges he has faced this past year with Boom and how he overcame them. What You’ll LearnWhat recently happened at Boom that caused Ezra a lot of...

278: Pat Flynn On How To Create Superfans For Your Ecommerce Brand

278: Pat Flynn On How To Create Superfans For Your Brand
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ278PatFLynn.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:57 — 58.6MB) Today I have my buddy Pat Flynn back on the show. And this particular interview is special to me because it’s about a topic that I’ve been personally working on in the past year and it’s one of the reasons why I’m opening my life up more on Instagram. If you aren’t following me yet on IG, I can be found at @mywifequit In this episode, we’ll talk about how to apply some of the concepts of Pat’s new book in helping you build superfans for your physical products business. What You’ll LearnWhat...

277: An Interview With MMA Bobblehead Founder Dave Manley

277: An Interview With MMA Bobblehead Founder Dave Manley
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ277DaveManley.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:18 — 56.7MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Dave Manley on the show. Dave was a finalist for the 5 Minute Pitch, my Shark Tank like show with Mike Jackness, Greg Mercer and Scott Voelker where we gave away 50,000 in cold hard cash. Dave runs MMA Bobblehead which is an ecommerce business selling bobbleheads of UFC fighters. Dave was one of my favorite contestants on the 5 Minute Pitch and I wanted to a deep dive into his story today and how he makes sales. Enjoy! What You’ll LearnDave’s motivations for starting his business How Dave validated his niche The bold...

276: How To Get Roasted On Your Own Podcast At Klaviyo Boston Day 2

276: I Got Roasted On My Own Podcast At Klaviyo Boston Day 2
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ276ToniKurtAndrewPatrick.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 32:55 — 38.0MB) I have an all star ecommerce cast for today’s episode. I’m with my partner Toni Anderson, Kurt Elster of the Unofficial Shopify Podcast, Andrew Youderian of Ecommerce Fuel and Padriac Ryan. And we’re reporting live at day 2 of the Klaviyo conference in Boston. In this episode, we share our key takeaways from Klaviyo Boston Day 2 and I get roasted on my own podcast. What You’ll LearnWhy you shouldn’t go to the restroom prior to recording a podcast with friends you can’t trust Key takeaways from Klaviyo con day 2 How Chubbies sends emails New email features...

275: Email Marketing Takeaways From Klaviyo Boston Day 1 With Toni Anderson

275: Key Takeaways From Klaviyo Boston Day 1 With Toni Anderson
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ275ToniAnderson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:17 — 48.7MB) Today, I’m with my partner Toni Anderson and we’re reporting live at the Klaviyo conference in Boston. Unlike other company sponsored events, what sets Klaviyo-con apart from the rest is the insane employee to attendee ratio. At Klaviyo-con, there’s literally 1 employee to answer questions for every 2 attendees which is crazy. In this episode, Toni and I share our key email marketing takeaways from Klaviyo Boston Day 1. What You’ll LearnAn overview of Klaviyo Boston New flow features that you have to use now to improve your email conversions Small tweaks you can make to...

274: Joel Runyon On How To Monetize A Blog With Subscription Services

274: Joel Runyon On How To Monetize A Blog With Subscription Services
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ274JoelRunyon.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:44 — 51.5MB) Today, I’m thrilled to have my buddy Joel Runyon on the show. Joel is an athlete, entrepreneur and the founder of ImpossibleHQ.com, a company dedicated to helping people push their limits and do impossible things. From this blog, Joel has spawned many other businesses which include a paleo meal plan subscription service at UltimateMealPlans.com and an iPhone app called Move Well which helps you move better, get stronger and prevent injuries. He also became the youngest person in the world to run 7 ultra marathons on 7 continents in 2017. In this episode, we discuss...

273: How Nuun Life Grew To An 8 Figure Business With CEO Kevin Rutherford

273: How Nuun Life Grew To An 8 Figure Business With CEO Kevin Rutherford
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ273KevinRutherford.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:26 — 56.9MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Kevin Rutherford on the show. Kevin is the CEO of Nuun life, a company that sells hydration tablets that turn water into a Gatorade like drink with very few carbs. Nuun is a product that I personally use every single day to stay hydrated and feel productive. And today, we’ll learn how Kevin has grown Nuun into a behemoth of a company. Enjoy the show! What You’ll LearnHow Nuun got started How Nuun grew to an 8 figure company What were the primary strategies to grow the business How does Nuun generate its salesOther...

272: How To Get Free Press To Sell Your Products With Dawn LaFontaine

272: How To Get Free Press To Sell Your Products With Dawn LaFontaine
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ272DawnLaFontaine.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:48 — 49.3MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Dawn LaFontaine on the show. Dawn was a finalist on the 5 Minute Pitch, my Shark Tank like show with Mike Jackness, Greg Mercer and Scott Voelker where we gave away 50,000 in cold hard cash. Dawn runs an ecommerce business selling card board boxes for cats. Her products have been featured in Parade, Product Hunt and the Boston Globe. And in this interview, we’re going to talk about Dawn’s triumphs and obstacles in launching her business. What You’ll LearnDawn’s motivations for starting her business How Dawn validated her niche before...

271: The Top 5 Best Entrepreneurship Books Of All Time With Mani Vaya

271: The Top 5 Best Entrepreneurship Books Of All Time With Mani Vaya
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ271ManiVaya.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 58:07 — 66.8MB) Today I’m thrilled to have my buddy Mani Vaya on the show. Mani is someone who I met at the Menfluential conference formerly known as StyleCon and we hit it off right away. Mani is the founder of 2000books.com and like myself, he’s a former electrical engineer who worked in tech for over a decade before starting his business selling courses and entrepreneurship book summaries. Today we’re going to discuss Mani’s business and his top favorite entrepreneurship books of all time. What You’ll LearnHow Mani built traffic for his site How Mani created an engaging YouTube channel to generate...

270: How To Build A Facebook Messenger Bot That Sells With Natasha Takahashi

270: How To Build A Facebook Messenger Bot That Sells With Natasha Takahashi
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ270NatashaTakahashi.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:03 — 62.1MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Natasha Takahashi on the show. Natasha is someone who I met at Social Media Marketing World and she’s an expert when it comes to Facebook Chatbots. She is the chief marketing officer and founder of the School Of Bots and she’s spoken at many industry events like Social Media Marketing World and Traffic & Conversions. In this episode, we’re going to talk about the best way to implement a chat bot on an ecommerce store that sells physical products. What You’ll LearnThe best way to get new messenger subscribers Some of the best chatbot...

269: How My Student Makes 60K/Month Selling Party Supplies With Amanda Wittenborn

269: How To Make 60K/Month Selling Party Supplies With Amanda Wittenborn
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ269AmandaWittenborn.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:30 — 56.9MB) Today I’m really happy to have Amanda Wittenborn on the show. Not only is Amanda a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course but she was also a finalist in the 5 Minute Pitch, my Shark Tank like show, where she competed to win $50,000. Amanda started AmandaCreation.com where she makes over 60K/month selling children’s party supplies online. In this episode, we’re going to talk about the triumphs and the struggles of entrepreneurship and how Amanda got started with her business. What You’ll LearnWhat were Amanda’s motivations for starting her business How Amanda...

268: How To Rank An Ecommerce Store In Search With Dan Shure

268: How To Rank An Ecommerce Store In Search With Dan Shure
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ268DanShure.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:42 — 58.3MB) Today, I’m excited to have Dan Shure on the show. Dan is the founder of a boutique SEO consultancy called Evolving SEO and he is an SEO expert with a fantastic reputation. He’s helped entrepreneurs like Nathan Chan of Foundr Magazine and Noah Kagan of Sumo.com with their SEO in addition to popular startups like Ring, and Hint Water. He also runs a popular podcast called Experts on The Wire. In this episode, Dan and I discuss what it takes to rank an ecommerce store in search. What You’ll LearnWhat’s working with search engine optimization...

267: The New Amazon Ads You Probably Aren’t Running Yet With Brett Curry

267: How To Run Amazon DSP Ads With Brett Curry
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ267BrettCurry.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:46 — 58.4MB) Today, I’m thrilled to have Brett Curry back on the show. Brett is someone who I met through Drew Sanocki at the Traffic And Conversions Summit in San Diego. He has spoken at my conference, The Sellers Summit, for the past 2 years and he runs OMG Commerce which is an ecommerce agency that has helped over 125 companies with their pay per click advertising. In this episode, Brett and I talk about combining Amazon PPC with Amazon DSP to grow your Amazon business. What You’ll LearnWhat is Amazon DSP? What ads can be bought through Amazon...

266: How To Invent A Product From Scratch And Sell Over 300K Units With Kim Meckwood

266: How To Invent A Product From Scratch And Sell Over 300K Units With Kim Meckwood
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ266KimMeckwood.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 43:50 — 50.5MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Kim Meckwood on the show. Kim was the winner of the 5 Minute Pitch, my Shark Tank like show with Mike Jackness, Greg Mercer and Scott Voelker where we gave away 50,000 in cold hard cash. Kim invented an ingenious product called Click And Carry that has sold over 300K units. Click And Carry is a tool that allows you to comfortably carry a bunch of bags all at once and sling them over your shoulder. In this episode, we’re going to talk about the triumphs and the struggles of entrepreneurship and...

265: How To Be More Efficient With Your Time With Thanh Pham

265: The Secrets To Asian Efficiency Revealed With Thanh Pham
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ265Thanh.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:03 — 54.1MB) Today, I’m really happy to have my fellow Asian compatriot Thanh Pham on the show. Thanh runs the popular site AsianEfficiency.com where he teaches others how to be more productive with their time. He is considered to be one of the top thought leaders in the productivity industry and he has been featured in Fast Company, Inc.com, Forbes, Huffington Post, and The Globe & Mail. In today’s episode, we uncover the lost Asian secrets of productivity. What You’ll LearnProductivity tips on how to manage your inbox How Asian Efficiency gets its traffic How AsianEfficiency.com makes its money Top productivity tips...

264: What Amazon Strategies Are Working Today With Brad Moss

264: Brad Moss On What's Working With Selling On Amazon Today
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...

263: How To Outsource Your Amazon Business For Less With Omer Riaz

263: How To Outsource Your Amazon Business With Omer Riaz
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...

262: How Amazon Counterfeits Nearly Destroyed A 7 Figure Business With Kevin Williams

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...