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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209: How To Make Sure Your Product Will Sell Before You Launch With Kevin Williams

209: How To Make Sure Your Product Will Sell Before You Launch With Kevin Williams
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ209KevinWilliams.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:44 — 57.2MB) Today I’m really excited to have Kevin Williams on the show. Kevin is someone who I met at the Ecommerce Fuel live conference. He was actually one of the keynotes there and I really enjoyed his presentation. Kevin runs the site BrushHero.com where he sells a power cleaning brush that hooks up to your hose and spins with a lot of torque to clean up hard to clean objects like wheels, bikes, boats and more. He was also recently on the hit show Shark Tank. Anyway, the reason why I brought Kevin on the show is...

208: The State Of Small Business Ecommerce And How To Create A Thriving Community With Andrew Youderian

The State Of Small Business Ecommerce And How To Create A Thriving Community With Andrew Youderian
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ208AndrewYouderian.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:15 — 57.8MB) Today I am honored to have Andrew Youderian with me on the podcast. Andrew has the distinct honor of being the very first guest on my podcast ever in episode number 2. Back when this podcast had 0 listeners, he took a risk to come on and I really appreciate it. Andrew has created and sold 2 dropshipped ecommerce businesses. He is a well known figure in the ecommerce world through his blog and podcast at EcommerceFuel.com And he runs the best small business ecommerce community that I’ve come across that specifically caters to 6,7...

207: How To Use Facebook Messenger Bots To Sell A Digital Course With Mary Kathryn Johnson

How To Use Facebook Messenger Bots To Sell A Digital Course With Mary Kathryn Johnson
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ207MaryKathrynJohnson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:39 — 57.1MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Mary Kathryn Johnson on the show. Mary is someone who I met long ago when I was guest on her podcast Parent Entrepreneur Power. And we recently reconnected again at Social Media Marketing World. It had been a while since we last spoke and when we started chatting, I discovered that she’s now a Facebook messenger bot consultant which really piqued my interest because that’s exactly what I’m studying right now. Anyway, Mary has implemented high converting messenger bots for a lot of high profile clients and today we are...

206: The Right Way To Run Facebook Retargeting Ads With Reza Khadjavi Of Shoelace

The Right Way To Run Facebook Retargeting Ads With Reza Khadjavi Of Shoelace
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ206RezaKhadjavi.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:02 — 62.1MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Reza Khadjavi on the show. Reza is the founder of Shoelace which is a company that boosts your sales with automated retargeting journeys. We’ll get into exactly what that means in a moment. But Reza is a master of running retargeting ads in the context of ecommerce and selling physical products online so today we’re going to pick his brain. Enjoy the episode! What You’ll Learn Why Reza founded Shoelace The main difference between sequential and behavorial retargeting Some good metrics to gauge yourself against other sellers Guidelines on ROAS, CTR vs AOV The...

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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ205MollyPittman.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ204CaseyGauss.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ203JamesClear.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ202NateMcCallister.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ201SteveWeiss.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ200JenniferChou.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ199NathanResnick.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ198SteveBlog.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ197ScottVoelker2.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ196IanSchoen.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ195SteveStoreTools.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ194Karon2.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ190JohnJonas.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ192BlogIncome2017.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ191SteveBBL2017.mp3Podcast: 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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ190SteveNewYears2017.mp3Podcast: 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...