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/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...
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...
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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...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ189ChelseaFrank.mp3Podcast: 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...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ188GregMercerNomad.mp3Podcast: 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...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ187CantonFair.mp3Podcast: 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. ...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ186BradMoss.mp3Podcast: 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...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ185PerryMarshall.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:45 — 59.5MB)
Today, I’ve got an extra special guest on the show. Perry Marshall is one of the world’s most sought after business consultants and is the author of many bestselling books in the PPC advertising industry including the Ultimate Guide To Google Adwords and the Ultimate Guide To Facebook ads.
He’s consulted in over 300 industries and he’s known as the godfather of PPC. Enjoy the show!
What You’ll Learn
The 80/20 rule in action and how it has helped many of Perry’s clients.
How to directly apply the 80/20 rule to your business.
How to decide which...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ184RonEiger.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:00 — 64.8MB)
Today I’m really happy to have Ron Eiger on the show. Ron is probably one of my oldest students in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course.
I launched the class in 2011 to very small group and I believe Ron joined in 2012 after I released it to the public. Now what’s cool is that Ron and I have kept in touch over the years and he’s been doing awesome.
He runs the store SunnyDecals.com where he sells children’s wall decals. In addition, he also private labels various products on Amazon. All...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ183SamParr.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:13 — 54.3MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Sam Parr on the show. Sam is the founder of TheHustle.co which is a media company that caters to entrepreneurs.
They have more than a million email subscribers and email is the backbone of their business. Every single day, they send out an awesome email that details the latest startup and tech news.
The also run an annual conference called HustleCon that I had the pleasure of attending as well. Anyway, what’s amazing is that Sam has managed to build this gigantic email list in a few years which is...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ182TiffanyIvanofsky.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:46 — 65.3MB)
Today I’m really happy to have Tiffany Ivanofsky on the show. Tiffany is someone who I was introduced to by Toni Anderson and she is making millions of dollars selling LuLaRoe clothing.
But here’s the kicker. She sells all of her inventory using Facebook Live. In fact, I’ve watched her and her husband Paul live and the way they sell is mesmerizing.
Anyway, today we are going to break down how they manage to sell so many pieces of clothing live on Facebook and learn about their strategies.
What You’ll Learn
How selling LuLaRoe products work.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ181DaveMunson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:32 — 63.8MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Dave Munson on the show. Dave is the founder of Saddleback Leather which is a company that sells indestructible leather bags. I’m actually quite familiar with the Saddleback Leather story. In fact, I even used his company as a case study in my create a profitable online store course on how to create a great unique value proposition for your products.
Even though Dave’s company sells leather bags which is a commodity product that is highly competitive, Dave has created an incredibly profitable business selling bags by standing out in...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ180TinaSeelig.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 53:49 — 74.2MB)
Today I have someone extra special on the show and by extra special, I mean that this person is one of the main people responsible for introducing me to entrepreneurship.
Tina Seelig is a professor in the Management Science and Engineering department at Stanford University. She’s also the faculty director of the Stanford Technology Ventures program of which I was a member. And most importantly, she was my professor of entrepreneurship way back in 1999 along with Professor Tom Byers.
Recently, she released a brand new book called Creativity Rules: Get Ideas Out Of Your...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ179RickMulready.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:52 — 75.6MB)
Today I’m lucky to have Rick Mulready on the show. Rick is someone who I met at Social Media Marketing World while waiting for a gigantic mob of people around Amy Porterfield to dissipate so we could say hello to her.
He’s a Facebook ads specialist and helps small business run profitable Facebook campaigns. He’s also runs a popular podcast called the Art of Paid Traffic and a training class called The FB Advantage. Enjoy the show!
What You’ll Learn
Where to begin when launching a Facebook ad
Some guidelines for setting up a a high converting campaign
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ178JordanHarbinger2Mono.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:04:20 — 88.6MB)
Today, I’m really happy to have Jordan Harbinger back on the show. Jordan and I were part of the same mastermind group a while back and he runs one of the top 50 most popular podcasts in iTunes called the Art Of Charm.
His podcast gets millions of downloads per month and he’s had some incredible guests on the show including Shaq, Mike Rowe, Tony Hawk, and Gary V.
Anyway the last time we spoke 3 years ago, his podcast wasn’t nearly as large but it has really blown up in the past few years. ...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ177JustinMares.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:00 — 63.4MB)
Today, I’m thrilled to have Justin Mares on the show. He is the founder of KettleAndFire.com, a company that sells America’s first and only USDA grass-fed bone broth.
I’ve been getting a lot of emails lately from readers asking for more food based business owners on the podcast. And Justin will walk us through the process of selling food online.
What You’ll Learn
Why Justin decided to sell bone broth.
How he evaluated his product for profitability.
Kettle and Fire’s value proposition
How to create food products when you know nothing about the industry
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ176NathanChan.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:16 — 60.1MB)
Today I have my buddy Nathan Chan on the show. Nathan is someone who I met recently at Social Media Marketing world and I’m really glad we did. He’s the owner of Foundr Magazine which is an incredible resource for entrepreneurs.
He’s had some incredible guests on his site and podcast including Richard Branson, Gary V, Tony Robbins, Tim Ferriss and other famous entrepreneurs. What’s even more amazing is that he attracts most of his traffic through instagram of all places. If you look at Nathan’s account, he has over 1...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ175RachelMiller.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:05 — 58.8MB)
Today I have my friend Rachel Miller on the show. Several months ago, Rachel spoke at my conference, The Sellers Summit, and she knocked it out of the park.
Rachel runs a popular training class called Moolah where she teaches others how to build humongous Facebook followings with rabid fans. She’s created multiple Facebook fan pages with more than a million likes and she uses these pages to drive traffic and sales to both physical and digital products.
In this episode, she’ll teach you how to drive traffic organically to your website or Amazon...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ174SolOrwell.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:53 — 57.4MB)
Today I’m thrilled to have Sol Orwell on the show. Sol is probably best known for starting the company Examine.com, the leading resource to get unbiased information on nutritional supplements.
He also runs the popular site SJO.com where he writes about entrepreneurship. Anyway, what’s really interesting about his company examine.com is that he grew it to a 7 figure business primarily by using reddit. Enjoy the show!
What You’ll Learn
Why Sol started Examine.com and what led to its creation
How Sol got a one word domain and why he bought it
How Sol got his initial traffic
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ173BrettCurry.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:25 — 64.9MB)
Today, I’m thrilled to have Brett Curry on the show. Brett is someone who I met through Drew Sanocki at the Traffic And Conversions Summit In San Diego and we hit it off right away.
He runs OMG Commerce which is a 7 figure ecommerce agency that has helped over 125 companies with their pay per click advertising.
Not only does Brett speak at major ecommerce events across the country but he also writes for a variety of sites like Digital Marketer and Search Engine Journal.
He’s also the author of the ultimate guide to Google Shopping...
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