The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast With Steve Chou

The MyWifeQuitHerJob podcast is a podcast about entrepreneurs who quit their jobs to start successful online businesses.

Through a series of personal interviews, Steve uncovers the exact strategies that led to their success.

Unlike other business podcasts, Steve is known for digging deep and extracting out every last detail.

He's never afraid to ask the hard questions and he leverages his extensive knowledge running his two 7 figure businesses to get to the point.

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434: The Sneaky Tricks Pro YouTubers Use To Grow Their Channel With Zach Mitchem

434: The Sneaky Tricks Pro YouTubers Use To Grow Their Channel With Zach Mitchem

Today I have my friend Zach Mitchem on the show. Zach runs a YouTube consultancy called We Are Video Makers and manages the YouTube channels for many famous creators with millions of subscribers. As you guys probably know, I recently hit 100K subs on YouTube and it took me about 2.5 years to get there. But since then, Zach has been helping me with my channel and I have grown about 50k more subs in a span of just 2.5 months. Enjoy the episode! What You’ll Learn Strategies to grow a successful YouTube channel How to create engaging YouTube content […]

433: How A Partnership Nightmare Destroyed A $10M Blog With Jeff Rose

433: Partnerships Gone Wrong And How Content Creation Has Evolved With Jeff Rose

Today I have my good friend Jeff Rose back on the show after 7 years and a lot has changed since we last spoke. His partners have changed, his strategies have changed and the content business has changed. Jeff runs the popular blog GoodFinancialCents.com, a popular YouTube Channel called Wealth Hacker that has 380K subscribers and a portfolio of other websites in the finance space. In this episode, we have a candid discussion about his failed partnerships and what it takes to make money with content today. What You’ll Learn How to be successful in content creation Why Jeff’s partnerships […]

432: The Curse That All Successful Entrepreneurs Have With Mike Jackness

432: The Curse That All Successful Entrepreneurs Have With Mike Jackness

Today I have my friend Mike Jackness back on the show to talk about a sensitive topic that is rarely discussed. Can successful entrepreneurs live a balanced life? Do you have to make sacrifices in order to make money in business? In this episode, we discuss the brutal truth about success and the curse that all entrepreneurs have. Enjoy! What You’ll Learn The brutal truth about success in business The secret weapon for entrepreneurs to live a balanced life The curse that all of the successful entrepreneurs have Other Resources And Books EcomCrew Sponsors Postscript.io – Postscript.io is the SMS […]

431: The Dark Side Of Entrepreneurship And How To Build A Business You Love With Jadah Sellner

431: The Dark Side Of Entrepreneurship And How To Build A Business You Love With Jadah Sellner

Today I have my friend Jadah Sellner back on the podcast. The last time I had Jadah on the show, she and I discussed how she created Simple Green Smoothies with her partner Jen Hansard. But since then, Jadah has exited that company and is now on a mission to help others build sustainable small businesses without burning out. In this episode, you’ll learn how to build a business you love. What You’ll Learn The dark side of entrepreneurship How to create a business that suit your life How to apply Jadah’s love method to business Other Resources And Books […]

430: How To Make Money In a Downturn When No One Is Hiring With Charlie Hoehn

430: How To Make Money In a Downturn When No One Is Hiring With Charlie Hoehn

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429: 17 Million Dollar Business Ideas Free For The Taking With Nick Loper

429: 17 Million Dollar Business Ideas Free For The Taking With Nick Loper

Today I have my friend Nick Loper on the show. Nick is the host of the popular Side Hustle Nation podcast where he and I share similar goals. We highlight entrepreneurs who run businesses on the side or full-time. One of the common complaints that we often get is not being able to decide what type of business to start. In this episode, Nick and I brainstorm million-dollar business ideas that you are welcome to take for yourself. What You’ll Learn 17 million-dollar business ideas for the taking What type of business should you start How to run a successful […]

428: Counterintuitive Strategies (Which Make No Sense) That Can Grow Your Sales With Kurt Elster

428: Counterintuitive Strategies That Can Grow Your Sales With Kurt Elster

Today I have my long-time friend Kurt Elster on the show. Kurt is the host of The Unofficial Shopify Podcast and a Shopify store consultant. As part of his job, he often runs split tests for his clients. And over the years, he’s amassed many counterintuitive strategies that can grow your sales. Some of these make no sense but they work. Enjoy the episode! What You’ll Learn How to improve and grow your Shopify Store sales Counterintuitive learnings from running many split tests How to launch your own split tests for your store Other Resources And Books Ethercycle Unofficial Shopify […]

427: This Old School Marketing Tactic Converts Like Crazy With Mike Epstein

427: This Old School Marketing Tactic Converts Like Crazy With Mike Epstein

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426: The Best Strategy To Grow An Audience Today With Neville Medhora

426: The Fastest Way To Grow An Audience Today With Neville Medhora

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425: This 1 Strategy Grew Her Water Bottle Brand To 10M+ With Alicia Reynoso

425: This 1 Strategy Grew Her Water Bottle Brand To 10M+ With Alicia Reynoso

Today I have Alicia Reynoso on the show. Alicia is the founder of Live Infinitely which is a company that sells water bottles and outdoor gear online. Water bottles is one of the most saturated e-commerce products that you can sell online but she turned it into an 8 figure business with this one strategy. Enjoy the interview! What You’ll Learn Why Alicia chose to sell such a saturated product How Alicia build an 8-figure water bottle business Alicia’s single strategy that allowed her to build a community around her products Other Resources And Books Alicia’s Challenge Website Sponsors Postscript.io […]

424: I Hit 100k YouTube Subs Making $20K/month – Here’s What I Learned

424: The One Hack That Allowed Me To Hit 100k YouTube Subs

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423: A Controversial Way To Grow Your Email List Fast With Adam Robinson

423: A Controversial Way To Grow Your Email List Fast

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422: This Student Makes $2M Selling Womens Clothing Online With Ming Wang

422: Student Makes $2M Selling Womens Clothing Online With Ming Wang

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421: How Authors Make Millions In The Book Business With Mike Michalowicz

421: The Real Way Authors Make Millions In The Book Business With Mike Michalowicz

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420: My Big Purchase To Save 100K+ On Taxes – A Bumblebee Linens Update With Steve Chou

420: Opportunity Zones, Saving On Taxes And A Bumblebee Linens Update With Steve Chou

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419: Meet The Woman Who Makes $50M With Boring Businesses w/ Codie Sanchez

419: Meet The Woman Who Makes $50M With Boring Businesses With Codie Sanchez

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