Ecommerce

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...

258: A Recap Of Sellers Summit 2019 With Toni Anderson

258: A Recap Of Sellers Summit 2019 With Toni Anderson
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ258ToniAnderson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:18 — 64.7MB) We’re doing a special episode today. Sellers Summit 2019 just ended so I brought my partner Toni Anderson on the show to do a recap of the event. The Sellers Summit is a conference that we throw every year. This is our 4th time and the show is all about bringing ecommerce entrepreneurs together and learning new strategies on how to sell physical products. Today we’re going to talk about what worked, what didn’t and some key takeaways. What You’ll LearnThe theme for this year’s event What we did differently this time How we improved the conference in 2019 An...

257: The Right Way To Outsource Your Business With Nathan Hirsch

257: The Right Way To Outsource Your Business With Nathan Hirsch
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ257NathanHirsch.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:05 — 48.5MB) Today, I’m really happy to have Nathan Hirsch on the show. Nathan is the founder and CEO of FreeeUp, a platform that connects businesses to freelancers and virtual assistants that specialize in ecommerce and digital marketing. In his prior life, he bootstrapped 2 multi-million dollar businesses and at one point he was managing over a half a million products selling on Amazon with over 1000 suppliers. In this episode, you’ll learn the best way to scale your ecommerce business and how to outsource. What You’ll LearnHow to manage your products and suppliers The best tasks to outsource The most common...

255: How To Make 6 Figures Selling Clothing For Moms With My Student Tsippi Gross

255: How My Student Makes 6 Figures Selling Clothing For Moms With Tsippi Gross
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ255TsippiGross.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:55 — 52.8MB) Today I’m really happy to have Tsippi Gross on the show. Tsippi is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I distinctly remember her first sale when she sold 12 dresses just by showing off her samples! Today, Tsippi runs a 6 figure business at HavahTribe.com where she sells trendy apparel for breastfeeding Moms without using Amazon at all. In this episode, Tsippi and I discuss the triumphs and the struggles of entrepreneurship. Want To Learn How To Start A 6 Figure Ecommerce Store? Did you enjoy listening to Teri’s story? If you...

252: How To Create A 9 Figure Ecommerce Business With Dustin Robertson Of Drip

252: How To Create A 9 Figure Ecommerce Business With Dustin Robertson Of Drip
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ252DustinRobertson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:37 — 51.3MB) I’m really happy to have Dustin Robertson on the show. Dustin is the CMO of Drip but in a prior life, he executed the digital marketing strategy for BackCountry.com and helped grow it to over 350 million dollars in revenue. Not only is he an ecommerce expert but he also serves as an advisor for Armada Skis, Vegas.com and other popular brands. In today’s episode we will talk about what it takes to win in the age on Amazon. What You’ll LearnThe largest contributor to BackCountry.com’s growth The best way to build an email list for an ecommerce...

249: How To Manage Cashflow Issues With Your Ecommerce Business With Victoria Sullivan Of Payability

249: How To Manage Cashflow Issues With Your Ecommerce Business With Victoria Sullivan Of Payability
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ249VickySullivan.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 31:49 — 36.7MB) Every physical products business requires capital in order to grow. And cash flow can often be a problem because you need to invest a large amount of cash upfront to pay for inventory. In today’s episode, Victoria and I are going to discuss different methods of raising money along with the pros and cons of each. Victoria Sullivan is a marketing manager over at Payability and she’s an expert when it comes to raising funds for your ecommerce business. What You’ll LearnWhy financing is so important for an ecommerce business Why it’s hard to...

247: How To Automate Your Amazon Wholesale Business With Trent Dyrsmid

247: How To Automate Your Amazon Wholesale Business With Trent Dyrsmid
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ247TrentDyrsmid.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:18 — 51.0MB) Today I’m thrilled to have Trent Dyrsmid on the show. Trent is a serial entrepreneur, husband, and father who owns 3 companies, an Amazon ecommerce business, an SOP software company called Flowster and BrightIdeas.co which is a popular podcast and entrepreneurship publication. Together, these companies generate millions per year in revenue. I invited him on the show today because we share the common goal of maximizing income without negatively impacting family life. He is a master of systematizing businesses and we’re going to learn his business secrets. Enjoy the show! What You’ll LearnHow Trent became...

246: Everything You Need To Know About Sales Tax With Martina Chavez Of Avalara

246: Everything You Need To Know About Sales Tax With Martina Chavez Of Avalara
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ246MartinaChavez.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 37:53 — 43.6MB) Martina Chavez is an expert in sales tax compliance over at Avalara and I invited her on the show today to clear the air in regards to everything that is happening with Amazon and nexus when it comes to paying sales tax. Ever since the decision of the supreme court case Wayfair vs South Dakota was handed down, states may now charge tax on purchases made from out of state sellers even if the seller doesn’t have a physical presence in the taxing state. This has enormous implications to ecommerce. What You’ll LearnMartina’s sales tax background Do...

245: A Student’s Candid Journey Selling On Amazon And How To Email Jeff Bezos

245: A Student's Candid Journey Selling On Amazon And How To Email Jeff Bezos
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ245MariaF.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:28 — 68.2MB) Today I have a special guest on the show, Maria. Maria is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course who is making 6 figures with her business and last week, I invited her to come talk to the other members of the class about her experiences starting her ecommerce business. But instead of celebrating her success as an entrepreneur, I asked her to provide a candid account of her experiences including all of her struggles, her triumphs and how she overcame various obstacles on her journey. This is a very...

242: How Allen Walton Created A 7 Figure Store Selling Spy Equipment

242: How Allen Walton Created A 7 Figure Store Selling Spy Equipment Online
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ242AllenWalton.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:30 — 54.6MB) Today, I’m thrilled to have Allen Walton on the show. Now Allen is someone who I met at Ecommerce Fuel Live a long time ago but we didn’t really get to know each other until we hung out at Billy Murphy’s Mancation earlier this year. Anyway, Allen runs SpyGuy.com which is an ecommerce store that sells spy equipment online. His store has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, CNBC, Fast Company and he was recently featured on the Tim Ferriss podcast as well. What’s cool is that he bootstrapped his company from the ground up and turned...

236: The Fastest Way To Make 5K/Month From Scratch With Greg Mercer, Mike Jackness And Scott Voelker

236: The Fastest Way To Make 5K/Month From Scratch With Greg Mercer, Mike Jackness And Scott Voelker
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ236Fastest5K.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 26:02 — 36.0MB) Today I’ve got my buddies Greg Mercer, Scott Voelker and Mike Jackness back on the show. If you listened to last week’s episode, we were all together in San Diego to film the 5 Minute Pitch and while we were together, we recorded a couple of podcasts. Anyway, today we’re going to collectively answer a question that I get asked all the time. If we were to start all over again, what would be our fastest way to make $5000/month. You’ll be surprised at some of the answers. Enjoy! What You’ll...

235: How To Succeed In Ecommerce Today With Greg Mercer, Mike Jackness And Scott Voelker

234: What It Takes To Succeed In Ecommerce Today With Greg Mercer, Mike Jackness And Scott Voelker
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ235FiveMPSDPt1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:19 — 68.0MB) I just got back from San Diego, California where I spent 3 straight, grueling days filming The 5 Minute Pitch, our new Shark Tank like show, with Mike Jackness, Greg Mercer, Scott Voelker and a variety of awesome guest judges to be announced later. Anyway, the four of us recorded this podcast on the very last day of filming to reflect upon the 32 companies that just pitched to us. And we discuss what it takes to succeed in ecommerce today. Enjoy! What You’ll LearnWhat is takes to succeed in ecommerce today Should...

234: Max And Neo – How To Grow A 7 Figure Pet Supply Store By Giving Back With Kenric Hwang

234: How To Grow A 7 Figure Pet Supply Store By Giving Back With Kenric Hwang
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ234KenricHwang.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:57 — 60.9MB) Today I’m really excited to have Kenric Hwang on the show. Kenric is someone who I’ve known for a very long time we both got started in ecommerce at around the same time. Many years ago, he started a successful outdoor products company, sold it and then started another company called Max & Neo which sells dog collars and accessories online. Now Max & Neo is no ordinary dog collar company and Kenric has managed to get tons of attention on social media and the press because of one key value proposition. Enjoy! What You’ll LearnWhy...

233: Advanced Strategies To Recover Abandoned Carts With Ben Jabbawy

233: Advanced Strategies To Recover Abandoned Carts With Ben Jabbawy
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ233BenJabbawy.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 44:32 — 51.3MB) Today I’m excited to have Ben Jabbawy on the show. Ben is the founder of Privy and we randomly met at the Shopify Unite conference several years ago. At the time, I had no idea who this guy was and what he did. And likewise, I’m sure he’d never heard of the number 1 hankie vendor on the Internet. But we kept in touch and today, I’m a loyal user of Privy and he’s been a great email marketing resource for me. In this episode, we’re going to do a deep...

231: How My Student Teri Miyahira Makes 6 Figures Selling Vegan Makeup Online

231: How My Student Teri Makes 6 Figures Selling Vegan Makeup Online
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ231TeriMiyahira.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:43 — 128.1MB) Teri Miyahira is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I’m really happy to have her on the show today. Teri runs ShopTeriMiyahiraBeauty.com where she sells vegan, cruelty free makeup online. And what’s cool is that Teri sells a subscription box which means that she gets recurring revenue every single month without having to lift a finger. What’s also cool is that her company is 100% bootstrapped and does not use paid advertising either. How has she accomplished this? By creating a rabid fan base. And today we’re going...

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...