Ecommerce

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...

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...

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...

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...