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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Nellie Akalp was the founder of MyCorporation.com which she later sold to Intuit for 20 million dollars. And today, she runs CorpNet.com which specializes in helping small business owners create their businesses.
She’s an expert when it comes to the legal and logistical aspects of setting up a business including the formation of corporations, legal permits, LLCs, you name it.
In this podcast interview, Nellie teaches us how she got started and how she managed to create 2 multi million dollar businesses from scratch.
In addition, Nellie was kind enough to offer MyWifeQuitHerJob.com readers 10%...
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Today I’m thrilled to have my friend Natalie Sisson on the show. Now if you’ve never heard of Natalie, she is known as the Suitcase Entrepreneur, and her story is pretty damn cool.
Since 2006, she left her hometown of New Zealand and she’s basically been traveling the world by living out of her suitcase while running her location independent business. She’s got a popular blog, a bestselling book, a podcast and she is just an all round great person as well.
Enjoy the episode!
What You’ll LearnNatalie’s motivations for creating a location independent lifestyle
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Brad DeGraw is my go to guy when it comes to selling on Amazon. Not only does he run many of his own businesses using FBA, but he also helps small to mid size companies establish their online presence as well.
In this episode, Brad gives us an inside scoop on all of the tips and tricks he uses to maximize his sales on Amazon. Do not miss this episode and be sure to check out Brad’s site at AZDoneForYou.com.
Quick Note: At the time of the recording Brad thought that his new website AmazonSherpa.com...
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I became a huge fan of Will Mitchell when I accidentally stumbled on his blog, StartupBros.com. Not only is Will an excellent writer but he always writes from experience which is quite rare when it comes to the Internet.
In this episode, Will teaches us how to find products to sell online and how he has created an incredible business importing goods from Asia and teaching others how to do the same. Enjoy the podcast!
What You’ll LearnHow Will got started in ecommerce
What Will sells in his ecommerce store
Will’s techniques for finding the right product...
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This podcast episode with Steven Essa was one of my favorites because I learned so much about the art of giving effective online webinars. Seriously, this episode was so jam packed with actionable tips that I found myself furiously taking notes during the interview.
In fact, Steven was so engaging that I barely spoke at all and he did most of the talking. He’s got tremendous energy and I know that you’ll get as much out of it as I did. Enjoy!
BTW, you can check out Steven’s websites at StevenEssa.com and X10Effect.com
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Today’s interview is with my friend Emmanuel Eleyae, who runs SatinLinedCaps.com along with several members of his family.
What I find interesting about Emmanuel’s story is that he tried a bunch of different marketing tactics early on with his online store and they all failed. And then he tried influencer marketing using You Tube and hit the jackpot.
In this interview, you’ll learn how Emmanuel found famous You Tubers to promote his products and the services he uses to continually market his satin lined caps.
You also learn what it takes to create...
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Today’s interview is a very special to me because this person is someone who inspired me to start my own blog back in 2009. JD Roth is the founder of GetRichSlowly.org and he was one of my blogging idols early on.
Today, he writes at JDRoth.com and his blog is still one of the very few that I read on a regular basis. He’s an amazing writer and I love how he can make even mundane topics interesting through the power of storytelling. Enjoy the interview!
What You’ll LearnHow JD Roth got the idea...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ055SteveScott.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 49:22 — 68.1MB)
Steve Scott is a very prolific writer on the Amazon Kindle platform and he makes anywhere from 20-60K per month selling ebooks.
In this interview, he reveals the exact methods he uses to sell hundreds of books a day and the right way to sell on the Amazon Kindle platform.
Also, be sure to check out his blog at SteveScottSite.com
What You’ll LearnHow Steve makes 20-60K per month selling books
How Steve sells hundreds of books a day on the Kindle platform
How to gather email addresses from people who buy your ebook
How to find a lucrative topic to write...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ054Spencer.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:13 — 66.3MB)
I’ve been following Spencer’s blog, NichePursuits.com, for quite some time now and I’ve always been a huge fan.
Not only does Spencer have a ton of experience with building out niche sites and keyword research but he has also created the best keyword research tool on the market with Long Tail Pro
In this interview, you’ll learn about what’s working with SEO and how Spencer created a leading software product with no technical experience at all!
What You’ll LearnHow and why Spencer diversified his business
Why Spencer moved away from using private blog networks
What’s working with SEO today
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I met Chris Guthrie at the Fincon Expo and I’m really glad that we had a chance to hang out. Chris is well known for making 6 figures with the Amazon Associates program and he also runs a 6 figure business selling WordPress plugins called BoostWP.com.
A lot of people believe that you have to know how to code in order to succeed in selling software. But not only is Chris not a technical guy, but he has found a way to get tens of thousands of websites to use his plugins. If...
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I met Carole Rains at the Ecommerce Fuel Live conference and I’m happy that we met. Carole runs 2 online stores, RusticArtistry.com and EmuBliss.com, and she uses Pinterest heavily to promote her products.
In this interview, you will get an in depth tutorial on how to maximize your Pinterest account and how to leverage Pinterest to promote your products.
What You’ll LearnHow Carole decide on the niche for her online store
How Carole found dropshippers for her online furniture shop
How Carole gets vendors to dropship for her
What the logistics are like when selling handcrafted products
How Carole gets...
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Mike Crowley is the founder of 94Fifty.com, a company that produces sensor basketballs and is perhaps the coolest technology that I’ve seen come out in a long time. Here’s a video below of how his product works.In this podcast, you’ll learn how Mike developed this product and how he leveraged Kickstarter to generate massive buzz. Enjoy!
What You’ll LearnHow Mike came up with the idea to create a basketball training tool
How Mike raised over 130,000 in a kickstarter campaign for his product
How to use Kickstarter to improve the visibility of your business
How to create...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ050Brandon.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 53:00 — 73.1MB)
I met Brandon Eley at the Ecommerce Fuel conference and I can honestly say that he was one of the most well-spoken and intelligent entrepreneurs that I’ve ever met. Brandon runs 2BigFeet.com, which is an online store that sells shoes specifically catering to people with big feet.
Not only does his store make 7 figures but Brandon also runs a successful blog at BrandonEley.com and is a prolific speaker specializing in online marketing and ecommerce. Don’t miss this interview!
What You’ll LearnBrandon’s biggest early mistake with his shop
How to properly outsource different tasks for your...
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Adam Kreitman reached out to me randomly 3 years ago via the contact page on my blog and we’ve kept in touch ever since. Adam runs WordsThatClick.com which helps small business owners increase the visibility of their business on the web.
What’s cool about Adam is that unlike most larger agencies, Adam focuses a lot of his efforts on small businesses which is directly applicable to the listeners of this podcast. In this episode, Adam will teach us how to run high converting Adwords campaigns for those on a budget. Enjoy!
What You’ll LearnHow...
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Why start an ecommerce store from scratch when you can buy an existing site and double its revenues?
Today, Bill D’Alessandro shows us the exact process he goes through to buy an online business and how he finds stagnant businesses to buy that he can improve upon within a short time frame.
Bill D’Alessandro owns a portfolio of ecommerce stores which you can check out at ElementsBrands.com.
In this interview, Bill and I will be referring to his recent acquisition NurtureMyBody.com. Enjoy!
What You’ll LearnWhy you should consider buying a business as opposed...
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I’m really happy to have Eric Bandholz back on the show. In the last episode when we talked about BeardBrand.com, Eric’s Shark Tank episode had not yet aired so we couldn’t talk about it.
But now that everything is out there, Eric can now finally share his experiences to the public. Since Eric went on Shark Tank, his business has grown dramatically. Here are some of his statsHis store went from about $4500/day to about $12k/day in revenues
His store got 20k visitors on Friday and Saturday of the show (40k total)
The most concurrent...
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I’m thrilled to have Eric Bandholz on the show today. Eric runs the successful beard care company BeardBrand.com, which has grown into a 7 figure business in just 12 months.
In today’s interview, you will learn how Eric grew his business quickly by focusing on branding and exposure via word of mouth. He’s got a great backstory and knows a ton about how to establish a brand and how to run a successful skin care business.
Oh and did I tell you that I tried his beard care products too? Check out what happened...
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I’ve known Corbett Barr for quite a while now and I’m continually impressed by the quality of content that he puts out. What’s interesting about Corbett is that he started out living the silicon valley startup scene by launching a VC funded company only to later realize that he wanted to leverage entrepreneurship to improve his lifestyle.
Today he runs Fizzle.co which is an incredibly awesome online business school program that you should all check out. And the nature of his business allows him to spend half of the year relaxing and working remotely...
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Drew Sanocki randomly reached out to me one day and I’m glad that he did. Drew is a seasoned veteran when it comes to ecommerce. He started and sold a successful dropship furniture company DesignPublic.com. And today, he blogs at DrewSanocki.com and offers ecommerce consulting at Mineral.io.
What’s also cool about Drew is that we have a bunch of common friends that went to Stanford together. Enjoy the interview!
What You’ll LearnHow to find a profitable niche for your online store
How to validate your niche before investing a large amount of money
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ043EricSiu.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:26 — 41.9MB)
Eric Siu is a pay per click marketing expert and the CEO of SingleGrain.com, a successful digital marketing agency. Eric first caught my eye when I read his incredible post on YouTube advertising
In fact, YouTube advertising is one of the only mediums that I haven’t yet tried so I’m eager to have Eric on the show to talk about what’s working and what’s not in the world of advertising. Enjoy the show!
What You’ll LearnHow to launch an effective Facebook campaign
How to launch a high converting YouTube campaign
How much money you should be willing...
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