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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104: How Tony Horton Started P90X and Sold Over 7 Million Workout DVDs

How Tony Horton Started P90X and Sold Over 7 Million Workout DVDs

Today I am honored to have the one and only Tony Horton on the show. If you’ve never heard of Tony, he is the creator of the incredibly popular P90X home exercise program. Now the personal exercise industry is EXTREMELY competitive and to give you an idea how big time his video was, it ended up selling over 7 million copies. Ridiculous! Since P90X, Tony has released P90X2 and P90X3 with awesome success as well. Not only does Tony look great but he’s quite an entertaining guy as well. Enjoy the interview What You’ll Learn How to stand out among […]

103: How To Go From 0 To 130,000 Instagram Followers In 6 Months With Daniel DiPiazza

103: How To Go From 0 To 130,000 Instagram Followers In 6 Months With Daniel DiPiazza

Today I have my buddy Daniel DiPiazza on the show. Daniel is someone who I met recently at the Import Summit in Orlando and I’m really glad I did. He’s the owner of Rich20Something.com where he teaches young people how to start their own freelance businesses. And to be honest, the content he puts out comes at great time where kids graduating from college are having problems finding high paying jobs. His site is crazy popular and what’s cool is that he’s built it up in an extremely short period of time. In addition to Rich20Something.com, he’s also successfully launched […]

102: How to Start A Multi Million Dollar Clothing Line With Edmund Lowman

102: How to Start A Multi Million Dollar Clothing Line With Edmund Lowman

I’m really excited to have Edmund Lowman on the show. Edmund is someone who I met at the Import Summit in Orlando and after chatting with the guy for a while at the conference, I learned that he’s got a pretty awesome story to share. First off he’s a former rockstar who was part of a wildly successful rock band called Red Jump Suit Apparatus. In fact, I believe that his rock band made him a multimillionaire in his 20’s. Then he realized that the rockstar life was not for him, lost all of his money and had to work […]

101: Will It Fly? How To Validate Your Business Before You Invest With Pat Flynn

101: Will It Fly? How To Validate Your Business Before You Invest With Pat Flynn

Today I’m thrilled to have my buddy Pat Flynn back on the show. Now I’ve had Pat on the show once before on episode 41 where we talked about how to make money with every online business model out there. In fact, Pat was gracious enough to come dressed for the occasion as he wore Stanford cardinal red and a beat cal button during the interview. I mean how cool is that? To be able to forsake his own college for a superior school is just a testament to his awesomeness. Anyway, Pat runs the very popular blog SmartPassiveIncome.com and […]

100: An Interview With My Wife – How We Made $100K Profit In Our First Year Selling Handkerchiefs

How We Made $100,000 Profit In Our First Year Selling Wedding Handkerchiefs

Welcome to an extra special podcast episode. As you know, I’ve been running this podcast for almost 2 years now and we just hit episode 100! Can you believe it? And to celebrate this very special milestone, I finally convinced my wife to be a guest on the show. Now up until this point, you haven’t heard from her at all because she’s an introvert. She doesn’t like the spotlight and she hates public speaking. So I can not tell you what a treat it is for me to have her come on the show. Jennifer Chou is the better […]

099: How To Find Legit Chinese Vendors Online With Peter Zapf Of GlobalSources.com

How To Find Legit Chinese Vendors Online With Peter Zapf Of GlobalSources.net

Today I’m happy to have Peter Zapf, the CIO of Global Sources, which is one of the leading B2B marketplaces for connecting buyers and suppliers in Asia. They’ve been around for 40 years, make around 200 million in revenues, have over 150000 suppliers in their database and work with 95% of the top global retailers. Today, Peter was gracious enough to come on my podcast to give us an overview of the private labeling landscape and all of the recent trends in importing! Enjoy the episode. What You’ll Learn How Global Sources compares with other B2B marketplaces like Alibaba How […]

098: How To Private Label Goods From China With Sam Boyd Of Guided Imports

How To Private Label Goods From China With Sam Boyd Of Guided Imports

In this episode, I have Sam Boyd of GuidedImports.com, a company that helps others import safely from China. Now in the past few years, more and people have been jumping on the Amazon private labeling bandwagon so I brought Sam Boyd on the show to give us his unique perspective on the Amazon gold rush. As I’ve mentioned many times in previous articles and podcasts, relying solely on Amazon is a dangerous play and you really need to establish your own branded website in order to future proof your business. Enjoy the show! What You’ll Learn Common mistakes that Amazon […]

097: How To Go From 0 To 180K Subscribers On SoundCloud In A Year As A Musician

How To Go From 0 to 180K Subscribers In A Year On SoundCloud As A Musician

Budi Voogt is the co-founder of Heroic Recordings, a record label group and agency that represents a number of major electronic artists. He is also the author of the SoundCloud Bible. Now I have a lot of listeners who are artists and some are even musicians. So I brought Budi on the show today to teach us how to become a successful solo entrepreneur and leverage your artistic talents as a business. What You’ll Learn What exactly a record label does and what it means to be an agency How the music industry works How artists are typically paid and […]

096: How To Get Unbiased Feedback On Your Project In Minutes With John Li Of PickFu.com

How To Get Unbiased Feedback About Your Project In Minutes With John Li Of PickFu.com

Today, I’m thrilled to have John Li on the show. John is someone who I met through Dave Lu, who I had on the show back in episode 19. Originally, I had only planned to have a short coffee break with John but we ended up chatting for close to 3 hours about family, business and life. One of the things I like about the Bay Area is that there seems to be an endless stream of awesome entrepreneurs to meet and John is no exception. John and his partner created PickFu.com, a site that allows you to easily get […]

095: How Nathan Barry Created ConvertKit, An Email Service Made For Bloggers

How Nathan Barry Created ConvertKit - The Best Email Marketing Provider For Bloggers

Today I’m thrilled to have Nathan Barry on the show. If you’ve never heard of Nathan, he is the owner of NathanBarry.com. And he’s well known for many different accomplishments. First off, Nathan is the author of The App Design Handbook, a book where he made $12K on his first day with an email list of under 1000 people. He’s created a bunch of iPhone apps which include OneVoice, Fluent and Commit. But the reason I have Nathan on the show is to talk about his latest project ConvertKit. ConvertKit is an email marketing platform designed specifically with bloggers in […]

094: How To Make 7 Figures Creating YouTube Videos With Joe Jitsukawa Of Just Kidding Films

094: How To Make 7 Figures Making You Tube Videos With Joe Jo Of Just Kidding Films

Today I’m thrilled to have Joe Jo on the show. Joe and his partner Bart started JustKidding Films on YouTube back in 2007 and today have over 1.5 million subscribers. Not only that. In addition to Just Kidding Films, they also have 3 other channels JKParty, JKGamer and JKNews which all boast anywhere from 700K-1.5million subscribers each. All told, I think the 4 channels have a combined 4 million total subscribers which is incredible. If you follow me you know that when my online store was featured on the today show, I had 7X the revenue that day and the […]

093: How To Make 400K Per Month Selling On Amazon Using Jungle Scout With Greg Mercer

How To Make 400K Per Month Selling On Amazon Using Jungle Scout With Greg Mercer

Today I’m happy to have Greg Mercer on the show. If you’ve never heard of Greg, he’s the creator of the incredibly awesome Chrome plugin Jungle Scout which allows you to quickly and easily perform product research on Amazon. In addition, Greg has been selling on Amazon for quite some time now and generates revenues in excess of $400K per month. Yes, that’s per month! So I brought him on today to talk about the niche research process specifically for Amazon and discuss why he developed his tools. Enjoy! What You’ll Learn How Greg went from engineer to Amazon seller […]

092: How To Write Email Autoresponders That Generate Sales On Autopilot With John McIntyre

093: How To Write Enticing Emails To Close The Sale With John McIntyre

Today I’m excited to have John McIntyre on the show. I was introduced to John by Laura of Ecommerce Fuel, checked out his site and became intrigued by his email skills. John runs the site TheMcMethod.com where he talks about how to automate sales via email autoresponders. Sound familiar? 90% of the sales of my blog and a good portion of my ecommerce store sales are through email so I knew I wanted John on the show to see how he does it. So today we are going to cover how to run email marketing campaigns to maximize sales. Enjoy! […]

091: CPSIA Testing And How To Legally Sell Childrens Products Online With Misty Henry

091: CPSIA Testing And How To Legally Sell Childrens Products Online With Misty Henry

Today I’m thrilled to have Misty Henry on the show. Misty is someone who I randomly ran across as I was doing research on how to sell children’s goods. And up until this point, I’ve been absolutely terrified of selling goods for kids because of all of the testing requirements. You have to worry about lead, fire safety guidelines, chemicals in plastic etc… There’s actually a long list of guidelines that are very intimidating… As it turns out, Misty is an expert in this area and she runs a small cloth diaper supply shop called Little Gnome Creations. She’s also […]

090: How Jen And Jadah Turned Simple Green Smoothies And Eating Healthy Into A 6 Figure Business

090: How Jen And Jadah Turned Simple Green Smoothies Into A Crazy Popular Business

I’m really happy to have my friend Jadah Sellner and Jen Hansard on the podcast today.   I actually had the pleasure of seeing Jadah speak at the World Domination Summit in Portland Oregon a couple years back and it was an amazing and inspiring talk that she gave. Both Jadah and Jen run SimpleGreenSmoothies.com where they teach others how eat much healthier and lead healthier life styles.  And when I say that their site is popular, I mean that it is crazy popular. They have almost 300,000 facebook fans, over 200,000 email subscribers, 380,000 Instagram followers, insane traffic to their […]

089: How To Make $47,000 In 90 Days Selling On Amazon FBA With Scott Voelker

How To Make $47,000 In 90 Days Selling On Amazon FBA With Scott Voelker

Today I’m happy to have Scott Voelker on the show. Scott has been an entrepreneur for a quite a while now. He runs a successful portrait studio. And he also teaches course on online photography. But the reason I brought him on the show is to talk about his Amazon success. Scott runs the popular podcast The Amazing Seller and the website of the same name. And his claim to fame is that he went from 0 to 47K in 90 days selling on Amazon. Today we’re going to to break down his process of finding products to sell on […]

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