364: 6 Figures In 10 Months With No Money Selling Ebike Kits With Claire Carpenter

364: 6 Figures In 10 Months With No Money Selling Ebike Kits With Claire Carpenter

This episode is extra special because it’s about a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store course. Claire Carpenter runs a site called EasiFitEbikeKit.co.uk and she sells kits that turn regular old bikes into electric bikes. What’s amazing about Claire’s story is that she didn’t have any money to start yet she still managed to create a 6 figure business within 10 months and she’s nearly at half a million bucks right now. In fact, the main thing limiting her growth is raising enough capital for inventory. You’re going to love this episode because it’s about hustle, grit, and […]

342: How My Student Amanda Makes 6 Figures Selling Dollhouse Furniture

342: How My Student Amanda Makes 6 Figures Selling Dollhouse Furniture

Today, I’m really happy to have Amanda Austin on the show. Amanda is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and she runs a 6 figure business selling dollhouse furniture over at ShopOfMiniatures.com. In this episode, we’re going to do a deep dive into her journey, how she decided what to sell, how she grew her business, and what obstacles she had to overcome to get to this point. What You’ll Learn Amanda’s motivations to start her online store How she came up with her idea of what to sell Why she chose to dropship instead of […]

338: How To Make Millions As An Artist With Arree Chung

338: How To Make Millions As An Artist With Arree Chung

Today I’m really happy to have Arree Chung back on the show. If you don’t remember Arree, he’s an award-winning author, illustrator, and international speaker. His books have been named the best books of the year by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, and Amazon and are sold in over 11 countries. He’s also a student in my Create a Profitable Online Store course. In this episode, we’ll discuss how he launched his new business venture that has generated him 7 figures in revenue as an artist. What You’ll Learn Why Arree closed down his ecommerce store How Arree pivoted to another business […]

332: How Amanda Recovered Her Business After Getting Crushed By Covid-19

332: How Amanda Recovered Her Business After Getting Crushed By Covid-19

Today, I’m really happy to have Amanda Wittenborn back on the show. Amanda is a student in my Create Profitable Online Store Course, and back in episode 269, we talked about her 7 Figure commerce business selling party supplies online. In fact, she was on track for a record year until COVID-19 hit and she lost almost all of her sales overnight. In this episode, you’ll learn how Amanda pivoted her business and managed to grow her sales significantly despite the pandemic. What You’ll Learn How Amanda lost a significant portion of her business due to Covid-19 Amanda’s tale of […]

309: How My Student Joel Cherrico Makes 6 Figures Selling Pottery Online

309: How My Student Joel Cherrico Makes 6 Figures Selling Pottery Online

Today I’m really happy to have Joel Cherrico on the show. Not only was Joel a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course but he might have been student number 1. Joel is a potter and he hand creates amazing ceramics of which I have several pieces in my living room. As you know, selling art is probably one of the most difficult products to sell online because you have to create a following in order to command premium pricing. In this episode, we delve deeply into his story to discover how he turned his art into a […]

306: How My Student Angela Li Makes 6 Figures Selling Jewelry Without Advertising

306: How My Student Angela Makes 6 Figures Selling Jewelry Without Advertising

Today I’m happy to have Angela Li on the show. Angela is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and she runs a 6 figure business selling jewelry over at AzuraJewelry.com. Jewelry is one of the hardest products to sell online because the internet is flooded with jewelry makers of all kinds. But Angela has managed to create a great jewelry brand. She doesn’t sell on Amazon, and all of her sales are from her own website and Etsy. In today’s episode Angela shares her story and reveals how she generates sales. What You’ll Learn Angela’s motivations […]

298: How My Student Sally Makes 6 Figures Selling Cross Stitch Supplies Online

298: How My Student Sally Makes 6 Figures Selling Cross Stitch Supplies Online

Today I’m really happy to have Sally Wilson on the show. Sally is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course, she resides in the UK and she sells cross stitch supplies over at CaterpillarCrossstitch.com. Sally has been a joy to have in the class and in this episode, she tells us her story and reveals how she has managed to generate all of her sales. What You’ll Learn How Sally got started with crossstitching Sally’s motivations for starting her business How Sally validated her niche before she began How Sally generates sales How Sally built an audience. […]

269: How My Student Makes 90K/Month Selling Party Supplies With Amanda Wittenborn

269: How To Make 60K/Month Selling Party Supplies With Amanda Wittenborn

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 90K/month(updated) 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 Learn What were Amanda’s motivations for starting her business How Amanda validated her niche before […]

261: How My Student Kym Campbell Makes $400K/Year Helping Women With Their Fertility

261: How To Use Challenges To Grow Your Business With Kym Campbell

Today I’m really happy to have Kym Campbell on the show and Kym is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course. But her story is different compared to the other students in my class in that she doesn’t sell any physical products. Instead, she’s taken her business SmartFertilityChoices.com to over $400K in revenue this past year with a membership site and digital courses. As it turns out, marketing is marketing and it applies to both physical and digital products online. Today, Kym and I discuss how she grew her business based on what she learned in the […]

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

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 would like to […]

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

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 raw episode and in fact, my chat […]

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

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 to dig deep and find out how […]

189: How My Student Chelsea Makes 6 Figures Selling Hot Cold Therapy Products Online

How My Student Chelsea Makes 6 Figures Selling Hot Cold Therapy Products Online

Today I’m really happy to have Chelsea Frank on the show. Chelsea is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course. She joined over a year ago and she’s been doing really well with her business LifeAndLimbGel.com. Chelsea sells hot and cold therapy products on both her online store and Amazon. But these are no ordinary hot/cold packs. They are designed to contour to your body for a perfect fit. In fact, Chelsea sent me a sample long ago when I hurt my knee and the quality of her product instantly resonated with me. Anyway, today we’re going […]

184: How My Student Ron Makes 7 Figures Selling Childrens Wall Decals Online

How My Student Ron Makes 7 Figures Selling Childrens Wall Decals Online

Today I’m really happy to have Ron Eiger on the show. Ron is probably one of my oldest students in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course. I launched the class in 2011 to very small group and I believe Ron joined in 2012 after I released it to the public. Now what’s cool is that Ron and I have kept in touch over the years and he’s been doing awesome. He runs the store SunnyDecals.com where he sells children’s wall decals. In addition, he also private labels various products on Amazon. All told he’s on track to do 7 […]

156: How My Student Carmen Makes 6 Figures Selling Kaftans Online Without Amazon

How My Student Carmen Makes 6 Figures Selling Kaftans Online

Today I’m really happy to have Carmen Rivas on the show. And Carmen is actually a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course from Australia. She joined over a year ago and she’s been doing amazing with her business Vizcosa.com. Now I often get questions from listeners whether it’s possible to run a viable ecommerce business outside of the US and the answer is of course. Carmen sells kaftans and resort wear and what’s cool about her story is that she validated her niche using Facebook before investing a lot of money into her business. Today, she’s doing […]

150: How My Student Abby Makes 100K/Month Selling High Heel Insoles Online

150: How My Student Abby Makes 100K/Month Selling High Heel Insoles Online

Abby Walker is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I’m really happy to have her on the show today. Abby runs VivianLou.com where she sells insoles for high heels. What I love about Abby is that she never takes no for an answer and finds opportunities from out of nowhere. Some might call it luck, but I believe that everyone is in charge of their own fate. She’s doing awesome and she’s not even on Amazon yet! Enjoy the interview as there are a lot of details that Abby shares that will motivate you. Want […]

142: How My Student Jen Makes 6 Figures Selling Shower Curtains Online

142: How My Student Jen Makes 6 Figures Selling Shower Curtains Online

Jen DePaoli is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I’m really happy to have her on the show today. Jen runs ShowerCurtainHQ.com where she sells shower curtains online. What I love about Jen is that she hustles, she’s constantly finding new ways to expand her business and she’s not afraid to try a variety of different business models. Just like the other student interviews that I’ve conducted, this podcast provides a very realistic, in the trenches account of someone who just started their online store. Enjoy the interview as there are a lot of details […]

111: How To Make 190K In Your First 7 Months Selling Jewelry Online With Toni Anderson

How To Make 190K in Your First 7 Months Selling Jewelry Online With Toni Anderson

Today I’m really happy to have Toni Anderson back on the podcast. Now this is isn’t the first time I’ve had her on the show. Way back in episode39, we talked about how Toni manages to run a 6 figure blog, a conference, consult on the side and home school 7 kids. Now a lot has changed in the last year. For one thing, she decided to stop consulting and then reached out to me wanting to try opening an online store to replace the income from consulting. So she signed up for my Create A Profitable Online Store Course […]

073: Student Story: Creating A Profitable Business Selling Your Art With Arree Chung

Student Story Arree Chung On How To Transition From Artist To Entrepreneur

Arree Chung is one of the students in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course. And what I like about Arree is that he’s a professional artist who writes and illustrates his own children’s picture books. Now most artists try to make money by selling prints and copies of their work but Arree realized early on that that path would not generate enough income to make a living. So Arree and a group of his friends got together and decided to launch Live In A Story, a site that sells high quality children’s wall decals designed by artists. Today his […]

020: How My Student Sean Aquino Created A 6 Figure Online Store Selling Leather Working Supplies

Sean Aquino

Sean Aquino is a student in my Create A Profitable Online Store Course and I’m really happy to have him on the show today. Sean runs FineLeatherworking.com where he sells very specialized leather working supplies online. What’s cool about Sean is that he has managed to create a 6 figure business in a little over a year and a half and he has done so in a niche that he is very passionate about. Similar to the last student interview that I conducted, this podcast provides a very realistic, in the trenches account of someone who just started their online […]