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The "100 T-Shirts" Approach to Product Validation

43:55 | Feb 19th

In this episode, you'll learn from an entrepreneur who tested her business idea by selling 100 t-shirts before launching their own website

When Facebook and Google Ads Are Off the Table

41:32 | Feb 5th

What do you do when you can't advertise your products?

Getting the Perfect YouTube Product Review

52:35 | Jan 21st

Editorial vs. sponsored content and how to earn them both on YouTube.

Using Free Digital Products to Grow Your Business

49:42 | Jan 14th

How this entrepreneur grew an email list of over 200,000 prospective customers.

Turning Your Customers Into Your Influencers

52:25 | Jan 7th

The micro ambassador program that grew her revenue by 600%.

Growing an Email List of 20,000 (Without a Product to Sell)

51:38 | Dec 10th, 2018

And why your pre-launch list is more than a marketing asset.

Extreme Business Makeover: Overhauling a Decade-Old Brand

52:13 | Dec 3rd, 2018

How to reinvigorate a brand without losing what makes it great.

Customer Onboarding: The Key to Repeat Customers

49:52 | Nov 26th, 2018

Help customers realize the true value of your products.

Lessons in Scaling

51:35 | Nov 19th, 2018

Becoming one of the fastest growing companies in your category.

Selling to Businesses by Partnering With Their "Stack"

47:47 | Nov 12th, 2018

How to create win-win situations with complementary service providers.

Why Product-Market Fit Should Start with the Market First

47:28 | Nov 5th, 2018

You have more control over your product than the market.

An Unfair Advantage

38:20 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Launching a business with 4 million YouTube subscribers.

Lifting Conversion Rates by Bundling Products

57:23 | Oct 1st, 2018

How MagMod achieved 200% year-over-year growth in the last 4 years.

The Potential Upside (And Pitfalls) of Translating Your Facebook Ads

41:36 | Sep 10th, 2018

What you should know when internationalizing your Facebook ads.

What the NBA, NFL, and Disney Look for in Product Licensing Deals

41:51 | Aug 27th, 2018

What makes a licensor want to grant you a license to use their brand?

Saving Time and Money by 3D Printing Your Prototypes

40:08 | Aug 20th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll hear from Chris Little, an entrepreneur who reduced his cost and time to market by 3D printing his prototypes before approaching manufacturers.

Why Low-Budget Videos Beat TV-Quality Ads on Facebook

52:45 | Aug 13th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who discovered that the more organic and amateur his ads looked, the better they performed.

Going Facebook Live with New Product Releases

57:46 | Aug 6th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn how these two entrepreneurs do most of their direct communication with their community through Facebook Live videos— even going so far as to crowdsource product names and perform product releases live.

A Quiz-Powered Approach to Email Marketing

47:29 | Jul 30th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who built a custom quiz to learn more about her customers and grow her email list.

When Upselling Can Actually Hurt Your Sales

46:51 | Jul 23rd, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who believes that not every business should try upselling and, when you do, there’s a right time to offer the upsell to customers.

Designing a Subscription Box That's Worth Unboxing Every Month

43:26 | Jul 16th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who started his own monthly subscription box to introduce an entire culture to his customers.

How to Sell Guitars by Running Them Over with a Prius

56:19 | Jul 7th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you'll hear from Adam Klosowiak, the founder of KLOS Guitars: the coolest, durable, comfortable, portable carbon fiber guitars and ukuleles.

What Happens When a Former Tesla Employee Decides to Solve Bad Hangovers?

1:01:41 | Jun 30th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn how one entrepreneur discovered a business idea during a trip to South Korea, quickly launched and then went back to redesign the brand.

Crafting a Stronger Marketing Message by Focusing on Fewer Features

54:57 | Jun 23rd, 2018

Jean Wu is the founder of que Bottle: water bottle designed to be the best-looking collapsible water bottles that are both functional and fashionable. In this episode of Shopify Masters, you'll learn about the copywriting process she uses to create ...Show More

Rapid Prototyping: Using 3D Printing to Shorten Your Product Development Time

54:42 | Jun 17th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that used 3D printing to create prototypes of their products before approaching manufacturers, an approach that greatly sped up their testing and iterating times with their manufac...Show More

Which YouTube Influencers Will Actually Make You Money (And Which Ones Won't)

55:04 | Jun 9th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who grew his business by identifying YouTubers who have real influence over what people buy and working with them.

Why (And How) You Should Test Before You Invest in a T-Shirt Design

57:08 | Jun 3rd, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll hear the lessons learned by an entrepreneur who built a 6-figure print-on-demand apparel business. Ryan McCarthy is the founder of Sugoi Shirts: a store that designs & sells streetwear inspired by Japanese p...Show More

From Diaper Money to Debt-Free: How This Designer Grew His Own Passive Income

48:38 | May 27th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from Dustin Lee, a designer who pivoted from a freelance business to create passive income through digital products. RetroSupply sells digital assets for graphic designers and illustrators inspired by ...Show More

The Benefits of Bundling: How This Business Does 7-Figures a Month Selling Product Kits

48:55 | May 20th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from entrepreneurs who created "kits" from their existing products to build a business that now does 7 figures a month.

A Proven Process for Outsourcing Content as Part of Your SEO Strategy

54:25 | May 13th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, we do a deep dive into the methods used by an entrepreneur who hires a team of freelancers to create content that brings customers to his store from search engines.

Why This CEO Still Spends Hours Every Day Doing Customer Support

53:16 | May 6th, 2018

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who has grown his company but still handles customer service and why he thinks the key to staying successful in his market is to continue to answer customer emails.

Pulling off a $10k Instagram Launch (Without Any Automation or Ad Spend)

52:35 | Apr 29th, 2018

On this episode of Shopify Masters, find out how The Content Planner grew a 4-figure Instagram following just large enough for a successful 5-figure launch without spending any money on ads or relying on social media automation.

Crowdfunding on Multiple Platforms: Why You Don't Have to Choose Just One

49:21 | Apr 22nd, 2018

On this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs who successfully launched the same product on Kickstarter, then Indiegogo, then other crowdfunding sites, to gain international exposure and maximize their efforts.

The Advantages of Embracing the Small in Small Business

58:59 | Apr 15th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who redesigned the entire biblical library for a modern reading experience about how he found success as a small operation.

Using Customer Profiles as a Filter for Making Better Business Decisions

49:41 | Apr 8th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who used customer profiles to make every decision that helped her find and tap into a new market within an established industry.

The Facebook Live Strategy That Helps This Inventor Market to New Moms

52:42 | Apr 1st, 2018

On this episode of Shopify Masters, you'll hear from an entrepreneur who went from being a registered nurse with no business experience to the founder of a $1.4M business that was featured Shark Tank in the span of 2 years. Visit shopify.com/blog fo...Show More

The Case for Selling Your Product Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign

50:45 | Mar 27th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs who started selling a minimum viable version of their product to inform their Kickstarter campaign and ride the wave of their crowdfunding success.

Selling to Generation Z: Why This Company Launched a Sister Brand

54:48 | Mar 20th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn how an established company recognized a new type of customer buying their products and decided to create a completely separate brand to serve their emerging customer base: teenagers.

60 and Over: How This Entrepreneur Markets His Products to an Older Demographic

49:47 | Mar 13th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll hear from an entrepreneur who created his own balm and how he marketed it to a segment of 60-and-over customers by focusing on educating them about the ingredients that go into his product.

Creating a Mission-Based Manufacturing Process That Gives Jobs to Military Spouses

42:30 | Mar 6th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two military spouses who became entrepreneurs to create a network of independent manufacturers to produce their products and to provide jobs for others like them.

The Unintended Value Proposition That Sold Over 35 Million PopSockets

43:01 | Feb 27th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll hear from David Barnett, the inventor and founder of the wildly popular PopSocket: a unique smartphone accessory that provides a kickstand, earbud management, and ergonomic grip for your texting, calling, an...Show More

Non-Qualified Stock Options, Firing Fast, and the Art of Early Hiring

45:19 | Feb 20th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who sells a product that’s heavy to ship, with long sales cycles and a high price point.

What It Takes to Win the Coveted Amazon Buy Box

42:40 | Feb 13th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who reveals his method for doing product research and launching on Amazon to win the buy box.

Surviving in an Industry Where 6 Weeks Is the Equivalent of 6 Months

49:28 | Feb 6th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs who built a systematized business where they can adapt quickly to a fast-growing vaping industry.

Working With the Same Manufacturers Behind Many Luxury Brands

53:06 | Jan 30th, 2018

On this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn how one entrepreneur is able to work with the top manufacturers that the luxury brands in his space also work with.

How This Social Enterprise Turns Its Customers Into Business Partners

48:24 | Jan 23rd, 2018

On this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs who built a business where their customers help them source raw materials for their products, becoming their business partners in the process.

More Than a Store: Why (And How) This Founder Built a Lifestyle Platform Instead

51:37 | Jan 16th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who went beyond building a store and instead decided to create a platform to become the central hub for the Electronic Dance Music scene.

The Business Benefits of Telling Stories That Aren't About You

50:21 | Jan 9th, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs who market their store by not only talking about their products, but by sharing stories about their customers and vendors.

From DIY to a Million Dollars: How Alien Outfitters Scaled By Curating Products

51:17 | Jan 2nd, 2018

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who went from selling homemade products to scaling her business by becoming a reseller.

The Not-So-Magic Trick These Magicians Use to Launch a New Product Every Month

56:07 | Dec 12th, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two sleight-of-hand magicians who collaborate with artists to create new playing card products every single month.

The Art (and Science) of Facebook Video Ads That Work

57:30 | Dec 5th, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who has mastered the art of creating Facebook video ads and trailers for his digital products.

How This $3K a Day T-Shirt Store Is Preparing for the Holiday Season

1:00:22 | Nov 28th, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who sells $3,000 worth of t-shirts every day and how he’s preparing for the busy holiday shopping season.

How to Market a Product Your Customers (Probably) Won't Show Off in Public

50:21 | Nov 21st, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who sells underwear by targeting gift givers.

The Best Way to Convince Customers to Buy an Expensive Product

55:10 | Nov 14th, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs who believe you should win your customers’ trust with lower cost products before they feel confident to buy your more expensive products.

Everything Under One Roof: Creating a "Full-Stack" Product Design Company

49:38 | Nov 7th, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs that built a company with their design, manufacturing and marketing all done in-house.

You Don't Need to Choose Between Making a Living and Making a Difference

46:31 | Oct 31st, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll hear from Jess Ekstrom, who started Headbands of Hope when she was in college, and now offers a wide range of beautiful headbands and hair accessories for all ages.

What You Need to Know About Patenting Your Product Idea

44:38 | Oct 17th, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from a Shark Tank entrepreneur who came up with, prototyped and patented a product all under the radar.

Out-Innovating Billion Dollar Companies on a Shoestring Budget

46:36 | Oct 10th, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn how an entrepreneur found the advantages that let him compete against billion dollar companies.

From Dancers to Body Builders: How This Brand Pivoted Without Changing Its Product

58:41 | Oct 3rd, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that evolved his store as he noticed other demographics latching onto his products and brand. And how he gracefully managed to change his marketing to pivot towards targeting new d...Show More

Don’t Say What You’re Making, Say Why You’re Making It

44:34 | Sep 26th, 2017

In this episode you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs that rapidly prototyped their product and designed and re-designed it from the help of their community.

Don’t Waste Time On Business Cards (And Other Execution Tips)

53:23 | Sep 19th, 2017

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from Dan Demsky, an entrepreneur who knows how to execute. He’s launched 4 businesses in the last 10 years and teaches us how to go beyond the ideation phase and get in to the mode of doing.

Using Content Marketing to Become a Thought Leader In Your Industry

50:25 | Sep 12th, 2017

On today's episode, you’ll learn how one entrepreneur used content marketing to earn the trust of her industry.

How to Find Viral Content for Your Brand's Facebook and Instagram Profiles

46:07 | Sep 5th, 2017

On today's episode, an entrepreneur shares her step-by-step process for finding and repurposing viral content for Facebook and Instagram.

The Importance of Packaging

48:29 | Aug 29th, 2017

On today's episode you'll hear how one entrepreneur invested heavily in her packaging's design. (And avoided making some of the most common mistakes!)

How NOT to Pitch to a Shark

48:04 | Aug 22nd, 2017

On today's episode you’ll learn how a husband and wife team prepared to pitch to TV's Shark Tank.

Selling Digital Products: There’s More to It Than High Margins

49:02 | Aug 15th, 2017

On today's episode, you’ll learn how a service-based business transitioned from selling digital products to launching physical ones. (And all to the same market!)

What You Need to Know About Managing a Food-Based Supply Chain

41:17 | Aug 8th, 2017

On today's episode, you’ll learn how one entrepreneur wrangled multiple vendors and suppliers to run his perishable food-based supply chain on time.

Coasting on Current Trends With Kick Push Skate

45:38 | Aug 1st, 2017

On today's episode you'll learn how one entrepreneur capitalized on current events.

How to Sell a Solution to a Problem No One Wants to Talk About

54:08 | Jul 25th, 2017

On today's episode you’ll learn how the makers of the Squatty Potty got creative when it came to marketing their product.

How to Hire Employees 1 through 20 (According to Mizzen+Main)

47:31 | Jul 18th, 2017

On today's episode, you’ll learn how Mizzen+Main built a 20-person team without losing their company culture.

How To Earn A Retailer's Trust So They Can Sell Your Product

53:05 | Jul 10th, 2017

On today's episode, you'll learn how one entrepreneur went from selling his product door-to-door to getting an impossible offer on TV's Shark Tank.

Why One Etsy Seller Started Her Own Store (And Controlled Her Brand)

46:52 | Jul 4th, 2017

On today's episode, an entrepreneur reveals why she went from selling on Etsy to opening up her own store.

Why This Entrepreneur Launched... Without Their Flagship Product

56:05 | Jun 27th, 2017

On today's episode, you’ll learn why Taft Clothing held off launching their flagship product to market a smaller one first.

Behind the Scenes of the Buzzfeed Channel: An Interview with Ben Kaufman

26:37 | Jun 20th, 2017

On a special episode of Shopify Masters we sit down with Ben Kaufman, the head of BuzzFeed's Product Lab, to understand the future of commerce.

How One Entrepreneur Got Her Cakes Into a 1,000 Grocery Stores

48:17 | Jun 13th, 2017

On today's episode, Funcakes's Kimberly Aya explains how she scaled her business by going offline.

Always Be Testing

56:10 | Jun 6th, 2017

On today's episode, Kopari Beauty's Megan Bush shares why she A/B tests every aspect of her site. (And how she does it.)

Why This Plant-Based Business Went After Low-Hanging Fruit

51:31 | May 30th, 2017

In this episode you’ll learn how Veestro's Monica and Mark Klausner use data to go after low-hanging fruit customers.

Finding Partners to Help Grow Your Brand

54:41 | May 23rd, 2017

On today's episode, an entrepreneur shares how her company identifies brands to partner with.

Live from Shopify's Unite 2017 Conference

22:46 | May 16th, 2017

On a special takeover of Shopify Masters, we unpack the major Merchant-facing product announcements made at Unite 2017, Shopify's Partner & Developer Conference.

How One Entrepreneur Grew Their Sales 8X Through Personable Facebook Ads

1:02:58 | May 2nd, 2017

On today's episode, we learn how to move away from canned Facebook ads and towards more intimate and personable ads that resonate with your audience.

How to License Properties From Anime and Video Game Makers

51:02 | Apr 25th, 2017

On today's episode, Sanshee's Sarah Fetter shares how she negotiates merchandise deals with the hottest anime and video game properties.

How to Drive Sales By Partnering With Existing Communities

46:44 | Apr 18th, 2017

On today's episode, you’ll learn why QALO's KC and Taylor Holiday joined several tight-knit communities to promote their products.

How to Bounce Back When Your Kickstarter Campaign Fails

58:11 | Apr 11th, 2017

On today's episode, we learn how Sideclick's Jenn & Brett Epstein relaunched their business with an improved product after their first Kickstarter campaign failed.

Going Undercover to Understand Your Customers

42:12 | Apr 4th, 2017

On today's episode, we speak with an entrepreneur who gathers intelligence about his customer's shopping habits by secretly shopping at their favourite stores.

How to Build a Luxury Brand From Scratch

53:22 | Mar 28th, 2017

Linjer sells minimalist goods made using the finest natural materials. On today's episode, we speak with Linjer's Roman Khan and Jennifer Chong and learn how they built a luxury brand through crowdfunding.

Bringing an Existing Solution to a Market That Didn't Know About It (Yet)

56:53 | Mar 23rd, 2017

oVertone keeps your fantasy hair looking bright. On today's episode, oVertone's Liora Dudar and Maegan Scarlett share how they solved a problem their customers never knew they had.

How to Speak to Your Fanbase

48:14 | Mar 21st, 2017

UI Stencils sells tools for software developers. On today's episode you’ll learn how to speak to your fanbase to drive sales.

Why Fit Matters More Than Form or Function

51:36 | Mar 16th, 2017

Orange Mud sells specialized hydration packs for runners. On today's episode, Orange Mud's Josh Sprague shares how he designs a product for the perfect balance of form, function, and above all else, fit.

A Viral Video Led to Over $200,000 in Sales, Here's How

58:02 | Mar 14th, 2017

One Kid sells fun, functional outerwear for kids. On today's episode, One Kid's Eric Autard and Sabine Beysel explain how their video went viral, got 5 million views, and led to $200,000 in sales.

How to Streamline Years of Content Marketing

59:40 | Mar 9th, 2017

On today's episode, Sublime Stitching's Jenny Hart shares how she streamlined her content making workflow.

Learning The Fine Art of... Flipping

40:04 | Mar 7th, 2017

On today's episode, Empire Flippers cofounder Justin Cooke explains the nuances of flipping online businesses.

Why You Should Figure Out Your Brand, Fast

55:00 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Maap sells premium cycling apparel designed in Melbourne, Australia. On today's episode, Maap's Oliver Cousins explains why he invested in their brand identity right from the start.

How to Court VC Funding to Scale Your Business

54:19 | Feb 28th, 2017

On today's episode, Dah Makan's Jonathan Weins explains how they courted Angel and VC funding, and grew their startup to over 40 employees.

Entering TV's Shark Tank (But Not For the Reasons You Think)

47:26 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Deals! Sharks! Coozies! On today's episode, Freaker USA's Lauren Krakauskas shares why they went on ABC's Shark Tank, when a deal was the last thing on their minds.

Building a Bigger Business

36:16 | Feb 21st, 2017

On a special episode of Shopify Masters, Goldie Blox's Debbie Sterling talks about winning Shopify’s 3rd Build a Business competition, and her role as a mentor in the upcoming Build a Bigger Business.

You Don't Have to Know it All to Make it Scale

49:10 | Feb 16th, 2017

Kisstixx sells a lip balm that adds a little chemistry to every kiss. On today’s episode, Kisstixx's Dallas Robinson explains how he used online ads to drive traffic to... offline retail stores. Plus, we debut a new format!

The Power of Crowds

57:16 | Feb 14th, 2017

Robo wants to make 3D printing accessible for everyone. On today's episode, Robo's Braydon Moreno shares how he uses video ads to power a $4.7 million business.

Finesse the Pug (Through Facebook Ads)

53:37 | Feb 9th, 2017

On today's episode, you’ll learn how The Passionate Pug's Kwaku Nornoo used Facebook to launch a six figure business.

A Branding Dilemma

1:01:32 | Feb 7th, 2017

Worldwide Cyclery wants to redefine what it means to be a bike shop. On today’s episode you’ll learn why Worldwide lists a handful of items on their site, when they actually sit on an inventory of over 20,000 products.

When it Comes to Traffic, Less is S'More

56:49 | Feb 1st, 2017

Edoughble is not your cookie-cutter cookie dough company. On today’s (delicious) episode, Edoughble's John and Rana Lustyan share how they found success by focusing on smaller traffic.

Walk Like an Animal (Lover), Talk Like an Animal (Lover)

54:19 | Jan 30th, 2017

DoToly makes affordable animal jewellery, gifts, and home decor. On today's episode DoToly's Cindy Chan shares how success comes from speaking your customer’s language.

Paracable.com Drove 40,000 Visitors a Day Before Having Any Inventory

57:25 | Jan 26th, 2017

On today’s episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that drove 40,000 visitors a day before ever having a product in inventory. In this episode you'll learn: How to know when you have the right timing for launching a product. 2. How to determi...Show More

TheFeelGoodLab.com’s Keys to Early Success on Amazon

1:04:37 | Jan 24th, 2017

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that has figured out how to generate early success on Amazon. In this episode you'll learn: How to successfully crowdsource a logo on 99Designs. 2. How to effectively communicate with a designer...Show More

Why TomboyX.com Tripled Revenue When They Focused On Just One Product Line

47:45 | Jan 19th, 2017

On this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that tripled revenue when focusing on just one product line. In this episode you'll learn: How to determine the right mix between manufacturing versus private labeling. 2. How to determine if a ...Show More

TheMemeBible.com Used Tumblr to Generate $200,000 in Sales in 3 Weeks

49:07 | Jan 17th, 2017

On today’s episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that launched a product on Tumblr that resulted in $200,000 of sales in just 3 weeks. In this episode you'll learn: The difference between working with influencers on Tumblr versus Instagram. ...Show More

How to Launch a Successful Amazon Business in 2017 with Andrew Youderian

35:32 | Jan 12th, 2017

On today’s episode you’ll learn from a successful ecommerce entrepreneur that’s built and sold multiple ecommerce businesses and now works with hundreds of store owners. In this episode you'll learn: What kind of products do well on Amazon. How to...Show More

Successfully Launch Into Amazon Using Shopify’s Latest Integration

59:14 | Jan 10th, 2017

On today’s episode, you’ll hear from an internal Shopify employee on the latest Shopify integration into Amazon and how to take advantage of it. In this episode you'll learn: The difference between being a reseller and a brand when selling on Amaz...Show More

How DrainStrain.com Got Into 1200 Home Depots

35:30 | Jan 5th, 2017

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that sold his product into 1,200 Home Depots. In this episode you'll learn: The criteria this entrepreneur uses to kill 100s of ideas. What makes a product attractive to a big box buyer. The dif...Show More

DistilUnion’s Lessons Learned from Launching Their $2 Million Business on Amazon

55:54 | Jan 3rd, 2017

In this episode you’ll hear the lessons learned from an entrepreneur duo that launched a $2 million business on Amazon. In this episode you'll learn: What goes into a feasibility analysis to determine if a product will be profitable or not. What t...Show More

Why CoralaCashmere.com Started Promoting to Local Print Media

51:24 | Dec 29th, 2016

On today’s episode you’ll learn from a husband and wife entrepreneur team that started promoting through business through local print media. In this episode you'll learn: How to get factories to invest in you when you are just a small time client....Show More

BlendersEyewear.com Used Insta Meets to Grow Their $2 Million Business

53:18 | Dec 27th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that built a $2 million dollar business by working with influencers he met through in-person Instagram meetups. In this episode you'll learn: How to network with photographers to get great photos o...Show More

SnowboardAddiction.com Built a $1 Million Business By Creating and Boosting Facebook Videos

43:58 | Dec 22nd, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that built a $1 million business by creating and promoting videos on YouTube and Facebook. In this episode you'll learn: How to drive customers from your videos to your email list. Why negative ...Show More

StartupDrugz.com Launched a Million Dollar Business Starting with ProductHunt.com

59:23 | Dec 20th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn about an entrepreneur that launched a million dollar t-shirt business starting with ProductHunt. In this episode you'll learn: How to know if there’s room in the market for your t-shirt brand. The traffic and sales ...Show More

10 Years of Consistency to Build SunnysHair.com Into a Sustainable 6 Figure Business

1:04:08 | Dec 15th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that believes to be successful you must only focus on what you can do consistently. In this episode you'll learn: The benefits of having a brick and mortar presence. Why you have to have the per...Show More

How StretchEventTents.com Uses a Rotation Program To Innovate The Company

1:01:13 | Dec 13th, 2016

On today’s episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that breaths new life into his company by doing 3 month rotations with his employees. In this episode you'll learn: Why you should create a shopping cart for your customers over the phone. What ...Show More

Why ZootilityTools.com Launched a Kickstarter Just to Break Even

51:20 | Dec 8th, 2016

On today’s episode you’ll learn why an entrepreneur chose to launch on Kickstarter just to break even. In this episode you'll learn: What makes one product more likely to succeed than others. The rule of thumb for pricing for retail. How to create...Show More

How TheBeardKing.com Generates 7 Figures in Sales Using Video Content

1:05:30 | Dec 6th, 2016

On today’s episode you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs that created a 7 figure business using video content. In this episode you'll learn: Why you should first solve a problem and then build a brand around the problem. How to plan a content calend...Show More

How CWPencils.com Makes a Profit Selling Pencils Online

47:17 | Dec 1st, 2016

On this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that’s created a profitable business selling pencils online. In this episode you'll learn: How to do market research when there’s not much data available. Why you should sell stories instead of pro...Show More

Launching a $2 Million Business By Syndicating Epic Content

1:00:52 | Nov 29th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs that launched a $2 million business with the help of syndicating epic content. In this episode you'll learn: What to look for when you’re coming up with profitable business ideas. Why you shou...Show More

OriginalGrain.com’s First Time Entrepreneurs Launched a $15 Million Watch Company

58:32 | Nov 24th, 2016

On this episode two first time entrepreneurs join us to talk about how they started a $15 million watch company with one founder in China. In this episode you'll learn: Why one of the founders moved to China to start a business. Why you should lau...Show More

Beardo.com’s List of Criteria to Create Giftable Products During The Holiday Shopping Season

54:53 | Nov 22nd, 2016

On today’s episode, you’ll learn an entrepreneur’s list of criteria to create a giftable product during the holiday shopping season. In this episode you'll learn: How to promote your product through college and university newsletters. How to perso...Show More

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Lessons Learned From a $40 Million Makeup Business

51:53 | Nov 17th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from the Director of Technology at a $40 million Shopify business on how they’re preparing for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In this episode you'll learn: What it’s like to run 20 Shopify installations. What it mea...Show More

Building a Personal Brand and Business Brand With BikiniLuxe.com

52:14 | Nov 15th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that’s building a personal brand and a business brand at the same time. In this episode you'll learn: How to outsource your content marketing. The difference between managing a team of interns v...Show More

How the Founder of TarDisk.com Turned Around a Quickly Decline Business

55:49 | Nov 10th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that made $200,000 in 6 months to pay for graduate school, then hired a CEO to run his business and ended up having to come back to save his business. In this episode you'll learn: How to get the m...Show More

Why Less Is More For VraiAndOro.com’s $2 Million Business

47:53 | Nov 8th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that believes that removing products from your store can lead to more sales. In this episode you'll learn: What is brand identity and how to develop your company’s brand identity. Why it’s importan...Show More

How StitchLeggings.com Created Customer Avatars to Sell Thousands of Leggings to Men

53:43 | Nov 3rd, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that creates customer avatars for all of his marketing. In this episode you'll learn: What kind of questions you should ask your customers to learn more about your market. How to develop your custo...Show More

The Power of Video To Educate Customers on Inkbox.com’s Innovative Tattoos

39:21 | Nov 1st, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that uses the power of video to educate their customers. In this episode you'll learn: Why it’s OK to do things that aren’t scalable at first. Why you need video for a unique product. Why success o...Show More

GetNadeef.com’s $100K Business From Calling Cart Abandoners

55:49 | Oct 27th, 2016

In this episode, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that’s built a $100,000 business from picking up the phone and calling cart abandoners. In this episode you'll learn: How to use Facebook ads to validate if there are any “signs of life” for your ...Show More

The Chillest 7 Figure Business Owner

53:18 | Oct 25th, 2016

In this episode you’ll hear from one of the chillest 7 figure business owners that’s built a business where he doesn’t even work every day. In this episode you'll learn: Why your business becomes less flexible when you increase your product catalo...Show More

BarbellApparel.com Bootstrapped to Sell 40,000 Pairs of Pants

55:22 | Oct 20th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn how an entrepreneur completely bootstrapped a business that has now sold 40,000 pairs of pants. In this episode you'll learn: Why you should manufacture locally first and then outsource overseas. The foundations compan...Show More

How Rhone.com Launched to $80K in Sales With a Manually-Built Mailing List

58:55 | Oct 18th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn how an entrepreneur built a mailing list manually and launched to $80,000 in sales. In this episode you'll learn: How to identify if an idea can actually be a profitable business. Why you don’t need to create a complet...Show More

How ThinkCrucial.com Manages an 8 Figure Ecommerce Business on Multiple Platforms

47:03 | Oct 13th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that’s built an 8 figure business and manages selling on multiple platforms with a small team. In this episode you'll learn: Why choosing a manufacturer is not just about who can give you the lowes...Show More

Talking to Customers One-on-One Helped Carbon6Rings.com Build a $1.7 Million Business

59:28 | Oct 11th, 2016

In this episode, you’ll learn from a Shopify Build-a-Business winner that believes that talking to customers one-on-one helped them build a $1.7 million business. In this episode you'll learn: How to get feedback from products you give away for fr...Show More

Starting a Digital Nomad Business Traveling From Medellin to Austin to Chiang Mai

57:24 | Oct 6th, 2016

In this episode, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that started a business as a digital nomad in Chiang Mai Thailand. In this episode you'll learn: What kind of questions to ask to get the right feedback when testing a product. How to stand out wh...Show More

KharaKapas.com Started a $1,500/Day Business Even Though She Doesn’t Like Taking Risks

55:16 | Oct 4th, 2016

In this episode, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that stated a $1,500 per day business ever though she doesn’t like taking risks. In this episode you'll learn: How to break through self doubt in entrepreneurship. How to start a business when you...Show More

How HappilyEverBorrowed.com Uses Style Quizzes to Convert Customers

51:41 | Sep 29th, 2016

In this episode, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that uses style quizzes to convert customers and collect highly useful customer data. In this episode you'll learn: How to start a rental business. How to create a quiz to convert customers. 3....Show More

InkwellPress.com Promotes Lead Magnets Using Facebook to Build a 7 Figure Business

55:31 | Sep 27th, 2016

In this episode, I talk to an entrepreneur that uses lead magnets to build a 7 figure business. In this episode you'll learn: 1. How to turn your passion into a business. 2. How and why you should work backwards when working towards a goal. 3. Ho...Show More

Minaal.com Started a Digital Nomad Business

57:13 | Sep 22nd, 2016

In this episode, I talk to an entrepreneur that started a completely digital nomad business. In this episode you'll learn: How they invested $100,000 creating their product. How to overcome the challenges of starting a business while traveling. Wh...Show More

Why QwerkyWriter.com Focused On Early Adopters First

1:02:07 | Sep 20th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that focused on winning over early adopters than the entire market in order to successfully launch his product. In this episode you'll learn: How to manage all the feedback you’ll get when running ...Show More

From Broken Watches to a $1 Million Custom Watch Business

1:02:00 | Sep 15th, 2016

In today’s episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that launched a business following the lean startup methodology. In this episode you'll learn: What it’s like to scrap an entire business to start a new one. 2. What is the lean startup metho...Show More

Working with “Micro Influencers” Helped Thuggies.com Build a Half Million Dollar Business

1:02:07 | Sep 13th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that believes the key to success is to work with micro influencers rather than celebrity influencers. In this episode you'll learn: How to validate a product that no one has ever seen before. 2....Show More

CampusProtein.com Powers Their Multi Million Dollar Business With a Nationwide Rep Program

48:42 | Sep 8th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that built out a nationwide rep program that’s helped them build a multi million dollar business. In this episode you'll learn: How to build, manage and motivate a nationwide rep program. 2. Wha...Show More

How Running FB Ads to a Kickstarter Campaign Led to $800K In Funding

51:43 | Sep 6th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn how an entrepreneur used Facebook ads to promote a Kickstarter campaign that raised $800,000. In this episode you'll learn: What is rapid prototyping and how to use it to design your products. 2. How to make sure yo...Show More

CraftAndMason.com Turned a Hobby Into a Business That’s Doubled In Growth Every Year

54:17 | Sep 1st, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that turned his hobby into a business that’s doubled in growth every year. In this episode you'll learn: How to find out if your hobby is worth turning into a business. 2. How to stay discipline...Show More

Hickies.com Set up Their Business To Scale To 50 Countries

48:29 | Aug 30th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that set up his business so that it could quickly scale to 50 countries. In this episode you'll learn: How to plan out a massive project when you don’t have the time. 2. How they were able to se...Show More

Why CoquetteCouture.com Needed To Open a Physical Store

1:01:46 | Aug 25th, 2016

In this episode, you’ll hear from an entrepreneur that went from ecommerce to opening a physical store. In this episode you'll learn: How to sell face to face when you’re not used to it. 2. What to do if you’re selling products that you’re not ...Show More

WallsNeedLove.com Drives 93% of their Social Traffic From Pinterest

57:33 | Aug 23rd, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn how a company drives 93% of their social traffic from Pinterest. In this episode you'll learn: How to work with bloggers to promote your product and get amazing product photos. 2. How to work with bloggers to promot...Show More

How WaxAndWick.co Drives Traffic From Reddit Without Pitching

1:02:03 | Aug 18th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn how 3 co-founders drive traffic from Reddit without coming across too salesy. In this episode you'll learn: How to delegate tasks to your team and ensure the work gets done. How to know if you should find a partner or ...Show More

MoabProvisions.com Sold 6 Figures By Going Door to Door With Retailers

49:27 | Aug 16th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that sold 6 figures by going door to door with retailers. In this episode you'll learn: How to get honest feedback from friends and family. 2. How to get meetings with key retail decision makers...Show More

NerdWax.com Turned Down 2 Shark Tank Offers and Built a $1 Million Business

1:03:51 | Aug 11th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that went on Shark Tank and turned down 2 offers but still built a million dollar business. In this episode you'll learn: How to finally take action on your business or product idea. 2. How to r...Show More

ThisIsGround.com Launched A Catalog of Original Products in Just 3 Years

55:42 | Aug 9th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that launches new products very quickly. In this episode you'll learn: Why an original product needs to have familiar elements. 2. How to balance your day job with your passion project and how t...Show More

MissionBelt.com Started a Business That’s Donated $1 Million To Other Entrepreneurs

48:33 | Aug 4th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that started a business that’s also donated $1 million to other aspiring entrepreneurs. In this episode you'll learn: Why you should find a business you can afford to fund yourself. 2. Where you...Show More

How OldGuysRule.com Targets Baby Boomers

52:52 | Aug 2nd, 2016

In this episode, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that built a business targeting baby boomers. In this episode you'll learn: How to identify brands to license from. What does a licensing deal look like and how to set one up that’s beneficial for...Show More

Huel.com Used a PR Agency to Kickstart a 2 Million Pound Business

54:55 | Jul 28th, 2016

In this episode, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that used a PR agency to kickstart a 2 million pound business. In this episode you'll learn: What are the signals to look out for to determine if you are in a growing industry. 2. How to use a ...Show More

ColorIt.com Used Amazon as a Proving Ground to Build a $2.5 Million Business

1:01:39 | Jul 26th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that used Amazon as a proving grounds to build a $2.5 million business. In this episode you'll learn: How to use Amazon reviews to figure out how to improve on an existing product. 2. What is co...Show More

Kit Built a Virtual Marketing Employee That Costs $10 a Month

49:14 | Jul 21st, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that developed an app that was acquired by Shopify. In this episode you'll learn: How to decide if you should jump into your business full time. How to use your competition to motivate you rather t...Show More

AbsPancakes.com Shark Tank Results: 1 Year of Sales in 1 Month

1:06:39 | Jul 19th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that started by selling digital products and then transitioned into physical products. In this episode you'll learn: Why you might want to start with a physical product instead of a digital product...Show More

The Testing Framework Brooklinen.com Used To Build a $10 Million+ Business

57:16 | Jul 14th, 2016

In this episode we’ll hear from an entrepreneur that created a testing framework he used to build a $10 million business. In this episode you'll learn: How to survey people in person to validate a product or business idea. How to differentiate you...Show More

FindlayHats.com Drove $28K from 1 Viral Reddit Post

1:03:36 | Jul 12th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn how an entrepreneur drove $28,000 from 1 viral reddit post. In this episode you'll learn: How to validate a product on Instagram. How to balance life as a freelancer while launching a product business. 3. What are m...Show More

Cotopaxi.com Uses In-Person 24-Hour Events To Market Their Vision and Brand

56:51 | Jul 7th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that runs in-person 24-hour events to market their vision and brand. In this episode you'll learn: How to attract smart people to your team. What is a public benefit corporation and how can it help...Show More

Your Brand’s Competitive Edge Doesn’t Have To Be In Your Product

52:13 | Jul 5th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that believes that your competitive edge actually does not have to be your product. In this episode you'll learn: What red flags to look for when sourcing products overseas. Why you don’t need t...Show More

Bee-High.com Built and Marketed A Side Business Using Tumblr

1:08:51 | Jun 30th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that’s building a business on the side and driving traffic from Tumblr. In this episode you'll learn: How and why to get deeply involved with communities before launching your business. How to d...Show More

Persistence, Not Passion, Helped GetFitBook.com Sell Over Half a Million Books

1:01:20 | Jun 28th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that argues that persistence is more important than passion and how it helped her sell over half a million books. In this episode you'll learn: What is analysis paralysis and how to combat it. H...Show More

The Formula LuxyHair.com Used To Grow a 2.8 Million Subscriber YouTube Channel

58:18 | Jun 23rd, 2016

On today’s episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that launched a YouTube channel that has grown to nearly 3 million subscribers. In this episode you'll learn: The difference between self-employment and being a business owner. Why freedom is to...Show More

GlowRecipes.com Gets Publicity By Being a Thought Leader

47:15 | Jun 21st, 2016

On today's podcast you’ll learn how two entrepreneurs get free publicity by being thought leaders and talking about the future of their industry. In this episode you'll learn: How to become a thought leader and how to use it to get free publicity....Show More

A $3 Million 4-Hour A Day Business

53:17 | Jun 16th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that built a $3 million business working 4 hours a day. In this episode you'll learn: Why you should drive your non-English speaking customers to Amazon. Why they redo their website from scratch...Show More

How TinyHandsOnline.com Studies Their Customers Using Facebook

1:00:32 | Jun 14th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that uses Facebook posts to get feedback from her customer without them knowing. In this episode you'll learn: How to balance what you want versus what your customers want. How to get valuable f...Show More

BentoAndCo.com Partners With YouTubers and Bloggers To Drive Traffic and Sales

51:15 | Jun 9th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that partners with YouTubers and bloggers to drive traffic and sales to his store. In this episode you'll learn: Why showing the behind-the-scenes of your business can be great content for your ...Show More

The Power of Routines and Habits and How They Help Build FaucetFace.com

56:24 | Jun 7th, 2016

On today's podcast you’ll learn about this entrepreneurs routines, habits and outside interests that helps him build a successful ecommerce business. In this episode you'll learn: Where you should focus when putting together a contract with a manu...Show More

How Greats.com Built a Brand With a 50% Repeat Purchase Rate

49:27 | Jun 2nd, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that built a brand with a 50% repeat purchase rate. In this episode you'll learn: What is a Net Promoter Score and how to measure it. Why you should not post product shots on Instagram. 3. Ho...Show More

Is Crowdfunding The Right Move For Established Brands?

49:45 | May 31st, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that successfully raised nearly $400,000 through crowdfunding and why he thinks established brands should not crowdfund. In this episode you'll learn: How they used Kickstarter to come up with t...Show More

ABookApart.com Built a Business With a 100% Remote Team

1:02:03 | May 26th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that built a business with 100% remote team. In this episode you'll learn: Why to hire someone full time when you are still working your day job. How to communicate with a remote team. 3. How...Show More

How BrilliantBusinessMoms.com Uses Pinterest To Power Her Business

1:00:08 | May 24th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that uses Pinterest to drive the majority of her sales. In this episode you'll learn: How to balance building an audience and creating and selling products. How she created a viral giveaway that...Show More

The Power of Positioning and How It Helped NeedWant.com Build a $2.5 Million Business

50:16 | May 19th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that’s launched a $2.5 million portfolio of single-product stores. In this episode you'll learn: How they came up with and tested their positioning using Facebook ads. Why you should meet with m...Show More

TryTheWorld.com Grew from 500 to 50,000 Subscription Box Customers

49:32 | May 17th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that grew a subscription service from 500 to 50,000 customers. In this episode you'll learn: The benefits of offering an annual subscription plan. How they use Facebook Lookalike audiences to ta...Show More

SheFit Beats Competition By Doing Just One Thing Better Than Everyone Else

1:03:46 | May 12th, 2016

On today’s episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that trimmed the fat from her business and focused on just doing one thing better than her competitors. In this episode you'll learn: What is the patent process like and why you might want to ge...Show More

ForeverSpin.com Discovered Untapped Customer Bases on Crowdfunding Sites

55:50 | May 10th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that set up ahotline for feedback during their Kickstartercampaign. In this episode you'll learn: The criteria they used to figure out what they wanted tosell. How to attract non-English speakin...Show More

How CivilEstimator.com Uses Shopify To Sell Services

55:00 | May 5th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from a B2B entrepreneur that sells his services through Shopify. In this episode you'll learn: How to use Shopify to collect payments as a service provider. Why cash is king over profits and revenue. 3. Where you...Show More

The Slow Grind of PR and How It Got CombatFlipFlops.com On Shark Tank

44:55 | May 3rd, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that manufactures his products in conflict affected areas. In this episode you'll learn: Why you want to find a PR firm that’s the same size as your business. Why you might want to consider outs...Show More

How PrideDesignz.com uses Facebook Fan Pages To Average $30K/Month In Sales

1:07:12 | Apr 28th, 2016

On this week’s episode you'll learn from an entrepreneur that followed her passions and created a Facebook fan page that drives the majority of her traffic. In this episode you'll learn: How you can tell if you’re just interested or if you’re trul...Show More

Pragmatism vs. Passion: How RightChannelRadios.com Chose Their Niche

53:46 | Apr 26th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that took a very pragmatic approach to choosing his niche and how you can be successful even if you’re not passionate about the product itself as long as you have a passion for business. In this e...Show More

Knoxlabs.com Validated Using a Splash Page And Made $2.9 Million in 2015

47:36 | Apr 21st, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that tested the market with a splash page and very quickly presold 500 products. In this episode you'll learn: How to use a splash page to validate the market. What to do when you are not able t...Show More

How AirTailor.com Uses Conversational Commerce to Sell via Text Message

57:53 | Apr 19th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that sells his services through text messages. In this episode you'll learn: Why they decided to rebrand their company over the next year. What obstacles they’re overcoming as they’re rebranding...Show More

ImpactMouthguards.com Built a Mid 6-Figure Business By Giving Away Their Products

42:27 | Apr 14th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that wants to give over 500 products away this year and why he believes it’ll increase his sales. In this episode you'll learn: How they educated customers to buy a product that's many times mor...Show More

The Hidden Costs of Fulfillment After CandylabToys.com Raised $118K on Kickstarter

58:45 | Apr 12th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that ran into hidden logistic costs and what he recommends you look out for. In this episode you'll learn: How to approach your personal network to promote your product. Why the hidden costs in ...Show More

Build a Business Winner Leesa.com Proclaims That Ecommerce Is a Numbers Game

58:29 | Apr 7th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs that partnered to take on a $14 billion industry. In this episode you'll learn: How they were able to get to $1 million by their 2nd month. What is the Salary Drug, why you might be hooked on ...Show More

SoleBicycles.com Sells 15,000 Bikes A Year Using Content Marketing

50:22 | Apr 5th, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that started a direct-to-consumer bike company to cut out the middleman retailers and has had 100% growth year over year. In this episode you'll learn: How to beat your competitors by not market...Show More

The Comeback Story of Rockwell Razors and Their Kickstarter Campaign That Almost Failed

51:45 | Mar 31st, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that disappointed 2,500 Kickstarter backers and the story of how he made it all right. In this episode you'll learn: How to find out what product features your customers care about. How to use R...Show More

Live from Shopify UNITE: Sales Channels, Buy Buttons and the Future of Commerce

55:45 | Mar 29th, 2016

On today's podcast you'll hear from Shopify insiders on the latest features including sales channels, buy buttons and their take on the future of commerce.

Lessons From RhinoCameraGear.com And Their 6 Kickstarter Campaigns

56:15 | Mar 24th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that’s launched 6 Kickstarter campaigns and plans on launching 2 more this year. In this episode you'll learn: The marketing channels they utilized when running Kickstarter campaigns and how they u...Show More

How TheArtPillow.com Turned His Passion For Art Into a Profitable Career and Business

53:19 | Mar 22nd, 2016

On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that turned his passion for art into a business. In this episode you'll learn: If you’re an artist, you first step to monetizing can be offline through art shows. The business side of working wi...Show More

How PosterGully.com Got Buyers And Sellers Together To Start A $1 Million Art Marketplace

47:11 | Mar 17th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that started an art marketplace in India. In this episode you'll learn: Whether you should focus on buyers or sellers first when launching a marketplace. Why they credit growth hacking for their ea...Show More

Starting DustAndThings.com From Scratch After Running a 75-Person Company

59:01 | Mar 15th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that already built a 75-person company and then decided to give it all up to start a new business from scratch. In this episode you'll learn: What he quickly realized when he transitioned from a 75...Show More

How One Entrepreneur Generates $1 Million a Year Selling Marijuana Accessories

53:26 | Mar 10th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from a top performing sales executive that’s in charge of two Shopify stores in the marijuana accessories industry. In this episode you'll learn: Why you’ll get better customers by offering 100% satisfaction guaranteed...Show More

Marion Smith Turned Down a 6-Figure Salary To Start A Business That Now Makes 6-Figures Every Month

46:23 | Mar 8th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from a designer that turned down a $150K salary to start her own independent brand. In this episode you'll learn: How to plan out and manage a subscription box product. Why you should get a large order of samples when ...Show More

How HandbandPro.com Made $184K Selling A Crossfit Product She Invented

47:38 | Mar 3rd, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that started doing crossfit to get into shape and then ended up inventing a product for crossfit athletes. In this episode you'll learn: Why you might not want to look at your numbers every day. If...Show More

SmartNora.com Just Broke $1 Million In Presales on Kickstarter and Shopify

47:17 | Mar 1st, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that took a product his dad invented to Kickstarter and smashed their $100,000 goal by raising $800,000 and just broke $1 million total after preselling on their Shopify store. In this episode you'll...Show More

How NutButterNation.com Made $75,000 By Targeting The Right Sales Channels

55:53 | Feb 25th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that’s tried to start 8 other businesses and finally hit a success all while doing it on the side. In this episode you'll learn: How to validate an idea early from someone that’s tried to start 8 o...Show More

How SyghtGlasses.com Made $2,416.51 in 5 Weeks Selling Glasses From China + Store Giveaway

53:25 | Feb 23rd, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that launched a business in 5 weeks and documented the entire journey. In this episode you'll learn: How to use your competitor’s product reviews to improve your copywriting. How to reverse enginee...Show More

Going Wholesale-Only Helped RushSports.co.za Grow By 200% Each Year

53:18 | Feb 18th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that started selling direct-to-consumer and wholesale and then transitioned to wholesale-only. In this episode you'll learn: Why you might want to be careful about starting a business around a pass...Show More

TreatsHappen.com Launched Their Brand By Going To 30 Trade Shows Last Year

43:34 | Feb 16th, 2016

In this episode you’ll learn from two entrepreneurs that launched their brand through trade shows. In this episode you'll learn: What do you get from investing $1,000 into a booth at a show. How to know which shows will be worth your time from two...Show More