The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast With Steve Chou
Summary: A podcast about entrepreneurs who quit their jobs to start successful online businesses. Through a series of personal interviews, Steve extracts the little details and the exact strategies that contributed to their success. All of the entrepreneurs featured on the show bootstrapped their businesses from the ground up and hustled their way to the top without risking their life savings, without sacrificing their relationships by working 100 hour weeks and without needing extensive technical knowledge. There is no fluff and every episode is packed with actionable takeaways.
Today, I’m thrilled to have Brett Curry back on the show. Brett is someone who I met through Drew Sanocki at the Traffic And Conversions Summit in San Diego. He has spoken at my conference, The Sellers Summit, for the past 2 years and he runs OMG Commerce which is an ecommerce agency that has helped over 125 companies with their pay per click advertising. In this episode, Brett and I talk about combining Amazon PPC with Amazon DSP to grow your Amazon business.
Today I’m thrilled to have Kim Meckwood on the show. Kim was the winner of the 5 Minute Pitch, my Shark Tank like show with Mike Jackness, Greg Mercer and Scott Voelker where we gave away 50,000 in cold hard cash. Kim invented an ingenious product called Click And Carry that has sold over 300K units. In this episode, we’re going to talk about the triumphs and the struggles of entrepreneurship and how Kim got started with her business.
Today, I’m really happy to have my fellow Asian compatriot Thanh Pham on the show. Thanh runs the popular site AsianEfficiency.com where he teaches others how to be more productive with their time. He is considered to be one of the top thought leaders in the productivity industry and he has been featured in Fast Company, Inc.com, Forbes, Huffington Post, and The Globe & Mail. In today’s episode, we uncover the lost Asian secrets of productivity.
Today I’m thrilled to have Brad Moss back on the show. Brad is the former head of Seller Central at Amazon and he’s also the founder of ProductLabs.net where he helps Amazon sellers blow up their businesses. This year, Brad spoke at my conference, The Sellers Summit, for the 3rd straight year, and his presentation was very well received. Brad is one of my go to guys when it comes to Amazon and today, we’re going to talk about the latest Amazon strategies.
Today, I’m really happy to have Omer Riaz on the show. Omer and I just hung out for 3 straight days at my annual event the Sellers Summit. He’s been an Amazon and Ebay seller for many years and now he helps others manage their own businesses. Today, he runs the popular Amazon VA service URTasker.com and in this episode we are going to talk about how to outsource and scale your Amazon business even if you are a one man show.
Today I’m really excited to have Kevin Williams back on the show. Kevin runs the site BrushHero.com where he sells a power cleaning brush. Last time we spoke on episode 209, Kevin’s company was doing great, sales were going gangbusters and they had just been on Shark Tank. But last year, things took a sharp turn due to an unfortunate sequence of events involving IP theft and piracy. In today’s episode, Kevin and I talk about what happened and how he almost lost his entire business.
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 class.
The 5 Minute Pitch is a Shark Tank like show where 32 contestants pitch us their business for the chance to win $50,000 in prize money. Think of it like an NCAA style basketball tournament for small companies! The judges are Scott Voelker, Greg Mercer, Mike Jackness and myself and we've put all of the episodes in a podcast for your enjoyment. Right now we are running a contest where we're giving away over $6000 in prizes. Go to https://5minutepitch.com/launch/ to enter!
Today, I’m really happy to have Jimmy Daly on the show. Jimmy runs Animalz.co, which specializes in content marketing for SAAS companies. They are responsible for ranking many of the successful SAAS companies out there in Google search and clearly know what they are doing. In this episode, Jimmy and I are going to discuss the most important aspects of content marketing and how to rank in search.
We’re doing a special episode today. Sellers Summit 2019 just ended so I brought my partner Toni Anderson on the show to do a recap of the event. The Sellers Summit is a conference that we throw every year. This is our 4th time and the show is all about bringing ecommerce entrepreneurs together and learning new strategies on how to sell physical products. Today we’re going to talk about what worked, what didn’t and some key takeaways.
Today, I’m really happy to have Nathan Hirsch on the show. Nathan is the founder and CEO of FreeeUp, a platform that connects businesses to freelancers and virtual assistants that specialize in ecommerce and digital marketing. In his prior life, he bootstrapped 2 multi-million dollar businesses and at one point he was managing over a half a million products selling on Amazon with over 1000 suppliers. In this episode, you'll learn the best way to scale your ecommerce business and how to outsource.
Today, I’m really happy to have Sunny Lenarduzzi on the show. Sunny and I met at Social Media Marketing World where we were both speakers and she has over a decade of experience as an award winning video, social media and brand strategist. She helps entrepreneurs elevate their businesses on YouTube and her clients have generated over 5M in revenue from organic YouTube traffic. In this episode, we discuss using YouTube to grow an ecommerce business.
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.
Today I'm thrilled to have Meghla Bwardhaj on the show. Meghla is the head of content marketing at Global Sources, a company that helps entrepreneurs find Asian suppliers online. In addition, Meghla coordinates the annual Global Sources Summit in Hong Kong where they provide incredible content for ecommerce entrepreneurs. Today, we're going to discuss product sourcing, trade shows and everything supplier related.
Today, I’m happy to have my friend Colin Jones on the show. Colin was a professional black jack player and made over $4 million dollars by counting cards at casinos. But today, he runs a successful online business teaching others how to beat the casinos over at BlackjackApprenticeship.com. Today, we’re going to talk about his entrepreneurial journey and how he’s created an incredible business based on his previous hobby.