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Shift4Shop Vs Shopify – Is Shift4Shop A Shopify Killer?

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Shift4Shop is the most compelling ecommerce platform I’ve come across in a while and has the best chance to dethrone Shopify. This post compares Shift4Shop vs Shopify so you can make an informed decision.

Businesses Should Avoid Stripe Payments. Here’s Why

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In this post, you’ll learn why you should avoid Stripe payments to process credit cards for your online business. Here’s my story. First off, I want to come out and say that I love Stripe as a product.

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358: The Ultimate Website Audit Checklist With Ian Cleary

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Today, I’m happy to have Ian Cleary on the show. Ian runs RazorSocial where he helps companies with their digital marketing efforts, and today we’re going to talk about website design, content marketing, and how to do a full audit of your site for SEO and conversions.

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The Best Way To Find Wholesale Suppliers, Vendors And Products For Your Online Store

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If you want to start an online store, you have to know where to find wholesale suppliers. Should you search on Google? Should you attend a tradeshow? Should you import from China? Where can you find drop ship suppliers, wholesalers or factories to manufacture your products?

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

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

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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.

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357: When To Shut Down Your Business Or Quit Your Job With Steve Chou

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Today, I’m doing a solo episode to answer yet another question that I get asked all the time. Steve, how do you know when to quit your job? How do you know when to move on from your business? Well here’s my exact framework.

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339: How To Make 6 Million Dollars Affiliate Marketing With Larry Ludwig

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Today I’m thrilled to have my long time friend Larry Ludwig on the show. Larry is one of the most successful bloggers that I know and he recently sold his personal finance blog Investor Junkie for a mid 7 figure sum. He’s also a master of stats, SEO, and affiliate marketing.

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How To Buy Amazon Return Pallets & Sell Them For Cash

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If you want to start an ecommerce business selling clearance merchandise, this post will teach you how to buy Amazon return pallets for sale at rock bottom prices. Those of you who shop on Amazon know that their return policy is extremely lenient.

Amazon Vine Program – How It Works & The Pros And Cons

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As a seller, the Amazon Vine program is an excellent way to get early reviews for your newly launched products. As a buyer, Amazon Vine gives you the opportunity to receive free product in return for your feedback.

Retain Valuable Customers with Loyalty

Learn how to effectively retain your most valuable and profitable customers. Download Annex Cloud's 2020 Customer Retention white paper.

Amazon Automation – How To Run Your Ecommerce Business On Autopilot

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In this post, you’ll learn how to apply Amazon automation, computers and software to systematize practically every aspect of your ecommerce business. Running a successful Amazon business involves managing many moving parts.

355: 16 Year Old Makes 1K/Month Selling Opossum Products With Erick Strider

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Today I have an extra special guest on the show, Erick Strider. Erick is not her real name but it’s the name she uses when she sells her products on Etsy. Erick is only 16 years old, yet she has a side hustle that makes her over a thousand dollars a month on Etsy.

353: Are Successful Entrepreneurs A Product Of Tiger Parenting?

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In this special episode, I take a moment to reflect on my childhood and how being raised by 2 tiger parents affected my future as an entrepreneur. In addition, I discuss 3 life lessons (learned from my Asian parents) that everyone should follow in order to be successful in business and life.

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356: The Right Way To Setup Your Website Analytics With Chris Mercer

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Today I have my friend Chris Mercer on the show. Chris is the founder of MeasurementMarketing.io and he specializes in website analytics. Analytics may not sound like the sexiest of topics but most people are doing it wrong.

5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

What Is Dropshipping & How To Start A Drop Shipping Business In 2020

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Many of the questions that I receive in my inbox at MyWifeQuitHerJob.com are related to opening a dropshipping business and I can definitely see the appeal.

Elon Musk Quotes That Inspire Small Business Owners

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If you’ve followed me at all for the past 10 years, you know that Elon Musk is one of my idols. As a former engineering director of microprocessor design, Elon’s background and way of thinking truly resonates with me and in this post, I share my favorite Elon Musk quotes of all time!

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Why Selling On An Etsy Store Is A Bad Idea Compared To Running Your Own Shop

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As part of my weekly ecommerce research routine, I like to read and participate in various small business forums and one of my favorites is the Etsy forum. For all of you who have never heard of Etsy, Etsy is a marketplace for do it yourself and handmade goods.

Amazon Influencer Program – How It Works And The Juicy Details

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If you’ve built up a large social media following or a substantial YouTube subscriber base and you don’t currently have a website, then the Amazon Influencer Program is a great way for you to monetize your audience.

The Retailer’s Playbook for Customer Acquisition

This playbook outlines the four phases of program development and illustrates each point with real-world case studies from retailers that have found success.

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

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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.

Why Shopify Shipping Is Wasting Your Money & How To Save On Shipping

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This post will evaluate Shopify Shipping versus other paid shipping software solutions to handle your shipping and fulfillment logistics. You’ll learn why Shopify Shipping is actually quite expensive even though it’s technically free.

Business Ideas For Teens – How To Make Money As A Teenager

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Every since my daughter officially turned 13, I’ve been teaching her how to make money as a teen:) But I don’t want her to work at the mall or get a retail job. Instead, I want her to start a business to avoid trading time for money. Here’s my short list of business ideas for teens!

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How To Start A Profitable Online Store In 6 Easy Steps

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This post is a comprehensive tutorial that will teach you how to start an online store in 6 simple steps.

Going Beyond Account-Based Marketing: Why ABM-i is the Wave of the Future

Evolve beyond account-based marketing and create a hyper-personalized approach that considers stakeholders as individuals. Learn 8 strategies to use data and technology to create scalable yet personalized ABM programs.

354: 0 To 1 Million In 6 Months Selling Overlanding Gear With Andrew Youderian

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Today I have my buddy Andrew Youderian back on the show for the 5th time. Andrew is the founder of the Ecommerce Fuel community and he’s also the brainchild of ECF Capital where he invests in e-commerce companies as well.

Private Label Products – How To Start A Brand & What To Sell

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Selling your own private label products is by far the best way to create a strong, recognizable ecommerce brand. This post will teach you how to get started selling private label products online and how private and white labeling works.

321: Why Ecommerce In Q4 Is Going To Be A Disaster With Casey Gauss

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Today I’m thrilled to have Casey Gauss back on the show. Casey is the founder of Viral Launch and he’s helped tens of thousands of eCommerce entrepreneurs drive billions of dollars in sales.

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Help A Reporter Out | A Guide To Getting Free Press For Your Business

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The post will teach you how to get free press for your online business by using Help A Reporter Out (HARO). It was written by Dawn LaFontaine, a successful student in my Create A Profitable Online Store course.

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7 Data-Driven Lead Generation Strategies That Drive Growth

Delivering sales-ready leads is a constant challenge for B2B marketers. Check out these 7 strategies to find and target high-value prospects who are ready to buy, and motivate them to act.

Should I Quit My Job Or Close My Business? Here’s When To Move On

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Should I quit my job? Should I shut down my business? Should I end a partnership? In this post, you’ll learn the exact questions that I ask myself when deciding whether to move on and pursue something else. First off, the principles outlined in this post apply to all areas of life.

352: A Sneak Peek Into How We Automate Our Businesses With Austin Brawner And Steve Chou

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In this special episode, Austin Brawner and I interview each other and talk about the different ways that we both automate our businesses.

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Online Arbitrage On Amazon – How It Works And How To Make Money

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If you don’t have a large budget to start an ecommerce business, then online arbitrage (aka Amazon arbitrage) can be a good way to make some short term cash and learn how to sell on Amazon at the same time.

Amazon Alternatives – 14 Sites Like Amazon To Sell Products Online

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If you’re tired of dealing with dirty sellers on Amazon or if you’re getting squeezed out by Amazon’s rising costs, here are 14 Amazon alternatives to consider for ecommerce business owners.

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

351: How To Use Facebook Groups To Make Millions Selling Keto Products With Jen Garza

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Today I’m thrilled to have Jennifer Marie Garza on the show. Jen is the founder of LowCarbInspirations.com which is a company that specializes in keto and healthy living.