Build My Online Store Podcast https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/build-my-online-store-ecommerce-podcast-episode-list/ Learn what it takes to build a successful online e-commerce store. Fri, 11 Sep 2020 04:02:24 +0000 en hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/224/2020/05/cropped-favicon-bmos-32x32.png Build My Online Store Podcast https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/build-my-online-store-ecommerce-podcast-episode-list/ 32 32 Podcast show dedicated to help you with all issues surrounding eCommerce - Design, Customer Service, SEO, Manufacturing, Drop-Shipping, Logistics, Customer Service, and more.<br /> One of the first podcasts about e-commerce, Build My Online Store is completely FREE as it is meant to help people get to the next level in their life and in their business creating a long term cash flow and brand for their business. Terry Lin clean episodic Terry Lin info@shadstone.com info@shadstone.com (Terry Lin) Build My Online Store Everything and Anything about Shopify eCommerce Build My Online Store Podcast https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/224/2015/06/BMOS-V8.jpg https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/build-my-online-store-ecommerce-podcast-episode-list/ #202: 7 E-Commerce Tips From Travis In 2017 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/202-7-e-commerce-tips-from-travis-in-2017/ Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:04:52 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?post_type=episode&p=9720 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/202-7-e-commerce-tips-from-travis-in-2017/#respond 0 <p>In this episode, Travis talks about his top 7 Ecommerce tips for Q42017. He talks about Email Marketing, Chat bots/Facebook Messenger ads, Facebook ads, PLA’s, influencers, Youtube and more.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/202-7-e-commerce-tips-from-travis-in-2017/">#202: 7 E-Commerce Tips From Travis In 2017</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> In this episode, Travis talks about his top 7 Ecommerce tips for Q42017. He talks about Email Marketing, Chat bots/Facebook Messenger ads, Facebook ads, PLA’s, influencers, Youtube and more. In this episode, Travis talks about his top 7 Ecommerce tips for Q42017. He talks about Email Marketing, Chat bots/Facebook Messenger ads, Facebook ads, PLA’s, influencers, Youtube and more. Terry Lin clean 24:29 #201: Moved to NYC & New Mobile Cart Recovery Tool https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/201-moved-to-nyc-new-mobile-cart-recovery-tool/ Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:00:20 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?post_type=episode&p=9717 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/201-moved-to-nyc-new-mobile-cart-recovery-tool/#comments 1 <p>Terry just moved to NYC after being out of the US for the last ten years. Here's a quick update on the last few months and getting back on track with the podcast in the coming weeks.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/201-moved-to-nyc-new-mobile-cart-recovery-tool/">#201: Moved to NYC & New Mobile Cart Recovery Tool</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Terry just moved to NYC after being out of the US for the last ten years. Here's a quick update on the last few months and getting back on track with the podcast in the coming weeks. Terry just moved to NYC after being out of the US for the last ten years. Here's a quick update on the last few months and getting back on track with the podcast in the coming weeks. Terry Lin clean 7:19 #200: Performance Nut Butter’s Kickstarter Launch by Travis https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/200-performance-nut-butters-kickstarter-launch-by-travis/ Tue, 09 May 2017 15:00:11 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9281 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/200-performance-nut-butters-kickstarter-launch-by-travis/#respond 0 <p>Travis has been working hard in the last few months on his new Kickstarter project, Performance Nut Butter. On this episode, he will talk about his launch strategy and marketing efforts that is going into this campaign.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/200-performance-nut-butters-kickstarter-launch-by-travis/">#200: Performance Nut Butter’s Kickstarter Launch by Travis</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis has been working hard in the last few months on his new Kickstarter project, Performance Nut Butter. On this episode, he will talk about his launch strategy and marketing efforts that is going into this campaign. Travis has been working hard in the last few months on his new Kickstarter project, Performance Nut Butter. On this episode, he will talk about his launch strategy and marketing efforts that is going into this campaign. Terry Lin clean 25:39 #199: How To Get Amazing Product Photos For Free https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/199-how-to-get-amazing-product-photos-for-free/ Sun, 05 Feb 2017 10:00:17 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9267 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/199-how-to-get-amazing-product-photos-for-free/#respond 0 <p>Many store owners get stuck with trying to DIY their product photos and end up with horrible looking shots. In this episode, Chris Jones from Unoboy.com joins us to talk about how to pull off an amazing photo shoot for free by structruing the right offers for your photographer, model, and venue. We also talk about upgrading your level of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/199-how-to-get-amazing-product-photos-for-free/">#199: How To Get Amazing Product Photos For Free</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Many store owners get stuck with trying to DIY their product photos and end up with horrible looking shots. In this episode, Chris Jones from Unoboy.com joins us to talk about how to pull off an amazing photo shoot for free by structruing the right off... Many store owners get stuck with trying to DIY their product photos and end up with horrible looking shots. In this episode, Chris Jones from Unoboy.com joins us to talk about how to pull off an amazing photo shoot for free by structruing the right offers for your photographer, model, and venue. We also talk about upgrading your level of ... Terry Lin clean 29:03 #198: 5 Elements Of A Crowdfunding Campaign Page https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/198-5-elements-of-a-crowdfunding-campaign-page/ Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:00:27 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9261 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/198-5-elements-of-a-crowdfunding-campaign-page/#respond 0 <p>This week I talk about the key elements that help make a successful crowdfunding campaign page after having a disaster of failure in 2015, and one that was funded by 300% in 2016. This episode is brought to you by Klaviyo, an email marketing tool that I’ve been using for my marketing clients. You can send smarter emails by integrating ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/198-5-elements-of-a-crowdfunding-campaign-page/">#198: 5 Elements Of A Crowdfunding Campaign Page</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week I talk about the key elements that help make a successful crowdfunding campaign page after having a disaster of failure in 2015, and one that was funded by 300% in 2016. This episode is brought to you by Klaviyo, This week I talk about the key elements that help make a successful crowdfunding campaign page after having a disaster of failure in 2015, and one that was funded by 300% in 2016. This episode is brought to you by Klaviyo, an email marketing tool that I’ve been using for my marketing clients. You can send smarter emails by integrating ... Terry Lin clean 15:34 #197: Kickstarter Launch Strategy Of Performance Nut Butter https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/197-kickstarter-launch-strategy-of-performance-nut-butter/ Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:00:04 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9254 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/197-kickstarter-launch-strategy-of-performance-nut-butter/#respond 0 <p>This week Travis talks about launching his new product on Kickstarter in the upcoming months, named Performance Nut Butter. He outlines his launch strategy, email captures, and future plans to get influencers to promote this product. This episode is brought to you by Klaviyo, an email marketing tool that I’ve been using for my marketing clients. You can send smarter emails ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/197-kickstarter-launch-strategy-of-performance-nut-butter/">#197: Kickstarter Launch Strategy Of Performance Nut Butter</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week Travis talks about launching his new product on Kickstarter in the upcoming months, named Performance Nut Butter. He outlines his launch strategy, email captures, and future plans to get influencers to promote this product. This week Travis talks about launching his new product on Kickstarter in the upcoming months, named Performance Nut Butter. He outlines his launch strategy, email captures, and future plans to get influencers to promote this product. This episode is brought to you by Klaviyo, an email marketing tool that I’ve been using for my marketing clients. You can send smarter emails ... Terry Lin clean 28:16 #196: Our Personal & Business Goals For 2017 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/196-our-personal-business-goals-for-2017/ Mon, 02 Jan 2017 10:00:35 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9241 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/196-our-personal-business-goals-for-2017/#respond 0 <p>This week we talk about our personal and business goals for 2017. In 2016, Terry had closed down the old wallet business and was working on something new with a small Kickstarter in the middle of the year. Travis had the best year for BDancewear yet, and is also working on a new business in the paleo foods space. In ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/196-our-personal-business-goals-for-2017/">#196: Our Personal & Business Goals For 2017</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about our personal and business goals for 2017. In 2016, Terry had closed down the old wallet business and was working on something new with a small Kickstarter in the middle of the year. Travis had the best year for BDancewear yet, This week we talk about our personal and business goals for 2017. In 2016, Terry had closed down the old wallet business and was working on something new with a small Kickstarter in the middle of the year. Travis had the best year for BDancewear yet, and is also working on a new business in the paleo foods space. In ... Terry Lin clean 21:50 #195: Year End Review For 2016 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/195-year-end-review-for-2016/ Sun, 18 Dec 2016 10:00:56 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9235 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/195-year-end-review-for-2016/#respond 0 <p>As this year comes to a close, we review what went right and what didn’t as we prepare our plans for 2017. Travis provides updates on his new product launch, BDancewear, Youtube channel, and How To Do Your 20s podcast. Terry provides updates on his marketing consulting, Kickstarter project, PPC lessons, and an upcoming milestone for this podcast. Topics Discussed: ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/195-year-end-review-for-2016/">#195: Year End Review For 2016</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> As this year comes to a close, we review what went right and what didn’t as we prepare our plans for 2017. Travis provides updates on his new product launch, BDancewear, Youtube channel, and How To Do Your 20s podcast. As this year comes to a close, we review what went right and what didn’t as we prepare our plans for 2017. Travis provides updates on his new product launch, BDancewear, Youtube channel, and How To Do Your 20s podcast. Terry provides updates on his marketing consulting, Kickstarter project, PPC lessons, and an upcoming milestone for this podcast. Topics Discussed: ... Terry Lin clean 24:37 #194: Lessons From Self-Learning PPC In 2016 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/194-lessons-from-self-learning-ppc-in-2016/ Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:00:55 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9231 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/194-lessons-from-self-learning-ppc-in-2016/#comments 1 <p>This week we have a chat about our lessons learned in PPC from self-teaching in 2016 and the continual progress to squeeze more ROI out of our campaigns as time moves on. Platforms discussed include Facebook Ads, Facebook Video Ads, Google Adwords, Shopping, Retargeting, and Gmail Ads. Topics Discussed: Finding an ad budget you are comfortable with Adjusting your lifetime ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/194-lessons-from-self-learning-ppc-in-2016/">#194: Lessons From Self-Learning PPC In 2016</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we have a chat about our lessons learned in PPC from self-teaching in 2016 and the continual progress to squeeze more ROI out of our campaigns as time moves on. Platforms discussed include Facebook Ads, Facebook Video Ads, Google Adwords, This week we have a chat about our lessons learned in PPC from self-teaching in 2016 and the continual progress to squeeze more ROI out of our campaigns as time moves on. Platforms discussed include Facebook Ads, Facebook Video Ads, Google Adwords, Shopping, Retargeting, and Gmail Ads. Topics Discussed: Finding an ad budget you are comfortable with Adjusting your lifetime ... Terry Lin clean 24:36 #193: When Should You Take A Break? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/193-when-should-you-take-a-break/ Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:00:01 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9224 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/193-when-should-you-take-a-break/#respond 0 <p>This week we talk about what it’s like to avoid burnout as it’s been a chronic issue for Travis where every few months he has to switch focus on projects. We don’t have all the answers, but have a conversation about how we both handle it when it arises. Topics Discussed: Updates with BDancewear Travis meeting Tim Ferris at his ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/193-when-should-you-take-a-break/">#193: When Should You Take A Break?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about what it’s like to avoid burnout as it’s been a chronic issue for Travis where every few months he has to switch focus on projects. We don’t have all the answers, but have a conversation about how we both handle it when it arises... This week we talk about what it’s like to avoid burnout as it’s been a chronic issue for Travis where every few months he has to switch focus on projects. We don’t have all the answers, but have a conversation about how we both handle it when it arises. Topics Discussed: Updates with BDancewear Travis meeting Tim Ferris at his ... Terry Lin clean 19:23 #192: The Amazon Expansion Plan with Kiri Masters https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/192-the-amazon-expansion-plan-with-kiri-masters/ Sun, 06 Nov 2016 10:00:43 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9215 <p>This week a book called “The Amazon Expansion Plan” comes out on Thursday November 10th, 2016 by my friend Kiri Masters. As the founder of Bobsled Marketing, she has helped dozens of crowdfunding campaigns on-board to Amazon after their funding efforts are completed. In this episode we talk about how the Amazon sales channel has changed, actions against review clubs, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/192-the-amazon-expansion-plan-with-kiri-masters/">#192: The Amazon Expansion Plan with Kiri Masters</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week a book called “The Amazon Expansion Plan” comes out on Thursday November 10th, 2016 by my friend Kiri Masters. As the founder of Bobsled Marketing, she has helped dozens of crowdfunding campaigns on-board to Amazon after their funding efforts... This week a book called “The Amazon Expansion Plan” comes out on Thursday November 10th, 2016 by my friend Kiri Masters. As the founder of Bobsled Marketing, she has helped dozens of crowdfunding campaigns on-board to Amazon after their funding efforts are completed. In this episode we talk about how the Amazon sales channel has changed, actions against review clubs, ... Terry Lin clean 36:08 #191: Our 30-Day Challenge, Part 2: Terry & Youtube https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/191-our-30-day-challenge-part-2-terry-youtube/ Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:00:10 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9212 <p>Today we talk about Terry’s 30-day challenge of building out his Youtube channel called That’s Pawesome. It’s a video blog about animal rescue volunteering where the goal is to inspire more people to step up, and ultimately send more traffic to the store Forever Home Blankets. Videos are published three times a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays at 7:00AM ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/191-our-30-day-challenge-part-2-terry-youtube/">#191: Our 30-Day Challenge, Part 2: Terry & Youtube</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Today we talk about Terry’s 30-day challenge of building out his Youtube channel called That’s Pawesome. It’s a video blog about animal rescue volunteering where the goal is to inspire more people to step up, Today we talk about Terry’s 30-day challenge of building out his Youtube channel called That’s Pawesome. It’s a video blog about animal rescue volunteering where the goal is to inspire more people to step up, and ultimately send more traffic to the store Forever Home Blankets. Videos are published three times a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays at 7:00AM ... Terry Lin clean 29:47 #190: Our 30-Day Challenge, Part 1: Travis & His New Store https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/190-our-30-day-challenge-part-1-travis-his-new-store/ Sun, 16 Oct 2016 10:00:13 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9201 <p>This week we decide to do a 30-day challenge and explore the early ideas of Travis’ new store in the food niche. Compared to BDancewear, this is a new venture that he doesn’t have much expertise within manufacturing so it’s breaking new ground for him. Terry’s 30-day challenge is to publish a video blog 3 times a week for the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/190-our-30-day-challenge-part-1-travis-his-new-store/">#190: Our 30-Day Challenge, Part 1: Travis & His New Store</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we decide to do a 30-day challenge and explore the early ideas of Travis’ new store in the food niche. Compared to BDancewear, this is a new venture that he doesn’t have much expertise within manufacturing so it’s breaking new ground for him.... This week we decide to do a 30-day challenge and explore the early ideas of Travis’ new store in the food niche. Compared to BDancewear, this is a new venture that he doesn’t have much expertise within manufacturing so it’s breaking new ground for him. Terry’s 30-day challenge is to publish a video blog 3 times a week for the ... Terry Lin clean 33:01 #189: Lessons From Hiring In The Trenches https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/189-lessons-from-hiring-in-the-trenches/ Sun, 02 Oct 2016 10:00:48 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9189 <p>This week we chat about Travis’ experience with hiring and letting go of staff in his office. He is also hosting an e-commerce retreat in San Diego the weekend of 10/6/2016 to 10/9/2016, so get in touch with him if you can meet up this weekend. Topics Discussed: Travis’ story in hiring a local assistant How he sourced candidates online ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/189-lessons-from-hiring-in-the-trenches/">#189: Lessons From Hiring In The Trenches</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we chat about Travis’ experience with hiring and letting go of staff in his office. He is also hosting an e-commerce retreat in San Diego the weekend of 10/6/2016 to 10/9/2016, so get in touch with him if you can meet up this weekend. This week we chat about Travis’ experience with hiring and letting go of staff in his office. He is also hosting an e-commerce retreat in San Diego the weekend of 10/6/2016 to 10/9/2016, so get in touch with him if you can meet up this weekend. Topics Discussed: Travis’ story in hiring a local assistant How he sourced candidates online ... Terry Lin clean 29:18 #188: September 2016 Updates on Bdancewear, Forever Home Blankets, & More https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/188-september-2016-updates-on-bdancewear-forever-home-blankets-more/ Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:00:32 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9184 <p>We’re back from a brief hiatus and give a short update on our latest projects, what’s working, and what isn’t. Travis has moved to Santa Monica and is doing an in-person retreat in San Diego in October. Terry is still working on Forever Home Blankets after the Kickstarter campaign and ramping things up. Topics Discussed: Travis has officially moved to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/188-september-2016-updates-on-bdancewear-forever-home-blankets-more/">#188: September 2016 Updates on Bdancewear, Forever Home Blankets, & More</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> We’re back from a brief hiatus and give a short update on our latest projects, what’s working, and what isn’t. Travis has moved to Santa Monica and is doing an in-person retreat in San Diego in October. Terry is still working on Forever Home Blankets a... We’re back from a brief hiatus and give a short update on our latest projects, what’s working, and what isn’t. Travis has moved to Santa Monica and is doing an in-person retreat in San Diego in October. Terry is still working on Forever Home Blankets after the Kickstarter campaign and ramping things up. Topics Discussed: Travis has officially moved to ... Terry Lin clean 33:32 #187: First Impressions of Instagram Stories After 10,000+ Views https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/187-first-impressions-of-instagram-stories-after-10000-views/ Sun, 14 Aug 2016 12:00:31 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9175 <p>Instagram Stories just launched last week and Terry has been experimenting around with the new feature. Averaging 3,500 views per day, this week we chat about the big picture, strategic moves, and possible improvements that might be coming in the near future. Topics Discussed: What are “Instagram Stories” and how do they differ from regular posts? Fun vs. curated content ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/187-first-impressions-of-instagram-stories-after-10000-views/">#187: First Impressions of Instagram Stories After 10,000+ Views</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Instagram Stories just launched last week and Terry has been experimenting around with the new feature. Averaging 3,500 views per day, this week we chat about the big picture, strategic moves, and possible improvements that might be coming in the near ... Instagram Stories just launched last week and Terry has been experimenting around with the new feature. Averaging 3,500 views per day, this week we chat about the big picture, strategic moves, and possible improvements that might be coming in the near future. Topics Discussed: What are “Instagram Stories” and how do they differ from regular posts? Fun vs. curated content ... Terry Lin clean 14:00 #186: Facebook Ads 101 Q&A Replay https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/186-facebook-ads-101-qa-replay/ Sun, 31 Jul 2016 10:00:05 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9170 <p>Last week Travis and I hosted a Q&A for those starting out with Facebook Ads based on our experiences using the ad platform in the past year. It’s had a remarkable evolution since release a few years ago, allowing you to get very narrow with targeting and exclusions. In this episode, we highlight some of the top Q&As from the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/186-facebook-ads-101-qa-replay/">#186: Facebook Ads 101 Q&A Replay</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Last week Travis and I hosted a Q&A for those starting out with Facebook Ads based on our experiences using the ad platform in the past year. It’s had a remarkable evolution since release a few years ago, allowing you to get very narrow with targeting ... Last week Travis and I hosted a Q&A for those starting out with Facebook Ads based on our experiences using the ad platform in the past year. It’s had a remarkable evolution since release a few years ago, allowing you to get very narrow with targeting and exclusions. In this episode, we highlight some of the top Q&As from the ... Terry Lin clean 41:07 #185: Q&A on Handwritten Notes, Partnerships, Adwords, Hiring, and Reselling https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/185-qa-handwritten-notes-partnerships-adwords-hiring-reselling/ Sun, 17 Jul 2016 10:00:49 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9164 <p>This week we dig through an old Q&A hosted in March 2016 with our email list. Originally at 90 minutes, we’ve found the best Q&As from the replay that you will enjoy. We talk about handwritten notes to your VIP customers, finding keyword ideas for Adwords, hiring your first employee, and using reviews from other stores as a reseller. Topics ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/185-qa-handwritten-notes-partnerships-adwords-hiring-reselling/">#185: Q&A on Handwritten Notes, Partnerships, Adwords, Hiring, and Reselling</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we dig through an old Q&A hosted in March 2016 with our email list. Originally at 90 minutes, we’ve found the best Q&As from the replay that you will enjoy. We talk about handwritten notes to your VIP customers, This week we dig through an old Q&A hosted in March 2016 with our email list. Originally at 90 minutes, we’ve found the best Q&As from the replay that you will enjoy. We talk about handwritten notes to your VIP customers, finding keyword ideas for Adwords, hiring your first employee, and using reviews from other stores as a reseller. Topics ... Terry Lin clean 24:28 #184: An Update On Terry’s Kickstarter – Forever Home Blankets https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/184/ Sun, 03 Jul 2016 10:00:29 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9159 <p>Terry’s Kickstarter just launched this week and was funded in 5 hours. In this episode we talk about some of the challenges ahead and keeping the momentum going. You check out the project by going to foreverhomeblankets.com. This episode is also brought to you by Packlane, an online shop that lets you design, print, and create custom product packaging with ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/184/">#184: An Update On Terry’s Kickstarter – Forever Home Blankets</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Terry’s Kickstarter just launched this week and was funded in 5 hours. In this episode we talk about some of the challenges ahead and keeping the momentum going. You check out the project by going to foreverhomeblankets.com. Terry’s Kickstarter just launched this week and was funded in 5 hours. In this episode we talk about some of the challenges ahead and keeping the momentum going. You check out the project by going to foreverhomeblankets.com. This episode is also brought to you by Packlane, an online shop that lets you design, print, and create custom product packaging with ... Terry Lin 28:37 #183: 6 Creative Ways To Build Links For Your Store https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/183-6-creative-ways-build-links-store/ Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:00:53 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9155 <p>For most folks, the conventional belief for getting links is sending product to bloggers or influencers for reviews. While that’s certainly still effective, in this episode we explore some more creative ways to get links that might get you a better bang for your buck (and time). Topics Discussed: Finding ways to build links that don’t require massive outreach Link ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/183-6-creative-ways-build-links-store/">#183: 6 Creative Ways To Build Links For Your Store</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> For most folks, the conventional belief for getting links is sending product to bloggers or influencers for reviews. While that’s certainly still effective, in this episode we explore some more creative ways to get links that might get you a better ban... For most folks, the conventional belief for getting links is sending product to bloggers or influencers for reviews. While that’s certainly still effective, in this episode we explore some more creative ways to get links that might get you a better bang for your buck (and time). Topics Discussed: Finding ways to build links that don’t require massive outreach Link ... Terry Lin clean 14:43 #182: Q&A On Terry’s New Project: Forever Home Blankets https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/182-qa-terrys-new-project-forever-home-blankets/ Sun, 05 Jun 2016 10:00:41 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9144 <p>After months of laying low Terry is finally talking about his new project Forever Home Blankets. Taking inspiration from his volunteer experiences at an animal rescue, this project is about improving the living conditions of homeless animals, increasing adoptions, and ultimately saving more lives. The project will use a “buy one, give one” model to make this happen. Topics Discussed: ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/182-qa-terrys-new-project-forever-home-blankets/">#182: Q&A On Terry’s New Project: Forever Home Blankets</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> After months of laying low Terry is finally talking about his new project Forever Home Blankets. Taking inspiration from his volunteer experiences at an animal rescue, this project is about improving the living conditions of homeless animals, After months of laying low Terry is finally talking about his new project Forever Home Blankets. Taking inspiration from his volunteer experiences at an animal rescue, this project is about improving the living conditions of homeless animals, increasing adoptions, and ultimately saving more lives. The project will use a “buy one, give one” model to make this happen. Topics Discussed: ... Terry Lin 27:19 #181: Using Postcards To Increase Lifetime Value with Touchcard.co https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-181-using-postcards-increase-lifetime-value-touchcard-co/ Sun, 22 May 2016 10:00:17 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9139 <p>Are you sending postcards to existing customers to get more sales? My former roommate has a new app for Shopify stores that automatically sends them for you via the API and a 3rd party printer. Whether you want thank you cards after an order or reminders after 90 days, it’s all configurable in his app called Touchcard.co.  Starting at $0.99 ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-181-using-postcards-increase-lifetime-value-touchcard-co/">#181: Using Postcards To Increase Lifetime Value with Touchcard.co</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Are you sending postcards to existing customers to get more sales? My former roommate has a new app for Shopify stores that automatically sends them for you via the API and a 3rd party printer. Whether you want thank you cards after an order or reminde... Are you sending postcards to existing customers to get more sales? My former roommate has a new app for Shopify stores that automatically sends them for you via the API and a 3rd party printer. Whether you want thank you cards after an order or reminders after 90 days, it’s all configurable in his app called Touchcard.co.  Starting at $0.99 ... Terry Lin clean 15:00 #180: Fighting The Current vs. Going With The Flow https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/180-fighting-current-vs-going-flow/ Sun, 08 May 2016 10:00:58 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9132 <p>Travis decides to leave Las Vegas and move back to California. In this episode, we talk about coming up with that decision. The inspiration comes form his work values of being quite structured, versus someone he looked up to in Las Vegas that was very “go with the flow”. Topics Discussed: Structuring work-life balance: the dichotomy People we know that fight ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/180-fighting-current-vs-going-flow/">#180: Fighting The Current vs. Going With The Flow</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis decides to leave Las Vegas and move back to California. In this episode, we talk about coming up with that decision. The inspiration comes form his work values of being quite structured, versus someone he looked up to in Las Vegas that was very ... Travis decides to leave Las Vegas and move back to California. In this episode, we talk about coming up with that decision. The inspiration comes form his work values of being quite structured, versus someone he looked up to in Las Vegas that was very “go with the flow”. Topics Discussed: Structuring work-life balance: the dichotomy People we know that fight ... Terry Lin clean 21:44 #179: 10 Email Sequences Your Online Store Should Have https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/179-email-sequences-online-store/ Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:00:51 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9127 <p>This week we talk about email autoresponder sequences every online store should have. From before, during, and after checkout we’ve got you covered with getting started and the triggers/events to setup the email backend. If you need help with setting these up, let Terry know at terry@buildmyonlinestore.com as he is already helping some listeners with this type of work. Topics ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/179-email-sequences-online-store/">#179: 10 Email Sequences Your Online Store Should Have</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about email autoresponder sequences every online store should have. From before, during, and after checkout we’ve got you covered with getting started and the triggers/events to setup the email backend. This week we talk about email autoresponder sequences every online store should have. From before, during, and after checkout we’ve got you covered with getting started and the triggers/events to setup the email backend. If you need help with setting these up, let Terry know at terry@buildmyonlinestore.com as he is already helping some listeners with this type of work. Topics ... Terry Lin clean 30:01 #178: Using My Real Karma To Aggregate All Your Online Reviews https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/178-using-real-karma-aggregate-online-reviews/ Sun, 10 Apr 2016 10:00:58 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9119 <p>This week we talk about a tool that aggregates all reviews for your online store and turns them into a widget you can display on a product or category page. My Real Karma is a free tool for all e-commerce store owners that can combine reviews from Amazon, eBay, Etsy, and more. Topics Discussed: Origins of My Real Karma and how ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/178-using-real-karma-aggregate-online-reviews/">#178: Using My Real Karma To Aggregate All Your Online Reviews</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about a tool that aggregates all reviews for your online store and turns them into a widget you can display on a product or category page. My Real Karma is a free tool for all e-commerce store owners that can combine reviews from Amaz... This week we talk about a tool that aggregates all reviews for your online store and turns them into a widget you can display on a product or category page. My Real Karma is a free tool for all e-commerce store owners that can combine reviews from Amazon, eBay, Etsy, and more. Topics Discussed: Origins of My Real Karma and how ... Terry Lin clean 9:14 #177: Using Data To Tighten Your Conversions https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/177-using-data-to-tighten-your-conversions/ Sun, 27 Mar 2016 10:30:50 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9114 <p>This week we talk about some high level ideas to using analytics data to tighten your conversions. Topics Discussed: Auditing your highest traffic sources Auditing your highest converting traffic sources Highest Converting Traffic Sources Top exit pages, landing pages, bounce rates, and in-page analytics Split testing lower in the funnel Homepage, product, and category pages Search bar and internal queries data ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/177-using-data-to-tighten-your-conversions/">#177: Using Data To Tighten Your Conversions</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about some high level ideas to using analytics data to tighten your conversions. Topics Discussed: Auditing your highest traffic sources Auditing your highest converting traffic sources Highest Converting Traffic Sources Top exit page... This week we talk about some high level ideas to using analytics data to tighten your conversions. Topics Discussed: Auditing your highest traffic sources Auditing your highest converting traffic sources Highest Converting Traffic Sources Top exit pages, landing pages, bounce rates, and in-page analytics Split testing lower in the funnel Homepage, product, and category pages Search bar and internal queries data ... Terry Lin clean 26:43 #176: Google Hangouts On Air Q&A, March 2016 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/176-google-hangouts-on-air-qa-march-2016/ Sun, 13 Mar 2016 10:00:06 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9107 <p>Last week we hosted a brief Q&A via Google Hangouts On Air with a few listeners. It was an open format where folks could ask us questions about everything and anything. Here are the replay highlights incase you missed it. We hope to do this on a monthly basis, so join the email list to get alerted next time we ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/176-google-hangouts-on-air-qa-march-2016/">#176: Google Hangouts On Air Q&A, March 2016</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Last week we hosted a brief Q&A via Google Hangouts On Air with a few listeners. It was an open format where folks could ask us questions about everything and anything. Here are the replay highlights incase you missed it. Last week we hosted a brief Q&A via Google Hangouts On Air with a few listeners. It was an open format where folks could ask us questions about everything and anything. Here are the replay highlights incase you missed it. We hope to do this on a monthly basis, so join the email list to get alerted next time we ... Terry Lin clean 56:53 #175: 8 Workplace Productivity Tips & Improvements https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/175-8-workplace-productivity-tips-improvements/ Sun, 28 Feb 2016 10:00:42 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9099 <p>This week Travis and I talk about our workplace optimization and tools we use to stay focused. We’ve brought up some of these ideas casually on the show, but figured it would be helpful to actually dedicate an entire episode to that. Hope you enjoy this and let us know if there are other tips you find useful that we ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/175-8-workplace-productivity-tips-improvements/">#175: 8 Workplace Productivity Tips & Improvements</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week Travis and I talk about our workplace optimization and tools we use to stay focused. We’ve brought up some of these ideas casually on the show, but figured it would be helpful to actually dedicate an entire episode to that. This week Travis and I talk about our workplace optimization and tools we use to stay focused. We’ve brought up some of these ideas casually on the show, but figured it would be helpful to actually dedicate an entire episode to that. Hope you enjoy this and let us know if there are other tips you find useful that we ... Terry Lin clean 26:19 #174: Book Review Mashup of Primal Branding & All Marketers Are Liars https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/174-book-review-mashup-of-primal-branding-all-marketers-are-liars/ Sun, 14 Feb 2016 10:00:19 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9095 <p>Travis recently read a book called Primal Branding while working on his Youtube channel so we do a mashup with a similar one I re-read recently called All Marketers Are Liars. There are a lot of similarities in both books, so here’s what we think is the best of both worlds. Topics Discussed Travis has moved to Las Vegas Tet ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/174-book-review-mashup-of-primal-branding-all-marketers-are-liars/">#174: Book Review Mashup of Primal Branding & All Marketers Are Liars</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis recently read a book called Primal Branding while working on his Youtube channel so we do a mashup with a similar one I re-read recently called All Marketers Are Liars. There are a lot of similarities in both books, Travis recently read a book called Primal Branding while working on his Youtube channel so we do a mashup with a similar one I re-read recently called All Marketers Are Liars. There are a lot of similarities in both books, so here’s what we think is the best of both worlds. Topics Discussed Travis has moved to Las Vegas Tet ... Terry Lin clean 29:07 #173: 5 Unusual Growth Strategies For 2016 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/173-5-unusual-growth-strategies-for-2016/ Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:00:32 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9091 <p>This week we talk about some less popular growth strategies we’ve come across in recent months. Marketing tools and platforms are always evolving, so these are some ideas that might be worth looking into for your store. Topics Discussed Travis: Moving to Las Vegas and record-breaking monthly revenue Terry: First DJ gig on Tuesday 2/2 8:00PM Strategy #1: Handwritten notes for VIP ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/173-5-unusual-growth-strategies-for-2016/">#173: 5 Unusual Growth Strategies For 2016</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about some less popular growth strategies we’ve come across in recent months. Marketing tools and platforms are always evolving, so these are some ideas that might be worth looking into for your store. This week we talk about some less popular growth strategies we’ve come across in recent months. Marketing tools and platforms are always evolving, so these are some ideas that might be worth looking into for your store. Topics Discussed Travis: Moving to Las Vegas and record-breaking monthly revenue Terry: First DJ gig on Tuesday 2/2 8:00PM Strategy #1: Handwritten notes for VIP ... Terry Lin clean 37:31 #172: Refocus, Rebrand, & Our Renewed Goals For Q1 2016 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/172-refocus-rebrand-our-renewed-goals-for-q1-2016/ Sun, 10 Jan 2016 10:00:59 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9083 <p>We’re back after a long holiday and talk about our Q1 2016 goals. After looking back on 2015, Travis is refocusing his efforts on Google Shopping/Adwords to get more ROI out of paid ads. Terry found some leather suppliers in Vietnam and will move production here while working on a rebrand. What are your goals for Q1 2016? Topics Discussed ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/172-refocus-rebrand-our-renewed-goals-for-q1-2016/">#172: Refocus, Rebrand, & Our Renewed Goals For Q1 2016</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> We’re back after a long holiday and talk about our Q1 2016 goals. After looking back on 2015, Travis is refocusing his efforts on Google Shopping/Adwords to get more ROI out of paid ads. Terry found some leather suppliers in Vietnam and will move produ... We’re back after a long holiday and talk about our Q1 2016 goals. After looking back on 2015, Travis is refocusing his efforts on Google Shopping/Adwords to get more ROI out of paid ads. Terry found some leather suppliers in Vietnam and will move production here while working on a rebrand. What are your goals for Q1 2016? Topics Discussed ... Terry Lin clean 35:48 #171: How To Conduct A Year End Review For Your Store https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/how-to-conduct-a-year-end-review-for-your-store/ Sun, 20 Dec 2015 10:00:32 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=9070 <p>If you haven’t done a full audit of your website for the entire year, now’s a great time to do it to know where you stand. That way you can prepare a marketing strategy next year built on solid numbers and goals. In this episode we go through some key metrics to audit, along with tips to optimize them for ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/how-to-conduct-a-year-end-review-for-your-store/">#171: How To Conduct A Year End Review For Your Store</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> If you haven’t done a full audit of your website for the entire year, now’s a great time to do it to know where you stand. That way you can prepare a marketing strategy next year built on solid numbers and goals. If you haven’t done a full audit of your website for the entire year, now’s a great time to do it to know where you stand. That way you can prepare a marketing strategy next year built on solid numbers and goals. In this episode we go through some key metrics to audit, along with tips to optimize them for ... Terry Lin clean 31:28 #170: Bootstrapping Vs. Raising Money With Gulnaz Khusainova From EasySize https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/170/ Sun, 06 Dec 2015 10:00:30 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8867 <p>This week we take a detour and explore what it’s like to run a bootstrap vs. funded startup in the eCommerce space. Gulnaz Khusainova is the founder of EasySize, a data-driven service that helps fashion retailers reduce their return rates. This is a huge problem in some countries where return rates can be as high as 45%. We explore how ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/170/">#170: Bootstrapping Vs. Raising Money With Gulnaz Khusainova From EasySize</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we take a detour and explore what it’s like to run a bootstrap vs. funded startup in the eCommerce space. Gulnaz Khusainova is the founder of EasySize, a data-driven service that helps fashion retailers reduce their return rates. This week we take a detour and explore what it’s like to run a bootstrap vs. funded startup in the eCommerce space. Gulnaz Khusainova is the founder of EasySize, a data-driven service that helps fashion retailers reduce their return rates. This is a huge problem in some countries where return rates can be as high as 45%. We explore how ... Terry Lin clean 40:08 #169: A Guide To Live Chat With Jon Tucker From Helpflow https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/169-a-guide-to-live-chat-with-jon-tucker-from-helpflow/ Sun, 22 Nov 2015 10:00:40 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8610 <p>This week we learn about the best practices and common mistakes store owners make with live chat on their website, and how to create a better customer experience. Helpflow is a done-for-you live chat service where agents communicate with website visitors on your behalf. Topics Discussed: What is Helpflow and the problem it solves? How can a 3rd party learn ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/169-a-guide-to-live-chat-with-jon-tucker-from-helpflow/">#169: A Guide To Live Chat With Jon Tucker From Helpflow</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we learn about the best practices and common mistakes store owners make with live chat on their website, and how to create a better customer experience. Helpflow is a done-for-you live chat service where agents communicate with website visito... This week we learn about the best practices and common mistakes store owners make with live chat on their website, and how to create a better customer experience. Helpflow is a done-for-you live chat service where agents communicate with website visitors on your behalf. Topics Discussed: What is Helpflow and the problem it solves? How can a 3rd party learn ... Terry Lin clean 43:25 #168: One Year Birthday Recap For Terry & Travis https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/168-one-year-birthday-recap-for-terry-travis/ Sun, 08 Nov 2015 10:00:20 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8582 <p>Turns out Travis and I only have birthdays three days apart in November, so we both took some time off and reflected on the past year for us on a personal and business level. We talk about things that didn’t work out, how we handled, them, and some plans for next year as the holidays are coming around. Topics Discussed: ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/168-one-year-birthday-recap-for-terry-travis/">#168: One Year Birthday Recap For Terry & Travis</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Turns out Travis and I only have birthdays three days apart in November, so we both took some time off and reflected on the past year for us on a personal and business level. We talk about things that didn’t work out, how we handled, them, Turns out Travis and I only have birthdays three days apart in November, so we both took some time off and reflected on the past year for us on a personal and business level. We talk about things that didn’t work out, how we handled, them, and some plans for next year as the holidays are coming around. Topics Discussed: ... Terry Lin clean 38:02 #167: 9 Takeaways From DCBKK And E-Commerce Fuel Live (2015) https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/167-9-takeaways-from-dcbkk-and-e-commerce-fuel-live-2015/ Sun, 25 Oct 2015 10:00:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8529 <p>We’re back in our home bases after two weeks of hectic travel. This week we go over some of our big takeaways from DCBKK and E-Commerce Fuel Live in 2015. If you were at both events, it was a pleasure meeting everyone! Topics Discussed: Finding your “super offer” that others will share with their audience How to nail down the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/167-9-takeaways-from-dcbkk-and-e-commerce-fuel-live-2015/">#167: 9 Takeaways From DCBKK And E-Commerce Fuel Live (2015)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> We’re back in our home bases after two weeks of hectic travel. This week we go over some of our big takeaways from DCBKK and E-Commerce Fuel Live in 2015. If you were at both events, it was a pleasure meeting everyone! We’re back in our home bases after two weeks of hectic travel. This week we go over some of our big takeaways from DCBKK and E-Commerce Fuel Live in 2015. If you were at both events, it was a pleasure meeting everyone! Topics Discussed: Finding your “super offer” that others will share with their audience How to nail down the ... Terry Lin 37:30 #166: 10 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Conferences & Events https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/166-10-tips-to-make-the-most-out-of-conferences-events/ Sun, 11 Oct 2015 10:00:36 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8503 <p>With Travis attending E-Commerce Fuel Live and Terry at Dynamite Circle BKK, this week we talk about how to make the most out of conferences and events so that your money is well spent. Once we’re back we will do a recap to compare our notes and takeaways from both events. Topics Discussed: Update on Bing PLAs, Email Lead Magnet ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/166-10-tips-to-make-the-most-out-of-conferences-events/">#166: 10 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Conferences & Events</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> With Travis attending E-Commerce Fuel Live and Terry at Dynamite Circle BKK, this week we talk about how to make the most out of conferences and events so that your money is well spent. Once we’re back we will do a recap to compare our notes and takeaw... With Travis attending E-Commerce Fuel Live and Terry at Dynamite Circle BKK, this week we talk about how to make the most out of conferences and events so that your money is well spent. Once we’re back we will do a recap to compare our notes and takeaways from both events. Topics Discussed: Update on Bing PLAs, Email Lead Magnet ... Terry Lin clean 27:55 #165: The Definitive Guide To Google Shopping & Product Listing Ads https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/165-the-definitive-guide-to-google-shopping-product-listing-ads/ Sun, 27 Sep 2015 10:00:50 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8474 <p>This week we have a discussion on some best practices Travis learned with Google Shopping & Product Listing Ads. We talk about how negative keywords can help save money and optimize your campaigns, how to organize them so that the data is easy to analyze, and making the most out of Adwords, Analytics, and Webmaster tools to find profitable keywords. If ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/165-the-definitive-guide-to-google-shopping-product-listing-ads/">#165: The Definitive Guide To Google Shopping & Product Listing Ads</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we have a discussion on some best practices Travis learned with Google Shopping & Product Listing Ads. We talk about how negative keywords can help save money and optimize your campaigns, how to organize them so that the data is easy to analy... This week we have a discussion on some best practices Travis learned with Google Shopping & Product Listing Ads. We talk about how negative keywords can help save money and optimize your campaigns, how to organize them so that the data is easy to analyze, and making the most out of Adwords, Analytics, and Webmaster tools to find profitable keywords. If ... Terry Lin clean 46:19 #164: How To Solve The Chicken & Egg Problem With Email Marketing https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/164-how-to-solve-the-chicken-egg-problem-with-email-marketing/ Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:00:36 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8448 <p>This week we talk about email marketing after a conversation on sales funnels I had with a friend. He wasn’t putting much effort into email marketing because he had a small list. He also believed that with a small list there wasn’t much he could do with email marketing. (See the circular reference?) I had a feeling he wasn’t the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/164-how-to-solve-the-chicken-egg-problem-with-email-marketing/">#164: How To Solve The Chicken & Egg Problem With Email Marketing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about email marketing after a conversation on sales funnels I had with a friend. He wasn’t putting much effort into email marketing because he had a small list. He also believed that with a small list there wasn’t much he could do wit... This week we talk about email marketing after a conversation on sales funnels I had with a friend. He wasn’t putting much effort into email marketing because he had a small list. He also believed that with a small list there wasn’t much he could do with email marketing. (See the circular reference?) I had a feeling he wasn’t the ... Terry Lin clean 9:15 #163: The Five Stages Of E-Commerce Buying Psychology https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/163-the-five-stages-of-e-commerce-buying-psychology/ Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:00:35 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8406 <p>This week we talk about the five stages in a sales cycle and the different accelerators/friction points that come up. There’s also a discussion on the proper strategy to use when a customer is in each psychological stage. Topics Discussed: The sales funnel and how it works on a high level How to form a strategy at each psychological stage How ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/163-the-five-stages-of-e-commerce-buying-psychology/">#163: The Five Stages Of E-Commerce Buying Psychology</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about the five stages in a sales cycle and the different accelerators/friction points that come up. There’s also a discussion on the proper strategy to use when a customer is in each psychological stage. This week we talk about the five stages in a sales cycle and the different accelerators/friction points that come up. There’s also a discussion on the proper strategy to use when a customer is in each psychological stage. Topics Discussed: The sales funnel and how it works on a high level How to form a strategy at each psychological stage How ... Terry Lin clean 24:25 #162: One Year Reflection As Co-Hosts & Weekly Mastermind Relaunch https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/162-one-year-reflection-as-co-hosts-weekly-mastermind-relaunch/ Sun, 16 Aug 2015 10:00:09 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8331 <p>This week we reflect on the one-year anniversary of Travis being a co-host of this podcast. We also talk about some lessons learned from our previous mastermind and the re-launch in September 2015 of weekly calls, a private Facebook group, and the hotseat format. If you’d like to join weekly accountability calls with folks at similar revenue levels, click the Apply ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/162-one-year-reflection-as-co-hosts-weekly-mastermind-relaunch/">#162: One Year Reflection As Co-Hosts & Weekly Mastermind Relaunch</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we reflect on the one-year anniversary of Travis being a co-host of this podcast. We also talk about some lessons learned from our previous mastermind and the re-launch in September 2015 of weekly calls, a private Facebook group, This week we reflect on the one-year anniversary of Travis being a co-host of this podcast. We also talk about some lessons learned from our previous mastermind and the re-launch in September 2015 of weekly calls, a private Facebook group, and the hotseat format. If you’d like to join weekly accountability calls with folks at similar revenue levels, click the Apply ... Terry Lin clean 19:28 #161: A Guide To Youtube Analytics For E-Commerce Stores https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/161-a-guide-to-youtube-analytics-for-e-commerce-stores/ Sun, 09 Aug 2015 10:00:48 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8323 <p>Continuing the key takeaways from VidCon 2015, this week we talk about Youtube analytics and the wealth of data they provide. From exact match search keywords (wow!) to referring channels, there is a lot of data that you can leverage to further optimize your channel. Topics Discussed: Key metrics to track for your channel Getting deep into the data, views, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/161-a-guide-to-youtube-analytics-for-e-commerce-stores/">#161: A Guide To Youtube Analytics For E-Commerce Stores</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Continuing the key takeaways from VidCon 2015, this week we talk about Youtube analytics and the wealth of data they provide. From exact match search keywords (wow!) to referring channels, there is a lot of data that you can leverage to further optimiz... Continuing the key takeaways from VidCon 2015, this week we talk about Youtube analytics and the wealth of data they provide. From exact match search keywords (wow!) to referring channels, there is a lot of data that you can leverage to further optimize your channel. Topics Discussed: Key metrics to track for your channel Getting deep into the data, views, ... Terry Lin clean 24:22 #160: 4 Key Youtube Takeaways From VidCon 2015, Part I https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/160-4-key-youtube-takeaways-from-vidcon-2015-part-i/ Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10:00:41 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8318 <p>Travis just attended VidCon 2015 in Anaheim, California so we discuss some key takeaways from the conference. VidCon is an annual conference for YouTubers held since 2010. There were over 300 YouTube creators who performed, exhibited and connected with the attendees. This year also had a Creator Track, which featured panels, workshops, and keynotes that focused on the specifics of creating and editing ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/160-4-key-youtube-takeaways-from-vidcon-2015-part-i/">#160: 4 Key Youtube Takeaways From VidCon 2015, Part I</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis just attended VidCon 2015 in Anaheim, California so we discuss some key takeaways from the conference. VidCon is an annual conference for YouTubers held since 2010. There were over 300 YouTube creators who performed, Travis just attended VidCon 2015 in Anaheim, California so we discuss some key takeaways from the conference. VidCon is an annual conference for YouTubers held since 2010. There were over 300 YouTube creators who performed, exhibited and connected with the attendees. This year also had a Creator Track, which featured panels, workshops, and keynotes that focused on the specifics of creating and editing ... Terry Lin clean 27:39 #159: A Guide To Migrating E-Commerce Shopping Carts https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/159-a-guide-to-migrating-e-commerce-shopping-carts/ Sun, 26 Jul 2015 10:00:11 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8314 <p>Andrew Youderian from E-Commerce Fuel joins us this week to talk about migrating shopping carts and what to look out for. He recently moved from Magento to Shopify for his store Right Channel Radios, and we talk about the process of moving products, customer data, and redesigning a new site. Topics Discussed: Headaches and issues with Magento How to plan ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/159-a-guide-to-migrating-e-commerce-shopping-carts/">#159: A Guide To Migrating E-Commerce Shopping Carts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Andrew Youderian from E-Commerce Fuel joins us this week to talk about migrating shopping carts and what to look out for. He recently moved from Magento to Shopify for his store Right Channel Radios, and we talk about the process of moving products, Andrew Youderian from E-Commerce Fuel joins us this week to talk about migrating shopping carts and what to look out for. He recently moved from Magento to Shopify for his store Right Channel Radios, and we talk about the process of moving products, customer data, and redesigning a new site. Topics Discussed: Headaches and issues with Magento How to plan ... Terry Lin clean 22:20 #158: The Ultimate Checklist For Setting Up An Online Store, Part 2 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/158-the-ultimate-checklist-for-setting-up-an-online-store-part-2/ Sun, 19 Jul 2015 10:00:07 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8307 <p>This week we go over the basic checklist of setting up an e-commerce store and how to get up and running as soon as possible. Part 1 of the series talks about the backend setup such as products, on-site SEO, shipping, and other logistics. Part 2 of the series will cover the basic marketing tools and plugins you want to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/158-the-ultimate-checklist-for-setting-up-an-online-store-part-2/">#158: The Ultimate Checklist For Setting Up An Online Store, Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we go over the basic checklist of setting up an e-commerce store and how to get up and running as soon as possible. Part 1 of the series talks about the backend setup such as products, on-site SEO, shipping, and other logistics. This week we go over the basic checklist of setting up an e-commerce store and how to get up and running as soon as possible. Part 1 of the series talks about the backend setup such as products, on-site SEO, shipping, and other logistics. Part 2 of the series will cover the basic marketing tools and plugins you want to ... Terry Lin clean 38:32 #157: The Ultimate Checklist For Setting Up An Online Store, Part 1 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/157-the-ultimate-checklist-for-setting-up-an-online-store-part-1/ Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:00:10 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8300 <p>This week we go over the basic checklist of setting up an e-commerce store and how to get up and running as soon as possible. Part 1 of the series talks about the backend setup such as products, on-site SEO, shipping, and other logistics. Part 2 of the series will cover the basic marketing tools and plugins you want to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/157-the-ultimate-checklist-for-setting-up-an-online-store-part-1/">#157: The Ultimate Checklist For Setting Up An Online Store, Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we go over the basic checklist of setting up an e-commerce store and how to get up and running as soon as possible. Part 1 of the series talks about the backend setup such as products, on-site SEO, shipping, and other logistics. This week we go over the basic checklist of setting up an e-commerce store and how to get up and running as soon as possible. Part 1 of the series talks about the backend setup such as products, on-site SEO, shipping, and other logistics. Part 2 of the series will cover the basic marketing tools and plugins you want to ... Terry Lin clean 32:58 #156: Social Media Audit Of An E-Commerce Store https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/156-social-media-audit-of-an-e-commerce-store/ Sun, 05 Jul 2015 10:00:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8295 <p>This week do an audit of the social media accounts for bdancewear.com. We talk about what’s working, what isn’t, and what he plans to do with it as we move into the latter half of 2015. Topics Discussed: What platforms is B Dancewear on? Measuring ROI and traffic from each source? Which channel is working the best? Book Recommendation: Jab Jab ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/156-social-media-audit-of-an-e-commerce-store/">#156: Social Media Audit Of An E-Commerce Store</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week do an audit of the social media accounts for bdancewear.com. We talk about what’s working, what isn’t, and what he plans to do with it as we move into the latter half of 2015. Topics Discussed: What platforms is B Dancewear on? This week do an audit of the social media accounts for bdancewear.com. We talk about what’s working, what isn’t, and what he plans to do with it as we move into the latter half of 2015. Topics Discussed: What platforms is B Dancewear on? Measuring ROI and traffic from each source? Which channel is working the best? Book Recommendation: Jab Jab ... Terry Lin clean 38:52 #155: How To Create Inbound Funnels For Your Online Store https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/155-how-to-create-inbound-funnels-for-your-online-store/ Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:00:10 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8291 <p>Tom Schwab joins us this week from GoodbyeCrutches.com to talk about how he built a content system that generates over 70,000+ organic visitors per month to his online store. We also talk about chasing transactions vs. building a business, and how you can get started today with a simple and effective email content funnel. Topics Discussed: Background of Goodbye Crutches? What ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/155-how-to-create-inbound-funnels-for-your-online-store/">#155: How To Create Inbound Funnels For Your Online Store</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Tom Schwab joins us this week from GoodbyeCrutches.com to talk about how he built a content system that generates over 70,000+ organic visitors per month to his online store. We also talk about chasing transactions vs. building a business, Tom Schwab joins us this week from GoodbyeCrutches.com to talk about how he built a content system that generates over 70,000+ organic visitors per month to his online store. We also talk about chasing transactions vs. building a business, and how you can get started today with a simple and effective email content funnel. Topics Discussed: Background of Goodbye Crutches? What ... Terry Lin clean 36:16 #154: How To Dominate Your Amazon Listings With Travis Jamison From AMZ Tracker https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-154-how-to-dominate-your-amazon-listings-with-travis-jamison-from-amz-tracker/ Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10:00:24 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8088 <p>Travis Jamison is the co-founder of AMZ Tracker, one of the first Amazon SEO and rank tracking tools to help merchants dominate their listings. Within AMZ Tracker, you can follow your competitor’s sales velocity, super URLs, rank tracking, along with access to an exclusive review club that solves the chicken and egg issue of getting reviews on Amazon in order to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-154-how-to-dominate-your-amazon-listings-with-travis-jamison-from-amz-tracker/">#154: How To Dominate Your Amazon Listings With Travis Jamison From AMZ Tracker</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis Jamison is the co-founder of AMZ Tracker, one of the first Amazon SEO and rank tracking tools to help merchants dominate their listings. Within AMZ Tracker, you can follow your competitor’s sales velocity, super URLs, rank tracking, Travis Jamison is the co-founder of AMZ Tracker, one of the first Amazon SEO and rank tracking tools to help merchants dominate their listings. Within AMZ Tracker, you can follow your competitor’s sales velocity, super URLs, rank tracking, along with access to an exclusive review club that solves the chicken and egg issue of getting reviews on Amazon in order to ... Terry Lin clean 23:22 #153: The 22 Immutable Laws Of Marketing (Part 1) https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-153-the-22-immutable-laws-of-marketing-part-1/ Sun, 14 Jun 2015 10:00:29 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8077 <p>The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing came out in 1994, but it’s a classic for folks in the discipline of marketing. We first heard about this book by Tim Ferriss in an interview on high-level marketing and decided to do an episode to break things down. Since the book came out over 20 years ago, we take a look at which ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-153-the-22-immutable-laws-of-marketing-part-1/">#153: The 22 Immutable Laws Of Marketing (Part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing came out in 1994, but it’s a classic for folks in the discipline of marketing. We first heard about this book by Tim Ferriss in an interview on high-level marketing and decided to do an episode to break things down. The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing came out in 1994, but it’s a classic for folks in the discipline of marketing. We first heard about this book by Tim Ferriss in an interview on high-level marketing and decided to do an episode to break things down. Since the book came out over 20 years ago, we take a look at which ... Terry Lin clean 28:22 #152: How Far Do You Plan Ahead In Life? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-152-how-far-do-you-plan-ahead-in-life/ Sun, 31 May 2015 10:00:56 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8058 <p>The other day I ran across a very thought-provoking question: “If we were having this discussion 3 years from today, and you were looking back over those 3 years, what has to have happened in your life both personally and professionally, for you to feel happy with your progress?”  Topics Discussed: The Dan Sullivan Question Where were we three years ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-152-how-far-do-you-plan-ahead-in-life/">#152: How Far Do You Plan Ahead In Life?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> The other day I ran across a very thought-provoking question: “If we were having this discussion 3 years from today, and you were looking back over those 3 years, what has to have happened in your life both personally and professionally, The other day I ran across a very thought-provoking question: “If we were having this discussion 3 years from today, and you were looking back over those 3 years, what has to have happened in your life both personally and professionally, for you to feel happy with your progress?”  Topics Discussed: The Dan Sullivan Question Where were we three years ... Terry Lin clean 26:50 #151: 7 Content Ideas To Jumpstart Your Blog https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-151-7-content-ideas-to-jumpstart-your-blog/ Sun, 24 May 2015 10:00:25 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8047 <p>This week we talk about how someone can jumpstart their e-commerce store’s blog with a few pillar pieces of content. Coming up with topics to write about isn’t easy, so we’ve brainstormed some ideas that can make your life easier, add value to your customer, and drive targeted traffic to your site. Hopefully this can help jumpstart your organic SEO campaign ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-151-7-content-ideas-to-jumpstart-your-blog/">#151: 7 Content Ideas To Jumpstart Your Blog</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about how someone can jumpstart their e-commerce store’s blog with a few pillar pieces of content. Coming up with topics to write about isn’t easy, so we’ve brainstormed some ideas that can make your life easier, This week we talk about how someone can jumpstart their e-commerce store’s blog with a few pillar pieces of content. Coming up with topics to write about isn’t easy, so we’ve brainstormed some ideas that can make your life easier, add value to your customer, and drive targeted traffic to your site. Hopefully this can help jumpstart your organic SEO campaign ... Terry Lin clean #150: An E-Commerce Guide To Media Manipulation? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-150-an-e-commerce-guide-to-media-manipulation/ Sun, 17 May 2015 10:00:41 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8039 <p>Travis and I both read “Trust Me, I’m Lying” by Ryan Holiday the past week. The book came out a few years ago and drew a lot of controversy from both fans and haters, but we didn’t put much effort into reading it until now. In this episode we do a quick book review, and discuss some key strategies an e-commerce ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-150-an-e-commerce-guide-to-media-manipulation/">#150: An E-Commerce Guide To Media Manipulation?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis and I both read “Trust Me, I’m Lying” by Ryan Holiday the past week. The book came out a few years ago and drew a lot of controversy from both fans and haters, but we didn’t put much effort into reading it until now. Travis and I both read “Trust Me, I’m Lying” by Ryan Holiday the past week. The book came out a few years ago and drew a lot of controversy from both fans and haters, but we didn’t put much effort into reading it until now. In this episode we do a quick book review, and discuss some key strategies an e-commerce ... Terry Lin clean 38:22 #149: First Impressions On Split Testing With Optimizely https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-149-first-impressions-on-split-testing-with-optimizely/ Sun, 10 May 2015 10:00:07 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8032 <p>Travis implemented Optimizely to start A/B split testing his website last week so we talk about some first impressions and get started with the software.  Topics Discussed: The decision to finally start split testing Choosing the software and Optimizely Installation and setup process Which parts of the website to split test Statistical significance and confidence levels How do you get ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-149-first-impressions-on-split-testing-with-optimizely/">#149: First Impressions On Split Testing With Optimizely</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis implemented Optimizely to start A/B split testing his website last week so we talk about some first impressions and get started with the software.  Topics Discussed: The decision to finally start split testing Choosing the software and Optimizel... Travis implemented Optimizely to start A/B split testing his website last week so we talk about some first impressions and get started with the software.  Topics Discussed: The decision to finally start split testing Choosing the software and Optimizely Installation and setup process Which parts of the website to split test Statistical significance and confidence levels How do you get ... Terry Lin clean 16:20 #148: 5 Ways To Royally Screw Up A Kickstarter Launch https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-148-5-ways-to-royally-screw-up-a-kickstarter-launch/ Sun, 03 May 2015 10:00:16 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8024 <p>Terry’s Kickstarter the Black Turtle Sleeve just launched this week. In this episode we talk about some mistakes made and what you should avoid if you’re looking to go down this path in the future too. Travis started a Meetup.com group for folks in Southern California / Los Angeles so join up if you are in the area. Topics Discussed: ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-148-5-ways-to-royally-screw-up-a-kickstarter-launch/">#148: 5 Ways To Royally Screw Up A Kickstarter Launch</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Terry’s Kickstarter the Black Turtle Sleeve just launched this week. In this episode we talk about some mistakes made and what you should avoid if you’re looking to go down this path in the future too. Travis started a Meetup. Terry’s Kickstarter the Black Turtle Sleeve just launched this week. In this episode we talk about some mistakes made and what you should avoid if you’re looking to go down this path in the future too. Travis started a Meetup.com group for folks in Southern California / Los Angeles so join up if you are in the area. Topics Discussed: ... Terry Lin clean 21:10 #147: 6 Things That Will Stress You Out About A Crowdfunding Campaign https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-147-6-things-that-will-stress-you-out-about-a-crowdfunding-campaign/ Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:00:59 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8016 <p>Travis is in Utah this week and Terry is stressing out about his Kickstarter campaign because it’s ready to launch this week. We talk about some behind-the-scenes preparations and stuff you should look out for if you’re going to go down this path. Topics Discussed: How to DIY photography and media assets The details and challenges of product photography With ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-147-6-things-that-will-stress-you-out-about-a-crowdfunding-campaign/">#147: 6 Things That Will Stress You Out About A Crowdfunding Campaign</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis is in Utah this week and Terry is stressing out about his Kickstarter campaign because it’s ready to launch this week. We talk about some behind-the-scenes preparations and stuff you should look out for if you’re going to go down this path. Travis is in Utah this week and Terry is stressing out about his Kickstarter campaign because it’s ready to launch this week. We talk about some behind-the-scenes preparations and stuff you should look out for if you’re going to go down this path. Topics Discussed: How to DIY photography and media assets The details and challenges of product photography With ... Terry Lin clean 23:23 #146: 7 Tips To Grow Your Sales https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-146-7-tips-to-grow-your-sales-in-2015/ Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:00:23 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=8006 <p>Travis is at New Media Expo this week in Las Vegas, and Terry is stopping by Singapore for a visa run. For this episode, we talk about seven alternative tips to help grow your business in 2015.  Our flagship course Spotlight Marketing is also available now. Topics Discussed: #1:  Little known communication method on Instagram #2: Leveraging declining CPM rates ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-146-7-tips-to-grow-your-sales-in-2015/">#146: 7 Tips To Grow Your Sales</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis is at New Media Expo this week in Las Vegas, and Terry is stopping by Singapore for a visa run. For this episode, we talk about seven alternative tips to help grow your business in 2015.  Our flagship course Spotlight Marketing is also available... Travis is at New Media Expo this week in Las Vegas, and Terry is stopping by Singapore for a visa run. For this episode, we talk about seven alternative tips to help grow your business in 2015.  Our flagship course Spotlight Marketing is also available now. Topics Discussed: #1:  Little known communication method on Instagram #2: Leveraging declining CPM rates ... Terry Lin clean 28:00 #145: Spotlight Marketing & How To Interview Your Customers https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-145-spotlight-marketing-how-to-interview-your-customers/ Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:30:43 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7970 <p>After months of production we’re almost ready to release our course Spotlight Marketing – the strategy to get more traffic, sales, and better relationships by interviewing your customers.  It’s a 100% legit and scalable way to outsource your content creation and distribution while targeting the ideal customer. For more information, click here. We will also include templates that you can hand off ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-145-spotlight-marketing-how-to-interview-your-customers/">#145: Spotlight Marketing & How To Interview Your Customers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> After months of production we’re almost ready to release our course Spotlight Marketing – the strategy to get more traffic, sales, and better relationships by interviewing your customers.  It’s a 100% legit and scalable way to outsource your content cr... After months of production we’re almost ready to release our course Spotlight Marketing – the strategy to get more traffic, sales, and better relationships by interviewing your customers.  It’s a 100% legit and scalable way to outsource your content creation and distribution while targeting the ideal customer. For more information, click here. We will also include templates that you can hand off ... Terry Lin clean 23:09 #144: Three Critical Tools To Grow Your Business With Noah Kagan https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-144-three-critical-tools-to-grow-your-business-with-noah-kagan/ Sun, 05 Apr 2015 10:30:14 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7956 <p>Noah Kagan joins us this week to talk about SumoMe, their latest tool that offers email marketing, content analytics, and heatmaps. SumoMe started out as a tool used internally at AppSumo to track their analytics, and last year they opened it up as a free platform for everyone to use. Unfortunately my computer crashed during the interview (amateur mistake), so ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-144-three-critical-tools-to-grow-your-business-with-noah-kagan/">#144: Three Critical Tools To Grow Your Business With Noah Kagan</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Noah Kagan joins us this week to talk about SumoMe, their latest tool that offers email marketing, content analytics, and heatmaps. SumoMe started out as a tool used internally at AppSumo to track their analytics, Noah Kagan joins us this week to talk about SumoMe, their latest tool that offers email marketing, content analytics, and heatmaps. SumoMe started out as a tool used internally at AppSumo to track their analytics, and last year they opened it up as a free platform for everyone to use. Unfortunately my computer crashed during the interview (amateur mistake), so ... Terry Lin clean 11:18 #143: News, Updates, And Catching Up With Travis & Terry https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-143-news-updates-and-catching-up-with-travis-terry/ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:30:41 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7950 <p>Travis just returned to the USA this week so we’re doing an catch-up episode on what’s going on with both of us, including business plans for the next few months. Our first course Spotlight Marketing will also come out very soon, and we go into some detail on the SOPs, templates, and content that will be included. Topics Discussed: Travis: Back ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-143-news-updates-and-catching-up-with-travis-terry/">#143: News, Updates, And Catching Up With Travis & Terry</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis just returned to the USA this week so we’re doing an catch-up episode on what’s going on with both of us, including business plans for the next few months. Our first course Spotlight Marketing will also come out very soon, Travis just returned to the USA this week so we’re doing an catch-up episode on what’s going on with both of us, including business plans for the next few months. Our first course Spotlight Marketing will also come out very soon, and we go into some detail on the SOPs, templates, and content that will be included. Topics Discussed: Travis: Back ... Terry Lin clean 24:07 #142: 4 Hidden Truths Nobody Talks About Online https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-142-4-hidden-truths-nobody-talks-about-online/ Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:00:34 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7945 <p>Travis is still on the road heading back to the USA so it’s a solo episode this week to talk about some hidden truths regarding business, entrepreneurship, and life. Some content in this episode may rub people the wrong way, but it’s there for a reason. Topics Discussed: How my Kickstarter sample got stolen The difference between a dude and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-142-4-hidden-truths-nobody-talks-about-online/">#142: 4 Hidden Truths Nobody Talks About Online</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis is still on the road heading back to the USA so it’s a solo episode this week to talk about some hidden truths regarding business, entrepreneurship, and life. Some content in this episode may rub people the wrong way, Travis is still on the road heading back to the USA so it’s a solo episode this week to talk about some hidden truths regarding business, entrepreneurship, and life. Some content in this episode may rub people the wrong way, but it’s there for a reason. Topics Discussed: How my Kickstarter sample got stolen The difference between a dude and ... Terry Lin clean 10:19 #141: The State of Google Shopping, Facebook Product Listing Ads, Amazon Search Data, and Adwords in 2015 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-141-the-state-of-google-shopping-facebook-product-listing-ads-amazon-search-data-and-adwords-in-2015/ Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:00:50 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7932 <p>Rick Backus, CEO of CPC Strategy joins again to talk about latest changes in paid acquisitions for 2015. In this episode we focus on the changing landscape of Google Shopping, Google Adwords, Facebook’s new Product Listing Ads, and Amazon’s recent release of search query data for sellers in the Amazon Sponsored Products (PPC) platform. Topics Discussed: The current state of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-141-the-state-of-google-shopping-facebook-product-listing-ads-amazon-search-data-and-adwords-in-2015/">#141: The State of Google Shopping, Facebook Product Listing Ads, Amazon Search Data, and Adwords in 2015</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Rick Backus, CEO of CPC Strategy joins again to talk about latest changes in paid acquisitions for 2015. In this episode we focus on the changing landscape of Google Shopping, Google Adwords, Facebook’s new Product Listing Ads, Rick Backus, CEO of CPC Strategy joins again to talk about latest changes in paid acquisitions for 2015. In this episode we focus on the changing landscape of Google Shopping, Google Adwords, Facebook’s new Product Listing Ads, and Amazon’s recent release of search query data for sellers in the Amazon Sponsored Products (PPC) platform. Topics Discussed: The current state of ... Terry Lin clean 34:07 #140: Do You Want A Hard Life Or An Easy Life? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-140-do-you-want-a-hard-life-or-an-easy-life/ Sun, 08 Mar 2015 11:00:18 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7919 <p>Travis is in Vietnam this week so we sat down to catch up and have a brief chat. While in Singapore, he was asked whether he wanted a hard life or easy life, and we discuss some heuristics and mindset issues that go into what we do as entrepreneurs. Topics Discussed: First time Travis and Terry meet each other David Kekich ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-140-do-you-want-a-hard-life-or-an-easy-life/">#140: Do You Want A Hard Life Or An Easy Life?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis is in Vietnam this week so we sat down to catch up and have a brief chat. While in Singapore, he was asked whether he wanted a hard life or easy life, and we discuss some heuristics and mindset issues that go into what we do as entrepreneurs. Travis is in Vietnam this week so we sat down to catch up and have a brief chat. While in Singapore, he was asked whether he wanted a hard life or easy life, and we discuss some heuristics and mindset issues that go into what we do as entrepreneurs. Topics Discussed: First time Travis and Terry meet each other David Kekich ... Terry Lin clean #139: Should You Self-Fund Or Crowd-Fund A New Product Idea? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-139-should-you-self-fund-or-crowd-fund-a-new-product-idea/ Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:00:27 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7900 <p>Crowdfunding platforms now allow entrepreneurs to raise money for a new product idea before they’ve put in the money to manufacture it. But is the time and effort worth it? What if it fails? In this episode we explore how crowdfunding is more than just about raising money and some pros/cons to the process as Terry goes through the preparations. Topics Discussed: Events ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-139-should-you-self-fund-or-crowd-fund-a-new-product-idea/">#139: Should You Self-Fund Or Crowd-Fund A New Product Idea?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Crowdfunding platforms now allow entrepreneurs to raise money for a new product idea before they’ve put in the money to manufacture it. But is the time and effort worth it? What if it fails? In this episode we explore how crowdfunding is more than just... Crowdfunding platforms now allow entrepreneurs to raise money for a new product idea before they’ve put in the money to manufacture it. But is the time and effort worth it? What if it fails? In this episode we explore how crowdfunding is more than just about raising money and some pros/cons to the process as Terry goes through the preparations. Topics Discussed: Events ... Terry Lin 11:25 #138: What Things Do You Value Paying For? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-138-things-value-paying/ Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:00:36 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7890 <p>Travis was in Bangkok last week and mentioned he used Couchsurfing for his accommodation. We got into a small debate on why that was a good (or bad) idea, and evolved that into an episode on the things we value paying for in the modern world. Everyone’s value system may be different, and this was an introspective look on our ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-138-things-value-paying/">#138: What Things Do You Value Paying For?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis was in Bangkok last week and mentioned he used Couchsurfing for his accommodation. We got into a small debate on why that was a good (or bad) idea, and evolved that into an episode on the things we value paying for in the modern world. Travis was in Bangkok last week and mentioned he used Couchsurfing for his accommodation. We got into a small debate on why that was a good (or bad) idea, and evolved that into an episode on the things we value paying for in the modern world. Everyone’s value system may be different, and this was an introspective look on our ... Terry Lin clean 34:04 #137: 14 Locations For Digital Nomads & E-Commerce Entrepreneurs in 2015 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-137-14-locations-digital-nomads-e-commerce-entrepreneurs-2015/ Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:00:12 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7881 <p>Travis is on the road this week on a mini-vacation so we decided to do an episode on the top locations for digital nomads and e-commerce entrepreneurs in 2015. If you’re looking to pack up and head overseas for a bit, here are some tips and a general overview of each location based on folks we’ve met in those hubs. Keep ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-137-14-locations-digital-nomads-e-commerce-entrepreneurs-2015/">#137: 14 Locations For Digital Nomads & E-Commerce Entrepreneurs in 2015</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis is on the road this week on a mini-vacation so we decided to do an episode on the top locations for digital nomads and e-commerce entrepreneurs in 2015. If you’re looking to pack up and head overseas for a bit, Travis is on the road this week on a mini-vacation so we decided to do an episode on the top locations for digital nomads and e-commerce entrepreneurs in 2015. If you’re looking to pack up and head overseas for a bit, here are some tips and a general overview of each location based on folks we’ve met in those hubs. Keep ... Terry Lin clean 32:17 #136: Getting Started With Facebook Ads Q&A https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-136-getting-started-facebook-ads-qa/ Sun, 08 Feb 2015 10:00:17 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7875 <p>This week Terry has a Q&A with Travis on Facebook Ad targeting, optimization, and setup. Having just started a few campaigns, we go over some best practices, tracking results, and how to make the most out of the platform. It’s quite a technical episode, and we are assuming you’ve at least tried Facebook Ads once and understand what the backend ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-136-getting-started-facebook-ads-qa/">#136: Getting Started With Facebook Ads Q&A</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week Terry has a Q&A with Travis on Facebook Ad targeting, optimization, and setup. Having just started a few campaigns, we go over some best practices, tracking results, and how to make the most out of the platform. This week Terry has a Q&A with Travis on Facebook Ad targeting, optimization, and setup. Having just started a few campaigns, we go over some best practices, tracking results, and how to make the most out of the platform. It’s quite a technical episode, and we are assuming you’ve at least tried Facebook Ads once and understand what the backend ... Terry Lin clean 29:44 #135: A Guide To Teaching Yourself Paid Advertising https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-135-guide-teaching-paid-advertising/ Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:00:02 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7861 <p>Paid ads have always been a double-edged sword to learn on your own. There is a learning curve on each platform along with nailing down your targeting, bids, and conversions. Chances are you will lose some money starting out and in this episode we talk about how to get the most out of that investment on PLAs, Facebook, Retargeting, Adwords, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-135-guide-teaching-paid-advertising/">#135: A Guide To Teaching Yourself Paid Advertising</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Paid ads have always been a double-edged sword to learn on your own. There is a learning curve on each platform along with nailing down your targeting, bids, and conversions. Chances are you will lose some money starting out and in this episode we talk... Paid ads have always been a double-edged sword to learn on your own. There is a learning curve on each platform along with nailing down your targeting, bids, and conversions. Chances are you will lose some money starting out and in this episode we talk about how to get the most out of that investment on PLAs, Facebook, Retargeting, Adwords, ... Terry Lin clean #134: Monthly Meetups, Content Strategy, And Business Updates https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-134-monthly-meetups-content-strategy-business-updates/ Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:00:22 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7851 <p>We are hosting meet-ups on the first Sunday of every month now at 12:00PM for a casual coffee/brunch in various cities around the world. Tune in to hear how you can attend one if you live in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, London, New York, London, or Singapore. In this episode we also talk about some updates happening with both of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-134-monthly-meetups-content-strategy-business-updates/">#134: Monthly Meetups, Content Strategy, And Business Updates</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> We are hosting meet-ups on the first Sunday of every month now at 12:00PM for a casual coffee/brunch in various cities around the world. Tune in to hear how you can attend one if you live in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, London, New York, We are hosting meet-ups on the first Sunday of every month now at 12:00PM for a casual coffee/brunch in various cities around the world. Tune in to hear how you can attend one if you live in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, London, New York, London, or Singapore. In this episode we also talk about some updates happening with both of ... Terry Lin 29:13 #133: Finding Your 1,000 True Customers (Connectors, Mavens, And Persuaders) https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-133-finding-your-1000-true-customers-connectors-mavens-and-persuaders/ Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:00:59 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7822 <p>In this episode we combine two concepts called “1,000 true fans” and “The Tipping Point” into a framework that Travis uses in his marketing strategy. 1,000 True Fans comes from a post Kevin Kelly wrote a few years ago about how an artist (singer, writer, comic, etc..) just needs to find 1,000 people willing to pay $100 a year to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-133-finding-your-1000-true-customers-connectors-mavens-and-persuaders/">#133: Finding Your 1,000 True Customers (Connectors, Mavens, And Persuaders)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> In this episode we combine two concepts called “1,000 true fans” and “The Tipping Point” into a framework that Travis uses in his marketing strategy. 1,000 True Fans comes from a post Kevin Kelly wrote a few years ago about how an artist (singer, In this episode we combine two concepts called “1,000 true fans” and “The Tipping Point” into a framework that Travis uses in his marketing strategy. 1,000 True Fans comes from a post Kevin Kelly wrote a few years ago about how an artist (singer, writer, comic, etc..) just needs to find 1,000 people willing to pay $100 a year to ... Terry Lin clean 18:56 #132: 6 Business Goals For 2015 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-132-6-business-goals-2015/ Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:30:08 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7790 <p>Last Sunday we hosted our first meet-up in Los Angeles with some mastermind members and folks on the mailing list. Twelve people showed up to talk business and meet other like-minded folks. We’ll be doing this the first Sunday of every month moving forward, so tune in to see how you can attend one in the future.  In this episode Travis ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-132-6-business-goals-2015/">#132: 6 Business Goals For 2015</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Last Sunday we hosted our first meet-up in Los Angeles with some mastermind members and folks on the mailing list. Twelve people showed up to talk business and meet other like-minded folks. We’ll be doing this the first Sunday of every month moving for... Last Sunday we hosted our first meet-up in Los Angeles with some mastermind members and folks on the mailing list. Twelve people showed up to talk business and meet other like-minded folks. We’ll be doing this the first Sunday of every month moving forward, so tune in to see how you can attend one in the future.  In this episode Travis ... Terry Lin clean 29:43 #131: A Roadmap To Scale From $10K To $40K In Monthly Sales https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-131-roadmap-scale-10k-40k-monthly-sales/ Sun, 04 Jan 2015 10:00:52 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7777 <p>During the summer of 2014 Travis grew his revenues from $10K/mo to over $40K/mo through a combination of marketing strategies. In this episode we go into the details of what worked for him and what didn’t. We start off looking at his business on a very high level, figuring out what metrics to look at, ad budgets, and how to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-131-roadmap-scale-10k-40k-monthly-sales/">#131: A Roadmap To Scale From $10K To $40K In Monthly Sales</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> During the summer of 2014 Travis grew his revenues from $10K/mo to over $40K/mo through a combination of marketing strategies. In this episode we go into the details of what worked for him and what didn’t. We start off looking at his business on a very... During the summer of 2014 Travis grew his revenues from $10K/mo to over $40K/mo through a combination of marketing strategies. In this episode we go into the details of what worked for him and what didn’t. We start off looking at his business on a very high level, figuring out what metrics to look at, ad budgets, and how to ... Terry Lin clean 46:53 #130: 6 Accomplishments (And Failures) We Made In 2014 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-130-6-accomplishments-failures-made-2014/ Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:30:53 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7769 <p>A year-end review of 2014. In this episode, Travis and I talk about what worked out for us this year and a few things that didn’t. Hindsight 20/20 so we’ll just have to take what we learned this year and apply it towards 2015 and beyond. If you are looking to meet other folks and take your business to the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-130-6-accomplishments-failures-made-2014/">#130: 6 Accomplishments (And Failures) We Made In 2014</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> A year-end review of 2014. In this episode, Travis and I talk about what worked out for us this year and a few things that didn’t. Hindsight 20/20 so we’ll just have to take what we learned this year and apply it towards 2015 and beyond. A year-end review of 2014. In this episode, Travis and I talk about what worked out for us this year and a few things that didn’t. Hindsight 20/20 so we’ll just have to take what we learned this year and apply it towards 2015 and beyond. If you are looking to meet other folks and take your business to the ... Terry Lin clean 33:38 #129: How To Use Pinterest To Generate Traffic For Your Online Store https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-129-use-pinterest-generate-traffic-online-store/ Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:30:17 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7757 <p>Pinterest has matured from a virtual scrapbook into a full fledged marketing platform. Carole Rains from Rustic Artistry joins us this week to talk about her journey in building up 9,000+ followers and 300+ re-pins per day. We discuss how to approach the platform from a high level and use Travis’ store as a case study on how someone should get started ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-129-use-pinterest-generate-traffic-online-store/">#129: How To Use Pinterest To Generate Traffic For Your Online Store</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Pinterest has matured from a virtual scrapbook into a full fledged marketing platform. Carole Rains from Rustic Artistry joins us this week to talk about her journey in building up 9,000+ followers and 300+ re-pins per day. Pinterest has matured from a virtual scrapbook into a full fledged marketing platform. Carole Rains from Rustic Artistry joins us this week to talk about her journey in building up 9,000+ followers and 300+ re-pins per day. We discuss how to approach the platform from a high level and use Travis’ store as a case study on how someone should get started ... Terry Lin clean #128: A Roadmap To Automating & Outsourcing Tasks In Your Online Store https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-128-roadmap-automating-outsourcing-tasks-online-store/ Sun, 07 Dec 2014 10:00:25 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7744 <p>*Jan 2015 mastermind calls now open.* Travis had a record month in November and this week we discuss the roadmap he uses to automate and outsource tasks. The framework we used is inspired by the book The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber, a book that came out in 1995 discussing how small businesses can scale. If you’d like to join the Jan 2015 ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-128-roadmap-automating-outsourcing-tasks-online-store/">#128: A Roadmap To Automating & Outsourcing Tasks In Your Online Store</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> *Jan 2015 mastermind calls now open.* Travis had a record month in November and this week we discuss the roadmap he uses to automate and outsource tasks. The framework we used is inspired by the book The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber, *Jan 2015 mastermind calls now open.* Travis had a record month in November and this week we discuss the roadmap he uses to automate and outsource tasks. The framework we used is inspired by the book The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber, a book that came out in 1995 discussing how small businesses can scale. If you’d like to join the Jan 2015 ... Terry Lin clean 38:27 #127: A Beginner’s Guide To Setting Up E-Commerce Remarketing https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-127-beginners-guide-setting-remarketing/ Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:00:37 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7734 <p>Remarketing through AdRoll, Facebook, and Google is a common question that we’ve been getting lately, so Travis and I are doing an episode on how to get started, which platform to choose, and what to expect behind the scenes. At the end of the episode, we also share a quick tip that allows you to get an extra line of copy ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-127-beginners-guide-setting-remarketing/">#127: A Beginner’s Guide To Setting Up E-Commerce Remarketing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Remarketing through AdRoll, Facebook, and Google is a common question that we’ve been getting lately, so Travis and I are doing an episode on how to get started, which platform to choose, and what to expect behind the scenes. Remarketing through AdRoll, Facebook, and Google is a common question that we’ve been getting lately, so Travis and I are doing an episode on how to get started, which platform to choose, and what to expect behind the scenes. At the end of the episode, we also share a quick tip that allows you to get an extra line of copy ... Terry Lin clean 30:00 #126: 12 Productivity Tools And Apps To Become More Efficient https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-126-12-productivity-tools/ Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:00:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7722 <p>There’s an endless amount of tools and apps out there designed to hack productivity. This week Travis and I go through a couple that we use on a consistent basis and suggest that you also try out. If you’ve got any that are helpful which we didn’t mention, let us know in the comments and we’ll give you a shoutout. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-126-12-productivity-tools/">#126: 12 Productivity Tools And Apps To Become More Efficient</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> There’s an endless amount of tools and apps out there designed to hack productivity. This week Travis and I go through a couple that we use on a consistent basis and suggest that you also try out. If you’ve got any that are helpful which we didn’t ment... There’s an endless amount of tools and apps out there designed to hack productivity. This week Travis and I go through a couple that we use on a consistent basis and suggest that you also try out. If you’ve got any that are helpful which we didn’t mention, let us know in the comments and we’ll give you a shoutout. ... Terry Lin 32:11 #125: Lessons From Over 15 Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-125-lessons-15-successful-crowdfunding-campaigns/ Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:00:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7713 <p>Last week the team from Bomber Barrel reached out to me about their Kickstarter campaign. Lead Designer Vincent Ng joins us this week to talk about launching a physical product and why crowdfunding should be the way to go for any new idea. Vincent has launched over 15 crowdfunding campaigns with a 100% success rate and has considerable experience in ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-125-lessons-15-successful-crowdfunding-campaigns/">#125: Lessons From Over 15 Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Last week the team from Bomber Barrel reached out to me about their Kickstarter campaign. Lead Designer Vincent Ng joins us this week to talk about launching a physical product and why crowdfunding should be the way to go for any new idea. Last week the team from Bomber Barrel reached out to me about their Kickstarter campaign. Lead Designer Vincent Ng joins us this week to talk about launching a physical product and why crowdfunding should be the way to go for any new idea. Vincent has launched over 15 crowdfunding campaigns with a 100% success rate and has considerable experience in ... Terry Lin clean 30:58 #124: 9 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-124-9-movies-every-entrepreneur-watch/ Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:00:41 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7702 <p>Inspired by a Facebook post and the upcoming holidays, Travis and I go off on a tangent this week from regular business topics to discuss some movies that were critical in shaping our worldview as entrepreneurs. It’s interesting to see old movies with a different lens now, so let us know in the comments what movies that have been impactful for you. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-124-9-movies-every-entrepreneur-watch/">#124: 9 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Inspired by a Facebook post and the upcoming holidays, Travis and I go off on a tangent this week from regular business topics to discuss some movies that were critical in shaping our worldview as entrepreneurs. Inspired by a Facebook post and the upcoming holidays, Travis and I go off on a tangent this week from regular business topics to discuss some movies that were critical in shaping our worldview as entrepreneurs. It’s interesting to see old movies with a different lens now, so let us know in the comments what movies that have been impactful for you. ... Terry Lin clean 30:20 #123: Is Your Business Aligned With Your Purpose? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-123-is-your-business-aligned-with-your-purpose/ Sun, 02 Nov 2014 10:00:29 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7693 <p>Travis and I both have birthdays this week, so we got a bit sentimental on what we’re doing in life and our bigger purpose over the next few years. We started out as guys wanting to quit our jobs and build a business, but now that it’s happened – what’s next? This is a theme we’re seeing across the board ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-123-is-your-business-aligned-with-your-purpose/">#123: Is Your Business Aligned With Your Purpose?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis and I both have birthdays this week, so we got a bit sentimental on what we’re doing in life and our bigger purpose over the next few years. We started out as guys wanting to quit our jobs and build a business, Travis and I both have birthdays this week, so we got a bit sentimental on what we’re doing in life and our bigger purpose over the next few years. We started out as guys wanting to quit our jobs and build a business, but now that it’s happened – what’s next? This is a theme we’re seeing across the board ... Terry Lin clean #122: 8 Improvements To Make For Your Online Store https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-112-8-improvements-make-online-store/ Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:00:12 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7675 <p>Travis and I are back this week to discuss some initial thoughts after running the first round of mastermind calls with the E-Commerce Mafia. Across the different groups we’ve noticed some overlapping improvements folks can make, so we’re here to go through a quick list that will help you out.  If you’d like to join a private community of e-commerce ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-112-8-improvements-make-online-store/">#122: 8 Improvements To Make For Your Online Store</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis and I are back this week to discuss some initial thoughts after running the first round of mastermind calls with the E-Commerce Mafia. Across the different groups we’ve noticed some overlapping improvements folks can make, Travis and I are back this week to discuss some initial thoughts after running the first round of mastermind calls with the E-Commerce Mafia. Across the different groups we’ve noticed some overlapping improvements folks can make, so we’re here to go through a quick list that will help you out.  If you’d like to join a private community of e-commerce ... Terry Lin 25:46 #121: A Guide To The Canton Fair And Sourcing Products In China https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-121-guide-canton-fair-sourcing-china/ Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:30:54 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7664 <p>Terry is attending a conference in Bangkok this week, so he pulled aside Matt Kowalak and Jamon Yerger from Running With China to have a chat about the upcoming Canton Fair. With over 20 years of combined sourcing experience in China, we go through some basic strategies cross-referenced with Terry’s own experience this year for a holistic and complete perspective for someone ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-121-guide-canton-fair-sourcing-china/">#121: A Guide To The Canton Fair And Sourcing Products In China</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Terry is attending a conference in Bangkok this week, so he pulled aside Matt Kowalak and Jamon Yerger from Running With China to have a chat about the upcoming Canton Fair. With over 20 years of combined sourcing experience in China, Terry is attending a conference in Bangkok this week, so he pulled aside Matt Kowalak and Jamon Yerger from Running With China to have a chat about the upcoming Canton Fair. With over 20 years of combined sourcing experience in China, we go through some basic strategies cross-referenced with Terry’s own experience this year for a holistic and complete perspective for someone ... Terry Lin clean 56:30 #120: 10 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Google Analytics https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-120-10-ways-get-google-analytics/ Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:00:17 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7651 <p>Google Analytics is one of the most powerful tools that e-commerce store owners are not using to the maximum effect. In this episode, we discuss 10 ways that will help you get more data out of analytics to decide which marketing channel that you should focus your time, money, and energy on.  From paid ads, guest posts, content creation, Adwords, re-marketing, and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-120-10-ways-get-google-analytics/">#120: 10 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Google Analytics</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Google Analytics is one of the most powerful tools that e-commerce store owners are not using to the maximum effect. In this episode, we discuss 10 ways that will help you get more data out of analytics to decide which marketing channel that you should... Google Analytics is one of the most powerful tools that e-commerce store owners are not using to the maximum effect. In this episode, we discuss 10 ways that will help you get more data out of analytics to decide which marketing channel that you should focus your time, money, and energy on.  From paid ads, guest posts, content creation, Adwords, re-marketing, and ... Terry Lin clean 38:04 #119: 5 Reasons You Should Join A Mastermind (Especially Ours) https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-119/ Sun, 05 Oct 2014 10:15:44 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7592 <p>Having been a part of various mastermind groups for the past two years, Travis and I discuss our experiences in this episode. Some have worked out better than others, and we’ve taken note on the improvements that we’d make into our own mastermind group, which will be re-launched on the week of October 19th 2014. If you’re looking to join a ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-119/">#119: 5 Reasons You Should Join A Mastermind (Especially Ours)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Having been a part of various mastermind groups for the past two years, Travis and I discuss our experiences in this episode. Some have worked out better than others, and we’ve taken note on the improvements that we’d make into our own mastermind group... Having been a part of various mastermind groups for the past two years, Travis and I discuss our experiences in this episode. Some have worked out better than others, and we’ve taken note on the improvements that we’d make into our own mastermind group, which will be re-launched on the week of October 19th 2014. If you’re looking to join a ... Terry Lin clean 22:11 #118: 10 Books Every E-Commerce Entrepreneur Should Read https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-118-10-books-every-e-commerce-entrepreneur-read/ Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:00:57 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7582 <p>Books are a great way to hack your education and give you the tools you need to build a business. Entrepreneurship goes hand in hand with self-development, and like a car engine that needs to run on new oil to stay fresh, your brain constantly needs new knowledge to stay on top of things. This week Travis and I share ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-118-10-books-every-e-commerce-entrepreneur-read/">#118: 10 Books Every E-Commerce Entrepreneur Should Read</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Books are a great way to hack your education and give you the tools you need to build a business. Entrepreneurship goes hand in hand with self-development, and like a car engine that needs to run on new oil to stay fresh, Books are a great way to hack your education and give you the tools you need to build a business. Entrepreneurship goes hand in hand with self-development, and like a car engine that needs to run on new oil to stay fresh, your brain constantly needs new knowledge to stay on top of things. This week Travis and I share ... Terry Lin clean 37:36 #117: How To Deal With Feedback, Criticism, And Your Ego https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/how-to-deal-with-feedback-and-your-ego/ Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:30:25 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7565 <p>There’s always someone that will say your idea won’t work, it’s too hard, or that you’re stupid. How do you deal with that feedback, especially if it’s from someone you trust and respect? Often times there is advice given online with best of intentions (like ours), but should you be listening to us? In this episode we dig through some ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/how-to-deal-with-feedback-and-your-ego/">#117: How To Deal With Feedback, Criticism, And Your Ego</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> There’s always someone that will say your idea won’t work, it’s too hard, or that you’re stupid. How do you deal with that feedback, especially if it’s from someone you trust and respect? Often times there is advice given online with best of intentions... There’s always someone that will say your idea won’t work, it’s too hard, or that you’re stupid. How do you deal with that feedback, especially if it’s from someone you trust and respect? Often times there is advice given online with best of intentions (like ours), but should you be listening to us? In this episode we dig through some ... Terry Lin 38:34 #116: How We Use Virtual Assistants, Freelancers, And Contractors https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-116-use-virtual-assistants-freelancers-contractors/ Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:30:41 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7477 <p>Travis is back online in Argentina so we decided to talk about we’re using virtual assistants, freelancers, and contractors to help out with the more tedious and mind-numbing tasks of running online stores. To help with his relocation abroad, Travis also hired a new sewer to help with production and a content writer to help with blog posts. Terry finally ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-116-use-virtual-assistants-freelancers-contractors/">#116: How We Use Virtual Assistants, Freelancers, And Contractors</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis is back online in Argentina so we decided to talk about we’re using virtual assistants, freelancers, and contractors to help out with the more tedious and mind-numbing tasks of running online stores. To help with his relocation abroad, Travis is back online in Argentina so we decided to talk about we’re using virtual assistants, freelancers, and contractors to help out with the more tedious and mind-numbing tasks of running online stores. To help with his relocation abroad, Travis also hired a new sewer to help with production and a content writer to help with blog posts. Terry finally ... Terry Lin clean #115: From $1 To $1,000,000 In 5 Years With Trent Anderson https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-115-1-1000000-eight-years/ Sun, 07 Sep 2014 10:00:55 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7422 <p>Travis is moving to Argentina next week so he’s taking a week off to get everything in order. In his replacement, I had a conversation with my new buddy Trent Anderson as he was passing through town. He’s been in the gemstone business for 9 years with eight e-commerce stores, and today we talk about how he got started flat broke ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-115-1-1000000-eight-years/">#115: From $1 To $1,000,000 In 5 Years With Trent Anderson</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis is moving to Argentina next week so he’s taking a week off to get everything in order. In his replacement, I had a conversation with my new buddy Trent Anderson as he was passing through town. He’s been in the gemstone business for 9 years with ... Travis is moving to Argentina next week so he’s taking a week off to get everything in order. In his replacement, I had a conversation with my new buddy Trent Anderson as he was passing through town. He’s been in the gemstone business for 9 years with eight e-commerce stores, and today we talk about how he got started flat broke ... Terry Lin 38:48 #114: Living The 1,000 Day Rule – Part 1 of 3 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-114/ Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:30:57 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7412 <p>The premise of the 1,000 day rule states that you’ll be doing worse than you were at your job for 1,000 days after you start your muse business (3 years). This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of leaving my job for something better. But are things actually going as planned? Travis and I go through what went as expected, what didn’t, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-114/">#114: Living The 1,000 Day Rule – Part 1 of 3</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> The premise of the 1,000 day rule states that you’ll be doing worse than you were at your job for 1,000 days after you start your muse business (3 years). This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of leaving my job for something better. The premise of the 1,000 day rule states that you’ll be doing worse than you were at your job for 1,000 days after you start your muse business (3 years). This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of leaving my job for something better. But are things actually going as planned? Travis and I go through what went as expected, what didn’t, ... Terry Lin clean 35:06 #113: Mind, Body, And Health. Are You Taking Care Of Yourself? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-113-mind-body-and-health-are-you-taking-care-of-yourself/ Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:00:50 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7405 <p>Travis is a huge bio-hacking geek (aka Tim Ferris fanboy) that tries to squeeze every ounce of productivity when he’s working. This week we talk about mind, body, health, and the importance of taking care of yourself. We discuss topics like the dangers of sitting down too long, maintaining your sanity as an entrepreneur, and some nootropics (aka “smart drugs”) ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-113-mind-body-and-health-are-you-taking-care-of-yourself/">#113: Mind, Body, And Health. Are You Taking Care Of Yourself?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Travis is a huge bio-hacking geek (aka Tim Ferris fanboy) that tries to squeeze every ounce of productivity when he’s working. This week we talk about mind, body, health, and the importance of taking care of yourself. Travis is a huge bio-hacking geek (aka Tim Ferris fanboy) that tries to squeeze every ounce of productivity when he’s working. This week we talk about mind, body, health, and the importance of taking care of yourself. We discuss topics like the dangers of sitting down too long, maintaining your sanity as an entrepreneur, and some nootropics (aka “smart drugs”) ... Terry Lin 31:33 #112: 7 Mistakes To Avoid If We Could Start Over Again https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-112-7-mistakes-made-avoid-online-store/ Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:00:41 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7393 <p>With hindsight 20/20, Travis and I look back on seven mistakes we made starting our online stores and what we would do differently. Like most things in entrepreneurship, you’ll never get the full picture weeks, months, or even years later. Topics Discussed: The challenges of naming your business The power of repeat purchases and customer lifetime value Discovering your customer’s ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-112-7-mistakes-made-avoid-online-store/">#112: 7 Mistakes To Avoid If We Could Start Over Again</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> With hindsight 20/20, Travis and I look back on seven mistakes we made starting our online stores and what we would do differently. Like most things in entrepreneurship, you’ll never get the full picture weeks, months, or even years later. With hindsight 20/20, Travis and I look back on seven mistakes we made starting our online stores and what we would do differently. Like most things in entrepreneurship, you’ll never get the full picture weeks, months, or even years later. Topics Discussed: The challenges of naming your business The power of repeat purchases and customer lifetime value Discovering your customer’s ... Terry Lin 38:31 #111: 6 Things That We Are Struggling With In Our E-Commerce Stores https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/6-things-struggling-e-commerce-stores/ Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:15:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7386 <p>My new host Travis Marziani runs an e-commerce store called Bailar Dancewear that sells dancewear clothing. In this episode, we go over a brief background on how he got started with e-commerce, and six things that we are both struggling with in our online stores right now. Topics Discussed: Intro to Travis Marziani, my new co-host Brief overview of his online store ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/6-things-struggling-e-commerce-stores/">#111: 6 Things That We Are Struggling With In Our E-Commerce Stores</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> My new host Travis Marziani runs an e-commerce store called Bailar Dancewear that sells dancewear clothing. In this episode, we go over a brief background on how he got started with e-commerce, and six things that we are both struggling with in our onl... My new host Travis Marziani runs an e-commerce store called Bailar Dancewear that sells dancewear clothing. In this episode, we go over a brief background on how he got started with e-commerce, and six things that we are both struggling with in our online stores right now. Topics Discussed: Intro to Travis Marziani, my new co-host Brief overview of his online store ... Terry Lin clean 37:53 #110: Bringing On A Co-Host! https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-110-bringing-co-host-updates/ Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:00:52 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7371 <p>After 100+ episodes in the interview format, I’ve decided to switch things up and try it out with a co-host. In this short episode I talk about the reasons behind the change and some updates. With the new format, I’m looking to have better discussions every week along with holding myself accountable to the things I say on air. I’ll still ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-110-bringing-co-host-updates/">#110: Bringing On A Co-Host!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> After 100+ episodes in the interview format, I’ve decided to switch things up and try it out with a co-host. In this short episode I talk about the reasons behind the change and some updates. With the new format, After 100+ episodes in the interview format, I’ve decided to switch things up and try it out with a co-host. In this short episode I talk about the reasons behind the change and some updates. With the new format, I’m looking to have better discussions every week along with holding myself accountable to the things I say on air. I’ll still ... Terry Lin clean 9:04 #109: How To Create And Execute A Successful PR Strategy https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-109-how-to-create-and-execute-a-successful-pr-strategy/ Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:45:29 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7364 <p>Conrad Egusa from Publicize.co and former Venturebeat writer joins us this week to talk about what journalists and press are looking for in a story. He shares his experience as a writer and advisor to startups on how to craft your story, write an email pitch, and successful ride the wave of features on prominent publications for your industry. Topics ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-109-how-to-create-and-execute-a-successful-pr-strategy/">#109: How To Create And Execute A Successful PR Strategy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Conrad Egusa from Publicize.co and former Venturebeat writer joins us this week to talk about what journalists and press are looking for in a story. He shares his experience as a writer and advisor to startups on how to craft your story, Conrad Egusa from Publicize.co and former Venturebeat writer joins us this week to talk about what journalists and press are looking for in a story. He shares his experience as a writer and advisor to startups on how to craft your story, write an email pitch, and successful ride the wave of features on prominent publications for your industry. Topics ... Terry Lin clean 24:13 #108: Site Teardown of #BALLER Leather with Brendan Tully from Pareto E-Commerce https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-108-site-teardown-baller-leather-brendan-tully-pareto-e-commerce/ Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:00:53 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7349 <p>This week I get an ass whoppin’ from Brendan Tully at Pareto E-Commerce/Search Engine Shop on improvements I can make to my online store. Brendan has grown his own stores from six to seven figures, and now works as a marketing consultant for e-commerce stores. Within two weeks of implementing his tips I’ve made an extra $500 in revenues and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-108-site-teardown-baller-leather-brendan-tully-pareto-e-commerce/">#108: Site Teardown of #BALLER Leather with Brendan Tully from Pareto E-Commerce</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week I get an ass whoppin’ from Brendan Tully at Pareto E-Commerce/Search Engine Shop on improvements I can make to my online store. Brendan has grown his own stores from six to seven figures, and now works as a marketing consultant for e-commerce... This week I get an ass whoppin’ from Brendan Tully at Pareto E-Commerce/Search Engine Shop on improvements I can make to my online store. Brendan has grown his own stores from six to seven figures, and now works as a marketing consultant for e-commerce stores. Within two weeks of implementing his tips I’ve made an extra $500 in revenues and ... Terry Lin clean 32:45 #107: Best Practices In Customer Service With Patrick Speijers from Robin HQ https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-107-best-practices-e-commerce-customer-service-patrick-speijer-robin-hq/ Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:00:01 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7340 <p>What are the best customer service practices for a small e-commerce store? Patrick Speijers joins me this to talk about some tips and best practices, along with a brief introduction on his company Robin that helps provide a great experience to customers. Robin has an innovative technologies that don’t utilize ticketing systems or do-not-reply emails that add a unique personal ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-107-best-practices-e-commerce-customer-service-patrick-speijer-robin-hq/">#107: Best Practices In Customer Service With Patrick Speijers from Robin HQ</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> What are the best customer service practices for a small e-commerce store? Patrick Speijers joins me this to talk about some tips and best practices, along with a brief introduction on his company Robin that helps provide a great experience to customer... What are the best customer service practices for a small e-commerce store? Patrick Speijers joins me this to talk about some tips and best practices, along with a brief introduction on his company Robin that helps provide a great experience to customers. Robin has an innovative technologies that don’t utilize ticketing systems or do-not-reply emails that add a unique personal ... Terry Lin clean 20:39 #106: 5 Lessons From The Psychology Of Selling [BOOK REVIEW] https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-106-5-lessons-psychology-selling-book-review/ Sun, 06 Jul 2014 10:30:38 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7331 <p>Recently a book was recommended to me called The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracy. Many people claimed this book changed their life, and I can say that they’re right. Everything in this book is authentic and genuine and you will be better off for reading it. In this episode, I share my top 5 takeaways having listened to the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-106-5-lessons-psychology-selling-book-review/">#106: 5 Lessons From The Psychology Of Selling [BOOK REVIEW]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Recently a book was recommended to me called The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracy. Many people claimed this book changed their life, and I can say that they’re right. Everything in this book is authentic and genuine and you will be better off for r... Recently a book was recommended to me called The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracy. Many people claimed this book changed their life, and I can say that they’re right. Everything in this book is authentic and genuine and you will be better off for reading it. In this episode, I share my top 5 takeaways having listened to the ... Terry Lin 13:52 #105: What’s It Like To Move On From Your First Business? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-105-whats-it-like-to-move-on-from-your-first-business/ Sun, 29 Jun 2014 10:32:34 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7327 <p>Everyone says you need to fail to succeed, but what’s it like to actually close down a business that’s not going the way you want it to be? That’s what we’ll be talking about in this episode with my friend Lau Hanly, who recently moved on from her previous business called Fierce For Life. We get honest about what happens ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-105-whats-it-like-to-move-on-from-your-first-business/">#105: What’s It Like To Move On From Your First Business?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Everyone says you need to fail to succeed, but what’s it like to actually close down a business that’s not going the way you want it to be? That’s what we’ll be talking about in this episode with my friend Lau Hanly, Everyone says you need to fail to succeed, but what’s it like to actually close down a business that’s not going the way you want it to be? That’s what we’ll be talking about in this episode with my friend Lau Hanly, who recently moved on from her previous business called Fierce For Life. We get honest about what happens ... Terry Lin clean 24:57 #104: Branding Lessons From Two Kickstarter Campaigns And Raising $473,106 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-104/ Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:30:35 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7319 <p>Karl Kozak joins us this week to talk about his experiences on Kickstarter and growing a new brand from scratch. Their main product is called Trakline belts, where it features an adjustable buckle to accommodate waist changes throughout the days (or months). In 2013 they raised over $300,000 on Kickstarter to launch the product, and recently crowd-funded a campaign for an ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-104/">#104: Branding Lessons From Two Kickstarter Campaigns And Raising $473,106</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Karl Kozak joins us this week to talk about his experiences on Kickstarter and growing a new brand from scratch. Their main product is called Trakline belts, where it features an adjustable buckle to accommodate waist changes throughout the days (or mo... Karl Kozak joins us this week to talk about his experiences on Kickstarter and growing a new brand from scratch. Their main product is called Trakline belts, where it features an adjustable buckle to accommodate waist changes throughout the days (or months). In 2013 they raised over $300,000 on Kickstarter to launch the product, and recently crowd-funded a campaign for an ... Terry Lin clean #103: A Conversation On Brand Identity And International E-Commerce With Luna Vega https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-103/ Sun, 15 Jun 2014 10:30:11 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7311 <p>As a digital marketer for over 10 years to numerous international brands, Luna Vega got on the show this week to talk about some high level e-commerce strategies for the small business owner. She recently published a book called The Global Influence, inspired by her work in the e-commerce space all over the world. Topics Discussed: When should you expand your brand ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-103/">#103: A Conversation On Brand Identity And International E-Commerce With Luna Vega</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> As a digital marketer for over 10 years to numerous international brands, Luna Vega got on the show this week to talk about some high level e-commerce strategies for the small business owner. She recently published a book called The Global Influence, As a digital marketer for over 10 years to numerous international brands, Luna Vega got on the show this week to talk about some high level e-commerce strategies for the small business owner. She recently published a book called The Global Influence, inspired by her work in the e-commerce space all over the world. Topics Discussed: When should you expand your brand ... Terry Lin clean 26:47 #102: Bundling, Upselling, and Discounting with Jason Myers From Bold Apps https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-102/ Sun, 08 Jun 2014 10:30:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7305 <p>This week we talk about increasing a customer’s lifetime value through upselling, bundling, and discounting products with specific apps for your e-commerce store. Bold Apps creates apps on the Shopify platform powering over 10,000 stores, and I got Co-Founder Jason Myers to talk about some strategy, tips, and best practices. Topics Discussed: How Jason got into the Shopify app development ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-102/">#102: Bundling, Upselling, and Discounting with Jason Myers From Bold Apps</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week we talk about increasing a customer’s lifetime value through upselling, bundling, and discounting products with specific apps for your e-commerce store. Bold Apps creates apps on the Shopify platform powering over 10,000 stores, This week we talk about increasing a customer’s lifetime value through upselling, bundling, and discounting products with specific apps for your e-commerce store. Bold Apps creates apps on the Shopify platform powering over 10,000 stores, and I got Co-Founder Jason Myers to talk about some strategy, tips, and best practices. Topics Discussed: How Jason got into the Shopify app development ... Terry Lin clean 32:44 #101: China Sourcing, Kickstarter, And The Elevator Life With Nick Ramil From Lexell Watches https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-101-china-sourcing-kickstarter-elevator-life-nick-ramil-lexell-watches/ Sun, 01 Jun 2014 11:00:45 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7242 <p>Nick Ramil has been sourcing products in China since 2010 after graduating from university. Recently he launched a Kickstarter to start Lexell Stone Watches and we chat about the advantages of having a sourcing background, finding inspiration from competitors, and getting idea validation on new business ideas. Topics Discussed: Mastermind meetup in Austin, TX on 9/28/2014 Building a brand vs. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-101-china-sourcing-kickstarter-elevator-life-nick-ramil-lexell-watches/">#101: China Sourcing, Kickstarter, And The Elevator Life With Nick Ramil From Lexell Watches</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Nick Ramil has been sourcing products in China since 2010 after graduating from university. Recently he launched a Kickstarter to start Lexell Stone Watches and we chat about the advantages of having a sourcing background, Nick Ramil has been sourcing products in China since 2010 after graduating from university. Recently he launched a Kickstarter to start Lexell Stone Watches and we chat about the advantages of having a sourcing background, finding inspiration from competitors, and getting idea validation on new business ideas. Topics Discussed: Mastermind meetup in Austin, TX on 9/28/2014 Building a brand vs. ... Terry Lin 37:00 #100: Behind The Scenes of BMOS, Mastermind Meetup on 9/28, and Q&A Session https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-100/ Sun, 25 May 2014 11:00:53 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7224 <p>Thanks for being a part of this journey to Episode #100. Today I discuss how the podcast works behind the scenes, hosting our first live mastermind meetup on 9/28/2014 in Austin, Texas, and a special Q&A session generated from listeners around the world. For more information about the meetup, click on the “Mastermind” tab at buildmyonlinestore.com and join the mailing ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-100/">#100: Behind The Scenes of BMOS, Mastermind Meetup on 9/28, and Q&A Session</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Thanks for being a part of this journey to Episode #100. Today I discuss how the podcast works behind the scenes, hosting our first live mastermind meetup on 9/28/2014 in Austin, Texas, and a special Q&A session generated from listeners around the worl... Thanks for being a part of this journey to Episode #100. Today I discuss how the podcast works behind the scenes, hosting our first live mastermind meetup on 9/28/2014 in Austin, Texas, and a special Q&A session generated from listeners around the world. For more information about the meetup, click on the “Mastermind” tab at buildmyonlinestore.com and join the mailing ... Terry Lin clean 25:08 #99: Business Finance 101 And Best Practices With Matt Paulson https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-99-business-finance-101-best-practices-matt-paulson/ Sun, 18 May 2014 11:00:02 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7174 <p>Is your business structure and finance organized properly? Matt Paulson joins me this week to talk about some best practices in financial management, dealing with the IRS, avoiding scams, legal bullying, and much more. Topics Discussed: The importance of separating business and personal finances What’s the proper way to pay yourself A $3,000 mistake Matt made early on with the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-99-business-finance-101-best-practices-matt-paulson/">#99: Business Finance 101 And Best Practices With Matt Paulson</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Is your business structure and finance organized properly? Matt Paulson joins me this week to talk about some best practices in financial management, dealing with the IRS, avoiding scams, legal bullying, and much more. Is your business structure and finance organized properly? Matt Paulson joins me this week to talk about some best practices in financial management, dealing with the IRS, avoiding scams, legal bullying, and much more. Topics Discussed: The importance of separating business and personal finances What’s the proper way to pay yourself A $3,000 mistake Matt made early on with the ... Terry Lin clean #98: Inside Social Media At The Biggest Brands With Rick Mulready https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-98-inside-social-media-biggest-brands-rick-mulready/ Sun, 11 May 2014 11:30:13 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7167 <p>Rick Mulready hosts the Inside Social Media podcast, where he interviews Heads of Social Media at large companies such as Coca Cola, Taco Bell, NASA, NBA, GE, and Ford. Rick gets them to talk about their success and failures in social media, and how small businesses can apply them to their own business without a large advertising budget. Topics Discussed: ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-98-inside-social-media-biggest-brands-rick-mulready/">#98: Inside Social Media At The Biggest Brands With Rick Mulready</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Rick Mulready hosts the Inside Social Media podcast, where he interviews Heads of Social Media at large companies such as Coca Cola, Taco Bell, NASA, NBA, GE, and Ford. Rick gets them to talk about their success and failures in social media, Rick Mulready hosts the Inside Social Media podcast, where he interviews Heads of Social Media at large companies such as Coca Cola, Taco Bell, NASA, NBA, GE, and Ford. Rick gets them to talk about their success and failures in social media, and how small businesses can apply them to their own business without a large advertising budget. Topics Discussed: ... Terry Lin clean 32:14 #97: E-Commerce Content Creation, Curation, and Context with Brian Honigman https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-97-e-commerce-content-creation-curation-context-brian-honigman/ Sun, 04 May 2014 10:00:59 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7161 <p>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker, and freelance writer at Forbes, Huffington Post, Business Insider, and many other publications. I asked Brian to come on the show after reading his article “The Future Of Content Marketing: 6 Predictions For Content Curation” to talk about high level strategy in content creation vs. curation. Topics Discussed: Publication breakdown of Forbes, Huffington ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-97-e-commerce-content-creation-curation-context-brian-honigman/">#97: E-Commerce Content Creation, Curation, and Context with Brian Honigman</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker, and freelance writer at Forbes, Huffington Post, Business Insider, and many other publications. I asked Brian to come on the show after reading his article “The Future Of Content Marketing: 6 Predictio... Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker, and freelance writer at Forbes, Huffington Post, Business Insider, and many other publications. I asked Brian to come on the show after reading his article “The Future Of Content Marketing: 6 Predictions For Content Curation” to talk about high level strategy in content creation vs. curation. Topics Discussed: Publication breakdown of Forbes, Huffington ... Terry Lin clean 23:40 #96: Behind The Scenes Of #BALLER Leather, Part 1 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-96-behind-scenes-baller-leather-part-1/ Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:30:37 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7150 <p>This week I give a quick update on #BALLER Leather and some behind the scenes plans for the long-term content marketing. Would love to hear your thoughts and ideas for improvements in the comments section. Topics Discussed: Update on #BALLER Leather Starting with why and finding the high-level purpose E-commerce platform, bank accounts, and incorporation Long-term content marketing – curation ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-96-behind-scenes-baller-leather-part-1/">#96: Behind The Scenes Of #BALLER Leather, Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week I give a quick update on #BALLER Leather and some behind the scenes plans for the long-term content marketing. Would love to hear your thoughts and ideas for improvements in the comments section. Topics Discussed: Update on #BALLER Leather St... This week I give a quick update on #BALLER Leather and some behind the scenes plans for the long-term content marketing. Would love to hear your thoughts and ideas for improvements in the comments section. Topics Discussed: Update on #BALLER Leather Starting with why and finding the high-level purpose E-commerce platform, bank accounts, and incorporation Long-term content marketing – curation ... Terry Lin 16:02 #95: A Beginner’s Guide To Amazon PPC With Search Scientists https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/beginners-guide-amazon-pay-per-click/ Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:30:33 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7126 <p>Amazon PPC is becoming a popular method to acquire customers with paid traffic. Michael Erickson from Search Scientists joins us this week to give a high level overview on the difference with Google Adwords/PLA, and how e-commerce store owners should get started with Amazon PPC. Topics Discussed: Background of Amazon PPC vs. Google PLA/Adwords CPC, Conversion rates, and Impressions of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/beginners-guide-amazon-pay-per-click/">#95: A Beginner’s Guide To Amazon PPC With Search Scientists</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Amazon PPC is becoming a popular method to acquire customers with paid traffic. Michael Erickson from Search Scientists joins us this week to give a high level overview on the difference with Google Adwords/PLA, Amazon PPC is becoming a popular method to acquire customers with paid traffic. Michael Erickson from Search Scientists joins us this week to give a high level overview on the difference with Google Adwords/PLA, and how e-commerce store owners should get started with Amazon PPC. Topics Discussed: Background of Amazon PPC vs. Google PLA/Adwords CPC, Conversion rates, and Impressions of ... Terry Lin 27:44 #94: Selling Classic, High Performance, and Mind-Blowing Men’s Eyewear https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-94-classic-high-performance-mind-blowing-eyewear/ Sun, 13 Apr 2014 11:30:04 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7073 <p>Designed in Brooklyn and crafted in Japan, Activist Eyewear is a boutique men’s fashion brand that sells high-end sunglasses. Creative Director Mark Craig joins us this week to talk about his experience running the business for five years and their plans for the future. Topics Discussed: Landscape of the men’s boutique high end fashion and eyewear Measuring marketing efforts when ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-94-classic-high-performance-mind-blowing-eyewear/">#94: Selling Classic, High Performance, and Mind-Blowing Men’s Eyewear</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Designed in Brooklyn and crafted in Japan, Activist Eyewear is a boutique men’s fashion brand that sells high-end sunglasses. Creative Director Mark Craig joins us this week to talk about his experience running the business for five years and their pla... Designed in Brooklyn and crafted in Japan, Activist Eyewear is a boutique men’s fashion brand that sells high-end sunglasses. Creative Director Mark Craig joins us this week to talk about his experience running the business for five years and their plans for the future. Topics Discussed: Landscape of the men’s boutique high end fashion and eyewear Measuring marketing efforts when ... Terry Lin clean 41:38 #93: Starting An E-Commerce Business At 10 Years Old https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-93-starting-e-commerce-business-10-years-old/ Sun, 06 Apr 2014 10:00:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7064 <p>Lily Sandler is a co-founder of Blamtastic, a family lifestyle product brand she cofounded with her younger sister and the help of their mother. Blamtastic now exports to multiple countries and can be found in Toys “R” Us and Walmarts across the USA. Topics Discussed: Origins of Blamtastic the first batch of product Challenges of a young entrepreneur and growing ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-93-starting-e-commerce-business-10-years-old/">#93: Starting An E-Commerce Business At 10 Years Old</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Lily Sandler is a co-founder of Blamtastic, a family lifestyle product brand she cofounded with her younger sister and the help of their mother. Blamtastic now exports to multiple countries and can be found in Toys “R” Us and Walmarts across the USA. Lily Sandler is a co-founder of Blamtastic, a family lifestyle product brand she cofounded with her younger sister and the help of their mother. Blamtastic now exports to multiple countries and can be found in Toys “R” Us and Walmarts across the USA. Topics Discussed: Origins of Blamtastic the first batch of product Challenges of a young entrepreneur and growing ... Terry Lin clean #92: How To Engineer Your Own Serendipity https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-92-engineer-serendipity/ Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:00:33 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7059 <p>Where do tacos, beer, Craiglist, and entrepreneurship intersect? Today we’ll be taking a break from e-commerce to talk about some high-level mindset issues with Jon Myers on how to create favorable outcomes for business, friends, and your relationships. Topics Discussed: Designing with purpose and psychological context Tacos + Beer, Scotch & Steak, and Craigslist Intent, scale, and putting your antenna up ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-92-engineer-serendipity/">#92: How To Engineer Your Own Serendipity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Where do tacos, beer, Craiglist, and entrepreneurship intersect? Today we’ll be taking a break from e-commerce to talk about some high-level mindset issues with Jon Myers on how to create favorable outcomes for business, friends, Where do tacos, beer, Craiglist, and entrepreneurship intersect? Today we’ll be taking a break from e-commerce to talk about some high-level mindset issues with Jon Myers on how to create favorable outcomes for business, friends, and your relationships. Topics Discussed: Designing with purpose and psychological context Tacos + Beer, Scotch & Steak, and Craigslist Intent, scale, and putting your antenna up ... Terry Lin clean #91: European E-Commerce And Cross-Border Selling https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-91-european-e-commerce-cross-border-selling/ Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:30:05 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7047 <p>Glen Richardson, CMO of Fruugo joins us this week to talk about selling physical products in Europe. The landscape is vastly different from North America and Australia, as you’ve got dozens of countries with various forms of regulations, VAT, import tax, and legal issues to juggle. Fruugo is a global marketplace that makes it easier for merchants and buyers to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-91-european-e-commerce-cross-border-selling/">#91: European E-Commerce And Cross-Border Selling</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Glen Richardson, CMO of Fruugo joins us this week to talk about selling physical products in Europe. The landscape is vastly different from North America and Australia, as you’ve got dozens of countries with various forms of regulations, VAT, Glen Richardson, CMO of Fruugo joins us this week to talk about selling physical products in Europe. The landscape is vastly different from North America and Australia, as you’ve got dozens of countries with various forms of regulations, VAT, import tax, and legal issues to juggle. Fruugo is a global marketplace that makes it easier for merchants and buyers to ... Terry Lin clean #90: E-Commerce Conversion Roundtable With Anton Kraly, Johnny FD, and Will Evans https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-90-e-commerce-conversion-roundtable-anton-kraly-johnny-fd-will-evans/ Sun, 16 Mar 2014 11:30:36 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7040 <p>We have another roundtable this week to discuss e-commerce conversions and optimizing your online store. To spice things up, I got Anton Kraly, Johnny FD, and Will Evans together in a room to discuss this in person. Topics Discussed: How long it took to get the first sale Learning conversions as a new store owner Lifetime value, after-sale process, and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-90-e-commerce-conversion-roundtable-anton-kraly-johnny-fd-will-evans/">#90: E-Commerce Conversion Roundtable With Anton Kraly, Johnny FD, and Will Evans</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> We have another roundtable this week to discuss e-commerce conversions and optimizing your online store. To spice things up, I got Anton Kraly, Johnny FD, and Will Evans together in a room to discuss this in person. We have another roundtable this week to discuss e-commerce conversions and optimizing your online store. To spice things up, I got Anton Kraly, Johnny FD, and Will Evans together in a room to discuss this in person. Topics Discussed: How long it took to get the first sale Learning conversions as a new store owner Lifetime value, after-sale process, and ... Terry Lin clean #89: Where Does Google Shopping (PLA) Fit Into Your Sales Funnel? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-89-google-shopping-pla-fit-sales-funnel/ Sun, 09 Mar 2014 11:30:07 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7033 <p>Rick Backus, CEO of CPC Strategy joins us this week to talk about Google Shopping and Product Listing Ads (PLA). CPC Strategy has over 200 active e-commerce clients, managing over $35 million in annual advertising spends. Topics Discussed: History of comparison shopping engines and basics of Google Shopping Google Shopping vs. Adwords and the implications Hunter vs. farmer – Paid ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-89-google-shopping-pla-fit-sales-funnel/">#89: Where Does Google Shopping (PLA) Fit Into Your Sales Funnel?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Rick Backus, CEO of CPC Strategy joins us this week to talk about Google Shopping and Product Listing Ads (PLA). CPC Strategy has over 200 active e-commerce clients, managing over $35 million in annual advertising spends. Rick Backus, CEO of CPC Strategy joins us this week to talk about Google Shopping and Product Listing Ads (PLA). CPC Strategy has over 200 active e-commerce clients, managing over $35 million in annual advertising spends. Topics Discussed: History of comparison shopping engines and basics of Google Shopping Google Shopping vs. Adwords and the implications Hunter vs. farmer – Paid ... Terry Lin clean 41:08 #88: What Can Milkshakes Teach You About Marketing? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-88-can-milkshakes-teach-marketing/ Sun, 02 Mar 2014 11:30:24 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=7028 <p>Damian Thompson from Linchpin joins us again this week to talk about an article called Milkshake Marketing by Professor Clayton Christensen. In the article, he advocates a framework for companies to think about their products as consumers do, through the lens of a milkshake project he once studied. Topics Discussed: Why you need to go beyond features and benefits Truly ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-88-can-milkshakes-teach-marketing/">#88: What Can Milkshakes Teach You About Marketing?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Damian Thompson from Linchpin joins us again this week to talk about an article called Milkshake Marketing by Professor Clayton Christensen. In the article, he advocates a framework for companies to think about their products as consumers do, Damian Thompson from Linchpin joins us again this week to talk about an article called Milkshake Marketing by Professor Clayton Christensen. In the article, he advocates a framework for companies to think about their products as consumers do, through the lens of a milkshake project he once studied. Topics Discussed: Why you need to go beyond features and benefits Truly ... Terry Lin clean #87: How To Take DIY Product Photos With Lex McColl From Modahaus https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-87-tale-product-photos-e-commerce-store/ Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:30:30 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6941 <p>Lex McColl is a professional product photographer that’s been in the business for over 30 years shooting jewelery, watches, and luxury fashion accessories. In this episode, Lex shares the basics of product photography and how a smartphone can hold up to Digital SLR cameras with the right set of tools. Topics Discussed: 80/20 to smartphone product photography Exposure, lighting, and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-87-tale-product-photos-e-commerce-store/">#87: How To Take DIY Product Photos With Lex McColl From Modahaus</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Lex McColl is a professional product photographer that’s been in the business for over 30 years shooting jewelery, watches, and luxury fashion accessories. In this episode, Lex shares the basics of product photography and how a smartphone can hold up t... Lex McColl is a professional product photographer that’s been in the business for over 30 years shooting jewelery, watches, and luxury fashion accessories. In this episode, Lex shares the basics of product photography and how a smartphone can hold up to Digital SLR cameras with the right set of tools. Topics Discussed: 80/20 to smartphone product photography Exposure, lighting, and ... Terry Lin clean #86: The 80/20 To $100,000 In 3 Months With Ben Hebert From Natural Stacks https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-86-8020-making-100000month-ben-hebert-natural-stacks/ Sun, 16 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6892 <p>In three months, Natural Stacks has grown to a $100,000 monthly revenue business in the supplements industry. Tune in to hear Ben’s thoughts on hustling offline, spreading the word, and planting the seeds of serendipity that don’t pay off months or years later. Topics Discussed: Background of CILTEP and the nootropics industry The secret tool to find disruption opportunities in ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-86-8020-making-100000month-ben-hebert-natural-stacks/">#86: The 80/20 To $100,000 In 3 Months With Ben Hebert From Natural Stacks</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> In three months, Natural Stacks has grown to a $100,000 monthly revenue business in the supplements industry. Tune in to hear Ben’s thoughts on hustling offline, spreading the word, and planting the seeds of serendipity that don’t pay off months or yea... In three months, Natural Stacks has grown to a $100,000 monthly revenue business in the supplements industry. Tune in to hear Ben’s thoughts on hustling offline, spreading the word, and planting the seeds of serendipity that don’t pay off months or years later. Topics Discussed: Background of CILTEP and the nootropics industry The secret tool to find disruption opportunities in ... Terry Lin clean 47:54 #85: Building A Men’s Lifestyle Brand With Eric Bandholz From Beardbrand https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-85/ Sun, 09 Feb 2014 10:30:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6884 <p>Within a year, Eric Bandholz and team has built Beardbrand to over $80,000 per month in sales. His brand is focused on the urban beardsman and all products support the lifestyle of their customer. In this episode, we focus on the high level strategy and methods he is using to take the brand to another level. Topics Discussed: Leveraging partnerships ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-85/">#85: Building A Men’s Lifestyle Brand With Eric Bandholz From Beardbrand</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Within a year, Eric Bandholz and team has built Beardbrand to over $80,000 per month in sales. His brand is focused on the urban beardsman and all products support the lifestyle of their customer. In this episode, Within a year, Eric Bandholz and team has built Beardbrand to over $80,000 per month in sales. His brand is focused on the urban beardsman and all products support the lifestyle of their customer. In this episode, we focus on the high level strategy and methods he is using to take the brand to another level. Topics Discussed: Leveraging partnerships ... Terry Lin clean #84: E-Commerce Email Marketing With John McIntyre From The McMethod https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-84-e-commerce-email-marketing-john-mcintyre-mcmethod/ Sun, 02 Feb 2014 11:30:52 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6786 <p>Email marketing is still one of the most effective ways to increase sales and grow your business. Not only that, it’s also a communication channel that you own directly to reach out to customers. In this episode, we discuss email strategies for pre-purchase, post-purchase, and ongoing content marketing to keep building the relationship with your customers. Topics Discussed: ROI of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-84-e-commerce-email-marketing-john-mcintyre-mcmethod/">#84: E-Commerce Email Marketing With John McIntyre From The McMethod</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Email marketing is still one of the most effective ways to increase sales and grow your business. Not only that, it’s also a communication channel that you own directly to reach out to customers. In this episode, Email marketing is still one of the most effective ways to increase sales and grow your business. Not only that, it’s also a communication channel that you own directly to reach out to customers. In this episode, we discuss email strategies for pre-purchase, post-purchase, and ongoing content marketing to keep building the relationship with your customers. Topics Discussed: ROI of ... Terry Lin clean 36:07 #83: Selling Modern Cat Furniture With Jed Crystal From Hepper https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-83/ Sun, 26 Jan 2014 13:30:12 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6775 <p>Jed Crystal is the founder of Hepper, an online store that sells modern cat furniture. Tune in this week to hear his story on bootstrapping the business, product manufacturing in Asia, and brand building with cat bloggers. Topics Discussed: Should you go direct to the factory or use an agent? How to build relationships with bloggers for growth Using free ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-83/">#83: Selling Modern Cat Furniture With Jed Crystal From Hepper</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Jed Crystal is the founder of Hepper, an online store that sells modern cat furniture. Tune in this week to hear his story on bootstrapping the business, product manufacturing in Asia, and brand building with cat bloggers. Jed Crystal is the founder of Hepper, an online store that sells modern cat furniture. Tune in this week to hear his story on bootstrapping the business, product manufacturing in Asia, and brand building with cat bloggers. Topics Discussed: Should you go direct to the factory or use an agent? How to build relationships with bloggers for growth Using free ... Terry Lin clean #82: Rebranding Lessons With Justin Cooke From Empire Flippers https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-82-rebranding-lessons-justin-cooke-empire-flippers/ Sun, 19 Jan 2014 13:30:45 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6765 <p>In 2013, Justin Cooke and Joe Magnotti re-branded from Adsense Flippers to Empire Flippers as the focus of their business model changed to solve a bigger market problem. Tune in to hear Justin’s thoughts on what didn’t work out as planned, and how you can avoid the same pitfalls in the future. Topics Discussed: History of Adsense Flippers How do ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-82-rebranding-lessons-justin-cooke-empire-flippers/">#82: Rebranding Lessons With Justin Cooke From Empire Flippers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> In 2013, Justin Cooke and Joe Magnotti re-branded from Adsense Flippers to Empire Flippers as the focus of their business model changed to solve a bigger market problem. Tune in to hear Justin’s thoughts on what didn’t work out as planned, In 2013, Justin Cooke and Joe Magnotti re-branded from Adsense Flippers to Empire Flippers as the focus of their business model changed to solve a bigger market problem. Tune in to hear Justin’s thoughts on what didn’t work out as planned, and how you can avoid the same pitfalls in the future. Topics Discussed: History of Adsense Flippers How do ... Terry Lin clean #81: Brand Building 101 With Pamela Wilson From Big Brand Systems https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-81-brand-building-101-pamela-wilson-big-brand-systems/ Sun, 12 Jan 2014 11:30:08 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6759 <p>How do you build an E-commerce brand from scratch? Pamela Wilson from Big Brand Systems joins us this week to break down the step by step process to get started. Make sure to check out a free branding toolkit she created just for our listeners here. Topics Discussed: How branding has changed in the past 25 years Why the ideal ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-81-brand-building-101-pamela-wilson-big-brand-systems/">#81: Brand Building 101 With Pamela Wilson From Big Brand Systems</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> How do you build an E-commerce brand from scratch? Pamela Wilson from Big Brand Systems joins us this week to break down the step by step process to get started. Make sure to check out a free branding toolkit she created just for our listeners here. How do you build an E-commerce brand from scratch? Pamela Wilson from Big Brand Systems joins us this week to break down the step by step process to get started. Make sure to check out a free branding toolkit she created just for our listeners here. Topics Discussed: How branding has changed in the past 25 years Why the ideal ... Terry Lin clean #80: How To Handle Fear, Uncertainty, Loneliness, Insecurity, and Validation with Mark Manson https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-80/ Sun, 05 Jan 2014 12:00:31 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6742 <p>Fear. Uncertainty. Loneliness. Insecurity. Validation. These are just a handful of mindset issues on the emotional roller-coaster of entrepreneurship, and author Mark Manson joins us this week to blast these limiting beliefs while offering healthy ways to resolve them. He blogs about self-development, psychology, and culture over at markmanson.net. Topics Discussed: 05:00 – Mark’s early days as a professional blogger ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-80/">#80: How To Handle Fear, Uncertainty, Loneliness, Insecurity, and Validation with Mark Manson</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Fear. Uncertainty. Loneliness. Insecurity. Validation. These are just a handful of mindset issues on the emotional roller-coaster of entrepreneurship, and author Mark Manson joins us this week to blast these limiting beliefs while offering healthy ways... Fear. Uncertainty. Loneliness. Insecurity. Validation. These are just a handful of mindset issues on the emotional roller-coaster of entrepreneurship, and author Mark Manson joins us this week to blast these limiting beliefs while offering healthy ways to resolve them. He blogs about self-development, psychology, and culture over at markmanson.net. Topics Discussed: 05:00 – Mark’s early days as a professional blogger ... Terry Lin clean 1:03:09 #79: Changes To The Show, Top 5 Episodes, And Closing Up 2013 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-79-changes-show-top-5-episodes-closing-2013/ Sun, 29 Dec 2013 14:30:15 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6735 <p>The podcast will take a new direction focusing on e-commerce branding in 2014. In this episode, I discuss my observations on the industry and reasons behind the shift. As a recap for 2013, we also go over the 5 most downloaded episodes to date. Topics Discussed: 01:00 – Recap of the podcast since 2012 03:30 – Top 5 downloaded episodes ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-79-changes-show-top-5-episodes-closing-2013/">#79: Changes To The Show, Top 5 Episodes, And Closing Up 2013</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> The podcast will take a new direction focusing on e-commerce branding in 2014. In this episode, I discuss my observations on the industry and reasons behind the shift. As a recap for 2013, we also go over the 5 most downloaded episodes to date. The podcast will take a new direction focusing on e-commerce branding in 2014. In this episode, I discuss my observations on the industry and reasons behind the shift. As a recap for 2013, we also go over the 5 most downloaded episodes to date. Topics Discussed: 01:00 – Recap of the podcast since 2012 03:30 – Top 5 downloaded episodes ... Terry Lin clean #78: The Art of Winning Back Customers with Will Evans from Chiefs https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-78-art-winning-back-customers-will-evans-chiefs/ Sun, 22 Dec 2013 12:30:02 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6728 <p>It’s often easier to get a repeat purchase than to find a new customer. In this episode, Will Evans from Chiefs shares his strategies and tactics on getting existing customers to come back again, sometimes buying a year’s worth of supply in advance. Chiefs sells energizing face wash for men that’s designed to wake you up in the morning. Topics ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-78-art-winning-back-customers-will-evans-chiefs/">#78: The Art of Winning Back Customers with Will Evans from Chiefs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> It’s often easier to get a repeat purchase than to find a new customer. In this episode, Will Evans from Chiefs shares his strategies and tactics on getting existing customers to come back again, sometimes buying a year’s worth of supply in advance. It’s often easier to get a repeat purchase than to find a new customer. In this episode, Will Evans from Chiefs shares his strategies and tactics on getting existing customers to come back again, sometimes buying a year’s worth of supply in advance. Chiefs sells energizing face wash for men that’s designed to wake you up in the morning. Topics ... Terry Lin clean #77: Basics Of Brand Equity With Richard Greiner From Huckberry https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-77-basics-of-brand-equity-with-richard-greiner-from-huckberry/ Sun, 15 Dec 2013 09:30:48 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6707 <p>Huckberry is a delicate blend of your favorite hardware store, grandpa’s  store, and favorite magazine all combined into one rockin’ website. Targeting the young professional that enjoys the outdoors, Huckberry is a subscription based e-commerce business that sells gear, apparel, men’s essentials, and holiday gifts. Tune in to hear how co-founder Richard Greiner bootstrapped the company and built a massive ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-77-basics-of-brand-equity-with-richard-greiner-from-huckberry/">#77: Basics Of Brand Equity With Richard Greiner From Huckberry</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Huckberry is a delicate blend of your favorite hardware store, grandpa’s  store, and favorite magazine all combined into one rockin’ website. Targeting the young professional that enjoys the outdoors, Huckberry is a subscription based e-commerce busine... Huckberry is a delicate blend of your favorite hardware store, grandpa’s  store, and favorite magazine all combined into one rockin’ website. Targeting the young professional that enjoys the outdoors, Huckberry is a subscription based e-commerce business that sells gear, apparel, men’s essentials, and holiday gifts. Tune in to hear how co-founder Richard Greiner bootstrapped the company and built a massive ... Terry Lin clean #76: 8 E-Commerce Lessons With Ian Schoen From The Valet Spot https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-76-8-e-commerce-lessons-with-ian-schoen-from-the-valet-spot/ Sun, 08 Dec 2013 14:00:24 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6592 <p>Ian Schoen from The Valet Spot and Tropical MBA podcast joins us this week to talk about the various product manufacturing businesses they run along with success and challenges they’ve encountered with each one. Ian also shares his thoughts for those looking to get into product manufacturing and what he would do differently if he started over again today. Topics ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-76-8-e-commerce-lessons-with-ian-schoen-from-the-valet-spot/">#76: 8 E-Commerce Lessons With Ian Schoen From The Valet Spot</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Ian Schoen from The Valet Spot and Tropical MBA podcast joins us this week to talk about the various product manufacturing businesses they run along with success and challenges they’ve encountered with each one. Ian Schoen from The Valet Spot and Tropical MBA podcast joins us this week to talk about the various product manufacturing businesses they run along with success and challenges they’ve encountered with each one. Ian also shares his thoughts for those looking to get into product manufacturing and what he would do differently if he started over again today. Topics ... Terry Lin clean #75: Part 3/3 Amazon Series – Fulfillment, Logistics, And Sending Products With Bill D’Alessandro https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-75-part-33-amazon-series-fulfillment-logistics-and-sending-products-with-bill-dalessandro/ Sun, 01 Dec 2013 11:00:32 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6522 <p>Welcome to Part 3 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we’ll discuss the logistics and fulfillment of your product. Bill D’Alessandro sells his own line of skincare products on both Amazon and his own store. In addition, he also uses FBA and two other 3PL services to run his business. Bill also blogs about E-Commerce over ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-75-part-33-amazon-series-fulfillment-logistics-and-sending-products-with-bill-dalessandro/">#75: Part 3/3 Amazon Series – Fulfillment, Logistics, And Sending Products With Bill D’Alessandro</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Welcome to Part 3 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we’ll discuss the logistics and fulfillment of your product. Bill D’Alessandro sells his own line of skincare products on both Amazon and his own store. In addition, Welcome to Part 3 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we’ll discuss the logistics and fulfillment of your product. Bill D’Alessandro sells his own line of skincare products on both Amazon and his own store. In addition, he also uses FBA and two other 3PL services to run his business. Bill also blogs about E-Commerce over ... Terry Lin #74: Part 2/3 Amazon Series – Product Listings, Descriptions, And Optimizations With Brad DrGraw https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-74-part-23-amazon-series-product-listings-descriptions-and-optimizations-with-brad-drgraw/ Sun, 24 Nov 2013 12:45:32 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6438 <p>Welcome to Part 2 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we discuss optimizing your product listing, descriptions, and getting traffic to your product. Brad DeGraw sells his own private label weight loss supplements and runs an Amazon community over at FBAhotlist.com. Topics Discussed: 04:30 – The three most important words in your product title 06:00 – ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-74-part-23-amazon-series-product-listings-descriptions-and-optimizations-with-brad-drgraw/">#74: Part 2/3 Amazon Series – Product Listings, Descriptions, And Optimizations With Brad DrGraw</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Welcome to Part 2 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we discuss optimizing your product listing, descriptions, and getting traffic to your product. Brad DeGraw sells his own private label weight loss supplements and runs an Amazon c... Welcome to Part 2 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we discuss optimizing your product listing, descriptions, and getting traffic to your product. Brad DeGraw sells his own private label weight loss supplements and runs an Amazon community over at FBAhotlist.com. Topics Discussed: 04:30 – The three most important words in your product title 06:00 – ... Terry Lin clean #73: Part 1/3 Amazon Series – Finding A Product And Getting Started https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-73-part-13-amazon-series-finding-a-product-and-getting-started/ Sun, 17 Nov 2013 11:30:27 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6306 <p>Welcome to Part 1 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we’ll go over how the Amazon ecosystem works, finding products, being a good merchant, and the key metrics you need to be aware of to succeed financially on this 800-lb e-commerce gorilla. Ty Roney runs a 7-figure business selling specialty toys on Amazon and reveals his ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-73-part-13-amazon-series-finding-a-product-and-getting-started/">#73: Part 1/3 Amazon Series – Finding A Product And Getting Started</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Welcome to Part 1 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we’ll go over how the Amazon ecosystem works, finding products, being a good merchant, and the key metrics you need to be aware of to succeed financially on this 800-lb e-commerce... Welcome to Part 1 of 3 in the Amazon E-Commerce series. In this episode, we’ll go over how the Amazon ecosystem works, finding products, being a good merchant, and the key metrics you need to be aware of to succeed financially on this 800-lb e-commerce gorilla. Ty Roney runs a 7-figure business selling specialty toys on Amazon and reveals his ... Terry Lin clean #72: How To Build A Six-Figure Dropshipping Business From Thailand With Johnny FD https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-72-how-to-build-a-six-figure-dropshipping-business-from-thailand-with-johnny-fd/ Sun, 10 Nov 2013 12:00:54 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6283 <p>How does one build a $10,000+ monthly sales drop-shipping business from Thailand in under six months? Tune in this week to hear how Johnny FD got started. We discuss niche selection, getting your first sale, letting go of life scripts, the power of desperation, and dealing with self-doubt in your entrepreneurial journey. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – How does one give ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-72-how-to-build-a-six-figure-dropshipping-business-from-thailand-with-johnny-fd/">#72: How To Build A Six-Figure Dropshipping Business From Thailand With Johnny FD</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> How does one build a $10,000+ monthly sales drop-shipping business from Thailand in under six months? Tune in this week to hear how Johnny FD got started. We discuss niche selection, getting your first sale, letting go of life scripts, How does one build a $10,000+ monthly sales drop-shipping business from Thailand in under six months? Tune in this week to hear how Johnny FD got started. We discuss niche selection, getting your first sale, letting go of life scripts, the power of desperation, and dealing with self-doubt in your entrepreneurial journey. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – How does one give ... Terry Lin clean #71: Nurturing Customer Relationships For Over 40 Years With Kris Damhorst from Damhorst Toys https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-71-nurturing-customer-relationships-for-over-40-years-with-kris-damhorst-from-damhorst-toys/ Sun, 03 Nov 2013 10:06:28 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6265 <p>What is the lifetime value of a customer across two or more generations, and how do you maintain the relationships so they become repeat customers? Tune in to hear how Kris Damhorst runs their family business Damhorst Toys, which started from humble beginnings in 1971 by their parents. With over 40% of sales as repeat purchases today, there’s a ton ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-71-nurturing-customer-relationships-for-over-40-years-with-kris-damhorst-from-damhorst-toys/">#71: Nurturing Customer Relationships For Over 40 Years With Kris Damhorst from Damhorst Toys</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> What is the lifetime value of a customer across two or more generations, and how do you maintain the relationships so they become repeat customers? Tune in to hear how Kris Damhorst runs their family business Damhorst Toys, What is the lifetime value of a customer across two or more generations, and how do you maintain the relationships so they become repeat customers? Tune in to hear how Kris Damhorst runs their family business Damhorst Toys, which started from humble beginnings in 1971 by their parents. With over 40% of sales as repeat purchases today, there’s a ton ... Terry Lin clean #70: Building Brand Equity With Kyle Duford At Chrome Industries https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-70-building-brand-equity-with-kyle-duford-at-chrome-industries/ Sun, 27 Oct 2013 10:45:53 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6239 <p>How does a 18-year old business continue to build brand equity, customer engagement, and financial success? Tune in to hear how Chrome Industries has grown into a household name in messenger bags and urban apparel with E-Commerce Director Kyle Duford. We discuss the importance of building a unique customer experience (online + offline) and snowballing brand equity into a business ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-70-building-brand-equity-with-kyle-duford-at-chrome-industries/">#70: Building Brand Equity With Kyle Duford At Chrome Industries</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> How does a 18-year old business continue to build brand equity, customer engagement, and financial success? Tune in to hear how Chrome Industries has grown into a household name in messenger bags and urban apparel with E-Commerce Director Kyle Duford. How does a 18-year old business continue to build brand equity, customer engagement, and financial success? Tune in to hear how Chrome Industries has grown into a household name in messenger bags and urban apparel with E-Commerce Director Kyle Duford. We discuss the importance of building a unique customer experience (online + offline) and snowballing brand equity into a business ... Terry Lin clean #69: From Idea To Shark Tank With Mike Hartwick From Surfset Fitness https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-69-from-idea-to-shark-tank-with-mike-hartwick-from-surfset-fitness/ Sun, 20 Oct 2013 06:30:15 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6191 <p>Surfset Fitness is a total body workout program inspired by surfing. Tune in to hear how founder Mike Hartwick and his team got over six figures in pre-sales before manufacturing products, and continued to grow the business after getting investment on ABC’s Shark Tank. Topics Discussed: 04:00 – What makes Surfset Fitness unique and different 07:30 – Workout routines and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-69-from-idea-to-shark-tank-with-mike-hartwick-from-surfset-fitness/">#69: From Idea To Shark Tank With Mike Hartwick From Surfset Fitness</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Surfset Fitness is a total body workout program inspired by surfing. Tune in to hear how founder Mike Hartwick and his team got over six figures in pre-sales before manufacturing products, and continued to grow the business after getting investment on ... Surfset Fitness is a total body workout program inspired by surfing. Tune in to hear how founder Mike Hartwick and his team got over six figures in pre-sales before manufacturing products, and continued to grow the business after getting investment on ABC’s Shark Tank. Topics Discussed: 04:00 – What makes Surfset Fitness unique and different 07:30 – Workout routines and ... Terry Lin clean #68: E-Commerce Design Elements With Jack Zerby From Goodsie https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-68-e-commerce-design-elements-with-jack-zerby-from-goodsie/ Sun, 13 Oct 2013 14:37:52 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6185 <p>When designing your online store, how do you balance the elements of branding, messaging, and conversions to the customer? Jack Zerby from Goodsie and Flavors.me joins us this week to talk about high level design concepts for building your online store. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – How Goodsie is different from the other e-commerce platforms 08:00 – Dynamics of customization and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-68-e-commerce-design-elements-with-jack-zerby-from-goodsie/">#68: E-Commerce Design Elements With Jack Zerby From Goodsie</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> When designing your online store, how do you balance the elements of branding, messaging, and conversions to the customer? Jack Zerby from Goodsie and Flavors.me joins us this week to talk about high level design concepts for building your online store... When designing your online store, how do you balance the elements of branding, messaging, and conversions to the customer? Jack Zerby from Goodsie and Flavors.me joins us this week to talk about high level design concepts for building your online store. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – How Goodsie is different from the other e-commerce platforms 08:00 – Dynamics of customization and ... Terry Lin clean #67: Sippy Cups, Entrepreneurship, And The Shark Tank With Hanna Lim From Lollaland https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-67-sippy-cups-entrepreneurship-and-the-shark-tank-with-hanna-lim-from-lollaland/ Sun, 06 Oct 2013 02:15:08 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6179 <p>What does it take to drop $100,000 and put your house on collateral to start a business? Hanna Lim from Lollaland joins us this week to talk about her journey in finding manufacturers, getting retailers on board, and her success following an appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank in Season 3. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – Background of Lollacup and being a ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-67-sippy-cups-entrepreneurship-and-the-shark-tank-with-hanna-lim-from-lollaland/">#67: Sippy Cups, Entrepreneurship, And The Shark Tank With Hanna Lim From Lollaland</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> What does it take to drop $100,000 and put your house on collateral to start a business? Hanna Lim from Lollaland joins us this week to talk about her journey in finding manufacturers, getting retailers on board, What does it take to drop $100,000 and put your house on collateral to start a business? Hanna Lim from Lollaland joins us this week to talk about her journey in finding manufacturers, getting retailers on board, and her success following an appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank in Season 3. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – Background of Lollacup and being a ... Terry Lin clean #66: Selling The Best Tropical Fruit Online with Jourdan Gray from Earth Source https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-66-selling-the-best-tropical-fruit-online-with-jourdan-gray-from-earth-source/ Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:02:20 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=6035 <p>What are some challenges of selling perishable food online? Tune in to this episode to hear how Jourdan Gray, founder of Earth Source developed this business idea from a life-changing event. Earth Source was established to work with farmers to further improve the quality and consistency of their crops in order to harvest fresh picked, properly ripened, delicious varieties of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-66-selling-the-best-tropical-fruit-online-with-jourdan-gray-from-earth-source/">#66: Selling The Best Tropical Fruit Online with Jourdan Gray from Earth Source</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> What are some challenges of selling perishable food online? Tune in to this episode to hear how Jourdan Gray, founder of Earth Source developed this business idea from a life-changing event. Earth Source was established to work with farmers to further ... What are some challenges of selling perishable food online? Tune in to this episode to hear how Jourdan Gray, founder of Earth Source developed this business idea from a life-changing event. Earth Source was established to work with farmers to further improve the quality and consistency of their crops in order to harvest fresh picked, properly ripened, delicious varieties of ... Terry Lin clean 41:23 #65: 5 Paradigm Shifts That Happen After Quitting Your Job https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/65-5-paradigm-shifts-that-happen-after-quitting-your-job/ Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:00:44 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5897 <p>Many blogs talk about leaving your job, but few discuss what happens right after. In this episode, I discuss five paradigm shifts that happen to your life right after quitting your job and taking the leap. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Why this episode? 04:00 – My story before I quit my job 05:00 – Personal finance is the ground zero ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/65-5-paradigm-shifts-that-happen-after-quitting-your-job/">#65: 5 Paradigm Shifts That Happen After Quitting Your Job</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Many blogs talk about leaving your job, but few discuss what happens right after. In this episode, I discuss five paradigm shifts that happen to your life right after quitting your job and taking the leap. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Why this episode? Many blogs talk about leaving your job, but few discuss what happens right after. In this episode, I discuss five paradigm shifts that happen to your life right after quitting your job and taking the leap. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Why this episode? 04:00 – My story before I quit my job 05:00 – Personal finance is the ground zero ... Terry Lin clean #64: How To Buy And Sell Websites On Flippa With Ophélie Lechat https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-64-how-to-buy-and-sell-websites-on-flippa-with-ophelie-lechat/ Sun, 15 Sep 2013 08:30:14 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5856 <p>How do you buy an e-commerce website? Ophelie Lechat, Head of Marketing at Flippa joins us this week for a quick 101 course on buying and selling websites. Flippa is the largest marketplace for buying and selling websites online. Topics Discussed:  04:30 – Background of buying/selling websites online 07:00 – Types of websites for sale on Flippa? 08:30 – PayPal ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-64-how-to-buy-and-sell-websites-on-flippa-with-ophelie-lechat/">#64: How To Buy And Sell Websites On Flippa With Ophélie Lechat</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> How do you buy an e-commerce website? Ophelie Lechat, Head of Marketing at Flippa joins us this week for a quick 101 course on buying and selling websites. Flippa is the largest marketplace for buying and selling websites online. How do you buy an e-commerce website? Ophelie Lechat, Head of Marketing at Flippa joins us this week for a quick 101 course on buying and selling websites. Flippa is the largest marketplace for buying and selling websites online. Topics Discussed:  04:30 – Background of buying/selling websites online 07:00 – Types of websites for sale on Flippa? 08:30 – PayPal ... Terry Lin 38:51 #63: Starting A Clothing Label With No Manufacturing Experience – Jeremy Roberts from Tradlands https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-63-starting-a-clothing-label-with-no-manufacturing-experience-jeremy-roberts-from-tradlands/ Sun, 08 Sep 2013 09:07:12 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5843 <p>Tradlands sells menswear inspired clothing for women, made and produced in the USA. Tune in to hear co-founder Jeremy Roberts sharing his experience of sorting through product ideas, learning the manufacturing process, and how consistent hard work is needed to snowball a business. Topics Discussed: 04:00 – Background of Tradlands and getting samples off the ground 07:30 – Learning about ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-63-starting-a-clothing-label-with-no-manufacturing-experience-jeremy-roberts-from-tradlands/">#63: Starting A Clothing Label With No Manufacturing Experience – Jeremy Roberts from Tradlands</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Tradlands sells menswear inspired clothing for women, made and produced in the USA. Tune in to hear co-founder Jeremy Roberts sharing his experience of sorting through product ideas, learning the manufacturing process, Tradlands sells menswear inspired clothing for women, made and produced in the USA. Tune in to hear co-founder Jeremy Roberts sharing his experience of sorting through product ideas, learning the manufacturing process, and how consistent hard work is needed to snowball a business. Topics Discussed: 04:00 – Background of Tradlands and getting samples off the ground 07:30 – Learning about ... Terry Lin clean #62: Advice From A 20-Year E-Commerce Veteran with Joe Palko at 3D Cart https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-62-advice-from-a-20-year-e-commerce-veteran-with-joe-palko-at-3d-cart/ Sun, 01 Sep 2013 08:30:24 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5811 <p>Joe Palko is an E-commerce veteran of almost 20 years. He joins us this week to talk about his experience running an online store back in 1994, and the parallels that still hold true today. After selling two businesses in his career, Joe now works as the Chief Marketing Officer of 3D Cart where he provides a unique perspective to ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-62-advice-from-a-20-year-e-commerce-veteran-with-joe-palko-at-3d-cart/">#62: Advice From A 20-Year E-Commerce Veteran with Joe Palko at 3D Cart</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Joe Palko is an E-commerce veteran of almost 20 years. He joins us this week to talk about his experience running an online store back in 1994, and the parallels that still hold true today. After selling two businesses in his career, Joe Palko is an E-commerce veteran of almost 20 years. He joins us this week to talk about his experience running an online store back in 1994, and the parallels that still hold true today. After selling two businesses in his career, Joe now works as the Chief Marketing Officer of 3D Cart where he provides a unique perspective to ... Terry Lin clean #61: Why You Must Choose Yourself with James Altucher https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-61-why-you-must-choose-yourself-with-james-altucher/ Sun, 25 Aug 2013 14:00:19 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5771 <p>Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and former hedge fund manager James Altucher joins us this week to talk about choosing yourself. He stresses the daily practice of maintaining your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health to succeed in the long term. James also gives some advice to those who feel stuck in life, and are trying to break free to gain time, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-61-why-you-must-choose-yourself-with-james-altucher/">#61: Why You Must Choose Yourself with James Altucher</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and former hedge fund manager James Altucher joins us this week to talk about choosing yourself. He stresses the daily practice of maintaining your physical, emotional, mental, Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and former hedge fund manager James Altucher joins us this week to talk about choosing yourself. He stresses the daily practice of maintaining your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health to succeed in the long term. James also gives some advice to those who feel stuck in life, and are trying to break free to gain time, ... Terry Lin clean #60: ROUNDTABLE 1 – How Would Ezra Firestone and Andrew Youderian Start An Online Store Today? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-60-roundtable-1-how-would-ezra-firestone-and-andrew-youderian-start-an-online-store-today/ Sun, 18 Aug 2013 10:30:31 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5670 <p>We’re ditching the 1:1 interview format this week for a roundtable discussion with Andrew Youderian and Ezra Firestone on what they would do differently if they had to start over again. Both have been in the e-commerce business for many years, and have stores with well over $1M in sales. Tune in to hear their biggest business lessons and insider ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-60-roundtable-1-how-would-ezra-firestone-and-andrew-youderian-start-an-online-store-today/">#60: ROUNDTABLE 1 – How Would Ezra Firestone and Andrew Youderian Start An Online Store Today?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> We’re ditching the 1:1 interview format this week for a roundtable discussion with Andrew Youderian and Ezra Firestone on what they would do differently if they had to start over again. Both have been in the e-commerce business for many years, We’re ditching the 1:1 interview format this week for a roundtable discussion with Andrew Youderian and Ezra Firestone on what they would do differently if they had to start over again. Both have been in the e-commerce business for many years, and have stores with well over $1M in sales. Tune in to hear their biggest business lessons and insider ... Terry Lin clean #59: Flubit – A New And Disruptive Way To Shop Online https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-59-flubit-a-new-and-disruptive-way-to-shop-online/ Sun, 11 Aug 2013 14:00:07 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5587 <p>Is it possible to get a lower price than Amazon? You can, but only if you live in the UK. Bertie Stephens, CEO and Founder of Flubit joins us this week to show how they are disrupting the online shopping experience by offering exclusive private deals from suppliers direct to customers. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – How Flubit works and gives ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-59-flubit-a-new-and-disruptive-way-to-shop-online/">#59: Flubit – A New And Disruptive Way To Shop Online</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Is it possible to get a lower price than Amazon? You can, but only if you live in the UK. Bertie Stephens, CEO and Founder of Flubit joins us this week to show how they are disrupting the online shopping experience by offering exclusive private deals f... Is it possible to get a lower price than Amazon? You can, but only if you live in the UK. Bertie Stephens, CEO and Founder of Flubit joins us this week to show how they are disrupting the online shopping experience by offering exclusive private deals from suppliers direct to customers. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – How Flubit works and gives ... Terry Lin clean #58: Lessons From Running A $6.5 Million Dollar Online Store with Shirley Tan at E-Commerce Systems https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-58-lessons-from-running-a-6-5-million-dollar-online-store-with-shirley-tan-at-e-commerce-systems/ Sun, 04 Aug 2013 13:30:16 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5567 <p>Shirley Tan joins us this week to share her experience building American Bridal from scratch, growing it to $6.5 million in annual sales, and eventually selling it to enter the world of e-commerce consulting. With over 20 years experience in offline retail and 14 in e-commerce, Shirley recently published a book that offers a step by step guide for aspiring ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-58-lessons-from-running-a-6-5-million-dollar-online-store-with-shirley-tan-at-e-commerce-systems/">#58: Lessons From Running A $6.5 Million Dollar Online Store with Shirley Tan at E-Commerce Systems</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Shirley Tan joins us this week to share her experience building American Bridal from scratch, growing it to $6.5 million in annual sales, and eventually selling it to enter the world of e-commerce consulting. Shirley Tan joins us this week to share her experience building American Bridal from scratch, growing it to $6.5 million in annual sales, and eventually selling it to enter the world of e-commerce consulting. With over 20 years experience in offline retail and 14 in e-commerce, Shirley recently published a book that offers a step by step guide for aspiring ... Terry Lin clean #57: How To Raise $390,977 on Kickstarter With Ryan Beltran From Original Grain https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-57-how-to-raise-390977-on-kickstarter-with-ryan-beltran-from-original-grain/ Sun, 28 Jul 2013 14:00:57 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5510 <p>Tune in this week to hear how Ryan Beltran and his team raised $390,997 on Kickstarter to fund their first shipment of Original Grain watches. Original Grain watches are made from all-natural wood and stainless steel. Original Grain is a lifestyle brand meant to emulate that of an OG – an individual that stands out from the rest: a leader, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-57-how-to-raise-390977-on-kickstarter-with-ryan-beltran-from-original-grain/">#57: How To Raise $390,977 on Kickstarter With Ryan Beltran From Original Grain</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Tune in this week to hear how Ryan Beltran and his team raised $390,997 on Kickstarter to fund their first shipment of Original Grain watches. Original Grain watches are made from all-natural wood and stainless steel. Tune in this week to hear how Ryan Beltran and his team raised $390,997 on Kickstarter to fund their first shipment of Original Grain watches. Original Grain watches are made from all-natural wood and stainless steel. Original Grain is a lifestyle brand meant to emulate that of an OG – an individual that stands out from the rest: a leader, ... Terry Lin clean #56: E-Commerce Content Marketing with Damian Thompson From Linchpin.net https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-56-e-commerce-content-marketing-with-damian-thompson-from-linchpin-net/ Sun, 21 Jul 2013 13:00:40 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5344 <p>How do you create content to get people to buy products on your online store? In this episode we discuss the entire process from figuring out who your ideal customer is, uncovering what they care about, to creating content in the right context, so that they ultimately resonate and become a part of your tribe. To get a worksheet that ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-56-e-commerce-content-marketing-with-damian-thompson-from-linchpin-net/">#56: E-Commerce Content Marketing with Damian Thompson From Linchpin.net</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> How do you create content to get people to buy products on your online store? In this episode we discuss the entire process from figuring out who your ideal customer is, uncovering what they care about, to creating content in the right context, How do you create content to get people to buy products on your online store? In this episode we discuss the entire process from figuring out who your ideal customer is, uncovering what they care about, to creating content in the right context, so that they ultimately resonate and become a part of your tribe. To get a worksheet that ... Terry Lin clean #55: Launching Your Own Cosmetics with Rachel Blistein from Original Moxie https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-55-launching-your-own-cosmetics-with-rachel-blistein-from-original-moxie/ Sun, 14 Jul 2013 14:30:08 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5193 <p>Bootstrapping your own line of organic cosmetics is no easy feat when you need to do everything from product creation, packaging, labeling, design, marketing, and much more. Tune in to hear how Rachel Blistein built Original Moxie from scratch and the lessons she’s learned along the way. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – Main product lines of Original Moxie 04:00 – What moisturizer ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-55-launching-your-own-cosmetics-with-rachel-blistein-from-original-moxie/">#55: Launching Your Own Cosmetics with Rachel Blistein from Original Moxie</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Bootstrapping your own line of organic cosmetics is no easy feat when you need to do everything from product creation, packaging, labeling, design, marketing, and much more. Tune in to hear how Rachel Blistein built Original Moxie from scratch and the ... Bootstrapping your own line of organic cosmetics is no easy feat when you need to do everything from product creation, packaging, labeling, design, marketing, and much more. Tune in to hear how Rachel Blistein built Original Moxie from scratch and the lessons she’s learned along the way. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – Main product lines of Original Moxie 04:00 – What moisturizer ... Terry Lin clean #54: Behind The Scenes of Product Development with Jimmy Hayes from Minaal https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-54-behind-the-scenes-of-product-development-with-jimmy-hayes-from-minaal/ Sun, 07 Jul 2013 08:30:14 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5172 <p>Minaal was founded on the core principle of reducing travel drag, by offering durable gear that saves you time without sacrificing style. Co-founder Jimmy Hayes joins us this week to talk about product design, soliciting initial feedback, prototyping new models, and business lessons he’s learned along the way. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Background of Minaal, inspiration, and product lines 04:30 ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-54-behind-the-scenes-of-product-development-with-jimmy-hayes-from-minaal/">#54: Behind The Scenes of Product Development with Jimmy Hayes from Minaal</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Minaal was founded on the core principle of reducing travel drag, by offering durable gear that saves you time without sacrificing style. Co-founder Jimmy Hayes joins us this week to talk about product design, soliciting initial feedback, Minaal was founded on the core principle of reducing travel drag, by offering durable gear that saves you time without sacrificing style. Co-founder Jimmy Hayes joins us this week to talk about product design, soliciting initial feedback, prototyping new models, and business lessons he’s learned along the way. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Background of Minaal, inspiration, and product lines 04:30 ... Terry Lin 41:51 #53: Running Two E-Commerce Stores With Pete Sveen from Think Entrepreneurship https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-53/ Sun, 30 Jun 2013 12:45:33 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5146 <p>Pete Sveen joins us this week to talk about his two online stores Signs of The Mountains, Signs to Motivate, and how they have incredible synergy with his blog Think Entrepreneurship.  At just 28 years old, he’s owned multiple businesses, is a private pilot, and has learned that his passion is to help others start their own business. Topics Discussed: ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-53/">#53: Running Two E-Commerce Stores With Pete Sveen from Think Entrepreneurship</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Pete Sveen joins us this week to talk about his two online stores Signs of The Mountains, Signs to Motivate, and how they have incredible synergy with his blog Think Entrepreneurship.  At just 28 years old, he’s owned multiple businesses, Pete Sveen joins us this week to talk about his two online stores Signs of The Mountains, Signs to Motivate, and how they have incredible synergy with his blog Think Entrepreneurship.  At just 28 years old, he’s owned multiple businesses, is a private pilot, and has learned that his passion is to help others start their own business. Topics Discussed: ... Terry Lin clean #52: The 8-Hour Portable Cooler with Noelle Sadinsky from Fridge-To-Go https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-52-the-8-hour-portable-cooler-with-%ef%bb%bf%ef%bb%bfnoelle-sadinsky-from-fridge-to-go/ Sun, 23 Jun 2013 12:14:25 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5124 <p>Fridge-To-Go is a range of cooler bags that keeps its contents cold for up to 8 hours unlike any other product on the market. Tune in to hear how Noelle brought this patented product to market in Australia and her experience in running the business since 2006. Topics Discussed: 02:30 – Background of Fridge-To-Go and origins of the product 05:00 ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-52-the-8-hour-portable-cooler-with-%ef%bb%bf%ef%bb%bfnoelle-sadinsky-from-fridge-to-go/">#52: The 8-Hour Portable Cooler with Noelle Sadinsky from Fridge-To-Go</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Fridge-To-Go is a range of cooler bags that keeps its contents cold for up to 8 hours unlike any other product on the market. Tune in to hear how Noelle brought this patented product to market in Australia and her experience in running the business sin... Fridge-To-Go is a range of cooler bags that keeps its contents cold for up to 8 hours unlike any other product on the market. Tune in to hear how Noelle brought this patented product to market in Australia and her experience in running the business since 2006. Topics Discussed: 02:30 – Background of Fridge-To-Go and origins of the product 05:00 ... Terry Lin 44:54 #51: Setting Up Cart Abandonment E-Mails with Chris Hexton from Vero https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-51-setting-up-e-mail-cart-abandonment-with-chris-hexton-from-vero/ Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:12:54 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5104 <p>Cart abandonment is an issue that plagues e-commerce stores with industry averages of 60-70%. Vero is a tool that allows you to send behavioral-based emails, in order to get customers back to your online store to complete purchases. Co-Founder Chris Hexton joins us this week to talk about setting up such a campaign and successful case studies of his clients. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-51-setting-up-e-mail-cart-abandonment-with-chris-hexton-from-vero/">#51: Setting Up Cart Abandonment E-Mails with Chris Hexton from Vero</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Cart abandonment is an issue that plagues e-commerce stores with industry averages of 60-70%. Vero is a tool that allows you to send behavioral-based emails, in order to get customers back to your online store to complete purchases. Cart abandonment is an issue that plagues e-commerce stores with industry averages of 60-70%. Vero is a tool that allows you to send behavioral-based emails, in order to get customers back to your online store to complete purchases. Co-Founder Chris Hexton joins us this week to talk about setting up such a campaign and successful case studies of his clients. ... Terry Lin clean #50: How To Find A Business Mentor with Tim Conley from Foolish Adventure https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-50-finding-the-right-business-mentor-with-tim-conley-from-foolish-adventure/ Sun, 09 Jun 2013 12:00:37 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5058 <p>One of the fastest ways to grow as an entrepreneur is to have a mentor guiding you through the rough waters. Tim Conley from the Foolish Adventure joins us this week to talk about his journey in learning the importance of marketing, customer development, and mentorship. Tim also talks about how to reach out, build a relationship, and know when ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-50-finding-the-right-business-mentor-with-tim-conley-from-foolish-adventure/">#50: How To Find A Business Mentor with Tim Conley from Foolish Adventure</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> One of the fastest ways to grow as an entrepreneur is to have a mentor guiding you through the rough waters. Tim Conley from the Foolish Adventure joins us this week to talk about his journey in learning the importance of marketing, One of the fastest ways to grow as an entrepreneur is to have a mentor guiding you through the rough waters. Tim Conley from the Foolish Adventure joins us this week to talk about his journey in learning the importance of marketing, customer development, and mentorship. Tim also talks about how to reach out, build a relationship, and know when ... Terry Lin clean #49: Magento and E-Commerce Best Practices with Andy Etemadi from EYEMAGINE https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-49-magento-and-e-commerce-best-practices-with-andy-etemadi-from-eyemagine/ Sun, 02 Jun 2013 12:30:38 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=5023 <p>One of the few Magento Gold partners in California, Andy Etemadi from EYEMAGINE joins us this week to talk about the platform and e-commerce best practices. Clients include HP, Disney, 99 Ranch, Jones Soda, TokiDoki, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, and many more. Andy Etemadi is Founder and Chief Technology Officer of EYEMAGINE, a full service eCommerce agency based in ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-49-magento-and-e-commerce-best-practices-with-andy-etemadi-from-eyemagine/">#49: Magento and E-Commerce Best Practices with Andy Etemadi from EYEMAGINE</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> One of the few Magento Gold partners in California, Andy Etemadi from EYEMAGINE joins us this week to talk about the platform and e-commerce best practices. Clients include HP, Disney, 99 Ranch, Jones Soda, TokiDoki, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, One of the few Magento Gold partners in California, Andy Etemadi from EYEMAGINE joins us this week to talk about the platform and e-commerce best practices. Clients include HP, Disney, 99 Ranch, Jones Soda, TokiDoki, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, and many more. Andy Etemadi is Founder and Chief Technology Officer of EYEMAGINE, a full service eCommerce agency based in ... Terry Lin clean #48: Bowerbags – Kickstarting The World’s First 3-Way Configurable Bag https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-48-bowerbags-kickstarting-the-worlds-first-3-way-configurable-bag/ Sun, 26 May 2013 11:00:22 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=4977 <p>Coined the “Optimus Prime” of backpacks, Bowerbags is a three way configurable bag that can change between a backpack, messenger bag, and saddlebag that fits on a bike. Inventor Jamie Bowerman joins us to discuss how he got the idea, raised funds on Kickstarter, and the important business lessons he learned along the way. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – What is ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-48-bowerbags-kickstarting-the-worlds-first-3-way-configurable-bag/">#48: Bowerbags – Kickstarting The World’s First 3-Way Configurable Bag</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Coined the “Optimus Prime” of backpacks, Bowerbags is a three way configurable bag that can change between a backpack, messenger bag, and saddlebag that fits on a bike. Inventor Jamie Bowerman joins us to discuss how he got the idea, Coined the “Optimus Prime” of backpacks, Bowerbags is a three way configurable bag that can change between a backpack, messenger bag, and saddlebag that fits on a bike. Inventor Jamie Bowerman joins us to discuss how he got the idea, raised funds on Kickstarter, and the important business lessons he learned along the way. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – What is ... Terry Lin clean #47: Selling Eco-Friendly Furniture Online with Cris Bucknall from Ecochic https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-47-eco-friendly/ Sun, 19 May 2013 13:00:41 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=4785 <p>Cris Bucknall join us from Ecochic to share the story of starting an online Eco-friendly furniture and home-wares business, way before the movement caught on in recent years. One of the first e-commerce vendors in this niche, Ecochic is now one of the leading players in the Australian market. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Background of Eco-friendly products 05:30 – Version ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-47-eco-friendly/">#47: Selling Eco-Friendly Furniture Online with Cris Bucknall from Ecochic</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Cris Bucknall join us from Ecochic to share the story of starting an online Eco-friendly furniture and home-wares business, way before the movement caught on in recent years. One of the first e-commerce vendors in this niche, Cris Bucknall join us from Ecochic to share the story of starting an online Eco-friendly furniture and home-wares business, way before the movement caught on in recent years. One of the first e-commerce vendors in this niche, Ecochic is now one of the leading players in the Australian market. Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Background of Eco-friendly products 05:30 – Version ... Terry Lin clean #46: How to Become A Retail Distributor with Jon Hill from BRANCHED https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-46-how-to-become-a-retail-distributor-with-jon-hill-from-branched/ Sun, 12 May 2013 12:15:36 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=4145 <p>BRANCHED was co-founded by Jon Hill who has a passion for sustainability in fashion products. Launched initially as a part-time gig, Jon brought wooden watches WeWood and eco-friendly sunglasses Proof Eyewear to the Australian market as their distributor.  Jon shares his experience in getting launched, building a customer base, and his experiences in dealing with offline retailers. Topics Discussed: 03:00 ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-46-how-to-become-a-retail-distributor-with-jon-hill-from-branched/">#46: How to Become A Retail Distributor with Jon Hill from BRANCHED</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> BRANCHED was co-founded by Jon Hill who has a passion for sustainability in fashion products. Launched initially as a part-time gig, Jon brought wooden watches WeWood and eco-friendly sunglasses Proof Eyewear to the Australian market as their distribut... BRANCHED was co-founded by Jon Hill who has a passion for sustainability in fashion products. Launched initially as a part-time gig, Jon brought wooden watches WeWood and eco-friendly sunglasses Proof Eyewear to the Australian market as their distributor.  Jon shares his experience in getting launched, building a customer base, and his experiences in dealing with offline retailers. Topics Discussed: 03:00 ... Terry Lin clean #45: How To Niche Down Your Business, Attend Trade Shows, and Build Supplier Relationships with Matt Kowalak https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-45-niching-down-your-business-attending-trade-shows-and-building-supplier-relationships-with-matt-kowalak-from-high-cappin/ Sun, 05 May 2013 13:15:51 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3918 <p>Matt Kowalak from the China Opportunity Podcast has been in Shenzhen, China the past nine years in the product manufacturing, sourcing, and quality control business. His business High Cappin is currently in the process of niching down their target market from general product sourcing to focusing on men’s specialty apparel. In this episode, we discuss the process of narrowing down ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-45-niching-down-your-business-attending-trade-shows-and-building-supplier-relationships-with-matt-kowalak-from-high-cappin/">#45: How To Niche Down Your Business, Attend Trade Shows, and Build Supplier Relationships with Matt Kowalak</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Matt Kowalak from the China Opportunity Podcast has been in Shenzhen, China the past nine years in the product manufacturing, sourcing, and quality control business. His business High Cappin is currently in the process of niching down their target mark... Matt Kowalak from the China Opportunity Podcast has been in Shenzhen, China the past nine years in the product manufacturing, sourcing, and quality control business. His business High Cappin is currently in the process of niching down their target market from general product sourcing to focusing on men’s specialty apparel. In this episode, we discuss the process of narrowing down ... Terry Lin 41:03 #44: How To Start An Online Boutique Food Store with Little Island Kitchen https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-44-how-to-start-an-online-boutique-food-store-with-little-island-kitchen/ Sun, 28 Apr 2013 13:00:14 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3893 <p>After West coast jobs in the entertainment industry, lots of travel and moving around – Matt Pugliese and Tom O’Connor settled in Brooklyn as a home base to launch Little Island Kitchen. Brooklyn is the heart of the small batch food movement, and they thrive on connecting unique local producers around the United States with adventurous home chefs through their ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-44-how-to-start-an-online-boutique-food-store-with-little-island-kitchen/">#44: How To Start An Online Boutique Food Store with Little Island Kitchen</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> After West coast jobs in the entertainment industry, lots of travel and moving around – Matt Pugliese and Tom O’Connor settled in Brooklyn as a home base to launch Little Island Kitchen. Brooklyn is the heart of the small batch food movement, After West coast jobs in the entertainment industry, lots of travel and moving around – Matt Pugliese and Tom O’Connor settled in Brooklyn as a home base to launch Little Island Kitchen. Brooklyn is the heart of the small batch food movement, and they thrive on connecting unique local producers around the United States with adventurous home chefs through their ... Terry Lin clean #43: Inside The Mind Of The Shopper with Dr. Herb Sorensen https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-43-inside-the-mind-of-the-shopper-with-dr-herb-sorensen/ Sun, 21 Apr 2013 14:45:21 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3870 <p>Dr. Herb Sorensen has been consulting Fortune 100 retailers and brand manufacturers for over 35 years. He is an authority on observing and measuring shopping behavior and attitudes. In this episode we discuss his thoughts on the future of offline retail, sales, and e-commerce. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – Top-down view of offline vs. online selling 07:00 – The shopping maze ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-43-inside-the-mind-of-the-shopper-with-dr-herb-sorensen/">#43: Inside The Mind Of The Shopper with Dr. Herb Sorensen</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Dr. Herb Sorensen has been consulting Fortune 100 retailers and brand manufacturers for over 35 years. He is an authority on observing and measuring shopping behavior and attitudes. In this episode we discuss his thoughts on the future of offline retai... Dr. Herb Sorensen has been consulting Fortune 100 retailers and brand manufacturers for over 35 years. He is an authority on observing and measuring shopping behavior and attitudes. In this episode we discuss his thoughts on the future of offline retail, sales, and e-commerce. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – Top-down view of offline vs. online selling 07:00 – The shopping maze ... Terry Lin clean #42: Mompreneur Business Lessons with Jen Menz from The Wall Sticker Company https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-42-mompreneur-business-lessons-with-jen-menz-from-the-wall-sticker-company/ Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:28:20 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3853 <p>Fi and Jen started The Wall Sticker Company in 2006 while on maternity leave with the goal of replacing their incomes to spend more time raising their babies. Seven years later, Jen shares her experiences of turning the idea into a business with a small team. The Wall Sticker Company gives traditional wallpapers a run for their money – their ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-42-mompreneur-business-lessons-with-jen-menz-from-the-wall-sticker-company/">#42: Mompreneur Business Lessons with Jen Menz from The Wall Sticker Company</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Fi and Jen started The Wall Sticker Company in 2006 while on maternity leave with the goal of replacing their incomes to spend more time raising their babies. Seven years later, Jen shares her experiences of turning the idea into a business with a smal... Fi and Jen started The Wall Sticker Company in 2006 while on maternity leave with the goal of replacing their incomes to spend more time raising their babies. Seven years later, Jen shares her experiences of turning the idea into a business with a small team. The Wall Sticker Company gives traditional wallpapers a run for their money – their ... Terry Lin clean #41: How To Pick An E-Commerce Shopping Cart with Andrew Bleakley https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-41-how-to-choose-an-e-commerce-shopping-cart-with-andrew-bleakley-from-shopping-cart-seo/ Sun, 07 Apr 2013 12:45:02 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3814 <p>Andrew Bleakley has been designing E-Commerce shopping carts since the mid-1990s. He joins us this week from Byron Bay in Australia to discuss the core business principles e-commerce store owners must get right, and his process of helping clients choose a shopping cart. Topics Discussed: 02:30 – How Andrew got into shopping carts in the mid-1990s 04:00 – Background of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-41-how-to-choose-an-e-commerce-shopping-cart-with-andrew-bleakley-from-shopping-cart-seo/">#41: How To Pick An E-Commerce Shopping Cart with Andrew Bleakley</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Andrew Bleakley has been designing E-Commerce shopping carts since the mid-1990s. He joins us this week from Byron Bay in Australia to discuss the core business principles e-commerce store owners must get right, Andrew Bleakley has been designing E-Commerce shopping carts since the mid-1990s. He joins us this week from Byron Bay in Australia to discuss the core business principles e-commerce store owners must get right, and his process of helping clients choose a shopping cart. Topics Discussed: 02:30 – How Andrew got into shopping carts in the mid-1990s 04:00 – Background of ... Terry Lin clean #40: Confessions of a 21-Year Old E-Commerce Entrepreneur with Alec Matlock from Envy Controllers https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-40-confessions-of-a-21-year-old-e-commerce-entrepreneur-with-alec-matlock-from-envy-controllers/ Sun, 31 Mar 2013 11:00:17 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3797 <p>Started from his college dorm room at the age of 19 (and still in school), tune in to hear how Alec Matlock built Envy Controllers to a team of six people while selling hundreds of product every month. Envy Controllers sells custom painted Xbox 360 controllers for the hardcore gamer that wants an extra edge in style over their peers ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-40-confessions-of-a-21-year-old-e-commerce-entrepreneur-with-alec-matlock-from-envy-controllers/">#40: Confessions of a 21-Year Old E-Commerce Entrepreneur with Alec Matlock from Envy Controllers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Started from his college dorm room at the age of 19 (and still in school), tune in to hear how Alec Matlock built Envy Controllers to a team of six people while selling hundreds of product every month. Envy Controllers sells custom painted Xbox 360 con... Started from his college dorm room at the age of 19 (and still in school), tune in to hear how Alec Matlock built Envy Controllers to a team of six people while selling hundreds of product every month. Envy Controllers sells custom painted Xbox 360 controllers for the hardcore gamer that wants an extra edge in style over their peers ... Terry Lin clean #39: Google Adwords 101 and AdRoll Retargeting with Dave Huss from E-Commerce Double https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-39-google-adwords-101-and-adroll-retargeting-with-dave-huss-from-e-commerce-double/ Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:15:36 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3779 <p>Dave Huss from E-Commerce Double joins us this week to talk about paid traffic, conversion optimization, and remarketing channels online. Dave runs the paid traffic campaigns of multiple e-commerce businesses, including The Portable Bar Company and Modern Cat Designs.   Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Environment of paid search and Google Adwords 03:30 – Common mistakes people make with Adwords 05:00 ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-39-google-adwords-101-and-adroll-retargeting-with-dave-huss-from-e-commerce-double/">#39: Google Adwords 101 and AdRoll Retargeting with Dave Huss from E-Commerce Double</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Dave Huss from E-Commerce Double joins us this week to talk about paid traffic, conversion optimization, and remarketing channels online. Dave runs the paid traffic campaigns of multiple e-commerce businesses, Dave Huss from E-Commerce Double joins us this week to talk about paid traffic, conversion optimization, and remarketing channels online. Dave runs the paid traffic campaigns of multiple e-commerce businesses, including The Portable Bar Company and Modern Cat Designs.   Topics Discussed: 03:00 – Environment of paid search and Google Adwords 03:30 – Common mistakes people make with Adwords 05:00 ... Terry Lin clean #38: Selling Licensed Band Merchandise with David Jenyns from Planet 13 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-38-selling-licensed-band-merchandise-with-david-jenyns-from-planet-13/ Sun, 17 Mar 2013 15:30:11 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3706 <p>David Jenyns from Planet 13 join us to talk about selling the largest range of rock, punk, metal, and gothic merchandise online in Australia. Planet 13 has been in business since the early 2000s, and David brings a wealth of experience running offline and online operations of a business. David also runs Melbourne SEO Services, along with a string of ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-38-selling-licensed-band-merchandise-with-david-jenyns-from-planet-13/">#38: Selling Licensed Band Merchandise with David Jenyns from Planet 13</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> David Jenyns from Planet 13 join us to talk about selling the largest range of rock, punk, metal, and gothic merchandise online in Australia. Planet 13 has been in business since the early 2000s, and David brings a wealth of experience running offline ... David Jenyns from Planet 13 join us to talk about selling the largest range of rock, punk, metal, and gothic merchandise online in Australia. Planet 13 has been in business since the early 2000s, and David brings a wealth of experience running offline and online operations of a business. David also runs Melbourne SEO Services, along with a string of ... Terry Lin 1:10:14 #37: How To Export And Sell Products Online In China with Frank Lavin from Export Now https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-37-how-to-export-and-sell-products-online-in-china-with-frank-lavin-from-export-now/ Sun, 10 Mar 2013 13:20:05 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3593 <p>Frank Lavin, former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore and Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade joins us this week to discuss how he helps U.S. companies export and sell their products online in China. Export Now offers a turn-key solution for end-to-end logistics, customs management, translation, payments, last-mile delivery, and online advertising in the Chinese E-Commerce market. Topics Discussed: 04:00 – ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-37-how-to-export-and-sell-products-online-in-china-with-frank-lavin-from-export-now/">#37: How To Export And Sell Products Online In China with Frank Lavin from Export Now</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Frank Lavin, former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore and Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade joins us this week to discuss how he helps U.S. companies export and sell their products online in China. Frank Lavin, former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore and Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade joins us this week to discuss how he helps U.S. companies export and sell their products online in China. Export Now offers a turn-key solution for end-to-end logistics, customs management, translation, payments, last-mile delivery, and online advertising in the Chinese E-Commerce market. Topics Discussed: 04:00 – ... Terry Lin clean #36: How To Manage Customer Data with David Inniss from San Diego CRM https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-36-how-to-manage-customer-data-with-david-inniss-from-san-diego-crm/ Sun, 03 Mar 2013 13:15:57 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3540 <p>Are you using your rolodex of customers effectively to make better business decisions? David Inniss from San Diego CRM joins us this week to talk about how to strategically use your customer data to grow your business and increase sales. CRM is often used just as a tool to keep track of contact information, but David shares with us how ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-36-how-to-manage-customer-data-with-david-inniss-from-san-diego-crm/">#36: How To Manage Customer Data with David Inniss from San Diego CRM</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Are you using your rolodex of customers effectively to make better business decisions? David Inniss from San Diego CRM joins us this week to talk about how to strategically use your customer data to grow your business and increase sales. Are you using your rolodex of customers effectively to make better business decisions? David Inniss from San Diego CRM joins us this week to talk about how to strategically use your customer data to grow your business and increase sales. CRM is often used just as a tool to keep track of contact information, but David shares with us how ... Terry Lin clean Episode #35: Selling Adult Toys with Annemarie Rodda from Addora Live https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-35-selling-adult-toys-with-annemarie-rodda-from-addora-live/ Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:15:51 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3397 <p>Annemarie Rodda joins us from Adelaide, Australia where she runs an offline and online adult shop. The shop is designed with a rich and luxurious atmosphere where customers can shop for products in a non-confronting environment. Addora Live also has a Youtube channel with over 500,000 views, where Annemarie makes videos on new products, customer questions, and tips to build ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-35-selling-adult-toys-with-annemarie-rodda-from-addora-live/">Episode #35: Selling Adult Toys with Annemarie Rodda from Addora Live</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Annemarie Rodda joins us from Adelaide, Australia where she runs an offline and online adult shop. The shop is designed with a rich and luxurious atmosphere where customers can shop for products in a non-confronting environment. Annemarie Rodda joins us from Adelaide, Australia where she runs an offline and online adult shop. The shop is designed with a rich and luxurious atmosphere where customers can shop for products in a non-confronting environment. Addora Live also has a Youtube channel with over 500,000 views, where Annemarie makes videos on new products, customer questions, and tips to build ... Terry Lin clean #34: E-Commerce SEO with David Hehenberger from Shopping Cart Labs https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-34-e-commerce-seo-101-with-david-hehenberger-from-shopping-cart-labs/ Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:15:43 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3421 <p>Does keyword research, on-site SEO, and link-building confuse you? Tune in to this episode with David Hehenberger from Shopping Cart Labs, where we go over SEO basics and best practices in E-Commerce. David was previously the in-house SEO operator for Modern Cat Designs in Episode #4 and other businesses, and has since taken his extensive SEO experience into his own ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-34-e-commerce-seo-101-with-david-hehenberger-from-shopping-cart-labs/">#34: E-Commerce SEO with David Hehenberger from Shopping Cart Labs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Does keyword research, on-site SEO, and link-building confuse you? Tune in to this episode with David Hehenberger from Shopping Cart Labs, where we go over SEO basics and best practices in E-Commerce. David was previously the in-house SEO operator for ... Does keyword research, on-site SEO, and link-building confuse you? Tune in to this episode with David Hehenberger from Shopping Cart Labs, where we go over SEO basics and best practices in E-Commerce. David was previously the in-house SEO operator for Modern Cat Designs in Episode #4 and other businesses, and has since taken his extensive SEO experience into his own ... Terry Lin clean #33: E-Commerce 3.0 with Ezra Firestone from BOOM! by Cindy Joseph https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-33-e-commerce-3-0-with-ezra-firestone-from-boom-by-cindy-joseph/ Sun, 10 Feb 2013 13:15:38 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3346 <p>BOOM!! by Cindy Joseph provides natural skincare products for women who want to reveal their beauty with an honest and realistic approach. Former makeup artist turned supermodel, Cindy Joseph created BOOM! with longtime friend Ezra Firestone after realizing there was no pro-age cosmetic line for women. Ezra joins us this week to talk about building a community as the core ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-33-e-commerce-3-0-with-ezra-firestone-from-boom-by-cindy-joseph/">#33: E-Commerce 3.0 with Ezra Firestone from BOOM! by Cindy Joseph</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> BOOM!! by Cindy Joseph provides natural skincare products for women who want to reveal their beauty with an honest and realistic approach. Former makeup artist turned supermodel, Cindy Joseph created BOOM! with longtime friend Ezra Firestone after real... BOOM!! by Cindy Joseph provides natural skincare products for women who want to reveal their beauty with an honest and realistic approach. Former makeup artist turned supermodel, Cindy Joseph created BOOM! with longtime friend Ezra Firestone after realizing there was no pro-age cosmetic line for women. Ezra joins us this week to talk about building a community as the core ... Terry Lin clean #32: Behind the Scenes of Super Fast Business with James Schramko https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-32-behind-the-scenes-of-super-fast-business-with-james-schramko/ Sun, 03 Feb 2013 13:15:03 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3309 <p>James Schramko from Super Fast Business joins us this week to talk about building a sustainable online business. As a top salesperson and former general manager of a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Australia, James shares some behind the scenes insights on Super Fast Business and the future of online video marketing. Topics Discussed: 04:00 – Origins of Super Fast Business 04:30 – ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-32-behind-the-scenes-of-super-fast-business-with-james-schramko/">#32: Behind the Scenes of Super Fast Business with James Schramko</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> James Schramko from Super Fast Business joins us this week to talk about building a sustainable online business. As a top salesperson and former general manager of a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Australia, James shares some behind the scenes insights on... James Schramko from Super Fast Business joins us this week to talk about building a sustainable online business. As a top salesperson and former general manager of a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Australia, James shares some behind the scenes insights on Super Fast Business and the future of online video marketing. Topics Discussed: 04:00 – Origins of Super Fast Business 04:30 – ... Terry Lin clean #31: Copywriting 101 For Your Online Store With Aimee Kunau https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-31-copywriting-101-for-your-online-store-with-aimee-kunau/ Sun, 27 Jan 2013 14:15:04 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=3051 <p>Do you write your website or sales copy yourself? Maybe it’s time to have someone else take a look if your conversions are low. This week I speak with Aimee Kunau of Rockit Copywriting where we discuss some tips and benefits of hiring a copywriter for your online business. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – Creative writing vs copywriting 05:00 – Common ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-31-copywriting-101-for-your-online-store-with-aimee-kunau/">#31: Copywriting 101 For Your Online Store With Aimee Kunau</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Do you write your website or sales copy yourself? Maybe it’s time to have someone else take a look if your conversions are low. This week I speak with Aimee Kunau of Rockit Copywriting where we discuss some tips and benefits of hiring a copywriter for ... Do you write your website or sales copy yourself? Maybe it’s time to have someone else take a look if your conversions are low. This week I speak with Aimee Kunau of Rockit Copywriting where we discuss some tips and benefits of hiring a copywriter for your online business. Topics Discussed: 03:30 – Creative writing vs copywriting 05:00 – Common ... Terry Lin clean #30: Guerrilla Marketing With Big Richard Condoms https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-30-guerrilla-marketing-with-big-richard-condoms/ Sun, 20 Jan 2013 14:15:11 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2838 <p>How does guerrilla marketing work in this day and age? Check out the story of Big Richard Condoms with Lloyd Perry to hear how they built up the cheekiest marketing campaigns for their products in Australia. Topics Discussed: 05:00 – Background of the Big Richard brand 08:00 – Getting involved with the wrong investors in a previous company 09:00 – ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-30-guerrilla-marketing-with-big-richard-condoms/">#30: Guerrilla Marketing With Big Richard Condoms</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> How does guerrilla marketing work in this day and age? Check out the story of Big Richard Condoms with Lloyd Perry to hear how they built up the cheekiest marketing campaigns for their products in Australia. How does guerrilla marketing work in this day and age? Check out the story of Big Richard Condoms with Lloyd Perry to hear how they built up the cheekiest marketing campaigns for their products in Australia. Topics Discussed: 05:00 – Background of the Big Richard brand 08:00 – Getting involved with the wrong investors in a previous company 09:00 – ... Terry Lin 39:29 #29: How To Reduce Shipping Costs With Rob Martinez, Shipware LLC https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-29-how-to-reduce-shipping-costs-with-rob-martinez-shipware-llc/ Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:00:25 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2773 <p>Rob Martinez, President of Shipware joins us to talk about how to benchmark and reduce your shipping costs, while also providing insights into the future of the shipping and logistics industry. If you’re not happy about the shipping rates you’re getting, get ready to take some notes in this information-packed episode. Shipware primarily helps clients with invoice auditing and contract ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-29-how-to-reduce-shipping-costs-with-rob-martinez-shipware-llc/">#29: How To Reduce Shipping Costs With Rob Martinez, Shipware LLC</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Rob Martinez, President of Shipware joins us to talk about how to benchmark and reduce your shipping costs, while also providing insights into the future of the shipping and logistics industry. If you’re not happy about the shipping rates you’re gettin... Rob Martinez, President of Shipware joins us to talk about how to benchmark and reduce your shipping costs, while also providing insights into the future of the shipping and logistics industry. If you’re not happy about the shipping rates you’re getting, get ready to take some notes in this information-packed episode. Shipware primarily helps clients with invoice auditing and contract ... Terry Lin 34:03 #28: Premiere Collectibles – America’s Largest Autographed and Signed Bookstore https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-28-premiere-collectibles-americas-largest-autographed-and-signed-bookstore/ Sun, 06 Jan 2013 13:22:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2746 <p>This week I have Josh Smallbone, President of Premiere Collectibles to talk about how the autograph and rare book industry works online. With a unique business model of having limited inventory as an online retailer, tune in to hear how they differentiate themselves as the #1 seller of these books. Topics Discussed: 02:20 – Background of Premiere Collectibles 04:00 – ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-28-premiere-collectibles-americas-largest-autographed-and-signed-bookstore/">#28: Premiere Collectibles – America’s Largest Autographed and Signed Bookstore</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week I have Josh Smallbone, President of Premiere Collectibles to talk about how the autograph and rare book industry works online. With a unique business model of having limited inventory as an online retailer, This week I have Josh Smallbone, President of Premiere Collectibles to talk about how the autograph and rare book industry works online. With a unique business model of having limited inventory as an online retailer, tune in to hear how they differentiate themselves as the #1 seller of these books. Topics Discussed: 02:20 – Background of Premiere Collectibles 04:00 – ... Terry Lin clean #27: Four Ecommerce Business Ideas To Explore in 2013 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-27-four-ecommerce-business-ideas-to-explore-in-2013/ Sun, 30 Dec 2012 10:15:54 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2663 <p>As 2012 wraps up, I discuss my plans for the show next year and four E-Commerce ideas that will be interesting for 2013 and onwards based on my daily observations. Topics Discussed: 01:20 – Future plans for the podcast 03:30 – Pitfalls of mainstream advice 03:45 – Content consumption channels 04:30 – Basic qualification criteria that the ideas must pass ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-27-four-ecommerce-business-ideas-to-explore-in-2013/">#27: Four Ecommerce Business Ideas To Explore in 2013</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> As 2012 wraps up, I discuss my plans for the show next year and four E-Commerce ideas that will be interesting for 2013 and onwards based on my daily observations. Topics Discussed: 01:20 – Future plans for the podcast 03:30 – Pitfalls of mainstream ad... As 2012 wraps up, I discuss my plans for the show next year and four E-Commerce ideas that will be interesting for 2013 and onwards based on my daily observations. Topics Discussed: 01:20 – Future plans for the podcast 03:30 – Pitfalls of mainstream advice 03:45 – Content consumption channels 04:30 – Basic qualification criteria that the ideas must pass ... Terry Lin clean #26: Mindset Lessons From Standup Comedy with Jamarr Johnson https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/epiosde-26-mindset-lessons-from-standup-comedy-with-jamarr-johnson/ Sun, 23 Dec 2012 13:10:55 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2627 <p>In Episode #10 of Seth Godin’s Startup School, he talks about the challenges of being a standup comedian, and how it’s exactly the same as what an entrepreneur goes through. Coincidentally, one of our listeners Jamarr Johnson works in New York as a comedian, actor, singer, writer, artist, and handyman. I got him on the show to draw some parallels ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/epiosde-26-mindset-lessons-from-standup-comedy-with-jamarr-johnson/">#26: Mindset Lessons From Standup Comedy with Jamarr Johnson</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> In Episode #10 of Seth Godin’s Startup School, he talks about the challenges of being a standup comedian, and how it’s exactly the same as what an entrepreneur goes through. Coincidentally, one of our listeners Jamarr Johnson works in New York as a com... In Episode #10 of Seth Godin’s Startup School, he talks about the challenges of being a standup comedian, and how it’s exactly the same as what an entrepreneur goes through. Coincidentally, one of our listeners Jamarr Johnson works in New York as a comedian, actor, singer, writer, artist, and handyman. I got him on the show to draw some parallels ... Terry Lin 44:31 #25: How To Build A Viral E-Commerce Business with 200,000+ Fans https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-25-how-to-build-a-viral-e-commerce-business-with-200000-fans/ Sun, 16 Dec 2012 15:17:29 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2504 <p>How does a candles business grow to 40,000+ fans and over $1 million in revenues in their first year? Tune in to hear the story of Diamond Candles with Co-Founder Justin Winter and the tips he has for building a viral E-commerce business. Topics Discussed: 02:30 – Story of Diamond Candles 05:30 – Trial and error with manufacturing candles 06:25 ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-25-how-to-build-a-viral-e-commerce-business-with-200000-fans/">#25: How To Build A Viral E-Commerce Business with 200,000+ Fans</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> How does a candles business grow to 40,000+ fans and over $1 million in revenues in their first year? Tune in to hear the story of Diamond Candles with Co-Founder Justin Winter and the tips he has for building a viral E-commerce business. How does a candles business grow to 40,000+ fans and over $1 million in revenues in their first year? Tune in to hear the story of Diamond Candles with Co-Founder Justin Winter and the tips he has for building a viral E-commerce business. Topics Discussed: 02:30 – Story of Diamond Candles 05:30 – Trial and error with manufacturing candles 06:25 ... Terry Lin 56:01 #24: Outsourcing 101 with John Jonas from Replace Myself https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-24-outsourcing-101-with-john-jonas-from-replace-myself/ Sun, 09 Dec 2012 10:15:18 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2442 <p>Can you really replace yourself to work on your business, instead of in your business? Check out the basics of outsourcing 101 in your business to the Philippines with John Jonas from Replacemyself.com. We discuss the basics from finding, hiring, training, and paying your virtual assistant. Topics Discussed: 02:40 – How John got into the outsourcing world 03:40 – Agency ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-24-outsourcing-101-with-john-jonas-from-replace-myself/">#24: Outsourcing 101 with John Jonas from Replace Myself</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Can you really replace yourself to work on your business, instead of in your business? Check out the basics of outsourcing 101 in your business to the Philippines with John Jonas from Replacemyself.com. We discuss the basics from finding, hiring, Can you really replace yourself to work on your business, instead of in your business? Check out the basics of outsourcing 101 in your business to the Philippines with John Jonas from Replacemyself.com. We discuss the basics from finding, hiring, training, and paying your virtual assistant. Topics Discussed: 02:40 – How John got into the outsourcing world 03:40 – Agency ... Terry Lin clean #23: Starlettos – High Heel Protectors from Australia https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-23-starlettos-high-heel-protectors-from-australia/ Sun, 02 Dec 2012 13:48:29 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2255 <p>Do your high heels get stuck in the grass when you’re outdoors? If you’re one of our female listeners, you may want to check out Starlettos at your next outdoor event. This week I have Ilde Naismith-Beeley from Starlettos to talk about how she came up with this product, landed it at the Emmys and Oscars, and how the business ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-23-starlettos-high-heel-protectors-from-australia/">#23: Starlettos – High Heel Protectors from Australia</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Do your high heels get stuck in the grass when you’re outdoors? If you’re one of our female listeners, you may want to check out Starlettos at your next outdoor event. This week I have Ilde Naismith-Beeley from Starlettos to talk about how she came up ... Do your high heels get stuck in the grass when you’re outdoors? If you’re one of our female listeners, you may want to check out Starlettos at your next outdoor event. This week I have Ilde Naismith-Beeley from Starlettos to talk about how she came up with this product, landed it at the Emmys and Oscars, and how the business ... Terry Lin clean #22: E-Commerce Business Fundamentals with Brendan Tully at The Search Engine Shop https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-22-e-commerce-business-fundamentals-with-brendan-tully-at-the-search-engine-shop/ Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:15:20 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2119 <p>This week I got Brendan Tully from the Search Engine Shop to talk about online business fundamentals, and how business owners need to get their USP ironed out before asking for more traffic to increase sales. We also go through a case study of the best practices at Didgeridoo Breath, the #1 didgeridoo online store in Australia and North America. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-22-e-commerce-business-fundamentals-with-brendan-tully-at-the-search-engine-shop/">#22: E-Commerce Business Fundamentals with Brendan Tully at The Search Engine Shop</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> This week I got Brendan Tully from the Search Engine Shop to talk about online business fundamentals, and how business owners need to get their USP ironed out before asking for more traffic to increase sales. This week I got Brendan Tully from the Search Engine Shop to talk about online business fundamentals, and how business owners need to get their USP ironed out before asking for more traffic to increase sales. We also go through a case study of the best practices at Didgeridoo Breath, the #1 didgeridoo online store in Australia and North America. ... Terry Lin 31:20 #21: E-Commerce Insights with Harley Finkelstein, CPO of Shopify https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-21-e-commerce-insights-with-harley-finkelstein-cpo-of-shopify/ Sun, 18 Nov 2012 09:21:25 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=2039 <p>Where is the E-commerce market at right now? This week I got Shopify’s Chief Platform Officer Harley Finkelstein to discuss the origins of Shopify, industry trends, and what makes a business successful from overseeing 30,000+ E-Commerce stores. You can follow Harley on Twitter at @hfizzle and his personal website at www.harleyf.com. Topics Discussed: 03:10 – Origins of the Shopify platform ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-21-e-commerce-insights-with-harley-finkelstein-cpo-of-shopify/">#21: E-Commerce Insights with Harley Finkelstein, CPO of Shopify</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Where is the E-commerce market at right now? This week I got Shopify’s Chief Platform Officer Harley Finkelstein to discuss the origins of Shopify, industry trends, and what makes a business successful from overseeing 30,000+ E-Commerce stores. Where is the E-commerce market at right now? This week I got Shopify’s Chief Platform Officer Harley Finkelstein to discuss the origins of Shopify, industry trends, and what makes a business successful from overseeing 30,000+ E-Commerce stores. You can follow Harley on Twitter at @hfizzle and his personal website at www.harleyf.com. Topics Discussed: 03:10 – Origins of the Shopify platform ... Terry Lin clean #20: Nardo’s Natural – Four Brothers and Organic Skin Care https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-20-nardos-natural-four-brothers-and-organic-skin-care/ Sun, 11 Nov 2012 10:05:10 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1875 <p>How did four brothers get into skin care? The story begins a few years ago when the four Mastronardo brothers discovered the health benefits of coconut oil for the skin. The brothers were inspired to formulate a responsible skin care line with ingredients derived from nature. A few months later, Nardo’s Natural developed their first moisturizer in their kitchen. The ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-20-nardos-natural-four-brothers-and-organic-skin-care/">#20: Nardo’s Natural – Four Brothers and Organic Skin Care</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> How did four brothers get into skin care? The story begins a few years ago when the four Mastronardo brothers discovered the health benefits of coconut oil for the skin. The brothers were inspired to formulate a responsible skin care line with ingredie... How did four brothers get into skin care? The story begins a few years ago when the four Mastronardo brothers discovered the health benefits of coconut oil for the skin. The brothers were inspired to formulate a responsible skin care line with ingredients derived from nature. A few months later, Nardo’s Natural developed their first moisturizer in their kitchen. The ... Terry Lin 58:51 #19: Online Store Design 101 with Shopify Ninjas https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-19-online-store-design-101-with-shopify-ninjas-2/ Mon, 05 Nov 2012 02:19:45 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1863 <p>In this episode, I interview Tristan King from Shopify Ninjas on some design basics of an eCommerce store. Tristan started out with Shopify, and after building several stores for his own ventures, he began specializing in it, helping friends and clients build killer online stores on Shopify eCommerce platform. With over 10 years in web production, development, usability and project ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-19-online-store-design-101-with-shopify-ninjas-2/">#19: Online Store Design 101 with Shopify Ninjas</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> In this episode, I interview Tristan King from Shopify Ninjas on some design basics of an eCommerce store. Tristan started out with Shopify, and after building several stores for his own ventures, he began specializing in it, In this episode, I interview Tristan King from Shopify Ninjas on some design basics of an eCommerce store. Tristan started out with Shopify, and after building several stores for his own ventures, he began specializing in it, helping friends and clients build killer online stores on Shopify eCommerce platform. With over 10 years in web production, development, usability and project ... Terry Lin 38:24 #18: Online Marketing 101 with Tim Reid from Australia’s #1 Marketing Podcast https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-18-online-marketing-101-with-tim-reid-from-austrailias-1-marketing-podcast/ Mon, 29 Oct 2012 06:57:39 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1798 <p>In Australia’s #1 marketing podcast, Tim Reid tracks down small business owners who are crushing it with their marketing. With over 100 interviews in the bag, I wanted to get Tim’s thoughts on how you should approach the mentality of marketing your business online.  Tim’s ‘fireside chat’ interview style has his guests spilling the beans on how they successfully market ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-18-online-marketing-101-with-tim-reid-from-austrailias-1-marketing-podcast/">#18: Online Marketing 101 with Tim Reid from Australia’s #1 Marketing Podcast</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> In Australia’s #1 marketing podcast, Tim Reid tracks down small business owners who are crushing it with their marketing. With over 100 interviews in the bag, I wanted to get Tim’s thoughts on how you should approach the mentality of marketing your bus... In Australia’s #1 marketing podcast, Tim Reid tracks down small business owners who are crushing it with their marketing. With over 100 interviews in the bag, I wanted to get Tim’s thoughts on how you should approach the mentality of marketing your business online.  Tim’s ‘fireside chat’ interview style has his guests spilling the beans on how they successfully market ... Terry Lin clean #17: Tower Paddle Boards – Growth, Shark Tank, and Mark Cuban https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/tower-paddle-boards-growth-sharktank-markcuba/ Sun, 21 Oct 2012 13:48:38 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1750 <p>Stephan Aarstol founded Tower Paddle Boards in June of 2010 after picking up the sport early that year in the waves of the La Jolla shores in San Diego, California. Like anyone else whose tried the sport, he’s been hooked ever since. Tower Paddle Boards was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank earlier in Season 3 during 2011.  Stephan arranged a ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/tower-paddle-boards-growth-sharktank-markcuba/">#17: Tower Paddle Boards – Growth, Shark Tank, and Mark Cuban</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Stephan Aarstol founded Tower Paddle Boards in June of 2010 after picking up the sport early that year in the waves of the La Jolla shores in San Diego, California. Like anyone else whose tried the sport, he’s been hooked ever since. Stephan Aarstol founded Tower Paddle Boards in June of 2010 after picking up the sport early that year in the waves of the La Jolla shores in San Diego, California. Like anyone else whose tried the sport, he’s been hooked ever since. Tower Paddle Boards was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank earlier in Season 3 during 2011.  Stephan arranged a ... Terry Lin 56:09 #16: Brand Building 101 For Your eCommerce Business with Expert Message Group https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-16-brand-building-101-for-your-ecommerce-business-with-expert-message-group/ Sun, 14 Oct 2012 17:20:20 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1674 <p>Is your online brand resonating with customers? Check out this interview with Colleen McCartney at the Expert Message Group where we discuss brand building 101 for an eCommerce business. We discuss the ins-and-outs of personal vs company brand model, along with many site optimization tips that you should be aware of. Topics Discussed: Branding in the new online world Chris ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-16-brand-building-101-for-your-ecommerce-business-with-expert-message-group/">#16: Brand Building 101 For Your eCommerce Business with Expert Message Group</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Is your online brand resonating with customers? Check out this interview with Colleen McCartney at the Expert Message Group where we discuss brand building 101 for an eCommerce business. We discuss the ins-and-outs of personal vs company brand model, Is your online brand resonating with customers? Check out this interview with Colleen McCartney at the Expert Message Group where we discuss brand building 101 for an eCommerce business. We discuss the ins-and-outs of personal vs company brand model, along with many site optimization tips that you should be aware of. Topics Discussed: Branding in the new online world Chris ... Terry Lin 47:34 #15: How To Use Google Analytics To Make Marketing Decisions https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-15-how-to-use-google-analytics-to-make-marketing-decisions/ Sun, 07 Oct 2012 14:23:47 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1635 <p>Are you using Google Analytics to make the best marketing decisions for your business? With the amount of tools and channels available to conduct online marketing, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the data. That’s why I brought Dan Norris from Web Control Room on the show to explain some advanced segments of Google Analytics to better understand your website ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-15-how-to-use-google-analytics-to-make-marketing-decisions/">#15: How To Use Google Analytics To Make Marketing Decisions</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Are you using Google Analytics to make the best marketing decisions for your business? With the amount of tools and channels available to conduct online marketing, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the data. That’s why I brought Dan Norris from Web Contr... Are you using Google Analytics to make the best marketing decisions for your business? With the amount of tools and channels available to conduct online marketing, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the data. That’s why I brought Dan Norris from Web Control Room on the show to explain some advanced segments of Google Analytics to better understand your website ... Terry Lin 27:02 #14: How To Drop Ship – Million Dollar Lessons From Andrew Youderian at eCommerceFuel.com https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-14-how-to-drop-ship-million-dollar-lessons-from-andrew-youderian-at-ecommercefuel-com/ Sun, 30 Sep 2012 12:48:13 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1597 <p>Leaving the world of finance in 2007, check out how Andrew Youderian started an eCommerce drop-shipping business with only $1,500 US in start-up capital, and growing multiple sites to over a million dollars in annual sales within five years. Andrew shares his rigorous criteria for choosing a profitable niche, also providing valuable insights on mistakes that he made starting out. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-14-how-to-drop-ship-million-dollar-lessons-from-andrew-youderian-at-ecommercefuel-com/">#14: How To Drop Ship – Million Dollar Lessons From Andrew Youderian at eCommerceFuel.com</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Leaving the world of finance in 2007, check out how Andrew Youderian started an eCommerce drop-shipping business with only $1,500 US in start-up capital, and growing multiple sites to over a million dollars in annual sales within five years. Leaving the world of finance in 2007, check out how Andrew Youderian started an eCommerce drop-shipping business with only $1,500 US in start-up capital, and growing multiple sites to over a million dollars in annual sales within five years. Andrew shares his rigorous criteria for choosing a profitable niche, also providing valuable insights on mistakes that he made starting out. ... Terry Lin 49:00 #13: The Smart Baker – Wonder What It’s Like To Be On The Shark Tank? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-13-the-smart-baker-wonder-what-its-like-to-be-on-the-shark-tank/ Sun, 23 Sep 2012 16:13:36 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1563 <p>Find out in my followup interview with Daniel and Stephanie Rensing at The Smart Baker. The Smart Baker was officially founded in 2009 by Daniel and Stephanie Rensing, but it was years in the making. Every time they entered the kitchen, they would search for an easier, smarter and more efficient way of doing things. Their product lines include aprons, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-13-the-smart-baker-wonder-what-its-like-to-be-on-the-shark-tank/">#13: The Smart Baker – Wonder What It’s Like To Be On The Shark Tank?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Find out in my followup interview with Daniel and Stephanie Rensing at The Smart Baker. The Smart Baker was officially founded in 2009 by Daniel and Stephanie Rensing, but it was years in the making. Every time they entered the kitchen, Find out in my followup interview with Daniel and Stephanie Rensing at The Smart Baker. The Smart Baker was officially founded in 2009 by Daniel and Stephanie Rensing, but it was years in the making. Every time they entered the kitchen, they would search for an easier, smarter and more efficient way of doing things. Their product lines include aprons, ... Terry Lin 46:30 #12: Nerdbots – Robot Sculptures For Your Inner Nerd https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-12-nerdbots-robot-sculptures-for-your-inner-nerd/ Sun, 16 Sep 2012 15:24:59 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1381 <p>Oddly obsessed with all things robots, married couple Nicholas and Angela from Kansas City, Missouri, decided on a whim one day to do nothing other than to build one themselves. After piecing together parts found at their favorite antique and thrift stores, they created their first robot friend. Since that day, Nicholas and Angela have added many fabulously geeky robots ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-12-nerdbots-robot-sculptures-for-your-inner-nerd/">#12: Nerdbots – Robot Sculptures For Your Inner Nerd</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Oddly obsessed with all things robots, married couple Nicholas and Angela from Kansas City, Missouri, decided on a whim one day to do nothing other than to build one themselves. After piecing together parts found at their favorite antique and thrift st... Oddly obsessed with all things robots, married couple Nicholas and Angela from Kansas City, Missouri, decided on a whim one day to do nothing other than to build one themselves. After piecing together parts found at their favorite antique and thrift stores, they created their first robot friend. Since that day, Nicholas and Angela have added many fabulously geeky robots ... Terry Lin clean 30:48 #11: HitTail – Having Trouble Finding Keywords for Rankings in Google? https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-11-hittail-having-trouble-finding-keywords-for-rankings-in-google/ Sun, 09 Sep 2012 12:30:46 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1323 <p>HitTail is a tool that tells you the most promising organic search terms you should target based on your existing traffic. It analyzes your visitor stream in real-time and provides you with a simple list of precisely which keywords you should be targeting to maximize your organic search growth. Rob Walling has been building web applications professionally for 12 years, ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-11-hittail-having-trouble-finding-keywords-for-rankings-in-google/">#11: HitTail – Having Trouble Finding Keywords for Rankings in Google?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> HitTail is a tool that tells you the most promising organic search terms you should target based on your existing traffic. It analyzes your visitor stream in real-time and provides you with a simple list of precisely which keywords you should be target... HitTail is a tool that tells you the most promising organic search terms you should target based on your existing traffic. It analyzes your visitor stream in real-time and provides you with a simple list of precisely which keywords you should be targeting to maximize your organic search growth. Rob Walling has been building web applications professionally for 12 years, ... Terry Lin clean #10: Perfect Foods Bar – Bootstrapping a Multi-Million Dollar Family Business with 13 Siblings https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-10-perfect-foods-bar-bootstrapping-a-multi-million-dollar-family-business-with-13-siblings/ Sun, 02 Sep 2012 11:06:03 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1255 <p>As the eldest of thirteen siblings, tune in to hear how Bill Keith and his family grew Perfect Foods Bar from their father’s recipe in 2005 into the multimillion dollar business it is today. Perfect Foods Bar is rooted in the tradition of healthy living that was instilled by their father, with the family now working together to keep his ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-10-perfect-foods-bar-bootstrapping-a-multi-million-dollar-family-business-with-13-siblings/">#10: Perfect Foods Bar – Bootstrapping a Multi-Million Dollar Family Business with 13 Siblings</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> As the eldest of thirteen siblings, tune in to hear how Bill Keith and his family grew Perfect Foods Bar from their father’s recipe in 2005 into the multimillion dollar business it is today. Perfect Foods Bar is rooted in the tradition of healthy livin... As the eldest of thirteen siblings, tune in to hear how Bill Keith and his family grew Perfect Foods Bar from their father’s recipe in 2005 into the multimillion dollar business it is today. Perfect Foods Bar is rooted in the tradition of healthy living that was instilled by their father, with the family now working together to keep his ... Terry Lin clean #9: CharlieDog and Friends – The World’s First Soft Toys Based on Real-life Shelter Adoption and Rescue Animals https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-9-charliedog-and-friends-the-worlds-first-soft-toys-based-on-real-life-shelter-adoption-and-rescue-animals/ Sun, 26 Aug 2012 11:49:17 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1196 <p>The world’s first soft toys based on real-life shelter adoption and rescue animals.  We believe we can change the way kids ask for their first family pet. Tune in to hear how Suzy built this idea into a viral eCommerce business that solves a core problem within the animal rescue industry. CharlieDogandfriends was created with a double mission: make the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-9-charliedog-and-friends-the-worlds-first-soft-toys-based-on-real-life-shelter-adoption-and-rescue-animals/">#9: CharlieDog and Friends – The World’s First Soft Toys Based on Real-life Shelter Adoption and Rescue Animals</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> The world’s first soft toys based on real-life shelter adoption and rescue animals.  We believe we can change the way kids ask for their first family pet. Tune in to hear how Suzy built this idea into a viral eCommerce business that solves a core probl... The world’s first soft toys based on real-life shelter adoption and rescue animals.  We believe we can change the way kids ask for their first family pet. Tune in to hear how Suzy built this idea into a viral eCommerce business that solves a core problem within the animal rescue industry. CharlieDogandfriends was created with a double mission: make the ... Terry Lin clean 28:32 #8: Geekcook – Quirky Bags, Home Furniture, and DIY Accessories from China https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-8-geekcook-quirky-bags-home-furniture-and-diy-accessories-from-china/ Sun, 19 Aug 2012 13:11:12 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=1125 <p>Geekcook designs bags, home furniture, and DIY accessories with a unique and quirky twist. Tune in to hear how Jimi Olaghere runs their US operations with business partners in China who design and manufacture the products. It’s a very interesting story of a Chinese eCommerce business that has gone global with products that sell extremely well in both China and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/episode-8-geekcook-quirky-bags-home-furniture-and-diy-accessories-from-china/">#8: Geekcook – Quirky Bags, Home Furniture, and DIY Accessories from China</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Geekcook designs bags, home furniture, and DIY accessories with a unique and quirky twist. Tune in to hear how Jimi Olaghere runs their US operations with business partners in China who design and manufacture the products. Geekcook designs bags, home furniture, and DIY accessories with a unique and quirky twist. Tune in to hear how Jimi Olaghere runs their US operations with business partners in China who design and manufacture the products. It’s a very interesting story of a Chinese eCommerce business that has gone global with products that sell extremely well in both China and ... Terry Lin clean 33:05 #7: Vinyl Drops – The Importance of Understanding Your Customer https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/vinyl-drops-the-importance-of-understanding-your-customer/ Sun, 12 Aug 2012 09:00:45 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=823 <p>As photographers, Mili and Brian identified a market problem with backdrops used by their peers in the industry. Tune in to hear how they created a product that solved some core issues, along with leveraging industry authorities to grow their audience rapidly. Vinyl Drops produces high-quality, large-scale vinyl backdrops and floor drops designed for working professional photographers and film makers. ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/vinyl-drops-the-importance-of-understanding-your-customer/">#7: Vinyl Drops – The Importance of Understanding Your Customer</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> As photographers, Mili and Brian identified a market problem with backdrops used by their peers in the industry. Tune in to hear how they created a product that solved some core issues, along with leveraging industry authorities to grow their audience ... As photographers, Mili and Brian identified a market problem with backdrops used by their peers in the industry. Tune in to hear how they created a product that solved some core issues, along with leveraging industry authorities to grow their audience rapidly. Vinyl Drops produces high-quality, large-scale vinyl backdrops and floor drops designed for working professional photographers and film makers. ... Terry Lin clean #6: Leamington Electric Supply – Taking 25 Years of Experience Online https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/leamington-electric-supply-taking-25-years-of-experience-online/ Sun, 05 Aug 2012 12:25:28 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=782 <p>What synergies does a bricks and mortars business have with an online eCommerce platform? Tune in to hear Matt Lear from Leamington Electric Supply discuss his experience with the Shopify platform and how they got the first sale of $1,600 organically. LES has been in business for over 25 years in the Canadian electrical wholesale supplies business, and recently expanded ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/leamington-electric-supply-taking-25-years-of-experience-online/">#6: Leamington Electric Supply – Taking 25 Years of Experience Online</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> What synergies does a bricks and mortars business have with an online eCommerce platform? Tune in to hear Matt Lear from Leamington Electric Supply discuss his experience with the Shopify platform and how they got the first sale of $1,600 organically. What synergies does a bricks and mortars business have with an online eCommerce platform? Tune in to hear Matt Lear from Leamington Electric Supply discuss his experience with the Shopify platform and how they got the first sale of $1,600 organically. LES has been in business for over 25 years in the Canadian electrical wholesale supplies business, and recently expanded ... Terry Lin clean #5: Top Condoms Canada – A Shagadelic eCommerce Business https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/top-condoms-canada-a-shagadelic-ecommerce-business/ Sun, 29 Jul 2012 14:24:18 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=614 <p>Engineers by day and condom store operators by night, tune in to hear how JP and Kenny grew their business from a side project to the #1 online site for buying condoms and sex toys in Canada. They’ll also share hilarious customer stories that will give you a good laugh. Topics Discussed: How to find a manageable product while you ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/top-condoms-canada-a-shagadelic-ecommerce-business/">#5: Top Condoms Canada – A Shagadelic eCommerce Business</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Engineers by day and condom store operators by night, tune in to hear how JP and Kenny grew their business from a side project to the #1 online site for buying condoms and sex toys in Canada. They’ll also share hilarious customer stories that will give... Engineers by day and condom store operators by night, tune in to hear how JP and Kenny grew their business from a side project to the #1 online site for buying condoms and sex toys in Canada. They’ll also share hilarious customer stories that will give you a good laugh. Topics Discussed: How to find a manageable product while you ... Terry Lin clean #4: Modern Cat Designs – A High-End Cat Furniture Business https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/modern-cat-designs-high-end-cat-furniture-business/ Sun, 22 Jul 2012 11:49:50 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=583 <p>In this episode, we go behind the scenes of an eCommerce business that sells high-end cat furniture. Dan Andrews join us from Vietnam for a quick interview about Modern Cat Designs. Modern Cat Designs provides upscale and functional cat furniture that fits into the stylish modern home. Topics Discussed: Why should you sell expensive products? Dan’s B2B vs B2C eCommerce ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/modern-cat-designs-high-end-cat-furniture-business/">#4: Modern Cat Designs – A High-End Cat Furniture Business</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> In this episode, we go behind the scenes of an eCommerce business that sells high-end cat furniture. Dan Andrews join us from Vietnam for a quick interview about Modern Cat Designs. Modern Cat Designs provides upscale and functional cat furniture that ... In this episode, we go behind the scenes of an eCommerce business that sells high-end cat furniture. Dan Andrews join us from Vietnam for a quick interview about Modern Cat Designs. Modern Cat Designs provides upscale and functional cat furniture that fits into the stylish modern home. Topics Discussed: Why should you sell expensive products? Dan’s B2B vs B2C eCommerce ... Terry Lin clean #3: All Roads Lead To China – Product Sourcing and Manufacturing https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/all-roads-lead-to-china-product-sourcing-and-manufacturing/ Sun, 03 Jun 2012 11:52:18 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=500 <p>Expanding on a previous episode of the Lifestyle Business Podcast (Now Tropical MBA), we dig deeper into sourcing products from China with Michael Michelini at Global From Asia (formerly Shadstone).  Michael has been living in Shenzhen, China since 2007 and is involved in product sourcing, manufacturing, import/exports, and internet marketing within the Chinese market. Topics Discussed: Breakdown of the key players ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/all-roads-lead-to-china-product-sourcing-and-manufacturing/">#3: All Roads Lead To China – Product Sourcing and Manufacturing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Expanding on a previous episode of the Lifestyle Business Podcast (Now Tropical MBA), we dig deeper into sourcing products from China with Michael Michelini at Global From Asia (formerly Shadstone).  Michael has been living in Shenzhen, Expanding on a previous episode of the Lifestyle Business Podcast (Now Tropical MBA), we dig deeper into sourcing products from China with Michael Michelini at Global From Asia (formerly Shadstone).  Michael has been living in Shenzhen, China since 2007 and is involved in product sourcing, manufacturing, import/exports, and internet marketing within the Chinese market. Topics Discussed: Breakdown of the key players ... Terry Lin 27:04 #2: Starting An Online Clothing Business – Football, Fashion, and Creativity https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/starting-an-online-clothing-business-football-fashion-and-creativity/ Sun, 20 May 2012 11:06:59 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=472 <p>Tune in to hear how Amy Jolly and her twin sister Emily turned a lifelong passion for the Green Bay Packers into an online clothing business that combines football, fashion, and creativity. Sunday’s Best has apparel for every Packers fan – whether it be men, women, or even babies. They were recently named one of Beyond the Margin‘s “5 Online ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/starting-an-online-clothing-business-football-fashion-and-creativity/">#2: Starting An Online Clothing Business – Football, Fashion, and Creativity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> Tune in to hear how Amy Jolly and her twin sister Emily turned a lifelong passion for the Green Bay Packers into an online clothing business that combines football, fashion, and creativity. Sunday’s Best has apparel for every Packers fan – whether it b... Tune in to hear how Amy Jolly and her twin sister Emily turned a lifelong passion for the Green Bay Packers into an online clothing business that combines football, fashion, and creativity. Sunday’s Best has apparel for every Packers fan – whether it be men, women, or even babies. They were recently named one of Beyond the Margin‘s “5 Online ... Terry Lin clean #1: Lessons from Selling 10,000+ iPad Cases https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/lessons-from-selling-10000-ipad-cases/ Sun, 06 May 2012 11:52:43 +0000 https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/?p=283 <p>As lifelong Apple devotees that love all things Apple, Happy Owl Studio found it difficult to find protective cases and covers that are chic, useful and affordable for the iPad, iPhone, and Macbook Air. Named “the World’s chicest iPad case” by Newsweek.com, tune in on how they run the business and stand out in a very competitive marketplace. In the first ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/podcast/lessons-from-selling-10000-ipad-cases/">#1: Lessons from Selling 10,000+ iPad Cases</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.buildmyonlinestore.com/">Build My Online Store</a>.</p> As lifelong Apple devotees that love all things Apple, Happy Owl Studio found it difficult to find protective cases and covers that are chic, useful and affordable for the iPad, iPhone, and Macbook Air. Named “the World’s chicest iPad case” by Newsweek... As lifelong Apple devotees that love all things Apple, Happy Owl Studio found it difficult to find protective cases and covers that are chic, useful and affordable for the iPad, iPhone, and Macbook Air. Named “the World’s chicest iPad case” by Newsweek.com, tune in on how they run the business and stand out in a very competitive marketplace. In the first ... Terry Lin 22:19