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Looking for detailed information from top experts on researching, launching and growing your online eCommerce business? Look no further. Join your host Andrew Youderian, an experienced eCommerce entrepreneur, each week as he pulls aside some of the industry's top experts to give you down to earth, actionable advice served up with a side of comic relief. Learn from the masters how to turn your 'make money online' attempt into a profitable, growing online store. Get show notes, in-depth eCommerce Fuel posts and your free copy of Andrew's highly reviewed 55-page eCommerce guide at eCommercefuel.com.
||Ep #53: Lessons Learned the Hard Way, Tips for Hiring in an eCommerce Start-up with Bill D’Alessandro of RebelCEO.com||eCommerce guru, Bill D’Alessandro is back on the show this week to join me in a review of hiring our first employees. We discuss everything from what we did right, where we were able to mix it up, and what we completely missed the mark on.||7/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #52: Tips for A/B Testing in the Real World with Ezra Firestone of SmartMarketer.com||Ezra Firestone is back for another round this week with 5 tips for A/B testing eCommerce stores. We discuss everything from why you should perform testing on your site to what you should be looking for when setting up a test.||7/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #51: Building Customer Awareness with Sam Mallikarjunan of HubSpot||As eCommerce is quickly becoming the shopping method of choice for consumers, there is more competition than ever for driving traffic. The cost of being able to target consumers who are ready to buy is creeping higher and higher.||6/27/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #50: Where Should You Be Investing Your Money?||On my landmark 50th episode, I am flying solo. I am discussing where you should be looking to invest your money as an eCommerce entrepreneur. Many entrepreneurs want to invest in their future, but don't know where to start.||6/20/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||EP #49: Bold eCommerce Predictions with Drew Sanocki of DesignPublic.com||Drew Sanocki, a 3-time show regular, is back to have an open discussion about where we believe the world of eCommerce is headed. Drew has been involved in eCommerce since 2003 when he created his company, DesignPublic.com. Since then,||6/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||EP #48: Driving Traffic Using Pinterest with Nate Ginsburg of BoardsforBusiness.com||Most ecommerce owners believe two things about Pinterest: that it is extremely difficult to see any real significant traffic and revenue, and that Pinterest is all about pretty pictures and fashion. While it is true that Pinterest is aesthetically focu.||6/6/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||EP #47: Exploring The Largest Trade Show in Asia – The Canton Fair with Austin Brawner of eCommerceInfluence.com||This week, we welcome Austin Brawner to the show to talk about his amazing experience past April at the Canton Fair in Guangzhou, China. This fair, also called The China Import and Export Fair, happens twice a year in April and October,||5/30/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||EP #46: Structuring Your Business, Team and Outsourcing with Ezra Firestone of SmartMarketer.com||- Ezra Firestone is back on the show this week with a behind-the-scenes look at his life and business. We discuss all about the differences in how he staffs versus outsources with his companies Boom by Cindy Joseph and SmartMarketer.com.||5/23/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||EP #45: Launching an eCommerce Business in 30 Days with Morgen Newman of MixedMade.com||Morgen Newman began his foray into the world of entrepreneurship as the Co-Founder of IdeaPaint in 2007. He established distribution in more than 20 countries and was heavily involved in the business plan, strategy,||5/16/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||EP #44: The Minaal Bag – Travel More Efficiently with Jimmy Hayes of Minaal.com||Jimmy Hayes and his business partner, Doug Barber, love to travel. Throughout their expeditions, Jimmy and Doug would consistently run into one element of the travelling process that didn't quite meet their expectations of a great adventure– the gear.||5/9/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||EP #43: Manufacturing Authenticity with Ben Jenkins from Warstic.com – Part 2||On the previous episode, Ben Jenkins from One Fast Buffalo and Warstic has shared so much valuable insight to building a branding experience, that we had to break it into a two-part series. In this second half of the interview,||5/2/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||EP#42: The Branding Experience with Designer Ben Jenkins from OneFastBuffalo.com – Part 1||As a little boy, Ben Jenkins from One Fast Buffalo has always had design in his heart. With this passion, he has become successful in recreating business through branding. If our product or business needs some re-vamping, Ben Jenkins is the man for you.||4/25/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #41: A Success Story of an “Undercover” e-Entrepreneur with Jeff from SoloStove.com||Starting a successful online business while still working your nine-to-five is a path that many e-entrepreneurs are on, but only few succeed. Jeff of SoloStove.com is one of those successful “undercover” e-store owners. Over the past few years,||4/18/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #40: Reviving Struggling eCommerce Businesses with Dana Jaunzemis of HomeHealthTesting.com||Buying struggling businesses and turning them into successful, thriving businesses is a rare talent coveted by many business people. Dana Jaunzemis of HomeHealthTesting.com and 44Ideas.net is one of the best in the field.||4/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #39: Six Strategies for Networking the Right Way with Billy Murphy from ForeverJobless.com||Networking properly is the cornerstone for creating long lasting business relationships. Billy Murphy from ForeverJobless.com is a well-connected guy, and he's always impressed me with his ability to meet and engage with people. Most of all,||4/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #38: Creating and Developing a Killer Content Creation Team with Gretchen Roberts of GretchenRoberts.net||Creating dynamite content and product descriptions is one of the key strategies to carving out your own place in the marketplace. Gretchen Roberts of GretchenRoberts.net is a veritable wealth of information on content generation for eCommerce businesses.||3/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #37: Managing Remote Employees with Danny Robertson of New Industries Group||Working in the modern eCommerce climate has really thrown some of the traditional employment methods out of the window. Danny Robertson of New Industries Group knows all about working across borders. Danny has built up a number of businesses over the y.||3/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #36: The Evolution of Online and Offline Retail with Harley Finkelstein of Shopify||The world of online retail and eCommerce is ever-evolving. Harley Finkelstein definitely has his thumb on the pulse of the industry. Harley is the CPO of Shopify.com. Harley and the folks at Shopify believe that the future of retail commerce is everywh.||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #35: A Buyer’s Perspective on Purchasing an eCommerce Store with Clayton Chrisman||Buying a business can be pretty intimidating. Clayton Chrisman knows this all too well. Clayton is the new owner of TrollingMotors.net. Clayton had been working in technology in a sales and operating capacity for the majority of his career,||3/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #34: A Broker’s Perspective on Selling an eCommerce Store with Thomas Smale||The sale of a business can be a fickle mistress. Thomas Smale of FE International is a business broker who knows this all too well. He specializes in selling high ticket online property stores, as well as other properties.||2/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #33: Crafting and Perfecting a Great Consumer Brand with Andy Dunn of Bonobos||In the world of eCommerce, Andy Dunn of Bonobos.com is truly a man who needs no introduction. He believes in the art of creating and establishing a stellar brand, by focusing on doing one thing perfectly, and using outstanding customer service as the b...||2/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #32: A Comprehensive Guide to Successful Video Content Marketing with Rob Snell||Rob Snell of GunDogSupply.com and Yahoo! Stores for Dummies has been involved in his retail marketing since his parents started their business in 1972. He was able to successfully transition their retail presence into an eCommerce juggernaut and his si...||2/19/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #31: 5 Key Principles to Increase Conversion With Francis Teo||Francis Teo is from ConversionsGuaranteed.com is a bonafide wizard in the world of Conversion. He has become the go-to authority in the eCommerce fuel forums for all things Conversion, A/B split testing, optimization and more. -||2/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #30: An Open Discussion about Drop Shipping with Drew Sanocki||Drew Sanocki from DesignPublic.com is a drop shipping pioneer. He got his feet wet in eCommerce in 2003, and drop shipping allowed him to get started with very little capital. - This week I've invited Drew back on the podcast to have a very frank and ...||1/31/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #29: The Future of Search Engine Optimization with AJ Ghergich||AJ Ghergich didn't choose the world of SEO, it chose him. He graduated from college with a degree in graphic design, and started designing websites for clients. Along the way, he taught himself SEO strategies,||1/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #28: Productivity Tips for Achieving Massive Results in 2014 with Joe Cochran||Joe Cochran transformed Northline Express, an eCommerce market that focuses on fireplaces and hearths, from a company that was based in a two-car garage into an eCommerce powerhouse that was generating over 10 million in sales. As you'll find out,||1/17/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #27: Mastering the Hiring Process with Bill D’Alessandro||Former investment banker Bill D’Alessandro is an eCommerce guru who continues to find new ways to generate revenue. As his business expands, he is finding that he needs to hire employees to keep up with the demand that his products are generating. -||1/10/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #26: Macro eCommerce Trends From Elastic Path||Linda Bustos does the blogging over at Elastic Path, an enterprise eCommerce software platform with a broad base of customers (both retail and direct-to-consumer). She focuses mainly on the much larger eCommerce stores. -||1/2/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #25: Sourcing and Manufacturing Products From Abroad With FringeSport||Peter Keller is the founder of FringeSport, a company that makes and sells equipment for Crossfit enthusiasts. In only a couple of short years, the company has put itself on track to reach $3 million per year. -||12/27/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #24: Insights Into Mexico From NY Times Correspondent Damien Cave||Recently, I've been hearing more and more about Mexico as a viable manufacturing alternative to China. So I decided to talk with someone who could provide a unique perspective on what's happening inside the country. -||12/20/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #23: How Tipsy Elves Thrives in a Seasonal Business||Evan Mendelsohn is one of the co-founders of Tipsy Elves, a company that has seen a huge success curve in the ugly Christmas sweater market. The kicker? He started as a lawyer. - One of the biggest challenges the company faces is handling inventory,||12/13/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #22: Building a Proprietary Brand Using a Story With Patrick Buckley||Patrick Buckley and crew built DoDo Case from a small, $500 investment by utilizing the various local shops in San Francisco and putting in some sweat equity. They were able to win Shopify's Build A Business competition and secure $100,||12/6/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #21: Success in a Deep Niche With Eric Bandholz||Eric Bandholz and the entire team at Beardbrand have built an eCommerce store that sells beard maintenance products to the tune of approximately $60,000 per month! He's built a brand in a very specific niche: urban beardsmen,||11/29/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #20: A Seven-Step Niche Selection Checklist With Terry Lin||Terry Lin from Build My Online Store has recently quit his job to focus entirely on his eCommerce store, Balla Leather, and his podcast. He spent over a year moonlighting to build his business and prepare for this big step. -||11/22/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #19: The Details Behind the Sale of TrollingMotors.net||After several years of running a successfully growing eCommerce store over at TrollingMotors.net, I've decided to put the business up for sale. Of course there are a great number of reasons why I've decided to do so. -||11/15/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #18: Data-Driven Drop Shipping With Andrew Egenes||Drop shipping is an ideal solution for many eCommerce entrepreneurs. However, it does have its downfalls that are worth considering. Andrew Egenes from Shoplio has weighed the pros and cons, looked at the data,||11/8/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #17: Filling a Gap in the Market||Jon Beekman is the founder of ManCrates.com. Through some key decision-making and discovering a hole in the market, he was able grow the company from nothing to a few million dollars in revenue in only 18 months. -||11/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #16: $20 Million in Only Three Years With Justin Winter||Justin Winter has a wildly interesting story with his company, Diamond Candles. They make and sell premium soy candles containing rings that range in value from $10 all the way up to $5,000. Within their first year,||10/25/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #15: From the Dip to the Sale With Drew Sanocki||Few people have seen such a drastic roller coaster in business as Drew Sanocki from DesignPublic.com. He saw his company grow quickly and scale massively to over $1 million and then drop as much as 60%. -||10/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #14: Reaching $600K Per Year With Ryan Barr||Although he started out with very little business, sales or marketing experience, Ryan Barr from Whipping Post was able to build an online store that generated $600,000 in revenue in only its third year of existence.||10/11/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #13: Going Viral With Michael Dubin of Dollar Shave Club||Michael Dubin has built a business to more than 200,000 customers utilizing, among other things, a viral video on YouTube. Now, after generating $10 million in funding, Dollar Shave Club has continued to grow and expand. -||10/4/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #12: Scaling Up Using the Long Tail With Rob Walling||Rob Walling may not be an eCommerce entrepreneur, but he has built massively successful businesses using techniques that would apply to just about any business. He posts valuable content on his blog at Software By Rob,||9/27/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #11: Effective Outsourcing Strategies With Katrina McKinnon||Katrina McKinnon is a true eCommerce mogul. She's an Australia-based entrepreneur who has focused her strategy on building multiple stores leveraging the power of remote teams. - On this episode, Katrina shares some of her favorite strategies for find...||9/20/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #10: Powerful Customer Experience Improvements With Greg Ciotti||Greg Ciotti is the head of marketing at Help Scout, an incredibly personalized help desk company. One of his chief responsibilities there is to ensure that every customer, whether they start out satisfied or not,||9/13/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #9: An Insider’s Look at eCommerce With Pat Haggerty||Pat Haggerty is a part of the team at Right Channel Radios and Trolling Motors. In fact, he runs much of the behind-the-scenes business in his role as sales manager. - On this episode, Pat talks with us about what he's learned about eCommerce in his t...||9/6/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #8: Running an eCommerce Store Like an Investment Banker With Bill D’Alessandro||Bill D'Alessandro is a former investment banker (sound familiar?) who has made the full-time transition into eCommerce. He found his niche almost by accident and now generates almost seven figures in revenue per year. - On this episode,||8/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #7: Blending a Message and a Product With Ezra Firestone||Ezra Firestone is a man of many businesses, and one who is incredibly passionate about eCommerce. He runs Boom By Cindy Joseph, SmartMarketer.com, and co-hosts Think Act Get with James Schramko. - On this episode,||8/23/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #6: Manufacturing, Partnerships and Debt With Dan Andrews||Dan Andrews is a man of many machines. He runs two eCommerce stores - Modern Cat Designs and The Portable Bar Company - and runs several other successful businesses. He has put together one of the most highly touted business shows in iTunes called The ...||8/16/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #5: The Power of Uncertainty in Business With Billy Murphy||Billy Murphy is an eCommerce professional, among many other things. He has had success in business with Blue Fire Poker, his blog, Forever Jobless, and now he shares his knowledge on his training site called eComLab. -||8/9/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #4: Increase Your Speed, Conversion and Income With Steve Chou||Steve Chou eats, sleeps and breathes eCommerce. His store, Bumblebee Linens, earns six figures per year and he blogs about his pursuits of eCommerce success at MyWifeQuitHerJob.com ... and earns six figures per year there, too. - Today,||8/2/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #3: Running an eCommerce Business Like an Entrepreneur’s Entrepreneur With Gary Vaynerchuk||Gary Vaynerchuk is this week's guest and, as usual, he delivers. Gary is the founder of WineLibrary.tv, writer of Crush It!, The Thank You Economy, and the upcoming Jab Jab Jab Right Hook, and a social media expert who got started turning his family's ...||7/31/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #2 Picking the Optimal Shopping Cart With Andrew Bleakley||Andrew Bleakley comes on the show today to discuss shopping carts and getting your ecommerce store set up for success. Mr. Bleakley is a developer who specializes in ecommerce and shopping carts with over 1,000 websites under his belt,||7/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ep #1: High-Value Niche Selection From Years of Experience With Dave Huckabay||Dave Huckabay joins Andrew in today's episode to bring you some real-life advice he's learned from being in the ecommerce game for nearly 10 years. His online stores in various industrial and consumer markets bring in a hefty $750,||7/26/13||Free||View In iTunes|
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