59 minutes | Mar 22, 2019

Chuck Surack on Online Retail

Chuck Surack founded Sweetwater Sound in his VW Bus. Now he's closing in on a billion dollars annual revenue. Topics discussed include: Resources (5:00) Getting started in a VW Bus (12:30) Old tech vs new tech (16:00) Advantages and disadvantages of audio tech (18:45) How the Kurzweil K250 changed everything (20:00) Customer service and sales training (29:00) Trends in audio (33:00) The NAMM Show (35:30) The Amazon threat? (37:45) Acquiring businesses (46:00) Where’s Sweetwater 10 years from now? (54:55) Mentions: Business Schooled Podcast Tower of Power NAMM Special thanks to Chuck Surack for sharing Sweetwater's story Contributors to this episode include: Host - Jeremy Goodrich Music Production - Mark Vinten Audio Editing - Christopher Lang Copy Editing - Talia Chakraborty If you enjoyed this episode, stick around: SUBSCRIBE on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify or wherever you catch your podcasts.  REVIEW the show and SHARE with friends. JOIN the Scratch Entrepreneur Group so we can make it Facebook official. Thanks for listening!   Want insurance without the headache? We’re here for you. More great stories & information at: Youtube - Blog - Podcast Facebook - Twitter  
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