36 minutes | May 23, 2023
How Two Teachers Earned 36 Years of Income With One Exit
Shane Sams is the Co-founder and CEO of Flipped Lifestyle, a firm that teaches people how to find financial freedom and gain control of their time by starting an online business membership using The Flipped Lifestyle Blueprint. Shane and his wife figured out how to make their entire living online, and now they help other people do the same. He is a blogger, information marketer, speaker, and host of the Flipped Lifestyle Podcast. Before Flipped Lifestyle, Shane was a high school football coach and social studies teacher and created an elementary education business that sold for over $1 million. In this episode… Are you tied down with a job that doesn’t provide the income you need to create the lifestyle you want? Would you like a business that frees up your time so you can spend it with your family while generating the income you need to achieve total financial freedom? Shane Sams and his wife worked as full-time teachers, not making the money or having the flexibility they wanted. After being denied permission to leave work and tend to an emergency in his son’s life, Shane decided to make a change so something like this would never happen again. That’s when Shane and his wife went into business for themselves, eventually quitting their jobs. They were yielding high incomes without being chained to traditional employment. Figuring out a business model that could be replicated, they now help others overhaul their lives to create a better family-oriented and secure financial future. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Shane Sams, Co-founder and CEO of Flipped Lifestyle, to discuss how they've flipped their lives and become family-oriented entrepreneurs. Shane shares his entrepreneurial journey, how he and his wife were able to quit their jobs and spend quality family time while achieving financial freedom, and the business model they use to help others do the same.
56 minutes | May 16, 2023
Broker Roundtable: Deal Difficulties Now vs. 2021
Brad Wayland is a Business Advisor at Quiet Light, a brokerage firm that helps online business owners execute successful exits. As a thriving entrepreneur, he has almost 20 years of experience marketing and operating online businesses. Starting in 2003, Brad helped create an online custom t-shirt company that became a multimillion-dollar enterprise. Later, he started building other e-commerce businesses and investing in existing companies. Over the last 10 years, Brad has constructed, purchased, or sold more than 30 web properties. Chris Wozniak is a Business Advisor with Quiet Light and the Founder of The George Ryan Group, LLC. He began his career as the Founder, Business Broker, and Mergers and Acquisitions Intermediary of Lesdon & Associates Business Brokers LLC. Through his work representing hundreds of sellers and being a member of the International Business Brokers Association, Chris has earned accreditations of Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary and Certified Business Intermediary. He also earned the Board Certified Broker designation as a member of the Texas Associations of Business Brokers, the Broker-Dealer license issued by the Texas State Securities Board, and the Real Estate Broker license issued by the Texas Real Estate Commission. In this episode… Amidst the evolving business world, what do entrepreneurs need to know to keep up and stay ahead? The pandemic drastically changed business as usual, especially in the M&A space. Brad Wayland and Chris Wozniak discuss the changes to be mindful of in buyer behavior, multiples, lending, and interest rates in e-commerce, SaaS businesses, and content sites. What are their recommendations for maneuvering and flourishing amid these shifts? In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley and Pat Yates sit down with Brad Wayland and Chris Wozniak, Business Advisors with Quiet Light, to discuss the evolution of business and the effects of the changes since 2021. They share their insights and recommendation in many areas, including what e-commerce businesses generate the most profit, what multiple to look for in an M&A, and how the lending market has altered.
57 minutes | May 9, 2023
How to Balance Two 7-Figure Businesses and Still Be a Family
Steve Chou is a highly recognized influencer and speaker in the e-commerce space. As a serial entrepreneur, he founded My Wife Quit Her Job LLC, an educational blog and podcast that teaches entrepreneurs how to sell physical products online. The blog has been featured in Forbes, Inc., and The New Your Times, among others, and the podcast is a top 25 Apple Podcasts marketing show. As the Co-founder of Bumblebee Linens, he sells customizable handkerchiefs and linens for special occasions. In addition, Steve is the Co-founder of Sellers Summit, a conference that Entrepreneur magazine and CPC Strategy Inc. have lauded as one of the top e-commerce events in the business. In this episode… A lot of people dream of becoming an entrepreneur. If you want to start and run a thriving business, putting your family first is essential. So how do you find that balance? Serial entrepreneur Steve Chou says most entrepreneurial advice comes from single men or women without outside responsibilities. He discovered entrepreneurs running multimillion-dollar companies who have families, don’t spend quality time with them. It’s also not uncommon for these entrepreneurs to be stressed out or burned out. That's when Steve decided to write a book to share how people can start a business that allows them to quit their jobs and achieve financial freedom without sacrificing family and what matters most. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Steve Chou, Founder of My Wife Quit Her Job, to discuss tips for being a family-first entrepreneur. Steve talks about his journey writing The Family First Entrepreneur and why he wrote it, tips for achieving a work-life balance, how to start a business with a family-first approach, and how he navigates running two seven-figure companies without sacrificing family time.
44 minutes | May 2, 2023
The Rough Road to an 8-Figure Ecomm Business
Josh Hadley is the Founder and CEO of an eight-figure e-commerce business called Hadley Designs. Hadley Designs is an online graphic design boutique where customers can choose, design, download, and print home decor and invitations. Josh is also an e-commerce business consultant and the host of the eComm Breakthrough Podcast, which is dedicated to helping brands exceed eight-figure profits. Before starting Hadley Designs and eComm Breakthrough Consulting, Josh graduated with an MBA from the Lassonde New Venture Development program at the University of Utah. Josh then took his talents to Dallas, where he honed his business, marketing, and project management skills as an executive for American Airlines. In this episode… Are you struggling to scale your e-commerce brand? What can you learn from an expert who has grown his brand to an eight-figure business? According to Josh Hadley, growing an e-commerce brand is challenging. It's a space that has millions of competitors, so business owners must be innovative to differentiate themselves and flourish in the market. Josh shares his journey from 2016 to now and how he has grown his brand to an eight-figure business on Amazon — from product selection and team building to the challenges he had to overcome. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley and Pat Yates sit down with Josh Hadley, Founder and CEO of Hadley Designs, to discuss the process of growing an e-commerce brand to an eight-figure business. Josh talks about the experience of having his spouse as his business partner, how they built their e-commerce brand into an eight-figure Amazon business, tips to manage products and scale, and how they developed an outstanding team.
44 minutes | Apr 25, 2023
Hearos Founder Shares Journey From Startup to Exit
For 28 years, Doug Pick was the Founder and CEO of Hearos, a global company specializing in the development and manufacturing of innovative foam earplugs. It was a self-financed, vertically integrated, global consumer packaged goods company that he successfully exited to private equity. Doug is now the Founder and CEO of DAP Ventures and focuses on empowering delightfully disruptive brands to intelligently grow, avoid painful pitfalls, and achieve extraordinary outcomes. In this episode… Many people dream of becoming entrepreneurs, but only a few know how to become prosperous entrepreneurs. So what can you learn from someone who has built up a business for over two decades and successfully exited? With only $15,000 in savings, Doug Pick decided to start his ear plugs business — one that he could control. He made countless mistakes and faced many challenges in the process, but with time, he successfully grew and scaled the company into a multimillion-dollar business. He now shares his journey and lessons learned from startup to exit. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Doug Pick, Founder and CEO of Hearos, to discuss his entrepreneurial journey of growing and exiting a business. Doug shares his story of founding Hearos, tips for creating an outstanding product, how to thrive in the e-commerce space, and advice for entrepreneurs planning an exit.
32 minutes | Apr 18, 2023
How To Succeed in a Tough DTC Men’s Skin Care Market
Kelley Thornton is the Founder and CEO of Tiege Hanley, a high-quality, affordable, and simplified men’s skincare brand. Before Tiege, he was the Founder and CEO of Purchase Point, a team of in-store design strategists helping clients stay ahead of the competition by providing expert, whole-store merchandising strategy by brand and channel. Kelley has a BA in economics and is an entrepreneur that values creativity, hard work, honesty, people, and data. In this episode… Skincare for men is one of the most challenging markets because society has made men feel it's taboo to have a skincare routine. So what can you learn from an expert thriving in this world? Most men don't know much about skincare. With this realization, Kelley Thornton decided to create a product system and brand that makes skincare meaningful, accessible, affordable, and uncomplicated for regular guys. Today, he shares how his subscription-based company is flourishing in the e-commerce space. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Kelley Thornton, Founder and CEO of Tiege Hanley, to discuss tried-and-true strategies to succeed in the men's skincare market. Kelley talks about Tiege’s skincare system for men, how to flourish with a subscription model and profit on Amazon, and advice for young entrepreneurs in the subscription model business.
38 minutes | Apr 11, 2023
How To Expand Your Brand and Revenue With Affiliate Marketing
Lauren Lee is the Senior eCommerce Business Development Manager of ClickBank, an e-commerce platform with a global affiliate marketplace that empowers entrepreneurs to build, market, and scale online. In this role, she utilizes her expertise in affiliate marketing. Before ClickBank, Lauren was the Director of Business Development at Brad's Deals, Senior Accessories Buyer at Groupon, and eCommerce Sales Manager at vfish Designs. In this episode… Are you struggling to grow your e-commerce brand? Affiliate marketing is a fruitful route to consider, but where do you start? Promoting your product through affiliates — organizations or influencers with a great deal of traffic on their websites — can help you reach more people. The challenge lies with how brand owners connect with the right affiliate. Lauren Lee, an affiliate marketing expert, recommends joining an affiliate network or platform like ClickBank, ShareASale, and Commission Junction, to name a few. These platforms host the relationship between a seller and an affiliate to help brand owners make the right decision. Today, Lauren shares how they help clients get products in front of more people through affiliate marketing. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Lauren Lee, Senior eCommerce Business Development Manager of ClickBank, to discuss how e-commerce brands can thrive through affiliate marketing. Lauren explains the ins and outs of affiliate marketing, tips to build your affiliate program, common mistakes, and how expert partnerships can help you boost your affiliate program results.
47 minutes | Apr 4, 2023
3 Steps To Avoid Failure When Buying an Online Business
Jaryd Krause is the Founder and CEO of Buying Online Businesses, a community where people learn how to buy and scale online businesses. As an online business mentor, Jaryd has gained knowledge, experience, and great success purchasing online companies and teaching people how they can do the same. He's on a mission to help 1,000 people replace their current income, quit their jobs, and live a lifestyle they love. When he's not working, Jaryd loves traveling the world and surfing. In this episode… Are you aspiring to buy or scale an online business to replace your income and live the lifestyle you've always desired? Building a business from scratch is challenging, and you might end up losing all your savings. That's why Jaryd Krause recommends buying an established business that has successfully passed the startup phase. According to Jaryd, who has thrived in this space for years, getting help when buying a business is critical to ensure your purchase is less stressful and more successful. With the knowledge and experience he has gained, Jaryd coaches people on making the right online business purchases. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Jaryd Krause, Founder and CEO of Buying Online Businesses, to discuss how to avoid failure when buying online businesses. Jaryd talks about the leading marketplaces to buy an online business, considerations for purchasing a content site, the value of investing in education before buying a business, and top due diligence tips to foster a smooth purchase.
25 minutes | Mar 28, 2023
How To Get More Backlinks, Traffic, and Sign-Ups From Content Marketing
Alan Silvestri is the Founder and CEO of Growth Gorilla, an agency that provides high-quality content promotion and distribution for B2B SaaS companies. Through quality link-building and content, Growth Gorilla helps companies grow their conversion rates. Before Growth Gorilla, Alan was the Founder and SEO Specialist of Black Swan Digital, which helped SaaS companies and profitable startups get more of their dream leads and customers from Google. In this episode… For SaaS companies, content marketing is fundamental for growth. But what can you do if your content is not bearing the desired results? Many SaaS companies have a marketing team responsible for creating exceptional content. This content grows the business to a certain point, but promoting it is what scales the business to greater heights. However, content promotion is challenging since many companies don't have the time, resources, or know-how. Alan Silvestri recommends using backlinks to promote content and increase conversion. Believing that excellent products need to be found, Alan shares how he helps SaaS companies get more backlinks in their content to increase traffic and sign-ups. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Alan Silvestri, Founder and CEO of Growth Gorilla, to discuss promoting content through backlinks. Alan talks about Growth Gorilla and its services, what backlinks are and how to incorporate them into content, and the importance of promoting pages that have business potential.
44 minutes | Mar 21, 2023
What Is Social-First Brand Performance Marketing?
Daniel James is the Founder and CEO of mint performance marketing, a full-service agency that helps disruptive DTC and e-commerce brands accelerate growth through performance marketing. In 2021, mint was acquired by Social Chain Agency, a social media and e-commerce group. He is also an Angel Investor for Good Sport, Obvi, CALIWATER Cactus Water, and Spudsy. Since 2004, Daniel has led digital marketing strategies at companies including MySpace, AOL, Adidas, and Disney. In this episode… Many brands fall victim to the perception of success from paid ads while housing a sub-par website or online ecosystem. There’s no silver bullet to success — so how can you scale? The best way to scale your brand using influencer marketing is in the execution. Daniel James understands the benefits and creative structure of influencers that create a drive for products — but the berry is only as good as the juice, and if your brand foundation has cracks, you can never expect to grow. By using the content community, you can increase awareness, expand connection opportunities, and add value to your brand. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Daniel James, Founder and CEO of mint performance marketing, to discuss elevating your brand and retaining customers through influencer marketing. Daniel talks about building strong foundations, content creators for brand campaigns, and why you should be evolving with the marketplace. Stay tuned!
60 minutes | Mar 14, 2023
Bootstrap to Exit — Rich Ruddie Does It Right with Devin W Johnson as CEO
Devin Johnson is an experienced executive. He is the CEO of BRANDefenders, a digital marketing company that offers numerous branding services. Devin is no stranger to creating brands and helping them grow. He was the Founder and CEO of ReelWorld Gear, Owner of Proform Landscapes, Co-founder and CEO of MyOilMarketing, and a Founding Team Member for ClearCenter, Clear Companies, and DirectPointe. Richart Ruddie is a Strategic Advisor at BRANDefenders. He owns multiple online marketing, SEO, and reputation management businesses including Alpha Paw, Class Updates, and The Reputation Management Company (RMC). Richart has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and more. Chris Wozniak is a Business Advisor with Quiet Light and the Founder of The George Ryan Group, LLC. He began his career as the Founder, Business Broker, and Mergers and Acquisitions Intermediary of Lesdon & Associates Business Brokers LLC. Through his work representing hundreds of sellers and being a member of the International Business Brokers Association, Chris has earned accreditations of Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary and Certified Business Intermediary. He also earned the Board Certified Broker designation as a member of the Texas Associations of Business Brokers, the Broker Dealer license issued by the Texas State Securities Board, and the Real Estate Broker license issued by the Texas Real Estate Commission. In this episode… Brand attributes characterize your organization in someone’s mind — they constitute your brand’s personality. But what happens when these attributes are compromised? What can you do to add value to your brand when negative messaging hits your consumers? Creating holistic end-to-end solutions for your brand’s marketing department is what Devin Johnson and Richart Ruddie assemble. Your brand and reputation go hand in hand, so highlighting the value of your products can help reduce the noise or stickiness unwanted content brings. By repairing your brand’s reputation, you can achieve your desired growth. But when it comes time to exit and step away from what you’ve grown, Devin and Richart know just how much of an impact honesty makes. Are you ready for an extraordinary exit? In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley and Chris Wozniak sit down with Devin Johnson and Richart Ruddie from BRANDefenders to talk about curating confidence in a buyer during an exit. Devin and Richart explain generating energy within your brand, the results from holistic conversations, and why brand awareness is crucial. Stay tuned!
53 minutes | Mar 7, 2023
10 Quiet Light Acquisitions From a Private Aggregator: Lessons Learned
Mike Nunez began his career as an Internet Marketing Manager for Tempus Resorts International and Last Minute Travel. Along with his brother, Mike was the Co-founder of Affiliate Manager and The Performance Company, an internet marketing agency, before founding Tilde Enterprises. He has acquired multiple e-commerce businesses, several of which he purchased from Quiet Light. In this episode… When you want to purchase a company, what should you look for? Mike Nunez has a specific strategy: trust. What does trust look like in business terms? Mike is intentional about his strategic acquisitions, values what he builds, and develops relationships. Trust is a highway to more than one thing, but Mike has learned that the highest level of trust is impeccable books. His experience has taught him a few things, especially when it comes to managing books: have clean books and never intermingle funds between businesses. Are you ready to upcycle your business? In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley and Chuck Mullins sit down with Mike Nunez, serial entrepreneur, to discuss the strategy of acquiring 10 companies. Mike talks about authentic work habits, positioning yourself to find value, and upcycling to encompass growth. Stay tuned!
30 minutes | Feb 28, 2023
Deal Debrief: An 8-Figure Ecommerce Exit
Deanna Berardi is the Head of Partnerships at Quiet Light. In this role, she helps develop relationships with buyers, sellers, and partners to ensure the best experience for clients. She is also the Manager of Customer Success at Intuit. Deanna has over 20 years of experience in strategic business development and was the Marketing Manager for Smart Wires Inc. and the Marketing Program Manager for Ernst & Young LLP. She graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a bachelor’s in business administration and marketing. In this episode… How much of an impact do clean books and due diligence make when it comes to exiting your business? For one company, model books and valuation meant securing the deal they wanted. Achieving the exit you desire doesn’t just happen by luck — you have to put in the work. One step to gaining the biggest return on your brand is to use educational material that will enlighten you and your buyers. On the aggregator side, having a strong presentation at the beginning of the process can carry your deal to the end. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley and Deanna Berardi, Head of Partnerships at Quiet Light, talk about a serendipitous turn of events that generated an 8-figure exit. Deanna talks about the valuation process, documentation and transferability, and education for exit empowerment. Stay tuned!
28 minutes | Feb 21, 2023
Unleashing Subscription Revenue With QPilot
Matthew Holman is the Head of Growth and Co-founder of QPilot, which offers merchants a way to manage subscriptions and deliver the best products to consumers. He is an expert in the subscription space and the Founder of “Subscription Prescription,” a newsletter full of insights to help subscriptions thrive. Matthew is the Operations Co-chair of SUBTA (Subscription Trade Association) and a community advisory board member at RiseKit. In this episode… How can you deliver an automated consumer experience? For subscription brands to be successful, they need to look beyond simply acquiring as many new clients as possible. What should you look for? For Matthew Holman, acquiring new clients is about examining the lifetime value and understanding the outcome your clients desire. It’s not just enough to have loyal consumers — you want them to experience new products, upsells, and offerings. This not only maintains their loyalty but generates more revenue for your brand. Creating a subscription is a journey, and Matthew says the more you engage clients and become part of their journey, the more you can sell. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Matthew Holman, Head of Growth and Co-founder of QPilot, to talk about how to build a larger customer lifetime value. Matthew explains subscription logistics, communication for retention, and understanding your consumer for the long run. Stay tuned!
27 minutes | Feb 14, 2023
Get Inventory Funding Without Taking on Debt or Giving Up Equity
Sean De Clercq is the CEO of Kickfurther, a successful crowdfunding platform. Throughout his entrepreneurial career, Sean’s driving goal has been to create a solution to one of the most difficult problems that businesses face: funding the production of their inventory. Fittingly, Sean created Kickfurther to fund inventory for direct-to-consumer and major store brands such as Target, Amazon, Aldi, and more. In addition to running Kickfurther, Sean also works as an Entrepreneur Mentor at Rutgers Business School. In this episode… As a product business in today’s market, where can you access funding for new inventory to fulfill purchase orders and invoices? If you’re unable to secure funding through traditional sources, how can you build your brand? Sean De Clercq and his team at Kickfurther created a cash-flow-friendly solution for product entrepreneurs. With inflation creating a ruckus in the marketplace, it can be daunting for entrepreneurs to acquire loans. Sean helps people turn their cash into physical goods, which are then placed on consignment with growing product businesses. If you’re a brand owner and need inventory without taking on debt, this episode is for you. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Sean De Clercq, CEO and Co-founder of Kickfurther, to talk about growing a company by 80% in 2022 through consignment funding. Sean discusses funding and connecting businesses, the ins and outs of co-op financing, and future goals for Kickfurther. Stay tuned!
36 minutes | Feb 7, 2023
Selling 60% Profit Margin Businesses
Chris Wozniak is a Business Advisor with Quiet Light and the Founder of The George Ryan Group, LLC. He began his career as the Founder, Business Broker, and Mergers and Acquisitions Intermediary of Lesdon & Associates Business Brokers LLC. Through his work representing hundreds of sellers and being a member of the International Business Brokers Association, Chris has earned accreditations of Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary and Certified Business Intermediary. He also earned the Board Certified Broker designation as a member of the Texas Associations of Business Brokers, the Broker Dealer license issued by the Texas State Securities Board, and the Real Estate Broker license issued by the Texas Real Estate Commission. In this episode… When you’re in a specific niche for content agencies, is there a demand to buy your brand? How can you achieve a more profitable exit? While there are many factors in the exit process, Chris Wozniak recommends you have at least two things: clean financials and tax returns that closely resemble your P&L. When it comes to selling your brand, you don’t want to let anything get in the way. Listen to this episode to hear Chris’ first-hand account of selling a medical writing agency — and why the underserved niche can be extremely valuable. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Chris Wozniak, Business Advisor at Quiet Light, to talk about selling third-party agencies. Chris discusses how to attract more buyers to your brand for a greater exit, the in’s and out’s of a barrier entry, and building a profitable business with an exit strategy. Stay tuned!
38 minutes | Jan 31, 2023
2022 Year in Review and a Look Ahead to 2023
Mark Daoust is the Founder, President, and CEO of Quiet Light, a business advisory firm that helps online entrepreneurs achieve amazing exits. Since starting the firm in 2007, Mark has guided dozens of entrepreneurs and small business owners through their exits. Before his work at Quiet Light, Mark founded Site-Reference.com, an online publication with a subscriber base that he expanded to more than 220,000 members. Now, Mark is a well-known presenter and guest author, as well as the co-host of the Quiet Light Podcast. Joe Valley is a Co-owner of Quiet Light. Joe joined the firm after selling his own e-commerce business through Quiet Light in 2010. He has advisor expertise in all web-based niches, including SaaS, e-commerce, and content businesses. In addition to this, Joe is the co-host of the Quiet Light Podcast and the author of The EXITpreneur’s Playbook: How to Sell Your Online Business for Top Dollar by Reverse Engineering Your Pathway to Success. In this episode… The aggregator appetite for quality brands is strong, so, how can your brand meet their needs? If you’re concerned about an unpredictable market, what steps can you take to help strengthen your brand? When it comes to having traction in the aggregator market, Joe Valley and Mark Daoust recommend you educate yourself on the marketplace. The year 2022 caused fear-mongering and confusion in the market, but to help your brand strengthen and grow during the upcoming years, it’s best to keep a level head. This is how Joe and Mark plan to build out their upcoming year so they can continue the Quiet Light mission: helping people achieve their goals. Join Joe Valley and Mark Daoust in this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast as they review the year 2022. Together, they discuss the rollercoaster of marketplace fears, why individual buyers are taking the scene, and how the Quiet Light team has grown over time.
39 minutes | Jan 24, 2023
Use Spacegoat's Amazon Account to Sell in the EU
Anton Hermann is the Co-founder and CMO of SPACEGOATS, a German software company helping you simplify and scale your Amazon business, transporting it into the galactic fast lane. Anton is skilled in e-commerce optimization, self-management, and technical design. He pulls his strong business development drive from his background in mechanical engineering, earning his Master of Science from the University of Stuttgart. In this episode… How can you scale your brand on Amazon when listings, PPC automation, and thousands of tiny tasks take up all your time? Do you want solutions to the challenges of meeting Amazon compliance so you can stay focused on selling? If you’re looking for a better way to grow, Anton Hermann is here to share how SPACEGOATS can help. Keeping up the pace in an international market is exhausting — and it might slow your growth within your home borders. Expanding internationally doesn’t need to come with headaches and hassles. Anton has experience working with different market palates. That’s why he helped create a software and service tool to help solve the complexity of branching into new marketplaces. Now you can streamline day-to-day operations without aggravation. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Anton Hermann, Co-founder and CMO of SPACEGOATS, to discuss taking away 90% of the headaches and hassle with compliance. Anton talks about the cultural differences between international marketplaces, branding your products, and overcoming compliance challenges. Stay tuned!
46 minutes | Jan 17, 2023
How To Use AI To Predict the Perfect Amazon Price for Every Product at Each Precise Moment
Chad Rubin is the CEO and Founder of Profasee, a dynamic pricing platform that enables Amazon brands to predict the perfect price for every product at each precise moment. He has worked in the e-commerce space since 2008 and is the author of Cheaper, Easier, Direct. Chad is the Founder of Deep and Saasy, Founder and Board Member of Think Crucial, and an Advisor for PickFu. He was the Co-founder and CEO of Skubana, which was acquired by 3PL Central, and was a Founding Board Member of the Prosper Show. In this episode… Pricing products for optimal profits can be confusing and frustrating. How can you program AI to charge prices to maximize profit for Amazon sellers? Chad Rubin used his own experience and knowledge of growing an Amazon brand to create an AI model that does just that. Leveraging AI to price products can help keep your brand current in the market and work smarter, not harder. By using this method, your brand could have a 30% increase in profit and decrease the number of mistakes typical pricing makes. Chad used his knowledge and insight of SKU pricing to produce a technology that helps Amazon brands increase profits — and can lead to a great exit! Stop deploying and start harvesting with this episode. In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Chad Rubin, CEO and Founder of Profasee, to discuss how AI can predict the perfect price to win on Amazon by maximizing your profitability. Chad talks about the importance of networking, setting price boundaries for growth, and the competitive advantage of AI. Stay tuned!
32 minutes | Jan 10, 2023
How To Upload Your Knowledge Into Your Employees’ Brains (So They Can Grow Your Business)
Owen McGab Enaohwo is the Co-founder and CEO of SweetProcess, a tool that makes documenting standard operating procedures and tasks easy and efficient. Owen is responsible for making sure that you enjoy using SweetProcess to systematize the operations of your rapidly growing company. He is experienced in the internet industry and previously was the CEO of H.Y.V.A. In this episode… Endless tabs and unorganized documents on how to run your brand can be stressful. How can you easily share standard operating procedures across your brand and make them accessible from one place? Owen McGab Enaohwo helped create a tool to organize your best standard operating procedures (SOPs) that runs the gamut. His tool helps businesses easily access documents with just a few clicks of a mouse, making onboarding and everyday practices smooth. When you have an SOP in place, you’re opening the door for innovative thinking and improvement. Are you ready to revamp your systems? In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley sits down with Owen McGab Enaohwo, Co-founder and CEO of SweetProcess, to discuss how launching a standard operating procedure can aid in the growth of your company. Owen talks about organizing and documenting processes, why you need a minimum viable procedure for your business, and enhancing searchability features.