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Shopify Masters | The ecommerce business and marketing podcast for ambitious entrepreneurs

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Rank #29 in Entrepreneurship category

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Entrepreneurship
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Shopify Masters is an official Shopify podcast where successful entrepreneurs and experts share their experience and inspirational stories.Each week, our host Felix Thea invites successful entrepreneurs to share their experience and practical advice for growing an online business on Shopify. Guests on the show come from a wide range of backgrounds and share insight into topics such as creating viral Facebook ads, outsourcing parts of your business, creating licensed products, running a newsworthy pop-up shop, optimizing your social media marketing, content marketing for SEO, and tons more. These are seasoned entrepreneurs that come from diverse backgrounds who are willing to pull back the curtain and share their best practical advice. Subscribe to the show and leave us a review to let us know what you think!

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Shopify Masters is an official Shopify podcast where successful entrepreneurs and experts share their experience and inspirational stories.Each week, our host Felix Thea invites successful entrepreneurs to share their experience and practical advice for growing an online business on Shopify. Guests on the show come from a wide range of backgrounds and share insight into topics such as creating viral Facebook ads, outsourcing parts of your business, creating licensed products, running a newsworthy pop-up shop, optimizing your social media marketing, content marketing for SEO, and tons more. These are seasoned entrepreneurs that come from diverse backgrounds who are willing to pull back the curtain and share their best practical advice. Subscribe to the show and leave us a review to let us know what you think!

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By 25isgreaterthan24 - Apr 23 2020
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Fantastic episode. Good interviewers. Shuang, please consider listening to the episode and toning down the uptalk.

Very good

By Isabel Lively - Aug 23 2019
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Love the host ask a lot of good questions, can learn a lot from the answers.

iTunes Ratings

279 Ratings
Average Ratings
214
28
18
8
11

Velasca

By 25isgreaterthan24 - Apr 23 2020
Read more
Fantastic episode. Good interviewers. Shuang, please consider listening to the episode and toning down the uptalk.

Very good

By Isabel Lively - Aug 23 2019
Read more
Love the host ask a lot of good questions, can learn a lot from the answers.
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Shopify Masters | The ecommerce business and marketing podcast for ambitious entrepreneurs

Latest release on Nov 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: A $3 Million 4-Hour A Day Business

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On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that built a $3 million business working 4 hours a day.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. Why you should drive your non-English speaking customers to Amazon.

  2. Why they redo their website from scratch every year.

3. Why you should buy Facebook ads in Europe rather than in the US.

Jun 16 2016

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Rank #2: Pulling off a $10k Instagram Launch (Without Any Automation or Ad Spend)

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On this episode of Shopify Masters, find out how The Content Planner grew a 4-figure Instagram following just large enough for a successful 5-figure launch without spending any money on ads or relying on social media automation.

Show Notes: http://www.shopify.com/blogs/blog/content-planner-instagram-launch

Apr 29 2018

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Rank #3: Common Dropshipping Mistakes

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In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from a serial dropshipper about the mistakes that he made, and that many new dropshippers make, and why he thinks Facebook ads aren't the best place to start your marketing.

Show Notes: http://www.shopify.com/blog/sunyez-dropshipping-mistakes

Sep 18 2018

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Rank #4: How This $3K a Day T-Shirt Store Is Preparing for the Holiday Season

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In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who sells $3,000 worth of t-shirts every day and how he’s preparing for the busy holiday shopping season.

Nov 28 2017

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Rank #5: How to Build a Luxury Brand From Scratch

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Linjer sells minimalist goods made using the finest natural materials. On today's episode, we speak with Linjer's Roman Khan and Jennifer Chong and learn how they built a luxury brand through crowdfunding.

Topics we cover:

  1. How to earn the respect of large luxury brand manufacturers when you’re just starting out.
  2. How to let a quality control agency inspect your products for you.
  3. How to test your Kickstarter campaign before launching.

Read a full transcript of the show here.

Mar 28 2017

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Rank #6: How One Entrepreneur Grew Their Sales 8X Through Personable Facebook Ads

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On today's episode, we learn how to move away from canned Facebook ads and towards more intimate and personable ads that resonate with your audience.

Topics we cover:

  1. How to refine your Facebook ad copy.
  2. Why you should use Facebook ads to tell your personal story.
  3. How to grow your store’s subscription program.

May 02 2017

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Rank #7: The Art (and Science) of Facebook Video Ads That Work

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In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who has mastered the art of creating Facebook video ads and trailers for his digital products.

Dec 05 2017

57mins

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Rank #8: How to Find Viral Content for Your Brand's Facebook and Instagram Profiles

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On today's episode, an entrepreneur shares her step-by-step process for finding and repurposing viral content for Facebook and Instagram.

Topics we cover:

  1. How to re-purpose viral content for your brand.
  2. The most important metric to look for when measuring engagement.
  3. How to hire and train someone to run your social media.

Sep 05 2017

46mins

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Rank #9: How SyghtGlasses.com Made $2,416.51 in 5 Weeks Selling Glasses From China + Store Giveaway

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In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that launched a business in 5 weeks and documented the entire journey.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. How to use your competitor’s product reviews to improve your copywriting.

  2. How to reverse engineer the viability of a business idea.

3. How to find and work with influencers and only pay them when they sell your product.

Feb 23 2016

53mins

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Rank #10: How to Launch a Successful Amazon Business in 2017 with Andrew Youderian

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On today’s episode you’ll learn from a successful ecommerce entrepreneur that’s built and sold multiple ecommerce businesses and now works with hundreds of store owners.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. What kind of products do well on Amazon.

  2. How to build a high converting product page on Amazon.

  3. How to use Amazon paid ads.

Jan 12 2017

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Rank #11: The Simple Business Model Used to Build a $2.4 Million Business

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Colin Macintosh turned the end of a tech startup career into a new beginning for building his own brand.

Built on a cheeky pun, Sheets & Giggles grew from a simple business model of offering sustainable and comfortable bedding directly to consumers into a brand that's projecting $2.4 million in sales this year.

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you'll learn from Colin Macintosh of Sheets & Giggles on how he builds a successful crowdfunding campaign and found his niche with eucalyptus lyocell sheets.

For more information on Colin Macintosh, Sheets & Giggles, and show notes: https://www.shopify.com/blog/sheets-and-giggles-business-model

Tune in to learn

  • The business model you should follow to improve your chances of success
  • How they created an 11,000 subscriber email list before launching
  • Why a completely unrelated Reddit post drives them traffic and sales

Jul 23 2019

55mins

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Rank #12: Working With the Same Manufacturers Behind Many Luxury Brands

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On this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn how one entrepreneur is able to work with the top manufacturers that the luxury brands in his space also work with.

Jan 30 2018

53mins

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Rank #13: Working with “Micro Influencers” Helped Thuggies.com Build a Half Million Dollar Business

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In this episode you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that believes the key to success is to work with micro influencers rather than celebrity influencers.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. How to validate a product that no one has ever seen before.

2. Why you should force customers to buy from you online even if you meet them offline.

3. What are micro influencers, how to find them and how to work with them to promote your business.

Sep 13 2016

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Rank #14: The Power of Content: How 1 Article Generated $22 Million in Sales

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In partnership with the late model and makeup artist Cindy Joseph, Ezra Firestone helped to build BOOM by Cindy Joseph, an age-positive cosmetic line for women of every generation. As an ecommerce growth expert, Ezra has been known to share insights on building brands that resonate with consumers and stand the test of time. In this episode of Shopify Masters, Ezra Firestone shares his life and business journey and the most important lessons he’s learned along the way. 

For more on BOOM by Cindy Joseph,  Ezra  Firestone, and show notes: https://www.shopify.com/blog/boombycindyjoseph-brand

Tune in to learn

  • What is the love, demo, love video and why is it such an effective marketing tool
  • Why you should not drive your traffic straight to a product page and where to drive it to instead
  • Where to reinvest in your brand and company

Dec 03 2019

48mins

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Rank #15: More Than a Store: Why (And How) This Founder Built a Lifestyle Platform Instead

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In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who went beyond building a store and instead decided to create a platform to become the central hub for the Electronic Dance Music scene.

Jan 16 2018

51mins

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Rank #16: Why One Etsy Seller Started Her Own Store (And Controlled Her Brand)

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On today's episode, an entrepreneur reveals why she went from selling on Etsy to opening up her own store.

Topics we cover:

  1. How to attract wholesale clients through Etsy.
  2. How to make sure your differentiators stand out.
  3. How to hire temporary workers.

Jul 04 2017

46mins

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Rank #17: Growing an Email List of 20,000 (Without a Product to Sell)

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In this episode, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who had a successful product launch by having a highly engaged pre-launch email list.

Will Africano is the co-founder of GNARBOX: a company that develops products and solutions to revolutionize the multimedia management experience.

Through that email list, we started messaging and surveying and bringing all of those people into the product development experience.

Tune in to learn

  • How to find the right co-founder for your startup
  • How to build a highly engaged 20,000 person pre-launch email list
  • What angel investors care about versus venture capitalists

Show Notes: http://www.shopify.com/blogs/blog/gnarbox-list-building

Dec 10 2018

51mins

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Rank #18: How to Automate Your Business as Fast as Possible

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Remi Silva and Alondra Carbajal were vacationing in Japan when inspiration hit. While most visitors to Tokyo are busy seeing sites and indulging in the local delicacies, Remi was mesmerized by the wide selection of stickers and wondered why the U.S. lacked behind.

Once back home, the couple put the idea into action and started Blank Tag Co. and has built the stickers company to a multi six-figure business while still having day jobs.

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you'll hear from Remi Silva of Blank Tag Co. on how he as automated his business and why keeping his day job helps his business.

For more information on Black Tag Co. and the show notes: https://www.shopify.com/blog/blank-tag-co-automation

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  • How processes remove motivation from the equation
  • Why you should not start with Facebook Ads first and where you should start instead
  • What you should test tweak within your first ads

Aug 06 2019

52mins

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Rank #19: Focus Is the Key for New Entrepreneurs (In More Ways Than One)

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Every entrepreneur at some point learns the true meaning of "focus" and how it applies to so much more than just time management.

In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from one founder who built a million dollar jean company by shifting from a broad focus to a narrow one with his life, his product, his marketing, and more.

Leo Tropeano is the founder of Mugsy Jeans: stylish jeans for men that are as comfortable as sweatpants.

Show notes: https://www.shopify.com/blog/mugsy-focus

Apr 16 2019

35mins

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Rank #20: How One Entrepreneur Generates $1 Million a Year Selling Marijuana Accessories

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In this episode you’ll learn from a top performing sales executive that’s in charge of two Shopify stores in the marijuana accessories industry.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. Why you’ll get better customers by offering 100% satisfaction guaranteed refunds rather than giving away free samples.

  2. Why not needing revenue immediately can help you focus on building a product-first business.

3. What it’s like working a demanding sales job and running 2 Shopify businesses.

Mar 10 2016

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