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Shopify Masters is a podcast brought to you by Shopify where successful ecommerce entrepreneurs and experts share their business 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 a podcast brought to you by Shopify where successful ecommerce entrepreneurs and experts share their business 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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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.

Awesome guests

By MondototheMax - May 24 2019
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Really great info and sales product show. Learned a lot

iTunes Ratings

227 Ratings
Average Ratings
180
20
14
5
8

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.

Awesome guests

By MondototheMax - May 24 2019
Read more
Really great info and sales product show. Learned a lot
Cover image of Shopify Masters | The ecommerce business and marketing podcast for ambitious entrepreneurs

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

Updated 1 day ago

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Shopify Masters is a podcast brought to you by Shopify where successful ecommerce entrepreneurs and experts share their business 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!

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
53 mins
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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
52 mins
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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
56 mins
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Rank #4: 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
53 mins
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Rank #5: 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
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #6: 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
55 mins
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Rank #7: How PrideDesignz.com uses Facebook Fan Pages To Average $30K/Month In Sales

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On this week’s episode you'll learn from an entrepreneur that followed her passions and created a Facebook fan page that drives the majority of her traffic.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. How you can tell if you’re just interested or if you’re truly passionate about a niche.

  2. How to transition from building an audience to monetizing that audience.

3. And the kinds of content to post on your Facebook fan page to get the most engagement with actual examples.

Apr 28 2016
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #8: The ROI of Hiring a Creative Agency to Build Your Brand Identity

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Maap sells premium cycling apparel designed in Melbourne, Australia. On today's episode, Maap's Oliver Cousins explains why he invested in their brand identity right from the start.

Topics we cover:

  1. Why it’s critical to nail down your branding, early.
  2. How to work with a creative agency to figure out your brand identity.
  3. How to design a product that balances form and function.
Mar 02 2017
55 mins
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Rank #9: 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
35 mins
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Rank #10: 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
46 mins
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Rank #11: You Don't Have to Know it All to Make it Scale

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Kisstixx sells a lip balm that adds a little chemistry to every kiss. On today’s episode, Kisstixx's Dallas Robinson explains how he used online ads to drive traffic to... offline retail stores. Plus, we debut a new format!

Topics we cover:

  1. What makes a product scalable.
  2. How to successfully launch your product at a trade show.
  3. How to spend your first 30 days when developing a new product.
Feb 16 2017
49 mins
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Rank #12: 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
53 mins
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Rank #13: 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
1 hour
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Rank #14: FindlayHats.com Drove $28K from 1 Viral Reddit Post

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In this episode you’ll learn how an entrepreneur drove $28,000 from 1 viral reddit post.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. How to validate a product on Instagram.

  2. How to balance life as a freelancer while launching a product business.

3. What are magic moments and how to create them for your customer.

Jul 12 2016
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #15: Designing a Subscription Box That's Worth Unboxing Every Month

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In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who started his own monthly subscription box to introduce an entire culture to his customers.

Show Notes: http://www.shopify.com/blogs/blog/bokksu-subscription-box

Jul 16 2018
43 mins
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Rank #16: KharaKapas.com Started a $1,500/Day Business Even Though She Doesn’t Like Taking Risks

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In this episode, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that stated a $1,500 per day business ever though she doesn’t like taking risks.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. How to break through self doubt in entrepreneurship.

  2. How to start a business when you don’t like taking big risks.

  3. Why it might not be a good idea to collaborate with other brands.

Oct 04 2016
55 mins
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Rank #17: Successfully Launch Into Amazon Using Shopify’s Latest Integration

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On today’s episode, you’ll hear from an internal Shopify employee on the latest Shopify integration into Amazon and how to take advantage of it.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. The difference between being a reseller and a brand when selling on Amazon.

  2. How to kick off the sales machine on Amazon.

  3. How to improve your ranking on Amazon’s product listings.

Jan 10 2017
59 mins
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Rank #18: 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
46 mins
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Rank #19: TryTheWorld.com Grew from 500 to 50,000 Subscription Box Customers

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On today’s podcast you’ll learn from an entrepreneur that grew a subscription service from 500 to 50,000 customers.

In this episode you'll learn:

  1. The benefits of offering an annual subscription plan.

  2. How they use Facebook Lookalike audiences to target their ads.

3. What is churn rate and why it will be crazy at the beginning and stabilize over time.

May 17 2016
49 mins
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Rank #20: 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
51 mins
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