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Today we have David Sasson who founded overstockArt.com and Artistbe.com. Since founding overstockArt.com in 2002, David has grown the company from its modest start to an international organization with offices located in two countries. They sell hand-painted reproductions of famous paintings and have sold millions of oil paintings from its inception.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [1:30] Jeremy introduces his guest, David Sasson.
  • [2:30] Challenging moments in business for David.
  • [7:30] David talks about losing over $40,000.
  • [9:30] Why it’s important resist the urge to react quickly to bad situations in business.
  • [13:00] David shares some proud moments in business.

In this episode…

What does it take to build a resilient company that can endure even the most harrowing challenges? How do you prepare yourself as a leader and empower those in your business to weather the toughest storms? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and business leader David Sasson. David opens up about the two organizations he leads, some of the most difficult challenges he has run into as a business leader, milestones and successes along the way, and much more! You don’t want to miss this exciting opportunity to learn from David’s unique perspective. Make sure to listen to this episode!

Did you know that one of the worst things you can do in a bad business situation is to respond and react immediately? Sure there will be those moments where you need to be fast acting but by and large, most decisions and reactions to significant business-related events can be postponed until the emotion and adrenaline subside. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from David Sasson as he explains how he came to discover and learn this truth first hand. For David, this lesson came through experience and time with a strategic coach. Now he is in the regular practice of getting away from the office to think through business solutions and allow time and distance to contribute to his overall state of mind. To hear David expand on this topic and much more, make sure to listen to this episode!

As a business leader, you set the tone for the culture and environment of your organization. How would you describe the current climate in your company right now? What steps can you take to continue pushing it forward in a positive direction? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and innovator David Sasson. Looking back, David is proud of the milestones and accomplishments both of his organizations have made along the way. He never dreamed of creating these businesses so he could run a one-man show, it was always his dream to create businesses that provided for others to thrive in. To hear more about David's journey and why he is enjoys going to work each day with the people on his team, make sure to listen to this engaging episode!

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Today we have someone who people whisper about behind closed doors in high-level entrepreneur groups because they want his advice. Roland Frasier founded, scaled or sold almost two dozen different businesses ranging from consumer products to industrial machine manufacturing companies with adjusted sales ranging from $3 million to $337 million. He has completed infomercial deals with Guthy-Renker and K-Tel Direct, publishing deals with Simon & Schuster and Random House, negotiated shows with major hotels on the Las Vegas strip, he's been involved in over 100 private and public offerings, and much more. Roland currently is a principal in Idea Incubator which owns both DigitalMarketer.com and NativeCommerce.com and works in marketing businesses with Ryan Deiss, Perry Belcher, Frank Kern and many other digital marketing thought leaders.

 

 

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [1:10] Jeremy introduces his guest, Roland Frasier.
  • [3:00] Roland talks about his childhood and family.
  • [6:30] Why is it so important to know how to negotiate?
  • [10:00] Don’t let people label you!
  • [11:30] How did Roland come to work with Tony Robbins?
  • [15:00] What did Roland start working on after he left his law firm.
  • [20:30] Lessons learned from working with Tony Robbins.
  • [23:00] How did Roland start working with Ryan Deiss and Perry Belcher?
  • [29:30] Roland talks about meeting and working with Gary Halpert.
  • [38:00] Roland’s three “M’s.”
  • [40:00] Why the Traffic and Conversion Summit is so successful.
  • [54:00] How selling from the stage can hinder profitability.
  • [57:00] Roland talks about his booth at War Room.
  • [59:30] The challenge of working with partners who have different management styles.
  • [1:05:00] Roland talks about Founder’s Board.
  • [1:08:00] Where did the 1892 Society web domain come from?
  • [1:12:00] What do Roland’s kids want to do?
  • [1:16:00] Will Roland write a book?
  • [1:20:30] One of Roland’s favorite stories that he shares with friends and family.

In this episode…

As a business leader, wouldn’t you love to learn the ins and outs of effective negotiation skills? Imagine the impact that would have on your abilities to lead and make deals as a business owner. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and innovator Roland Frasier. Roland opens up about his background, why effective negotiation is so important, the influential leaders who have shaped his skills as a businessman, dealing with partners who have different management styles, and so much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this engaging episode featuring Roland!

What is that one piece of wisdom that has served you well as you’ve grown and developed as a business leader? Where did it come from? Why do you continue to trust it? On this episode of Inspired Insider, Roland Frasier shares an important lesson he learned from his father that has served him well all of his years in business. The wisdom that Roland learned is to not take things personally when people say something out of stress or fear. In light of the truth, Roland values his ability to give people the benefit of the doubt. He says that is the best gift we can often give people in stressful situations. To hear more from Roland and more great insights and lessons he’s collected over the years, make sure to listen to this episode!

How do you approach business relationships and contacts? Are you always looking for ways to get something from someone else, trying to figure out the strategic angel? Or are you one of those crazy individuals who actually likes to help other people without any promise of return? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Roland Frasier as he shares why he is so passionate about helping others. Roland says that sincerely helping others without hope for a return is one of the most self-interested things you can do because it almost always ends up turning out good for you. As Jeremy attests though, these aren’t just empty words from Roland, he actually loves to help others in any way that he can. To hear more about Roland and his passion for helping others, don’t miss this episode!

Wouldn’t it be great to learn from a world-renowned leader like Tony Robbins? Imagine what insights and lessons you could learn from getting to know him on a personal basis. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Roland Frasier as he goes over the key lessons he learned from his time with Tony. Roland likes to distill the three lessons he learned from Rony into the three “M’s.”

  • Mentoring
  • Modeling
  • Masterminding

Roland is convinced that if leaders like you can wrap your mind around these three important concepts, then the sky will be the limit for your success. To hear Roland expand on these three important lessons and more, make sure to listen to this informative episode!

How would you respond if you found yourself in a work environment that had several leaders with different management styles? Do you think that you could have a positive impact in such a seemingly hectic environment? On this episode of Inspired Insider, Roland Frasier shares how he was able to navigate working with Ryan Deiss and Perry Belcher who both came from very different management style approaches. While it wasn’t always easy, Roland learned to work with both of these bold personalities and find a way forward that played to everyone’s strengths. To hear more about the valuable lessons that Roland learned from negotiating and navigating that unique environment, make sure to listen to this episode!

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Today we have Andrew Johnson and Michael Fleming from the CPA firm, Peisner and Johnson. Peisner Johnson & Company is the largest registered CPA firm that focuses exclusively on state and local tax issues. They have a proven track record of experience and an extensive knowledge of state tax law. They have consulted with thousands of companies doing business across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Their client list reads like a "who's who" of companies in just about every industry. 

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:45] Andrew and Michael share how their CPA firm can help sellers.
  • [2:00] Why Andrew and Michael love educating their clients.
  • [2:40] Success stories from clients.
  • [4:00] Horror stories from clients that Andrew and Michael work with.
  • [8:30] Celebrating 25 years in businesses, a huge milestone!

In this episode…

Let’s face it, most ecommerce business leaders dread having to deal with the complexities of sales taxes. Where do you have to pay it? When do you have to pay it? How often? In every state? There are so many ins and outs of this complicated topic that there seems like there is no easy way to handle it. But that’s not true! There are uniquely gifted individuals who specialize in sales taxes and who love to untangle this seemingly complicated topic. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Andrew Johnson and Michael Fleming from the CPA firm, Peisner and Johnson. In their conversation with Jeremy, they go over how they can help ecommerce sellers, why they love to educate their clients, customer success stories, and much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this engaging episode!

As more and more commerce shifts from brick and mortar storefronts to the ecommerce business realm, many state governments are cracking down on ecommerce sellers and coming after them for sales taxes. Chances are if you are an ecommerce seller, you’ve already started wondering and possibly stressing about this issue. What are your options? How can you protect yourself, stay in compliance, and make a profit? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from the CPA wizards at Peisner and Johnson. Andrew and Michael open up about how their firm specializes and is uniquely positioned to help ecommerce sellers. Don’t go through this complicated issue alone! Get all the info you need to get started in the right direction on this episode!

No one likes to get overwhelmed by a topic that seems impossible to understand like sales taxes. But the problem is, most business leaders don’t have the time to pour over dry textbooks and professional articles to brush up on this topic. The CPA firm Peisner and Johnson has worked hard to help educate their clients so they don’t feel overwhelmed and in the dark on this subject that has such an important bearing on their business. Listen to this episode of Inspired Insider as Andrew and Michael discuss why they enjoy educating their clients and how that process has led to valuable savings. You don’t want to miss this powerful episode!

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Rise25 is where entrepreneurs of 6,7, and 8 figure businesses come together live and in person every few months to solve their biggest business challenges through this high-level Mastermind group. Each member leaves each week with lifelong friendships and actionable steps to take their business to the next level. Check out Rise25.com - a group run by myself and cofounder John Corcoran. Rise 25 is application only.

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Today we have Brent Ohlendorf. Brent helped to co-found and launch the shipping, customs-clearing, and freight-forwarding firm, FBA Forward, aimed towards supporting the growing Amazon FBA-sellers and entrepreneurs community. He has supported the growth of the firm to 25+ employees and dedicated licensed customs broker team in San Diego and has worked closely with shipping agents located in every major port city in China and elsewhere to support their mission.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:45] Brent talks about what FBA Forward does and why he started it.
  • [1:45] Who is the ideal customer for FBA Forward?
  • [2:10] Customer success stories.
  • [2:40] Milestones along the way.
  • [3:00] What was it like starting the business out of a garage?

In this episode…

What does it take to build a thriving business that specifically addresses an issue many ecommerce leaders dread? That issue, of course, is shipping! So many ecommerce businesses dread having to work out all the ins and outs of this laborious aspect of their organization. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from innovator and entrepreneur Brent Ohlendorf as he talks about why he helped found FBA Forward. For Brent and his team, it all came down to identifying a huge need in the marketplace that no one was addressing. Like any good entrepreneur worth their salt, Brent and his team seized on the opportunity to create shipping solutions for ecommerce businesses. To hear more about Brent’s journey, make sure to listen to this exciting episode!

Are you an ecommerce business owner that is looking to take your business to the next level? Maybe you struggle with shipping and logistics like most private label sellers do. Did you know that there is a company that is committed to helping you solve those issues so you can focus on what will move your organization forward? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Brent Ohlendorf as he goes over the many ways that FBA Forward can help ecommerce leaders use their time and energy efficiently. The guys at FBA Forward love to handle shipping nuances and would like nothing better than to take this difficult task off your desk. Hear all about FBA Forward and what they have to offer on this engaging episode!

What lessons can you learn from an organization that started from humble beginnings in a garage to now facilitating the shipping and logistics of millions of dollars worth of merchandise each month? Not only that, they accomplished all of this without the help of outside funding, in other words, they bootstrapped their success all by themselves. Don't’ miss this wonderful opportunity to hear the amazing success story of FBA Forward. The inspiration found in Brent’s story could be just what you need to stay focused and driving toward your goals. Hear more on this powerful episode of Inspired Insider!

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Rise25 is where entrepreneurs of 6,7, and 8 figure businesses come together live and in person every few months to solve their biggest business challenges through this high-level Mastermind group. Each member leaves each week with lifelong friendships and actionable steps to take their business to the next level. Check out Rise25.com - a group run by myself and cofounder John Corcoran. Rise 25 is application only.

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Today we have Brent Bellm, CEO of Big Commerce. BigCommerce is the world’s leading cloud ecommerce platform for established and rapidly-growing businesses. Combining enterprise functionality, an open architecture and app ecosystem, and market-leading performance, BigCommerce enables businesses to grow online sales with 80% less cost, time and complexity than on-premise software. BigCommerce powers B2B and B2C ecommerce for more than 50,000 SMBs, 2,000+ mid-market businesses, more than 25 Fortune 1000 companies, and industry-leading brands including Assurant, Ben & Jerry’s, Gibson, Paul Mitchell, and Toyota. 

 

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:45] What does Big Commerce do?
  • [1:45] The importance of diversification.
  • [2:30] Customer success stories.
  • [3:30] Brent talks about his background as an ecommerce leader.

In this episode…

What can leaders like you learn from a massive organization that is built on creating innovative and productive market solution? How is an ecommerce platform using branded stores helping ecommerce businesses succeed? Imagine the insights and lessons you could learn and walk away with to improve your business's efforts. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader Brent Bellm. Brent takes the time to explain the unique role that Big Commerce plays in the marketplace, how they are advancing the ecommerce industry, success stories from some of their customers, his personal ecommerce background, and much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this engaging episode with Brent!

Did you know that the average ecommerce seller can triple their sales by diversifying their approach and embracing a multichannel strategy? Are businesses like yours leaving money on the table? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from top business leader Brent Bellm. Brent opens up about how his company, Big Commerce is uniquely positioned to help ecommerce sellers expand their business to multiple ecommerce platforms instead of relying solely on Amazon. Brent and his team are dedicated to helping as many ecommerce sellers succeed as possible, the primary way they do this is by empowering them with access to more buyers than ever before! To hear more about the Big Commerce story, make sure to listen to this episode!

How have you made sure that you are on the top of your game as a business leader? Do you read books on leadership or attend conferences? Maybe you listen to podcasts that have world-renowned leaders as guests, either way, if you want to grow as a leader, you have to be committed to learning. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from one of the savviest ecommerce leaders in the marketplace, Brent Bellm. Brent has spent many years in the industry helping ecommerce giants like Ebay grow and expand. Discovery what insights and lessons you can learn from Brent’s perspective on this fascinating episode!

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Rise25 is where entrepreneurs of 6,7, and 8 figure businesses come together live and in person every few months to solve their biggest business challenges through this high-level Mastermind group. Each member leaves each week with lifelong friendships and actionable steps to take their business to the next level. Check out Rise25.com - a group run by myself and cofounder John Corcoran. Rise 25 is application only.

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Today we have Brandon Checketts. Brandon has been a lifelong entrepreneur - starting as far back as elementary school when he sold candy to other kids in the neighborhood. His technical skill now has him firmly in the tech industry where he runs BookScouter.com and Seller Labs, as well as RoundSphere which operates their office space in Athens, Georgia. Seller Labs has expanded its product offerings to solve many problems for sellers. They offer tools for Amazon keyword research, Sponsored Products advertising, product discovery and inventory management.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:45] Brandon talks about what Seller Labs does for ecommerce businesses.
  • [2:30] Customer success stories.
  • [3:30] Why you should check out Seller Labs.
  • [4:00] Brandon’s bucket list items.

In this episode…

How does a business leader build a company around offering groundbreaking ecommerce and Amazon tools? What is the future of such a niche business model? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Brandon Checketts as he goes over the tools and software programs he and his team have developed to help ecommerce sellers succeed. It’s amazing to hear how they’ve grown and developed as an organization, they’ve recently come out with a new tool called “Promote” which Brandon spends a moment talking about. To hear about what Seller Labs and Brandon are cooking up, make sure to listen to this exciting episode, you don't’ want to miss it!

As the ecommerce industry grows, more and more sellers are looking for ways to free up their time and energy using Amazon tools and software that will help them automate steps and processes. Seller Labs is an industry leader when it comes to ecommerce tools that empower sellers via automation. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from innovator and business leader, Brandon Checketts. Brandon is passionate about his work developing and refining tools that help ecommerce leaders succeed. While the process isn’t always smooth sailing, Brandon and his team are committed to putting high-quality software and Amazon tools on the marketplace to grow the industry’s potential. Hear more about Brandon’s story on this engaging episode!

At the end of the day, your product or service is only as good as value and benefit you can bring to your customers. What do your customers have to say about your businesses? Do you have success stories from your customers that you can proudly share? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and business leader Brandon Checketts. Brandon is quick to tell the stories of customers who have used Seller Labs tools like Ignite to expand their business potential and reach more buyers. To hear how the Seller Labs tool, Ignite helped on ecommerce business see skyrocketing results, make sure to listen to this episode!

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Rise25 is where entrepreneurs of 6,7, and 8 figure businesses come together live and in person every few months to solve their biggest business challenges through this high-level Mastermind group. Each member leaves each week with lifelong friendships and actionable steps to take their business to the next level. Check out Rise25.com - a group run by myself and cofounder John Corcoran. Rise 25 is application only.

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Today we have Bernie Thompson founder of Efficient Era. Bernie has worked as a programmer for IBM, software manager at Microsoft and much more. He is also the author of "FlyWheels and Feedback Loops: A Guide to Success for Amazon Private Label Sellers."

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:45] What does Efficient Era do? Why did Bernie Thompson start it?
  • [1:50] Pain points solved by Efficient Era.
  • [2:50] Customer success stories.
  • [3:50] The best way to turn around a negative review.
  • [4:30] A milestone that Bernie is proud of.
  • [5:00] What you need to know about Efficient Era.
  • [6:00] A bucket list item.

In this episode…

What does it take to build a robust and thriving brand? How can business leaders like you learn from the example and story of a business built on helping others create a focused and dedicated brand for their organization? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and innovator, Bernie Thompson. Bernie opens up about why he founded Efficient Era, the great work they do with brand building, customer success stories, how to turn around a negative review, milestones reached, and so much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this fascinating episode with Bernie!

If you follow tech news at all, you may have noticed that Amazon is taking over the world. But did you know that with all of their rapid growth and new innovations, they still miss some important steps that could help ecommerce sellers and brands that use their platform succeed? On this episode of Inspired Insider, Bernie Thompson reveals some of the ways Efficient Era comes in and solves these gaps that Amazon has yet to address. Efficient Era comes in and helps sellers automate important tasks that free them up and allow them to focus on other areas of growing their brand. To hear more about Bernie’s story, make sure to listen to this engaging episode!

When a business is built on serving other organizations, it can take awhile to reach a point where you can look back and celebrate how much your business has grown. For Bernie Thompson and his team at Efficient Era, they’ve recently been able to celebrate a huge milestone, over 200 businesses now use Efficient Era tools! That’s a great accomplishment to look back on, but Bernie and his team won’t stop there! They are committed to providing the best tools that help ecommerce businesses build their brand and stay ahead of their competition. To hear more about Efficient Era and how they’ve been able to identify and serve a niche customer group, make sure to listen to this episode of Inspired Insider!

Resources Mentioned on this episode

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This is part of the Prosper Show Ecommerce Mastery Series where top Sellers and Experts teach you what really works to boost your ecommerce business. They have an amazing conference with some of the top Amazon sellers and industry leaders.

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Rise25 is where entrepreneurs of 6,7, and 8 figure businesses come together live and in person every few months to solve their biggest business challenges through this high-level Mastermind group. Each member leaves each week with lifelong friendships and actionable steps to take their business to the next level. Check out Rise25.com - a group run by myself and cofounder John Corcoran. Rise 25 is application only.

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Today we have Scott Galvao. Scott is a co-founder of InterCultural Elements (ICE), a Germany based company with over 50 employees which helps retailers expand e-commerce sales internationally. Before InterCultural Elements, he cut his teeth working on a wide range of international ecommerce businesses. Scott worked for more than 6 years at AuktionMaster and ChannelAdvisor UK as an Implementation Manager.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:45] Scott describes how Intercultural Elements serves its customers.
  • [2:00] Customer success stories.
  • [3:10] How Intercultural Elements is an A to Z solution service.
  • [4:10] Fear of the unknown keeps business leaders from expanding.
  • [5:00] A milestone for Intercultural Elements that Scott is proud of.
  • [5:30] A bucket list item for Scott.

In this episode…

What does it look like to build an organization that specializes in helping other businesses succeed? How does a business like that market itself and promote its services? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and entrepreneur, Scott Galvao. Scott and his team at Intercultural Elements work hard at helping ecommerce businesses and others take their business to an international market. In his conversation with Jeremy, Scott opens up about the services Intercultural Elements provides, milestones they’ve reached, customer success stories, and much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this engaging episode featuring Scott!

As a business leader, have you run across issues and problems where you needed an outside expert? What if you’ve reached the point where you can’t find an expert to help you out of your problem? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from innovator and leader Scott Galvao. Scott along with his co-founders saw a hole in the marketplace for sellers and other businesses looking to take their company to an international market. That’s when they developed Intercultural Elements to serve as a one-stop shop and complete solution to help sellers bridge the divide and navigate all the hurdles. To hear more about how Intercultural Elements expertly positioned themselves in the marketplace, make sure to listen to this episode!

What is the one thing that is holding your business back? Does it come down to resources? Are you struggling with strategy and direction? For many business leaders, the one thing holding them back is the fear of the unknown. Do you struggle with a fear of the unknown? How do you do fight against that fear? For Scott Galvo and his team at Intercultural Elements, they’ve had to face this fear and help other business leaders do the same. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear Scott’s story and how he’s helped leaders like you push past their fear to take their business to new markets to reach levels of unprecedented growth. What can you learn from Scott’s story? Listen to this episode to find out!

Resources Mentioned on this episode

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This is part of the Prosper Show Ecommerce Mastery Series where top Sellers and Experts teach you what really works to boost your ecommerce business. They have an amazing conference with some of the top Amazon sellers and industry leaders.

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Rise25 is where entrepreneurs of 6,7, and 8 figure businesses come together live and in person every few months to solve their biggest business challenges through this high-level Mastermind group. Each member leaves each week with lifelong friendships and actionable steps to take their business to the next level. Check out Rise25.com - a group run by myself and cofounder John Corcoran. Rise 25 is application only.

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Today we have Charlie Moyer who went from an unemployed military veteran with no eCommerce or online marketing experience to growing his men’s grooming company, Badass Beardcare from $3000 per month to $375,000 in monthly sales. It all started with a simple $20 investment, and now he employs over 12 people in their El Dorado Hills facility.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:45] Why have samples been so effective for Badass Beardcare?
  • [2:20] New and popular scents.
  • [5:00] Plans to expand internationally & lessons learned at Prosper Show.
  • [7:30] How do negative keywords work?
  • [8:30] How Prosper Show has been helpful.
  • [9:30] Bucket list items.

In this episode…

What does it take to develop a growing and expanding business? How do you take that business model and launch it in an overseas marketplace? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and innovator Charles Moyer. Charles goes over the Badass Beardcare model, what new and seasonal scents they are developing, how they are taking their business to international markets, what they’ve learned from attending Prosper Show, and much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of Charles’ unique insights and great takeaways from this special event!

How do you cultivate a thriving brand that can grow a hardcore following while staying innovative and fresh? What does that type of business model look like? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Charles Moyer as he opens up about Badass Beardcare and the amazing work they are doing with keeping their products relevant and in demand with their customer base. From capitalizing on awesome pairings like beards and beers, the guys at Badass Beardcare know what they are doing. What can you learn from their accurate and on message branding? Learn more from the Badass Beardcare story on this engaging episode!

As a business leader, you have to be willing to learn new concepts and strategies if you want to keep your organization competitive. What steps are you taking to maintain your competitive edge? How can you do your part as a leader to put your company in the best position to succeed? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and business owner Charles Moyer. Charles shares his perspective and what he’s learned by attending Prosper Show, you may not think you have the time to attend an event like this one, but the truth is, you may not be able to afford missing out! Don’t let your competition get the advantage over you, stay sharp by learning at events like Prosper Show! Hear how this event has impacted Charles and his team by listening to this episode!

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This is part of the Prosper Show Ecommerce Mastery Series where top Sellers and Experts teach you what really works to boost your ecommerce business. They have an amazing conference with some of the top Amazon sellers and industry leaders.

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Today we have a wonderful guest, Eytan Wiener. As COO and Co-Founder of Quantum Networks, Eytan has overseen the company’s expansion from a startup in 2008 to a 25 million dollar company by 2014. His oversight gained the company a 4,566% increase in revenue, a rise deemed unprecedented in the industry, earning Quantum a place on the INC. 500 list for the three years in a row, as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. Eytan is also a partner with Tradeport, and a board member of PROSPER Show.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [1:00] What did it take to put on Prosper Show?
  • [2:00] What is the gap that is filled by Prosper Show?
  • [2:45] The big takeaway from Eytan’s talk at Prosper Show.
  • [3:45] Ideas and insights that are worth the price of admission to Prosper.
  • [6:30] What you need to know about Prosper Show and why you should attend.

In this episode…

How do you put together an event that brings all types of leaders and organizations to focus on sharing best practice education? What would that type of collaborative and networking event look like? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and entrepreneur, Eytan Wiener. Eytan opens up about his experience creating Prosper Show, why he is so excited about the environment they’ve created, key insights and lessons that are worth the price of admission, and so much more. You don’t want to miss a minute of this engaging and eye-opening episode featuring Eytan!

As a business leader, you do everything you can to position your organization to answer the needs of your customer base. Don't you want to fill the gaps that no one else can fill in your industry? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear why Eytan Wiener believes Prosper Show is an amazing solution to the gaps that all the other shows and conferences leave unaddressed. At the heart of what separates Prosper Show from all the rest is an emphasis on education and value, not trying to push or sell products or services. What can you learn from Eytan and the unique approach of Prosper Show? Find out on this exciting episode!

Everyone wants to get the most value out of the events they attend, no one likes to waste their time. How can leaders like you maximize your time at conferences and events like Prosper Show? Are these events really providing content that makes it worth the price of admission? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Eytan Wiener as he goes over the valuable lessons and insights you don’t want to miss out on that can only be found at Prosper Show. The two points that Eytan makes are regarding saving ecommerce sellers money in their business. Don’t leave money on the table! Listen to Eytan’s insightful takeaways and find out why you shouldn't miss the next Prosper Show!

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This is part of the Prosper Show Ecommerce Mastery Series where top Sellers and Experts teach you what really works to boost your ecommerce business. They have an amazing conference with some of the top Amazon sellers and industry leaders.

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Rise25 is where entrepreneurs of 6,7, and 8 figure businesses come together live and in person every few months to solve their biggest business challenges through this high-level Mastermind group. Each member leaves each week with lifelong friendships and actionable steps to take their business to the next level. Check out Rise25.com - a group run by myself and cofounder John Corcoran. Rise 25 is application only.

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