Podcast Episodes

Prosper Show: Key Takeaways from the Conference

Episode 83 In today’s episode, Ken and I talk about our major takeaways from the Prosper Show, a learning and networking event for established Amazon sellers who want to make their businesses more profitable and for service providers focused on offering business scaling. After the event, we felt excited not just for ourselves, but also…

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Pay Per Click State of the Union with PPC Expert Liran Hirshkorn

Episode 82 Liran Hirschkorn has been marketing online for 12 years. After growing and selling an Internet life insurance agency in 2014, Liran decided to get involved in e-commerce and selling on Amazon and has since sold millions of dollars on Amazon.  Liran is widely followed as a thought leader and speaker on marketing and…

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Navigating Expensive Freight & Supply Chain Disruptions with Francois Jaffres

Episode 81 Francois Jaffres is the closest thing to a crystal ball that we know of in terms of keeping his fingers on the pulse of global logistics. This is why he took a quick break from his position as Director of Business Development at Noviland to join us in this episode. Francois is a…

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How to Make More Money Utilizing Your Profit and Loss Statement

Episode 80 In today’s episode we are going to take a deep dive into the profit and loss (P&L) statement covering topics such as 1) what is a P&L statement?;  2) Why is a P&L so important; 3) What to do when you receive your P&L?; and 4) What strategies Ken and I use in…

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Intersection of PPC & Profitability (PART 2)

We continue our discussion about pay-per-click (PPC) and profitability. This time, we discuss further the different ways to control your Total Advertising Cost of Sale (TACoS), as well as some practical tips to boost your sales, conversion rate, and ecommerce store traffic, among other important topics. By the way, do you know that Amazon owes…

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Intersection of PPC & Profitability (PART 1)

Episode 78 In today’s episode, David and I will talk about pay-per-click (PPC) and profitability and how we can reconcile them in our businesses. We have also included a real-life case study from one of our portfolio companies, as well as a discussion of Advertising Cost of Sale (ACoS) and Total Advertising Cost of Sale…

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The EXITpreneur’s Playbook – Author Joe Valley

Episode 77 Joe Valley fired the man 24 years ago and never looked back ever since. He wrote “The EXITpreneur’s Playbook” to guide entrepreneurs in exiting their businesses the right way, specifically sharing tactical steps and mindset shifts that they need to get the most out of their exit. Joe can also be heard regularly…

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Amazon Inventory Restrictions and How to Come Out on Top

Episode 76 Many e-commerce business owners are having a hard time overcoming the current Amazon inventory restrictions. That’s why in this episode David and I will be talking about the strategies we’re implementing. But that’s not really it. We also want you, the Firing the Man Nation, to share your own solutions. Let’s stay the…

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Navigating Expensive Freight, Supply Chain Issues, and Amazon’s Inventory Restrictions with Burak Yolga

Check out https://forceget.com/ to use promo code FTM 300 and tell them that FiringTheMan sent you. Episode 75 Ken and I are happy to talk with Burak Yolga for the second time, where we talk about logistics, inventory, and supply for e-commerce businesses. Our interview with Burak is timely as shipping is so expensive right…

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Challenging Conventional Wisdom with The Prolific Investor with Chris Odegard

We have the one and only Chris Odegard to talk about alternative investment vehicles you can try over the traditional ones such as the 401(k). Our discussion mostly focused on 401(k) and why he will advise people to NOT put money into it. Instead, he will advise them to invest in real estate, which if…

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