Podcast Episodes

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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Exiting an E-Commerce Brand with Ben Leonard

Episode 73 Ben Leonard built a 7-figure business from his laptop…only to sell it after 3 years. You may be surprised and curious as to why Ben did it, but for him, it was the right thing to do. What were his reasons for this surprising decision? He drops by to tell us why. Ben…

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Why did Ken Sponsor a Semi-Pro Poker Player?

Episode 72 Have you heard about dropshipping? This business model looks attractive as a passive income stream because you don’t need an inventory to start selling products. You only need a platform to accept orders and forward them to the manufacturers. Ken tried it, alongside sponsoring a semi-pro Poker player, and failed. The silver lining…

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Launching on the Walmart E-Commerce Platform

Episode 71 Are you planning to sell at Walmart? Then, don’t miss this episode. Ken will share his experiences so far in selling in Walmart. We will talk about the things we like about it, including how easy the integration is and how the sales are going. We will also discuss more topics to make…

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