Listen in as host Eric Bandholz, founder of Beardbrand, interviews interesting entrepreneurs in the ecommerce space.
Entrepreneur Loses $6 Million, Bounces Back
Shakil Prasla recently made a big mistake. An astute ecommerce operator and owner, Prasla purchased in late 2020 Covid-related protective gloves at roughly twice the ultimate selling price. His company, Gloves.com, lost $6 million.
Keyword Sleuthing Propels Niche Publisher
Content marketing can be difficult. But not for Kyle Boureston. He's an editor and publisher. His company, Boureston Media, runs seven content sites around niches. He's refined his topic selection and production methods over the years to engage visitors from organic search. Boureston's insights can help ecommerce companies improve their content marketing efforts.
Hustle Exec: Ecommerce Firms Should Acquire Content Providers
Adam Ryan joined The Hustle in August 2016, four months after its launch. He was a part-time employee responsible for generating advertising revenue. By February 2021, when HubSpot acquired it, he was president. Ryan is now an investor and consultant, advising companies on content strategies that engage prospects.
Happiness, not Profit, Drives Grasshopper Founder
Having sold Grasshopper, the virtual phone service, for $175 million in 2015, David Hauser assessed his priorities. Grasshopper was his third launch and exit, following ReturnPath (email services) and Chargify (subscription management). "I decided to optimize for happiness, not for return on capital or profit," he said.
Entrepreneur's Eczema Inspires New Skincare Company
Felipe Correa is a pro at product development, custom manufacturing, and logistics. He also knows much about skin lotions, as he had eczema when young. And it's his frustrations with eczema that inspired Goodspread, a direct-to-consumer seller of skincare products that launched on June 7.
Vitaman.com Seeks Real Men for Hair, Skin Care
On his website, Antonio Centeno lists the businesses he owns. They include Real Men Real Style, a blog and a YouTube channel with millions of readers and subscribers. Menfluential Media is an influencer ad network. And there's Vitaman.com, a direct-to-consumer seller of organic skin and hair products for men. Centeno launched the site in early 2020.
Eric, host of the eCommerce Conversations podcast, highlights all aspects of being an entrepreneur in the eCommerce space and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
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