9 episodes

For ecommerce brands looking to scale, stay ahead of the trends, and be a part of the conversation driving ecommerce forward, this is your show. Each week we feature insightful conversations with industry ecommerce thought leaders, merchants that have built wildly successful brands, and always up to date content on what's new and trending in the world of ecommerce!

Own Your Commerce Bold Commerce

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

For ecommerce brands looking to scale, stay ahead of the trends, and be a part of the conversation driving ecommerce forward, this is your show. Each week we feature insightful conversations with industry ecommerce thought leaders, merchants that have built wildly successful brands, and always up to date content on what's new and trending in the world of ecommerce!

    Kurt Elster - Shopify pioneer on how to defeat the back button and turn visitors into customers

    Kurt Elster - Shopify pioneer on how to defeat the back button and turn visitors into customers

    Kurt Elster has been growing “unofficially” with Shopify since its infancy. In today’s episode, the host of the one and only Unofficial Shopify Podcast talks about how his entrepreneurial spirit took him on an unconventional path to ecommerce success — and over 1 million podcast downloads.He also covers how to ace key elements of the ecommerce experience that most stores struggle to get right, like positioning and CRO.In addition to the Unofficial Shopify Podcast, Kurt runs a consultancy, Ethercycle, that has helped dozens of SMB merchants excel on Shopify.Topics covered:Kurt’s unconventional path to success in ecommerce The best ways to troubleshoot your online storeHow to turn visitors into customersThe underused potential of copywritingThe power of positioning Black Friday messaging during COVID-19Links and Resources theuserisdrunk.comThe Brain Audit by Sean D’SouzaPit Viper Sunglasses

    • 52 min
    Tommy Walker - Former Shopify Plus editor-in-chief on creating industry leading content

    Tommy Walker - Former Shopify Plus editor-in-chief on creating industry leading content

    Former editor-in-chief Tommy Walker created content that positioned brands like Shopify Plus and CXL as industry leaders. He shared with us the strategy and mindset he used to get there.

    • 57 min
    Ben Jabbawy - Privy CEO on missed opportunities in email marketing

    Ben Jabbawy - Privy CEO on missed opportunities in email marketing

    Ben Jabbawy founded Privy to help store owners connect with customers. In this episode we discussed how to leverage every site visit into a relationship with a new customer by earning the trust of their inbox.

    • 44 min
    Aaron Orendorff - Getting things (content, SEO and ecommerce strategy) that matter RIGHT

    Aaron Orendorff - Getting things (content, SEO and ecommerce strategy) that matter RIGHT

    Aaron Orendorff, former Editor in Chief at Shopify Plus gives us the play-by-play on tactics you can do TODAY to make your store better. He is a master of content, SEO, and all things digital marketing.

    • 55 min
    Patrick Coddou - Supply.co founder shares lessons, learnings, and the journey of building a successful DTC brand.

    Patrick Coddou - Supply.co founder shares lessons, learnings, and the journey of building a successful DTC brand.

    Patrick Coddou (co-founder of Supply.co) shares the inspiring journey, packed full of wisdom and insights on building a successful DTC brand.

    • 56 min
    Greg Chapman - Getting tax right for ecommerce

    Greg Chapman - Getting tax right for ecommerce

    Taxes have become more and more complicated over the years and you'd be blown away by how much misconception and misinformation there is on how you need to collect and remit tax. If you run an ecommerce store, you NEED to understand tax properly. On our show today we have Greg Chapman, the SVP of Business Development at Avalara, a leading tax compliance software platform for ecommerce brands. He discusses a few of the intricacies of the tax system, specifically for online retail. This is an episode you shouldn't miss! As an online merchant, small or large, you need to understand tax and get it right.  Some of the topics we discuss are:What exactly are online merchants responsible for collecting and remitting when it comes to taxes. Why are taxes so hard? Why don't merchants just use the tax settings built into ecommerce platforms like Shopify, BigCommerce, Magento etc. What is considered Physical Presence and Economic Nexus, how does it affect taxes, and what do stores need to understand about it.What are tax considerations when you start selling internationally? What are some of the biggest mistakes merchants make when it comes to taxes that get them in the most trouble. 

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Mark Colgan ,

A must-listen for everyone in eCommerce

Own Your Commerce is an excellent podcast for anyone who wants to be serious about their eCommerce business. I particularly enjoyed the interview with Aaron Orendorff, the episode was full of great insights! I highly recommend this podcast! Thanks Jay!

Emily // Grain+Oak ,

Great Content

My husband and I have been using Bold for about 5 years in our personalization business. Not only do we highly recommend the app, but we have learned so much from this podcast as well. It's great to hear from others on strategies, tips, and different perspectives for growing a eCommerc business. Highly recommend!

Kari R. Kohan ,

Very helpful info for e-commerce

Love the personality of the host and the content is very informative!

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