63 episodes

Hear candid discussion with now ‘successful’ business owners and early Start-Up employees about the challenges they experienced on their road to success and what you can learn from their wisdom

Successful Scales Yoni Kozminski

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Hear candid discussion with now ‘successful’ business owners and early Start-Up employees about the challenges they experienced on their road to success and what you can learn from their wisdom

    Ep 63: Pivoting from a Successful Business and Rebuilding Into A Service-Based Agency, Key Lessons Learned with Keith O'Brien - CEO of Page.One

    Ep 63: Pivoting from a Successful Business and Rebuilding Into A Service-Based Agency, Key Lessons Learned with Keith O'Brien - CEO of Page.One

    Today's episode is with Keith O'Brien - CEO of Page.One, a full-service agency serving Amazon and e-commerce businesses with Listing Optimization, Product Photography, Enhanced Brand Content, PPC Management, and Full Brand Management.

    Keith had the privilege of working with thousands of businesses since 2014 in a variety of different services to help them intelligently and profitably scale their Amazon revenues.

    He was previously the CEO of iLoveToReview.com - a unique direct to consumer marketing company that helps Amazon sellers increase their sales by facilitating real reviews from members. 

    It was a hugely successful business but they had to pivot and rebuild it into a service-based agency which is Page.One - find out in this episode why and how. 

    Topics covered: 


    Pivoting from a successful business
    Building a service-based agency
    Key lessons learned from being a service provider
    Attracting key talents

    ✨ Download our FREE Financial Planning Template for Amazon Sellers: https://bit.ly/free-amazon-financial-template



    ✨ Connect with us on social media:

    Yoni on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/yonkoz/

    Successful Scales on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/successful-scales/

    Instagram - https://instagram.com/successfulscales

    Facebook - https://facebook.com/successfulscales



    ✨ More about us:

    MultiplyMii Staffing - https://multiplymii.com

    Escala Consulting - https://weareescala.com

    Successful Scales Podcast - https://successfulscales.com



    ✨ Full video episodes are also uploaded on YouTube:

    Subscribe here: https://lnkd.in/gAuEXjS



    Successful Scales is sponsored by Global Wired Advisors - a leading digital investment bank with decades of merger and acquisition experience on online and e-commerce businesses and focused on optimizing the business sale process to increase the transactional value of your greatest asset

    Connect with Global Wired Advisors here - https://globalwiredadvisors.com/

    • 42 min
    Ep 62: What It's Like to Build & Scale an E-Commerce Marketplace with Florin Filote - VP of Sales at eMAG Romania, Bulgaria, & Hungary

    Ep 62: What It's Like to Build & Scale an E-Commerce Marketplace with Florin Filote - VP of Sales at eMAG Romania, Bulgaria, & Hungary

    In today's episode, our guest is Florin Filote  - Vice President of Sales, Marketplace & Corporate for Romania, Bulgaria, & Hungary at eMAG. Florin led the strategy and execution for 3rd party sellers on eMAG marketplace, helped define and implement a sales-focused vision for their marketplace program, and is the subject matter expert regarding best practices, industry standards, and legal requirements.

    eMAG has become the market leader in e-commerce by going through a fast-paced growth. Now operating in Romania, Bulgaria, and Hungary with plans of expansion in the coming years, eMAG helps improve clients' lives by saving them time and money.

    Topics covered: 


    The marketplace model 
    How eMAG helps sellers 
    Future growth trajectory of marketplaces 
    Biggest challenges in growing a team



    ✨ Download our FREE Financial Planning Template for Amazon Sellers: https://bit.ly/multiplymii-free-financial-planning-template



    ✨ Connect with us on social media:

    Yoni on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/yonkoz/

    Successful Scales on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/successful-scales/

    Instagram - https://instagram.com/successfulscales

    Facebook - https://facebook.com/successfulscales



    ✨ More about us:

    MultiplyMii Staffing - https://multiplymii.com

    Escala Consulting - https://weareescala.com

    Successful Scales Podcast - https://successfulscales.com



    ✨ Full video episodes are also uploaded on YouTube:

    Subscribe here: https://lnkd.in/gAuEXjS



    Successful Scales is sponsored by Global Wired Advisors - a leading digital investment bank with decades of merger and acquisition experience on online and e-commerce businesses and focused on optimizing the business sale process to increase the transactional value of your greatest asset

    Connect with Global Wired Advisors here - https://globalwiredadvisors.com/



    RESOURCES: 

    Podcast episode with Stefan Haney - https://youtu.be/NIq8vyk0QPE

    eMAG Marketplace - https://www.emag.ro/

    • 38 min
    Ep 61: M&A Execution, Operations and Integrations, Mistakes in Growing Your Business with Mark Goldfinger, MBA - Head of Growth, and Brendan Feinberg - Head of Investments at unybrands

    Ep 61: M&A Execution, Operations and Integrations, Mistakes in Growing Your Business with Mark Goldfinger, MBA - Head of Growth, and Brendan Feinberg - Head of Investments at unybrands

    Today's episode is with Mark Goldfinger and Brendan Feinberg of unybrands. Unybrands acquire, build, and boost e-commerce businesses. Their key differentiators from other strategic buyers are their technology, truly global team, focus on category, and standing behind every LOI they submit. 

    About our guests:   

    Mark spent the past 6 years at WeWork focusing on Growth and International Expansion. During his tenure there, Mark held a variety of senior roles concentrating on opening new markets, growing and hiring sales teams, building out processes in existing markets, and helping troubleshoot priority markets.

    Brendan is currently the Head of Investments & Integration at unybrands, where he leads the global I&I team focused on identifying and acquiring the world's best online consumer product brands. Prior to unybrands, Brendan held various roles in operations, finance and strategy at WeWork after an early career in investment banking and venture capital.

    Topics covered:


    Early stages experience in unybrands
    Operations and integrations

    Common mistake when growing your business
    Acquisition and execution



    Listeners who want to speak with unybrands about their process or potential exit can reach out directly to mark@unybrands.com or growth@unybrands.com



    ✨ Download our FREE Financial Planning Template for Amazon Sellers: https://bit.ly/multiplymii-free-financial-planning-template



    ✨ Connect with us on social media:

    Yoni on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/yonkoz/

    Successful Scales on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/successful-scales/

    Instagram - https://instagram.com/successfulscales

    Facebook - https://facebook.com/successfulscales



    ✨ More about us:

    MultiplyMii Staffing - https://multiplymii.com

    Escala Consulting - https://weareescala.com

    Successful Scales Podcast - https://successfulscales.com



    ✨ Full video episodes are also uploaded on YouTube:

    Subscribe here: https://lnkd.in/gAuEXjS



    Successful Scales is sponsored by Global Wired Advisors - a leading digital investment bank with decades of merger and acquisition experience on online and e-commerce businesses and focused on optimizing the business sale process to increase the transactional value of your greatest asset

    Connect with Global Wired Advisors here - https://globalwiredadvisors.com/

    • 48 min
    Ep 60: Leadership vs Management, Vivid Vision, Second In Command with Cameron Herold - Founder of COO Alliance

    Ep 60: Leadership vs Management, Vivid Vision, Second In Command with Cameron Herold - Founder of COO Alliance

    In today's episode, we're honored to have our guest Cameron Herold - Founder of COO Alliance. Cameron is known around the world as The CEO Whisperer and as a top rated international speaker and book author.

    He is the mastermind behind hundreds of companies' exponential growth. Being an entrepreneur since day one, he'd help build his first two $100 Million dollar companies, engineered 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s spectacular growth from $2 Million to $106 Million in revenue and 3100 employees - then started COO Alliance a few years ago. 

    COO Alliance is the world's leading community for the second in command and where COOs go to grow. 

    Topics covered: 


    Growing up with entrepreneur mindset
    Leadership vs Management
    Vivid Vision
    World class recruiting and hiring 
    COO role as second in command



    ✨ Download our FREE Financial Planning Template for Amazon Sellers: https://bit.ly/multiplymii-free-financial-planning-template



    ✨ Connect with us on social media:

    Yoni on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/yonkoz/

    Successful Scales on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/successful-scales/

    Instagram - https://instagram.com/successfulscales

    Facebook - https://facebook.com/successfulscales



    ✨ More about us:

    MultiplyMii Staffing - https://multiplymii.com

    Escala Consulting - https://weareescala.com

    Successful Scales Podcast - https://successfulscales.com



    ✨ Full video episodes are also uploaded on YouTube:

    Subscribe here: https://lnkd.in/gAuEXjS



    RESOURCES:

    Invest In Your Leaders Course - https://investinyourleaders.com/

    Vivid Vision - https://www.amazon.com/Vivid-Vision-Remarkable-Aligning-Business/dp/161961877X

    Meetings Suck - https://www.amazon.com/Meetings-Suck-Elements-Business-Valuable/dp/1619614154

    Double Double - https://www.amazon.com/Double-Your-Revenue-Profit-Years/dp/1608320995

    Free PR - https://www.amazon.com/Free-PR-Chased-Without-Hiring/dp/1619615282

    The Miracle Morning for Entrepreneurs - https://www.amazon.com/Miracle-Morning-Entrepreneurs-Yourself-Business/dp/B01N7581L7

    Second in Command Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/second-in-command-the-chief-behind-the-chief/id1368800817



    Successful Scales is sponsored by Global Wired Advisors - a leading digital investment bank with decades of merger and acquisition experience on online and e-commerce businesses and focused on optimizing the business sale process to increase the transactional value of your greatest asset

    Connect with Global Wired Advisors here - https://globalwiredadvisors.com/

    • 45 min
    Ep 59: Product Manufacturing in the USA, Acquiring Made in USA Amazon Brands with Sam Haddad - CEO & Co-Founder of Greenhaus

    Ep 59: Product Manufacturing in the USA, Acquiring Made in USA Amazon Brands with Sam Haddad - CEO & Co-Founder of Greenhaus

    In today's episode, host Yoni Kozminski sat down with Sam Haddad - CEO & Co-Founder of Greenhaus. Greenhaus is a forward-thinking consumer products company seeking to acquire, fund, and support the long-term growth of Made in USA Amazon brands.

    Sam has an extensive background in handling product-based businesses spending the past 8 years working for a company that manufactured soft goods and hard goods, and managing both brick & mortar and online marketplaces like Amazon.

    Topics covered: 


    Product manufacturing in the USA
    Made in USA Amazon brands acquisition
    Relationship-based business
    Future of aggregators

    ✨ Download our FREE Financial Planning Template for Amazon Sellers: https://bit.ly/multiplymii-free-financial-planning-template



    ✨ Connect with us on social media:

    Yoni on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/yonkoz/

    Successful Scales on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/successful-scales/

    Instagram - https://instagram.com/successfulscales

    Facebook - https://facebook.com/successfulscales



    ✨ More about us:

    MultiplyMii Staffing - https://multiplymii.com

    Escala Consulting - https://weareescala.com

    Successful Scales Podcast - https://successfulscales.com



    ✨ Full video episodes are also uploaded on YouTube:

    Subscribe here: https://lnkd.in/gAuEXjS



    RESOURCES:

    Adam Heist Podcast Episode - https://youtu.be/bvbm-GqmJDw

    Adam Heist YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/AdamHeist

    Contact Sam Haddad: sam@greenhaus.io



    Successful Scales is sponsored by Global Wired Advisors - a leading digital investment bank with decades of merger and acquisition experience on online and e-commerce businesses and focused on optimizing the business sale process to increase the transactional value of your greatest asset

    Connect with Global Wired Advisors here - https://globalwiredadvisors.com/

    • 40 min
    Ep 58: Building The Foundation of your Business & Impact of Niching Down Your Offer with Guillaume Le Tual - CEO and Founder of MageMontreal

    Ep 58: Building The Foundation of your Business & Impact of Niching Down Your Offer with Guillaume Le Tual - CEO and Founder of MageMontreal

    Today's episode is with Guillaume Le Tual - CEO & Founder of MageMontreal, an e-commerce website design and development company working exclusively on the Magento platform. 

    Guillaume is an entrepreneur and multimedia technologist with a career spanning fifteen years. He previously worked briefly as a professional visual artist for clients such as Volkswagen, Discovery Channel, The National Bank of Canada, and Warner Bros.

    When he gained experience in web design specifically Magento and digital marketing, he founded MageMontreal to help businesses build their e-commerce websites. 

    Topics covered: 


    Starting point of Entrepreneurship 
    Focus and niching down your service
    Startup phase experience
    Sustainability, life balance, time management



    ✨ Download our FREE Financial Planning Template for Amazon Sellers: https://bit.ly/multiplymii-free-financial-planning-template



    ✨ Connect with us on social media:

    Yoni on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/yonkoz/

    Successful Scales on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/successful-scales/

    Instagram - https://instagram.com/successfulscales

    Facebook - https://facebook.com/successfulscales



    ✨ More about us:

    MultiplyMii Staffing - https://multiplymii.com

    Escala Consulting - https://weareescala.com

    Successful Scales Podcast - https://successfulscales.com



    ✨ Full video episodes are also uploaded on YouTube:

    Subscribe here: https://lnkd.in/gAuEXjS



    RESOURCES: 

    MageMontreal - https://www.linkedin.com/company/magemontreal/

    Guillaume Le Tual - https://www.linkedin.com/in/guillaumeletual/



    Successful Scales is sponsored by Global Wired Advisors - a leading digital investment bank with decades of merger and acquisition experience on online and e-commerce businesses and focused on optimizing the business sale process to increase the transactional value of your greatest asset

    Connect with Global Wired Advisors here - https://globalwiredadvisors.com/

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

TheFarmerHarper ,

Great insights on growth

Some really great insights on what it takes to grow a big business and how management approach building a strong culture and a great team

Jon Derkits ,

This podcast over-delivers

This is the perfect podcast for any entrepreneur or business leader looking to scale their organization. Yoni asks insightful questions of his guests and really drills into the guests’ answers to extract the most actionable bits. He also has a natural podcast voice, and his charisma really comes out in these conversations.

Eager to see this podcast continue to grow!

BRT.2003 ,

Great Listen

This is a great podcast with a ton of practical information for e-comm businesses or M&A interested in the e-comm space.

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