53 episodes

Welcome to The Buyerside Chat Podcast! The podcast for product business owners looking to get inside the mindset of a Buyer to scale profitably. With bi-weekly chats from a seasoned retail buyer, Kristin Fisher, you will gain insights into product strategy, e-commerce, pricing, wholesale, marketing, outsourcing, mindset, and beyond. Whether you are a maker, brick & mortar boutique owner, or run your own e-commerce business, this podcast will become your new go-to!Join Kristin Fisher, Retail Strategy Coach and Founder of the e-commerce gifting brand, Bocu, each week as she shares her advice & strategies for other product based businesses.

The Buyerside Chat Podcast Kristin Fisher

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    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

Welcome to The Buyerside Chat Podcast! The podcast for product business owners looking to get inside the mindset of a Buyer to scale profitably. With bi-weekly chats from a seasoned retail buyer, Kristin Fisher, you will gain insights into product strategy, e-commerce, pricing, wholesale, marketing, outsourcing, mindset, and beyond. Whether you are a maker, brick & mortar boutique owner, or run your own e-commerce business, this podcast will become your new go-to!Join Kristin Fisher, Retail Strategy Coach and Founder of the e-commerce gifting brand, Bocu, each week as she shares her advice & strategies for other product based businesses.

    What's Working for Wholesale in 2024 with Katie Hunt | Episode 64

    What's Working for Wholesale in 2024 with Katie Hunt | Episode 64

    What’s really working in Wholesale in 2024? 
    In this episode of the podcast, Katie Hunt, CEO of Proof to Product, shares her unique journey from building her own product brand to coaching thousands of product business owners in the wholesale business. 

    We chat about:
    - The state of the wholesale industry in 2024
    - How to take your business temperature
    - What to focus on when sales are slow
    - How to stay true to your goals and being intentional in your business decision-making

    Tune in to the episode for more actionable steps and tips for business growth.

    About Katie!
    Connect with Katie:
    Proof To Product Podcast 
    Instagram 

    Work with Katie:
    Hello Wholesale Free Audio Series
    Paper Camp


    CONNECT FURTHER WITH KRISTIN!

    Listen to the private podcast series UNLOCKING FAIRE - Get instant access HERE
    Join The Buyerside Club facebook community for coaching & connection in your product business. Join HERE!
    Website: kristinfishercoaching.com
    Instagram @kristinfishercoaching
    Contact: hello@kristinfishercoaching.com

    • 30 min
    How To Make Your Business Work FOR You | Episode 63

    How To Make Your Business Work FOR You | Episode 63

    The key to a successful business lies in your ability to create goals and a schedule that aligns with your life goals first and foremost. 

    In today’s episode of The Buyerside Chat Podcast, I share the journey that I have been on inside my own business to shed the “corporate hustle culture” and schedule. 

    You’ll learn about
    Tips to make your business work for you (not control you)Evaluating your goals to make sure that you won’t have to sacrifice your top priorities in life in order to reach those goals. How to create a schedule that aligns with your life and desires. The importance of creating space in your schedule for fun and creativity. 
    To get support and do this inside your own business with my support, put your name on the waitlist for the next round of the Product Scaling Intensive!
    >> Get on the PSI Waitlist HERE. 

    Enjoy the chat!


    CONNECT FURTHER WITH KRISTIN!

    Listen to the private podcast series UNLOCKING FAIRE - Get instant access HERE
    Join The Buyerside Club facebook community for coaching & connection in your product business. Join HERE!
    Website: kristinfishercoaching.com
    Instagram @kristinfishercoaching
    Contact: hello@kristinfishercoaching.com

    • 26 min
    What To Do When Sales Are Slow with Ciara Stokeland | Episode 62

    What To Do When Sales Are Slow with Ciara Stokeland | Episode 62

    This week on the Buyerside Chat Podcast, I chatted with Ciara Stokeland about the importance of focusing on:

     - Existing customers
     - Simplifying your business model
     - Leveraging historical sales data to make informed decisions.

    We also dive into strategies for managing inventory, optimizing profit margins, and navigating economic downturns.

    Grab a pen and enjoy the chat!

    About Ciara:
    Ciara Stokeland is an author, speaker, podcast host and 3x Ironman who has built and sold multiple businesses. She now is the founder of the Inventory Genius method - a profit-focused coaching program for inventory-based business owners.

    Ciara was previously on Episode 43 >> Listen Here

    Follow & connect with Ciara!
    @inventorygenius
    Inventory Genius Podcast
    Inventory Genius Book
    Check Out Her Website

    CONNECT FURTHER WITH KRISTIN!

    Listen to the private podcast series UNLOCKING FAIRE - Get instant access HERE
    Join The Buyerside Club facebook community for coaching & connection in your product business. Join HERE!
    Website: kristinfishercoaching.com
    Instagram @kristinfishercoaching
    Contact: hello@kristinfishercoaching.com

    • 38 min
    ONE Key Thing That You Should Do Now to Prep for Faire Market | Episode 61

    ONE Key Thing That You Should Do Now to Prep for Faire Market | Episode 61

    GET ON THE WAITLIST FOR THE FAIRE BOOTCAMP >> HERE!

    Are you ready for the Faire Summer Market?

    One of the biggest wholesale buying periods is right around the corner.
    The market is more saturated than ever.
    Oh and not to mention - it's a crazy time of year for all of us with summer kicking off, kids out of school, graduations, and just ... life!

    The energy that you put into your business right now needs to guarantee results. You should be laser focused on results-oriented, needle moving activities.

    In today's episode of the Buyerside Chat Podcast, I share my advice for the ONE thing that you can do right now in your product based business that will move the needle for your wholesale strategy. (Hint: it's to help you prepare for your Faire Summer Market sales)

    Enjoy the chat!

    LISTEN TO EPISODE #59 referenced in this episode!

    GET ON THE FAIRE BOOTCAMP WAITLIST!
    For product brand owners looking to take their wholesale growth to the next level, The Faire Bootcamp program is launching to provide detailed strategies, templates, and live coaching calls to help you engage with buyers and prepare for strategic, effective wholesale growth. This program offers a collaborative environment to connect with other entrepreneurs and drive meaningful progress in your business.

    Don't miss the opportunity to invest in your business and join The Faire Bootcamp to elevate your wholesale strategy. Sign up now to start your journey towards success and thrive during the upcoming summer market season. Let's make this your best market yet!

    CONNECT FURTHER WITH KRISTIN!

    Listen to the private podcast series UNLOCKING FAIRE - Get instant access HERE
    Join The Buyerside Club facebook community for coaching & connection in your product business. Join HERE!
    Website: kristinfishercoaching.com
    Instagram @kristinfishercoaching
    Contact: hello@kristinfishercoaching.com

    • 26 min
    Scaling A Creative Product Business That Aligns with Your Vision & Life - A Maker Chat with Dianna Allen of Terra & Inventora | Episode 60

    Scaling A Creative Product Business That Aligns with Your Vision & Life - A Maker Chat with Dianna Allen of Terra & Inventora | Episode 60

    In this episode of the Buyerside Chat Podcast, I sat down with Dianna Allen of Terra and Inventora to discuss how she scaled her candle business with just $100 to start and has since launched Inventora, an inventory and materials management system for makers. 

    You’ll hear us chat about:
    - The power of creating a wholesale strategy that aligns with your vision for your business
    - Tips to find your sweet spot for trade show success
    - How to find creative outlets in your business without over-investing in inventory
    - The importance of managing your inventory and materials to scale your business profitably


    About Dianna!
    Dianna Allen founded TERRA in 2019 with only $100 to start. She has since grown the brand into a 6-figure business utilizing social media, markets, and trade shows. Along the way, Dianna also built a spin-off company, Inventora, to provide a solution to her inventory management troubles as TERRA grew.


    Connect with Dianna:
    Instagram @diannamallen @terrasimply and @inventorahq
    Terra Website: www.terrasimply.com
    Inventora Website:​​ www.inventora.com/?via=kristin-fisher
    USE Code BUYERSIDE20 for 20% Off of your membership!


    CONNECT FURTHER WITH KRISTIN!

    Listen to the private podcast series UNLOCKING FAIRE - Get instant access HERE
    Join The Buyerside Club facebook community for coaching & connection in your product business. Join HERE!
    Website: kristinfishercoaching.com
    Instagram @kristinfishercoaching
    Contact: hello@kristinfishercoaching.com

    • 54 min
    A Wholesale Buyer Outreach Strategy That Will Actually Convert | Episode 59

    A Wholesale Buyer Outreach Strategy That Will Actually Convert | Episode 59

    What if I told you that the secret to your wholesale success is as simple as building a solid relationship with your ideal buyers?

    I’ve received hundreds of pitches from brands, and I’ve been honored to mentor brands over the last few years on this very topic… creating a wholesale buyer outreach strategy that will ACTUALLY convert. 

    In today’s episode, I break down my top tips to creating your own strategy that is set to scale alongside your business. Here’s what you’ll hear…
    Why it’s not just a numbers gameTips to find your ideal retailersHow to get organized and create a wholesale outreach tracking system that works for you and grows with you An exact communication and email outreach strategyPlus a bonus tip to measure your results!

    Enjoy the chat!

    CONNECT FURTHER WITH KRISTIN!

    Listen to the private podcast series UNLOCKING FAIRE - Get instant access HERE
    Join The Buyerside Club facebook community for coaching & connection in your product business. Join HERE!
    Website: kristinfishercoaching.com
    Instagram @kristinfishercoaching
    Contact: hello@kristinfishercoaching.com

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Lcallio ,

One of my favorite podcasts!

This podcast is a must for any small product- based business looking to wholesale; Kristin offers up so much great info from her past as a buyer and as a current small business owner. I am so grateful to have found this podcast! Thank you so much Kristen!

ny-er ,

A wealth of information

This podcast covers so many sides of retail and is so helpful for buyers and product based business owners alike!

rf.design.co ,

Bite size info for businesses

I am a new listener, but the amount of quality information in this podcast is amazing! Kristin makes things understandable and breaks things down so larger tasks actually seem doable. Any business folks- this podcast is for you!

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