Graphic T-Shirt Startup Story of Vestige Brand

podcast Aug 15, 2017

See how Mark DiMuzio help co-found Vestige by using his contacts in wholesale with about a dozen graphic t-shirt designs and start selling to retail shops like Nordstrom and Bloomingdales.

Tweet this Listen to Mark DiMuzio as he shares his journey of realizing his graphic t-shirt apparel company, click to listen.

Key Points Discussed:

  • How Vestige Brand got started
  • Why did Mark choose graphic t-shirts as his niche?
  • How to get into retail stores?
  • Which platform do they use?
  • Sourcing T-shirts started in Los Angeles and then moved Colombia and China
  • I love Mark's strategy on finding good screen printers (or any vendors for your market)
    • If your product requires some sort of machine to produce or customize, call the manufacturer and see who they have sold to
    • Visit the shops that have those machines and pick the ones you want to work with
  • Warehouse and wholesale fulfillment

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Ecommerce Hacks To Grow Your Business For The Next 30 Days

podcast Aug 09, 2017

Sujan Patel is the co-founder of Web Profits, a growth marketing agency helping companies leverage the latest and greatest marketing strategy to fuel their businesses. Sujan has over 13 years of internet marketing experience and has led the digital marketing strategy for companies like Sales Force, Mint, Intuit and many other Fortune 500 caliber companies.

Check out these simple but valuable growth strategies for your Ecommerce business. If you're stuck or simply out of ideas to grow your online business, take a listen and try one of these now.

Tweet this Sujan Patel shares his Ecommerce growth hacks to grow your online business, click to listen.

Key Points Discussed:

  • What is one of the most common problems that Ecommerce business are doing
  • In the next 30 days, what can you do to grow your business
    • Let's be realistic, you cannot optimize and rewrite all your product descriptions.  Selecting your main products and rewrite those instead.
    • Take your...
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Facebook and Email Marketing Not Working for YOU? Try this...

podcast Jul 18, 2017

Listen to our guest, Shaun Buck as he talks about why this method is the single easiest and most effective way to increase retention rates, increase referrals and instantly build long-lasting relationships with your clients.

Tweet this Shaun Buck shares his incredible offline strategy to using newsletters and direct mail, click to listen.

Key Points Discussed:

  • Who newsletter is good for?
  • What type of online retailers are sending newsletters 
  • Which industries does this work for? High ticket or product value and frequent repeat visits, ie pet grooming or grocery stores
  • Types of offline marketing, ie when to use postcards, catalogs, subscriptions ... for retail and Ecommerce stores
  • Direct mail vs. Email response, average American receives about 160 emails a day and on average, each household receives about 4 pieces of mail a day.
  • How to sell through direct mail
    • Follow up with an email and offer with post card for warm leads.
    • For cold leads, re-engage with another...
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Creating a Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn

podcast Jul 05, 2017

Pat, if you can pick only one business model, knowing everything you know today to move forward with for the rest of your entrepreneur life, WHAT WOULD IT BE?  

Listen to what Pat says here...

Tweet this Starting a passive income with #patflynn. Click to listen #ecommerce

Key Points Discussed:

  • His experience at the Marketing Impact Academy conference (hosted by Chalene Johnson).  How he created the Power Up Podcast course in 2.5 weeks for MIA.

Perfection stops people in their tracks.  

Creating an Online Course

  • When we're creating an online course, we're faced with a daunting task of delivering a high-value course with lots of modules, videos, and downloads.
  • Start with an online class that has enough information that will allow your members to get started with.
  • Launch with a small number of beta members using the "create as you go" technique to provide valuable content only.
  • A small audience will allow for a more...
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How to Hit Amazon's Bestseller List

market podcast Jun 20, 2017

Laura Petersen has taken lessons learned from a successful tutoring and test prep company to grow her businesses in a new passion: podcasting. [And an old one too: writing!]

With Podtent Marketing, she helps mid-sized businesses with a high-touch, done-for-you service to launch a podcast and power a content marketing strategy. (

She is the Executive Producer of Brandon T. Adams’ podcast Live to Grind, an award-winning, twice-weekly podcast for entrepreneurs. And his business partner in Accelerant Media Group that contains the Live to Grind brand under its umbrella as well as full-service branding, crowdfunding, and marketing for elite clients.

Her own podcast is called Copy That Pops and her #1 Amazon Best-Selling book Copywriting for Podcasters: How to Grow Your Podcast, Brand, and Business with Compelling Copy is available on Amazon (

She created an effective course to help solopreneurs and entrepreneurs with small teams to...

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The Simple (and Effective) Way to Grow Your Email List

grow podcast Jun 13, 2017

Ben is the Blog Manager at CoSchedule. His specialties include blogging, content strategy, SEO, social media, email marketing, and more. When he's not hard at work helping people create better content, he can be found playing bass guitar, drinking fine beer, and chasing his dog around the house.

Tweet this Ben Sailer shares the incredible Content Strategy that helped Coschedule build 180K.  Click to listen.

Key Points Discussed:

Content Creation Strategy for Solopreneurs

As a single operating entrepreneur, you wear many hats and managing your time is always a challenge.  Here's a simple process of you follow.

Here's a simple process of you follow.

Step 1

Many times were under the impression that we must deliver long 4,000 to 5,000 word blog post that can take days to write and deliver....

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Mastering LinkedIn Advertising + Strategies with AJ Wilcox

podcast Jun 06, 2017

After AJ Wilcox began advertising on LinkedIn in 2011, he quickly discovered its powerful potential for business to business (B2B) advertisers. AJ was so passionate about the results he was seeing, he left his job to start B2Linked in 2014 and today's he shares his LinkedIn strategies so that you can get started!

Tweet this AJ Wilcox shares his incredible LinkedIn advertising strategy on eStoreCoaching podcast today! Click to listen.

 Key Points Discussed:

  • Difference between LinkedIn vs. other social media ads?

    • Expect to spend $6 to $8 per click, great for larger deals or sales of approximately $15,000, making this great of SaaS and consulting services.  B2B on Facebook, expect to spend about $0.80 to $1.00 per click.
  • Split testing between Linkedin vs Facebook on the same ads

    • Better conversion (8-30%) on Linkedin, higher cost
    • Lower conversion (5-15%) on Facebook, lower cost
  • How do you actually set up an...

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Ultimate 3-Step Guide to Finding YOUR Product (so you can start selling)

build Jun 05, 2017

Looking to someday quit your job or supplement your income to pay your mortgage or car/student loans?

You’ve come to the right place to get started, as a matter of fact, I started with the idea of creating another income stream to pay for my expenses. Started with something small like my utilities then got bigger to paying off my mortgage and then eventually, my income.

NOTE: Don’t miss the "Product Discovery Worksheet" for this post and a free video course, “Ecommsterce Launch Formula” to help you launch AFTER you selected your product or market.



This post is divided into 3 sections:

  1. Finding your Sub-sub-market (Niche)
  2. Finding products to sell (now that you have your niche)
  3. Validating your Product/Idea

Action expresses priorities. - Mahatma Gandhi

Read through it and take action. There is a reason why you are here in the first place.

Finding your Sub-sub-market (Niche)

Have you ever heard of the term, “the riches...

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Newbie's Definitive Guide to Ecommerce Platforms

build May 26, 2017

I think you'll agree with me when I say...

There are TONS of Ecommerce platforms out there to help you launch your first online businesses


They all sound the same, so you rather just go with Shopify or a free platform.

We'll, it turns out that I have done tons of research on Ecommmerce platform and tool comparisons because I'm constantly looking for new technology and features to grow my own online stores.  

This is what you'll expect to learn after reading this post


1. Hosted vs. Self-hosted solution (for beginners)

If you're completely new to this, the best way to explain the difference between a hosted and a self-hosted Ecommerce solution is to think of renting vs. owning a house.

  • ...
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Creating An EVERGREEN Ecommerce Online Business

grow Mar 17, 2017

"Loyal customers are the beating heart of every great business."

Discover how to make your company EVERGREEN.

What do I mean by evergreen? We'll, most plants die during the seasonal changes if you're are so lucky to have all four season. When I was back in New York City, I couldn't keep anything alive during the winter. But despite deep snow and heavy winds, some stay green all throughout the season and what comes to mind is the tall standing pine trees.

In many ways, it’s the same with any online businesses. Some companies seem to have some magic formula for staying fresh.

What’s the secret to creating an evergreen Ecommerce business?

It's a combination of elements;

  • great content
  • an active customer community and 
  • making sure people know what your company is all about.

Combined with a clear brand story, these actions will help you grow a truly evergreen online business. You're going to want to know...

  • what Ben & Jerry can tell you about creating an...
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