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Shopify Masters | The ecommerce business and marketing podcast for ambitious entrepreneurs

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Shopify Masters is a podcast brought to you by Shopify where successful ecommerce entrepreneurs and experts share their business experience and inspirational stories. Each week, our host Felix Thea invites successful entrepreneurs to share their experience and practical advice for growing an online business on Shopify. Guests on the show come from a wide range of backgrounds and share insight into topics such as creating viral Facebook ads, outsourcing parts of your business, creating licensed products, running a newsworthy pop-up shop, optimizing your social media marketing, content marketing for SEO, and tons more. These are seasoned entrepreneurs that come from diverse backgrounds who are willing to pull back the curtain and share their best practical advice. Subscribe to the show and leave us a review to let us know what you think!

  1. 1.
    Balancing Act: Growth and Purpose for a Social Enterprise02/18/2020
    45:31
  2. 2.
    How This Direct to Consumer Brand Disrupted the Cookware Industry02/11/2020
    55:30
  3. 3.
    From Class Project to Kickstarter to Shark Tank02/04/2020
    53:24
  4. 4.
    The Business of Planners: How to Create Products and Return Customers01/28/2020
    47:39
  5. 5.
    The Business of Celebrations: How Retail Enabled this Party Boutique to Thrive01/21/2020
    46:58
  6. 6.
    How Purpose Fuelled this Business to Keep Going01/14/2020
    53:49
  7. 7.
    Bullet Journal’s Journey Through Kickstarter, Publishing, and Production01/07/2020
    54:30
  8. 8.
    How $100 Bottle of Hot Sauce Brings the Heat and Virality12/31/2019
    51:38
  1. 9.
    How Instagram Brings Ventana Surfboards a Wave of Sales12/10/2019
    55:15
  2. 10.
    The Power of Content: How 1 Article Generated $22 Million in Sales12/03/2019
    48:17
  3. 11.
    FinalStraw's Journey of Building a Cause Driven Business11/26/2019
    52:20
  4. 12.
    Pessimism vs. Enthusiasm When Validating an Idea11/19/2019
    56:51
  5. 13.
    Why Losing Money on a Sale Can Be Beneficial11/12/2019
    50:57
  6. 14.
    Why Telling Stories is More Important Than Ads11/05/2019
    52:16
  7. 15.
    How to Scale Beyond Stagnant Sales10/29/2019
    53:36
  8. 16.
    Bulletproof's Branding and Scaling Advice10/22/2019
    55:20
  9. 17.
    Disrupting a Stagnant Market through Self Funding10/15/2019
    1:11:33
  10. 18.
    Building a $1.8 Million Gift Box Company10/08/2019
    56:12
  11. 19.
    Viral Idea To Product In 60 Days10/01/2019
    58:34
  12. 20.
    How to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Pitch On National TV09/24/2019
    1:05:50
  13. 21.
    How a Beauty Subscription Box Launched Through Facebook Groups09/17/2019
    51:34
  14. 22.
    How to Create Your Own Viral Moments09/10/2019
    43:40
  15. 23.
    Why an MBA Was Important for This Entrepreneur09/03/2019
    42:30
  16. 24.
    How to Partner With Physical Stores to Showcase Your Product08/27/2019
    54:12
  17. 25.
    This Leather Maker's Journey From Basement to Seven Figures08/20/2019
    53:54
  18. 26.
    Why This Founder Took Two Years to Launch08/13/2019
    52:22
  19. 27.
    How to Automate Your Business as Fast as Possible08/06/2019
    52:32
  20. 28.
    The Real Sacrifices of Growing a Seven-Figure Business07/30/2019
    47:38
  21. 29.
    The Simple Business Model Used to Build a $2.4 Million Business07/23/2019
    55:39
  22. 30.
    How a Blog Became a Physical Store in Two Years07/16/2019
    43:33
  23. 31.
    How a Domain Created Credibility07/09/2019
    52:08
  24. 32.
    How A $15 Million Company Was Built On Personal Messages07/02/2019
    58:07
  25. 33.
    How To Create a Need and Justify Your Use Case06/25/2019
    42:47
  26. 34.
    Why Pivoting Your Business is Vital06/18/2019
    54:31
  27. 35.
    Why Building a Community Prevents Subscription Cancellations06/11/2019
    43:40
  28. 36.
    A Lesson in Project Management for Entrepreneurs06/04/2019
    47:09
  29. 37.
    Fame Didn't Do Any Favors For This NFL Player Turned Entrepreneur05/28/2019
    54:52
  30. 38.
    The Corporate Gifting Strategy That Unlocked Their B2B Revenue05/21/2019
    54:13
  31. 39.
    Growing from 7 FIgures to 8 FIgures And The New Problems You Face05/14/2019
    42:04
  32. 40.
    How This Company Stays Profitable While Giving Away Cars05/07/2019
    54:42
  33. 41.
    Achieving a 4.5% Mobile Conversion Rate04/30/2019
    41:02
  34. 42.
    Tripling Revenue on a 30-Year-Old Mattress Company04/23/2019
    53:27
  35. 43.
    Focus Is the Key for New Entrepreneurs (In More Ways Than One)04/16/2019
    35:51
  36. 44.
    What It Takes to Get a Million Views on YouTube04/09/2019
    53:33
  37. 45.
    Building a $5 Million Business By Speaking to Sneakerheads with Content04/02/2019
    30:21
  38. 46.
    The Pillar Approach: Turning a Twitch Show Into Months of Content03/26/2019
    54:00
  39. 47.
    Selling Courses and a Membership Program on Shopify03/19/2019
    56:05
  40. 48.
    Controversy, Haters, and Trolls: Dealing With Negativity Online03/12/2019
    52:17
  41. 49.
    Being Unique Vs Being Too Unique03/05/2019
    40:40
  42. 50.
    The Secret to Partnering with A-List Celebrities Like Drake02/26/2019
    37:41
  43. 51.
    The "100 T-Shirts" Approach to Product Validation02/19/2019
    43:55
  44. 52.
    Partnering With Influencers While They're Still Small02/12/2019
    45:42
  45. 53.
    When Facebook and Google Ads Are Off the Table02/05/2019
    41:32
  46. 54.
    Why You Need to Get on the Phone When Selling a High-Ticket Product01/28/2019
    52:48
  47. 55.
    Getting the Perfect YouTube Product Review01/21/2019
    52:35
  48. 56.
    Using Free Digital Products to Grow Your Business01/14/2019
    49:42
  49. 57.
    Turning Your Customers Into Your Influencers01/07/2019
    52:25
  50. 58.
    Growing an Email List of 20,000 (Without a Product to Sell)12/10/2018
    51:38
  51. 59.
    Extreme Business Makeover: Overhauling a Decade-Old Brand12/03/2018
    52:13
  52. 60.
    Customer Onboarding: The Key to Repeat Customers11/26/2018
    49:52
  53. 61.
    Lessons in Scaling11/19/2018
    51:35
  54. 62.
    Selling to Businesses by Partnering With Their "Stack"11/12/2018
    47:47
  55. 63.
    Why Product-Market Fit Should Start with the Market First11/05/2018
    47:28
  56. 64.
    Turning Old VHS Tapes into a $20 Million a Year Business10/29/2018
    52:57
  57. 65.
    An Unfair Advantage10/22/2018
    38:20
  58. 66.
    How to Choose Your Marketing Channels10/15/2018
    51:25
  59. 67.
    The $50k Email List With an Over 5x Return10/08/2018
    50:16
  60. 68.
    Lifting Conversion Rates by Bundling Products10/01/2018
    57:23
  61. 69.
    Common Dropshipping Mistakes09/18/2018
    56:02
  62. 70.
    The Potential Upside (And Pitfalls) of Translating Your Facebook Ads09/10/2018
    41:36
  63. 71.
    Thinking Outside of Your Industry for Unique Product Ideas09/03/2018
    56:10
  64. 72.
    What the NBA, NFL, and Disney Look for in Product Licensing Deals08/27/2018
    41:51
  65. 73.
    Saving Time and Money by 3D Printing Your Prototypes08/20/2018
    40:08
  66. 74.
    Why Low-Budget Videos Beat TV-Quality Ads on Facebook08/13/2018
    52:45
  67. 75.
    Going Facebook Live with New Product Releases08/06/2018
    57:46
  68. 76.
    A Quiz-Powered Approach to Email Marketing07/30/2018
    47:29
  69. 77.
    When Upselling Can Actually Hurt Your Sales07/23/2018
    46:51
  70. 78.
    Designing a Subscription Box That's Worth Unboxing Every Month07/16/2018
    43:26
  71. 79.
    How to Sell Guitars by Running Them Over with a Prius07/07/2018
    56:19
  72. 80.
    What Happens When a Former Tesla Employee Decides to Solve Bad Hangovers?06/30/2018
    1:01:41
  73. 81.
    Crafting a Stronger Marketing Message by Focusing on Fewer Features06/23/2018
    54:57
  74. 82.
    Rapid Prototyping: Using 3D Printing to Shorten Your Product Development Time06/17/2018
    54:42
  75. 83.
    Which YouTube Influencers Will Actually Make You Money (And Which Ones Won't)06/09/2018
    55:04
  76. 84.
    Why (And How) You Should Test Before You Invest in a T-Shirt Design06/03/2018
    57:08
  77. 85.
    From Diaper Money to Debt-Free: How This Designer Grew His Own Passive Income05/27/2018
    48:38
  78. 86.
    The Benefits of Bundling: How This Business Does 7-Figures a Month Selling Product Kits05/20/2018
    48:55
  79. 87.
    A Proven Process for Outsourcing Content as Part of Your SEO Strategy05/13/2018
    54:25
  80. 88.
    Why This CEO Still Spends Hours Every Day Doing Customer Support05/06/2018
    53:16
  81. 89.
    Pulling off a $10k Instagram Launch (Without Any Automation or Ad Spend)04/29/2018
    52:35
  82. 90.
    Crowdfunding on Multiple Platforms: Why You Don't Have to Choose Just One04/22/2018
    49:21
  83. 91.
    The Advantages of Embracing the Small in Small Business04/15/2018
    58:59
  84. 92.
    Using Customer Profiles as a Filter for Making Better Business Decisions04/08/2018
    49:41
  85. 93.
    The Facebook Live Strategy That Helps This Inventor Market to New Moms04/01/2018
    52:42
  86. 94.
    The Case for Selling Your Product Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign03/27/2018
    50:45
  87. 95.
    Selling to Generation Z: Why This Company Launched a Sister Brand03/20/2018
    54:48
  88. 96.
    60 and Over: How This Entrepreneur Markets His Products to an Older Demographic03/13/2018
    49:47
  89. 97.
    Creating a Mission-Based Manufacturing Process That Gives Jobs to Military Spouses03/06/2018
    42:30
  90. 98.
    The Unintended Value Proposition That Sold Over 35 Million PopSockets02/27/2018
    43:01
  91. 99.
    Non-Qualified Stock Options, Firing Fast, and the Art of Early Hiring02/20/2018
    45:19
  92. 100.
    What It Takes to Win the Coveted Amazon Buy Box02/13/2018
    42:40
  93. 101.
    Surviving in an Industry Where 6 Weeks Is the Equivalent of 6 Months02/06/2018
    49:28
  94. 102.
    Working With the Same Manufacturers Behind Many Luxury Brands01/30/2018
    53:06
  95. 103.
    How This Social Enterprise Turns Its Customers Into Business Partners01/23/2018
    48:24
  96. 104.
    More Than a Store: Why (And How) This Founder Built a Lifestyle Platform Instead01/16/2018
    51:37
  97. 105.
    The Business Benefits of Telling Stories That Aren't About You01/09/2018
    50:21
  98. 106.
    From DIY to a Million Dollars: How Alien Outfitters Scaled By Curating Products01/02/2018
    51:17
  99. 107.
    The Not-So-Magic Trick These Magicians Use to Launch a New Product Every Month12/12/2017
    56:07
  100. 108.
    The Art (and Science) of Facebook Video Ads That Work12/05/2017
    57:30
  101. 109.
    How This $3K a Day T-Shirt Store Is Preparing for the Holiday Season11/28/2017
    1:00:22
  102. 110.
    How to Market a Product Your Customers (Probably) Won't Show Off in Public11/21/2017
    50:21
  103. 111.
    The Best Way to Convince Customers to Buy an Expensive Product11/14/2017
    55:10
  104. 112.
    Everything Under One Roof: Creating a "Full-Stack" Product Design Company11/07/2017
    49:38
  105. 113.
    You Don't Need to Choose Between Making a Living and Making a Difference10/31/2017
    46:31
  106. 114.
    Before You Take a Trip to China to Find a Manufacturer...10/24/2017
    53:09
  107. 115.
    What You Need to Know About Patenting Your Product Idea10/17/2017
    44:38
  108. 116.
    Out-Innovating Billion Dollar Companies on a Shoestring Budget10/10/2017
    46:36
  109. 117.
    From Dancers to Body Builders: How This Brand Pivoted Without Changing Its Product10/03/2017
    58:41
  110. 118.
    Don’t Say What You’re Making, Say Why You’re Making It09/26/2017
    44:34
  111. 119.
    Don’t Waste Time On Business Cards (And Other Execution Tips)09/19/2017
    53:23
  112. 120.
    Using Content Marketing to Become a Thought Leader In Your Industry09/12/2017
    50:25
  113. 121.
    How to Find Viral Content for Your Brand's Facebook and Instagram Profiles09/05/2017
    46:07
  114. 122.
    The Importance of Packaging08/29/2017
    48:29
  115. 123.
    How NOT to Pitch to a Shark08/22/2017
    48:04
  116. 124.
    Selling Digital Products: There’s More to It Than High Margins08/15/2017
    49:02
  117. 125.
    What You Need to Know About Managing a Food-Based Supply Chain08/08/2017
    41:17
  118. 126.
    Coasting on Current Trends With Kick Push Skate08/01/2017
    45:38
  119. 127.
    How to Sell a Solution to a Problem No One Wants to Talk About07/25/2017
    54:08
  120. 128.
    How to Hire Employees 1 through 20 (According to Mizzen+Main)07/18/2017
    47:31
  121. 129.
    How To Earn A Retailer's Trust So They Can Sell Your Product07/10/2017
    53:05
  122. 130.
    Why One Etsy Seller Started Her Own Store (And Controlled Her Brand)07/04/2017
    46:52
  123. 131.
    Why This Entrepreneur Launched... Without Their Flagship Product06/27/2017
    56:05
  124. 132.
    Behind the Scenes of the Buzzfeed Channel: An Interview with Ben Kaufman06/20/2017
    26:37
  125. 133.
    How One Entrepreneur Got Her Cakes Into a 1,000 Grocery Stores06/13/2017
    48:17
  126. 134.
    Always Be Testing06/06/2017
    56:10
  127. 135.
    Why This Plant-Based Business Went After Low-Hanging Fruit05/30/2017
    51:31
  128. 136.
    Finding Partners to Help Grow Your Brand05/23/2017
    54:41
  129. 137.
    Live from Shopify's Unite 2017 Conference05/16/2017
    22:46
  130. 138.
    How One Entrepreneur Grew Their Sales 8X Through Personable Facebook Ads05/02/2017
    1:02:58
  131. 139.
    How to License Properties From Anime and Video Game Makers04/25/2017
    51:02
  132. 140.
    How to Drive Sales By Partnering With Existing Communities04/18/2017
    46:44
  133. 141.
    How to Bounce Back When Your Kickstarter Campaign Fails04/11/2017
    58:11
  134. 142.
    Going Undercover to Understand Your Customers04/04/2017
    42:12
  135. 143.
    How to Build a Luxury Brand From Scratch03/28/2017
    53:22
  136. 144.
    Bringing an Existing Solution to a Market That Didn't Know About It (Yet)03/23/2017
    56:53
  137. 145.
    How to Speak to Your Fanbase03/21/2017
    48:14
  138. 146.
    Why Fit Matters More Than Form or Function03/16/2017
    51:36
  139. 147.
    A Viral Video Led to Over $200,000 in Sales, Here's How03/14/2017
    58:02
  140. 148.
    How to Streamline Years of Content Marketing03/09/2017
    59:40
  141. 149.
    Learning The Fine Art of... Flipping03/07/2017
    40:04
  142. 150.
    The ROI of Hiring a Creative Agency to Build Your Brand Identity03/02/2017
    55:00
  143. 151.
    How to Court VC Funding to Scale Your Business02/28/2017
    54:19
  144. 152.
    Entering TV's Shark Tank (But Not For the Reasons You Think)02/23/2017
    47:26
  145. 153.
    Building a Bigger Business02/21/2017
    36:16
  146. 154.
    You Don't Have to Know it All to Make it Scale02/16/2017
    49:10
  147. 155.
    The Power of Crowds02/14/2017
    57:16
  148. 156.
    Finesse the Pug (Through Facebook Ads)02/09/2017
    53:37
  149. 157.
    A Branding Dilemma02/07/2017
    1:01:32
  150. 158.
    When it Comes to Traffic, Less is S'More02/01/2017
    56:49
  151. 159.
    Walk Like an Animal (Lover), Talk Like an Animal (Lover)01/30/2017
    54:19
  152. 160.
    Paracable.com Drove 40,000 Visitors a Day Before Having Any Inventory01/26/2017
    57:25
  153. 161.
    TheFeelGoodLab.com’s Keys to Early Success on Amazon01/24/2017
    1:04:37
  154. 162.
    Why TomboyX.com Tripled Revenue When They Focused On Just One Product Line01/19/2017
    47:45
  155. 163.
    TheMemeBible.com Used Tumblr to Generate $200,000 in Sales in 3 Weeks01/17/2017
    49:07
  156. 164.
    How to Launch a Successful Amazon Business in 2017 with Andrew Youderian01/12/2017
    35:32
  157. 165.
    Successfully Launch Into Amazon Using Shopify’s Latest Integration01/10/2017
    59:14
  158. 166.
    How DrainStrain.com Got Into 1200 Home Depots01/05/2017
    35:30
  159. 167.
    DistilUnion’s Lessons Learned from Launching Their $2 Million Business on Amazon01/03/2017
    55:54
  160. 168.
    Why CoralaCashmere.com Started Promoting to Local Print Media12/29/2016
    51:24
  161. 169.
    BlendersEyewear.com Used Insta Meets to Grow Their $2 Million Business12/27/2016
    53:18
  162. 170.
    SnowboardAddiction.com Built a $1 Million Business By Creating and Boosting Facebook Videos12/22/2016
    43:58
  163. 171.
    StartupDrugz.com Launched a Million Dollar Business Starting with ProductHunt.com12/20/2016
    59:23
  164. 172.
    10 Years of Consistency to Build SunnysHair.com Into a Sustainable 6 Figure Business12/15/2016
    1:04:08
  165. 173.
    How StretchEventTents.com Uses a Rotation Program To Innovate The Company12/13/2016
    1:01:13
  166. 174.
    Why ZootilityTools.com Launched a Kickstarter Just to Break Even12/08/2016
    51:20
  167. 175.
    How TheBeardKing.com Generates 7 Figures in Sales Using Video Content12/06/2016
    1:05:30
  168. 176.
    How CWPencils.com Makes a Profit Selling Pencils Online12/01/2016
    47:17
  169. 177.
    Launching a $2 Million Business By Syndicating Epic Content11/29/2016
    1:00:52
  170. 178.
    OriginalGrain.com’s First Time Entrepreneurs Launched a $15 Million Watch Company11/24/2016
    58:32
  171. 179.
    Beardo.com’s List of Criteria to Create Giftable Products During The Holiday Shopping Season11/22/2016
    54:53
  172. 180.
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday Lessons Learned From a $40 Million Makeup Business11/17/2016
    51:53
  173. 181.
    Building a Personal Brand and Business Brand With BikiniLuxe.com11/15/2016
    52:14
  174. 182.
    How the Founder of TarDisk.com Turned Around a Quickly Decline Business11/10/2016
    55:49
  175. 183.
    Why Less Is More For VraiAndOro.com’s $2 Million Business11/08/2016
    47:53
  176. 184.
    How StitchLeggings.com Created Customer Avatars to Sell Thousands of Leggings to Men11/03/2016
    53:43
  177. 185.
    The Power of Video To Educate Customers on Inkbox.com’s Innovative Tattoos11/01/2016
    39:21
  178. 186.
    GetNadeef.com’s $100K Business From Calling Cart Abandoners10/27/2016
    55:49
  179. 187.
    The Chillest 7 Figure Business Owner10/25/2016
    53:18
  180. 188.
    BarbellApparel.com Bootstrapped to Sell 40,000 Pairs of Pants10/20/2016
    55:22
  181. 189.
    How Rhone.com Launched to $80K in Sales With a Manually-Built Mailing List10/18/2016
    58:55
  182. 190.
    How ThinkCrucial.com Manages an 8 Figure Ecommerce Business on Multiple Platforms10/13/2016
    47:03
  183. 191.
    Talking to Customers One-on-One Helped Carbon6Rings.com Build a $1.7 Million Business10/11/2016
    59:28
  184. 192.
    Starting a Digital Nomad Business Traveling From Medellin to Austin to Chiang Mai10/06/2016
    57:24
  185. 193.
    KharaKapas.com Started a $1,500/Day Business Even Though She Doesn’t Like Taking Risks10/04/2016
    55:16
  186. 194.
    How HappilyEverBorrowed.com Uses Style Quizzes to Convert Customers09/29/2016
    51:41
  187. 195.
    InkwellPress.com Promotes Lead Magnets Using Facebook to Build a 7 Figure Business09/27/2016
    55:31
  188. 196.
    Minaal.com Started a Digital Nomad Business09/22/2016
    57:13
  189. 197.
    Why QwerkyWriter.com Focused On Early Adopters First09/20/2016
    1:02:07
  190. 198.
    From Broken Watches to a $1 Million Custom Watch Business09/15/2016
    1:02:00
  191. 199.
    Working with “Micro Influencers” Helped Thuggies.com Build a Half Million Dollar Business09/13/2016
    1:02:07
  192. 200.
    CampusProtein.com Powers Their Multi Million Dollar Business With a Nationwide Rep Program09/08/2016
    48:42

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