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Learn the skills and methods you need to turn your online business into a powerful profit engine that you can sell when you want, for the price you designate, to the buyer you choose. Our hosts Joe Valley and Mark Daoust, along with leading M & A, ecommerce, SaaS, marketing, and content experts, will share their decades of experience to give you the tools you need to buy, scale, and exit an online business on your terms. The Quiet Light Podcast is your best source for actionable insights from innovative and successful entrepreneurs who have built, bought, and sold online businesses. If you want to benefit from the most successful strategies and thought leadership to propel yourself toward your goals, look no further.

Learn the skills and methods you need to turn your online business into a powerful profit engine that you can sell when you want, for the price you designate, to the buyer you choose. Our hosts Joe Valley and Mark Daoust, along with leading M & A, ecommerce, SaaS, marketing, and content experts, will share their decades of experience to give you the tools you need to buy, scale, and exit an online business on your terms. The Quiet Light Podcast is your best source for actionable insights from innovative and successful entrepreneurs who have built, bought, and sold online businesses. If you want to benefit from the most successful strategies and thought leadership to propel yourself toward your goals, look no further.

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United States

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Learn the skills and methods you need to turn your online business into a powerful profit engine that you can sell when you want, for the price you designate, to the buyer you choose. Our hosts Joe Valley and Mark Daoust, along with leading M & A, ecommerce, SaaS, marketing, and content experts, will share their decades of experience to give you the tools you need to buy, scale, and exit an online business on your terms. The Quiet Light Podcast is your best source for actionable insights from innovative and successful entrepreneurs who have built, bought, and sold online businesses. If you want to benefit from the most successful strategies and thought leadership to propel yourself toward your goals, look no further.

Language:

English


Episodes

The EXITpreneur's Playbook — Part 1

6/8/2021
Joe Valley is the Co-owner and Director of Brokerage Services at Quiet Light, a business advisory firm that helps online entrepreneurs achieve amazing exits. Joe joined the firm after selling his own e-commerce business through Quiet Light in 2010. He has advisor expertise in all web-based niches, including SaaS, e-commerce, and content businesses. In addition to being a frequent speaker and podcast guest himself, Joe is also the co-host of the Quiet Light Podcast. Mark Daoust is the...

Duration:00:35:07

Multi-Market Dashboard for Advanced Sellers

6/1/2021
Paul Sonneveld is the Co-founder and CEO of MerchantSpring, a next-generation sales and analytics software platform for professional sellers and agencies. MerchantSpring provides a single view across multiple marketplaces, including Amazon, eBay, and numerous others worldwide. Some of Paul’s past positions include Executive General Manager at Catch.com.au, Head of First Choice Liquor at Coles Group, and Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group. In this episode… Are you a professional...

Duration:00:26:31

Never Run Out of Inventory Again

5/25/2021
Chelsea Cohen is an Amazon seller, copywriting expert, and the Co-founder of SoStocked and Badass Business Builders. Since launching a physical products business on Amazon with her husband Ari in 2014, Chelsea has built an Amazon empire that earns more than $1 million in sales per year. As a speaker and consultant, Chelsea has spoken at Amazon seller summits and has been featured on several podcasts and YouTube shows, including AM/PM Podcast and Seller Stories with Jungle Scout. In this...

Duration:00:33:08

A Tax Attorney’s Guide to Maximizing Profits and Minimizing Taxes

5/18/2021
Sharon Winsmith is the Owner and CEO of Winsmith Tax, a full-service tax firm that helps entrepreneurs and businesses maximize profits using a holistic tax strategy. Before founding Winsmith Tax, Sharon worked as the Director of PwC, a leading professional services network and one of the “Big Four” accounting firms. Sharon has more than 10 years of experience as a tax attorney and has helped a wide range of clients — from high-net-worth individuals to Fortune 500 companies — structure their...

Duration:00:50:02

Quiet Giants Chapter 4: Leigh Exits for Almost 7 Figures

5/11/2021
Leigh Huynh is the Founder of Amaki Skincare, an organic skincare company that champions all-natural ingredients and clean beauty standards. After starting Amaki Skincare on Amazon, Leigh steadily scaled her brand and exited a few years ago for almost seven figures. Leigh’s parents immigrated from Vietnam with no more than $200 in their pockets when she was just 15 years old. Thirteen years later, Leigh started and scaled her business based on the beauty approach she learned from her mother...

Duration:00:31:58

99% of 10-Figure Sellers Do This — Only 10% Admit It

5/4/2021
Izabela Hamilton is the Founder and CEO of RankBell, a white-glove, done-for-you Amazon concierge that helps sellers launch and rank campaigns, boost sales, and maximize profits. RankBell has been featured in esteemed publications around the globe, including Forbes India, London Daily Post, Yahoo.com, and more. In addition to her work at RankBell, Izabela is also the co-host of the Seller Sessions podcast and the upcoming Branded by Women Virtual Summit. In this episode… Do you have an...

Duration:00:50:38

How to Master HARO for Free PR and Easy SEO Wins

4/27/2021
Greg Heilers is the Sorcerer in Residence at Sourcery, a HARO pitching platform for editorial link building that helps business leaders increase brand awareness and find their audience. He is also the Co-captain of Jolly SEO, a company that provides SEO, content marketing, and backlink services to businesses of every size. Outside of the office, Greg volunteers as an Ambassador for Pionero Philanthropy, an organization that matches philanthropic businesses and individuals with...

Duration:00:33:22

Save 2-3% on Imported Inventory and Cross-Border VAs

4/20/2021
Ryan Cramer is the Affiliate Marketing Manager at PingPong, a revolutionary payment service provider for cross-border e-commerce sellers around the world. Currently, PingPong has more than 600,000 users and has processed more than $10 billion for global e-commerce sellers. In his role at the company, Ryan is responsible for content marketing and partnering with online sellers and service providers. Ryan is also the host of Crossover Commerce, a podcast that features top marketplace sellers,...

Duration:00:42:23

Gino Wickman, Founder of EOS, Talks About Entrepreneurial Leap

4/13/2021
Gino Wickman is the creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), a practical method that has helped thousands of entrepreneurs achieve greatness. He is also the Founder of EOS Worldwide, an organization that assists companies around the globe in the implementation of his effective EOS system. In addition to this, Gino has authored multiple best-selling books that have sold more than one million copies, including Traction, Get a Grip, Rocket Fuel, What the Heck is EOS?, and How to...

Duration:00:54:21

How to Scale Without Losing Your Mind

4/6/2021
Yoni Kozminski is the Founder and CEO of Escala, an affordable, boutique process improvement and digital transformation consulting firm for Amazon and e-commerce businesses. Yoni is also the Founder and CEO of MultiplyMii, a company that helps businesses around the world reduce operating costs and increase profitability and output potential. In addition to this, Yoni is the Host of Successful Sales, a podcast where entrepreneurs share their inspirational stories, hard-won wisdom, and top...

Duration:00:46:24

How to Save 20-60% on Your Supplement COGS

3/30/2021
Sean Ross is a manufacturing expert who works for TWS Nutrition, a nutritional supplement contract manufacturing aggregator with more than 40 years of combined experience and billions of dollars in nutritional product sales. TWS Nutrition specializes in helping companies reduce their cost of goods sold (COGS) by 20-60% and eliminate their manufacturing challenges. As a manufacturing guru, Sean helps e-commerce entrepreneurs drive out unnecessary costs, improve their bottom lines, and boost...

Duration:00:42:50

How to Open AND Manage Multiple Seller Accounts with My Amazon Guy

3/23/2021
Steven Pope is the Founder of My Amazon Guy, an 18-person Amazon seller consulting agency based in Atlanta, Georgia. My Amazon Guy uses PPC, SEO, design, and catalog management to growth hack sales on e-commerce and Amazon marketplaces. It specializes in launching new brands and products, building enhanced brand content and design, driving traffic and sales, and much more. At My Amazon Guy, Steven oversees 153 brands that produce an excess of $100 million in revenue on Amazon. He is an...

Duration:00:49:21

A Due Diligence Professional Shares His War Stories

3/16/2021
Elliott Holland is the Founder and Managing Director of Guardian Due Diligence, a boutique firm that supports ETA, acquisition entrepreneurs, and self-funded searchers looking to execute business acquisitions. Elliott has over 10 years of experience executing middle market deals and has worked with the nation’s best family offices, independent business buyers, and management consulting firms. In addition to this, Elliott is the Chief Financial Officer of Collab Capital, a growth solution...

Duration:00:42:00

Why Trademarks Matter - And How To Get Yours

3/9/2021
Steven Weigler is the Founder and Managing Partner of EmergeCounsel, a company that specializes in the protection of business assets and intellectual property for entrepreneurs across the world. Before his work at EmergeCounsel, Steven was the Founder, CEO, and General Counsel of ScholarCentric, a groundbreaking educational technology startup. With extensive entrepreneurial and legal experience, Steven specializes in intellectual property, general business counsel, and information...

Duration:00:40:53

The Rise of the Aggregator

3/2/2021
Brad Wayland is a Business Advisor at Quiet Light, a brokerage firm that helps online business owners achieve amazing exits. As a successful entrepreneur, he has almost 20 years of experience marketing and operating online businesses. Starting in 2003, Brad helped create an online custom t-shirt company that he later developed into a multimillion-dollar enterprise. In the years that followed, he started building other e-commerce businesses and investing in existing companies. Over the last...

Duration:00:33:38

Selling to an FBA Roll-Up Company? Do This and Earn More Money

2/23/2021
David Newell is an M&A Advisor at Quiet Light, a business advisory firm that helps online entrepreneurs achieve amazing exits. His main areas of expertise include e-commerce/Amazon FBA, SaaS, and content companies that range in size from $1 million to $25 million. David is also the Founder and CEO of Inner Truth Media, a digital platform for podcasts, video courses, and articles about spirituality and personal development. Before joining Quiet Light, he was an investment banker and spent...

Duration:00:56:04

Why is the Amazon Training Space So Sleazy?

2/16/2021
Adam Hudson is a serial entrepreneur and a highly regarded Amazon thought leader. Currently, he is the Co-founder of Reliable Education, a company that provides high-quality educational resources and a tight-knit community to current and soon-to-be Amazon sellers all over the world. Adam boasts over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience in a wide variety of industries, including Amazon, software, animation, and real estate. He has built multiple multimillion-dollar companies in both...

Duration:00:27:32

Increasing the Value of an Amazon Business 10x in 2 Years

2/9/2021
Mihkel Moosel is an experienced entrepreneur and Amazon growth consultant who has successfully built three 7-figure businesses on Amazon and sold more than 100 products in various industries. Currently, Mihkel is the Founder and Head Amazon Expert at Digital Merchant, an Amazon partnerships agency that builds 7-figure online stores for both brands and manufacturers. In the past three years, Digital Merchant has scaled its personal Amazon brand from $0 to $350K a month on Amazon and has...

Duration:00:34:46

Tools to Boost Rankings and Reviews

2/2/2021
Troy Johnston is the Co-founder of Seller.Tools, an optimization platform for Amazon sellers. Seller.Tools provides a full suite of cutting-edge tools that leverage Amazon data to boost the success of Amazon businesses. The platform is endorsed by top 1% Amazon earners such as Zhou Nutrition, Nested Naturals, 321 STRONG, and more. Troy is also the Founder of Zon Spark, a group of Amazon optimization specialists that help Amazon sellers implement proven strategies and formulas for success....

Duration:00:35:45

Amazon Funding Partners…No Interest, No Credit Report, No Personal Guarantees

1/26/2021
Don Henig is the Co-founder of AccrueMe, a financial technology company that provides funding and support to small and medium-sized Amazon businesses. Don is also the President of Propzy, an app that allows users to buy, rent, and sell real estate via social media. In addition to this, Don boasts an impressive and eclectic background as the creator of an entertainment company that produced the Broadway show, Rock of Ages, the founding partner of a physical soccer publication, and so much...

Duration:00:45:47