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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 Biggest Tax Mistakes People Make — and Much More

6/28/2022
Tim Nelson is the CEO at AVASK Accounting & Business Associates, an international firm of accountants and tax experts with a well-reputed specialism in global e-commerce expansion, international taxation, accountancy, and business consultancy and advisory services. He previously worked as a Certified Public Accountant for Schmelkin & Schmelkin. Tim is a distinguished Certified Public Accountant with profound knowledge in tax preparation, accounting, and IRS audits and has helped businesses...

Duration:00:43:13

Boost Revenue By 600% With Post Purchase Shipping Notifications

6/21/2022
Kiril Kirilov is the CEO and Co-founder of Rush, a Shopify shipment software that automates the shipment tracking process on all fronts. Rush helps merchants and agencies ensure that any post-purchase shipping email flows are guaranteed to increase AOV and CLTV. Kiril is also the Co-Owner and Co-Founder of Proof Nutrition, a high-quality nutrition supplement brand. In this episode… As an entrepreneur, selling your product is half the battle. How can you increase consumer engagement to turn...

Duration:00:42:13

How to Dropship From China Using Influencers

6/14/2022
Alex Fedotoff is the Founder and CEO of eCommerce Scaling Secrets and the founder of several e-commerce brands that he scaled to seven and eight figures. From the bedroom in his parent’s apartment, Alex embarked on his e-commerce journey in 2014 without being fluent in English. He is an expert on advertising on Facebook and other platforms and has helped his clients collectively generate over $120 million in sales. He has consulted big brands like Lululemon, Under Armour, Ella & Mila, and...

Duration:00:39:06

Social Media DMs: The Future of Customer Service

6/7/2022
Kristina Muntean is the Manager of Strategic Partnerships at Gorgias, an integrated helpdesk for e-commerce brands. Gorgias is on a mission to help brands deliver personalized support and exceptional customer experiences across multiple channels. Before joining Gorgias, Kristina was the eCommerce Manager of Kion, the Owner of Thrive Rolfing, and the Executive Assistant of Muntean Leadership Group. She attended the University of Colorado Boulder and received her degree in psychology and...

Duration:00:27:27

Bootstrap to a Multi-Million Dollar Exit

5/31/2022
Vincent Lacape is the Co-founder of a stationery brand, which he recently bootstrapped into a multimillion-dollar exit along with his business partner Patrick Franz. Vincent previously worked as the Sports Trading Consultant at “Loterie Nationale Belge” for GTECH S.p.A., the Junior Project Manager of the mobile development strategy for Betclic Group, and a Merchandising Intern for Walt Disney World. Vincent graduated from Skema Business School with a master’s degree in management,...

Duration:00:49:17

How To Cut Your Paid Advertising in Half and Boost Revenue

5/24/2022
Michael Brenner is the CEO of Marketing Insider Group, a content marketing agency focused on increasing ROI and generating leads and sales. He is also the author of Mean People Suck, where he details how professional empathy wins over a negative culture in any situation and industry. He has over 25 years of experience in the corporate world and previously worked for companies like NewsCred, SAP, ICR, and Nielsen. Michael graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a degree in English. In...

Duration:00:34:48

3 Critical Steps to Selling OFF Amazon

5/17/2022
Robert Giovannini is the CEO of IronPlane, a full-service e-commerce agency specializing in platform design, development, and digital marketing. While in Russia in the 1990s, Robert created his first e-commerce website to sell handmade chess sets. He quickly realized the value of selling products online, and between 1999 and 2012 he developed multiple e-commerce and digital service companies. Robert earned his master’s degree in international economics from the University of Albany and his...

Duration:00:37:31

Zero % Churn For This AI-Centric Cart Abandonment SaaS

5/10/2022
Valon Xhafa is the Founder of Behamics, a SaaS company that combines behavioral science and artificial intelligence to reduce cart abandonment. Valon has more than six years of experience with AI/machine learning software and previously worked for Google building data-driven applications. He earned his master’s degree in computer science from the Technical University of Munich. In this episode… How can you optimize your user experience to generate more revenue? What would reducing your...

Duration:00:29:25

Adopting a Cat to Scaling to 7+ Figures in Revenue Selling Cat Backpacks

5/3/2022
Emily Miethner is the Co-founder of Your Cat Backpack, a direct-to-consumer and wholesale pet product company specializing in travel products for cats. As a serial entrepreneur, she is also the CEO and Founder of both FindSpark, a community for employers to connect with young professionals, and MCG Social, an advertising company focused on helping brands grow their businesses through social media. Emily’s most recent venture was flipping a house in the Catskills. Emily graduated from...

Duration:00:43:57

Ex-Fireman Turned eCommerce Visionary

4/26/2022
Tim Jordan is a serial entrepreneur and the Co-founder of the Private Label Legion, a community for e-commerce entrepreneurs looking to maximize their potential and grow their brands. He is also the Host of the AM/PM Podcast, where he speaks with like-minded individuals and entrepreneurs about e-commerce tools and tips. Tim is an ex-firefighter and served his city for 10 years before leaving to enter the e-commerce industry. In this episode… Are you struggling to grow your profits and feel...

Duration:00:56:15

The Best Sources for Philippine VAs

4/12/2022
John Jonas is the Founder of OnlineJobs.ph, a job board that has brought hundreds of thousands of jobs to virtual workers in the Philippines. He is also the host of The Secret Sauce of Outsourcing, a podcast where he talks about tips, tricks, advice, and stories on how to be more efficient through outsourcing. Before this, John worked as the Chief Technology Advisor for ClientSkills, a Lead Developer for Familylearn LLC and iCount.com, and a PHP Programmer for QComm. In this episode… Do...

Duration:00:43:08

Cole Humphus Shares How To Rapidly Scale Without Losing Profits or Lifestyle

4/5/2022
Cole Humphus is the Founder of Rapid Scale Group, which helps online course creators, coaches, and consultants increase sales without relying on social media or large teams. Over the past seven years, Rapid Scale Group has helped over 200,000 customers and built a multi-seven-figure-per-year business. From corporate finance graduate to wedding photographer to entrepreneur, Cole has experience in various fields and knows that success requires the right strategy, action, and people....

Duration:00:45:39

Codie Sanchez Talks About “Boring Businesses” and Gaining 1.5M Followers in 24 Months

3/29/2022
Codie Sanchez is the Founder of Contrarian Thinking, the Co-founder of Unconventional Acquisitions, and the Owner of 26 “boring businesses.” She is also a Board Member at Entourage Effect Capital, The Arcview Group, and the Marijuana Policy Project and a Member of AEI's Enterprise Club. She invests in women-led startups through Plum Alley, WAVE, and The Vinetta Project and cannabis companies through Cresco Capital Partners. Codie was awarded the JFK Award for Print Journalism and the Howard...

Duration:00:42:23

The Top Amazon PPC Tactics From a $4 Million Seller

3/22/2022
Dr. Travis Zigler is an Amazon PPC Coach at Amazon PPC Pros and the Founder of Profitable Pineapple Ads, a consulting agency for Amazon entrepreneurs looking to grow through advertisements. Dr. Zigler helps business owners become more financially free by mastering PPC, DSP, and sponsored ads on Amazon. In addition to his work as a PPC expert, Dr. Zigler is the “SeeEO” of Eye Love, an eye wellness and hygiene company aimed at helping consumers with dry eye. He holds a doctorate in optometry...

Duration:00:44:55

Revenue and Expense Importing Made Easy (Save Hours — Get Accurate!)

3/15/2022
Jamie McDonald is the CEO at A2X, a company that provides e-commerce accounting without the fuss for Shopify, Amazon, Walmart, eBay, and Etsy businesses. Prior to his time with A2X, Jamie was the Executive GM of Product, Accounting, and Global Services for Xerox. He was also the Co-founder and Co-CEO of Hubdoc, an automated document collaboration platform for accountants and small businesses, and the Founder and CEO of Sparkroom, a SaaS company for higher education. In this episode… When...

Duration:00:26:49

Getting Robbed (By An Aggregator) — Not!

3/8/2022
Sumana Sanjeeva is a former banker turned serial entrepreneur and the Owner of Superlative, LLC. She recently worked with Quiet Light to sell her business for seven figures. Before this, Sumana was the Director and Owner of Eye Level Learning Center, a Phone Bank Supervisor at Wells Fargo, and an Assistant Branch Manager at The Milford National Bank and Trust Company. In this episode… If you’re thinking of selling your business, you want to make sure you’re getting a fair offer from a...

Duration:01:03:23

How To Get Viral On TikTok (Easier Than You Think)

3/3/2022
Ash Krishnaswamy is a Partner at Forge Design, a strategy, branding, and digital design company for e-commerce brands. The Forge team has worked with companies like Muddy Bites, Jambys, Venmo, and more. Ash has years of experience building brands. Previously, he was the Owner of Ashwinn’s Upstate Roaming Co., a company that rented Jeeps to New Yorkers for camping excursions, and the Co-founder of Point, a consumer-grade web and iPhone app. Ash graduated from NYU’s Stern School of Business...

Duration:00:38:55

Increase Your Odds of Success With Any Goal

2/22/2022
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. In this episode… Are...

Duration:00:10:55

8-Figure EXITpreneur Shares His Journey

2/15/2022
Nathan Hirsch is the CEO at EcomBalance, a bookkeeping service for e-commerce businesses, and the Co-founder of Outsource School, an education platform for businesses. With over 10 years of e-commerce experience, Nathan has always had a passion for running his own businesses and being an entrepreneur. He recently built and sold his e-commerce business, FreeUp.net, for eight figures. In this episode… Do you want to spend more time scaling your brand and less time bookkeeping? If so, Nathan...

Duration:00:32:47

Fast, Flexible Funding for Marketing, Inventory, Or Hiring From $10K - $5M

2/8/2022
Asher Ismail is the Co-founder of Uncapped, Europe’s first revenue-based finance provider. He is also the Founder of InterTech Diversity Forum and a Board Member for Tech London Advocates and Global Tech Advisors. Prior to founding Uncapped, Asher worked as the CEO at Midrive, the General Manager and Group Director of Strategy at Moneysupermarket Group, the Head of Click to Call at Skype, and a Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. He was also the CEO and Founder of Make it Matter, an...

Duration:00:27:32