The Business Hacker Podcast

Show Overview

We interview different entrepreneurs to break down key components of their business success for your benefit. So you can apply what works and avoid their mistakes.

Starting a business is tough! When you first startup, you don't just need to know about your product or service, but other skills like building an audience, selling, copywriting, accounting, SEO the list is endless.

So why not learn from the experts we interview and shortcut your way to success. Our subject matter experts and case studies can help you skyrocket your results and ensure your business is on the right path!

Episode Show Notes & Bonuses

BHP14 – Understanding Accounting For Ecommerce and Sales Tax In the US With Mike Johnston of Peinser & Company

BHP14 – Understanding Accounting For Ecommerce and Sales Tax In the US With Mike Johnston of Peinser & Company

In Episode 14, I interview Michael Flemming of Peisner Johnson and Company where we go into the different Accounting rules and regulations that US and non-US E-commerce sellers need to be aware of when selling in the US.
We go into when to register for sales tax, what the main taxation obligations are in the US as well as choosing appropriate legal structures.
Gain an exclusive 10% Sales tax consultation discount with Michael Flemming of Peisner Johnson and Company who can advise you on choosing appropriate legal structures, as well as when and what states you need to register for sales tax, by using my referral link and the referral code “PreferredClient”.

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BHP11 – Understanding US Sales Tax and How to Solve This Problem with Taxjar

BHP11 – Understanding US Sales Tax and How to Solve This Problem with Taxjar

In episode 11, I interview CEO Mark Faggiano of Taxjar who breaks down who needs to pay sales tax, when you may need to pay sales tax and then lastly Mark presents the Taxjar solution.

A hassle free solution that allows sellers to take US sales tax compliance off their plate and onto Taxjar's plate without it costing an arm and a leg. Better still, Taxjar even provides an accuracy guarantee to keep you getting fined or out of jail!!

Gain your exclusive 10% discount when you sign up to Taxjar using my affiliate link AND use the discount code “BUSINESSHACKER”.

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BHP10 – Case Study: How Sean Chow started a 6 figure Amazon.com business from Australia

BHP10 – Case Study: How Sean Chow started a 6 figure Amazon.com business from Australia

In this episode, I interview Sean Chow a 6 figure seller and find out how Sean has managed to start his 6 figure Amazon business selling in the US all while living in Australia at the age of 22.

In this episode we examine some of the practical aspects of how Sean went about starting and growing his business in another country without visiting that country.

Learn some of Sean’s key realisations and lessons that he has learnt along the way.

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BHP09 – Amazon Listing Optimisation, Keyword Research & PPC Advertising Decoded

BHP09 – Amazon Listing Optimisation, Keyword Research & PPC Advertising Decoded

Episode 09 features Dan Moody of dan-moody.com. Dan is a listing optimisation specialist and global private label seller who sells in the UK, Europe, the US and Japan.

This episode breaks down how to optimise your Amazon private label listings, including conducting private label product keyword research so customers can actually find your products.

Finally, we wrap this podcast up with an overview of how Paid Per Click (“PPC”) advertising works.

Lastly, don't forget to check out the bonus video demonstration where Dan demonstrates how to perform keyword research using different tools to identify the search terms customers are using to locate your products and competitor's products on Amazon.

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BHP08 – Outsourcing Your Product Preparation With Product Preparation Centre Owner Devon Keller of FBA Ship UK

BHP08 – Outsourcing Your Product Preparation With Product Preparation Centre Owner Devon Keller of FBA Ship UK

Episode 08 features Devon Keller From FBA Ship UK. Devon is an FBA seller who also runs his own UK based product preparation centre.

In this episode, Devon gives a quick overview of the product preparation guidelines you need to adhere to when selling on Amazon.

Devon also breaks down the process of how product preparation centres work. How you order your goods, how goods are received, what happens if items are missing, or if goods need to be returned, how items are prepared and sent into Amazon.

Finally, we round up this session with a quick overview of how to ship goods to the UK, what issues overseas and domestic sellers need to take into account when deciding to ship and store goods in the UK.

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BHP07 – Understanding Selling In Europe Including When To Enroll In PAN European Fulfilment

BHP07 – Understanding Selling In Europe Including When To Enroll In PAN European Fulfilment

Episode 07 features Miguel Gallego from FBA Hero who breaks down some of the pitfalls and issues encountered when selling in Europe.

Discover how to reduce your European Fulfilment costs and keep more money in your pockets.

Learn what PAN European Fulfilment is, when to consider enrolling in this service and what legal obligations you need to obey when enrolling in PAN European Fulfilment.

Use my affiliate link to gain a special 33% discount available only to my Podcast listeners.

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BHP06 – Learn About The Importance of Product/Business Branding & How Websites Work

BHP06 – Learn About The Importance of Product/Business Branding & How Websites Work

Episode 006 interviews George Katsiouras, a graphic and website designer. This episode explains the importance of branding, as well as design and how you can use both, to increase your sales and grow your business.

The episode then covers how to effectively position and build a brand that resonates with your target customer, before wrapping up by explaining how websites work and some easy tools for first timers to build your website.

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BHP05  – Learn How to Use Facebook Advertising to Drive Traffic to your E-commerce Business

BHP05 – Learn How to Use Facebook Advertising to Drive Traffic to your E-commerce Business

Episode 005 interviews Ben Malol of Its Ben Malol Here LLC and owner of The FB Ads Group. Ben is an E-commerce seller and runs his own Facebook advertising Agency.

This episode explains the basics of Facebook advertising. Discover how to drive customers towards your e-commerce products, what types of ad campaigns work and how to create successful Facebook ads.

Ben has also provided some free webinar training for listeners to check out.

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BHP04  – Understanding Ecommerce Business Risk with Volidco Insurance

BHP04 – Understanding Ecommerce Business Risk with Volidco Insurance

Episode 004 interviews Ashlin Hadden of Voldico Insurance. If you're unsure or not even aware of the different e-commerce business risks you may face when selling in the US then this episode is for you.

In this brief episode, discover the different risks you may be exposed to and how you can reduce your business risk. Discover the different ways you can minimise your insurance premiums by avoiding selling certain products.

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BHP02  – How to Choose Private Label Products with Chris Jones of Zon Life Success

BHP02 – How to Choose Private Label Products with Chris Jones of Zon Life Success

Episode 002 interviews Chris Jones of Zon Life Success, a self-taught private label entrepreneur. Chris’ expertise includes selling over £300k of Amazon products in his first 18 months of trading.

Learn from Chris the secrets of choosing physical e-commerce products to private label that continue to sell no matter what your sales channel.

Discover the secrets to a successful Amazon product launch with Chris’ bonus interview as well as get a free coaching session with Chris if you buy his new Amazon course here through my affiliate.

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BHP01 How to write Amazon listings that sell with Michael Witcoff of Level Up Copy

BHP01 How to write Amazon listings that sell with Michael Witcoff of Level Up Copy

Episode 001 interviews Michael Witcoff of Level Up Copy a direct response marketing expert. Michael's expertise includes helping e-commerce sellers create compelling advertising that makes customers buy their products. Discover from Michael the secrets to writing better Amazon product listings. Learn the secrets of writing better E-commerce listings that actually sell no matter what your sales channel.

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