Return on Podcast

Welcome to Return on Podcast, where we talk about the experiences, obsessions and habits of the most successful e-commerce entrepreneurs.

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2 days ago

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler Jefcoat and Stan Friedlander talk diversification, an "all in, all out" mindset, and idiot-proofing your arguments with Amazon. Stan was chief merchant/GM of multiple categories for Amazon in both US and Japan for 10+ years, including all apparel, footwear, jewelry, watches, handbags, sunglasses, luggage and costumes. He had full p&l responsibility over first and third-party marketplace sales and expenses for these categories, including all customer experience, marketing, shipping and personnel expenses. His teams ranged in size from 100+ and oversaw revenues of $3.5B+, and was responsible for launching luggage, kids apparel and costume categories for Amazon in the US. He was also a certified bar-raiser interviewer at Amazon, and conducted over 750+ interviews during his tenure, including 150+ while in Japan. He has operated as an independent consultant since leaving Amazon, advising brands and sellers on their eCommerce strategy and helping with problem resolution. He has clients that range from $1M to $2B+ in annual sales revenue. Stan's contact links: friedlanderstan@gmail.com LinkedIn Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Monday Sep 26, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler Jefcoat and Ben Leonard talk brand building, positioning your business for a sale, and the "real" football. Best known as the founder of Beast Gear, Ben Leonard is the classic millennial entrepreneur. He built a business on a laptop, in a cupboard, in his spare time. The difference? Ben grew an international 7-figure business and successfully exited after 3 years; the business holy grail. Ben is Ecom Broker’s brand ambassador and digital marketer. Ben is busy building the network, creating relationships and banging the drum! In addition to Ecom Brokers, Ben is busy building brands, and helping others follow in his footsteps with his consultancy, courses and mentorship programme. Ben's contact links: https://www.ecombrokers.co.uk/ LinkedIn Also mentioned in this episode: Atomic Habits - James Clear Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Thursday Sep 01, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler and Michael Elliott talk about the power of niching down, the pressure to be an expert, and the nostalgia of baseball cards. Michael Elliott is a CPA licensed in the State of Ohio. He has a long career in public accounting serving small and medium sized companies all over the US. Four years ago, he and his wife started a niche accounting firm serving campgrounds and RV parks across the US. His firm is completely remote, and he and his team are known to regularly travel and visit campgrounds and RV parks. Michael is known in the industry as the Campground CPA and has spent time attending and speaking at tradeshows for industry. Michael and his wife Kristen have 3 small children and love living in Southwest Florida! Michael's contact links: LinkedInCamp and Park Accounting Also mentioned in this episode: The Long Tail- Chris AndersonBuilding a StoryBrand - Donald MillerTraction - Gino Wickman PickFu Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Friday Aug 26, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler and Chelsea Cohen talk inventory impact on marketing strategy, when to invest in an inventory management software, and the satisfaction of chopping vegetables. Chelsea Cohen is an Amazon inventory management expert and the co-founder & CEO of SoStocked.com, an Amazon inventory management software. Chelsea’s also an Amazon seller, speaker & consultant. Her regular clients include 7 & 8-figure sellers. She has been featured on AM/PM Podcast, 7-Figure Sellers Summit, Seller Events & the Prosper Show & Amazing Summit stages, among others. Chelsea's contact links: SoStockedLinkedInSoStocked Facebook Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Thursday Aug 11, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler and Kevin Sanderson talk about expanding to the international marketplace, the complexities of European taxes, and passionate football fans. Kevin Sanderson helps Amazon and e-commerce sellers build an international empire that they can be proud of, and he is also the host of the Maximizing Ecommerce podcast and YouTube channel. Kevin's contact links: Kevin's EmailMaximizing ECommerce PodcastBrand Mastery Summit Also mentioned in this episode: Tyler's Maximizing ECommerce episodeInternationalchecklist.com The Lean Startup - Eric ReisAtomic Habits - James Clear Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Friday Aug 05, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler and Kate DiLeo talk brand messaging, relaxation via scuba diving, and the value of a niche. Kate DiLeo is a brand architect whose approach is rooted in the belief that brand is the path of least resistance to revenue. She teaches you to eliminate complex and ineffective storytelling by delivering a simple yet provocative message that tells prospects what you do, how you solve their problem, and how you differ from the competition. The outcome? Brand conversations that convert. Kate is honored to have partnered with more than 200 organizations across 20+ sectors, helping them craft brands that bring more prospects to the table, more users who click, and more customers who buy. Kate's Contact Links WebsiteLinkedInMuting the Megaphone: Stop Telling Stories and Start Having Conversations Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Thursday Jul 28, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler and Ritu Java discuss changes to Amazon PPC, how to take advantage of DSP spending, and why intermittent fasting is best as a daily habit. Ritu Java is the co-founder of PPC Ninja, offering Amazon PPC software and services to sellers and advertisers. An accidental digital nomad, she has now lived and worked in 4 countries, including her birthplace – India, Japan, the United States, and Canada. Other fun facts about Ritu – She is a podcast junkie, soccer mom, jewelry designer, and fluent Japanese speaker. Ritu's contact links: LinkedIn PPC Ninja Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Wednesday Jul 13, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler and Parag Mamanani talk diversifying, overcoming pandemic whiplash, and the power of meditation. Parag's passion for technology comes from hands-on experience in design, development, and marketing of business software. He has led cross-functional teams to deliver software solutions for thousands of e-commerce companies. Parag's e-commerce expertise, innate leadership skills, and scary-smart business savvy drive Webgility's growth. He loves numbers and gets the same rush from looking at a spreadsheet as he does from finding the perfect hot sauce pairing for his lunch. Parag's Contact LinksLinkedInWebgility Also mentioned in this episode:Amp It Up - Frank SlootmanLessons of History - Will Durant Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Thursday Jul 07, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler and Justin Willhite talk user generated content, understanding customer interests, and the power of positive thinking. Justin Willhite has been creating video content for over 7 years. From live streaming to short video content to long-form product reviews, he has learned how to communicate with consumers to help them find the right products to fit their needs. He has taken what he's learned during his years of growth on YouTube and turned that into focused Amazon shoppable videos to help convert e-commerce storefront visitors to paying customers. Justin's Contact Links:ConsumerQuestJustin's LinkedIn Also mentioned in this episode:Legendary - Tommy Breedlove Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

Thursday Jun 30, 2022

In this episode of Return on Podcast, Tyler Jefcoat and Eric Castellano talk sales velocity, mentorship, and jumping into business headfirst. Eric Castellano is the CEO of Amazoznlit a top 50 Amazon business in the US and world renowned Amazon Wholesale consulting company that continues to help thousands of Amazon business owners grow their wholesale business quickly and efficiently. Eric's Amazon Wholesale mentoring and training program EsellerRI was created by leveraging his 8 years of experience operating his own wholesale business that now ships over 3 Million orders through FBA annually. His systems focused approach allows Amazon wholesale businesses at all levels to grow sales while focusing on the bottom line all while building out internal and external teams and SOPs. Eric's Contact Links: @Amazon_Lit on Instagram ESellerRI Also mentioned in this episode: Professional Failure - Justin Skinner Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

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Return on Podcast

​​Welcome to Return on Podcast, the show where we help e-commerce sellers improve their ROI in business and in life. Hosted by Tyler Jefcoat and in affiliation with Seller Accountant, Return on Podcast aims to leave listeners with new insights and actionable life and business hacks at the end of each episode.

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