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E business is something Richard Baccus has made into an art form. Richard runs ABC Vacuum Warehouse and Gruene Steam with his dad Ralph. ABC Vacuum started in 1977 as a mail order vacuum business. They operate a brick-and-mortar store as well as 20,000 sq. ft. warehouse and employ 28 staff. Their other company, Gruene Steam has been in operation since 2008. Through it they provide alternatives to harsh chemical cleaning products because after decades in the retail floor business they knew there was a better way. They used German innovations to come up with unique steam products to clean floors.
The words “healthy” and “bakery” don’t often belong in the same sentence. But Alon Ozery started what is now the Ozery Bakery with his father in 1996 by scraping together money from family and taking out a business loan. They began in a small 700 square foot sandwich shop in Canada and at that time his brother Guy joined the team. Since then they have grown into a 90,000 sq ft facility supplying grocery store chains and natural food stores all over the US and Canada with their natural products.
Ryan Lee, who Jeremy considers one of his early internet mentors, is founder of Freedym.com which is the netflix for lifestyle entrepreneurship, offering entrepreneurial skills training for everyone. He is a former Recreational Therapist, Gym Teacher and Personal Trainer. In 1999 he started an online fitness business while living in his parents’ basement and grew it into an empire that did 7-figures per month. More importantly many of the people he has mentored have gone on to do big things.
It’s a Shark Tank success story this week, with Desiree Stolar, co-founder of Unshrinkit which is an emergency sweater saver. They have a patent-pending formulation that helps unshrink wool clothing back to the original size. They were featured on the hit TV show Shark Tank and got an investment offer from Mark Cuban. A wool expert was quoted saying “this could change the world of yarn.” Desiree has an MBA from Harvard.
Amazon private label is the niche that today’s guest, Greg Mercer has focused on to great success. Greg is the founder of the software “Jungle Scout” which allows you to quickly and easily perform product research on Amazon and a second software product called “Review Kick” which helps people quickly and easily get reviews for their amazon products. But those software solutions are based on Greg’s own success as an Amazon private label seller. Greg generates revenues in excess of $400K per month by selling his own products on Amazon.
Investing in employees is one of the things Omar Sayyed has made his specialty. Omar is the co-founder and CEO of Ties.com, Scarves.com, and Alynn.com. The company started off fulfilling orders out of a co-founder’s living room. They have managed to grow into the world’s largest online men’s and women’s accessories retailer.
Metabolic disease is the target in the crosshairs of today’s guest Tom Bilyeu. Tom is Co-Founder of Quest Nutrition which was named the 2nd fastest growing private company in America with over 1400 employees and 57,000% growth. Tom’s mission is to end metabolic disease. He also hosts a thought leadership show called Inside Quest where he features people like Tim Ferris, Russell Simmons, and many more. If you want to get out of the matrix then listen to Tom and his Youtube channel.
Raising Entrepreneurs: The Impact of Learning Entrepreneurial Skills at a Young Age with Cameron Herold Author of Double Double
Cameron Herold is the former COO of 1-800-Got-Junk. He helped grow the company from $2 million to $106 million in only six years without any debt or outside funding. He has helped build three $100 million dollar companies.
Today he is a top rated international speaker and he coaches CEOs on steps to multiply their revenue and profit.
He is best selling author of the book– Double Double: How to Double your Revenue and Profit in 3 Years or Less –which is on its 7th printing.
Quality Control As THE Differentiator That Matters with Matt Geddie Co-Founder of SkinnyAndCompany.com
Quality Control matters tremendously to Matt Geddie and is what has set Skinny and Company apart in a very crowded market. Matt is the co-founder of Skinny and Company. Skinny and Company produces Coconut Oil products that have their origin in the jungles of Vietnam. They bootstrapped the company to over $800K in revenue per year and have a special patent pending technology on how they extract the coconut oil.
Wes Grudzien knows what it takes to be successful at selling on Amazon. Wes is cofounder of Lullaby Lane. He helped grow the company’s Amazon sales to over 7 million dollars annually in less than 3 years. He is also the founder of Ezonomy where he teaches the exact methods used to grow a 7 figure business and consults with large scale sellers.