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OWN YOUR COMMERCE Podcast | Hosted by Jay Myers

Interviews with ecommerce industry execs and experts - showcasing the trends and strategies that will inspire you take your business to the next level.

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We are excited to welcome Claudiu Cioba, CEO & Founder of VideoWise to this episode of Own Your Commerce. Join in for a fascinating talk on shoppable video, interactive commerce, and how it's impacting the way people shop today.

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We are pleased to welcome Alok Ahuja, CEO and Founder of Trexity. Learn how ecommerce and brick & mortar brands are serving their customers better with innovative same-day delivery options.

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Rick Watson is the CEO and Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting. With 20+ years experience in ecommerce he supports investors and management teams in delivering major digital initiatives.

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Jason Greenwood is the Founder of Greenwood Consulting where he brings 20+ years experience helping brands across ANZ and beyond architect compelling digital experiences.

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We are excited to welcome Andrew Maffettone, a marketing expert with over 15 years of experience in ecommerce, to Own Your Commerce. Not only has he owned and managed multiple marketing companies in the ecommerce space but has also worked in-house at multiple online selling companies, driving brands to new heights.

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In this episode of Own Your Commerce, we are excited to welcome Chase Clymer, Co-Founder at Electric Eye and host of Honest Ecommerce.

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A former Math teacher, Nozari has always had a passion for numbers and enjoys helping brands figure out how to turn customer data into strategies that drive revenue and growth. If you run an ecommerce company and are looking to get more out of your customer metrics, or you simply want to up your knowledge of ecommerce data analysis, this episode is packed full of valuable insights you’ll enjoy.

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Today’s guest Mate Prgin, CEO of the Waterloo based data security solution, specializes in helping brands of all sizes ensure they are up-to-speed on everything from handling sensitive customer data to being compliant with global privacy laws. This episode is an absolute must-listen for anyone selling online. Learn everything you need to know to avoid the costly penalties of non-compliance while offering your international customer base the best buying experience.

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Beyond the Product Series

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What metrics matter for ecommerce brands today? We asked Richard Kestenbaum, investment banker and co-founder of Triangle Capital with 20 years experience working in the rapidly evolving retail industry. This episode is a must-listen for ecommerce merchants and enterprise business leaders.

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Beyond the Product Series

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Join Patrick Campbell, CEO and Founder of Profitwell, for a deep-dive on all things subscriptions. This episode is packed full of actionable strategies subscription brands can use to reduce churn, increase retention, and even retain canceling customers with the right offboarding flow. A must listen for anyone selling subscriptions.

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Meet Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins — two long-time beauty editors and Co-creators of the wildly popular Breaking Beauty podcast. In this episode you’ll find a passionate discussion about the latest tech, trends, and stories from the frontlines of the beauty ecommerce industry. Beauty and ecommerce aficionados, this episode is for you!

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Join Rokt Chief Commercial Officer, Elizabeth Buchanan for an exciting episode on revenue optimization.

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Andrew Forman is the Founder and CEO of Givz, the donation incentives solution for Shopify. Learn about how more brands are driving conversions with donation incentives instead of discounts, and giving customers the gift of giving.

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In this enlightening discussion we cover Pienaar‘s approach to entrepreneurship and life and look at what kind of brands could benefit from Cogsy.

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What do shipping containers stuck at sea have to do with two ecommerce vets coming together to start a gift card solution that could save the holiday season for Shopify merchants?

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Is your brand keeping 'clean coupon hygiene?' Just ask Kathleen Booth, CMO at digital engagement security platform, clean.io.

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Join CEO and Founder of Myplanet, Jason Cottrell, for an exciting discussion on the current state and future of commerce and the digital experience.

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John Williams, CTO of Amplience, has made a name for himself helping the world’s most innovative brands power their commerce experiences. Join us for a dynamic interview on headless CMS, the importance of the MACH ecosystem, and where the digital-first industry is headed in the next five years.

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Join us for a dynamic discussion about what works—and what doesn’t—with today’s #1 online customer acquisition method.

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Paul do Forno has led some of the world’s top brands, including General Electric, Target, Foot Locker, and Hyatt. Today he’s a Managing Director at Deloitte Digital and an industry leader in the digital commerce conversation. In this fascinating episode we unpack the digital transformation that has occurred and the opportunities it holds for scaling enterprise retailers and B2B brands.

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Commercetools is taking a fascinating approach to enabling digital commerce. They are referred to as a true cloud, headless commerce platform, providing the building blocks for the new digital commerce age. Those building blocks are 350 consumable APIs that let you build anything commerce experience you want!

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A deep-dive with Harley Finkelstein, what his life's work at Shopify is all about, what entrepreneurship means to him, what's new at Shopify, and what excites him most about the future of Shopify!

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Chris George is the Co-Founder and Chairman of SUBTA, the Subscription Trade Association. SUBTA supports thousands of ecommerce brands helping them add and scale a subscription or membership offering on their ecommerce stores.

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Karim Marucchi joins us to discuss the differences between Open Source vs SaaS, the strengths of each, how they're different, how they work, and most importantly, how they can work together!

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How the fastest growing ecommerce brands are creating sub-second shopping experiences with Shogun Frontend using Progressive Web App (PWA) technology and an end-to-end headless commerce solution.

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In this episode we dive into how Simon Rodrigue recently led Staples.ca through a complete digital transformation in a fraction of time and cost using a best-in-breed “modular“ approach to ecommerce.

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Jon Kennedy built what is probably one of the biggest ecommerce communities around. 100,000 active members with thousands waiting to get in! He started out buying and selling on eBay and launched stores on various platforms before gradually finding his way to Shopify. Today he runs a development agency geared for brands looking for quick "bite-sized" ecommerce development needs. Along his journey though, he founded one of the biggest ecommerce entrepreneur community groups on Facebook ever.

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Beyond the Product Series

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For over 20 years, Robbie Kellman Baxter has been a subscriptions advocate, literally writing the book on subscriptions (well, two actually). Today she shares her innovative outlook on subscriptions that she calls the “membership mindset.” It’s about building your organization, experience, and brand around helping people solve their problems or reach their goals for the long term. Whether you’re currently running a subscription or plan on launching one, this is an episode you don’t want to miss!

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Colin Bodell worked for Amazon, Groupon, and American Eagle — to name a few — before joining Shopify Plus last year as VP of Engineering. Today he gives us his valuable insights on Covid-19’s accelerating effect on ecommerce and his prescient first experience with Shopify. He’ll also share how merchants can use data to renew old school personal relationships with customers.

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In today’s episode, Kurt Elster, best-known as the host of the Unofficial Shopify Podcast, discusses his unconventional path to ecommerce success and shares what the best brands do to capture the attention of their audience and turn them into customers.

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Former editor-in-chief Tommy Walker shares how he helped position brands like Shopify Plus and CXL as industry leaders by combining SEO research with compelling storytelling to create captivating content.

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Ben Jabbawy founded Privy to help store owners connect with customers. In this episode we discussed how to leverage every site visit into a relationship with a new customer by earning the trust of their inbox.

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Aaron Orendorff, former Editor in Chief at Shopify Plus gives us the play-by-play on tactics you can do TODAY to make your store better. He is a master of content, SEO, and all things digital marketing.

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Patrick Coddou (co-founder of Supply.co) shares the inspiring journey, packed full of wisdom and insights on building a successful DTC brand.

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Greg Chapman - Getting tax right for ecommerce

September 22nd, 2020 48:19 mins.

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On our show today we have Greg Chapman, the SVP of Business Development at Avalara, a leading tax compliance software platform for ecommerce brands. He discusses a few of the intricacies of the tax system, specifically for ecommerce.

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In just a few years, Chris Meade and his co-founders turned $10K and an idea into a multi-million dollar, extremely successful, DTC brand! The idea was important, yes. More important though are the key strategies they used to propel the growth. In episode 3 of Own Your Commerce, we dive into some of the tactics used to grow Crossnet into a brand known across the country.

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Steve is a lifelong entrepreneur, marketer, and the Founder and CEO of MuteSix, an iProspect Company, and an award-winning, full-funnel digital and creative studio founded in 2014. He is responsible for the overall vision, strategic leadership, service delivery, culture, and growth of the creative agency that has generated over a billion dollars in trackable revenue for its clients.

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Patrick Campbell (Profitwell CEO) joins us to discuss some of the metrics every ecommerce store owner should be calculating, should understand, and should monitor to understand revenue.

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