eCommerce Lifestyle

eCommerce Lifestyle

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By Anton Kraly
The eCommerce Lifestyle podcast with Anton Kraly is here to serve successful store owners looking to increase revenue, automate operations, and become the authority in their niche.

Our mission is to empower freedom through entrepreneurship.

Join the lifestyle and find your freedom @ ecommercelifestyle.com
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How Jeff Is Getting a 40X Return On Ad Spend (ROAS)!
In this interview episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton speaks with Drop Ship Lifestyle community member and coach, ​​Jeff Tottenham. Jeff has been a member of Drop Ship Lifestyle for nearly five years, and he's been one of our coaches for the past few years. During those five years, Jeff has started a few dropshipping stores, a couple he shut down, but one has brought him massive success that he has been able to grow and scale to an exciting new level. ​Anton and Jeff discuss in this episode ​when it's time to 'pull the plug' on a store, and wh​at it's like running a successful store in a highly-competitive niche. The two also talk new strategies and Shopify apps, plus a bit of mindset advice ​from the view of a DSL coach. Links From This Episode: Free Training From Drop Ship Lifestyle eCommerce Lifestyle Episodes, Show Notes, & Transcripts
21:13
August 22, 2019
How To Fund High Ticket Purchase Orders
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, Anton shares his top 3 ways to fund high ticket purchase orders. Links From This Episode: Free Training From Drop Ship Lifestyle
16:38
August 19, 2019
How Anastasia has Continued to Grow Her Store for 5 Years
In this interview episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton speaks with Drop Ship Lifestyle community member,​ Anastasia Vankova. Anastasia started dropshipping in 2014 and is a long-time member of Drop Ship Lifestyle. As a ​digital nomad, she​ travels the world with her child and partner in tow. Thanks to the sales from her dropshipping store she's able to fund her ideal lifestyle. ​She recently hired her second virtual assistant to allow her more room to grow her business.​ Her and Anton discuss that, along with some other recent wins and Anton's advice on upgrading to Shopify Plus. Links From This Episode: Free Training From Drop Ship Lifestyle ​Follow along with Anastasia's travels on her Instagram, @bossmomtravels
23:52
August 15, 2019
How To Increase Your Shopify Conversion Rate
In the last episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast Magen asked:   "I get very few abandoned carts but a fair amount of "add to carts" and "reached checkouts". Aside from risk reversal tactics you cover in the course.. Are there any tools or tactics you've used to increase the customer emails you get in-cart?" In this episode of the podcast, Anton shares his response. Links From This Episode: Interview With Magen Free Training Webinar
12:31
August 12, 2019
How Magen Found Freedom Through Entrepreneurship
Anton speaks with Drop Ship Lifestyle community member, ​Magen Senen about: Becoming location independent and breaking free of the typical 9-5. Magen’s advice for new entrepreneurs. Powerful habits to develop for success. Advice on reaching customers when you don’t have contact information. Links From This Episode: Free eCommerce Training Class
23:26
August 8, 2019
Don't Take It For Granted
Anton shares a realization he had this past weekend at a bachelor party in Lake Ozark.  Links From This Episode:  Drop Ship Lifestyle - Training Webinar  How Joe Scaled From $0 To $2,000,000 In 13 Months  How Isaac Sold His Store For a 30x Multiple   How John Maintained Sales After Losing the Ability to Advertise on Google
11:56
August 6, 2019
How Isaac Sold His Store For a 30x Multiple
In this interview episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, I spoke with Isaac Smith about: How Isaac saved his store after seeing sales decline The importance of in-person masterminds Why bookkeeping can be a headache for dropshippers The mindset needed to be a successful entrepreneur How Isaac sold his store for a 30x multiple Links From This Episode: Free Training From Drop Ship Lifestyle: https://www.dropshiplifestyle.com/webinar/ Isaac's Bookkeeping Service: https://www.truvuebookkeeping.com/
48:56
August 1, 2019
The Secret To Scaling Facebook Ads
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares a secret that allowed his team to scale their Facebook Ad Spend by 3x! -- New to the show? Get all previous episode (and show notes) here: https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/episodes/ Learn how to dropship profitably here: http://www.dropshipwebinar.com
10:58
July 29, 2019
How Joe Scaled From $0 To $2,000,000 In 13 Months
In this interview episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, Anton talks with Drop Ship Lifestyle member Joe about: How Joe scaled from $0 to nearly $2,000,000 in 13 months while working a full-time job. What Joe learned from his first two "failed" stores. What Joe is focusing on now to grow to the next level. Links From This Episode: Free Training
27:12
July 25, 2019
How We Lowered Our Facebook CPA By 67%
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares a test he ran over the weekend which resulted in lowering Facebook CPAs by 67%!
14:28
July 22, 2019
How John Maintained Sales After Losing The Ability to Advertise on Google
In this interview episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, Anton talks with DSL community member John about: Setting up a business in the states from abroad How John broke $100,000 in monthly revenue with over 100 competitors How John maintained sales after losing the ability to advertise on Google What to do when SEO is your primary source of traffic Links from Podcast: Safety Nets: https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/safety-nets/ SEO Training: https://courses.dropshiplifestyle.com/lesson/6-2-seo/ Prague Retreat: https://courses.dropshiplifestyle.com/prague/ Free Training: https://www.dropshiplifestyle.com/webinar/
30:54
July 19, 2019
What's Your Style?
Anton shares how to create a Branding Deck and Style Guide for your business to make sure you have consistency as you grow your team. You can download our Branding Deck Template @ https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/episodes/
14:45
July 15, 2019
Shopify Unite 2019: What I'm Most Excited For!
Anton shares updates from Shopify Unite 2019 including new design changes and the Shopify Fulfillment Network.
16:23
June 25, 2019
The Safest Market To Sell To
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares the safest market to sell to if you want your eCommerce store to be around for years to come! --   Get your FREE BOOK at https://www.dropshipsecrets.com/  ^ just cover shipping ^   Get Drop Ship Lifestyle at  https://www.dropshiplifestyle.com/webinar/ -- This is Episode #74 of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast. Listen to all previous episodes by searching for "eCommerce Lifestyle" in your preferred podcast player.
10:58
June 21, 2019
How To Stay In Business!
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton talks about what to do AFTER the sale is made if you want to stay in business! --   Get your FREE BOOK at https://www.dropshipsecrets.com/  ^ just cover shipping ^   Get Drop Ship Lifestyle at  https://www.dropshiplifestyle.com/webinar/
13:08
June 17, 2019
Drop Ship Secrets Is LIVE!
Anton talks about the release of his new book, Drop Ship Secrets!  You can get you copy today for FREE at https://www.dropshipsecrets.com/
13:24
June 13, 2019
Insider Information
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares the advice he just gave to a Drop Ship Lifestyle member on their monthly coaching call.
06:55
June 5, 2019
Shopify Is Down!
Oh no!  Shopify crashed for longer than we can ever remember!  In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton talks about whether or not it's time to switch platforms, and what we can all learn from this experience. Listen to all previous episodes at:  https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/episodes/
14:08
June 3, 2019
How To Lose $40,000.00
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, Anton shares an experience he had earlier this week that cost a company over $40,000.00!
09:23
May 7, 2019
Safety Nets
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares how to set up multiple touch points at every stage of your funnel so that you’re never reliant on one platform or traffic source. You can find all previous episodes of the podcast (with transcripts) here: https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/ New to eCommerce?  Check out my free training webinar here: https://www.dropshiplifestyle.com/webinar/
12:38
April 27, 2019
Act As If
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, Anton shares how to scale your business fast, regardless of what level you are at.
11:09
April 11, 2019
There’s An Order To This...
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton talks about tier 1 and tier 2 sources of content and traffic.
11:42
March 28, 2019
It’s Time For a Change
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares where he’s moving to, and what to do when you get bored of your normal routine.
12:13
March 26, 2019
Is Dropshipping a Gateway Drug?
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton talks about how dropshipping is the perfect launch pad for anyone who wants to become an online entrepreneur.  He also shares some tips for Conversion Rate Optimization. 
09:54
March 21, 2019
Do This At Least Every 2 Weeks!
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, Anton shares how to stay on top of your business without wasting hours of your day doing "busy work".
10:55
March 13, 2019
How To Brainstorm Ideas For Content
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares how to come up with content ideas that your audience will actually want to engage with.
10:05
March 11, 2019
How To Prepare For Trade Shows
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares how to prepare for trade shows when your goal is to secure suppliers for your eCommerce store.
09:10
March 7, 2019
Let's Talk About Sales Tax
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton answerers a question about sales tax that came up after the South Dakota vs. Wayfair ruling in the Supreme Court.  
09:22
March 4, 2019
Is Now The Right Time To Sell Your Business?
It's February of 2019.  The economy is at record highs and there is a lot of cash changing hands... so is now a good time to sell your business? In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares his thoughts on the current market and how to think through what is sure to be a life changing decision. -- Want to come to our Prague Retreat?  Email me! anton[at]dropshiplifestyle.com with subject link: Prague
15:49
February 25, 2019
Accept The Randomness
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares a lesson on why we need to accept randomness in our businesses. Note: this episode was originally posted as an Instagram Live video.  If you're not following us on Instagram, you can do so here: https://www.instagram.com/dropshiplifestyle/
05:55
February 22, 2019
Campaign Budget Optimization
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares an update on Campaign Budget Optimization for Facebook. This episode is a follow up to “The Death of Facebook Ad Account Managers” podcast.
09:04
February 21, 2019
Build Your Backend
Anton shares how much revenue and profit you should earn on the backend of your business, along with how to find reverent products and services to promote to your audience. Learn more @ https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/
09:34
February 18, 2019
How To Overcome Inventory Issues
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares how to overcome inventory issues when drop shipping.
06:53
February 13, 2019
Should You Outsource Paid Traffic?
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton talks about if and when you should outsource paid traffic.
07:29
February 11, 2019
Stop Being So Modest
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, and shares why there’s no room for modesty in the world of high level b2b eCommerce.
09:40
February 6, 2019
How to Execute Faster
In this episode, Anton shares how to execute faster and get results sooner rather than later.
08:41
February 4, 2019
Spread The Wealth
This is a follow up to yesterday’s episode titled: Income Is Overrated.
04:59
January 29, 2019
Income Is Overrated
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, Anton explains why income is overrated and why saving is for people who are out of ideas.
10:38
January 28, 2019
Here’s How Much You Should Spend On Ads
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares how much you should spend on ads when you’re just starting out, and when you’re scaling your eCommerce business.
10:26
January 24, 2019
The Death Of Facebook Ad Account Managers
In the episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton explains why being a Facebook Ad Account Manager may become a job of the past.
14:50
January 23, 2019
Create This Facebook Campaign Today
After a meeting at the Facebook offices in Austin, Anton shares a Facebook campaign that everyone running an eCommerce store should create ASAP.
10:21
January 11, 2019
What’s Working Now on Facebook
Anton shares what’s working best right now in the world of Facebook ads.
10:22
January 10, 2019
How To Plan Your Year
Anton shares the system used by himself and his team for yearly and quarterly planning. Listen to this episode now and implement the lessons to set yourself up for success in 2019!
12:27
January 7, 2019
How To Lower Your Taxes
In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, Anton shares how to lower your taxes before the end of year.
06:29
December 27, 2018
How To Easily Add More Revenue Streams To Your Business
Investing lots of time and money into building new streams of revenue can be scary. Here’s how to do it while removing the risk.
10:11
December 3, 2018
No One Is Going To Remember You
Anton shares an important lesson in human behavior.
07:41
November 29, 2018
Black Friday/Cyber Monday Debrief
Anton shares what worked (and what didn’t) for this years Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions.
08:13
November 28, 2018
How To Get All The Sales
Use this conversion technique to get all the sales this holiday season!
06:28
November 7, 2018
How To Create Content That Gets Views
Struggling to come up with ideas for "click-worthy" content? This episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast is for you. More @ https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com
12:31
November 5, 2018
Usability > Design
Your website doesn't need to look pretty. It needs to remove friction and make the buying process as simple as possible.
15:37
October 18, 2018
Q4 eCommerce Game Plan
Anton shares how to position your store to have it's best Q4 ever!
07:32
October 16, 2018
Plant Your Seeds
Anton shares the 3 "must have" audiences to create for Facebook Ads!
11:00
October 15, 2018
Do You Really Need An Office?
Here are my thoughts on if having an office is even worth it in 2018!
11:57
October 9, 2018
Authority and Automation
Anton shares his talks for the 2018 Drop Ship Lifestyle Bali Retreat!
10:23
October 4, 2018
Their Weakness Is Your Strength
Anton shares a recap of this past week and shares a lesson that all eCommerce entrepreneurs need to hear.
10:49
October 3, 2018
What's Your Mission?
Anton explains why crafting a mission statement that resonates with your audience is the first step towards creating a successful brand.
07:11
September 17, 2018
Big Picture Thinking
It's easy to get stuck in the micro of your business. Here's why you need to pull yourself out.
07:38
September 13, 2018
The Easiest Way To Improve Your Business
This will take about 30 minutes to implement and if used properly, it will drastically improve your eCommerce business. Lean more @ https://www.ecommerelifestyle.com/episodes
08:48
September 11, 2018
How I'm Growing Our Team
We just wrapped up a meeting where we discussed four new roles that we will be hiring for over the past month. I wanted to record a quick podcast to share what I'm looking for in each role, and what our hiring process looks like. Apply this lesson to your business to get winners on your team :)
13:48
August 28, 2018
Austin Vs. NYC For Entrepreneurs And Families
Quick recap and my summer in NYC and how it compares to living and working in NYC.
13:32
August 27, 2018
The Pendulum Swings
Anton talks about the near future of direct response ads for eCommerce, and how the big spenders are starting to shift from Facebook to Google. Here is a link to the new Google Ads for eCommerce Course: https://secure.dropshiplifestyle.com/ordertie4po4h
12:16
August 17, 2018
The Power Of Positioning [Part 2 of 2]
In part 2 of this series, Anton shares how to use the power of positioning for higher conversion rates and more SALES. This episodes applies to those who are brand new to eCommerce, and those who have been selling online for years.
11:20
August 15, 2018
The Power Of Positioning [Part 1 of 2]
Anton talks about the power of positioning for supplier approvals AND product discounts.
14:44
August 13, 2018
How To Lose Money
Anton shares one of the biggest mistakes he made early on in his eCommerce career. Apply this lesson to your own business and save yourself some cash!
10:03
August 10, 2018
How To Humanize Digital Selling
A lesson on why people continue to buy from traditional stores. You'll also learn how to transfer offline selling strategies to eCommerce stores. https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/episodes/
16:50
July 30, 2018
Should You Donate To Charities?
Don't worry, this episode isn't about personal finances. It's about increased conversions. I’m not here to tell you how to spend your money, I’m here to help you make more of it. More episodes @ https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/episodes/
12:46
July 27, 2018
7-Figure Problems
I just recorded a podcast with Chris Reynolds from the Entrepreneur House… he asked a bunch of good questions, but one of them that stood out was “what is a problem that you see many 7-figure store owners facing?” I had two answers, because it really depends on what type of eCommerce business the person owns. If they’re importing / manufacturing / holding inventory the main issue I see people struggling with is managing cash flow as rapid growth requires tons of cash. It’s worth talking about, but that’s a topic for another day. Today I want to talk about the #1 problem that I see new 7-figure drop shippers make… Learn more @ https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/episodes/
17:13
July 25, 2018
How To "Future Proof" Your Business
Listen to this episode if you want to build a business that will be around for years to come!
15:03
July 19, 2018
What To Do When Someone Rips You Off
When you find success in business, people can (and will) try to rip you off. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people in this world with no ethics. They think the only way to succeed is to capitalize on others hard work. In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast, you'll learn how to shut them down, and how to get their money. -- If you're new to the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast with Anton Kraly, you can get all previous episodes here: https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/episodes
17:10
July 17, 2018
The Hourglass Funnel
Coming to you on a gorgeous Tuesday morning to talk about NYC real estate, customer satisfaction, and how to implement the hourglass funnel in your business!
12:43
July 10, 2018
No One Is Going To Save You
I'm coming to you on a rainy morning in NYC with a rant why the universe does not owe you anything and why no one is going to save you. That may sound like a dark message, but the sooner we all accept responsibility for our actions (or lack thereof), the sooner we all will actually be in control of our lives. Comment here: https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/no-one-is-going-to-save-you/
13:24
June 28, 2018
Back To The Basics!
How to rank higher in Google, and why you always have to self audit!
12:19
June 20, 2018
The Sky Isn't Falling... You're Just Uninformed
In this podcast, I share a new marketing technique along with why people are too quick to throw in the towel when things change.
14:03
June 15, 2018
In 20 Years I Will _______.
Seeking clarity? In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, Anton talks business, finance, and relationship planning for the long term.
10:14
June 13, 2018
Fake News!
With new information appearing in your feed all day everyday, how can you sort through it? And how can you know who to trust?
12:01
June 12, 2018
The Future Of Retail
Don't be a dinosaur.
10:28
June 11, 2018
Are You Really Happy?
RIP Anthony Bourdain... Mental health seems to be a huge issue in our society right now and I'd highly encourage everyone to listen to this episode and try this exercise for themselves.
10:05
June 8, 2018
My 2nd Biggest Regret
This is one thing I would change if I was starting over today...
11:55
June 7, 2018
Oil In The Ground
In this episode of eCommerce Lifestyle, Anton shares an investment lesson from the late 19th century that still holds true today.
11:45
June 5, 2018
The One Thing Holding You Back From 10X Growth
Anton shares insights from a conversation he had with a friend whose sales have become stagnant.
11:31
June 4, 2018
Whatcha Gonna Do With All That Cash?
In this episode of eCommerce Lifestyle, Anton shares his thoughts on what to do with the "extra" cash generated by your business.
08:58
June 1, 2018
Cross It Off
In this episode of eCommerce Lifestyle, Anton shares his thoughts on a dilemma that all entrepreneurs have to deal with.
10:06
May 31, 2018
The Future Of Marketing Conferences
In this episode, Anton shares his thoughts on how marketing conferences have evolved over the past 5 years, and how he sees the value proposition changing over time.
13:00
May 30, 2018
What Gets Measured Gets Managed
In this episode, Anton shares the one thing that has made all the difference for business growth in 2018. https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/what-gets-measured-gets-managed/
08:41
May 29, 2018
The Backstory (How It All Began)
In this episode, Anton shares the backstory of eCommerceLifestyle.com along with the goal of this new podcast. The idea for this podcast has been in works for awhile now, and we’re happy to finally release it to you. The episodes that follow will share stories and lessons that we continue to learn while maximizes business performance through optimization, automation, and cutting actives that waste time and produce no results. This podcast will document our journey towards the ultimate goal: achieving true freedom through entrepreneurship. Here’s what we cover: - Why eCommerceLifestyle.com is separate from DropShipLifestyle.com - Why entrepreneurship isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be - How we always strive to optimize, automate, or cut wasteful activities - What to expect in future episodes - How to submit questions and / or be a guest on a feature episode
08:29
May 26, 2018
Shopify 2018: What I’m Most Excited For!
I just saw the Shopify Unite Keynote in Toronto and all I can say is WOW! In this episode of the eCommerce Lifestyle Podcast, I share the Shopify Updates that I’m most excited for i n 2018. Here’s what we cover: - Shopify Unite Recap - Shopify AR / VR Initiative - The Future of Commerce - Shopify Marketing Dashboard - Dynamic Checkout Buttons - Fraud Protect For Shopify Payments - Shopify Currency Conversion & Rounding - New International Supported Payment Types For Shopify Payments - Kit Update - Shopify Ping (Their New Chat Client) - Updated To The Shopify App Marketplace - The New Shopify Partner Marketplace
21:56
May 26, 2018
eCommerce Lifestyle Intro
Learn what the eCommerce Lifestyle podcast with Anton Kraly is all about, and what you can expect in future episodes! All resources that I mention will be published on https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/ If you have any topics you'd like me to discuss, or if you'd like to be a guest on a future episode, you can contact me here: https://www.ecommercelifestyle.com/contact/
02:03
May 26, 2018
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