In the Ring with SUMO Heavy

In the Ring with SUMO Heavy

By SUMO Heavy
In The Ring is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman of SUMO Heavy.

The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses.
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Chelsea Craig, Founder of Rhino Reviews is 'In the Ring' with SUMO Heavy
Today's episode features Chelsea Craig, Founder of Rhino Reviews. Rhino Reviews was launched in 2018 with the goal of supporting small businesses in the digital space.  Rhino Reviews has had the opportunity to work with over 80 businesses in all industries, including luxury construction, digital, energy, property management, healthcare, retail, hospitality, and education, to help build or repair their online reputation by growing and leveraging their online reviews. _____ About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy Sponsorships: off for this episode
23:31
August 11, 2020
Josh Walter, Co-founder/CEO of BrandJump is 'In the Ring' with SUMO Heavy
Today on the show we have Josh Walter, 
the CEO and Co-founder of BrandJump. Launched in 2011, over the last 9 years BrandJump has become the leading ecommerce sales and marketing firm in the home furnishings industry. Josh was also just recently recognized by Home Furnishings Business magazine, one of the leading publications in the home furnishings space, as a "Forty Under 40" leader -- recognizing the forty top leaders in the industry under 40 years old. ___ About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy Sponsorships: off for this episode
42:48
August 4, 2020
Discussing Magento One EOL with SUMO Heavy Co-Founder/CTO Bob Brodie
In this week’s episode, our guest is SUMO Heavy Co-founder and CTO Bob Brodie who helps us breakdown the Magento One ‘End of Life’, which is scheduled for June 30, 2020. - What does this mean for merchants who decide to stay on the platform? - What are your options? - What are the security concerns? - What are the costs/ benefits of staying on Magento One vs. moving to other platforms? - How did the marketing by Magento affect the decision-making process? - What’s the future for the platform? ___ About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
43:26
June 29, 2020
Omnichannel eCommerce Marketing with Rytis Lauris of Omnisend
Rytis Lauris is a co-founder and CEO of Omnisend, the powerful marketing automation platform that's focused on moving eCommerce marketers beyond the generic email marketing tools. With a mind seemingly crafted for business and an eye to the future, Rytis has gained notoriety within ecommerce community for his insights on omnichannel and the future of ecommerce. He believes that rich customer data and an omnichannel approach empowers ecommerce businesses to generate more sales by sending highly personalized messages via various channels, including email, SMS, Facebook ads, Google retargeting and others. As a successful entrepreneur who has spent more than 10 years building and bootstrapping startups and being in the ecommerce field, Rytis discovered ecommerce marketers have very specific needs around automation. Since 2014, Rytis has made it his mission to use Omnisend to help and empower small and medium-sized ecommerce merchants. ___ About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy Sponsorships: off for this episode
47:41
June 8, 2020
It’s SUMO Heavy’s 10th Birthday: A Conversation with Co-founders Bart Mroz and Bob Brodie
May 2020 is SUMO Heavy's 10th birthday, so we’ve got a candid conversation with the co-founders – CEO Bart Mroz and CTO Bob Brodie. In their conversation they discuss how they met and the founding of SUMO Heavy, the early days of Magento, how they almost lost it all during that first year, the trial and errors with pricing models, the current eCommerce landscape, as well as a discussion around platforms and tools. ___ About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
30:06
May 26, 2020
Crowdfunding Strategies for eCommerce Merchants with Khierstyn Ross
In today’s episode, we have a conversation with Khierstyn Ross. Khierstyn Ross is a product launch expert that specializes in Kickstarter & Shopify launches for physical products. In 2015, she began this journey when her first launch failed terribly. After relaunching, she went from a $16,710 failure to a $592,742 success story. Since then she's raised multiple-millions of dollars in pre-order revenue on Kickstarter and Indiegogo with her clients and students. Khierstyn talks about how she went from going to medical school to getting bit by the entrepreneurial bug and eventually working with entrepreneurs to help them launch successful crowdfunding concepts. She’ll take us through some good crowdfunding strategies - from marketing to mailing lists and what makes a good campaign. The Product Launchpad https://khierstyn.com/ ___ About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
41:50
May 19, 2020
Live 'Office Hours' with SUMO Heavy Co-founder and CEO Bart Mroz and Taylor Holiday, Managing Partner of Common Thread
Today’s episode is a rebroadcast of our Livestream conversation with SUMO Heavy Co-founder and CEO Bart Mroz, and his guest Taylor Holiday. Taylor is a former athlete and now managing partner at Common Thread Collective. Common Thread Collective is an Online Sales Agency. Their mission is to help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams by focusing on helping consumer product eCommerce businesses scale from 0 - $20M Common Thread Collective https://commonthreadco.com/ This episode was streamed live on May 6, 2020. ___ About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
28:20
May 9, 2020
Ecommerce Marketing in the COVID-19 Era with Melanie Balke
Melanie is a Marketing Consultant who has worked with global brands such as Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen. Her focus now lies in digital consulting for start-ups and e-commerce businesses. She has experience in industries such as skincare, home goods, food, beverage, electronics, and more. Melanie has also built the marketing team and strategy for 2 e-commerce start-ups leading to their acquisition. She's an avid speaker and writer on all things marketing featured in several publications, podcasts and conferences. She joined Bart Mroz on our Livestream on April 30, 2020  to talk about what techniques and strategies ecommerce merchants can use in their marketing during this sensitive COVID-19 era. ___ About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
32:35
May 5, 2020
Live 'Office Hours' with SUMO Heavy Co-founder and CEO Bart Mroz and Sabir Semerkant of GROWTH by Sabir
This week’s episode is a replay of our Live 'Office Hours' with SUMO Heavy Co-founder and CEO Bart Mroz and Sabir Semerkant of GROWTH by Sabir. Bart and Sabir talk about how ecommerce merchants are faring and how they can stay relevant in the uncertain COVID-19 environment. ___ About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
1:00:03
April 27, 2020
Ronny Sage, Founder and CEO of ShoppingGives
Ronny Sage is the Founder and CEO of Shopping Gives. Launched in 2016, Shopping Gives enables retailers to donate a percentage of each purchase to nonprofit that the customer selects during checkout. ShoppingGives exists to create social impact with every purchase, having built a community of retailers and nonprofits that give back to one another through their customers and supporters Ronny’s background affiliate marketing, education, and branding gave him a unique insight into consumer behavior and led him to be a leader in ecommerce cause marketing. ___ About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
30:17
April 21, 2020
Ashley Merrill, CEO of DTC Sleepwear Company Lunya
As founder of Lunya and Lahgo, Ashley Merrill is reinventing sleepwear for modern women and men, respectively. Both brands share a simple mission: to make people feel confidently comfortable -- at home and within themselves. About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
49:41
April 15, 2020
Matthew Parvis, Co-founder of DTC Subscription Brand Fresh Clean Tees
In today’s episode, we talk with Matthew Parvis. He's the co-founder of Fresh Clean Tees, a direct to consumer brand located in San Diego, California. Matthew takes us through the origin story of the company –  how he and his wife had a desire to launch a subscription business and their search which led them to men’s T-shirts and outerwear. He’ll also share some insights on running Fresh Clean Tees, as well as some of the growing pains and challenges in running a successful subscription business. This episode was recorded in February 2020. About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
55:37
April 14, 2020
Fraud Prevention 101: A 'Quick Round' with Pat Maguire of SUMO Heavy
Today's episode is a 'Quick Round':  a brief interview with Pat Maguire, Director of Technology at SUMO Heavy. Pat shares some insights on how merchants can keep their online stores safe. About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
10:04
April 9, 2020
Eve Ackerley and Carolyn Horner of Jenzy.com, the Kids Shoe Sizing App
Our guests are Carolyn Horner and Eve Ackerly, the founders of kids' shoe sizing app, Jenzy. [This conversation is a rebroadcast from our podcast 'The Register' from February 2019.] About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy Sponsorships: off for this episode
37:37
April 2, 2020
Bart Mroz and Rick Watson Discuss Marketplaces in 2020
Bart Mroz, CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy and Rick Watson, CEO & Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting,  discuss Marketplaces in 2020. This is a recording from February 2020.  About Rick Watson: Rick Watson is the CEO and Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting, LLC, a boutique strategic eCommerce consultancy based in New York City.  He provides a wide variety of services to firms in the eCommerce industry, primarily in the areas of Direct-to-Consumer operation build-out for investors and the C-Suite, B2B marketing for software and service firms, and overall strategy regarding eCommerce marketplaces. LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ RMW Consulting https://www.rickwatson.io/ About the Show : ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy Sponsorships: off for this episode
31:18
March 26, 2020
Anthony Bucci, Founder of Motorsports Online Retailer RevZilla
We're joined by Anthony Bucci, founder of RevZilla, which sells apparel, gear and parts for two and four-wheeled motorsports. Anthony is here to tell us all about his career and pretty amazing story, from a rocket fueled start to his first business in the early 2000s to his current mix of work and everything in between. We chat about attitude, strategies and all things e-commerce with a true expert and innovator.  Anthony gives us his particular take on customer feedback, word of mouth and the customer acquisition strategies that have served him over years, jam packing these ideas with real anecdotes and lessons that he picked up. We also get into some of the nitty gritty stuff to do with the tech at RevZilla, how they managed to scale and just how terrifying it can be. Anthony tells us about his departure as CEO of the company and how this hand over has worked for everyone involved and then makes  a few predictions for the e-commerce space going forward. About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
56:20
March 19, 2020
Gertrude Allen, CEO of Fresh Dog Food Startup Pet Plate
Gertrude Allen has two decades of experience growing consumer-facing businesses in the US and Europe and is the CEO of Pet Plate, an early-stage direct-to-consumer brand in the fast growing human-grade pet food category. Gertrude went from investor to CEO of Pet Plate. She'll take us through Pet Plate's journey from idea to market, and give us some insights on running a food subscription business in the exploding pet food category. Pet Plate https://www.petplate.com About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
47:26
March 12, 2020
Talking Project Management with Melissa Curra of SUMO Heavy
Melissa Curra of SUMO Heavy joins us on the podcast to talk methods, tools, the SUMO Heavy style of project management and client onboarding.
42:42
March 5, 2020
Jenna Kerner, Co-founder of Harper Wilde, Home of No-Hassle Bra Shopping
In this episode, we interview Jenna Kerner cofounder of Harper Wilde a bra brand that "takes the B.S. out of bra shopping" with benefits like free home try-ons. Harper Wilde was born online in 2017, the brainchild of Jenna Kerner and Jane Fisher, two friends from business school. Jenna takes us through the Harper Wilde origin story and the challenges the founders faced in producing a physical product and getting to market. About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
48:01
February 27, 2020
Premiere Episode: Introduction and Interview with Bart Mroz
On this premiere episode of 'In The Ring' we meet the hosts and talk about our plans for the podcast, then in the second half, John and Bart discuss the state of eCommerce business and what challenges eCommerce consulting firms and retailers face in the upcoming year. About the Show: ‘In The Ring’ is a weekly podcast about eCommerce hosted by John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman. The show combines interviews with eCommerce leaders together with the latest news and strategies to give listeners actionable ideas and inspiration for their eCommerce businesses. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy an eCommerce Consulting firm located in Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia. Hosts: John Suder (@johnsuder) Producer and Director of Marketing at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/johnsuder Bart Mroz (@bartmroz) CEO/Co-founder of SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/bartmroz Brittany Blackman (@BrittanytB) Writer and Junior Marketing Coordinator at SUMO Heavy https://twitter.com/BrittanytB Learn more about SUMO Heavy: http://www.sumoheavy.com Follow Us: Newsletter: SUMO Heavy Weekly https://www.getrevue.co/profile/sumoheavy Twitter: @sumoheavy
33:43
February 19, 2020