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Turning Around a Nine-Figure National Brand

Michael Epstein, my good friend and partner in crime, has served as the CMO for multiple eCommerce brands and has a ton of great experience in the online marketing space. I got to know him over the course of an intense 6-month period, watching him conceptualize and build a brand, and I thought it would be fun to have him come on the show and talk about his eCommerce adventures.

Listen in as we unpack so much in this episode, including Michael’s insights into the eCommerce market as it stands today, his experience conceptualizing and launching brands, and his advice for eCommerce business owners who are leading their own marketing and design departments. We also talk about hiring, whether it’s better to develop your in-house talent or hire externally, and what you can expect in terms of compensation for eCommerce marketing talent today.

You’ll learn:

  • Michael’s insights into the current eCommerce market landscape. (8:25)
  • Some of the ways that Michael helps eCommerce businesses thrive. (10:30)
  • The game plan he had taking over AutoAnything.com. (11:45)
  • The highs and lows of launching Overlander.com. (20:00)
  • What Michael would say to founders leading their own marketing department. (29:20)
  • Whether it’s worth developing skills on the marketing side for in-house talent. (32:00)
  • What compensation looks like for eCommerce marketing talent. (35:50)
  • What PostPilot does and how Michael came to own it. (37:30)
  • Lightning round with Michael. (44:45)

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(With your host Andrew Youderian of eCommerceFuel.com and Michael Epstein from PostPilot.com)

 

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Image credit to PhotoMIX-Company from Pixabay.

 



Andrew Youderian
Post by Andrew Youderian
Andrew is the founder of eCommerceFuel and has been building eCommerce businesses ever since gleefully leaving the corporate world in 2008.  Join him and 1,000+ vetted 7- and 8-figure store owners inside the eCommerceFuel Community.

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