EcomCrew Podcast

E543: 4 Lessons from EcommerceFuel Live 2024

Steve Chou makes an appearance on today's episode to discuss some key takeaways he and Mike learned while attending EcommerceFuel Live 2024. 

It's conference season for eCommerce! 

I just got back from ECF Live 2024, which was a great experience where I got to meet old friends and discuss a few of the issues that's been going on in the industry like Amazon's new fees, the recent Google update, and the ever-eroding margins. 

As always, I like to get someone who was at the conference with me to discuss some of the things that we've learned, and who else better than Steve Chou! Steve is a good friend of mine for several years now who runs My Wife Quit Her Job and is also hosting this year's Seller Summit, so we're live today to talk about the things we've learned. 

We talk about the 4 key takeaways that we came away with, and how we can apply it to our businesses. Here's some timestamps to get you guys going: 

  • Intro – 0:00 
  • Catching up with Steve – 0:30 
  • Mike's favorite time of the year – 1:15
  • Mike and Steve's ECF Live experience – 2:42 
  • Steve's first takeaway #1: Google Update – 3:54
  • The future of Search and AI – 4:29 
  • How fast things change – 9:25 
  • Second takeaway #2: Tiktok Shop – 10:37 
  • Third takeaway #3: Higher profit margins are the key to success – 15:11
  • Fourth takeaway #4: Amazon's New Fees – 18:01 
  • What's happening in Seller Summit this year? – 23:06 
  • Seller Summit's Mastermind Day – 23:45 
  • Sign up for Seller's Summit – 27:07
  • Why Mike hates flying – 30:03

Steve, it was great recording with you as always! I really appreciate you coming on and doing this podcast with me. If you guys would like to learn more about Steve, check out MyWifeQuitHerJob to learn more about him! 

Seller Summit is on May 13th and 14th this year, so get your tickets here and you can put in a special request to get Mike as your Mastermind Leader. 

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Thanks for listening!

Michael Jackness

Michael started his first business when he was 18 and is a serial entrepreneur. He got his start in the online world way back in 2004 as an affiliate marketer. From there he grew as an SEO expert and has transitioned into ecommerce, running several sites that bring in a total of 7-figures of revenue each year.

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