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December 29, 2020 18 min

Episode 53

Here’s an appreciation episode for the beloved members of Firing the Man Nation. Today, Ken and I will talk about our top 5 episodes of the year. The top 5 includes two interviews with two amazing entrepreneurs, one book review, and two discussions that will surely add value to your e-commerce career. If you are here for the first time, we suggest that you start with these episodes. 

Let’s dive right in and listen to Firing the Man’s Top 5 episodes of 2020. 

[00:01 - 02:29] Opening Segment

  • We introduce our topic for today
  • Don’t forget to check out our Top 5 episodes after listening!
  • [02:30 - 07:47] Be Vulnerable

  • Know your numbers
  • Take action and be consistent
  • Build your network
  • [07:48 - 13:55] Find Value-Adding Services 

  • Find and utilize a 3PL
  • Know what is a 3PL below
  • Buy then build
  • [13:56 - 17:25] Closing Segment 

  • Connect with us. Links below
  • Find the links to our Top 5 episodes below
  • Final words

    Tweetable Quotes:

    “Being an e-commerce entrepreneur is a long journey. It’s not an overnight success...It’s a long game.” - Ken Wilson 

    “When Ken and I decided to start this [podcast] a year ago, we really didn’t know what was going to happen. It was a slow start, but the further into this we get and the more engagements we have from you, the listener, the better things seem to go...We really appreciate your time.” - David Schomer

    Resources Mentioned:

  • 12: Know Your Numbers with the FiringTheMan Profitability Calculator
  • Firing the Man’s Profitability Calculator
  • 20: “The Take Action Effect” by Scott Voelker – Book Review
  • Scott Voelker
  • The Take Action Effect
  • 19: Carlos Alvarez on Overcoming Obstacles in Your E-Commerce Business
  • Carlos Alvarez
  • Wizards of Amazon
  • Finding a Third Party Logistics Company (3PL) for Amazon Fulfillment
  • 45: Buy then Build with Author Walker Diebel
  • Buy Then Build: How Acquisition Entrepreneurs Outsmart the Startup Game
  • Walker Diebel
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