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Author: Chase Clymer

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Shopify expert Chase Clymer and his guests provide online store owners with honest, actionable advice to increase their sales and grow their business.
73 Episodes
Nick Flint is the CEO of Pure Cut Supps, a supplement brand that has been around since 2016.  On this podcast, we talk about the real-life process of acquiring a brand, the importance of learning for store owners, how to grow your business cheaply or for free, why you need a personal brand, and so much more! To learn more, visit: Resources: Nick’s Instagram profile: @nickflintness Nick’s YouTube Channel: Nick Flintness Nick’s Tiktok: @nickflintness Pure Cut Supps website:
David Wachs is the founder of Handwrytten, the leading provider of handwritten note services to major retailers.  On this podcast, we talk about the history of Handwrytten and its competitors, standing out from the competition, the difference between expense and investment, proof on Handwrytten’s effectiveness, and so much more! To learn more, visit: Resources: David’s LinkedIn Page: Handwrytten’s website: Create an account and signup on Handwrytten with code HONEST to get a $5 credit!* *Signing up using Google and Facebook will not give you the chance to enter the code.
On this podcast, we make automation less intimidating and discuss a real-life automation example, Will’s automation “litmus tests” for positive ROI, DIY tools for automation, when to call in a consultant and so much more! Will Christensen is the co-founder of DataAutomation, which customizes both automation and integration processes for e-commerce sellers.  To learn more, visit: Resources: Will’s LinkedIn page: DataAutomation’s website: Email Will at, mention Honest Ecommerce podcast and get a free 30-minute consultation that usually costs $350 per hour! And Will bets you a Starbucks gift card that he can find something that you can automate!
Marnie Consky is the CEO & Chief Anti-Chafing Champion at Thigh Society, a brand that makes thigh-saving underwear for women.  On this podcast, we talk about educational background and if it’s requisite to success as an entrepreneur, startup ideas and talking about them, how to get it right from the start, focusing on small growths, and much more!  To learn more, visit: Resources: Marnie’s LinkedIn page: Thigh Society’s website: Thigh Society’s Facebook page: Thigh Society’s Instagram page: @thighsociety
Shahram Anver is a co-founder and CTO of DataCue, a Shopify solution that helps merchants grow sales and conversion by showing each visitor the right content.  On this podcast, we talk about how to know if you need personalization, the simplest way to get started with personalization, how demographics can be bad for personalization, and much more! To learn more, visit: Resources: Shahram’s LinkedIn Page: DataCue’s website: DataCue is excited to offer an extended 14-day free trial, exclusively for Honest Ecommerce listeners. Offer only valid till the end of March. DataCue will also complete the store set up free of charge for you.   If you want to redeem this offer, email and mention Honest Ecommerce and we will waive the first month off for you.If you have more questions about personalization or DataCue, feel free to ask Shahram questions using this email, as well.
GQ is a co-founder of LTVplus, an outsourcing partner that builds outsourced customer experience teams for e-commerce brands in any time zone and language.  On this podcast, we talk about the importance of customer support for online store owners, how outsourcing and delegating helps a business grow, the ways to determine if live chat is viable for small businesses and much more! To learn more, visit: Resources: GQ’s LinkedIn Page LTVplus’s website: Use code HONECOMLTV2020 to get a 25% discount for the first 3 months of LTVplus!
Kurt Bullock is the CEO of the Produce Department, an ecommerce marketing agency specializing in Facebook and Instagram ads.  On this podcast, we talk about the best ad copy framework, strategies for creative, Facebook CBO, social proofing your ads, and much more! To learn more, visit: Resources: If you have questions, guest requests or topic requests for the podcast, email Chase at Kurt’s Twitter: @kurtbullock Produce Department website: Ryan Deiss’s Before & After Grid Facebook Ad Library
Derek O'Carroll is the CEO of Brightpearl, the leading solution for a cloud-based ERP for retailers and wholesalers.  On this podcast, we talk about how to combat the rising acquisition costs, the reason why most companies don’t implement new tech, the nuance to success, and much more! To learn more, visit: Resources: Derek’s LinkedIn Profile Brightpearl for Shopify Download Brightpearl’s definitive guide to navigating and understanding the technology needed to allow your retail or wholesale business to flourish.
Jaryd Krause is the host of the Buying Online Businesses Podcast which is ranked in the top 3 best passive income podcasts by Feedspot.  On this podcast, we talk about the importance of great niches and great products, jumping on trends, what buyers look for when buying online stores, and getting stuff off of your plate as a store owner. To learn more, visit: Resources: Jaryd’s LinkedIn Page: Buying Online Businesses website: Buying Online Businesses podcast:
Matt Bahr is the founder & CEO of Enquire Labs. Enquire Labs helps DTC brands solve attribution problems via post-purchase surveys.  On this podcast, we talk about how and why attribution helps business, how marketing channels are changing, and how post-purchase attribution surveys help online stores. To learn more, visit: Resources: Enquire Labs’ website: Matt’s LinkedIn page: Get a free 14-day trial on Enquire Labs at
Mike Stoychev is the CEO of SMSBump who helps more than 25,000 Shopify store owners to fully automate all notification and marketing processes in their stores. On this podcast, we talk about building out your SMS list, the different uses for your SMS list, automation, the best practices for SMS marketing, and how it benefits small store owners. To learn more, visit: Resources: Send Mike or Chris an email at or, mention that you are a listener of the Honest Ecommerce podcast and you’ll get your first month with SMSBump for free, have a $20 worth of credit in SMSBump and you’ll even have a white-glove onboarding! Mike’s LinkedIn page: SMSBump Website:
Kelly Vaughn is the founder of The Taproom, a full-service agency specializing in complex development solutions for Shopify and Shopify Plus merchants.  On this podcast, we talk about how Kelly came into ecommerce, the right mindset of store owners when working with agencies or consultants, Kelly’s optimization tips, and her infamous spaghetti recipe. To learn more, visit: Resources: Kelly’s Agency: The Taproom Email Kelly at Kelly’s podcast: Ladybug Podcast Kelly’s Twitter: @kvlly Kelly’s store:
Chris Meade is the co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of CROSSNET, the world's first four-way outdoor and indoor volleyball game. On this podcast, we talk about how Chris and his co-founders thought of the concept of CROSSNET, how they marketed a fairly expensive product for Ecommerce, conversion tactics, the Shopify apps that CROSSNET uses and the sales they had last year. To learn more, visit: Resources: CROSSNET’s website:  CROSSNET’s Instagram page: @crossnetgame Chris’s LinkedIn page:
Sahil Gupta is the founder and CEO of Spase. Spase turns flat photos of products into 3D models. Gupta has degrees in Computer Science and Economics from Yale University and has previously worked for SpaceX, Microsoft, and Tesla. In this podcast, we talk about GLB universal file type, technology catching up for online stores to adopt 3D, VR, and AR product displays, and the future of Ecommerce. To learn more, visit: Resources: Sahil Gupta’s LinkedIn Spase’s website Spase’s LinkedIn
Mike Volkin is the lead instructor at He has built and sold 4 companies, written 5 books, one-best seller and now he is on a mission to help freelancers capture the freedom and money they deserve.  In this podcast, we talk about how Mike wrote his best-selling book, creative visualization, neuroplasticity, and some easy tips to boost your own neuroplasticity. To learn more, visit: Resources: Mike’s website Mike’s entrepreneur coaching program  For part-time Ecommerce owners and part-time freelancers. Free 4-course webinar from Freelancer Masterclass
Julian Plouffe is a Canadian living in Miami, Florida. He is the co-founder of Moonglow Jewelry.  Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, he decided to build a brand and start his own business with a product that he believes in. In this podcast, we talk about the marketing benefits of wholesale, date-specific marketing, and how a little creativity can make it easier for you to get the information you need from a customer. To learn more, visit: Resources: Moonglow’s website: Moonglow’s Instagram: @moonglowjewelry Julien’s LinkedIn:
Mark Fachler is the Founder and CEO of Veestro, the leading plant-based meal delivery company in the US.  In this podcast, we talk about Mark’s journey from an investment banker to founding Veestro, the difference between using Magento and using Shopify, using influencers and more! To learn more, visit: Resources: Mark Fachler’s LinkedIn Page: Veestro’s website: Type HONEST on Veestro’s checkout to have a 30% off any order.
Val Geisler is the Chief Email Officer of Fix My Churn, a team of specialists dedicated to keeping customers around longer through a better lifecycle and transactional email campaigns. In this podcast, we talk about the importance of looking beyond the list and remembering the human behind the email segments, providing a great email experience, and how to prevent your brand feeling like a vending machine. To learn more, visit: Resources: Val Geisler’s website Fix My Churn’s website Fix My Churn’s The Dinner Party Strategy
Duane Brown is the founder & head of Strategy of Take Some Risk Inc., a digital marketing agency. He uses his curiosity for people and love for people watching to run better marketing campaigns for clients.  In this podcast, we talk about the eCommerce Holiday hustle, taking breaks, being patient with campaigns, how to properly work with agencies, dropshipping, and more! To learn more, visit: Resources: Duane’s LinkedIn Page: Take Some Risk website: Take Some Risk’s PPC Audit Guide:
Mehdi Farsi is the co-founder of State Bicycle Co., a digitally native and innovative bike company specializing in bikes, gear, and apparel.  He is the visionary behind the company’s products and designs, as well as the driving force of the company’s marketing and large social media presence. On this podcast, we talk about State Bicycle Co.’s origin story, how communities give startups their initial growth, and how they beat the odds by successfully selling online what’s considered a luxury item that’s traditionally bought on physical stores. To learn more, visit: Resources: State Bicycle Co.’s Website: Mehdi’s LinkedIn Page: Mehdi’s Bio on State Bicycle Co.:
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