In the previous episode of the Minds of Ecommerce Podcast, Dan Demsky of Unbound Merino shared a strategy for growing into a multi-million dollar brand through crowdfunding.
In this episode, you'll hear from Ricky Joshi who's co-founder of Saatva, one of the first and biggest direct-to-consumer mattress brands to emerge. In an industry where competition is tight, they've managed to grow exponentially over the years, now generating over $250M in annual revenue. We talk about how to differentiate in a crowded industry and how to shape your brand's messaging to be able to compete against other giants.
In episode #8, Jack Haldrup, founder of Dr. Squatch, will share how they managed to get 40 million views for one of their viral videos, and how they get over 100,000 orders a year with a brand personality that convert customers through relatability and humor. He’ll also explain how he manages to preserve a brand identity as the company scales significantly.
In episode #13, Eric Bandholz, the founder of Beardbrand, a men’s grooming ecommerce company that achieved 1.3 million YouTube subscribers and credits most of it’s 7-figure growth to their content strategy. He shares their YouTube strategy, including how they find topics for their content, how they use customer feedback for better videos, and also how they convert YouTube viewers into paying customers.
In episode #5, Nik Sharma, former director of direct to consumer ecommerce at Hint Water and VaynerMedia will share step by step an online ad strategy that helped Hint Water become $100 million business, according to Forbes.