Steve Simonson | From Janitor to Over $750 Million in Ecommerce Sales


Steve Simonson went from being a college dropout working as a janitor to selling over $750 million worth of Ecommerce products. Currently, he runs multiple businesses and is the host of the Awesomers podcast.

In this episode, we talk about Steve entrepreneurial journey and lessons he’s learned along the way.



In this episode, we also talk about:


  • What Steve Felt About His Life During His Time as a Janitor
  • How Steve Came to Own His First Business at Eighteen
  • Steve’s Method for Making Decisions in the Early Days of His Entrepreneurial Journey
  • How Steve’s First Online Sale was a Bittersweet Experience
  • The Story Behind Steve’s First Million Dollar Sales Day and the Leadership Lessons Learned from It
  • How Steve’s Business was Positively Impacted by the Dot Com Bust
  • The Event That Caused Steve to Implement His First Layoffs Ever
  • How Steve Took His Company from $5 Million Per Year to $25 Million Per Year When It Seemed
  • Improbable at the Time
  • Who Steve Thanks for His Success
  • lion Textbook Business and How it Led to His First Ecommerce Experience
  • Jeff’s Transition from Selling Physical Products to Selling Software
  • Who Jeff Thanks for His Success

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