#276-Unlocking Marketing Success: The Latest on Paid Ads in 2023, The Future of Writing, and Can’t-Miss Conferences with Nick Shackelford


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Tune in to learn from Nick Shackelford, a marketing genius on his journey to success. From being a goalkeeping coach to his first marketing project with PepsiCo. and big global brands.

We’ve also discussed his take on Chat GPT and the future of writers, his recommended best paid ads platform for 2023 and it’s not TikTok! And lastly, he shared the best ecommerce conferences to stay ahead of the curve in marketing.


In This Episode:

[00:46] Welcoming Nick Shackelford,a partner in konstantkreative.com, structured.agency, geekoutevents.io, and wearelucyd.com, and also an angel and advisor to motionapp.com, northbeam.io, triplewhale.com, marketerhire.com, and a few other marketing-related businesses.

[07:00] Before marketing.

[09:00] Started at PepsiCo contract

[20:50] First experience in paid ads.

[34:10] Most passionate about jobs.

[36:55] On-person conferences.

[38:20] Chat GPT, future of writers.

[43:00] best paid ads platform for 2023.

[46:45] Geek Out rebranded.

[49:35] Top 3 e-commerce marketing space.


Guest Links and References:

LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickshackelford/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamshackelford

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamnickshackelford/


Book Reference:

Talk Like Ted by Carmine Gallo


Links and References:

Wizards of Amazon: https://www.wizardsofecom.com/

Wizards of Amazon Courses: https://wizardsofamazon.mykajabi.com/a/27566/x6Kwkz6p

Wizards of Amazon Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/South-Florida-FBA/

Wizards of Amazon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WizardsofAmazon/

Wizards of Amazon on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wizardsofecom/

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We host some of the most successful online sellers

Ritu Java

Amazon Advertising Expert & Founder of Award Winning PPC Ninja Software

Nick Shackelford

World’s leading e-commerce and Facebook marketer. Co-Founder of GeekOut

Dima Kubrak

Amazon Seller, Founder of ASAP Warehouse & Sellerise Amazon software

Destaney Wishon

Amazon Advertising Specialist & Co-Founder of Better AMS

Mike Jackness

8-Figure Amazon Seller, Co-Founder of Ecom Crew & the Ecome Crew Podcast

Norm Farrar

Growth & Profit Strategist – Founder of Lunch with Norm. A.K.A. The Beard Guy

About the Show

Welcome to the Wizards of Ecom podcast. The official podcast of the Wizards of Ecom and the Wizards of Amazon Meetup group. The goal of this podcast can be summed up simply:

#SelllersHelpingSellers . While the slant is heavily towards Amazon FBA and Private Label, the podcast shares actionable tips and tactics for all areas of online selling.

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Carlos Alvarez

Carlos Alvarez


Wizards of Ecom & Online Seller Cruise

Wizards of Ecom founder, Carlos Alvarez, leads the Meetups using his 20+ years of online selling experience to help Amazon retailers get the most out of the platform. He knows networking is key to online selling success; bringing the Meetups to Teachable gives sellers that can’t attend the events a chance to engage with group and learn the important topics and tools discussed that day.

Noemi Bolojan


Wizards of Ecom & Online Seller Cruise

As an Amazon private label expert and PPC consultant with over 4 years of experience, I bring a wealth of knowledge to the Wizards of Ecom podcast. Having been in the trenches, testing and refining strategies, I’ve spent countless hours perfecting my craft.

As the host of the Wizards of Ecom podcast, I’ve had the privilege of speaking with some of the brightest minds in the industry, gaining valuable insights and a unique perspective on what works and what doesn’t on Amazon.

As a self-proclaimed data geek, I’m constantly analyzing trends and metrics to identify opportunities for growth and improvement. My perfectionist attention to detail means that every strategy is tailored to unique goals and informed by the latest market insights.

Join me on the Wizards of Ecom podcast and take your business to the next level.

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