#3 Melisa Vong: E-Commerce Expert on Winning as a Woman Entrepreneur

Melisa Vong is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder, mentor and investor in multiple 6-figure and 7-figure E-Commerce brands in the Beauty and Health space. She has played a critical role in successful brand launches, setting up and managing product development pipelines from concept to launch, ensuring flawless supply chain execution, and creating captivating marketing stories. Melisa's no-nonsense approach has been imperative in the development of her investment portfolio.

Leading up to her success in E-Commerce, Melisa has left her mark as a public speaker and has been invited as a keynote speaker across many platforms including Wilfrid Laurier University, Ladies In Power, Grand River Collegiate Institute, Bee Social, Seneca, and many other established organizations across North America.

While discovering the blueprint for launching successful e-commerce businesses, Melisa co-founded Quantum ROI Academy and Quantum ROI Capital to help others start and scale their own businesses and invest in emerging e-commerce brands. Melisa has inspired thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs and is on a mission to serve many more.

 

OUR FAVOURITE CONVERSATIONS & TAKEAWAYS FROM THE W2S EPISODE WITH MELISA VONG:

 

  • [3:13] - I started with internet marketing… I came across E-commerce

 

  • [5:18] - It wasn’t just like an overnight success, it was success over the years… timing, hard work and perseverance…

 

  • [5:51] - Sales is literally everywhere around us… network marketing

 

  • [10:09] - What was your first breakthrough?… Amazon FBA...

 

  • [11:46] - The best place to put your product is probably Amazon.. Starting with on a platform, getting that traction and building brand awareness…

 

  • [13:00] - What piece of advice can you give to some of these girls (inspiring entrepreneurs).. want to be in the e-commerce space, they are very passionated…

 

  • [13:48] - I think it will be great more women to step up into the leadership roles… we are told… we are not good enough…

 

  • [14:58] - Right now it’s probably the best time for young females to start a business… We need more women in this space… We have rewards for them… Organization that start to help females in leadership roles and business, and they actually offer 0% financing for business ventures

 

  • [16:30] - My word of advice is just do it.. If you are a woman in general that wants to kill it in entrepreneurship or e-commerce, you just got to put yourself out there and don’t take shit from anyone. Right? Anything the guys can do we can do just as well ending in heals.

 

  • [17:52] - It’s all comes on the focus… you got to outsource and be comfortable with it you got to optimize those processes and also you got to automate them… Anything you need to do more than once, you need to automate… Focus on outsourcing, optimization and automation…

 

  • [27:59] - What is success to you?

 

  • [31:55] - In 5 years from now I want to have a non-profit organization.. A facility or place where entrepreneurs or people can learn skills that entrepreneurs need on a day to day basis…

 

  • [34:02] - What would be your “Words 2 Success”?…

 

  • [35:19] - Never get failure get to your heart, but also never get success get to your head…

 

Some books that helped Melisa to achieve her meaning of success:

 

  • Think & Grow Rich - Author: Napoleon Hill

 

  • How to Win Friends and Influence People - Author: Dale Carnegie

 

  • 4 hours work week - Author: Timothy Ferriss

 

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-- Founder & Host of the "Words 2 Success" Show -- , Juan Grey

Juan Grey is a Canadian Actor, Writer, Producer and young Entrepreneur from Montreal, Canada. For as long as he can remember, the entertainment industry has been at the forefront of his mind. However, before he took the plunge, he pursued a soccer career, quickly earning his reputation as a high-level athlete. After sustaining several injuries, he did some soul searching and ultimately decided to become an actor. Since that pivotal moment, he has shared the stage and screen with various renowned names in the industry.

Juan performed in Teesri Duniya Theatre's production of Refugee Hotel, was in ID Discovery's series, Outlaw Tech, and has appeared in an episode of CBC's dramatic series, Bellevue, starring Anna Paquin, as well as in the Canadian Screen Award winning series, 19-2. Most recently, Juan can be seen in the new SYFY series "Deadly Class" by The Russo Brothers.

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