Today on the Pass the Secret Sauce podcast, we have Jeremy Parker. Jeremy is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and serial entrepreneur. He is the Co-founder and CEO of Swag.com, the best place for companies to buy quality promotional products that you’ll actually want to keep. They work with 5,000+ companies including Facebook, Google, Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, and Tik Tok. They are #218 on the 2020 Inc 500 (fastest-growing companies in the US). Jeremy was also named by CrainsNY as one of the 40Under40
In this episode we discuss:
- How overcoming obstacles make someone stronger [2:52]
- Learning entrepreneurial skills from working at his father’s company [4:28]
- Becoming an award-winning filmmaker [6:01]
- Advice for planning out telling a story telling of your product or company [7:56]
- Businesses he started and what he learned from them [10:13]
- How they got in touch with celebrities and pitch their business and why universities are harder to get in touch with than celebrities [16:14]
- Starting swag.com and the obstacles they had to overcome to start it [19:59]
- How he comes up with and visualizes his design ideas [22:38]
- How swag.com helps companies buy and distribute products [23:31]
- Incredible company growth in a pandemic and how they got to work with companies like Netflix,
Amazon, Google, TikTok, etc [25:01]
- How they source and supply products – their process and systems [29:57]
- Their next project [33:28]
Links to sources and tools:
- Follow Jeremy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremyianparker/
- Visit https://swag.com/ to learn more about their products and services
- You can also use affiliate links when it’s relevant.
Listen to more episodes:
- Growing a Purpose-Driven Company with Eco-friendly Products with Farzan Dehmoubed – https://bit.ly/3buTYnn
- Beyond Profit: Making a Difference with Your Business with Erik Bergman – https://bit.ly/38C2rmW
- How to Automate Your Affiliate Marketing Program and Online Business with Mark Thompson – https://bit.ly/3nzzcp5
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