Rock Your Brand Podcast

You’ve heard Scott talk about the fun project he’s been working on with Greg Mercer, Steve Chou, and Mike Jackness - called the Five-Minute Pitch - now it’s time for the launch! The guys decided to take all the episodes from the Five-Minute Pitch and make them available in a podcast format. On this episode, you’ll get a sneak peek into one of the Five-Minute Pitch episodes featuring Mike Higman. Learn from Mike’s pitch and the judges as they evaluate if he has what it takes to move on to the next round!

Mike’s pitch

You can learn a lot of helpful business lessons from watching fellow business leaders make their pitch on Shark Tank. In that same vein - the Five-Minute Pitch lets you learn even more relevant lessons from watching ecommerce leaders make a pitch for their business. On this episode, you’ll hear from Mike Higman as he makes the pitch for his business, Hunting Gear Deals. Mike started his ecommerce business to create a place where hunters can find the best deals on the gear they want. Hear Mike’s full pitch to the judges by listening to this fascinating episode!

The judges deliberate

Listening to Mike’s compelling pitch, the Five-Minute Pitch judges enter their deliberation process. They’ve got to decide if Mike’s business and his pitch has what it takes to move on to the next round. The guys launched into a great back and forth that will really benefit ecommerce sellers like you - listen to their critiques and their praise for Mike - you might learn something useful. Ultimately, the Five-Minute Pitch judges decided to pass on Mike’s innovative and successful venture. Tune into this episode to hear more about their process and what went into their decision!

Know your “Why!”

Do you know your “Why?” What is it that gets you up in the morning and working toward the goals you’ve set? For some, it’s to get out of the rat race of a 9 to 5, for others it’s financial freedom for their family. If you don’t know what you're, why is, you won’t enjoy sustained success! Each of the entrepreneurs who stepped out and participated in the Five-Minute Pitch knows their "why." Learn from their example - work on your story and identify the big reason why you are going on this crazy ecommerce journey!


  • [0:03] Scott’s introduction to this episode of the podcast!
  • [1:50] Scott introduces this special “5-Minute Pitch” podcast episode.
  • [3:30] 5-Minute Pitch episode begins.
  • [6:10] Mike begins his 5-minute pitch.
  • [15:30] Mike reflects on his pitch and the judges deliberate.
  • [21:10] Closing thoughts from Scott.


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