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4 Online Educational Opportunities for E-Commerce Entrepreneurs

The world of e-commerce is a vast and rapidly changing environment. When entering an industry that is this fast-paced, it is important to be prepared and continually educate yourself about trends, strategies and best practices. Naturally, the internet is rife with courses and classes, many of which are free or very affordable, to help one...
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Keep Navigating Through the Rapids: 5 Tips for Surviving a Recession

To say that we’re in a trying time for business owners, big and small, would be an understatement. But don't lose hope. With patience and resolve, you and your business can still come out of this headstrong. Take it from me, a veteran rafting guide and founder of Blue Ridge Chair Works, a made-in-the-U.S. furniture...
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How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

What if there were a reliable way to start a business that could significantly improve your life without sacrificing blood, sweat and years? Thanks to Amazon, there is. Unlike most entrepreneurial ventures, you can start an Amazon business by spending just one hour a day on it and less than $2,000. You can create a...
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What is Dropshipping and How Do I Make it Into a Business?

Have you heard of dropshipping? Are you curious about how it works or how to start a dropshipping business? Then you’ve come to the right place. Dropshipping has become a popular way for entrepreneurs to make money either as their main income, or even as a side hustle to a regular job. Here, we’ll cover...
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How Spending Time Near the Ocean Inspired This Entrepreneur

Michael Coughlin is the founder of The Blue Ocean Life, Co., a lifestyle brand for digital nomads and other people who are looking to break out of the mold of the traditional corporate lifestyle. The company currently sells clothing, hats and beach towels. Coughlin started the business after his own corporate experience left him unsatisfied....
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7 Key Terms to Understand Before Starting an E-Commerce Business

E-commerce is big—much bigger than you might think. According to a survey from Pew Research, 79 percent of Americans have made an online purchase, and those numbers are even higher among younger demographics. Because of this, it should hardly be surprising that more and more entrepreneurs are looking to enter the B2C e-commerce world and...
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5 Reasons Why Dropshipping is the Future of E-Commerce

According to Forrester Research, the size of online retail sales will be $370 billion by the end of 2017. Moreover, 23 percent will come from dropshipping businesses, which translates to $85.1 billion. This sheer size alone is attractive to many entrepreneurs, including startups. By appearance, an online retailer that adopts this model looks identical to its...
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Starting Up: Which Type of Business is Best for You?

Despite what you might see in the news, entrepreneurs aren’t just software developers, hip millennials and venture capitalists. Entrepreneurs are neighbors, parents, activists, dreamers and all sorts of people willing to burn the midnight oil to create a business from nothing. And because entrepreneurs are so varied, entrepreneurship is, too. This quick guide will help...