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StartupNation Radio
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Dell Technologies and Offbeat Native on Starting Small Businesses

On this week’s episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff talks to Megan Shadle and YJ Lin from Dell Technologies to discuss Dell's commitment to entrepreneurial spirit, as well as Alexis Wormley to hear the story of her clothing company, Offbeat Native.   Tune in to the full StartupNation Radio show to hear Lin and Shadle discuss...
online businesses
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4 Ways the Crisis is Changing Customer Engagement for Online Businesses

There are few silver linings when it comes to the economic impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on American small businesses. One area of the economy seeing a boom? E-commerce. In these socially distant times, shopping online has never seemed more attractive. Online retailers’ year-over-year revenue growth is up 68 percent as of mid-April....
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: The Change in E-Commerce Consumer Buying Habits (Episode 38)

This segment is brought to you by Dell Technologies On yesterday's WJR Business Beat, Jeff discussed how times of challenge and crisis can create opportunity for entrepreneurs. Today, Jeff follows that up by sharing a report released by Stackline listing the fastest growing and the fastest declining categories of e-commerce sales. If you're an entrepreneur, you need...
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The Real Cost of Starting a Business Using WordPress

Starting any business from the ground up is challenging, especially when you have a plethora of responsibilities and tasks on your hands. Choosing to build your startup's website with WordPress is appealing because it’s user-friendly and provides a wealth of options for non-coders. It’s the perfect option for those who seek control and are willing...
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Top 5 CMS For Ecommerce

The Top CMS for Ecommerce: Which one is the best fit for you? Ecommerce has been steadily evolving over the past few years and has become a preferred way of retailing. The very existence of ecommerce has been helping several small and large businesses globally to take advantages of an endless market and possibilities. While...
ecommerce
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Starting An Ecommerce Business Without Spending Any Money

When most people think about starting an ecommerce business, they have a vision of selling some amazing product that will enable them the freedom to work on something they truly enjoy. But despite early enthusiasm, sometimes they end up not taking action. So what happens to these people? They don’t have any idea of what...
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The Future Is Coming…And You Won’t Believe It

Hi gang, welcome to Noodle Baking 101! It’s been a while! How’ve you been? Still in business? Growing? Circling the wagons? Custer’s last stand? Hey, you got into this entrepreneur thing because you don’t fear uncertainty - don’t forget that! This is fun! You could be like all your friends, who are right now being...
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BREAKING: eBay Announces “FreeBay” – The Completely Free Program

SAN JOSE (Startupnation.com) - To enhance the recent fee changes that will force sellers to offer free shipping, eBay announced this morning that all sellers must offer their items for sale for free as well. The new program will be called "FreeBay", and will be effective as of April 10th. "We have really been listening...
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What The Grammys Can Teach You About Business

Hi gang, How do you get your product noticed in our current sea of product noise? Obviously, the way to be noticed is to wrap yourself inside a giant egg and be carried somewhere by the entire cast of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, right? Yep, you'll be noticed for sure.  Lady Gaga was certainly...
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7 Ways to Juice Your Holiday eCommerce Sales

It's the holiday shopping season. If you run an eCommerce website, you need to do everything possible to increase and maximize your sales during this busy shopping period. To that end, here are 7 ways to juice your holiday eCommerce sales to drive your revenue and profits to new heights before the New Year. 1....
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eCommerce: 45 Tips to Turbocharge Your Sales

If you are the owner of an eCommerce website,  you are continuously looking for ways to improve the conversion rate on your site and to drive more sales. To that end, here are 45 tips to turbocharge your eCommerce site: Define Your Audience Segment your audience by lifetime value. Segment your audience by recency (When...
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SPEEDing Your Website Visitors to Checkout

If you sell products or services through your website, speed is critical. People's attention spans online are notoriously limited. That means you need to capture your site visitors' attention and compel them to click through your conversion funnel. The process should be as intuitive and seamless as possible. If you distract them, if you leave...
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Google Enters The Chrome Wars

Hi gang, Well, Google pulled off another surprise yesterday and announced that they have been working on a web browser, named Chrome.  They made the beta available for download to the general public and within 1 day, Google has 1% of the browser market! There are a ton of possibilites here for Chrome to integrate...
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eBay Live – So Why Is Everybody So Upset, Anyway?

Hi gang, Ahhhhh, back home in beautiful Charlotte. 95 degrees and raining. Welcome to the South in a prematurely hot summer. I wanted to give my opinion as to why there was so much venom this year at eBay Live. And by venom, I'm talking about this: [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=IHY0r3Sn9rc[/youtube] And this: [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=zBX4vRjPHXM[/youtube] Both of these incidents...
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Happy eBay Live Eve

Hi gang, Well, it's that time of year again - eBay Live - Chicago. I remember my first eBay Live very well. It was in New Orleans several years ago, back when I was but a guppy in the seller bowl. What I remember the most about N.O. Live was that it was a freak...
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My Answer To All The eBay Changes? Inflatablemadnessdvd.com!

Hi gang, Yeah,  eBay has been a tough marriage the last few years for us.   First they jack up my Store insertion fees 150%, then they institute undocumented policies concerning the feedback system and we almost get kicked off the site (neutrals are now negatives!),  then they announce fee structure changes that actually RAISE our...
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eBay’s Latest Head-Scratching Promotion

Hi gang,  Late last week,  eBay rolled a new site promotion.   Here it is, taken from the Community Announcements board at eBay.com: ***Offer Free Shipping and Get 15% off your Final Value Fees from May 23-June 1*** Hi everyone. Offering free shipping is a great way to make your items stand out from your competition. Buyers love...
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eBay partners with Buy.com, gives large sellers the finger

Hi gang, It's being widely reported this weekend that eBay has entered into a partnership with Buy.com to allow Buy.com to sell lots and lots of product on eBay.com.   As of this moment,  Buy.com has over 140,000 3-day listings active on the site.  In April Buy.com did roughly $700,000 in sales on eBay. None of that...
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Ecommerce Tips

I was asked to give 3 gems of wisdom in deciding your ecommerce plan of attack, Here they are: 1. Decide where your product will sell for the most money. There are unbelievable differences in selling price across ecommerce sites - what sells great on Amazon may not sell as well on eBay - what...