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5 Tips to Stand Out When Selling on an Online Marketplace

5 Tips to Stand Out When Selling on an Online Marketplace

Sharpen your game as customers are becoming more knowledgeable and higher-quality goods are being sold online.
Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring

Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring

The line between social network and ecommerce platform is looking increasingly blurred.
A New Way to Pay Online: Visa Launches 'Visa Checkout'

A New Way to Pay Online: Visa Launches 'Visa Checkout'

Visa's new product saves your card number and shipping information, allowing you to checkout online in just a few clicks.
LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay

LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay

Following widespread layoffs and evolving business models at the daily deals site, Thakar will succeed founder Tim O'Shaughnessy in August.
Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'

Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'

The fashion-retail founder explains why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to veer off of the prescribed track, why it is okay for them to make mistakes and how founders should strive to be like Indiana Jones.
Etsy CEO on Massive Expansion and Shaping the Future of New York Tech

Etsy CEO on Massive Expansion and Shaping the Future of New York Tech

The e-commerce platform's new space in Brooklyn, NY is big news for small, local businesses.
Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery

Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery

Google is planning on expanding its Shopping Express nationwide. The company is looking to go head to head with Amazon with product search, while expanding its dominance in online search and advertising.
Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter

Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter

An embedded 'Buy Now' could be Twitter’s first step towards letting merchants accept mobile payments directly through the shorthand blogging service.
7 Strategies to Boost Mobile Conversion Rates

7 Strategies to Boost Mobile Conversion Rates

Shoppers increasingly use their smartphones to find what they want, at the price they'll pay. Help them find what you're selling.
10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year

10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year

Through careful strategic planning, quality marketing campaigns and some online know-how, conversions are likely to increase steadily.
Grocery-Delivery Startups Are Eating Up New Markets

Grocery-Delivery Startups Are Eating Up New Markets

Are groceries among the last untapped e-commerce opportunities? At least two startup companies think so.
10 Tips to Craft a Sizzling Ecommerce 'About Us' Page

10 Tips to Craft a Sizzling Ecommerce 'About Us' Page

People want to buy from companies they trust. Here's how you can tell your honest story and show why you stand head and shoulders above the competition.
Why Online Shoppers Still Don't Use Their Phones to Buy Things

Why Online Shoppers Still Don't Use Their Phones to Buy Things

A new survey sheds light on why the mobile commerce experience isn’t yet up to par with the PC ecommerce experience.
7 Ways Fashion Startups Can Become the Next 'Rent the Runway'

7 Ways Fashion Startups Can Become the Next 'Rent the Runway'

Jennifer Fleiss of Rent the Runway reveals how a startup can keep even the ritziest fashionistas allured by its user experience.
Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese ecommerce giant today unveiled its first major push into the U.S. market with the launch of a website that curates small boutiques.
Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon

Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon

The late-night Comedy Central host has challenged his audience to boycott the ecommerce giant for its manipulative treatment of book sales.
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Adding Personality and Trust to Your Landing Pages Can Maximize Conversion Rates

Adding Personality and Trust to Your Landing Pages Can Maximize Conversion Rates

Simple tweaks to your pages can mean hundreds of thousands of dollars in increased revenue. Here's what you can do.
This Could Be Fab's Last Breath

This Could Be Fab's Last Breath

The troubled ecommerce site will fire about a third of its staff in its latest round of layoffs and its founder's blog has disappeared.
This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter

This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter

Meta data and machine-learning software leads buyers straight to what they want.
3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'

3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'

Sustainability is still evolving within fashion retail and these startups are trying to set the standards.
How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age

How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age

An owner explains how he refocused on online sales, sold the local family heating services firm and runs a new ecommerce company.
Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO

Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO

The Chinese ecommerce giant officially filed to list its shares in the U.S. in what could be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.
Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart

Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart

With #AmazonCart, you can now add items to your Amazon shopping basket without leaving Twitter.
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