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How to Ask Influencers for a Favor (And Actually Get It)
Relationship building

How to Ask Influencers for a Favor (And Actually Get It)

Everybody could use a little help from their friends but, sometimes, you need to make the friend who can help you that little bit.
David Rekuc
Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store
3-D printing

Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store

Customers can design and create their own products in a new online shop announced by the Seattle-based ecommerce giant today.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon Warns Losses Could Get Even Worse
Amazon

Amazon Warns Losses Could Get Even Worse

The online retail giant said it expects an operating loss of as much as $810 million for the current quarter, sharply below analysts' estimates.
5 Tips to Stand Out When Selling on an Online Marketplace
Ecommerce

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.
David Kalt
Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring
Ecommerce

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

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

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.
Emily Price
LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay
Daily Deal Sites

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.
Geoff Weiss
Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses
Ecommerce

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.
Geoff Weiss
Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'
If I Knew Then

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

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.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery
Ecommerce

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter
Online Shopping

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.
Benjamin Kabin
7 Strategies to Boost Mobile Conversion Rates
Mobile Marketing

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.
Brett Relander
10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year
Selling Online

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.
Drew Hendricks