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Facebook's 3 Biggest Ecommerce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Facebook's 3 Biggest Ecommerce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to selling goods on the big social network, most users don't want to make purchases. Here's how to steer clear of the issues.
Five Ways to Turn Your Website into a Sales Machine

Five Ways to Turn Your Website into a Sales Machine

Consider these easy options for making your website a sales powerhouse.
Do You Know the Best Way to Grow Your Business?

Do You Know the Best Way to Grow Your Business?

Once your business launches, it's time to grow. But it's important to grow smart. Here's a look at why the Shark Tank investors passed on one great company after taking a look at its growth plan.
A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store

A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store

With StyleOwner, fashionistas can help style-challenged friends and monetize their social networks
How Shopify Became the Go-To Ecommerce Platform for Startups

How Shopify Became the Go-To Ecommerce Platform for Startups

Dissatisfied with options for online storefronts, a snowboard seller and his friend built one themselves. Now thousands of other businesses use their customizable store builder.
Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront

Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront

Some retailers find they need a bricks-and-mortar store, not just an online site, to thrive.
How Stageit Is Becoming a Must-Have Commerce Tool For Music Entrepreneurs

How Stageit Is Becoming a Must-Have Commerce Tool For Music Entrepreneurs

Musicians can streamlive shows to virtual concert-goers through a hassle-free online auditorium.
How to Safeguard Online Shopping Transactions

How to Safeguard Online Shopping Transactions

A secure credit-card transaction system can encourage shoppers to make purchases and help ensure that you stay in business.
Fast-Growing Chegg Aims for High Marks with Students

Fast-Growing Chegg Aims for High Marks with Students

From homework help to the inside scoop on professors, we examine how this textbook entrepreneur is staying ahead of the curve in the education market.
Seven Ways to Whip Your Website into Shape

Seven Ways to Whip Your Website into Shape

Here is a guide for giving your business website a makeover that will help attract more clients in 2012.
Targeting the 'It Girl' Customer

Targeting the 'It Girl' Customer

The co-founders of Rent the Runway outline five strategies they've used to build a high-tech fashion company.
Should Small Businesses Join 'Free Shipping Day'?

Should Small Businesses Join 'Free Shipping Day'?

To help you decide, three entrepreneurs share their past experiences.
The Entrepreneur Behind 'Free Shipping Day'

The Entrepreneur Behind 'Free Shipping Day'

Meet Luke Knowles, who has made Free Shipping Day bigger than Black Friday.
A Fashion Startup Goes Viral

A Fashion Startup Goes Viral

Divya Gugnani, co-founder of fashion site Send the Trend, tells how she built a social business with about 200,000 Facebook fans in less than a year.
How One Startup Streamlined and Stylized its Online Storefront

How One Startup Streamlined and Stylized its Online Storefront

The owner of online consignment shop Closet Rich turned to Goodsie when it was time to dress up for customers.
New York Startup Brings Art to the Online Masses

New York Startup Brings Art to the Online Masses

Entrepreneur Jen Bekman envisions--and is creating--a world that puts art in reach of the masses.
How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave

How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave

Online sales are still booming in Spain, Brazil, China, Russia and Mexico, and their ecommerce growth rates are expected to outpace U.S. growth in the next four years. Here are eight tips for e-tailers seeking to improve their appeal to overseas shoppers.
Five Small Business Lessons from Netflix's Qwikster Split

Five Small Business Lessons from Netflix's Qwikster Split

Customers were downright irate when Netflix announced it would separate its DVD and streaming offerings. Here are some lessons to take away from that business bungle.
Did Google Stop Sending You Traffic?

Did Google Stop Sending You Traffic?

Consider these six ways to regain lost ground in Google's search rankings.
How to Grow Your Business in Risky Times

How to Grow Your Business in Risky Times

Owners are finally coming out of survival mode and moving into growth mode. Here are a few suggestions for how to grow without taking on added risks.
Big Cartel: An Etsy-Style Marketplace for Bands and Artists

Big Cartel: An Etsy-Style Marketplace for Bands and Artists

Big Cartel offers bands, fashion designers, poster printers and other talents an online platform to market their merchandise.
Custom Jewelry Goes Online for 'Generation Me'

Custom Jewelry Goes Online for 'Generation Me'

Matt Lauzon's Gemvara puts the 'me' in e-commerce.
Signpost Puts a Local Spin on Social Shopping

Signpost Puts a Local Spin on Social Shopping

Signpost takes on Groupon as the turf war for social commerce supremacy heats up.

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