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Rue La La Founder's Next Venture: Luxe Italian Shoes at Bargain Prices
Ecommerce

Rue La La Founder's Next Venture: Luxe Italian Shoes at Bargain Prices

M.Gemi offers Italian-made designer shoes for women for between $128 and $298, roughtly one-third the cost of comparable quality brands.
Catherine Clifford
How a Brick-and-Mortar Furniture Shop Struck Ecommerce Gold
Lessons

How a Brick-and-Mortar Furniture Shop Struck Ecommerce Gold

The owner of a Missouri-based appliance and furniture store moved online and now has a national customer base.
Gwen Moran
5 Reasons You Should Start an Online Business in Your 20s
Starting a Business

5 Reasons You Should Start an Online Business in Your 20s

Low overhead and fewer commitments makes young adulthood an ideal time to become an entrepreneur.
Thomas Smale
5 Ways for Online Entrepreneurs to Stand Out
Building Your Online Presence

5 Ways for Online Entrepreneurs to Stand Out

The real competition online is for notice, credibility and respect. Achieve that and sales will follow.
Kimanzi Constable
From Clicks to Bricks: How Ecommerce Companies Benefit From Physical Stores
Ecommerce

From Clicks to Bricks: How Ecommerce Companies Benefit From Physical Stores

Find out why some web companies are expanding their business offline.
Grant Davis
Yahoo Wants You to Set Up an Ecommerce Shop on Its Revamped Small Biz Platform
Ecommerce

Yahoo Wants You to Set Up an Ecommerce Shop on Its Revamped Small Biz Platform

With its eye on snagging more of the DIY ecommerce market, Yahoo has introduced a new suite of tools for small businesses.
Nina Zipkin
Afraid to Put Your Contact Info on Your Site? You Could Be Losing Sales.
Customer Service

Afraid to Put Your Contact Info on Your Site? You Could Be Losing Sales.

If you run any type of online business, your customers – and the media – need to be able to contact you quickly and easily.
Joan Stewart
The Secret to Recovering From a Negative Customer Review
Marketing Edge

The Secret to Recovering From a Negative Customer Review

It's hard to prevent your business from ever making a mistake (or a consumer from thinking so) but here's what to do when your firm is called out online.
Firas Kittaneh
How a Teenage Entrepreneur Built a Startup on Bitcoin Riches
Bitcoin

How a Teenage Entrepreneur Built a Startup on Bitcoin Riches

What happened when 15-year-old Erik Finman invested a $1,000 gift from his grandma in Bitcoin. Hint: Big money. New business.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Big Data

Why the Future of Retail Will Blow Your Mind

Merchants will merge shoppers' physical and digital worlds, bringing an online data-driven strategy to storefronts
Puneet Mehta
How to Use the Psychology of Color to Increase Website Conversions
Color

How to Use the Psychology of Color to Increase Website Conversions

Color wields enormous sway over our attitudes and emotions. So, when we use the right colors, we win. Here's how.
The 6 Types of Online Buyers
Online Advertising

The 6 Types of Online Buyers

Find out what types of buyers are shopping online so you can learn to attract new business.
Richard Stokes
5 Simple Steps to Building Your Business Online and Getting Millions of Visitors
Marketing

5 Simple Steps to Building Your Business Online and Getting Millions of Visitors

An informative and insightful conversation with Derek Halpern, founder of Social Triggers.
Lewis Howes
How to Fix Your Website If You Violate Google's Quality Guidelines
Marketing

How to Fix Your Website If You Violate Google's Quality Guidelines

Step-by-step instructions to get your site back in the search giant's good graces.