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How to Create a Million-Dollar Business in 5 Easy Steps

Over the weekend, Tim Ferriss posted an extremely useful article by Noah Kagan, an entrepreneur who built two multi-million dollar online businesses before turning 28. Noah was employee #30 at Facebook, #4 at Mint, he helped create Gambit, and most recently co-founded  AppSumo. He's really smart, and the article is spreading like wildfire…

Why Your Ecommerce Store Needs a Business Plan (and How to Write One)

If your first thought when hearing the words "business plan" is "yuck", then you're not alone. For most people, the thought of writing a business plan brings up painful memories of past homework assignments and many online store owners view them as something only "real world" businesses and Silicon Valley…

How to Get Started with Google Places for Business

Did you know that according to Google 97% of consumers search for local businesses online? And that every month in the U.S. 13.7 billion searches are performed in Google and of those 20% are related to location? If you operate a brick and mortar store in addition to your online store…

Tim Ferriss Wants to Promote Your Business

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek, is giving Shopify merchants the opportunity to extend their reach to considerable measures. Do you have a business that was inspired or deeply affected by The 4-Hour Workweek, that’s generating more than $1,000 per month? If you're willing to give specific details of lessons learned,…

You Inc. The Benefits & Costs of Incorporating Your Business

Many new online business owners aren't sure if they should incorporate, what their business structure options are, what incorporation might mean for the business, or even what they need to do to form a company. This guide is a 'company formation 101' and will explain the benefits and disadvantages of incorporating,…

Announcing the 4th Shopify Build A Business Competition

Today we’re excited to announce that the Shopify Build A Business competition is back. And this time it’s bigger and better than ever. We’ve teamed up with The Huffington Post and some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world to help new and emerging stores grow their business. For…

Interviewing Edward: Thoughts on Small Business and Ecommerce

Hi there! This is Edward, the Developer Advocate who runs the App Store. I’m in charge of cool-hunting awesome tech then mashing up API’s and business plans into Shopify apps that make merchants money and add further functionality to merchants online stores. I recently spoke at a panel on ecommerce…

4 Serious Mistakes Business Owners Make With Their Credit Card Processor

When ecommerce was first introduced as a new concept there was a common belief that it was expensive and difficult to implement. In truth, when ecommerce first came into existence it was often expensive and complicated to setup. This was true from both the Visa / MasterCard card acceptance perspective, and also…

Facebook Pages for Business: A Guide for Newbies

If you're an ecommerce store owner and haven't heard of Facebook Pages for business, you're seriously missing out! Facebook is the most popular social media platform in the world and can be a powerful marketing tool for your online store.  The Facebook you use to chat with friends and post pictures from…

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