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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 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…

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…

The Ultimate Guide on Business Incorporation in Canada

This article will help you understand how to incorporate a business in Canada. I will tell you the benefits and disadvantages associated with incorporation, give you the step-by-step process of how to incorporate, and go over your other business structure options, like sole proprietorship, partnership and cooperative. 

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,…

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,…

Where to List Your Business Online and Why It Matters for Local SEO

Just how important is local SEO for small businesses with a physical location? According to a recent study, 78% of local searches on mobile and 61% of local searches on laptops result in offline purchases.  If you take a moment to consider the 7 billion monthly unique local searches that…

Announcing Shopify's 4th Build-A-Business Competition Winners

Today we’re excited to announce the winners of Shopify’s fourth annual Build-A-Business Competition. During the eight month competition, more than 21,000 entrepreneurs created new businesses that sold more than $120 million in products. When they entered the competition, each participant chose a category best describing their shop. The store that…

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…

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