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The Solopreneur as a Silicon Valley Startup

This is a Guest Post by Colleen McCarty. Entrepreneurs, business people, and product developers are in a unique position to capitalize on a trend that will to continue to rise: personality based businesses and personal branding. This trend embodies the American dream, taking extreme individualism to the next level –…

Announcing Shopify's 3rd Build-A-Business Competition Winners

Today we’re thrilled to announce the five winners of our Build-A-Business competition. During the 8 months of the competition period, over 10,000 entrepreneurs created new online businesses that sold more than $55 million in products. The five new businesses that sold the most over any two months of the competition…

The DIY Guide to Twitter Ads for Small Business

Twitter has over 200 million active users creating over 400 million Tweets per day. That’s a lot of people and a lot of tweets. For business owners, Twitter has become an important tool for distributing content, providing support to existing customers and proactively reaching out to potential customers. To make…

10 Ways Pinterest Can Drive Traffic and Increase Sales

As a small business owner, you can sometime feel like you're being pulled in every direction while trying to drive traffic to your ecommerce shop. When it comes to social media, you’ve got to post to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, your blog, and somewhere in there, maintain your online store.…

Hello There! (Introducing Joey deVilla)

Hello, Shopifriends! I'm Joey deVilla, and I'm one of the new people here. I'm coming on board as Shopify's Platform Evangelist, and my job is to talk about Shopify to all sorts of people. The official job description says that my job is promote Shopify; I prefer to think of…

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