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Small Business Accounting 101: Ten Steps to Get Your Startup on Track

You’re about to launch your online store (or maybe you just launched) – congratulations! It takes perseverance and passion to get to the point you’re at. However, as you know, business ownership is a constant flood of satisfying milestones coupled with expanding to-do lists. With your launch, you’ll need to…

5 Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Work From Home

A lot of ecommerce entrepreneurs work from home. The overheads are drastically lower than renting office space, set-up costs are small, and you save a ton of time not having to commute to an office. There are negatives though. Distractions sneak up on you really quick - playing with the…

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…

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…

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