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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 take…

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…

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