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20 Year-Old Student Builds A +$100K Business Selling Hats

In the winter of 2007, Corinne Prevot was a 17-year-old high school junior who loved cross country skiing. One day, she picked up some colorful lycra fabric and started sewing nordic ski hats for herself and friends. The style of her hats was fresh and the patterns were cool. People…

The Pros and Cons of Selling on Amazon and eBay

At first glance, online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay seem to be a creation of mutual benefit. Ecommerce store owners gain increased exposure for their products, and the marketplaces gain an expanded product range without having to increase inventory. On closer inspection, the mutual benefits remain, but the reality is…

Top Bands & Musicians Selling on Shopify

Global online music revenues are expected to rise by 7% this year to $6.3 billion. Selling music online is big business, and so is selling everything that goes along with it. Ecommerce provides bands and musicians with an additional stream of revenue, in addition to traditional sales outlets like ticket…

Why Your Online Store Needs a Unique Selling Proposition (USP) to Thrive

You’ve finally decided to go ahead with that crazy ecommerce business idea and decided to setup your online store. However, after some market research you realize that a potential consumer has dozens if not hundreds of other online destinations they could choose instead of you. So, then why would they…

Important Online Shopping Dates - 2012 Calendar

The start of the year is the perfect time to plan for the year ahead. Consumers are looking toward holidays and special events up to a month ahead of time. To make the most of your campaigns and to ensure you have enough inventory, you should organize your marketing and merchandizing…

Innovative Ecommerce: Brian's Online Garage Sale

Brian Scates is moving from Dallas to San Francisco at the end of July and doesn't want to lug everything he owns over 1,500 miles across the country. So instead of renting a moving truck he's decided to sell the lot (including his $26,500 Audi A6), and start with a…

How to Move Your Brick and Mortar Store Online

Every day we hear from several retail, brick and mortar stores looking to expand their reach beyond their physical storefront and sell their goods online. The timing has never been better. Shopify, coupled with Vend and Xero software, is the ideal solution for retailers looking to sell both online and…

Angry Birds Online Store Sells Over 2 Million Plush Toys

It’s no secret that Angry Birds is one of Shopify’s most successful stores. Angry Birds has swiftly flown into pop culture by means of an obsessively addictive game of ticked-off birds catapulting themselves into green pigs. The game has been downloaded more than 50 million times and is the #1…

Planning Ahead For Important Online Shopping Dates - 2013 Calendar

It's important for ecommerce merchants to plan well in advance for key shopping dates. Consumers begin searching for the perfect gift for occasions like Valentine's Day, Mothers Day, and Halloween up to a month ahead of time.   The best way to see when consumers begin searching for specific products…

How to Use Digg to Bring Customers to Your Online Store

Digg can be a great way for you to boost exposure for your online store. I recently examined reddit and showed how to best leverage their community to drive traffic to your ecommerce store. Digg is quite similar to reddit - they're both full of obscure humor, inside jokes, and landmines everywhere…

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