Ecommerce Inspiration

How to Find Time to Build Your Ecommerce Empire While Working a 9 to 5

I know first hand how difficult it is to work a day job and still manage to be a “sidepreneur”. There is a significant lack of time to run an ecommerce business while working a 9 to 5, and you still need to commit yourself first to your employer.

I’m here to tell you that the good news is that it’s very much possible to grow and create a successful ecommerce business on the side. Many others before you have done it and I’m going to show you how you can, too.

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The Story of Ugmonk: From Side Project to Lifestyle Product Empire

A love for typography and minimalistic design is all it took for designer Jeff Sheldon to get started on a life-changing path.  

A designer by day, and entrepreneur by night—Jeff has been able to build an online t-shirt, and lifestyle product empire over the past few years.

In this customer spotlight, we catch up with Jeff and learn more about the growth and development of Ugmonk.

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How Two Friends Turned Up The Heat and Sold $170k Worth of Spicy Honey in 10 Months

MixedMade is the combined efforts of Casey and Morgen who found that the most interesting things come from mixing the unexpected.

They set out to make the most versatile and delightful hot sauce using just two ingredients: honey and chili peppers.

They’ve quickly grown their small batch honey business into an extremely successful endeavour.

I was able to catch up with Morgen, and in this post he shares some information on how they grew so quickly.

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22 Awesome Websites with Stunning Free Stock Images

I know your pain.  You’re looking for free images for your website.  You’ve looked far and wide for gorgeous, free images to use online, but keep running into cheesy pictures of people laughing at their salad.

The good news is there are ton of different free and paid images for commercial use available online if you just know where to look.

In this post, I’ve compiled the ultimate list of resources to source free images for your website. Whether you want free stock images for your blog, to download, or for commercial use - you’ll find them here.

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The Top 10 Articles on the Shopify Blog in 2014

Here on the Shopify blog, our goal is to help aspiring ecommerce entrepreneurs find a product to sell, and help existing merchants build long-term, successful businesses.

To achieve that, we create high-quality, free content around a range of topics that cover everything from coming up with product ideas, to building and designing your store, and of course generating traffic and sales.

This year we created almost 200 blog posts and we’ve gone through them all to pull out the 10 most popular articles for you below.

Enjoy.

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