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cannabis first ecommerce sale

Was cannabis the first ecommerce sale?

Well this is news to me. From the E-commerce  page at Wikipedia.org: 1971 or 1972: The ARPANET is used to arrange...

moving to an indendent shopping cart from a marketplace

Expanding from a marketplace to an independent ecommerce shop

Here’s a helpful overview from E-Commerce Nation on migrating from a third-party marketplace (i.e. Amazon, Etsy, etc) to an independent...

amazon seller fees

Everything you need to know about Amazon seller fees

Here’s Jungle Scout with a helpful post on Amazon’s seller fees. There are a whole lot of them and they...

Over $10 billion in fees in Q4, going towards international infrastructure

Over $10 billion in fees in Q4, going towards international infrastructure

As a result amazon posted a record profit of $1.9 billion, making it the 11th straight profitable quarter. The increasing...

The customer isn’t always right

The customer isn’t always right

Here’s Seth Godin with a great post on empathy not requiring one to be a pushover: But empathy doesn’t require...

How independent ecommerce businesses can compete with Amazon

How independent ecommerce businesses can compete with Amazon

In Forbes, Jia Wertz writs on the difficulties of competing with Amazon as a local merchant or an independent ecommerce...

Selling branded products differently

Selling branded products differently

Here’s a shop that may inspire some new business/product ideas for an ecommerce business. Chris McVeigh sells custom Lego sets of items...

How to Beat Amazon in ecommerce

How to Beat Amazon in Ecommerce

More ideas on how independent ecommerce businesses can compete with Amazon. Not only does Amazon control nearly 50% of e-commerce...

BeardBrand on Building a million dollar independent ecommerce business in 1 year

BeardBrand on building a million dollar independent ecommerce business in 1 year

Here’s BeardBrand founder on building the company into a million dollar business in under a year, without selling on Amazon...

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