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How to Fail at E-commerce Without Even Trying

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There are a lot of articles floating around about how to ensure success in e-commerce, some here and some on my blog. So rather than repeating myself, I thought that it would be more interesting to write about the quickest ways to kill your e-commerce business. E-commerce is a $1.5 trillion global economy, but it’s constantly changing and ...

6 Marketing Mistakes from Big Companies (And How You Can Avoid These Blunders)

If you’ve been marketing for any amount of time, then you’ve likely made a few mistakes. You should be prepared to learn from your mistakes, though, as you discover more about your audience and what works for them. However, if your marketing mistake is big enough, it can mean catastrophe for your brand and your business. ...

3 Reasons Why Mark Cuban Was Wrong When He Said “Sales Cure All”

http://youtu.be/esQKgx4HdZI?hd=1 A little while ago, Entrepreneur and tech billionaire of Shark Tank fame, Marc Cuban wrote an article for Entrepreneur magazine where he listed his top 12 rules for starting a successful startup. Many of these rules could are applicable to normal "non-startup" businesses (i.e. those of us who don't need to raise money from venture capitalist ...

How to Hire & Train Sales People (So You Can Focus on the Big Picture)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmKHI2p0Lv8 Entrepreneur is a romanticized word. The reality — as any business owner knows — is less romantic. Because you’re always working! Once you figure out how to hire and delegate tasks to your team though, life gets easier. And you actually have more time. However many business owners get stuck when it comes to offloading the responsibility ...