Online Store and Retail Articles

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    4 Online Marketplaces to Sell Handicrafts That Aren’t Etsy

    by on July 3, 2015

    In the last few years, and following a high-profile IPO in April, Etsy has entered the popular imagination as the quainter alternative to Amazon. Instead of books, music, and peanut butter, Etsy features sellers of handmade jewelery, paper goods, and clothing….

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    3 Ways to Reach Customers Already Searching for Your Product

    by on June 25, 2015

    Between the befuddling acronyms and analytics, the field of online marketing can be intimidating for small-business owners concerned with minimizing waste and maximizing return on investment. In an attempt to crack into the small-business market, however, some…

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    How to Optimize Your Online Store for Google Shopping

    by on June 3, 2015

    With Google Shopping, the Silicon Valley giant is attempting to make it easier for small retailers to get their products in front of potential customers.

    You’ve probably seen Google Shopping in action, even if you didn’t realize it. It’s the service that f…

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    Our 8-Step Guide to Starting an Online Business

    by on February 6, 2015

    According to MarketingCharts, 55 percent of the U.S. population shops online, and those online purchasers will spend $347 billion this year, says Statistics Brain, which compiled data from several sources. Are you ready to open an online store, but don’t know …

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    How to Calculate Your Business Inventory the Easy Way

    by on September 26, 2014

    If you sell physical goods, you have dealt with the need to quickly tally up your inventory. If you only sell a few products, this may not be difficult. But what if you have a large number of items to sell, and you don’t have the time to take a manual invent…

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    5 Steps to Building a Stellar Launch Page

    by on September 18, 2014

    You’ve got a fabulous business idea, a name, and you’ve already purchased the domain name for your website. But what do you do with the domain while we’re writing a business plan, securing funding, and building out the fully-functional site? You can put that d…

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    How to Set Up an Online Store

    by on August 20, 2014

    The world has changed, and the opportunity for creating your own business is easier than ever. There are a number of options for retail owners who want to open up shop, and they are no longer limited to a brick-and-mortar store with overhead expenses, high …

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    Remodeling Your Store: When and How

    by on July 15, 2014

    Business owners who operate a retail space know that, while commercial properties can be bought and sold like residential properties, the investment required to make sure a store is up and running can be quite significant. Unlike residences, where the building…

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