Business Online Journal
By: Kevin Gibbon
Published: July 25, 2017, 1:39 pm
It’s no secret the ecommerce opportunity is large – online sales grew faster in 2016 than the previous three years. But with big sales come big demands and customers have come to expect simple, one-click shopping with speedy shipping options. Providing the “Amazon experience” on your own is costly, time-consuming and can hold you back from giving your business the attention it needs to grow. It doesn’t have to be that way. A variety of new, accessible tech tools can help automate routine internal process and tedious administrative work. Here are the top four aspects of your ecommerce business (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: July 6, 2017, 10:36 pm
It can be challenging, both literally and figuratively, to navigate through the business world in the modern age. However, it’s a challenge that we all seem to enjoy at the end of the day. It’s easy to become concerned about your professional goals but when it comes down to it, there are always opportunities to improve your credibility. One of the best ways to do this is to consider reserving a form of professional transportation for your next event, meeting, or corporate gathering. Whether it’s a first time meeting with a potential partner you’d like (Read more...)

By: Ryan Kh
Published: June 27, 2017, 4:14 pm
Many people have to work their way through college. They can become overwhelmed working menial, work-study jobs. One of my friends hated working at the school library for $8 an hour. Fortunately, there are other ways to make a living in college. Running your own ecommerce business can be a great option. FastWeb published a post about a number of college students that took the entrepreneurial approach. This is a very lucrative career that you can have after college. Last year, ecommerce companies generated nearly $400 billion in sales. However, you need to make sure you are well organized. If (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: June 22, 2017, 11:28 pm
A few years ago, John Navin wrote an article on Forbes that described what he learned about risk-taking from Blackjack. While an interesting read, it felt that there was a lot more to learn about business from blackjack than the protocols for risk-taking. Like entrepreneurism, everyone thinks that it’s easy to be a good Blackjack player, but it’s not, and there is a lot you need to learn before you become successful in either Blackjack or business. Risks are good, but they need to be calculated If you have yet to realise that winning in Black takes more than just (Read more...)

By: Jeremie Piette
Published: June 22, 2017, 12:00 am
A common statistic asserted by economists and entrepreneurs alike is that the key to a successful business is just surviving the first two years… and then, somehow, you’ll be fine. While it is true that ninety-five percent of businesses fail in the first couple years, that is a dangerous oversight. Starting out right is absolutely critical but it is also short-sighted to have such a limited goal. The truth is, even if a business makes it past year two, only about four percent of businesses make it to ten years – and that is an overall statistic. It can be (Read more...)

By: Liza Deyrmenjian
Published: June 14, 2017, 2:06 am
5 Things Fashion Design Can Teach You  Here are five things fashion design can teach you about running your own business. Over the past 25 years, I’ve helped dozens of fashion entrepreneurs launch their own lines, many to great success. I’ve also watched many others, not my clients of course, fall flat on their faces. While every case is different, I’ve noticed trends among the winners and the washouts. Often the problems lie in the designer’s inability to sell, to build teams, or just to simply get started. These mishaps aren’t inherent to fashion brands. Failure is a possibility in (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: June 11, 2017, 3:38 pm
Are you currently running a small online business, or thinking about starting one? Well, congratulations you have started down the road to success and with a little bit of knowledge and planning, you can be more successful than you ever imagined. No one gets into a business to fail, but the sad truth is that the road to success is a long and hard one. Below, you will learn some key information and tips that will help you get you business up and running in the right direction and turn it into a full-time career. Go Searching For A Need (Read more...)

By: Ryan Kh
Published: February 10, 2017, 10:07 pm
Every ecommerce business needs to provide an exceptional user experience. According to this infographic, 79% of customers will abandon an ecommerce website immediately if they don’t find what they are looking for there. The only way for ecommerce companies to retain and convert website visitors is by providing an excellent user experience. It all begins by creating a strong value proposition. What is an Ecommerce Value Proposition? A value proposition is the primary factor that differentiates a company’s solutions from its competitors. It is the reason customers should purchase its products on the open market. Creating a Strong Value Proposition (Read more...)

By: Jessica Freeman
Published: February 2, 2017, 12:32 am
Like every industry out there, the e-commerce industry is continually changing. There are new trends, new practices, and new businesses that are capturing the market’s attention. Nowadays, people prefer to buy products online more than ever. The online shopping tendency is incredibly strong nowadays. It has been reported that over 205 million US consumers are digital shoppers. Franchise Home-Based Businesses – Visit the Home Business Mag EXPO As a business organization, you just can’t avoid taking advantage of the online environment. A startup that doesn’t focus its efforts on the digital sphere will hardly have any chances of becoming successful (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: January 25, 2017, 4:59 pm
Running a home business takes all the willpower, expertise and professionalism of running a more traditional small business, but not all clients and customers understand this. Not used to this slightly unorthodox approach to business, some will take your business more seriously if it is coated in the traditional trappings of business practice. For that reason it is sometimes necessary to play up the professional nature of your business to impress and live up to the expectations of more traditional business partners or clients. Here’s how to do just that: 1. Use a virtual office for correspondence and hire rooms (Read more...)