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5 hacks every startup founder should know when recruiting key people

<i>Waqar is the CEO and founder of Asia-based Sutra Services, which runs SutraHR and the startup- and SME-oriented SutraLite. He’s an engineer by degree</i> …

Why It's So Difficult to Climb Amazon's Corporate Ladder

Inside the Internet juggernaut Amazon.com, there’s near constant pressure to perform. In dozens of interviews ranging over two years for my book, <i>The</i> …

Amazon: Threat or menace? | Salon.com

Amazon is the perfect narrative vehicle for exploring how the revolutionary changes ushered in by the Internet have remade our world. As Stone reminds us, from the very first moment any of us pointed and clicked our way to an online book purchase in the 1990s, Amazon embodied the utopian, …

Retailers Use Social to Spur Shopping, Research

Few would argue that social media has proven to be a significant direct sales channel or that it is not as strong a sales driver when compared with …

Social Media

Affiliate Marketing Program

You spent all that time and effort creating the perfect e-commerce website. You used the best images and descriptions. You spend money on e-commerce …

E-Commerce: The Future Is Now

The playing field has changed a lot in business and entrepreneurship over the past decades. Business as it was done in the past will remain a thing of the past. Today many of the new age millionaires are entrepreneurs who have been able to embrace the technological revolution and live in the …

How to Add a Personal Touch to Your E-Commerce Business

E-commerce can never re-create the personal experience of shopping at a brick-and-mortar store, but attention to a few small details can go a long way toward building brand loyalty.<p>I live in New York City, where empty delivery boxes piled outside of buildings are a common sight. These days, I can't …

eCommerce

[Infographic] Which e-commerce site sold 7 Boeing 747 jets weight of goods?

YourStory launched an extensive survey of e-commerce consumers in India in collaboration with Kalaari Capital. The analysis of the data provided some …

How to Benefit from LinkedIn for Your Online Store

Unlike other social networking sites like Facebook or Google Plus, LinkedIn was created with the specific purpose of catering to businesses and …

4 Reasons Your Ecommerce Store NEEDS Content Marketing

You might have heard about content marketing, but what does it mean? Content marketing is when a business uses valuable, quality, and relevant …

Why This Googler Left For An Ecommerce Startup

Ecommerce is one of the fastest-growing markets, Schulz said, and Bigcommerce wants to be the leader in the space.<p>With Bigcommerce, merchants don't have to pay an arm and a leg to build a website to sell products. It's also easy to get up-and-running in just 30 minutes.<p>"Every time we step on the …

Digital marketing optimization: five lessons from the top performers

<b>The average conversion rate in Adobe's Digital Optimization survey is 2.6%. However, 20% of companies have a conversion rate greater than 4.5%.</b><p>So …

10 Rules for Successful Ecommerce Marketing

These wise quips from Mark Hayes of Shopify are indispensable advice for both newcomers and old-timers alike. Originally appeared in a guest post: http://blog.offerchat.com/10-rules-for-successful-ecommerce-marketing/

3 Ways to Monetize Large Ecommerce Sites

Is your ecommerce site getting its fair share of the $43 billion spent in online shopping each quarter? Not likely if you’re not actively monitoring your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as cost per sale, cost per acquisition, and the lifetime value of a customer. One of the advantages of an …

The Pros and Cons of Responsive Design for Ecommerce

en_US<p>article<p>Responsive design is not just a fad, it's a real response to the need for websites to serve users across devices in an efficient and …

How to Get Customers to Trust Your Ecommerce Business (Infographic)

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It can be difficult for a new ecommerce company to gain traction in the marketplace. Most of the difficulty boils down to the challenge of earning the trust of potential customers who aren't interacting with you or your …

eCommerce

Top 7 Facebook eCommerce Apps for Businesses

When you think of Facebook, the word “e-commerce” doesn’t generally come to mind.<p>What if you could engage your customers on Facebook, not just on a …

Learn What Makes E-commerce Businesses Successful

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated May 04, 2018<p>Different e-commerce businesses face different challenges. That is why quick-fix advice for success in …

9 Ways to Spot Bogus Data

Decision-making is hard enough without basing it on data that's just plain bad.<p>Good decisions should be "data-driven," but that's impossible when that data isn't valid. I've worked around market research and survey data for most of my career and, based on my experience, I've come up with …

salestraining

14 Habits Of Exceptionally Likable People

Want to be really successful? Get people to like you.<p>Personal branding through social media may help you build your professional network, but there will never be a replacement for a charismatic personality.<p>Napoleon Hill, author of "Think and Grow Rich"--one of the top-selling books of all …

Self-improvement

Positive – Inspirational Quotes Images

Don't Make These 10 Startup Mistakes

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is difficult. Launching a startup is even more challenging. Aside from facing the challenge of attempting to build a company from the ground up, many entrepreneurs have little prior experience in the business …

Startups

How to Overcome Your Financial Fears

Managing money is a big source of stress. It can drive relationships apart and send us spiraling into depression. It's no wonder many of us stick our …

8 Essential Truths About People

Doing well in business comes down to understanding people--your employees, coworkers, and customers. Know these truths and you're off to a good start.<p>Understanding people--yourself, your employees, your coworkers and customers--is the core of all business success. With that in mind, here are eight …

Employment

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Why Our Brains Like Short-Term Goals

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In her book,</i> The Entrepreneurial Instinct: How Everyone Has the Innate Ability to Start a Successful Business<i>, author Monica Mehta explores the role of brain chemistry in entrepreneurship. In this excerpt, she details goal</i> …

The Brain

16 Mistakes Employees Make When Trying To Get A Promotion

Asking for a promotion can be one of the most stressful experiences in your career–especially in today’s uncertain economy.<i>Why?</i> “Because you know you’re putting yourself at some level of risk,” says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and author of <i>Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant; How to</i> …

7 Ways to Unleash Unlimited Employee Energy

Your employees are an unlimited source of energy that can take your business to even higher levels of success. Here's how to encourage them.<p>The best employees are masters of making things happen. They create far more energy than they consume, and, instead of taking energy from an organization, they …

Employment

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