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4 of the Many Reasons Why People Aren't Buying From You

Stop talking about your product and start listening to your customer.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>People only buy for one reason and 99% of salespeople don’t know what that is, but do you know why people <i>don't</i> buy from you? There are actually many reasons why people …

Selling

President Trump Created a Boom in Online T-Shirt Sales

When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” in an October debate, Jamie Dillon sprung into action.<p>The co-owner of an online shop on the …

Master the Art of Online Sales with These 20 Tips - Small Business Trends

So you’ve established a website offering products or services for sale. You have a great selection and a good-looking website — but your sales are …

4 Lies You Tell Yourself That Keep You From Being Successful

Stop talking yourself out of taking the next step.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only person preventing you from being successful is you. It’s not society, it’s not the government and it’s not anyone in your life. Sure, some of us start off in life with better …

College & University

Why Almost Every Marketing Email Your Company Sends Is Junk Mail

Think you're doing enough to avoid sending junk mail? Think again.<p>You've done everything you can to make sure your emails won't be considered junk:<p>Each subscriber goes through a double opt-in process. Every email has a link to unsubscribe with one click. And you give away useful content more often …

Free Wildcard SSL Using Forge + Cloudflare

Securing sites with SSL used to be a headache. However, in the last few years it has become infinitely easier (and cheaper) to secure your site. …

How to Do SEO for a “Tiny” Website That Doesn’t Have Any Visitors or Money

I have consulted thousands of businesses ranging from Fortune 100 companies to your local mom and pop shops.One of the biggest objection I hear from …

Marketing

Marketing Campaigns Dashboard PowerPoint Templates

The Marketing Campaigns Dashboard PowerPoint Templates provide awesome data dashboard presentations for social media campaigns. The dashboard …

Marketing

T-Mobile announces Digits: one phone number for all your devices

And multiple numbers on the same device — but no iMessage<p>T-Mobile just revealed its answer to AT&T’s NumberSync technology, which lets customers use one phone number across all their connected devices. T-Mobile’s version is called Digits and it will launch in a limited, opt-in customer beta …

Top 9 E-Commerce Software for Your Small Business

Starting an ecommerce business is tough if you're not using the right software. Check out the following e-commerce software for your small business.

130+ useful free marketing tools for small business

Without marketing your product or service reaching your targeted audience is cumbersome.<p>If your business is blessed with wealth then you can spend …

Choosing the Right Font for Your Website

<i>Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Web Marketing Today. Practical Ecommerce acquired Web Marketing Today in 2012. In 2016, we</i> …

5 easy ways to plan your day to make more money

If you're self-employed or your pay depends on your productivity, it's important to consider how you're currently planning your day and what you should do differently.<p>Having freedom in your schedule is a beautiful thing, but it can also be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you have superior …

Employment

Add Interactive Maps to WordPress with MapSVG

Looking for an incredibly useful tool to add to your WordPress website? Interactive maps are a great asset for sharing information in a graphical …

Data Visualization

17 Gmail Extensions that Make Your Life Easier

In today’s email-centric work environment, you have to make sure you’re on top of your game.<p>But that’s easier said than done. You likely use email to …

Apps

Judging beer by the bottle: How a craft brewer tripled sales

When Oakville, Ont.-based Cameron’s Brewing got started in 1997, operations like it were more often called microbreweries than craft breweries. The industry was still small, and the design of many independent brands didn’t look a whole lot different from the beer giants.<p>That might have worked when …

How Does A Sneaker Brand Cultivate Cool?

How do you cultivate a “cool” brand when nobody cares about your product?As sneaker brands try to elbow their way into a marketdominated by Nike, …

6 Examples of Awesome Social Media Campaigns

Social media networks are where most businesses and brands are focusing their marketing efforts these days. The world is mobile, the world is social …

8 Often-Overlooked Gmail Tricks

Become more efficient at managing and sending email with these tips.<p>With more than 1 billion active monthly users, Gmail is a powerhouse among email platforms. And if you use it, chances are, there are a few ways to make it more effective and efficient. Check out these eight ways to make your Gmail …

6 Awesome Tools to Get Media Coverage as a Startup

A mention in the media could be the spark your startup needs to set the world alight. If you can grab the attention of a reporter for more than ten …

It is going to be hot af this weekend, grab a 10,000 BTU LG Portable AirCon w/remote for $279 Shipped

The East Coast is about to blaze with 90 degree weather forcast for the next week and it may be time to sort out your Air conditioning situation, stat. Luckily you can hook up an LG LG 10,000 BTU 115V Portable Air Conditioner with Remote Control model LP1015WSR in White for <b>$279 Shipped</b>. That’s one …

Remote Controls

If It Don't Make Dollars.....It Don't Make Sense: Succeeding in Small Business

Most women start businesses for one of three reasons.<p>More money.<br>• More time and control.<br>• More creativity.<p>Notice I did NOT say more sales.<p>Nope, if you ask many mompreneurs, they would tell you that sales is the one thing that they actually HATE about their business. And it shows. Most small businesses …

Million-Dollar Marketing on a Thousand-Dollar Budget

How smaller brands are leveraging innovation to cut through the clutter.<p>"We don't have as much money as our competitors," says the members of the marketing team to one another. Usually followed by some mumbo jumbo about bandwidth and time lines. Thus setting themselves on a defeated path of …

The best free online business courses starting in June

Memorial Day marks the unofficial kickoff to summer. In business, that means summer hours or "working" from home on Fridays. For some, June is a time to catch their breath.<p>Since the holidays, they've been criss-crossing the country, living out of Drury Inns with 11 p.m. conference calls and 5 a.m. …

University of Illinois

10 LinkedIn WordPress Plugins to Win New Customers

Want to bring more users from LinkedIn to your WordPress site? LinkedIn is a popular social networking platform for professionals, which means it has …

Web Design

Top 20 eCommerce WordPress Themes for 2016

Everyone who goes hand-in-hand with the latest web design trends and wants to keep their WordPress shops up to the current web tendencies, the …

100 Business Tools for Online Startups

A very effective way for making sure about the successful growth of your business is to use the right and the most suitable tools for business. …

Free WordPress Themes

Free WordPress Themes<p>Total downloads<p>We provide the WordPress community with a range of free themes developed according to the official WordPress …