Thanks to the variety of resources and information online today, almost anyone can launch and grow an ecommerce business with very little experience. However, certain issues tend to trip up many inexperienced entrepreneurs when their ecommerce business starts to grow. One crucial issue is inventory management. Six Tips to Help You Along Managing inventory is easy when you’re selling only a few units a day. When you start to move hundreds or thousands of units per day, though, keeping on top of everything suddenly becomes a lot harder. Small issues can so easily blossom into major errors and the results can be serious. If you are
This is a wonderful interview with Treehouse CEO Ryan Carson (@ryancarson) . Ryan talks about how his 60-person company thrives without managers AND a 4-day work week. Thanks, GrowthEverywhere, for another great commute podcast ;) Source: How Treehouse, an $8M Revenue Company, Operates on a 4-Day Work Week
Building A $100 Million Dollar Revenue Machine Echosign CEO Jason Lemkin On Building A $100 Million Dollar Revenue Machine GrowthEverywhere interview with EchoSign Co-founder and CEO Jason Lemkin, who built EchoSign’s annual revenues to over $100 million and sold it to Adobe.
Another brilliant interview by Alec Baldwin (@heresthething - @AlecBaldwin). This time with Howard Schultz of @Starbucks. A great listen for anyone who a) loves business; b) loves corporate social responsibility; c) loves coffee; or d) loves a good story (hint: he's got a good woman). Schultz is a Brooklyn boy whose father worked menial jobs to support the family, Schultz thought his way out would be through sport. That is, however, until he broke his jaw on the football field at 18 (an injury from which Schultz is still recovering). For the next three years, he made cold calls, a job he hated but which ultimately taught
Today's #CoolSite is FormSwift, a site that offers free legal documents for a variety of uses, from cease and desist letters to rental agreements. These forms are suitable for individuals, small businesses, real estate transactions, and more. One of their founders wrote to me recently about their new $1,000 College Scholarship Contest, which they have made available for high school seniors and college students across the country up until April 30 of this year. Give it a look. As he said, "we are a small team, made up of recent college grads, and want to provide students with a way to both pay for tuition and prove their
Today's #CoolSite is SignPost (@signpostSMB), the absolute must have tool for growing your local business. I learned of SignPost from, where else, @jason's This Week In Startups. In this episode, Jason Calacanis interviewed one of the founders in which he invested, @StuartWall. I was hanging on every word and have already told a few local businesses about this brilliant automated customer relationship management (CRM) tool. Vote for it here and give it a 'thumbs up' above. To find all previous cool sites since 1994, visit our archive.