Business Growth

How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Platform for Your Business

How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Platform for Your Business

If there is one business innovation that’s likely to stick around for years, it’s crowdfunding. No longer must you seek funding from your own pockets, your family, the bank, or angel investor. Crowdfunding means you can get a lot of people to invest in your idea, often in small donations. The impacts have been diverse …

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22 Great New Years Resolutions for Small Business Owners in 2022

22 Great New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners in 2022

Every year, as we throw out our old calendars, we get a rare opportunity for a fresh start. That’s why we’re such big fans of New Year’s Resolutions. January 1 may be an arbitrary date on a calendar, but it’s as good an excuse as any to slow down, imagine a better future, and come …

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How to Do Market Research for Your Ecommerce Store

How to Do Market Research for Your Ecommerce Store: 9 Helpful Steps

With new years come new year resolutions. After the bruising year of 2020, it’s no surprise that many people are starting off this year with the intent to open a business. Starting an eCommerce store is, for many, the easiest way to realize that dream. In some ways, it really is easy to get started. …

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11 Surprising eCommerce Statistics About the 2021 Holidays

11 Surprising eCommerce Statistics About the 2021 Holidays

The 2021 holiday season hasn’t quite ended, but we can already see the direction it’s headed in. Many of this year’s eCommerce statistics for this year show a cheerful and bright outcome, though not quite a full return to normal. It’s true that in many ways, the year 2021 has been a return to the …

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Inventory Management 101 9 Tips to Avoid Running out of Stock

9 Inventory Management Tips to Keep You Stocked & Profitable

If you’ve followed the news lately, you’ve probably seen that a lot of goods are in short supply. Everything from semiconductors to sausage, rental cars to lumber has been hard to come by. You can blame the pandemic for many of these shortages, sure, but the underlying issues are more complex. And one of those …

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15 Tips to Boost Your Sales on Black Friday

15 Important Tips to Boost Your Sales on Black Friday

Every year, after celebrating Thanksgiving, Americans dive headfirst into preparation for the next holiday: Christmas. Over the last couple of decades especially, that has culminated in the massive sales extravaganza that is the modern Black Friday. What used to be a single day when the term was coined in 1961, Black Friday is now more …

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20 Tips to Use Email Marketing to Increase Holiday Sales

20 Valuable Ways Email Marketing Can Increase Holiday Sales

The holidays are a wonderful opportunity to grow your business. More people are shopping than at any other time of the year, and the barriers to getting a sale are low. But if you want growth that will last, you need the marketing infrastructure to make it happen. Email marketing is a great place to …

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012 How Board Games Go From Kickstarter To You

See How Kickstarter Board Games Get Shipped To You

This video is brought to you by Fulfillrite. It’s notoriously tricky to fulfill a Kickstarter at all, let alone on time. As many as 84% of Kickstarters ship late, and that statistic was published long before the pandemic of 2020 or the supply chain disruptions of 2021. Yet in the year 2019, almost 3,000 tabletop …

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011 Top 3 Fulfillment Mistakes Kickstarters Make

Top 3 Fulfillment Mistakes Kickstarters Make (And How to Avoid Them)

This video is brought to you by Fulfillrite. Eighty-four percent of Kickstarters ship late. Let that sink in for a minute. As early as 2012, CNN Business was already gathering statistics on how often Kickstarters shipped on-time. The answer, even back then, was not many. This was before COVID-19 or the ongoing supply chain crises …

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This Is How Brad Talton Raised $3,185,142 On Kickstarter

The following is a cross-post from Reddit. We made a thread on r/Entrepreneur on August 26, 2021. You can find the original post here. Brad Talton has successfully launched 22 Kickstarter campaigns in the last 10 years. His board game publishing company, Level 99 Games, is dedicated to bringing the best qualities of video games …

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