Alibaba B2B SMB Survey

News – eCommerce and Digitization Grows For Many Businesses Says Alibaba B2B Survey

Selling online is not new. eCommerce platforms such as eBay (founded in 1995), Shopify (founded in 2006), , Big Commerce (founded in 2009) and more have been around for years. Of course all the social platforms are moving to make selling online even easier from within their platforms. The recent Alibaba B2B SMB Survey  highlights...

How to Expand Your Business and Go Global with the Largest Cross Border Ecommerce Platform

If you run a profitable business and you're looking to expand, how about going global? The thought might be daunting. How do you start and what if things don’t go according to plan? These are common concerns, however, it might be easier than you think. We talked to Tony Shan, the head of Alibaba’s...

8 Power Tips To Increase Holiday Sales. Insights from Yahoo’s eCommerce Ninja.

Selling online is not easy, it's hard work. However, thousands of businesses, every day are finding success in selling online. One of the leaders in helping businesses sell online is Yahoo Small Business and I just had a powerful discussion with Maria Melo, of Yahoo Small Business about how to increase holiday sales, this...

How eCommerce Friendly is Your Business?

  While ecommerce has been around for a long time it is only in recent years that it has become more popular. Using and utilizing ecommerce solutions is now much easier for all business owners. Ecommerce solutions are both more affordable and are much more easy to get up and running. Ecommerce is a term for...

Talia Boon - Postal Petals

She Went From Sports Marketing to Launching Postal Petals

Talia Boone, founder of Postal Petals, is on a mission to help people relax and enjoy life, all through the use of "do it yourself" flower arrangements. In this podcast learn about her journey from sports marketing to entrepreneurship. Learn about the power of testing and figuring things out. We also find out how...

Family Business

73 Year Old Family Business. How She’s Leading It In Modern Times.

When Alison Gutterman’s grandfather first launched his company back in the 1940s, he had no idea that decades later, his granddaughter would be leading the family business through a global pandemic. Back then, Manny Gutterman & Associates, Inc., was a national sales representative organization selling a variety of proprietary products to chain drug, variety, hardware,...

Minority Business Owner Success

Survey – How Minority-Owned Businesses Can Pave Their Own Path

Now in its second (or third or fourth) leg, the global pandemic – which could soon be called an endemic – made its mark by creating obstacles for everyone. Every business, big and small, experienced its fair share of challenges. Yet, in the height of the pandemic, minority-owned small businesses experienced another level of hardships. Through it...

Hustling Spirit - Craig - Kenya

Mission First or Profit First – Mission Driven Clothing Retailer Thrives

Having a strong community is a powerful way to build your business. If your business is more than just "products", but a "community" it's much more powerful. Having a customer is nice, in fact, it's essential. AND having an energized community means you'll always have customers. In my book "Celebrity CEO", I write about the...

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