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The future of mobile ecommerce

The Equity Kicker

We’ve been doing a good deal of thinking about the future of ecommerce as the world goes mobile. As Amazon Ecommerce Facebook

Volume of global ecommerce exits growing nicely

The Equity Kicker

As you know at Forward Partners we’re ecommerce and marketplace investors, so we like to keep tabs on all aspects of the ecommerce market.

10 Predictions About the Future of Ecommerce

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10 Predictions About the Future of Ecommerce. See also: 5 Surprising Places Where Ecommerce Is Taking Off. Mashable. Mashable. Sign in.

Which Ecommerce Platform is Right for Me?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Many SMB owners are often stumped when it comes to choosing an ecommerce platform that is right for their needs.

3 Steps to Set up eCommerce Tracking in Google Analytics

Duct Tape Marketing

3 Steps to Set up eCommerce Tracking in Google Analytics written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit: technource.

How To Prepare Your Ecommerce Business For The Future

YoungUpstarts

Start by seeing which ecommerce platforms are popular in their respective countries and making your goods available. Scaling Your Business.

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eCommerce: A VC Story [guest post]

VC Cafe

While some VCs that I met seemed to be rightfully bullish about everything that had to do with eCommerce, some seemed to be missing the point.

Kick-Start Your eCommerce Business for $100 or Less

Startup Professionals Musings

If you have a unique creation or invention, and you are not selling it around the world on the Internet, now is the time to start. Start simple.

Website ROI: 5 eCommerce Design Tenets To Embrace

YoungUpstarts

As mobiles become smarter and better, and as tablets crowd out the laptop market, more and more users will access the Internet on mobile devices.

Internet Sales Tax Bill Looms Again, What Entrepreneurs Should Know

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How to Make Mobile eCommerce Convert: What???s Effective In Mobile Design Right Now

ConversionXL

In this part, well discuss the frontiers of mobile commerce: trends were seeing in user tests that may fundamentally change eCommerce.

Labelling Forward Partners as an ‘Ecommerce investment studio’

The Equity Kicker

Examples include Forward Partners , Science Inc , aspects of Betaworks , and maybe  Rocket Internet. ‘Investor led studio’ or better ‘Ecommerce investment studio’ could be a great way to describe Forward Partners. like that about us. We definitely don’t do that. Forward Uncategorized

Stitch Fix: Reinventing Retail Through Personalization

abovethecrowd.com

Fundamentally, we share the common concern that many of the new “Ecommerce 2.0” Even those that started skeptically came back enthused.

Sustainable Strategies for Internet Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

It seems like everyone has an Internet startup these days. are still the primary method for finding information on the Internet.

PR & eCommerce: A Match Made in Heaven and How to Leverage It to Help Your Business Grow

Duct Tape Marketing

PR & eCommerce: A Match Made in Heaven and How to Leverage It to Help Your Business Grow written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing.

5 Ways To Optimize Ecommerce On Small Business Saturday

YoungUpstarts

Thinking Aloud ecommerce online sales Rey Pasinli Small Business Saturday by Rey Pasinli, Executive Director of Total-Apps.

Don’t let the ecommerce bust fool you

VentureWoods

It seems that past 6-9 months have played out a full boom and bust cycle as far as ecommerce in India is concerned. Build a business, not transactions: The only currency of a good ecommerce business till now has been transaction volume. “Internet is cheaper than retail stores” is not enough anymore.

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Uber’s New BHAG: UberPool

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10 Tested Tips to Improve Ecommerce Conversions Without Going Broke

Duct Tape Marketing

There are a couple ways for an ecommerce company to increase performance. These ten tips are an effective way to get started. 1. 

How to Miss By a Mile: An Alternative Look at Uber’s Potential Market Size

abovethecrowd.com

This post was a shortened version of a more detailed post he had written for his own blog titled “ A Disruptive Cab Ride to Riches: The Uber Payoff.”

Women rule the Internet and Tech press

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

And they are the rocket fuel of ecommerce. And  77% of Groupon’s  customers are female according to their site". In both directions.

Internet retail in an age of unlimited choice

The Equity Kicker

I like think of internet retail as having two phases. The internet retailers had three structural advantages; warehouses can be bigger than shops, warehouses are cheaper than shops, and delivery is more convenient than going shopping (for some goods). These ecommerce 2.0 Amazon is the standout winner. Amazon MarketPlace).

The internet deployment phase

The Equity Kicker

I’ve long been a fan of Carlota Perez and her work on innovation and and financial capital. Innovation Venture Capital

A new view of ecommerce – making it more fun. Shopping as entertainment.

Lightspeed Venture Partners

We all know that internet usage is steadily shifting over to mobile. have a guest column in Pando Daily today that talks about how ecommerce has steadily been changing from a “shopping is a chore” paradigm to a “ shopping is fun ” paradigm, and how mobile has accelerated and exacerbated this shift.

Social Commerce: What It Is, What It Isn’t and Why You Should Care

ConversionXL

Twitter has teamed up with a number of eCommerce partners to make it all possible (and seamless). But eCommerce? ” [Tweet It!].

HackerOne: A Superior Solution for Solving Web Vulnerabilities

abovethecrowd.com

Early analysis suggested that 17% of the servers on the Internet were vulnerable, which represents about half a million unique computers.

My Top 10 Methods To Make Money Online

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The following article details my personal top 10 methods to make money from the Internet. In Brisbane where I live, before the Internet there was a newspaper called the Trading Post that was published every two weeks. As a result my first experience making any money from the Internet was selling old games, toys and electronics on eBay.

2011 Consumer Internet Predictions

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Before I try gazing into my crystal ball to see what 2011 will bring for the consumer internet industry, let me first see how I did on last years predictions: 1. Saving money online has been a real driver of ecommerce growth in 2010. Putting fun into ecommerce. Smartphones transformed the mobile internet. Grade: C+.

When ice.com – a Top 500 Internet Retailer – Uses Mentors, You Should Too

Up and Running

Founded in 1999 in Montreal, Canada, ice.com was recently acquired by Round 2 Inc., an ecommerce company headed by CEO Brandon Proctor.

10 Google Analytics Reports That Tell You Where Your Site is Leaking Money

ConversionXL

If you run an eCommerce site, the funnel steps might be something like this: Home. Internet Explorer 11.0 Your website is leaking money.

11 Things That Work More Often Than Not in A/B Tests

ConversionXL

As David Bell said , “The phrase “free shipping” is like a siren song to many who shop on the Internet.”. We’ll outline them here. Image source.

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11 Things That Work More Often Than Not in A/B Tests

ConversionXL

As David Bell said , “The phrase “free shipping” is like a siren song to many who shop on the Internet.”. We’ll outline them here. Image source.

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Product discovery is not solved online

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Ecommerce Startup general interest But retail-as-discovery is a quite different problem. Benedict Evans (@BenedictEvans) December 21, 2014.

6 Conversion Rate Optimization Case Studies With Surprising Results

ConversionXL

Target audience has slower internet connection, videos might not work for them. Facebook Login Reduces eCommerce Sales. image credit.

Website Redesign for Higher Conversions? Tread Lightly

ConversionXL

Blog eCommerce Resources SaaS Resources User Experience & Persuasive Design continous optimization radical redesign website redesign Maybe.

The Accel 5 Mantras of Ecommerce in Turkey

Cracking the Code

Being invited to speak at the conference, I decided to present some of the things that Accel learned after speaking to dozens of internet and ecommerce companies in the region. Think “differentiation” eCommerce is not a cheap journey: be prepared! There is no room for you in the market.

Why Comparison Shoppers Aren’t Converting for You (and How to Fix It)

ConversionXL

If you’re running an eCommerce or SaaS company, you absolutely must be optimizing for comparison shoppers. Comparison engines. Stock.

9 Things You Should Know About Social Login & CRO

ConversionXL

If you’ve been on the fence about  introducing social login for your eCommerce site, hopefully this has given you enough to consider.

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SMEs Are Riding Global Wave of eCommerce – But Logistics Concerns See Many Swimming Against Tide

YoungUpstarts

With this huge growth set to continue, all kinds of businesses in Asia can benefit from the new world of eCommerce.

How To Make Mobile Convert: The Most Common Mobile Store Mistakes

ConversionXL

Not only that but mobile traffic is now 18 times the size of the entire internet traffic from 2000. – Mobify , February 2014. entirely.