Another Canadian Contender to the Zappos Throne

The average Canadian woman, according to today’s interview guest, buys 12 pairs of shoes a year. I’m not a shoe fetishist, but if I didn’t have a toe injury that prevents me from wearing sexy heels, I just might join them! …Continue Reading →

How to Cut Costs & Up Order Sizes: Ecommerce Trends in Order Fulfillment

Ecommerce Trends in Order Fulfillment

Once upon a time, there were warehouses. The warehouses shipped products to stores. Customers bought products at those stores and brought them home. Many years later, warehouses and stores started to merge, and turned into big-box retailers, like IKEA and Home …Continue Reading →

Electronic Geek Store Selling Jewelry?! Online Shopping Goes to the Mall

The Shopping Mall is Dead. Long Live the Online Mall! OK, so physical shopping malls aren’t quite dead yet, but it is interesting to see how the online e-commerce world is moving towards a shopping mall model. First was the granddaddy …Continue Reading →

Call To Action: Don’t Make This Online Marketing Mistake!

Don’t Shy Away From a Call to Action When I look back on it now, I wonder how much consulting business I lost in my early days because, like so many sales people, I was afraid to put a “call …Continue Reading →

How To Make More Money With Less Work: It’s Possible says Melanie Benson Strick

Overwhelmed? In this social media, always-on, info overload world, many of us struggle just to keep our heads above water; making more money with less work seems like an impossible dream.  But according to today’s guest, Melanie Benson Strick, it is …Continue Reading →

From Bricks ‘n Mortar to Online Store Success (& More From Dx3 2014)

Successful online store entrepreneur, Ben Burmaster (& crew)

Today we’ve got two interviews about new online store happenings, from the recent Dx3 conference in Toronto. The first is with Ben Burmaster, who has grown SnuggleBugz from a bricks and mortar retail store to one of Canada’s top online retail successes. The …Continue Reading →

This 15 Year-Old Dropout Built a Successful Business – You Can Too!

I grew up in a family of academics, and I was always blown away by the brassy whiz kid entrepreneur types who could wheel and deal from the time they learned how to walk. Today’s show guest, Danny Iny, founder …Continue Reading →

B2B Sales: Marketing That Works

Two interesting studies in the B2B (business to business) world have come out lately: The Content Marketing Institute & Marketing Profs 2013 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report, about how marketers are approaching the content marketing challenge, Software …Continue Reading →

Baby Inspires Wildly Successful Online Business

When teacher Laura Berg was pregnant she came across the idea of teaching babies sign language so they could communicate more easily before they learned to speak. She decided she’d try it with her daughter. She was also trying to …Continue Reading →