Learn the Secret to Selling Online at Premium Prices

There are thousands of companies selling t-shirts online. I know this because I actually looked into doing it myself, as a social business model. I decided not to, but Bay Yess, founder of Tagged Threads, went for it, and is …Continue Reading →

A New Tool For Using Video to Capture Stories From Your Audience

Katrina German, Co-founder of OneStory

Today’s guest, Katrina German, co-founder of Saskatoon-based start-up, OneStory, always loved the idea of using video to capture and save people’s stories. But she was frustrated by the time involved in video editing, especially if you were trying to put …Continue Reading →

How An Online Entrepreneur Got 120,000 Customers in 2 Years!

Online Entrepreneur, Rakesh Soni, founder of LoginRadius

Rakesh Soni, who emigrated from India to Canada in 2006 to do a Master’s Degree in Engineering at the University of Alberta, is well on his way to becoming one of the web’s next big online success stories. Frustrated by …Continue Reading →

What’s Harder: Climbing Everest or Selling Online?

Jamie Clarke, co-founder of Calgary-based LiveOutThere.com, is an optimist. Only an optimist would create a career of being a “Professional Adventurer”, and, some would argue, only optimists throw themselves head first into selling online in Canada. Canada: A Land of eCommerce …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 →

Is Crowdsourcing The Solution to Market Research Woes?

Sharon McIntyre, Chief Social Scientist at Calgary based Chaordix Inc. told the Alberta chapter of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Associaton (MRIA) that big brands are learning to leverage their thousands or millions of customers to gain real-time insight into what customers really want. Market research …Continue Reading →

Build Your Business Online: Don’t Panic – Start Here!

You Know Your Website Isn’t Enough to Build Your Business Online, but… Last week I gave a talk to the Residential Construction Industy Conference in Edmonton, Alberta. Their business is booming these days, so it’s not too surprising that many …Continue Reading →

33 Top Website Usability Mistakes That Are Hurting Your Business!

We don’t see nearly as many website usability mistakes as we used to, but there are still plenty of them out there. In today’s podcast I’ve tackled 33 common website mistakes that I still see pretty often. I list them …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 →