What Your Business Plan Should Look Like: Sample – Part 2

Feb 11, 2016 by Lina Vashurina, Ecwid Team
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Posted Feb 11, 2016 by Lina Vashurina, Ecwid Team

Here is a sample business plan for a fictional e-commerce shop that we’re calling Green Tree Coffee. Importantly, all of the facts and figures it contains are invented, but its formatting and flow are valid. Use it as an example to inspire you as you create your own business plan!

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How To Write A Business Plan That Will Actually Get Read – Part 1

Feb 11, 2016 by Lina Vashurina, Ecwid Team
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Posted Feb 11, 2016 by Lina Vashurina, Ecwid Team

When we talk about a business plan, we’re not talking about a sheet of paper that says, “Establish customer base. Supply product. Profit!” Instead, it’s a thoughtful, fleshed-out plan with a ton of substance. It will provide you with focus and cohesion. Let's take a quick look at how it does so.

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8 Different Shopper Types And How To Market To Them

Feb 4, 2016 by Jesse Ness, Ecwid Team
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Posted Feb 4, 2016 by Jesse Ness, Ecwid Team

But wait—do you know which kinds of shoppers actually visit your site? Probably not, and that is where we come in to tell you about the eight different kinds of personality types for online shoppers.

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Jumpstart Reseller Partner Program: A New Option For Anyone to Resell Ecwid

Feb 2, 2016 by Jeff Brandimarte, Ecwid Team
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Posted Feb 2, 2016 by Jeff Brandimarte, Ecwid Team

Ecwid is proud to present — the Jumpstart Reseller Partner Program. No matter the size of your business or your specialty, you can now offer a feature-rich e-commerce solution under your own brand for less than $1 a day.

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Kant: Organic Ecommerce Rooted in Rich Norwegian Coastal History

Jan 27, 2016 by Ashley Hoffmann, Ecwid Team
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Posted Jan 27, 2016 by Ashley Hoffmann, Ecwid Team

Ecwid entrepreneurs hail from all walks of life and all corners of the world. This month we sat down with Frode Goa, the owner, operator, and artistic designer at Norwegian clothing retailer Kant, to learn about his journey.

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App of the Month: SiteWit

Jan 26, 2016 by Jeff Brandimarte, Ecwid Team
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Posted Jan 26, 2016 by Jeff Brandimarte, Ecwid Team

Today we are focusing our attention on SiteWit. The app helps Ecwid merchants advertise their products and categories on Google to get found by potential customers that are already searching for them.

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How To Survive the Content Marketing Boom: the Best Free Apps for Perfecting Your Social Media Images

Jan 22, 2016 by Kristen Pinkman, Ecwid Team
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Posted Jan 22, 2016 by Kristen Pinkman, Ecwid Team

Social media posts that include images produce 650% more engagement than text-only posts. It’s too costly to fail here. If you are confused by Photoshop layers, tired of apps with endless filters, and don’t feel like paying somebody for social media design, these highly useful tools will give you ways around it.

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How to Promote Your Brand Outside of Social Media

Jan 20, 2016 by Lina Vashurina, Ecwid Team
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Posted Jan 20, 2016 by Lina Vashurina, Ecwid Team

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, and so on are obvious resources for promoting your brand, but if you don't have the right footprint in social media, you might as well step outside, find the nearest wall, and yell your message as loud as you can at it.

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3 Ways To Get More Personal With Customers

Jan 18, 2016 by Jacob Firuta, LiveChat
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Posted Jan 18, 2016 by Jacob Firuta, LiveChat

By changing the way your customers see you and the way you talk to them, you can make a lasting impression and make customers for life.

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The Power of SEO and SEM for E-commerce

Jan 13, 2016 by Gabriela Mompart, SiteWit
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Posted Jan 13, 2016 by Gabriela Mompart, SiteWit

The debate on whether SEO is more effective than SEM or vice versa will continue for many years to come, but why not beef up your online marketing efforts by combining both pieces of the Search puzzle together?

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