E-commerce is a huge industry that continues to grow. The global e-commerce market will be worth $4.5 trillion by 2021, which is more than the GDP of India.

Selling on the internet, or e-commerce is a huge undertaking and it is one of the most viable ways you can start your own business. This type of business is perfect for the right person, but it’s not for everyone.

A successful e-commerce business requires five key components:
1. The right product
2. The right marketing
3. The right pricing
4. The right customer service
5. The right shipping and fulfillment


I know what you’re thinking, “should I be marketing my business on Facebook in 2021?” It’s a difficult question, but it’s not impossible. Think about it, Facebook is still the world’s largest social media site with 2 billion monthly active users. That’s more than a quarter of the world’s population! There are also some positives to Facebook that we need to take into consideration. So, if you’ve been thinking about starting your own Facebook page for your business and focus your marketing efforts on Facebook, there are a few things to consider.

Should you be marketing your business on Facebook in 2021?

Social media platforms evolve, change, and there is…

Do you want to grow your business? You need a strategy that focuses on long-term growth. It’s not enough to simply work hard and hope for the best. Without a well-crafted plan, it’s likely that your company will stagnate.

North Star Metric

What is a North Star Metric?

To put it simply, the North Star Metric (NSM) is your most important measure of success for your product. The North Star Metric is a performance management system that measures long-term growth versus short-term growth.

Well-known North Star Metric examples are:

The thought behind the…

The history of software development spans centuries, not decades. From the creation of the first adding machine hundreds of years ago, our human progress has been improving innovation in ways previously considered impossible. Along with that hardware, upgrades have been software improvements that have made our lives easier, from calculators, from massive machines like the ENIAC computer to smartphones and other mobile devices, computing has seen incredibly rapid technological change.

The evolution of software from operating systems and spreadsheets to mobile apps and games, you interact with software every time you use a computer is a fascinating look into how…

Running a business on your own is doable, but it’s important to remain patient when building it.

Being an entrepreneur is amazing. But a bit like the other profession, there are ups and downs. You’re always faced with the question of “How do I keep going?” The truth is, entrepreneurship is hard. It’s tons of labor, plenty of stress, and not tons of monetary rewards (yet). But if you would like to achieve success, you’ve got to erupt the adversity.

Oprah Winfrey — richest African American of the 21st century

Similar to Oprah Winfrey’s story, even when she had an awfully rated show, she was ready to turn her misfortune into luck. Oprah gained recognition and was awarded her own show for her efforts “The Oprah Winfrey…

It’s a common problem for anyone who has a business idea but needs a developer to turn the idea into reality. There are so many freelancers and development companies that claim to be able to do what you need, it can be hard to know where.

When it comes to outsourcing, the decision is not always clear. Hiring a freelancer is a lot different than hiring a software development agency. An agency has a team of experts who specialize in a variety of areas. A freelancer may lack the specific expertise you need. On the other hand, a freelancer can…

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a struggling entrepreneur. You know that feeling when you’re sitting at your desk, staring at your computer screen with a blank mind. You know you have to write content, but you don’t know what to write. You know you need to make sales, but you’re not sure how. when you’re not sure if you’ll make rent next month. When you’re drowning in debt and not sure if you’ll ever pay it off. When you’ve considered throwing in the towel and quitting. You know your business is failing, but you don’t know how to fix…

The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Co-Founder For Your Startup

Are two heads really better than one?

It’s a question I’ve seen come up a lot: How do I find a co-founder? What’s the right number of co-founders? Who should my co-founder be? How do I find the right co-founder? Having the right co-founder for your startup has major benefits. First, it’s a great way to get extra marketing and fundraising skills. Also, it gives you someone to bounce ideas off of. They might even have a better understanding of your target audience and industry than you do. So, how do you find the right co-founder? The best co-founder for your startup finding the right co-founder is…

Who owns a successful candle business

Hart Main invented ManCans

It’s not unusual to run into someone who is 13 years old and has already started their own business. We didn’t expect less from the decade’s youngest entrepreneur, Hart Main. We look at what drives some people to start a business from a young age, in hopes it will help many of those who are not as successful.

What drives some people to start a business from a young age

Often, we hear about kids wanting to do something fun and feel like they can’t be challenged to do something more creative. Either they are not interested in school or they need to fit in with a group. Some kids who like…

Some of us, at a very young age, may have already realized that we want to start our own business.

The reasons for wanting to plunge into entrepreneurship may be motivated by financial need, the desire to be your own boss, involvement in the family business, or the drive for a sense of accomplishment.

The conventional wisdom says that youthful entrepreneurs are especially good at managing startups because of their energy, creativity, and willingness to take risks. …

Kyna Ysabel

Don’t play with fire, play with Marketing — Marketing Specialist at Thinking Pandas Software Studio 🐼

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