Some states taxing interstate ecommerce

Picture Credit – http://i.imgur.com/Hod89.png Some states taxing interstate ecommerce We’ve all heard how online sellers are driving brick & mortar stores out of business across the nation. In fact, book retailer giant Borders has been forced to close many of its stores due to lack of sales in most areas. For states, this meant a … Continue reading

March 9th SmallBizChat Wrap-Up

If you don’t follow along on the #SmallBizChat every Wednesday night at 8 PM EST, you’re missing out on some of the best and the brightest in the industry talking about real issues in the field. For instance, last night’s topic was “How to go from Jobbie to Full Time Entrepreneur” featuring special guest, “The … Continue reading

How Secure Is Your Business?

When it comes to protecting your life’s work, firewalls and anti-virus software just doesn’t make the cut anymore. Hackers and thieves are constantly trying to find loopholes in your security. The worst part is with all the constant developments they are winning the war! Take a look at some recent security issues that have arisen … Continue reading

5 TV Shows for the Well-Rounded eCommerce Seller to Relax To

Looking for some good television to watch? Ecommerce sellers have some remarkably good shows to check out if they want to see themselves represented in one way or another. Check these five out for some good tv and maybe a little lesson in selling. 1. American Pickers American Pickers exemplifies the online seller’s life. For … Continue reading

3 eCommerce Tasks Busy Sellers Can Outsource

Hey, you got in this business for the excitement of selling, not to get stressed out! As a follow up to our eCommerce Tasks to Outsource blog post last week, we present more tasks you should consider distributing elsewhere. Handing the reins over to someone else on these can free your schedule and your brain … Continue reading

20 New Year’s Resolutions for the Online Seller

It’s that time! Along with any personal resolutions, online business owners need to figure out what they’re going to promise to do for their business in Two Zero Toothpicks. Here are 20 of ours to help you on your way. 1. Go Mobile We’re entering 2011. That means we now live in the FUTURE. And … Continue reading

10 Sites to Visit for the Latest Ecommerce and Retail News

Looking to keep up on the latest and greatest news in ecommerce without all the clutter? Visit these ten to get all the news you’ll need during your work week (and then some). 1. Shop.org With a network of over 700 member companies in its network keeping abreast of what’s hot in ecommerce, Shop.org is one … Continue reading

10 Holiday ECommerce Blog Posts Worth Reading This Week

There’s a lot of great information out there on how to maximize your sales this holiday season, but it might be a little daunting weeding through all the posts in your Google Reader or FeedDemon feed. Since you’re so busy posting sales and figuring your holiday budget, we’ve listed ten recent blogs you should read … Continue reading

10 Healthy Snacks to Get You Through the Holiday Rush

During the holiday season it’s quite easy to snack yourself into a bigger pants size. Instead of cramming the cookies and chocolates while you sit at the computer, try these ten healthy snacks for a quick pick me up during the holiday rush! 1. Dried Fruit It’s not just apples and bananas in the dried … Continue reading

Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Wrap-Up

Another Thanksgiving already come and gone. Wrap up the turkey and that weird Jello thing Aunt Suzanne makes, because it’s time to hit the road. Also make sure to secure all the stuff you grabbed Friday morning and Saturday afternoon, because Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are also done and gone. The biggest shopping … Continue reading