Personal growth is critical to running a successful business, so I do a lot of reading. I recently found these two fantastic articles I wanted to share with you. Both authors have built and run successful businesses, so they know what it’s like to be in the trenches. Take a look and let me know what you think!
E-Commerce is a Bear by Andy Dunn
In this article, Andy delves into why Amazon and eBay have been the only two really large players in the eCommerce market, and explores what that means for the rest of us. It’s always a good idea to keep an eye on what the big guys are doing and how the market is changing. Andy draws on his experience to give some insightful survival strategies for smaller guys like us. The big bears don’t get all the fun.
Ecommerce Lies That I Wish Were True by Nic Haralambous
One thing I’ve learned by talking with clients, associates, and other eCommerce retailers is that few of them have much contact with other retailers in the industry. When you’re out on your own, it’s easy to be misled by common misconceptions and unrealistic expectations. Nic gives a wake-up call in his own refreshing style, offering some valuable insights and key lessons he’s learned along the way.