Elizabeth Ball is a freelance writer in Melbourne, Australia. She's also an experienced ecommerce merchant, having founded It's In The Stars, a provider of luxury astrology reports, in 2005. Email Elizabeth.
A third generation “rag trader,” Daylan James grew up in Melbourne, Australia but didn’t originally want to enter his family’s fashion business.
After studying philosophy, visual arts, ... Read More »
If you’ve been lucky enough to take a break recently, you may have visited a tourist attraction or two.
What do tourists have in common with ... Read More »
Steven Perissinotto and his brother Mark grew up with a menagerie of pets on their parents’ 1,200-acre property in Gympie in rural Queensland, Australia.
Their pets ... Read More »
It’s a sad fact that not every website business can successful. Many ecommerce merchants close their websites out of exhaustion, loss of interest, insufficient capital, ... Read More »
Many men forget their partner’s birthday. But after London-born Jignesh Ghaghada upset his girlfriend by doing this, he created gift website TreatHer.com.
Ghaghada grew up in ... Read More »
For many online retailers, business conditions are tough. What do you do when your sales are dropping and you can’t work out how to reverse ... Read More »
In the novel Siddhartha, author Hermann Hesse describes the spiritual journey of a man who meets Gautama Buddha in ancient India.
Six years after reading Siddhartha ... Read More »
Have you ever been scammed in a business venture? I’ve become a victim of one. What happened to me is typical, I suspect, of online ... Read More »
Like many serial entrepreneurs who build something from nothing, Jason Schultz was blessed with insight and good timing.
Born and raised in California, Schultz began experimenting ... Read More »
There are a number of things you can do that cost nothing but offer your customers satisfaction, reassurance, and acknowledgement.
1. Keep your customers informed
This is ... Read More »