Matt Ferner is a Contributing Editor for Practical Ecommerce, a Denver news reporter for AOL City's Best, a regular columnist and Section Editor for Smalldoggies Magazine and a travel writer for Tablet Hotels. Matt got his start in journalism as a writer for, and eventually as Editor-and-Chief of, now defunct youth lifestyle magazine Thirsty.com.
He holds an MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television and before that he received his BA in Creative Writing from University of Colorado at Boulder. He has been a professional screenwriter for over a decade and has written for many of the studios and mini-majors. Besides writing and reporting, Matt helps his wife run Violet Riot!, a web-based children's clothing business.
Practical Ecommerce is an independent, family-owned, online magazine in Traverse City, Michigan, U.S. We are not affiliated with any ecommerce service, platform, or provider. Our mission is to publish honest, authoritative articles, commentary, seminars, and podcasts to help online merchants.