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Schools & Resources

Our schools and resources coverage explores sources to help merchants improve their ecommerce skills. We look at helpful books, podcasts, blogs, tutorials, courses, YouTube channels, and more.

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    The PeC Review: MIT OpenCourseWare A Great Educational Resource

    July 6, 2009 •

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the leading universities in the world, offers free online courses that can provide ecommerce business owners and managers with MBA-quality course material. MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) provides open access to the MIT faculty’s course ...

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    12 Good Ecommerce Resources

    May 6, 2009 •

    Ecommerce entrepreneurs frequently earn their profits in small margins, where slight competitive advantages can be the difference between flourishing and floundering. Gaining a competitive advantage can be as simple as trying a new marketing tactic, making a subtle adjustment to your w...

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    Booklist: Ruby on Rails Creator David Heinemeier Hansson

    February 13, 2009 •

    Booklist is an occasional feature where we ask Internet personalities about the books they read, and why. For this installment, we’ve asked David Heinemeier Hansson, the creator of the Ruby on Rails software framework. Heinemier Hansson created Rails in 2004 while a student in Denmark...

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    Booklist: Sagefire CEO Has "Standby" Books and "Recent Reads"

    February 4, 2009 •

    J.P. O'Brien is CEO of Sagefire, Inc., a Boulder, CO based software firm that produces KeepMore.net, the popular online accounting package. O'Brien tells us about books that are timeless for him, as well as newer books that keep him engaged and entertained. "Standbys" and "recent read...

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    Booklist: Zappos CEO on Books That Inspire

    January 27, 2009 •

    In Booklist, we ask ecommerce professionals to name books they believe are useful resources for ecommerce merchants. For this list, we asked Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com,, an online retailer of shoes, bags and other accessories. Made to Stick Whether you're trying to get a message...

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    Booklist: Brulant CEO Len Pagon

    January 28, 2008 •

    In Booklist, we ask ecommerce professionals to name some of their favorite books. For this list, we asked Len Pagon, CEO and president of Brulant, a company that combines technology, interactive marketing and creative design. The Fifth Discipline By Peter M. Senge A great source fo...

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    Booklist: Juice Media CEO Rick Enrico

    January 21, 2008 •

    In Booklist, we ask ecommerce professionals to name a few of their favorite books. For this list, we asked Rick Enrico, President and CEO of Juice Media Worldwide, a media and marketing technology company. 
 Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die By Chip and Dan Heath
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    Booklist: Mercado CEO Corey Leibow

    January 14, 2008 •

    In Booklist, we ask ecommerce professionals to name books they are currently reading. For this list, we asked Corey Leibow, CEO and President of Mercado, an ecommerce search and merchandising provider for small-to-mid sized business. Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping By Paco Under...

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