San Francisco

Ecommerce Shipping Platform Shippo Releases Updates to API

By | May 11, 2015 at 12:30 pm

San Francisco-based startup Shippo announced today that its 11,000 strong merchant customer base has completed a massive update to its API. Last September, we announced the company’s $2M seed funding led by SoftTech VC. Since joining Batch 8 of 500 Startups, Shippo has …


7 SEO Tips for Improving Your Magento Store

By | Dec 14, 2015 at 9:00 pm

With the amount of digital shoppers still being on the rise, both traditional stores and entrepreneurs-to-be are actively considering different e-commerce store options. While certainly the demand is there, it doesn’t mean that all you need to do is simply launch an ecommerce …


Choosing the Best eCommerce Platform for your Business

By | May 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm

America has always been the country to promote boot strapping and becoming a self-made success story.  In fact, Corporate America is filled with these individuals who have millions and billions to boast about that stemmed from their entrepreneurial spirits and unsurpassed …


5 Best WordPress Plugins for Your E-Commerce Website

By | Nov 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

E-commerce has been exceptionally successful in the past few years and the worldwide online retail spending is close to $2 trillion with a 6.6 percent growth as compared to 2014. The industry is growing fast and it is no surprise that more and more…


6 Tools to Personalize Visitor Experience on Your Online Store

By | Apr 13, 2015 at 12:30 pm

A traditional brick and mortar store has skilled sales associates to provide customers with a personalized shopping experience. They offer informed suggestions based on the shopper’s behavior and help them in their purchases. It’s not too difficult to replicate the same …


eCommerce Is Retail’s New Storefront

By | Apr 10, 2015 at 8:00 am

Online, or in line? Many consumers today are asking themselves this very question of whether they should order online or wait in line. With eCommerce on the rise, retail storefronts are now home pages, and departments are now in located on the sidebar. In…


San Diego

How do you Share Your Passion and Story With Your Users?

By | Apr 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

When Praveen Ramineni went to UC Berkeley to study biochemistry and economics, his last thought was that he would end up in an entrepreneurial career. Throughout college he would make his own mead – which would send him on the journey of a lifetime…


San Diego

Online to Offline Commerce is the Holy Grail of the Internet

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 8:23 pm

For Jon Carder, founder and CEO of Mogl, driving online to offline commerce is like the Holy Grail of the internet. That’s because, as he explains, it’s difficult to track somebody who sees an online ad and then goes to purchase the offer in…


Hack Online Shopping for Deals or Charity

By | Mar 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm

The Internet is the largest shopping showcase we have at our disposal: from clothing and accessories to books and music, to furniture, travel, and food, we can buy virtually everything online. However, just like in physical shopping, in online shopping there are also some ways …


7 Platforms to Grow Your Ecommerce Startup in 2015

By | Mar 2, 2015 at 2:30 pm

The worldwide Internet expansion has substantially contributed to bring some changes in trade & store transactions. Ecommerce is related to buying and selling products over the internet & usually involves online shopping. It also uses regular technical maintenance in …


Succeeding in Ecommerce in 2015

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 8:00 am

There’s a lot of money to be made in ecommerce. It’s forecasted that ecommerce spending in the United States will increase from 177 billion dollars in 2010 to 379 billion dollars in 2015. In 2012, shoppers spent a record breaking amount online: more than…



CannaBuild Offers Broad-Spectrum Access to Cannabis Data

By | Mar 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

“I come from an enterprise background. I lived in a corporate world for about six years, and to go from that world with all of your professionalism into the cannabis world is tough,” says Zach Marburger, CEO and founder of CannaBuild. But tough isn’t…



Harper Reed Launches Modest to Revolutionize Mobile Commerce

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 9:50 am

The brilliant team that figured out how to engineer personalized, micro-targeted engagement for Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign has officially announced the launch of a revolutionary mobile commerce platform called Modest. Harper Reed, CEO,  and Dylan Richard, CTO; …


3 Design Strategies Essential to Ecommerce Conversions

By | Feb 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm

B2B e-commerce sales were set to hit $1 Trillion in 2014, making Gartner’s $559 Billion prediction for 2013 look downright pessimistic. But despite all this money floating around, too many e-commerce executives and solopreneurs seem to be taking Woody Allen’s “90 percent …


5 Tricks Used By Ecommerce Marketers To Make You Buy

By | Feb 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Ecommerce is no longer a matter of selling. Instead, it has become a matter of psychological exploitation. Online stores rely on all kinds of techniques in order to convince you to buy. You keep telling yourself that you are just taking a peek, yet…


5 Must-Have Tools for Ecommerce Success in 2015

By | Jan 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Consumer demands from brands and businesses change with every technological disruption, whether it is noticeable or not. Each year brings in a new set of opportunities and challenges. An ecommerce site, therefore, needs to be always prepared to change, upgrade, or even revamp …


5 Strong Ecommerce Trends Set to Drive Profits for Retailers in 2015

By | Jan 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm

2015 will offer more opportunities for ecommerce and will present trends that every online marketer, seller, and buyer needs to be aware of to remain viable. Predicting industry trends is a crucial step in your struggle to get a head of the competition and…