Ten Business Resolutions To Jumpstart your New Year

Written by Adam Weiss on 2015-12-16

The new year is just 15 short days away. Rather than wait until January 1st to make your list of 2016 resolutions for your business, start now. Having trouble setting yours? Read on for some inspiration. Remember though, don't select a resolution just because it sounds good or you've been meaning to get around to it for the past five years. Choose resolutions you firmly believe in and which you (and your business) can commit to accomplishing.

Third Party Online Platform, Ecommerce Website, or Both?

Written by Adam Weiss on 2015-12-14

Selling your products on third party online platforms (e.g. Amazon, eBay, and Etsy) is risky but can have its benefits. Though convenient, these platforms can just as easily become direct competitors. To avoid some of the competition, we always recommend having your own website to direct customers to. You have complete control over branding, user experience, and the shopping experience on your own site, and you avoid competing products being listed next to your own.

How to adjust your mobile, social media, and email marketing tactics for 2016

Written by Adam Weiss on 2015-12-10

The forecast for mobile traffic, social media, and email marketing in the new year is not all that surprising. Therefore, predictions for 2016 are more like strong suggestions you should take if you do not want to be left in the dust. Act accordingly and don't be afraid of change.

Mobile traffic

Mobile traffic will continue to grow as people turn more to smartphones and tablets instead of desktop computers.

Is your website ready for the holidays and future sales?

Written by Adam Weiss on 2015-12-02

Some of the biggest sales of the holiday season may have passed (Black Friday and Cyber Monday), but it's never too late to make your ecommerce website up-to-date and to plan your marketing strategies. If you are disappointed with your sales numbers, are looking for ways to refuel your sales tactics and prepare for next year, or are just trying to make it past Christmas, keep reading to learn more.

UPDATE! All Black Friday AND Cyber Monday Deals, in One Place

Written by Adam Weiss on 2015-11-30

If your inbox looks like ours, you've received an avalanche of emails over the past week, advertising the latest and greatest Black Friday and Thanksgiving holiday sales. To help you sort through the mess and prep for Black Friday, one website has listed (nearly) all discounts imaginable. Check it out here: Black Friday Deals.

The best part about it? You can search for a particular product and view all stores that are discounting that item. Happy Shopping, and may the odds of surviving Black Friday be ever in your favor!

Small Business Saturday: Save the Date for the Art of the Car Concours

Written by Adam Weiss on 2015-11-20

Going into its ninth year, the Art of the Car Concours is a show you do not want to miss. Held in Kansas City, this show is one-of-a-kind. The invitation-only Concours attracts a wide range of vehicles, and the public and sponsors get to decide which vehicles win what trophy. The Art of the Car Concours also supports the Kansas City Art Institute Scholarship Fund.