July Roundup: The eCommerce News You Need to Know

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Welcome to our first ever monthly eCommerce news roundup! We’re looking back at the hot button issues from July with veteran eCommerce experts, podcast hosts and funny guys Andrew Youderian and Drew Sanocki. Here’s a look at the biggest news in the world of eCommerce.

The Open-Book Sale of My $600K Store (With Complete Financials)

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I’m selling one of my stores, TrollingMotors.net, and will be using a radically different approach. Instead of keeping the details private, I’ll be sharing all the key data, including financials and traffic stats. And forget business brokers or Flippa; I’ll be selling the site exclusively via the blog. Even the auction will be turned upside […]

Email Marketing Challenge, My Book & Great Recent Content

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I don’t normally write update posts, but I had a number of news items I wanted to share.  Specifically, I wanted to update you on how the email marketing challenge is going, let you know about my new drop shipping book and highlight some killer content I’ve enjoyed in October. I’m also giving away 25 […]

The New Google Keyword Planner: What You Need to Know

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Sadly, Google’s infamous Keyword Tool is no more.  It was recently replaced by the new (although not necessarily improved) Google Keyword Planner.  Why the switch, and what does it mean for you? Here’s what you need to know about the new functionality, as well as what to make of some concerning unusual changes to the data […]

The New eCommerceFuel Podcast

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I’m thrilled to announce the launch of the eCommerceFuel podcast!  For someone who loves both eCommerce and the sound of my own voice, it’s a truly exciting day. To celebrate, I’ll be giving away a copy of The Insider’s Guide and a 1-on-1 consulting session to one lucky listener (worth $899), but more on that […]

Judge Sides With eCommerce Merchants in Patent Dispute

Some of the biggest names in e-commerce – including Amazon,  eBay and Zappos – have persuaded a federal judge in Oakland to dismiss a patent infringement lawsuit filed by a company claiming to hold exclusive rights to search-filtering technology. If you own an e-commerce website that uses a search filter, chances are you’ve heard of, […]