The eCommerceFuel Podcast

On the eCommerceFuel podcast we focus on tips, strategies and stories to help six and seven figure store owners take their business to the next level. You can listen and subscribe via iTunes or Stitcher, as well as find our most recent episodes below. Thanks for listening!

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Facing the Business Doldrums: 6 Questions to Ask When Your Business Stalls

Business Plateau

Most entrepreneurs worry about how to continue growing their business once they hit the inevitable plateau. For many companies, this happens once they hit the high six to low seven figures. If your business has tapered off and you can’t seem to move the needle, here are six key questions you need to ask yourself to […]

Paid Traffic in 2015 – Facebook, Pinterest, Google & More

Ezra Firestone

Figuring out which paid traffic option to focus on for your business can be a struggle. We talk to paid traffic pro Ezra Firestone of SmartMarketer.com about executing a strategy that will drive multiple streams of traffic to your business.

Offering Coupons without Killing Your Profitability

Coupons / eCommerceFuel

Some buyers will always look for the best deal around instead of the best product or brand available. They will price shop, compare and search for coupons, never developing any brand loyalty in their quest for the lowest price. While it can be tempting to blast coupons out all over the internet, using coupon affiliate […]

Takeaways from the 2015 IRCE Conference

IRCE Conference

If you attended this year’s IRCE (Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition) this past month in Chicago, you undoubtably walked away with lots of new ideas to bring to your business. But if you weren’t able to attend, then you’re in luck! Bill D’Alessandro joins me today to discuss the events of the conference. We talk […]

Creating “The Roost” Laptop Stand with James Olander

The Roost Laptop Stand

If you are like me and many other entrepreneurs, you know that one of the biggest perks of owning your own business is being able to be completely mobile. You may have an office that you work out of, but if you need to, you can unplug and work on your laptop from anywhere in […]

Starting and Running an Impactful Mastermind Group

Mastermind Group / eCommerceFuel

If you’ve ever considered joining or starting a Mastermind group, you know that they’re often rife with problems. From choosing a schedule that works for everyone to staying on top of your take-aways and tasks, these groups vary in success for individuals. But if run correctly, a mastermind can be one of the best things […]

The Story Behind Woot! & Meh.com with Matt Rutledge

Matt Rutledge / eCommerceFuel

Unless you have been living under a rock, you’ve heard that “laughter is the best medicine” at least once in your life. But did you know it’s also the cure-all for a prosperous business? In the world where a majority of entrepreneurs are constantly fearful of offending their customers, Matt Rutledge, founder of Woot.com, showed […]

Buying and Monetizing Exact Match Domains with Michael Jackness

Michael Jackness

Finding the right domain for your business can be a long process and one that requires a smart strategy. Questions abound when it comes to finding the right domain. Should you find an exact match domain? If your top choice is already claimed, should you try and buy it? We dive into the best methods […]

6 Tips for Preventing Entrepreneurial Burnout

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As an entrepreneur, it is very easy to get caught in the trap of saying yes too often in an effort to chase down new opportunities. If you aren’t careful to quell that entrepreneurial spirit from time to time, you’ll inevitably hit the famous entrepreneur burnout. Here’s how not to postpone important tasks, anger your […]

Big City vs. Rural: Where Should You Run Your Business?

City Versus Country

Ever hear the saying, “Location, location, location!” Though it’s a phrase coined by realtors hoping to move some fixer uppers in a prime neighborhood, even entrepreneurs are often stuck on where to run their business from. From networking opportunities and potential investors to income tax rates, it’s often a balance between what a business needs and […]