Building an Industrial Equipment Empire: An Interview With Dave Huckabay

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Dave Huckabay is an eCommerce veteran with 12+ years of experience selling industrial equipment online. He's the owner of SMTInspection.com, SonicsOnline.com and many others. He's also the author of the Grabapple Guide to eCommerce, an in-depth guide … [Continue reading]

The 17 Best (And Worst) eCommerce Marketing Strategies

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The only thing harder than successfully marketing your eCommerce store is trying to do it with outdated, ineffective techniques. That's why I've compiled a "hit list" of my favorite highly effective eCommerce marketing strategies. Also included is … [Continue reading]

The 15-Minute Guide to Becoming an SEO Ninja

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Learning SEO can be an intimidating process. There's an incredible amount of information online and even more conflicting opinions from so-called "experts." You could spend months trying to sort everything out. Or you could invest 15 minutes … [Continue reading]

Nobody Cares About Your Business

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This is the first in a series of posts about eCommerce marketing and SEO. There's so much to learn when it comes to effectively marketing a new business, it can be dizzying. You need to think about on-page SEO tactics, link building, pay-per-click … [Continue reading]

28 Drop Shipping Questions Answered

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I get asked a lot about drop shipping, so I sat down to write a brief post answering a few of the most common questions.  Nearly 5 hours later, I was still writing and my "quick little post" had ballooned into a 4,000 word beast! To make the … [Continue reading]

4 Key Strategies for Launching Your Online Store

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Once you've made the decision to start your own eCommerce business, the process of launching it can be confusing and overwhelming.  There are a lot of decisions to make, and focusing your efforts in the wrong areas can lead to months of wasted … [Continue reading]

My Drop Shipping Business’ Fulfillment Process

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If you've never worked with a drop shipping supplier, the process can be a little confusing.  To help de-mystify it, I'm going to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the fulfillment process for one of my own sites, TrollingMotors.net.  I'll also … [Continue reading]

How to Find Great Drop Shipping Wholesalers

One of the most common question I get is "Where do I look for legitimate drop shipping wholesalers and suppliers"?  In this screencast, I'll tell you exactly where to find great drop shipping sources.  You'll also learn to identify top tier … [Continue reading]

30+ eCommerce Tools I Use to Run My Business

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Interested in a sneak-peak inside my business to see how I manage things?  Well, I've created a list of the tools I use to run and grow my sites - the eCommerceFuel Toolkit.  Based on years of experience, it contains my top recommendations for … [Continue reading]

Uncovering High-Traffic Niches With Google’s Keyword Tool

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Google's keyword tool is a powerful resource for discovering great niche eCommerce markets IF you know how to use it properly!  In this video, I discuss: Common mistakes that result in misleading traffic figures How to estimate traffic for a … [Continue reading]