Hunting for a private community of eCommerce entrepreneurs that adds SO much value to your life, it could very well level up your whole business?
If the answer is no, then you should probably go back to staring at your order fulfillment page, Facebook Ads dashboard, or #watercooler channel.
But if the answer is yes? You made it to the right place.
eCommerceFuel is just… different from the groups, memberships, and masterminds you’ve been in before.
Not only is ECF the world’s largest private, highly vetted community dedicated exclusively to seven-figure-plus store owners — we’re actually fun to be around. (More on that later.)
You should apply to join us if you’re even slightly, marginally, head-tiltingly interested in:
Our average member owns a business doing $2.6 million in revenue, and has been in the eCommerce world for more than 7.5 years.
And for our final Impressive Stat of The Day: The average eCommerceFuel member grows their store revenues 36% per year. That’s nearly 50% faster than the average eCommerce store today.(1) Math: it’s what’s for dinner.
When you join eCommerceFuel, you tap into a highly experienced pool of store owners who are willing to share what’s working in their business to help you grow your business faster. Everybody wins.
We have snacks
This is the part where you go, “Well, how big IS it?”
With over 1,000 members, our group is probably bigger than others you’ve heard of. Maybe you’re worried about getting lost in the shuffle. But honestly, that just doesn’t happen.
Because when you post in our private forum, you’ll get real-time feedback on your unique questions from sellers who have been exactly where you are. It’s hard to top getting honest advice from credible experts when you need help.
Not only can you start new topics and add your own expertise to other threads, you’ll get immediate access to more than 20,000 historical discussions covering everything from taxes to SEO to email marketing to employee management to work-life balance to ERP integrations to optimizing a warehouse, and so much more.
Best of all, the ECF forum is a thriving discussion hub — which means you get feedback in hours, not days.
Our archives contain thoughtful discussions just about every topic related to managing and growing a profitable, personally fulfilling eCommerce business. So if you’re struggling with an issue, chances are good someone’s already posted about (and gotten loads of useful advice) on the same topic.
Often, getting the guidance you need is as simple as typing a search query and hitting Enter. If only the rest of life were so simple.
When you join eCommerceFuel, you immediately get plugged into a network of successful store owners all over the globe. Just look at this map! If we ever decided to stage a world takeover, it’d be total cake.
Not only can you reach out to members when traveling, but you’ll instantly have friends and people to connect with at countless industry events. In the last few years , members organized eCommerceFuel meetups at:
… just to name a few. And that’s not to mention the more than 40 local-area meetups in cities from L.A. to Dublin to New York that happen regularly. We’re everywhere. You’ll never be able to escape us! Ha ha ha, stay away from the windows.
Our keystone event each year is eCommerceFuel Live, an intimate conference exclusively for members. ECF Live is 2-3 days of high-impact talks, powerful and personal conversations, and new friendships and partnerships with some of the best eCommerce entrepreneurs you’ll ever meet.
Along with inviting our own knowledgeable members to give actionable, fact-packed talks (no fluffy, fake motivational speakers here), we make sure to include lots of time for free-flowing conversation in between scheduled events.
We intentionally cap the conference at 225 attendees to make sure it doesn’t feel like a meat market. Last year, we sold out within 5 hours of tickets going on sale! ECF Live is so popular and universally beloved, it might as well be Chrissy Teigen. If you read that and said “Who??”, you’ll fit right in.
Joining eCommerceFuel gives you immediate access to a network of successful and fun peers (and even some who are both!), plus plenty of chances to build meaningful personal connections.
We could Photoshop you into these pictures, or you could just apply to join
Need to migrate to a new shopping cart, hire a great paid traffic agency, or get a detail-oriented technical SEO audit?
Sure, you could turn to online reviews to narrow down your choices — but they’re often biased, motivated by affiliate links or kickbacks. (And obviously, agencies tend not to post testimonials from unsatisfied clients.)
This lack of trustworthy intel is Bad News Bears, especially when you’re facing pricey decisions with long-term ramifications for your business. How do you know who you can trust?
We built our own Software and Contractor Review Directory to help you make decisions with Tom Cruise-level confidence. It’s a database of 10,000+ reviews submitted by our members about their real experiences with the tools, software and contractors they use to run their online stores.
No affiliate links or kickbacks. Just unbiased, honest reviews from store owners. Available exclusively to ECF members.
Yep, There’s a Catch — But It’s Pretty Simple:
The magic of eCommerceFuel all comes down to having the right store owners inside, so we carefully vet all applicants. To be eligible for membership, you should fit one of the descriptions below:
You Own a 7-Figure eCommerce Business
We will occasionally accept mid-to-high-six-figure store owners with exceptionally strong applications (amazing brand, deep experience, etc) but do give strong preference to 7-figure owners. Why? Because everything about your business changes when you add that extra digit in revenue —- and those are the folks we’re here to support.
You’ve Got Deep Operational Experience
If you’ve worked in the eCommerce world for years – and are willing to share what you’ve learned – you’d likely be a great fit. Examples would include Heads of Digital Marketing, Director of eCommerce, etc.
You’re Not a Vendor or Beginner
To keep the discussions/networking highly relevant to 7-figure store owners, we don’t allow vendors, SaaS providers, agencies or store owners doing less than $500K per year into the community.
We want to create a pitch-free environment — one where store owners can openly discuss popular software and contractors, without worrying about someone from that team popping up like some sort of haunted puppet.
On rare occasions, we’ll accept subject-area contractors who are deeply committed to sharing their expertise and not soliciting forum members. A referral from a trusted, current member is required.
eCommerceFuel membership is an unbelievably reasonable $99 per month, billed quarterly at $297.
Why do we charge so little, when members regularly tell us ECF is worth Andrew Youderian’s weight in gold? Well, first of all, he’s pretty skinny, and second, he’s a nice guy.
And if you’re accepted, your first month is only $1 — so you (and we!) can make sure the Community is a good fit for you.
To apply to join eCommerceFuel, take a deep breath, get excited, and smash the big orange button below.
You’ll need to share a few details about yourself and your business, which generally takes 3-5 minutes.
After that, we’ll review your application, and research your business and background. And (this is the fun part) if it’s a good fit, we’ll be in touch to welcome you into the Community!
This’ll be the best decision you ever make for your store
(1) ECF member stats taken from 2018 State of the Merchant Survey. Average eCommerce growth of 23.3% taken from Statista’s projections.