It was a technical week. First, we finished project one. It
was interesting to use the spreadsheet to make a business decision. It was
helpful to see all the decisions in front of me in one spot. Looking at the
data helped me understand how a some of my other business ideas will work or
will need to be changed slightly.
Next, we learned how to pick a website builder. The site I
am looking to build has a few technical needs I was worried about, but with the
right site builder it should workout fine. Thankfully there are many drag and
drop options to choose from.
Last was choosing a hosting site. This was good to learn the
many options available. It was also good to have a guide to help point out what
to look for. Ultimately, the person who I am building the site for will need to
decide what features he is looking for. If that host works with AdWords and the
other criteria for the rest of the semester, then that is the one I will work
there was a lot of great information about simplifying the startup process of
an ecommerce business.
for Finding a Wholesale Distributor”
This was a
great article with great tips. Two things which were very interesting was, one
start with the manufacturer. The article says, “you can
either get the lowest prices or at least get a list of the most reputable
distributors to kick off your search.”
article recommends looking for small wholesale lots on eBay.
important tip was keeping up with your industry in as may ways as possible.
Join groups, forums, go to trade shows and so on.
two excellent articles on drop shipping.
Guide – Tips, Companies, Resources, and Directories”
Definitive Guide to Dropshipping with AliExpress”
article was very thorough and gave good pointers for working through common
Marketing Blog article “Affiliate Newbies” https://affiliatetip.com/affiliate-newbies/
was an easy crash course in helping me understand what affiliate marketing is. It
also explained there is actual a startup cost involved and it takes time before
you see any returns. But it is sometime that a new eCommerce business person can