There’s a great deal of information out there offering various ecommerce tips. If you’re new to selling, it may be hard to sift through the rubble to find which blogs, articles, and news sites are rich with valuable knowledge.
Good news- you don’t have to! We’ve scoured the internet for our favorite blogs for online sellers. Each of them is reputable, in-depth, and enjoyable to peruse- which is why you will usually find us browsing them ourselves.
We adore our integration partners at Shopify. Not only do they provide a great shopping cart and website platform for our customers, they consistently produce content that is helpful and relevant to sellers. Our favorite posts are the ones like “Why All Sales Signs Are Red,” which convey in-depth analysis in a manner that is pleasurable to read (plus lots of helpful infographics). Find tips for beginners, tools for sellers, and learn from the case studies of their customers.
A few years back, Andrew Youderian quit his job in investment banking to pursue ecommerce. Starting from scratch, he built an ecommerce business that soon generated over $1 million in sales/year. Andrew shares his own experiences and tips from the trenches, as well as omnichannel advice.
Like Andrew of Ecommerce Fuel, Richard Lazazzera is a personable (and reputable) source for ecommerce advice. He shares advice like how to choose a product to sell and where to source it, as well as helpful coupons and discounts for sellers. In addition to writing for his own blog, Richard is a contributing writer for Shopify and Digital Marketer.
The NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association. Through advocacy, communications and education, they strive to advance the interests of the retail industry. Their news site reports everything you’d need to know about retail trends, marketing, policy, and forecasting in ecommerce. Be sure to browse their resources tab for white papers (articles), webinars, calendars, buying guides, and more.
Practical Ecommerce offers a mix of news, industry happenings, and guides for online sellers. They focus heavily on providing advice for online retailers with posts like “What Products Can I Sell Online” and “How To Win A Price War.” If you prefer a more interpersonal approach to learning where the author’s voice is present throughout the article, check their “Merchant Voice” tag. You’ll find a panel of authors, ranging from a former college professor to a “mom-preneur” who share knowledge through their own experiences or interpretations.
Of course, we HAVE to include ourselves in this mix. Our blog offers a ton of ecommerce insights, including news, actionable tips, ebooks, and operational strategies. We’re a perfect fit for entrepreneurs and SMBs looking to improve their retail business. If you’re looking for product ideas, make sure you check out our product sourcing posts.
Do you have any blogs you use for advice to help your ecommerce business grow? Let us know in the comments section. We’d love to check them out!