Each week, over 4000 ecommerce professionals receive a compilation of interesting resources and articles in my Thursday newsletter.
I find this content as I’m consuming news, reading books, perusing Twitter conversations, and keeping a pulse on what’s going on in the world of ecommerce.
The information I discover informs decisions I make as a business owner, and I pass along the best of it to my readers to help them stay up-to-date on the latest happenings (and sometimes just what I think is cool in the moment).
This has been a YUUUUGE week in eCommerce.
Shopify announced a slew of new things mostly related to finance including a killer feature called Shop Pay Installments. Think Quad Pay or Afterpay but with no fees.
What does it mean for you?
Shopify is coming for all the ca$h money apps and is putting them to sleep.
Afterpay, Quadpay, Affirm, etc are walking zombies. My guess is that Recharge and Bold Subscriptions are next on their hit list.
Zuck and Co announced Facebook Shops.
What does it mean for you?
If you’re already running an established eCommerce store, I don’t think Shops is going to have a huge impact on what you’re doing. It seems targeted at the local businesses that haven’t yet gone online.
Still very early on, though, so this could change!
[New Episode] Do you know what you should be focusing on to make your business more profitable?
In this episode, the first of our new 4-part Profit Series, we set out a roadmap for building a more profitable and fulfilling business.
Whether or not your business is thriving during this time, we share a five-step process you can use for profitable growth.
📹If you want to know what’s coming your way from Shopify, I highly recommend watching the 2-minute recap of Shopify Unite announcements here.
It’s very well done and gives a good overview of what to expect in the future, regardless of if you’re on Shopify or not.
✍️ Do you write copy? If you sell products, of course you do. Here are 21 tips for great copywriting.
My favorite tip. No one cares what you can do. Everyone cares about what you can do for them.
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