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Starting an E-Commerce Company: The Do’s and Don’ts When You Start-Up
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Starting an E-Commerce Company: The Do’s and Don’ts When You Start-Up

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Starting an e-commerce company is a huge undertaking. Before you even begin, there are many concepts and ideas to consider and many more things you will need to do to succeed. This blog post will discuss the do’s and don’ts of starting an e-commerce company.

Beware that starting a business of any type is no easy task. The undertaking is far more significant than most envision. It is a jolting experience to realize the many varying areas of business with which we have limited or zero experience. A team of peers, collaborators, and staff – or any combination will help tremendously to experience success sooner rather than later.

Below you will read about everything from choosing the right products to sell to setting up your website and marketing your business. Our blog post is for new businesses in the beginning phase and those not yet happy with their results so far.


Starting an E-Commerce Company: The Do’s and Don’ts When You Start-Up

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1) Start With Research.

It may seem like a no-brainer, but you would be surprised how many people try to start an e-commerce business without doing any research first. Before you even think about starting your own business, you need to understand the industry you are getting involved in. 

Questions to answer for greater clarity on your journey include:

  • What are the current trends? 
  • What products are selling well? 
  • Who is your competition? 

These are all important questions that you need to answer before you can even begin to create a successful e-commerce business. By taking the time to do your research upfront, you will be far more likely to set yourself up for future success.

2) Create A Business Plan.

Once you research and understand the e-ommerce industry, it’s time to create a business plan. It is essential for starting any business, especially when starting an e-commerce company. Your business plan should include everything from your financial goals to your marketing strategy. By taking the time to create a well-thought-out business plan, you will increase your chances of success exponentially.

3) Find Investors and Partners

If you want to start an e-commerce business, you will likely need some help. Whether you are looking for financial assistance or someone like a PEO company to help with the day-to-day operations of your business, finding the right investors and partners is essential. When choosing investors and partners, it is vital to make sure that they share your vision for the company and are committed to helping you succeed.

4) Build A Great Team.

No matter how great of an entrepreneur you are, you cannot do it all alone. To build a successful e-commerce business, you need to surround yourself with a great team. This team should include people with various skills and experience, including marketing, web design, and customer service. 

By building a solid team, you will be able to delegate tasks and focus on the areas of your business that need your attention the most. Additionally, a great team will be able to provide support and guidance when complex challenges arise, which is an invaluable asset for any business owner.

By following these insights, you will be well to start a successful e-commerce company. Remember to do your research, create a solid business plan, and surround yourself with a great team. There is no limit to what you can achieve with the proper foundation.

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Sales Tips: Starting an Ecommerce Company: The Do’s and Don’ts When You Start-Up

  1. Starting an e-commerce business is costly due to numerous necessary unknowns upfront.
  2. Create an account specifically for the business to monitor the balance and expenditures.
  3. Ignore the ‘should do’ suggestions until you verify the ones more likely to produce well for you.
  4. Research competitors to realize what each does well and what you may improve.
  5. Promise yourself never to speak ill of a competitor; focus on those you admire.
  6. Admit to the areas you need help with, and then get recommendations for people to interview.
  7. Consider talented and collaborative partners to help expand your knowledge on varying topics plus client reach.
  8. Research which new technology is likely to help increase profits upon starting an e-commerce business.
  9. As business builds, consider adding staff, partners, and additional strategies for marketing and branding that contribute to additional sales.
  10. Celebrate Success!

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Elinor Stutz, CEO of Smooth Sale, delivers inspirational keynotes at conferences and authored: The International Best-Selling Book, Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building That Gets Results.” In addition to being translated into four languages, it reached the remarkable and unique level of being hailed Evergreen. Stutz’ commitment to community service led to the writing of her second best-selling book, HIRED! How to Use Sales Techniques to Sell Yourself On Interviews.”

Kred proclaimed Stutz as a “Top 1% Influencer for Social Media,.  CEO World Magazine named Stutz as one of “The brightest sales minds to follow on Twitter”.  Bizzhum and NowISeeIt both named the Smooth Sale Blog as one of the “Top 100 Most Innovative Sales Bloggers.”  Stutz consults and speaks worldwide.

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