Scale Your Business without Fundraising

So you’re making some sales and the days of bootstrapping from your walk-in closet are over. You’ve got a nice little team humming along, and maybe even a brick-and-mortar space. Perhaps you’re even further along the entrepreneurial journey. But something’s not right. When you look away from a project, it stalls or collapses. As you’re…

How to Set Up a Shopify Store in 8 Easy Steps

It’s been decades since online sales went from a novelty to a major component to modern business success. Did you know Amazon launched in 1995? Sure, this was Bezos running a bookshop in his garage and not the space-loving multi-billionaire we know today, but still! A few years after Amazon hit the web, the ecommerce…

The Absolute Best Premium and Free Shopify Templates

Imagine that you were opening a restaurant in your mid-size city. You gather dozens of beloved family recipes, purchase a great location near downtown, and even negotiate a deal on the required equipment like ovens and refrigerators. On opening day, you wait by the door with anticipation. But the crowds never arrive. Instead, you watch…

The 10 Best Shopify Apps of 2024

Setting up an ecommerce business is one thing, but turning it into a rip-roaring success is a whole other kettle of fish. Fortunately, Shopify has got you covered with a wide variety of apps that you can use to kickstart your business or take it to the next level. After all, the more successful your…

Shopify SEO Tools for Your New Store

There’s a powerful intersection that occurs between a customer and a business. The customer has a distinct need, and they’re seeking a solution. As if guided by the gods of commerce, they encounter a business that doesn’t just have a solution—it offers the solution. It’s the ultimate win-win whenever customers and businesses connect in this…

11 Proven Strategies to Increase Shopify Sales

You’ve created your dream Shopify store. You’ve poured your heart and soul into product testing, and your products are on your website, accompanied by stunning imagery, well-crafted copy, and the ideal template for your brand. You sit back, proud of your achievements, excited to see what site visitors think. Only one small issue–there aren’t any.…

How to Start an Ecommerce Business

It’s never been easier to start an ecommerce business. Thanks to increasing internet accessibility, growing online shopping trust, and more user-friendly tools, entrepreneurs can launch a successful ecommerce business in no time. That’s not an exaggeration, either. While we recommend you put a little more time and thought into your business before launch day, it’s…

Content Creator vs Influencer: What’s the Difference?

The world of content creation and online influencing is rapidly changing. Gone are the days when we all turned our noses up at so-called “influencers,” often promoting pyramid schemes, dodgy deals, and fast-fashion copycats. Now, these very same influencers and creators are working with market-leading brands, and the numbers don’t lie. I mean, sure, you…

Jessica Rolph Says Your Subscription Product Needs Purpose

Foundr Magazine publishes in-depth interviews with the world’s greatest entrepreneurs. Our articles highlight key takeaways from each month’s issue. We talked with Jessica Rolph, founder of Lovevery and Happy Family, about building a subscription business from scratch. To read more, subscribe to the magazine. ————— Walk into any store that sells baby food and you’ll…

How to Patent an Idea: A Step-by-Step Guide

Imagine you have a true million-dollar idea. You know, a real world-changer. What would you do? Throw it on Shopify and start selling ASAP? Bury all evidence in the woods behind your house? You might want to protect your intellectual property by getting a US patent. The patent application process can be intimidating in its…

Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs in 2024

More women are starting their own small businesses every day. Working women continue to face unique challenges, especially as small business owners, so what are the absolute best business ideas for women? Starting with the most profitable businesses, best online business ideas, low investment business ideas, and best side hustles, we’ve curated a list of…

11 Ecommerce Tips to Grow Your Brand in 2024

If 2024 is the year for launching or going all-in on your ecommerce business, welcome to the family. In three years, global ecommerce retail sales are expected to grow by 56% to a whopping $8.1 trillion. As a result, ecommerce has become the premier space for innovative brands to start and grow their reach—that includes…

10 Ways to Increase Brand Awareness without Increasing Your Budget

Building an incredible startup with top-of-the-line products doesn’t guarantee you’ll be successful. It doesn’t even ensure you’ll make a sale. It’s a crowded business world out there, both online and in-person. Consumers can purchase over 600 million products on Amazon Marketplace, and in-person shoppers can buy approximately 120,000 different items at their local Walmart. With that…

Why Trinny Woodall Still Replies to Customer DMs

Foundr Magazine publishes in-depth interviews with the world’s greatest entrepreneurs. Our articles highlight key takeaways from each month’s issue. We talked with Trinny Woodall about how she’s built a loyal community. To read more, subscribe to the magazine. ————— When Foundr CEO Nathan Chan first spoke with Trinny Woodall about launching her beauty brand, Trinny…

Amy Porterfield Wants You to Leave Your 9 to 5 Job

Foundr Magazine publishes in-depth interviews with the world’s greatest entrepreneurs. Our articles highlight key takeaways from each month’s issue. We talked with Amy Porterfield about how to leave your nine-to-five job. To read more, subscribe to the magazine. ————— In 2023, Amy Porterfield published her first book, Two Weeks Notice: Find the Courage to Quit…

What Is Direct-to-Consumer? All You Need To Know

It’s not 2014 anymore. One decade on, and now your mom is no longer berating you for purchasing clothes “on the line.” Instead, she’s got a brand new air fryer, shipped with next-day delivery from her new favorite store, Amazon. It’s 2024, and online shopping has never been bigger, taking a larger percentage of the…

Cody Ko and Noel Miller Turned Comedy Into a Company

Foundr Magazine publishes in-depth interviews with the world’s greatest entrepreneurs. Our articles highlight key takeaways from each month’s issue. We talked with Cody Ko and Noel Miller about evolving from content creators to business owners. To read more, download the magazine. ————— At 3am on a weeknight, Cody Ko and Noel Miller found themselves sitting…

Types of Consulting That Pay in 2024

Are you searching for ways to utilize your years of expertise and experience in a particular subject without committing to a full-time contract with one company? Have you considered consulting? When many people hear the term “consulting,” they think of marketing consulting, but in truth, there are many different ways that you can consult in…

These Founders Bought Back Their Business: Chris Savage and Brendan Schwartz of Wistia

Foundr Magazine publishes in-depth interviews with the world’s greatest entrepreneurs. Our articles highlight key takeaways from each month’s issue. We talked with Chris Savage and Brendan Schwartz about buying back their business, Wistia, from investors. To read more, download this issue of the magazine for free. ————— “You shouldn’t be profitable.” That was the feedback…

How Ed Mylett Built a Career Through Caring

Just the other day, Ed Mylett stepped into an Uber with his wife and did something unexpected, at least for the driver: He asked the driver to tell his story. The driver was a refugee from Lebanon with three children at Harvard, Yale, and Stanford. And in the three years he’d been driving, no one…

Create the Best Founding Team for Your Business

There’s an art to creating the perfect founding team. A startup can have all the potential in the world, but nothing can derail things faster than its “people problems.” In a study about startup performance, venture capitalists attribute 65% of company failures to problems within the startup’s management team. Make no mistake, more than anything…

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