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Ever Wonder How to Launch Your Own Brand Without Amazon?

Posted by GearLaunch on Jul 5, 2018 4:17:21 PM

Online Marketplaces have definitively changed the world. Created primarily to begin selling books online, Marketplaces like Amazon have become the normal way to buy, and sell, goods. From books to clothes, personal care products to home décor, these Marketplaces sell it all. Entrepreneurs young and old have turned to Amazon and others to launch their business with varying degrees of success. However, as powerful these marketplaces are, they clearly have their draw-backs, many of which have become apparent as entrepreneurs are looking for more control of their companies. Brand ownership, preferred distribution, control from copy-cats, limited up-front investment in inventory, etc. are just a few of the key things causing entrepreneurs to sidestep these channels.

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Topics: Insider, Inspiration, Features, branding, Entrepreneurship, Direct to Garment, Print-on-Demand

Social Media Platforms To Use In 2018

Posted by Robert Joseph on May 4, 2018 8:42:41 AM
Humans are generally social beings. However, work and our physical location often makes it difficult to meet with those we care about in person. This goes for meeting new people and establishing new friendships as well.

Luckily in this day and age, we have the ability to reach out to someone and say hello from the privacy of our own homes using smart devices like phones, tablets, and computers.

It’s estimated that by the end of 2018, there will be a whopping 2.6 billion users across the many social sites and apps we have available today.
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Topics: Insider, Tips and Tactics, Social Media

Gearlaunch around the World

Posted by Ngan Ton on Jan 15, 2018 2:17:29 PM

A new year means a new round-up of hot happenings at GearLaunch! Throughout the year, our team makes many stops all over the world to meet with ecommerce entrepreneurs, build new relationships, and welcome new members to the community.

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Topics: Insider

How to Find and Design Popular Print on Demand Products

Posted by Robert Joseph on Jan 10, 2018 8:30:00 AM

So you want to sell things on the internet? More specifically, you want to sell things on the internet with the least amount of risk possible.

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Topics: Insider, Tips and Tactics, Holidays

5 Last Minute Christmas Marketing Tips

Posted by Robert Joseph on Dec 7, 2017 6:00:57 PM

Ho, ho, ho!

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Topics: Insider, Tips and Tactics, Holidays

BLACK FRIDAY/CYBER MONDAY: Step Up Your Holiday Sales Using These 8 Tips

Posted by Robert Joseph on Nov 20, 2017 5:11:17 PM

Black Friday is a HUGE opportunity for sellers and retailers, particularly if you are a physical store, but that doesn’t mean that it won’t get you a flood of traffic filled with potential buyers, and hopefully, if you do this right, return customers.

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Topics: Insider, Tips and Tactics, Holidays

Why Are You Still Running Your Business?

Posted by Ngan Ton on May 4, 2017 11:16:00 PM
A guest post by Will Schenk from More Online Revenue

A top GearLaunch Partner and industry thought leader, Will Schenk spends only 10% of his time on daily operations. We've invited him to share advice on what it takes to run a successful company with little grunt work. You can follow along by watching the full video below or reading the text version. 

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Topics: Insider, Tips and Tactics, Inspiration

6 Tips for Marketing Your Store Online this Valentine's Day

Posted by Ngan Ton on Jan 31, 2017 4:41:00 PM

For the majority of the US, tomorrow marks the first day of February. For online marketers, tomorrow marks the 14-day countdown to the hugely commercialized Valentine’s Day. We're not kidding – in 2016 alone, the National Retail Federation reported total Valentine’s Day spending across America reached a record $19.7 billion.

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Topics: Insider, Tips and Tactics, Holidays

Getting Started with GearLaunch

Posted by Ngan Ton on Jan 5, 2017 12:27:00 AM
As an online merchant, you understand the hassles of ecommerce can be costly and take up a lot of time: finding quality wholesalers, managing up-front expenses, forecasting production, handling fulfillment, providing customer service... and that’s only the start of the list. The logistics and financial responsibilities alone can quickly become overwhelming.
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Topics: Insider, Guides

How to Upsell Customers and Increase Customer Lifetime Value

Posted by GearLaunch on Dec 8, 2016 8:14:00 AM
In the world of eCommerce, how do you make more money? Do you focus on acquiring new customers or retaining old ones? As a small business owner, increasing the average customer lifetime value and order units is one of the smartest decisions you'll ever make. 
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Topics: Insider, Guides, Features

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