Author: John James
Does my Business need a Direct-to-Conusmer E-Commerce Store or Should We Rely on Amazon?
Question: If 99 percent of my sales are coming from Amazon, do I need to keep my Shopify Store? Blake: The answer is yes, you need to own your own store so that you can build your brand around it, you own your customers, you own your… Read MoreRead More
What are Some Non-Sexy but Profitable E-Commerce Businesses?
Question: What’s a good example of a non-sexy but surprisingly profitable e-commerce business venture? Answer: John: Twilio, well Twilio is probably than unsexiest business and, you know, publicly traded billion plus dollar valuation, so for those who don’t know of Twilio, it’s just… Read MoreRead More
What’s the Most Difficult Situation You’ve Dealt with as an Entrepreneur?
Question: What’s the most difficult situation you’ve had to deal with as an entrepreneur? Blake: I want to hear from you first then I’ll talk about mine. John Max: OK, so the most difficult thing that I’ve ever dealt with…so like business, anything that… Read MoreRead More
What are the Next Steps after a Successful Online Store Launch?
Question: This person actually is celebrating that they watched their first product and they got featured on the first page of Producthunt and their product is called ‘The Hangover Box’. They said: “I don’t know where to post this, but I’m pumped up, launched my first real… Read MoreRead More
How Can E-Commerce Brands Grow their Instagram Followings Quickly?
Question: I’m new to Instagram, can anyone give me the best possible advice before growing a fast pace? Blake: I’m guessing he’s got a new ecommerce shop or a new brand and he’s wanting to grow his Instagram account, now I know there’s been a… Read MoreRead More
Facebook Like Campaigns: Are they a Good Investments for E-Commerce Companies?
Question: Are Facebook like campaigns a good investment for ecommerce companies? Blake: This is an interesting one. John Yeah, I mean I think that…so I’ll go high-low, so Facebook like campaigns are a good investment with a strategy or an end-game in mind, you… Read MoreRead More