About Mary Elaine

With a business degree in Business Administration in her holster, Mary set forth to study, learn and become an expert in everything eCommerce. Outside of catching up on the latest business trends, Mary enjoys spending her time going to the beach, hanging out with friends and catching a good soccer gamer every now and again.

Generating Revenue – Is starting a podcast worth the effort?

By |2019-07-15T19:07:52-07:00September 12th, 2018|Growing Your Business|

With over 500,000 active podcaster shows on iTunes, the idea of starting a podcast has no doubt entered the minds of a few entrepreneurs hoping to profit of the “podcast goldrush”. Today, we’re going to discuss more about podcasting and what it can do for your business...

11 Best Picture Apps for Creating Amazing Product Images

By |2019-08-15T19:31:29-07:00September 2nd, 2018|Growing Your Business|

Our brains are hardwired to be attracted to what we perceive as visually appealing. The more attractive something appears, the more attention you’ll give it. This is why you will be needing some picture apps to achieve the amazing product images...

Understanding Dropshipping – Five simple steps to get started

By |2019-09-01T21:43:16-07:00July 19th, 2018|Starting a Business|

“Getting started with dropshipping is easy” said no one, ever. But the good news is that it’s not nearly as tough as it used to be. Starting a dropshipping business does require a basic understanding of the concepts that drop shipping companies use like logistics and fulfillment. And to [...]

Why Instagram is crucial for business marketing

By |2019-09-02T17:45:18-07:00July 14th, 2018|Growing Your Business|

Hoping to use social media to market your business? Even if you want to market on other channels, you should start with Instagram. Here’s why… It’s no secret that Instagram can really expand the reach of your online store. In 2018, more than 800 million [...]

New GDPR Regulations are here – Is your online store compliant?

By |2019-05-30T17:02:24-07:00June 18th, 2018|Managing Your Business|

The internet has an ever-growing impact and influence on its netizens. We research, shop, work, play, date, chat, and basically live online. We breathe in the data flow, leaving digital footprints everywhere. Now finally, we have a GDPR Regulations law that is designed to protect our personal data.  And thankfully, it’s [...]

6 Questions to ask before creating your social media mission statement

By |2019-08-14T19:09:12-07:00June 4th, 2018|Growing Your Business|

Imagine being out with your coworkers on a team building project. The chosen task is archery and you’re new to the sport. There are basic things you’ll need, right? At the very least, you’ll need a bow, a quiver of arrows, and some instruction. Well, what if one of [...]

Can Facebook Messenger Be A Powerful Marketing Tool?

By |2019-05-30T17:02:26-07:00April 16th, 2018|Growing Your Business|

Do you use Facebook Messenger for marketing?  If not, you should be. The average Messenger message is opened 80% of the time while the average email is opened only about 5.9% to 18.8% of the time. Keeping up with trends is a good way to make sure your business keeps [...]