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TSH 24: How to make social media work for your business social media Jan 08, 2024

Reading time, 4 mins 20 seconds.

You’re unlikely to succeed in ecommerce without being pretty good when it comes to social media.

The good news is that you can start today and make steady...

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TSH 23: How to design a product from scratch product Dec 31, 2023

Reading time: 2 mins 10 seconds.

When you don’t want to buy or white label a product, but you want to design a product that isn’t on the market, what do you do?

I had this question from...

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TSH 22: 5 Things to learn from this billion dollar business success stories zimmerman Dec 18, 2023

 Reading time, 1 min 30 seconds.

 

An Australian women’s fashion brand just sold a stake, valuing them at over $US1 billion. Yep, a billion.

Zimmerman, founded by sisters Nicky and...

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TSH 21: How to create an online empire in 5 steps motivation start up Dec 11, 2023

Reading time 2 mins 30 seconds.

Read on my website.

 

Most new businesses fail. 

However, when you get it right, it can change your life forever, and successful business owners are just...

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TSH 20: How to take your ecommerce brand global cross border ecommerce Dec 04, 2023

Reading time 2 mins 30 seconds. 

Have you thought about taking your brand global?

There's no denying the world is getting smaller, which means it is getting easier to sell into other countries

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TSH 19: Is it better to start a brand, or buy from brands? private label wholesale Nov 26, 2023

To be a house of brands, or to build a brand. That is the question of the day. I score the options below.

 

Reading time 2 mins.

 

Whether you're an existing online retailer, or hoping...

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TSH 18: Stop using your organic socials to sell products social media Nov 20, 2023

Reading time: 2 mins 30 seconds

People don't want to be sold to on social media. 

People primarily use social media to be entertained, and informed. This is why we have 'paid socials' and...

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TSH 17: Why your business keeps running out of money finance turnaround Nov 12, 2023

Reading time 2 mins

 

Well, the short answer is that you're spending more than you're making.

Read on though, I get a little more insightful than that...


We've all been there

It's not uncommon...

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TSH 16: How to stand out when you sell online: Creating USPs marketing product Nov 06, 2023

Reading time: 2 mins 30 seconds

A common trait that successful businesses have, is a unique selling proposition, or USP.

Ecommerce is a lot more cluttered than it was 10 years ago, and it can be...

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TSH 15: If I had $10k to Start an Online Business, It Would Be This side hustle start up Oct 30, 2023

Reading time: 2 mins 10 seconds.

I get asked all the time, what online business would I start, with a spare $10k.

Well, aside from dropshipping, which is technically $0 money up front - which I...

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TSH 15: The Pros and Cons of Wholesale wholesale Oct 23, 2023

Reading time: 2 Mins

I remember when I started my first business, wholesaling men's shoes to hundreds of stores around the world. I took out a loan, filled a suitcase with men's leather shoes I had...

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TSH 14: Here's How to Grow Cash Very, Very Quickly in Your Online Business finance ordering Oct 16, 2023

Reading time: 2 mins 30 seconds

There's a simple rule that I've created that online retailers should aspire to when it comes to ordering stock from suppliers. If successfully applied, you'll never...

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