Practical ecommerce interviewed Kathy Seigler, CEO and president of Ecommerce Superstores, a Bowling Green, Ky.-based online retail brand with six niche online shops. Seigler started her retail business on eBay in 2006. She had no background in ecommerce, having worked previously as a neuropsychologist. After about 6 months of selling on eBay, she identified a marketplace niche for laptop bags and launched CoolComputerBags.com in late 2007. In 2010, CoolComputerBags.com recorded gross revenues of roughly $815,000.
The clock is ticking to March 11th, 2011 when Facebook will no longer allow the creation of new FBML custom tabs/apps. New users will need to switch to iFrames where you basically create your own app and host your own media that’s used to customize any pages.
Fantastic! More customization options! Dynamic updates! Flying cars! Anything is possible.
Traditional publishing industry finally awakes from the long dream? They’re planning to shake things up for Google & MSN/Yahoo! advertising. Website Magazine added The New York Times Co., Hearst, Tribune and Gannett to the list of big publishers looking to push ad networks to the fringe. Over the weekend, these companies thumbed their nose at … Continue reading Death of the Ad Network?