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Do you Know Your Customers Well Enough?

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“Who are your target customers?” For a consulting company like us, it sounds like a very cliche question to ask, but we can’t suggest our clients a strategy until we understand their target customers. So we have to ask this question again and again. The responses we usually get are something like: “We are targeting tall men 18-45 […]

MINIMALIST: Our New eBook is now available

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Our new book MINIMALIST is now available. This book contains all that we’ve learned about Fashion E-commerce. This guide is for you if you’re an entrepreneur, fashion designer, blogger, online marketer or anyone working on a big fashion e-commerce idea. It’s for you if you realize that standard e-commerce & online marketing rules don’t apply to […]

Ecommerce Perfectionism: The Devils in the finer details

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The Devils in the details: An expression of the concept that many things seem straightforward on the surface, but difficulties, problems, and obstacles are later discovered while trying to implement or execute a task or plan. Also stated (somewhat paradoxically) as “God is in the details…” Paying attention to finer details – you know what […]

Podcast Episode 1: Emily Harrison on Getting your Fashion line Manufactured in China or Anywhere else in the World

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Emily Harrison & Jennie Engelhardt, Co-founders at Hare + Hart Few weeks ago I emailed some of you lovely people who are on my email list, asking about the pain areas of your business, to which I got an email from Kristiana from Fierce Finds, which is a mobile boutique based in Florida. One of her questions was that whether […]

How to Build a Million $$ Ecommerce Business With Zero Marketing Budget – My Take!

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  I was reading this Shopify article – “How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Ecommerce Business With $0 Marketing Budget”. While I enjoyed reading the article, and I love Blackmilkclothing as a brand for many obvious reasons, I found the title of the article to be somewhat misleading. I find it misleading because of some […]

What’s the Growth Strategy of your Online Fashion store?

Lately I’ve been spending some time with Fashion E-commerce entrepreneurs who are looking for business advice. Inevitably, the topic of growth comes up – “How can we grow our business?” When talking about growth, I see how many of us are overly focussed on marketing. We are looking for “Out of the box” ideas, those ninja techniques that will sky rocket […]

When customers don’t ‘feel’ like buying on your website

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 What do you do when customers land on your website but do not buy? You have tried various things such as — slashing off the price, offer more discounts, improving search & checkout process, adding more inventory and what not in the name of conversion rate optimization but your conversion rate has refused to improve. Maybe you’re […]

Shipping Lessons for E-commerce Fashion Startups – Interview with Rob Martinez from Shipware LLC

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Image source: Shipware LLC Every Start-up Online Retailer has to deal with this. An otherwise amazing seller with a brilliant range of products gets its first few orders from its newly launched website. The shipment boxes are personally packed and delivered with a lot of excitement and warmth. The customers are happy for all the […]