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5 Things You Absolutely Need to Remember with E-Commerce Websites

E-Commerce Myth's presented by Upendo Ventures

Last night, I had the pleasure of presenting to the Toronto Area DNN Users Group (a.k.a., TADUG), hosted by Aderson Oliveira.  TADUG is currently enjoying a revival, so I couldn’t pass up this opportunity.  He asked me to bring some e-commerce goodness to their user group, and I hope I delivered.  In this presentation and Q&A, we discuss some of the most critical trends and techniques that e-commerce website owners should remember.  Spoiler alert…  There are actually 6 tips in this presentation.  Surprise!

June 2018 DNN Awareness Group Meeting Video

June 2018 DNN Awareness Group Meeting Video

The summer makes us all feel busier than usual.  There’s always so much activity.  As a result, June’s meeting didn’t have the normal level of attendance, but we surprisingly had some great conversations, ideas, and energy around increasing traction.  We had excellent discussions about community-generated content, content locations, and theming our participation.

May 2018 DNN Awareness Group Meeting Video

May 2018 DNN Awareness Group Meeting

It’s taken me nearly a month to carve out the time to post this blog post, but the video went live the same day.  In the future, I’m going to put in the extra effort to draft and publish this announcement much sooner.  It seems that the warmer weather makes us all busier, and I’m apparently not immune to this.  Please enjoy our May 2018 meeting video!

3 Reasons Why 99Designs is Great for a Small Business

Upendo Ventures: 3 Reasons 99Designs is Great for a Small Business

We deal with companies of all sizes, but we have to work with small businesses slightly differently.  Why?  You can probably guess why… Budget.  Even if a small business does have a budget for certain things, it’s often difficult for small business owners to justify certain expenses.  One of these things includes branding – especially logos and artwork for your social media channels.

Getting Started with Your Own E-Mail Marketing Campaign (7 Easy Steps)

Upendo Ventures: How to Get Started with E-Mail Campaigns

If you’ve never done your own e-mail marketing campaign, the very idea of it can be quite overwhelming – intimidating at the least.  Your head will be full of questions and you’ll like not know where to start.  But that’s just it.  You must start.  As our friends at Nike would say, “Just do it!”  So let’s get started!