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LIFE IS GOOD

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

 

If there has been a focus in this blog during the last ten years, it has been “How can I live my life sublimely, in my greatest self, aligned and tuned in?  That is what I have concluded from my life experience. To be happy, to be full of well-being, to act in the world in an inspired way, to be successful, whole, healthy and wise; then there was a state of being that I aspired to.  I have spent an entire life trying to find the way to move out of my painful patterns of reaction, into a mode where I choose who I am, rather than be the Reaction to my Outward Environment.

Last night I remembered a beautiful moment in my life when that fullness of being, that connection with Life happened and it was magical.  I was 26 or so, attending a Sid Simon workshop on Values Clarification (which was really a personal growth workshop – but for me, it was spiritual). We continually affirmed each other.  We were constantly in pairs, looking into each other’s eyes for 2 minutes, answering the question that Sid asked us to speak about, and then with loving humor, we would feed back to that person something we absolutely adored about them (just from that 2 minute interaction).  It was profound for the young woman I was who was so starved for positive feedback.

On the last night (a Thursday) we had a talent show which lasted until 3:00 am. At 4:00 am we all loaded into cars and drove out to Miami Beach to watch the sun rise.

I think the sun rose for the  majestic first in my life metaphorically.  As I sat on my meditation bench, full from the experience with 40 – 50 people appreciating each other, I watched the sky lighten.  I was so full.  My heart soared. My spirit was peaceful.  As the sun began to sliver above the horizon, my soul began to sing. I moved into the most profound connection that I have ever experienced.  My cells sang with exuberant joy.  I was completely a part of all that is. I was the sky, I was the moon, I was the water, I was the sand. I was the wave, I was the ginormous awareness bigger than a personal self could ever be.  I wept with joy. I was called to celebrate this incredible beautiful experience we call life by dancing with arms raised into the water.

That time felt endless. There was no time. There was no space, there was only joyous communion.

There is so much more to this story.  Miraculous things happened which I will save for another time.

Today, I am sitting in a study, writing, looking out onto the beautiful world, just having returned from an incredible event in Nanaimo Canada called The Science and Spirituality Conference.  From Wednesday June 13 till Wednesday June 20, I travelled and soaked up the human wisdom that some people I greatly admire have generated from their life’s work; Gregg Braden, Dr. Joe Dispenza, Lynne McTaggart, Dr. Bruce Lipton, and Lee Carroll.  I feel today as I felt that gorgeous Friday morning in Miami. Truly blissful, connected to Oneness.

Together 1500 people along with the staff and the presenters, created a field of connection and possibility that has allowed me to feel like dancing with joy, as I did in the Atlantic waters. Now some 40 years+ I am bathing in the waters of my soul while living next to and visiting the waters of the Pacific.

I have aspired to a State of Being where my personal self is aligned with my Source Self.  I am feeling as though I have asked and asked and asked, and finally the universe has given me far more than I ever could have anticipated.

The three months leading up to the conference helped me anchor my intention.  It also allowed some deep processes that cleared the obstructions that kept me mired in reaction.  Unpleasant they were, but I embrace them so excitedly because they freed me to go to the conference free of expectation, free of trying to get what I needed, free from trying to take what I wanted out of desperation, and move to a state of appreciation of myself for going, appreciation for the staff for creating this miraculous event, and the appreciation of and wonder of that many people coming together of like mind.

I feel as though I have circled again into that state of bliss and oneness that led to miracles.  But the state of Being In Oneness is so compelling, that I am so happy to just be here in this moment, in this time, still connected to that incredible field of Quantum Possibility, the Divine, the Matrix, Source, none of which really names even closely what the experience is.

How powerful.  We are living in such wonderful times.  They can be uncomfortable, but such a huge state of shift is happening.  And we are a part of it. LIFE IS GOOD!

What an amazing journey life is!  I feel like I have spent all my life coming to this point in the here in now, where I finally can be the me that I came here to be.  I stand on the cusp of a fascinating birthday – one which I have faced in the past with quite a bit of trepidation.

Now, I am so excited to see what the next 30 or 40 years brings.  Thank you for joining this journey with me.

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Daily Meditation is Essential

Thursday, May 03rd, 2018

My life has revolutionized itself in the last 60 days. I have taken up the practice of a certain type of meditation. It has become the highest priority in my life. Every day, that half hour of meditation is more important than anything else.

I have been meditating for at least 48 years, in some fashion. What’s so special about what I am doing now? Nothing! The fact that I am doing it every day is what is special. It is turning my life around.

All of my adult life I have wanted a stable center that I can count on. The older I have gotten, the more important it has become. I am a strong personality, but also a very intuitive and sensitive person. I often have felt in the past that I lived on the top of the sea where the waves collided and crashed, and my life in a small boat was mostly reactive. I have asked many years for a way to become my own stable base to be anchored into the still waters of the deep.

Finally, after starting this practice which I created myself (no, it’s not eastern meditation), I am on fire with energy, with happiness, and with a deep connection to my own stable base. Holy Smoke!

Over the last 10 years I have written in this blog many times about meditation. Two years ago I started a kind of meditation that had me sit outside and just be. It’s wonderful. You can read about it in Receptively Tuning in. I still love it, and still use it.

In Meditate to a New State of Being I write about yet another style of meditation of becoming soft while looking into the flame of a wood stove. I have a style of meditative writing I have been doing for more than 35 years which I describe in “Tap Your Wisdom.” I use prayer as a meditation as well as imagery. One of my most favorite techniques I call 17 seconds which I embrace in “Prosperity Success Secret of 17 Seconds.” Meditation is not new to this blog. I have written a category of entries about acquiring a State of Being where you can be your best self, and tap into success and the flow of life.

This blog began as an exploration of the Law of Success. It gravitated over time to talk about the Art of Creation of your success by tapping into your Source Self (the law of attraction). To create the magnified results we want, I have concluded we have to lift our vibration, integrate the various aspects of our self, and align into a state of flow and joy. Often we send very mixed signals to the universe. Getting those signals cohesive is important and can only be done in a certain state of being. The brief description offered in The Art of Connecting with the Power of Creation might help.

That’s a short summary of what I have written to you these last many years. After all this time, I feel like I have made another breakthrough, and it came as a result of the pain of the dark night of the soul that I lived through from January through early March of this year resisting the call of my sublime self. I had a ‘come to Jesus’ moment with my inner wisdom and told it how I really felt, and two days later I sat down, meditated, and my life began to change and blossom. I can’t wait to tell you more.

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Receptively Tuning In

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

My intention is to have more inner stability so that I am at peace and happy no matter what is happening with my health, with my life, with my finances, with my housing, with politics, with the community where I live; no matter what is happening in my outside or inside world.

While I was ill for so long, I began feeling at the mercy of my illness (a victim mentality). When I got depressed as I watched the national and global scene this year, I felt at the mercy of current events. When I got mad at what was happening in the community where I lived, I wanted to rant and scold, and make others bad or wrong (perpetrator mentality). When I got afraid for my daughter as her life changed, I wanted to help (invoking my seeing of her as a victim, and me as a rescuer).  None of these stances; victim, perpetrator, rescuer; come from a centered, empowered place.  So we all have these perspectives inside us.  We have grown up in cultures that evoke that of us.  But today’s topic is not about the victim, perpetrator rescuer or drama triangle, it is about trying to get off that platform, and in tune with our largest vision.

One last thought about the drama or victim triangle, is that we go there when we are afraid or have some deep anxiety.  It is often the way we experience our power (either under or over someone else, or by feeling like we know more than someone else so can help them – yuck).

So one way off that triangle is to feel our own internal power.  Another way is to feel at peace and free of fear.  Being happy is a very wonderful way to stay off the triangle.

Curiously, success – which so many of us reach for, is our way of trying to be happy.  We think “if I can just have lots of success, lots of money, good relationships, security, I will be happy.

In the Abraham Hicks work, if you are happy, you set up internal conditions, you set up alignment with Source so that you feel happy, and what you have desire for is much more likely to flow to you.  That too is beyond today’s entry, but it is basic to my approach.

I want to be happy. I don’t want to worry about the future, the present, and I want to look with anticipation to the continuation of this adventure of life.

So my continuing question these days is “how do I stay happy”?  One of my ways (there are many), is to attune to and align with the Life Force that flows through me.   You could call it the Source that flows through me.   To do that, I need to be receptive.

Now I have a very active and sometimes wild mind. It does not like being quiet.  So I have developed a number of ways to deal with the mind of mine that likes to take an image, or an event, chew it to death, and show me how awful the world is.  Nope.  That is not conducive to being happy.

Most meditation is for the purpose of doing one thing:  Quietening the mind.  So I have to outsmart it.  The news here is that I have done it enough, so that I have confidence, and I know how to adjust my focus.  As you learn, you just have to practice, not judge yourself, and note what works, gently leading self back to the state you are reaching for. The state I am looking for is the flow and being happy. One of the two ingredients for being in Flow is to be happy.

Here’s one practice I do that really helps.  I want to be in the flow. I go outside as early in the day as I can, usually with a cup of hot tea. I sit down in a place where I am very unlikely to be interrupted, and I look and watch. For a while nothing happens.  I take a breath and allow myself to relax a bit more. I observe. I listen.  I hear noises, the train, traffic, and after a while, I might begin to hear bird sounds.  That takes a while, because if I step out onto the deck, in the back, it takes a while for any activity to happen.

As I look at the sky and the trees, and the grass, I find something that I appreciate about this particular day.  Today, it was raining, So I was appreciative for the overhang over the deck. I appreciated the warmth of my two coats, and that the weather was warm enough that I could stay outside today.  I love the cup I use for my tea, and I savor the warmth of holding the cup in my hand.  These are very simple things.  Yesterday, even though it was grey, it was not raining, so I appreciated the rain-free day.

As I appreciate where I am, my focus is on this moment, not on anything about what I am going to do for the day, It is just bringing attention to this moment.  When I find something to appreciate, I almost smile.  That feels good. I try to smile, and that feels even better.

Nature is very soothing to me.  Green is beautiful. I look at the evergreen trees, and the structure of the trees that have lost all their leaves.  Looking at their shape pleases me.  And I smile a little.  And I take a deep breath and relax some more.  I notice that my focus goes just a little diffuse. I am sitting very still.  I am waiting for what I have discovered next.

I notice that as I continue to relax, and stay watching what is happening at this very moment, and feeling the very small pleasures of my body in this moment, I get even quieter, and I go deeper and more relaxed.  I am looking for nothing (yet), but simple seeing what the world has to show me today – which more likely is some kind of animal life.

The more still I am, the more relaxed I am, the better I am feeling. I smile. I wait.  I know that most likely I will see birds.  But they are needing to know I am safe and not a threat. They don’t show up for a while.

As I navigate this time of being outside, I know it is a sacred time, and I don’t usually get impatient. The waiting is part of stilling the mind.  My eyes are active.  I think that is my secret. Observing, my focus is not on what I am thinking, but what I am seeing.  I am comfortable for the most part, I get happy the longer I sit there, and I know that eventually I will see some kind of animal, and then I will feel delight.  They have begun to show me their world, and its a delight.

Today, before I saw any birds, I wondered “What do birds do while it is raining?”  That was the most thought I had, and almost at that moment, a small bird flew into the leafless tree in front of me, landed, and then started shaking off its wings.  I smiled, and savored seeing the bird and what it was doing.  Then I saw more birds, and it was lovely to watch what they were doing.  Soon I began to hear bird calls, and the bird I was watching responded to the call of another bird.  Watching Life in the form of a little bird is intoxicating.

Now, I am no longer aware of how cold it is, or my wet clothes from sitting down on a damp chair, I am captivated by the delight of what I am watching.

While I watch the birds, I am not thinking of anything but the joy of watching them, and I sink deeper into the experience and savor it.

Every day it is different. Yesterday I saw a squirrel working on building a nest, and watched him traverse his highway through the trees.

My heart opens, my mind is quiet, my body is quiet, and I soak up the stillness and the privilege of being alive.

I am more tuned into my own Beingness.

I have created a container in myself of joy and attunement.  I go into my life for the day. I hold bliss to my heart.

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Tuning in or Focusing

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

I’m better! How wonderful! I’m happy!! I’ve focused on a food plan for more than a year that has significantly reduced inflammation in my body( a version of the paleo plan). My colon is better. My lungs are much better.

Many, including my GI doctor, thought I was in major suffering because of my diet. It was not suffering. I had been so sick, that nothing was more important than feeling better again. No bowl of ice cream was tempting when I knew that my colon and my physical energy would take over a week to get back to normal.

It was a very simple choice to me. Do I go with a momentary pleasure for sugar, or do I have a whole week of feeling good? No doubt on that choice. I’ll take feeling good most of the time. I experimented from time to time, and every time, I would conclude: Nope, not worth feeling so sluggish that I can barely move for a week.

So that process I have gone through with my health came out of a deep desire to get well. Getting well was way more important than any thing else. Took being in bed for months to be willing to let go sugar in everything.

Took 3 years to make that decision. Once made, however, I had a focus that was unshakeable. The decisions out of that focus were easy. I also had help. The Universe provided a friend who was willing to take me under her wing and show me how to cook on the plan, how to not feel deprived of desserts, and alternative cooking compounds that would support my diet. Way wonderful. I was so grateful.

While I was focusing on getting well, I forgot about being happy. Things got heavy and ponderous. My body was in survival, and I knew it.

Finally, now, I am well enough that I want to recover feeling good emotionally most of the time. I want to hold the stability of well being no matter what is happening in the world, no matter how I feel, no matter how I respond to other people.

My success with my health gives me much confidence that I can begin to build a stable center inside of good feeling thoughts, so that I can tune into well-being and happiness.

It takes as much focus and commitment as the food plan did. Every morning now, I get up and do something that helps me tune into better feelings and thoughts. It’s like looking through a whole new pair of eyes. I will write a few entries on what I am doing, because it is pretty easy; once I made the decision that I was deeply committed to feeling emotionally well. Good to talk with you again. Be well.

Here’s a link to a you tube video I made about Centering, that you might enjoy. Identification Exercise

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The Secret to Creating the Impossible

Friday, July 14th, 2017

I am SO much better. To celebrate my return, I wanted to share a very simple secret to creating a reality that you want, but seems improbable. It is so simple.

All you have to really do is
know that it is possible.

This sounds too easy to be true. But it is simple, and it is true. Ah, but the however…… to know (not just believe) that it is possible: that is the conundrum. I have written about it repeatedly here on this blog. Here are steps to the creation of the impossible.

1. Be tuned in, tapped in, and turned on to your aliveness.
2. Raise your vibratory rate again, and again, and again.
3. Do your personal and spiritual growth work.
4. Trust in your own inner compass and use your intuition.
5. Connect with the best and highest of yourself.
6. Connect with the largest vision of your life.
7. Stay in flow as much as possible
8. Enjoy and delight in the present moment.
9. Know that what you desire is possible.
10.Journey through the gap between “what is currently” to the “what is of the future”.

“What?##!!” you say. “That could take a lifetime.” So it could, but what a lifetime it is! And as I have said so many times before, it is all a State of Being. Some people call it a mindset. But there is much more to it than your mind. It is your whole being, body, soul, emotions, mind, and consciousness.

A story might help. I had a health condition called colitis. (I changed the verb to past tense, did you notice). My Dad and his brother also had it. My Dad was forced to retire when in his early 40’s because he could not work.

My colitis began in my late 40’s and I was able to work. Last
fall I resolved to make my health my top priority. The autoimmune food plan that I have committed to has really made an improvement. I’ve been feeling better.

However, in my secret self, I did not believe I would ever be without this ‘disease.’ I’ve heard many stories of other people who were able to make themselves better, but inside I figured that was for other people, it couldn’t happen to me. One day something really got my attention.

I was telling my oldest brother about my condition, and he just out of the blue, said “You know don’t you, that Dad healed himself of this when he was 65?” I said no, I didn’t know that. My whole being reeled!

He continued. “You are doing the same thing, you know. You are eating only those foods that don’t create inflammation. You are eating happy meat, you are eating organically. You are fundamentally creating the same circumstance that Dad did. The other thing he did was gather some prayer warriors and ask for a healing.”

I thought to myself, “My Dad was really a lot sicker than I ever have been. If he could live with the disease that long, and then cure it when he was 65, then by golly so can I!”

And all of a sudden, healing my body of the disease became very real to me. I could now envision the possibility of being free of Colitis. The Universe has offered me some very different ways of healing it that I didn’t expect. I totaled my car in March while driving to see my daughter. My doctor offered a brand new procedure to take out my colon except for a few inches of it (no outside bag). “You would be disease free” she said.

Dying or having major surgery was not what I had in mind. But there was certain humor about the fact that I could be completely disease free in those possibilities. I passed on those options.

But now I knew it was possible to become free of this condition. And I am getting better and better and better. Sometime soon, I intend to report to you that I no longer have that condition.

When you know something CORE deep, it is so much easier to journey through the unknown of the GAP without clutching in fear or the need to figure it out.

So that’s the profound secret to changing Reality from what you have to: what you want it to be. Just this simple. Know that it is possible.

Let me hear from you. please share your story with me. You can talk to me on the Public Facebook Group called “Success Factors

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Times are A’Changing

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

I cannot believe that 2015 just rolled right by without me writing.  I wrote in February “Some truly spectacular things have been happening for me, and yet it has been a very jerky ride. One day things are great. The next day, or moment, things are upside down again.”

I wrote further:

“These Are High Octane Times

    “Here’s what I’m thinking. We are in times when things are shifting big time. If you can stay tuned in, tapped in, turned on to life, your awareness will expand and you see multiple dimensions of possibility.
    But making this shift is a challenge. Whatever is not alive and awake comes up and grabs you and says “Wake up!” It is not fun getting those wake up calls. But the potential is phenomenal and the energy is here for us to transform exponentially. The energy will propel us forward powerfully. Of course when we hit a snag, it feels like running into a tree when we have been going 100 miles an hour.”

How true. How true. Oh my goodness, looking back on that, I feel like it was a prophecy for the rest of the year.  It has been a turbulent year for me and for everyone I know.

I have spent one heck of this year grappling with patterns inside me that are reactive, therefore severely inhibiting my aliveness.  And now we are at the end of the year and the outside world is having some challenges as well. We had the worst drought and fires during the summer, now there is flooding in Washington and Oregon. Terrorist activities are happening around the world.

My housemate was so depressed a week ago. I passed along the perspective that I learned from my daughter. When I look through the eyes of Source at these issues, my human side doesn’t understand what it sees, and makes up all kinds of stories. ‘The world is not safe, it is going to heck in a handbasket.’  The larger aspect of me does not quite understand what is happening, but knows with no doubt that joining in with these chaotic energies does not help anyone. If I go down to the despair and depression, I help no one and I hurt myself. When I can stay in a higher state of being, I can see the underbelly of humanity, but still know that there are wonderful things about humanity as well.

When I am anchored like a rock to my knowingness and my compassion, I can be OK.  I don’t have to fall into the well of reactivity that has so often captured my awareness.

When I do that, I am finding this week, that my whole perspective is vibrant and alive and wondrous.  There have been so many extraordinary things that have happened. I am so grateful to be alive. I see evidence all around my world that a swell of consciousness is expanding. We as a species are growing and shifting. I am so glad to be a part of this shift. Is it easy?  Depends on where I am.  In the smaller aspects of me, not so much, which is where I have been having to extract myself again and again all during this year.  When I am in my heart, and in my neutrality, I see things so differently, and the outside world is just shuddering into alignment of my vision and that is breathtaking.

There is much to tell you about it. I think we humans are getting more telepathic. Serendipities are happening all over the place.

I watch people change in front of my eyes and apologize. People I never in a million years would expect could change.

I see people grappling with death, aging, and or disability, with grace and wisdom, while facing their own imminent death or that of a loved one. There’s a whole movement to have a conscious, compassionate and wise  and ‘green’ death.

I see our science catching up to the new realities.  We are understanding that we are not the only species that can communicate, have empathy, compassion, caring, or have thoughts. See this Ted Talk that  is not even a day old called “What are Animals thinking and Feeling?”

When we are experiencing times such as these, I look for signs from the Universe, to let me know that there is not only hope, but real change in process.

Yes we are vulnerable. These times can be scary because it places us into our vulnerability. But guess what. It also strips off our masks, and our husks so that we can be more heartfelt and connect deeper.

I’ll close with a story. My son wanted me to read the Lord of the Rings aloud to him when he was about 8 or 9. So we curled up in bed every night for months and read as a family.  This Mom learned a profound lesson that has stood by me through many dark times in my life.

Frodo a small hobbit was tasked with returning a powerful ring into a raging volcano. He was up against what appeared to be insurmountable odds. No matter how terrifying, with the help of his friends, Frodo persevered and succeeded one step at a time through three long books.

My take away? One small person can make an immeasurable difference, so never give up, never lose hope, because reality can change in an instant. We have many people on this planet who are not giving up. They are making a difference. Each of us can too.

 

 

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How a 'Sidepreneur' Can Start an E-commerce Business Successfully?  Entrepreneur

While you may have seen many of your friends and colleagues bitten by the entrepreneurial bug and maybe you aren't yet in a position to quit your 9 to 5.



Costs of Starting an Online Business  Business.com

Starting a business online can be relatively simple and affordable. These are the typical startup expenses and rough cost estimates.



Starting An E-Commerce Store? These Five Industries Are Ripe For Big Profits  Forbes

If you're looking to become an internet entrepreneur, you may be tempted to get into e-commerce. After all, it's easier than ever today with simple website ...



Somalia’s e-commerce start-ups Gullivery, Saami Online thrive  Quartz Africa

The increased ownership of phones besides a very successful mobile money market is helping spur the nascent sector.



Report: Coinbase Negotiates Acquisition of Xapo’s Bitcoin Custody Business  Cointelegraph

Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo for $50 million in cash.



Signs Your E-Commerce Idea Won't Work  Business.com

A lot of e-commerce stores are opening these days, but most of them fail because the core idea behind them isn't appealing to their audience.



How Amazon took 50% of the e-commerce market and what it means for the rest of us  TechCrunch

As SVP of Walmart's global e-commerce supply chain for five years (until 2018), I had a front-row seat to how brick-and-mortar retailers were responding to ...



8 Ways To Start Or Buy An E-Commerce Business In Midlife  Forbes Now

Starting an e-commerce business in midlife may be easier and less costly than you think. Here are eight ways to do it and advice from experts.



By Start-up for Start-ups: Brex Creates First E-commerce Card  WWD

"Fintech unicorn" Brex launches its first corporate credit card for e-commerce start-ups.



A Business With No End  New York Times

On almost every occasion after his return home, he'd experience travel withdrawal symptoms and nostalgia remembering the scents, the foods, the music, the ...



Coupang, South Korean E-Commerce Start-up, Raises $2 Billion From SoftBank  The New York Times

The investment is a bet by the Japanese conglomerate that Coupang will conquer the fast-growing South Korean market.



Walmart Is Making Big Strides in E-Commerce  The Motley Fool

The world's largest retailer was slow to catch on. Now, it's testing innovative ideas about how people may shop in the future.



How to Invest in E-Commerce  The Motley Fool

E-commerce has forever changed the way consumers shop. Here's how investors can best capitalize on this macro trend.



Europe Start-up 100: 25 e-commerce and fintech start-ups to watch in 2019  Siliconrepublic.com

Europe is a hotbed of fintech and e-commerce promise, underpinned by revolutions in open banking, apps and blockchain.



Exclusive Q&A: How Express Caught Up To E-Commerce Competition After A Late Start - Retail TouchPoints  Retail TouchPoints

As a retailer that started its e-Commerce business relatively late, only launching its web site in 2008, specialty apparel retailer Express ...



Moving from Metros to Villages: Why Small E-Commerce Players are Doing Better in the Rural Sector  Entrepreneur

The giants of E-Commerce are yet to capitalize on this market, thus clearing the grounds for small to mid-level companies.



How I Grew My E-Commerce Business From 0-$100K in Less Than 4 Months  E-Commerce Times

Over the past 10 years, I've been a part of at least that many startups. The tools of the trade have changed rapidly, but the core elements of successful ...



Five Major Benefits of E-commerce Business for Retailers & Customers  Entrepreneur

Worldwide, e-commerce sales are expected to grow to $4 trillion by 2020 and the Indian e-commerce market is expected to surpass the United States to become ...



How To Start A Teeth Whitening E-Commerce Business  NuWire Investor

For those not familiar with the term, an e-commerce business is one that primarily sells products online – they typically don't have a physical location from which ...



74% of consumers go to Amazon when they're ready to buy something. That should be keeping retailers up at night  CNBC

There's new and staggering data that support the fact that retailers should increasingly be scared of Amazon dominating e-commerce.



How to start a successful Amazon business, from a seller who's making millions  CNBC

Larry Lubarsky brought in $18 million in 2017 buying products in bulk and selling them on Amazon. Here are his tips for making money as an Amazon seller.



10 Considerations When Setting Up an Online Business – Bytestart  Bytestart

The UK is the third largest e-commerce market in the world and for good reason. The internet has allowed innovative small businesses to reach a much wider…



Is Instagram the Future of E-Commerce?  Business.com

The social network recently surpassed 1 billion monthly active users. Here's how e-commerce startups and SMBs can grow their brand through Instagram.



7 Online Business Ideas That Could Make You Rich  Entrepreneur

If you're at all interested in starting your own online business, there's no time like the present. We live in a golden age of wealth. As much as the media tries to ...



African e-commerce startup Jumia files for IPO on NYSE  TechCrunch

Pan-African e-commerce company Jumia filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange today, per SEC documents and confirmation from CEO Sacha ...



Challenges You Will Face to Start Your Business Online  Entrepreneur

On a journey towards digital entrepreneurship, one will face #5 common challenges to start their business online.



These 9 retail brands are the ones to watch in 2019  CNBC

There's a new class of retailers to pay attention to in 2019. And some of them could soon be opening up shop in your neighborhood.



Top 5 Crypto Performers: XEM, XLM, XTZ, BNB, IOTA  Cointelegraph

After the strong recovery of the past few weeks, this week saw some profit booking at the highs. However, unlike previous occasions, the dip has been shallow ...



Udaan, the e-commerce startup led by three former Flipkart executives, raises $225M  TechCrunch

The trio announced this morning that their B2B e-commerce startup Udaan had raised $225 million in Series C funding. The cash infusion, according to Indian ...



Blockchain as Key to Vienna’s Digital Future — Interview with Ulrike Huemer, CIO of Vienna, Austria  Cointelegraph

We sat down with Ulrike Huemer, the CIO of Austria's capital city Vienna, to talk blockchain and to elaborate on its role as part of the Smart City initiative.



E-Commerce Sales Help Department Stores Start Holiday 2018 Strong - Retail TouchPoints  Retail TouchPoints

Coming off a solid Q3 that saw overall top-line revenue growth, department stores are finally reaping the rewards of their e-Commerce investments. The...



8 Steps to Launching an E-Commerce Business This Week  Entrepreneur

If I told you that you could launch an e-commerce business this week, would you think I was crazy? Well, it's true -- you can. Thanks to the internet, there is ...



What Crypto Exchanges Do to Comply With KYC, AML and CFT Regulations  Cointelegraph

Top fiat-to-crypto exchanges are adopting market surveillance technologies. Of all crypto-to-crypto exchanges, only Binance has one.



Five Ways To Start An E-Commerce Business On A Budget  Forbes Now

When I decided to completely self-fund my business, I quickly learned how to stretch my dollar.



Digital Growth Depends More on Business Models than Technology  Harvard Business Review

For startups, 2009 was a good year. More than 20 companies launched at that time, including Uber, Slack, Pinterest, and Blue Apron, eventually achieved $1 ...



New e-commerce rules may be prone to manipulation, work-arounds: Experts  Business Standard

The *fresh* attempt at regulating the e-commerce sector in India, whilst well-intended, leaves scope for work-arounds and potential manipulation, experts and ...



E-Commerce Beware: Sales Taxes Could Be Coming To A State Or Locality Near You  Forbes Now

The SCOTUS decision overturned a quarter-century-old precedent by holding that a state may impose sales taxes on retailers with no physical presence in the ...



Four Steps To Launch A Scalable E-Learning Business Or Service  Forbes Now

If you are in an industry where you can sell your product or *service* online as an e-learning course, then you should start researching this business model now.



How to Start a Small Business Online  Entrepreneur

There is a proven sequence of steps you can follow to guarantee your success when you're starting a small business online. I've seen thousands of people start ...



Why you should start an e-commerce platform in Hong Kong in 2019  e27

Hong Kong's economy is the fastest growing among developing countries as it ranks 15 in the world e-commerce index.



In Sidney, former Cabela's employees open online stores, competing with their old employer  Omaha World-Herald

Two startups staffed by former Cabela's employees are rolling out Internet stores from Sidney. They face legal challenges from their old employer, but are ...



Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 20  Cointelegraph

Bitcoin rallied about 101.55% between April 2 and May 14. This sharp rally after a long bear phase surprised many, including us. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase ...



How Sears failed in the e‑commerce era even as it innovated online  DigitalCommerce360

Sears for years led the way in omnichannel retailing by offering convenient curbside pickup of online orders, opening Sears.com to marketplace sellers, ...



How To Use Instagram To Grow Your E-Commerce Business (With Zero Budget)  Forbes Now

Instagram has over 800 million monthly active users and the platform is a great marketing tool if utilized effectively. Let's take a look at ways you can use this ...



Fascinating Pros and Cons to an Online Business You MUST Know for Success  Small Business Trends

While the number of online businesses continues to grow, you should be aware of these ecommerce advantages and disadvantages before launching your own.



Walmart is keeping the faith in its $16 billion bet to take on Amazon  CNBC

The bumper purchase of India's Flipkart is yet to impress investors but Walmart says the deal is already paying off.



Payless ShoeSource closing all 2,100 U.S. stores, starting liquidation sales Sunday  USA TODAY

Payless ShoeSource confirmed Friday that it will close its 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and start liquidation sales Sunday. The company is also ...



Mukesh Ambanis RIL to enter e-commerce, take on Amazon and Flipkart  Business Standard

Reliance Industries Ltd. will roll out its online shopping platform to 1.2 million retailers and store-owners in Gujarat, sketching out an ambitious plan to take on ...



Singapore's Biggest Online Mall Fights Alibaba With Blockchain  Bloomberg

Ku Young Bae says the distributed ledger technology will help his company, Qoo10, expand in Southeast Asia.



5 Steps To Building A Million-Dollar Business With No Employees  Forbes

There are nearly 25 million “one-person” businesses in the United States, and more than 36000 of them bring in seven figures or more annually. Here's how to ...



University dropout makes $120,000 a month with e-commerce business  NEWS.com.au

Matthew Lepre had no intention of staying at university — nor did he have any interest in persuing a dentistry degree at the University of Melbourne.



Inside Walmart’s e-commerce growth  Digiday

We're offering a select group of retail executives complimentary passes to the Digiday Retail Forum in New York City on August 23. Apply here to see if you ...



After e-commerce, investors are finally riding the social start-up wave  Livemint

Bengaluru: After souring on e-commerce start-ups for more than three years, investors are finally pumping capital again with new companies such as GlowRoad, ...



How This Millennial Entrepreneur Built A Six-Figure Online Business By Empowering Women  Forbes Now

Meet Cait Scudder, an American millennial woman and world traveler who earns six-figures a year by coaching women to confidently own and use their gifts to ...



50 Online Business Ideas  Small Business Trends

There are so many different opportunities out there to start businesses online. Here are 50 online business ideas you can hop on right away.



Bitcoins for Frappuccino: Will Starbucks’ Crypto Endeavours Pave the Way for Mainstream Adoption?  Cointelegraph

The United States coffeehouse chain Starbucks is one of the most mainstream companies to look into crypto, and its intentions have finally been confirmed this ...



Five Online Businesses Anyone Can Start  Forbes Now

I want to start any kind of online business that generates a monthly cashflow. What's the correct way to start? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and ...



New FDI e-commerce policy: You won't see heavy discounts on Amazon, Flipkart anymore  Business Today

Tomorrow when you open your favourite e-commerce app, ideally you won't be seeing the discounts for which you prefer one platform over another or the ...



Shopee University collaborates with FPX to kick-start e-commerce workshops  The Borneo Post

KUCHING: Shopee University has collaborated with FPX, the official online payment partner for Shopee, to empower more Malaysians to kick-start their ...



10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business  Entrepreneur

From not having a business plan to spreading yourself too thin on social media, here are a few things founders should avoid when starting a business.



How to Start Your Own Successful E-Commerce Store  Atlanta Small Business Network

Not too long ago, starting an e-commerce business was a difficult and costly endeavor. The time and cost to set up a store and deal with inventory prevented ...



Talks on India's e-commerce policy to start afresh  ETtech.com

The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) will soon kick-start formal inter-ministerial discussions on the e-commerce policy afresh.



Amazon reveals a new plan to deliver more packages: Recruit people to run small-scale delivery services  CNBC

Watch out FedEx, UPS, DHL and the U.S. Postal *Service*: Amazon is building its own last-mile delivery *service*. The e-commerce behemoth announced on ...



No Money To Start Your Online Store? Try These Four Options Now  Forbes Now

Have you heard of Justin Wong? He's the guy who made $12,000 within a month of setting up his e-commerce store, So Aesthetic. At one point in time, he was ...



Watch out, retailers. This is just how big Amazon is becoming  CNBC

The company is expected to take almost 50 percent of the U.S. e-commerce market by year's end.



E-commerce Giant Alibaba to start using Blockchain Technology for its subsidiary  CryptoNewsZ

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to use blockchain technology for its subsidiary Tmall Global. Tmall is reportedly running tests on a DLT based blockchain ...



Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 15  Cointelegraph

Major coins are rallying as the crypto space welcomes a series of positive developments.



Mukesh Ambani Takes On Amazon, Walmart in India E-Commerce Slugfest  Bloomberg

Reliance Industries Ltd. plans to take on the likes of Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc. in India's retail industry by creating a platform that combines online and ...



As Mukesh Ambani expands e-commerce plans, Walmart and Amazon should sit up and take notice  Scroll.in

The retail giants don't know India as well as the home-grown businessman does.



Profitable Online Business Ideas  Business News Daily

Owning and maintaining an online business gives entrepreneurs the freedom to make money remotely from anywhere in the world. The idea is enticing, and ...



3 Internet-Based Businesses You Can Start in 2018  Entrepreneur

Online experiences connect people worldwide to your brand and the solutions you offer -- without requiring a big budget to launch your digital storefront.



E-commerce player ChannelSight raises $10m in Series B funding  Siliconrepublic.com

In 2000, a teenager called John Beckett helped kick-start Ryanair's journey to be the 'Amazon of air travel'. In 2019, he is bringing hundreds of big brands on the ...



You Must Now Collect State Taxes for Online Sales: How to Do It  Inc.com

When there's no way around a hurdle, find something to give you a boost.



Binance to Undergo System Upgrade Tomorrow, Deposits, Withdrawals, Trading to Be Halted  Cointelegraph

Binance plans to undertake a scheduled system upgrade tomorrow that will prevent deposits, withdrawals, and trading for roughly 6-8 hours.


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