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January 8, 2014

Infographic: The Best Industries for Online Stores

BigCommerce, a software platform that helps small businesses build online stores, has just finished scouring data from 50,000 of its clients to find out which industries were hottest in 2013. For those looking to start over, diversify, or simply get in while the getting's good, this list might be a good place to start.

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July 10, 2013

Starting Your Own Online Store? The Australians Can Help

[BigCommerce] Co-founders and co-CEOs, Mitch Harper and Eddie Machaalani created not just an ecommerce platform with templates that users can customize and make their own relatively easily (custom URLs to boot), it offers marketing services for clients as well as tips on how businesses can be better recognized by all important search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing, among others.

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July 9, 2013

The Internet Sales Tax: Why Small Business Will Suffer

The Senate backed an Internet sales tax on May 6 that, if passed by the House, could harm small online retailers and the economy. Backed by President Obama, the Marketplace Fairness Act is supposed to help achieve parity between brick-and-mortar stores and online retailers. If the bill passes into law, only big business will benefit; shoppers and small entrepreneurs will suffer.

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July 9, 2013

Trend Spotting: Commerce on Facebook

A company that has successfully exploited e-commerce on social media is BigCommerce, co-founded by Eddie Machaalani and Mitchell Harper in 2009. They are present in over 65 countries, within 25 different industries, and have processed $1,657,523,898 in transactions for 35,387 of their store owners, generating annual revenues ranging from hundreds of dollars to tens of millions.

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July 9, 2013

The American Job Market and the Moonlighting Internet Entrepreneur

Despite what might be considered an improvement in employment rates overall, many Americans still have to burn the midnight oil to make the kind of money they did before the economy went bust. BigCommerce CRO Steven Power shares how surprising it is how many people are actually doing that -- working long after most are asleep, either to supplement their incomes or to start a new business in the Internet economy.

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June 30, 2013

The Entrepreneur In Business For the Bubs

Launched three years ago, Bubbalove.com.au is an online store offering a wide range of baby products for new mothers cautious about not causing any disturbance to their newborn’s sleeping patterns. While the business has experienced solid growth over the years, even attracting international markets with the help of e-commerce platform, Bigcommerce.com.au, it hasn’t all been smooth sailing.

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June 28, 2013

BigCommerce Booming; Global Spending Way Up

Consumers are obviously shopping more frequently but they are also buying more each time they shop. Data from the BigCommerce “State of the E-conomy” report indicates a steady increase in the average order price (total price of a one-time online purchase). Globally, the AOV (average order value) for online shoppers was $116 per order in the first quarter, up 21 percent from $95 in 2011 and 13.7 percent from $102 in 2012.

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