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Small Business Tips from Yahoo!’s Tom Byun

Published on March 10, 2011 By Robin

On March 8th, Tom Byun of Yahoo! Small Business was interviewed on AM radio stations across the country. Tom discussed a survey that Yahoo! Small Business and lpsos conducted. The survey was conducted with small business owners and covered such topics as why people start businesses, perceived barriers and resources available to to aspiring business [...]

2011 IRCE

Published on February 17, 2011 By Robin

This year, the annual Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition will take place at the San Diego Convention Center from June 14th – 27th. It is the world’s largest e-commerce event and is expected to draw over 7, ooo attendees. Boasting 175 speakers and 475 exhibitors, there is sure to be something for everyone. This years [...]

News Odds and Ends

Published on May 26, 2010 By Robin

1.6 Million Dollar Mistake Last weekend, 6pm.com, a sister site to the wildly popular zappos.com made a very expensive mistake.  A few symbols were overlooked when coding a new rule for their pricing engine. This resulted in items being sold on 6pm.com to be capped at $49.95-for 6 hours! Items sold on both sites were [...]

Time, Place and Space

Published on April 27, 2010 By Robin

Who doesn’t love springtime? Maybe if you suffer from allergies, but even then, you still  have to admit it’s pretty amazing.  It’s such a time of renewal and promise. Increasing daylight, flowers, trees,  it’s all so energizing. It makes you feel like anything is possible. Many people revisit their New Year’s fitness resolutions, rethink an [...]