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If you're doing business online or thinking of doing so, these business website, social media and ecommerce resources will help you get started and increase your online business's success.
  1. Internet Marketing
  2. Business Blogs (8)
  3. Blogging for Business (10)
  4. Selling on eBay (8)
  5. Social Media (24)
  6. Domain Registration (8)
  7. Business Websites (6)
  8. Web Hosting (4)
  9. Search Engine Optimization (13)
  10. Internet Statistics (4)
  11. Online Tools (17)
  12. Website Promotion (10)
  13. Ecommerce Solutions (32)

8 Easy Ways to Get Your Small Business Into Ecommerce
Want to sell online but don’t have a lot of tech savvy? These turnkey ecommerce packages make getting your products online and selling them easy – and are inexpensive too.

An Easy Way to Get a Business Website – RebelMouse
If you use social media and don't have heavy ecommerce needs, RebelMouse can be a good inexpensive website for your small business.

Online Business Models
A successful online business can truly be a dream come true, giving you both an income and the ability to work at home. Here are seven different online business models for you to choose from so you can get started making money online.

6 Reasons Every Small Business Should Have a Website
Still don’t have a website for your small business? Here are six reasons why you should make getting your business online a priority.

How to Register a Domain Name
The first step to starting an online business is registering a domain name. This primer on domain names explains how to register a domain name and gives tips for picking the right domain name for an online business.

8 Rules for a Successful Ecommerce Website
Getting potential customers to your website is only half the battle; follow these eight rules to get them to make the click that matters and actually get visitors to your ecommerce website shopping online.

Why Isn't My Website Working?
Your business website marketing efforts won't get far if you don't have a site worth visiting. Here's how to build a business website that works and search engine optimization and submission tips.

Online Payment Options for Your Online Business
The more online payment options you offer, the more online payment processing you'll do on your site and the more money you'll make. Credit card processing is just the beginning as you'll see in this survey of online payment services.

Marketing Online: Basic Strategies Any Business Can Use
Want to get into marketing online but wondering what the options are and what online marketing strategies will best fit your business and your marketing budget? This marketing online primer presents an overview of strategies for you to choose from.

A 5 Step Internet Marketing Plan That’s Affordable and Effective
Learn how to create a cost effective Internet marketing campaign with a substantial return on investment - no matter how small your budget.

The 5 Best Ways to Get Free Website Promotion
Learn how to best promote your online business - for free.

11 Ways to Sell Online Well and Cash in on the Holiday Sales Boom
Just being online is no guarantee of selling online. To make an investment in e-commerce pay off, your small business has to capitalize on the holiday spending season and make as many holiday sales as possible. Learn how to sell online well and boost your revenues this holiday season with these tips from SAP Canada.

Keys to Successful eBay Selling
Starting an eBay business is easy, fun and can be done from the comfort of your own home. But what if you want to do more than just sell a few items and actually make money on eBay? How do you turn your selling on eBay foray into a successful eBay business? Here’s what I think are the keys to successful eBay selling.

7 Tips for Selling on eBay
Becoming an eBay seller lets you get into ecommerce without having to go through the trouble and expense of setting up an ecommerce site of your own. These seven eBay selling tips will help you get started selling on eBay successfully and get on your way to becoming an eBay PowerSeller.

10 Ways to Increase eBay Holiday Sales
There’s no difference now between eBay's holiday sales season and offline retailers' - November and December are the hottest months of the year. Pump up your eBay holiday sales with these tips to make the holidays your hottest eBay sales season too.

Selling on eBay Case Study
How easy is it to get started selling on eBay and is eBay an effective way to reach a niche market? See how the ebay experiment turned out and what our new eBay seller learned about selling on eBay in this case study.

Top- and Bottom-Line Growth for Your Online Business
Traffic generation or website conversion strategies? Which should you focus on to grow your online business? Kevin Gold explains the difference and how to use both to increase your online business's sales.

Reader Responses: What's Your Advice for Starting an Online Business?
What one piece of advice would you give anyone on how to start an online business to increase their chances of success? Add your advice on how to start an online business that will be a success to this page.

How to Create a Social Media Plan
Social media should be a component of every small business's marketing plan. Here's how to create a social media plan for your small business.

How to Create a Fan Page on Facebook
If you already have a personal Facebook page, you can create a Facebook Fan Page to promote your business. This article provides step by step instructions for how to create a Fan Page on Facebook.

How to Create a Quick & Easy Facebook Cover
Learn how to use Wordle to create a word cloud and then use the cloud you've created as a Facebook cover - the perfect solution when you don't want to use a personal photo.

How to Create a Facebook Welcome Page
Want more likes? A Facebook welcome page can really help. Here's how to quickly and easily create a Facebook welcome page - no HTML required.

10 Best Facebook Applications for Doing Business
Trying to use your Facebook page to do business? Here's a shortlist of the best Facebook applications for business purposes.

How to Twitter – A Get Started Guide
Want to tweet but don't know how to Twitter? Even if you've never seen a Twitter page before, this article will show you how to twitter and introduce you to basic Twitter tools that will make participating in Twitter regularly easy.

5 Rules for Twitter Promotion
Using Twitter to promote your business is possible, but you have to do Twitter promotion carefully. These five rules for small businesses explain how to use Twitter promotion successfully.

Top 7 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Use Twitter
If you're not using Twitter, you're missing out. Here are the top seven reasons why your business should use Twitter.

Merchant Account
This merchant account definition includes an explanation of the difference between merchant accounts and Internet merchant accounts and where to get them.

Search Engine Optimization Step-by-Step
Search engine optimization is the key to high rankings in search results. Here’s how to perform search engine optimization on each page of your Web site step-by-step.

7 Ways to Make Money from a Blog
Making money from a blog is possible and isn’t even particularly difficult any more. You don’t have to be famous or even have huge traffic (although how much money you make from your blog will depend on both of these factors to some extent). Make money from your blog by using one of more of these seven ideas.

PST and Ecommerce - Charging Provincial Sales Tax on Online Sales
“If I am selling taxable goods and/or services through a Web site to people in other provinces, do I have to charge and remit other provinces' sales taxes?” is one of the most common questions about ecommerce. This article explains how to handle provincial sales taxes (PST) on your online sales.

5 Internet Marketing Myths
Marketing your own professional services is not the same as marketing a retail product. If you follow the usual Internet marketing advice to market your professional services, you’re going to make serious mistakes. C. J. Hayden presents five Internet marketing myths that may be hazardous to the health of your business.

Blog FAQs for Businesses
Wondering what all the fuss about blogs is about and if your business should have one? This Business Blogs Primer will answer your questions - and explain how to create a blog for your business.

CIRA & Internet Domain Registration
Want a Canadian domain name? Then you need to know about CIRA, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization responsible for Internet domain registration in Canada.

Canadian Ecommerce Solutions
Want to get into ecommerce? Canada Post's eParcel Store may be just the ecommerce solution you're looking for, even if you don't already have an Internet merchant account.

Domain Name System Definition
This DNS definition includes a brief history of the Domain Name System.

Ecommerce Definition
We all think we know already, but what is ecommerce exactly? Here is an ecommerce definition and a brief discussion of the development of the ecommerce definition used by OECD countries.

Top Level Domain
This definition of top level domain explains how top level domains have evolved and what the difference is between a top level domain and country code top level domains.

What Is Podcasting All About?
Wondering what podcasting is, how to find the podcasts you're interested in or even how to get into podcasting yourself? This podcasting definition has the answers.

How to Really Make Money on the Internet With an Amazon.com Affiliate
In this how-to, About Entrepreneur's Guide Scott Allen explains how to set up a money-making site based on being an Amazon.com affiliate.

How to Start Selling Physical Goods Online
About Online Business/Hosting Guide Gregory Go outlines the essential steps for starting a successful online business from getting Internet access through building an online store.

Top 42 Most Useful Firefox Extensions
About Online Business / Hosting Guide Gregory Go subtitles this list "Addons for ecommerce merchants, bloggers, web developers, and everyone" and truly any small business person who uses this browser will find something that makes their life easier.

Search Engine Optimization
What is Search Engine Optimization? Here's a broad search engine optimization definition and some advice for small business owners.

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