Top 7 eCommerce Trends to Follow Going Into 2017

With eCommerce being one of the fastest growing industries on the planet - do you feel prepared going into 2017 to capitalize on this hyper growth market? If not, no worries now is the time. Making even a few of the top 7 eCommerce trends now will ensure your setup for success with your eCommerce…
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Don’t Be An Email Cowboy or Tolerate Those Who Are

Have you ever spoken with someone who first appears to be a kind, respectable man or women in person or phone, but then through the click of 'send' on an email becomes a childish tyrant? If so, you may have met an email cowboy. Email and the wild west are both great, but they don't…
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How to Run Successful Lean Startup Experiments

Being able to create and manage Lean Startup experiments is just as important as understanding the Lean Startup methodology. Without having the right parameters to navigate your new methodology - the knowledge in itself is pointless. One of Eric Reis' biggest points in Lean is to create systems that allow you to have measurable accounting.…
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12 New Products in 12 Weeks

A big part of our culture at Never Settle is learning how to live outside the box while developing new products. We have found that the more limits we remove the more creative we get. This has led us to continue to try what we like to call internal experiments. If they work they become…
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From Idea to Market in Less Than One Month

Today I read Inc. Magazines 32 issue of the Inc. 500 & 5000 and was haunted by one statistic in the whole issue… "27% of the 500 fastest growing companies in the world could go from idea to market in less than one month"! While we practice Lean principles adapted to our company and truly…
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Actual 40 Hour Weeks in a Startup

Do you think its possible to start a new company, be profitable, and only work 40 hour weeks? We believe it's possible and so we're going to try it out, maybe it will be brilliant maybe it will be a huge mistake… between this and Leap Week I'm guessing we'll find out soon enough. I'm…
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Startups, Recruiters, and Ethics

I’m very curious about the experiences and opinions of others regarding the viability of using the recruiting industry to discover qualified candidates - particularly across our demographic of bootstrapped technology startup owners. We have zero debt, no strong funding ambitions, and a radical commitment to frugal and prudent fiscal approaches. These factors usually guide us…
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