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🛒 Shopify 2.0, Bienvenido Etsy, & PayPal POS

🛒 Shopify 2.0, Bienvenido Etsy, & PayPal POS

This week we dive into some exciting technological advancements among big players in e-commerce including Shopify's new Online Store 2.0, PayPal's launch of an integrated POS system, Adobe's cookieless future, BigCommerce's Bitcoin play, and more.  With all that...

⚖️ India’s new e-commerce laws

⚖️ India’s new e-commerce laws

Did you ever think you'd live in a world where India had better antitrust and consumer protection laws than USA? And that's not meant to be a jab at India! The question is meant more as a disapproving reflection at the current state of U.S.A.'s outdated and ill...

🛒 Shop Pay everywhere, GoDaddy Payments, & Stripe investments

🛒 Shop Pay everywhere, GoDaddy Payments, & Stripe investments

Everywhere I look in the news lately, I see headlines about companies "taking on Amazon". When you look at Shopify's recent acquisitions and investments, Google making big plays to acquire product data, SquareSpace going public, and companies like Wix, GoDaddy, and...

💳 Wix POS, Lightspeed $1B Acquisitions, & Netflix Merch

💳 Wix POS, Lightspeed $1B Acquisitions, & Netflix Merch

I hope you're enjoying our new and improved newsletter format these past few weeks, exclusively focusing on e-commerce industry highlights. If so, there are a few ways you can really help us grow:  1) Write a testimonial. You can hit reply to this e-mail and let me...

🍪 Etsy Acquisitions, eBay/PayPal Breakup, & Cookieless Futures

🍪 Etsy Acquisitions, eBay/PayPal Breakup, & Cookieless Futures

Ever since I started this newsletter in January 2021, I've had my ear to the ground of the e-commerce industry like never before. Consequently a positive result has been that I've made some incredible stock picks! I bought OLO on Mar 22 at $31.35 which is now up...

🛒 Reply, Retweet, Like, Buy?

🛒 Reply, Retweet, Like, Buy?

Welcome to the new streamlined Shopifreaks newsletter. We've shifted our focus towards exclusively headlining the most important e-commerce news of the week so that you never miss any major happenings in the industry. Hit reply to this e-mail and let me know what you...

📈 Google Shopping Graph, Mental Health, & Libra

📈 Google Shopping Graph, Mental Health, & Libra

Changes are coming to the Shopifreaks newsletter. Starting next week, I'm going to be focusing more heavily on e-commerce industry news and less on information specifically for Shopify merchants. (ie: No more Tip of the Week or New Shopify Apps and expanded E-Commerce...

⚜️ IPO Wins & Fails, Leaked Memos, and Shopify Saints

⚜️ IPO Wins & Fails, Leaked Memos, and Shopify Saints

In the past few weeks we've acquired new readers from the exec teams of Shopify, BigCommerce, Prodigy, Automattic, and Amazon, plus some well known digital marketing agencies. Welcome to Shopifreaks! How can I best serve you with these newsletters? What are your...

⚔️ Patent Wars,  Subscription Apps, & SEO Secrets

⚔️ Patent Wars, Subscription Apps, & SEO Secrets

Did you see the press release I published last week about the launch of Shopifreaks? To all our new subscribers who found us through that press release (or other means), welcome to the community! If you've ever got important e-commerce related news that we should...

🐵 Universal APIs, MailChimp e-commerce, and NFTs

🐵 Universal APIs, MailChimp e-commerce, and NFTs

I'm launching a referral program for Shopifreaks soon. You'll have your own special link to share our newsletter, and you'll earn points for every new subscriber, which you can redeem for rewards.  What would you like those rewards to be?  Please hit reply...

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