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MBA2147 Why Ecommerce Is One of the Hardest Businesses to Start & Grow + Free Ride Friday

Omar has run many a business. But the hardest kind, for (literally) his money, is ecommerce.

Every type of business has its challenges, but selling physical goods online has more — and more difficult — issues to contend with. That’s not to say you shouldn’t start an ecommerce business. But you should know what you’re getting into!

Today, we share what you need to prepare for, if ecommerce really is your game.

For many aspiring entrepreneurs, ecommerce seems like the obvious choice. And while selling stuff on the Internet may seem less complicated than, say, developing software or building a freelance service business…it isn’t.

Learn exactly what challenges to expect, and get tips on how to navigate them based on Omar’s experience. Go into ecommerce with your eyes open, and increase your odds of success. Click Play!

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