Launching A Successful E-commerce Business by Aleksey Matyushev

About 8 months ago we began taking pre-orders for our elegant iPad sound amplifier through our website.  Today, 7decibels.com offers 4 products and is a profitable and growing business.

We have gotten a lot of questions about how we set up our business and got to where we are today. We wanted to give you a behind the scenes look at the steps we took to get started.  Over the next couple weeks we will be posting detailed guide of what we did to get started.  The topics we plan to cover are outlined below.  Be sure to sign up for our mailing list and we'll drop the articles write to your inbox!


-Social media, friends and family, and professional networks.

-Building website.

-What we did right.

-What we could have done better.

Launching a Product on Kickstarter

-Benefits of crowd-funding.

-Tips for running campaign.

-What we did right.

-What we could have done better.

Post Kickstarter

-Delighting backers during order fulfillment.

-How to continue to build momentum.

-What we did right.

-What we could have done better.

Tools We Used Along The Way

-Shopify - Everything you need to start selling online today

-MailChimp - Send better email

-1800Accountants - All of your accounting solutions in one place

-Xero Accounting - Beautiful accounting software

-BizFilings - The small business incorporation experts

-HootSuite - Social Media Management

-Google Drive - Everything you need, everywhere you go

-Zoho Mail - Take control of your inbox

-Pandora Radio - Listen to free music you'll love