Ranking, Link Building, and Google Analytics

E-commerce Weekly Update This week I went through the process of optimizing my website and also learning google analytics. It's nice that such a powerful tool like analytics is free, since there's so much else you need to pay for in the world of ecommerce. This week...

Google Ads and Keywords

E-commerce Weekly Update This week I went through the learning process with google ads and using keywords. I learned the ins and outs of using google ads and how to select appropriate and effective keywords. I learned that keywords function just like google searches...

Legal Structure

E-commerce Weekly Update This week I learned about the legal areas of running an online business. In my research I looked mostly at taxes and what I would owe based on my business. Since my business model is affiliate, I found that I don’t really have to do very much....

Site Design

Continuing the E-Commerce Journey This week I went in-depth into site layout and design, and I studied a couple of websites that had similar business models and ideas as mine. I made note of some things I liked, and some things I thought could use improving. Obviously...

Site Builder and Hosting

E-commerce Escapades This week the main focus was on finding a system for getting our businesses online. I looked through vatious options like SquareSpace, Wix, and Weebly. I wondered if I could find something a bit simpler than wordpress so as to simplify the...

Sourcing the Product

Continuing Adventures in E-commerce I've been learning this week a lot about various business models and how they compare to one another. Specifically we've been diving into drop shipping and working as an affiliate. These are similar in that with both these...

Choosing a Business

My Intro to E-commerce As I've been studying in my web business class I've started to reconsider what kind of business I want to have to start. My initial thoughts were to simply to create a page advertising my video and photography skills. This would be a...

Comm 316 Portfolio

My Portfolio from Comm 316 Well it's been a wild semester and an even wilder year! I've taken two photography classes, celebrated my first wedding anniversary, and we are expecting our first child to be born any day. Among all these adventures I've also gone on a few...

Custom Saber Photography

Old Scrolls Custom Saber Product Photography Intro As I've been developing my style, I've come to really appreciate the ability to shape and direct light within photography. This has quickly become my favorite part of photography, wether it's manipulating lights...

Grand Teton Portrait Photography

Grand Teton Portrait Photography While on a visit to Grand Teton National Park I decided to do some portrait photography with some of my fellow photographers. We found a couple locations and took turns posing, sometimes with props or products clearly visible to...