Dylan Jacob grew up running his own businesses and knew early on when to change course and adapt. Ever since high school Dylan grew a small phone repairs business into a parts manufacturing company and later founded a company that offered the largest color selection of tiles in the United States. Despite reaching financial success, Dylan always viewed these ventures as “buffer businesses” and only found his true calling when he dove deep into solving the common problem of how to keep drinks cold. In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from Dylan Jacob of BrüMates on how he built businesses ever since high school and how he’s been able to generate $21 Million in sales by pivoting his main target market.
Coming up with a great idea for a product to sell online will occasionally strike when you least expect it. Many times though, it’s something you need to be proactively on the lookout for—but where should you begin? We’ve organized a list of the best resources to give you direction and get you started.
Google Shopping ads allow customers to search for, compare, and easily buy products online. But there are six main Google Shopping programs specifically made to help retailers get more out of the Google advertising platform. In this comprehensive guide, we take a look at each one, from getting set up to getting results.
As a small business owner, video can seem like an intimidating or expensive format. But Instagram videos can be an accessible way to showcase your products and your brand to your audience. Here are some ideas to make the most of Instagram video in your posts, stories, and IGTV channel.
Adrian Wood went from making music on his laptop to producing for the likes of 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, and Eminem. He’s also the CEO of Modern Producers, and shares on Shopify Masters how he built this online digital assets company and its subscription service with a loyal fanbase.
By the time he started college, Colm Dillane had already been printing T-shirts in his parents’ basement. But that “business” would later be the catalyst for KidSuper, a brand that would later catch fire with the cool kids. It would also take Colm and his friends on a calamitous cross-U.S. road trip to ComplexCon, an annual event attended by some of the world’s biggest names in pop culture and streetwear.
Print on demand is a process where you can customize white-label products and print them on a per-order basis. No buying in bulk. Here’s a rundown of popular print-on-demand services and what you need to know when creating custom products.
Video editing software can help you showcase your products from every angle, helping you produce professional video for platforms like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, or anywhere else you share brand videos. There are a number of easy-to-use software options available to edit videos—many for free—that can help you stand out from your competition.
Despite solving a common problem, having massive media coverage, and being apart of the Oscars VIP gift bags, JP credits project management as the key to Phone Loops’ success. In today’s episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll hear from JP and COO of Phone Loops, Alex Gingras on the project management workflow helped them reach millions in sales.