Ecommerce Book Reviews
Passive Income for Life by Eric Michael
The book "Passive Income for Life: A Time-Tested Secret Recipe for Building a $50,000 Cash Machine on Amazon.com: In Your Spare Time" by Eric Michael presents an alternative business model. It involves purchasing used goods cheap and selling them on Amazon.com.
Building E-Commerce Solutions with WooCommerce by Robbert Ravensbergen
The book "Building E-Commerce Solutions with WooCommerce" by Robbert Ravensbergen is a good beginner's guide to using the WooCommerce plugin to create an ecommerce website using WordPress.
Big Ticket Ecommerce by Bob Regnerus
The book "Big Ticket Ecommerce: How to Sell High-Priced Products and Services Using the Internet" by Bob Regnerus is interesting because it promises to shares secrets of how to sell super expensive stuff online. This is my review of the book.
Drop Shipping and Ecommerce, What You Need and Where to Get It
Should you choose the drop shipping model for your ecommerce business? The book "Drop Shipping and Ecommerce, What You Need and Where to Get It" by Christine Clayfield will help you decide.
Web Programming and Internet Technologies: An E-Commerce Approach
The book "Web Programming and Internet Technologies: An E-Commerce Approach" by Porter Scobey and Pawan Lingras helps you develop an ecommerce website from scratch.
Digital Minds by WSI
A book on digital marketing is a must read by all business owners. And "Digital Minds: 12 Things Every Business Needs to Know About Digital Marketing" by WSI is a good place to start.
Web Analytics 2.0 by Avinash Kaushik
As an ecommerce professional, you should heavily lean on data for decision making. But mere possession of data is not enough. You need to know what to do with it. That is why you need to read my review of the book "Web Analytics 2.0: The Art of Online Accountability and Science of Customer Centricity" by Avinash Kaushik.
The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau
If you intended to set up a business, then get off your comfortable seats right now. The book "The $100 Startup" by Chris Guillebeau shows you that tons of money is not required to get a successful business off the ground.
Electronic Commerce by Gary Schneider
"Electronic Commerce" by Gary Schneider is a textbook. Though it is not too easy to read, it does present a comprehensive read for someone who wants to get acquainted with ecommerce basics.
E-Commerce Logistics & Fulfillment: Delivering the Goods by Deborah L. Bayles
If you are an ecommerce professional, you know how critical logistics is. As a result, I decided to review the book "E-Commerce Logistics & Fulfillment: Delivering the Goods" by Deborah L. Bayles.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Web-Based Business by Steve Slaunwhite
"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Web-Based Business" by Steve Slaunwhite covers a wide range of topics that all web based business owners should know about.
Million Dollar Websites by Rebecca Murtagh
Paradoxically, though a website is the most important component of an ecommerce business, it is often not given the attention it deserves. That is why you should read the book "Million Dollar Websites: Build a Better Website Using Best Practices of the Web Elite in E-Business, Design, SEO, Usability, Social, Mobile and Conversion" by Rebecca Murtagh.
Mobile Commerce 2.0 by Majeed Ahmad
Ecommerce has liberated itself from the clutches of your desktop. Mobile ecommerce is the order of the day, and the trend is only getting strengthened. That is my inspiration in reviewing the book "Mobile Commerce 2.0: Where Payments, Location and Advertising Converge" by Majeed Ahmad.
Hands Off eCommerce With Fiverr... by Ron Rule
Read "Hands Off eCommerce With Fiverr: A Start to Finish Guide on Building an eCommerce Site Without Spending a Fortune" by Ron Rule, and learn how to outsource your grunt work.
Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords by Perry Marshall and Bryan Todd
If you use Google AdWords, read "Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords" by Perry Marshall and Bryan Todd.
Selling Online... by Jim Carroll and Rick Broadhead
Read "Selling Online: How to Become a Successful E-Commerce Merchant" by Jim Carroll and Rick Broadhead to find out what it takes to set up a large ecommerce business from scratch.
Ecom Hell: How to Make Money in Ecommerce Without Getting Burned, by Shirley Tan
Shirley Tan presents a plainspeak book titled, "Ecom Hell: How to Make Money in Ecommerce Without Getting Burned."
By Invitation Only by Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson
Learning the ropes from someone who has undergone the journey of setting up an ecommerce website is exciting. That is exactly what you are in for if you read the book, "By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed the Way Millions Shop."
E-Commerce Marketing by Brad Kleindl and James L. Burrow
If you want to read a decade old book on ecommerce marketing to understand how things have changed, read "E-Commerce Marketing" by Brad Kleindl and James L. Burrow.
E-Commerce Operations Management: Marc Schniederjans, Qing Cao, & Jason Triche
Want to read a great book on ecommerce operations? Try "E-Commerce Operations Management: 2nd Edition" by Marc J Schniederjans, Qing Cao, and Jason H Triche.
Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed... by Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff
How much time do you think your customers spend on social media? Is that something you can ignore? Learn the concepts of social marketing from the masters in this book: "Groundswell, Expanded and Revised Edition: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies" by Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff.
Ecommerce Best Practices by Thomas M McFadyen
If you want to read a book written by someone who has several large ecommerce implementations under his belt -- this is it.
E-Commerce for Dummies by Don Jones
The Dummies series of books has one one ecommerce too. This is its review.
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
Read "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon" by Brad Stone to learn about the birth of ecommerce as an industry.
E-commerce Get It Right! by Ian Daniel
E-commerce Get It Right! Essential Step-by-Step Guide for Selling & Marketing Products Online. Insider Secrets, Key Strategies & Practical Tips - Simplified for Start-Ups & Small Businesses by Ian Daniel is an interesting book that shares practitioner's secrets and experiences with ecommerce.
Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt
Differentiating yourself is the need of the hour for ecommerce business. And that is what the book "Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World" by Michael Hyatt can help you with.
How to Quickly Start an Online Business... by Brian Ault
Read "How to Quickly Start an Online Business & Easily Build a Profitable eCommerce Web Site in Under 5 Minutes!" by Brian Ault to learn how to make an ecommerce business really fast.
Likeable Social Media by Dave Kerpen
It is one thing to have a social media presence -- anyone can have that. It is entirely another to make your social media presence likeable. That is why you need to read the book, "Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (And Other Social Networks)" by Dave Kerpen.
Content Rules by Ann Handley and C. C. Chapman
One of the smartest ways for ecommerce websites to get qualified traffic is by content marketing. Read more about it in the book, "Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business" by Ann Handley and C. C. Chapman.
Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson
The book "Makers: The New Industrial Revolution" by Chris Anderson is all about manufacturing, innovation, production, and excellence. I am hoping that reading this book will inspire you to produce a revolutionary ecommerce website.
Top 10 Ecommerce Books
Read the best ecommerce books to become a top notch professional. As the complexities of any profession increase, only those who remain on top of the latest will move ahead in their careers.
The Ultimate Guide To Marketing Your Business With Pinterest! by Gabriela Taylor
If one picture is worth a thousand words, then we can see why Pinterest has taken social media with a storm. This is a book review of "Pinterest: The Ultimate Guide To Marketing Your Business With Pinterest! by Gabriela Taylor."
Click Millionaires by Scott Fox
The book "Click Millionaires" by Scott Fox introduces you to the opportunity of making digital dollars. This is its review.
The Complete E-Commerce Book by Janice Reynolds
You can read many books on ecommerce, or you can read, "The Complete E-Commerce Book: Design, Build & Maintain a Successful Web-Based Business" by Janice Reynolds -- a book that is more like a comprehensive guide.
Retail Rebellion: How To Start Your Own Online Retail Empire by Nathan Hartnett
Here is an ecommerce primer that talks about the basics, uses illustrative examples, but does not get into the details.
Convert! Designing Web Sites to Increase Traffic and Conversion by Ben Hunt
Here is a book on ecommerce marketing. It starts right from the basics and takes you to advanced actionable concepts.
Book Review: E-Business and E-Commerce Management (4th Edition) by Dave Chaffey
Read a review of the book "E-Business and E-Commerce Management: Strategy, Implementation and Practice" (4th Edition) by Dave Chaffey. It is voluminous textbook that attempts to clarify all your doubts and leave you conceptually strong.
Starting an Online Business for Dummies
Starting an Online Business for Dummies is ne of the most popular books for those who want to set up an ecommerce business. This is its review.
E-Commerce for Organizational Development and Competitive Advantage by Mehdi K
The book "E-Commerce for Organizational Development and Competitive Advantage" is a compilation of scholarly papers on ecommerce. If you are in the ecommerce business for the long run, do not miss out on this book.
E-Commerce 2012 by Kenneth Laudon and Carol Guercio Traver
After all the light reading, it is a good idea to go back to textbooks. "E-Commerce 2012" by Kenneth Laudon and Carol Guercio Traver is one such textbook which will help clarify your concepts about electronic commerce.
Effortless E-Commerce With PHP and MySQL by Larry Ullman
While on the one hand people are trying to avoid coding as much as possible, on the other there are people who prefer the flexibility that coding provides. This is a book review of Effortless E-Commerce With PHP and MySQL by Larry Ullman for those who are inclined to start from scratch.
Design and Launch an Ecommerce Business in a Week by Jason Rich
If you want to read a beginner's guide to setting up an ecommerce business, you should read, "Design and Launch an Ecommerce Business in a Week" by Jason Rich.