306: What’s Next In Ecommerce: The Future of Amazon, Facebook Sustainability, and Emerging Channels With Andrew Youderian

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what's next in eCommerce

After a decade of fast-paced growth, are you wondering what’s next in eCommerce? Today’s guest is here to share his predictions.

Three-time returning guest Andrew Youderian is back on today’s show. Andrew is a well-known entrepreneur in the eCommerce space, host of the eCommerce Fuel Podcast and the owner of the eCommerce Fuel forum.

In this episode, we do some big picture thinking on what’s next in eCommerce, what we’ve seen coming and going, Facebook trends and the future of Amazon. We also touch on brand building, emerging channels to pay attention to and what we think is on the horizon.

Episode Highlights:

  • 5:39 Fast-paced growth and what’s next in eCommerce
  • 8:39 The state of Amazon for eCommerce sellers
  • 13:00 Is Facebook advertising going to be a thing of the future or the past?
  • 18:46 Why Andrew Youderian doesn’t think Facebook is the path to sustainable growth
  • 23:40 Strategies for owning your relationship with your community
  • 28:10 Are you still experiencing asymmetric returns?
  • 32:42 How to take advantage of emerging channels to grow your audience
  • 35:49 Why Andrew closed the eCommerce Fuel job board
  • 40:04 Exciting new tools and the future of Facebook groups
  • 45:47 Why social trust is critical to the success of businesses

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