E265: Getting Into an Ecommerce Business Later in LifeJuly 11, 2019 in Ecom-Crew-Podcast
If you’ve been to a handful of ecommerce live events, chances are you’ve met Carole Rains. She’s a regular at these functions and always has a ready smile for anyone.
Carole Rains didn’t become a solopreneur until later in life. She started her career in the pharmaceutical industry and then transitioned to becoming a chef. The years and monotonous pace led her to an interest in ecommerce. Today, she’s the proud owner of two stores, Rustic Artistry and Emu Joy.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Carole’s thoughts about getting more women in ecommerce (3:57)
- Carole’s take on getting into ecommerce later in life (7:31)
- How she started her first store (11:22)
- How she got her second store (11:39)
- How she makes her businesses work for her lifestyle (14:14)
- Challenges she faces in running her businesses (23:00)
This episode is part of our Women’s Month celebration. We’d love to see more women in the ecommerce industry, so if you are a female business owner, head over to www.ecomcrew.com/underthehood and tell us your story. We’d love to feature you on the podcast.
If you have any questions or comments, feel free to leave them below. Happy selling!
Michael started his first business when he was 18 and is a serial entrepreneur. He got his start in the online world way back in 2004 as an affiliate marketer. From there he grew as an SEO expert and has transitioned into ecommerce, running several sites that bring in a total of 7-figures of revenue each year.