This week in small business: Enough e-commerce tips to keep you busy for a while…

Loads of tips that will help your e-commerce efforts today as well as a look into what trends will be important tomorrow lead our collection of curated content this week. We also have important advice for college seniors and lots of productivity insights.

Marketing and sales

Ben Cogburn shares e-commerce tips from seven marketing experts in his Ontra blog post. Need even more e-commerce tips? Darcy Wheeler has them for you.

And before we leave the topic, why not look into Evan Duarte’s crystal tall to see the future e-commerce trends?

When the bandwagon comes rolling down the street, jump on it! That’s what Kate Harrison did in her Forbes article, 5 Marketing Tactics From Starbuck’s Unicorn Frappuccino Launch You Can Copy.

Serial entrepreneur Jordan French says that social media matters in marketing more than we realize. See if you agree.

First, don’t call it “Homepage.” Beyond that, Liraz Margalit gives you three things to consider when optimizing your homepage.

Combine your SEO and social media marketing to boost your ranking on Google. Rinki Sharma gives you five ways to do this.

Leadership, management, and productivity

Sometimes I wonder if humans are even capable of coping with the rate of change we’re experiencing right now. In any case, you need to understand how the online platform economy works and this Schott Shane piece will help.

Gordon Tredgold, founder and CEO of Leadership Principles, gives us three fundamental things we need to do to achieve success.

Will women business leaders be the ones to realize the potential of wearables? Check out Laura Emily Dunn’s interview of Marija Butkovic, co-founder of Women of Wearables and Kisha Smart Umbrella.

We never know how much we depend on things until they’re gone, so be sure to check out Anthony Maina’s list of 20 free data recovery solutions for small business.

Think you’re focused? Chris Carter learned a few things about focus when he spent some time shooting a sniper rifle with a Navy SEAL.

Tarun Mittal details five bad habits that may be killing your productivity. You owe it to yourself to check this one out.

Are there college seniors in your life? If so, direct them to this article by Robert Hellmann, Do These 4 Things Before Graduating To Ensure Career Success.

Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation

Here’s one for all you 10 percenters: 7 Advantages Being Left-Handed Has Given Me in Entrepreneurship, by Melissa Chu.

The best ideas force you to execute quickly, says Pejman Ghadimi in his article, 3 Steps to go from Idea to Entrepreneur.