Know your Ecommerce job descriptions.

Ecommerce is the art of selling useless shit on the web. Some people make a living out of it, other spend their living on it. Behind every successful ecommerce venture are a whole ton of people playing different roles in the company, each contributing to the team in different but important ways.

Sales
Sell useless shit to people who don’t want it.

Marketing
Make people think they want the useless shit you sell just long enough for you to sell it.

Inventory
Make sure the useless shit you are selling is actually being sold.

Accounting
See if you are selling enough of the useless shit you need to sell.

Shipping
Pack all the useless shit you sell into dumb little boxes.

Secretary
Answer the phone when people call about the useless shit you sell.

Web Admin
Make sure the website you use to sell useless shit keeps selling useless shit.

Designer
Make sure all the useless shit you sell doesn’t look very useless.

Management
Convince your employees that there is meaning behind all this useless shit.