The Ruralpreneur #14 - What's Coming Next

Empowering small town entrepreneurs to expand their businesses using digital tools and ecommerce

🎧 NEW! Listen or watch: The Ruralpreneur Podcast episode 6 has launched on Youtube and Spotify…. This one is with Patrick Pleiss and we discuss a variety of topics around marketing from funnels to "taking your medicine".

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Holiday Shopping on TikTok and Instagram?

Young people don't just think differently, they also shop differently. A recent study found that almost half of the young shoppers in the US, aged 18 to 29, plan to do their holiday shopping on TikTok and Instagram. Also, a big majority of them, 86%, say that social media affects what they decide to buy. This is interesting to note.


Apple’s AI Rollout

Apple is planning to introduce a new type of AI technology. They will mix cloud-based AI with edge AI, which could mean more data processing happening directly on your device. This might come with the iOS 18 update.


Scan Now, Pay Later

Klarna has introduced a new feature where you can snap a picture of an item and it will help you find where to buy it online. This is one of 13 new updates they've made, which could be interesting for folks in the online selling business.

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For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

Isaiah 54:10