Description

eCommerceFuel is a paid community for online store owners making over 7 figures. The community's vetting process ensures high-quality discussions.

To join eCommerceFuel, you need to own an eCommerce store making 7 figures or more. Additionally, you have to be willing to be active in the forum and share your knowledge with other members. Membership costs $149/month.

If you make $10M+, you will enter a private sub-group and participate in a special annual event for the largest members. Keep in mind that eCommerceFuel is not accepting members that are service providers or SaaS vendors.

The main communication channel is the community's online forum. Inside, members ask questions, give advice, and help each other out. The forum has a deep, searchable archive that will allow you to browse through years worth of information. You can find answers on virtually any aspect of running an eCommerce business.

Additionally, when you join the community you get instant access to a searchable member directory. This directory has data of over 1000 experienced entrepreneurs. You can search by location, niche, and even by software, among other categories. This will allow you to connect with relevant peers.

To further expand your knowledge, you can read eCommerceFuel's regular, in-depth case studies. These are detailed documents that break down what is working right now, and insights into others' mistakes so you avoid doing them yourself. The community's podcast and blog are other useful sources of information.

On the other hand, the review directory will help you to make better outsourcing and technology decisions. It contains over 15,000 reviews from members on software, agencies, and SaaS vendors. You can trust they are unbiased reviews since moderators don't allow affiliate links and paid placements.

Furthermore, eCommerceFuel organizes several in-person, member-exclusive events. You can join some of the local meetups in over 20 cities around the world. There are also adventure-themed trips and conferences from the community's partners. You can also participate from eCommerceFuel Live, a three-day event with expert speakers and a perfect opportunity to connect with other members.

Lastly, with your membership, you will get member-exclusive discounts on dozens of eCommerceFuel partners (mostly SaaS companies).

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Details

  • Membership: Paid Community
  • Year Founded: 2012
  • Founders:

    Andrew Youderian

  • Amount of members: 1,100
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Online Platform: Own Platform
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: In Person, Virtual

Benefits

Participate in a forum of experienced entrepreneurs:
The eCommerceFuel's online forum is highly moderated to avoid ads and self-promotion. You will only find relevant advice from experienced online store owners.

Build your network:
As a member of the community, you will get instant access to a member directory of over 1000 entrepreneurs. You can search by a number of categories, making it easier for you to connect with relevant peers.

Join in-person events:
eCommerceFuel organizes local meetups in over 20 cities around the world, as well as adventure-themed trips and eCommerceFuel Live, a three-day conference to connect with other members and learn from experts.

Price
  • Monthly Cost
    $149

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Requirements

To join eCommerceFuel, you must own a 7-figure+ eCommerce business. Keep in mind that the community is not currently accepting service providers or SaaS vendors. You also must commit to being active in the community, contributing, and sharing with other members.

Place

Networking Events

Community members mainly connect and interact in eCommerceFuel's online forum. Since every member is a 7-figure+ online store owner, they probably have faced some of the challenges you are facing. In the forum, you will find insightful advice and feedback from other members. The forum is professionally moderated and you won't encounter any ads or pitching posts. Also, if your business makes over $10M, eCommerceFuel hosts a private sub-group and annual event for the largest members.

On the other hand, as a member, you will instantly access a network of over 1,000 entrepreneurs. With the community's searchable member directory, you can search members by location, skillset, niche, and software used. This allows you to connect with the right members fast.

Additionally, the community regularly organizes different member-exclusive events. There are local and regional meetups in over 20 cities around the world. Furthermore, you will be able to participate in adventure-themed trips to talk about business with other experienced entrepreneurs.

eCommerceFuel Live is their biggest event. The next one will be on March 27-30, 2022, in the Chesapeake Bay. The ticket includes expert speakers and talks, breakout sessions, and networking events, among other benefits such as free breakfast and lunch during the three days.

Content Library

The community's review directory can help you to make better investment decisions and to avoid costly mistakes. It includes over 15,000 software, agency, and vendors reviews for your technology/outsourcing decisions. These are unbiased reviews since affiliate links or paid placements are forbidden. All reviews are written only by members.

Additionally, the online forum has deep, searchable archives. You will get immediate access to years worth of discussions about every aspect of running an online store. eCommerceFuel also provides its members with in-depth case studies, that uncover what is working now and insights from others' mistakes.

Lastly, you can check the community's podcast and blog to find even more information to deepen your knowledge about eCommerce and running an online business.

Benefits with other companies

eCommerceFuel includes dozens of member-exclusive discounts in several SaaS companies. Klaviyo, Privy, ShippingEasy, Bigcommerce, Shogun, SearchSpring, Cloudflare, Stripe, Postscript, and Zendesk, are only some examples.

On the other hand, the community has forged relationships with others conference organizers. That's why you will be able to connect with eCommerceFuel members in conferences like IRCE, Prosper, and Canton Fair.

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"This is a community of doers, not wantrepreneurs. Everyone is vetted which makes for super impactful conversations – nothing else compares as far as quality of membership." -Bill D'Alessandro

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