30 episodes

Get expert insights on the go with our biweekly audio series where global thought leaders discuss all things ecommerce — from industry news and trends to growth strategies and success stories.

The Make it Big Podcast BigCommerce

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Get expert insights on the go with our biweekly audio series where global thought leaders discuss all things ecommerce — from industry news and trends to growth strategies and success stories.

    Episode 29: Unwrapping 2022 Cyber Week Insights

    Episode 29: Unwrapping 2022 Cyber Week Insights

    The results are in: BigCommerce merchants saw record-breaking 2022 Cyber Week sales. Experts from BigCommerce sat down for a live recording to break down insights from the biggest shopping season of the year with a look into stand-out trends, how and what consumers were buying, and how merchants not only weathered the economic storm – but excelled – this Cyber Week.

    • 28 min
    Episode 28: Retail Trends and Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

    Episode 28: Retail Trends and Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

    With an extensive repertoire in the retail and ecommerce industries, Rent the Runway Co-founder Jenny Fleiss shares her expert insights into emerging digital trends in this 2022 Make it Big conference session.

    From sustainability to experiential commerce, stay on the pulse of the latest in retail and digital heading into 2023.  Plus, get an exclusive look at Jenny’s newest work on the investment front with Volition Capital.

    (0:58) An inside look into Jenny's investing journey
    (2:21) How sustainability is woven into Rent the Runway's fabric
    (4:55) Retail trends shaping the next new normal
    (6:57) Standing out in a crowded space
    (10:53) Navigating emerging consumer trends
    (13:20) Trends on Jenny's radar
    (15:00) The importance of omnichannel
    (18:39) Retail in a recession
    (20:54) Keeping up with consumer expectations
    (23:22) Experiential commerce
    (25:25) Why Jenny's bullish on the Metaverse
    (26:54) Jenny's parting advice

    Watch more Make it Big conference sessions on demand at https://event.bigcommerce.com/make-it-big-2022/agenda.

    • 29 min
    Episode 27: Brands Breaking Barriers with Web3

    Episode 27: Brands Breaking Barriers with Web3

    Greg Phipps, Head of Digital Performance and Growth at Gap, joins the Make it Big Podcast with host Liz O’Neill, Associate Product Marketing Manager at BigCommerce, to break down the basics of Web3, the newest iteration of the World Wide Web, and discuss the strategic methods in which brands are leveraging the space now to outpace the competition.

    (1:12) What is Web3?
    (2:52) Building for the next generation
    (4:03) Breaking down the blockchain
    (6:58) Shoppers paying with cryptocurrency
    (12:40) NFTs
    (24:40) What is the Metaverse?
    (28:34) Greg’s recommendations for brands
    (31:56) BigCommerce’s Web3 initiatives
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    Explore more BigCommerce Web3 resources:
    BigCommerce Global Consumer Report: Current and Future Shopping Trends
    BigCommerce Intro to Cryptocurrency Article
    BigCommerce Make it Big Panel: Demystifying Crypto, Web3 and NFTs

    Check out these BigCommerce Web3 partners:
    Crypto: BitPay, CoinPayments
    NFTs: ethos, Thred

    • 35 min
    Episode 26: How to Guide Internal Teams to be Security Champions with Francis Dong

    Episode 26: How to Guide Internal Teams to be Security Champions with Francis Dong

    In light of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, BigCommerce Senior Application Security Engineer Francis Dong joins BigCommerce Manager of Product Marketing Airon White on the Make it Big Podcast to explore how businesses can guide their internal and external teams to become security champions.

    With this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month theme of “See Yourself in Cyber,” this episode focuses on the human aspect of cybersecurity. At the end of the day, it’s ultimately about people. Tune in to learn how you, too, can see yourself in cyber — no matter your role.

    Explore more BigCommerce cybersecurity resources:
    BigCommerce Blog
    BigCommerce Engineering Blog
    BigCommerce YouTube
    BigCommerce LinkedIn

    Security champion training:
    PentesterLab
    Secure Code Warrior
    PortSwigger Web Security Academy

    Security culture resources:
    5 Steps to Engage Your Team in Information Security

    • 28 min
    Episode 25: Crafting Unforgettable Content Experiences with Michael Mitchell

    Episode 25: Crafting Unforgettable Content Experiences with Michael Mitchell

    This was the first-ever live recording of the Make It Big podcast streamed live in September at Make It Big 2022.

    Senior Director of Brand & Studios at Mailchimp, Michael Mitchell, joined us to talk all things content marketing and branded experiences. Get inspired by content created to stand out from the crowd with real-world examples from Mailchimp.

    Watch this Make It Big conference session and others on demand at https://event.bigcommerce.com/make-it-big-2022/agenda

    • 30 min
    Episode 24: Global Consumer Current and Future Shopping Trends with Shelley Kilpatrick

    Episode 24: Global Consumer Current and Future Shopping Trends with Shelley Kilpatrick

    BigCommerce commissioned a survey of over 4,000 consumers in partnership with Profitwell and Google to find out the latest trends in online shopping.

    Shelley Kilpatrick, Content Marketing Manager at BigCommerce, joins the show to discuss the findings and put the insights into context.

    Read the full report on https://www.bigcommerce.com/resources/reports/global-consumer-report-cdl-report/.

    • 15 min

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