Companies looking to grow revenues to over $1,000,000 should consider attending this event. The Entrepreneur Organization‘s Mentor+ Program is to teach you the concepts needed to maximize your business value. Most entrepreneurs find themselves trapped working in the business rather than working on the business. We teach you how to avoid common pitfalls and accelerate your growth. Join us for this event to learn more about Mentor+ on October 18 from 1pm – 3pm. Registration required.
“Edward Hechter is President of on-line retailer PartyPail, Inc. PartyPail operates e-commerce properties devoted to helping people celebrate life’s most important milestones. The company’s flagship store PartyPail.com launched in 2007, and since then the company has added 6 additional e-commerce stores. The company’s rapid growth was recently acknowledged by the Puget Sound Business Journal who in 2011 recognized PartyPail as the 9thFastest Growing Privately Held Company in Washington State. PartyPail has shipped over 250,000 orders, and maintains the highest on-line reputation possible with a 5-Star rating at Yahoo Shopping.
Prior to founding PartyPail, Edward was Executive Vice President and General Manager of WebsitePros (now known as Web.com) where he was responsible for the company’s E-Commerce and Website Services business. During his 8 year tenure, his team built over 500,000 websites for small businesses, and custom built thousands of e-commerce stores on a variety of platforms including Yahoo! Stores, Miva, ProStores, and Amazon. He led the turnaround of the company from the brink of bankruptcy in 2001 to a successful IPO in 2005.
Edward started his technology career in 1981, and has been involved in high-technology sales, marketing, and operations for over 30 years. Having been both a technology and e-commerce service provider, and an e-commerce store operator, he brings a unique perspective to the challenges that business owners have in building an on-line business.