Thank you for your interest in the Ecommerce Economic Defense Initiative. If you're reading this, it's likely that you are either an emerchant already or you're considering the boundless benefits of online commerce. Either way, you've come to the right place.
We at the EEDI are driven by our belief that ecommerce is a vital part of the world economy and that by utilizing its undeniable power, we can do great things. To that end, we vow to support emerchants by supplying them with our greatest resource: ourselves.
The EEDI is an alliance of leading online business experts who have banded together to offer our services to the ecommerce community in order to encourage the continued growth of our chosen industry and to do our small part to encourage the economy's overall growth. Founded by Brand Labs in early 2012, the EEDI quickly attracted notable partners to help fight for the cause. Volusion, PowerReviews Express, Grasshopper, Olark and AutoResponderMax have each offered their services and support to the effort. Now, through the generosity and expertise of these industry experts, you have a chance to take your business to a whole new level (Please pardon the cliché. In this case it's unavoidable because it's entirely true.)
The EEDI is proud to announce the first-ever Ecommerce Grant Contest. More than $60,000 in ecommerce services (provided by the EEDI partners) will be split between two winners. Those winners will be the two business that best exemplify the potential for online growth and development that we believe is the very foundation of 21st century commerce. You don't have to be the biggest or the best to win, you just have to be passionate, clever and ambitious. We'll provide the bigger and better.
Please take a few minutes to explore the site. You'll see how you can enter your business in the competition, find out more about the EEDI partners, learn all the exciting details about the TWO Grand prizes and download EEDI propaganda so that you can help spread the word. Join the fight!