Ananth Ramanathan

Ananth Ramanathan, VP Studio Store at Builder.ai

Ananth Ramanathan

VP Studio Store at Builder.ai

Ananth Ramanathan runs Studio Store business at Builder.ai with a mission of digitising a 1M+ micro SMEs in the next 5 years. He oversees the commercial, product, and customer success functions to rapidly scale Studio Store globally. Ananth's an experienced tech business operator, a failed entrepreneur, and an active angel investor.

Ecommerce SEO: a complete guide for newcomers

Ecommerce SEO: a complete guide for newcomers

Here’s how your online store can be on top of the SERPs.

5 essential ecommerce integrations (+ how to prioritise them)

5 essential ecommerce integrations (+ how to prioritise them)

Here’s how you can avoid overspending and get the right tech stack for your online store

Marketplace vs ecommerce store: Which is best for your business?

Marketplace vs ecommerce store: Which is best for your business?

While both platforms have their benefits, using them together could be the winning formula 🧪

7 steps to creating a captivating ecommerce business plan

7 steps to creating a captivating ecommerce business plan

Use our free template to attract investment to your ecommerce business

How AI is helping retailers (and customers) this holiday season

How AI is helping retailers (and customers) this holiday season

Here’s how you can unwrap extra revenue while delivering memorable experiences to customers

7 tried-and-tested ways to monetize your website (in 2024)

7 tried-and-tested ways to monetize your website (in 2024)

Grow revenue in your sleep by using strategies like sponsored content, paywalls and more…

Pre-packaged apps: How small businesses can get online fast

Pre-packaged apps: How small businesses can get online fast

You don’t need tech skills or a bottomless pit of money to digitalise your business

Ananth Ramanathan

· 7 minute read
How to start an online store: 5 straightforward steps to success

How to start an online store: 5 straightforward steps to success

Give your ecommerce business the best chance of success by following these steps…

11 indispensable ecommerce website features (that skyrocket sales)

11 indispensable ecommerce website features (that skyrocket sales)

To grow your ecommerce business, you need to think like a big market player

How much does it cost to start an online store?

How much does it cost to start an online store?

Transaction fees, custom features and development routes can inflate costs

6 online ordering features bricks-and-mortar restaurants NEED

6 online ordering features bricks-and-mortar restaurants NEED

Embrace digitalisation with the ultimate online starter kit for restaurants

21 Ecommerce Trends that SHRINK Business Potential

21 Ecommerce Trends that SHRINK Business Potential

Avoid a customer-first approach to ecommerce at your peril…

The 5-step ecommerce competitive analysis playbook (for 2023)

The 5-step ecommerce competitive analysis playbook (for 2023)

Here’s how your ecommerce business can snatch—and keep—a market share…

Studio Store: The Latest Evolution

Studio Store: The Latest Evolution

The latest Builder.ai news and exciting updates

Kickstart 2023 with a brand-new app

Kickstart 2023 with a brand-new app

With the new year firmly upon us, what better time could there be to build a new app? It’s easier than you think!

5 rubber-stamped ways to automate ecommerce returns in 2023

5 rubber-stamped ways to automate ecommerce returns in 2023

Here’s how to stop customer service from drowning under an avalanche of manual returns

Inventory management: The secret efficiency hack for scaleups

Inventory management: The secret efficiency hack for scaleups

Scaling businesses can’t rely on spreadsheets for their inventory management. Instead, they need software to get real-time insights and better forecast demand.

The key to unlocking your video marketing strategy

The key to unlocking your video marketing strategy

A video marketing strategy is the key to standing out in a sea of video content. Here’s a how-to guide, plus some real-world examples to help inspire your own.

The one thing that’s turning iOS app development upside down

The one thing that’s turning iOS app development upside down

The power of low-code/no-code platforms means iOS app development is no longer restricted to those with coding knowledge. Find out how.

What is a content management system (CMS)?

What is a content management system (CMS)?

A content management system (CMS) is software that allows non-technical people to create, edit and manage website content in a clean and simple interface.

Ananth Ramanathan

· 9 minute read
How to sell online: Tips from 8 ACTUAL ecommerce experts

How to sell online: Tips from 8 ACTUAL ecommerce experts

Want to start selling online? Here's your comprehensive guide on how to sell online - real tips from eight e-commerce experts to sell online in 2024.

5 steps to creating an app for Android on easy mode

5 steps to creating an app for Android on easy mode

Here is how to create your Android app in 5 easy steps.

Display advertising strategies & best practices (for 2022)

Display advertising strategies & best practices (for 2022)

Display advertising attracts audiences to websites, social media platforms and other digital mediums through text, image and video ads.

A step-by-step guide on how to build an app like Starbucks

A step-by-step guide on how to build an app like Starbucks

Want to introduce an app for your coffeehouse? Here's your step-by-step guide on how to build a coffeehouse app like Starbucks with Builder.ai.

How to create an online marketplace app like eBay

How to create an online marketplace app like eBay

Want to create your own online marketplace like eBay? Learn the features you’ll need and how to use our no-code solution to quickly build your own.

How to build an app like Instagram

How to build an app like Instagram

Want to build a photo and video sharing social networking app like Instagram? We guide you through each step and show you how to build your social media app.

Start an online t-shirt business: the complete guide

Start an online t-shirt business: the complete guide

Want to sell t-shirts online? Here's our quick start guide to start your online t-shirts selling business in 2023. Check it out to get started.

Ananth Ramanathan

· 10 minute read
What is influencer marketing? (strategies and best practices)

What is influencer marketing? (strategies and best practices)

Want to launch an influencer marketing campaign? Here are your best practices and strategies to get the most out of your influencer marketing campaign in 2022.

How online stores can advertise (and sell) using Google Ads

How online stores can advertise (and sell) using Google Ads

Here’s how to master Google Ads for your online or ecommerce store. Learn how to list on Google Shopping, create Smart Shopping campaigns, use coupons & more.

How to sell on Facebook and Instagram (using paid ads)

How to sell on Facebook and Instagram (using paid ads)

Step-by-step guide for how to sell on Facebook and Instagram using image ads, video ads, carousel ads, dynamic ads, lead ads, Feed ads, Stories ads, and more.

Go-to-market strategy: 7 steps to a killer product launch

Go-to-market strategy: 7 steps to a killer product launch

Want to launch your product in the market? Here are the 7 steps to a successful product launch. Check out our complete go-to-market strategy.

Ananth Ramanathan

· 14 minute read
How to build free restaurant booking software with food pre-ordering

How to build free restaurant booking software with food pre-ordering

Here's how to build a restaurant booking software with food pre-ordering.

Best food app ideas to start your restaurant in 2024

Best food app ideas to start your restaurant in 2024

Top four food app ideas to start your restaurant business in 2024.

Reservations or Walk-ins: Which is better for restaurants?

Reservations or Walk-ins: Which is better for restaurants?

Walk-ins or reservations? Check out what’s the right mix for your restaurant?

Get your restaurant online fast

Get your restaurant online fast

Here's your step by step guide on how to take your restaurant business online and start selling fast.

Dropshipping vs ecommerce: Which is best for your business?

Dropshipping vs ecommerce: Which is best for your business?

Assess the pros, cons, similarities and differences to make the best decision