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10 eBay Selling Tips from Crazily Successful Sellers

With 1.2 billion listings on eBay, sellers have a lot to compete with when vying for the attention of eBay’s 182 million active buyers. But some eBay sellers aren’t only skilled at getting their listings in front of potential purchasers, completing sales and garnering positive feedback — they’re also incredibly successful at it. These sellers have years of online retail experience and countless eBay sales under their belts, so naturally,…

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5 Ways to Improve User Experience and Create Brand Impact for Your Ecommerce Store

Why is user experience important? When users visit your website, their experience will dictate whether or not they will want to come back. Similar to how a dining experience can be swayed by a bubbly or a grumpy server, a user’s experience on your site can be swayed by a good or bad design. If your website is easy to navigate, the font is legible, the display is appealing, and…

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Cross-Selling for Ecommerce: A Complete Guide

You’ve experienced cross-selling countless times in your life even if you weren’t aware of it at the time. If you’ve ever looked at an item on Amazon and seen products listed below “Customers also bought,” that’s cross-selling. And if you’ve ever had a McDonald’s cashier ask, “Would you like fries with that?” you’ve encountered it as well. Sure, burgers and fries go together, but there’s much more to the iconic…

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Etsy SEO

8 Etsy SEO Tips to Help Your Customers Find You

Today, running Darkhorse Gifts is a full-time job for Aydon Cuddington and Kirk Quesnelle, but it wasn’t always that way. Before they had a firm understanding of search engine optimization (SEO), they were running an Etsy store that sold high-quality, custom-engraved gifts, but they weren’t maximizing their traffic — and by extension, their revenue. However, once they understood Etsy search and the power of keywords — particularly how to utilize…

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How 5 Retailers Turned Their Etsy Shops into Full-Time Jobs

With more than 60 million items in its marketplace, and total sales of nearly $4 billion in 2018, Etsy is one of the most popular platforms for online sellers. While many of its users sell their wares simply to share their creative works or supplement their incomes, others have turned their Etsy stores into full-time endeavors. In fact, about 26% of sellers run their Etsy shops as full-time businesses, according…

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Voice Search

Ecommerce and Voice Search: 8 Factors Brands Need to Consider

With over 67% of millennials and 56% of Gen Xers preferring to shop online, there’s no doubt that ecommerce is a valuable market to tap into now more than ever. Not to mention there are more people are shopping online today than ever before. Buying stuff online is by no means just a fad, it’s a lifestyle. Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy to make it big online. There’s a ton…

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Ecommerce & Video: 5 Ways to Use Video for Business Growth in 2019

The play button has become the greatest call-to-action. In the last few years, a lot of traditional content marketing has transitioned to video. Since the introduction of YouTube, businesses have started to create their own channels to increase brand awareness, share product information, generate traffic, and boost consumer engagement through video marketing. As a result, businesses have seen a dramatic increase in business growth, sales, and revenue. But if you…

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10 Etsy Tips for Differentiating from Similar Sellers and Products

With more than 2 million total active sellers as of 2019, Etsy has never been more crowded. No matter what niche you’re in, you’re likely to be competing with dozens of other active sellers offering similar products. Sellers need to stand out in order to make Etsy a viable business option. (Source) But even with fierce competition for shoppers’ attention, you can boost your listings and appeal to more customers…

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5 Reasons Why Every B2B eCommerce Site Should Take Lessons From B2C

From buying new sneakers on the GOAT app, to restocking paper towels via Amazon, to making the most of our cheat meals (I’m looking at you, way-too-greasy pizza) with UberEats, the way we as consumers buy things online is pretty similar: We realize we want or need something We visit an online store  (usually Amazon) We do some quick research on the product page (reviews, pictures, etc.) We hit “buy” and…

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What Are Micro-Influencers and How Are They Changing Ecommerce?

In the past few years, influencer marketing has become big business. Top influencers are banking millions of dollars with their campaigns and Instagram photos, but is this coming to an end? Recent news points to just how manipulative these larger influencers can be, and how things might not be as they seem. Cue micro-influencers, which might be the marketing world’s solution to the influencer problem. A micro-influencer is an individual with…

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