ebay pricing

A Beginner’s Guide to Pricing Your Items on eBay

If you’re selling on eBay for the first time, setting up new listings and optimizing them for sales can be a daunting task. Product images have to be attractive and stand out, and your descriptions have to speak to the solutions and benefits that matter to your audience. On top of that, your pricing has to be competitive so that your products have a fair chance of selling. Creating new…

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8 of the Best Ecommerce Marketplaces for Online Sellers

If shoppers have to choose between walking into a brick-and-mortar store and heading online to buy something, chances are they’re going to choose online shopping. In fact, about 1.92 billion people are expected to buy something online in 2019. In particular, shoppers are turning to marketplaces to browse, compare prices, and buy products for the convenience of shopping in one place. Just like the department stores of yesteryear and the…

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Shopify Shipping

What is Shopify Shipping and How Does it Work?

Shipping is one of the most time-consuming and frustrating parts of running an ecommerce business. If you’re just starting out, you might use more than one platform to process orders, calculate shipping, create and print labels, and ship products. As you grow, the fulfillment process becomes more complicated. If you’ve been around for a while, the rising cost of shipping and the logistics of fulfilling large orders result in stress,…

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How to Sell on Walmart Marketplace: 14 Best Practices

Just like most major marketplaces out there, Walmart Marketplace is experiencing tremendous growth. It has over two million sellers so far that cater to over 100 million unique monthly visitors. In terms of size and popularity, Walmart Marketplace isn’t far behind the likes of Amazon and eBay. Part of the reason for Walmart Marketplace’s rapid growth is because it’s acquired smaller marketplaces that target millennials. Considering the fact that millennials…

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How to Sell More Products with Amazon Product Photography

The success of third-party sellers on Amazon is due in part to standardized listings — these listings look exactly like original Amazon listings. This is great for sellers who want their brand to look professional and appealing, but this also means that it’s harder to stand out in a crowded marketplace. One way to get shoppers to stop scrolling and to click on your listings is to get creative with…

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Amazon Seller Fees You Need to Know About in 2019

Based on the most recent estimates, 197 million people shop on Amazon every single month. That’s mind-blowing, right? With this constant flow of traffic, it makes sense that more retailers choose to sign on as Amazon Sellers. Getting started is simple enough: you create an account, choose a membership plan, then start listing and selling your products. In the rush to get started, it’s easy to overlook some of the…

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Inventory Management for Ecommerce Quick Guide

The Quick Guide to Inventory Management for Ecommerce

To build a sustainable, profitable, scalable ecommerce business this year, you need to understand the ins and outs of managing inventory. Poor inventory management can be a complex challenge to overcome for any ecommerce entrepreneur no matter your expertise, the size of your business, the types of products you sell, or the audience you serve. As the year progresses and you work through plans for launching a new ecommerce business,…

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Shopify Sales Tax

Everything You Need to Know About Shopify Sales Tax in 2019

From home decor products to independent clothing brands, Shopify is home to over 500,000 businesses. For many sellers, features like fraud analysis and abandoned cart recovery are game-changers because they simplify ecommerce and make it easy for sellers to focus on other parts of their business. In particular, the report feature — specifically the Shopify sales tax report — is a time-saver, but it highlights an interesting issue all ecommerce…

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How to Decide Which Online Sales Channel to Sell Your Products On

Whether you want to sell handcrafted soaps or the latest tech gadgets online, there’s no shortage of sales channels to choose from. From Amazon to WooCommerce, each ecommmerce platform comes with its own set of unique features to help you manage your business well. There’s only one problem: Some online sales channels offer design templates and fulfillment outsourcing while others offer product auctions and multiple pricing options. When you’re looking…

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Finance a small business

Fund, Bootstrap, or Finance: How to Finance A Small Business

Deciding to start a business is the easy part. Figuring out how to raise capital, not so much. From building a website to buying inventory, business costs add up quickly. That’s why 40% of business owners turn to small business loans to finance their stores — to the tune of $600 billion in 2017. Here’s the thing, though. You, like many other sellers, might not want to go this route…

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