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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ecommerce marketplace decisions for selling

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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ebay description templates

How to Write eBay Description Templates that Close More Sales

There’s a lot of competition on eBay. Whether customers are looking for new or used golf clubs or the latest MacBook, there are hundreds of options for them to choose from. With the sheer number of products available to sift through, sellers like you need a way to stand out and get noticed or risk finding a permanent home on the back pages of eBay search results. One way to…

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Walmart Marketplace selling reasons

4 Reasons Why You Need to Sell on Walmart Marketplace

As a retailer, you’re in business to attract lots of customers and sell as much as possible. But only selling on your website limits your audience to people actively searching for your products that already know about you. There’s a large chunk of people that don’t ever find your website. One way to extend your reach and increase revenue is to list your products on marketplaces. Some of the popular…

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ecommerce product packaging

Why Product Packaging Design is Important to Ecommerce Success

Ecommerce brands like Birchbox and Harry’s have found a way to create exceptional product experiences online that transfer over to the real world. Specifically, both use unique, custom-made product packaging design as a tangible representation of what they each stand for. Both brands have managed to create the expectation of exceptional customer experience and quality—with their packaging. But let’s be honest, the product is what’s important, not the box it…

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outsourcing your ecommerce fulfillment

Ecommerce Fulfillment: Why Outsourcing Might Be Right For You (And What Your Other Options Are)

Fulfillment is one of the most important areas of your ecommerce business because it dictates your customers’ experience once they’ve clicked the “Purchase” button. While you might be able to manage fulfillment by yourself at first, the task may become challenging to manage as your business grows. With more orders to ship out and more product to store, you may be in need of another solution. That’s where outsourcing ecommerce…

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selling on walmart startup guide

Want to Get Started on Walmart? Go From 0-800 Orders With Fast Shipping

Walmart is a great marketplace to be on. For shoppers, Walmart provides a trusted and recognizable brand name, item variety, quality, fast and free shipping, and convenient shopping experience. For sellers, the Walmart Marketplace provides access to 110 million unique visitors per month for minimal costs. Walmart has no monthly account fees, low referral fees, and a simple cost structure. It also has a smaller seller base than marketplaces like Amazon,…

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International Shipping

How to Prepare Your Online Store for International Shipping

It’s a big decision to step across the borders and overseas to offer international shipping in your store. However, you can turn that fear and anxiety into plenty of revenue if you prep smart. This article will help you prepare and what to look out for when embarking on this big business journey. We’ll be looking at a way to create the start of a plan for international sales and…

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overworked ecommerce

Ecommerce burnout: are you at risk?

Starting an ecommerce business is a popular dream these days, and for good reason.  With all the tools and support out there to help budding entrepreneurs, all you really need to get started is a good idea and enough spare time to get things rolling. Before you know it, you’ll have a sales platform up and running, and will be watching your figures climb. But beyond these early days, there comes a…

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