Multichannel Ecommerce News: FBA Rate Hike, Cyber Weekend Slows Shipping, Content Marketing in 2016, and More - Sellbrite

Multichannel Ecommerce News: FBA Rate Hike, Cyber Weekend Slows Shipping, Content Marketing in 2016, and More

Multichannel Ecommerce News

Welcome to this week’s Multichannel Ecommerce News update. Stories in this week’s ecommerce roundup include Cyber Monday’s effects on shipping, Beardbrand’s strategy for Amazon selling, impending FBA rate increases, and a bunch of great tips for streamlining your ecommerce business and improving your entrepreneurial lifestyle!

As always, if there is a story you think is worth sharing, be sure to email us, or leave us a link in the comments!


Brace Yourself for Amazon FBA Fee Hike 2016

FBA Fee 2016 Increase

Amazon plans to increase rates across the board this February. Long term storage fees and fulfillment fees are expected to see a 2-6% increase. Ecommerce Bytes reports on all the details.

Read More at Ecommerce Bytes

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Cyber Weekend Ecommerce Surge Slows Carrier Networks

eBay Suffers Major Outage

Multichannel Merchant is reporting on the surge of ecommerce activity over Cyber Weekend and its effect on shipping times. UPS along saw a drop in on-time delivery from 97% in 2014 to 91% this year. Cyber Monday sales are reported to have increased 21% this year, to $3.11B.

Read More at Multichannel Merchant

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Ecommerce Homepage Design Best Practices

Ecommerce Homepage Design Tips

The Lemonstand blog asked industry experts to recommend their best practices for ecommerce homepage design. If you’re planning a redesign of your website, or just want to benchmark your current setup, take a look.

Read More at Lemonstand

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Five Rules for Content Marketers in 2016

Content Marketing In 2016

Content marketing continues to be an effective way to create authentic relationships with your current and future customers. Here are some content marketing predictions for 2016 from the GetElastic blog.

Read More on GetElastic

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7 Ways To Streamline Your Ecommerce Business With Zapier

Streamline Ecommerce With Zapier

We’re big fans of Zapier here at Sellbrite and use it for lots of things. I’m including this article just as an FYI in case you don’t know about the tool. Feel free to write to us for more info about how to use it!

Read More at Shopify Blog

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Beardbrand’s Amazon Selling Strategy

Amazon Selling Strategy

Practical Ecommerce puts out some great content focused on specific sellers. This piece from the well-documented Beardbrand shares their particular strategy for selling on Amazon. It’s worth a read!

Read More at Practical Ecommerce

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6 Shopify Apps You Need For Selling On Amazon & eBay

6 Apps For Multichannel Selling

Big thanks to eRated for putting together this infographic with 6 great tools for multichannel selling success, though Sellbrite can also handle your multichannel inventory sync duties!

Read More at eRated

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Bonus Article!

How To Beat Procrastination

How To Beat Procrastination

We enjoy the Shopify Blog’s recent shift into tackling ecommerce lifestyle-related issues and topics. This article highlights 3 other posts that may help when you’re delaying your next project.

Read More at Shopify Blog

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