3 Things E-Commerce Sellers Need to Know About Automated Attackers

As you were setting up your e-commerce store, you doubtless planned for many contingencies: inventory outlay, the holiday rush, negative reviews, returns. But did you prepare yourself for robot attacks? If you’re an e-commerce seller, you need to be aware of how automated attackers that are after your inventory – can keep legitimate customers from […]

4 Tips to Combat Negative Reviews For Your Website

It’s only human to slip up. But for today’s businesses, slip-ups – and even simple misunderstandings – can have a lasting effect if customers leave negative online reviews.  Clearly, easy access to sharing and reading customer experiences is a double-edged sword for e-commerce business owners the moment a bad comment gets into the mix. If […]

5 Tips To Promote Your Amazon Listings to Drive Sales

Selling via Amazon is a relatively simple process, with the potential for great profits.  Still, if you aren’t seeing the numbers you were hoping for, you can take steps to promote your listings.  These 5 tips may help you get your listings noticed and your sales soaring. Tip 1:  Price your products right.  Take the […]

Liquidation Tips for Your Slow Moving eBay Stock

Slow-moving stock got you down? You’re not alone. Even after the busy holiday period, you and other eBay sellers may be lamenting the robust inventory you weren’t expecting to have to manage, market or store. Once three months pass for new products and six months for used, you need to start thinking about how to […]

How To Become an Amazon Featured Merchant

Looking for a new way for your e-commerce business to become more visible and profitable? Consider becoming an Amazon Featured Merchant. Here’s a look at how to achieve Featured Merchant status and the benefits of this level of selling on Amazon. First, become a Pro Merchant. As long as you are planning to sell at […]

When To Use USPS Flat Rate Boxes

We’ve already covered the reasons why it’s important to only use USPS boxes for USPS shipping, and to use the correct box for the shipping method you choose. Now let’s take a look at the ins and outs of USPS Flat Rate boxes. When does it make sense to use Flat Rate for shipping? When […]

Free USPS Boxes: To Use or Not to Use?

As an e-commerce seller, you’re always looking for solutions that improve your bottom line. And when sturdy, free, self-sealing shipping boxes are as close as your local U.S. Post Office or online supplier, it may be tempting to take advantage of these resources. However, there are right and wrong ways to use USPS packaging. Here […]

Amazon FBA vs. Direct Fulfillment: The Pros and Cons

When you sell on Amazon, you’re faced with the choice of whether to ship via Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) or directly. With FBA, you pay Amazon a monthly fee to store your products in the marketplace’s fulfillment centers, plus to have Amazon receive, fulfill and ship the item. Otherwise, you may fulfill and ship from […]

How to Optimize Your Online Shop Revenue with a Single KPI

Why is Customer Lifetime Value the optimization metric in eCommerce? In a word, it empowers online retailers (and marketers for that matter) to focus their efforts and money toward the most valuable customers, resulting in better ROI. Companies should shift their money to the people and not to media anymore.”, Greg Head, CMO at Infusionsoft. The […]

2016 eBay Fall Seller Update

If you are selling on eBay, be sure to educate yourself on changes taking effect this fall and into 2017. While some features will be available to you as early as October, others are in the works and expected to roll out next year. Here’s a quick look at what’s new. Structured Data helps refine […]