5 Questions New E-Commerce Platform Users Should Ask

Reuben Yonatan is the founder @ GetVoIP — an industry leading business comparison guide that helps companies understand and choose a VoIP system for their specific needs. Follow on Twitter @ReubenYonatan

A big reason why employees don’t adopt new software as […]

By | 2018-07-18T15:53:25+00:00 July 19th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices|

Amazon Feedback Requests – Are You Doing it Right?

This is a guest post written by Chris Dunne from FeedbackExpress

Why is seller feedback important?

Well, it’s important for two main reasons.

Firstly, it helps potential buyers see how other customers rated their experiences with you. Secondly, it lets Amazon monitor your seller performance and […]

By | 2018-06-21T12:14:22+00:00 June 5th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Comparing the Best Fulfillment Strategies for Your eCommerce Business

This is a guest post written by Jillian Hufford. Jillian is a Marketing Analyst for nChannel, provider of the simplest integration software to automate multichannel processes. Using both her writing and analytic skills, she assists the Marketing and Sales teams. Jillian performs competitor market research, provides analysis of […]

By | 2018-06-13T19:35:20+00:00 June 4th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How to Acquire and Repair Amazon Product Reviews in 2018

This is a guest post written by FeedbackWhiz. FeedbackWhiz is an all in one solution that manages, monitors, and automates Orders, Feedback, Product Reviews, and Emails for Amazon merchants.

The importance of Amazon product reviews cannot be understated. They can influence your Best Seller Rank, increase your […]

By | 2018-05-23T20:21:34+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Selling on Amazon with and without software

This is an article written by Milos. Milos is an ambitious individual who possesses a degree in business. Currently, he is running his own Amazon private label business. As a writer at AMZScout, Milos enjoys being at the center of events in the Amazon World

There is a lot that goes into […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:53:41+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce Best Practices|

Importing Pitfalls: What to Consider Before Importing a New Product

This is a guest post written by FBAforward. FBAforward is a technology-driven logistics support firm that caters to Amazon FBA merchants. It was founded with a value-oriented and superior objective:To offer Amazon sellers a simplified logistics process so they can focus on more important aspects of their business. […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:25+00:00 April 24th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Your Online Store Needs Popups: Here’s Why

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, popups are here to stay.

If you have browsed the internet any time in the past, oh, few decades or so, we’re sure you’ve noticed the huge increase in popup forms that have been splashing across even the most successful websites.

In fact, popups have […]

By | 2018-05-30T14:30:10+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices|

3 Strategies for Using Video Content to Drive Traffic to Amazon

This is a guest post written by Mike Begg. Mike Begg is the co-founder of AMZ Advisers and AMZ Lens. Mike and his team has been able to achieve incredible growth on the Amazon platform […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:54:03+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices|

Your Ultimate Guide to eCommerce Chatbots

As online shopping continues to rise, so does the technology to meet the expectations, and needs, of the consumer.

If you own an eCommerce shop, it should be no surprise that your customers want a personalized shopping experiences, instant answers to questions and […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:00+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices|

How your technology strategy informs your agility and scalability

This is a guest post written by VL Omni. VL Omni is an agile point to multi-channel data integration service. Over 200 businesses trust VL OMNI to move data seamlessly through their infrastructure as they grow, expand and accelerate their business. Learn more

By | 2018-05-18T11:54:18+00:00 March 21st, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices|

How retail tech can improve the returns process for happy, repeat customers

This is a guest post written by Anthony Thrasher. As an expert in retail fulfillment, Tony offers a unique viewpoint on using the latest retail technologies, including the SPS Commerce Retail Network, RFID and more to drive innovation and growth. At SPS, he is responsible for using graph-based architecture to drive […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:53:19+00:00 March 12th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices|

Nugget Friday (2/1/18)

This week’s 5-Nugget Friday is unusual, since it’s focused specifically on gold nuggets around China, plus a P.S. for those of you asking to join our mastermind trip to China when we explore Canton Fair & Global Sources.  

What we’re reading —
Being copied by Chinese sellers? Since 7 of […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:25+00:00 March 7th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

The 5 Commandments of Picking a Fulfillment Warehouse

This is a guest post written by Michael Sonnenschein. Michael is the Marketing Director for Fulfillrite, a full service eCommerce fulfillment company, located in New Jersey. He counts on the collective knowledge base of the company’s eight year’s experience in the fulfillment industry, as well as his years […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:25+00:00 March 6th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Nugget Friday (1/19/18)

Here’s the deal, if you signup for our newsletter you’ll get a weekly dose of “5-Nugget Friday” – it’s our way of sharing VALUE right before the weekend. If you have missed prior ones we have released in the past be sure to checkout our blog and catchup on all […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:25+00:00 March 1st, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Everything You Need To Know About Amazon FBA Onsite

Nothing moves quite as fast as Amazon in the e-commerce world.

Every quarter, and sometimes weekly, Amazon launches a new feature for Amazon sellers to capitalize on.

Once Amazon sellers have grown accustomed to something, it changes.

In 2017, the rage was

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:25+00:00 February 28th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

The Definitive Guide to Ranking on Page 1 of Amazon and Staying There

Table Of Contents 

Make the Algorithm Happy

Amazon SEO

Choosing your prices

Sales and Marketing

Ranking High

In the e-commerce world, Amazon is the big time, and everybody knows it.

Where do […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 27th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Nugget Friday (1/12/18)

Here’s the deal, if you signup for our newsletter you’ll get a weekly dose of “5-Nugget Friday” – it’s our way of sharing VALUE right before the weekend. If you have missed prior ones we have released in the past be sure to checkout our blog and catchup on all […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

What is Inventory Management?

What does inventory mean to you? To many businesses, it means total and utter exasperation.

There’s counting involved and you have to make sure that you never run out of stock, order too much and minimize human error.

The thing is, inventory management doesn’t have to be complicated at all.

In […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

5 Amazon Listing Tips from a Listing Specialist

Listing products on Amazon is just one of a number of steps that go into selling on the platform… but it’s also one of the most important steps. Each time you search for a product and click, you’re forming an opinion based on factors like relevance, images, content, […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 20th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Employee Perks to Help Your Ecommerce Business Attract & Retain Talent

This is a guest post written by Sasha Butkovich. Sasha Butkovich is a Content Producer at Justworks, the all-in-one solution for benefits, payroll, and HR. Justworks frees entrepreneurs to focus on what matters: building their businesses and creating a great place to work. We give you and your team the support and […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 15th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Walmart: Leading the Way With a Successful Supply Chain Management System

Walmart is a dominating retail force.

Founded in 1962 by brothers Sam and James “Bud” Walton, Walmart has since become the largest publicly owned retail company in the world.

Yes. The largest.

In the United States alone, this company operates under various banners, such as Walmart discount stores, Walmart Supercenters, Walmart […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 14th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

To Reprice or Not to Reprice

This is a guest post by Kate Neal from SellerEngine Software. Kate has been helping e-commerce sellers navigate and succeed in Amazon’s ever changing landscape for 7 years. From mom & pop stores to multi million dollar brands, she enjoys assisting online entrepreneurs in achieving their goals […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 13th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Extra charges to expect when shipping internationally

This is a guest post by Easyship. Easyship is an all-in-one shipping management tool that automates everything from in-cart checkout to delivery, helping eCommerce sellers ship worldwide in minutes

The popularity of cross-border eCommerce continues to rise, which means it’s important for eCommerce sellers to start […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 6th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

It’s Time to Copy China – What You Can Learn from the Top Chinese Amazon Sellers

Today I’m going to show you EXACTLY how Chinese e-commerce sellers have grown from hawking “knock-offs” to global ecommerce brands capable of dislodging well-established US rivals.

Chinese E-commerce Sellers have the secret sauce for winning at e-commerce:

1- The majority of products are already manufactured in China
2- Chinese factories have been […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 February 1st, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Behind The Scenes of Shopify Plus Merchant Grace Eleyae

Grace Eleyae  is an e-commerce merchant, running on Shopify Plus. Grace Eleyae offers a variety of satin products that help protect your hair. They started using Skubana in April of 2017 to manage there inventory across all the channels they have expanded […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:26+00:00 January 30th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Problems to look out for in the multichannel inventory management space

Would you invest all your money in a single stock? Of course not. Diversifying your investments helps you make the most of your money. Selling across multiple channels does the same thing for your e-commerce business.

I started Think Crucial, an e-commerce business selling vacuum parts, back […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:42+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

2018 Order Fulfillment Trends – Automation, AI, and People

This is a guest post by Rakuten Super Logistics. Founded in 2001, Rakuten Super Logistics is a leader in ecommerce order fulfillment, serving hundreds of ecommerce retailers to increase speed of delivery, improve order accuracy, decrease shipping costs, and increase customer satisfaction. 

Every January, as […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:42+00:00 January 18th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Dirty Little Secrets Traditional Enterprise Software Companies Don’t Want You Knowing

Big businesses have purchased software in the same way since software first became available. One to five companies offer competing options and you step in to spend thousands or even millions on a single-purchase for an enterprise software license. Integration takes weeks or even months, and anyone who […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:42+00:00 January 17th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Going Beyond ‘Seller’ and Becoming a Brand

Historically, most e-commerce sellers start out as simple retailers, buying mass-produced products and moving them to market via sales platforms like eBay and Amazon. In fact, many e-commerce sellers start out with drop-shipping and other low-investment sales schemes, dipping their toes in to see how […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:42+00:00 January 16th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Key Features that will Make or Break your eCommerce Website

This is a guest post written by Andrew Gross. Andrew Gross is a tech writer with Indaba Group – an eCommerce agency in Denver, CO.  When he’s not manually updating spreadsheets, he enjoys creating training content, documentation and tech specs for a wide variety of clients.

2017 has seen a lot of […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:42+00:00 January 11th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

5 eCommerce Sales Tax Pro Tips for 2018

This is a guest post by Jennifer Dunn. Jennifer Dunn is Chief of Content at TaxJar, a service that makes sales tax reporting and filing simple for more than 10,000 online sellers.  Try a 30-day-free trial of TaxJar today and eliminate sales tax compliance headaches from your life!

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By | 2018-05-18T11:55:42+00:00 January 10th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Cleaning Up And Taking Control Of Your Amazon Listings

This is a guest post by Shannon Roddy. Shannon is an Amazon consultant and founder of Marketplace Seller Courses; online courses and resources for brands, manufacturers and private label sellers. He has helped dozens of brands setup, optimize and launch their Amazon storefronts achieving multiple #1 New Releases, […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:42+00:00 January 9th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How to Creatively Protect Your Products During Shipping

This is a guest post  by Scott. Scott is creative writer at Packlane, an online printing company that makes the process of ordering custom boxes and packaging easy and affordable for brands of any size by offering low minimums, fast turnaround, plenty of customization options, and free […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:43+00:00 January 4th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How to Use Collection Ads to Lower Your CPA

This is a guest post written by Steve Weiss. Steve Weiss is a lifelong entrepreneur having started his first successful venture at age 16 in his high school’s computer lab. Steve is supremely passionate about building and recruiting agile marketing teams that execute.Over the last three years, Steve invested most of his time […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:43+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

4 Overlooked Ecommerce Metrics that Can Make Your Site More Profitable

This is a guest post by Abe Larsen. Abe Larsen is a Content Writer at Grow dedicated to educating the masses about the benefits of using analytics and business intelligence to track and improve metrics, and KPIs to increase company performance.

Each […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:43+00:00 December 28th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

International Selling Secrets Direct From Amazon For Maximum ROI On International Marketplaces

Looking to take your Amazon game to the next level? You are in for a rare treat. A few weeks ago, I had an unbelievable in-depth conversation with Touma Hayakawa, the Global Sales Manager at Amazon. We talked about the potential of the international market and Touma […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:43+00:00 December 27th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

From The Factory Floor to Your Consumer’s Door: How To Manufacture Any Product For Amazon

This is a guest post by Ashley Luong. Ashley Luong is a recent UC San Diego graduate and the Marketing Manager at Sourcify. Sourcify makes manufacturing easy by using its platform to connect you to the right pre-vetted factory and help bring your product to life.

For the entrepreneur with […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:43+00:00 December 19th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF KEYWORDS AND AMAZON PRODUCT LISTINGS

This is a guest post by Lena Liberman. Lena is a senior copywriter at Seller Labs. She has nearly 20 years of editorial experience, heavily concentrated in the fields of technology, publishing, and education. When not gathering information and writing about it, Lena can be found restoring […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:43+00:00 December 14th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How To Optimize Your Amazon Listings: The Ultimate Q&A Part Two

Welcome to the second part of our ultimate Q&A. In part one, we answered questions around product descriptions and keywords. Today, we are going to dive in the Q4 changes and improving sales rankings. Ready? Let’s do this.

The Q4 Game

Who doesn’t love the holiday season? It’s an important […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:43+00:00 December 13th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How to use Amazon to grow your Business Enterprise

Amazon provides small business owners with an opportunity to create a new revenue stream by leveraging Amazon’s various levers. In saying that small business owners are still required to do a few things but using Amazon can provide a cost effective way of growing your business.

The business owner’s responsibility

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:44+00:00 December 12th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

5 Amazon Freelancers You Can Hire To Help Maximize Holiday Sales

This is a guest post by Wade Harman. Wade Harman is a content writing wizard with an M.A. in Cognitive Psychology. He shares social media psychology and other marketing tips online related to cognitive trigger response. He loves to fish and read comic books for fun, to get the creative juices flowing.

The […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:44+00:00 December 6th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Getting Started with Seller Fulfilled Prime: Creating an Infrastructure that Works

In 2015, Amazon launched Seller Fulfilled Prime, a program enabling high-volume sellers to sell under the Prime label, providing they meet SFP requirements. SFP complements Fulfilled by Amazon, because it allows you to fulfill Prime products from your own warehouses or third-party logistics provider (3PL).

Currently, […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:44+00:00 December 5th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

5 E-Commerce Marketing Strategies You’re Overlooking

This is a guest post by Josh Baltzel. Josh Baltzell is an eCommerce and Marketing Technology professional and an Amazon Expert.

He is COO of Cheetah Interactive, an eCommerce strategy, design and development company that specializes in helping Fortune 1000 brands find success on Amazon and other marketplaces like Jet and […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:55:44+00:00 November 30th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Getting Real About Nexus and Sales Tax Compliance

This is a guest post by Alex Koral is an Industry Outreach Analyst for Sovos. Alex joined Sovos after graduating from the University of Colorado Law School in 2015, initially working as a legal researcher for beverage alcohol regulations. Since joining, Alex has branched […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:00+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Shipping Metrics: Why this Matters for Growing eCommerce Shippers

This is a guest post by Jillian Vaccaro. Jillian is a Senior eCommerce Account Specialist at Shapiro. Jillian Vaccaro has been with Shapiro for over six years, and after honing her logistics skills in the Pricing department, Jillian moved to the eCommerce Business Development team to help […]

By | 2017-09-15T11:52:44+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, Fulfillment & Logistics|

Love Your Melon Case Study

Love Your Melon is a success story all too familiar in the e-commerce world. A simple startup, founded by two college students, now a multi-million-dollar business. But, that’s where Love Your Melon breaks the mold. Where most e-commerce stores are all about profit and growth, Love Your Melon is based […]

By | 2017-08-15T14:08:11+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

Everything You Need to Know About Generating Traction with Amazon Coupons

How to Use Amazon Coupons

Amazon has offered some form of coupon service for nearly a decade through their Gift Card and Promotional Code application. They’ve also offered Amazon Prime and general users the ability to clip and use standard coupons for primarily branded products sold by Amazon.com since […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:00+00:00 November 21st, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Online Business Ventures and E-commerce Ideas for Work Freedom

Have you ever wanted to get out of your 9-5 job and just work from anywhere in the world? Do you want financial and office freedom? In the age of technology and an e-commerce boom, it’s quite possible to build your online business from anywhere in […]

By | 2018-06-12T11:02:21+00:00 November 14th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

The Harsh Reality: This Seller Recovered $50,000 in 3-months from Overlooked Amazon Fees

This is a guest post by Joe Nilsen. Joe Nilsen is a data analyst, computer programmer and an e-commerce expert. He is an Amazon consultant and has recently taken his team to join forces with Seller Strategies International.

I love data. I mean, I really love data. From an […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:00+00:00 November 13th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Productivity Tools for Your E-Commerce Business

E-commerce business is highly competitive, so you need all the help you can get to rise to the top. To create a successful business, you’ll need strategy, drive, and some productivity tools to help you execute.

Let’s take a look at how you can become more efficient and productive in your […]

By | 2018-06-07T12:43:33+00:00 November 7th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

E-commerce Shop Software: Flaws to Look Out For

Investing in the right software for your e-commerce store allows you to scale without headaches. It’s vital to review your options carefully to ensure that the e-commerce shop software you’re using isn’t making any crucial mistakes, and it will enable your growth instead of hindering it.

Making this choice can […]

By | 2018-05-23T15:53:15+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News, Webinar|

What to Look For in an E-Commerce Shopping Cart Solution

According to the Wall Street Journal, around 190 million customers in the US shopped online in 2016. Online shopping is much more convenient for many than going into a retail store, with all the same functions at the click of a mouse.

By | 2018-08-07T12:00:34+00:00 October 19th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

Skubana’s Top 133 Coolest Direct-to-Consumer Brands

E-commerce is the place to be for young, scrappy direct-to-consumer brands. By going down the non-traditional route, these e-commerce businesses bypass the middleman and have the opportunity to focus on the customer alone.

They can go straight to the horse’s mouth and provide an exceptional service and streamlined experience. So we’ve […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:01+00:00 October 17th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How to expand into China’s e-commerce scene

Who doesn’t want to tap into the fastest growing e-commerce market in the world? According to Nielsen, the Chinese e-commerce market is growing at a 53% year over year rate. In comparison, US e-commerce growth sits somewhere between 8 and 12%.

E-Marketer reports […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:01+00:00 October 12th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Identify, Strategize, Attack: How to Go Multi-Channel with Your E-Commerce Brand

If you make your money selling online, you may have considered being on more channels than just your shopping cart storefront. Could you benefit from selling on Amazon, eBay, Overstock, or the infinite list of other marketplaces? Where do you even start?

When you look at the statistics, it’s clear […]

By | 2017-07-06T11:03:29+00:00 October 4th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

A Story of Polka Dots and E-Commerce

This is a guest post from the team behind Where the Polka Dots Roam. Their e-commerce business is family owned and operated, with a focus on beautiful design and outstanding comfort.

We earned our seat at the e-commerce table in 2012, when we found a product we could […]

By | 2017-06-20T13:58:40+00:00 September 21st, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

Why are Your Sales in Flux? The 5 Best Ways to Stabilize and Improve Your Conversion Rate

The authors of this blog work for SwankyApple, a Shopify accredited web design agency. Jennifer Caust has several years of marketing experience with roles varying from Commercial Marcom Manager at Microsoft, digital consulting for retail clients and […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:02+00:00 September 18th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

E-Commerce Gameplan: Move to Channels You Own

Externally owned e-commerce channels like Amazon and eBay lower the entry barrier. They make it easy for budding sellers to tap into an existing audience that’s actively searching for something to buy.

Instead of spending a lot of time and effort building a digital brand, growing social […]

By | 2017-05-25T15:10:29+00:00 September 12th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, Marketplaces|

Just Selling on Amazon? Diversify or Die

With 300 million active users, Amazon is still one of the biggest online marketplaces in the world. More than 100,000 Amazon sellers made more than $100,000 in sales in 2016. These impressive stats show that Amazon is a place to be if you want […]

By | 2017-07-10T18:15:16+00:00 August 31st, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

E-Commerce Tools: 6 Apps to Grow Your Business

Growing an e-commerce business can often feel like you’re “pulling yourself up by your bootstraps,” since you’re trying to create great deals out of nothing. However, as your business grows, you will need help with managing increasing workloads and tasks. Finding and choosing the right tools […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:02+00:00 August 24th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

5 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your E-Commerce Platform

As your online business expands and grows, it may be time to reevaluate your e-commerce platform to determine whether it still meets all your needs.

If your software no longer supports your success, it’s time to make a switch. We put together a list of 5 things to look out for that […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:02+00:00 August 10th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Why are Your Sales in Flux? The 5 Best Ways to Stabilize and Improve Your Conversion Rate

The authors of this blog work for SwankyApple, a Shopify accredited web design agency. Jennifer Caust has several years of marketing experience with roles varying from Commercial Marcom Manager at Microsoft, digital consulting for retail clients and […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:02+00:00 August 8th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How to optimize your e-commerce listings to match eBay’s Gold Standard

This is a guest post from the ListSmart team. ListSmart is an e-commerce listings optimisation apps which lets you compare your eBay listings to those of your top selling competitors. This means you can see where you need to improve to match and even overtake the competition.

By | 2017-07-26T13:54:29+00:00 August 1st, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

7 Ways an E-Commerce Manager Will Make Your Life Better

E-commerce enables small teams of entrepreneurs to build a business, even without backing from venture capital or traditional retail structures. However, as your e-commerce store grows, it becomes more crucial for you to have deliberate control over everything from inventory and orders, to fulfillment and profit management. The higher your sales volume, the […]

By | 2017-08-10T10:51:49+00:00 July 27th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

How to Build a Data-Driven E-Commerce Strategy that will Outperform the Competition

This is a guest post from Nikhil Naidu. Nikhil is a Growth Marketing and Loyalty Expert at Swell, a customer engagement and retention platform for online businesses. Swell frequently blogs, runs webinars and produces industry-leading content on e-commerce, customer retention, and loyalty. You can follow them at

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:02+00:00 July 13th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

10 E-Commerce Freelancers You Need on Your Amazon Team

This is a guest post from Emily Bell of the Freeeup team. Emily Bell has worked in digital marketing for seven years, tackling projects for a wide variety of tech and PR companies, as well as a few of Amazon’s top third-party […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:02+00:00 July 10th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

10 Steps To Launching Your E-Commerce Site

This is a guest blog from April Stearns, Content Marketing Associate at Business-Software.com. Business-Software.com is the free online tech source for articles, product reviews and whitepapers on software.

Do you have an itch to sell a product?

Many people may be […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:02+00:00 July 6th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How To Design a Killer OmniChannel Experience

Demi Oba is a Loyalty Analyst and Retention Specialist at Smile.io. He is fascinated by consumer behavior, the e-commerce industry and all things superhero. Follow him on Twitter at @demioba.

Today’s consumer is part of the most on-the-go […]

By | 2017-07-11T05:14:55+00:00 July 4th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

Usability testing, e-commerce, and you

This is a guest post from Victoria Darling from Codal. Codal is a full stack mobile app development and UX + UI design agency with more than 9 years of industry experience. They’re located in Chicago, IL.

The “user experience” is an overwhelmingly broad concept, an umbrella term that […]

By | 2017-05-30T08:56:37+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

Product bundling: How it works, optimization tips, and examples

Product bundling is popular way for e-commerce sellers to sell more of their products, and in turn, increase their profits. This article goes over the psychology behind it, a few tips we’ve learned from industry experience, and examples of some brands that do it well.

If you are looking to […]

By | 2017-05-25T00:26:43+00:00 June 13th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

20 E-Commerce Tools for Running an Online Business

You know that feeling when you have to manage inventory, communication and customer service all at the same time? Pressured, fatigued. Energy zapped. Creating an e-commerce business is challenging task in itself; managing every other aspect efficiently is even more daunting.

Fortunately, there are e-commerce tools that can empower you to […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:03+00:00 May 30th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

4 Ways to Improve Retail Sales

This is a guest post by Angelica Valentine. Angelica is a marketing consultant at Quad Analytix. Quad provides powerful retail intelligence, automation, and analytics to optimize assortment, promotions, and pricing.

Risk in retail is no one’s idea of fun, but risks are just opportunities in disguise when they […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:03+00:00 May 25th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Purchase Completion: How to Get Your Products To Check Out

Patrick FosterThis is a guest post by Patrick Foster, an e-commerce entrepreneur & writer at EcommerceTips. Patrick is a freelance writer and contributor to multiple marketing and e-commerce blogs. He is passionate about business, start-ups and all things social. Find him on […]

By | 2017-06-16T11:55:13+00:00 May 16th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

5 Challenges Online Sellers Face in the Global Market


This is a guest post from Richard Gilbert of the Payoneer team. Richard is the General Manager of North America, based in Payoneer’s New York headquarters. Before joining Payoneer, Richard led strategic partnerships and business development for Infusionsoft, a SaaS-based CRM […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:03+00:00 May 11th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Bulletproof Your Business: How to Protect Jet Listings

While Amazon has private labelers, WalMart has Jet.com, it’s largest competitor to date. As this marketplace continues to evolve, it is emerging as a channel to be reckoned with by adding more and more products to its megastore.

Jet.com has been on an acquisition spree for the last year or so. […]

By | 2017-06-16T12:32:07+00:00 May 4th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

Beyond Amazon: Diversify Your E-Commerce Business

Amazon and search engines like Google are a popular starting point for product searches, which makes it easy for online sellers to assume their businesses will do well even if they’re only on the few more popular channels. This mindset is dangerous for […]

By | 2017-06-30T01:45:29+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

What it Takes to Succeed: Hiring Criteria for E-Commerce Employees

A successful e-commerce business is built on a strong foundation, with a talented team. In order to build something sustainable, you need to be sure to hire capable people who can grow a business.

Before proceeding with the actual hiring process, you will need to specify your hiring criteria so […]

By | 2017-03-16T09:37:55+00:00 April 27th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|

The Ultimate Shopify Plus Tech Stack: Every App You Need to Run & Automate Your Business

Battles aren’t just won with the right skills; you need the right sword and armor, too. I’m not a huge technology buff, but I think outside the box to solve problems I encounter every day as an e-commerce business owner, and usually software is the perfect way to do it. […]

By | 2018-05-21T12:14:06+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

E-commerce mistakes that can be costly to retaining customers

This is a guest post by Wiebke Reile and Lailan Ghafur. Lailan and Wiebke work together as the SearchFit Marketing Team. Lailan was born and raised in San Diego and works as marketing coordinator for SearchFit. She received her degree in Linguistics from UCSC and is currently living […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:20+00:00 April 4th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

The Untapped Potential of Marijuana in E-commerce

The decriminalization and legalization of medical marijuana is becoming more prevalent across the country. However, cannabis has always been a subject of controversy in the United States. This remains true, despite it being legalized in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, and Oregon.

Marijuana is now legal for more than 13 million people in […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:20+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Walmart vs. Amazon from a Seller’s Perspective

Freed from the confines of conventional retail outlets, online merchants have a decent number of marketplace options to flex their sales muscles on.

But ask for their preference, and you’ll only hear a few names. Perhaps just one if you asked a few years ago … Amazon.

Over the years, Amazon.com has […]

By | 2018-06-18T17:11:33+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News, Marketplaces|

Advanced e-Commerce Marketing Tips with Ron Dod of Visiture

Advanced e-Commerce Marketing Tips with Ron Dod of VisitureThe world of e-commerce is constantly evolving, and in order to stay ahead of the game, you’ll need to constantly improve your marketing and SEO tactics to get customers to your listings. No one […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:21+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Using Facebook Ads to Generate e-Commerce Sales

Facebook gives e-commerce sellers a powerful opportunity to target audiences around the world. Their targeting and advertising opportunities are amazing for being so well focused; you can define age, education, interests, and even car ownership. All for a few dollars. Facebook will work whether you’re selling B2B or B2C, and […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:21+00:00 February 13th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News, Marketplaces|

Make money in your sleep: E-commerce solutions for easy automation

It takes more than a business card to be in business these days. In e-commerce, it takes a village; a team of reliable people who can get work done. Even if you sell online, you still need substantial offline support when it comes to shipping, operations, and management.

So how should […]

By | 2017-02-19T13:49:58+00:00 January 25th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, Fulfillment & Logistics|

No One is Undefeated Selling on Amazon

Losing is an essential part of entrepreneurship, and we’ve all been there.

When you go to your favorite restaurant, put time into a project, or invest in a friend’s business, you’re making a prediction for success. Part of being an entrepreneur is knowing the value of your business, your ROI, and […]

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:21+00:00 January 18th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Actionable Amazon SEO Techniques To Boost Your Product Ranking (Infographic)

Selling on Amazon seems easy…up until you upload your products and list them for sale. Then it gets hard thanks to the unique Amazon SEO algorithm.t

In almost any category, you’ll be competing with an average of thousands of competitors, each vying for a place on the first page of Amazon […]

By | 2017-04-17T01:28:24+00:00 January 12th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices|