Watch Now! “Virtual Marketplace Summit – Part 1 – The Amazon Marketplace

Marketplaces can no longer be ignored as a channel for scalable brand growth. If your brand isn’t selling on marketplaces, you’re missing out on over 50% of all transactional search queries, plus millions of high-intent customers.

But over the past month, marketplaces embraced a new role. As states started implementing regional […]

By |2020-03-30T21:54:42-04:00March 30th, 2020|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce Best Practices|

[Replay Inside] Building A Connected Customer Journey

The modern customer journey is defined by personalization, omnichannel selection, and customer-directed fulfillment. If you aren’t creating highly curated brand experiences at each customer touchpoint, you run the risk of losing to marketplaces and DNVBs who make this central to their operations.

No time to watch? Read the full transcript below.

Transcript

Gina Tirelli:
Hi everyone and welcome to this […]

By |2020-03-20T16:02:28-04:00March 17th, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices|

Mitigating the Business Cost of Managing Returns

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

The burden of managing returns is one of the most complex struggles in ecommerce. Returns bog your team down with a lot of manual processes. They introduce friction to the customer journey. And they seriously mess with your […]

By |2020-03-16T11:44:22-04:00March 9th, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices|

How to Use Multi-Lingual Support to Drive a Multi-Channel Strategy?

Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes

It’s fair to say that nowadays customers have high expectations from companies they decide to do business with. 

First of all, it should go without saying that great products and services are a must. However, other […]

By |2020-03-06T11:52:55-04:00March 3rd, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices|

Watch Now! “Mastering the Modern Multichannel Landscape”

It’s no longer viable to continue running your ecommerce “business as usual.” Omnichannel retail has required brands to adopt flexible workflows and business models. Today, operations and marketing have to work together more than ever before to create compelling and consistent experiences across channels. Meanwhile, the cost of digital advertising […]

By |2020-02-04T14:52:36-04:00February 4th, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices|

Watch Now! “Post-Purchase Strategies to Improve Customer Retention”

Today’s shoppers expect brands to sell on their preferred channels, offer super fast delivery, hassle-free returns, refunds, and replacements all in exchange for loyalty. On January 28th, Skubana, Route, Returnly, LoyaltyLion,  and Shipmonk got together to discuss the tools and workflows that will help you deliver a five-star post-purchase experience within […]

By |2020-02-03T16:27:28-04:00February 3rd, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices|

Four Ways to Reduce the Return Rate in Ecommerce

Returns are a headache for any ecommerce brand. An estimated 30 percent of all products bought online are sent back to merchants, which is high compared to the 8.89 percent return rate for brick-and-mortar shops.

Find out how brands are minimizing losses […]

By |2020-01-30T16:37:38-04:00January 28th, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices|

A Guide to Navigating Subscription Service Issues

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The retail subscription service industry is booming, with massive growth in recent years.

In fact, from 2014 to 2018, the industry saw 890% growth. That is unprecedented for most industries.

Download our free guide on the latest D2C multichannel […]

By |2020-01-28T17:26:35-04:00January 20th, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices|

Four Ways Ecommerce Companies Can Minimize Losses and Make the Most of Product Returns

5-7 min read

With the increase in ecommerce businesses, the rate of returns is also increasing.

Find out how brands are minimizing losses from returns in our free guide.

In 2020 alone, it is projected that there will be a $550 billion loss […]

By |2020-01-31T14:52:39-04:00January 15th, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices|

Walmart Supply Chain 2020: Why It Continues to Dominate

Walmart is a dominating retail force.

It’s been 58 years since brothers Sam and James “Bud” Walton founder what would become the largest publicly owned retail company in the world.

Yes. The largest. While Amazon has skyrocketed to second place, global sales are still less than half of Walmart (one reason […]

By |2020-02-19T13:16:54-04:00January 4th, 2020|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

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

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 17, 2017, and was updated in December 2019 to highlight recent direct-to-consumer trends, as well as for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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 […]

By |2020-03-04T18:02:03-04:00December 15th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Moonglow’s Head of Operations on Skubana: ‘The ROI is incomparable’

About the company: Moonglow sells customized jewelry featuring phases of the moon. In 2018, the brand set a goal to scale the business to ten million in annual revenue by the end of 2019. To do so, the founders implemented Skubana to manage the operations and unique workflows […]

By |2019-12-06T15:06:10-04:00December 6th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Skubana Updates|

Finishing The Year Strong: Q4 Inventory Management Tips

Whether you call it Q4, the festive period or peak season, the holidays bring a host of challenges for retailers looking to cash in on their most profitable time of year. As site traffic, acquisition costs, order volume, and competitor activity increase, so do operational issues across warehouses, […]

By |2019-12-10T16:10:56-04:00November 29th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Subscription Boxes: The Ultimate DTC Subscription Box Directory

According to the Subscription Trade Association (SUBTA), 75% of direct-to-consumer (DTC) organizations will offer subscription services by 2023. This trend should come as no surprise – brands are quickly picking up on the popularity of boxes like BirchBox and FabFitFun and finding ways to bring that revenue back to their companies.

“Subscriptions have […]

By |2020-02-12T15:24:48-04:00November 27th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

The Benefits and Challenges of Ecommerce Subscription Services

Subscription services in the ecommerce industry have grown immensely in recent years. From 2011 to 2016, subscription retailers saw sales increase from $57 million to $2.6 billion in 2016 – that is almost 45 times more revenue in just five years. According to the Subscription Trade Association (SUBTA),

By |2019-11-27T14:52:08-04:00November 25th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

Evaluating Shopify Plus Apps: Selecting the Tech Stack for Your Ecommerce Store

If you are on Shopify Plus, then you are well aware that the secret to your success is rooted in the apps installed in your store. Shopify brands should always be looking for ways to grow and optimize their ecommerce store – in both how it appears and functions on […]

By |2019-11-22T11:31:20-04:00November 21st, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

Tracking Landed Cost: How to Accurately Calculate This Important Metric

On the surface, landed cost seems like a relatively simple concept that should be easy to keep track of. It’s the final cost of acquiring inventory for a product, captured from the initial purchase until it finally arrives at your destination, including freight costs, transportation fees, and customs […]

By |2019-11-20T09:28:42-04:00November 19th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

6 Strategies to Prepare Your Brand for the Future of Ecommerce

The online retail industry is constantly evolving. With the growth of omnichannel retail and marketing, this evolution is blurring the lines between digitally-native and traditional retail. This is especially true for direct-to-consumer businesses, which have seen massive shifts in what success looks like for these brands.

Each year, brands like GE […]

By |2019-11-07T21:16:39-04:00November 7th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

3 Inventory Challenges Brands Face Heading into Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The holiday season is an important time of year for your online brand, but one that comes with many challenges. These are three of the biggest inventory obstacles to overcome and the solutions to meet them head-on.

For online retailers, few days match the excitement and potential windfall of Black Friday […]

By |2019-11-06T10:52:43-04:00November 6th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

How to Choose the Best Order Management Software

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When building your brand for success, it is easy to find yourself focusing two things—traffic and conversions. How are you bringing people to your site? Once they arrive, how are you convincing them to make a purchase?

Automate your order management with […]

By |2020-01-30T17:45:09-04:00October 25th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Fulfillment & Logistics|

How to Optimize Inventory Levels Using The Reorder Point and Safety Stock

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Understanding how to manage your stock levels, reorder points, and when to replenish your inventory ensures your business maintains a competitive edge.

However, many retail companies don’t give their stock orders the attention needed to manage them […]

By |2020-01-14T12:38:03-04:00October 23rd, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

Demand Forecasting: How It Works and How It Can Help Your Business

The world of e-commerce is becoming increasingly complex as more and more people begin to buy and sell goods online. The more avenues there are to sell on, the harder it becomes to track all of that data. As the channels companies can sell through continues to diversify, the ability […]

By |2020-02-11T10:40:21-04:00October 21st, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

Improve Business Performance By Tracking Profitability By SKU

Many businesses make the grave mistake of focusing so much on increasing revenue that they end up losing money. Mismanagement, overstocking, and high shipping or service costs can put you out of business even if you’re exceeding your revenue goals. Revenue isn’t the important thing — it’s profitability.

If you looked […]

By |2019-10-23T17:12:22-04:00October 18th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Product Bundling: Tips, Tricks, and Examples

What Is a Product Bundle?

In ecommerce, there are many different strategies and techniques that you can use to stay ahead of the curve. One tried and tested method of increasing revenue and gaining a competitive edge is product bundling.

Boost […]

By |2020-02-11T11:02:13-04:00October 15th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Why Using Safety Stock is Necessary for Your Business

Any company that sells physical products will always be open to interruptions in their supply chain. Eventually, someone is going to miscalculate the demand for a product or something will go wrong in a shipment, causing everything to arrive late.

Being out of stock on an in-demand […]

By |2020-02-11T10:58:29-04:00October 7th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Your Guide to Multichannel Inventory Management

Multichannel retail and distribution is now a requirement for brands to be successful in ecommerce. Businesses not only need to be selling on multiple sales channels, but they also need to overcome the difficulties that come with the sales model, including tracking, managing, and shipping inventory. Inventory management can become […]

By |2020-02-11T10:50:49-04:00October 4th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

How Distributed Order Management Can Benefit Your Business

Distributed Order Management (DOM) may not be a familiar term, but it is one you should quickly begin to understand. As the ecommerce industry continues to become more customer-centric, omnichannel retail will continue to gain prominence as the sales model of choice.

Distributed Order Management (DOM) is […]

By |2020-02-11T10:45:07-04:00October 2nd, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Fulfillment & Logistics|

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 […]

By |2019-10-21T15:17:07-04:00October 1st, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How To Choose and Operate an Amazon Inventory Management System

Selling on Amazon is a great way to build your business, expand your customer base, and boost your profits. 

Amazon is the world’s biggest ecommerce retailer. In 2018, the retail platform reported total net revenue of $122.99 billion for its online stores.

Avoiding Inventory Issues And Improving Your Inventory Management System

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of developing an effective inventory […]

By |2019-10-11T14:58:40-04:00August 29th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Inventory Management Series

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. Establishing an effective inventory management approach keeps you organized, which prevents you from over or underselling, frustrating customers, and losing vital sales. It also equips you with the data you need to make smart investments on the products you sell.

Our Inventory Management […]

By |2019-09-23T12:18:12-04:00August 14th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

Implement Your Inventory Strategy With Inventory Management Software

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of developing an effective inventory […]

By |2019-10-23T17:12:55-04:00August 14th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

7 Tasks D2C Brand Owners Should Delegate

As a retailer, your focus should always be on two things: growth and income generation. But sometimes the sheer amount of daily work to maintain a successful business on marketplaces like Amazon, Walmart and eBay can deter you from successfully growing your business.

This is where outsourcing […]

By |2019-07-17T10:48:48-04:00July 10th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

Walmart Free 2-Day Shipping: How fast shipping affects conversions

Fast shipping is no longer a nice perk – it’s a necessity. Research shows that one of the most influential factors in customer conversions is fast shipping and Walmart is no exception. The world’s biggest retailer is battling […]

Key Fulfillment Strategies to Elevate Multi-Channel Sales – Webinar

73% of shoppers use multiple channels to search for products before buying them. This makes it critical for brands to appear on several marketplaces to maximize their opportunities for a purchase. But how do you efficiently fulfill these orders once they start rolling in?

In this webinar, Skubana CEO Chad Rubin and […]

By |2019-06-14T13:15:45-04:00June 14th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Webinar|

Key Metrics to Measure and Optimize Ahead of Prime Day – Webinar

Amazon’s Prime Day is around the corner. Are you prepared to make the most out of the biggest online shopping holiday of 2019?

We partnered with the experts from Tinuiti (formerly CPC Strategy) to discuss our secrets for taking your Prime Day strategy to the next level!

In this webinar, we review the best practices […]

By |2019-06-14T10:20:49-04:00June 6th, 2019|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices, Webinar|

9 Strategies to Write Conversion-Oriented Email Copy Every Time

This is a guest post written by Ben Johnson. Ben is the Head of Content at Proof, a Y Combinator-backed startup that provides real-time social proof and personalization software. Over 18,000 sites trust Proof to help increase their conversion rates.

Let’s face it: We’re not all Shakespeare, […]

By |2019-05-22T11:42:54-04:00May 22nd, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices|

Bulletproof D2C Go-to-Market Strategies

Are you focused on growing your D2C brand? Make sure you do it the right way!

We teamed up with our partners at Shogun to reveal what it takes to make your brand relevant and increase your revenue without spending more!

This session will be jam-packed with many actionable tactics your brand […]

By |2019-04-29T19:16:15-04:00April 29th, 2019|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices, Webinar|

7 Deadly Sins of Amazon Advertising – Webinar

Are you advertising on Amazon? Make sure you do it the right way!

We teamed up with our partners at Teikametrics to discuss many actionable tactics your brand can leverage to make sure you are getting the most out of your ad spend.

This session will cover the following:

  • Why constantly maintaining […]
By |2019-04-25T17:01:50-04:00April 25th, 2019|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce Best Practices, Webinar|

International Expansion On Amazon – Webinar

Are you looking to find ways to expand your D2C business internationally?

We teamed up with our partners at Avask and First Choice Shipping to dive into International expansion strategies and concerns.

This session will cover the following:

  • The size of the opportunity
  • How Amazon’s Pan-European program works
  • 5 Mistakes to avoid […]
By |2019-04-22T11:10:31-04:00April 18th, 2019|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce Best Practices, Webinar|

A PROVEN SEO FORMULA TO 10X YOUR TRAFFIC & CONVERSION IN 12 MONTHS OR LESS

Commerce is changing fast! Do you have what it takes to keep up and adapt?

This session will cover the following:

How to get rank on Google with no ad spending by optimizing

  • Speed
  • Backlinks
  • Content

 

By |2019-03-04T11:58:43-04:00March 4th, 2019|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices, Webinar|

How to Put Together the Most Effective Omni-Channel Strategy – Webinar

Are you interested in an omni-channel approach, but don’t know where to start? Or are you looking to refine your omni-channel strategy to maximize the benefits for your brand?

We teamed up with Mutesix to dive into the key factors of an omni-channel approach, how to evaluate your […]

By |2019-02-22T11:44:48-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce Best Practices, Webinar|

Gaining Control Of Your Brand On Amazon – Webinar

Are you prepping for your first official launch on Amazon? Or are you looking to reclaim control of your brand on the marketplace? In this live session, we teamed up with CPC Strategy to reveal the secrets to establishing and elevating your brand on Amazon.

This live session is […]

By |2019-02-05T10:25:38-04:00February 1st, 2019|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce Best Practices, Webinar|

Create an Inventory Management Strategy

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of […]

By |2019-10-23T17:18:49-04:00January 8th, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

What is Inventory Management?

Inventory management is vital to any e-commerce business. If you don’t establish an effective inventory management approach, you risk frustrating customers, losing vital sales or investing in inventory that doesn’t sell. The following article is part of our Inventory Management Blog Series which covers all aspects of […]

By |2020-02-11T10:37:39-04:00December 4th, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|

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 |2018-07-18T15:53:25-04:00July 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 |2018-06-21T12:14:22-04:00June 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 […]

By |2019-06-20T18:33:56-04:00June 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 |2018-05-23T20:21:34-04:00May 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 |2018-05-18T11:53:41-04:00May 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:25-04:00April 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 |2018-05-30T14:30:10-04:00April 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 |2018-05-18T11:54:03-04:00March 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:00-04:00March 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|2018-05-18T11:54:18-04:00March 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 |2018-05-18T11:53:19-04:00March 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:25-04:00March 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:25-04:00March 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:25-04:00March 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 |2019-09-03T15:41:39-04:00February 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 |2019-06-10T16:20:19-04:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-04:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-04:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-04:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-04:00February 15th, 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-04:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-04:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-04:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-04:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-04:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-04:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-04:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-04:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-04:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-04:00January 10th, 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-04:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-04:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-04:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-04:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-04:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-04:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-04:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:44-04:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:44-04:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:44-04:00December 5th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|
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