Mastering E-Commerce Analytics: How Using Your Data Can Help Your Business Grow

Let’s dive in with a few numbers, shall we?

Estimates show that by the end of this year, there will be nearly 2 billion online buyers worldwide.

From 2015 to 2017, more than 90% of the world’s data

By |2019-10-31T10:19:28-05:00October 31st, 2019|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 […]

By |2019-10-21T15:17:07-05:00October 1st, 2019|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

DNVB: A Detailed Breakdown of the Ultimate DNVB List

As defined by the founder of Bonobos in a well-known post to Medium, the Digitally Native Vertical Brand (DNVB) is “a brand born online with a ‘maniacal’ focus on the customer experience. While a DNVB may start online it often extends to a brick-and-mortar manifestation. Unlike typical e-commerce companies, digitally […]

By |2019-10-23T10:55:10-05:00September 25th, 2019|eCommerce News|

What are the most valuable apps to install on Shopify Plus?

Apps are the fundamental building blocks behind every great Shopify-powered store experience. Without a strong foundation of critical apps, you risk missing out on features and even potential sales opportunities. On the other hand, downloading everything you see in the app store can push prospective customers away by […]

By |2019-12-04T09:37:02-05:00September 18th, 2019|eCommerce News|

The E-commerce SEO Guide: How To Get Ranked With No Ad Spend

Online merchants have to be good at selling and marketing. Indeed, it’s only once you’ve nailed the marketing side of things that you can start selling to the right people.

A key part of online marketing is SEO.

SEO (Search engine […]

By |2019-10-17T14:58:06-05:00July 2nd, 2019|eCommerce News|

Skubana Raises $5.4M Series A Led by Defy Partners to Transform Commerce Operating Systems

Skubana Raises $5.4M Series A led by Defy Partners to Transform Commerce Operating Systems

Skubana powers orders, inventory, and business intelligence for the world’s top high-volume brands and retailers

NEW YORK, New York,  June 26, 2019 — Skubana

By |2019-06-26T18:39:18-05:00June 26th, 2019|eCommerce News, Skubana Updates|

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 […]

How Referral Marketing Works and Why It’s Crucial for your Business

This is a guest post written by Arlen Robinson. Arlen is the co-founder and VP of Business Development at OSI Affiliate Software.He is also the host of The Ecommerce Marketing Podcast where he discusses marketing strategies with experts […]

By |2019-04-15T13:45:45-05:00April 16th, 2019|eCommerce News|

When Magento 1 Merchants Should RePlatform

This is a guest post written by Robert Rand. Robert is the  Director of Partnerships & Alliances at Jet Rails. Robert has over a decade of experience in helping merchants benefit from sound E-commerce and Digital Marketing strategies. He’s highly experienced at harnessing the power of E-commerce technologies and solutions […]

By |2019-03-26T13:14:24-05:00March 27th, 2019|eCommerce News|

How to Name Products for Increased Sales

This is a guest post written by Kim Kohatsu. Kim is the Director of Marketing at PickFu, an instant polling service that e-commerce sellers use to optimize product listings. With PickFu, online stores can quickly test product photos, description copy, and UI layouts with shoppers who […]

By |2019-09-30T09:44:20-05:00February 26th, 2019|eCommerce News|

Common Inventory Management Costs and Myths

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 |2019-08-08T17:35:57-05:00January 2nd, 2019|eCommerce News, Inventory Management|

The Rise of Social Media Shopping – Should You Join In?

This is a guest post written by Jake Rheude. Jake is the Director of Marketing for Red Stag Fulfillment, an ecommerce fulfillment warehouse that was born out of ecommerce. He has years of experience in ecommerce and business development. In his free time, Jake enjoys reading about business […]

By |2018-09-07T18:12:17-05:00September 11th, 2018|Digital Marketing, eCommerce News|

5 Surefire Ways to Optimize Omni-Channel Inventory Management

When it comes to being a retailer, your biggest investment is your inventory.

Unfortunately, it’s your inventory that’s often the hardest thing to manage; especially when trying to meet and exceed increasingly demanding consumer expectations.

By |2019-09-30T09:44:52-05:00September 6th, 2018|eCommerce News|

How to Double Your Email Collection Rate In Only One Week

This is a guest post written by Mike Kamo. Mike is the CEO and co-founder, alongside Neil Patel, of Hello Bar and Neil Patel Digital. He is a renowned digital marketing and conversion optimization expert.

Email marketing has been around for over 40 years. It’s considerably evolved due to […]

By |2018-09-07T15:21:59-05:00September 5th, 2018|eCommerce News|

5 Crucial Things You Should Know Before Expanding from eBay to Amazon

This is a guest post written by Maxim Godin. Maxim is the Co-founder and CMO of CrazyLister – the world’s leading eBay listing software, used with love by 100,000 retailers. 2-time eBay award recipient for excellence in sales. Started my journey in eCommerce back in 2008, grew an […]

By |2018-08-21T15:57:43-05:00August 27th, 2018|eCommerce News|

Amazon FBA Fees and Projected Revenue: Know Your Profits

If you haven’t already heard about how selling on Amazon using their Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) service could be your biggest break in eCommerce, you’re in for a treat.

When it comes to selling on Amazon, there are countless of opportunities to:

 

By |2018-08-20T18:06:04-05:00August 23rd, 2018|eCommerce News|

Why a Rewards Program is the Best Retention Tool

This is a guest post written by Smile.io. Smile.io is an ecommerce rewards program provider who helps connect you to your customers through emotional and rewarding experiences. Tens of thousands of merchants trust Smile.io to improve their retention rates, and reward their customers for completing profitable actions.

By |2018-07-11T17:34:09-05:00July 11th, 2018|eCommerce News|

A Summary of What South Dakota v. Wayfair Means for Online Merchants

This is a guest post written by Tyler Jeffcoat the CEO of Seller Accountant

On June 21st, the Supreme Court issued a long-awaited opinion on South Dakota v. Wayfair, INC. The Court ruled in favor of South Dakota against Wayfair and other large online retailers and overruled […]

By |2018-07-09T16:47:14-05:00July 3rd, 2018|eCommerce News|

Why the Amazon Long-Term FBA Storage Fees Update is Actually an Opportunity

If you’re selling on Amazon, you’ve probably heard about the new FBA storage fees being implemented this year, and like many sellers, perhaps you’re feeling a little apprehensive about it.

The seller community has been in a bit of a panic about the whole thing, with people […]

By |2018-06-13T19:29:01-05:00June 7th, 2018|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce News|

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 |2018-06-21T12:14:22-05:00June 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 |2019-06-20T18:33:56-05:00June 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 |2018-05-23T20:21:34-05:00May 3rd, 2018|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

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

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 |2018-05-18T11:55:25-05:00March 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:25-05:00March 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:25-05:00March 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 |2019-09-03T15:41:39-05:00February 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 |2019-06-10T16:20:19-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-05:00February 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 |2019-09-03T15:20:12-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:26-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:42-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-05:00January 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-05:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-05:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-05:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-05:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:43-05:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:44-05:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:44-05:00December 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 |2018-05-18T11:55:44-05:00December 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 |2019-09-19T17:53:21-05:00November 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:00-05:00November 29th, 2017|Digital Marketing, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

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 |2018-05-18T11:56:00-05:00November 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 |2018-06-12T11:02:21-05:00November 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:00-05:00November 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 |2018-06-07T12:43:33-05:00November 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 |2019-02-01T13:09:03-05:00November 2nd, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News, Webinar|

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 |2019-09-19T17:59:28-05:00October 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:01-05:00October 12th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

Amazon’s Brand-Building Abilities

This is a guest post by e-commerce writer Hendrik Laubscher. Check out his blog for more of his work.

I’ve noticed an underlying assumption that Amazon runs off other brands, but cannot build their own. This lack of Amazon’s brand-building abilities is something that Walmart is trying […]

By |2018-05-18T11:58:04-05:00September 20th, 2017|Digital Marketing, 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:02-05:00September 18th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

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 |2019-09-19T18:02:13-05:00August 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:02-05:00August 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:02-05:00August 8th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

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

Do Chinese sellers have an unfair advantage?

This is a guest post by e-commerce writer Hendrik Laubscher. Check out his blog for more of his work.

For the past year or so a common thread among American marketplace sellers has been a growing concern over the impact of Chinese sellers on their American marketplace […]

By |2018-05-18T11:58:04-05:00July 11th, 2017|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 |2018-05-18T11:56:02-05:00July 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:02-05:00July 6th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

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 […]

By |2019-09-19T18:01:08-05:00May 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:03-05:00May 25th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

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

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 |2019-09-19T17:49:16-05:00April 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:20-05:00April 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:20-05:00March 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 |2018-06-18T17:11:33-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:21-05:00February 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 |2018-05-18T11:56:21-05:00February 13th, 2017|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News, Marketplaces|

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

5 Ways to Reduce Logistics Spend on International Freight

This article was contributed by John Edmonds of Freightos, the online freight marketplace. Freightos’ online freight rate marketplace instantly provides live quotes from leading freight forwarders for you to compare and select. Sign up and get $50 dollars off your first international shipping of over […]

By |2018-06-28T15:26:52-05:00October 27th, 2016|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News, Fulfillment & Logistics|

How Does Amazon View You?

This article is written and contributed by Chris McCabe. Do you feel like you get warned by Amazon for every single thing you do? Learn how to handle policy and communicate with Amazon like an Amazonian in the free masterclass, How To Talk To Amazon So They […]

By |2018-05-18T11:56:21-05:00August 19th, 2016|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

The Importance of Professional Translations Across the Amazon International Marketplace

nick strozzaThis article was written and contributed by Nicholas Strozza, Vice President for Marketing and Sales of InterPro. Interpro Translations Solutions provides professional translation and localization services into over 80 languages for retailers, businesses and non-profits worldwide.

Sales channels are more than just an easy […]

By |2018-05-18T11:56:21-05:00July 31st, 2016|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

The State of Amazon Reviews in 2016

This article was written and contributed by HonestFew.com.  It’s an all-in-one solution for getting more sales and reviews for your products.  If you want Amazon reviews that adhere with Amazon’s Terms of Service, consider using HonestFew.

To understand the state of Amazon reviews today, let’s take […]

By |2018-05-18T11:56:21-05:00July 19th, 2016|Amazon Tips & Tricks, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

From E-Commerce Expert to NFL Owner: How Gary Vee is Positioning Himself to Buy the New York Jets

Gary Vaynerchuk is an investor, keynote speaker, best-selling author, wine expert and entrepreneur. But all of his endeavors pale in comparison to his love for the New York Jets. His biggest life goal is to one day buy the New York Jets, his favorite team since he was five years […]

By |2018-05-18T11:56:22-05:00June 24th, 2016|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

The VAT Implications of Selling via Multi-Channels in the European Union

This article was written and contributed by SimplyVat.comSimplyVAT.com helps online retailers trade internationally and successfully without being burdened by complex European Value Added Tax (VAT) legislation. SimplyVAT.com is a team of VAT experts who provide first class expertise in international VAT compliance in […]

The 3 Elements of E-Commerce You Must Have in Place

This guest post was contributed by Pixafy. Pixafy is a full service ecommerce agency anchored in tradition and deeply invested in the future of digital commerce. We are online retail experts that specialize in B2C and B2B implementations. We work with you to deliver high value ecommerce services and […]

By |2018-05-18T11:56:22-05:00June 14th, 2016|eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce News|

How to Find Your Next Killer Product

Let’s be clear – no one needs another silicone baking mat.

If you’re looking to excel as a seller, you’re going to have to do more than find top selling products to copy.  The good news is; it’s not as difficult as it sounds if you take a smart approach.  This […]