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405, 2017

Why Gathering Feedback on Amazon is Crucial for Sellers

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, News, Tips|Comments Off on Why Gathering Feedback on Amazon is Crucial for Sellers

You’ve likely heard some variation on this: people only post a review when they’re unhappy and want others to share in their misery. But good reviews matter, too! Actually, all reviews are important when dealing on Amazon. If you already use FeedbackExpress, then you know what we’re talking about. But if you don’t, then read on to have your mind mini-blown.
The Single Most Important Reason for Having Reviews
Think back about 20 years ago. If the holes in your socks finally got big enough to the point you couldn’t wear them anymore, you schlepped out to the store and picked out another pack. Maybe you asked a salesperson some questions about them, or maybe you just picked up different packages to compare softness and strength. Either way, you could see immediately and first-hand just what kind of socks you were getting.

If your socks today got big holes and you had to replace them, it’d be far easier to just order them online. But without being able to pick them up, how would you know if they’d last a good long time before getting holes in them […]

1303, 2017

10 Profitable Private Label Product Ideas

By |March 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Tips|Comments Off on 10 Profitable Private Label Product Ideas

More than 300 million consumers have an Amazon account. If you’re looking to launch a private product label via the online version of Walmart, there’s something instantly appealing about tapping into a massive group of potential buyers.
The first step is to decide what is you’ll want to sell. Picking the right product could lead to a steady income of about $1,500 to $2,000 a month—and maybe more than that if you really put a lot of time and effort into targeting consumers likely to be interested in what you’re selling and earn positive reviews from satisfied customers.

Amazon’s top-selling products include automotive products, books, electronics, and video games. But what really works for private product label sellers are niche products that appeal to a more specific group of consumers. Here are ten private label product ideas to help you get started with the brainstorming process.
1. Baby Products
Baby wipes and bibs are among the niche baby products you’ll find from third party sellers on Amazon. It’s part of a focus on private label household products the comp

any sells through its Amazon Elements label. It initially launched with […]

203, 2017

A Seller’s Guide to Amazon Feedback Software

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon, News, Tips|Comments Off on A Seller’s Guide to Amazon Feedback Software

Guest blog by Chris Dunne from FeedbackExpress. FeedbackExpress is a powerful, cloud-based software solution that helps Amazon sellers automate and manage their feedback communication with buyers. The software is proven to help sellers get more positive seller feedback and product reviews as well as removing any negative and neutral feedback quickly and effectively.

Most customers that make a purchase on Amazon, don’t leave feedback; the figure is around 5% or 1 in every 20 customers. There are things sellers can do to increase the likelihood of getting feedback such as automating the process with Amazon feedback software.
What type of feedback can people leave?
Buyers on Amazon can leave two types of feedback: seller reviews (how the buyer feels you performed throughout the transaction) and product reviews (their opinion on the quality of the product they received).
How is feedback rated on Amazon?
Feedback on Amazon is scored as follows:

5 stars = Excellent
4 stars = Good
3 stars = Fair
2 stars = Poor
1 star = Awful

Many customers are not aware that a 3-star rating (neutral), will actually count against your business and bring your seller rating […]

1402, 2017

A Seller’s Guide to Amazon Repricing Software

By |February 14th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, News, Tips|Comments Off on A Seller’s Guide to Amazon Repricing Software

Learn how to become an ace seller using Amazon repricing software in five easy steps.
Step 1: Identify Your Competition
Contrary to popular belief, you’re not in competition with every single seller on Amazon. Rather, you want to pick out the sellers who are:

Selling and/or shipping to the same areas as you so you can aggressively and accurately configure your prices. Why compete with sellers selling out of their own backyard if you’re not and have to work in border tariffs?
Selling similar or identical items as you. It’s no good to find every Amazon seller listing, say, t-shirts, as there can be a huge variance in quality, brand name, and therefore price.

The idea is you want to pick out sellers who most closely resemble you as possible so you can create repricing rules that will compete effectively.
Step 2: Set Your Min and Max Values
One of the worst things you can do is create a race to the bottom, so avoid setting your min prices too low—the only beneficiary will be the buyer, as you’ll lose profits. And for min prices, remember to factor in the […]

102, 2017

5 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Website

By |February 1st, 2017|Categories: Multi-channel Ecommerce, Tips|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Website

There are two main problems that plague all ecommerce merchants: lack of traffic, and lack of conversions. If you’ve been having trouble with either — or even just want to improve both — then SellerExpress has five awesome tips you need to be following now.
First off, let’s make sure everyone knows the difference between traffic and conversion. We know it’s probably a trifling point for most of you, but just in case:

Traffic: Generally speaking, the number of hits you get on your page. You can further qualify it as unique hits, and also define how long someone has to spend on your page to be a unique hit.
Conversion: In the most general of terms, conversion is the ratio/percentage of number of people who visit your store and the number who make a purchase.

So with that being said, let’s look at how you can improve things overall for the betterment of the two.
Your Pictures Aren’t Worth a Thousand Words
If you’ve grown tired of hearing how often taking amazing pictures is one of your top priorities as a merchant, bear with us for just one […]

2601, 2017

How l Started Selling on Amazon

By |January 26th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, News, Tips|Comments Off on How l Started Selling on Amazon

I never intended to sell online. Online retail seemed like the world of big companies, cut-price importers and small businesses trying to make a quick buck by any means. I never imagined I would be carving out my own little niche in that world. And yet, this month marks two years since I started doing just that.

Let’s start with how I got here. It all began with needing to make space and a little extra money. My lease was running out and soon after that insurance would be due on my car – my first, a cute little hatchback perfect for city drives, but insurance is steep regardless when you are a new driver.

Moving was more urgent. Anyone who has ever moved knows how much work it takes to sort and pack and ship and unpack everything, and how it’s also a good time to declutter sort out all that stuff that has accumulated over the years living in one place. For me, moving meant I had to finally part with a few of my books.

I’ve loved books ever since I was a girl, it’s […]

1701, 2017

How to Respond to a Negative Amazon Product Review

By |January 17th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, Multi-channel Ecommerce, News, Tips|Comments Off on How to Respond to a Negative Amazon Product Review

You’ve just completed a sale and your buyer said your service was awesome — but the item itself was less than stellar. What do you do now? Well, if you’re really dead serious about improving on that aspect, then follow these handy tips courtesy of FeedbackExpress.
Know What Your Ultimate Goal Is
When faced with a negative product review, the first instinct is to make it go away. However, that can be a super long process — and not always with a good success rate. Instead, and as cheesy as it sounds, place your focus on trying to improve yourself so it doesn’t happen in the future. If the best defence is a strong offence, then your ideal tactic is to set up a frame in place so you just don’t get negative feedback in the future.
Where You Want Your Feedback to Go
There are two ways you can get a hold of your buyer:

Email them directly
Post a comment on their Amazon review.

There are pros and cons for each, so let’s take a look.

Email: You can talk about sensitive info without it being made public, […]

1201, 2017

The Best Ecommerce Conferences 2017

By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Multi-channel Ecommerce, News, SellerExpress, Tips|Comments Off on The Best Ecommerce Conferences 2017

Networking is an important part of all commerce including ecommerce. Meeting people and sharing ideas is an experience that many can benefit from. As the saying goes, it’s not what you know but who you know, that can help you on your rise to the top and conferences are a golden opportunity for getting to know the right people in your industry.
Here’s our list of the top ecommerce conferences happening across Europe and the US in 2017.

Best Ecommerce Conferences 2017
Europe

Canada and North America

Related reading: 5 reasons to attend ecommerce conferences.
*This article originally appeared on the RepricerExpress blog

1001, 2017

5 Benefits of Multichannel Inventory Management Software

By |January 10th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Multi-channel Ecommerce|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Multichannel Inventory Management Software

Unless you’re selling something truly timeless and niche market-y, then you’ll need a rotating inventory to keep up with supply and demand. SellerExpress really likes the idea of inventory management software so you don’t have to fiddle around the hard way. In fact, we love it so much, we’ve come up with 5 reasons why you should be getting on it right away.
1. Grab Every Precious Second of Time
Time is one of those very few things you can’t put a price tag on. Once it’s gone, it’s gone. But with inventory management software, the automation updates mean you don’t have to spend your time going through the data. Hello, time! And with that extra time, you can do whatever you want with it.

We recommend using it to promote and expand your business, but if the links are calling, then pull out your nine-iron and go.
2. Put Money Back in Your Wallet
Closely tied to the above point is what to do with money. It’s always a lot easier to figure out how to spend money than how to earn it, and using automated software helps save […]

3012, 2016

How to Integrate Ecommerce With Your Successful Amazon Sales

By |December 30th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Marketplaces, Multi-channel Ecommerce|Comments Off on How to Integrate Ecommerce With Your Successful Amazon Sales

Guest blog post by Patrick Foster from Ecommerce Tips
So you have successfully tackled the world of Amazon selling but want to take it to the next level? Take the next logical step and open your own ecommerce store. Selling on Amazon is a great way to make sales, and opening your own online store will help boost your seller brand. Here is how to integrate ecommerce with your successful Amazon selling and how to leverage your existing customers when building out a store of your own.
Develop Your Brand
Firstly, you need to define and develop your brand. Branding is what sets you apart from other companies; a well-developed brand is essential for your personal ecommerce store as you transition from seller to brand.

Branding is what defines your company. It tells your customers who you are and what you’re all about. If you haven’t already, take the time to develop your brand into something that truly represents the core values of your company.

Keep branding consistent across your Amazon seller profile, your social media channels and your ecommerce store. This will make it easier to leverage […]