10 04, 2017

Infographic: Ecommerce Design Trends 2018

By |2018-04-12T08:52:30+00:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: News, Tips|Comments Off on Infographic: Ecommerce Design Trends 2018

  Design is crucial for staying afloat in the increasingly competitive world of ecommerce. Any ecommerce business owner who has done their homework knows that a site’s design has far-reaching consequences on customers’ trust and perceptions of a brand. But did you know it can also work in subtle ways to boost your conversion rates? Experimenting with current trends in ecommerce design is a great way to test the waters and optimize your site. If you tend to be skeptical of trends as groundless, bandwagon hype, consider this: if successful brands are already using some of these design elements, do you really think a dud would pass by the scrutiny of their rigorous testing? Of course, a design elements success elsewhere does not absolve you from testing it yourself before implementing it across your website. But because design trends tend to appear in response to consumer attitudes and behaviors, trying out these trends for your own store can give you valuable metrics and insights. The following infographic from WhatsTheHost breaks down seven current ecommerce design trends and why they work. Check it out and consider [...]

13 03, 2017

10 Profitable Private Label Product Ideas

By |2020-07-29T12:58:43+00:00March 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Tips|Comments Off on 10 Profitable Private Label Product Ideas

Amazon statistics show than 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 Amazon 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 company sells through [...]

11 03, 2017

4 Benefits of Building an Online Store

By |2020-07-21T13:21:19+00:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, Multi-channel Ecommerce, News|Comments Off on 4 Benefits of Building an Online Store

Guest post by Helen Cartwright The ecommerce industry continues to grow rapidly. In 2019, global ecommerce sales hit the $25 trillion mark. Customers are beginning to see the convenience of buying online, and they are even taking things a notch higher; they are shopping right from their smartphones. Many newbies want to tap into this market but have no idea where to start. If this is you, I have good news—creating an ecommerce business has never been this easy. Is creating an online store hard? Selling products online using online arbitrage is not a mean feat. However, technology has made it simpler to build an online store faster than you could have ever imagined a couple of years ago. There was a time when building an ecommerce store was extremely hard. You were required to hire someone who knew how to code to create the site for you. These types of people cost money. There is also no guarantee that the guy you hire will do a good job. They might build a sub-par site and run away with your money! Nowadays, you can do [...]

1 02, 2017

5 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Website

By |2018-12-14T12:17:59+00:00February 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 [...]

26 01, 2017

AWS Ecommerce: How l Started Selling on Amazon

By |2019-01-09T14:58:21+00:00January 26th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, News, Tips|Comments Off on AWS Ecommerce: 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 [...]

17 01, 2017

How to Respond to a Negative Amazon Product Review

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00January 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 [...]

12 01, 2017

The Best Ecommerce Conferences 2017

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00January 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 Webwinkel Vakdagen Jan 18-19, 2017 Utrecht, The Netherlands Visit Website > The Delivery Conference Jan 31, 2017 London, UK Visit Website > Ecommerce Berlin Expo Feb 2, 2017 Berlin, Germany Visit Website > eTail Germany Mar 14-15, 2017 Berlin, Germany Visit Website > Internet Retailing Expo Apr 5-6, 2017 Birmingham, UK Visit Website > eCommerce Stockholm May 9-10, 2017 Stockholm, Sweden Visit Website > eCommerce Worldwide Cross Border Summit 2017 May 24, 2017 London, UK Visit Website > [...]

10 01, 2017

5 Benefits of Multichannel Inventory Management Software

By |2018-12-07T16:06:16+00:00January 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 [...]

30 12, 2016

How to Integrate Ecommerce With Your Successful Amazon Sales

By |2019-01-18T11:50:12+00:00December 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 [...]

16 12, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 16, 2016

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 16, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Amazon's Prime Air drone delivers first package to customer: Sky News reports that Amazon has successfully delivered its first package to a customer using a drone. This week, the company released a video showing a drone taking off from a warehouse and flying below 400ft over fields to deliver the package outside his home 13 minutes later. The drone drop took place on 7 December and contained a bag of popcorn and an Amazon Fire TV stick. Under Amazon's Prime Air service, the company aims to make deliveries in 30 minutes or less. Continue reading... Five reasons Amazon Go isn’t necessarily the future of shopping: Lisa Lacy at The Drum reports why she believes Amazon Go won’t necessarily revolutionize shopping as consumers know it. Firstly, she says, Amazon did not invent seamless shopping. While Amazon may be branding this type of shopping, it cannot take credit for the concept. In fact, Jason Snyder, CTO of brand experience agency Momentum Worldwide, said seamless shopping has been [...]