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7 12, 2016

My Ecommerce Journey: 10 eBay SEO Tips to Help Boost Sales

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: eBay, Marketplaces, My Ecommerce Journey, Tips|Comments Off on My Ecommerce Journey: 10 eBay SEO Tips to Help Boost Sales

The first few weeks of my ecommerce journey have been exciting, but my sales have been slower than expected. This week however, l have had a few sales which helped boost my confidence as well as my coffers! Are you also struggling with sales on eBay? Then you may be in need of some eBay SEO tips. As with bricks and mortar stores, in order to get a sale you need people to visit your store. In the eBay world, a major factor to attracting traffic will be how effective your SEO is... SEO is Search Engine Optimisation by the way; if you didn't know that then you definitely need to keep reading these top 10 eBay SEO tips! My Top 10 eBay SEO Tips Tip 1: Include your keywords in your store name Your store name should include all your keywords. Don't worry if you have already set your store name as this can be updated. Check out this great article from SEO experts Moz for more information around keyword research. Tip 2: Use a full store description which includes your keywords Your shop [...]

2 12, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 2, 2016

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 2, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Amazon places cap on non-Amazon verified purchase reviews: Chris Dunne at FeedbackExpress reports Amazon is continuing its efforts to stop false feedback by announcing that buyers will only to be able to leave five reviews a week for items not bought via the online store. Amazon has said, "You can submit a maximum of five non-Amazon Verified Purchase reviews each week, starting on (a) Sunday. If we find unusually high numbers of reviews for a product posted in a short period of time, we may restrict these products to Amazon Verified Purchase reviews." Continue reading... 7 ecommerce trends that worked in 2016: Jason Ford at The Drum reports on ecommerce trends that failed and those that worked including responsive design and mobile commerce, website speed and performance as well as usability testing and customer experience. Continue reading... UK Amazon marketplace sellers to reach £1.8 billion in exports sales: Ben Stevens at Retail Gazette reports that Amazon has announced that third-party sellers on Amazon UK are [...]

1 12, 2016

4 Ecommerce Web Design Trends for 2017

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00December 1st, 2016|Categories: Multi-channel Ecommerce, News, Tips, Webstores|Comments Off on 4 Ecommerce Web Design Trends for 2017

Guest blog post by Manas Kumar from Top Notch Dezigns Every one business wishes to make the lasting presence online with a help of impressive scalable and simply navigable websites. The business sites find out the credibility of enterprise offer the mechanism to engage best with the prospective leads and to act as around clock salesperson for business. Even statistics look to weigh in the heavily towards lots of advantages of well designed site. Nearly 48% of users cited website designs to be most crucial factor while deciding credibility and importance of enterprise. Take closer look and you will find out ninety four percent of the web visitors abandoning the website simply due to its design and layout. These stats are clearly reflecting the significance of the web designs. As website owner, it is amongst you are prime responsibilities to select visually stunning layouts for you are business site. Which website design trends should you particularly pay attention to in the year 2017? In the last twenty years, the web design has undergone fast development, which has been characterized by the technological advances and the [...]

25 11, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 25, 2016

By |2016-11-25T11:09:50+00:00November 25th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 25, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Meet Brand Central, Amazon's secret, new plan to squash counterfeits: Ben Fox Rubin at CNET reports that Amazon is going on the offensive against counterfeits with Brand Central, a suite of digital tools under development to help sellers protect their brands from fakes and knockoffs. The effort comes as Amazon filed its first-ever lawsuits against alleged counterfeit sellers with more suits expected. Details about Brand Central remain vague at this stage. Continue reading... The Grand Tour breaks Amazon Prime video audience record: BBC Newsbeat reports that according to Amazon, the first episode of The Grand Tour has become the biggest premiere on Amazon Prime, overtaking The Man in The High Castle. Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos said, "The guys are back, doing what they do best." As well as bringing record audiences, on the day The Grand Tour was released, new Prime membership sign-ups exceeded all previous days, with the exception of their Amazon Prime Day. Continue reading... Amazon UK/EU Long Term Storage Fees: Chris Dawson [...]

18 11, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 18, 2016

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

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Alibaba smashes all Singles Day sales records: Chris Dawson at Tamebay reports that Alibaba smashed all sales record on their annual 11/11 Singles Day, with sales of RMB 120.7 billion ($17.79 billion) in gross merchandise volume in just 24 hours. Thats up around a third on last year’s Singles Day and across 235 countries and regions. Other records smashed were RMB 98.97 billion ($14.6 billion) in GMV generated on mobile devices and 657 million delivery orders. Continue reading... Amazon takes counterfeit sellers to court for first time: Ari Levy at CNBC reports Amazon has filed lawsuits against counterfeit sellers, after a number of sellers complained that knockoffs were killing their sales and endangering consumers. On Monday, Amazon filed suit against a group of sellers for infringing on athletic training equipment developed by TRX. In a second case, Amazon sued sellers who are offering fake versions of a patented moving product called Forearm Forklift. Continue reading... eBay hikes seller fees for Half.com up by 200%: Ina [...]

14 11, 2016

7 Times Amazon Sellers May Need Legal Help

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, News, Tips|Comments Off on 7 Times Amazon Sellers May Need Legal Help

Guest blog by CJ from Amazon Sellers' Lawyer Amazon Seller Account Problems? Hitting a wall with your Amazon appeal? While Amazon seller forums are great resources for smaller issues, it’s not easy to get clear answers about how to deal with account suspensions, appeals or suspensions from intellectual property right accusations. But how do you know when it’s time to get legal help? No lawyer can (or should) guarantee that your account or listing will be reinstated. That’s always up to Amazon. However, a lawyer experienced in working with Amazon sellers may give you a better chance at reinstatement than might have on your own. Here are seven good reasons to reach out to a lawyer to help you with your Amazon problems. 1. When your account is suspended. Your first request for reinstatement usually starts at the Seller Performance or Product Quality teams. Next, it’s the Policy Team. Then, you are still suspended you can reach out to the Jeff Bezos’s team.  Every time you move up a rung, your chances of being reinstated diminish and the effects of the decisions become more permanent. [...]

14 11, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 14, 2016

By |2016-11-14T14:54:39+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 14, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. [Infographic] Alibaba Singles’ Day 2016: Chris Dunne at FeedbackExpress reports that Alibaba chalked up a record $17.79 billion (120.7 billion yuan) in gross merchandise volume (GMV) on Singles Day', an increase of 32% year-on-year. Growth rate was lower than the 60% experienced in 2015. In the first five minutes, the Chinese ecommerce giant processed $1 billion on its mobile payment platform, Alipay. Across Alibaba's ecommerce platforms, mainly Tmall.com and Taobao Marketplace, some 1.04 billion payment transactions were processed, compared to last year's 710 million. Continue reading... Amazon Global Store launches for cross border tax paid shopping: Chris Dawson at Tamebay reports that Amazon have launched Amazon Global Store to enable sales to consumers from Amazon sites around the world. In a similar manner to eBay’s Global Shipping Program, consumers can find and buy products from Amazon in the US on Amazon UK. Delivery takes place in as little as two days with goods customs cleared on your behalf, easy returns and UK customer service. Continue [...]

14 11, 2016

The Rise of Shopify an Ecommerce Solution

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay|Comments Off on The Rise of Shopify an Ecommerce Solution

Shopify, founded in 2004 in order to power the ecommerce solution of a snowboarding shop, has since grown to what is arguably the best ecommerce solution for small and medium scale businesses today. Today, Shopify powers over 400,000 ecommerce sites in over 175 countries, selling over 34 billion dollars in services and merchandise in its rise. We explore the rise and growth of this ecommerce tool and how it has changed the global Internet marketplace forever. Growth History Over the past 5 years, Shopify has seen its biggest growth. In 2012, Shopify had 41,910 merchants using its platform and has grown by 1000% since then. Year on year growth has been close to, if not over, 100% yearly in terms of new merchants adopting Shopify. As ecommerce continues to become more and more the go-to way that the tech-savvy shop, Shopify is expected to continue at this growth rate for the foreseeable future. It has seen numbers of online shoppers increase even more dramatically than merchants, and as of 2016, more than 1 in 3 people in the US have frequented a Shopify powered store. [...]

4 11, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 4, 2016

By |2016-11-04T13:39:23+00:00November 4th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 4, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. New Amazon ‘Simplify Global Selling’ pilot to remove VAT obstacles: Chris Dawson at Tamebay reports that Amazon are piloting a new Simplify Global Selling programme in an attempt to make it as easy to sell to overseas customers, as it is to those in the UK. Amazon know that global selling can be complex for sellers and offer to translate listings and through Fulfilment by Amazon. Continue reading... One of Amazon's earliest investors just made a $30 million bet on Hollar, the online dollar store: Biz Carson at Business Insider UK reports on David Yeom, who made a big bet that the dollar store experience that he loved could work online too. It sounded like a bad business idea at the time but Yeom has proved the doubters wrong so far. Hollar's growth over the past year has attracted the eye of one of Amazon's earliest investors, Kleiner Perkins. Continue reading... Black Friday 2016: Amazon's Deals Store puts Kindle Voyage, Roku streaming stick and more [...]

31 10, 2016

Infographic: How to Grow Your Ecommerce Business With Email

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, News, Tips|Comments Off on Infographic: How to Grow Your Ecommerce Business With Email

In today’s customer-centric world, email communication is essential for any ecommerce company that wants to deliver a great experience and grow revenue at the same time. This infographic courtesy of dotmailer shows you 10 email programs that can help you achieve it.