12 01, 2019

How to Win the Amazon Buy Box in 2018

By |2019-01-15T11:06:03+00:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Amazon, Tips|Comments Off on How to Win the Amazon Buy Box in 2018

Do you know that 82% of all Amazon sales happen through the Buy Box and even more on mobile? Consequently, if you’re not in the Buy Box, your chances of making a sale are pretty slim. What is the Amazon Buy Box? There of two types of sellers on Amazon, Amazon itself, and third-party sellers. For the majority of items, there will be a number of buying options for the buyer. When a buyer selects, “Add to Cart”, the seller who has the Buy Box at that moment in time (the Buy Box winner rotates but more about that later), gets that all important sale. Amazon’s net revenue sales have grown steadily over the last ten years reaching almost $136 billion in 2016 with over $111 billion worth of sales coming through the Buy Box—WOW! (Source: Statista). ­So, with an estimated 82% of Amazon sales (more for mobile sales), going to the Box winner, it’s vital for sellers to know how the Buy Box works and what they can do to win a share of it. How the Buy Box Works The Buy Box algorithm [...]

6 01, 2019

A Seller’s Guide to Amazon Repricing Software

By |2020-03-03T13:52:00+00:00January 6th, 2019|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. Check out this article if you're interested in private label repricing on Amazon. 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 [...]

25 01, 2018

Why Gathering Feedback on Amazon is Crucial for Sellers

By |2020-08-21T14:42:17+00:00January 25th, 2018|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 [...]

24 01, 2018

A Seller’s Guide to Amazon Feedback Software

By |2018-12-14T12:17:59+00:00January 24th, 2018|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 [...]

21 01, 2018

How Streamlining Your Delivery Service Can Increase Your Website’s Sales

By |2018-12-14T12:17:59+00:00January 21st, 2018|Categories: Marketplaces, News, Tips|Comments Off on How Streamlining Your Delivery Service Can Increase Your Website’s Sales

Having your own, small business can be a challenge, but the rewards are endless if you can maintain a high level of satisfaction for your customers. Particularly for ecommerce businesses offering products to customers, parcel delivery will be something to consider in depth. While this might seem like a difficult, laborious process initially, comparison websites such as make finding reputable couriers seamless, but will they represent your organisation positively? Here, we delve in deeper about how your parcel delivery can impact your sales, and the importance of streamlining your delivery service for an increase in ROI. Online & Offline Promotion When relying on a courier to handle your delivery with care, you can often worry about whether they’re capable enough of doing so. However, if you do streamline your parcel delivery service, you’d be surprised at the amount of people who give your business praise. We all know how frustrating it is to order a product off of a website to have it carelessly handled throughout the process, so you’ll often find consumers being appreciative of your efforts to deliver their product safely. With this [...]

7 11, 2017

Free eBook: 11 Ways to be a Successful Amazon Seller

By |2018-12-14T12:17:59+00:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, eBay, News, Tips|Comments Off on Free eBook: 11 Ways to be a Successful Amazon Seller

In this free guide, you will hear from a fantastic range of experts about some of the most important aspects of selling on Amazon. Being educated and informed is a crucial tool in the Amazon seller’s arsenal. The ebook every Amazon seller should read covers: How to win the Amazon Buy Box. How to get more product reviews legally. How to rank well on Amazon. How to find profitable inventory. Selling multichannel. Avoiding suspension. Beating currency uncertainty. Sales tax. Funding options. Optimised inventory management. Contributors: Andy Geldman, WebRetailer RepricerExpress - Amazon repricing software FeedbackExpress - Amazon feedback software Stephen Smotherman, Full-Time FBA Skubana Chris McCabe, Ecommerce Chris Currencies Direct Taxjar Kabbage Forecastly Get your free ebook today and start increasing your sales!

13 05, 2017

Should Your Business Offer Next Day Delivery?

By |2018-02-13T16:55:26+00:00May 13th, 2017|Categories: Marketplaces, News, Tips|Comments Off on Should Your Business Offer Next Day Delivery?

It’s a fact well known to most that technology is changing our lives completely. From creating new entertainment options, to making payments far more streamlined and cash – and even card! – free, there is no limit to what new technological advances are giving us the opportunity to do. Even importing from china can be done in a matter of days! In this case, we’re focusing on Next Day Delivery. It’s a service that the likes of Amazon and other big companies have been offering for a while now, but businesses across the world are starting to pick on the trend. The question remains, however – should yours? Customer Satisfaction Customer satisfaction is a primary focus for millions of companies all over the world, and rightly so. Without consumers, most businesses would never be able to thrive, and no businesses will know this more than those that provide products to their customers. Providing an efficient delivery service is something that the majority will be able to offer now, and customer demands are changing. A good delivery service is simply expected of companies, and instead, customers [...]

20 04, 2017

Last Minute Tips to Get Your Small Business Ready for Black Friday

By |2018-12-14T12:17:59+00:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, SellerExpress, Tips|Comments Off on Last Minute Tips to Get Your Small Business Ready for Black Friday

Owning a small business can be rewarding but when it comes to events like Black Friday, you may feel like your company is not sizeable enough to compete against ecommerce giants. While this may be daunting, there are many ways SMEs can embrace Black Friday and take part in one of the biggest online shopping days of the year. With the potential to bolster sales and bring in new customers, Black Friday can be beneficial, even for small businesses. Although it may now be just a couple of days away, here are some last-minute tips you can utilise to prepare your SME for this big retail event. Select Your Courier Delivery is becoming more important to customers, who with so much choice, are demanding faster, more efficient and cheaper services. This means getting it right is essential for small businesses, in order to build a good reputation and secure loyal customers. When planning for Black Friday, you may be expecting your volume of shipments to increase. As such, consider using a reliable, professional and trustworthy delivery company, with the expertise and facilities to handle your [...]

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 [...]