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Merch by Amazon: Does It Live up to the Hype?
Online sellers are flocking to a service called Merch by Amazon in the hopes of easy profits. Here's a look at how the program works and some of the challenges it presents to both participants and non-participating merchants.
Five Tips for Selling Wholesale Online
While most online sellers think of wholesale as a source of inventory, some sellers are in a position to sell their own items to retailers in larger volumes at wholesale prices. EcommerceBytes Contributing Editor Greg Holden talks to an artisan who sells retail and wholesale to learn about the challenges and opportunities selling wholesale presents online merchants. He discovers that selling wholesale can provide sellers with year-round stability, but there are some caveats. Read today's five tips for selling wholesale online!
Tips to Streamline Your Ecommerce Customer Service
Online merchants like Zip Line Gear are discovering they can streamline customer support while at the same time improve service by using third-party tools. Today, EcommerceBytes looks at ZenDesk, which also serves up some tips for small businesses based on its experience working with 25,000 customers.
Fourteen Mobile Apps to Simplify Online Selling
Many online selling tasks and business chores can now be accomplished via smartphones and tablets, from the car or from the couch. Whether you're looking for inventory at a yard sale or marketing your product listings through social networking sites, there's a mobile app to help you. EcommerceBytes takes a look at 14 mobile apps to help get you started!
Online Merchants Can Keep Buyers in the Loop with AfterShip
Have you ever waited anxiously for an online order to arrive? As a seller, are you frustrated when impatient buyers inquire about their packages? AfterShip solves these problems with a service that integrates with major ecommerce platforms and major shipping carriers from around the world.
Tophatter Live Auction Site Helps Market Website Sales
If you put a sped-up version of eBay's online auction format together with the social networking aspects of Facebook, you get Tophatter. EcommerceBytes Contributing Editor Greg Holden takes a look at how sellers are using the platform as a marketing vehicle for their online businesses.
Shop.ca Marketplace Caters to Canadian Shoppers
Online marketplace Shop.ca caters strictly to Canadian shoppers, thereby eliminating some of the unpleasant aspects of online shopping - duties, tariffs and high shipping costs. EcommerceBytes learns more about Shop.ca and how its relationship with online merchants differs from marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon.com.
Online Sellers Find International Alternative to USPS
A penny saved in shipping costs is a penny earned, and online sellers are saving much more than pennies on international shipping costs thanks to an unexpected source - the Swedish Post Office. It's been operating in the U.S. since 1986 when President Reagan opened the international shipping market to foreign competitors, and its Direct Link service for consumers and online sellers offers competitive rates with no minimum volume requirements.
Ecommerce Shipping Options Save Merchants Time and Money
It's easy to get into a rut when it comes to shipping your ecommerce orders, but considering how much money sellers spend in shipping costs, it's good to periodically review your options. Contributing Editor Greg Holden talked to some online merchants and shipping services and finds there are many options to consider that could save you time and money for both domestic and international orders.
Using SEO to Drive Traffic to Your Online Store
How do you optimize your ecommerce website and product listings for search engines like Google? Greg Holden was on hand at the Internet Retailer conference and reports on RKG's Adam Audette presentation where he shared ten top tried and true SEO tactics for online merchants.