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Amazon FBA & eBay GSP: What you need to know about these international fulfilment services

Aimee Goodsall | May 9, 2016 | Comments

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Whether you're already selling internationally, or are reluctant to sell overseas due to the hassle and risk involved, an international fulfilment service might be a good fit for your business. Now while there are a host of options available to you when it comes to cross-border trade, both Amazon and eBay operate their own fulfilment programmes, and while it's not necessarily a case of Amazon FBA vs eBay GSP, it is worth understanding how they both operate and the benefits and disadvantages of each, should this be a route you decide to go down. 

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Topics: eBay, Amazon, Shipping & Fulfilment, Cross Border Trade, Online Marketplace, International Selling

Get Your Free HTML eBay Listing Template

Aimee Goodsall | April 15, 2016 | Comments

How well your eBay listings are optimised and how attractive they look, can significantly influence your overall conversion rate as a seller. The problem is, while a great eBay template design can subsequently improve your performance when selling on the marketplace, for those of you with little to no HTML template design experience, the process of creating these great listings can be extremely daunting.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce, Listings

eBay Trials New Returns Options System Giving Sellers More Choice For Handling Returns

Aimee Goodsall | March 23, 2016 | Comments

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When it comes to customers returning goods, the view that the customer is always right is about to be challenged by none other than eBay itself. Unfortunately for the marketplace giant, there is a general view amongst eBay sellers that when an eBay Money Back Guarantee claim is made, they almost always side with the buyer, however their latest move may well shift this perception by giving more power to the seller.

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Topics: eBay, Online Marketplace

eBay are set to revive product reviews on UK site

Aimee Goodsall | March 23, 2016 | Comments

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After almost a decade, eBay are set to revive Product Reviews on their UK site as soon as this week. This upcoming move not only supports eBay's transition to a more catalogue-based selling environment, but it also follows a series of well publicised Google penalties, and with the search engine favouring user-generated content, eBay believe that these reviews will enable them to fight back. 

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Topics: eBay, Online Marketplace, Reviews

Cross-Border Trade Opportunities With eBay

Aimee Goodsall | March 15, 2016 | Comments

Arguably the biggest reason that online businesses choose to sell internationally is to increase their reach and ultimately their sales. Unfortunately, many eBay sellers hold back on expanding into new markets in fear of the unknown, and if this is you then you’re certainly not alone.

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Topics: eBay, Cross Border Trade, eCommerce

UK Sellers of Designer Replica Furniture Should Begin Depleting Stock as Government Announce Imminent Change to Law

Aimee Goodsall | February 18, 2016 | Comments

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Online sellers should be aware of an imminent change to UK law regarding the selling of designer replica furniture (DRF), in what is commonly dubbed the UK "faux-furniture" industry.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News, eCommerce

What You Need To Know About ebay's product identifier requirements

Aimee Goodsall | February 3, 2016 | Comments

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Despite being introduced to eBay only several months ago, it is now compulsory for all eBay sellers to use product identifiers when listing branded new and manufacture refurbished items, within specific categories. 

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News

An Introduction to ebay deals

Will Bowes | February 2, 2016 | Comments

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Many of us will have heard of eBay deals, they always hit the headlines on days such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday and many of us know it is the place to go for a great deal when buying for ourselves or others. But what are eBay deals? And more importantly how can you, as an online seller, take advantage of them to grow your business and increase your exposure?

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce

Why You Need An eBay Bulk Listing Tool

Shawn Muthraja | January 13, 2016 | Comments

eBay is a great venue for selling merchandise online. In fact, it's almost perfect. eBay has been building an international market for years, and hundreds, if not thousands of buyers are searching for products that you sell every day. Unfortunately, as you scale your business, the process of listing items on eBay gets all the more complicated. That said, there is a solution. Here are a few reasons why you need an eBay bulk listing tool.

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Topics: eBay

Top Tips For Perfect eBay Listings

Andrew Pinner | August 18, 2015 | Comments

We recently sat down with our partners at Frooition to put together some top tips to help you make those eBay listings perfect. 

Frooition have been helping eBay sellers of all sizes improve their eBay listings and increase their sales for over 10 years. During this time we have refined and improved our designs and services to help sellers get the best out of their eBay listings.

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Topics: Expert Articles, Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, Linnworks Partners

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