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eBay vs Amazon

Aimee Goodsall | July 15, 2016 | Comments

We should start by saying that despite the title of this article being eBay vs Amazon, there’s no actual reason you need to restrict yourself to selling on one or the other, in fact both have its advantages and can offer differing benefits, based on your business area and requirements.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, Amazon

How To Sell More On eBay (Updated For 2019)

Aimee Goodsall | July 14, 2016 | Comments

There are huge opportunities for any online seller looking to grow their business on eBay, the problem is that despite the site’s global reach and large active customer base, simply having a presence on the marketplace isn’t enough to secure visibility and generate sales.

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Topics: eBay, Cross Border Trade, Online Marketplace, International Selling

Everything you need to know about marketing & branding your eBay store and listings

Aimee Goodsall | June 15, 2016 | Comments

If you weren’t already aware, eBay have been running a series of monthly webinars, in a bid to help sellers boost visibility, increase sales conversions and generate repeat custom on their marketplace.

In their latest webinar, focused on branding and marketing on the marketplace, eBay covered just about everything you need to know as a seller, in order to get the most from your eBay shop and listings. Fortunately for those of you who missed the webinar, we’ve put together a comprehensive summary of what was covered.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce Marketing, eCommerce Marketing Tips

eBay announce imminent plans to remove active content

Aimee Goodsall | June 10, 2016 | Comments

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For those of you selling on eBay, it’s important that you’re aware of their imminent plans to remove the use of active content within your listings. This active content removal, which will come into place in early 2017, will prohibit the use of JavaScript, Flash, plug-ins and form actions being used on your eBay listings.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, eCommerce News, Online Marketplace

Amazon FBA & eBay GSP: What You Need To Know About These International Fulfilment Services

Aimee Goodsall | May 9, 2016 | Comments

Whether you're already selling internationally, or are reluctant to sell overseas due to the hassle and risk involved, an international fulfilment service could be a good fit for your business.

What's more is that there are plenty of options available to you when it comes to outsourcing your fulfillment (you can view the list here), although two of the most notable are Amazon and eBay's own fulfilment programmes; FBA and eBay GSP.

Now 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 drawbacks of each.

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