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A Complete List Of Online Marketplaces Across The Globe

Aimee Goodsall | June 19, 2017 | Comments

Online marketplaces are incredibly popular selling channels amongst consumers across the globe, often providing you, as an online seller, with a platform to reach an extensive, ready-to-buy customer base. The problem, however, is that it can be difficult to identify which ones are a good fit for your business.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eCommerce, online marketplace

What Are Product Identifiers & GTIN's?

Aimee Goodsall | November 15, 2016 | Comments

Product identifiers are a series of numerical or alphanumerical digits that are used to identify a specific product. Ultimately, they are the key to helping customers locate products online, and commonly include Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs), Manufacturer Part Numbers (MPNs) and brand names.    

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, ecommerce best practices, eCommerce, online marketplace, Product Identifiers

How To Prepare Your eCommerce Business For The Christmas Period

Aimee Goodsall | September 12, 2016 | Comments

With Christmas just around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about your strategy and effectively preparing your business, in order to take full advantage of the potential influx in sales.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, ecommerce best practices, online marketplace, Marketing

How to handle negative feedback on marketplaces

Aimee Goodsall | August 4, 2016 | Comments

Customer reviews are extremely influential when it comes to a customer’s decision to purchase your product, after all it can either eliminate any doubt they may have and convince them to buy, or can put them off completing the sale and at worse, tarnish your brand’s reputation.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, ecommerce best practices, online marketplace

Alternative marketplaces to Rakuten UK

Aimee Goodsall | July 26, 2016 | Comments

With little over a month left until Rakuten closes their UK operation, many of the marketplace’s sellers will be faced with a pretty huge decision as to which other sites they can sell their goods on.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eCommerce, online marketplace

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 prepare for Amazon Prime Day

Aimee Goodsall | July 6, 2016 | Comments

On July 12th, Amazon will be kicking off their second annual Amazon Prime Day, and with just under a week to go, you should now be focusing your efforts on making sure your business is prepared for not only generating these new sales, but also fulfilling these orders in order to get the most from the event.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, Amazon, selling on Amazon, online marketplace

How the EU Referendum's Brexit outcome will affect online sellers

Aimee Goodsall | June 29, 2016 | Comments

Following on from the EU Referendum and the UK’s collective decision to back the Brexit and leave the European Union, many online businesses and marketplace sellers are now faced with a single, albeit monumental, question – what does this mean for business?

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eCommerce News, eCommerce, online marketplace, online business, Brexit

Selling in Germany: The top German marketplaces to focus on

Aimee Goodsall | June 20, 2016 | Comments

Guten Tag! With the German eCommerce market being one of the largest in the world, accounting for 25% of European eCommerce volume and €71 billion in eCommerce sales, it is a country that provides a significant opportunity for online retailers looking to expand internationally.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, Cross Border Trading, 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, Marketing, eCommerce Marketing Tips

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