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How To: Amazon Image Optimisation

Sam Goodman | November 19, 2013 | Comments

If you are actively selling on eBay marketplaces, you would have already made the necessary changes to your listing images to comply with eBay’s new image standards that took effect on the 30th October.

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Topics: Linnworks News, Linnworks 'How To', Marketplaces & Websites, Amazon

Partner News - ReplyManager

MarkC | November 11, 2013 | Comments

Our partners at ReplyManager have released some updates for their software that we thought might be of interest to our customers. We recommend ReplyManager to a lot of people, and are hoping to integrate with it early next year, but in the meantime it still remains a very useful solution to help sellers manage their contact with their customers on channels such as eBay and Amazon.

With ReplyManager, you can save time communicating with customers across channels in one place, just as you simplify your order and inventory workflow in Linnworks, and we think that makes them very useful for our subscribers to help maintain their reputation online, and therefore their sales.

They've added new functionality to make it easier to identify the eBay and Amazon customers you're dealing with, eBay photosharing in responses and updates to their HTML designer.

Please see the release below, and their full press release at this link

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Topics: Linnworks News, Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, Amazon, eCommerce News, Linnworks Partners

5 of the most expensive items ever bought on eBay

MarkC | November 5, 2013 | Comments

Zenith Optimedia approached us with an idea for an article we thought you might enjoy reading. Originally produced in association with NatWest, it's a slightly lighter-hearted, and heavier-walleted spin on eCommerce:

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, eCommerce News

Changes to the eBay Feedback System

Sam Goodman | November 1, 2013 | Comments

Recently eBay sent a survey to all of its users. In this particular survey eBay were proposing some radical changes, that could have a major impact on how sellers give feedback . We'd like to ask you to consider the implications change could have on your business.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, eCommerce News

How To: Maximising Visibility on eBay

Sam Goodman | October 17, 2013 | Comments

All online retailers aspire to be at the top of the search results page for their product - fact. After all,  sellers need their listings to appear in-front of the buyers that are most interested in products that they sell, in order to increase the chances of a successful sale. On eBay, this comes in the form of Best Match, designed to help buyers find what they are looking for from sellers that they trust.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay

eBay new 'Managed Returns' process

Sam Goodman | October 15, 2013 | Comments

Recently eBay introduced a new managed returns process for UK online sellers. This process has previously been tested in the US with success – Sellers have reported an increase in sales conversions, lower operational costs, and improved feedback ratings.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce News

Alibaba – Bigger than Amazon & eBay

Sam Goodman | October 4, 2013 | Comments

Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eCommerce News, Cross Border Trading

International Growth with eBay

Sam Goodman | September 15, 2013 | Comments

Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, eCommerce News, Cross Border Trading

eBay Images: How To Take Professional Product Photos [Updated For 2018]

Aimee Goodsall | September 15, 2013 | Comments

Your eBay images play a crucial role in how well your listings convert and more importantly, how successful you are as an eBay seller.

In fact, regardless of how much time you spend optimising your listings to appear at the top of relevant eBay searches, if your product photos aren’t of a high enough quality, everything else will likely be a wasted effort.

So, with that in mind, if you’re looking for advice on how to take professional product photos that will help you sell more and comply with eBay’s image requirements, we’ve got you covered.

Here’s everything you need to know…

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Topics: Linnworks News, Marketplaces & Websites, eBay


MarkC | August 30, 2013 | Comments

Rakuten's Play.comRakuten's is a popular Channel Integration for a number of our oldest and busiest customers. They've recently made some updates to their site, and are interested in talking to any of our sellers who are looking to expand into a new sales channel. Let's hear from them in their own words:

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Topics: Linnworks News, Marketplaces & Websites, eCommerce News, Cross Border Trading, Linnworks Partners

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