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Alternative Marketplaces To Rakuten UK

Aimee Goodsall | July 26, 2016 | Comments

To help you get an idea of similar sites to Rakuten UK, following their closure back in August 2016, we have put together a list of alternative marketplaces that may be an equally good fit for your online business.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eCommerce, online marketplace

How To Sell More On eBay (Updated For 2018)

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 Trading, online marketplace, International Selling

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

The German eCommerce market is one of the largest in the world, accounting for 25% of European eCommerce volume and €71 billion in eCommerce sales. In other words, it's a country that provides a huge opportunity for global expansion.

But what exactly do you need to know about selling into Germany? And more importantly, which channels should you be selling on?

Below, we've summarised all you need to know about the German eCommerce market and listed the top marketplaces you should be considering...

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, Cross Border Trading, online marketplace, International Selling

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

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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 Trading, online marketplace, International Selling

Linnworks Release GAME Integration

Will Bowes | May 6, 2016 | Comments

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We are excited to announce a brand new integration with the GAME Marketplace. The Linnworks development team have worked hard to build this new integrations and after a successful beta period, we already have a number of online sellers successfully selling their online goods on the GAME platform through Linnworks. 

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Topics: Linnworks News, online marketplace, Linnworks Updates

Linnworks releases 3 new apps enabling integrations with Groupon, IDoSell & Mento

Aimee Goodsall | May 5, 2016 | Comments

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We're really excited to announce that three new apps have been released in the Linnworks Application Store by our partner eBusiness Guru. These apps offer Linnworks customers with the option to integrate their account with online deals site Groupon, Polish eCommerce platform IDoSell and social media scheduling and eCommerce marketing solution Mento. 

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Topics: Linnworks News, Linnworks Partners, online marketplace, App Store, Linnworks Updates

6 things to consider before selling on a marketplace

Aimee Goodsall | April 30, 2016 | Comments

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Regardless of whether you're a small start-up looking to build your business, or you're an established merchant looking to either expand your reach or test international markets, online marketplaces are great platforms to sell on.

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Topics: online marketplace

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