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Selling on Etsy? Here's how you can get more from your Etsy store and grow your business

Aimee Goodsall | April 8, 2016 | Comments

Selling on Etsy

There is no denying that Etsy has successfully established itself as a leading marketplace for creative businesses, providing the many brands that are already selling on Etsy with access to a community of over 15 million buyers.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, online marketplace, Etsy

What you need to know about winning the Amazon Buy Box

Aimee Goodsall | March 31, 2016 | Comments


Winning the Amazon Buy Box is arguably one of the most effective ways to increase your sales, for the simple reason that it is the most common way your customers add products to their shopping cart. Specifically, every product page on Amazon has a section where customers can 'Add to Cart', and it is this - commonly referred to as the Buy Box - where Amazon awards one seller premium placement of their product, in-turn contributing to significantly increased sales.

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Topics: Amazon, selling on Amazon, online marketplace

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

Aimee Goodsall | March 23, 2016 | Comments


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


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

How A Simple Reminder Email Can Increase Your Online Sales

Shawn Muthraja | January 6, 2016 | Comments

How A Simple Reminder Email Can Increase Your Online Sales

Have you ever walked into a room, only to forget what you were in there for? Have you ever had a moment where you realized that you had completely forgotten to complete a relatively simple task, for no reason other than simple forgetfulness?

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Topics: online marketplace, customer retention

How To Make The Most Of Your Online Marketplace

Shawn Muthraja | December 21, 2015 | Comments

For the past 20 years, the online marketplace has become the ultimate resource for small and emerging businesses to find a customer base, with some of the most well-known being eBay and Amazon. While there is a lot of competition on these sites, there are certain measures you as a business owner can take to make your products stand out and make the marketplace work to your advantage.

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Topics: online marketplace

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