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Handmade At Amazon: The Complete Guide To Amazon's Handmade Marketplace

Linnworks | August 16, 2018 | Comments

You’d be forgiven for not having heard of – and, as a result, not being listed on – Handmade at Amazon. After all, Amazon’s answer to Etsy was only launched in 2015 and despite its many benefits, there are still a lot of questions about what it is, how to get started selling on it, how much it costs and how exactly it differs from Amazon’s original marketplace.

Throughout this article we’ll answer each of these questions, share tips and best practices for getting the most from selling on Amazon Handmade and ultimately explain why it could be the perfect marketplace to set your sights on if you sell handmade or vintage goods.

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Topics: Selling on Amazon, Amazon, Online Marketplaces, eCommerce

Amazon Business: An Alternative B2B Marketplace

Nat Libby | July 17, 2018 | Comments

Amazon Business is a competitive B2B marketplace for businesses who want to sell more to other companies. With more than one million customers, selling on Amazon Business is an attractive prospect to many sellers, manufacturers and distributors alike.

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Topics: Amazon, Online Marketplaces, Online Business

Shop By Product: What You Need To Know About eBay's Product-Based Shopping Experience (PBSE)

Aimee Goodsall | July 17, 2018 | Comments

Back in their 2018 Spring Seller Update, eBay announced that they would be beginning the first phase of their transition to offering a product-based shopping experience (PBSE), a move that has since seen eBay refocus their search experience on products rather than listings.

The purpose of PBSE - which eBay now also refer to as Shop by Product - is to ultimately help buyers find and compare products quicker and easier than ever before.

Throughout this article, we've covered all there is to know about eBay's shift to providing a product based shopping experience, including an overview of what they've done so far and what changes you can expect to see in the coming months.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce, Online Marketplaces

eCommerce In Canada: The Top Canadian Marketplaces To Sell On

Linnworks | May 22, 2018 | Comments

Canada is an incredibly vast landscape, with a population of 36.29 million, concentrated mostly in four provinces – Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta. In fact, 86% of Canadians live in one of these four provinces, with 12.7 million Ontarian’s accounting for almost 40% of Canadians.

So, why is this important?

Well, because of its size and the way in which the population is distributed, Canada requires a unique approach to eCommerce.

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Topics: Cross Border Trade, International Selling, eCommerce, Online Marketplaces

eCommerce In Sweden: A Mature Market Ready For International Sales

Fyndiq.se | September 18, 2017 | Comments

This is a guest post from Fyndiq, a Linn Academy 2017 sponsor.

The Swedish eCommerce market is an often overlooked opportunity for sellers wanting to expand their business across borders. With this in mind, we have summarised some of the key characteristics of this market to help you identify the possibilities and opportunities of selling into Sweden. 

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Topics: Linn Academy, eCommerce, International Selling, Marketplaces & Websites, Online Marketplaces, Cross Border Trade