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Last Posting Dates For Christmas 2018

Aimee Manning | December 18, 2018 | Comments

With Christmas 2018 now only a week away, it’s crucial that you’re aware of the delivery and collection schedules for your couriers.

Why?

Because it not only enables you to inform your customers of the cut-off dates for pre-Christmas delivery, but more importantly it ensures that you’re dispatching their orders on time.

So, what are the last posting dates for Christmas delivery?

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce News, eCommerce

International Expansion: How To Capitalise On The Global eCommerce Opportunity

Aimee Manning | December 17, 2018 | Comments

With global eCommerce sales currently totalling $2.3 trillion and eCommerce growth projections predicting that this will reach a staggering $4.87 trillion by 2021, if you’re not already selling internationally then now really is the time to start planning for it.

After all, with the value of eCommerce continuing to grow at an unprecedented rate worldwide, so does the opportunities it offers in terms of reach, sales and business growth.

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Topics: Cross Border Trade, eCommerce, International Selling, Linn Academy

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: Amazon, Selling on Amazon, eCommerce, Online Marketplaces

eCommerce Growth Secrets From The Experts

Aimee Manning | July 18, 2018 | Comments

When we think about growing a business, often the first thing that comes to mind is generating more sales. But what about the part that comes before sales? And by that we mean getting your products seen by potential customers in the first place.

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Topics: eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce, Linn Academy

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

Aimee Manning | July 17, 2018 | Comments

Back in its 2018 Spring Seller Update, eBay announced that it 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