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(This post was originally published on June 18th, 2015. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
Are you looking for other sites to sell on besides eBay? Then, you’ve come to the right place!
While some people think Amazon is winning the eBay vs Amazon war, eBay is still one of the biggest names in eCommerce with over 171 million active users and 1 billion items listed. Still, sellers look for alternatives to eBay for many reasons. Some want to expand their successful business beyond eBay. Others may be tiring of it and want to move to something new.
No matter what your reason is, there are plenty of alternatives out there to choose from.
This post will cover the top 11 other sites like eBay for sellers in-depth and list other notable mentions. While some of these alternatives might not be a great fit for every merchant, we guarantee you’ll find at least one that could be a profitable alternative for your business.
(This post was originally published on April 7th, 2015. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
If you don’t currently integrate your Magento store with NetSuite, you’re missing out!
Magento sellers must spend a lot of time and resources growing their eCommerce stores into thriving businesses. Beyond your eCommerce platform, sellers often use other systems like the ERP NetSuite to manage their complex operations.
As you grow, the need to improve the integration of data between different business processes becomes evident. NetSuite helps you manage supply chain, inventory, and customer relationships. If you’re still operating Magento and NetSuite separately though, you’re not getting the most value out of either system. These systems are far more valuable when integrated.
This post dives into why you need to integrate Magento with NetSuite and how to pick an integration approach that’s best for you. (more…)
A recent eMarketer report forecasts global retail eCommerce sales to reach $4 trillion by 2020, making up 14.6% of total retail spending that year. That’s a staggering number. As consumers continue to shop online more frequently, retailers are looking to cash in on eCommerce sales.
However, as your eCommerce sales grow, it becomes harder to manage the volume. Growing merchants probably use other systems along with their eCommerce platform to manage their processes.
Are your current systems integrated? If they’re not, check out why your business may be ready for integration and how to do it. (more…)
(This post was originally published on May 16th, 2012. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
To sell through multichannel channels, merchants use a number of different systems to manage their business. On the frontend, you might sell through an eCommerce store or marketplaces. On the backend, sellers often use an ERP, CRM, or POS system to manage different aspects of their selling operations.
For most sellers though, their ERP system becomes the heart of their business. It’s the central location where you manage all selling processes. However, not all sellers integrate their ERP to their other systems. Find out what multichannel ERP integration is and how it can help your business. (more…)
Merchants should always be looking for ways to expand their business. To grow your business, you must sell more products to more customers. One way B2B merchants are doing this is by selling on online marketplaces.
For many B2B sellers, online marketplaces are an untapped opportunity. They provide easy access to large new audiences. In this article, learn what some of the top B2B marketplaces are and how you can successfully sell on them. (more…)