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(This post was last published on January 15th, 2018. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
Countless small and medium-sized businesses reach shoppers online through Amazon. Just in 2018, third-party marketplace sellers accounted for 58% Amazon’s annual gross merchandise sales. Shoppers turn to marketplaces like Amazon for one important reason – free shipping.
For the U.S., the second leading reason for choosing to shop on marketplaces is free and discounted shipping, according to the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper 2018.
And while free shipping might convince a shopper to make a purchase. It’s the entire delivery experience that drives a customer to make another purchase.
In fact, 84% of consumers say that they won’t return to a brand after just one poor delivery experience.
Recognizing this, Amazon offers their own fulfillment program, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) to guarantee sellers fast, accurate, and affordable shipping for your customers.
You might be asking yourself, “Should I be using FBA?”
This post explains how FBA works and what you need to consider before joining the program. Keep in mind, it’s not always the answer for everyone!
Another summer, another successful Amazon Prime Day. The past few weeks have been buzzing with anticipation and analysis of Amazon’s faux holiday, Prime Day. After five years of running their member-only sale, there’s still lots to learn from the holiday. Let’s look into how the summer holiday has evolved over the years and what lesson retailers can take away to prepare for next year.(more…)
(This post was last published on October 16th, 2017. 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 article was originally published on September 15th, 2015. We’ve update it for accuracy and completeness.)
At the beginning of 2019, third-party sellers on Amazon sold 53% of all paid units. While there are over a million sellers on Amazon, only few end up building successful businesses. Amazon is a competitive selling space driven by product visibility and price.
Whether you’re new to Amazon selling or not, you can use our top 10 Amazon selling tips to step up your game. (more…)
This week Amazon celebrated its 3rd annual Prime Day. A few days after the big eCommerce event, see how Amazon (and other retailers) performed.