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(This post was last published on April 17, 2018. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
Amazon is the #1 marketplace in North America. In 2020 alone, Amazon accounted itself accounted for nearly a third of eCommerce in the US.
Most of Amazon’s success is because of their third-party sellers. In fact, around 50% of their sold items are from third-party businesses. And in 2018, nearly three-quarters of Amazon business had between just one and five employees.
The best part? It’s extremely easy to set up an account and sell your first item. I’ve even done it myself.
Follow my step-by-step the process to sell your first items through Amazon FBA.(more…)
While manufacturers and distributors have been selling online for over 20 years, many merchants are still trying out eCommerce for the first time. Selling online today is more challenging than ever. Buyers want more than a simple online portal for repeat purchases. Instead, they’re demanding sophisticated online shopping experiences not far from what they’re used to for personal purchases. B2B merchants should look to build out an eCommerce presence that acquires new customers, serves existing, and overall creates a healthy revenue stream.
eCommerce is a strategic investment that takes considerable time and resources, not to mention it’s usually a cultural shift for a B2B organization too. One of the first decisions you might make is whether to sell on a marketplace like Amazon or make the investment in your own branded web store.
This guide walks you through the differences of these go-to-market eCommerce strategies and why the answer is probably that you should be selling on both.(more…)
(This post was last updated on December 5th, 2017. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
Should you sell on Shopify or Etsy? When comparing these two, it’s less about which platform to use and more about which method of selling makes the most sense for you.
Shopify is a webstore platform. Etsy is an online marketplace. It’s kind of like comparing apples to oranges. While they’re both online sales channels, these platforms represent two fundamentally different ways to sell or reach potential customers.
So, which method is better for your business? There may not be a right or wrong answer. You must decide which platform aligns best with your resources and business goals. In some cases, you might even want to sell on both platforms!
Nonetheless, we’ll compare Shopify vs Etsy in this article to help you make the best decision for your business.(more…)
(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…)
Today, online sellers have a tough decision on where to sell their products. Whether it’s your webstore platform or marketplace, there are a lot of choices to pick from. When it comes to marketplaces though, Amazon and eBay have always been the top picks.
However, Walmart recently made a slew of changes that allow their marketplace to compete directly with Amazon. Should you sell be selling on Walmart marketplace? Read this article to find out! (more…)