Valentine’s Day 2016 looks to be big business for online retailers. With the customer shift from brick-and-mortar to online shopping in full-effect, V-Day could bring a big boost to ecommerce. And although marketplaces and comparison shopping engines still lead the charge for ready-shoppers, social commerce has emerged as the leading source of inspiration for shoppers on the hunt for the perfect product. (more…)
When you’re going to sell online, the first place many retailers go is Amazon. That’s to be expected since Amazon is the largest e-retailer in the United States. But selling your products only on Amazon is doing your business a disservice. eBay is another online marketplace with a high amount of traffic and tons of opportunities for brands to gain mass exposure and sales. Not only does eBay have a huge audience but it can also have less competition for retailers. (more…)
It is not uncommon for merchants using Shopify as their ecommerce platform to experience errors in Google Merchant Center for incorrect product URLs. Google will show the error ‘URLs do not belong to your website’ if the product URL in your data feed does not match exactly that of the domain that you claimed within your Google Merchant Center. (more…)
We’re just days away from the industry show that reveals all the secret recipes to selling on Amazon. The Prosper Show, which uses a workshop and seminar approach, is designed to help sellers like you uncover the secrets to success on Amazon. Speakers include some of the brightest minds in the industry; ex Amazon leaders, CEOs/GMs of Amazon solutions, Amazon power sellers and our very own COO Kieron Zabow. (more…)
With the 2015 holiday shopping season in the past, everyone finally has time to take a look at how they did for the season and for the overall year. By reviewing this information, we can determine what worked and what didn’t work for our own business – and the businesses of our competitors and big-named stores.
So what exactly did we learn from the 2015 shopping season and online retail in general? (more…)