April 21st, 2014
Etsy announced the pricing for Etsy Wholesale for when it launches publicly this summer. There will be a one-time joining fee of $100 for sellers, and the company will get a 3.5% transaction fee for wholesale purchase orders, the same as those for Etsy.com. Etsy Wholesale was launched in beta a year ago. The program […]
March 31st, 2014
Trust is something you have to earn, but impatient customers are ready to let you earn it easily. Here are a few ways to quickly earn their trust. Understanding your customers and how they buy is critical to how you set about establishing trust and authority in their eyes. My caveat: whatever you read here […]
March 3rd, 2014
Many online businesses understand the innate value in social media networking to increase their web traffic and ultimately their profit margins; yet, surprisingly, some do not or have not yet begun to tap into the benefits that social media affords when it comes to marketing and growing one’s online or drop shipping business. The following […]
February 10th, 2014
Online retailer Newegg has just announced a new subscription service that offers expedited shipping, exclusive deals, and more. They’re calling it Newegg Premier and it’ll run you $49.99 a year.
January 22nd, 2014
Amazon announced that 2013 was a record-setting year for Amazon Marketplace sellers, and that it now has over 2 million of them. Throughout the year, sellers sold over a billion units worldwide, worth tens of billions of dollars, the company says.
December 30th, 2013
In late November, Amazon finally allowed its customers to gift Amazon Prime subscriptions to their friends and family members. Free two-day shipping for a year is the perfect gift for the frequent Amazon shopper, but it was hard to say if this new gifting option would actually lead to more subscribers.
December 2nd, 2013
Google has made available a recent Hangout on Air with a couple of Googlers from the ecommerce team, who discuss some conversion and optimization tips for ecommerce AdSense publishers.