eCommerce marketing

Important Tips for Effective Marketing for Your eCommerce Brand

eCommerce marketing is the process of driving traffic to your brand, converting traffic to sales, and making your brand visible to the masses. As industries evolve and audiences change, your strategy must also, so that you can always achieve the best ROIs (return on investments). Picking the right strategy and customizing it to fit your …

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Why Amazon Sellers Might Fail On Other Channels

Amazon is the leader of the pack when it comes to eCommerce marketplaces. Many online sellers start on or prioritize Amazon thanks to its huge audience and excellent reputation.  Succeeding on Amazon should certainly be a priority, but it doesn’t necessarily guarantee success on all other channels.  Many Amazon sellers enter other marketplaces, like eBay …

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Utilizing USPS Shipping Services For Your E-Commerce Business

Being an E-commerce business owner can feel stressful, especially if you’re just starting to get your services up and running. When there are a number of competitors out there, it may feel like you’re not making any progress. The good news is that you can utilize the resources your competitors use to grow and establish …

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New FedEx Peak Surcharges

New FedEx Peak Surcharges Every e-Commerce Business Needs to Know

It is usually pretty normal to experience delays or increased charges when it comes to mail. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic, mailing services struggle to deliver packages quickly.  Because of these obstacles, there has been a surcharge added to mail being delivered by FedEx. Due to high volumes, demand, and operating costs, FedEx has experienced …

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New UPS Updates to Peak Charges

Effective as of June 13th, 2021, UPS has updated and increased the Peak Surcharges applied to certain international shipments originating from Asia, including Japan. All other previously announced Peak Surcharges will remain unchanged.  There’s typically a peak season for UPS where the demand for products, services, and shipping capacity is significantly higher than average. However, …

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Amazon Prime Day 2021

Amazon Prime Day: Everything You Need to Know Past and Present

Amazon Prime Day: Past and Present It’s June and that means something HUGE for e-Commerce: Prime Day! Prime Day is back, and Amazon recently announced the official date. In 2021, Prime Day(s) will be June 21st and 22nd.  Retailers and customers alike are more than thrilled for this year’s Prime Day.  For sellers, that means …

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Omnichannel vs. Multichannel Retail: What’s the Difference?

Two of the most common eCommerce terms floating around are “Omnichannel” and “Multichannel”. If you simply head to the internet for a description of each, these two concepts can seem quite similar at first. In reality, they present key differences that every eCommerce seller should know.  Businesses in several industries continue to move online, combining …

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Apple and Google’s Privacy Updates

Apple and Google’s Privacy Updates: How They Affect eCommerce Retailers

Data privacy has been an ongoing challenge since the eCommerce era began. In the beginning, the only concern was that personal information and bank accounts were protected. Now, users are demanding even more protection and that includes ad tracking.  With ad tracking, eCommerce retailers have been able to up their game and reach hundreds, if …

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Third-Party Logistics Integrations

Multi-Channel Inventory Management: Third-Party Logistics Integrations

Inventory management is a critical eCommerce operation for multichannel sellers.  It’s important to automatically and accurately track inventory, especially when using a third-party logistics provider.  Listing Mirror simplifies inventory syncing with an abundance of 3PL integrations. We can sync with these external inventory sources on a user-configurable schedule to pick up external inventory changes. Today, …

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eBay’s Out-of-Stock Option

eBay’s Out-of-Stock Option is a Great Feature for GTC Sellers!

Next to Amazon, eBay is one of the largest and most popular eCommerce channels. Many brands benefit from listing their products on eBay. However, the last thing you want to do is sell products that are out of stock. Keeping your inventory sorted and properly displayed is crucial, especially when it comes to out-of-stock items. …

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Must-Know Tips for Starting a Successful eCommerce Business

eCommerce businesses have the potential to reach more customers than ever, exponentially grow a business, and work from anywhere. The possibilities and benefits of running an eCommerce business are limitless, but getting started can be a scary process. Creating an online business is an exciting and rewarding process, but it takes substantial resources to get …

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The Powerful Advantage of Using Amazon FBA for eBay Fulfillment

Tired of dealing with storage, shipping, and other fulfillment issues with your eBay eCommerce business?  Thankfully, there are numerous services and software designed to help you leverage your eBay listings and spend less time working with order fulfillment and product listings. Fulfillment By Amazon and the innovative Listing Mirror software will help you create a …

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DDP vs DDU Shipping: Which International Shipping Option is Best?

Shipping internationally allows you to expand your business and reach more customers around the world.  While there are many great benefits to selling internationally, it also comes with a bit of a challenge: shipping.  Different countries have different import taxes, duties, and fees they impose on eCommerce purchases from other countries. The shipping option you …

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How Delivery Duty Paid (DDP) Shipping Can Lower Cart Abandonment

Selling across the border is an excellent way to expand your reach and grow your eCommerce business. International selling puts you in front of a larger audience and is a powerful way to scale your business.  However, there’s one big issue many businesses notice when they start selling internationally: cart abandonment.  Many sellers notice a …

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The Emerging Demand for Green Commerce

eCommerce has been extremely helpful for consumers and brands throughout the pandemic. While it was already gaining popularity, the adoption of eCommerce skyrocketed. Post-pandemic, people will continue to partake in online shopping more extensively than before.  While eCommerce offers benefits like convenience and ease, it can have a serious impact on the environment.  Following COVID-19 …

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The Future of eCommerce Retail in the Post-Pandemic World

COVID-19 undoubtedly transformed the retail industry and had major impacts on eCommerce.  Buy-online pick-up in-store options were slow to adopt prior to the pandemic, but curbside and similar omnichannel offerings accelerated years into the future during COVID-19.  Without much of a choice, even those who were anti-online shopping changed their tune. Curbside pickup, eCommerce, and …

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How to Embrace “The Customer is Always Right” in a Digital-Driven Age

The customer is always right.  We’ve heard it time and time again, and this small phrase is the crux of any great customer-facing service.  While the phrase does not literally mean the customer is ALWAYS right, it means that brands must focus on delivering an exceptional customer experience and great service. It’s about helping customers …

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Walmart is Waiving Commissions for New Sellers!

Move over Amazon, Walmart is here! It’s no secret that Walmart, a traditionally in-person retailer, has been making big moves toward eCommerce.  The Walmart marketplace has been on the rise, acquiring a 79% sales growth in 2020 alone. To encourage even more sellers to join the Walmart marketplace, the company is offering something HUGE.  Walmart …

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Let’s Talk Metrics: The Most Important eCommerce KPIs

The smartest decisions are based on evidence. To make the most informed choices for your eCommerce business,  Of course, some metrics are more important than others, and tracking the right ones is imperative for making smart business decisions.  So, which metrics matter?  Today, we’ll review the most important eCommerce metrics to keep track of.  Keep …

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Here’s Why You Should be Podcasting for Your Small Business!

As technology changes, businesses must adapt to stay competitive. When social media grew, brands incorporated it into marketing efforts. The same is true for podcasting, as many different small businesses have begun to implement this strategy.  Podcasts are digital audio files that can be streamed or downloaded on the internet. Users subscribe to podcasts to …

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Entrepreneurs vs Imposter Syndrome and How to Fix It

Entrepreneurship is a difficult road.  It’s one that’s filled with critiques, challenges, disappointments, and doubt.  But it’s also an exciting journey with limitless possibilities.  While mistakes can certainly affect your business and success, they aren’t usually the end-all-be-all.  So, why then do 20% of businesses fail in the first year? Part of the reason is …

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Impressive COVID-19 Efforts from Two Retail Giants

Amazon and Walmart are two of the biggest, most well-known names in the household retail industry. COVID-19 has certainly impacted the operations of both of these companies, and both have adjusted throughout to provide fast, safe service to their customers. Now, both of these giants are stepping in to help with COVID-19 vaccinations.  In this …

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COVID-19 impacts the eCommerce industry 2021

How COVID-19 Continues to Define eCommerce in 2021

Throughout 2020, COVID had a major impact on eCommerce. It disrupted supply chains, raised demands for some industries, and tanked the interest in others. Throughout 2020, an omnichannel approach was essential, and eCommerce became a crucial part of all businesses including those with physical locations.  As we continue to battle COVID-19, 2021 is the year …

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Empathy in eCommerce

For years now, consumers have felt like just a number or a sale when it comes to eCommerce. Advertising long relied on reaching the masses and manipulating people into buying. Communication quickly became a one-way highway, with customers and brands becoming more and more out of touch.  In recent years, empathy has made a much-needed …

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Magento 101

When looking for an eCommerce platform for your business, you’ll encounter many different options. One that you’re likely to find and hear a lot about is Magento. As an open-source platform, Magento offers online merchants flexibility and control over the look and functionality of their online store.  What else does Magento have to offer? And …

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Amazon Pharmacy

The New Amazon Pharmacy

eCommerce giant, Amazon, has made the next logical step by introducing its new online pharmacy.  They’re adding a new drugstore on the platform which will be known as Amazon Pharmacy. Via Amazon Pharmacy, customers can purchase their medications through the desktop or mobile app.  Customers can create a secure pharmacy profile with their insurance information …

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How to Grow Your eCommerce Business with Customer Retention

The retail business is all about getting customers, but we know that it’s far less expensive to get current customers to come back than it is to attract and convert new customers. In eCommerce especially, the cost for clicks and conversions is always rising.  Instead of pouring money into getting new one-time customers, it’s time …

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How to Prep Your eCommerce Business for Black Friday Sales

The holiday retail season is just around the corner, with Thanksgiving/Black Friday/ Cyber Monday up first. This year, the holiday weekend will be unlike any other. COVID-19 shifted consumer spending, propelling it online.  Many holiday shoppers will be eagerly hunting for Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals, but it’s likely that even more will be shopping online.  …

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Amazon Shopper Panel

In October 2020, Amazon launched it’s Shopper Panel. Shopper Panel is a consumer-based addition that allows you to upload information about what you purchase outside of Amazon.com and take short surveys for compensation.  The Amazon Shopper Panel asks users to submit 10 receipts each month for non-Amazon purchases including entertainment outlets, grocery stores, drug stores, …

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Tips for More Effective Multichannel eCommerce: Selling to Different Customers on Different Marketplaces

To reach your full potential as an eCommerce seller, you must leverage the use of various channels. While you want shoppers coming to your site, you’ll also want to make sure that your products are available where your target customers like to shop. A multichannel strategy is now commonplace in the realm of eCommerce, with …

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How to Plan for Shipping Demand for The 2020 Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast approaching. After an unexpected and difficult 2020, many sellers are unsure what to expect this year.  However, eCommerce is still doing quite well and many consumers will still have holiday presents on their minds. This means that there is a huge opportunity to bolster sales and see success in Q4.  …

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What is Walmart Fulfillment Services?

The Walmart Marketplace is frequently compared to and competing with Amazon. Walmart has embraced the challenge, continuously adding improved features and processes to its marketplace.  In February 2020, Walmart announced the Walmart Fulfillment Service (WFS). As you might guess, WFS is similar to Amazon’s FBA, as it allows Walmart Sellers access to its major supply …

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Walmart+

What is Walmart+?

It’s no question that Amazon, with Prime and fast shipping, is taking over eCommerce. Many other marketplaces are struggling to keep up with Amazon and looking to make changes to attract eCommerce customers and sellers alike.  Walmart is one of Amazon’s rivals that is looking to directly compete for business. On September 15, 2020, Walmart …

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Why Multi-Channel Sellers Should Use a Listing Tool

Selling on multiple marketplaces is a great way to expand your reach and grow your eCommerce business. However, managing listings, inventory, and operations on multiple sites while also running the core aspects of your business is a big challenge.  One of the best ways to alleviate the complexity of multichannel is to use Listing Mirror’s …

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Did You Catch Listing Mirror at the Retail Global Digital Day 2020 Summit?

This year’s Digital Day 2020 Summit hosted by Retail Global Gold Coast was a huge success! Held virtually in September, Digital Day provided the best free eCommerce content that you could find. The two primary themes of the presentations were marketplaces selling on the big players like Amazon, eBay, and Walmart, and selling from your …

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eCommerce in 2020

The Current State of eCommerce: How eCommerce Evolved This Unexpected 2020

eCommerce, along with the rest of us, has had a wild ride throughout 2020. Unexpected and major events shifted the economy, buying behavior, and consumer demands, leaving eCommerce is a vastly different position than we’d imagined at the beginning of the year. In many ways, COVID-19 challenges boosted tech adoption in the industry, but the …

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2020 eCommerce Holiday Retail Predictions: What eCommerce Businesses Should Expect This Holiday Season

2020 has been a year nobody expected. We are fast approaching the holiday season, leaving retailers with many questions. With so many surprises and drastic changes, the holiday season is a major question mark that eCommerce sellers want to know how to address.  Usually, we examine years past to create upcoming holiday predictions, but for …

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The Top eCommerce Trends to Plan for in 2021

eCommerce was already growing in popularity prior to COVID-19, but the pandemic simply sped up the eCommerce industry. By 2023, online sales are expected to surpass $740 billion! Transformative technology and generational shopping changes have mounted together to skyrocket eCommerce.  But just as rapidly and drastically as eCommerce rises, it changes. eCommerce is an everchanging …

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Sellbrite vs Listing Mirror. Multichannel eCommerce Listing Software Showdown

In today’s eCommerce listing software showdown, we’ll compare two of the top options, Listing Mirror and Sellbrite. Both Sellbrite and Listing Mirror are incredible options for your multichannel eCommerce store and will help you automate your operations.  So which option is best for your business? Read on to learn more about each software and find …

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Sellercloud vs Listing Mirror: Multichannel eCommerce Listing Software Showdown

In today’s eCommerce listing software showdown, we will compare Sellercloud and Listing Mirror. Both Listing Mirror and Sellercloud are some of the best choices for multichannel automation software.  But which one is best? Which software solution will help your eCommerce business the most? Read on for comparison and break down of both Sellercloud and Listing …

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What Makes Listing Mirror Stand Out From SellerActive?

Listing Mirror and Selleractive are both multichannel listing software options. Using these solutions, you can streamline multichannel listing and online selling. While they are two of the top choices available, Listing Mirror stands out in some considerable ways.  Listing Mirror’s Edge on Selleractive  Listing Mirror and Seller active have similar features on the surface, but …

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Demand Forecasting Will Help You Rapidly Grow Your eCommerce Business

If you do not plan thoroughly, you set your eCommerce business up to fail. Demand forecasting is one of the most important planning elements that you need to incorporate into your eCommerce company. By forecasting, you will get a more accurate picture of your stock and inventory management. To learn more about how important this …

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Never Let Your eCommerce Business Fall Victim to the Amazon FBA Shipping Restrictions Again

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon restricted its shipping inventory. The restriction was set through April 5, 2020, and left many FBA sellers stranded to fend for themselves during one of the most difficult times around.  These restrictions lead to long delays that hurt many eCommerce businesses. Many sellers feared to lose a month’s …

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The Biggest eCommerce Demand Forecasting Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Since consumer buying behavior is non-specific, it is nearly impossible to project. While forecasting sales is a very useful technique for eCommerce businesses, it is not an exact science. Despite the progress of technology, statistics, and artificial intelligence, forecasting is still not as accurate as we may like it to be.  eCommerce businesses face new …

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Purchase Order vs Invoice: What’s the Difference?

Running an eCommerce business accurately and efficiently requires a ton of documentation. All of this “paperwork” (whether printed or virtual) requires excessive time and understanding. Specifically, if your eCommerce business handles physical inventory, then you will deal with both purchase orders and invoices.  Wait, what’s exactly the difference between purchase orders and invoices? Oftentimes, people …

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Why You Should Consider Pay-Over-Time Options for Your eCommerce Store

For many eCommerce businesses, Millennials are a large portion of your target market. However, Millennials have very different spending habits from the preceding generations. To capture that audience and maximize revenue, you must adopt the payment options they seek out.  Since not as many Millennials have credit cards, they turn to mobile payment options including …

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Selleractive vs Listing Mirror: Multichannel eCommerce Listing Software Showdown

In this eCommerce listing software showdown, we will compare Selleractive and Listing Mirror. Both Selleractive and Listing Mirror are two of the top choices available when it comes to multichannel automation software. So which one is best?  Which listing software will help your eCommerce business the most? Read on to learn the pros and cons …

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Jazva vs Listing Mirror. Multichannel eCommerce Listing Software Showdown

Automation software will make your multichannel eCommerce selling experience a breeze. It is well known that listing software makes it easier than ever to manage your multi-channel eCommerce business.  However, automation software is not a one-size-fits-all product. There are many different options available for multichannel listing software, and they are not created equally.  Two of …

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The Key Advantages of Selling Your Products on Google

Part of a successful multichannel eCommerce strategy is selling on the top channels available. While many companies understand and embrace the benefits of major channels like Amazon and eBay, fewer have started selling on Google.    Many people begin their shopping journeys with Google. 46% of all product searches start with Google, and it is …

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How eCommerce Software can Benefit Your Business

Managing a multichannel eCommerce business can quickly become overwhelming, especially if you are still using many manual processes. While multichannel selling is the best way to expand your reach and grow your business, it requires a lot of time duplicating information and tracking sales on several platforms.  ECommerce listing software should be a staple part …

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How to Determine Your Budget for Software Tools

eCommerce businesses typically focus on increasing revenue, but reducing your overhead costs is an important factor in determining your profit. Software is an essential investment for eCommerce companies, but spending too much on software solutions will negatively impact your bottom line.  The key is to create the right software budget for your business.  But how …

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The Importance of Business Continuity Planning

The coronavirus has powerfully impacted businesses of all sizes and exposed the lack of business continuity planning. No matter how well run your eCommerce business is, disaster can strike. Without the correct preparation, your business will struggle to make it through unplanned turmoil like natural disasters, cyberattacks, and even COVID-19. It has never been more …

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Who should sell on Google?

Google Shopping Actions is now rivaling eCommerce legends like Amazon. This platform allows retailers to display their products on the main Google platforms like search, mobile shopping, Googe Home, and Google Assistant. With Google Shopping Actions (GSA) you can sell on Google Shopping via desktop, mobile, and voice assistant. GSA creates a seamless shopping experience …

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What is the difference between Google Shopping and Google Shopping Actions

As one of the largest search engines, Google is a great place for brands to reach new customers, especially through Google Shopping tab. Many people have heard of Google Shopping, but few fully understand the concept of Google Shopping Actions. As more and more businesses join the world of eCommerce, it is critical to understand …

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The Top eCommerce Strategies to Implement for Your Business During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed plans around the world. Both personal and business events and plans have been put on a halt due to the coronavirus. Overall, eCommerce is fairing well compared to many brick and mortar retailers. While some shoppers are turning toward eCommerce, some retail and online sales are still impacted because …

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How to Implement Influencer Marketing into Your 2020 eCommerce Strategy

It’s no secret that social media and social proof are powerful aspects of marketing nowadays. 36% of all American internet users view social media as a resource that is just as important as other sources for making product choices! But, creating and posting your own branded content is no longer enough for a successful social …

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Tips for Engaging and Comforting Your Customers During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it many changes and waves of uncertainty. Due to restrictions, regulations, and fear, many brands have suffered. Customers are pulling back and people struggle to remain active and in touch. For companies who are still able to operate during these times, engaging your customers is absolutely critical.  Empathy  Of …

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Continue Your Business During COVID-19 With the Listing Mirror X Deliverr Integration

Right now, we are facing unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, forcing us all into major changes. While these changes are vital for the health of humanity, they are posing unique challenges for businesses of all types. It is more clear than ever that all businesses need a backup plan. When revenue …

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The Top Psychological Pricing Strategies for Competitive eCommerce Pricing

Pricing strategy plays a huge role in eCommerce sales. The best pricing strategies take competitors’ prices, your cost, and your target audience into consideration. When pricing your items in your eCommerce store, psychology should be at the forefront of your decisions.  Online shoppers are real humans who you want to motivate to engage in a …

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Advantages of Shopify: The Top 7 Reasons to Choose Shopify for Your eCommerce Webstore

Choosing an eCommerce store is a big decision. Your webstore is the backbone of your entire eCommerce business, and choosing the right platform for your business is paramount. As eCommerce has soared in popularity, a number of big players have come to the forefront for hosted platforms. WooCommerce, Magneto, BigCommerce, and Shopify are some of …

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Nail Down Competitive Pricing for Your eCommerce Store with these 9 Tips

Let’s face it, prices matter for eCommerce. Your pricing strategy is an important part of your overall business that requires careful planning and diligence. Many factors affect how you should price your products, and you may need to adjust your prices to increase sales.  However, competitive pricing is a balancing act.  Prices too low? You …

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Is it Time to Replatform Your eCommerce Business?

Technology is the crux of eCommerce. As technology continues to advance, you must make changes to your eCommerce store in order to remain modern and competitive. Businesses who take advantage of technological tools are able to experience exponential growth and success.  The foundation of your eCommerce store and its technology is your eCommerce platform. Your …

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How to Increase Positive Customer Feedback

Many different factors influence a customer’s decision to actually make a purchase from your eCommerce store, but reputation and recommendations are absolutely paramount. Positive online reviews are a core component of managing your online reputation. In fact, ZenDesk found that 88% of customers have been influenced by an online customer review when making a buying …

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Consumer and Product Trends for 2020 – What are consumers going to buy more of this year?

Knowing what to sell online is just as important for your eCommerce strategy as actually selling the products. Whether you are looking to improve your existing store, or getting ready to start an eCommerce store, your goal should be to sell the right products to the correct target market. Current trends are a great starting …

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Must-Know Tips for Starting an eCommerce Business

With an eCommerce business, you have the potential to reach more customers than ever, exponentially grow a business, and work from anywhere. The possibilities and benefits of running an eCommerce business are limitless, but getting started can be a scary process. Creating an online business is an exciting and rewarding process, but it takes substantial …

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Which Fulfillment Method is Best for My eCommerce Business?

eCommerce customers expect quick, accurate delivery. A bad fulfillment experience may lose you a customer and tarnish your reputation. Fulfillment, or the entire process from receiving an order to delivering it to your customer, is absolutely critical. Despite its importance, fulfillment is often overlooked. In order to satisfy customers and keep up with the competition, …

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How to Create Powerful eCommerce Copy

Keeping visitors engaged on your website is an incredible challenge in the competitive world of eCommerce. While content, website design, and the actual quality of your products certainly matter, there is another highly effective component to selling: powerful copy. Well-written, persuasive product copy is paramount for enticing potential customers. In fact, 98% of eCommerce copy …

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The Most Effective Customer Service Strategies to Retain and Gain Customers

Customers are the core of every business and the key to your eCommerce strategy. Positive customer testimonials on your website or social media have the potential to convert many more potential customers, while negative ones can damage your reputation. As business author Michael LeBoeuf says, “a satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.” …

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Product Sourcing: How and Where to Find New Products to Sell

In order to sell products on your eCommerce store, you must source these products. Product sourcing is a challenge that eCommerce businesses face continuously. You must consider quality, cost, delivery time, and more when choosing where to source products. Once you have chosen the type of products to sell, it is time to source them. …

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How to Prevent Walmart Marketplace Returns and Cancellations

Amazon and eBay are the two household names of eCommerce, but the Walmart Marketplace is on the rise. Third-party sellers can sell their products on Walmart’s website for exposure to their millions of customers. The Walmart Marketplace has been growing and improving since its inception in 2009. Walmart’s Marketplace return policy allows most orders from …

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The Easiest Ways to Increase Your Amazon Conversion Rates and Sales

With over 145.2 million mobile users, Amazon is one of the largest and most popular eCommerce channels. There is no doubt that Amazon provides visibility and a huge audience to share your products with. That is why it can be incredibly frustrating to not see results selling on Amazon. As the number one eCommerce retailer, …

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Advantages of Using Seller Fulfilled Prime

Most eCommerce businesses that sell on Amazon have heard all about Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), but you may not be as familiar with another Amazon fulfillment option, Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP). SFP has many important advantages for your business and can greatly impact your growth strategy. Learn more about why to consider SFP for your eCommerce business.

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Tips and Tricks to Effectively Leverage the Power of Kitting and Bundling

Kitting and bundling have many benefits for your business. By combining multiple items into a kit or bundle with a single SKU, you can boost sales, connect your products, and provide a better shopping experience for customers. Kitting and bundling is a great inventory management strategy that can help you offload slower products and set …

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Organize Your Inventory Workflow By Managing Unlisted Items

Your inventory workflow is a vital part of your eCommerce business. An organized inventory workflow ensures accuracy and streamlines your entire business. Unlisted items are those that you have ordered from a vendor catalog but are not yet listed. Whether or not you have unlisted items will depend largely on your workflow. However, it is …

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Warehouse Management: Inventory Transfer Requests

As your business grows, you will have to manage more frequent and complicated inventory transfer requests. Managing transfer requests can be overwhelming, but efficient inventory transfers are vital to inventory management. Successful transfer requests keep your warehouses adequately stocked, making sure you can seamlessly continue the business. Learn more about the process of inventory transfers …

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Everything You Need to Know About Managing Invoices

Managing invoices is the final step in the purchase order process. Although it is not particularly enjoyable, managing invoices is crucial for keeping your eCommerce business running smoothly. To maintain positive relationships with your vendors and avoid missing any payments, you must have an effective invoice management strategy in place. Luckily, there are many ways …

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The Easiest Ways to Keep Track of Receiving Purchase Orders

Purchase orders are a vital part of every eCommerce business. You need to have purchase orders because they serve as a legally binding document between the buyer and supplier. The purchase order protects both the buyer and vendor and is crucial for inventory management. Before advanced technological solutions were available, tracking purchase orders was a …

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Boost Sales and Customer Satisfaction with Multi Channel Ecommerce

Multi-channel eCommerce is a powerful way to reach many customers, and there are many extraordinary benefits to multi-channel selling.  If you are looking to implement a multi channel eCommerce strategy for your business, the best thing is to first understand what it is, why it is important, and what you will need to get started. …

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Multichannel eCommerce: The Best Strategies for Managing Multiple Vendors

Vendor management is important for the success of your eCommerce business. You can sell vendor products alongside your own products and offer many more products by using vendors. It may be necessary to have multiple vendors for your eCommerce business, and managing these vendors can become difficult. For each vendor, you will need to manage …

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How to Manage Catalog Items for Multichannel eCommerce

Utilizing multiple marketplaces is incredibly beneficial for your eCommerce business. Diversifying your brand across multiple marketplaces puts your products in front of more customers while also protecting your brand from risk. Multichannel selling boosts sales and maximizes revenue growth. With multichannel eCommerce, you can expand your brand with more protection than relying on a single …

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Preparing Your Products for FBA Warehousing

Fulfillment by Amazon or FBA is a great solution for fulfillment with many incredible benefits for your eCommerce business. The process for FBA is relatively simple. After admission into Amazon’s FBA program, you send your selected inventory to Amazon’s storage warehouses and monitor it through their specialized inventory tracking system. However, you must correctly prepare …

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How to Know It’s Time to Adopt Multichannel Integration

Browsing the internet for products, through channels of eCommerce, is rapidly becoming the most popular way for consumers to buy their goods. Therefore, it is undoubtedly the best way for businesses selling products and services to engage with their audiences. If you are selling through one channel, whether it be physical or virtual, it may …

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Listing Mirror Partners with ShipStation

Listing Mirror is proud to announce our new partnership with leading shipping software, ShipStation. Listing Mirror’s new ShipStation integration provides the perfect solution for streamlining order fulfillment. We are excited to now offer the integration with ShipStation and make shipping a breeze for your eCommerce business. What is ShipStation? ShipStation is a 5-star shipping software …

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Ecommerce Continues to Grow: How Multi Channel Ecommerce Helps

Because more people across the globe now have access to the internet, eCommerce is thriving like never before. As more and more customers choose eCommerce over brick-and-mortar options, businesses need to prioritize finding efficient digital tools is increasing. Listing Mirror is here to help. Emergence of ECommerce At the beginning of its history, eCommerce was …

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Omnichannel vs. Multichannel Retail: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve spent any amount of time in the ecommerce marketing space, chances are you’ve heard the words “Omnichannel” and “Multichannel” floating around. It’s easy to mix them up in your head and just consult the dictionary to sort them out. However, businesses continue to move online, with consumers’ shopping habits changing. Therefore, it is …

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Evolution of the Warehouse: How New Order Picking Technologies are Changing the Face of Supply Chain

Consumer behavior is ever-evolving, and this is sending shock waves throughout the supply chain industry. In fact, changes are occurring at such a rapid pace that many established businesses simply cannot keep up. These changes are even affecting companies on a global scale. Supply chain managers are under pressure to reduce costs while also being …

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Best Strategies for Organizing Your Warehouse

Inventory management is one of those topics that seem straightforward from a high-level perspective. However, as your company grows and inventory levels increase accordingly, things can become unwieldy more quickly than you might anticipate. Being prepared for this eventuality is crucial to remaining lean while fulfilling your customers’ wants and needs; this preparation begins with …

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eBay’s Out-of-Stock Option

eBay’s Out-of-Stock Option is a great feature for GTC Sellers!

It’s very simple and it will help you prevent the risk of receiving a defect for selling an item that’s currently out of stock. How does it work? When your qualifying listing reaches a quantity of zero, eBay will automatically hide it from all buyer searches. Your listings will retain their purchase and search history, …

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