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Selling on Amazon

How to Sell on Amazon [in 2018]: A 4,000+ Word Small Business Guide

How to Sell On Amazon: A 3,000+ Word Small Business Guide

Post updated March 16, 2018. One of the biggest parts of Amazon’s success is its marketplace for third-party retailers to sell products via Amazon’s platform. Many Amazon sellers are independent small business owners who have built successful small businesses by utilizing the big reach and big scale of Amazon to connect with buyers all over… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory

10 Tips For Creating Product Descriptions For Your Online Business

You’ve got to write excellent product descriptions if you want to get noticed online. There’s a lot of competition, and you need to stand out. Your product descriptions can be picked up by Google if you write them well, so it’s important that you do your best to write descriptions that will stand out to… Read more

Cash Flow, Ecommerce, Finance & Accounting

7 Expenses That All Ecommerce Businesses Should Know About

We’ve all heard the expression: Cash is king. But having cash alone isn’t enough. Your small business also needs to understand how to manage that cash and how to deal with typical ecommerce expenses. A lot of online businesses make the mistake of not remaining cash flow positive. They spend more than they make, or… Read more

Customer Marketing, Customer Service, Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory

6 Ways Online Business Owners Can Increase Customer Retention

eCommerce businesses, inherently, lack the personal touch a business owner can bring to a brick-and-mortar establishment. All your clients are purchasing from you virtually, and there is no face-to-face interaction. This process means that even repeat customers don’t feel sense of loyalty to your business. But even though online businesses present a unique challenge, you… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory, Technology

10 Vital Features Your Online Store Needs

Online stores aren’t just for huge companies like Best Buy and Amazon. Small businesses worldwide have discovered the advantages of opening an online store to sell their products. In fact, anyone can sell online, even a one-person business operating out of a home. With the proper tools at your disposal, you can sell anything, from… Read more

Business Expansion, Ecommerce, Online Expansion, Retail & Inventory

4 Steps to Starting an Online Store or Website

Whether your small business has a physical location or not, it’s vital that you have a website if you want to compete in the online marketplace. Local, regional and national consumers are turning to the search engines when they need to find products or services like those that your business offers. If you want to… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Selling on Amazon, Selling on eBay, Taxes

The Best Small Business Resources: Legal and Tax Tools + Resources for Amazon and eBay Sellers

In this series about the best small business resources, we will share how the great tools of today make it easier to grow your business and stay productive, organized and efficient. Check out this list of 5 legal and tax tools plus resources for Amazon and eBay sellers. Trusted Legal and Tax Tools DocuSign What… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory, Website Design

How to Build a Retail Website

With the continued explosion of ecommerce sales, you may be itching to launch your local retail shop online. Last year, online sales in the U.S. topped $341 billion, an increase of nearly 15 percent over 2014. If you’re eager to join the ranks of retailers making money with an online store but you’re not sure… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory

Why Your Returns Policy (or Lack of One) Is Hurting Your ECommerce Store

Take It Back: 3 Ways a Smart Return Policy Can Help an Ecommerce Business Grow There are two “R” words no business owner wants to hear: return and refund; but without a strategic approach to customer returns and refunds, your ecommerce site could be jeopardizing relationships with customers and setting itself up for bad online… Read more

Ecommerce, Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Retail & Inventory

Does My Online Business Need to Participate In Cyber Monday?

cyber monday

  If you run a small business, then you know there can be some benefits to running the occasional promotion to boost sales. It can be a quick way to make some cash when you need it, which is why so many businesses partake in this marketing strategy. Perhaps the most popular – albeit still… Read more