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Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory, Selling on Amazon

Will the New “Handmade At Amazon” Be an Etsy-Killer?

Will the New “Handmade At Amazon” Be an Etsy-Killer?

For the past 10 years, Etsy has been widely known as the internet’s premier destination to buy or sell handmade items, handcrafted gifts, artisanal crafts and unique goods of all kinds. But now Amazon, America’s largest retailer by market capitalization, is targeting the niche market of handcrafted items by introducing its new store, “Handmade At… Read more

Customer Service, Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory, Selling on Amazon, Shipping, Website Design

5 Things Your Small Biz is Doing That’s Making You Lose Money to Amazon.com

5 Things Your Small Biz is Doing That's Making You Lose Money to Amazon.com

Have you ever accidentally bought something off of Amazon? It was just too easy. Your finger gently caressed the buy button and before you knew it, their one-click purchase snared you in its trap again! It’s one of the biggest allures of online shopping. You want an experience that is so intuitive it seems natural… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory

Online shopping habits, How are they changing?

The face of the marketplace is rapidly changing, potentially more than you even imagine. Recent studies have shown over 80% of all consumers are making their purchases online. With the holiday season coming up, the trend is bound to have some impact on your online business, especially if you’re in the business of selling entertainment… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory

Ecommerce Bootcamp: Build a Successful Online Business in 60 Minutes [WEBINAR RECAP]

Thanks to everyone who was able to attend our webinar this week on building a successful online business with ecommerce, featuring Matt Winn from Volusion. If you missed the webinar, you can view the video playback on our Kabbage Kam Webinars YouTube Channel and view the slides on our SlideShare. Both the slides and video… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory, Selling on Amazon

Selling on Amazon: How to Outsell Your Competitors During the Holidays

It may “only” be October, but for Amazon marketplace retailers, the holiday sales season is already well underway. Black Friday is quickly approaching and your business needs to have a solid plan in place. To have a successful holiday season, you need to get ready for early sales promotions, adjust your inventory to make sure… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory

Myth Busted: Etsy’s Not Just For Girls

Since Etsy launched in June of 2005, the company has grossed more than $500 million in revenue. In case you haven’t heard of Etsy, it’s a site where sellers can create storefronts to sell all of their products. For every item sold on Etsy, sellers must pay a twenty-cent fee. The website boasts over 30… Read more

Business Inspiration, Selling on Amazon, Selling on eBay

Should You Attend eCommerce Events?

Author: Molly Schwartz Should you attend eCommerce events? Yes! It’s a wonderful chance to grow your business. You can hear from important speakers who you may have already been following online and learn from them in person. Hearing from fellow attendees who have years of insight can help educate new eCommerce sellers, and these conferences… Read more

Selling on Amazon

Trivia: As of January 2010, Amazon.com is America’s largest online retailer. Which company that deals with office suppliers is the runner-up?

A: Staples Inc. Staples Inc. is the second largest online retailer behind Amazon, and this is probably due to their expansion into offering all kinds of different products for businesses. They have everything from coffee to toilet paper, and mannequins and even dog biscuits. There are now over 400 thousand products available online through the… Read more

Ecommerce, Retail & Inventory

6 Ways to Lose an Online Customer Quick

  Retail businesses have miserably low conversion rates. Studies suggest ecommerce and retail sites have, on average, a 3% to 4% conversion rate. Why are online shoppers such a fickle lot? Actually, it’s probably more you than them. Retail sites are often wildly unintuitive or unnecessarily overwhelming. Here are 6 reasons why your customers are… Read more