Marketplace Dilemma

Amazon Selling Tips

Amazon’s Private Label Business: Another Trojan Horse

Amazon has more customer search and purchase data than any e-commerce business. It is able to spin up private label brands in six months flat based on data and customer intent. Knowing what customers are looking for and what is popular in terms of sales gives Amazon a...

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What is Amazon’s Seller Flex? Why Should Brands Care?

Amazon has transformed online selling with its marketplace approach and has also redefined how startups and corporations scale computing assets - like servers and services - via its Amazon Web Services business. However, they are still dependent on third parties for...

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A Look Back: Amazon Advertising from Day One

Amazon started as an ecommerce business selling books in 1994. Fast forward 23 years and Amazon has many billion dollar businesses generating revenue.  Whether it is third party marketplaces sales, Amazon’s own retail sales, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), or more...

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Breaking: Amazon Now Discounting 3rd Party Seller Prices

Of the many business units at Amazon, the marketplace reflects the spinal column - the core business - among Amazon's myriad ventures.  Through the years, the Amazon website has evolved from Amazon's sole retail operation into an open marketplace for 3rd party sellers...

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Need help with your Ecommerce Reading List?

What does Buy Box Experts have in common with the periodicals in the image above?  Well - only that our partner, James Thomson, has personally selected them for you to read.  Well actually, that's not true exactly.  With his vast experience both at Amazon and in his...

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Sell TO Amazon vs. Sell ON Amazon?

Brand Executives face two key questions in addressing the Amazon Marketplace: 1. Will our brand be sold on the Amazon Marketplace? 2. If yes, than what distribution approach makes the most sense for our brand? The CEO Forum recently published an article in their print...

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Ramping Retail Rivalry: Walmart/Jet.com vs. Amazon

Online retail in the United States is seeing the first real battles between the giants. The traditional retail conqueror, Walmart, is battling the original online retail disrupter: Amazon. The battle has raged for years and has seen Walmart and Amazon battle for staff...

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Souq might be one of Amazon’s best acquisitions

There are few ecommerce markets as exciting as the Middle East. The area contains some of the most wealthy people on earth. It features a market that will have a consistent growth due to technology becoming a focus as natural resources (oil) become less. Having...

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General Internet Marketing

Amazon Seller Tools, SEO, PPC and more

What are Brands Doing to Compete with Private Labels?

The economic landscape is always in a state of flux. Right now, we're looking at a massive shift as digital brands pick up steam while traditional big brands, such as Louis Vuitton, struggle. Amazon has driven this shift to a large extent. And instead of resting on...

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How Outsourcing Can Save You Time

Outsourcing is the practice of letting third parties handle work that is normally performed within the company. Many businesses have jumped on the outsourcing bandwagon, saving money and time by outsourcing operations that require extensive manpower and equipment....

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Tips for Small Business Accounting

There are a thousand and one things to consider when you run a small business, especially accounting. Keeping a close eye on your revenue and operating expenses will keep your business clear of cash flow problems. If you are a new Amazon retailer, it may be helpful to...

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Let the Experts Help You Improve Your Online Business

September is self-improvement month. People try to up their game emotionally and physically to become more productive members of the community. Online business owners often extend their self-improvement efforts to their professional life. They want to upgrade their...

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Fall Season Online Selling Tips

Businesses can take advantage of each new season by using marketing strategies tailored to the time of year. They don’t have to specialize in seasonal products or services; they can simply capitalize on the excitement and buzz engendered by the upcoming season. Fall...

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Ways to Expand Your Online Selling

If you have an online store, long-term success depends on having a long-term strategy for growth. After getting the hang of selling and developing a customer base, start fixing your sights on expanding your business. Here are a few tips for selling on Amazon, your...

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Pros and Cons of Shopping Online [infographic]

What are advantages and disadvantages of online shopping? We can find almost every product we need on the internet since the popularity of e-commerce websites. Unlike the brick and mortar store, you don’t have to wait for the store to open in order to shop. Online...

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Deciding Which Products to Sell on Amazon

If you want to sell on Amazon, you will find yourself staring at a vast selection of comparable products offered across numerous marketplaces. You may find it hard to decide which products to offer. Paralysis by analysis, right? A lot of forethought needs to go into...

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Why Sell on Amazon?

There are many online marketplaces for shoppers to choose from, including eBay, and, of course, Amazon. There are also platforms like Volusion, Shopify, and Woocommerce if you want to sell independently. Each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages, but as...

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