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The World's Top eBay Sellers - Lean Commerce

The World's Top eBay Sellers - Lean Commerce | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
For this post I've pulled together a big list – a very big list – of the top 1,000 eBay sellers worldwide. Who do you think comes out on top?
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Weekly Ecommerce Roundup: May 16, 2014 - Appeagle

Weekly Ecommerce Roundup: May 16, 2014 - Appeagle | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
Trending this week...Amazon sellers see fastest marketplace growth, free eBay listings invitation, ecommerce sales projections and more!
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7 tips to making your ecommerce solution an unparalleled success

7 tips to making your ecommerce solution an unparalleled success | Ecommerce | Scoop.it

Nowadays, eCommerce is becoming popular software to build an online store. read this post, In this post we will explain you seven best tips that can assist you in giving a fillip to your eCommerce strategy.

 

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6 Top eCommerce Solutions Rated By @Scenttrail & Shared By @moblized

6 Top eCommerce Solutions Rated By @Scenttrail & Shared By @moblized | Ecommerce | Scoop.it

How do you build a website and marketplace to sell your products and services? Here are the 5 Best Companies for creating an eCommerce platform and marketplace.

Scenttrail Ratings
We've built stores with three of these five recommendations. Each has its good points and bad. Each is perfect for some and not so good for others. Here are our ratings:

 

ShopLocket
They don't mention this option, but we love the idea of being able to add a shopping cart to any piece of content without paying a big hosting operation like the 5 mentioned. If your ecommerce needs are small and located in social take a look at https://www.shoplocket.com/ .

Caveat
When you are camped on someone's ground THEY will always gain more benefit than you. The chance of a Shopify store outranking Shopify.com is zero. This issue is only a big deal for stores greater than 50,000 Stock Keeping Units and/or greater than $10M in sales. If you think you will eventually sell $10M+ you may want to create your own store / site. If you think it will take 10 years to reach $10M Shopify may be your best bet for ROI and speed. The PAIN comes when you transfer OFF of their platform, but we can discuss that at another time.

Shopify
Would be our first choice for most small to medium sized ecommerce implementations. The UI is clean and easy to understand. You can be up and running on Shopify in a matter of days. Inventory load is always the biggest pain and they have some ways around that.

 

Big Commerce
Sounds like Big Commerce fills the promotional hole we felt with Shopify. Most websites aren't very sophisticated in their coupons and promotions. If you are you will find Shopify limiting. Sounds like Big Commerce stepped in to fix the issue. And it can be a big issue since cross talk between offers and coupons can cause a train wreck. If you are sophisticated enough to make free shipping, % off and BOGO offers you may want to use Big Commerce.

Volusion
I wasn't wild about Volusion, but can't remember why. The security stuff the review mentions is marginally important. If you need highly secure ecommerce maybe they are better, but their inner-workings didn't seem as friendly as Shopify or as promotional savvy as Big Commerce.

Magento GO
I built our Story of Cancer store (now down) on Go and was impressed with the powerful business rules they include. Less than 10% of ecommerce sites need such power, but if you do Magento Go is probably your best bet. This is the power to say on a rainy Wednesday you want the price on yellow tops to be down10% when pared with shoes A, B or C. The cross-sale and up-sale wigets are powerful. The promotion, free shipping and coupons are powerful (once you figure out the convoluted logic and that problem is endemic).

Presta Shop
I don't know this option and am suspicious of FREE. Free is a risk because things go BUMP in the night on ecom sites. If you aren't a techie or don't have a techie working for you its good to have someone to call or email in an emergency like if you are bleeding personal information all over the web (say for an example lol). My concern here would be can the code keep up with needed changes (since how do they make money) and is it secure since security thanks to crazed hackers can be a real moveable feast (and I only meant "crazed hackers" in the nicest of ways so to do or say otherwise risks a "just because" attack, you know the attacks they launch just because they can).


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Terapeak Continues to Gain Traction in Market, Captures Industry Notice - Business Wire (press release)

Terapeak Continues to Gain Traction in Market, Captures Industry Notice - Business Wire (press release) | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
Terapeak Continues to Gain Traction in Market, Captures Industry Notice
Business Wire (press release)
In the last quarter of 2013, Terapeak released a free version of its MySales multichannel ecommerce intelligence tool.
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Amazon will not Make Kiva Systems Available to General

Amazon will not Make Kiva Systems Available to General | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
Supply Chain News: Amazon will not Make Kiva Systems Available to General ...

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Seller Handbook

Seller Handbook | Ecommerce | Scoop.it

Sellers Handbook | Tips and advice for running your small business. ~via Etsy


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World's Top eBay Sellers: Cross-Border Trade - Lean Commerce

World's Top eBay Sellers: Cross-Border Trade - Lean Commerce | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
Here's what people are saying about Web Retailer's research into the top 1,000 eBay sellers worldwide, and new analysis into the data on cross-border trade.
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eBay Adds More Countries To Global Shipping Program ...

eBay Adds More Countries To Global Shipping Program ... | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
eBay announced today that it has added Switzerland and Norway to the list of countries sellers can ship to using the Global Shipping Program, which includes 42 additional countries. “As you know, the Global Shipping ...
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Factors to Consider When Choosing an E-Commerce Platform ...

Factors to Consider When Choosing an E-Commerce Platform ... | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
Choosing the right e-commerce platform for your website is now easy task. There are hundreds of different options available with options in all different price ranges and with varying features. If you're overwhelmed at the ...
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'Jurassic Park' raptor cage on eBay could corral over $100000 - Today

'Jurassic Park' raptor cage on eBay could corral over $100000 - Today | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
"JURASSIC PARK Velociraptor Cage Crate 1993 Original Screen Used Movie Prop 100% AUTHENTIC MOVIE PROP; INCLUDES FULL SIZE RAPTOR" reads the item's description on eBay. Note — that's a raptor prop, not ...
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Choosing the best Magento eCommerce development company

Choosing the best Magento eCommerce development company | Ecommerce | Scoop.it

In this article, we will show you why Magento is the best eCommerce platform and how to choose right Magento development company to enhance your business.

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The Revolutionary Future Of E-Commerce And M-Commerce In The Next Five Years

The Revolutionary Future Of E-Commerce And M-Commerce In The Next Five Years | Ecommerce | Scoop.it

Nowadays, E-commerce is buzz word in online marketing world. Along with, mobile ecommerce market is also growing so fast. Let' see in this post what is the future of E-commerce and M-commerce in the next 5 years.

 

 

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Magento vs BigCommerce - Which one is a better ...

Magento vs BigCommerce - Which one is a better ... | Ecommerce | Scoop.it

Read this full post, we sill show you a comparison between Magento and BigCommerce software and see which of these leading e-commerce solutions is best suited for your business.

 

 

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Will Marketplaces Devour Ecommerce? - Multichannel Merchant

Will Marketplaces Devour Ecommerce? - Multichannel Merchant | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
At Catalyst 2014, ChannelAdvisor CEO Scot Wingo was referring to the growing dominance of marketplaces, notably Amazon’s and eBay’s, and the fact that marketplaces are outpacing the growth in general ecommerce websites.

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Unanswered Debate: Shopify Vs. Bigcommerce – Which One Will You Use?

Unanswered Debate: Shopify Vs. Bigcommerce – Which One Will You Use? | Ecommerce | Scoop.it

Every business has its own requirement and objectives and it solely depends on its will which platform to choose. Both Bigcommerce
and Shopify offer advanced tools, impressive themes, round the clock support team to serve clients. If you want to choose the best one then this article will help you.

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eBay to export 90000 British businesses - Telegraph.co.uk

eBay to export 90000 British businesses - Telegraph.co.uk | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
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eBay to export 90000 British businesses
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The online marketplace, eBay.co.uk, has launched an initiative to help 90,000 UK retailers and suppliers trade internationally.

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Asia's retailer expansions fall behind both online and offline: CBRE

Asia's retailer expansions fall behind both online and offline: CBRE Campaign Asia-Pacific Not surprisingly, a large majority of these are from Asia Pacific, where retailers tend to be more cost-conscious and many lack the resources or the...

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Feedback & Reputation: The Ultimate Guide - Lean Commerce

Feedback & Reputation: The Ultimate Guide - Lean Commerce | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
An in-depth look at seller performance systems on eBay and Amazon. How they work, why feedback matters, and how to be efficient at managing your reputation.
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Feedback on eBay and Amazon sellers is more important to the marketplaces themselves than buyers. The marketplaces use it (and other things) so they can push sellers to perform better. Most buyers hardly look at it!

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Common Mistakes Made By Marketplace Sellers - Lean Commerce

Common Mistakes Made By Marketplace Sellers - Lean Commerce | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
I asked a dozen experts what they see online marketplace sellers doing wrongly, and what tips they could share so others could avoid the same pitfalls.
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Amazon buys game developer Double Helix Games — Tech News ...

Amazon buys game developer Double Helix Games — Tech News ... | Ecommerce | Scoop.it
Amazon has acquired video game developer Double Helix Games, the company confirmed on Wednesday. Terms of the deal are unknown, but the acquisition includes both the development studio as well as all of the ...
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