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  • The Canadian ecommerce opportunity is waiting for you

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    When you’re working on building the right audience for your e-commerce business, targeting Canadians might not be on your to-do list. After all, there are plenty of potential customers to attract at home. But Canadians are savvy online shoppers who love to buy from U.S. retailers. What’s more, 90% of the country lives within 100 […]

  • Strategic Q4 Marketing: How to Develop a Winning Holiday Strategy

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    For consumers, the “holiday season” is about the joy of spending time with family, having large meals made with love, and exchanging gifts. As an ecommerce retailer, this is a bit different. Q4 is oftentimes your chance to capitalize on the influx of holiday sales. If an ecommerce strategy is implemented properly, you’ll have increased […]

  • 8 Ways to Make Shipping Automation More Efficient

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    Time is money for business owners and entrepreneurs—spending it wisely saves money. For e-commerce merchants, growing your business can transform simple tasks into a daunting time suck. Without Shipping automation, there can be such thing as too much of a good thing. Increase in order volume and demand can quickly overwhelm a growing small business—leading […]

  • 8 First-Class Transactional Email Strategies to Help You Sell More

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    When it comes to email marketing, most people think about promo emails — annoying, spammy, and irrelevant messages that overload their inboxes. Transactional emails, as opposed to promotional newsletters, have nothing to do with spam. They are usually sent as a result of consumer activities, such as purchases, sign-ups, and so on, to reassure customers […]

  • What Marketplace Sellers Need to Know about Selling in Auctions

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    This blog was contributed by our partner Tophatter. As more and more shopping moves online—Internet Retailer recently reported ecommerce sales grew by 15% in 2018—it becomes a more personalized, targeted experience. A hyper-personalized experience escorts the shopper through to purchase,  but it can also suck the fun out of shopping. And Americans love to shop. […]

  • eBay Search: The Best Way To Evaluate Competition

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    Written by Cardy Chung– Cardy founded StreetPricer in 2016 after 13 years in online retailing and developing software for his eBay store. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science (1st Class) with a major in Artificial Intelligence. At some point, we all have to do market research to check out competitors to see who’s selling […]

  • 4 Steps on Building A Successful ShipStation Integration

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    Integrating with ShipStation results in better automation, more efficient operations, and new business opportunities, but setting up an integration can be complicated. Luckily, our friends at EYEMAGINE have outlined the four critical steps needed to successfully integrate with ShipStation.

  • Everything You Need To Know Before Replatforming & Migrating Your Ecommerce Shop

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    This blog was contributed by Marco De Paulis and E.M. Ricchini of Noticed, an ecommerce agency leading fearless brands to limitless growth. Taking a specialist approach, Noticed offers high-touch ecommerce builds and migrations, ongoing optimization, and growth marketing strategy and management. We think website migrations—particularly those of the ecommerce variety and especially when it comes […]

  • 3 Tricks the Experts Use for End-To-End Sourcing on Alibaba.com

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    A logistics pro shares the secrets to sourcing success This post was contributed by Jamin Dick of Alibaba.com, the world’s largest end-to-end B2B trading platform. Jamin is the Head of Supply Chain for North American B2B at Alibaba.com, where he leads innovation on the company’s shipping and logistics solutions to make it seamless to get […]

  • 3 Common Ways to Improve Retailer’s Customer Service with Mobile

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    Alexa Lemzy is the customer service manager and content editor at Textmagic.com. She is passionate about excellent customer support, mobile technologies, and business communication. You can reach her on Twitter. Mobile text messaging is a cost-effective way for retailers to deliver better customer service.  Research shows that 95% of Americans own a cell phone of […]

  • How To Scale Operations With Ecommerce Warehouse Management

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    Darren DeMatas has an MBA in Internet Marketing, but hangs his hat on a decade of experience making retail brands profitable. He’s marketed global Fortune 500 companies and small 1-man ecommerce niche brands. A warehouse is an essential part of the ecommerce supply chain. Maintaining a warehouse for your inventory is another whole business. You’re […]

  • 7 Ways to Cut Expenses for Your Ecommerce Business

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    Valery Travers is a marketing and eCommerce specialist who’s consulted with many small and medium-size businesses to grow their profit margin while decreasing and improving overhead costs.   Increasing sales becomes more challenging with each passing year as more competition enters even the most niche of markets. Meanwhile, as your company grows it can be difficult […]

  • DYODE Understands Your Ecommerce Journey

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    This blog post was contributed by our partner DYODE. DYODE could not be more thrilled to be partnering with ShipStation! A full-serve eCommerce agency, DYODE got its start as a consultancy. We were started by two former heads of eCommerce who worked for big box retailers. Because of our long experience leading teams in the […]

  • Defining Your Marketing Budget for Holiday Success

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    Samantha Rupert is here to guide you through your marketing budget for holiday success. Samantha is the Social Media Manager at Volusion, and has over five years of experience in creating successful SEO and social media marketing campaigns with proven results. Read her posts at the Volusion blog With the holiday season in full swing, […]

  • A Payment Method that Increases Sales and Reduces Cart Abandonment

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    This is a guest post by Chris Dolan, VP of Strategic Partnerships at Sezzle.   According to a study by SalesCycle, 78.4% of online carts are abandoned. The #1 reason cited for is unexpected shipping costs or timelines.  Fortunately, if you’re reading this, you know ShipStation can help you solve those problems. However, the second most […]

  • Key Practices That Help Entrepreneurs Stand Out

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    This post was contributed by Stefani Tanner of ShipZOOM, a provider of fulfillment and shipping services. Stefani Tanner is a Marketing Manager and Onboarding Specialist at ShipZOOM, focused on determining the potential partnerships between ShipZOOM and customers in need of fulfillment services to help entrepreneurs save time, energy, and money so they can focus on […]