Selling Online

  • How to Sell and Ship Car Parts

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    Figuring out the best way to ship car parts is crucial for a good customer experience. It allows you to get expensive, time-sensitive, frequently heavy auto parts to your customers. This leads to higher ratings and allows you to stand out in a somewhat crowded market. Luckily ShipStation and Simplepart.com are joining forces to make […]

  • How to Ship Cannabis in Canada: Your FAQs Answered

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    Bio: Purolator Inc. is a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider. Celebrating over 60 years of delivering its customers’ promises, Purolator continues to expand its reach and renowned service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian […]

  • How to Improve the Online Checkout Experience to Win Loyal Customers

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    Guest post from our partner, Linnworks. Take control of online selling with Linnworks Total Commerce platform. Linnworks helps you grow, automate and control your business, meeting customers exactly where they are and capturing every revenue opportunity. The cloud-based software seamlessly connects and automates all of the processes related to multichannel selling, allowing businesses to manage […]

  • Understanding The Benefits of Enterprise Integration for Businesses on Shopify Plus

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    This blog was contributed by Vanessa Matos, Marketing Coordinator for VL OMNI, an integration platform partner for real-time, agile, and scalable iPaaS data integration. VL OMNI empowers businesses to accelerate growth by integrating their systems, channels, partners, and applications together in ways that matter most to them. All ecommerce businesses, big or small, need to […]

  • B2B 101: A Quick Guide to B2B

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    Global business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce transactions totaled US $12.2 trillion in 2019, according to a Statista report. One of the most prominent trends in B2B ecommerce is the rise of the B2B marketplace. The impact of this online marketplace model cannot be understated, as it redefined the business relationship between B2B buyers and sellers and acts […]

  • How To Create an Ecommerce FAQ

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    An FAQ is a list of frequently asked questions you can provide your customers so they can quickly and easily get their most common questions answered. FAQs are an essential part of every ecommerce merchant’s online store.

  • Automate ShipStation, FBA, and 3PL Orders

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    Managing orders from multiple fulfillment services while listing on multiple marketplaces can be challenging. With an efficient technology partner, orders from multiple services and warehouses can be synchronized and automated.

  • What is an ERP and When Do I Need One?

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    Startups and newer SMBs don’t usually plan the growth of their information technology systems. Over time, they usually acquire a collection of individual apps and interfaces to manage different functions. While this usually works fine in the beginning—allowing the business owners to learn new processes—it tends to become too tedious to keep up with. For […]

  • How to Sell Food Online

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    The recent social distancing measures in response to COVID-19 has led to the closing of restaurants and bars—quickly changing how many of us shop. It has also dramatically impacted those with careers in the service industry sector. As we navigate these changes and try and establish just how long these measures will be in place, […]

  • DropShipping Pricing Strategy

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    Dropshipping can be competitive, so figuring out how to price your products can be the difference between winning a buyer or even making a profit. Finding the sweet spot of being competitive while still protecting your profit margins is one of the most important aspects of starting a dropshipping business.  Choosing a Dropshipping Industry Before […]

  • 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 […]

  • Which shipping option wins? Standard Delivery vs Express Delivery

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    As trends in ecommerce rapidly shift towards instant gratification, and Amazon and its rivals see who can offer the quickest shipping options, how can a SMB etailer compete? A company like Amazon can offer ludicrous shipping options—losing profits for a few quarters to grow their market share. If you or I took this approach, we’d […]

  • ShipStation and Alibaba.com Aim to Grow Global Trading Opportunities Together

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    Alibaba.com is mostly known to U.S.-based ecommerce sellers and retailers as a global trade platform to help them source products from suppliers around the world. Successful ecommerce merchants are smart about every step of their supply chain. A platform like Alibaba.com makes it easier by providing access to more than 150,000 listed suppliers that manufacture […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Top 5 Ecommerce Trends for 2019

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    The beginning of the year is a time when online retailers have some time to reflect on trends and how to set their businesses up for even more success. We’ve compiled a list of top 5 ecommerce trends to get you started. Personalization The use of personalization in ecommerce keeps growing. What began as including […]