The best way to understand Amazon is through numbers. In 2018 Amazon generated an estimated $258.22 billion in US retail e-commerce sales, marking а 30% increase compared to 2017.
To put Amazon’s size in perspective – the online shopping juggernaut captures 49.1% of the online retail market and 5% of the whole (online and offline) US retail market. The Amazon marketplace alone accounts for $175 billion, and 50% of the total sales on Amazon’s US marketplace come from third-party sellers. So, yes, the cake is big enough and it's increasingly getting bigger every year.
But, what about the size of your slice?
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BigCommerce serves as a way for legitimate businesses to make a fluid move to online selling. By legitimate, I mean that the majority of plans from BigCommerce provide extensive tools and product options for turning your already profitable, or upscaling, business into something special. But what is the BigCommerce pricing actually like? Is it more expensive or cheaper than the competition? That's what we're here to find out, so keep reading to learn more about BigCommerce's prices from the monthly plans to the themes and integrations.
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How many platforms are you currently selling products on? One? Three? Ten? Is one of those a Facebook Shop page? It should be. Here's why selling on Facebook makes a lot of sense:
📢 “You need to learn how to sell on Facebook!” All businesses, big and small, hear these words without getting much advice on how to actually do it successfully. Well, the fact of the matter is that if you have an online store, you should also consider selling on other places like Amazon, Facebook, and even Etsy. This will help you expand your reach and find more customers – since people are more likely to spend time on those other platforms than on your website.
👉 In this guide, we focus on a Facebook store specifically. Here's how to create a Facebook Shop page in an afternoon and get on your journey to selling on Facebook!
Continue reading How to Create a Facebook Shop Page (July 2019): Learn How to Sell on Facebook – A Step-by-Step Guide
You've seen (or maybe heard about) the entrepreneurs on Shark Tank. Half of them walk in front of the sharks talking about the hundreds of thousands, or even millions of dollars they have spent on their startup, only to be in a situation where they need more money from the billionaire investors to keep their dreams alive.
Continue reading The Cheapest Possible Way to Launch an Ecommerce Store (July 2019)
AWeber and Mailchimp are the leading giants in the world of email marketing.
AWeber vs Mailchimp which is which?
While you can’t go wrong with either, it is likely that one email service provider will serve your needs better.
This is why it is crucial to be clear about your goals before you get started. After all, you will be using the service for a long time. Therefore, you have to dig deeper beyond the similarities of their features.
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If you run an online store using BigCommerce, you know that it is a great platform to get a beautiful store up and running in no time. It's also great for finding apps that are bound to help out your marketing. In this article, we'll go through the best BigCommerce apps, especially those that cater to your marketing strategy.
BigCommerce has solid built in marketing features, and you also probably have a great marketing plan in place, but there are also a lot of BigCommerce marketing apps and extensions available that make the process a lot easier and more streamlined. Here are my favorite apps to supercharge your marketing (in no particular order).
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There are tons of resources and tips out there to help you make the most of one of the most popular ecommerce platforms on the market in Shopify. This blog has touched on tips and resources for ecommerce users before. Maybe you remember this list of 293 general tips for ecommerce websites that we put together a while back.
In this article, we are going to list the top 10 resources and tips specifically for Shopify users. The article will focus mainly on beginners and will give you a great entry point to the ecommerce world.
Each point will highlight some key takeaways from the articles as well as a link to the resource so you can do some further reading.
If you still need convincing as to why Shopify is a great option for your ecommerce store, then check out our thorough review of the Shopify platform.
Continue reading 10 Must Read Shopify Tips & Resources. (Mainly) For Beginners.