Monthly Archives: April 2016

How Power Sellers Manage Their Inventory In eBay

Shrikar Khare Posted On - April 22, 2016

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eBay is often considered a hobby sellers’ paradise, but then, this is also the platform for some very serious entities that earn by the millions per year through this marketplace. Usually, it is this lot that commences their efforts with the aim to gain the Power Seller badge for the sake of reaping maximum visibility before target buyers in eBay and gain their trust in the process. To become a power seller, entities are expected be high volume sellers with very high quality customer services and further topped with over 98% positive reviews posted in favor them. To think that any of this will be possible without proper inventory management may be a little too much to expect.

Power sellers have a very clear cut approach to managing their inventories in volusion on Magento eBay Store. Basically, they need to have perfect information about real time inventory movement in every individual warehouse, recall stock that may have been shelved for a very long time (although, power sellers are geniuses when it comes to choosing products that will sell out fast), introduce fresh units as per demand, track the inflow and outflow of the same with every order placed and keep a close check on returns and its impact on the inventory levels (if any). Thus, for power sellers, using eBay inventory management softwares from trustworthy e commerce solution developers is more than just a must.

Being very high volume sellers with hundreds of orders received and processed every single day, manual approach to inventory control can often lead the sellers to face insurmountable issues. Similarly trying to integrate inventory management systems with their respective eBay stores without any clue about the technicalities is something that is avoided strictly by power seller status enthusiasts. More often than not, these super sellers engage professionals to have the system synced which saves them days of valuable time. Professional involvement usually does not come without its share of expenses, but this is something like a worthwhile and yielding investment in the part of the sellers that cannot be done without.

Hobby sellers usually don’t require the aid and assistance of top quality software systems for automation especially if they have nothing more than a handful of products to sell. However, if these sellers wish to invite more products to their inventory for the sake of growing their efforts and make more money, following the footsteps of the power sellers’ approach can be advantageous in many ways.

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A Few Quick Tips To Improving Your Amazon Store Visibility

Robin Smith Posted On - April 19, 2016

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Amazon does not glorify store owners… it is as simple as that. In this mega platform, while all sellers can be assured to win enhanced traffic and conversion possibilities, they can never expect to push their store names in this marketplace. Amazon wants its buyers to get the feeling that they are buying from ‘Amazon’ and not individual sellers who have established presence in the platform. This is also one of the reasons why, accessing buyer information is usually a challenge for Amazon sellers leave alone the matter of creating and maintaining relationship with them. So, the dream of improving Amazon store visibility usually stays a dream for thousands of sellers the world over.

This though, does not mean that store owners in Amazon don’t get any exposure at all. There are a few out of the box thinkers who have managed to navigate through the odds and made a significant impact among buyers. These entities have not included supernatural support systems in their businesses but adhered to certain very basic principles that are usually overlooked or taken for granted. It all starts with improving the listing quality without falling into the traps of tricks and hacks. From relatable titles to impactful images, everything counts in bringing your products to the first page of search results. When more and more of your products begin to appear in the first page of the search results, buyers will take note of the sellers also.

There is no second to aiming for the Buy box. Your race to the Buy Box in itself can improve your product visibility many times over. Offering competitively low prices including shipping charges, offering exceptional customer service and gaining a treasure trove of positive reviews is sure to bring your store to greater visibility. Using a range of effective marketing tools, carrying out successful mobile integrations etc are very important as far as enhancing product and store discoverability is concerned. Magento or Volusion Amazon store owners can also make an impactful difference by placing faith in social media. However, the strategies applied in the process should be well structured so that it does not clash with the terms and conditions of legitimacy stated by Amazon.

Improvement in Amazon discoverability should not be left to the scope of trials and errors. While this may be natural and often inevitable, it is best to start with the tried and tested means with ample assistance from proper support solutions.

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These Tips Can Truly Help In Moving Your Amazon Inventory Fast

Stephen Posted On - April 19, 2016

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No e commerce store owners or individual sellers would want their inventories shelved for an indefinite period. If you have introduced a bulk of stock under a certain listing, you may have done so with the aim to sell them out fast and make some impactful profits and not to have the units sit and rot in the warehouses. This is mostly applicable in cases of top performing marketplaces like Amazon, where maintaining inventory in warehouses can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars on a monthly basis (depending upon the size of the inventory).

So, if certain units keep occupying space, the owners end up paying warehouse fees for products that may not be fetching any sale whatsoever, leave alone profits. When it comes to maintaining Amazon inventory, a situation like this is best when avoided completely.  If you are among the sellers in Amazon or any top performing marketplace for that matter, who have witnessed situations as this, following these simple and doable tips can help in getting over the hurdle easily and effectively…

To begin with, it is only common sense to understand that inventory of popular products move the fastest. So, Amazon sellers are always advised to spend some time researching what would sell the best and introduce the same in their listing and inventory thereafter. While it is true that it is never a good idea to introduce stock in warehouses after orders are placed, sellers can surely keep track of buyer behavior through sections like ‘inform when available’, wish lists etc which can help determine what level of inventory to introduce for the concerned product.

Secondly, high quality listing often adds glitter to even the dullest of products. Quality listing in terms of trustworthy titles, very clear and uncluttered images, crisp descriptions, user reviews and ratings etc can push sale many times over and is thus a very good way to make inventory move faster.

Thirdly, aiming for the buy box is often considered a star studded way to move inventory. Even if you don’t manage to feature in the box itself, the processes that you carry out to win the buy box is more than enough to increase visibility and enhance trustworthiness at the same time. to top it all, if you choose FBA (fulfillment by Amazon) there is very little that can stop you  from having your stock move out in no time at all!

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eBay Selling Strategies That Large Sellers Need But Hobby Sellers Don’t

Stephen Posted On - April 19, 2016

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eBay as a top performing marketplace has gained phenomenal popularity among e commerce enthusiasts mainly because it accommodates all kinds of sellers. Whether you are a very large manufacturer or a midsized retailer; whether you are private label enthusiast or a 10 product hobby seller; eBay has made itself accessible and profitable for all. While every one of these sellers are perpetually clashing to gain the best exposure and the best profits (in their terms) the strategies that are used by the larger sellers happen to be way different than that of the smaller hobby sellers when it comes to achieving individual goals.

Say for example, larger sellers in eBay who usually maintain very large inventories across multiple warehouses can never get even a step ahead without proper eBay Inventory management systems that integrate and automate their inventory movement seamlessly and flawlessly. Hobby sellers on the other hand can well do without these otherwise expensive support softwares. Considering the fact that their inventories are mostly socked right under their nose, movement of the same is always traceable. At same time, maintaining these support systems with bare minimum pocket-money profits is never a good business decision to make.

Creating quality eBay listing is one of the most critical tasks that all sellers need to take up with extreme care and caution. Sellers with hundreds and thousands of products usually find relief in using eBay listing software for the sole function of automating in creating the listing or brining changes into the same. Hobby sellers with hand counted products to sell, on the other hand can accomplish quality listing manually. With very little to upload, the task of creating quality keyword rich titles, taking quality images, determining competitive prices etc all gets very easy. Spending on softwares when manual efforts can be more promising is not advisable at all.

Besides the usage of softwares for critical operational tasks, there is yet another factor that differentiates the selling strategies of hobby sellers and larger more serious sellers and this has got everything to do with opening eBay stores. Opening eBay stores is usually advisable to larger manufacturers, retailers, private label owners etc who need to create a brand impact to drive sales. Hobby sellers who are usually home based sellers don’t have any such urgency nor do they have the required funding to open and maintain eBay stores. So, they are better off selling individually than otherwise.

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3 Reasons That Makes Vendor Central Shine Over Amazon Seller Central (Occasionally)!

Robin Smith Posted On - April 18, 2016

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The Amazon v/s eBay war is likely to continue for ages to come for many reasons than one. The platforms currently occupying the No. 1 and No. 2 places in the world of e commerce vastly differ from each other in their nature, assurance for best buyer experience being the only factor where they match. However, there are times when Amazon sellers are seen to vie eBay performers for a number of advantages that they seem to have over the former. If you take a close look, these reasons actually appear to make eBay more profitable for sellers than Amazon.

To begin with, eBay listing is more luscious in comparison with Amazon listing. Considering the variety of products that can be sold in this platform in a variety of conditions, it only made sense for eBay to make the listing more defined as compared with Amazon. Right from the images to the title to description of the condition in which the product is sold, contributes to offering best purchase experience in the part of the buyers.

Secondly, no one can deny the fact that seller exposure in eBay is irresistible. On clicking on a certain product in eBay following search for the same, buyers get to see vivid seller information at the side of the screen. While it is true that power sellers in eBay usually take the cake in this respect, even the smaller sellers are better exposed in eBay than they would ever be in Amazon. Basically growth as a seller has greater possibility in eBay than the latter.

The spread of allowed product categories in eBay is anytime more tempting than Amazon. From refurbished products to unique items and antiques, you can get anything and everything in eBay and that too with ample value for every penny spent on it. Amazon has a very wide product category but not as spread-out as eBay. This is one of the reasons why a greater number of sellers can find place in eBay than Amazon.

Fourthly, Amazon has never been a place for hobby selling. If you are selling in Amazon, you will have to go knee deep in using automation solutions and carrying out proper store integrations to get some chance at profits. For example, if you are a Magento powered store owner, you will have to carry out Magento Amazon integration without fail irrespective of how small or established you may be. Hobby sellers in eBay don’t have to take such loads on their shoulders.

A spark of debate has been seen brimming among the Amazon sellers while expressing their opinions on seller and vendor central. Somehow, the seller central enthusiasts cannot appear to decide whether this is their most favored selling solution or force favored selling solution. For a very long time, sellers were more or less blind to the little loopholes that the seller central featured without apology.

However, more and more aspirants of better business in this mighty platform are waking up to the defects and are also realizing why exactly their products will be featured next to or below vendor central products almost ever second search. This realization has thrown light upon 3 undeniable reasons why the vendor central is any time better and more favored as compared to Amazon seller central (give and take … conditions apply)

To begin with, vendor central sellers are more relaxed as far as management of their inventory is concerned. All that they need to do is hand it over to Amazon (Amazon buys their inventory) and get their payments within 30 to 60 days as specified by the platform. Considering the fact that the vendor central sellers are very large and often successful, they don’t rally mind being paid at such massive intervals. With the inventory handed to Amazon, their worries about inventory movement comes down to scratch if nor lesser!

Secondly, there is something so irresistible about access to Amazon Vine that is wholly and solely accessible to vendor central users (for a fee, of course). The Amazon Vine allows the vendor central users to send product to high quality reviewers to generate trustworthy reviews in favor of their products. This improves the visage of the products before target buyers thereby placing it in a more favorable and profitable place as compared with others. if you are thinking about moving inventory faster, this can help tremendously.

Thirdly, as a vendor central user, there is a whole lot that Amazon does in favor of your store than just handling your inventory. The process of automated returns-handling often leaves the seller central users fuming with envy. For the latter, handling returns is often a messy manual process that can get a facelift with the usage of tools and software solutions dedicated to the purpose. Carrying out integration processes between shopping carts and Amazon, e.g. Bigcommerce / Magento Amazon integration can help in this process.

There are many other advantages that are specific to vendor central and not granted to seller central users yet. However, the drawbacks of the former often tends to downplay its advantages giving the seller central users many good reasons to rejoice.

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How Shopper’s Loyalty Impacts Your eBay Amazon Business

Stephen Posted On - April 18, 2016

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There is absolutely no doubt about the fact that the two top marketplaces, eBay and Amazon invite different types of buyers. It has been generally observed that the shoppers in Amazon are more willing to get extravagant in their purchases and their primary lookout is for quality products in good deals. eBay shoppers on the other hand are generally those that look for scratch level prices in usable products and often don’t mind if the product is labeled as ‘pre-used’. At the end of the day, the respective platforms manage to serve the interest of their buyers to an extent that the latter tend to develop a form of inalienable loyalty in favor of the marketplaces.

This basically means that a hardcore Amazon shopper may never visit eBay and a lover of eBay will never even think of shopping in Amazon. This however, does not mean that the products available in Amazon cannot be sold in eBay or vice versa and that too by the same seller. Say for example, if a certain brand of high quality perfume is salable in Amazon, the same can be sold in eBay also. So, what is in here that the sellers can benefit from? In very simple words, customer loyalty towards these top platforms can actually open doors of traffic and conversions for sellers who are present in both.

When a certain seller is present in both CS Cart eBay and Amazon, he / she / the entity will be able to access not just the regular e commerce shoppers but also those who may never venture into the other platform while looking for their products of interest. So, gaining exposure before additional unique buyers is an instant guarantee. This again goes a very long way in enhancing the sale of the concerned products many times over paving the way for growth and profits in the part of the sellers. Very often it has been seen that maintaining presence in both platforms can become a pain for sellers who are not prepared to handle the rush. Initiating proper integration can soothe the process to the extent of luxury.

Say for example, CS cart powered store owners will have to initiate CS Cart Amazon and eBay integration to drive their endeavors to sure shot success. As far as the complexity of the process is concerned, buying and installing the right tools and softwares systems from dependable providers is more than enough to kick start the efforts.

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Your Multichannel Business Can Be A Ticking Time Bomb Without These Inputs

Daniel Posted On - April 18, 2016

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The gist of the list stating why multichannel endeavors are a must for all e commerce sellers to engage in, is very arresting indeed. In simple words, which seller today would not want to be exposed to millions of unique visitors in hundreds of top performing marketplaces and comparison sites, gain a surge of orders from the same and break all barriers of profit limitations that may have been dwarfing their respective endeavors? Amazing as this sounds, the flip side of multichannel selling can weigh down on the sellers in many ways than one. And costs is only the beginning of it all.

When you have your presence over two or more different platforms of sale, you will have to carry out the same operational tasks over and over again for every single marketplace. This applies to creating listing (which is perhaps the most annoying of them all), followed by managing inventory in all the different marketplaces and then comes the hurdle of keeping track of the inflow and outflow or orders, tracking performance in every single platform of presence, following up with customers, mobile integration for each and many more. Basically, multichannel efforts may come with the assurance of some serious profits, putting the act together can pose as a major reason for sellers to collapse under pressure.

Smart sellers these days, don’t commence their spread over multiple platforms of sale without the assistance of proper multichannel selling softwares. This is by far the most important input that can prevent your efforts to sit on a time bomb that can blow up any time without warning. It may have been repeated infinite times over, but no one can say it enough that you need to use these softwares right from the beginning. The task of these solutions is to harmonize and integrate your presence over all your chosen marketplaces / comparison shopping platforms.

On integrating with these solutions, you will be able to keep a crisp control on multiple platforms through a single interface. Say for example, with data feed management software, which are a part of the multichannel softwares, you will be able to upload, import or even introduce changes to your store listing to multiple marketplaces in tune with their specifications with nothing more than a click or two. Say for example if you are present in 5 platforms, you will be able to save 4/5th of the time you will otherwise need to complete the task.

Same can be said for inventory control, pricing, repricing, tracing performance, maintaining customer information, completing orders, managing abandoned carts, integrating with affiliate sites and mobile platforms and many more without having to buy and deal with single individual tools.

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Is Your Listing Killing Your Sale In Amazon?

Daniel Posted On - April 15, 2016

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Listing products the wrong way may not be as damaging as listing products the hackneyed way in Amazon. Say for example, if you have been deliberately including promotional in your product titles and Amazon catches you in the wrong foot, your listing can be called off with immediate effect. This can create a slight dent in your reputation with Amazon, but you can still get back on foot and track your way back with legitimate listing ways. However, if you create a legitimate yet thoroughly boring, unattractive and grossly forgettable listing, you can be rest be assured that your products will be wrapped in an invisibility coat and practically disappear from the search results.

So, this way, your products will be out there somewhere in the whirlpool of Amazon, yet you will not be able to make a single sale, leave alone the desire of achieving your sale target. Many sellers who are already facing such sale issues don’t even understand that the fault may lie in their approach to listing in this mega marketplace. Facing facts, it is necessary for all sellers to know that the first step to proper listing in Amazon lies in following the rules to the last word. To stay in the right track, almost all sellers are seen to use Amazon listing softwares from dependable e commerce solution providers.

The second step to sale boosting listing in Amazon is to use your own creativity and common sense. Say for example, when it comes to creating a title, short and apt with Impact happens to be the basic rules. Basically, the rule is to ensure that your product titles don’t exceed 100 characters. However, if you come to think of it, 100 characters could actually make a sentence. When a certain buyer is searching for products, they don’t type in even a fourth of this quantity.

So, your aim should be to minimize the words, maximize keywords and make the titles look believable to the buyers within a matter of 5 to 7 seconds. Creativity will be needed because even if your products get featured in the first page of search results, it will be accompanied by competitors’ products as well. This is always followed with the price that your listing displays. If you have mistaken discoverability as an inevitable outcome of lowest prices, think again because it is competitive pricing that matters. If your product is selling 80% lesser than competitors prices, you may win and audience out of curiosity but lose them immediately after because of rising doubts about your product quality.

Seeking professional assistance with creative listing in Amazon is always advisable.

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Can Sears Fulfillment Really Challenge Fulfillment By Amazon? Here’s What Sellers Have Predicted

Daniel Posted On - April 12, 2016

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It was a little over a couple of years ago that Sears had rolled out the option of Fulfillment by Sears as a competition to FBA, which happens to the top favorite among e commerce sellers looking for high quality order fulfillment services. The plan is to offer enterprise level fulfillment and logistics solutions along with the basics that include picking, packing and shipping for the sellers that sign up for the services. Sears FBA also assures no minimum volume of inventory / business to qualify for this updated service which can be considered as a breather for smaller sellers in this platform. Generally, it all looks very good and gives sears sellers a reason to think ‘why bank on Sears FBA when FBS is a valid option.

Sellers however, have taken a closer look and formed their own verdict about this innovation which is more mixed that outright positive or negative. Focusing on the similarities, FBS seems be framed across the model of FBA in many ways. Aspects like storage fees, packing etc seem to be the same with mild differences here and there when the breakdowns are looked into meticulously. The breakdowns have also made the sellers aware of the fact that Sears does offer a certain degree of cost advantage compared to FBA. Say for example, the marketplace commission for certain categories of products, order handling, shipping, weight handling, pick and pack fees etc are also slightly lesser than FBA. Even though the cost comparison may come down to nothing more than a few cents here and there, but it certainly does offer a mild upper hand.

The differences of FBA and FBS usually lie in the trust factor of Sears as a platform which according to many sellers is not doing as good as it should. Customer reviews as far as receiving the wrong products or damaged products after being shipped through FBS had been flooding the review networks for a considerable period of time which has been raising serious doubts about the same. Many sellers have also gone on to say that they feel FBS to be more sketchy than believable which has been thwarting the attempt to make the shift. But, irrespective of all this, it is true that Sears fulfillment is affordable and has a lot of potential to get better with the passing days making it very easy to sell on sears for all. Also considering the fact that integrating with FBS can be easier than establishing FBA integration makes it worth a try.

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Tips That Can Make Your eBay Listing Irresistibly Profitable

Stephen Posted On - April 12, 2016

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eBay has spelt out its listing requirements very clearly for all sellers to follow with utmost dedication. Sellers again, are expected to stick to the rules for the sake of staying in the good books of eBay. Trying stunts that include life threatening hacks that promise to improve visibility many times over can actually be more damaging than otherwise. The thing is to apply the listing rules in ways that would make the products appear way too attractive for the buyers to resist. In the process of making this achievement it is imperative for the sellers to understand that eBay uses search engine algorithm the metrics of which is strictly based on qualitative and quantitative factors of listing.

Qualitative metrics usually refer to the products that have been searched on eBay, the location of the customers etc. Quantitative metrics on the other hand refer to factors like price, titles, descriptions, and feedback from buyers and many more. All of these are directly relevant while carrying out eBay listing management that is assured to gain visibility for the items listed by any seller. At all times, before mapping out your listing strategy, it is necessary to remember that your aim is to convince the buyers about your product in a squeezed-in time frame of less than 10 seconds. If your listing manages to accomplish this task, you can be assured that your conversion rates can improve by 100% is a few odd months.

Basically, the rules and tips are not some God gifted solutions that was otherwise unknown to the world of eBay sellers. And it all starts with how you title and describe each individual product. Titles should be attractive, may be a very general to put it. Making titles relate to the buyers psychologically is what truly matters. It is always advisable to refrain from writing sentences as far as titles are concerned. It should be short, crisp and should be able to compact the plus points of the products to make it look very worthy to prospective buyers. At the same time, as far as descriptions are concerned, the aim should be to ensure that the scroll button is not required. The sellers should be able to describe their products in crisp clear words in a very short but impactful summary.

At present, a number of tools and softwares have been made available that assist in high quality listing management and eBay inventory management; something that automate the task and add performance to it at the same time. Using them is advised to all sellers who wish to make a difference.

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If Someone Taught You ‘These’ Amazon Selling Tips, It’s Time To Forget Them!

Thomas Posted On - April 11, 2016

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Sellers are always in a hurry to get the best of Amazon in the least possible time, but then, there are only a few among the many who actually make it work the legitimate way. The rest are only seen to lean back on tips and hacks that usually assure to win amazing never-before results that seldom materialize. These tips and hacks are flowing free in the internet and just about anybody can access them. However, not knowing the if-then-else that surround the use of these under the table solutions can land unsuspecting Amazon sellers into situations that are best when avoided.

Let’s take the buy box for example. Almost every seller is up and about to grab this window of opportunities however; no one is very clear about the tangible eligibility criteria. Amazon says, that it is all based on the performance of the sellers over a considerable period time with good reviews flowing in favor of the same. The tips and hacks geniuses on the other hand have come up with strategies that preach bending prices to levels that are simply lower-by-a-cent as compared to competitors’ products. To begin with, this is no hack or glorious tip. It is one methods of intelligent pricing which is important in the race to the buy box. But it can never guarantee a place in the latter.

At the same time, certain tips floating around in the internet and often tried by many unfortunate sellers are all about not adding shipping costs and handling charges to the final price that will be charged to the buyers as they make their purchase. Basically the strategy involves listing the products with lower-by-a-cent prices to get buy-box attention as well as buyer attention, while actually the product gets to become more expensive than competitors prices.

This may sound like a win-win situation in the beginning but the thrill does not last for long. When wiser buyers don’t make their purchase after finding their products in the buy box, Amazon takes the clue and scraps it off without a second thought.

Besides this, there are a number of other tips and hacks involving ASIN piggybacking, using custom URL queries etc. which when not carried out the right way can prove counterproductive. The best way to crack the codes of Amazon selling is to stick to legitimate practices. Using automation softwares like Amazon listing software, inventory management tools etc can ease the burden and improve overall quality of selling which is assured to contribute to steady growth and profits.

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Lowest Price ≠ Buy Box – Few Eye Openers For Ambitious Amazon Sellers

Robin Smith Posted On - April 11, 2016

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Introducing Buy Box has been a game changer for infinite sellers in Amazon. The matter of featuring at the top rung of similar listings placed by fellow competitors is the most cherished gift of the buy box and this happens to be profitable in many ways than one. An immediate increase in traffic and conversions is only a part of the entire scene. It can be said in very simple words that Amazon Buy Box can make any Amazon seller many times more prominent than their competitors selling the same or similar products. The question that surrounds the enthusiasts though is how to qualify for the buy box and maintain the position there forever.

Till date, there was a popular belief that it is the lowest price of the products that brings sellers to this coveted window of opportunities. This though, is nothing more than a myth. Seller experience over a prolonged period of time in Amazon has made it amply obvious that striking off price tags to scratch profit levels is foolish and never a strategy to win the Buy Box eligibility. Ambitious sellers who may have been saying to themselves that it is alright to sacrifice gains for the sake of visibility are in fact making a very damaging mistake. Basically, taking a closer look, it can be seen that Buy Box eligibility is determined more through performance than price.

Amazon has explained it in clear and comprehensive terms that sellers who offer the best purchase experience to buyers will always be favored. If you as a seller have been existent in this marketplace for a considerable period of time and have been conducting business by the rules with very high quality reviews posted regularly in your favor, you can be rest assured that Buy Box will come your way in the near or far future.

The race for this window starts from the day you establish your presence in Amazon. From listing your products attractively while being accurate at the same time to paying special attention to Amazon inventory management which happens to be the backbone of your operational stability, everything matters in creating a smooth and trustworthy cocoon that is assured to invite customers and bring them back over and over again. Taking care of order defect rates and keeping track of performance metrics matters to the very last word. Lastly, it is competitive believable pricing and not lowest pricing that adds icing to the cake.

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Aiming To Become A Power Seller in eBay? Here’s Why Your Inventory Management Will Count

Thomas Posted On - April 11, 2016

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Sellers in eBay may or may not admit it, but each and every one of them is always motivated to wear the crown of the power seller as soon as possible. There is something so special about this tag that not aiming for it can in fact, push sellers to the recesses as far as competition in terms of traffic, conversions and revenue is concerned. Becoming a power seller in eBay means an instant boost to visibility through best match search results. This goes a very long way to ensure that the power seller is always in most-trusted list of purchase motivated target buyers. Traffic and conversions flood in as an inevitable outcome.

Besides this, the sellers also gain massively from the top rated seller badge in the listing page while being free to access a wide range of other profit boosting benefits that eBay has in store to offer. Irresistible as this may sound, becoming a Power seller is seldom easy. There are way too many qualifying criteria that sellers have to meet before being granted this stamp of exclusivity. Say for example, it is imperative that the sellers conduct high volume business that should cover thousands of dollars every month. The rest depends upon the quality of services that are extended in favor of the buyers.

Positive reviews from customers count to the last word. In fact, sellers should have around 90% to 98% positive reviews in order to get and maintain their power seller badge. Conducting a high volume business while at the same time, offering best possible purchase experience to buyers is not easy. This requires strict assistance of eBay sellers software that can fortify each and every area of operational importance that collectively make the eBay venture outstanding. At all times, in the race to gain the power seller badge, how you manage your inventory will matter in every way possible.

Considering the bulk of the business one can understand that the inventory will also be very large to handle if not spread over multiple warehouses. Keeping track of what flows in and what flows out is critical to prevent disasters like over selling and under selling each of which can amount to order cancellations that is never acceptable to eBay. In fact, this is one of those reasons that account for a massive percentage of poor reviews which is never an option for power seller enthusiasts to receive. Systemized eBay inventory control thus an urgent necessity in this race.

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