Monthly Archives: October 2017

Swiss e-commerce market ripe for Britain’s international retailers

  Asendia, the joint venture between La Poste and Swiss Post, has published a new whitepaper, The secrets of e-commerce success in Switzerland, which aims to give cross-border retailers a toolkit they can use to expand their e-commerce business in Switzerland. According to Asendia, 61% of Swiss online shoppers (3.1m people) spend £2.4b annually in

Amazon Sponsored Ads Tips for 2017 Christmas

This is a great time of year for online sellers and I am hoping Amazon will double your overall sales.  10 years ago when I started to learn to work with Amazon, there was hardly any talk about paid ads. It was a very good playing field and now that it has become very crowded,

Manchester Online Seller’s Meetup

Join us for our November Meetup in Manchester to learn about improving your sales on Amazon, eBay and Google. This evening event is free to register and you will have an opportunity to meet the experts and network with other online sellers. Our topics for the evening #1 eBay – How to research your competitors selling

Amazon Vendors: Do you monitor Q & A on your product detail page?

Content on Amazon pages is very important because any part of the content is indexed on search. Brand spends quite a lot of resources on creating a great content that helps to sell their product. Questions and answers are one the most important part of the content because it includes content that is important to

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Vdepot – eCommerce fulfilment solution provider

Vdepot is a fulfilment solution provider based in Norwich. Led by Iain Hill with an extensive knowledge of e-commerce, the business is going from strength to strength with both national and international clients. Their services include order fulfilment, storage, product re-work and FBA shipment. Vdepot is a truly customer-friendly business providing bespoke solutions to every

Amazon Product Reviews - Online Seller UK

Amazon UK Reviews in Amazon France

Getting reviews on your new product has been very difficult since Amazon banned the incentivised reviews. Many retailers have chosen to go with a low-cost strategy for the product launch to build organic reviews and this has worked for a lot of sellers. And for sellers selling across Europe, this has to be done all

The Stress of EU VAT Compliance

Both Amazon and eBay have recently been in the news having been called up by Parliament’s public accounts committee (PAC) for failing to enforce the evasion of tax by overseas sellers.  Caroline Flint, a Labour former minister said, “You are taking money that has been made fraudulently.” (Source) Essentially the failure of overseas businesses to

The Parcel for Me App

The Parcel for Me App tells the retailer and carrier about customer delivery preferences, enabling the customer to choose from a list of delivery options. There are choices to deliver to your home, next door or collect from a local shop. The idea is to reduce basket abandonment due to delivery confusion.   The concept

How to Use ShelfTrend to do better eBay Product Research?

ShelfTrend is a great tool for eBay product research and many have migrated to this tool from Terapeak purely because it gives insight on competitor’s top-selling products. So, what are the common uses of Shelf trend? #1 Quick glance: Price, Postage, Number of listings, number of sellers and popularity Search with a query and you

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Getting Started with Amazon UK for Turkish Businesses

This is a quick guide for online sellers in Turkey to establish a presence on Amazon UK. This post has been put together by Prabhat, founder at Online Seller UK and Adam from  FD Analytical, a UK based Accountancy firm. Prabhat will be speaking at the EIHRACAT17, Turkey’s Largest E-Export Meeting on expanding your presence

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Ecommerce North 2017

Manchester is a good place to be for any eCommerce retailer and today I was at the eCommerce Show North. My aim was to meet exhibitors and find out what’s new in the eCommerce field so that I can help the businesses I meet. There was definitely a good vibe there in quite a relaxed

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Why don’t I have buy box on my own brand?

Amazon “buy box” is an interesting function created solely for the purpose of giving customers the best possible choice to buy from Amazon. Amazon’s clever algorithm chooses best possible sellers when there are multiple people selling the same product but it is very common for Amazon or FBA sellers to win the buy box. So, if

Cardiff Online Seller Meetup 2

Cardiff Amazon Seller’s Meetup

We had another great meetup in Cardiff with three useful talks – Sourcing from China, Instagram for eCommerce and Amazon Sponsored Ads Best Practices. It was a very relaxed atmosphere and lots of Q & A and networking time after the talks. Here’s what one of our attendees say… Very relaxed atmosphere I learnt some

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Could Amazon Japan be an easy route to grow profits for British brands?

Japan has a population of 126 million people, making it the 3rd largest economy in the world. This alone makes it an exciting marketplace for online sellers. And Amazon in Japan works just like it does in Europe and North America so it offers a very familiar feel. Of course, the language is a bit crazy,

London Online Seller Meetup

London Amazon Seller’s Meetup

London Amazon Seller’s Meetup is free for online sellers and retailers. Our events are perfect for any business aiming to grow online nationally or internationally. If you are thinking of starting to sell online, you will learn proven strategies and tactics quicker through our events. So, don’t miss this opportunity! Our topics for the evening are:  

All about Relevance - Birmingham Online Seller Meetup

[ updates ] Birmingham Online Seller Meetup

It was nice to be back in Birmingham with another online seller meetup. We were 25 online sellers this evening and there were talks about eBay Best Match, Online Entrepreneurship and Amazon Content Optimisation. Please see below speaker slide-decks: Jane Bell – eBay Best Match eBay trained Education Specialist and an expert in improving your

After BREXIT for Ecommerce - Alan Rhode

[updates] Manchester Amazon Sellers Meetup

Manchester is undoubtedly hub for eCommerce businesses and we have been organising evening e-commerce events to help online sellers since 2 years. We have gone strength to strength with 30 attendees on average at each event. It is a good number to engage with, unlike other large events. Last week our event was held at