The new Handmade at Amazon should look familiar. The service is obviously targeting the same craftspeople and the same customers as another well-known handmade goods site.
Amazon has rolled out a new tool for its customers called Merch by Amazon. This allows users to create designs for use on T-shirts that Amazon is printing and shipping.
The holiday shopping season is about to begin and one good way to show your small business cares is to find a charitable cause to which to donate. Here's how to find the right cause that sends a good message to your customers.
No small business owner really wants to hear what they're doing wrong. But the customer is always right, right? So, if they're complaining, you should be listening; and here's why.
When Amazon Webstore closes next year, many of the merchants using that platform are likely to have already migrated to Shopify. Amazon has named it as its preferred migration partner and the move should bolster Shopify's dominance in the eCommerce platform segment.
eBay is testing a subscription-based free shipping program that could eventually rival similar retailers like Amazon and Walmart.
Your customers may love the ease of buying products from your business from their phones or tablets but a growing number of consumers want the ability to pick up their purchases themselves. Will your retail business offer this trending service to your customers?
If your small business has earned itself a bit of a following among regular customers, there's an added responsibility on your shoulders now. Yes, loyal customers can bring about an added set of expectations from your company and brand.
Small businesses that rely on a drop shipping model save themselves the brunt of the hard work involved with the shipping process. However, it's not all fun and sales. There are drawbacks, too.
Your neighborhood grocery store has mastered the art of seducing the senses. And there's no reason your retail business shouldn't do the same. Whether you sell yummy produce or the latest fashions, learn to plug into your customers on a whole new level.
Pinterest only recently added Buy buttons to its platform and capabilities. Outside of that obvious benefit to small businesses, the social media site is also a great resource to determine what you should be buying for your small business next season.
If you think you're ready to take your small business sales to the Web, you'll want to consider these 10 important steps before launching your eCommerce business.