Archive for November, 2013

3 Ways to Attract Holiday Traffic With Social Media

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Social media sites, such as Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook are expected to generate about 2% of direct traffic to online stores this holiday season, and the Adobe Digital Index 2013 Online Shopping Forecast reports that 36% of shoppers say they will use social media to help them make purchase decisions. This provides great marketing opportunities [...]

4 Nifty Ways to Advertise Your Business (Think “Inside the Box”)

Monday, November 25th, 2013

If you’re like most sellers, you probably make sure the items you’re shipping are snug and secure so they will arrive intact. When it comes to advertising sellers should think “inside the box”, as there is a fantastic opportunity to advertise your business when shipping. Amazon is restrictive in this area as they prefer that [...]

Amazon and USPS Team Up for Sunday Deliveries

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

You may have heard some whisperings over the last few months that Amazon was considering Sunday deliveries. Well, as it turns out, this wasn’t just a rumor—Amazon has announced that starting on November 17th, customers in New York and Los Angeles will have Sunday delivery, with packages being delivered by none other than the United [...]

7 Ways to Have a Stronger Presence on LinkedIn

Friday, November 8th, 2013

    LinkedIn is a great tool for making business connections. Unfortunately, a lot of people sign up but then never really do anything except partially fill out their profile and make a few connections. If your presence on LinkedIn isn’t as strong as it should be, here are some ideas that can help you not [...]

Seasonal Items and FBA: To Send or Not to Send

Monday, November 4th, 2013

It’s a few days before Halloween and you just hit the mother lode of vintage Halloween decorations. Do you store them away in your home for 10 months or do you go ahead and send them in to FBA? If you’re an experienced FBA seller you should already know the answer, but it is a [...]