Author: Frooition

6 Things to Look for While Choosing Your Next E-Commerce Platform

The e-commerce landscape has changed dramatically over the last decade. What used to be a complicated, expensive endeavour – selling online – is now easy, fast, and cheap. There are more e-commerce platforms than ever before, and entrepreneurs have never been more spoiled for choice. This has unfortunately also made your job as an entrepreneur tougher. More options are nice to have, but when you have dozens to choose from, how do you figure out what’s the right fit for your business? What features should you look for? What should you ignore? It doesn’t matter whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or a small business trying out their first e-commerce rodeo, this guide will help. We’ll look at all the key… Read more »

The 10 Dos and Don’ts for Your Online Web Store

Building an online store is easier said than done. There are so many factors to take into consideration that sometimes it can be overwhelming. But, like anything in life, it’s important to mind the details if you want to have any success. And, no matter how experienced you are with online retail, there’s always something you could do better. That’s why we’ve created this list of the top 10 Dos and Don’ts for your online store.   Whether you’re an ecommerce newbie or a chiseled veteran, you’re sure to find some golden words of wisdom in this list. (And, read through the whole list for a Bonus tip at the end.) Here are the top 10 Dos and Don’ts when… Read more »

eBay Out of Stock Control for Good ‘Til Cancelled Listings

UPDATE: eBay now support this directly in eBay Site Preferences. See: for more details We are pleased to announce that the Frooition listing tool now supports the new eBay Out Of Stock Control feature. Historically GTC (Good ’til cancelled) items were removed from eBay when their quantity reached zero, resulting in sellers having to create new items once they had restocked. By using the eBay Out of Stock Control functionality sellers can keep their GTC items alive, even when the quantity reaches zero.  Items that have no quantity, which are therefore unavailable for purchase, are removed from the eBay search results but continue to keep their listing page to advertise themselves to buyers.   This feature is useful when sellers are… Read more »

eBay Annoucements: Changes to revisions policy for Fixed Price have today announced that sellers can make certain revisions to fixed price listings even if they have a sale or pending Best Offer. Sellers can now revise: Title Category (primary and secondary) Best Offer status Pictures For items that have made a sale or have a pending best offer. Find out more:

Record Black Friday for Frooition clients selling on eBay

There is even more good news today for eBay sellers as Black Friday brought even more buyers to Frooition clients selling on eBay. On Black Friday 2013 Frooition delivered 88.6 million listings on eBay The busiest browsing time for Frooition listings on eBay was between 16:00 and 17:00 EST The top 3 busiest Frooition clients on eBay were Microsoft, Target, Toys R Us Mobile traffic saw a massive 130% increase over the same time 2012

eBay Give Sellers Free Pictures

In the eBay UK Spring 2013 Seller Release eBay announced that from the 1st August 2013 they would be offering all eBay UK sellers up to 12 product photos for any category instead of 1 free gallery picture. From today sellers can enjoy more photos of their products when listing items. The inclusion of more photographs provides a much better description of your products and allows buyers to make a more informed buying decision. This will make seller’s lives easier by cutting down on returns, questions and disputes as well as improving buyer confidence in the products – ultimately leading to improved sales. Sellers can now enjoy clearer listings and have more product confidence to purchase. Remember: A picture is… Read more »

Returns Policy Update :: August 2011

Customer Service and Buyer Confidence In efforts to better meet buyer expectations and increase your sales, eBay are streamlining the seller return options. Buyers will be able to enjoy a simplified return policy with improved clarity. Key Highlights • Return window default changed from “7 days” to “14 days” • Return options “3 days” and “7 days” will be removed streamlining return policies • Refund methods “Merchandise Credit” and “Exchange” will be removed and replaced with “Money back or exchange” • Clarification on “no returns accepted” • These field options are Available from the 15th August 2011 • These options will become mandatory from January 2012 As a seller, how does this help me? Balancing DSR’s is vitally important to… Read more »

eBay – Increasing your global reach?

eBay – Increasing your global reach? As buyers, we love getting a great deal on eBay, but when it comes to buying global, nothing puts us off more than those pricey courier charges. Fortunately, eBay are increasing the number of available shipping options for both domestic and international shipping! From the 1st June, eBay will be increasing the number of domestic shipping services from 3 to 4, and the number of international shipping options from 3 to 5! This is great news for eBayers, with more delivery services, it means more delivery options and overall, more competitive pricing. As an eBay Seller, you will be able to specify carrier and cost for more international buyers, not only will this increase… Read more »

TameBay eBay Tools and Services Guide 2011

This month saw the launch of the TameBay eBay Tools and Services Guide 2011, which is the first comprehensive guide for all of the tools available to help you run an eBay business. “Featuring detailed reviews of more the 35 professional eBay tools and services alongside listings of eBay’s own listing tools and services, the eBay Tools and Services Guide offers eBay sellers the ultimate resource for driving business through eBay and beyond.” At Frooition we’re delighted to have our Advanced eBay Shop and Template design services as well as our productivity apps (Froo! Template Themes, Froo! Bulk Revision, Froo! Cross Sell and Froo! Smart Social) reviewed in the guide. As an eBay business grows there becomes a need to… Read more »

Launching today, Frooitions NEW Knowledge Base…

Launching today! Our new open Knowledge Base will help you get the most out of your eBay and Frooition. Excitingly, our Knowledge Base system will be constantly expanding, drawing expert knowledge on eBay and the latest online selling tips for you. It’s no wonder we are so excited! Jam packed with Videos, Tutorials and FAQ’s, our Knowledge Base system acts as first line support for any questions that you may have, being readily available whenever you’re online. This fantastic service not only contains rich information so you can get the most out of eBay and Frooition, but also contains great articles regarding Online Selling to help you maximise your sales! Key Highlights: First Line Support Service Available 24 hours Open… Read more »