Frooition sponsoring eBay Open Event Las Vegas

Frooition are delighted to be supporting eBay at the eBay Open Seller Celebration event. The event takes place at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas from July 26th – July 29th. Frooition are sponsoring and we have a booth with lots of great new information about our services and eBay design in general. Pop by our booth and say Hi to the team. We will also be previewing a few new eBay services exclusively at the event. The event has a real fun element to it, including a dine and dance as well as live music from Grammy nominated The Fray. Knowing eBay there will also be various competitions, gifts and activities dotted throughout the day. We are also delighted to… Read more »

Ecommerce plugins: 10 of the best

It’s never been easier to start an online business. With plenty of ecommerce platforms to choose from, it’s fair to say your foundations have already been laid, regardless of what it is you want to sell. The one you choose will depend on your own needs and preferences, but popular examples include Shopify, Magento 2.0 and BigCommerce. These tools are immensely useful, even in their most basic form, but there are ways to really maximise their potential. For us, the key lies in finding the right plugins and extensions. Thankfully, you needn’t traipse through the thousands available in each respective marketplace – we’ve brought the most useful together in the handy list below. We’ve focused on the three platforms mentioned… Read more »

Introducing Magento 2.0 – the ecommerce firm’s new best friend

Magento, as you may already know, is one of the world’s most popular pieces of ecommerce software. Although it was originally built and launched in California in 2008, it didn’t take long for retailers across Europe to pick up on the platform’s potential. The user-base expanded rapidly and is now huge. Now, approaching a decade later, we’ve reached another major milestone in the software’s story: the release of Magento 2.0. A long but worthwhile wait It’s fair to say the wait for Magento 2.0 has been a long one. The platform’s development actually began all the way back in November 2011, amid the release of various 1.X iterations. In the time since, we’ve seen the departure of co-founder Yoav Kutner… Read more »

Why dedicated hosting is the way forward for your business

Having a website is imperative if your business is to be successful. In fact, online comes before physical for many companies these days, and with good reason – consumers in the UK alone spent £114 billion online in 2015, and the figure’s rising. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to get started in the world of e-retail, but there are a couple of decisions you need to make. Your website will have to be hosted somewhere, but which route will you choose: shared or dedicated? The definitions The not-so-subtle title above might give you an idea of our answer, but let’s not go any further without explaining both options properly. Shared hosting is when a service provider uses a single server to… Read more »

How to Get International Buyers to Your eBay Listings

Attracting international buyers to your eBay store isn’t as hard as you may think. All it takes is a little time and effort to spruce up your listings and you should be on track to sell all over the world! To start selling internationally, you have two options: Sell all of your eligible items through eBay’s Global Shipping Program. Once your item sells to an international buyer, all you have to do is ship it to the Global Shipping Center, where it will then be sent to the final destination. If you also sell your products on Amazon or Rakuten, a multi-channel inventory management software like SellerActive would help manage all of your orders, including international orders, while streamlining your… Read more »

Five reasons to outsource your eBay shop design

eBay – who’d have thought the simple idea of an online auction would have grown into such a commercial success? Figures from January 2016 show that 162 million people use the site and that there are 25 million sellers listing 800 million items. It’s easy, quick and there are some great bargains to be had – 80 per cent of which are brand new. It’s come a long way from its launch in 1995 as ‘AuctionWeb’, making it easier than ever for businesses and individuals to sell their wares online. It offers an eBay shop function, whereby you can create a branded hub, if you like, as a store front for your items. While this is great, savvy sellers are… Read more »

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Black Friday Offer

Frooition have today announced their best discount ever! As a fantastic Black Friday discount Frooition are offering a huge 20% off professional design services. Save Hundreds on design: Get the deal!

Linn System’s soft launches Linnworks.net

Linnworks.net Soft Launch Designed and developed by the team at Linn Systems, this is the next generation in online automation software and the first ever system to combine the power of a desktop application with web-based technology. A major update to the existing Linnworks Desktop client, customers can take control of their business – whether they’re a small start up, or an eCommerce empire. Linnworks.net promises to help businesses save time, grow their market, and reduce costs with their system that allows users to track everything all from one screen – letting the software take care of the routine tasks. The closest thing to real-time With super high speed, customers will find the same high quality software they’ve come to… Read more »

Grow your Q4 business with Rakuten.com

To prepare and ramp up business for Q4, Rakuten.com has been increasing customer loyalty by offering a minimum of 5% back on all customer purchases instead of the traditional 1% through our loyalty program, Rakuten Super PointsTM (RSP). Rakuten.com has seen RSP lead to increased purchase frequency and basket size. As a merchant, this comes at no cost to you, so the only impact to your bottom line will be increased sales. Joining Rakuten.com is a great opportunity to promote your products and obtain access some of the most loyal customers on the web, during the busiest time of the year for online shopping. We look forward to partnering with each and every one of you. It is never too… Read more »

10 Years of Frooition

In the spirit of celebrating eBay’s 20th Anniversary, Frooition took a look back at the last 10 years and put together a timeline of where we came from and where we are now: