6 Factors That Consistently Contribute to Landing the Buy Box Across Marketplaces

6 Factors That Consistently Contribute to Landing the Buy Box Across Marketplaces

The buy box is a famous concept in the eCommerce industry. It highlights your listing and items over your competitors, in some cases even hiding them altogether. Marketplaces like Amazon, eBay, and Walmart combine similar listings. Sellers with the same product get stacked using algorithms surrounding price, seller ratings, customer satisfaction, and more. On Amazon, more than 90% of sales go through the buy box, and winning the buy box gives you a huge boost in visibility over competitors across all marketplaces. Consumers are more likely to simply hit “add to cart” or “buy now” rather than scrolling down to review options. If you don’t have the buy box, only 10% of consumers will ever consider your product, and that… Read more »

Frooition & Parts Connect Partner To Offer Affordable Web Design For Auto Parts Sellers

There’s little doubt among industry insiders that web design for auto parts can be one of the biggest challenges for e-commerce designers and an expensive proposition for sellers. For an auto parts website to be successful, developers must take thousands of complex product options and create a simple pathway through them, quickly leading a customer to the exact item they looking for. Having created web design for auto parts giants like GM Motors, Fiat, Chrysler, AC Delco, and Hollander, Frooition is well versed in the unique challenges presented by web design for auto parts. For these big brand projects, Frooition designers study auto part customer journey data, using customer behavior insights to create intuitive designs that make buying effortless. For smaller companies who… Read more »

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Selling Auto Parts Online – Where and How To Get Started

Selling Auto Parts Online

When people need auto parts, they want convenience. Selling auto parts online allows customers to get out their phone, easily find the part they need and have it delivered to them quickly. Selling auto parts online is growing fast and making sure that customers can quickly find and easily purchase your products requires an understanding of the unique and complex buying procedure for modern car parts. Where to sell auto parts online Selling auto parts online with Amazon Automotive is a gated category. You must apply to Amazon and meet their requirements to sell auto parts. Online sales of U.S. auto parts are growing at around 14% annually and Amazon’s growth rate is nearly double that. Amazon auto parts seller… Read more »

eBay to Acquire Motors.co.uk

eBay have recently announced that they are in the process of acquiring motors.co.uk. The acquisition includes a host of other sites in the motors.co.uk network including Topgear.com, Parkers.co.uk, Honest John, Autovillage and Raccars.co.uk, which reach a combined 5.4m readers per month. All of these sites will become part of Gumtree UK, an eBay Classifieds business. Together Motors.co.uk, Gumtree Motors UK, and eBay Motors UK will offer more than 620,000 individual car listings, and reach 10 million unique cars buyers. Motors.co.uk is one of the UK’s largest dealer-facing brands with over 350,000 used car listings on its platform. They have a robust suite of intuitive tools is tailored specifically to automotive, helping over 5,000 of the UK’s leading car dealers to… Read more »

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Halloween email subject lines

Halloween email subject lines

Brands know that Halloween is a billion dollar holiday and inboxes are about to be flooded with “No tricks just treats” Halloween email subjects, so you’re going to need an eye-catching subject line to make sure your Halloween email gets opened. Halloween is a time for celebration and a great opportunity to get creative with your emails. Whether you aim to get a little spooky or just be playful, Halloween is a time when you can really have extra fun. Use emojis, get creative with GIFs and fonts, and create emails to excite customers. To help you, we have created a list of 25 example Halloween email subject lines for your inspiration; Boo-tiful offers ending soon! Scream with excitement – Killer… Read more »

Pre Made Theme Templates or Custom Design? – Choosing What’s Right For Your Brand.

E-commerce is more accessible than ever. Anyone with a smartphone can now market and operate a successful brand online using theme templates. Drop shipping eliminates the investment needed for stock, and easy e-commerce hosting sites like Shopify and BigCommerce offer a free trial of a site that can be set up in sixty seconds. Pre-made theme templates can be downloaded and applied to these sites in minutes. So why would you use a design agency? Well, as surprising as this may be considering the source, not everyone should. A well-built template is the best solution for many sellers. Knowing the right solution for your business is the most important thing. Here are the points we advise you consider when deciding between… Read more »

Shipping Advice For E-Commerce Beginners – Guest Post

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Setting up an e-commerce business can be a very exciting prospect. Once you set up your website and are ready to take orders, you need to master one crucial aspect of the business — shipping. Shipping isn’t just transporting the product from the warehouse to the customer. You need to learn how to pack orders and monitor expenses as well. Here are a few shipping tips that every e-commerce entrepreneur must know; Understand how to charge Three common ways of billing include: Free shipping: This reduces shipping cart abandonment and helps in differentiating your brand from the competitors. You have to remember that the shipping is free for the customer, not for you. As an e-commerce company, you have to pay… Read more »

ShipStation – New Frooition Partner

Successful e-commerce relies on giving customers good experiences both online and offline. Quality design creates great customer experiences online, great delivery and products secure a great customer experience offline. Your product and website may be gold standard, but if delivery is expensive or slow, customers will go elsewhere. One of the biggest advantages that big high street retailers have in e-commerce is their volume of sales giving them access to lower postage costs. ShipStation levels the playing field, giving small businesses access to the same low shipping costs as big high street retailers. Benefit from discounted drop-off rates with all major couriers – no courier contracts or accounts needed. Businesses can save up to 78% on their delivery costs by… Read more »

Halloween E-Commerce Preparation

Halloween e-commerce preparation

Trick or treat, costumes, jack o’ lanterns; Halloween is a fun and exciting time of year. Extra exciting for e-commerce entrepreneurs because Halloween is the start of the holiday sales period. A well thought out Halloween marketing campaign can make for a great start to what’s the busiest period of any retailer’s year. Here are 5 preperation points for growing sales this Halloween. Give Gifts The holiday season is discount season. Discounts can get so commonplace that people are no longer motivated by discount offers. They start to feel like they can find discounts on any store during the holidays. Sometimes gifting an extra product or sample is more of an incentive to buy. A tangible gift, something free that… Read more »

Building Trust Without Customer Reviews

The opinions we find most compelling are always our own. This is true for you, and it’s true for your customers. It’s far easier to give people the information they need to reach their own opinions than it is to convince them to agree with your opinions. High performing e-commerce sites give customers the information they need to make confident buying decisions. In e-commerce, sharing customer reviews is one of the most effective ways to offer information. Retail giant Amazon is probably the best example of the power of customer reviews, and the success that can come from leveraging them well. But customer feedback is not the only way to win buyer confidence. There are several ways you can establish… Read more »

Building trust without customer reviews