Tag: selling strategies

eBay Promoted listings via Frooition

Marketing and promotion on eBay

Frooition are delighted to announce the immediate availability of an exciting new advertising service in partnership with eBay. This service, eBay Promoted Listings, is now available to Frooition eBay customers within our eBay-certified Frooition software suite. The Promoted Listings advertising service is a Pay Per Sale service and is the first release in the eBay marketing toolkit that allows eBay sellers to get more views and grow their sales through promoted and enhanced listing visibility. It’s not just about increasing your visibility on a search page, it’s about visibility across the whole shopping journey including Search, View Item, My eBay and Browse pages together with other eBay locations exclusive to Promoted Listings campaigns This new service offers the potential to increase listing views by up to 32% (average based on a… Read more »

How to optimise your eBay listings in 2020 – [eBay SEO]

eBay SEO guy

What is eBay SEO? We know search engine optimization (SEO) is the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search. For websites there are well documented best practices to improve your search engine ranking, from relevant page titles, sitemaps, meta tagging, just to name a few, all of which you can complete for free. Did you know, with marketplaces such as eBay, there are several steps that every seller can complete to improve their product ranking? That’s right eBay SEO! eBay is 25 years old this year and its search systems have seen many evolutions within that time. Back at the start it was simple, you put as many keywords as you could… Read more »

Boost Your eBay Sales in 2 Easy Steps Using Item Specifics

Boost your eBay sales

Want to increase your eBay sales? Well of course, who wouldn’t. Well, the first step is getting your items seen by more buyers. It is possible to boost this through sponsored listings and paying for additional listing features. However, there is an effortless, free, and effective way to achieve this: it’s just a matter of adding the right item specifics in the right place on eBay. How to boost sales on eBay in 2 steps: Tip #1: use product catalogue The first (and easiest) tip is to match your product to the items catalogue entry on eBay. If you can find your product line in the eBay catalogue, you should always use this. EBay will transfer the product details directly… Read more »

Mistakes To Avoid When You Start Dropshipping

1 – Check Shipping Times BEFORE Choosing Which Countries to Sell To. A lot of beginners see that the seller on Ali Express ships worldwide, and so list the item with worldwide shipping without further thought. This is a huge mistake. Why?  Because the Ali Express supplier is dealing with businesses, not consumers. They can send items to any country, but it may take 20-40 days for an item to arrive. For businesses buying in bulk and making considerable savings, waiting may be an option, but for your customers, it is not. We strongly recommend as a beginner focusing on countries with shorter shipping times of 2-3 weeks, as this will cause less customer support issues.   2 – Make Shipping… Read more »

Building trust on your ecommerce website

building trust on your ecommerce website

Building trust on your e-commerce website is essential to its success. Here, we share some key points on creating a website that lets customers know that they can buy from you with confidence. Contact information The biggest way to reassure customers that you are a trustworthy business, is to make it immediately clear how they can contact you. Email and phone number should not need to be searched for. Social media and chat functions on the website are also valuable. The more methods you offer customers for contacting you, the better. Making your customer service as easily accessible as your products is a massive part of building trust on your e-commerce website. To be extra customer friendly, put a note… Read more »

Why cross selling is so important – and how so many eBay sellers are getting it wrong.

According to Marketing Metrics, the probability of selling to an existing customer is 60 – 70%. The probability of selling to a new prospect is 5-20%. When a customer is making a purchase, they are already in the mind set to buy.  It is the best time to sell them other products. Increasing average sale this way is what successful online entrepreneurs often refer to as “making all the profits on the back-end.” In 2006, Amazon reported that cross-selling and upselling contributed as much as 35% of their revenue. Both techniques are important to customer experience and maximising sales. The difference between cross selling and up selling      Which is right for your business? There is no reason not… Read more »

5 Strategies To Retain Customers and Sell More On eBay

I’ve been working in the eCommerce industry for a number of years now. I’ve trained, run and improved countless businesses on eBay along the way. This article comes more out of frustration than anything else. There are too many “average sellers” out there missing opportunities to improve their business. For me as a buyer, I don’t want to be referred to as “just another sale”. Whether I walk into a brick and mortar store or purchase through your eBay shop or website, I want to be impressed, have an enjoyable experience, and be able to tell my friends and family about how great it was to buy from your business. The internet is saturated with online stores and eBay sellers.… Read more »