In ecommerce, the concept of variants and SKUs sounds simple enough. But once you go multichannel, things get pretty complicated. Because accounting, marketplaces, and stores all handle inventory naming differently, offering a complex catalog online can be risky business. Here’s how to find your way out of the confusion.
The ideal data flow for accurate, efficient reconciliation, plus an easy worksheet for calculating gross profit of an order.
For many, selling online sounded like a good idea at the time, but technology and competition make it trickier every day. In this helpful guide, we reveal how to foster fool-proof inventory management, streamlined workflows, ironclad fulfillment, trustworthy accounting, and much more.
Please enjoy our ecommerce predictions for 2018, plus our take on how small businesses can adapt and adopt to win in the year ahead.
With so many apps on the market, why is there so little info on how to find one that works for your particular business? Of course you know best, but if you need a hand, here are four simple facts that identify what works and what’s wasteful when shopping for ecommerce applications.
If memory serves, last year’s holiday data debacle, inventory chaos, and accounting errors left you twitching from stress and vowing to clean up your workflows in 2017. Well, now’s the time to lay the groundwork for an upcoming holiday season filled with both peace and profits.
The essential shipping and packing primer for first-time sellers this season
Most online retailers are never fully ready for holiday sales. In fact, most sellers just guess at the season’s projections. It’s no wonder that, although online retail continues to grow at an exponential rate, significant profit margins continue to elude independent sellers. Why? Because without the right tools, selling on multiple channels is a losing game.
Use this free infographic as your guide to higher profits, more efficient margins, and a more unified way to run your business.
Download this free infographic to learn exactly which best-of-breed systems and software will take your profits to new heights.
How integration and automation can guide your business beyond natural selection to thrive in the harsh conditions of online retail.
This guide contains real-life testimonies from CPAs who work with ecommerce clients on a regular basis, grew that part of their practices, met and continue to meet the challenges associated with this business sector, and shared their best practices and reasons for serving this client base.
Take it from our CEO, you need not suffer in silence with app fatigue and endless data entry. In this guide, he reveals 4 important tools for running your online business in a way that is simple and scalable—and one that you cannot grow without.
Learn what ecommerce can expect from 2017 and beyond.
One of the biggest challenges of being a small, independent retailer is that you have all of the challenges of big retailers, but none of the resources they have to tackle those challenges. Omni-channel – the act of serving customers holistically across multiple touch points – is no different. Learn about the hidden costs of omni-channel – and how to avoid them.
In a galaxy where the skills of our youngest and oldest generations peacefully co-exist, modern marketing will go where no man has gone before. To join the super-generation of successful marketers, check out this infographic.
Online sellers battle a silent business killer every day—ecommerce Chaos, aka an acute pain in the SaaS. Our infographic will help you determine if you're suffering from this debilitating condition, and point you towards the cure.
To be successful in growing your business and calming the chaos, you need a stack of systems that work well together and give you data to analyze across multiple channels and systems. We’ve asked experts from industry’s top ecommerce applications to share their tips and tricks for avoiding mayhem in your ecommerce business in 2017.
Simple ways to reach—and keep—ecommerce customers who are ready to buy. In this overview, we cover the three key stages of email marketing to ecommerce customers—acquisition, conversion, and retention.
Do you really know the state of your ecommerce company’s financial health? There are a number of top metrics all multichannel ecommerce companies should have at their fingertips to provide key insights into their business and guide smarter decision making.
In ecommerce, multichannel is the new normal. Your customers are browsing and shopping everywhere, so you have to give them the opportunity to buy from you via multiple channels, too. But a recent survey of 2,000 digital marketers and ecommerce pros found that many still struggle to fully understand what motivates their customers to buy—and which channels hold the most appeal. In the survey, only 17 percent of respondents said they are fully capable of analyzing their customers’ journeys. It’s a problem all multichannel ecommerce enterprises grapple with.
Every year, online retailers feel more pressure to become “omnichannel” and sell products via any device in any location. But for many ecommerce companies, omnichannel is an aspirational goal that requires them to build a functioning business structure around a basic multichannel model—easier said than done. Or is it?
In addition to finding the tools you’ll need to run the business, knowing some key terms early on can help you feel a little more in control. We've put together this helpful glossary to get you started on your ecommerce education. Enjoy!
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