Blog entries by The Wholesale Forums

  1. Starting out selling on Amazon can be a very competitive journey; it’s way too saturated in my opinion. There are too many sellers selling the same products, that trying to compete against these more experienced ones takes too much time, requires a lot of research, needs even better product...
  2. Influential Women in History The world has seen some amazing female influences throughout the years, with the first medical syringe designed by Letitia Geer in 1899, Emmeline Pankhurst founding the first Women's Social and Political Union in 1903, to seeing Monopoly invented by Elizabeth Magie...
  3. You’ve woken up one morning to find out you’re no longer selling on eBay. Your eBay seller account has been suspended. And when you rely on platforms and marketplaces such as eBay for a stream of revenue then this can be a very devastating experience, however there are a series of steps you can...
  4. The eCommerce fashion market can be a very competitive one but with more creative ways than ever to launch your brand online in mere weeks, there’s never been a better time to find your niche in the market and appeal to customers looking for something a bit different. Whether you are hoping to...
  5. Selling online, especially when you have little or no experience, can be daunting and complicated. The offline space operates very differently from the online world, both in terms of workflow, negotiations and accounting. ● When dealing with people online, you can never be sure of the person...
  6. Enhance your Facebook ads (and make them work) Facebook advertising is becoming increasingly popular, and with the vast amount of advertising options out there today this can become difficult to master as well on top of everything else. What many new marketers are finding hard is creating...
  7. As we all know, e-commerce is here to stay. The worldwide e-commerce retail sales are expected to reach $1.915 trillion this year, while manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors are expected to sell $780 billion worth of goods and services to other companies via the web in the U.S. alone. And...
  8. With some great deals to be popping up in the next few weeks we’re expected to see millions of shoppers take to purchasing goods online. And if it’s anything compared to 2015 we’re going to see many websites crash. On top of this we’re expecting to see a lot of victims fall to online scams this...
  9. Part 7 of our Dropshipping Best Practices series. In Part 6 we focused on what products you should sell, and what considerations to take on board. Researching your competition is vital in any industry. This is what determines whether or not you can match, and beat what it is your competition...
  10. Amazon Vendor Central has grown in popularity over the last few years and an increasing number of retailers become interested in this route to market. But what is Amazon Vendor Central? And how do you manage this route to market alongside your other channels? We’ve summarised the platform and...
  11. Digital PR, what’s that? In recent years, there has been an increasing convergence of PR, Digital Marketing (especially content marketing) and SEO as companies shift towards inbound marketing. This has given birth to Digital (or online) PR, which, whilst still maintaining a brand’s public...
  12. Think you’ve optimised every aspect of your eCommerce operations? Think again. In this eCommerce Shipping article we cover six different areas in which you can make drastic improvements to your eCommerce shipping, whether you are just starting out, or are an omnichannel retailer looking to...
  13. Whether your eCommerce business is still in the early stages or you’re well on your way to global domination, you’ll want to be sure you’re doing enough to outshine the competition in what is now a very crowded marketplace. There are a whole host of mistakes that you could easily be making that...
  14. Amazon product reviews are one of the factors that help ranks your product when customers search for them. Products with positive (4-5 star) and a high number of customer reviews relative to competing products will rank higher than those with low quality and low volume reviews. We also know that...
  15. 1. Verify the name and address of the company, the manufacturing address, phone number and fax number. Cross-reference this information and the company name against other trade sites to ensure that the information is the same including contact names. Conduct a Google search on the company and...