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Are Your eBay Fees Too High? Here's How To Lower Them
Jun 22, 2021

Are Your eBay Fees Too High? Here's How To Lower Them

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes 30 seconds. Your eBay fees are unavoidable, but it’s within your control to manage and plan for them. If you feel like your eBay fees are too high, there are a few indicators you can look for to find out whether this really is the case, or something else is going on. That’s what we’ll explore in this guide: how to tell whether your fees are too high, what to do about them, and what else might be wrong.

eBay Listing Fees Guide
Jun 18, 2021

eBay Listing Fees Guide

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes, 30 seconds. If you’re looking to turn a nice profit in the ever-expanding realm of ecommerce, or to expand your business, eBay could be a great option for you. You can be up and running in minutes and don’t need to be a registered business yet - perfect for a seller dipping their toes into ecommerce. But access to almost 200 million active buyers doesn’t come free.

eBay Final Value Fees: What You Need To Know [Guide]
Jun 16, 2021

eBay Final Value Fees: What You Need To Know [Guide]

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes 30 seconds. Today, there are around 187 million active buyers on eBay. Getting access to that kind of traffic comes at a price, and that price is eBay seller fees. But seller fees on eBay, like with many of the ecommerce platforms, aren’t always straightforward. Sure you’ve got your standard listing fee, but there are circumstantial fees that come into play only in certain scenarios, and those are what sellers need to get their heads around.

Sage eBay Integration Guide: How To Automate Your Accounting
Jun 14, 2021

Sage eBay Integration Guide: How To Automate Your Accounting

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes. Integrating eBay with cloud accounting software is a great way to save you time, make sure nothing is missed in your bookkeeping, and give you access to financial information anytime, anywhere. Sage is a fantastic option for any eBay seller, with plans that can grow with you and an internationally-acclaimed reputation. But whilst integrating eBay and Sage is a smart first step, it won’t get you the optimal accounting stack for ecommerce - that’s the same for any other platform and accounting software provider, too.

Why Multi-Channel Ecommerce Sellers Need A2X
Jun 13, 2021

Why Multi-Channel Ecommerce Sellers Need A2X

Selling on multiple sales channels should mean more sales, not more admin. Here’s what A2X, the leading ecommerce accounting software, can do for your business. What’s Challenging About Ecommerce Accounting? Ecommerce is not like brick-and-mortar, where the majority of transactions occur directly through the bank. With ecommerce, transactions are occurring through the sales channel and businesses receive lump deposits net of fees. When you start selling on multiple sales channels, these difficulties compound.

Why Speed is Essential in Your Business' Financial Reporting
Jun 11, 2021

Why Speed is Essential in Your Business' Financial Reporting

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. This is a guest post from our friends at Bookkeeper360, experts in tech-driven accounting solutions for business owners that want more time back to focus on their business. When you boil down financial reporting, you find two vital elements for your business—accuracy and speed. If you’re an owner or financial professional at an ecommerce organization, financial accuracy is a well-understood aspect of your business. That said, speed is just as important.

A Tour Of Amazon Seller Central
Jun 9, 2021

A Tour Of Amazon Seller Central

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes. For Amazon sellers, Seller Central is mission control. Everything you need to run your business is there in one centralized location, but some aspects have greater tools and resources available to help you than others. That’s what we’re going to explore here. In this blog, we’ll take you through the elements of your Amazon Seller Central account and how you can use them to your advantage.

The Ultimate Guide to eBay VAT
Jun 8, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to eBay VAT

Estimated reading time: 17 minutes. When you sell online to a global market, you’re opening up your business to a world full of consumers with disposable income. You’ll also become subject to meeting tax thresholds in multiple economies with different rules (sigh). And with ecommerce being the lucrative beast that it is, tax authorities in those multiple economies are onto you. But don’t close up shop just yet. In this guide, we explore all things VAT in the UK and Europe - what it means for eBay sellers like you, and how to get started.

A Brief Guide to VAT Obligations for Amazon Merchants Selling in Europe
Jun 8, 2021

A Brief Guide to VAT Obligations for Amazon Merchants Selling in Europe

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. There’s no denying that automation drives efficiency and reduces cost. In the long run, the most efficient players in any given market have the best chances of winning market share and building long-lasting businesses. For ecommerce, warehousing and fulfilment, Amazon has positioned itself to take full advantage of the coming automation era by implementing the latest technologies and creating a highly automated eco-system. Amazon’s offering makes it much easier for merchants to sell internationally than ever before.

The Ultimate VAT Guide for Amazon Sellers in UK & Europe
Jun 8, 2021

The Ultimate VAT Guide for Amazon Sellers in UK & Europe

Estimated reading time: 51 minutes. So you’re an Amazon seller interested in VAT? Perhaps you’re in the US wanting to do business in Europe, or you’re in Europe and keen to understand your Amazon tax obligations. Either way, this guide will break it down for you. Whilst there are similarities between VAT, sales tax and GST, the former is a little unique. The EU member states have some parameters they must keep to, and some they don’t.