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eBay Promoted Listings: Is It Worth The Investment? [Guide]
Mar 7, 2021

eBay Promoted Listings: Is It Worth The Investment? [Guide]

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes 30 seconds. eBay’s promoted listings enable sellers to advertise inside the eBay platform. It’s a simple way to boost exposure for your items, and eBay shows these ads to more active buyers. In their words, by using their promoted listings, you’ll “market to who matters, when it matters”. Of course, there’s a price tag attached. As a seller, you’ll need to weigh up the benefits of this additional exposure against the cost of advertising on eBay.

Shopify Sage Integration: Here's How To Set It Up [Guide]
Mar 5, 2021

Shopify Sage Integration: Here's How To Set It Up [Guide]

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes 30 seconds. When Sage began life in 1981, Shopify didn’t exist. Sage founder David Goldman wanted an automated accounting software solution for his business, so he built it himself. In 2004, Shopify founders Tobias Lütke and Scott Lake didn’t like the ecommerce software available to them at the time, so they built what they wanted themselves. Both Sage and Shopify were conceived by entrepreneurs that wanted the freedom to customise, automate and grow their businesses.

How To Sell On eBay For Beginners [The Definitive Guide]
Mar 3, 2021

How To Sell On eBay For Beginners [The Definitive Guide]

Estimated reading time: 22 minutes 30 seconds. This year, eBay will be 26 years old. A lot has happened in 26 years. With technological advances taking trillions of dollars off the streets and into the digital space, ecommerce has exploded. And going into 2021 with the COVID-19 pandemic keeping us indoors, the ability to buy online has never been more essential. With a wealth of tools now available to beginners, it’s difficult to know where to start and how to get the best out of the eBay platform.

How to Sell Used Books Amazon FBA
Mar 1, 2021

How to Sell Used Books Amazon FBA

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes. Did you know that Amazon first started as a site to sell books? That’s right, the ecommerce mammoth began on paper. You can sell books on Amazon FBA today and still make a profit. Amazon may be a giant, but it can be profitable for those willing to put the work in. Maybe you have a backlog of books at home gathering dust, you want to start an Amazon business selling books or you’re researching your options.

Amazon Tax Canada: What You Need To Know
Mar 1, 2021

Amazon Tax Canada: What You Need To Know

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes. Canada’s sales tax is a bit of a mutt. It’s not quite the same breed as the US, or as Europe, but almost a cross between the two. Canada’s sales tax is called GST (goods and services tax), and is a value-added tax, meaning it is added onto the value of an item at each stage in its manufacturing journey. Although the GST rate is consistent across Canada, the story barely begins there.

How To Pack Your Products for Amazon FBA
Mar 1, 2021

How To Pack Your Products for Amazon FBA

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes. Amazon FBA makes fulfilment and distribution simple. All you have to do? Get your inventory to the warehouses. Now, whilst the program is designed to make your life as easy as possible, you are still required to meet certain criteria when packaging your products for Amazon FBA. In this guide, we’ll cover: Why does correct packaging matter in the first place? The Amazon FBA packaging requirements Packaging Packaging materials Labelling  Items sold as sets Items sold as units Items sold in cases Poly bags Expiration dates Specialized items How to get started strong Stay on top of your FBA fees with A2X  You might want to bookmark this page or grab a notepad for this one.

How To Sell On Shopify in 2021 [The Ultimate Guide]
Feb 26, 2021

How To Sell On Shopify in 2021 [The Ultimate Guide]

Estimated reading time: 13 minutes. Shopify was started in 2004. Canadians Tobias Lütke and Scott Lake wanted to sell snowboarding equipment, but found the existing tools for ecommerce sellers too restrictive. So, they built their own. By 2007, the company was bringing in around $8,000/month. Now, monthly revenue is closer to $20million. As an industry leader, Shopify is constantly evolving to give customers the best experience, exceed their expectations and help sellers push boundaries.

Sign up for the A2X for Etsy beta program
Feb 25, 2021

Sign up for the A2X for Etsy beta program

The A2X team has been working very hard in the background to bring you A2X for Etsy! Our team would like to extend a welcome to you and anybody else in the ecommerce community to join the preview program before we go live. When you sign up for A2X for Etsy preview program, you will receive early access and it is free for 3 months. We have a few slots left so get in quick before they’re gone!

Join Retail Giant Walmart’s Ecommerce Marketplace This Month for Less with the New-Seller Savings Promotion
Feb 25, 2021

Join Retail Giant Walmart’s Ecommerce Marketplace This Month for Less with the New-Seller Savings Promotion

Ever thought about selling on Walmart Marketplace? After a record sales boom in the second quarter of 2020 for the platform and growth in the triple digits, Walmart Marketplace is looking for its next generation of sellers. And as the numbers show, there’s no shortage of customers waiting. To sweeten the deal, Walmart is launching its New-Seller Savings campaign this month for any new recruits. The Promo From February 24 - March 31st 2021, new sellers get 30 days of commission-free sales and access to a first for Walmart: An exclusive online event for Marketplace sellers.

How To Save Time With eBay Automation [Sellers Guide]
Feb 17, 2021

How To Save Time With eBay Automation [Sellers Guide]

Estimated reading time: 13 minutes, 30 seconds. Time is money, and when you’re a one-(wo)man band running your own eBay store, you need to take control over both as early in the game as possible. This is where eBay automation comes in. Humans are typically not good at lots of complicated, repetitive tasks - but software is designed for it. Best of all, it’s designed to handle these tasks at high volumes, scaling with you on your journey.