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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.

How to Collect VAT Through Amazon UK Seller Central
Jun 8, 2021

How to Collect VAT Through Amazon UK Seller Central

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes. This guide was correct at the time it was written. Please refer to the official tax authority webpages for the most up-to-date information, and your accountant for tailored advice. A top priority for any established Amazon seller is charging and collecting sales tax. Why? Because if you’re unable to meet your sales tax obligations, the responsibility and repercussions rest solely on your shoulders – not with Amazon.

How To Create A Shopify Shipping Policy [Tutorial + Template]
Jun 7, 2021

How To Create A Shopify Shipping Policy [Tutorial + Template]

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes. Customers are happier when they know what to expect, and adding a shipping policy to your Shopify store helps to manage those expectations. If you do it right, your shipping policy can act as a highly effective sales tool - at once making a commitment about your service, and letting customers know what happens with their items after they click that buy button. A clear and concise shipping policy benefits both parties.

How A2X handles VAT in all European Amazon marketplaces
Jun 7, 2021

How A2X handles VAT in all European Amazon marketplaces

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes 30 seconds. Anyone who runs an online store will know that the beauty of ecommerce is its capabilities are limitless. It’s a fantastic way for retail stores of any type and size to reach a new community of customers – enabling you to expand your sales worldwide without the extensive costs of setting up a brick-and-mortar store. Ecommerce has leveled the playing field, making it possible for small businesses to compete with corporate giants on an international stage.

Everything You Need To Know About Amazon's FBA Service
Jun 1, 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Amazon's FBA Service

Estimated reading time: 17 minutes.  Today’s consumers are all about instant gratification, and that certainly translates to online shopping orders. In fact, 80% of shoppers want a same-day delivery option, 56% of 18-34 year olds expect it, and around 61% are prepared to pay more for it. Enter: Amazon FBA. With a reputation for innovation and hitting the nail on the head when it comes to solving customer pain points in a timely (and perhaps even anticipatory) manner, Amazon delivers yet again.