Upsell vs. Cross-Sell

Upsell vs. Cross-Sell: Differences, Similarities, and the Best Approach for Your Business

According to recent studies, getting and retaining customers remains one of the top marketing goals for small and medium-sized businesses. Unfortunately, this focus on driving the development of new customers is causing the majority of companies to miss the opportunities for increased sales that lie within their existing customer base. This is indeed a tragic business trend, as missing such opportunities is roughly equivalent to […]

What’s New for E-Commerce in 2019?

What’s New for E-Commerce in 2019?

As e-commerce expands rapidly in 2019, there’s a number of trends emerging that will be important to watch for anyone who’s involved in the online marketplace. Here are eight developments in e-commerce that you might consider keeping an eye on this year – many of them might be here to stay. Chatbots aren’t going anywhere Consumers are the largest part of e-commerce and ensuring that […]

5 Simple Technologies to Sell Better Online

5 Simple Technologies to Sell Better Online

In this day and age, if you don’t have an online presence as a business (regardless of your size) then you’re at an incredible disadvantage in regard to your sales. Not only do consumers routinely shop online, but they regularly engage with their favorite business via their Internet platforms. Thus, if you want to raise your sales and expand your business, technology is the best […]

What Factors Drive E-Commerce Growth on a Global Scale?

What Factors Drive E-Commerce Growth on a Global Scale?

The emergence of smartphones, and subsequent easier and faster access to the internet offers emerging markets the opportunity to be major global forces across a range of online activities like online shopping and direct retail sales. E-Commerce as we know it is a huge online platform that has been on an unprecedented growth path all over the world, this platform exists primarily for the purpose […]

How Do You Boost Your Online Business?

How Do You Boost Your Online Business?

In the recent past, businesses were managed through physical interactions at best. To own a business, meant that you possessed some inventory at the very least, and you met with at least a certain percentage of your customer base. However, with the birth of the Internet came another chapter called “Online Businesses.” And with this new phenomenon came its own challenges, one of which is […]

Is E-Commerce in Home Goods a Feasible Business?

Is E-Commerce in Home Goods a Feasible Business?

When you hear the word home goods or household goods what comes to mind? Perhaps an air conditioner, wardrobe, cabinet, coffee maker, cooking utensils, couch, sofa, linens, bed, beddings, blankets, mixers, blenders, freezers and the list goes on. Simply put, household goods are moveable and tangible properties, articles or items that are found within the confines of a room in a house, be it a […]

Alternative Marketplaces for E-Commerce in Different Regions

Alternative Marketplaces for E-Commerce in Different Regions

Amazon, Alibaba and eBay are among the biggest marketplaces internationally. But there are many others out there with great potential for sellers to establish presence and make money on the way. Listed below are majority of the relatively smaller marketplaces which seem to be gradually growing in popularity, coverage and traffic.  We have listed some of the smaller global business-to-business sites to buy and sell […]