20Apr
By: Andrew Roach April 20, 2017 Topic: Video Marketing

The majority of ecommerce entrepreneurs are under the impression that creating a YouTube account for the business which has compelling video content is a difficult, arduous process. In fact, only 9% of all small businesses in the United States have a YouTube account which they actively use to help...

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17Apr

A payment gateway is software which facilitates, processes, and/or authorizes banking or credit card information to online retailers. It helps ensure that the customer has the funds to pay for the product so that you, the store owner, gets paid. PayPal is an example of a payment gateway which is...

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12Apr
By: Andrew Roach April 12, 2017 Topic: How to Start a Business

T-shirts are integral to the wardrobes of men and women across the globe as they’re the perfect attire for casual situations. Clever ecommerce entrepreneurs, like yourself, have tapped into the popularity of these products and started their own online T-shirt businesses. Starting an online T-shirt business is a popular...

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07Apr
By: Raghav Haran April 07, 2017 Topic: Influencer Marketing

There are new marketing tactics popping up every single day. Ebooks. Whitepapers. Facebook ads. Twitter. Blogging. When you’re first getting started in the dropshipping game, it can be tough to figure out which ones you should be focusing on. Instagram influencer marketing has helped some stores skyrocket their sales overnight....

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07Apr

Disclaimer: Each country has it’s own set of laws regarding taxes, accounting, and running a business. The information in this article is meant to be purely for educational purposes. Always do your own due diligence and contact a lawyer or accountant before following any advice. Store owners have two...

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07Apr
By: Karolina Jasvinaitė April 07, 2017 Topic: Email Marketing

In this email marketing guide, you’ll learn how email marketing works, the advantages of email marketing, and the benefits which it can bring to your ecommerce business. The ROI of email marketing channel is huge— for every $1 spent on email marketing, businesses obtain a return of ~ $44.25. According...

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06Apr
By: Susan Payton April 06, 2017 Topic: Customer Service

When you run an ecommerce store, you should expect a certain amount of returns. Therefore, it’s wise to factor returns into your budget. Typically about .10-.30% of your sales (products only; not services or digital items) will result in chargebacks, often in the form of a PayPal chargeback. Some...

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06Apr
By: Raghav Haran April 06, 2017 Topic: Dropshipping

When it comes to dropshipping with platforms like AliExpress, most products are manufactured in China or Hong Kong. Naturally, many of the suppliers are also based in this part of the world, which is one reason why products on AliExpress are so cheap. That in mind, many have asked...

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05Apr
By: Andrew Roach April 05, 2017 Topic: Design

An integral part of designing your online store is sourcing high-quality images which are related to your ecommerce business. It’s critical that your store looks professional– it’ll build brand authority and show that you’re running a serious ecommerce business. If you don’t currently have the resources to source your...

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04Apr
By: Tomas Šlimas April 04, 2017 Topic: Case Studies

Recently, a member of our Ask.Oberlo community, @KerrieWilson asked: I am wondering, when first starting out should I market to the USA only, instead of targeting other smaller markets?  When writing my response, at first I decided that dropshipping in the USA was the right choice, but then I started to...

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