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Did Google Shopping Just Get Better For Online Businesses? Did Google Shopping Just Get Better For Online Businesses?
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In October, Google completed its transition from the old Google Product Search to the new Google Shopping experience. This was a move to an all paid-inclusion model tied in to Google’s Product Listing ads, which show up in regular search …

Etsy Surpasses 20 Million Members As Sales Blow Last Year’s Out Of The Water Etsy Surpasses 20 Million Members As Sales Blow Last Year’s Out Of The Water
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Etsy announced today that it has surpassed 20 million members (buyers and sellers). In the first week of November, the company passed the $700 million mark for sales so far in 2012 (compared to $525 million for all of 2011). …

PayPal Announces Holiday Price Match, Return Shipping PayPal Announces Holiday Price Match, Return Shipping

PayPal announced today that it will be offering holiday promotions for the first time, through the end of the year. These include price matching, “bill me later,” and return shipping courtesy of PayPal. “Pay with PayPal and get the lowest …

Tips For The Success Of Your Ecommerce Project: Why Hiring An Expert Is Important Tips For The Success Of Your Ecommerce Project: Why Hiring An Expert Is Important

Building an ecommerce website is a necessity for every company that is serious about revenue generation and the provision of multiple opportunities to clients. Getting such a website developed is a relatively challenge-free task. You can rely on numerous tools …

Want To Increase Your Sales With Pinterest? Want To Increase Your Sales With Pinterest?
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This week, comScore put out its monthly list of the top 50 sites in the U.S. (in terms of unique visitors), and Pinterest made the list for the first time. It’s still growing. As it continues to attract more users, …

Pinterest Launches Website Verification Pinterest Launches Website Verification
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Pinterest announced that it is launching website verification, in order to let users verify when they are the owner of the site associated with their Pinterest profile. As Pinterest becomes a bigger player in ecommerce, this feature is going to …

Print FedEx Labels Right From eBay Print FedEx Labels Right From eBay

eBay announced that it is enabling sellers to print FedEx labels through its single label printing flow from My eBay. The company launched the program to a limited number of sellers in a pilot, but it will be fully available …

Google Shopping And Its Impact On Online Retailers Google Shopping And Its Impact On Online Retailers
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Earlier this month, Google announced the official date that all Google Shopping results in the U.S. would come from merchants who are Product Listing Ads advertisers. That date was October 17 – Wednesday. Is the new Google Shopping an improvement …

Facebook to Tell Us More About Gifts at November 1st Event Facebook to Tell Us More About Gifts at November 1st Event
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Are you excited about having the ability to send your Facebook friends real, tangible gifts? Is it “ability” or “obligation?” Hm. That might make all the difference. Either way, the new Facebook Gifts platform is on the way, and we …

Etsy Had Nearly 1.5 Billion Pageviews In September (And People Are Buying More Stuff) Etsy Had Nearly 1.5 Billion Pageviews In September (And People Are Buying More Stuff)
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Etsy revealed a handful of stats about its business today. For one, the ecommerce site saw 1.42 billion pageviews during the month of September. After refunds and cancellations, the Etsy community sold $76.8 million worth of goods during the month, …

Etsy Launches Gift Cards In Time For The Holidays Etsy Launches Gift Cards In Time For The Holidays
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Etsy announced today that it now has gift cards available. They can be purchased at etsy.com/giftcards, and are accepted by over 100,000 Etsy shops. They can be sent via email or printed to give to the recipient in person. The …

Etsy Launches Listing Variations For Sellers Etsy Launches Listing Variations For Sellers
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Etsy announced today that it is rolling out Listing Variations to sellers. These, the company says, will enable sellers to highlight available options and gather requisite details from buyers at the time of purchase. The feature should ensure prompt fulfillment …

Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts
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Last month, Facebook jumped into the ecommerce arean with the launch of “Gifts,” the company’s new gift exchange platform. You may remember a “Facebook Gifts” existing years ago, but that version only dealt with virtual goods. The new Facebook Gifts …

Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff
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Etsy has launched a new browsing experience for it shoppers with the addition of new “browse pages”. Etsy’s Hebo explains in a company blog post: A few months ago, we released a new way to browse items for Weddings. It’s …

eBay Launches Pinterest-Like Site Redesign to Accompany That New Logo eBay Launches Pinterest-Like Site Redesign to Accompany That New Logo
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According to eBay, the online marketplace logged over 4 million new users in the first half over 2012. We also know that eBay’s mobile apps just hit the 100 million download milestone. And as of today, eBay has over 350 …

Hundreds Of Bonanza Users Get Their Twitter Accounts Suspended [Updated] Hundreds Of Bonanza Users Get Their Twitter Accounts Suspended [Updated]
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It appears that Twitter accounts who have been tweeting links to pages from ecommerce site Bonanza (formerly Bonanzle) have been getting suspended by Twitter. Bonanza co-founder Mark Dorsey tells WebProNews, “This past Friday, hundreds of our sellers’ Twitter accounts were …

Facebook Tests New “Collections” Feature Facebook Tests New “Collections” Feature
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Facebook has begun testing a new feature called “Collections,” which will let retailers provide new ways for Facebook fans to share products they like with their friends. It comes in the form of a new type of Page post that …

Etsy Makes Search Ads Available To Thousands More Sellers Etsy Makes Search Ads Available To Thousands More Sellers
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A little over a year ago, Etsy launched search ads. This week, the company announced some new features to the offering, and dropped some numbers about the product. Over the past year, the company says, Etsy’s search ads have generated …

Google Adds Catalogs To Google Shopping Google Adds Catalogs To Google Shopping
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Google has launched Google Catalogs on the web, after over a year of having it available only as an app for tablets. It was first launched for the iPad in August of last year, until an Android version was launched …

Is Google Shopping Good For Your Business? Is Google Shopping Good For Your Business?
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Google Product Search officially becomes Google Shopping starting in October (which begins Monday), as Google completes the transition it announced in May. This means Google will move to a full paid inclusion model for product results. Merchants will no longer …

Amazon Mulling Over Online Wine Sales [REPORT] Amazon Mulling Over Online Wine Sales [REPORT]

Amazon.com may be the next big go-to place to buy booze on the web, as the company is looking to get (back) into the online wine sales business. The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon announced their plans at a …