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Google Merchant Center Gets New Feed Enhancements

Google Merchant Center Gets New Feed Enhancements

Google announced a pair of data feed enhancements for Google Merchant Center in an effort to help merchants better update their ads. One of them is geared toward large retailers while the other is for small ones. For large retailers, Google has added a new feed type called Online product inventory feeds, which let you quickly update price, availability, and …

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Etsy Changes How People Find Your Products

Etsy Changes How People Find Your Products

Etsy is launching some changes to its search feature aimed at helping users find more items of interest, but the reaction to the changes from sellers is pretty mixed, if not leaning toward negative. When you’re selling products in any online marketplace, the way the search feature works is of great importance. Of course appearing in web searches on search …

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Demandware Gives An Update On Buyable Pins

Demandware Gives An Update On Buyable Pins

About a month ago, Pinterest announced that it began to launch Buyable Pins on iPhone and iPad, enabling users to purchase items directly from he app from select partners. These include Macy’s, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, as well as Shopfiy stores and retailers powered by Demandware’s enterprise ecommerce platform, the Demandware Commerce Cloud. Demandware announced on Monday that their offering …

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Controversial eBay Feature That Was In Testing Gets Global Roll-Out

Controversial eBay Feature That Was In Testing Gets Global Roll-Out

Last week, we reported on a feature that eBay has been testing. It lets customers say whether or not they received the item they purchased on or before a specific estimated delivery date. Yes and no are the only options. There is no field for additional details or comment. While eBay has let buyers leave more detailed comments on a …

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Recently Added Google Ranking Signal Benefits Etsy Sellers

Recently Added Google Ranking Signal Benefits Etsy Sellers

It’s a good time to be an Etsy seller as far as visibility in Google search is concerned. Earlier this year, Google announced two major pieces of news with regards to how it ranks search results on mobile devices. The one that got the majority of industry coverage was related to the mobile-friendliness of sites. The other was that Google …

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eBay Delivery Feedback Feature Draws Ire From Sellers

eBay Delivery Feedback Feature Draws Ire From Sellers

eBay has been testing a new feedback feature that reportedly may be rolling out to all users. It enables customers to say whether or not they received the item they purchased on or before a specific estimated delivery date. Yes and no are the only options. There is no field for additional details or comment. While eBay has let buyers …

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Looks Like Amazon Gets The Last Laugh With Prime Day

Looks Like Amazon Gets The Last Laugh With Prime Day

Chances are you heard little but negative reactions and jokes when it comes to Amazon’s Prime Day sale, but the company announced on Thursday that it broke global records with sales exceeding Black Friday. Apparently more than a few people got something out of it. Amazon certainly did. The company says it sold more units than it did on Black …

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eBay Cracks Down On Duplicate Listings

eBay Cracks Down On Duplicate Listings

Back in May, we reported that eBay sellers using duplicate listings were about to learn a hard lesson if they continued the practice. eBay had announced a new search penalty for sellers who violated its policy on this. Those who continued to use duplicate listings would see reduced search visibility on the site, which is of course terrible for sales. …

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Facebook Pages Are Becoming Online Shops

Facebook Pages Are Becoming Online Shops

Facebook is now testing shops with buy buttons on Facebook Pages for select businesses, according to a report from Buzzfeed. The buttons, the report says, enable users to complete the “entire shopping experience” within Facebook “from product discovery to checkout”. The report shares this statement from Facebook product marketing manager Emma Rodgers: “With the shop section on the page, we’re …

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Selling To Customers Through ‘Shoppable Videos’

Selling To Customers Through ‘Shoppable Videos’

Everyone knows online video can be a great way to market businesses and products, but some businesses are finding that it can be quite beneficial for actually selling products. “Shoppable video” is a trend that has been slowly rising for several years, but new capabilities from a variety of platforms indicate that it could be poised to become much bigger. …

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eBay Just Gave Sellers A Helpful New Report

eBay Just Gave Sellers A Helpful New Report

eBay is giving sellers an enhanced transaction defect report, which is accessible from the seller dashboard. The report is updated and synced to the dashboard each day, and makes it easier to see the details needed for managing defects. “We know our sellers work hard to deliver great service and an outstanding shopping experience with every item they ship,” the …

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These Are The Customer Fears Your Ecommerce Business Must Ease

These Are The Customer Fears Your Ecommerce Business Must Ease

People are more willing to shop online than ever before. Demandware found that online shoppers bought more in less time during Q1. Still, as sophisticated as ecommerce has gotten over the years, there are still reasons people avoid it and continue to be afraid of it. Sitejabber has an infographic (via Social Media Today) that looks at what people fear …

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