12 Surprising Facts About Amazon

Wingender Ecommerce ConsultingSometimes people ask me why I’m so pro-Amazon (and eBay). Well, it’s not that I’m so in love with Amazon, but I’m a realist. And, I think that if you want to make money, Amazon is a pretty good option for many small businesses. Not every one, but many. You do need to know what you’re doing (which is where I can help you). I think many people have thought about selling on Amazon, but dismissed the idea because of some misconceptions. Those misconceptions aren’t addressed in this YouTube video, but it’s still pretty interesting and worth watching.

So why is it a good idea to sell on Amazon? To be honest, that’s a long conversation, and any small business (or even any large biz) should weigh the pros and cons. But think about, and remember these key points:

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Employee Retention – A Reason To Have an Amazon or eBay Store

Wingender Ecommerce ConsultingIf you’ve been debating about opening an eBay or Amazon store, here’s an additional reason you probably haven’t thought of.

There’s been much discussion over the past twenty years about retailers being open for business on major holidays, especially Thanksgiving. Regardless of where you stand on this issue, the good news is that you can conduct business and generate sales on Thanksgiving even while your employees are spending the day with their families, if you operate eBay, Amazon, and other marketplace stores.

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