Why Exploring New Markets Is Essential For Your Online Business

Editors note: This is a guest post by Laura Quin, Senior Manager of Brand Marketing and Communications at World First

Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned pro, there’s always one common goal for online sellers – growing your bottom line. And with the US e-Commerce market generating $423 billion in sales, according to a report from eMarketer, there’s plenty of opportunity to do so. But what about looking further afield and exploring beyond the domestic market?

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Amazon Account Holder Digest IV 2017

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Q3 is just around the corner, and Amazon has countless tools, features, updates and policy changes in store for sellers. From webinars to price parity requirements, Q3 has the makings of a very busy quarter for both Amazon and merchants. So, let’s have a look at what lies ahead in the second half of the year.

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When is the right time to automate your small business sales tax?

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jennifer Dunn, Chief of Content at TaxJar

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Owning a business requires tangibles like capital and a space from which to work, but to succeed in a long-term business, you also need to embrace intangibles like focus, dedication, and patience to deal with administrative hassles.

One of those administrative hassles is sales tax. It’s inevitable that as your business grows in sales volume and complexity, your sales tax reporting and filing grows more time-consuming and headache-inducing.

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Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Amazon Whole Foods



Amazon recently announced that it has bought Whole Foods, and the takeover is causing some unrest among third-party sellers. Whole Foods is known as an upscale grocery chain with a very different business model from Amazon’s. So what does the takeover mean for the rest of us?

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Takeaways from IRCE 2017



We’re back from Chicago, and we miss it already. We’ve had such a great time at IRCE 2017, that we simply had to share what happened, what we’ve learned this year, and what we’ll be working on in the months to come.

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Amazon Prime Day 2017

Amazon Prime Day



Amazon Prime Day, the one-day discount bonanza for Prime members, is almost here! Whether or not you’re waiting for your offers to hit the lightning deals list on the big day, here are a few things you should know about it.

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