8 Reasons Online Sellers Should Consider Importing from China

Most new online sellers hope and dream they can find a magical supplier down the road who will sell them their goods for substantially less than they are currently selling them for on eBay or Amazon.  However… rarely does this ever happen.  If a seller does find this secret seller, we can only wish them good luck on finding another similar opportunity!

The secret to making high profits not just on eBay however all businesses and not having to work your tail off, is to  “working smarter and not harder”.  That is, to buy items at the lowest possible price and make high profits as opposed to making skinny profits and needing to sell 10 times more of the same product to make the same profit. Buying direct from the source with no middlemen is one way to do this.

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What is Amazon FBA?

FBA  which stands for “Fulfillment by Amazon” is a service created by the Amazon which allows you to store your products in Amazon’s fulfillment centers (their warehouses), and they will pick, pack, ship your products once you receive orders from your customers thereby freeing you (the seller) from hassle of logistics and fulfillment, which allows you time to focus on business development, marketing and getting more orders.

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Basics of Product Sourcing From China

Sourcing product is the first step of any retail business, maybe you already have a retail business or probably you are first time sellers who is looking to learn more about product sourcing to start your own online selling business, Well you have landed at right place. China sourcing is easy to understand and complex to execute specially at initial stages, but don’t worry, in this series of posts we will cover all aspects of product sourcing from China.

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Tips to Sell More on eBay

Ok, You have signed up on eBay, listed your products and are now waiting for flood of sales to come but well either nothing is coming or instead of flood it appears like tap water is flowing. Welcome to sellers world and don’t worry the sales will pick up but now it is time to be smart. Just remember that as like any other endeavor in life the outcome depends upon the amount of hard work you put in. With that being said, here are few of the ideas and tips that will help you to sell more in ebay.

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Amazon Australia – Opportunity for Online Sellers and eCommerce Retailers

After years of speculation the plan of Amazon Australia launch is now confirmed. It is not matter of “IF” anymore rather it has now come down to “WHEN”. While consumers rejoice at this announcement, many small to medium sized sellers are worried about the implications of Amazon launch. Where many businesses see the reduction of their market share, therein lies a golden money making opportunity specially for small to medium sized businesses.

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Incoterms – International Commerce & Shipping Jargon

Whether you are sourcing through Alibaba or importing products from any other country, As a seller, one needs to have good understanding of terms and jargon used in international trade. Incoterms, which is short for “international commercial terms,” are used to make international trade easier by helping traders who are in different countries to understand one another. Incoterms were first developed in 1936 and are updated from time to time to conform to current trade practices. Incoterms are trade terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and right now Incoterms 2010 are in effect.

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Sign up to Sell on Amazon Australia

After months of speculation, Amazon has finally released a statement officially confirming the launch of retail services within Australia. The online retailer has also confirmed it is actively searching for a fulfillment centre in Australia which is expected to be located in Melbourne or Sydney.

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