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Could Amazon Payments and Checkout become the NEW PayPal?

Since 2007, Amazon has entered the world of online payment services to compete with powerhouse PayPal with their own version called Amazon Payments. This service allows sellers and buyers to use payment methods for sending/requesting money, adding funds, and making purchases of goods, services, and even purchasing through third-party websites. Although PayPal still reigns supreme, Amazon is setting its sights on PayPal’s hold over alternative payment solutions and looking to become the #1 online payment services in the world.

Did you Know? Amazon.com originally invested in the popular instant credit service ”Bill Me Later” before eBay (Owner of PayPal) acquired them.

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Amazon Marketplace

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E-sellers, Take advantage of Amazon’s Mobile Shopping App, increase visibility on new feature Flow

Amazon mobile apps offer a bounty of goods readily available to customers who can go from finding what they want to buying it in just a few swipes on the cell phone screen. So why are your products not selling like hot cakes already? Do you know...

Is your e-commerce site on a plugin overdose?

Any e-commerce setting up their site through WordPress will quickly find out the vast supply out there of third party services tailored to respond to a whole variety of business needs. The tendency is to add as many of those features as they offer themselves to our attention. Question is: Does your e-commerce use Plugins wisely?

When Amazon Shuts Down, How Much Damage Is Done?

When Amazon Shuts Down, How Much Damage Is Done?

August 19, 2013- Today Amazon experienced some extremely rare downtime. Representatives from Amazon have commented saying that Amazon.com is down on purpose for scheduled maintenance/updates and should be back online shortly. All foreign websites were functioning fine, only North America was affected directly by this small...

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eBay Marketplace News

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Stay away from selling cheap products! How Amazon discourages from selling low-price goods

Stay away from selling cheap products!  How Amazon discourages from selling low-price goods

Selling online has its challenges not the smallest of which is to determine the type of merchandise to sell and how well to price it. The online retail marketplace tends to attract consumers looking for a good bargain and orienting their search towards low priced items. Should online retailers then jump on the bandwagon and...

Is your e-commerce site on a plugin overdose?

Is your e-commerce site on a plugin overdose?

Any e-commerce setting up their site through WordPress will quickly find out the vast supply out there of third party services tailored to respond to a whole variety of business needs. The tendency is to add as many of those features as they offer themselves to our attention. Question is: Does your e-commerce use Plugins wisely?

eBay Kicks-Off “What will you list this Easter” Promotion in UK

eBay Kicks-Off “What will you list this Easter” Promotion in UK

March 28, 2013—The Easter bunny is coming early this year. eBay UK announced it was holding a listing var switchTo5x=true;