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Amazon’s Prime Day 2019

This year Amazon’s Prime Day will run for 48 hours, starting at midnight PDT on July 15th and ending at 11:59 p.m. PDT on July 16th. Prime Day, often referred to as Christmas in July or Summer Black Friday is run in 16 different countries giving sellers an opportunity for sales spikes mid-year.

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Are You Ready for One-Day Shipping?

When Amazon Prime was first introduced in 2005, it cost $79 per year and offered free two-day shipping. Over the years the price benefits have expanded to offer additional perks, such as access to groceries through Prime Now and Prime Pantry, streaming media through Prime Video and Prime Music, and more.

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Selling Bundles and Kits on Walmart.com

Selling multipacks of the same products and creating kits to allow buyers to get complimentary products or purchase in bulk for a discounted price is a great way to stand out from the competition. This post explains how bundles and kits work and how to set them up on Walmart’s online marketplace using GeekSeller.

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Understanding Google’s Retailer Standards

Google Retailer standards are benchmarks that determine which benefits sellers can receive when they maintain a high score. On the other hand, sellers can be removed from the marketplace when Google’s standards are not met.

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Tips & tricks for all sellers

Understanding EDI

EDI is used by all major retailers (Amazon, Target, Costco, Kroger, Home Depot, Lowe’s) to maintain a direct supplier relationship with sellers. If you are in B2B, it is very likely your organization will at one point need to work with EDI or a partner who can assist you with this technology.

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Is Social Shopping the Future of Retail?

Last month Bloomberg reported that social shopping accounted for 3% of online sales in the United States in 2018, amounting to under $17 billion. In China, 8.5% of online sales were made through social shopping in 2017, and by 2022 that figure is projected to exceed 15 percent, which would represent about $413 billion in sales.

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5 reasons you should be on fast-shipping programs across marketplaces

Many sellers sign up for Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) and get their listings Prime-enabled, then stop there. However, Amazon Prime isn’t the only fast-shipping program that gives eCommerce sellers an advantage. Walmart 2-Day shipping, eBay Guaranteed Delivery (eGD), Wish Express, and Google Express are all vital to diversifying your online profits.

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3 Ways Smart Online Retailers Save on Shipping Fees

E-commerce definitely has advantages over brick-and-mortar retail. Online retailers don’t need to worry about maintaining real estate or negotiating leases. Plus, they can reach a wider audience since shoppers have to travel no further than their smartphone or computer to make a purchase.

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GeekSeller Company Updates

A Brief History of GeekSeller

We’re all excited to finally be in 2019, and what better way to start the year than taking a moment to look back on where we’ve been. Here’s a timeline of our history including some exclusive insight into the minds of our founders and where we’re hoping to head this year.

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GeekSeller on IRCE 2018

IRCE (Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition) is the biggest e‑commerce conference in the world. It takes place every year in Chicago at McCormick Place West, this year it was held June 5th through the 8th, and we were very excited to attend!

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