Today’s Times shares some of Amazon’s steps during the pandemic to grow its empire.
I used to tell retailers that they don’t know it, but they’re now in: the software business. I missed something in that statement. They are also now in the warehouse business. Websites and warehouses go hand in hand. They’re flip sides of the same coin.
As e-commerce grew, all the major retailers should have been growing their warehouse ...Read more of post
Your Bridge has a new feature: you can choose if you wish to allow customers to order products that are out of stock. In the past, if the item was on your Bridge Store, it was assumed that the item was in stock. This made managing stock simple. On site: in stock. Not on site: out of stock.
This updated stock sharing system is helpful for brands and indie stores because it allows them show and control behavior based upon real-time stock ...Read more of post
Bridge clients receive a special discount of 10% when they pay upfront for a year of Bridge service.
For example, a client's existing plan may be $300/month.
With a 10% savings, they would:
Save $360/year • Pay just $3,240 for a year (instead of $3,600)
Clients choose Bridge because we bring together many of the benefits of selling on Amazon or using Shopify.
To understand this, it helps to first view the e-commerce provider spectrum. Marketplace sites are on the left, and solo sites are on the right. In the marketplace model, the store's logo (the seller's logo) is often nowhere to be seen. The seller is like a cog in the machine working for 'da man (aka Jeff Bezos). On the other end, there ...Read more of post
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We offer a universal domain service (UDS) to retailers, brands, and sales reps. What does this service do? The universal domain service elevates your business' brand and may increase your Google ranking. Specifically, the service hides ("masks") the 'bridgecatalog' part of the website URL.
In the example shown, we Google two stores' names in Texas. The two stores both use Bridge Store to power their online business. The Ivy House does not use the...Read more of post
Using your Bridge, you can easily see how much tax you've collected on 2020 orders.
On the Tax Collection page, you can set a date range and view taxes collected. This makes it easier to do your 2020 taxes.
How to visit your Tax page:
1. On your Bridge account, at the very top, click on “Management.”
2. On the Management home page, under “Order Reporting,” please click on “Tax Collection.”
3. On the Tax Collection page, in the...Read more of post
ModernRetail shares some insights about boosting traffic:
"About 26.8% of Amazon’s traffic comes from search engines ... while close to half — 43.8% — of Walmart’s web traffic comes from search. Boosting those numbers is a simple matter of boosting external links. Because most major search engines give significant weight to the number of referral links that drive people to a given page, one way for Amazon to ensure that its products rank ...Read more of post