E-Commerce


Which One Won?: How e-commerce photo editing affects results

In this week’s “Which One Won?”, we’ll look at an example of how a snazzy design choice in e-commerce photo editing can capture shoppers’ attention.

In this poll, an e-commerce seller conducted a split test on 50 people, presenting them with dueling product images of a musical egg toy set. The two options played around with the layout and the look of the components.

In Option A, the eggs are displayed in a circle, making them resemble flower petals.

In Option B, the eggs rest naturally in the white space.

Both feature a hand holding an egg, but each is in a different position. The two also have different-looking symbols conveying that there are six eggs in a set.

Can you guess which one won?

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Using PickFu for Amazon FBA: Interview with Tamara Tee

Meet the interviewer

After spending years working jobs she hated, Tamara Tee became a Fulfilled By Amazon (Amazon FBA) seller. She wants other people to experience the freedom of working for themselves. To that end, she runs a YouTube channel that teaches her audience everything they need to know about Amazon FBA selling.

Tamara got a lot of positive feedback about PickFu from those who watched her first PickFu-related video (below) and tried it for themselves afterward.

So she decided she had to get an interview to round out her audience’s PickFu experience. In this interview, Tamara gets the inside scoop on PickFu from co-founder John Li, then walks viewers step-by-step through creating and analyzing two of her own polls.

Read the highlights in this article, or watch the entire interview here:

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Which One Won? The importance of product design

This week, we’ll examine the importance of product design, illustrated by this PickFu poll. An e-commerce seller split-tested patterns for reusable beeswax food wraps. Both images feature styles that are beautiful and well-designed, but the audience of 50 Amazon Prime members were tasked with choosing one.

In Option A, the three patterns are bees, avocados, and pineapples. In Option B, there are three geometric/honeycomb patterns.

It’s a tough choice, but one option came out ahead. Can you guess which one won?

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How to Split Test Amazon Listings Using PickFu: Interview with Feedbackwhiz

Wondering about the best way to split test your Amazon listings? Kim Kohatsu, PickFu’s Director of Marketing, recently sat down with Rob Stanley from Feedbackwhiz to discuss how to leverage PickFu as a split testing solution.

Feedbackwhiz builds innovative seller management software for Amazon sellers, including order management, email automation, and feedback campaigns. Feedbackwhiz focuses on helping merchants boost their businesses and is already used by thousands of Amazon sellers.

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The Best Product Feedback Tools for E-commerce Products

Getting products listed on your e-commerce website is only the beginning of the sales cycle. Once customers purchase from you, it’s important to gather information from them using product feedback tools.

But how should you get as many online reviews and as much feedback from your customers as possible, without chasing each one of them down with a ton of emails back and forth? That’s where product feedback tools come in. We’re going to take a look at two types of tools that will do the heavy lifting for you: online reviews and customer surveys.

Streamlining your process with product feedback tools will create exponential growth for your business and ultimately lead to more sales.

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5 Common Amazon Seller Mistakes to Avoid

Editor’s Note: Thanks to BQool for providing this guest post on common Amazon seller mistakes.

Amazon operates differently than other online shopping platforms by focusing heavily on the buyer’s shopping experience. As a buyer-oriented marketplace, Amazon has strict rules for sellers in terms of account settings, product management, logistics, customer service, and feedback. If you do not understand these ground rules, you could fail on this world-famous e-commerce platform. Be sure to avoid these five common Amazon seller mistakes.

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What is Amazon Listing Optimization?

If a customer is searching for a product on Amazon — cookware, for example — they’re likely to select a pot or pan featured on the first page of their search results. They’ll never see the thousands of other products because the first page of results met their needs before they even had to click to the second page.

According to Amazon’s data, 70% of users only view the products on the first page. As an Amazon seller, you want your product to rank on that page so that people will actually see it.

Amazon listing optimization is a course of deliberate actions meant to help your product listing rank on the first page for relevant search terms. These actions may include tracking keywords, optimizing content such as photos, title, and description, and improving your seller reputation. Because selling on Amazon is a tremendously competitive online marketplace, ranking for relevant terms can often be difficult.

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How to Discover High-Volume Keywords on Amazon

Thanks to Seller Motor for providing this guest post on discovering high-volume keywords on Amazon.

Whether you are selling a new product on Amazon or adding a new product to your line, you should be selective with the keywords you choose. A title or description on Amazon that includes high-volume and highly relevant keywords will rank higher than one with low-volume or irrelevant keywords. But what is the optimal way to discover high-volume and highly relevant keywords for Amazon?

The following guide covers the fundamentals of keyword selection to help boost your Amazon ranking.

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How to Improve Your E-commerce Photos

If a picture is worth a thousand words, it’s especially true when it comes to e-commerce photos. The first thing your potential customers will look at in your products listings are the photos you’ve included.

Before a customer purchases your product, they want to know what it looks like. Beyond that, they want to get a sense of the product’s size, what it will feel like, and how it will fit into their life. Since your customers are shopping online, they obviously can’t experience the product in real life first. Your product photography must answer all those questions for your customers, convincing them that this is the right item for them.

Here are ten tips for improving your e-commerce photos and creating more sales.

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