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Boost your marketplace profits and growth with this seven-step blueprint!
One of the hardest challenges in marketplaces is achieving and maintaining profitability. This blog will address this challenge through a seven-step blueprint. By implementing this plan, you can establish a profitable business within marketplaces. Let's delve into the details.
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Top E-commerce trends of 2023
Staying ahead of the competition is essential to success. As technology continues to advance, e-commerce trends are constantly evolving, providing new opportunities for online retailers to drive sales and enhance customer experiences. In this blog, we'll explore four key e-commerce trends for 2023 and discuss how you can leverage them to increase your sales and stay ahead of the curve.
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Higher ranking on marketplaces
In the fast-paced world of online retail, standing out from the competition is essential to success. For online retailers and marketplace sellers, achieving higher rankings on popular platforms like Amazon, eBay, and others can significantly impact visibility and sales. But how can you rise above the sea of competitors and unlock the secrets to higher rankings? In this blog, we'll explore some strategies that can help you optimize your rankings and soar to the top of the marketplace.
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Customer success case Fitage
FITAGE focuses on helping people improve their health. The company not only assists people with the physical product to get from point A to point B but also distinguishes itself from its competitors by truly helping them. However, in order to provide the best possible assistance to its customers, the company lacked a proper software tool that would provide more insights into the data on online marketplaces.
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Customer success case Trendfield.nl
Seven years ago Julian Noteboom started selling hoverboards. After studying commercial economics, he wanted to expand this business. The name Trendfield came up and he started his own webshop. After two years, he also started selling through Bol.com. The company is on its way to grow through multiple sales channels. Therefore, it is important to have a good overview of sales. FiveX makes data structured to grow with.
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The power of omnichannel selling
For years we have seen the trend of consumers making more and more purchases online, and the pandemic has only accelerated this trend. This has meant that both retailers and e-commerce companies need to be present on a growing number of channels, because after all, you want to be where the consumer is. Selling across multiple channels is called omnichannel retail, and it brings both challenges and interesting opportunities. Read more
Retail lessons from the financial crisis
Crisis, unfortunately, cannot be escaped, yet you can prepare well for it and make sure it affects you as little as possible. Here we will discuss lessons so that you will be better prepared against a crisis and you may still be able to grow during a crisis. Read more
What are the 4 biggest risks to your e-commerce business?
Running an e-commerce business is not without risk. While you easily attract many customers through bol.com and Amazon, it also increases your risk of liability. Serving a larger audience and selling more products means more risk of problems.  Read more
Which marketplaces are the most sustainable?
Sustainability and environmental awereness is becoming a bigger and bigger topic in the world and thus also within e-commerce. The research company Cross-border does large-scale research on the e-commerce market and has released a research report on sustainable marketplaces in 2021. Benieuwd naar welke marketplaces duurzaam zijn? Read more
Which marketplaces are best for selling furniture and home goods?
Do you want to start an e-commerce business in the furniture category? Or are you already active in furniture sales and curious about which marketplace you could expand your business. Then this article is for you, we cover in this blog all the marketplaces specifically for selling furniture and home goods. Read more
Why sell through Kaufland? How do you successfully sell through Kaufland?
It is impossible to imagine the (German) e-commerce world without Kaufland. Interested in expanding your business? Then why not start selling through Kaufland in Germany. In order to inform you as well as possible about this marketplace, in this article we will take a closer look at selling via Kaufland. Read more
How do you set up a brand for your e-commerce business and how does this affect your sales?
In the e-commerce world, it is of enormous importance that your product stands out among all the competition. One of the best ways to stand out in the crowd is to have strong branding. With strong branding, you can ensure that consumers feel a greater affinity for your product and thus are more likely to choose your product over that of the competition. Read more
What are the most popular marketplaces and webshop builders in the Netherlands?
With all the possible options you have these days to start selling your products on, it can be a little difficult to determine what to start or expand your e-commerce business on. In this article, we have listed some of the most popular options within the Netherlands. Read more
Good news, starting this week FiveX can be found in the Amazon seller central appstore!
A new step in optimizing our Amazon integration. Starting this week, the FiveX tools can be found in the Amazon seller central appstore. In this article you can read all about what this means for FiveX and about selling through Amazon. Read more
Cost calculation for bol.com business sales. How do I get insight in all my costs?
The selling price of a product consists of many different costs, and because of all the costs and commissions, calculating the profit can sometimes be tricky. In this blog you will find all about the different costs and a profit calculator that allows you to easily calculate the profit and break-even point. Read more
How to conquer top organic positions within your sales platforms?
It can sometimes seem difficult to make yourself visible on online sales channels with thousands to millions of sellers, such as Bol.com or Amazon. This article is about the ways you as a seller can still rank organically with your products. Read more
5 essential tips to sell more during and after holidays.
For all sellers it is important to prepare adequately for holidays, of course you don't want to miss out on sales due to sloppy preparation on special days for e-commerce. In this article, read all the tips for successfully responding to holidays. Read more
How can I travel and make money? How to see the world as a digital nomad and still earn enough.
You see it more and more, perhaps in your own environment, but certainly also on social media: (young people) who travel the world working, but how do you become one? Read more
Key points for starting an online shop. Everything you need to know before starting your own webshop.
Would you like to start an online business and become completely free and financially independent? These are 5 important points in setting up your own successful webshop. Read more
Stock management when selling on bol.com
Without a good inventory system, selling on bol.com becomes very difficult and you will probably leave a lot of money on the table. In this article, we explain how you can make your inventory flows more efficient so that you can achieve more sales, more profits and higher customer satisfaction. Read more
Amazon monopoly
Amazon came under scrutiny on July 29, 2020, by "The House of Representatives," for suspected monopolistic activities.  Amazon uses the sales data from third-party sellers to release competing products, thereby disadvantaging the sellers, according to rumors. Read more
Boost Your Product Reviews! - Automatic e-mail tool from FiveX - Sell via bol.
With increasing competition on sales platforms, companies are continually challenged to optimize product pages as best they can. Learn how to get the most out of selling through Bol by using FiveX's Automatic Email Tool! Read more
Sell more by advertising on bol.com
Advertising on Bol.com is a great way to get more eyes on your wonderful products, but how exactly does it work and how can you use it optimally so you don't waste money? Read more
French-speaking Belgium can now also order on bol.com
Starting August 31, 2020, selling on Bol will become a bit more lucrative, because from then on, Walloons will be able to order products through the app, Bol.com, from sales partners who offer its products in Belgium, among others. This article elaborates on this expansion and also tells you how you can capitalize on it. Read more

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