• 18th June

    Happy Birthday Etsy!

    They grow up so fast *sob*. Today Etsy storms off to its bedroom and slams the door, as it waves goodbye to its childhood and officially enters teendom. So what better way to celebrate 13 years than with 13 facts about the cutesy marketplace challenging Amazon and eBay. 1. Wood you believe it - Etsy came about following a failed attempt to sell a wood-encased computer 2. Etsy employees are

  • 12th June

    Amazon’s Choice – How to be the Chosen One

    Amazon has more than 500 million products, which is great for attracting customers but can make getting your products in front of those customers, before your competitors, difficult. Difficult, not impossible. Getting pole position in Amazon's search results and product pages is achievable by: 1. Optimising your Amazon listing with hidden keywords 2. Winning the Amazon Buy box 3. Being

  • 14th May

    The Prime Of My Life: Amazon Prime

    With Amazon announcing its 100 millionth Prime member, we thought now would be the perfect time to explain what Amazon Prime is and how you can take advantage. Amazon Prime Amazon Prime is the premium version of Amazon, that offers buyers exclusive benefits, for a monthly cost of £7.99/$12.99 or an annual fee of £79/$119. The exclusive benefits justifying the premium include: Delivery I ne

  • 30th April

    Amazon & eBay Q1 Results Are In

    It's that time of year when we celebrate daffodils, curse the rain and look forward to the first of the big Q1 results announcements. First up, Amazon and eBay.  Amazon Results Amazon was flying high with its quarter one financial results this month. Announcing a $1.6 billion net income, Amazon also highlighted a net sales increase of 43% to $51.0 billion - compare that with $35.7 billion thi

  • 16th April

    Testing 1,2,3: Etsy’s Current Marketplace Tests

    Handmade powerhouse Etsy is always trying to create a better platform for buyers and increased sales for sellers. Testing is, therefore, a continuous activity for the online marketplace but, unlike Amazon and eBay, they want you to get involved.  Etsy Etsy is the global online marketplace, that provides you with a platform to list homemade and creative products, whilst Etsy processes the orde

  • 29th March

    All About Etsy

    Etsy is one of the three online marketplaces that Expandly integrates with but less about us and more about them - Who are Etsy, what can they do and what's in it for you. Etsy Etsy is a global online marketplace. It provides you with a platform to list homemade and creative products, as a third party seller, and allows Etsy to process orders for you. Much like Amazon and eBay. New York, New