Author Archives: Expandly

Guest blog: The future of eCommerce: multi-channel selling

Guest blog by Visiture: In 2017, eCommerce sales rocketed past $409 billion – nearly $50 billion more than the previous year. By 2021, eCommerce transactions in the U.S. are expected to reach beyond $600 billion – how do you capitalise on this rampant growth? The key to unlocking the future of eCommerce is leveraging a […]

Amazon Prime Day 2019 – everything you need know

The biggest day of the eCommerce year is nearly upon us, with phenomenal sales, celebrity endorsements and even a concert by Taylor Swift taking place. But if you’re not up-to-speed with Amazon Prime Day and how it can transform your business, don’t worry –  we’ve gathered together everything you need to know about Amazon Prime […]

Ecommerce fast shipping best practices for 2019

Amazon Prime Same-Day delivery now covers more than 30% of the country, Shopify has just announced its two-day fulfilment network, eBay’s hiding expensive delivery options, and you’re still rocking last year’s shipping speeds. If you feel like a fish out of water when it comes to ecommerce shipping, read on, as we uncover the top […]

June eCommerce news roundup

June, the month of day-long heat waves, windy BBQs, muddy festivals and the following not-to-be-missed eCommerce news. Ad Valorem Expandly partnership This month, the team at Expandly excitedly welcomed Ad Valorem to our eCommerce accountancy partnership program. The award-winning, Xero-loving and client pleasing eCommerce consultancy is now offering its clients the full benefits of Expandly’s […]

Guest blog: How To Create A Content Marketing Plan For Your Ecommerce Brand

Guest blog from EcommercePlatforms.io: Content marketing is a must-have for ecommerce brands in 2019. It piques customer interest in an organic way, helping them engage with your brand without going for the hard sell. But ecommerce content marketing is about more than just sharing a blog to your social. It needs a concerted strategy from […]

What is Xero certification & why does my eCommerce accountant need it?

Thanks to this month’s theme of eCommerce accounting blogs, you should now know when to hire an eCommerce accountant (or bookkeeper) for your business, and what to look for in an eCommerce accountant or bookkeeper. Now, we’re going to look at the importance of a Xero-certified eCommerce accountant – specifically, what is Xero certification and […]

What to look for in an eCommerce accountant or bookkeeper

Last week, we discussed the seven tell-tail signs that your eCommerce business is ready to outsource its accounting and hire an eCommerce accountant or bookkeeper. This week, we’re taking it one step further, taking a tour of what to look for when hiring an eCommerce accountant or bookkeeper. Let’s go. Why it’s important to pick […]

When to hire an eCommerce accountant or bookkeeper

Your eCommerce business is going swimmingly. You’re busy with orders, you’ve got plans to scale, and you’re starting to delegate and outsource tasks. But what about your accounting? Outsourcing your company accounts is a big step in your eCommerce journey, which is why taking the plunge and knowing when to hire an eCommerce accountant or […]

Welcome Advalorem – our new bronze eCommerce accounting partner

Great news over here at Expandly HQ: the weekend is nearly here, it’s pizza Friday tomorrow and we’re delighted to welcome Ad Valorem on board as our latest bronze accounting partner.  Helping businesses for more than 17 years, it’s no surprise that award-winning Advalorem is described as both innovative and forward-thinking – also the perfect […]

The importance of SKUs in e-commerce

When working in eCommerce, there’s an awful lot of lingo to learn – from FBA and dropshipping to PPC and point-of-sale. But, perhaps the most important lingo of them all is SKU – the three letter acronym that has the power to transform your eCommerce store’s efficiency, reporting and profitability. So crucial are SKUs, that […]