selling auto parts on marketplaces

eBay and Amazon sell a lot of auto parts and accessories. So do Sears.com, Newegg, and Rakuten. All of these sites are open to 3rd party auto part retailers, and many find them to be a great source of additional revenue. Here’s a rundown of each marketplace, with some tips and advice.

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Data-Driver Interview

Today, we are speaking with Paige Johan from Data-Driver. Paige and the team at Data-Driver develop, audit, and manage parts and accessories catalog data, and in our experience this is a service that many manufacturers need. Data-Driver works with the ACES/PIES data standard, as well as Amazon’s quasi-ACES compliant fitment data standard. Here’s our interview…

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Pinterest is the site with all the recipes and crafts, right? There’s no way we could sell parts and accessories there, right? While it’s definitely true that Pinterest is a site dominated by recipes, crafts, and fashion, it’s also a massive social network that can be a decent source of website traffic and sales. As…

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calculator invoice and high cost of revenue based marketing fees

There are two ways that most marketing agencies charge for their services: A fee for a service, where the agency and the client agree to charge a fixed dollar amount for a service A fee as a percentage of revenue, where the agency takes a slice of the total in exchange for services At first…

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If you’re in the business of auto parts and accessories ecommerce – or just ecommerce in general – Twitter can be a great place to find out about news, new tools and software, and pick up some tips. The following list of ecommerce profiles is listed in no particular order, and is not meant to…

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Optimizing your site’s “tags” is an SEO basic, and while perfectly optimized HTML titles and META description tags are not going to make your auto parts ecommerce site rank #1 on Google, they can definitely help your site. Updated tags can improve rankings, and they’ll also help you generate more clicks from Google and Bing…

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If you’ve ever seen a hat or t-shirt with a company logo on it, you’ve seen branded merchandise. And, you see a lot of people wearing Nike branded clothes (for example), you would logically assume Nike is a big brand. So, what if you could get people wearing your company’s brand at car shows, swap…

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