When it comes to building an auto parts ecommerce website, there are quite a few platform options to choose from. We maintain a list of different platforms here, but you can basically divide all auto the platforms into three categories: Platforms purpose built for OEM parts and accessories Platforms purpose built for aftermarket parts and…

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How to fix bad reviews

If you’ve been in business for more than a minute, you know what it’s like to receive a bad review from a customer. Maybe the review is left on Google, maybe Yelp, maybe Facebook. Wherever it is left, it never feels good. Best case, a bad review is undeserved. Worst case, it isn’t. Bad reviews…

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American Express logo on computer

There’s a long list of companies that don’t want to accept American Express (AMEX), including a lot of auto parts and accessories etailers. AMEX charges hefty fees, their chargeback policies are skewed in the customer’s favor, and they can be difficult to work with whenever there’s a dispute. Compared to VISA and MasterCard, AMEX is…

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Chris Leebelt, CEO of EBIZPlatform

In today’s Parts Insider Interview, we’re talking with Chris Leebelt, CEO & CIO of EBIZPLATFORM. EBIZPLATFORM is a Unified Commerce Platform for Manufacturers and Suppliers of complex products (like auto parts). It offers businesses a way to simplify the data management process and enable ecommerce with an available API that offers almost limitless capabilities.

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If you’re selling auto parts and/or accessories online, you need a method of collecting payments. This article explains the basics, and offers some advice as well. If you’re new to ecommerce, this post is for you.

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