As a small business owner, you may find yourself looking for exciting, creative opportunities to sell things. Branching out can help you build a new customer base and increase revenue. One way to do so is through e-commerce.
E-commerce has revolutionized the way that businesses sell goods. Whereas brick and mortar stores limit your customer base to a particular geographic area, e-commerce websites increase your customer base to practically anyone with a computer or smartphone.
Studies predict that by the end of 2019, there will be more than 1.9 billion global digital buyers. Another study conducted by National Public Radio and Marist College found that more than three-fourths of adults in the United States shopped online.
While opportunities are abundant, becoming an online seller is daunting. How do you get started? Should you use first-party sellers or remain a third-party seller? We’re here to provide you with everything you need to know about online marketplaces. We’ve included tips on how to open an e-commerce site and a list of the top online markets to help you get started.