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Below you'll find our arsenal of informative and entertaining blogs about the things that really matter to e-commerce. Whether you sell via Bol, Amazon or with your own webshop. Find the information you need here!

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07 December 2022

How can you sell on Amazon?

Starting an e-commerce business is also easy if you want to sell on amazon. For example, registering with the Chamber of Commerce, opening your Amazon seller account and creating product listings are done faster than you think. Simply put, anyone can sell on Amazon, and with e-pickr®'s product research, it's even more accessible than ever.

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07 December 2022

What does it cost to sell through Bol or Amazon

In addition to discussing all the benefits and revenues you can gain from selling through Bol.com or through Amazon, we'd also like to show you the costs involved. First, we'll zoom in on the costs of selling through Bol.com, and then we'll look at what it costs to sell on Amazon. Here you can think of buying costs, but also selling costs. For example, commission and shipping costs are two items you will have to deal with anyway if you want to sell through Bol.com or Amazon. We also briefly examine the costs of having inventory managed by a third party. 

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07 December 2022

Selling on Amazon or Bol: Which choice is smart?

As a young, ambitious entrepreneur, do you want to earn good money and have a good time? Then selling through Amazon or Bol.com is a good solution. This is an intelligent alternative to a standard side job as a shelf stacker or in a restaurant, where the times work out poorly, and you work your legs out from under your body. It is also increasingly more work to pay your expenses from those hours. With rising housing costs and inflation, making ends meet is only getting harder.

You'll read about selling on Amazon or Bol in this blog. We'll explain why selling on Amazon and Bol pays so well and whether you should sell on Amazon or Bol.com.

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11 November 2022

Part 3: partner with Bol.com or partner with Amazon?

In this final part of the set of three articles, we'll show you how contact with Amazon and Bol.com continues. Are there major differences in fulfillment options, or is Bol.com's partner support team better than Amazon's? We help you discover then the best way to start your e-commerce business or to scale up. Find out in this blog!

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10 November 2022

Partner with Bol.com or Partner with Amazon? Part 2

After the introduction in the previous part of this series of three, we now dive deeper into the cost of selling through Bol.com and Amazon. After all, if one of the two is significantly cheaper than the other, the choice is quickly made. We take you through a calculation example and we have unleashed statistics on the commissions of both parties. Do you want to know which is cheaper: Bol or Amazon? Read it in this blog!

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08 November 2022

Bol.com partner, or partner from Amazon? Part 1

Do you think entrepreneurship really suits you and you are the new successful e-commerce retailer who is going to make it online? Then you must be looking for information about Bol.com and Amazon. Since there are quite a few different views on these two platforms, we have put them together in this article. In a series of three blogs, we will make an overview of the facts. We remain objective and neutral and mainly leave the decision up to you, but with the right knowledge and data!

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02 November 2022

Halloween and e-pickr: spooky missed opportunities!

This year, Halloween was another incredibly successful time for e-commerce. If you purchased your inventory on time and followed the trends of inflatable decorations and costumes, you'll be too busy counting your sales today. Nonetheless, if your luck was not so great, we invite you to read this blog on how to make even more sales during Halloween next year!

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01 November 2022

How does selling through Bol.com work?

In this blog, we tell you in detail how to start selling products via Bol.com

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31 October 2022

5 real-life examples where e-pickr helps your e-commerce business move forward.

Do you need more or better-selling products but do you need help to identify new best-sellers? Don't worry, because you're not alone. e-pickr is helping hundreds of users identify successful products for their e-commerce web store or marketplace. Also, start doing product research through e-pickr and find out if your business can make more sales with a better product portfolio. Read more about the various examples of how e-pickr grows your company in this blog.

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25 October 2022

The 10 reasons to choose e-pickr®

Read in this blog why e-pickr is the most advanced tool for Free Product Research. Find out what you can find in our tools and how to get the most out of every Euro you invest in e-commerce. 

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19 October 2022

E-commerce, platforms and entrepreneurship in 2023: how will A-brands and specialists relate to the leaders Amazon and Bol?

In 2021, the Dutch e-commerce sector broke record after record in revenues. Whoever would have suggested 10 years ago that  a global pandemic would lead to the final push in online retail commerce, might have been declared redicule. Yet this is today's reality.  In this article, we look back at the first 3 quarters of 2022, and what trends will develop in the coming months in 2023.

 

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11 October 2022

More benefits of starting your own e-commerce journey

Money, money and money. That might be all th reasons you need, but did you know that there are more reasons why you should start your own business in e-commerce? What about time efforts, independency and experience? We explain you here how your e-commerce products are a good substitute for a side job and how e-commerce businesses can hedge against inflation.

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06 October 2022

The 12 best-selling toy products in the world

Which products are trending in the toy category? What is the world's best-selling product in the Toys category? Which toys are the most sold on the internet?

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04 October 2022

How do you create brand value for your e-commerce business?

So how does a customer determine whether the price you charge for your products is a fair price? The customer does this by looking at the competition and the price-quality ratio. Two great capstone terms that we take a full look at in this article by explaining you how the customer's journey works. Read in this blog all about the 'brand equity model', and get to know how you can ask a higher price for your products from now on, by looking closely at the steps of this model.

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15 September 2022

Dropshipping or e-commerce with its own stock: What is more profitable?

For seasonal products and evergreens, you need to keep your own stock if you want to make a good margin. So you can buy in bulk and deliver faster, but it does depend on what you want to offer. That is the first thing an ecommerce retailer should consider before they look at stock or purchase.

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07 September 2022

Starting with e-commerce: mindset, skillset and toolset

During the Venture Creation class at the University of Richmond, a guest speaker with years of experience in innovation and product development showed his perspective on finding innovative ways to create new products and services. Guest speaker Gopa Nair mentioned the importance of mindset #killset toolset as a trinity that every entrepreneur should utilize in the right way. His words coincided with an article that e-pickr® had planned to upload. Because of the wise words and thanks from his guest lecture, we feel it is more appropriate to share this article with you today!

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02 September 2022

How to buy your profitable product online?

To buy your inventory, we recommend you take a look at the largest factory in the world. Alibaba's platform has more than 200,000 sellers of just about everything you will find in and around your home, business, store or school. Xenos, Action and many other companies buy their stock here. Here we explain how you can start buying your stock today. 

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Product research
29 August 2022

Gap in the market products

Do you have a webshop or are you curious about the best way to start one? Then read below about how you can find a gap in the market the quickest way to become a successful entrepreneur. We explain to you where the opportunities lie for entrepreneurs and what is currently a gap in the market!

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25 August 2022

5 smart tips to increase the turnover of your webshop

In this blog, you will find the quickest way to increase the turnover of your webshop. Your shop will only become truly profitable if you add these five tips to your strategy. Use strong keywords and make your content relevant to the customer. Do not use standard images from Alibaba, but make good-quality pictures yourself. For more sales on your webshop, read these five clever tips.

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24 August 2022

Dropshipping or e-commerce with your own stock, listen to these experts

An e-commerce store stands or falls with researching your market. A hype product works better in the dropship world, but an evergreen does very well with its own inventory management. It's almost a trade-off between stocks or bonds, but in this case you control what happens to the stock market. Read in this blog what industry experts from our partners Marktmentor and U-Send think about this and find out which form of e-commerce suits you best!

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Hype Producs
18 August 2022

Nichepickr recognized octopus’s trend before it arrived in the Netherlands.

Finding new trends can sometimes be very challenging, but not with e-pickr. We found the reversible octopus long before the trend arrived in the Netherlands and in this blog we will explain you how we did it!

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05 August 2022

Product tool Salespickr prevents blunders like Fidgetspinners

Not all products are a success. Or sometimes you are simply too late to join the hype. Then you find yourself importing a bulk of Fidgetspinners and later you read here on e-pickr why your plan didn't go as expected.

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29 July 2022

How to find the most profitable webshop products

If you have started dropshipping, you might wonder how to find the most profitable products for your webshop. This is also something that many new entrepreneurs run into. Fortunately, several valuable tips and tricks allow you to find the most profitable products of this moment successfully. Are you curious which ones they are? Then read on; in this article, we will show you exactly how you can resell products at a high profit!

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10 June 2022

The 5 best tips for making money with dropshipping

Making money with dropshipping is immensely popular right now. Unsurprisingly, it is the way to build your fortune online from home. Indeed, using dropshipping to make money is not that simple. Fortunately, several dropshipping tips will give you the best possible chance of success. Wondering what these tips are? Then read on; in this article, we have listed the best dropshipping tips!

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30 May 2022

The main advantages and disadvantages of dropshipping

Dropshipping, probably you have heard of it. Right now, dropshipping is the number one way to make money online. There is a reason why so many people want to enter the world of e-commerce this way. 

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05 May 2022

Zooming in on hype products: are they worth your time and effort?

In recent years we have heard more and more news reports about small businesses, which were able to realize enormous profits through smart purchasing strategies and the use of social media. We asked ourselves, are these cowboy stories or honest entrepreneurial stories? After researching this, we concluded that they are a bit of both. 

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29 April 2022

The importance of good dropshipping research (and good product research tools)

Starting with dropshipping offers opportunities, especially if you know how to approach it correctly. Yet many starting entrepreneurs forget the importance of the next critical step on the road to success: doing (market) research. This article will discuss why dropshipping product research is so important, what you should pay attention to, and how e-pickr® can help you make this research phase easy. So: grab a cup of coffee, sit down and read along… you'll thank us for it later!

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23 April 2022

Starting an online store without stock. How do you do that?

In this blog we explain how you can best start a webshop without inventory. We use practical examples for this and refer you to various companies that can help you with your webshop. Did you know, for example, that many dropship ads do not contain any copy rights? In this cowboy world it is actually very common to use another company's advertisements with just a new logo. You will learn this and many more cowboy tricks below!

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11 April 2022

7 concrete ways to earn money quickly online

To get straight to the point: there is no such thing as getting rich quick. As far as we're concerned, there is such a thing as making quick money online, but that doesn't equate to getting rich quick... That's why we're going to help you get your first cash fast so that you can use it to work on a long-term solution. We explain what you can sell to make quick money.

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02 April 2022

How to start a dropshipping business? Pay extra attention to these 3 important factors and 5 simple steps

Dropshipping is an exciting business model for many starting entrepreneurs because of the lower risks, but that only applies with proper preparation. Therefore, it is important to read the following points carefully and do enough research.

Don't worry; we will help you on your way! We will explain the three key factors involved in dropshipping and then walk you through how to start your own dropshipping business in five steps.

 

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27 March 2022

What is dropshipping and how does it work

If you have been reading about different business models for making money on the internet, you have undoubtedly come across the term 'dropshipping'... Sounds mysterious, but is it? This article will give you a brief and clear explanation of what dropshipping is, how dropshipping works, and how you can consider dropshipping.

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23 March 2022

How Nichepickr® and Salespickr® guide you in the world of e-commerce.

Anyone who has already started in e-commerce or is preparing to, will undoubtedly have given it a lot of thought: in which niche will I work and which products will I sell? niche? I can hear you thinking… Isn't that a French seaside resort?

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21 February 2022

How to start your own business? (NL)

Before you start your own Amazon, Bol.com or Ecwid adventures, you need to go through a few steps. For that, we have summarized in one page per country how you can start e-commerce in the following countries: Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. 

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07 February 2022

Who the h#ck do we think we are? #2

Now that you have found our website and blogs, you might be wondering what the h#ck this is all about!

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03 January 2022

Who the h#ck do we think we are?

Now that you have found our website and blogs, you might be wondering what the h#ck this is all about!

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28 December 2021

e-pickr’s® origin

e-pickr® is a young and fresh start-up created from the success of e-commerce and the growth of the industry.

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