Sage 200/1000 and SAP Business One Integration

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Always wanted a SAP or Sage Multichannel Sales Integration that gives you the ability to sell to customers online direct through a website, through marketplaces like eBay and Amazon and is connected to your Sage 200/1000 or SAP Business One back office system? Our new partnership with On Demand Solutions might just be the answer you’ve been looking for. When we met ODS for the first time we were immediately impressed with the functionality that they could offer to customers. It wasn’t long before we both realised that there was the potential to build a […]

eBay Good ‘Til Cancelled November 2016 Update

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eBay Good ‘Til Cancelled listings are great. Absolutely great! eBay’s Autumn seller update announced changes which present a great opportunity for small businesses, particularly those in cottage industries. From November 2016 all businesses will be able to sell on eBay using Good ‘Til Cancelled listings. Something that is currently only available to those with a store. However, the update doesn’t mention the ‘Out of Stock’ feature which you need to be aware of. About Good ‘Til Cancelled Good ‘Til Cancelled listings are a – potentially – never-ending listing (unfortunately you do need to pay for an insertion […]

Security Tips for Online Retailers

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As an online retailer, you’ve doubtlessly been made aware of the importance of security. If you take credit / debit card payments on your website, you or your web host / developer will have ensured you are PCI-DSS compliant, and you may have become aware of the importance of SSL certificates, how EV certificates increase security and more semi-important technobabble. There are however a number of little simple steps you can do to ensure your shop is secure, and a lot of it isn’t actually that technical at all. Here […]

Top 5 Apps for Retailers

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Today, eCommerce is a very plug-and-play realm. Bespoke builds and heavy customisations are largely a thing-of-the-past; instead there is often a tool out there which solves the piece of the jigsaw which you seek answers to. In this article, we’ve collated a list of the 5 apps, tools and services we feel today’s retailer shouldn’t be without. From increasing buyer-seller communication and after-sales contact, customer loyalty, mobile friendliness and checkout ease, there is something in this list for all. 5. Zopim Launched in 2007, Zopim is a real-time chat service […]

Top 5 Tips for Marketing on Amazon

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The team at ChannelUnity has been helping retailers to manage their online marketplaces since 2009.  6 years of eating and breathing eCommerce have given our team an incredible amount of knowledge about all aspects of eCommerce, and we’re keen to share what we’ve learned. Be the cheapest, or negotiate to become it. When we began helping retailers, Amazon was a lot smaller, and concepts such as ‘repricing’ didn’t exist.  We’ve seen the marketplace change dramatically from one where being present and competitive was good to one where being cheapest seller really […]