Xiaohongshu, or also known as Little RedBook, is the Chinese equivalent of Search plus Instagram. Recently Xiaohongshu decided to sunset the Taobao and Youzan outbound link setting. This was the feature for sellers to direct traffic to their Taobao and eCommerce website. With over 300 million users on Xiaohongshu, it is one of the fastest-growing advanced social commerce apps on the market. It is a must-have platform if you are running an eCommerce business for selling products to domestic and cross-border Chinese consumers.
eCommerce is continuing booming as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. Search engine facilitates customers access to more product information. When we talk about search engines, Google must be the No.1, with a staggering avg. 90% of the global market share. On the other hand, Baidu holds just 1.45% of the global market share. But it might be a real story depending on which market you are focusing on.
Amazon and Facebook’s shoppable live streams seems just starting to be accepted by consumers in western, but Taobao live has been popular for a few years. I am guessing western thought it was just a kind of TV shopping in the 1st place. The fact tells us it’s time for you to understand the up-to-trend eCommerce marketing approaches being adopted in China. While we discuss eCommerce in China, Taobao China, Tmall China and Tmall Global must be the primary list to talk about.
Social commerce is such a huge part of our lifestyle and also the business world, it can not be easy to forget that last time you rolled the newsfeed or watched the short-form video and bought your favourite organic tea oil. But the rise of the video app TikTok – which has been to rival Instagram in popularity. And in mainland China, Instagram has been blocked for many years, and Douyin is the Chinese version of Tiktok. What should you deploy as an online seller?
You must have concerns regarding whether you can advertise CBD products in digital channels. For example, can you advertise CBD on Facebook or not? I can tell you the answer is yes. But it is possible to advertise CBD with the right approach. CBD entrepreneurs and marketers need to find a way to promote their CBD product in a way that doesn’t interfere with each channel’s ad policy.
Japan’s business-to-consumer e-commerce market is worth $150.1 billion having increased at a single-digit rate since 2015. The e-commerce market is expected to follow a similar growth trajectory to 2021, expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 6.2 percent. As the third-largest online retail and eCommerce market worldwide that is behind China and the US, particularly when RCEP has launched and Japan is one of the members there, many sellers expect more possibilities from Japan and look for business opportunities to grow the business.
Amazon and Rakuten Japan must be two primary channels on the spotlight that sellers are discussing, in particular, which one is better to start. So in this article, I would talk about my review between Rakuten and Amazon Japan from several points of view, such as market share, fee structure, etc. By the end of this piece, you can learn the difference between two platforms and select one to start selling in Japan, which is better as a new seller there.
It might be okay if you manually list and change the product data, which includes the product, inventory, and shipment information on a single channel when you just started selling a few items online. However, your enjoyable days must go away along with your transaction volume going up on multiple online channels because if you are still handling by manual, you will get frustrated in the massive error of inconsistent product information across channels, heavily time-consuming to handle inventory in stock, or out of stock, and logistic for customer order delivery, order refund.
Also, manually managing those data connections is both cumbersome to maintain and dangerously prone to error, because requirements vary from each ad network or a retail marketplace, a web store destination. Once the data feed gets an error or very slow to respond, refresh and update on the destination, you could miss out on a huge chunk of sales and revenue.
Thus, if you want your products to stand out on Amazon, Lazada, Rakuten, Google Shopping, Facebook, ShareASale affiliate network, and others, you’re going to need high quality customized product listing data, inventory data, and order fulfillment data feeds in an automatic format across channels. Today’s most successful sellers maintain a well-oiled machine of feed syndication and data harmonization — with strong pipes and paths that always send the correct data to each and every destination.
In the previous chapter regarding Google Shopping for eCommerce success, we discussed how to optimise your Google Shopping product listing and boost organic traffic and sales. SEO is critical to sustain a business growth and increase ROI, however today agile marketing is essential to make your business succeed, particularly if you’re running an online store and confronting a fierce competition landscape.
Thus, in this article regarding Google Shopping for eCommerce success, I’ll take a month optimisation roadmap case as an example, and walk you through how to run Google Shopping ads, optimise the campaign in order to increase sales and revenue, in particular for the purpose to achieve a good profit margin.
You won’t learn about smart shopping campaigns in this piece, because it’s almost letting you adjust budget and bidding and resting of work are done by Google AI from my point of view, which you can’t really understand your business performance through Google smart shopping campaign. On the other hand, by the end of this article, you can learn macro and granular strategic Google Shopping ads optimization, and when each approach is suggested to use when setting up a real shopping ads campaign.