How to Start an Amazon Charity Shop

If you want to start selling some of your donated items online, Amazon is a great place to begin. It’s easy to create your own charity business on their marketplace, and they have a huge audience of potential buyers ready and waiting. You’ll be able to get your products in front of so many more…

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How Stock Management Software Transforms Charity eCommerce

As a traditional charity shop, you probably already have some form of stock management as part of your day to day operations. It’s absolutely necessary to be organised with your stock, especially when you’re accepting new donations all the time. It might just be as simple as organising into categories, distributing to local stores, and…

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The Benefits of Multi-Channel Retail for Charities

If your charity is thinking about expanding its operations and looking for ways to reach a wider audience, increase sales and boost profits, then multi-channel retail is definitely something you should be investing in. There many different benefits to multi-channel selling, and with the right tools and software to support your charity, you could be…

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Should your charity store offer online discounts?

If you’ve decided that your charity shop should sell its donated items online, one of the questions you’re likely to ask yourself is whether or not you should offer discounts or run a sale. One look around online stores and marketplaces like Amazon and eBay, and it’s clear there are discounts everywhere. Special offers, reduced…

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How to find, upload and optimise images for online charity selling

When your charity decides to start selling some of its donated items online, one of the first areas you’re going to want to focus on is the images. Why? Because images are hugely important when selling on marketplaces like Amazon and eBay. Better images get more clicks through to your product page. They get more…

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How to optimise your product descriptions on eBay and Amazon

When a customer is looking for a specific product on Amazon or eBay, the first thing they typically do is to search for it. Both marketplaces have powerful search engines to interpret what a user has typed into the search box and provide the most relevant products possible. They both use algorithms to determine which…

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Why Feedback Is So Important on Amazon and eBay

Before you set up an online charity shop or a marketplace account and start selling donated goods to a wider audience, you’ll need to make sure you and your staff understand the importance of feedback. Feedback – or seller ratings – is a key part of the online experience for marketplaces like Amazon and eBay,…

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Understanding Fees and Pricing Plans on Amazon, eBay and Shopify

If you’re considering online selling for your charity shop, you’ll want to make sure you understand everything that’s involved. Although selling used goods on marketplaces like Amazon, eBay, Shopify and Etsy is really simple – and a great way to increase profits for your charity shop – it can cost you time and money. And…

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The best Shopify apps and add-ons for charities

One of the best things about setting up an online Shopify store for your charity shop is the ability to customise it. And with pre-built apps and add-ons, it’s really easy to enhance your online web presence, sell more donated goods, and increase your profits. Here are some of the most popular and most effective…

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How to Customise Your Shopify Theme

Shopify is a great platform for charities who want to expand their operations, reach a wider audience and sell online. It’s gives you an online shop right out of the box, with everything you need to get started selling donated goods in a matter of minutes. But although there are some great themes on Shopify…

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