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7 Best Practices for Superior Ecommerce Site Search

Our online search behavior has been conditioned by our long association with Microsoft Windows and Mac OS. Our hands and eyes unconsciously seek a magnifying glass in the top menu or sidebar in order to type in our queries. We take it as a given that every website would have a search box—too gaudy, too small, too huge, but a box, nevertheless.

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Ice Makers: Monday Market of the Week

There are some households that can get by with just a couple if ice cube trays. Then there are others that require a never-ending supply of it. Ice cube trays, or even the standard automatic icemaker you find in home refrigerators, just aren't enough to keep up with the demand. And if you entertain regularly? Well, most party beverages require ice, too. And if you run a food or hospitality-related business, you're going to need an industrial-scale solution.   Behold the ice maker! When I... Continue reading

Sick of eBay? Try these alternative places to sell...

Are you fed up with eBay fees, intense competition and constant policy changes? Read this to find out the best and most profitable places to sell. Continue reading

Electric Toothbrush - Monday Market of the Week

Not to sound like your dentist, but everyone should be brushing their teeth at least twice a day. Good oral hygiene is an essential part of anyone's daily routine and shouldn't be taken for granted. And apart from the desire to have a pearly white smile, there are a lot of other reasons to want to care for your teeth: preventing plaque, tartar, cavities, root canals, loss of enamel, periodontal disease, and other problems.  So you see just how important it is to have good dental hygiene.... Continue reading

Why You Shouldn't Compete on Price in eCommerce

Do you feel like you can’t make any money because your item is selling for the same price on Amazon or eBay? I feel your pain. Competition is stiff these days and it can seem like the only way to get ahead is by cutting your prices. However, I’m here to tell you: Don’t do it! Lowering your prices to try and beat these eCommerce giants simple won’t work, and is bad for your business. Continue reading

The Ultimate List of Dollar Store Suppliers

Finding suppliers with prices that are low enough that you can actually make a profit selling items for a dollar isn’t the easiest thing in the world… until now! We've already done the research for you, looking at the most promising suppliers in some of the most popular niches. Continue reading

Baby Bouncers and Swings: Monday Market of the Week

We're going gaga for baby products in the Market Research Lab! Recently, we showed that disposable diapers are a viable niche in a Market of the Week blog post. Now this week, we're looking at baby bouncers and swings! I admire parents and caretakers pacifying a baby by carrying them in their arms. But that's very tiring, for one. And there are also moments that you need your arms free do other important things. And of course, sometimes you can't risk accidentally waking your sleeping... Continue reading
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