How to maximise sales through online shopping channels
Posted on: 03 July 2017
By: Connie Edwards , Marketing Executive
There are a number of things to consider when selling your products through online shopping channels, such as eBay and Amazon.
Firstly you need to be sure that you can meet the potential increase in demand for your products that these channels can generate as you reach new markets. Are you able to fulfil orders quickly and efficiently?
Secondly, if you are processing orders from these channels manually then this can be slow and have potential for errors. Buyers will expect the information presented on your shopping channel to be accurate, showing current stock levels, up-to-date pricing and for you to keep them updated on when their order is processed. With a wide portfolio of products this can become a full-time job just keeping up with changes and amending them individually on each of the channels. This time could be better spent on generating new sales opportunities or focusing on other areas of the business.
The key to effective selling through online shopping channels is having a fully integrated back end system that enables you to update information in one place and then disseminate it in the right format for each channel with the simple click of a button.
Channel Hub, a powerful module within the prof.ITplus ERP software suite from OGL Computer, enables you to do just that. prof.ITplus takes care of all common business processes and brings them together into one central software system to create incredible control, insights and opportunities across the business.
It has a whole host of impressive features and functions, including a fully integrated module to manage your online channel sales, to make your staff significantly more efficient and productive.
The system has been developed and refined based on more than 40 years’ experience and is helping businesses grow sales whilst managing costs.
Here are just a few reasons why OGL’s Shopping Channel Integration module can help your business…
- Auto-sync of stock availability and pricing saves precious input hours
- Reduce likelihood of errors as removes need for multiple data entry
- Process more orders without increasing staff overhead
- Improve customer response times
- Significant time savings from efficient sales order processing
- Increase your market reach through multiple selling channels
- Increase your profit due to accurate product information boosting sales
Find out how our prof.ITplus Channel Hub can take your business to the next level by calling 01299 873 873 to speak to one of our prof.ITplus consultants.