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eBay or Amazon?. Making the best choice when taking your retail business online Skip McGrath www.skipmcgrath.com. eBay. Annual Sales (GMV) $60 BILLION ($2000 per second) eBay Sites in 30 Countries Approx 600,000 Active Sellers 90 Million Registered Members 37 Merchandise Categories

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Ebay or amazon

eBay or Amazon?

Making the best choice when taking your retail business online

Skip McGrath

www.skipmcgrath.com


Ebay or amazon

eBay

  • Annual Sales (GMV) $60 BILLION($2000 per second)

  • eBay Sites in 30 Countries

  • Approx 600,000 Active Sellers

  • 90 Million Registered Members

  • 37 Merchandise Categories

  • Owns PayPal – largest online merchant processor

  • Community Based membership focus


Ebay for retailers

eBay for Retailers

  • Three selling formats:

    • Auction

    • Fixed Price

    • Store

  • Listing Fees

  • Final Value (selling) Fee

  • Optional promo Fees


Ebay for retailers1

eBay for Retailers

Fee Overview $50 Crockpot

Listing fee$0.35

Final Value Fee 4.50

PayPal Fee 1.28

Total Selling Fees$6.13 (12.25%)


Ebay for retailers2

eBay for Retailers

Fee Overview $10 DVD

Listing fee$0.20

Final Value Fee 1.20

PayPal Fee .50

Total Selling Fees$1.90 (19%)


Amazon

Amazon

  • The Amazon is the largest and densest rainforest on earth

  • The Amazon covers 2.5 million miles, about the size of the USA west of the Mississippi

  • If the Amazon were a country, it would be the 9th largest on earth

  • Each minute the Amazon River discharges 3.4 million gallons of water into the Atlantic, 14 times the discharge of the Mississippi


The other amazon

The Other Amazon

  • Annual Sales (GMV) $24.5 BILLION

  • Largest Media Seller in the World

  • Operates in US, UK, Germany, France, Japan & China(Has shipped goods to over 200 countries)

  • Approx 1.4 Million Active Sellers

  • 45 Million Registered Members (estimate)

  • 12 Major Product Categories

  • Processes payments for merchants

  • STRATEGIC FOCUS: Low Price ~ Superior Service


Amazon1

Amazon

  • One Selling Format

  • New and Used Goods

  • Two Types of Accounts

    • Basic Free Account

    • Paid Professional Account

  • No Listing Fee

  • Listings last 60-days

  • Amazon processes payments

  • A-Z Guarantee means sellers must offer no questions asked refunds


Amazon for retailers

Amazon for Retailers

Fee Overview $50 Crockpot

Listing fee$0.00

Final Value Fee 7.50

Payment Processing Fee 0.00

Total Selling Fees$8.10 (15%)


Amazon for retailers1

Amazon for Retailers

Fee Overview $10 Music CD

Listing fee$0.00

Final Value Fee 2.30

Payment Processing Fee 0.00

Total Selling Fees $2.30 (23%)


Ebay vs amazon fees

eBay vs. Amazon Fees


Ebay vs amazon seller s comparison

eBay vs. Amazon ~ Seller’s Comparison

eBay

  • High touch customer service

  • Seller collects payment and has payment risk

  • Sellers have to “earn” their selling position

  • Sellers determine shipping & handling cost

  • Flexibility through auctions, FP, Second Chance Offer and Make Offer

  • Seller Determines Return Policy

  • Lower Fees


Ebay vs amazon seller s comparison1

eBay vs. Amazon ~ Seller’s Comparison

Amazon

  • Higher fees

  • Fixed price format only

  • Amazon collects payment and takes payment risk

  • Lowest price gets search visibility

  • Amazon does most of the customer service

  • Amazon sets the shipping cost

  • Seller must honor A to Z Guarantee


Ebay vs amazon product fulfillment

eBay vs. Amazon ~ Product Fulfillment

Amazon

  • Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA)

  • Product qualifies for Amazon Prime

  • With FBA you can ship to eBay, Amazon or any customer from any venue – but shipped in Amazon box

  • Seller supplies labels and bar codes

  • Ad message inserts prohibited


Ebay vs amazon product fulfillment1

eBay vs. Amazon ~ Product Fulfillment

eBay

  • Shipwire

  • Independent company but integrates with eBay checkout

  • More flexible and slightly less expensive

  • Products shipped in plain box or your custom box

  • Advertising messaging inserts allowed


Www skipmcgrath com

www.SkipMcGrath.com

  • Books and training courses for eBay, Amazon and small website sellers

  • Free twice-monthly Newsletter

  • Tons of free material

  • Blog.skipmcgrath.com

  • Available for Workshops and Seminars


Thank you

Thank You !

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