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Top 10 Parts eCommerce Resources from 2016

Over the past year, we’ve put out TONS of helpful articles through the RevolutionParts resource center to help dealers boost parts sales online. From fraud prevention to shipping efficiency, we’ve covered it all in our weekly eCommerce resource newsletter.

In case you missed them, here are the most popular articles from 2016.


7 Pricing Mistakes that are Hurting your Parts eCommerce Store

It goes without saying that pricing plays a huge factor in determining the profits for your auto parts eCommerce web store. Truth be told, pricing at the parts counter is way different than pricing online. This article goes into detail about the most common mistakes we see Parts Managers make when selling parts online. And, of course, tips on how to fix those problems.

FREE EBOOK: The Top 8 Pricing Mistakes Parts Managers Make with Parts eCommerce


5 Types of Coupon that will Drive Sales to your Parts Website

What’s more exciting than a discount? Customers love to get coupons and it’s a powerful tactic for drawing them back to your auto parts eCommerce store. This article lists 5 different types of coupon you can try setting up to sell more parts online.


8 Tricks to Avoid Overpaying for Shipping

When you pay less for shipping, everyone wins. It’s less cut into your profits, for one. And many parts managers choose to pass those savings onto their customers in order to keep them coming back. Here are some tricks for slashing your shipping price by paying less for boxes, carrier fees, and more.


Top 3 Mistakes that New Auto Part Sellers Make on eBay Motors

Selling on eBay is easy enough, but it does take a bit of know-how in order to become a part selling pro on eBay Motors. These are some of the mistakes that we see parts managers make when they first decide to sell auto parts on eBay.


How to Boost the Google Ranking on your Parts Website in 6 Easy Steps

In order to sell more auto parts online, the first step is getting FOUND. Customers can’t buy from your automotive eCommerce store if they don’t know it exists. Getting your parts website onto the first page of Google search results is a great place to start. This article covers some easy steps you can take to improve your website SEO and rank higher on Google.

RELATED: The Quick and Easy Guide to Marketing with Google for Parts Managers

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8 Extremely Useful RevolutionParts Features You Might Not Know About

The best auto parts eCommerce solution does more than just a simple catalog and website. In order to make your part selling journey as easy and efficient as possible, we’ve listened to dealer requests over the years and implemented tons of cool features into the RevolutionParts platform.



6 Reasons to Sell Auto Parts on eBay

With one of the largest regular customer bases on the internet, eBay is a fantastic place to sell auto parts (especially obsolete parts!). In case you’ve been wondering about what your dealership can gain by selling parts on eBay Motors, here are some of the best reasons why it’s such a smart idea.


Two Experts’ Predictions for the Future of Automotive eCommerce

Is the future of selling auto parts with eCommerce a bright one? These experts predict a growing shift toward online parts sales. Read about their predictions for mobile shopping, parts & accessory sales, and OEM involvement in the coming years.

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5 Steps for Building a Powerful Pricing Table for your Parts Website

Even though a pricing matrix (also known as a pricing table) can optimize parts sales and improve margins, surprisingly few dealers are taking advantage of it. A powerful pricing table balances out your online prices, so low-priced items aren’t too low and high-priced items aren’t too high. Here’s a step-by-step guide for building your very own pricing matrix.


How to Ship More Auto Parts with Less Staff

We’ve had a lot of dealers tell us that even though the RevolutionParts solution is efficient and easy to use, they’ve been SO BUSY ever since they started selling parts online—simply because of all the orders that pour in every day. If that’s the case for you, you don’t always have to hire new staff to deal with it. Pick up these time-saving tips and tricks to cut down on the time it takes to package orders.