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8 eCommerce Apps to Help You Start 2014 Off Right
byNovember 1, 2020
At TaxJar, we want to help you automate your sales tax collection and reporting so you can get on with your business. But, of course, your business is about a whole lot more than just sales tax.
In honor of a new year and a new start, we picked out some of our very favorite apps that will help you automate other parts of your eCommerce business. With these apps working for you behind the scenes and in the cloud, you can get back to the fun parts of your business like discovering new products to sell. Or hey, you may even have time to step away from it all and take a vacation!
Stitch Labs – As more and more sellers go multichannel, inventory management becomes a bigger, meaner chore. StitchLabs’ fully integrated backend allows you to manage your inventory, list products and track all of your orders.
Kabbage – Ever tried to apply for a small business loan? Now that Kabbage is here for eCommerce sellers, we can truly say, “don’t bother.” Kabbage uses your sales history, not just your credit score, to advance you funds that can quickly help you grow your eCommerce business. A Kabbage advance is perfect for situations where a little extra cash can help you turn a big profit.
Terapeak – Terapeak’s phenomenal data looks for trends in billions of transactions to help you find a focus for your own eCommerce business. If you need help with pricing, sourcing or just figuring out where your biggest profits lie, you need the analytics that Terapeak can harness.
GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping (formerly Outright) – GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping (GDOB) integrates with the major eCommerce platforms and your business’s financial accounts to help you automate your income and expense tracking. You’ll never miss another tax deduction or forget to record income. GDOB also helps you calculate quarterly estimated taxes due and fill out your Schedule C at the end of the year. Don’t let Tax Day find you without GDOB.
SellerEngine – Amazon sellers should check out SellerEngine’s suite of tools when in need of help sourcing. Smaller-scale sellers may want to check out ProfitBandit, a scanning app to take with you on the go. Avid repricers will appreciate Sellery, an intricate and infinitely customizable repricing app that will ensure you’re profitable at all times.
ShipStation – Shipping is full of hidden pitfalls, especially when you’re just getting started with your eCommerce business. With ShipStation, you can automate your shipping, enjoy discounts and work with the carriers you choose. Best of all, ShipStation keeps track of everything for you, so no more losing track of those nagging shipping details.
Inventory Lab – FBA Sellers, do you spend way too much time looking up sales rank, determining price points, or trying to calculate your bottom line profits? InventoryLab is your assistant in these repetitive, time-consuming tasks. Automate the small stuff and get on with your business!
Shopify – Shopify is your “all in one” option for creating an online store. They help you with everything from initial setup to the day-to-day running of your store, including marketing, SEO, and customer support. . With Shopify, you’re in control and your online store can be as simple or as fancy as you want. And they integrate with TaxJar, too!
We hope this list has given you some ideas for automating your eCommerce business. Did we miss anything? Leave us your app recommendations in the comments!