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Products you should consider selling on Jet.com!

Last week, I reviewed which products you should avoid selling on Jet.com. This week, I will discuss which products you should consider selling on Jet.com and how they compare to Amazon. The following products are cheaper on Jet.com compared to Amazon, and can have the ability to increase your customer traffic: Health and Beauty Products Pet Supplies Electronics Baby Products Furniture Home and Garden Products Household Products Appliances Home Improvement Products Groceries In the health and beauty category, Jet.com won against Amazon in regards to selling cheaper products 86 percent of [...]

Receive guidance about which products to avoid selling on Jet.com!

Although there are millions of options within the Jet.com marketplace, there are certain products that cannot be sold. In order to enhance your experience, here is a list of which types of products to avoid when selling on Jet.com. Happy listing! Products to Avoid When Listing on Jet: Any products that the U.S or state recognizes as illegal cannot be listed on Jet.com. Currently, alcoholic beverages cannot be sold; however, Jet.com will consider selling wine and other alcoholic beverages on its site [...]

Jet Rules Engine – Find ways to make more money on Jet.com with this feature

Jet.com has put more control in the hands of their sellers with a newer feature called their Rules Engine. Here is a quick link to learn more. With the rules engine there are 4 different things you can do: Setup Shipping Distance Rules: This lets you configure how your orders are fulfilled so that the orders are routed to fulfillment nodes to save you the most money on shipping costs. Basket Building Rules: If one of your items make it to [...]

I want to list on Jet.com – where should I keep my images

Within the List on Jet software, you can upload your images as part of the listing process. Each listing can contain up to 8 images and LoJ will store the image for you. Most sellers, however, are already on a sales channel and will be transitioning listings from an existing channel on to Jet.com. In this case, you may just want to use an existing image URL for your new Jet listings to help keep image maintenance as simple [...]

Jet.com acquires Hayneedle to expand the home category

The home category has been a weakness for Amazon as it often loses out ground to smaller competitors such as Wayfair and Hayneedle. Jet.com who is trying to compete with Amazon saw this as a great opportunity and has recently acquired Hayneedle to expand their position in this category. Hayneedle launched in 2002 as a nich home goods shop which expanded into the larger home marketplace it is today. Jet before the acquisition had roughly 800,000 product listings in the [...]

I created my listing on Jet.com and it is under review, now what?

So you have taken the leap and signed up for the free trial. You followed the step by step guide we call the Jet.com Runway integration and have moved your Jet.com seller account from test mode to live mode. You filled in all of the required fields and submitted your listing to Jet.com and when you run the sync you see that the listing is now under review status. Congrats! When you have reached this point this means you are [...]

Creating New Listings on Jet.com – Learn the Listing Status Workflow

Learning a new marketplace will feel like riding a bike, it will feel similar and you will learn it quickly but you do need to learn the new terminology, workflow, required fields and processes to use the new system. This is to walk you through learning some of the basics to listing to Jet.com Required Fields While there are more required fields and recommended fields once you define your Taxonomy (or category) Jet.com requires the following fields to push over a [...]

Acknowledgement – Something you need to know about selling on Jet.com

Unlike other sales channels like eBay or Amazon where once you get the sale, it is yours, Jet.com has a process that after a sale takes place the seller needs to acknowledge the order within 15 minutes to keep the order. If the order is not acknowledged within 15 minutes they could lose the order if there is another seller available to take it. This is a challenge for sellers as a sale could take place at any time and [...]

Looking for a reason to sell on Jet.com – now is the time with no more membership fees

As Jet.com recently moved out of BETA and is trying to mature their model and strategy, another way they have identified to stand out from Amazon and eBay is to now wave their annual fee that was going to be in place to sell on Jet.com. Instead, Jet is planning to make all of their profits from the commissions they receive on each sale within the channel. This change which comes only three months after launch is a great way [...]

Trying to find out how do I list on Jet.com? Look no further!

If you have decided to take the plunge and test out Jet.com as a new marketplace for your online business, the setup and listing process to sell on Jet.com is a little different than you might be used to on common channels like Amazon or eBay. With Jet.com you will need to go through the following process: Register and Apply for your new account. You can do that by clicking here: https://partner.jet.com/ Once you submit based on the Jet.com guidelines, you should [...]