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The Future of Product Sourcing is in the Cloud

Written by Doba on February 2, 2017 in Strategies & Tips

Harness the Power of Data Automation to Slash Overhead, Increase Speed to Market, and Propel Your eCommerce Sales

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2016 Holiday Shipping Cutoff Dates

Written by Doba on November 28, 2016 in Strategies & Tips

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How Solo Stove captured 474 emails with Heyo

Written by Doba on February 17, 2015 in Online Retailer Spotlight


Meet Heyo customer Jeff Jan, owner and president of, a company that sells wood-burning camping stoves and accessories. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Solo Stove was already working with a fan base in the tens of thousands. What Jeff wanted to do was increase email capture through a sweepstakes on the Solo Stove Facebook fan page, in order to improve their email marketing reach.

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Curb shopping cart abandonment

Written by Doba on August 25, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online


In traditional retailing, customers rarely abandon their shopping carts. They may take one or two items out at the last minute, but you don’t see many full shopping carts just sitting in the aisles. Online retailers, on the other hand, estimate that 30 to 35 percent of shoppers leave their shopping carts behind.

A well-designed checkout process can reduce these abandonment rates significantly. This article offers some suggestions.

Streamline the checkout process

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Meet our Newest Supplier, Allied Vaughn

Written by Doba on June 10, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

Doba is pleased to announce that Allied Vaughn has added a wide selection of titles from the content libraries of select studios, networks, record labels and content publishers. Many of these publishers include common house hold names like The Warner Archive Collection, MGM Limited Edition Collection, Sony Choice Collection, Fox Cinema Archives Collection, Universal Vault Series, Disney Educational and many more. With Allied Vaughn you get access to television seasons and collections from networks like CBS, HBO and MTV.

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The Data Export Tool: A powerful feature available to all Doba retailers

Written by Doba on May 23, 2014 in Doba Features and Policies

Overview of the Data Export Tool

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Top Five Online Retail Blunders

Written by Doba on March 26, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

Online retailers can make a lot of money by providing customers with low prices, quick delivery and easy access to products that may be difficult to get in physical stores. However, many online retailers make mistakes that cause customers to lose interest in the store or buy from the competition. If you have an online retail store, make sure you don't engage in any of these top five online retail blunders.

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The Four Most Common Branding Mistakes

Written by Doba on March 17, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

As a small business owner, you have to wear a lot of different hats, and marketing is probably not your area of expertise. Here are four of the most common branding mistakes that small business owners make, together with some actionable tips that will get you on the right path for shaping customer perception:

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5 Tips for Taking Better Product Photos

Written by Doba on February 27, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

If you are new to selling products online, you might be wondering how best to present pictures of what you sell on your ecommerce site. As you might assume, featuring great product photos on your website is of utmost importance if you expect to sell anything. Whether you sell items on Etsy, eBay, or any other website, you can benefit from these simple tips for improving your product photos.

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Phone Support Hours on October 25th

Written by Doba on October 21, 2013 in Company News

Just a quick announcement that our company will be celebrating Doba Day this upcoming Friday (October 25th) and, consequently, we'll only be offering phone support between 7am and 9am that morning.

If you need assistance throughout the day, we'll still have agents operating our Live Chat support (found in the Help Center once you've logged in to your Doba account) throughout the entire day. We will also do our best to respond to emails received over the course of the day.

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