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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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How To Prepare Your Business For Cyber Monday [Infographic]

Written by Doba on October 2, 2013 in Infographics

We compiled this well-designed and well-documented single sheet of information with data gathered from the likes of the National Retail Federation, comScore, Internet Retailer, Shop.org, Adobe and others. Our Cyber Monday infographic should provide you with a bundle of facts and figures that we can pretty much guarantee will make your busiest time of the year less painful and more profitable.

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Meet Doba Customer Eric Nieves: Military Vet and Texas State Trooper

Written by Doba on August 27, 2013 in Online Retailer Spotlight

You know how we’re always advising online retailers to sell what they know best? Well, Eric Nieves is one online merchant who was way ahead of the game when he chose Doba as his start-up’s product sourcing and drop-ship partner.

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Meet Doba Customer Travis Shofner: Killing His Customers With Kindness

Written by Doba on July 17, 2013 in Online Retailer Spotlight

It doesn’t hurt that Travis Shofner spent a decade as a manager within a big-name convenience store chain. That experience helped hone his skills in merchandising, customer service, and making a profit; all of which came in handy when he decided to embrace a new career in online retail.

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Visit us at IRCE 2013

Written by Doba on May 3, 2013 in Company News

Just a heads up, Doba will be operating a booth at this year's Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition in Chicago from June 4th through June 7th and we'd love to see you there, we'll be at booth #1707. 

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Meet Rupesh Sanghavi — His Nook is Books!

Written by Doba on April 3, 2013 in Online Retailer Spotlight

Rupesh Sanghavi has been selling online for nearly 10 years, but it’s the last year-and-a- half that really caught our attention. You see, Rupesh is the founder and CEO of an online retailing enterprise that has hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise sourced and drop-shipped from Doba just last year. At last count, this Über Doba-affiliated merchant (active with us since August 2008) has more than 60 employees working for him in three countries, including the U.S. and India.

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How the World Buys Online [Infographic]

Written by Doba on March 20, 2013 in Infographics

The proportion of online retail purchases to purchases from brick-and-mortar stores is increasing every day. Mobile purchases now constitute a significant percentage of online transactions. We've put together this infographic to highlight current trends in online shopping. What are you doing in your business to take advantage?

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Meet Kelan Kline - A Doba Retailer of Epic Proportions

Written by Doba on March 15, 2013 in Online Retailer Spotlight

Our featured retailer this week is Kelan Kline (EpicBuyz on eBay), a young man whose parents told him he needed to get a job when he was 14 years old. He did just that, grabbing up stuff around the house and selling it on eBay. After emptying the household of everything that wasn’t nailed down, Kelan says he needed to find other items to sell and that’s when he developed an interest in working with suppliers and manufacturers who drop ship.

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How to sell products on Facebook with Doba and Ecwid

Written by Doba on February 25, 2013 in Online Retailer Spotlight

Anyone that’s been keeping an eye on the current happenings of the Facebook commerce arena will tell you that there’s been some major shakeups recently amongst the key players as Ecwid (the largest provider of Facebook stores), absorbed their top competitor, Payvment, as well as Payvment’s customer base. For Doba retailers, it’s a great time to learn how to sell products on Facebook, and how our software integrates with Ecwid to make the process simple. 

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Pay Less for your Inventory: Cutting Merchant Fees with Doba Prepay

Written by Doba on January 18, 2013 in Doba Features and Policies

Big or small, every retailer has at least one challenge in common: they all want to pay as little as possible for their merchandise. For thousands of years, retailers have been asking their suppliers “So how much will this product cost and how can I get it for less?” Whether you're a stay-at-home mom selling on eBay or a massive multinational entity like Amazon, keeping costs down can spell the difference between big bucks and bankruptcy.

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