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An Overview of Online Sales Quiz
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Which of the following professionals would not be considered an online merchant?
An Etsy seller who occasionally offers goods at craft fairs
A depression glass collector who sells rare pieces through eBay
A bookstore owner who sells some of his books through Amazon
A graphic designer who applies designs to products available through Zazzle.com
A food truck owner who tweets her truck’s location every day
It is possible to run an online store without ever coming into contact with one of your products.
Which of the following is not a trend associated with online sales?
Sales tools are becoming more powerful and easy to use
Growth in online sales is leveling off
More purchases are being made through mobile devices
More sales platforms are being made available to merchants
Produce-on-demand services are becoming more pervasive
Which of the following is not a perk commonly associated with being an online merchant?
All you have to do is process and fill orders
You have the opportunity leverage your creative talents
You have the ability to create your own schedule
You have the potential to earn passive income
You have the option to work from home
Which of the following things don’t shopkeepers almost always have to manage?
Order fulfillment and shipping
Product design and/or selection
Product curation and presentation
For the purposes of this course, who qualifies as an online merchant?
Anyone who sells goods
Anyone who sells goods (and has made at least $20,000 in profits)
Anyone who sells goods online exclusively
Anyone who sells goods (and has some products available online)
Anyone who sells goods (and maintains a company website)
Which of the following is not a sign that you may have trouble making a profit from your online store?
The products you sell are very trendy
The market is very competitive
There is a lot of price competition within the market
It is labor intensive to ship the product
It is labor intensive to create the product
Which of the following statements is accurate?
It is not easy to manage a profitable online store while also serving as a stay-at-home parenting
It is possible to sell more products simply by lowering prices or paying for an ad campaign
Any type of product can lead to profits
Running an active, profitable online store does not require much time
All of these statements are accurate
It is easy to turn a significant profit from an online store if…
You are very diligent about selling products that lead to profits
You work hard
You hire a PR consultant to help you launch your business
You outsource the production and shipping of goods to third parties
You sell handmade goods
Which of the following is not a product that sells well online?
None of these products sell well
All of these products sell well
An Overview of Online Sales
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