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An Overview of Online Sales Quiz
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For the purposes of this course, who qualifies as an online merchant?
Anyone who sells goods
Anyone who sells goods (and has some products available online)
Anyone who sells goods online exclusively
Anyone who sells goods (and has made at least $20,000 in profits)
Anyone who sells goods (and maintains a company website)
Which of the following is not a perk commonly associated with being an online merchant?
You have the option to work from home
You have the ability to create your own schedule
You have the opportunity leverage your creative talents
All you have to do is process and fill orders
You have the potential to earn passive income
Which of the following professionals would not be considered an online merchant?
A graphic designer who applies designs to products available through Zazzle.com
A depression glass collector who sells rare pieces through eBay
A food truck owner who tweets her truck’s location every day
A bookstore owner who sells some of his books through Amazon
An Etsy seller who occasionally offers goods at craft fairs
Which of the following is not a trend associated with online sales?
Growth in online sales is leveling off
Sales tools are becoming more powerful and easy to use
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
It is easy to turn a significant profit from an online store if…
You outsource the production and shipping of goods to third parties
You sell handmade goods
You work hard
You hire a PR consultant to help you launch your business
You are very diligent about selling products that lead to profits
Which of the following statements is accurate?
Running an active, profitable online store does not require much time
Any type of product can lead to profits
It is possible to sell more products simply by lowering prices or paying for an ad campaign
It is not easy to manage a profitable online store while also serving as a stay-at-home parenting
All of these statements are accurate
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 sign that you may have trouble making a profit from your online store?
There is a lot of price competition within the market
It is labor intensive to create the product
It is labor intensive to ship the product
The products you sell are very trendy
The market is very competitive
Which of the following is not a product that sells well online?
All of these products sell well
None of these products sell well
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
An Overview of Online Sales
Vetting Standards for Online Merchants
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Reporting and Amending Credential Violations
Peer Review-Based Vetting
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