Starting OutStarting Out

Starting your online business

Considering online retailing or still trying to figure out all the moving parts? Check out our resources - we're here to help with more than your money.

etsy

How to Accept Online Payments Without a Merchant Account

We break down just what merchant accounts are, how they work, and how you can accept online payments without a merchant account. Read More

freightos

Answers For Your International Freight Questions

We’re often fielding questions on international shipping, so we asked the experts at Freightos - the online freight marketplace - to answer some of the most common. Read More

marketing

How Do I Market My Product Online?

How should you market your product online to reach more customers and sell more? OFX takes a look. Read More

quality inspections

How to do Quality Inspections on Your Amazon Products

Getting sub-5-star reviews and product returns will hurt your business - here's how to ensure the quality of your products. Read More

laptop

How to Get an EIN from Outside the U.S.

If you’re doing business in the US but you aren’t a citizen, you can apply for an EIN to file taxes. Here’s how to get an EIN from outside the US Read More

dummy

How to Start Selling Online

With the right strategy, you can start an online business by selling in-demand products online. Here’s how to use e-commerce to be your own boss. Read More

starting out

Online Payment Systems for Small Business

Let’s take a look at some of the most popular online payment systems for small business, and why not all online payment methods for small business are created equal. Read More

ebay

Beginners guide to selling on marketplaces

Thinking about selling online but don't know where to start? Start here - we'll get you up and running in no time. Read More

dropshipping

What Is Drop Shipping?

When it comes to selling online, drop shipping can be a convenient way to streamline your process. Here’s how to use it to start saving time & money. Read More

landed cost

What Is 'Landed Cost'?

Every eCommerce seller needs to calculate landed costs to raise profit margins. With OFX, you can start to reduce landed costs quickly and easily. Read More

products

Where Do Retailers Get Their Products?

If you are planning on starting an e-commerce business using your own website or a marketplace, consider the pros and cons of each of your inventory sourcing options. Read More