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Online Merchants

What they do:
Conduct retail activities of businesses operating exclusively online. May perform duties such as preparing business strategies, buying merchandise, managing inventory, implementing marketing activities, fulfilling and shipping online orders, and balancing financial records.
On the job, you would:
  • Calculate revenue, sales, and expenses, using financial accounting or spreadsheet software.
  • Compose descriptions of merchandise for posting to online storefront, auction sites, or other shopping Web sites.
  • Prepare or organize online storefront marketing material, including product descriptions or subject lines, optimizing content to search engine criteria.

Knowledge

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Skills

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Abilities

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Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Point of sale POS software
  • CCBill software
  • e-check software
Web page creation and editing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Content management systems CMS software
Sales and marketing software
  • Google AdWords
  • Search engine marketing SEM software

Education

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$66,090
per year, on average
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