Why choose Tactical Arbitrage?

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Kennedell Amoo-Gottfried
Published
July 20, 2022
Modified
September 16, 2022
Why choose Tactical Arbitrage?

From the start, the main objective of Tactical Arbitrage has been to provide the best ecommerce arbitrage solution on the market.

Both high-volume sellers and sellers who are just starting out, seek out Tactical Arbitrage since it’s known as the most reliable and effective sourcing tool for finding the widest margins on products - a collection of online tools found nowhere else on the market which as been finely tuned for the sole purpose of generating the best profit and ROI for sellers possible. 

It’s not just the range of options Tactical Arbitrage provides that has made it a trusted name for sellers, but also the fact that we constantly develop our software to stay ahead of our competitors. 

We achieve this by offering the most powerful, wide-ranging, and customizable scraping capability out there. We also keep a close eye on other arbitrage services and make sure we remain best-in-class. 

There are certainly other arbitrage tools in the market, a popular one being Source Mogul. Other service providers like Jungle Scout, which offers a suite of sourcing products, is also popular. From time to time, potential users ask us how their product compares to Tactical Arbitrage - here is what we tell them. 

A trusted tool for sellers at every level

Traditionally, if you’ve been new to the game or unsure about how exactly ecommerce arbitrage works, then products like Source Mogul or Jungle Scout have provided a good service that can be learned easily - both have simple interfaces and quickly understandable functionality.

Products like the ones above provide a pared-down functionality that can work well for those just starting out, who don’t yet know what they’re looking for and can be mostly learned within one day. 

There is a ceiling, however, beyond which more experienced users find they can’t maximize their sourcing dollars or find exactly what they’re looking for. At this stage, Tactical Arbitrage’s suite lets users search deeper and in a much more comprehensive way to find the best opportunities in the market. 

None of that means that you need a high level of expertise to navigate Tactical Arbitrage. Even if you’re a beginner that wants to come straight to us, we provide multiple view configurations - a user-friendly basic view and a more intricate advanced view - that lets users at all levels use our platform with ease and simplicity.

We know that for serious sellers looking to maximize ROI, less is not more – more is more! So we provide over 150 training videos, free weekly training webinars and live chat with a real person to plug in any gaps and make sure you get the most out of it. 

With e-commerce becoming an increasingly international business, Tactical Arbitrage currently covers over 900 sites across seven countries - the US, UK, Canada, France, Spain, Germany, and Italy - while Source Mogul covers just over 400 sites in the US and the UK only. 

Not only does this mean that Tactical Arbitrage has a wider intercontinental reach, but it means that it can cast a far wider net, finding more deals across more than twice as many sites, many of them being lesser-known and as a result are far less competitive. 

Functionality

At Tactical Arbitrage, we really “hang our hat” on functionality, and take pride in providing customers with the greatest features and breadth of data so they can make data-driven buying decisions.

So how do we compare against a competitor like Source Mogul? Well, both products carry out cache searches, which is stored data from live searches that have previously been run on the platform. While not all data is in real-time, cache searches save you time by producing results at lightning speed and help you find items that keep a consistent price so you can buy them again and again.

Unlike Tactical Arbitrage, however, Source Mogul cannot carry out live searches - scans that pull real-time prices and stock information and products not already in cache may be skipped. Cache searches are great, especially on heavily scanned sites but sellers may also need to know today's price today.

Jungle Scout’s popularity among Amazon sellers comes down to its range of features such as: 

  • Product tracker: Shows information on products’ sales history, trends, price etc. 
  • Product database: Provides millions of products to help you to generate ideas.
  • Opportunity finder: Features underexplored market segments. 
  • Browser Extension: Gives relevant product information as you scout through Amazon. 

Jungle Scout is a great resource if you’re just starting as a seller and want an idea of what products are popular enough on Amazon to be worth selling, and it also provides additional services like email campaigns, sales analytics, alerts, keyword help, inventory management and listing building services, but it’s less effective at sourcing from different sites to let you know where you can find those popular products at the cheapest price to maximize profit and ROI. 

While Jungle Scout is useful, Source Mogul is a more directly comparable service as it focuses primarily on arbitrage - here are some of the other major differences between it and Tactical Arbitrage.


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If you’re serious about maximizing returns and taking your Amazon business to the next level then you need a good arbitrage engine, and for that, there is only one real option. 

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About the author
Kennedell Amoo-Gottfried
Kennedell is Head of Account Management, Onboarding, and Operations at Threecolts. He began working in ecommerce in 2020 with OldStreetMedia, where he was General Manager. While getting his MBA from London Business School, he worked as part of Manchester United’s media strategy team and Twitter’s Global Content Partnerships team. He also worked for several years in finance departments for the oil & gas industry before turning his talents to the ecommerce sector.