Sales

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Making sales isn't that easy. It requires strategy, skill, forecasting and, sometimes, tenacity and patience! Yet when it comes to the success of a business, sales are probably the most obvious factor to focus on. In this section, we'll explore different sales tactics, how you can effectively target your customers, break into new markets and keep growing your revenue.

How to Capitalize on Holiday Marketing Trends

How to Capitalize on Holiday Marketing Trends

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How to Capitalize on Holiday Marketing Trends

Amanda Walls, Director at Cedarwood Digital, shares her tips for capitalizing on holiday trends, including how to create ads that stand out and how free delivery can impact sales figures

Blockchain Solutions to Supply Chain Problems

Blockchain Solutions to Supply Chain Problems

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Blockchain Solutions to Supply Chain Problems

The modern supply chain is facing incredible strain from increased demands from the digital ecosystem. We look at the impact blockchain could have on supply chain management

The Importance of Product Packaging & Branding

The Importance of Product Packaging & Branding

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The Importance of Product Packaging & Branding

Product packaging is crucial for online business to promote their online store, pack their products, and wow their customers. Here are some top tips from the experts

Death Isn't the End for These Startups

Death Isn't the End for These Startups

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Death Isn't the End for These Startups

The only certain things in life: death and taxes. But when it comes to death, the funeral industry is over-charging and under-serving. Two startups explain how they're challenging the status quo

The Revolutionary Subscription Startups

The Revolutionary Subscription Startups

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The Revolutionary Subscription Startups

Vinyl Me, Please and uOpen explain how subscription box services are challenging the status quo in e-commerce with personalised and delivered treats

Top 10 Tips for Doing Your Own Publicity

Top 10 Tips for Doing Your Own Publicity

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Top 10 Tips for Doing Your Own Publicity

Getting effective press coverage for your new business is often tricky. This step-by-step guide shows you how to achieve this quickly, and without spending a fortune

Card Surcharge Ban: How SMEs Can Offset the Cost

Card Surcharge Ban: How SMEs Can Offset the Cost

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Card Surcharge Ban: How SMEs Can Offset the Cost

It's now illegal for businesses to charge customers for debit and credit card payments. How can companies manage the impact of the card surcharge ban?

9 Ways to Cut Your Basket Abandonment Rate

9 Ways to Cut Your Basket Abandonment Rate

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9 Ways to Cut Your Basket Abandonment Rate

Cart abandonment is a common problem for e-commerce businesses. What practical steps can they take to improve their checkout process and boost conversions?

How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

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How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

Startups Casper and Eve have revolutionized the experience of buying a mattress. We discover how the two companies have successfully disrupted the industry

Choosing the Best Payment Options for Your Business

Choosing the Best Payment Options for Your Business

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Choosing the Best Payment Options for Your Business

All businesses need to offer the right payment options to their customers. With a plethora of choices available, what payment options should you consider?

Going Global: the Secrets of International Expansion

Going Global: the Secrets of International Expansion

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Going Global: the Secrets of International Expansion

Expanding overseas can be a daunting prospect for any small business, but a plethora of online tools is enabling companies to compete from the outset

History of E-Commerce

History of E-Commerce

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History of E-Commerce

Think of the history of e-commerce, and you'd probably think of the 1990s. But you'd be wrong. Here's our short guide, from ARPANET to Google algorithms

Amazon Dash and the Internet of Things

Amazon Dash and the Internet of Things

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Amazon Dash and the Internet of Things

With Amazon's release of Dash Buttons in the UK, the internet of things has taken a sharp turn toward commerce and one-touch grocery ordering

The Best WordPress Plugins for E-Commerce Startups

The Best WordPress Plugins for E-Commerce Startups

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The Best WordPress Plugins for E-Commerce Startups

There's a multitude of WordPress plugins that can help e-commerce startups offer customers a seamless shopping experience. Here are four of the best

eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

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eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

Article offering great advice for eBay Sellers who want to boost business – from applying for eBay loans to strategic timing of auctions

The Entrepreneur's Holiday Gift Guide

The Entrepreneur's Holiday Gift Guide

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The Entrepreneur's Holiday Gift Guide

With Black Friday approaching, Christmas gift buying can be a challenge, especially for busy people. So we've trawled the web for you. Here's our top picks.

Indy Traders Love Easy Mobile Payment

Indy Traders Love Easy Mobile Payment

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Indy Traders Love Easy Mobile Payment

Droplet mobile payment app is fintech that's making Christmas trading easier and less costly for independent retailers and their customers.

Best E-commerce Platforms for Small Retailers

Best E-commerce Platforms for Small Retailers

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Best E-commerce Platforms for Small Retailers

When starting your own e-commerce business, picking the right e-commerce platform can be tricky. Here's our guide what we think are some of the best.

Unwrap the Secrets to Online Retail at Christmas

Unwrap the Secrets to Online Retail at Christmas

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Unwrap the Secrets to Online Retail at Christmas

Prezzybox owner, Zak Edwards, opens up about the secrets to a merry Christmas in online retail, and offers wise advice to smaller retailers.

How to Use Content to Drive Sales

How to Use Content to Drive Sales

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How to Use Content to Drive Sales

These days the line between marketing and sales is particularly thin. In this article we look how content can be used to build trust and drive acquisition