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.

Digital Marketing Tactics for E-commerce Websites

Digital Marketing Tactics for E-commerce Websites

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Digital Marketing Tactics for E-commerce Websites

Marc Swann, Search Director at SEO agency Glass Digital, shares five digital marketing tactics to make your e-commerce website stand out from the crowd

Getting the Most out of Your Sales Team

Getting the Most out of Your Sales Team

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Getting the Most out of Your Sales Team

Ian Clark from Frank Recruitment Group shares his top tips on how to get the most out of your sales team, including management techniques and goal-setting

5 Sales Podcasts You Should Listen to in 2019

5 Sales Podcasts You Should Listen to in 2019

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5 Sales Podcasts You Should Listen to in 2019

If you're looking for ways to motivate your sales team, we have the perfect fix - a list of the best sales podcasts of 2019

A Guide to Choosing a Web Host Provider 

A Guide to Choosing a Web Host Provider 

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A Guide to Choosing a Web Host Provider 

Kerry Leigh Harrison of UK Web Host Review talks us through the process of choosing a web host provider, covering the different types of website hosting available and how to prioritize functionality according to business needs

How to Write & Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch

How to Write & Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch

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How to Write & Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch

Arden University's Alison Watson reveals how small business owners can develop their presentation skills to capture the attention of investors when delivering a business pitch

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