5 Common Dropshipping Mistakes You Need To Avoid

So you’ve decided you want to set up an eCommerce dropshipping store. Now what? Well, you’re not alone on this matter. Dropshipping has grown tremendously over the last couple of years and is now estimated to be the chosen fulfillment model for over 33% of online stores. The prospect of being able to easily sell products online without having to worry about shipping, inventory management or up-front costs is understandably desirable. But, like with most things in life, there’s a catch as around 90% of dropshipping stores fail within their first year of operation. In this blog, we’ll be exploring...

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Questions Every Client Should Ask Before Hiring a Web Design Agency

The quality of your company's website can be make or break in terms of business development – it may hinder or facilitate growth. Therefore making the wrong choice when choosing a new web design agency can be fatal.Over the last couple of months we’ve had an increasing number of clients coming to us unhappy with websites designed by other agencies. Often these clients have paid a big sum of money up front assuming all their dreams will be fulfilled but aren't consulted properly during the development process so end up stuck with a disappointing website. In most of these situations,...

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Mastermindset Webinar: How to Read Your Customer’s Mind (And Sell More)

Meet the Mind Reading Experts                     Martin Lucas (Chief Executive Officer) and Simon Jack (Chief Science Officer) of Mastermindset. They have created 6 businesses (4 together), published 2 books, received 16 awards and solved problems for 100s of companies. They use psychology, science, behavioural economics, emotional intelligence and mathematics to examine what drives behaviours in any given marketplace. They begin with the underlying premise that behaviours are manifestations of how we think and act. They are demonstrations of prior actions and beliefs.Humans are Irrational Creatures More often than not, human behaviour defies...

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How to grow ebay sales in 2017 with some really easy processes

At the recent OnlineSellerUK meetup in Manchester, we did a presentation aimed to help sellers grow ebay sales in 2017 with some handy processes, tips and techniques.The areas we covered included: What tools can you use to research? Easy routes to export for growth Getting the basics right Active content changes Other marketplace opportunitiesYou can view the slides here: Grow your ebay sales in 2017 with some really easy processes from Darren Ratcliffe We had another great turnout for our seller meetup event and if you'd like to know when the next one is, why not check out...

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Digitl and Department for International Trade team up to get Britain exporting

In December we were really excited to run the first of a series of Workshops with the Department for International Trade North West aimed at helping businesses export for the first time.The first half-day workshop took place at Workplace at Churchgate House in Manchester, home of the Manchester Growth Company and 20 businesses attended to learn more about how to use marketplaces such as ebay and Amazon to open their businesses up to new customers overseas.The topics we covered included: The common threads when starting to grow your sales internationally Getting started with selling on ebay Getting started with selling on Amazon Setting...

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