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Author: Simon Wright

Common eCommerce Startup Mistakes

Online retail has gone from strength to strength over the last decade. When the internet first came onto the scene, however, people were dubious about buying goods online. Thankfully, that mistrust was short-lived, and it wasn't long before entrepreneurs realised the potential of ecommerce, finally seeing a way to beat brick-and-mortar outlets at their own game.   As a result, eCommerce has rocketed in popularity, with an...

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Increasing eCommerce Sales

At Parcelhub we're dedicated to helping small businesses, offering invaluable tips and tricks in a bid to help their online store-fronts find success.   One thing we've noticed many small businesses struggle with during their first forays into the world of e-commerce is converting browsers into buyers. Of course, any traffic coming to your website is good, but in order to capture the market, beef up your...

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eBay PayPal Split Forum

It seemed to be a match made in heaven. The online market eBay and the online payments giant had previously been completely inseparable. Despite pressure to split from both internal and external sources, eBay and PayPal had remained resolutely as one ever since eBay purchased PayPal back in 2002 for a cool $1.5 billion (about £963 million).   That is all to change, however, as eBay announced...

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Faster Parcel Delivery in the UK

Years ago, people made their purchases by visiting a brick and mortar store. As online shopping became more popular, people were willing to wait a few days for their parcel delivery in exchange for the convenience of buying online. They might even have been happy to pay more, if it meant that they didn't have to walk to the shop.   What's changed?   It seems like almost everything...

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