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How to grow your eCommerce business

With its reduced running costs, simplified marketing and hassle-free shopping, eCommerce is seen by many as the future of retail, representing a win-win situation for consumer and business owner alike. That does not mean, however, that launching a business in this field is entirely straightforward, and eCommerce SMEs come and go with alarming speed.   This is, in part, due to the fact that developing and operating...

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How to improve eBay PowerSeller listing rankings

Out of all of the multi-channel retailers currently operating online, eBay is indisputably one of the most successful. There are currently over 155 million eBay users across the globe and eBay's Global Shipping Programme processes over 220,000 packages every day. In order to tap into this thriving online network and compete with rival eBay PowerSellers, it is important that you tailor each and every one...

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How big is the UK's e-commerce market going to get by 2018?

More good news for the UK eCommerce sector: according to the results of a major new study, it's projected to double in size by 2018. Already, the sector is worth more than £100 billion, a milestone figure reached last year as increasing numbers of people do their shopping online instead of in real-world stores.   Shopping on eCommerce sites totalled £104 billion in 2014, a 14% increase...

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eBay PowerSeller Photography Tips

Lots of eBay sellers and PowerSellers spend a lot of time carefully crafting the written content for their eBay listings, but still make silly mistakes with their photographs. Images can be key in selling your products on eBay, and even eBay PowerSellers can be guilty of making mistakes - but even the smallest of errors could have an impact on whether or not your item...

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Couriers in Nottingham presenting driver vacancies

JOB EXPIRED   The Nottingham branch of Parcelhub courier services has a vacancy for a Collections Driver, based at our Little Tennis Street depot.   The Job   The role involves driving various types of 3.5t vehicles and collecting from our customers' premises throughout the afternoon. The parcels are off loaded, scanned and segregated into various carriers and despatched into their networks that evening.   The person   Drivers are key to the success of...

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eBay Power Seller Shipping Discount

If you’re doing brisk business on eBay, or are thinking of taking the plunge and following in the footsteps of a number of self-made millionaires, then you need to know the essentials of outsourcing and automation. True eBay success is a world away from stuffing parcels and rushing to the Post Office every day; it’s a slick business all of its own.   eBay only hands out...

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JOB EXPIRED   New Role Opportunity - Telesales Executive Location - Dinnington, South Yorkshire Job Type – Permanent, Full-time or Part-time Salary – Negotiable + commission Date Posted – 29th May 2015 Company – Parcelhub Ltd   Due to expansion, Parcelhub Ltd are now looking to recruit an experienced Telesales Executive to identify new and existing prospects, with a view to direct selling on the telephone, in addition to booking appointments for Field Sales...

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eBay Global Shipping Programme

Since 2014, eBay has been rolling out a new approach to international shipping, namely the Global Shipping Programme. They are automatically enrolling their members in the programme, which has an impact on how you use the online auction site as a buyer or a seller.   The aim of the Global Shipping Programme is to encourage more users to make their items available for purchase worldwide. Currently...

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SME

When you're designing your new eCommerce website it's important that you factor in customer usability as well as aesthetics. Of course you need to capture the attention of prospects, but once they've been tempted to browse your site, you should make it easy for them to take that next step and buy your products.   Think about your own experiences on eCommerce sites, what works for you...

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the ebay book essential tips for buying and selling on ebay uk

eBay selling can be a lucrative business, as long as you get it right. There are plenty of eBay PowerSellers that reap the rewards of putting in a lot of hard work and effort into their eBay listings - but what can you do to make sure your listing sells? To help give you the best chance of selling your item on eBay, here are...

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