The UK: The most succcessful economy in the EU


“The European Commission is penalising Britain for taking tough decisions, putting in place a long-term economic plan and for having the most successful economy in the EU, while actually rewarding France for being an economic basket case“. That’s according to Syed Kamall, the leader of Conservative MEPs. His comments come after it was revealed today […]

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Building An Email Marketing Plan webinar, 27/10/14

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On Monday, John Hayes of iContact will be leading a webinar called Building An Email Marketing Plan for the Holiday Season. You can sign up and read all the details here. And to avoid all confusion, owing to the clocks changing in Europe but not in the States (that’s a week later) 11am EDT this […]

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Etsy Credit Card Reader for iOS and Android

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Etsy have just launched a card reader to enable Etsy Merchants to accept payments anywhere that they have a mobile phone signal. Unlike the PayPal Here card reader, The Sell on Etsy card reader is free, if you qualify Etsy will simply mail you a card reader at no charge. Not only that but with […]

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Are your Amazon sales slowing down?

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Amazon have just reported their last quarter results and appear to be growing more slowly than in the recent past. They posted a loss of almost half a billion dollars in the last quarter and sales came in at $20.58 billion short of the analyst expectations of $20.84 billion. Worse still for the all important […]

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HMRC trawl for non-registered eBay businesses


HMRC are having another round of chasing down eBay sellers who may not be paying their taxes. We’ve now had three reports from sellers who have received an email from HMRC, addressed to their eBay ID and entitled “Are you selling items online? Do you know what to do?” The email explains “We have already […]

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Brightpearl adjust pricing plans

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Brightpearl have released a new pricing plan which they say is “better aligned to the real costs of providing great service while remaining a great value to successful merchants“. They’ve explained that “analysis shows that the costs of supporting new customers (especially the very small ones) during their selection process coupled with the costs of […]

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Abandoned Baskets Webinar, 4/11/14

bronto and Bronto will be hosting a webinar on the 4th November entitled “Abandoned Baskets: Are You Prepared to Engage?” You can find the full blurb and book a place here. But in short, this is what you can expect: “In the world of online retail, abandonment messages have been the leading strategy for significantly […]

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Tamebay Ecommerce Guide 2015 Kick-off

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It’s that time of year again when Chris and I start compiling the Tamebay Ecommerce Guide for the subsequent year and that also means that we need your help. If you’re not familiar with the Tamebay Guide, check it out. It’s packed full of information from dozens of companies that can help you develop your […]

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SEO for Online Sellers, Carmarthen. 8/11/14


It’s all go in Wales with their ongoing series of ecommerce workshops and seminars organised by Software Alliance Wales. The next session will consider SEO (search engine optimisation and how that’s relevant to ecommerce SMEs. To find out more and bag a free places (if you’re resident in Wales), check out this page and the […]

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