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Win £500 Post Office Drop & Go Credit

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If you use Twitter and fancy a £500 Post Office Drop & Go credit applied to your account, this competition might be just the thing for you. ALl you have to do is retweet the below tweet to be entered into a prize draw and you’ll win £500 if your number comes up. The tweet […]

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Royal Mail DMO system not working today

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According to reports from ecommerce traders and an email from Royal Mail to users, the DMO (despatch manager online) system hasn’t been working properly today causing considerable seller headaches. In an email to user, Royal Mail said: “Some users are unable to select domestic services Royal Mail 24 and Royal Mail 48 options; this includes […]

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Online Seller Wales event – Newport, 30th April


Online Seller Wales will be holding another of their highly successful meet-ups in Newport on the 30th April. For full details and to book a place, visit the official site. Not only is there the chance to meet fellow sellers and network but there will also be several talks on the night: Grow your International […]

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MyHermes boost delivery info for parcel recipients

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MyHermes will be be improving the information available to parcel recipients with its new Parcel Manager service. They say that retailers will be able to enhance the customer experience as well as reduce the number of delivery queries with the new service. Parcel Manager enables retailers to automatically send dual-branded emails to customers at defined […]

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Royal Mail price check calculator app updated

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With the massive changes in the Royal Mail tariff that came in on Monday, many people have been scratching their heads about what the new prices are for particular products. It doesn’t help that Royal Mail hasn’t been entirely clear itself on some of the changes. And the changes are very different if you’re a […]

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Sending a 15kg parcel to Australia £23.21 with parcel2go


It’s really noticeable that there is a lot of activity out there in the courier and carriage sector. Whether it’s the increase of drop shops, competitive price changes or innovative new services. It’s also interesting to see the development of international services and cross border trade becomes more interesting to ecommerce sellers. That’s why this […]

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Is building your own webstore really a good idea?

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In the face of eBay’s recent announcements requiring mandatory managed returns and introducing new criteria regarding defects, many sellers here on Tamebay have said they will be investing in the development of their own ecommerce websites. The attraction is obvious. It means freedom to make your own decisions, the liberty from rules and fees and […]

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You can soon bag a .london domain


The rolling out of new domain suffixes continues and one of interest caught my idea today, that will be of interest to businesses located in Great Britain’s capital city. From April 29th, you can get your grubby mitts on a .london domain. Alex Kinchin-Smith, Director of dot London says of the change: “London is one […]

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