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15 seconds to up your Dr Who sales on ebay

Dr Who

Seeing eBay promoted on The One Show with Dr Who last night got Seller Dynamics all very excited. Peter Capaldi as Malcolm Tucker meets the time travelling doctor sounds irresistible. Media sellers are already stocking up on box sets of the previous series, and that would seem like a fair thing to do, especially when […]

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Thingimijigs featured in the Guardian


Rachael and Colin White of Thingimijigs were featured in the Guardian this week. I’ve know their business for many years (on the eBay PowerSeller Boards) from way before Tamebay was launched so was absolutely thrilled to see them in the paper. Thingimijigs is “The site for busy mums” and was founded on the premise that […]

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Prepare for a long bank holiday weekend off


There’s a welcome bank holiday weekend coming up, the last chance for a mini-break before the run up to Christmas starts in earnest. One thing you will want to do this year is to make sure you’re on top of your shipping – eBay Defects will be measured as of tomorrow so resist the temptation […]

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myHermes add CSV upload option for Linnworks

myHermes feat

If you are using Linnworks then you can now use myHermes to deliver your parcels with an easy way to upload your delivery information to myHermes in bulk. You can now upload Linnworks CSV files containing details of your orders straight into the myHermes system, so the shipping process can begin. Previously you would have […]

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Windows disconnect Skype on Windows 7 phones


Microsoft have discontinued Skype on all Windows 7 mobile phones in what would appear to be either a genius or an incredibly dumb move. Soon, you’ll no longer be able to sign in and use Skype on any Windows Phone 7 device. Skype now owned by Microsoft is the worlds best used instant messaging and […]

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Book review: Shape up your business from


I’ve always been faintly intrigued by and how they operate. It comes from the Christmas before last when it was clear they were having a stellar seasonal selling month in November and December. So I decided to get in touch because I wanted to write an article about them and how well Christmas was […]

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The Sun Get Kids Coding Google Campaign


The Sun us launched a campaign “Get Kids Coding” in partnership with Google, backed by a host of celebrities including, industry leaders and MPs. The aim is to make coding cool and encourage kids to take up coding as a career. It’s amazing how many jobs require coding skills, everything from social media, music, […]

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Rakuten Play

Last week, Tamebay published a document for merchants that went some way to explaining the transition they are planning from closing down to launching a new marketplace called Many readers who are already paying a subscription to (and were considering renewing it) were surprised to learn that was to be scrapped […]

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Royal Mail plan for earlier collection at 50k post boxes

Post Box

Royal Mail will be changing the way it collects mail from post boxes. Between 45k and 50k of the 115k post boxes will move to earlier collection rounds that will typically be serviced by delivery staff. The earlier times will be between 9am and 3pm. Where changes mean earlier collections, a later collection will be […]

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August Parcel Promo with Collect+

CollectPlus Feat

The August courier price war is hotting up. From Monday 4th August until the 4th of September you can upgrade from the Collect+ 2 working day Standard service for the same price as their Economy service. Terms and conditions, needless to say, apply but it means that you can save up to £1 per parcel […]

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