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Royal Mail launches Mailshotmaker marketing tool for SMEs

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Royal Mail has launched It’s an online tool for small businesses to create their own professional, cost-effective mailshots. You can use to design and send mailshots to consumers from as little as 49p per mailing (including postage). There is no minimum volume or contract required. The features include: – Multiple formats – A5 […]

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Google Chrome to kill off Adobe Flash by 2017

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Google are to start blocking all Flash content on websites around the world in their Chrome browser towards the end of the year. Even sooner, they’ll stop defaulting to Flash and if a website has an HTML5 alternative they’ll start serving the more modern code by default. Google had already announced that they’ll no longer […]

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Parcelforce new ‘Quote and Book’ and Tracking updates


Parcelforce have introduced a new ‘Quote and Book’ service to make it easier for you to find the best price and service option for a parcel delivery. You can now get a quote; compare delivery options and prices at a glance; check the validity of the postcode entered; and book a collection – all in […]

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Mento price cuts and exclusive discount code


Mento, the Social Media tool for Online Sellers, have released an updated set of prices for their product. On top of their free 14-day trial of their Pro plan, They have reduced the cost of a Standard subscription to £9.99 per month, a Pro subscription will now cost you £19.99 per month, and an enterprise […]

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Royal Mail miss QoS target in Q4 due to Black Friday & Weather

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Royal Mail missed it’s Quality Of Service target for 1st Class Mail by just 0.5% (92.5% against a target of 93%) in the fourth quarter of last year. They exceeded their 2nd Class Mail target by 0.3% (98.8 against a target of 98.5%). Royal Mail point to two factors, without which they would have exceeded […]

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Have you checked you Google product feed for missing GTINs?

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From today Google will disapproved ads for new products which don’t include Product Identifiers – that is a GTIN, Brand and Manufacturers Part Number (MPN). If you target Australia, Brazil, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, or the US then you have to include the GTIN in your […]

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Tamebay on BBC Radio Solent 12.05pm Monday 16th May 2016

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It’s been a busy weekend with Tamebay, on Saturday I was up in Birmingham visiting eBay Shop Live!, Sunday saw me in London at Olympia talking in the ShopTalk at the Pulse design exhibition and tomorrow I’m driving down to Southampton to talk on BBC Radio Solent giving advice to consumers on how to sell […]

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