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Countrywide farmers sign up to Doddle


Countrywide Farmers, a supplier of products and services to the rural community, is one of the first retailers in the UK to offer Doddle‘s delivery solution to their customers. Online shoppers can now opt to have their Countrywide purchases delivered to a Doddle parcel shop. Brian McArdle, Online Channel Manager for Countrywide said: “The majority […]

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Check out Bronto’s 10 point ecommerce marketing checklist


Online marketing firm Bronto has published a guide to help you ensure you’re not a dinosaur who it comes to marketing your online business. The health check includes a checklist to evaluate your current marketing messaging, key takeaways for a successful email marketing action plan and real life examples of success to inspire you. As […]

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Join in the Guardian’s Small Business Showcase

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The Guardian newspaper is looking for SMEs up and down the land to join in and share valuable tips and best practices with other SMEs as part of a Small Business Showcase event. As the Guardian says: “The Small Business Showcase is your chance to show fellow business owners and our panel of judges what […]

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Should you be using Live Chat on your website?


Do you have a chat facility on your website? Does it increase sales and customer satisfaction? We asked Marta from Userlike what difference a live chat service can make, how easy it is to install and use and what would it cost for a typical Tamebay reader to get started with Userlike.   What are […]

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myHermes “Quick Send” & integrate Shopify

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myHermes have added Shopify as the latest e-commerce platform to be fully integrated with their website, in addition to exisitng eBay, Amazon and ChannelAdvisor integrations. They’ve also introduced a time-saving Quick Send feature to make shipping parcels faster and easier than ever. myHermes and Shopify Shopify is a web-based shop front allowing SMEs and internet-based […]

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Parcel2Go 20kg Parcel £1.00 Delivery Offer


If you’ve got some parcels to send this week then it’s worth taking a look at Parcel2Go and their latest offer. It’s a locker to door delivery service for up to 20kg with InPost at a cost of just £1.00 (£1.20 including VAT). You’ll need to take your parcel to your nearest InPost location, they […]

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Ultimate Dealer, Channel 4, 4.30pm weekdays

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I’ve just caught up with last weeks episodes of Ultimate Dealer, the show we first wrote about last Novemeber, when they were looking for traders to participate. It’s a 30 minute 5 times a week show and as well as catching up with last week’s action on 4oD, you can watch the show live on […]

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What do you do with unsaleable stock?


Sunday will see many sitting down at 7pm to watch the World Cup final on the tellybox and I suspect many England supporters will be lamenting the fact England were so rubbish. None more so however, than the thousands of sellers who stocked up on England merchandise and are now stuck with it desperate to […]

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Is your business successful and how do you measure success?


Glenn is a reader and regular commenter on Tamebay and sometimes he writes for us, sharing his experiences as an ecommerce trader. Today he asks what does success mean for you? I have been successfully selling online for over 7 years, but my definition of success might be different to other sellers. Profit has to […]

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