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Title Builder: Simple & Powerful Titles Generator

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Elad Darmon is a programmer and an eBay seller and like all sellers is always looking for ways to improve his listings. That’s why he’s created a tool for eBay sellers called Title Builder. It’s an incredibly simple tool to use and good for eBay, Amazon, Etsy, Google, your website or any other marketplace you […]

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A personal post: could you be the donor Nikki needs?

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I hope you will forgive such a post. It’s a personal favour I’m asking of you all on behalf of a friend. I know Tamebay readers to be benevolent and generous people, so I crave your indulgence for a few moments because you may be able to help. Nikki, a mum who lives in Brighton, […]

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VouchID Identity Verification Checking Service

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With fraud affecting 1 in 4 small businesses every year causing a loss of £18.9billion last year alone, 192.com have now enabled small businesses to protect themselves against fraud with online Identity Checking service, VouchID. 192.com is the UK’s most awarded online directory, helping find people, businesses and places for 20 million users every month. […]

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Twitter testing a marketplace “Buy” button

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Twitter has started to enable ecommerce merchants to sell on their micro-blogging platform. Starting with a small group of artists, brands, and nonprofit organizations, a small percentage of U.S. users (that will grow over time), will see some tweets featuring a “Buy” button, letting them buy directly from the Tweet. The idea is that users […]

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24 Tips For Marketing Your Own Web Store

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So you have a website. What next? How do you get potential buyers to even know that you have a website and the products that they’re wanting to buy? WebRetailer editor Andy Geldman asked twenty ecommerce sellers, consultants and suppliers to give their top tips for getting started marketing your own web store. They gave […]

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Online trader jailed for tax avoidance

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A Manchester based online trader has just been jailed for failing to register as self employed and pay income tax and VAT. According to TheBusinessDesk he wasn’t a casual trader, having turned over some £1.4m and owing a touch under £300k in unpaid taxes and interest. Apparently he was caught by HMRC’s efforts to stamp […]

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The latest on the Royal Mail Post Box collections

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I bet some of you will have discovered similar labels on your local post box recently. I saw this label today. We reported that there would be changes to post box collections coming soon and we weren’t that alarmed or annoyed. Here’s the post we made a few weeks back. Interestingly, looking at the communiques […]

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Enterprise Nation open London HQ

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Business network and campaigning organisation Enterprise Nation will be opening a London HQ this week at Somerset House. The suite of rooms will form a hub for small businesses and offer a venue for events and training specifically honed for start-ups and SMEs. I haven’t been to have a nosey yet but hope to soon […]

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Facebook Ads: The Easy Social Shop way

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If you want to do a test run with Facebook Ads then the guys at Easy Social Shop have made it… well easy for you! You’ll need to sign up for an Easy Social Shop (which we previously wrote about and is totally free). That will import your products from eBay, Etsy, Amazon, Shopify or […]

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Enterprise Nation launch survey for home based businesses

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There have never been more self-employed people, operating businesses from home, than there are today. It’s a long-term trend that has been fuelled by high unemployment in recent years as well as changing work patterns. To complete the survey, visit the website. But what is the nature of the ecosystem? Who are they? What are […]

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