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By Chris Dawson March 9, 2018 - 12:09 am

Harnessing volatility: maximising profitability on international ecommerce sales

There are many benefits for marketplace retailers to take the opportunity to start selling overseas, including opening up a greater customer base, helping tackle seasonality problems, not to mention having a potential positive impact on profitability. However it also harvests many challenges such as language

8: Legal

As an eSeller you have many rules and regulations to contend with when selling in the UK, let alone elsewhere in the world. While the Brexit vote may well yet throw up some changes to the law, this chapter looks at what you have to

7: Retain and Expand

Now you have set up an ecommerce site and began promotion, you need to retain a cabal of loyal customers in order for your business to grow. In the seventh section of the DIY eCommerce Guide, Retain and Expand: Learn how to convert browsers into sales

6: Convert

What are the top-selling ecommerce sites doing to convert browsers into customers? We've looked to some of them for inspiration, including Argos, Tesco, Apple, Marks and Spencer, and Next. In the sixth section of the DIY eCommerce Guide, Convert: Some of the very simple ways to

5: Deliver

Delivering the goods that consumers want to buy from you is, naturally, a crucial step in the process of running an online retail business - but involves more than just putting orders in boxes. Make sure you're running an efficient and well-liked operation with an

4: Promote

Once you have set up any kind of ecommerce business, you need to know how to promote it: customers are unlikely to just find it. Make sure you're reaching the right customers, in the right places, and at the right time to improve your audience

Optimising Foreign Currency Exchange

Marketplaces and payment providers charge high margins on your transfers, so selling overseas can cost you more in currency fees than you realise. We have teamed up with OFX to bring you a guide to keeping more of your profits and ensuring you are getting

3: Marketplaces

For those wanting to get going with selling online, there is an alternative to setting up your own site and doing it all yourself - using the marketplaces out there. Even if you do opt to go ahead with creating your own ecommerce site, marketplaces are

2: Going Mobile

Depending on whose figures you look at somewhere between 40 and 60% of ecommerce traffic these days comes from mobile – and as smartphone and tablet use outstrip more traditional PCs, this is only going to extend. In the second section of the DIY eCommerce Guide