By Chris Dawson May 4, 2021 - 12:54 pm

Start listing on eBay as 1st step to a new business

Last week I was featured on the Start Your Own Business podcast produced by Start Up Donut website in association with the Federation of Small Businesses. It's essential listening if you’re starting your own business (or thinking about it) and my top advice was that

How to offer free post discounts on eBay with multi-buy discounts

One of the biggest complaints eBay sellers have had for decades is the inability to discount postage when a buyer purchases multiple items from a single listings for which free postage is offered. eBay multi-buy discounts now provide a solution for free post discounts. The issue

Sellers add eBay Multi-buy listings to 12 million UK listings in 3 weeks

UK sellers on eBay have applied the new eBay Multi-buy listings feature to 12 million listings in the first three weeks since its launch. The new tool allows sellers to set up tiered discounts to help boost average order sizes and sales, and was launched in

Etsy CEO on selling vintage: a ‘real treasure of Etsy’

Etsy CEO Josh Silverman yesterday addressed concerns of the marketplace's merchants on selling vintage goods by saying that they remain a 'real treasure of Etsy.' Etsy CEO and Kruti Patel Goyal, general manager of seller services, have answered concerns of Etsy's sellers on November 13 during

Why you should be selling on Amazon: Do’s and Don’ts

Dpack have put an interesting infographic together setting out the case for why you should be selling on Amazon. If you've never sold on Amazon before then these tips may well convince you to get started. If you do sell on Amazon there are also some

Why signing up for Amazon Business is a no brainer

Amazon Business is a relatively new offering from Amazon and is a competitive marketplace for B2B products that serves the procurement needs of businesses of every size. What to Amazon Business customers want? Business often have complex purchasing requirements,like the certainty of competitive pricing, which is why

Why you should never select “does not apply” for a GTIN on eBay

I'm seeing many hundreds of listings on eBay where the seller has simply added "does not apply" in place of a GTIN. Often I suspect it's because the seller hasn't invested in buying GTINs (Generally EANs in the UK and EU) for their own products,

ONS report UK online retailers see 26.6% yr on yr growth

The average weekly online spend in the UK was £1.0 billion according to the latest ONS figures. That's an increase of 20.7% compared with February 2016. The amount spent online accounted for 15.3% of all retail spending (excluding petrol) compared with 13.3% in February 2016. Although

7 Top tips to start selling on Snapchat

It's not immediately obvious how a business can engage with customers on Snapchat, so we've put together 7 top tips to get you started: Create a Snapcode A Snapcode works similarly to a QR code. You can share it on your website, emails and social media offering

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