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Fancy a relaxing break?

How to keep your business ticking over so that you can chill out! Holiday settings are vital for your online business when you fancy taking time out to recharge! This is a topic I talk about every year because it’s a subject that new online sellers always have...

My tips for getting through a heatwave

Hot and bothered? Disinclined to work when the sun is shining outside? I must admit, it’s so hot I’m almost a little bit with you on this one! The suns out, it’s a novelty simply because we don’t often get an actual ‘summer’ here in the UK and being self-employed does...

Think your business doesn’t need social media?

The average person will spend 116 minutes on social media every day… That is a total of 5 years and 4 months spent over a lifetime! The same amount of time it would take you to walk your dog 93,000 times or walk the Great Wall of China three and a half times or run...

My Top Three Tips for Online Profits

The success of your online business depends on the success of your products – and the success of your products initially depends on – YOU! Many of my subscribers are busy parents who right now are contemplating those long school holidays which are due to commence in...

How you can cash in on the ‘showrooming’ effect!

So, last week I suggested that as an online seller you should always consider that some products are better being sold on Amazon rather than eBay – from a profitability point of view. But now let me ask you to put your ‘buyer’ head on for a moment rather than your...

Don’t sell on eBay

The simple piece of advice which should be considered every time you source a new product. Choose your sales platform carefully Price your products accordingly Make a huge difference to your profits! You’ll often hear me talking about selling on ‘multiple platforms’...

Your purpose and why it’s important

How knowing your ‘why’ will help you achieve your goals My social media feeds are absolutely littered with motivational posts. I can honestly say that not an hour passes without at least one of the accounts I follow posting a quote or a meme aimed at motivating me and...

The simple way to find bestselling products

Identify in demand products using this simple tool provided FREE by eBay! A couple of years ago, I introduced you to a brand new tool provided free of charge by eBay. It was launched once eBay realized that when it came to research tools, Amazon was always a step...

Are you guilty of these 3 rookie mistakes?

Excited to start your ecommerce business? Take these three simple tips on board to ensure success Starting your own ecommerce business is a fun and rewarding experience. And being a new entrepreneur is particularly exhilarating, simply because everything is fresh,...

Capture more customers with these 7 simple tricks

Making an impression and capturing consumers attention is more important than ever, but do you know how to put that into practice? We all want more customers. Customers spend money and that means more profit. But you can’t simply magic them up out of thin air. Time...