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Quick tips to boost ecommerce sales

As companies like Amazon and Alibaba continue to grow and expand into other countries, there's no doubt that ecommerce is dominating the market when it comes to sales. However, as it continues to grow as an industry it becomes ever more competitive. Check out our tips below on how to stand out from the crowd and boost your ecommerce sales.

Customer Service

Having good customer service can really be make or break for a company. Having great customer service will lead to glowing reviews and brand loyalty. These days selling is all about the customer journey and if they feel they are well respected by the brand and that their problems are easily resolved, consumers are way more likely to return.

Not only will good customer service get current consumers to return but it is also much more likely that they will spread the word to their friends and ...


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How to source products from China

China is currently one of the worlds biggest economies and it's only set to become bigger. This is helped by their high rate of manufacturing products for good prices, making it the perfect place to start looking when you are trying to find a supplier for your products. Below are some tips on how to find a great supplier in China.

Building relationships

This is a rule that applies to any supplier, but giving them the respect of cultivating a relationship instead of just looking for the cheapest deal will almost always be beneficial in the long run. However, this is especially true when making deals in the China due to the culture surrounding business transactions.

Rather than seeing it as just a transaction, put in the effort to build a relationship by investing time into it and making it personal. One way of doing this is by meeting ...


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Q1 Dates to Put in the Calendar for 2018

Holidays are always cause for celebration, but in the world of ecommerce they're equally important for sales. Whether it be present giving celebrations that will drive up sales or just a good opportunity to put out holiday related deals, as a seller it's so important to keep track of when these days are and plan accordingly. A hastily put together promotion the day before an event isn't likely to get you much traction. With a bit of forward planning and the help of our Q1 Key dates to put in the calendar you can plan out the perfect promotions and stock to have to make the most of them.

Super bowl Sunday - February 4th

Once an American centric holiday, the rising availability of cross-country television streams, interest in international sports and the pop-culture spectacle of the halftime show that appeals to even non-sports fans, the Super bowl ...


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The Best Hosted and Paid Ecommerce Platforms

With so many different ecommerce platforms to choose from, finding the perfect one to host your business can be challenging. It's especially hard when you don't know what distinguishes one from another. So, to help you pick we've uploaded a handy guide to our five top picks.

Shopify

With over a million active users, Shopify is one of the leading ecommerce platforms at the moment. With its user friendly interface and in house team taking care of all technical problems, it's the perfect platform for those just starting out. However, those with coding skills can also benefit from Shopify's features, as it still lets users take complete control if they wish.

Best Features

Everything, including websites, stores and blogs, are fully and easily customisable. With a wide selection of third party shipping providers available, automating the fulfilment process is simple. Their Shopify Payment tool means ...


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