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How to sell your handmade cards

By Georgina  |  5 Jan 2017 19:00:00  |  Full article...

  HOW TO SELL YOUR HANDMADE CARDS by Georgina     As a creative person, you will no doubt love the whole process of getting messy and actually making your greetings cards and will willingly absorb yourself into the whole creative process. But you will, most likely, feel intimidated at the prospect of sending your amazing creations out into the big worldwide marketplace for the first time, so here are some ideas and tips on how I approached it

How To Start An Online Business

By Simon  |  29 Nov 2016 11:00:00  |  Full article...

Starting an Online Business can be rewarding, disappointing, time consuming and life changing. The key thing is understanding how to make the business work, how to bring in customers and how to actually make money. Here are the facts - as we see them.   1. If you simply build a website and do not properly advertise it, then unless you have an existing customer base it will take years to get enough traffic to run a business, if this ever happens at all. 2. If you do not

Alternatives to EKMPowershop

By Simon  |  21 Nov 2016 11:00:00  |  Full article...

Alternatives To EKM Powershop With Sellr, you can either choose from over a hundred built in responsive themes, or we can design one for you at no extra cost. Each theme can be customised in an infinite number of ways, so we guarantee you will be happy with the finished website.   Sellr has a number of benefits compared to EKM Powershop and most other ecommerce software:   You can use Sellr for FREE. Many ecommerce software providers, including EKM Powershop

Why Is Magento So Popular?

By Simon  |  18 Nov 2016 11:00:00  |  Full article...

  At Sellr we produce a hosted ecommerce solution. We have created a system that has everything in it to make an online store successful, literally everything, and you can use it for free including hosting. However we have a drop in the ocean compared to the number of users who use Magento. Why is this?   Marketing Model and Distribution Magento has a great way of distribution mainly because it is open source and free. What this means is that Web Designers can

Why Your eCommerce Website is Unsuccessful

By Adam  |  4 Nov 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

That look when your website is unsuccessful. Some of the key aspects of a successful eCommerce website get completely overlooked during the development process. Every company needs their USP, and a product that can sell, but there are other factors that extend further than the service or merchandise. It’s imperative to take the website, content and marketing into account for maximum results, many of these elements are the difference between success and

Predicted Strictly Come Dancing Results 2016

By Simon  |  4 Nov 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

Google Trends shows the volume of searches made on Google for a particular term. You can do your own searches at We have analysed the data on Google and come up with the following results. 1. Judge Rinder 2. Daisy Lowe 3. Danny Mac 4. Louise Rednapp 5. Ed Balls 6. Claudia Fragapane 7. Laura Whitmore 8. Greg Rutherford 9. Ore Oduba This is based on the volume of searches for each of those names over the in September and October

Can Google Predict The Results Of The US Election?

By Simon  |  4 Nov 2016 09:00:00  |  Full article...

Google Trends is feature of Google that anyone can use. You can access it at You can enter any keywords and it will show you the volume of searches for a specified period. Never before has so much information been available to anyone at the touch of a button. If you do a search for the last 12 months for the terms Trump and Clinton selecting USA as the country you will get the following graph.   Trump is Blue and Clinton is

5 Amazing and FREE Online Resources for Businesses

By Adam  |  2 Nov 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

Run your business without breaking into the piggy bank. Running a new online business can be an expensive venture but it doesn't have to cost the earth. Make the most of these amazing free online resources that can help stretch your pound further. 1. The government website is a great hub for business enterprisers to receive the latest information in new laws and tax payment methods. By keeping up to date, you'll avoid painful fines and paying for services you

5 Social Media Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid

By Adam  |  31 Oct 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

Don't be a Social Media Dog. Social marketing is a great tool to market businesses and advertise products or services. With careful use, it can help emphasis your brand image and identity which in turn will interest your preferred audience. However, if social marketing is used incorrectly it can turn your brand's reputation into an embarrassing disaster. Start using social media effectively by avoiding these 5 social marketing mistakes. 1) Overdoing the voice In social

Use the Google URL Shortener for Twitter Marketing

By Adam  |  28 Oct 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

I like it. Twitter may have recently changed the way their character limit works, but you have to admit that it can still feel a little too limiting - especially when you're trying to share a link to something! But thankfully, there is a little trick which can help to make your Twitter marketing a little easier and it's all thanks to Google's handy free tool, the URL shortener.   In any social media marketing, you're going to have to include links to your

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