E-Commerce

The 2013 E-Commerce Leaders’ Playbook

by Robert Coorey March 27, 2013 E-Commerce
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Last week I read The 2013 E-Commerce Leaders’ Playbook written by Power Retail. I am extremely impressed by the amount of information and level of detail that has been crammed into this book. It contains a host of fascinating and informative articles on leading brands such as Rocket Internet and Click Frenzy while also containing [...]

Should you read “The Online Retail Entrepreneur’s Guide?”

by Robert Coorey February 21, 2013 E-Commerce
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Yesterday I read Power Up: The Online Retail Entrepreneur’s Guide. It begins with an in-depth foreward from Publisher Grant Arnott that describes where the industry has come from, where it is today and where it is going in the future. Arnott also shows you how to avoid price wars with your competitors and the inevitable [...]

Valentines Day Spend 2013 [Infographic]

by Paula Lay February 14, 2013 E-Commerce
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The world of retail continues to show year on year growth when it comes to Valentines Day. And with lovebirds planning their special day in advance, online spend is seeing an upward trend – most obvious in the sale of intimates. Ibis World issued a Press Release earlier this month with predictions for Valentines Day [...]

Thinking of Starting an eBusiness? Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes!

by Robert Coorey November 28, 2012 E-Commerce
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An eBusiness can give you a great deal of satisfaction and bring in good profits – if you do it right. Do it wrong, and your investment money and hard work could all be for nothing. Give your eBusiness the best chance of success; don’t make these 5 common mistakes! Mistake #1: Fail To Plan [...]

Sell It Online In Record Time

by Robert Coorey November 26, 2012 E-Commerce

The trend towards online shopping is continuing to grow as more and more consumers are realising that buying online offers unique advantages. This is encouraging news for both businesses and private sellers. If you have something that you want to sell privately, you can sell it online in a way that’s much easier for you [...]

How to Sell Online – The Guide for Online Virgins

by Robert Coorey November 12, 2012 E-Commerce
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There are many helpful and readily available guides to online selling on the world wide web. However, many of these guides are more geared towards those who already seem to have a fairly good grasp of what is required. For those who want to learn how to sell online for the very first time, I’ve [...]

Top 5 Shopping Cart Software for SEO

by Paula Lay November 1, 2012 E-Commerce
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Looking to start a new online business venture but unsure of where to start? Looking at shopping cart software with SEO capabilities is a great place to start. After all, why bother creating a store if nobody can find you? Here are my top five picks to help you get an idea of some of [...]

How to Start an Online Business: 7 Stories of Success

by Paula Lay October 18, 2012 E-Commerce
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We all love a good story with a happy ending, but any business owner will tell you that with success comes hard work – and it’s not all fairy tales! Our very own online success wasn’t without a story of its own. Gary Ng began E-Web Marketing in his bedroom, eating nothing bit instant noodles [...]

A review of OntraPort and Office AutoPilot – is it worth the money?

by Robert Coorey October 16, 2012 E-Commerce

A few months ago, we started using OntraPort / OfficeAutoPilot, and I thought it would be good to share our experience with you. Going back a few months, we had way too many systems happening. We had three CRMs, three autoresponders and two separate PayPal shopping carts (and five of everything else).  Whenever we wanted [...]