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Selling Abroad – Two Things You Need to Know About Tax

by Hannah Jones on November 29, 2012

Selling online is getting more difficult for many of us. Big brands are pushing prices down on eBay, and as the cost of living rises I’ve spoken to many online sellers who aren’t feeling as profitable as they were a year ago. In the past, I advised online sellers that selling internationally was advisable; now [...]

Ecommerce – selling goods on eBay, Amazon and other online selling websites (or your own). I love it, because it provides me with a level of independence which helps me to feel in control of my life, schedule my work around more important things, and earn money on my terms. But these plus sides describe [...]

Three Step Listing Check-Up

November 26, 2012

Whether it’s your first or hundredth listing, I have three things you must check each and every time to make sure you’re selling to the best of your ability. Remember that no matter how much time you spend making sure your listing is just right, potential customers will spend between 2 and 30 seconds looking [...]

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Santa’s on his way!

November 22, 2012

In a small way, all of us business owners are doing the job of Santa this Christmas. As you wind down for the holidays, take a look at this great infographic to put the big man’s huge job into perspective! Infographic authored by Parcel2Go. To view the original post, see the Father Christmas infographic.

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Turn Your Online Hobby Into a Business

November 6, 2012

I just read this really great article by Women Unlimited, ‘Are you Running a Business or an Expensive Hobby?’. They sited research which found that 68% of female business owners were earning less than they had in a normal job. It’s such a shame, and if this applies to you, I really suggest you read the [...]

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Marketing your Online Business – it’s a Hoot!

November 6, 2012

In my opinion, social media is the #1 marketing tool for any small business. If you manage to build up a good following, you’ll be speaking directly to your target market, with complete control over what they see of you. And you don’t have to spend a penny! To do it well, you need to [...]

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5 Tips for Making Money Online this Christmas

November 2, 2012

Are you ready to hear that sleigh bell jingle? The days are getting shorter, the nights are colder, and the children are suddenly taking a keen interest in the most expensive toys in the shop. So, Christmas must be around the corner! For online sellers, Christmas is the single most lucrative/time consuming time of the [...]

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How to Write a Product Description that Sells

October 23, 2012

We cover all of the rules that make your product description great in 31Days2…an Online Retail Business. Sometimes our product descriptions need a bit of an MOT, to make sure they still achieve all of the aims you had when you first sat down to write them. This is what today’s post is all about. [...]

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Time Management Series: Grow Your Online Business #3

October 19, 2012

When we talk about growing a business, do you think, “but I haven’t got the time or money!”? This is the third instalment of our series helping you to find the time to concentrate on growing your business. And this instalment looks at it from a cost perspective. Because if you plan it carefully, you [...]

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New – get our Professional Seller’s Worksheet Bundle for FREE!

October 11, 2012

What’s better than an £8, 41 page eBook full of worksheets designed to help you to make your online business great? A free 41 page eBook full of worksheets designed to… We’ve decided to scrap the charge, and give our worksheet bundle for free to every single person who buys 31Days2…an Online Retail Business. We thought [...]

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