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The Complete Month-by-Month Retail Calendar for Online Sellers 2019

Emily Usher | January 11, 2019 | Comments

Holidays are a golden opportunity for businesses all over the world to boost their sales and drive more revenue.

In fact, one of the simplest ways to set yourself up for success in 2019 is to plan out your sales and marketing initiatives around the key retail dates for the year.

But what are these dates?

To make life easier for you, we’ve listed them all out month-by-month, so that you can start planning your promotional campaigns ahead of time.

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Topics: eCommerce Marketing, eCommerce Marketing Tips, eCommerce, Online Business

Last Posting Dates For Christmas 2018

Aimee Goodsall | December 18, 2018 | Comments

With Christmas 2018 now only a week away, it’s crucial that you’re aware of the delivery and collection schedules for your couriers.

Why?

Because it not only enables you to inform your customers of the cut-off dates for pre-Christmas delivery, but more importantly it ensures that you’re dispatching their orders on time.

So, what are the last posting dates for Christmas delivery?

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce, eCommerce News

International Expansion: How To Capitalise On The Global eCommerce Opportunity

Aimee Goodsall | December 17, 2018 | Comments

With global eCommerce sales currently totalling $2.3 trillion and eCommerce growth projections predicting that this will reach a staggering $4.87 trillion by 2021, if you’re not already selling internationally then now really is the time to start planning for it.

After all, with the value of eCommerce continuing to grow at an unprecedented rate worldwide, so does the opportunities it offers in terms of reach, sales and business growth.

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Topics: International Selling, Cross Border Trade, Linn Academy, eCommerce

Handmade At Amazon: The Complete Guide To Amazon's Handmade Marketplace

Linnworks | August 16, 2018 | Comments

You’d be forgiven for not having heard of – and, as a result, not being listed on – Handmade at Amazon. After all, Amazon’s answer to Etsy was only launched in 2015 and despite its many benefits, there are still a lot of questions about what it is, how to get started selling on it, how much it costs and how exactly it differs from Amazon’s original marketplace.

Throughout this article we’ll answer each of these questions, share tips and best practices for getting the most from selling on Amazon Handmade and ultimately explain why it could be the perfect marketplace to set your sights on if you sell handmade or vintage goods.

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Topics: Selling on Amazon, Amazon, Online Marketplaces, eCommerce

eCommerce Growth Secrets From The Experts

Aimee Goodsall | July 18, 2018 | Comments

When we think about growing a business, often the first thing that comes to mind is generating more sales. But what about the part that comes before sales? And by that I mean getting your products seen by potential customers in the first place.

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Topics: Linn Academy, eCommerce, eCommerce Best Practices