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4 savvy shipping tips for your ecommerce store

Ecommerce allows online retailers to reach customers worldwide but getting the shipping right is key. We share four tips for online retailers.

Date: 25 January 2018   By: Jennifer Carson

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Ten things we learned in 2017

Rachel Miller selects highlights from some of the best blogs published on Marketing Donut in 2017 – on everything from branding to presenting.

Date: 20 December 2017   By: Rachel Miller

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Three ways to get more Instagram followers

Three ways to boost your followers on Instagram - choose the right images, use popular hashtags and make sure you post at the right time.

Date: 19 December 2017   By: Tim Erinwright

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Managing customer calls over Christmas and New Year

Managing customer phone calls over Christmas and New Year can be challenging. Clever solutions from Dave Millett so you can enjoy the festivities.

Date: 13 December 2017   By: Dave Millett

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The power of niche: why targeting works

Niche marketing works because it allows you to target messages that engage the emotions. Shweta Jhajharia warns against trying to appeal to everyone.

Date: 11 December 2017   By: Shweta Jhajharia

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Online is fine but don't write off print

Most of us get our news and information via smartphones and other devices; but research shows that people spend longer reading printed material.

Date: 4 December 2017   By: Karen Cave

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Three ways to test the strength of your USP

Just how special is your unique selling proposition (USP)? Shweta Jhajharia suggests three ways to test your USP in order to improve it.

Date: 28 November 2017   By: Shweta Jhajharia

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How the internet revolutionised the business world

The internet has revolutionised the way we do business, giving us a way to reach millions of customers directly via websites, email and social media.

Date: 17 November 2017   By: TalkTalk Business

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How SEO can benefit your small business

With thousands of new websites created every day, search engine optimisation (SEO) is essential if you want to maximise online traffic and responses.

Date: 17 November 2017   By: Sarah Elsley

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A great business website Is just the start

A great website is essential for any small firm; but you need to keep updating and improving it if you want it to work hard for your business.

Date: 16 November 2017   By: Robert Borden

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Search strategy: for best results, combine UX and SEO

SEO is about more than keywords and link-building. Site speed, user experience (UX) and content are all key factors in an effective SEO strategy.

Date: 14 November 2017   By: Jon Wade

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Improve your online advertising results

Online marketing can be time-consuming and costly for small firms with limited resources. Online advertising tools like SeeLocal can help.

Date: 9 November 2017   By: Lucie Mason

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Five mistakes to avoid with your product packaging

The right packaging design is critical to the success of your product. But are you making any of these five mistakes with your product packaging?

Date: 8 November 2017   By: Costea Lestoc

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The best way to market your job vacancies

Many businesses take a scattergun approach when they advertise job vacancies. Focus your search to save time and money; and find a better candidate.

Date: 6 November 2017   By: Billy Leonard

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Taking online payments the customer-friendly way

Why offering payment via Direct Debit with an online payment service could improve customer experience and transform your business for the better.

Date: 27 October 2017   By: Billy Leonard

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GDPR made easy - in five animated GIFs

An at-a-glance guide to GDPR in the form of five simple GIFs so UK small businesses can prepare for the new rules on data protection.

Date: 23 October 2017   By: Virtual College