Product Sourcing

Are you being objective enough?

Are you being objective enough?

Ok, so we all know that selling online is lucrative. But only when implemented correctly. Yes, there is competition. Yes, new websites and products are popping up every day and yes there is no magic bullet! And this is the very reason you need to make sure that your products stand out. So, today I’m […]...

Your Three Lifestyle Steps for Success

Your Three Lifestyle Steps for Success

As we head towards a brand new yearn it’s important you plan the steps you will take to succeed! It doesn’t matter how much a loving member of your family tells you that you can do something, if you don’t believe it then you will stumble time and time again and fail to achieve what […]...

My Hot “TOPPIK” System Could Help You Plan Ahead

My Hot “TOPPIK” System Could Help You Plan Ahead

Whoop! So, it’s Black Friday! Right now you may have noticed that online shoppers are in the midst of a massive buying frenzy and hopefully you yourself are knee deep in festive orders, however, as an online seller, you shouldn’t rest on your laurels as now is the time that you should be thinking ahead […]...

My Hot “TOPPIK” System Could Help You Plan Ahead

My Hot “TOPPIK” System Could Help You Plan Ahead

Whoop! So, it’s Black Friday! Right now you may have noticed that online shoppers are in the midst of a massive buying frenzy and hopefully you yourself are knee deep in festive orders, however, as an online seller, you shouldn’t rest on your laurels as now is the time that you should be thinking ahead […]...

Be prepared to go the extra mile…

Be prepared to go the extra mile…

Good customer service features extremely highly on my list of important criteria when it comes to running a business. I believe that it’s something each and every one of us really appreciates when we encounter it – and it doesn’t matter whether you’re selling on eBay, Amazon, eBid, Etsy, your own website or any other […]...

Who wants a piece of a 5.8 billion pound pot?

Who wants a piece of a 5.8 billion pound pot?

Online sellers act now! What you need to know to make the most of Black Friday 2018 So, it’s that time of year again and ‘Black Friday’ is in the news! This yearly retail promotion originates from the US but is now just as popular in the UK. Black Friday will fall on November 23rd […]...

How to subtly follow the crowd and aid your online sales

How to subtly follow the crowd and aid your online sales

Be different. Be creative. Make Sales! Well, I mentioned it a few weeks ago and ‘The Apprentice’ has been back on our screens for just over a month. As usual the ‘talent scouts’ have managed to uncover yet another bunch of dopey candidates who don’t seem to have an ounce of business sense between them. […]...

Where to Source Genuine UK Wholesale Suppliers

Where to Source Genuine UK Wholesale Suppliers

How to get your product sourcing off the ground in the UK…and what to avoid! With Q4 underway and the Christmas selling season fast approaching and little time to source from international suppliers now, I’ve received a few requests for help regarding the easiest way to source products from genuine suppliers in the UK. Although […]...

Be a Wolf…in Sheeps clothing!

Be a Wolf…in Sheeps clothing!

‘Unique’ products can potentially inhibit your sales. Here’s why you should go with the flow… I am often asked if you need to have a lot of creativity and ingenuity to become a successful online seller. The common misconception being that you must constantly be trying to come up with new ideas for product lines […]...

Do you watch Dragons Den or The Apprentice?

Do you watch Dragons Den or The Apprentice?

How to manage your time efficiently when your online business expands Every week I get a surprisingly high quota of emails from people who are looking for advice on a particular subject. It’s a subject that I am always delighted to hear about and a subject that actually makes me smile and have a little […]...

Amazon Sellers Take Note!

Amazon Sellers Take Note!

Building a super successful business on Amazon is absolutely, perfectly do-able. However, whilst it all sounds very simple – research and source a viable, in-demand product, create your product title and description, upload to Amazon, sell hundreds and make a profit – there are some rules that you should understand, and importantly stick to, to […]...

Eyes open, wide awake!

Eyes open, wide awake!

Why you should always ‘look and listen’ for potential product ideas Keeping alert and ensuring your eyes and your ears are open at all times can potentially help you and your online business! It’s simple really. By being alert you can spot product ideas whatever you are doing and wherever you are! When it comes […]...

Who’s a nosy parker then?

Who’s a nosy parker then?

Here’s why you should be keeping a close eye on your competitors… ‘Price wars’ have been going on since forever between retailers with some supermarkets even going so far as to advertise the price that you can buy an item for in a competitor’s store and then informing you that they are cheaper! In order […]...

Fair trading will help your business grow

Fair trading will help your business grow

How offering a ‘no-quibble’ money back guarantee can increase your online sales I recently had a rather bizarre email exchange with a guy who required some start-up advice for his online business. I say ‘bizarre’ because this chap, nice as he seemed, was adamant that he was not going to offer a money back guarantee […]...

Online sellers: Here’s how you can capitalise on Christmas

Online sellers: Here’s how you can capitalise on Christmas

With less than 16 weeks to go until Christmas, now is the time to ensure your seasonal stock is in hand… Shopping recently in my local supermarket, I spied a large display of chocolate, randomly placed next to the wines and spirits. This wasn’t just any old chocolate though, the chocolate in question was Christmas […]...

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