Published on 31st May 2020, 10:05pm
By Cassie Puah in category Business
When Taylor Swift posted a picture of herself wearing a bracelet sold only by a bespoke jeweler they sold out for the first time! It doesn't always have to be Taylor Swift, it could happen by word of mouth; from one friend to another. Causing a surge in your sales overnight! This may seem like a...
Published on 27th May 2020, 11:05pm
By Cassie Puah in category Business
If you're reading this, you're probably considering setting up an online store, but you're not sure how to start selling on Shopify. With over 500,000 active online stores running on Shopify, driving 40 billion worth of eCommerce sales, Shopify is the go-to platform for a majority of sellers. And...
Published on 25th May 2020, 12:05am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
In Australia, 1 in 3 minutes are spent online, with 71% of the population now active online. That's equivalent to 18 million Australians. It's clear that there's a wealth of opportunity (pardon the pun) for your business online. In fact, with over 80% of Australian consumers shopping online,...
Published on 18th May 2020, 10:05am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
Are you looking to start selling online? Well, it all starts with creating a well-designed storefront. There are several web-builders to choose from including Shopify and Squarespace. And while your needs will differ across industry and product, there are certain features that are common across all...
Published on 17th May 2020, 11:05am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
With 1.3 million websites in their arsenal, Squarespace is a website builder known, best, for their sleek design templates. Back in the day, they grew as a builder for creative portfolios. But how does Squarespace stack up as an eCommerce platform? Given that it's fighting in an arena with the likes...
Published on 13th May 2020, 2:05pm
By Cassie Puah in category Business
The internet is an amazing platform. It's enabled businesses to grow exponentially, reaching customers across the globe and building a globally used and loved brand. With the help of eCommerce plugins like Shopify and Squarespace you can now build an online website in an hour! Setting up an online...
Published on 11th May 2020, 11:05pm
By Cassie Puah in category Business
In recent years, Squarespace has quickly become a huge name in website design. Cited as a design lover's dream, it can be endlessly useful if you're looking to create and build a website. Specialising in creative website design, Squarespace's website builder is especially useful for people that have...
Published on 6th April 2020, 6:04am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
For the painters, knitters, moulders and sculptors, Etsy is the marketplace for you. With over 60 million items listed by 2.1 million sellers as well as 39.4 million active buyers, it's safe to say that selling on Etsy is important for handcrafted hobbies. If you're keen to transform your Sunday...
Published on 2nd April 2020, 4:04am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
Marketplaces have never been as popular as they are today. eBay remains at the top of the marketplace pyramid as the go-to choice for businesses looking to get online. Since the covid-19 health crisis hit, many businesses are looking to diversify their revenue streams to help them through the tough...
Published on 27th March 2020, 4:03am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
eBay has roughly 25 million sellers on their platform, selling products that range from hand made jewellery to high-end electronics. Nowadays, eBay is known as an auction site selling new and used products. With 167 million active users, eBay has a major chunk of the eCommerce pie, and if you’re...
Published on 27th March 2020, 3:03am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
Let's start with a statistic - 68% of online shoppers will abandon their cart due to a poor cart experience. Scary right? When it comes to running your business, you've got to think about your products, your advertising and marketing, your finances and the list goes on and on. It's not hard to see...
Published on 24th March 2020, 5:03am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
Today, 800 million people use Facebook Marketplace to sell products and services. It's lauded as the next big eCommerce platform for sellers. So, how do you start selling on Facebook Marketplace? How do you leverage their community to grow your sales for your online store? There are two ways to...
Published on 20th March 2020, 3:03am
By Cassie Puah in category Business
In the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Interparcel team has been working around the clock to support our small business clients. We want to ensure that you keep delivering, so we’re working both remotely and on-site to make that happen. With many people confined to their homes,...