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5 Tips for selling internationally on eBay

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If you’re an eBayer who’s keen to start selling abroad or begin expanding your online business, it might be helpful to have a look at how to get started selling internationally. If sending parcels to customers across the world sounds like something you’d like to do, then this quick guide to selling internationally on eBay will be right up your street. Read more...

Get your gifts delivered in time for Mother’s Day

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This year, Mother’s Day falls in Sunday 6th March and what better way to say “thanks” to Mum than sending a pressie? It’s the perfect way to show your love if you can’t be with her on the day, and even if you’re going to be spending the day with her, you can still surprise her with a little something in the post too. Here’s 3 tips for sending your mum a present this Mother’s Day. Read more...

5 Tips for sending parcels to Australia

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My Parcel Delivery have 5 different delivery services to Australia and we know our stuff when it comes to sending abroad. If you’re sending your first parcel to Australia, here’s our top tips to help you get it there in the fast or cheap! Read more...

Return, Re-gift or Sell – What to do with unwanted gifts!

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Received a gift that you just know you won’t use? Perhaps it wasn’t your colour, or maybe you received two of the same item. Whatever the reason, now’s the time to do something with it, before it gets chucked into the back of the cupboard and you forget all about it. We’re here to talk you through your three options – Return, Re-gift or Sell. Read more...

Business Focus - Beat The Competition This Black Friday

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Last year, Black Friday saw £810m spent online – a level never seen before by UK retailers. And this year retailers are anticipating four times as many customers to join the frenzy. That's why we joined up with TameBay, a fantastic eBay specialist blog site for marketplace sellers and small businesses alike, to offer a free webinar giving practical tips to maximise this years Black Friday opportunity. Read more...

CEO Summit 2015

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Depending where you’re coming from, being disruptive can be a good or bad thing. As a child sits in class, playing the clown and stopping those around him/her from learning, being disruptive is seen as bad. But in the competitive world of business, when ‘business as usual’ is no longer enough, being disruptive is an extremely good thing. Read more...

Mobilegeddon - what it means

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One of the most important factors in determining whether your business is successful is whether your customer can find it. If you operate online, Google has the greatest control over this with their ever changing algorithm. We’ve lived through the days of penguin, panda and caffeine, and this week saw a game changing move by Google. Read more...

More New Website Features

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It’s been just over a month since we launched our new website, packed with new and improved features to help make sending simple. We’ve had fantastic feedback from some of our new customers that we wanted to share with you – it’s made us very proud indeed! Read more...

Entrepreneur DNA – What's the secret ingredient?

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Fresh from his win at the Made in Manchester Awards for Entrepreneur of the year, our MD David Grimes attended the latest Insider business breakfast last Friday. The business breakfasts (aside from being a very early start!) are there to help people in the business community share knowledge and this edition was focused on the very thing that David had just won an award for – being an Entrepreneur. Read more...

Compare the cost of sending your gifts this Christmas

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Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? As the wet and windy weather arrives we don't want to be pounding the pavement of the high street looking for the perfect gift. Online shopping has it delivered direct to your door but how do you send your gifts on to the lucky recipient? Or back to the company if you don't love it quite as much as you thought? We're here to help, you can send with us and save up to 74% compared with Royal Mail. Read more...

Search marketing for your e-commerce business

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How can you launch and grow your start-up business with a maximum return on your budget? Search marketing can be both cost-effective and impactful – if you know what you’re doing. The marketing manager here at My Parcel Delivery is happy to share some of her secrets to campaign success so that you too can help your business reach new customers. Read more...

Making web design work for e-commerce businesses

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Vincent Holt, commercial director at Salford-based 11 Out Of 10 web development agency, got into working with the web after years of project managing IT systems in what became engineering giant, GEC-Alstom. After seeing a gap in the market for providing a blend of technical web design and sound business advice, he launched 11 Out Of 10 more than a decade ago. Now with 10 staff, the company provides highly specialised design for bespoke websites and e-commerce systems, aimed at companies “wanting an edge over the competition and prepared to pay a bit more to get it”. Clients have included Walls Refrigeration and PureGym – the latter taken from an initial concept to a multi-million pound business in 3 years. My Parcel Delivery grabbed a few minutes with Vince to sample the secrets of web design for successful e-commerce businesses: Read more...