Posts by Richard Protheroe

11 Tips to get eCommerce Holiday Delivery Right

3rd November 2016

The Holiday season is – without a doubt – the busiest time for retailers, and making sure you’ve got a best-in-class delivery strategy can make the difference between missing your sales targets and totally blowing them out of the water! After Thanksgiving Day on November 24th there’s Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and […]

Top 5 E-Commerce Email Campaigns to learn from

22nd July 2016

Email marketing is still as popular and effective with retailers as its ever been in 2016. In fact, email has been found to generate more revenue than website ads, display ads and social media combined. So as we approach August, what are the best email campaigns to ensure your customers, and potential customers, will be […]

Selling into the U.S Market – Webinar

18th July 2016

Is your e-commerce business outside of the U.S? Interested in expanding into the U.S to increase sales? Join us this Friday as we discuss everything you need to do this. We are very pleased to announce that we’ll be joined by cross border experts Scott Sharf of Catching Clouds and Andy Valentine of Payoneer. They will be […]

Google announces 3 new Shopping Ad Features

15th July 2016

Google have announced 3 new features to their Shopping Ads, which could have a fantastic impact for retailers. All of the new features are aimed at improving the mobile shopping experience for consumers. 1. Shopping Showcase With Shopping Showcase, Google are solving the problem of when consumers enter a broad match term in to the […]

6 ways to rule Amazon Prime Day 2016

8th July 2016

It’s Amazon Prime Day 2016 on Tuesday 12th July! So let’s get the bad stuff out the way initially. To say 2015’s Amazon Prime Day fell short with Prime customers may be something of an understatement. Many suggesting that Amazon’s selection of sales was underwhelming. ThinkHeroPro mocked the failings very well in this video. Amazon Prime […]

What Brexit now means for UK Sellers

29th June 2016

With the effects of Brexit filtering through, what impact will this have on retailers? Below I explore the positives and negatives in regards to importing and cross border trade. Including what this means for marketplace and e-com store sellers and some future predictions. Last Thursday an historic vote was cast which resulted in Britain’s imminent […]

50 E-Commerce Stats You Need to Know

24th June 2016

In 2015 global e-commerce sales hit $1.7 trillion. In 2016 that looks to be much closer to $2 trillion. With a plethora of marketplaces for consumers to shop on and for sellers to list their products, this figure only looks to increase year on year. Therefore we’ve compile the top 50 e-commerce stats you need […]

5 Retailers who are crushing their marketing

17th June 2016

Last week I mentioned how there are around 24 million e-commerce websites globally. Sometimes you may feel as if you have 24 million direct competitors! Standing out from the crowd can be difficult, but the 5 companies below have managed to do that. They range from sports supplements, eyewear and fashion clothing which are all […]

5 Smart Ways to Engage your Customers

10th June 2016

We’ve all been there. Aimlessly scrolling through your news feed or randomly browsing websites without coming to a decision. Apparently a landing page, piece of content or e-commerce site has just 8 seconds to grab our attention. 8 lousy seconds, that’s how impatient we have become as a generation. So how can you engage with your […]

10 ways Brexit will impact UK Online Sellers

3rd June 2016

Earlier this week The Guardian reported that there was a 52-48% split in favour of Britain leaving the European Union. However this figure is slightly different when pitched to small businesses. With them broadly favouring staying within the EU. Many online sellers within the UK, have found that being a part of the EU has been […]