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The Alternatives to Dropshipping

This is a guest article written by bidorbuy Dropshipping is often seen as the easy way to get into the eCommerce industry.  However, as with most formulas that sound too good to be true, dropshipping has many downfalls.  It is important to consider all the alternatives to dropshipping.   Consignment stock The most common problems […]

Dropshipping in South Africa: What is it and where do you start?

Dropshipping.   You’ve heard the term used before.  It’s the concept of selling someone else’s product, but not actually fulfilling the order.  The seller passes the order on to the manufacturer or supplier to fulfil orders directly to their customers.  The biggest difference between dropshipping and the standard retail model is that when it comes […]

Omnichannel Marketing

This is a guest post, written by InterExcel   Marketing, especially Digital Marketing, is undergoing rapid and major changes.  We’re moving away from mass, “push” based marketing towards more personalised, one-on-one communication with consumers through the many channels and on the many devices they use.  The effectiveness and ROAS (Return On Ad Spend) of print […]

Omnichannel: Affordably and Effectively Selling in Person

The face of retail is changing.  Physical stores are becoming smarter and more connected whereas online stores are more about being a touch point for customers.  So what does that mean for your online business?  How can you maximise the potential of your business so you’re catering for more and more customers?  Very simply, by […]

Omnichannel: The importance of selling everywhere

As an online retailer you’ve probably heard this word many times.  It’s been thrown around corporate boardrooms as this year’s buzzword and as a result, by now you’ve trained yourself to mentally pass over it whenever you hear it.  Surprisingly though, not many people know what it means and even fewer know how it can […]