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“Never build a business relying on PayPal” – They hold back £55,000 of food firm boss’ takings

by Will Corry on March 6, 2016

Frozen out: Julian Hearn cannot understand why his account was blocked

PayPal is advertised as an 'easy and convenient' way to pay and be paid for its 20million active UK users. But, as we report here, this is not always the case.

Millions of people sell personal items or build small businesses into rapidly expanding empires using the power of the internet.  But many will be unaware that online payments heavyweight PayPal can dictate how they access their money once buyers pay up.

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Are you happy with your current LinkedIn company page? Do you feel you are leveraging Twitter to full effect? – eBook Download

by Will Corry on March 4, 2016

Is your social media profile all it needs to be?
Are you completely happy with your current LinkedIn company page? Do you feel you are leveraging Twitter to full effect? Maybe you're paralysed by the inevitability of change in this space. Or fearful of the time you might waste with no discernable return?
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What is Sales Pipeline management and what are the steps you can take to improve yours? … Special Download

by Will Corry on February 29, 2016

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A real Giant Phone will be on display at Confex from the team at TheGiantiTab

by Will Corry on February 28, 2016

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“Influencer marketing and email tied for first place when marketers were asked for their most cost-effective online customer-acquisition channel”

by Will Corry on February 28, 2016

Businesses are making a strong return from influencer marketing, generating $6.50 in revenue for each $1 spent, according to the latest poll from influencer marketplace Tomoson.

The poll also found that influencer marketing is the fastest-growing online marketing channel, crushing other strategies like affiliate marketing, paid search, and display.

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[ White Paper Download ] … Nearly 90% of companies believe that customer experience will be their primary basis to fight competition.

by Will Corry on February 26, 2016

Download this White Paper

According to Gartner's research, nearly 90% of companies believe that customer experience will be their primary basis to fight competition.

Idomoo's Personalized Video Engagement Platform delivers 1:1 communication to the right target audience, meeting each customer's preferences and needs, creating long-lasting memorable customer experiences and tightening the brand-consumer connection.

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How to write catchy headlines and blog titles your readers can't resist

by Will Corry on February 25, 2016

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Simba roars in UK’s over congested mattress market – John Lewis exclusive retail partner

Simba roars in UK’s over congested mattress market – John Lewis exclusive retail partner

by James on February 23, 2016

Made.com, Lastminute.com, and Moshi Monsters backer Tom Teichman joins Simba as chairman. Other notable investors include all three Innocent Drinks founders (exited to Coca-Cola for $500m) and Sir John Hegarty, founder of global advertising giant BBH

Why the excitement? The Simba team, benefiting from more than 30 years experience in mattress manufacture, having sold in excess of one million mattresses, have perfected a unique combination of Simbatex, Memory Foam and 2,000 Conical Springs integrated into their five layers of comfort that means a Simba mattress intelligently shapes itself to anyone's frame - even if they are sharing a bed with someone of an opposite build or stature. [more…]

“Traditional marketing talks at people. Content marketing talks with them” – Doug Kessler

by Will Corry on February 22, 2016

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Latest news on the plan to relax Sunday trading laws

by Will Corry on February 21, 2016

Rules on Sunday opening hours for shops in England and Wales are out of date and need to be relaxed, a group of 200 MPs and council leaders has said.

In a letter to the Sunday Telegraph, they wrote that increasing spending on Sundays would boost job prospects and help shops compete with online firms. They backed government plans to devolve Sunday trading laws to local councils.

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