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Selling Online Today is a podcast created for you, the small business owners and entrepreneurs who sell online via their eCommerce website, Amazon and Ebay all at the same time. If you are looking for inspiration, tips, tricks, advice on how to become a better seller then look no further. Each episode brings you a successful business owner talking about what he does, how he does it and what they recommend for those who are just thinking about or just beginning to sell online or who have begun and want to grow. Patrick extracts the nuggets of wisdom, priceless resources and action steps for you to help you on your E-commerce selling online journey. FREE tools and resources at sellingonlinetoday.com.

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Selling Online Today is a podcast created for you, the small business owners and entrepreneurs who sell online via their eCommerce website, Amazon and Ebay all at the same time. If you are looking for inspiration, tips, tricks, advice on how to become a better seller then look no further. Each episode brings you a successful business owner talking about what he does, how he does it and what they recommend for those who are just thinking about or just beginning to sell online or who have begun and want to grow. Patrick extracts the nuggets of wisdom, priceless resources and action steps for you to help you on your E-commerce selling online journey. FREE tools and resources at sellingonlinetoday.com.

iTunes Ratings

56 Ratings
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Don’t sell before listening..

By Tppmommyof3 - Jul 05 2015
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Great podcast. Tips, insights and value bombs galore. Thanks, Patrick. Keep it up!

Cool advice!

By colinpthomson - Jul 03 2015
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Really good advice for anyone who is trying to sell online today!

iTunes Ratings

56 Ratings
Average Ratings
48
2
1
0
5

Don’t sell before listening..

By Tppmommyof3 - Jul 05 2015
Read more
Great podcast. Tips, insights and value bombs galore. Thanks, Patrick. Keep it up!

Cool advice!

By colinpthomson - Jul 03 2015
Read more
Really good advice for anyone who is trying to sell online today!
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Selling Online Today

Latest release on Jun 06, 2016

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: "Don’t be afraid of trying something, find 5 or 10 selling products and see how they go" Mike from DaisyBabyShop.co.uk

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Podcast guest Mike from daisybabyshop chat to me about his ecommerce business. Daisybabylaces has been providing top quality and value for money parenting products since 2012. They specialise in baby accessories and parenting mother accessories and include items such as baby slings, baby wraps, baby bean bags, breastfeeding, new parents, baby changing, baby clothing, home for parents and babies, travel and out and about, mei tai slings, hooded baby wraps and slings, ring slings, wrap slings, breastfeeding covers, support pillows, toilet training, bed time, baby proofing and safety, baby carriers, cots, travel cots, travel cases and nappy bags, nappies. Mei Tai is one of their baby product specialities. They offer cheap and affordable baby accessories for baby parents. They strive to have the best customer service and you as a valued customer, it also allows for personalised baby accessories and items.

Apr 20 2015

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Rank #2: “Our revenue last year was $1.07 Million” Ellen from Scuba Choice

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Ellen from Scuba Choice sells everything
to do with scuba diving and started
her eCommerce business in 2011 with her father, she is now
running the multi-channel eCommerce business with 8 people on a day
to day business all from starting from business from scratch
in the garage.

May 02 2016

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Rank #3: “Make sure it’s viable, don’t waste your time, your effort, your money unless you can see it paying off at the end.” Rob from Parade Antiques

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Rob from Parade Antiques sells items in the area of collectibles, memorabilia and antiques. Based in Plymouth, the business was established in 1997. Around five years ago, Rob started the Company's eCommerce business alongside friend and business partner Alex. Parade Antiques trade through their own website and through eBay and are based in an old early 18th century warehouse near the waterís edge of Plymouth.

Sep 21 2015

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Rank #4: “Do what you enjoy in business and in life. If you’re not enjoying something, cut it, get rid of it, and move on to something else.” Colm from Ramboo Tools

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Colm from Ramboo Tools is based in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. He has a very exciting business selling all types of tools. Ramboo Tools has been trading online from 2007, which is over 8 years. Ramboo Tools a small family business that Colm runs with his sister and small team that comes in and out to help.

Nov 09 2015

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Rank #5: “Do something different from everyone else. Do something that is original to your own company. So, I wouldn’t try to copy something or do something similar to another company.” Andrew from Agri-Supply UK

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Andrew from Agri-Supply UK works with everything to do with agricultural supplies. He has a team of 5 people and he is based in Herts just north of London. He has been in the business of selling on-line with Agri-Supply UK for over 8 years.

Oct 19 2015

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Rank #6: "Make sure your deliveries are prompt, customer service is excellent and communication is excellent, customers expect nothing less, if you have a problem deal with it" David from Run Active

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David from Run Active has 2 aspects to his website, one is for the performance running market and his second eCommerce business expands into the niche market for his other multi channel site Muddy Kit for people that endure the tough muddier events & races. As well as running successful eCommerce websites David also owns bricks and mortar stores which supplies to the casual jogger to cross country.

Aug 17 2015

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Rank #7: “The beauty of the internet is it's open to the whole world.” Alasdair from Badger Inks

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Alasdair has been trading ink cartridges online since 2009 through eCommerce platforms such as Amazon and eBay and through his own website badgerinks.co.uk. He is based in East Sussex with a small team around him. Alasdair has recently started a bricks and mortar business alongside his thriving online business selling brands such as Canon, Epson and Lexmark.

Sep 07 2015

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Rank #8: “Make sure your deliveries are prompt, customer service is excellent and communication is excellent, customers expect nothing less. If you have a problem deal with it don’t let it fester.” David from Run Active

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David from Run Active has 2 aspects to his website, one is for the performance running market and his second eCommerce business expands into the niche market for his other multi channel site Muddy Kit for people that endure the tough muddier events & races. As well as running successful eCommerce websites David also owns bricks and mortar stores which supplies to the casual jogger to cross country.

Apr 25 2016

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Rank #9: “My mind set on making net profit is from the start make sure you are making money” Jay from DJM Direct

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DJM Direct is based in Nelson, Lancashire and many years ago Jay (The radio guest) worked for a small business in Huddersfield and sold DIY products, contracts etc. In 2004 his father bought the company but failed to succeed and 4 sectors were liquidised, after experimenting with different products and finding the right products, they decided to move into to a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Lancashire and continued expanding and looked for other means of selling and went onto Amazon, their own eCommerce site and in 2013 they expanded the warehouse to 20,000 sq. ft., and have turned over 2 million last year and have started their own brand just over 12 months ago.

Jun 22 2015

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Rank #10: "If you love something, then I think you can make it work, I think you really can" Helen from Lente Designs

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Ecommerce business Lente Designs has been running for over 6 years by herself with casual staff over busy periods, Lente Designs started very slowly running 3 days a week. The couple not happy with their day to day jobs decided to plunge into making their own business. Taking a risk and taking out money on their credit card and buying fabrics to make their own designs for the niche market of iPad & tablet covers, designed by themselves along with help Lente Designs aims to provide quality cases for a little cost as possible.

Jul 27 2015

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Rank #11: "Everyone gets setbacks and I think you just need to work through them, take things on the chin and carry on. If you get a setback just keep plugging on eventually you will get there." Nick from iPosters

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Nick from iPosters sells posters and other printed gifts. He is based in Needham Market, Suffolk in England and he has been selling online since 2003. They’re a real multichannel seller with Amazon, eBay, Ratuken and their own website. They have over 90,000 pieces of feedback on eBay and they are a Top rated eBay seller.

Oct 12 2015

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Rank #12: Bruce from Chillibugs.co.uk

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Chillibugs.co.uk the Hot sauces company that stock an amazing range of chilli sauces, chilli salsas, chilli pickles, chilli chocolate & sweets, fiery snacks, hot jams & liquid smoke and smoky hot BBQ sauces. They specialize in the hotter the better. Selling successfully online through their ecommerce website and on ebay. This niche business gives valuable insights into the world of ecommerce.  Treat your business as a business. Selling Online Today thanks Bruce for a great interview.

Apr 05 2015

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Rank #13: “Work in an area that you really love otherwise it’s just not going to happen” Jenny from D For Dog

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D for Dog began life in June 2004 as a dog photo gallery and shrine. Jenny Prevel took inspiration from her dogs Boycie and Berkeley to grow the site considerably since then to include dog news, events, articles and funnies, plus deaf dog information, a friendly dog forum, and of course an online shop for dog accessories.

Jun 29 2015

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Rank #14: "If you’re going to do something, do it, and do it right" Roisin from FRCathcart

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Roisin from FRCathcart is a special person I helped way back set up their now booming eCommerce website, and have massively progressed since then and I hope will continue to do so! The FRCathcart business started 40 years ago as a brick and mortar store in Northern Ireland and they supply everything from home and garden to hardware and building supplies. The store mainly sold building supplies until the credit crunch occurred, so as a family business they decided to diversify what they offered and delved into more a of a lifestyle store.

Aug 03 2015

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Rank #15: “Prepare the ground, it is time consuming and you want to make sure it’s going to work for you and that you are going to get something out of it. Concentrate on market sectors you are familiar with.” Rob From Florence Nightingale Hospice

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Rob is from the Florence Nightingale Hospice which is charity shop that sells online. They put a lot of effort into the online selling world to make money for that charity. Rob heads up the eBay operation and they also sell via their own website and has been working with the Florence Nightingale Hospice for about 10 years.

Nov 30 2015

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Rank #16: “If you worry about everything being perfect to begin with then you’ll never start” Trevor from HelloBabyDirect

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Hellobabydirect was founded by Trevor Ginn in 2007 in London’s East End, Truman Brewery. Trevor had started Hellobabydirect as he had just became a father, and only then had he realised how much there was out there that he actually had to buy! HelloBabyDirect has since moved to St Albans in 2011 and currently operate out of a 2000 sq ft warehouse and handle over 200 orders every day. 

May 04 2015

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Rank #17: “Research thoroughly, be confident, when you put your money where your mouth is, you are going to get some back” Gavin from cutiesandpals.co.uk

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CutiesandPals' Gavin’s wife and himself were looking to start a business together, it was mainly due to having had an apartment in Spain which they flew to quite regularly that they found that hand luggage was very boring, so Gavin and his wife came up with their own idea of making more colourful luggage with pretty designs, and through doing research they found that there was very little in the children’s market for luggage, and from there that’s where the started the brand cuties and pals!

May 18 2015

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Rank #18: “Embrace change, embrace risk and don’t be afraid of hard work, because it is a lot of hard work.” Chris from Displaypro

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Chris from Displaypro has been in business for over 11 years with his wife and large team of approximately 43 members of staff. Displaypro is a manufacturer, online and high street seller of display products and advertising media.

Dec 07 2015

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Rank #19: “If you've picked the right people you will get invaluable advice, and you will get it free” Jo from Red Herring Games

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Red Herring Games was started by Jo in 2007 in Grimsby and built from the ground up. Red Herring Games is a fascinating business all to do with mystery murder, dinner events, party accessories, gifts, bits and pieces, and it was all because she wanted to raise money for her own coffee shop!

Jun 01 2015

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Rank #20: “Never over-promise and un-deliver, if you’re making a commitment to the customer you've got to follow that through every time” Alan from HardwareIreland.ie

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HardwareIreland was started by Alan and is now seen as the online presence of expert hardware Crumlin. They have been serving their local area for the past 15 years from their store, but have recently taken to the internet to expand their eCommerce service!

May 25 2015

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