How To Sell Yourself Professionally

by Chinny Ogbuagu |December 16, 2014|No Comments

How to professionally sell yourself

During the course of your professional career you will occasionally, if not regularly, find yourself in a room of people with the task of selling yourself, your business or a concept. It could be a pitch, a networking event, a break in a conference, a seminar program or a business presentation. Our brains are programmed […]

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10 Great Office Management Apps

by Chinny Ogbuagu |December 9, 2014|No Comments

10 office management apps

  Business management apps are supposed to make life easier, right? Well in theory yes, but often they only add to your already extensive list of things to do. Half the problem is the time is takes to set up these apps, integrate them into your existing systems and train everyone else in the office […]

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MailMark™ Update – What We’ve Learned So Far

by Steven Tyrrell |December 3, 2014|No Comments

MailMark Q&A

  Following on from our introduction to MailMark™ last year we catch up with Steve Tyrrell, our resident MailMark™ expert to discuss what we’ve learned so far from its introduction and how it’s benefiting our customers. (Q&A was conducted after the Royal Mail Small parcel format change)     Hi Steve, thanks for taking the […]

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The Unique Reason People Buy Original Ink

by Rody Lingiah |November 26, 2014|No Comments

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“Spend a fortune on original inks… or risk breaking my printer with compatible inks…” I’m sure this is a conversation you have with yourself, especially as keeping costs down is imperative to the smooth running of your business. So why should you buy original ink, and are there any alternatives to them? Difference between compatible […]

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Sending Lots of Parcels? How To Make This Festive Season Your Best Ever!

by Chinny Ogbuagu |November 24, 2014|No Comments

Christmas Parcel Shipping

Customers are now demanding more information and more flexibility on items ordered online, without it many are abandoning shopping baskets and choosing a different seller with more delivery options. With the holiday season just around the corner we explain how you can tailor your parcel deliveries to suit your customer and why this year will […]

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Getting Ready For Black Friday: What it Means To European Retailers

by Chinny Ogbuagu |November 19, 2014|No Comments

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For those that are unaware Black Friday is an American invention designed by retailers to maximise holiday spending after Thanksgiving Thursday. As I’m sure you are aware Thanksgiving is not a holiday generally celebrated in Europe but Black Friday is growing in popularity and some have suggested that this is another day, which will soon […]

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The Secret to Managing Your Parcel Returns Effortlessly

by Paul Knowles |November 13, 2014|No Comments

The Secret To Managing Your Parcel Returns process Effortlessly

There was a time when customers rarely returned a product purchase unless it didn’t work. However, we are now in age where consumers hold the buying power and we are seeing instances where people will buy multiples of the same items online to evaluate at home and send you the ones they don’t like back. […]

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Top 3 Countries Brits Buy From Online

by Chinny Ogbuagu |November 7, 2014|No Comments

Top 3 Countries Brits Buy Online From

E-Commerce is the fastest growing retail market in Europe, with sales across the UK and the rest of Europe expected to reach a combined total of £111.2 billion in 2014 (€155.3 bn or $212.8 bn). A recent study conducted by Pitney Bowes Inc reveals that cross-border eCommerce is gaining traction with nearly 40% of consumers […]

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Transactional Mail In Focus: Making Your Mail Work Harder For You

by Chinny Ogbuagu |November 4, 2014|No Comments

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There’s no denying it, holiday season is just around the corner and while it is often time you take for yourself and spend it with family it can also prove tricky getting your invoices sent and being paid on time. Huge amounts of mail get sent over the Christmas period and in the process many […]

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The Must-Haves for Your Next Direct Mail Campaign

by Chinny Ogbuagu |October 28, 2014|No Comments

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Direct mail is one of the most disregarded yet one of the most effective ways to increase leads to your business. A lot of advertising can deliver poor results, prove untraceable, and produce insufficient ROI. For example, how many leads did you receive off the last newspaper or magazine ad?  It’s probable that you don’t know. […]

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