• 27th March

    How to use the lockdown to start your own eCommerce business

    While others are using the coronavirus lockdown to catch up on Netflix, finish off DIY and sort out “that” cupboard, this could be your opportunity to realise that dream of running your own eCommerce business and starting to sell online.  At Expandly, we’ve seen an increase in enquiries for how to set up an eCommerce business from scratch. All from people wanting to use the next thre

  • 10th March

    Coronavirus and selling online: steps to protect your ecommerce sales

    Do you know how to protect your ecommerce sales from the impact of coronavirus and selling online? While a nation being quarantined at home with only online shopping to get them through the coronavirus outbreak might sound great for your ecommerce sales, the reality could be significantly different.  Insatiable demand, broken supply chains, increased turnaround times, reduced shipping and your

  • 27th February

    Top ecommerce news sites you should follow in 2020

    Things in ecommerce move fast. One minute Amazon is a bookstore and the next minute you’re shouting at Alexa to re-order paper towels. Keeping up can be challenging, but keeping up is crucial for long-term success. This week, we’re sharing our top ecommerce news sites for staying relevant and ahead of the game.  Top ecommerce news sites There are plenty of ecommerce resources out there, but t

  • 22nd January

    Preparing your eCommerce store for Christmas 2020

    Yes, it's January, and yes, we mentioned the c-word. But don't worry, we haven't gone completely crazy. If you spent last month cursing your annual promise and failure to be ready for Christmas early, then this blog on preparing your eCommerce store for Christmas 2020 is just for you.  "Well, that came around quickly." You say the same thing every year, yet every year it comes as a surprise. Pre

  • 14th January

    Do shoppers want fast delivery?

    Amazon, eBay, Shopify and even Etsy would all have you believe that fast delivery is the secret sauce of successful online selling. But is it? According to a recent survey by parcel data management platform, NetDespatch, just 3% of shoppers want same-day delivery, and only 29% want next-day. That leaves an overwhelming 62% of shoppers happy waiting between 2 - 5 day for this online shopping.  Bu

  • 31st December

    2020 eCommerce trends – our 4 top predictions

    You've made it to the end of another year, and what a year it's been. But while you've been reminiscing about the past 12 months, we've been speaking to industry experts about their predicted 2020 eCommerce trends. So grab a pen and sit back as we share how to prepare for 2020. 1. Direct to consumer Enterprise brands are already beginning to sell direct to consumer (D2C) online, and this trend is