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Seller tips: promote your business on social media

The power of social media is both intense and extremely exciting. Intense because of their power and reach, exciting because innovation is a regular occurrence. This blog post was created to provide advice for sellers who want to use social media to their …

SEO tips for online sellers

What is SEO and why is it so important for online sellers? This blog post aims to explain the concept in simple terms and also provide online sellers with some useful tips they can use to optimise their SEO. In the ecommerce world, sales are driven by …

Black Friday tips for online sellers

When you hear the words Black Friday one thing comes to mind: ridiculous savings! All in all, the last two months of the year are just fantastic for grabbing great deals. Not to mention that etailers and retailers don’t only have Black Friday to look …

Picture perfect: how to remove the background

Are you familiar with the saying looks matter? This is a relevant statement for today’s topic: image editing. More specifically, we’ll talk about removing the background of an image to make a product stand out and look better. In the ecommerce world, it …

Customer retention tactics

Customer retention, what exactly is it? Simply put, it is about keeping your existing customers, so they can perform repeat purchases. And here is a more elaborate definition: the actions and campaigns companies implement in order to retain as many …

How to attract new ecommerce customers

Yes it is true, attracting new customers is a lot more expensive than retaining existing ones. However, there is no harm in attempting to get new customers in a cost effective and creative way. In this way you can kill two birds with one stone: keep your …

Buyers love uAfrica shipping

We have been urging sellers to offer uAfrica shipping for a while now. We wrote a blog post on uAfrica fulfilment, an article about activating the uAfrica shipping option, and an article on the finer points of using uAfrica shipping. Turns out, we have …

Celebrating ten years of success

Diamond Merchants have been on bidorbuy for a whopping 10 years! If the company's name doesn’t already give you a slight indication of what they sell, they are multinational jewellery and diamond wholesalers who offer high-quality items at a fraction of …