Celebrating the people behind British small businesses
 

Making your online small business a roaring success: the inside scoop!

 

The rise of eCommerce has probably been one of the best things to happen for small business owners. More and more people are starting their own business online, or start out online and then expand to the high street. One such independent business is Reef Knots, a luxury silk tie …

INFOGRAPHIC: A very short history of eCommerce

 

This week we’ve been celebrating all the small biz heroes out there who sell their wonderful wares online. But what is eCommerce and where did it come from? We all know that online sales have boomed with the rise of internet, but did you know that the first thing that …

30 sizzling eCommerce tips from the small business experts

 

Now we’re in the swing of Christmas shopping season, it’s time to take your online selling to the next level – but how? We gave you the tools yesterday – now here are some tips from independent retailers themselves. From technology firms to marketing agencies, we called out to the …

The ultimate eCommerce technology toolkit for independent shops

 

Selling online is really important at this time of year, when seasonal shoppers are increasingly buying their Christmas prezzies from the comfort of their armchair rather than hitting the high street. If your independent shop can go online, you can reach larger audiences at any time of day, and it’s …

How to increase your sales: we take a small business recap

 

For the last fortnight on SBH we’ve been devoting our time to some amazing small businesses which have increased their sales by various means – be it through social media, clever marketing, or getting outside help to maximise their business plans. We’ve still got a couple left to come (aren’t …