Getting the most from Wishlists and Notify me
Using these features can get you more sales.
In May this year we made some upgrades to the wishlist feature on the website. In the Backoffice you can now sort it by date and add a sub menu to split out orders that are dealt with and those that still need an action (add those to the pile right!)
Virtual meeting tools that can help you connect with your team and customers
Being online at the moment is essential for businesses to get through. Not only for sales, but for connecting with customers and running events like continuing book clubs and author events.
Here are three of the most popular options for hosting online meetings:
Last month we talked about APIs and how they can be used to feed real time data between systems. Baker and Taylor is a case example of this (more are on the way). This month I want to talk about how smaller suppliers who do not have APIs can also participate. Small suppliers that do not have … Read More
This topic is on the table at every conference, I think we could move forward if we understood that supply chain issues are generally information issues. This years Leading Edge conference was no exception and I see it on the upcoming ABA agenda as well. I stood up at the LE conference to back Chris … Read More
Follow these simple steps to add a facebook plugin to your Circle website
Present at this years meeting were: www.timeout.co.nz – Auckland www.womensbookshop.co.nz – Auckland www.resourceroom.co.nz – Auckland www.pageandblackmore.co.nz – Nelson www.bookworld.co.nz – Blenheim www.poppiesbooks.co.nz – (North Island wide) Staff exchanges Firstly all stores present at the user meeting were open to the idea of staff exchanges. This is particularly interesting given that exchanges between NZ and AU … Read More
We took a look at best practice design ideas and some of the top sites on the net that are focused on selling things. www.amazon.com www.bookdepository.com www.torpedo7.co.nz www.dealextreme.com There are some common practices A daily deal item on the home page is a key part top retail sites and occupies the most prominent place on … Read More
Currently there are two and possibly three options for bookshops that would like to sell ebooks. My personal view is that ebooks could work for independent bookshops but need to be listed beside the ebook and be one click to buy and read, the customer information and sales history should also stay with and be … Read More