Wishlist and Notify Me

September 9, 2020Tips Tricks and Ideas

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

April 7, 2020Tips Tricks and Ideas

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:

Circle User Meeting 2012 at the NZ Booksellers conference

November 24, 2012Tips Tricks and Ideas

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

Best practice website design for retail sites

October 24, 2012Tips Tricks and Ideas

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

eBook Options

June 24, 2012Tips Tricks and Ideas

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