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“My mind set on making net profit is from the start make sure you are making money” Jay from DJM Direct

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Release Date: 02/29/2016

“We are just coming up to 25,000 feedback at 100% positive so the product is as near to perfect as you can get.” Adrian from The Ink Squid show art “We are just coming up to 25,000 feedback at 100% positive so the product is as near to perfect as you can get.” Adrian from The Ink Squid

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Adrian is from Blackpool and is the founder of The Ink Squid. Together with a small team, Adrian specialises in selling compatible ink and toner cartridges for brand-name printers. Having been in business for over 5 years the company have established themselves on multi-channel platforms such as Amazon and eBay as well as their own eCommerce website.  

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“Make sure it’s viable, don’t waste your time, your effort, your money unless you can see it paying off at the end.” Rob from Parade Antiques show art “Make sure it’s viable, don’t waste your time, your effort, your money unless you can see it paying off at the end.” Rob from Parade Antiques

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Rob from Parade Antiques sells items in the area of collectibles, memorabilia and antiques. Based in Plymouth, the business was established in 1997. Around five years ago, Rob started the Company’s eCommerce business alongside friend and business partner Alex. Parade Antiques trade through their own website and through eBay and are based in an old early 18th century warehouse near the waterís edge of Plymouth.  

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“It’s an art form in capturing the customer and keeping them buying from you again and again” Andy from Printer Basics show art “It’s an art form in capturing the customer and keeping them buying from you again and again” Andy from Printer Basics

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With over 15 years in the business Andy has perfected his selling technique on online platforms such as eBay, Amazon and his own website. Printer Basics is located in Cheshire UK and was originally a mail order service but was updated to a eCommerce website as the times changed!  

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“You always have to try and achieve a profit on every sale.” Alasdair from Badger Inks show art “You always have to try and achieve a profit on every sale.” Alasdair from Badger Inks

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Alasdair has been trading ink cartridges online since 2009 through eCommerce platforms such as Amazon and eBay and through his own website badgerinks.co.uk. He is based in East Sussex with a small team around him. Alasdair has recently started a bricks and mortar business alongside his thriving online business selling brands such as Canon, Epson and Lexmark.  

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“You have to put in the maximum amount of effort, and if you do that you will split some return. It’s going to be a lot of hard work but it will be rewarding so you have to keep doing it.” Michael from Kenco Spares show art “You have to put in the maximum amount of effort, and if you do that you will split some return. It’s going to be a lot of hard work but it will be rewarding so you have to keep doing it.” Michael from Kenco Spares

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Michael is a Northern Irish trade man that runs Kenco Spares and been operating since 1960 and since then started an eCommerce business in 2002 selling on multi-channel platforms such as eBay and Amazon. As well as having an online eCommerce store Michael also has a bricks and mortar store also called “Kenco Spares” in Belfast that has everything to do with domestic spare parts for most appliances such as Kenco and Dyson, dish washing machines, dryers etc.  

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“Our revenue last year was $1.07 Million” Ellen from Scuba Choice show art “Our revenue last year was $1.07 Million” Ellen from Scuba Choice

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Ellen from Scuba Choice sells everything

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“Make sure your deliveries are prompt, customer service is excellent and communication is excellent, customers expect nothing less. If you have a problem deal with it don’t let it fester.” David from Run Active show art “Make sure your deliveries are prompt, customer service is excellent and communication is excellent, customers expect nothing less. If you have a problem deal with it don’t let it fester.” David from Run Active

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David from has 2 aspects to his website, one is for the performance running market and his second eCommerce business expands into the niche market for his other multi channel site  for people that endure the tough muddier events & races. As well as running successful eCommerce websites David also owns bricks and mortar stores which supplies to the casual jogger to cross country.

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“Just stick at it. There wiil be good times and bad times but if you stick at it and work hard you will get through it.” Brendan from Homeline Furniture show art “Just stick at it. There wiil be good times and bad times but if you stick at it and work hard you will get through it.” Brendan from Homeline Furniture

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Brendan from  was started by his father by creating a bricks and mortar store in 1991 in County Tipperary, Ireland and evolving into the world of eCommerce multi selling covering your house needs from top to bottom.

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“If you’re going to do something, do it, and do it right” Roisin from F.R. Cathcart Ltd show art “If you’re going to do something, do it, and do it right” Roisin from F.R. Cathcart Ltd

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Roisin from F.R. Cathcart Ltd is a special person I helped way back set up their now booming eCommerce website, and have massively progressed since then and I hope will continue to do so! The F.R. Cathcart Ltd business started 40 years ago as a brick and mortar store in Northern Ireland and they supply everything from home and garden to hardware and building supplies. The store mainly sold building supplies until the credit crunch occurred, so as a family business they decided to diversify what they offered and delved into more a of a lifestyle store.

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“If you love something, then I think you can make it work, I think you really can” Helen from Lente Designs show art “If you love something, then I think you can make it work, I think you really can” Helen from Lente Designs

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Ecommerce business  has been running for over 6 years by herself with casual staff over busy periods, started very slowly running 3 days a week. The couple not happy with their day to day jobs decided to plunge into making their own business. Taking a risk and taking out money on their credit card and buying fabrics to make their own designs for the niche market of iPad & tablet covers, designed by themselves along with help Lente Designs aims to provide quality cases for a little cost as possible.

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DJM Direct is based in Nelson, Lancashire and many years ago Jay worked for a small business in Huddersfield and sold DIY products, contracts etc. In 2004, after experimenting with different products and finding the right products, they decided to move into to a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Lancashire and continued expanding and looked for other means of selling and went onto Amazon, their own eCommerce site and in 2013 they expanded the warehouse to 20,000 sq. ft., and have turned over 2 million last year and have started their own brand just over 12 months ago.