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GDPR – Contact Consent

Posted by richard carter on April 27, 2018

As most businesses will be aware, the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 25/05/2018 requires all businesses to adhere to a new standard of handling and storing personal data, as well as stricter guidelines on when a business can contact an individual. You can read the Tradebox GDPR article to see how we are complying with the GDPR and understand how we will handle your data.  You may also be interested in reading Tradebox's Privacy Policy.   Operational contact with all existing Tradebox software users falls within the legitimate contact rules under GDPR. This allows us to provide support and contact you to inform you of anything that is pertinent to you as a Tradebox customer. However, we do need to gain your consent again for promotional purposes. This covers things like promotions we or our partners are running or access to our...


Guest Post from BigCommerce: How Selling on eBay Can Future Proof Your Ecommerce Business in 2018

Posted by Siobhan Bales on April 19, 2018

  My co-founder, Maxim Godin, and I launched our first ecommerce business back in 2008 –– on eBay.   In the past 8 years, from our first attempt at ecommerce to GripUp.com, we’ve seen it all. We have taken our business from suspended accounts to more than $100,000 in monthly sales, winning eBay awards for the highest conversion rates on the platform.     When figuring out how to sell on Ebay, people expect quick results. Our success on eBay wasn’t overnight. It never is. Success is for the stubborn and persistent. Those who will not take ‘No’ for an answer.     I think of our early days on eBay as a youth stage. We were in our nascent days, learning to walk and talk. It was in our teenage years –– so to speak –– that we got suspended for copyright infringement. We used stock images found on Google, which we...