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Welcome to the Imp Ideas marketing blog where we share ideas, guest posts and news about marketing, running a business and all that goes with it.

23 ways to boost sales in your ecommerce store in 2019

Have you ever wondered what the best ways to boost sales online are?  If you own an online store or ecommerce business you’ll be familiar with the constant quest to increase and boost sales without compromising your return on investment. Paid advertising and social advertising may seem like an easy solution, you create an advert,

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Claire Close - So Close print and design studio
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Start-Up Stories – Claire Close

Today we welcome Claire Close, a successful Not on the High Street seller Claire Close runs So Close, a gift company based in Exmouth, East Devon with her husband Tarot. So Close is a gifting company that specialises in quirky, colourful, personalised gifts which Claire, Tarot and their team design, make and dispatch from their

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Start-Up Stories – Rosie Johnson Illustrates

Say hello to Rosie Johnson, an illustrator that hopes to entertain and inspire Rosie Johnson is an illustrator based in Exmouth, East Devon. She creates beautiful, individual illustrations and portraits on commission as well as her unique line of cards, jewellery and gifts which are infused with her sense of humour and political views. What

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Three words for 2019 – my business theme for the year

Have you heard about using a business theme in your business for productivity? At the end of last year, I read an article by Rin Hamburgh, who’d I met earlier in the year, about how she chooses words to be her business theme for the year. The links in the article led me to the

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Start-Up Stories- The Floricultural Cabinet

Welcome to the first in a monthly series of features on inspiring businesses. This month’s feature is Jen Mills from The Floricultural Cabinet, a freelance florist based in the seaside town of Budleigh Salterton, East Devon. Jen started her bespoke florist business in 2011 and shares with us her insights into the inspiration in and

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5 reasons why your business needs a facebook page
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5 reasons your business needs a Facebook page

Why should my business use Facebook? It is a question we get asked a lot. We find that people often approach their Facebook business page with the same way of thinking as their personal page. The expectation is that they’ll post a lovely picture of their products, it will generate lots of likes and comments

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