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Increase Reach with Facebook Ads – Databox Article

Ditly was recently featured in a Databox article for “10 Ways For Increasing Facebook Ad Impressions and Reach“, this is our recommendation… “To increase reach with Facebook ads, create a separate and independent ‘rate-limited reach campaign’. This is where you build a reach campaign, with a small budget and you limit the impressions per person…
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Force All External Links On Shopify To Open A New Tab

The Problem With External Links On Shopify I manage and build a fair number of Shopify sites, and recently I was stumped by a client request which seemed so simple. They wanted all external URL links on their Shopify site to open up a new tab/window so the session remained open on the user’s device.…
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Add Google Tag Manager To Shopify Without Editing The Theme

If you need to add Google Tag Manager (GTM) to Shopify but are unsure about editing the theme, or maybe you don’t have the permissions, then there is another way. Just go to your Shopify store > Online Store > Preferences > Scroll down to the “Google Analytics” Section > Paste the code below into…
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Royal Mail Post Box: UK Mainland Postcodes For Woocommerce Shipping Rates

UK Mainland Postcodes For Woocommerce Shipping Rates

Ecommerce shipping can be a nightmare! Different areas have different costs; the highlands cost more than the mainland, anything on an island is crazy expensive and then there’s Northern Ireland to account for too. Usually, the way to set these varying costs in eCommerce platforms like Woocommerce, Shopify, Magento or BigCommerce is by splitting shipping…
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Google Shopping Is Now Free & How To Get Access

Yesterday, Google made an astonishing move by announcing that eCommerce companies will be able to list their products for free on Google Shopping. In a blog post published by Bill Ready, Google’s President of Commerce, he announced that in light of the current global pandemic Google will be “advancing our plans to make it free…
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A Marketers Task List When It’s Not “Business As Usual”

Purpose Of This Post – A Marketers Task List This post suggests a ‘Marketers Task List’ of things you can do to continue marketing your brand at a time when the business is either non-operational or unable to deliver its product or service. This can be used by marketers, business owners or anyone who is…
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8 Ways To Reduce Costs As A Marketer

During these difficult times, it’s become clear that some businesses are thriving (particularly those in the loo roll market) and others are having to temporarily close or reduce operations. Those who are closing or scaling down are rightfully looking at ways to reduce expenses to relieve strain on their almost stagnant cashflow. Well, here’s another…
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How The Coronavirus Has Changed Facebook Ads

Where Are We Now? Of course, you already know. We are tightly in the grasp of a global pandemic which is on an unprecedented scale. It’s real. It’s scary. And it’s having an impact on all of us. I’ve tried to stop looking at the numbers now, but I think it’s fair to say that…
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25 Free Video Calling Apps

As we are all aware, we are living in a very challenging time due to the COVID-19 Virus outbreak. Colleagues, families and friends are isolating themselves from others on Government advice in an effort to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. However this isolation creates new challenges, how do colleagues communicate so they can carry…
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COVID-19 Update

What We’re Facing As I’m sure you’re already aware, we’re living in difficult times. Times that we have never witnessed before. We and our businesses all face significant challenges during this global COVID-19 pandemic. However, I have no doubt that we will come out of this, stronger, more united and better prepared than ever before.…
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