GST is a tax that’s added to most goods and services sold in New Zealand. It was introduced in 1986 at a rate of 10% as part of the “Rogernomics” reforms under Minister of Finance Roger Douglas. The GST rate rose to 12.5% in 1989 and 15% in 2010, where it has remained ever since. […]Read More
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What is dropshipping, and should you do it?
Dropshipping is a way of selling products online without needing to buy or store any inventory. Instead, you pass customer orders directly to your supplier, who packs and ships the goods on your behalf. Is dropshipping right for you? Let’s examine the pros and cons. Pro: Low set-up and operating costs Because you don’t need […]Read More
Which eCommerce platform is best for my online store?
Setting up an online store is more complex than simply creating a website and displaying your products on it. You’ll need a tool that manages inventory, collects shipping information, applies discounts, processes payments, integrates with your CRM software, and so on. Thankfully, there’s a wide range of eCommerce solutions available to help you run your […]Read More
Seven ways to make money from your website
Whether you have a blog that you started as a hobby, or a page to help people find your small business online, there may be extra ways in which your website can make you money. Here are a few suggestions on how to monetise your site: Sell advertising space By allowing companies like Google to […]Read More
What should I look for in a web partner?
Whether you have a brick-and-mortar store or your business is entirely online, your website is an invaluable marketing tool, so naturally, a web partner is important. A 2019 GE shopper research study found that 81% of people do research online before making a purchase. But simply having a website isn’t good enough – it has […]Read More