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If you haven’t heard, the new EU* GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force on 25th May. It will affect the way all businesses and organisations collect, use and store data on individuals. 

Elephant in a Wine Shop

When selling wine online the biggest cost factor is the shipping charge.  Wine bottles are heavy and therefore expensive to ship. Many customers come to purchase wine online because of the convenience and cost benefits.

Shopping Centre

This post provides an insight to our experience of what works and what does not when selling drinks online.

If you rely on your website to do all the work then you could be missing out on huge potential. Sales of drinks is a highly competitive industry both online and on the high street.

Index Cards

Building up a network of links to your website is essential to get your website integrated into the internet as part of your SEO strategy.

Learning Drupal

If you are new to Drupal or need a little extra help with getting over some of the initial hurdles, we selected a number of resource that were reviewed and discussed at our last Oxford Drupal Users Group.

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