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5 Traditional industries that can benefit from an online presence!

5 Traditional industries that can benefit from an online presence!

These days being active online is essential for online businesses, no long can a business continue to generate new audiences and attract new leads through traditional methods such as flyers, newspaper ads and through the phone book.
Even the most traditional of industries need an online presence, from banking and property businesses to hotels and restaurants, these days without having a digital presence it’s more difficult than ever to fully establish your business. Here’s 5 tradi[..]

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What makes a good website? Everything you need to know to create an effective website

What makes a good website? Everything you need to know to create an effective website

With over 600 millions websites available across the world getting your business online has become a simple and effective task, allowing you to reach out to new audiences, show off your business and generate even more sales. However not every website is works and there are a number of ways you can still get it wrong, here’s our guide to all the elements you’ll need to make your website engaging memorable and successful.
Clear message
Your website is likely to be your first [..]

Categories: Website Design

Less friction, more sales: Remove friction from your customer journey

Less friction, more sales: Remove friction from your customer journey

You’ve got the perfect product or service, you’ve set up your website, you’ve worked out how you’ll deliver your items, time to sit back, relax and let the sales roll in right? Or not. There might be one important thing you’ve forgotten which could hinder your sales as well as cost you money in the long run and that’s website friction.
What is website friction?
Friction is a term used in relation to your customers buying journey. Friction refers to the[..]

Categories: Websites, Ecommerce and online shopping

What to do when your ecommerce store goes down

What to do when your ecommerce store goes down

Early yesterday evening online clothing giant ASOS went down, whilst it’s perhaps not the biggest news of the day, it’s something that seems to be concerning quite a lot of people across the online world. ASOS is a big deal, they’re one of the largest online stores out there and leaders in the online clothing industry, but even they can have their technical issues. Whilst you might not expect it from a company so large it’s important to remember that no matter what, whe[..]

Categories: Ecommerce websites

Should I build my own website? The cons of DIY designs

Should I build my own website? The cons of DIY designs

These days it’s not that difficult to design and build your own website. With the opportunity to buy hosting packages and domain names and a variety of platforms suitable for your business such as WordPress, Wix, Magento and Shopify you can be set up in a matter of hours. Except it’s not that simple and whilst building your website yourself might seem like a cheap and easy alternative to working with professionals, it can leave you with an unprofessional, low quality website which [..]

Categories: Website Design

One page website design, the future or a fad?

One page website design, the future or a fad?

One page layouts are all the rage these days, they’re modern, they’re simple and they can look great, but are one page layouts really as effective as it would seem? A one page website consists of only a single page which features different sections of the website on the same page. For example rather than clicking to go to new pages, you scroll down to view other sections or “pages” on the website. With me? If not here’s a few examples of some beautifully crafted o[..]

Categories: Website Design

Why ecommerce businesses should embrace customer reviews!

Why ecommerce businesses should embrace customer reviews!

User reviews are proven to be sales drivers and are something that the majority of your customers will normally read before deciding to purchase anything from your website. Your potential customers want the reassurance that your product, and ultimately your company, are worthwhile before making any purchases.
The majority of people now choose to check reviews before they make a purchase and featuring product reviews on your website has a number of benefits, the most obvious being that custo[..]

Categories: Ecommerce Websites and Online Shops

Live chat for your website - The pros and cons

Live chat for your website - The pros and cons

In recent months the addition of live chat functions to websites seem to have become more prominent, it’s quite common to hear the little chiming sound as a live chat pop up appears at the bottom of the screen. With hundreds of websites now featuring live chat support it can be tempting to feature one on your website as a way to keep up with the competition. However there are a few considerations you should make before you decide to incorporate live chat support into your website.
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Categories: Business Opportunities, Website Design

Why you shouldn’t use Wix for building your business website

Why you shouldn’t use Wix for building your business website

Wix is a web development platform that allows users to create their own websites for free, simply and quickly. Their easy to use site building process aims to get rid of the need of professional web developers and often is why it’s a great option for freelancers and startup businesses looking to save money. The biggest appeal of using Wix is it’s affordability and ease of use and with millions of users worldwide it obviously must be good for certain things, but is Wix a good choice[..]

Categories: Website Design

How you can make your website more trustworthy in 5 easy steps!

How you can make your website more trustworthy in 5 easy steps!

It takes your customers on average around 15 seconds to determine whether they trust your website or not, that’s not a long time to prove that you are a legit, reliable company. Likelihood is, you offer a great service that your customers love but sadly, your website might not represent this. There are however, a few things that you can do to win those visitors over and increase your business.
Professional website design
Simply put, having a professional website design can be the e[..]

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