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eCommerce Solutions – Shopify vs WooCommerce

eCommerce Solutions – Shopify vs WordPress Are you looking for the perfect eCommerce solution for your online business? If yes, you may be trying to decide whether to build your selling site using Shopify or WordPress / WooCommerce. As two of the most popular and influential brands in the world of e-commerce, both of these…

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7 traits your engineering website must improve if you’re serious about generating new leads

Privacy Policy In this post, I’m going to share everything I know about attracting good prospective engineering clients into your business. I’ve separated the post into 7 traits which contain the most important aspects of a professional engineering website. Improving any of these traits will help increase the productivity of your website – generating leads…

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10 Features & Services worth paying for in an ecommerce website.

A promotional website is often a billboard as an ecommerce site is to a bricks and mortar shop. An online shop needs regular updating, organising and maintenance combined with serious security measures and a means to accommodate and communicate with its customers. Open Source Platforms such as Magento or WordPress with WooCommerce are made ready…

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5 Things to consider before choosing an agency to create your website

An agency can provide great assistance with creating and marketing your online presence. However not all agencies are created equally and it’s worth knowing what you can get for your money before you sign any contract. 1. Buy your own domain name Don’t get a third party to buy it for you; find a reputable…

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Does your site look good on a mobile phone? Responsive design will engage your customers on the move.

While it’s apparent that the web is increasingly accessed by phones and tablets on the move and on the sofa, many websites are yet to be updated to respond to this and the result can be very frustrating for the customer. Websites with drop down menus that don’t work on iPad, booking forms that simply…

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Use the Google Hummingbird update to boost your web traffic

The new hummingbird update is a significant change to the way Google indexes websites, and if you’re spending time and money on SEO then it’s vital that you ensure you are making the correct adjustments to remain as high as you can in search results for your trade. Our guide shows how Google provides an advantage to website owners who create and distribute high-quality content over those using black hat techniques.

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Need an e-Commece site? We recommend Magento.

While we can help develop and provide custom designs for a number of shopping carts, we would definitely recommend Magento as the best solution for developing your ecommerce site. Magento is a remarkably flexible ecommerce platform that is trusted by world leading brands and while there is an Enterprise Edition available, aimed at large corporations;…

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National Entertainment Company – Letting a great company flaunt their assets.

Martin from the NEC already had the right idea, he had built his company website using wordpress as a CMS and just needed a great theme design to make it pop. Since the NEC provide events management and equipment for a massive range of party entertainment – from paintball and foam cannons to bouncy castles…

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Coastline Fish & Chips – a business website run on WordPress.

Coastline is a great “chippy” on the coast of Blyth in the north east of England providing quality fish and chips. We were very happy to build their website, and spent a sunny day taking photographs to use on the theme. We even built our own weather widget for the site!

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A WordPress site plus Google Maps registration is great SEO for local business.

While we cannot usually guarantee 1st place on Google – certainly not in the first few weeks after a website launch – but that’s exactly what doubleglazingrepairsne.co.uk have within weeks of us building the site for them for the keywords “double glazing north east”. While a wordpress site is known to achieve good search listings,…

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