How Covid-19 is Changing Businesses Online

As a result of Covid-19 companies are rapidly having to change the way in which they conduct business. One of these changes is to embrace what the virtual world has to offer to meet the growing demands of consumers. This article takes a closer look at just some of the trends that have emerged online since the start of the pandemic.

Common WordPress Myths

WordPress is a powerful Content Management System (CMS) used to make both small and large scale websites. Over 30% of the world's websites use WordPress and this includes some famous names such as BBC America, Sony Music and Microsoft News. Despite this there are still a number of myths that cast a shadow over WordPress, making people doubt its capabilities. In this article we put to bed some of those myths.

How to Update WordPress Safely

If you have a WordPress website then you will be all so familiar with the update alert messages that often appear when you login to the admin area. This article covers why it is important to ensure that your WordPress website is kept up-to-date and what steps you should take to carry them out safely.

Top 20 WordPress Plugins

We love WordPress and we also love some of the fantastic plugins that are available to help transform an average website into an amazing one. Take a look at our top 20 recommended WordPress plugins, tried and tested by us.

Top Ways To Make More Money From Your Website

Many businesses come to us with beautifully designed websites and they therefore struggle to understand why they are not making more money from them. In many cases it is down to a lack of website traffic and therefore a bigger marketing budget may need to be allocated, but what if the volume of website visitors are there but you still feel that it could do so much better? Well you are probably right; there are always ways that you can improve a website’s sales performance and this article explores some ways to do just that.

Top 10 Gifts to Give your Website this Christmas

Throughout the year we try to encourage our clients to provide their websites with fresh and seasonal content to engage visitors, encourage repeat traffic and ultimately increase sales. Often businesses struggle to think of inventive ways to achieve this and as a result end up with the same content on their websites all year round. With Christmas just around the corner we have come up with 10 ideas that businesses can incorporate on their websites in the lead up to the festive season.

How to Successfully Use Twitter within your Business

New to Twitter? Wondering what an earth tweeting and hashtags are all about? After the success of our one-to-one social media training we recently launched our first Twitter workshop for beginners and plan to roll out more dates in the future. Read on for a taster of what to expect as well as advice on how to embark on your Twitter journey.

Payment Gateway Comparison

As mentioned in our previous blog post choosing a payment gateway can be a daunting task and we recommended some important questions to consider before making your decision. Within this article we go on to compare some of the popular payment gateways that are available for ecommerce websites.