Archive for July, 2008

How to trade internationally online – part three

In this, the final part of our guide to trading internationally through your website, we’re looking at domain names and legal issues. Before you read this, check out parts one and two if you haven’t already. If you’ve decided to translate your website to trade abroad, it can be worthwhile registering a different domain name [...]

How to trade internationally online – part two

In the second part of our guide to trading internationally from your website, we’re covering how to tailor your proposition to different markets. (If you missed part one, read it here.) When you sell abroad from your website, you can simply quote prices in different currencies. This is a good way to find out if [...]

More domains, more confusion?

It’s taken us a little while to get round to posting on this issue – mainly because we took the blog offline around the time the news broke. Anyway, you might well have seen by now that ICANN (the organisation responsible for managing the internet’s domain name system) has apparently given the go ahead for [...]

How to trade internationally online – part one

One of the benefits of trading online (selling stuff through your website) is that it opens your business up to a worldwide market. That can give you access to loads of potential customers. However, if you’re new to the world of ecommerce, the idea of trading internationally can seem intimidating. Only the big players do [...]

Customer showcase:

We recently spoke to illustrator and designer David Prosser about his 123-reg hosted site   What is your name? David Prosser How old are you? 22 What do you do? Illustrator and Animator, studying a MA in animation at the Royal College of Art. What is your favourite movie? Koyaanisqatsi (also known as Koyaanisqatsi: [...]

The domain name baby game

Although I’ve never really been one for celebrity news, this weekend it was hard to avoid the story that Angelina Jolie has given birth to twins. Named Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline, the pair were born on Saturday evening. Jolie and partner Brad Pitt clearly aren’t fools when it comes to protecting the online identities [...]

Back from an enforced absence

Regular readers will have noticed that this blog disappeared a week or so ago. Visitors to this page would have seen a ‘page not found’ message. The reason for our absence is simple. We had to take the blog offline double-quick when we discovered it had been hacked. Someone (probably an automated script) had gained [...]