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Xmas pressies

Sell, Sell, Sell – Cyber Monday UK Style

If you’ve not seen the hype about Black Friday and Cyber Monday… where have you been?
This US phenomena is now massive in the UK too with plenty of online retailers especially, pushing big ticket sales and money-saving offers.


Xmas pressies

Black Friday / Cyber Monday – are you ready to sell?

In two weeks time, those in the know expect the busiest time of the year in USA retail with the knock-on effect to the UK and across the globe expected to be strong too.
So what about you? Are you ready for an increase in Christmas shoppers? Is your site ready to offer an enhanced Christmas shopping experience? Here’s our 6 top tips on making your site ready for some Santa-stic sales.


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Why won’t they buy my product?

It happens so often. You launch a product, it’s getting plenty of coverage and attention, and people are reading about it, signing up, trying it out but no one’s buying it. Why?   Let’s take a look at some of the most common reasons you aren’t getting (any) sales:   You’re attracting the wrong customers [...]


Lessons from the High Street – What online stores can learn

With 2013 opening with news reports of high street failures, struggling retail chains and a rise in online shopping, many are looking to e-commerce as the golden goose, but not all the doom and gloom around the high street is just because they were operating from a physical store. Getting your store online is a [...]



6 trends in e-commerce you need to know

The world of retail is in its biggest transition since the adopting of the barcode scanner over hand-held pricing guns. Even small corner shops are now more likely to use the former, although there will always be a handful of retailers who hold on firmly to tradition. The current transition, the consumer move from physical [...]


Everything you need to know about SEO and outranking your competitors

Optimising a website for search engines is not easy and it’s a continuous process that takes time. Go through the most frequently asked questions on Search Engine Optimisation and find answers that can help you understand the basics of SEO and what techniques you can use to have your site rank higher than your competitors. What [...]


123-reg Reliability and Value helps to Drive Growth at my1login

Launched in March 2012, Scotland based password manager my1login is making a name for itself as internet users switch onto the critical need to protect their online passwords. The company, which uses 123-reg for domain, hosting and email services, has been making serious strides in the technology sector, with CEO Michael Newman interviewed on the BBC’s online [...]


When is a blog not a blog…?

When it’s a fully functioning website. The concept of blog hosting should be taken as a mere description of the tools available at your disposal and not the content you are going to use it for. Yes, WordPress and the like were designed to primarily host blogs and they do that very well, but it [...]


How we’ve changed the way we shop

It was 2010 that the world first really became gripped with social shopping. Online shopping had already begun to become a serious rival to the high street, with voucher codes fueling the rise and then social networking elements kicked in too. Traditional trade The internet is often only a reflection of the physical more traditional [...]