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Vote for your Student Start-up of the Year

 
 

Our hunt for the Student Start-up of the Year is down to the last five entrants, and now it’s time for you to pick the overall winner. Students and graduates from scores of universities and colleges across the country have entered the competition, which is supported by 123 Reg, Enterprise Nation and Microsoft. We drew…



What will new data protection rules mean for online marketing?

 
 

Data protection rules across Europe are set to change, and if your small business collects personal data from customers, then you need to know what’s happening. The new set of rules is called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and it comes into force on May 25th 2018. In this guide, we’ll take a brief…



Why WordPress has the flexibility your business website needs

 
 

Things never stay the same for long in business – you might decide launch a new product, or lure in new customers with a special offer, or perhaps you have some exciting news you want to share with the world. Whatever’s going on in your business life, when something changes the chances are you’ll want…


Ecommerce SEO: A user’s journey from search to purchase

 
 
Signposts - is your site navigation confusing?

Appearing in search results is vital for any ecommerce business, but with massive companies like Amazon and eBay dominating things, smaller businesses need to get clever if they’re to compete. In this guide we’ll look at the user’s journey from search to purchase and how to ensure the process is aligned with your search engine…


10 winning ideas powered by 123 Reg and Crowdfunder

 
 

Earlier this year, 123 Reg and Crowdfunder teamed up to offer ten businesses a game-changing opportunity. We challenged budding entrepreneurs and growing startups to pitch us their ideas, and pitch they did. Hundreds of entries were received, and we plucked out the top ten to start them on the path to crowfunding success – with…


Why your slow website is losing you customers

 
 

When it comes to doing business online, speed matters. Customers expect things to be done fast – from next day delivery to instant customer support, people don’t want to hang around. Remarkably, this desire for speed even extends as far as your website. Think about it – how many times have you clicked on a…


Overcome your fears and launch your dream business today

 
 

Do you dream of starting your own online business, but worry that a lack of technical skills will turn the whole thing into a nightmare? It’s not an uncommon fear. But it’s a fear that’s based on a common misconception. The idea that you need to have strong technical skills in order to launch a…


Landing pages: The key to improving website sales

 
 

In a perfect world, people would just arrive at your website and buy whatever it is you’re selling. Unfortunately, things aren’t that simple – the journey from arriving on a site to completing a desired action is a complex one. That’s why it’s important to ensure this journey gets off to the best possible start.…