Are you ready for the challenges of ecommerce in 2016? Selling online is the fastest growing retail sector in the UK. Can you afford to be missing out?
It came from States in 2013 and caused an almighty stir. But with UK shops reporting none of the chaotic scenes witnessed at some stores in 2014, have we had our fill of Black Friday?
Lead ads are a more direct way to run lead generation campaigns on Facebook. They let users express interest your product or service by filling out a form with their details which enables you to follow up with them.
In a big week for Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has posted that they are testing a new, more expressive Like button – they’re calling it ‘Reactions’. Initial testing is being carried out in Ireland and Spain before it is rolled out elsewhere.
A quarter of your website’s traffic will be gone in four seconds if your website doesn’t load in time. Guest blogger Rick Talavera of Singlehop explains how to ensure your website is running as fast as possible, and includes a handy infographic.
Here we present one clear cut argument for why, above all others, the combination of WordPress and WooCommerce is all that you need for a kickass online presence and a shop almost each and every one of the features that you could ever have imagined.
What customer service processes do you have in place for your business? It doesn’t matter how efficient your fulfilment procedures are, things will go wrong from time to time, and how you deal with these incidents will either put customers off for life or make them more loyal.
If you are selling online in the UK, you should already be aware of the Distance Selling Regulations – the legislation that covers anything bought via online shopping, mail order, over the telephone or a TV shopping channel.
You may have noticed that some businesses seem to like the idea of bypassing the need for a website altogether, using Facebook instead. You type their website address into you browser and you are taken straight to their Facebook page. Brilliant! You don’t need to worry about having to keep a website up to date, there’s no web hosting fee to factor in, and everyone loves Facebook….don’t they? And that’s where we find the first flaw in this master plan.
Recently, the news has been full of stories about this so-called Heartbleed bug. It’s one of the worst internet flaws ever uncovered, and it got millions of people shaking in their virtual boots. What is the Heartbleed bug?