Using Facebook as a Business

Using Facebook As A Business

Facebook Profiles Explained Facebook can be a very useful social media platform depending on your type of business.  In general Facebook suits Business to Consumer (B2C) organisations best.  In other words, businesses that sell to individual customers, as opposed to selling to other businesses. When you sign up to Facebook you agree to use your […]

Creating an Email Newsletter Using Mailchimp

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What is MailChimp? MailChimp is well established, highly respected and internationally trusted online newsletter creation software.  Emails from MailChimp are less likely to be seen as spam than if you sent all your customers a bulk email from your usual email address. We use MailChimp to send our newsletters.  It has the benefit of being […]

eCommerce Website Planning

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What is eCommerce? In website terms eCommerce is the practice of selling on the internet, whereby customers add things to their basket and then checkout. An eCommerce website is different from a standard one because there is much more functionality involved. Any website should allow a user to find what they are looking for quickly.  […]

Writing Your UK GDPR Policy

Writing Your Uk Gdpr Policy

Introduction We have created this summary document for our clients as an informative exercise only, using the resources mentioned below.   In no way does it constitute legal advice. We urge anyone who has any questions, concerns or an unusual business model to take professional legal advice and to not rely solely on this document. […]

Preparing Images & PDFs For The Web

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Introduction During your project we will ask you for images to go on the new website and/or app. We recommend that website images should be your own photographs where possible. You are expected to supply these images correctly formatted. If we are required to format them for you, you will need to purchase our Optimising […]

Google Maps Changes

Google Maps Changes

Introduction In June 2018 Google made changes to the way it lets us use its maps on our websites.  In true Google style it has issued a lot of documentation around this, that is as clear as mud.   For example here: Google Maps Platform Billing. The Result The result of not changing to the […]

Preparing Images For Printing

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Introduction Poorly formatted images will not look crisp and clear once printed.   Therefore, we will have to spend time editing them, which is a chargeable service. There are four main aspects of image formatting for printing: the image’s dimensions the image’s file size the file name of the image the format of the image […]

How To Practice Simple SEO

How To Practice Simple Seo

What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation, and is the process of optimising your website so that you appear as high as possible in search engine results pages (SERPS) in Google, Bing etc.   There used to be all kinds of techniques to achieve this, and you could pay companies good money to […]

Completing the Machinery Stocks Form

Completing The Machinery Stocks Form

Introduction Our ‘Completing the Machinery Stocks Form’ is used to gather the information that enables us to create your machinery stock products.  As it is online it also allows you to create your product information in situ. Having the correct information in this form is crucial to the successful sale of your product.  The product […]