Flash Sales & Marketing: Preparing for Cyber Monday

November 25, 2015 / News, Technical, Web, Web, Websites /
Cyber Monday

Sales Are Coming

Of recent years, the American tradition of Black Friday has slowly crept further and further into UK consumer culture, with estimated sales last year sitting at approximately £810 million. Now, if you’re anything like us, you probably prefer doing your Christmas shopping (and selling) from the comfort of a cosy office, and Black Friday to you means little more than funny videos being posted on YouTube of two shoppers in Asda fighting over a half price blender. The stark rise in online shopping, however, has given birth to a new cultural phenomenon that grows with each passing festive period; Cyber Monday. Continue Reading →


Embracing Google’s Mobile Update

Mobilegeddon

As you might have heard recently, the guys over at Google have caused quite a stir with the recent news that they’re going to be changing things up a bit when it comes to their search algorithm –  but what does it all mean for us on the business side of things? Continue Reading →


5 Ways to Speed Up Magento: Part 2

January 21, 2015 / eCommerce, Technical, Web, Web, Websites /
Speed up magento part 2

In our blog last week we gave a very brief run-down of the open source content management system, Magento, a popular web-platform for e-commerce sites. Within the article we also listed 5 ways to speed up Magento site, which were particularly good places to start if you weren’t overly familiar with the web-design process. Continue Reading →


5 Ways to Speed Up Magento: Part 1

January 14, 2015 / eCommerce, Technical, Tips, Web, Web, Websites /
Speed up magento part 1

Studies indicate that one third of the top 30 e-commerce websites utilise Magento code, so if you’re in the business of online retail, the chances are that you’ll use the system. Currently owned by eBay, Magento is an open source content management system that provides a platform for businesses to set up and easily customise their e-commerce site. Continue Reading →


Validating your Domain Name

July 10, 2014 / Technical, Web, Web, Websites / 0 Comments /

We wrote a blog post back in December last year to let people know about the new changes that came about in January whereby all owners of top level domain names which include .com, .net and .org domains, are required to validate the contact details on their domain names once per year.

At the time, we mentioned that this was likely to cause a problem for people as it was a new procedure, is unexpected to most people and the email that all clients will receive which comes from the organisation who holds their domain registration, looks very spammy. Continue Reading →


My website is showing up a SO-Ninja page when I go to it

March 10, 2014 / Technical, Web / 0 Comments /
SO Ninja Page

Our hosting solution is set up to ensure maximum uptime for our clients, and the SO-Ninja page is a way in which we help to manage this.

The reasons that your website could be showing up the SO-Ninja page include: Continue Reading →


I am getting lots of messages from my website forms that look like spam?

March 10, 2014 / Technical, Web / 0 Comments /
What is "Webspam"

The symptom of this issue is where your form enquries from your website have incomplete or random entries within them. This is a common issue with websites and happens for a number of reasons. Continue Reading →


Why can’t I find my website on Google yet?

March 10, 2014 / Technical, Web / 0 Comments /
Why can’t I find my website on Google yet?

When a website launches it is not instantly on google just because it is visible by it’s domain name. When we say Google, we are generalising as all search engines work in a similar way with regards to indexing websites. The process to index can take 4 days to 10 weeks depending on a number of factors such as. Continue Reading →


Live Chat