Sophisticated Spoof Sites – Advanced Phishing Attacks

April 27, 2017 / News, Websites /

Why we’re writing about Phishing

 Our team recently made an unsettling discovery in regards to phishing. We stumbled across a spoof site that you can see here which showcases just how advanced the phishing attacks are presently. Continue Reading →


Cybersecurity – Unlocked Manchester Conference

March 28, 2017 / Technical, Websites /

Today marks the date of the UK Fast Unlocked Manchester conference which is being attended by James and Josh from our office. These guys are there to learn more about cybersecurity and how we can make our clients websites and information even more secure than they already are given the huge amount of hack attempts we see daily. Continue Reading →


Website Creation – Behind The Scenes – Why Choose Us?

March 24, 2017 / Websites /
Behind the scenes of web design

To those who have no experience in designing a website it can seem like a pretty simple job, and if you want your site to look ‘home made’ then yes it absolutely is. However, we are committed to creating contemporary sites that will have a positive impact on our client’s business so when it comes to creating a site we always have a significant amount of work to do. Continue Reading →


The Truth About Web Hosting

March 1, 2017 / Websites /

What does your web hosting company really do for you?

Web Hosting can be tricky to understand for newcomers and the fact of the matter is large companies tend to take advantage of this. We’re going to explore web hosting and how you can ensure that your host has actually got your best interests at heart. Continue Reading →


WordPress Hacking Spree – Is Your Site Safe?

February 20, 2017 / Technical, Web, Websites, Wordpress /

Running a website has a few certainties, one of these is your website will encounter hackers, but clients underestimate just how many hack attempts on their website will take place. A successful site can be defined by its hacking awareness, if your site is not safe then neither are your customers who entrust you with their details. Continue Reading →


Important Announcement! – Website Security and Maintenance

September 27, 2016 / eCommerce, Technical, Websites /
website-security-maintenance

Over the past few months we’ve seen an increase in attempted hacking activity against common web platforms such as WordPress and Magento. These are normally directed at websites that have been live for some while where the back end system hasn’t been updated to reflect the latest security patches. In the same way that all desktop and mobile devices require software updates regularly to patch security issues, the backend platform on which websites are built are no different. Continue Reading →


How Responsive Web Design Could Transform Your Business

September 12, 2016 / Design, Web, Websites /
Time To Go Mobile

We live in an age where technology is continually on the go. It seems that the best minds at such corporate giants as Apple are forever promoting their latest brain-child. From the release of the next iPhone model, to the revolutionising features of the most recent iOS software, we’re in constant anticipation of change. Surely it follows, then, that our approach to online business has to adapt too? Continue Reading →


Our New Website Is Coming Soon! | Web Design Staffs

August 2, 2016 / Design, Web, Websites /

… Kind of

SO Marketing are well known for our outstanding web design projects; we excel at ecommerce, make waves in WordPress and perform magic with Magento. Well now we’re pleased to announce that we’re turning our talents to our own web platform. That’s right; SO Marketing are getting a brand new website… we’re just not quite sure when it will be ready yet. Continue Reading →


Talking About SO: SmartBird | Web Design & Social Media

August 2, 2016 / Design, Social Media, Web, Websites /

SO who are SmartBird?

SmartBird® is a new range of Ayurvedic remedies, combining years of cultural learning with stringent 21st Century scientific research and testing, to create products with proven benefits.

Based in India, SmartBird brings decades of experience in the over-the-counter pharmaceuticals sector to the highly competitive Ayurvedic medicines market. With big ideas about changing people’s perceptions of Ayurveda and herbal remedies by working with leading European scientists, SmartBird needed more than just a website – they needed a digital platform on which to found a community. Continue Reading →


5 Reasons Your Ecommerce Site Isn’t Working

Conversion Aversion

Have you invested a shed load (that is the official industry term) of money recently in an ecommerce site that just isn’t generating results? Are you turning back towards bloodthirsty sites like eBay and Amazon, sacrificing profit for pure sales? Well before you log back in to the old eBay profile, check out the five following reasons your ecommerce website might not be working – it might make for some eerily familiar reading. Continue Reading →


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