WordPress: An SEO Tutorial to Boost Business

WordPress: An SEO Tutorial to Boost Business

When using WordPress to design your website, keeping SEO in mind is important for business. Check out our SEO tutorial for WordPress to help boost business. One of the best things about WordPress is the wide variety of SEO tools the website offers. And if you want to stay on top of your search results, you’ll […]

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No excuses – you need a responsive website… and you need it NOW

No excuses – you need a responsive website… and you need it NOW

2016 figures show that 1.2 billion people now access the internet from their smartphones and tablets. As our phones become better, faster and more powerful – allowing more potential customers to access the internet on the move – the need for responsive web design becomes ever more pressing.

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Shopping without ‘Shops’: 49p of every £1 spent online is with stores that have no physical location

Shopping without ‘Shops’: 49p of every £1 spent online is with stores that have no physical location

As the advancement in technology continues to develop and we become ever-more reliant on the convenience of smartphones, tablets etc. it is virtually inevitable that we will use the Internet & our devices to carry out more and more of our daily practices.

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Kandekore awarded international standard for quality management

Kandekore awarded international standard for quality management

There’s more to choosing the right web design and development company than you might think. As well as selecting a specialist agency with the credibility, capability and creativity you’re looking for, some companies go above and beyond when it comes to having tried and trusted processes that work to ensure your project is delivered smoothly and efficiently, both on time and on budget. Kandeshop is one of them.

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Put your business on the map: using Google Places to get your business found online

Put your business on the map: using Google Places to get your business found online

Registering your business with Google Places – sometimes called Google My Business – boosts the chances of your customers finding you in a Google search, on Google Maps and on Google+ (remember that?). It even integrates with social media platforms such as Instagram (you knew you could tag your Instagram photos to your business address, right?).

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Why you should use Local SEO to target the Birmingham market

Why you should use Local SEO to target the Birmingham market

Using local SEO to target potential customers within Birmingham is vital for Midlands-based businesses. Birmingham attracts 34 million people per year through tourism, with a population of 1.1 million, and has an abundance of landmarks and attractions, making it the epicentre for trade in the midlands.

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123-reg accidentally deletes websites

123-reg accidentally deletes websites

123-reg.com ‘The UK’s #1 domain registrar’, provides hosting services for 3.5 million domain names and 1.7 million websites, as well as email accounts, for 800,000 UK customers. According to the 123-reg website, these customers “are trusted with us everyday”, but this statement was disproved on 16th April at around 7 AM, as many customers lost all of their data, resulting in catastrophe for an array of website owners and small businesses.

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What’s the purpose of your website?

What’s the purpose of your website?

So you’ve paid a web designer to build you a nice looking website, you’re happy with how it looks and you’ve spent hours writing the content to tell the world all about what your business can do for them, you’ve got your URL on all your business cards & letter heads, but have you asked yourself the most important question of all? What’s the purpose of your website?

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Why your website needs to be mobile responsive

Why your website needs to be mobile responsive

With the growth in usage of mobile devices such as smart phones & tablets, your business needs a great looking website that is optimised for mobile visitors. Every business who is serious about their online presence needs a website which is responsive to the device it is being viewed on. It should rearrange the elements to fit any screen so you’ll get more happy visitors which means more happy customers.

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Does my business need an e-commerce website?

Does my business need an e-commerce website?

Investing in e-commerce is vital for all businesses, because consumers have many channels at their disposal when researching a product or service to buy from e-commerce. Window shoppers and In-store browsers can become online shoppers and vice versa. This was seen in a study by Wipro Even when consumers reported browsing both online and in a store, one in three (34% in the US and 33% in the UK) chose to go back online to make their purchase from an e-commerce website.

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Why move to Office 365?

Why move to Office 365?

Using office 365 reduces risk of network problems in an office. Its very time efficient when using applications such as skype for business video conferencing and hosted email exchange. Office 365 apps also reduces the number of severs and computer resources, which lowers the cost for business. It’s also a great disaster recovery contingency as if your computers & devices in your office where unavailable you would still be able to use 365’s online resources.

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Why is Yell slowly becoming less relevant?

Why is Yell slowly becoming less relevant?

The owners of Yellow pages used to turn over Billions now they are in massive debt & struggling (see this article from the telegraph) Why has a household name with such market dominance found it’s self in so much trouble? Well in short the story goes like this…. back in 2002 when the general public where starting to get to grips with the internet the google maps listings used to be provided by Yell and link back to businesses on Yell.com. Yell were having significant success through yell.com and 10’s of millions of visitors via Google every month, in their opinion the paper based directory would never die and they where to be kings of the internet, this isn’t quite how it happened.

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