Why your website is only as good as your brief

Why your website is only as good as your brief

Your website is your shop window to the business world – the public face of your company, if you like. As a vital element of your brand that showcases your business in the market in which you operate, it should be catnip to potential customers. But the elements that go together to make a successful […]

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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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What’s the magic of Magento?

What’s the magic of Magento?

Magento is a leading provider of open omnichannel innovation to retailers, and acclaimed as arguably the most venerated development software in the web-design world. The platform has been executed as a means of creating an online presence for some of the biggest brands: Björn Borg, Charlotte Tilbury, Fred Perry, Harvey Nichols, Kurt Geiger, Liverpool FC, Missguided, Paul Smith, Radley and The North Face are just a selection of examples of big brands that I’m sure you’ll recognise.

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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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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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WordPress, what is it?

Most of the sites we build are built on a Wordpress platform. Wordpress is a PHP based platform and offers you, the client, a powerful CMS system allowing you to make changes to the content of your website. WordPress is used by over 18.9% of the top 10 million websites as of August 2013 (source Wikipedia) and powers around 60 Million websites across the web.

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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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