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How Much Does A Website Cost?

By Kate Pullen / November 1, 2018

How much does a website cost? I often hear that cost is the reason that has stopped someone pressing on with a website for their business. The other biggie is not knowing where to start. Neither need be a barrier, but let’s focus on costs right now. First option is using a web design agency. […]


Quick Tip – Customer Reviews and Testimonials

By Kate Pullen / April 4, 2017

Customer reviews and testimonials are an essential part of the e-commerce experience. According to research, the majority of shoppers are influenced by reviews when they are making their buying decisions. Reviews are also great testimonials to use on social media and on promotion pages. But how do you get customers to leave reviews? One way […]


User Friendly Background Images For Your E-Commerce Site

By Ian Pullen / February 28, 2017

We’ve recently been helping out handmade business owner who’s been preparing their WordPress site for a relaunch. One thing that struck us when we first looked at the site with its new theme was the background image. Actually, it wasn’t so much the image that struck us as the time the image was taking to load. […]


Win The Click, Etsy Style

By Kate Pullen / December 13, 2016

Will your product listings win the click? If you are staring at the screen now, wondering what I am talking about, I’m talking about what makes a person click on your products over someone else’s when they see it on an Etsy search result page. If, on a page of 42 similar products a shopper […]


The Secret to Great E-Commerce Sites

By Kate Pullen / October 13, 2016

When people set up an e-commerce business – whether it’s their own website or on a managed platform such as Etsy – there’s one really important thing that gets overlooked. And this one thing, is something that will make a massive different to the performance of that business. It’s nothing highly technical or something you need […]


What is WordPress and How to Get Started

By Ian Pullen / August 25, 2016

If you’re asking what is WordPress right now, and considering you’re reading this, the chances are that you are, read on. I’m going to quickly cover what WordPress is and why you need to use it. I’ll also share some thoughts on some of the important aspects of WordPress that you should give consideration to. […]


e-Commerce Website for Your Handmade Business – Why You Need One!

By Kate Pullen / July 15, 2016

If you’re serious about making a success of your handmade business, you have to start planning your own e-commerce website. As a handmade seller, it can be very tempting to think that the beginning and end of the handmade market falls firmly at the doors of Etsy. After all, Etsy has pioneered the handmade marketplace […]