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  1. Managing software development - turning failure into success

    How do you appease stakeholders who need their software quickly, within budget, with a big scope, while also wanting you to be flexible on all three?

  2. Is the ease of pre-designed ecommerce templates worth the cost?

    It's common sense that the design and layout of your ecommerce site will affect how visitors interact with your site and whether they'll make a purchase or not. I explore some differences between off the shelf templates, and bespoke design work that is customised to you and your website.

  3. How to optimise a website for mobile ecommerce

    It's no secret that more and more people are shopping online through mobile devices like phones and tablets, but poor user experiences mean that conversion rates remain much lower than visitors from desktop PCs. Take a look with me as I explore some ways to optimise ecommerce websites to cater for a range of different mobile devices.

  4. 'Fix Mobile Usability Issues' - What's Google after this time?

    Google has been sending mass emails to users of its "Webmaster Tools" software with warnings about mobile usability issues. We take a look at what this actually means, what the effects will be, and what you should do about it.

  5. Eclipse 2015

    The sun may have stopped shining, but our team are as bright as ever

  6. Ecommerce: Bespoke, or off-the-shelf?

    There's a wide range of options available when it comes to selling your products online, and it can be difficult to tell whether an off-the-shelf solution will meet your needs. I explore some of the differences between off-the-shelf and bespoke ecommerce solutions, and the pros and cons of each.

  7. Latest Google Update

    Google has been making some updates recently that we thought you might be interested in.

  8. How can I help my products to be found on Google?

    As a busy online retailer, you’re always looking for ways to keep up with SEO practices. So, we’ve put together SEO advice which is relevant to ecommerce sites as well as being in line with Google’s most recent recommendations.

  9. Has Black Friday 2014 shaped the future of ecommerce?

    "Black Friday, in the UK?...But that's an American thing!" Initial scepticism about the success of Black Friday has been overshadowed due to record sales figures in the UK.

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