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Amazon Announces Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) Restrictions

With the effects of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) virus, evolving World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations and other preventative measures, many consumers have shifted their shopping needs online to sites like Amazon. And this added pressure — especially in specific product categories such as household staples and medical supplies — is being felt throughout the supply chain. As a result,...
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Our top 10 actionable SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) tips

SEO and digital trading optimisation is now more important than ever

You may be surprised to find out that around 73% of online activity is related to searches for local businesses. If you follow Google guidelines to get a decent amount of traffic on your site, you know one thing for sure and that is SEO changes from time to time. Right? Since Google rolled out Pigeon update in July 2014, Penguin 4.0 during 2016 and more recent updates throughout 2019, local...
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Did you know you can use a business landline number with WhatsApp?

WhatsApp is arguably one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. With a user base of 1.5 billion across the globe, the Facebook-owned social messaging apps are used for everything from connecting with friends and family living oceans apart to sending and receiving money via WhatsApp Payments, which is still in its nascent stages of deployment, and from getting news updates to getting...
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Better business banking with Tide & O’Brien Media

We're constantly on the lookout for ways we can help our clients run their businesses more efficiently and, after using Tide for our own banking needs for the past year we've partnered with them to offer their service to our clients complete with one year of transaction charge-free transfers and one-to-one support in getting your new Tide account up and running. Based on our own experience as...
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Urgent: Your website, and those you use, may not work in Chrome from February 4th, 2020

Chrome is changing the way websites and cookies work by default. In preparation for this change, we have updated our website analytics and our Midas Connector WordPress plugin. This is a courtesy notification that web sites you use, if run in Chrome, may not work as expected once Chrome 80 is released on February 4th, 2020. Prior to February 4th 2020, you should test to confirm if any updates are...
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Looking for a new website? Get an instant estimate today…

Whether you need a small business website with a few pages and a contact form or something more complicated our instant estimate tool can give you a guide price and we'll follow-up with you to produce a solid plan for your new or redesigned website accommodating your budget and requirements. Create your instant estimate now... It’s very important to us that our clients can compete online with...
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You should include this information in your emails to be GDPR compliant

Prompted by the GDPR and its headline-grabbing fines, businesses have worked hard to ensure that they have a proper legal basis for their email marketing. This usually means consent from users, although in some circumstances "legitimate interests" may also be an option. In addition to establishing a proper basis for marketing under the GDPR, businesses should include certain other information in...
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Business Continuity Support for customers affected by adverse weather conditions (14th/15th November 2019)

Due to Environment Agency public advice and Met Office warnings of disruption due to flooding, snow, and rainfall being in effect for parts of the UK over the next 24 to 48 hours we have activated our Customer Business Continuity Support (CBCS) plan to provide assistance to customers affected by adverse weather conditions over the next 48 hours. For those not aware of this plan, this means that...
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Expert Advice: Automatic email signatures can now sign binding contracts

This is a guest post, for which we would like to thank Bethany Fitzgerald, a paralegal with the commercial team at Wansbroughs Solicitors. Automatic signatures found at the end of emails, stating name, place of work, job title and contact details, are now being included in what counts as a signature to form a binding contract – according to a ruling from Manchester County Court. In the case, a...
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3 Reasons why no one replies to your messages anymore…

Has anyone else noticed that there seems to be a marked rise, from even a decade ago, in terms of the regularity and predictability with which all kinds of messages are returned? Because I have. Call me old fashioned (I'm only 35 at the time of writing!), but I always felt that returning messages was important, a sign of reliability, a good thing in business. I always make it a point to return...
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