Web Commerce Blog

Links Remain Important

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 09:28

Quality Links Remain Important... for more than just SEO!

Many web site owners will receive regular emails about this Google update and that Google update and what each change means.  One topic we receive frequent emails about is links or more importantly backlinks.

Mark's Fundraising Efforts for Claire House Children's Hospice

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 12:09


Cycle 75km over rough terrain AND raise money for a worthwhile charity.....


Last year our Managing Director, Chief Website Designer and Builder, Tea Maker and all round nice guy, Mark Byers decided to take part in the 2013 Manx Telecom End2End Mountain Bike Challenge.  This meant he could kill two birds with one stone – mounting biking (his hobby) and visiting family who live on the Isle of Man.

Does Your Website Need A Face-Lift?

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 14:45

Does your website need updating?  And why is this important?

Most small business owners are not familiar with what constitutes good web design however they still need to make important decisions about whether or not their website needs updating, refreshing or redesigning.

As a small business, your website is the most important element of your online marketing arsenal and it needs to be top-notch.

Twitter For Business - Some Dos and Don'ts

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 11:41

How to Tweet Effectively

With over 200 million active users, more than 500 million registered users and over 350 million tweets per day, Twitter provides businesses with a great opportunity to interact with their customers and increase their sales.

Twitter - The Follow Friday Phenomenon

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 11:38

The Only Follow Friday Tip you need:

Follow Friday has been a Twitter phenomenon for a few years now. Twitter users, just like yourself, tweet out the usernames of other Twitter users they think are worth following. They do this to give recognition to those users sending out informative, helpful, amusing, cool, interesting, insightful or otherwise follow-worthy tweets.

There is, however, an optimum way to carry out a Follow Friday for maximum effect.

5 Benefits of Video on your Business Website

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 13:40


Your business website needs video....


A small business has many options when it comes to marketing and selling its products and services. A method of communication that some companies use is the video infomercial.  Video, whether traditional or animated, has become more popular these days and acceptable as a legitimate marketing method.

Why be an Authority Site?

Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:27

First of all, what is an authority site?

An authority site is a website or blog that shows extensive expertise, influence and credibility in a specific field.  It commands attention by others in that same field and it gains many followers who want to associate with it or take information from it.

An authority site is KNOWN, LIKED and TRUSTED.

Optimise Your Website For What Your Customers Are Searching For....

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 16:22


Get Web Savvy....

The average American phone user looks at their smartphone a total of 150 times per day.  In the UK, meanwhile, the figure is said to have reached over 200.  The only things people do more are blink and breathe.

Former Nokia executive and market analyst Tomi Ahonen has published a study, looking into the habits of what an average user looks at when viewing their phones.  This is what he found:

5 Ways To Get Your Website Marketing For You. Part 4.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 12:59

Part 4 on our short series of posts on how your website can market your business.

5 Ways To Get Your Website Marketing For You. Part 5.

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 09:31

Part 5 on our short series of posts on how your website can market your business.

5. Get social

Social Media, the buzz words of the moment!  Social media is quite simply the online tool for word of mouth marketing. It helps you communicate with your potential customers and encourages them to visit your website.