5 Causes of Shopping Cart Abandonment and How to Avoid Them

5 Causes of Shopping Cart Abandonment and How to Avoid Them

On average, 7 out of 10 customers abandon their shopping carts when visiting an online store. While a quarter will return and checkout later, the rest, more than half, will take their custom elsewhere. This figure represents not just a huge loss in sales, but a waste of marketing and advertising budgets spent attracting visitors …

Latest Hosting and Tech News

Latest Hosting and Tech News

Catch up on this week’s round-up of the latest hosting and tech news. Here’s what we’ve uncovered since our last edition.   Green cryptocurrency While there are many reasons cryptocurrency has not yet become mainstream, perhaps one of its biggest obstacles is that it’s not exactly eco-friendly. Until this month, Ethereum, the world’s second most popular …

5 Survival Tips for New Online Businesses

5 Survival Tips for New Online Businesses

All new online businesses face challenges, especially during the current economic downturn. To help ensure your venture is able to weather any storms and is in the best position to take advantage of opportunities, here are some helpful survival tips. Be ready and willing to adaptThings can change very quickly in the market place and …

6 Ways Local Business Can Attract New Customers

6 Ways Local Business Can Attract New Customers

In times of economic uncertainty and increasing online competition, it can be incredibly challenging for local businesses to expand their customer base, particularly if advertising and marketing budgets are limited. To help, here we look at some free ways that other businesses have found successful in the past.  Improve local SEOOne of the ways to …

Beginner’s Guide to Selling Products Online

Beginner’s Guide to Selling Products Online

Thinking of selling products online but not sure where to start? Here’s a step-by-step guide on what you need to do to get your project up and running successfully. Get a domain, find a web host and create a websiteThe most basic requirement for selling products online is to have your own website. However, to …

How to Give Your Website an Annual Check-Up

How to Give Your Website an Annual Check-Up

Just like your car needs an annual service, it’s also a good idea to give your website an annual check-up. Putting aside time each year to focus on the key areas of your site can benefit in numerous ways, from improving its speed and performance to helping it be more attractive to visitors and customers. …

Latest Hosting and Tech News

Latest Hosting and Tech News

Catch up on this week’s round-up of the latest hosting and tech news. Here’s what we’ve uncovered since our last edition.   Fastest firewall Fortinet, the industry-leading firewall developer has launched the FortiGate 4800F, the fastest ever compact firewall for hyperscale data centres and 5G networks. The new firewall supports 19 times as many connections per …

6 Ways Businesses Use Cloud Computing

6 Ways Businesses Use Cloud Computing

Less expensive than on-site systems, easily scalable and with guaranteed 100% uptime, it is easy to understand why 94% of companies use cloud services today. If you are one of the 6% that still hasn’t yet made the move or you’ve only taken partial advantage of all that cloud has to offer, here we look …

The Benefits of Using Gated Website Content

The Benefits of Using Gated Website Content

Look around the internet and you’ll notice that more and more websites are making their most valuable content harder to access. From blogs and news sites to streaming companies and eCommerce stores, owners are realising that there are benefits to gating some of their content. Here, we look at what gated content is and the …

5 Top Tips to Ensure Network Security

5 Top Tips to Ensure Network Security

Cyberattacks are becoming more frequent, sophisticated and pernicious. Increasingly, they are designed to spread across entire networks, infecting and taking control of whole swathes of connected devices. No business is immune from such attacks, as gangs actively seek out weaknesses in systems in order to exploit them. To help minimise the threat, here are five …

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