Website Design

Getting Online

How can I promote my small business website?

We answer 5 common questions on how to grow and market your small business website, from understanding SEO to advertising on social media

Getting Online

The pros and cons of selling through your own website

One of the most important decisions you have to make as an online seller is where you should do your selling. One entrepreneur explains why she uses her own website rather than eBay and other major selling platforms.


Small business SEO: 6 easy wins to boost your website ranking

Your small business SEO can rank alongside big rivals on Google if you follow these six simple steps

Getting Online

Six things to consider during e-commerce website development

Here are six important aspects to consider during website development.

Finding and selling to customers

5 ways to make your website more friendly for older customers

Older shoppers spend £320bn each year, yet online sellers pay little attention to them. Paul Gray, marketing director of online fashion retailer Chums, chases the grey pound

Business Technology

Live Chat revolution – Convert leads into sales with Live Chat

Traditional websites are becoming less effective at converting browsers into sales. Offering Live Chat could give you the competitive edge. In fact, SMEs have the most to gain from offering a Live Chat service out of hours - it could be what makes you stand out from the competition.

Getting Online

Five tips on investing in the build and design of your website

Your website is the one online presence that you actually own and can control. Here, we look at how to maximise its build and design.

Business Technology

How to use web development courses to start your new career

Here, we look at an option for a course that teaches the necessary skills to get a good job in the field of web development.

Business Technology

Top ten tips for choosing a web developer

Here, James Frost reveals the key considerations for small business owners to make when choosing a web developer.

Getting Online

Google is finally cracking down on websites that use intrusive popups

Here, we discuss Google's introduction of an algorithm that seeks and penalises 'interstitial-guilty' websites.

Getting Online

One in ten small businesses focus on website conversion

New research reveals that half of website consultation time is dedicated to designing the look of a website rather than its selling functions.

Business Technology

Making your small business website a big deal

The website will often be the first point of contact between the brand and customer and it is therefore crucial that small businesses get it right. Here's how they can.

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free