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Thoughts on Yell Web Design & Marketing Tactics

As I arrived to work this morning the web developers in my office asked me if I had listened to the radio recently. No, I hadn't, why? On the way to work they had heard a Yell (the original yellow pages directory) radio advert. The radio ad promoted website design and...

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Magento Store Development and Customisation

With each year there are more great e-commerce development technologies available alongside Magento eCommerce software. Below we offer a few examples of furniture websites which are great examples of Magento store development and customisation. You may wish to use...

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Internet Marketing Tips of the Trade

If your currently undergoing eCommerce development or website design for an existing or new business, being aware of internet modus operandi will result in more informed decision making when it comes to hiring a SEO and internet marketing professional for your digital...

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Why SEO is important for your Website

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) What exactly is Organic SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)? A definite buzzword, many digital agencies advertise SEO services along with internet marketing services. Organic search, or SEO, employ the use of natural ranking methods of...

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Magento Developer Edinburgh: Upgrade Service

Though many of our existing clients came to us because they had a business idea and wanted to build it online, quite a few of our customers came to us with an existing eBusiness (Magento) site. Their website needed a Magento upgrade service from a professional team....

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Get Invitations to Google Plus

Coming out with a new social networking strategy, Google has just announced the much rumoured Google+ Project which aims to fix relationships with friends and relatives online through information sharing. Rather than having one large group of friends, such as in...

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Tips for Selecting a Magento Solutions Provider

With the recent rise of conducting business online more and more businesses find the need to invest in a good eCommerce site. We recently provided some advice on the best open source eCommerce software that are available for UK retailers. The most popular eCommerce...

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Summary: Social Innovation Camp (SIC) Edinburgh

As a sponsor of the Social Innovation Camp, Optimise Web was happy to attend the SIC presentations yesterday held at the University of Edinburgh Informatics Ventures building. Overall there were six finalists that pitched their social idea to a panel of judges. Here...

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Some Insight into the New EU / UK Cookie Law

It has been a month since the new cookies law announcement yet there are few examples of websites who comply with the disputed law (so don't worry, your not the only one). Though many companies are still none the wiser on what specific changes need to be made, as a...

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Magento eCommerce UK – eBay Magento Acquisition

We recently compiled a list of best open source eCommerce packages. It seems our testimony to the power of Magento software is authenticated with the recent acquisition of Magento by eBay. Likewise eBay has done its homework, statistics show that Magento has been...

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: New Cookies Law

In 2009, the council of the European Union approved a new legislation that would require Web users to consent to the use of cookies. On the 27th of May this year the ICO (Information Commissioner's Office) jumped aboard. The new UK law states that the Web user must...

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Dear Customer, Please Don’t User Internet Explorer

When show a customer their new web design, we insist they do not use Internet Explorer (IE). Using the obsolescent web browser to view a new website is the equivalent of viewing Avatar without the 3D glasses; the movie is still visible, but it is not as enjoyable....

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Page 1 Google Rank: 100% SEO Guaranteed, NOT

It seems not a day goes by where we don't hear the word SEO, AKA Search Engine Optimisation. While some SEO agencies will definitely help jump-start your company, in half of the cases they are a just a franchise of bulk vendors who will not have a clue about your...

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Hire UK based Magento Developers

Optimise Web gets a bit upset when we hear the business news these days; it seems that the general outlook is less than positive. Some ask, 'are there really any industries that are growing right now?' Optimise Web says, 'Truly! eCommerce!' A matter a fact many...

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Researching eCommerce Platforms for a site upgrade?

Review of the best Open Source online eCommerce applications You might be asking yourself, "How do I pick the right eCommerce option?". No matter what size your business, given the current competition there are about five practical and powerful eCommerce platforms...

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Why Magento for eCommerce?

These days retailers in the UK are not only conducting business on the web as a way to expand and boost profits but also converting their existing sites into a more fully-automated, user friendly site. If you are a small to mid-size retail company and currently...

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ANF Associates – Brand Development & Web Design

ANF Associates are Scottish Business Advisors. Mr. Andy Frost approached Optimise Web for his Web Design and Brand Development requirements. After a brief meeting with Andy, we developed a couple of logos and colour schemes for his business. Andy was very impressed...

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