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How To Switch Your SSL Systems And Stay Secure

19.2.2018 by Jenn Granger

Secure websites are something we all take for granted. We can browse, click and buy almost everything and anything – from the kitchen sink to a brand new speedboat – online at any time. But this could all change with a new SSL update that rolls out in April. Symantec SSL certificates are about to be “distrusted” in a new version of Google Chrome out this spring. In 2018, everyone automatically expects SSL to be in place on eCommerce websites. We’ve all been about to buy something online and quickly backtracked when we can’t see that green safety padlock at…

New eCommerce KPIs to Take into the Boardroom

19.1.2018 by Al McCloud

eCommerce professionals like you need a pat on the back. The average consumer might not appreciate that your industry often forces you to throw out everything you’ve ever learned and start from scratch. It’s a symptom of the internet cycle:…

How To Leave Your Website Over Christmas

21.12.2017 by Al McCloud

For the best Christmas experience your technology’s got to go, hasn’t it? In fact, for a truly Dickensian Christmas, you should turn off the power, light some candles and rely on paper hats, crackers and charades. Who needs the internet…

One eCommerce Strategy To Ditch In 2018…

1.12.2017 by Al McCloud

The eCommerce strategy you need to leave behind in 2018 is national thinking. It’s time to start thinking globally about your business potential. In order to truly reach new audiences you need to start thinking globally, and there’s no reason…

Are You Clued Up On Black Friday?

17.11.2017 by Al McCloud

Black Friday is just days away, and eCommerce retailers are finalising their preparations for increased traffic and spikes in sales. Be sure to let us know how you do on Twitter! Best of luck!  

A Decade On: What eCommerce Looked Like In 2007

2.11.2017 by Al McCloud

A decade can fly by, can’t it? 10 years ago we were all enjoying or trying to avoid ‘Umbrella’ by Rihanna, quoting lines from Juno and watching George W. Bush fumble through yet another speech to the world. It was…

5 Killer Moves to Increase Conversions

26.10.2017 by Al McCloud

At this year’s eCommerce Show North, UKFast Enterprise MD Jonathan Bowers outlined the best ways to improve the efficiency of your online site – the talk was a real hit, so we thought we’d share the best bits with those…

Thinking Outside the Box: the next wave of eCommerce postage tech

15.9.2017 by Al McCloud

There’s nothing like the excitement of receiving a parcel. It’s all the magic of Christmas morning, but on a rainy Tuesday in the office. The thrill of a new delivery, combined with the convenience and cost-saving of eCommerce has tempted…

4 eCommerce Predictions That Haven’t Come True

22.8.2017 by Al McCloud

Back in the mid-80s two scriptwriters named Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale sat down to work. They wanted to envision a technological landscape three decades into the future. After many late nights of work, they had imagined a neon, glowing…

Never Look At Your Website As Finished

11.8.2017 by Al McCloud

Following the success of our recent eCommerce webinar, we're delighted to welcome a guest blog from Digital Next COO Mark Blackhurst.  As a joint founder of Digital Next, Google partner and official web partner of UKFast, alongside my brother Justin Blackhurst,…