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Bringing your Customers Closer

6.4.2015 by Jenn Granger

It’s Easter Monday, which means that you’ve probably spent a fair bit of the weekend eating delicious food. Well, continuing on that theme, we're sharing some tips from our recent round table on food ecommerce for you today! OK, you’re saying…

A Picture Sells A Thousand Products

24.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

Images are powerful, and crucial for online businesses. They’re at the heart of ecommerce success, and when used correctly can really make a difference to the success of a business. Online businesses must sell their customers a “dream” with their…

How To Avoid The Christmas Crash

1.12.2014 by Jenn Granger

As anyone with a pair of eyes and a shred of sanity is aware, Black Friday has become ‘the day you take your life into your own hands’ if you dare enter a shop; so it would have been understandable…


13.8.2014 by Alice Cullen

Good ol’ Google has made yet another change to its mind-boggling search ranking algorithm. But this time, it’s a good thing. Big G has placed importance on security, counting SSL certificates as a positive in a website’s page rank. So…


18.7.2014 by Jenn Granger

Today was supposed to be the hottest day of the year. Well, it’s been raining in Manchester but the forecast is looking up for later, so we hope you’re doing something fantastic to celebrate - and that something could well…

Shelter From The Storm

15.1.2014 by Jenn Granger

When as little as 0.1% downtime can equal 40 hours of lost revenue a year, it’s vital that businesses understand the impact that it can have on their finances. But arguably the most important impact it can have is the…

May All Your Cyber Mondays Be Bright

2.12.2013 by Emma Blunt

Today is Cyber Monday; one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Here, we provide some top tips for staying safe online and avoiding the cybergrinches... Visa has predicted that the amount spent today will beat that of last…

Cyber Crush? Not on Our Watch!

29.11.2013 by Emma Blunt

As Black Friday hysteria takes hold of our little island, it's more important than ever for e-commerce businesses to ensure their websites are at peak performance. As the images of frenzied shoppers grappling cut price goods from the hands of…

3 Practical Ways to Promote Your Ecommerce Website Using Social Media

13.9.2011 by Guest

This is a guest post by Liam Ahern. Liam is an Online Business Specialist at I-COM (, an award winning online marketing agency in Manchester. I-COM offers a full range of online marketing services, including web design, social media marketing,…

Speed for the People

2.7.2009 by The Brigadier

At UKFast we’ve been talking about the need for website speed in terms of its benefits for SEO and dynamic content for some time. But let’s not lose sight of the driver behind making your web presence quicker - people.…