We all have our opinions on 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday', but there is no disputing the impact these peak periods have on retailers, particularly eCommerce businesses. Growth in online shopping in the run-up to Christmas continues to accelerate, with online spend over the festive period growing by 19.5% year on year to £17.37bn in 2014. Lapses in performance or usability during periods of high traffic ultimately hit your bottom line, with downtime costing businesses an average of $300,000 per hour!2015 is sure to be the busiest year yet for online retailers. With this in mind have you prepared your site for the rush? Download your checklist now to get peak season ready.
With cybersecurity firmly on the agenda, businesses are becoming increasingly aware of their organisation's exposure to hackers and the cyber-threats that face their business. Ultimately, more has to be done to ensure that customer, employee and third-party data remains safe. Penetration testing has become an essential tool used to expose weaknesses before hackers do. Also known as ethical hacking, it ensures that your business remains safe behind security that works. Download the whitepaper now to discover how penetration testing can help you to protect your business.
Does your online business need an extra boost to maximise conversions? Are you in need of expert guidance to help you reach your full potential in a rapidly growing and evolving online world? UKFast examines the key aspects of growing your eCommerce site, and how you can take advantage of opportunities, including meeting market demand, knowing your competition, and becoming part of the customer conversation. As the fastest growing hosting provider in the UK, we can help your business gain a competitive edge.
2009 was a tough year for business, with liquidations up 56% compared to the previous year. As the high street suffered, online businesses took less of a hit, and we are seeing more and more businesses shift their services to the internet, now the most competitive selling environment. Being prominent on the internet i paramount for your business’ success. From making sure your business’ SEO is effective and increasing your website speed, to implementing a cost-free acceleration strategy, UKFast guides you through the essential steps to becoming a success story in the world of online commerce.
Can your business be found easily online? If your site isn’t appearing in the rankings of the biggest search engine in the world, you’re losing potential conversions and profit.Google is constantly reassessing its ranking and user interface, making hundreds of changes each year. It’s therefore essential to keep up to date with the latest changes to ensure your business can be found quickly and easily, in order to maximise your online opportunities.But how do you ensure search engine success? Download the whitepaper to discover the latest quick wins to ensure your website appears in the search engine rankings.
Over 40% of current CO2 emissions are caused by the choices we make as individuals. Businesses can reduce energy in their offices, as well as saving money, by making a few small changes and encouraging colleagues to take more responsibility for their environmental impact. We have compiled a range of simple tips to help your energy-saving campaign and reduce the carbon footprint of your office. Consumers are increasingly voting with their cash when it comes to using environmentally responsible brands – make sure your business doesn’t lose out.