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Domain names: What goes into your decision?

SEO and beyond: What to consider when choosing a domain name

Keeping up to date with changes to Google rankings and other key considerations can go a long way to determining the success of your business online

Infographic: Vouchers the saviour of online shoppers

Here, we look at an infographic from VoucherBin that shows the value of vouchers for online shoppers.  

Retail expert: Ian Jindal

E-commerce: Fighting a losing battle with an army of broken promises

Keeping promises between e-retailers and customers seems like a simple concept but more than you'd think get it wrong: here's how to avoid joining the naughty list

Popular: WordPress is growing in popularity

How to handle WordPress security issues in a growing business

WordPress is quickly becoming the platform of choice for SMEs building websites: but are you aware of how to keep your site secure?

In fashion: Zalando is taking Europe by storm

German online fashion retailer Zalando takes Europe by storm

Expansion and successful IPOs making business one of Germany’s most successful exports

Rockford IT helps associate company to service legal clients through managed IT services

IT consultancy provides expertise in both civil and forensic trials

The importance of having IT disaster recovery systems in place

Is your business protected against the loss of business-critical data? Rockford IT MD Darren Kirby explains why many are more exposed than they realise

Getting the experience wrong can result in an abandoned shopping cart

8 fatal e-commerce mistakes made by small business owners

E-commerce sites that people love happen when business owners understand how customers view, browse and use their site, says iWeb Solutions managing director Nick Pinson.

Brazil is fast becoming one of the leading nations when it comes to e-commerce

Building a better business in Brazil

Glenn Porter, general manager of international identity verification at GB Group, provides a run down on what needs to be done to enter the Brazilian e-commerce market.

Google still places a heavy emphasis on original, high-quality content

How does Google Hummingbird impact your business?

Falling foul of Google is a situation which can be both costly and time-consuming for a business. Tamlin Roberts, managing director at Mercurytide, reveals what needs to be done.

Internet power: Acquiring customers online means less spend on infrastructure

Open for export: UK businesses should look to overseas shoppers for growth

Despite a predicted fall in the amount of exporting by British businesses, PayPal UK managing director Cameron McLean believes that UK businesses should still be viewing the global market as a growth opportunity.

Building blocks

Chris Kerwin, co-founder of digital commercial strategy firm Can-did, looks at how growing businesses can maximise online revenues.

Businesses falling into payment pitfalls

Avoid international payment pitfalls

British importers and exporters make hundreds of thousands of international payments everyday, but about one third of businesses encounter payment delay or failure because of avoidable mistakes.

Kiniki has used the web to grow sales

Selling more online

Entrepreneurs reveal their top tips for boosting web-based revenues.

Guide shoppers towards a purchase

How to turn browsers into buyers

If you're getting plenty of visitors to your website but not many sales, you're not alone. Most websites convert visitors to customers at a very low rate, often less than 3 per cent. Here are seven tips to help.

Beat spyware and spam

Five ways to keep your email clean and secure

Website hijacking can be a catastrophe

Deceptive appearances 

Legitimate websites are now spreading viruses

Constructive cost-cutting

How online marketing company Infoserve cut £700,000 worth of costs by focusing on its strategic objectives and letting go of projects which were unlikely to make short-term returns.

A greater whole

Exporting data from one database to another can be a source of real problems for a growing business. Often, the task has to be performed manually which, aside from being time consuming, generates a lot of errors such as typos or multiple entries.

Find the right customer

An industry has sprung up that takes the old adage of ‘knowing your customer’ that stage further.

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News & Market Deals

The average M&A consultant currently closes four deals per year on average but wants to complete eight M&A per year

M&A transactions taking too long to close, say dealmakers

Advisers tired of lengthy deal processes, research reveals

The Entrepreneur

Self-assessment: Are you fighting against the deadline?

Last minute tips for filing your Self Assessment tax return

With the deadline for self-assessment tax returns fast approaching, here are some tips for those who are fighting against time

Comment & Analysis

UK couriers struggle despite record spending

Consumer spending is on the up and internet shopping means couriers should be winning more business: but some are still struggling despite the seemingly favourable conditions

Research

Cash Shells Directory 2015

The annual Cash Shells Directory is an invaluable guide for companies and advisers considering joining the stock market by reversing into a shell, providing a list of potential candidates and a commentary on each of them