Chris Kerwin, co-founder of digital commercial strategy firm Can-did, looks at how growing businesses can maximise online revenues.
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.
Entrepreneurs reveal their top tips for boosting web-based revenues.
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.
Five ways to keep your email clean and secure
Legitimate websites are now spreading viruses
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.
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.
An industry has sprung up that takes the old adage of ‘knowing your customer’ that stage further.
When you’re gearing up for the biggest sales opportunity of the year, being well-prepared is everything – and online is no different. Mario Thomas, MD of Leeds-based digital agency Chapter Eight, offers his tips for getting your website ready for the rush.
Over two thirds of UK businesses now rely on email to retain vital customer information, according a recent survey of UK IT professionals. The report also found that 77 per cent of respondents felt customer information was being locked away in mailboxes, reducing its value.
I have built a website that shows details of products that I would like to be available for sale, how do I go about setting the site up as a transactional site, and what key elements do I need to add?
What should I look for when choosing software to build my ecommerce website?
With website trade accounting for seven per cent of total retail sales, there’s never been a better time to be online. But to really succeed you need to ensure your e-commerce strategy is built around consumer convenience, trust and simplicity – not the latest technological wizardry.
There’s no point in having a web presence if your customers don’t know you exist. GrowthBusiness reveals how you can grow your online business rapidly with an innovative e-marketing campaign.
Cheaper phone calls, improved call management and the ability to make your business a flexible workplace are just some of the benefits of voice over internet protocol (VoIP).
If your business accepts face-to-face credit or debit card transactions, you need to ensure that the system you have in place is secure and that the risk of fraud is minimised.
Passport is a web-based, self-assessment tool developed by e-skills UK, the organisation responsible for IT skills development.
Independent car parts and accessories retailer Motor World, which has a turnover of over £50 million, previously needed eyes in the back of its head to manage the emails of its 900 employees spread across 227 branches.
Eco Market has added to its growing list of angel backers by securing the interest of ghd co-founder Martin Penny and former PayPal and eBay executive Elisabeth Ling.
Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
That a team of 13 could build a business worth $1 billion should be the inspiration that all entrepreneurs need.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.