WooCommerce vs Magento – Whats Right for My Business?

When it comes to eCommerce, WooCommerce and Magento are two of the common heavyweights in the 'open source' eCommerce market.   In fact, they are the most common platforms we get asked about.  There are key factors that help you decide which is right for you - so we thought why not share them with you if you're considering the pros and cons of WooCommerce vs Magento. Bespoke design vs Theme & Template website design This is a whole discussion in it's own right - but I wanted to quickly cover what this means.  With a bespoke design, the visual aspect of the...

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BigCommerce vs WooCommerce: Everything You Need to Know

Last year global eCommerce sales amounted to nearly 3.5 trillion dollars! With statistics like this, it’s no surprise that people are turning to the online world to expand their businesses and sell their products. In fact, Bizain found that traditional brick and mortar retail stores’ footfall is declining by 15% year-on-year.If you’re hoping to take your business online in 2020 there are lots of different eCommerce solutions to choose from. To help you decide which platform is the best fit for your business we’re going to be sharing a series of blog posts comparing 4 popular solutions: Big Commerce,...

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eCommerce Insights: How to Design and Create Powerful Website Banners

Whether you call them banners, headers, heroes or carousels one thing is certain - they are an essential component of eCommerce success. They're likely to be one of the first things your customers see when they land on your homepage, so it’s important to get them right. Done correctly, they can drive sales and conversions. But if they are created carelessly they may have the opposite effect and instead confuse customers.via GIPHYIn this blog post we’ll be laying out the banner basics. This is helpful to know regardless of whether you’re creating the banner yourself or hiring a designer....

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Questions Every Client Should Ask Before Hiring a Web Design Agency

The quality of your company's website can be make or break in terms of business development – it may hinder or facilitate growth. Therefore making the wrong choice when choosing a new web design agency can be fatal.Over the last couple of months we’ve had an increasing number of clients coming to us unhappy with websites designed by other agencies. Often these clients have paid a big sum of money up front assuming all their dreams will be fulfilled but aren't consulted properly during the development process so end up stuck with a disappointing website. In most of these situations,...

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Customer Feedback – Kaya Responsible Travel

In December, we were really lucky to be awarded the contract to provide Kaya Responsible Travel, working  alongside their design agency, TripSix by providing wordpress development services.    Though the team have been working with other agencies for some nine years now, it's the first new agency we've partnered with for some time, so we were really excited about the work. Who are Kaya travel?Kaya Responsible Travel is a Manchester-based volunteer travel organisation that works with community development and environmental initiatives in 27 countries around Asia, Africa and Latin America.  They have a focus on ethical volunteer and internship placement have made them...

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