Posted August 6th, 2010
The small things can make a huge difference on a website. Attention to detail is not likely to make or break your business, but it can have a meaningful impact. A page that many publishers often don’t pay enough attention to is the 404 page. Having a custom 404 page on your website can determine whether a customer stays on a website or goes elsewhere, which is why we have outlined five tips to make sure your 404 page works for your website. Set up a customised 404 page Usually,...
Posted August 4th, 2010
When launching an eCommerce website, it is important to make sure that it works in all browsers. With so many different browsers now available, if a compny doesnt have a website that is fully functional across all browsers, it could be missing out on a huge chunk of potential customers. The latest figures on internet browsers were released this week, which showed that Internet Explorer has maintained its first place position in the latest browser standings, with regular runners-up Mozilla...
Posted August 3rd, 2010
There appears to be a lot of web companies jumping on the m-commerce bandwagon and heavily pushing m-commerce websites to their clients. Visualsoft currently are not adopting this philosphy as we know statistically it is extremely difficult for clients to get a good return on investment from m-commerce. A recent survey revealed only 4% of consumers find making purchases through their mobiles to be a hassle-free experience, with loading times and product displays the biggest...
Posted August 3rd, 2010
Following on the back of his successful Iron Man Challenge, Visualsoft’s Dean Benson has seen his achievements praised in today’s Evening Gazette. After raising thousands for Zoe’s Place in Normanby, Dean was the subject of a feature by our local newspaper about his grueling challenge. Zoe’s Place is ‘delighted’ with Dean’s fundraising efforts. Rachael Bareham, community fundraiser for the charity, told the Gazette: ““Dean has raised a fantastic amount of cash that...
Posted August 3rd, 2010
Findings from a recent survey show that many small businesses in the UK are failing to make the most of their online presence. In fact, 47% of SME websites studied have either very basic or no SEO work at all. This is just one of the findings from the State of UK Business Websites 2010 study, which was carried out by Analytics SEO and commissioned by Thomson Local. 1,001 SME websites were studied and were compared against a range of SEO criteria, including indexing in search engines...
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A number of our clients have won awards at the nebusiness awards including Attends, Farmway and Ramsdens, who have all picked up awards for 'Best use of Internet and ICT' in recent years.
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In the prestigious 2010 Drapers Etail Awards Visualsoft clients accounted for no less than SIX of the final places (from nine categories).
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Visualsoft beat 1,750,000 entrants to win 'Design of the Year' at the 2009 iStockphoto Punctum Awards! The international awards are in recognition of outstanding quality and artistic merit.
In 2008 Visualsoft's own Goofbay.com won both it's categories for 'Best Use of API' and the overall award for 'Digital Innovator of the Year'.
Visualsoft are part of the largest business membership organisation in the region. With NECC membership we can help you deliver more business, better business & better conditions for business.
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