- Just over 60% research product/service information
- 55% check user reviews
- 43% search ratings websites
Posted August 3rd, 2010
According to a new report, users only have a 50% chance of finding what they want from a website’s search facility, which shows that there is much room for improvement. Econsultancy’s Site Search Report, which was published in association with Funnelback, also finds that the majority (57%) of firms are planning to increase their area as they appreciate the value and benefits of effective site search. Site search is vital to customers who prefer not to navigate and browse through a...
Posted August 2nd, 2010
A new survey out this week says that many more shoppers are checking online recommendations before making a purchase. American marketing firm Cone found that 81% of consumers go online to verify recommendations. The figures revealed:
Posted July 28th, 2010
With website redesign accounting for around 70% of the enquiries we receive, we already know that perception is everything. A poorly designed website can have a significant impact on how potential customers perceive your company. But, Canadian researchers have found that users form first impressions of web pages in as little as 50 milliseconds. Take the test yourself; browse the Before & After's in our website redesign portfolio to see just how powerful online perception can be (and...
Posted July 26th, 2010
Visualsoft received a big thumbs up this week from one of the North’s top destinations for home interiors. Earlier this month we launched the brand new website for Chapmans Furniture. The website redesign included features such as newsletter system, product filters and image zoom. Days after the completion of the website, Visualsoft were chuffed to receive a message of gratitude from Chapmans. A spokesperson for the company wrote: “John Chapman and all the staff would just like...
Posted July 21st, 2010
Online sales in the UK rose by a massive 20% last month. This comes on top of the 22% rise witnessed in May. These figures, released in the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, mean that the last two months has seen the biggest leap in online sales since the summer of 2008. During the first half of this year alone, the UK has spent a healthy £26.2 billion online, with June experiencing £4.4 billion spent in online sales, a 15% increase compared to the same month last...
Amazon offers a range of services to online retailers, including Amazon checkout. We work closely with the online retailer to integrate the latest technology into our client's websites.
As a Google Adwords Qualified Company we have passed the Google Advertising Fundamentals Exam and have met other requirements in order to achieve this level of recognition.
Sage Pay is the fastest growing payment service provider and specialises in secure card payment solutions. As a premier partner we work with Sage Pay to deliver essential services to online businesses.
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.
Paypal is a global leader in online payments with over 164 million customers world wide, including a large proportion of Visualsoft clients.
In the prestigious 2010 Drapers Etail Awards Visualsoft clients accounted for no less than SIX of the final places (from nine categories).
In order to improve the satisfaction of our customers, Visualsoft has partnered with Trustpilot. We're currently ranked number 1 in the eCommerce category, web design category and CMS category.
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.
Skrill, formerly known as Moneybookers, is one of the world's largest online payment providers currently being used by over 120,000 merchants.
We have experience of running our own online retail businesses. This gives us first-hand experience of the problems & pitfalls of online retail and know what solutions are required to sustain growth.