The ‘Industry News’ Category
Posted May 17th, 2013
Online payment provider Skrill is pleased to announce it's continued partnership with North East based eCommerce agency Visualsoft eCommerce. With over 900 live websites, which collectively handle 200 million transactions annually, Visualsoft is one of the largest suppliers of eCommerce services in the UK.Since 2012 the company has been working closely with Skrill to implement fully funded payment services on its clients websites. in the result being 99 clients already taking advantage of...
Posted April 1st, 2013
The cold weather and uncertain weather forecast seem to have made an impact on the High Street this month, as figures have shown a 16% rise in online shopping in March alone according to he The IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index
Consumers decided against the high street in March, and instead chose to shop from the comfort of their own homes during the snowy weather in the UK, which resulted in online retail sales soaring. Sales from mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones, rose a...
Posted March 18th, 2013
Research has shown that Shakespeare's home town of Stratford-upon-Avon has taken the topshop in a list of places in the UK that are seen to be embracing the world of online shopping.
The town beat over 1,300 other towns to the top spot in the list, which revealed the UK's 'hot pockets of eCommerce' with a group of businesses from those areas were surveyed to see how they were using the internet to drum up trade.According to research commissioned by Google, the tourist town made it's way...
Posted January 10th, 2013
Smartphones and tablets have taken the technological world by storm in recent years, and despite some uncertainty over the popularity of mobile apps and mobile browsing from consumers, it is predicted that the market will expand by at least 300% globally before 2015. The research, which was published today by Tapjoy, measured the mCommerce usage of a number of participants, and of these, 64% said they would be using their mobile phones to purchase goods in the run up...
Posted October 8th, 2012
Many recent published research papers into the use of mCommerce have highlighted the forecasted increase in usage over the next three years, and supermarket chain Asda are bucking this trend by aiming to double grocery sales sales made via mobile devices in the next six months. The company is planning to introduce a number of new strategies in order to achieve this huge growth, including the introduction of a revamped digital platform. Currently around 6% of the supermarket chain’s...
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.