The ‘Online Marketing’ Category
Posted March 7th, 2012
New figures released this week show that Twitter has reached the 500million users mark since launching in 2006. Twitter was launched in July 2006 by Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone, as a brainstorming log, and the site now attracts 12 new accounts every second, with over 140million posts tweeted everyday! The micro blogging site has seen huge growth online in the past year alone, and celebrates the 500 million milestone just short of it's sixth birthday. The popularity of the site has...
Posted October 24th, 2011
According to recent research published by Unilever, eCommerce customers are up to 15% more brand loyal than high street customers. Speaking at the IGD Online Grocery Retailing conference last week, Unilever’s eCommerce director Andy Houghton stated that people who buy goods via eCommerce websites are much more likely to remain loyal to their most regularly accessed retailer. He also highlighted that consumers are more likely to part with their cash online, and a typical online...
Posted August 31st, 2011
According to research undertaken on behalf of onthebeach.co.uk, Facebook has been named as the first click in a chain of clicks which would lead to a sale. Testing found Facebook to be the first click for seven times as many sales as it was the last. The study, and its results, go someway towards revealing exactly what role Facebook plays in advertising and more importantly, sales. These findings highlight the importance of social media in eCommerce success, and show that while...
Posted July 4th, 2011
Results from a recent survey have revealed that there has been an 81% growth in the viewing of email via mobile devices. The news comes as more and more consumers are using their mobiles and tablets to access their emails. Emailing on the move has become a new way of communicating both in and out of the office. Marketers are suddenly faced with the task of adapting to this new way of messaging and peoples new email habits. This study highlights the importance of adapting email marketing...
Posted June 29th, 2011
The latest research from PwC states that over £4 billion is being spent on online marketing. More and more is money is being poured into UK advertising and digital ads for online businesses. Internet advertising grew by 12.8% according to the latest findings from leading research group PwC. Social media also saw a rise in spend, with a growth of 200% since 2010. Social networking now accounts for a quarter of time spent online in the UK, proving that the likes of Facebook and Twitter are...
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.