Today’s blog is about the right times to post on Social Media sites. We have all heard of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ etc and no doubt have all used at least one of these social media sites BUT are we all getting the most out of them for our businesses? Most businesses are actively involved in social media and even have dedicated teams focusing solely on posting and sharing information about their business and products throughout the day.
As with everything, whether it is in fashion, social media, web design etc, there is always a current trend that people are following or raving about. The latest trend taking the web design world by storm is the parallax scrolling technique. With more and more web designers adopting this technique it is definitely a trend worth knowing about.
For the past two years we have chosen one registered charity and developed and designed a pro bono website for the charity. We are extremely proud that we can help a charity that may be just starting out and doesn’t have funding to get itself online and raise its awareness. To be able to offer our services in such a way and give something back makes us very happy.
So, you have completed your beautiful e-commerce site, made it live, told all your friends and family to check it out, got all excited and sent out an email to the few people that subscribed to your splash page. And now you’re sitting there wondering why hasn’t anybody ordered?
Since being back over a month now from such an influential event, every now and then I remember a great piece of information that amazed me and announce the details in the office or send an email to everyone. Staff responded by saying “JUST send ONE email with everything please!” Stop spamming us!! So instead I thought it was necessary to write a blog.
Some interesting data has been released but I think we all had an idea this was going to happen as we are all on our mobiles non-stop!!! I bet you are on it now. Mobile E-commerce sales will grow from $10 billion in 2012 to a whopping $32 billion in 2016, Forrester Research says. With mobile devices improving in terms of speed and also screen resolution it is becoming far more convenient and easy to shop on you mobile device.
I recently attended a seminar hosted by Caliber on the recent changes in SEO and what the future holds in terms of SEO 2.0. It was great to be able to listen to experts in their field highlighting the main points that people should know about the changing world of SEO. The following was covered: SEO 2.0 SEO evolution What makes online content successful? Social media marketing But enough about that you should have seen the breakfast spread…ah just delightful!
The product review feature on Magento e-commerce sites has been around for some time now but many e-commerce owners unfortunately have over looked the importance of this feature. I am here to tell you today that this cannot be ignored anymore. If you are an e-commerce owner now is the time to put this at the top of your to-do list as product reviews are becoming increasingly more important to the success of your e-commerce business.
With Christmas just around the corner and New Year hot on its tail, as 2013 rapidly draws to a close it is time to start thinking about what 2014 has in store for the world of web design. Here at bond we are always ahead of the game!