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Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Generic Top Level Domains: Their meaning.

Generic Top Level Domains: Their meaning.

Today we proceed with our discussion on domains and how to choose one. In our previous article we have touched on the available generic Top Level Domains as an alternative to the Top Level .com Domain. In this article we are going to list various generic Top Level...

An effective domain name: Things to consider:

An effective domain name: Things to consider:

We all know the question; which came first? The chicken or the egg? This question becomes relevant to small business owners. What comes first; the name of the company or the domain name (website name)? Not many of us have the luxury on deciding both at the same time....

Webhosting: The Unlimited Bandwidth Myth:

Webhosting: The Unlimited Bandwidth Myth:

So, you decided to purchase some shared server space with a hosting company? Are you happy to see that they offer unlimited bandwidth? Happy to see that the traffic allowed to your website will be unlimited? Sorry, there is no such a thing as unlimited bandwidth when...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Generic Top Level Domains: Their meaning.

Generic Top Level Domains: Their meaning.

Today we proceed with our discussion on domains and how to choose one. In our previous article we have touched on the available generic Top Level Domains as an alternative to the Top Level .com Domain. In this article we are going to list various generic Top Level...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

We have built a couple of websites for businesses over the years and learned a great deal about the requirements to run a successful business website. Very often we hear a person saying that they want a website for their business in order to direct clients to it when...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

10 SEO MISTAKES TO AVOID NOW

10 SEO MISTAKES TO AVOID NOW

SEO mistakes to avoid: Why do we make SEO mistakes? Why do we need to discuss SEO mistakes? Let’s be honest. If we have a website, we would like to see a growth in visitors. There is no better feeling than to see a growth in visits and to see your website move up the...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

We have built a couple of websites for businesses over the years and learned a great deal about the requirements to run a successful business website. Very often we hear a person saying that they want a website for their business in order to direct clients to it when...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Why we use WordPress to build websites:

Why we use WordPress to build websites:

We are often asked by clients and potential clients alike, why we use Wordpress as our platform of choice to build websites. We are also very often asked whether we do build HTML websites. In order to answer this question, we will have a look at the following...

What’s in a website?

What’s in a website?

You have visited many websites. You may even have your own website. What you see when you open or visit a website is the culmination of a couple of key decisions, actions, coding and even frustrations. So what exactly is it that goes into a website? Who creates the...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

How to write blog posts:

How to write blog posts:

We have recently published an article on why you should be blogging. We also published an article in which we discussed the reasons why people are shying away from writing blog articles. We also have an article on Beating Writer's block. In this article we will have a...

Stop resisting writing blog posts:

Stop resisting writing blog posts:

Should you stop resisting writing blog posts? We have had innumerable conversations with both clients and people in the online industry about blogging and how important blogging is to a website. We have recently written a short blog article on the importance of...

How to increase website SEO ranking by blogging:

How to increase website SEO ranking by blogging:

Increase your website SEO: In this article we will have a look at how to increase your website SEO ranking by blogging. During the years we have had several discussions with clients and other people in the online industry. The one topic that always gets a lot of lip...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

How to write blog posts:

How to write blog posts:

We have recently published an article on why you should be blogging. We also published an article in which we discussed the reasons why people are shying away from writing blog articles. We also have an article on Beating Writer's block. In this article we will have a...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

We have built a couple of websites for businesses over the years and learned a great deal about the requirements to run a successful business website. Very often we hear a person saying that they want a website for their business in order to direct clients to it when...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Selecting an Open Source E-commerce Platform Solution. (Part 4)

Selecting an Open Source E-commerce Platform Solution. (Part 4)

In our previous articles in this series we considered the need to sell online, the 10 most important considerations to keep in mind before we set up an e-commerce business and deciding on one of the three available platforms for our e-commerce business. In today’s...

Deciding on an e-commerce platform. (Part 3)

Deciding on an e-commerce platform. (Part 3)

In our previous article we had a look at 10 important considerations when planning to open an online shop or which is better known as an e-commerce business. One of the factors was finding the e-commerce platform that suits your needs best. In this regard we...

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

We have built a couple of websites for businesses over the years and learned a great deal about the requirements to run a successful business website. Very often we hear a person saying that they want a website for their business in order to direct clients to it when...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

5 Signs your Business Website is not performing:

We have built a couple of websites for businesses over the years and learned a great deal about the requirements to run a successful business website. Very often we hear a person saying that they want a website for their business in order to direct clients to it when...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

10 SEO MISTAKES TO AVOID NOW

10 SEO MISTAKES TO AVOID NOW

SEO mistakes to avoid: Why do we make SEO mistakes? Why do we need to discuss SEO mistakes? Let’s be honest. If we have a website, we would like to see a growth in visitors. There is no better feeling than to see a growth in visits and to see your website move up the...

8 Benefits of listing your Business on Google my Business:

8 Benefits of listing your Business on Google my Business:

We recently had a look at how to setup and list your business on Google my Business. In this article we will have a look at the many benefits of listing your business on Google my Business. Local listings: According to Google, as many as one in three “Google searches”...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Planning a Good Business Website.

Planning a Good Business Website.

A Good Business Website: Do you own a good Business Website? If so, why do you think it is good? If not, why do you think it is not good In a previous post we considered some of the signs that your website is not performing. Today, we will have a look at factors that...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital Marketing Strategy: Myth or Necessity? In our previous Blog Post we explained the concept of the Marketing Funnel which, as part of a Digital Marketing Strategy, in short relates to the journey your customer or client undertakes to engage your services or to...

Customer Engagement: The Marketing Funnel

Customer Engagement: The Marketing Funnel

Customer Engagement: The Customer JourneyIn our previous Blog Post we explained the concept of the Buyer Persona which in short is your Ideal Customer.  By now you should have a picture in your mind of who your Ideal Customer is. The next step is to understand the...

Connect with your Customer in a Meaningful Way

Connect with your Customer in a Meaningful Way

Customer Engagement: Buyer Personas Steve Jobs famously said “Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realise it themselves.”Easier said than done, right? How do you connect with your customers and get close...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital Marketing Strategy: Myth or Necessity? In our previous Blog Post we explained the concept of the Marketing Funnel which, as part of a Digital Marketing Strategy, in short relates to the journey your customer or client undertakes to engage your services or to...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Website Protection and Website Maintenance:

Website Protection and Website Maintenance:

In our previous article we had a look at the most likely causes of your website being broken. Today we will consider proper website protection through website maintenance.. We identified the following causes for website failures.: Out dated or incompatible Plugins...

Broken website: 11 Causes

Broken website: 11 Causes

Leading causes of a broken website: As with everything else we own, one of the possible problems with having a website is that it can break. Just like files on your pc or mac can become unstable or corrupted, websites can also become corrupted or completely broken....

Is website maintenance necessary?

Is website maintenance necessary?

The short answer, yes! The long answer, yes, it absolutely is. Over and above preventing WordPress website mistakes, website maintenance,  also referred to as website care, is not only necessary, it is extremely important. If you own a website and do not have it...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...

Website Protection and Website Maintenance:

Website Protection and Website Maintenance:

In our previous article we had a look at the most likely causes of your website being broken. Today we will consider proper website protection through website maintenance.. We identified the following causes for website failures.: Out dated or incompatible Plugins...

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail?

Why do online stores fail? Why do we ask this question? We ask this question because it is extremely relevant. According to various sources, more than 90% of all online stores fail within the first 120 days since being launched. Yes, you have read that correctly. A...