Design Strategy: How to annoy your clients

Posted by on 19 Sep 2017 in All Articles, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Skills and Learning | 0 comments

Many successful websites will go through multiple rebrands before settling on a design; few people probably remember how Facebook used to look. Many more websites are unpopular simply almost because of their design flaws. From technical reasons, such as being stuck on old frameworks and systems, or creating problems such as having too much or too little on the website, to poor understanding of their clients needs. Everyone’s views on...

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.uk Domain Names – register before June 2019

Posted by on 14 Sep 2017 in All Articles, frag.co.uk News, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Skills and Learning, Technology News | 0 comments

If you already own a .co.uk domain name, you may be able to register the .uk version – but make sure you do so before June 2019. After this time, anyone can register these domains and compete with your business. This means that if you already own frag.co.uk, you may be able to also register frag.uk. Who does this affect? In 10 June 2014, Nominet (the UK domain registrar) launched the new shorter, sharper domain name .uk into our UK domain...

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Do it the RIGHT way

Posted by on 12 Aug 2017 in All Articles, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Security, Skills and Learning | 0 comments

As some might say, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat”, or as the infamous Perl motto goes; “There’s more than one way to do it“. Almost all problems have more than one solution – some more obvious than others. To continue the theme, if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Whether you’re dealing with new technologies, or reliable and known systems, there are some core...

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BT Expedite, Fresca, Mercatus support and migration

Posted by on 30 Jul 2017 in All Articles, frag.co.uk News, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Security, Skills and Learning, Software, Technology News | 0 comments

We can help! BT Expedite, the retail software division within the BT Group, is still used by a number of large retail stores for both their offline and online retailing. Originally marketed as BT Fresca back in the early years of the internet in ‘the year 2000’, it was sold to BT in 2008 as BT Fresca, and now is found as part of Aptos and BT Expedite. The suite often includes the Mercatus merchandising platform; and the ecommerce...

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eCommerce Platforms 2017

Posted by on 30 Jun 2017 in All Articles, Marketing, Software, Technology News | 0 comments

As always, there is a huge number of options when considering an eCommerce platform. Not least of all, matching the features and requirements for the running of the site – but also the theming and design, as well as handling ongoing management. We’ve worked with many of the options available, and detailed some of the most popular platforms and products below. When considering moving to a new platform, you may need to consider...

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How important is content vs style of your site?

Posted by on 11 Feb 2012 in All Articles, frag.co.uk News, Marketing | 0 comments

If you’re considering having a website for your company; there’s plenty of decisions to make – from which company to host with, and who should design and code your website, or whether to make it yourself. If you’re thinking of writing a website yourself, don’t fall into the trap of site generators and especially content generators. It only takes a short Google search to see why these are a bad idea: For example;...

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