The best business blogs use images to grab attention, convey a message or just liven up their posts. However, we often get small businesses asking us how they can find good images that aren’t going to add much to their running costs.
Starting an online shop has never been easier. That’s a fact. But however tempting it is to plough straight in, you still need to make some smart decisions up front.
Although you may want to start simple, scaling these things once you get started requires some, well… answers from the future. No, this doesn’t require The DeLorean for a research trip. Instead, just think about it. Properly. Your future self will thank you for it.
So, to help you, below are the main questions we ask anyone looking to start in e-commerce.
A bold statement? Definitely, considering we’re a web design business. Let me be more specific though:
You don’t need us to make your website. You need us to make your website great.
We’ve all heard the mantra before. “Treat your brand an investment for your business, not as an expense”. But why is this true?
In my recent article How to start your startup with good design, I suggested 3 important things to think about when deciding on your startup or small business brand identity. Here I’m going to expand on the first of those. Read more
You have a shiny new website, or you’re about to build one. But what are your intentions are for maintaining the website once it’s done? Mostly when we ask clients this question the reaction is the same – a puzzled look, or the email equivalent of one. Read more
Something that crops up a lot in creating websites for small businesses and startups is the problem of expectations. More specifically, marketing expectations.