What is WooCommerce & Who Should Use It?

Key discussion points: Where does WooCommerce sit in the ecommerce vendor market? What types of business does it suit & why? What are the pros and cons of the platform? Out the box, how good is the core performance? What do your developers like and dislike about Woo? Podcast Transcribe James Gurd [00:00:05] Hello and welcome to Episode 28 of the Replatform podcast. Thanks, as always for listening in. It’s myself, James. I’m joined, as always by co-host Paul Rogers. How’s it going tonight?  Paul Rogers [00:00:16] Yeah, good. Thank …

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The importance of knowing your Strengths and Weaknesses

SWOT Grow your business and dodge threats by writing a SWOT. What it is A SWOT Analysis helps you to discover your business’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Strengths and weaknesses can be found internally, whereas opportunities and threats are external to your company. How its helpful Assessing your business’ strengths and weaknesses can help you to understand how your company is doing and how you could do better. Looking at your opportunities can help you to find a niche in the market and work out how to take hold …

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Why WordPress is great for SEO

According to W3techs, WordPress powers 60% of all the websites (with a known content management system) on the internet. A service doesn’t reach that kind of market share on usability and good advertising alone. WordPress works, and it works well. We’re going to focus on the SEO benefits that come with using WordPress, and why it is our CMS of choice for carrying out Search Engine Optimisation projects. Out of the box: All WordPress sites come with readymade SEO features that some other services do not. One such feature allows …

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Why have a blog?

Why keep a blog?

What does a blog add to your website? Is it really necessary or just an optional addition? In this post, I am going to put forward some strong points for the addition of a blog to every website. The figures Statistics show that a blog can really help your business to grow. Businesses with blogs have around 55% more visitors to their website. This alone should be a great reason to add a blog to your website, more visitors means more chances to gain customers and sales. Gain credibility A …

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join our design agency

We are looking for an experienced designer to join our dynamic design agency. To apply for this role you must be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite and have extensive WordPress experience. The ideal candidate must have more than 2 years experience in a design role/or have 2+ years as a freelancer. As we’re a small team your day will be quite varied and you will be working on a number of projects at any given time. You will be involved in the whole design process, from meeting with the …

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It’s the bout of the year – Squibble fights to retain its title

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It’s official – on the 11th October we’ll be defending our title as holders of the Creative and Digital Agency of the year and fighting to protect our position. In the orange corner – it’s a new, expanded and more determined Squibble team (that’s 1 member up on last year), and in the blue corner, we’re facing off against 4 contenders.  2018 – A year of ups, expansions and major contract wins Our year in cold, hard, figures… Over the course of 2018, our turnover has grown by over 60%. …

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What is SEO and do I need it?

What is SEO and do I need it?

‘Google it’ is the answer to every question these days. A few clicks and you have you answer. But not many of us search through the pages and pages of results we are presented with, instead putting our faith in the top results and never looking much further than the first page. So how can you make sure your website is one of those sacred few, certain (we hope) to be clicked on by curious searchers? By using SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) you can do just that! What is Search …

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Squibble Nominated for Creative and Digital Agency of the year 2018

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On the 11th October we’ll be defending our title as holders of the Creative and Digital Agency of the year and fighting to protect our position. In the orange corner – it’s a new, expanded and more determined Squibble team (that’s 1 member up on last year), and in the blue corner, we’re facing off against 4 contenders.  Over the past few years Squibble has evolved into one of the leading design and creative agencies in Birmingham. We’re not just making this up, as the people of DIB agree. Last …

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SEO and all it’s complexities

SEO and all it's complexities

Search Engines are complex machines. They sweep through millions of web pages and rank them all in order of, well, what? This summary seeks to try and explain their methods and how you can use this knowledge to improve your page ranking and optimise your site using SEO. How the search engine’s rank Search engine’s use specific methods to rank the many millions of sites across the internet. Some of these methods are public knowledge although the engine’s like to keep the last few pieces of the puzzle a closely …

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