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Brook Taverner


eMarketing, Magento
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Cox & Cox


eMarketing, Magento
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The Old Pavilion

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GSF Car Parts


eMarketing, Magento
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Hanna Instruments


eMarketing, Magento
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Naked Wines


eMarketing
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People Tree


eMarketing
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Shipton & Heneage


eMarketing, Magento
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Net Gadgets


eMarketing, Magento
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The HealthBay


eMarketing, Magento
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Led Planet


eMarketing, Magento
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Aga Foodhall


eMarketing, Magento
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Just Ingredients


eMarketing, Magento
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Bridge Street Stone


eMarketing, Magento

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Magento Manchester – Monthly Meetup


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As a Manchester Magento development agency we are happy to invite you to the Manchester Magento meetup which we host found here >.

Warren Buffet’s eCommerce Store


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Warren Buffet is the world’s most successful investor and from time to time the world’s richest man – let’s see what we can learn from the Oracle of Omaha. If Warren Buffet owned an eCommerce
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Using a blog for Magento SEO


Ecommerce Strategy
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Recently Google has been sending shockwaves through the SEO community with it’s large algorithm updates.  This has changed the playing field and whilst it has made SEO harder it has also opened up a lot
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Magento Home Page Design For Your Market


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  Let’s work out how we are going to use your Magento site to actually sell stuff.  Thousands of Magento sites get built every day and I think many of them fall flat on their
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Taking The Mask Off Magento SEO


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This is one of the areas I get asked about the most in terms of Magento setup and optimisation so lets have a good look at this.  What I find is that if Magento is
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Enhanced Google Analytics For Magento


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Now we are going to be getting into more advanced Google Analytics setup that you can get involved with Magento.  This is going to be relevant if you are making some decent sales.  however the
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Basic Google Analytics Setup For Magento


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Just adding Google Analytics to your Magento site will not automatically start recording transactions.  So we need to take you through the specific setup for Magento.  I am presuming that you have already setup a
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Magento Checkout Page Design


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Now we will look at which check out is best for your demographic and buyer type. Checkout pages are very important to get right as all your revenue goes through them. With split testing this
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Magento Product Page Design


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After the home page then next step on a buyer’s journey is the product page of your Magento site. So let’s look at the most important aspects you need to get across depending on your
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Eleven supplier companies were celebrated for their outstanding contribution to the multichannel and direct commerce sector at the ECMOD Supplier of the Year Awards ceremony. The awards evening on Tuesday, 27th November at the Business
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Now in its 22nd year, the UK-based ECMOD Direct Commerce Show serves the catalogue, home shopping and multi-channel retailing community, business-to-business distributors and pure-play online businesses. Its free to visit and you’ll get chance to
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smartebusiness Shortlisted for ECMOD 2012 Supplier of the Year Award!


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The ECMOD Supplier of the Year Awards recognise the outstanding contribution that supplier organisations make to the direct commerce sector. Unlike many others, these awards expressly call for nominations from client companies, and the winners
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Always good to launch an existing business in a new country and we got some good feedback! Here is a customer testimonial from Abel the director of Healthpost. “Having managed ecommerce websites for many years,
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When people are looking to use Magento they always want to see some example sites.  So I thought I would put together a list of my favourite Magento sites.  Full disclaimer though, we did build SOME (not
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New Privacy & Electronic Comms Regulations


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We have been getting a lot of questions about the new privacy and electronic communications regulations that come into force from the 26th May 2012. THIS WILL AFFECT ALL WEBSITES AND FAILURE TO TAKE ACTION
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I keep coming back to this subject, I think at the start of this blog I should cover the roots of a successful e-commerce site.  This is the offering that the store sells, the premise
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  • Smartebusiness doubled our eCommerce revenue within 6 months

    Jason Scott, Brook Taverner

  • Smartebusiness interviewed key players in our company and really understood what we are trying to achieve through research. Their work was extensive and the benefit of their recommendations was immediately clear.

    Simon Pettit, Commercial Director of Stone Computers

  • It’s been great working with Smartebusiness on the ‘Find Your Nearest’ project. With their help we’ve added a new interactive dimension to our mobile campaign and enabled thousands of people to find their nearest Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile just by sending a text message.

    Amanda Horton-Mastin, New Media & Development Director of Comic Relief

  • I wanted to share some initial positive results on the website dev work we did based on your recommendations– although there were some bugs that impacted the first few weeks with the new checkout, we’re now seeing results. Our cart abandonment rate has fallen from 75% from January to August to 65% in September – and actually 60% for the last two weeks of September. I call that a win!

    Sara Brinton, People Tree, Sustainable and Fair trade Fashion