7 Big No-No’s when it comes to Business Cards

Creating a business card that suits your company might seem an easy job; however when it comes to representing your business, image is everything! You wouldn’t go to an important client meeting in swim-shorts and a vest, so why do some people think it’s okay to hand out homemade laminated cards created on Microsoft Paint? […]

How to choose an e-commerce platform

In this blog post we will briefly discuss three general types of e-commerce platforms (methods of selling on-line), with the aim of helping you demystify the huge offering out there: Large, feature-rich web applications, stalwarts like OSCommerce, Prestashop and Magento. Pay monthly SAAS (Software as a Service) models, perfect for non-developers and designers, like Shopify […]

3 easy ways to get social media working for your business

Social media can be a phenomenal force for good in increasing sales, raising company profiles, promoting products and services, and driving traffic to websites. However, many business managers still find it difficult to know what strategy to employ when it comes to social media – if that’s you, simply follow our 3 easy steps below […]

3 Resounding Reasons to have a Business Blog

A recent survey by HubSpot reported that businesses who blog receive 55% more visitors to their website, and 57% of businesses get new customers from their blog – and yet when you mention the word ‘blogging’ to many businesses they feel it’s something they don’t have time for. If that’s you, think again! Here are […]

How to avoid losing 61% of your website visitors to your competitors

80% of the population now use a smartphone to access the internet, and 47% use a tablet1. 30% of all website page views in the UK are now from mobile devices (i.e. smartphones and tablets)2. Over 50% of visitors will abandon your website if it takes more than 3 seconds to load on their smartphone3. […]

The risks of cheap Web Hosting

Web hosting – it’s not something that most people would spend any time thinking about… until they find that their website keeps going down or that the technical support is non-existent. There are some cheap web hosting suppliers out there who do offer value for money, but unfortunately they are few and far between. Web […]

Google, SSL and your website.

As you may have heard, Google is now going to prioritise websites which use secure connections. Here at Yorkshire Media, we not only offer a full web design service, shoot video production for business as well as helping businesses with online marketing and seo, we take security very seriously. So he’s our thoughts on website […]