Why your business needs a mobile app

AppMaker - Build your mobile app

So you have a website… check. You have a Facebook business page… check. You hand out flyers and word of mouth brings in a new customer or two each month. What else could you do to drum up more business? Research shows that an average person looks at their phone 1500 times per week. That’s 1500 chances to get your business in front of current and potential customers with a Mobile App! If you want to drive new and repeat business, engage with customers and encourage loyalty, then a mobile app is the perfect addition to your current activities. AppMaker […]

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.COM turns 30!

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.COM turned 30 this week and continues to hold a strong position in the domain name market with more than one third of our customers registering a .COM. Hailing from the same era as shoulder pads and fishnet stockings, Ninja Turtles and My Little Pony, it has slowly become a firm favourite and much like Madonna, it’s now one of the most recognised names in the world. Our domain name specialist, Kelly Salter said, “.COM is 30 – its very old in terms of Internet age but it’s still playing an integral role in the domain name world today. With […]

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New domain names – successes and failures

Top Domains for UK

A year ago we were busy getting the names.co.uk website ready for the launch of the first new gTLDs. As you may remember; .bike, .clothing, .guru, .holdings, .plumbing, .singles & .ventures were the first new domain extensions we were able to bring you on a first come, first served registration basis. One year on,  we want to take a moment to reflect on what we’ve experienced and give you our recommendations to help you chose what’s right for you. Recently, I attended the Nominet UK Registrar conference, where Alexa Raad, the CEO of Architelos presented some interesting stats on new […]

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Change Your Story: Q&A with Russell Hirst – tubetalkers.com

Russell Hirst

Meet Russell Hirst, Founder of tubetalkers.com and extremely chatty guy. Russell has taken the first step to changing his story, by launching his idea online. Russell’s idea involves getting people to be more social and transform dull journeys on public transport into fun and interesting ways to pass the time. Using our website builder, Russell has been able to turn his idea into reality and is now selling lapel pins online. Find out more about Russell’s new business venture and how wearing a pin could improve your daily commute. We caught up with Russell to ask him a few question: Q: […]

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Change Your Story: Q&A with Katrina Cliffe – KC Communications

Katrina Cliffe

Many parents dream of being able to easily coordinate the logistics of a busy family routine, with a meaningful job they enjoy; Katrina has achieved just that. Katrina set up KC Communications, a Marketing Consultancy based in Yorkshire, in 2014 and within 4 months had already needed to take on a member of staff. Read more about Katrina’s inspirational story. We asked Katrina to tell us the top 3 ways her life has changed by starting a business and taking it online. 1) I get to take my children to school in a morning and attend school related events without having […]

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