Posted by Paul on 23/04/2012
Over the past few weeks we have designed and built a new website for Ipswich based, Jeremy Hammersely. He is an avid cyclist who was fed up of visiting lots of different websites if he wanted to sell an item, swap an item or chat with other cyclists in a forum. So he decided he wanted his own website! Along came PreownedCycles.co.uk
There are 3 main sections on the website. A classified ads section where users can view items for sale and place their own adverts. There's a swaps section where users can place adverts for things they want …
Posted by Matt on 23/02/2012
We love a good API mash-up and so for the latest update to our CaffeineCommerce online shopping platform, we've integrated with OpenStreetMaps to provide a visual representation of address related data.
What does this mean for users of CaffeineCommerce?
By "geocoding" each and every address, it allows us to present users with vibrant graphical interfaces ranging from maps with markers, to heatmaps of sales across the UK, Europe and beyond. Customers and administrators alike to achieve a much richer experience when using the site, leading to lower bounce rates and higher conversions.
If you're looking to increase …
Posted by Paul on 12/12/2011
Munchy Seeds are a brand that we’ve known for a number of years and have been lucky enough to work with on a number of occasions. Crispin and Lucinda have invested their lives into creating a fantastic selection of healthy snacks that they sell to huge number of customers through their website and also in supermarkets across the UK. Their current Magento website had served them well over the past few years, but as their business continued to grow and their branding evolved it became clear that they were ready to take the next step with their online shop.…
Posted by Paul on 14/06/2012
One question that gets asked regularly is should you make customers register for an account on your website before making a purchase?
There have been a number of tests carried out by people in the past and the results are always the same, yet a lot of people still get it wrong.
We strongly believe that you shouldn't put 'barriers' in the way of people trying to buy your products, a user is far more likely to not complete their purchase and leave your website if they get to a 'now create your account' page before entering …
Posted by Matt on 14/08/2012
The worth of a customer has never been so great. In these difficult and modern times, the tech-savvy conumer turns to the internet in their quest to save the pennies. Optimising your website and offering the best deals in order to attract the consumer is only the first step in a successful ecommerce relationship. The real challenge lies in ensuring that the customer returns to your website time and time again.Introducing the Loyalty Rewards scheme within CaffeineCommerce
In order to keep our users' ecommerce websites at the forefront of success, we have introduced a new rewards module to the …
Posted by Paul on 07/12/2012
Since August we have been working with Chiara Saunders on her new business, a book review website aimed at parents and teenagers. The goal was to produce a website that would appeal to teenagers and allow them to search for books they'd like to read, each book will have a simple star rating along with a more detailed review. The site is also aimed at parents who are looking to buy books for their child, but want to make sure it's suitable before purchasing it.
We initially worked on the branding for Books, Teens & Magazines - we developed a …