Category: Latest News


A Merry Christmas for online retailers.

  Christmas is well and truly over. The presents have been opened (and some returned), mince pies are all gone and the tree is back in the loft. That’s the home scenario, but was it a happy Christmas for online business? Shoppers in the UK used their mobiles to hit the 2014 Christmas sales from… Read more »


teclan ltd – A Living Wage Employer

On 1st November 2014 teclan ltd become the first business in Inverness, and the first digital company in the Highlands of Scotland to become an accredited Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost of living in the UK. The Living Wage campaign has… Read more »


Protect your site from Google’s strict penalties

Search engine optimisation is an important part of your Digital Marketing strategy and Google organic traffic is a very important source of traffic and revenue for many businesses. There are two types of traffic channels associated with Google: Google Adwords/Google Pay Per Click: You pay for each click/visit received, and Google Organic (aka Google SEO… Read more »


Windows XP support comes to an end.

If you are using Windows XP then, as of 8th April 2014, your computer will no longer be protected and security patched by Microsoft   Microsoft has ended the support and updates for its once flagship product. With the continued developments of the Windows 8 platform, coupled with the recent news that Microsoft is releasing… Read more »


Microsoft email blacklists – why many people are unable to send to Hotmail.

It has been brought to our attention in recent days that there are now several accounts from other hosting companies and email providers of emails to, and being blocked from delivery due to Microsoft’s own blacklists. This is not wholly uncommon. Microsoft have blocked several email servers in the past (e.g. NHS… Read more »


Email Marketing – what is your optimum send frequency?

or How to make the most money possible without annoying your customers on your contact list! OK – lets be challenging and controversial here. Are you sending emails to your customers 15 times a month? Seems like an awful lot? Worried that your customers would quickly make it known to you in no uncertain terms… Read more »