Mar92015

Do people realy notise bad speling?

They sure do. We originally ran a version of this Blog in 2010, but things don’t seem to have gotten any better. The common belief is that a few spelling errors or typos on a website are to be expected. But why should that be, with the many spell-check programmes freely available? And does it… Read more »

Jan192015

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 »

Jan192015

Trending: The growth of Digital Marketing.

  First used in the 1990s, the term ‘digital marketing’ has since evolved to encompass many different strands of online selling, growing more sophisticated during the first decade of the 21st century. The evolution of digital media and the proliferation of devices to access it have created many new avenues for the promotion of products… Read more »

Jan162015

Magento Prostores and Go! Going…going…gone!

  In a move that shocked a large number of online retailers who had not long moved to the much lauded and promoted Magento Go, the team behind the platform announced last year that Magento Go would be no more from 1st February 2015. eBay pull the plug Run by eBay Enterprise, the ecommerce division… Read more »

Dec162014

SSL certificates are mandatory for Google Adwords, Google Shopping & Google Remarketing

Regular followers of teclan’s blog posts over the years will have previously noted our recommendation back in 2012 that Google required your checkout pages to be encrypted by an SSL certificate (golden padlock). Well the non-SSL website pigeons are now coming home to roost. We have now seen Google starting to enforce this policy by… Read more »

Nov252014

Does your business have your customers’ trust?

Why customer reviews and testimonials are so important. Do you ask your customers for their feedback? Do you get in touch and ask their opinion on your products and services? Do you make it easy for them to give you this valuable information? The best form of advertising is word of mouth! Why? Three main… Read more »

Nov132014

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 »