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Why You Should Avoid Vistaprint for Business Card Design

You’ve seen the adverts from Vistaprint promising top of the range business cards for prices too good to be true. We understand it can be tempting- after all, you want the best for your business. However, what you end up getting may not be what you hoped for. With that in mind, here’s why we think you should avoid Vistaprint for your business card design. It’s All About The Templates Templates are great if every...

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What is a Social Enterprise?

It’s a phrase you’ll see a lot on this website- we’re proud of the fact that Dorset Tech is a Social Enterprise. It means we operate differently to most web and digital media companies- or indeed, most companies.A traditional company operates on the model that profits go to shareholders or company owners. As such, quite often what they’ll do is keep costs to a minimum to maximise the profit- more profit means more...

Why You Should use WordPress to Power Your Website

It’s certainly true that when trying to decide what will power your website, there’s a lot of different systems to choose from- but here we’ll tell you why you should use WordPress.No doubt as you talk to different web developers and designers, many will suggest something different. Some will swear by the holy grail of Magento. Others, it’s Drupal or die. You even get one or two who will suggest a custom built...

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Why You Should Never Use a Website Builder

When you’re looking to build a website yourself, it’s very tempting to use one of the many DIY website builders offering themselves for free or cheap. We can see the attraction- you save money on a web developer. You control your website. And most importantly, it’s easy. At this point, we mean things such as Webs, Wix or sometimes you can get website builder software with a hosting package.But what you save in...

How To Optimise Your WooCommerce Store Conversion Rate

Conversion Rate optimisation is the process of convincing more people to complete the call to action. In terms of WooCommerce, that means getting them to make a purchase from your store, and in turn growing your business. Sounds simple, but with so many different ways to improve your eCommerce store out there, how do you know which will be the most effective in improving your conversion rate?This article will go through our top...

Sturminster Newton: The Perfect Location for your Business

Whether your business is seasoned or a new start up, there’s one key aspect to making it a continued success that people often overlook. Location!The right location can make or break a business and there are far more points to consider than some people first realise; rent prices, amenities, transport, government, to name just a few. Rarely can you find all the right features in one place. Which is why Sturminster Newton is so...

4 Reasons Why We Really Are The Best Web Design Agency in Dorset

We really are the best Web Design Agency in Dorset!A lot of agencies in the web design industry will be the first to tell you that they’re the best at what they do, but they’re much less willing to explain to you why they believe that! This isn’t the case with Dorset Tech, because we actually do what we promise!We understand that you want to have all the fact’s out in front of...

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Does Social Media Work For Small Businesses?

Many of today’s small business owners often make the mistake of assuming that what works for much larger companies, won’t work for them. After all, larger companies typically have larger budgets, a team of web developers, brand recognition and a much larger customer base. While these are things that small businesses owners don’t have when starting out, there is nothing that says they can’t have these as their businesses grow.Take social media, for...

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Social Media For Business – The Essentials

It is often said that if your business can’t be found on social media, it can’t be found at all. While a completely false statement, there is just a small bit of truth to be found in it. At least with the large percentage (almost 78%) of online shoppers who use social media exclusively to find the goods and services they are after.So why is social media so important for today’s businesses? From...