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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...

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Build A Website: Five Reasons to “Go Pro”

You’re a small business or sole trader that’s looking to build a website for your customers to visit. You see how much some solutions cost (from other companies), and yelp louder than that moment when you discover how much a pint is in London. Then a mate tells you “I can build a website” for a price significantly cheaper.Sounds good. But the problem is you never quite know what you’re getting; and while...

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Can We Build You A Cheap Website?

Can We Build You A Cheap Website?One question that we get asked quite frequently here at Dorset Tech is, ‘Can you build me a cheap website?’ this is usually asked by new business owners or business owners who are on a budget. Whichever category you are in, there is nothing wrong with a lower priced website as long as it offers all of the same features and levels of quality as the much...

Getting the Most from a Cheap WordPress Website

There’s nothing wrong with having a cheap WordPress website. Spending a lot of money on a website does not necessarily mean that it’s better.After all, having a good website is about making your site work for you. Your site could have limited functionality and design, and still be a great success for your business.Here’s some ways you can get the most out of a cheap WordPress website. Let Dorset Tech Build Your Website Our team...

Why Shared Hosting is a Sin

When you’re looking for cheap website hosting, it is important to remember that your site is an important business asset and deserves to be treated as such. That’s why it is often surprising to find out that many businesses decide to choose shared hosting for their website. Your website earns you money and for many businesses, is an essential tool and yet most businesses spend a lot less on their hosting than they...

Discounted Websites and Apps for Kids Clubs and Education

As you will probably know - we're a social enterprise.We give back in a number of ways including:Free charity websites Low flat rate for everyone - on average 1/3 of the price of other agencies (source: annual survey) £10/hour off all labour for selected start-ups and ethical businesses Our very own STEM education centre Our own range of STEM educational products Produce local magazines for free Free website audits & advice service ...