PPC (Paid Search) Management How Google Call Extensions can help increase sales via your eCommerce store. Driving interest by telephone can be a powerful tool - tracking effectiveness makes it doubly so. Read Article
Web Design Benefits of Responsive Web Design We looked into Responsive Design in 2014 - now, we look at what's changed and how technology has improved in 2016.
Award Winning
bluebox attends the 2016 eCommerce awards
bluebox attends the 2016 eCommerce awards Find out what happened when we joined the Home Leisure Direct team for a night of merriment in the big smoke.
Marketing
Meet The Marketing Team
Meet The Marketing Team Allow us to introduce you to the marketing team that delivers every bluebox marketing campaign. They are a talented and friendly bunch of digital marketing specialists who work their socks off to get your name out there.
Hosting and Security
Google’s move on https means it’s time to encrypt your website.
Google’s move on https means it’s time to encrypt your website. Google’s latest plans to make users more aware of non-secure websites mean web owners must make the move to a secure website or risk disaster.
PPC (Paid Search) Management
Top 10 Advantages of Google Shopping Campaigns
Top 10 Advantages of Google Shopping Campaigns In this article we look at 10 top reasons why you should seriously consider including Google Shopping Campaigns as part of your online advertising strategy.
PPC (Paid Search) Management
Expanded Text Ads are coming to Google.
Expanded Text Ads are coming to Google. Google is currently Beta testing one of the most significant enhancements to be seen in years for their Adwords marketing platform.
About Us
bluebox staff select their favourite TV shows.
bluebox staff select their favourite TV shows. A 'water-cooler' topic as talk around the office turns to some highlights of our TV viewing habits.
Award Winning
Home Leisure Direct win at Direct Commerce 2016
Home Leisure Direct win at Direct Commerce 2016 Long standing client wins yet another award for their website at the prestigious ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards.
Social Media
Part 5: Content management for social media
Part 5: Content management for social media In the fifth and final of our video series exploring social media for businesses, James looks at how to prioritise and target different content types.
Social Media
Part 4: Search engine optimisation & content for social media
Part 4: Search engine optimisation & content for social media In the fourth of our video series exploring social media for businesses, James looks at the relationship between social media and SEO.
Social Media
Part 3: Using social media effectively
Part 3: Using social media effectively In the third of our video series exploring social media for businesses, James explores some of the do's and dont's of social media including why no one wants to know what you ate for breakfast!
Social Media
Part 2: Time and investment for social media
Part 2: Time and investment for social media In the second of our video series exploring social media for businesses, James looks at the time and resources required to properly instigate a social media strategy.
Social Media
Part 1: The value of social media
Part 1: The value of social media In this, the first of five videos exploring social media for businesses, James looks at the value of social media and how businesses can answer the question - 'what will it do for me?'
Social Media
Social Media for Business: From Value to Execution
Social Media for Business: From Value to Execution In this series of 5 short videos bluebox teams up with Traphic Marketing's James Wittering to answer some of the more common questions we’re asked about the commercial value of social media to a business.
Web Design
bluebox Staff to Compete in Worcester City 10k Run
bluebox Staff to Compete in Worcester City 10k Run This Sunday (20th September) sees bluebox's David and Jason competing in the Worcester City 10k run.
Web Design
And the winner is....bluebox staff award their Web Oscars
And the winner is....bluebox staff award their Web Oscars It's great to receive awards (and we're delighted that a growing number of client websites have) but how about giving them out?
Web Design
How Mobilegeddon has affected non responsive websites
How Mobilegeddon has affected non responsive websites It was announced that on April 21 st Google would begin to penalise companies who weren't ready for Google’s algorithm update, nicknamed as ‘Mobilegeddon'.
Web Design
We Could be Heroes:Our Staff Pick their Inspirational People
We Could be Heroes:Our Staff Pick their Inspirational People We asked bluebox staff who they admire. A pioneer of electricity, a spinner of mythical tales and the world’s youngest billionaire were amongst the selections.
Web Design
Mobilegeddon and how will it affect website rankings
Mobilegeddon and how will it affect website rankings 'Mobile-geddon' arrives on 21st April. We don't think it's as scary as it's being made out but we thought it an apt time to share our thoughts.
Web Design
What SagePay Change Protocols mean to your eCommerce store
What SagePay Change Protocols mean to your eCommerce store SagePay and shaking things up, if you want to know more take a look at the geekiest blog post we've done.
Web Design
The lowdown on getting a mobile-friendly website
The lowdown on getting a mobile-friendly website Mobile is becoming a dominant force in internet usage, in this blog we detail how and why you should consider this for your businesses.
Google Ranking
Get a Google ranking boost for minimal cost
Get a Google ranking boost for minimal cost Lots of changes are afoot in regards to the SSL certificate, but what does it mean for you and your online presence?
Ecommerce
At last! Apple launches a responsive website...well sort of
At last! Apple launches a responsive website...well sort of It was up there with the world’s great mysteries – why was Stonehenge built?
Web Design
Implementing the Consumer Contracts Regulations
Implementing the Consumer Contracts Regulations Amazon, John Lewis, Marks and Spencer..... we look at how some of the UK's internet giants have implemented (or not implemented!) the new EU Consumer Directive.
Award Winning
Clients win big at ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards
Clients win big at ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards So last night’s news (5th June) that two of our clients had triumphed in prestigious national ecommerce awards was music to our ears.
Award Winning
Double delight as two clients vie for ecommerce awards
Double delight as two clients vie for ecommerce awards We are celebrating big time here at bluebox HQ on the back of news that not one but two clients have reached the finals of prestigious national ecommerce awards.
Web Design
Bespoke software development for clothing wholesaler
Bespoke software development for clothing wholesaler The websites that we produce for our clients are very visible but the way that we work with companies to streamline their business processes is often less so.
Web Design
How new Consumer Contracts Regs affect my ecommerce store
How new Consumer Contracts Regs affect my ecommerce store If you sell online or you’re considering starting an eCommerce store; there have been important developments you need to be aware of regarding Consumer Contracts.
Web Design
Where next for web design in 2014
Where next for web design in 2014 A gaze into the future of web design and what to look for in your next website.
Web Design
bluebox website launches 2013
bluebox website launches 2013 We're sorry for our radio silence of late - we've chastised ourselves and feel very bad. However, we thought it would be a great way to offer some insight as to why we've been so quiet over the last few months.
Web Design
Christmas Tidings
Christmas Tidings A week after our client drinks party; sore heads have rescinded and memories returned.
Web Design
Website Analytics Explained
Website Analytics Explained Your website is the most important sales tool you have. Over 90% of buying decisions start on the web. Are you making the most of your website?
Web Design
Cancellation rights & the new Consumer Contracts Regulations
Cancellation rights & the new Consumer Contracts Regulations In this, the first in a series of articles looking at how some of the UK’s largest internet retailers have sought to comply with different sections of the new EU Rights Directive, we look at the right to cancel.
CMS
Choosing the right CMS
Choosing the right CMS Finding the right CMS can be arduous. With many differing opinions and viewpoints as to why you should choose a particular platform.
Award Winning
bluebox Client Scoops Award
bluebox Client Scoops Award We are delighted our friends at Home Leisure Direct took home the hotly contested Direct Commerce Readers Choice at the ECMOD VENDA 2013 awards
Web Design
How we increase basket value by 50%
How we increase basket value by 50% An in-depth look at how we helped Firelabel increase sales and improve their website for customers and staff.
Creative Design
Anatomy of a logo design
Anatomy of a logo design What makes a good logo? If you think of a logo that you know, perhaps Nike or Apple what makes those symbols so special?