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31 Jan 2017
Anna Howley

Whether you're a child, a performer or a CEO, no one likes hearing negative feedback. So much so that many people will do everything possible to avoid situations where they may be criticised. So, it's no wonder that many companies are missing out on…

30 Jan 2017
Aimee Walls

Website visitors are notoriously unforgiving. If your site takes too long to load, confuses or inconveniences them, they will leave – in a matter of seconds. To help you avoid losing potential leads, we've listed the 5 most common user-repelling…

27 Jan 2017
Michael Gardner

Want to make money while you sleep? You can with a website because you're always open for business. Customers from all around the world can visit your shop, browse and buy. Here are three easy steps to convert more online sales...

24 Jan 2017
Jayne Millar

Social media is a great tool for companies to reach their target audience. While gaining followers on your social sites can be straight forward, retaining them can be harder than expected. To help you retainer your followers, we've listed the top 7…

19 Dec 2016
Wendy Schollum

As your team readies it's self for the end of another big year, it's important to remember to set your customers' expectations for communication and order fulfilment over the festive season. The following are some simple online actions that can help…

14 Dec 2016
Jayne Millar

The silly season is well and truly upon us and if your workplace is anything like ours, there's a bit of childlike excitement in the air! The internet has (as always) blessed us with some brilliant Christmas themed distractions as we start to wind…

12 Dec 2016
The Xplore Team

The Xplore office will be closed from 5pm Tuesday 20th December 2016 until 9am on Tuesday 10th January 2017. For emergency call outs over the Xmas period, please call 0800 100 900 and follow the instructions on the answer phone.

30 Nov 2016
Anna Howley

Think of brands that are doing well on social media, the first companies that come to mind are likely B2Cs. You rarely hear about the HR company that's crushing it on Twitter, or the accountant that's dominating Facebook…

28 Nov 2016
Aimee Walls

The moment you buy a domain you become a target for domain scammers. These sophisticated digital pirates prey the naivety or lack of understanding domain owners have and can even end up holding domains hostage.

23 Nov 2016
Michael Gardner

For the purpose of this article, we're redefining SEO (search engine optimisation) as Special Electronic Opportunities. If you're not taking advantage of these opportunities, you're probably missing out on new customers and new business…

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