Increasing online Christmas sales

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Christmas is coming

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner, how do you compete with your online competitors and get visitors to buy from you rather than someone else? The answer very much depends on attracting the right visitor to your website, selling the product they desire at the right price and how you treat […]

Social Media – It’s not all about the numbers

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SEO the key players

Here at Bluehoop Digital we have lost count of the amount of times we hear business owners saying  “ I have thousands of followers on social media” which is all well and good and pretty easy to achieve BUT… how many of those followers will actually be interested in the services or products provided by […]

Website still not mobile friendly? – Google’s going to penalize your business

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Still not mobile friendly? - Google's going to penalise your website

The importance of having a mobile-friendly website has never been so critical. For the past few years it has been increasingly important for your website to be mobile friendly – so that it looks pretty on a smaller screen. However Google is now going to show people which websites are mobile friendly and which ones aren’t […]

5 Simple steps to manage customer complaints on social media.

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Customer complaint

Deny everything – admit nothing – blame someone else… not quite what we’d advocate when dealing with a customer complaint. No business, brand or product gets everything right all the time and negative word of mouth happens. Customers are increasingly using  social media as a  tool to get their voice heard. If someone does post […]

Bluehoop Digital helps Marsden Packaging revamp its online presence

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Marsden Packaging website design

New look website designed for Marsden Packaging Leading packaging company Marsden Packaging has appointed Ilkley-based Bluehoop Digital to re-vamp its online presence. Market leaders in contract packaging, Marsden Packaging’s new website is reflective of the company’s increased investment within digital as a result of strong sales growth. Bluehoop Digital will help build Marsden Packaging’s digital […]

Jomil appoints Bluehoop Digital to stitch up online sales

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Jomil logo

Stitching up the web Bluehoop Digital Limited has been commissioned to re-design the website of Jomil, a Bradford-based wholesale craft and sewing supplies company. Jomil have been a leading supplier to the craft and sewing industry for more than thirty years and now need a website to be designed which allows their retail customers to browse […]

New website for community arts organisation

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Blaize website design Ilkley

Community arts website to reach a greater audience We’ve launched a new website for Blaize, a Yorkshire based community arts organisation. Blaize already had a website but it didn’t fully reflect the scope of the activities that they were involved with and it didn’t allow any scope for interactions with their online community. Bluehoop Digital […]

The last typewriters are made…


I wrote my first book on a Petite Typewriter. It was about a puppy and I was 9. When I say ‘book’, I mean about half a page. It joined the ranks of all the other unfinished literary greats that could have been. The world will never know how Pippy the Puppy will cope with […]

Apple iPad hints and tips


If Santa gets you an iPad this Christmas… If you are lucky enough to receive one of the hottest gifts of 2010 this Christmas, hopefully the following will get you up and running with some ideas on what to read, download, and explore with your brand new iPad. First, get a case! On the whole, […]

Nine new apps from Google

Google apps

The Google Apps Marketplace Google have recently announced that nine new apps have been added to the Google Apps Marketplace. The above video describes each of the nine and provides information for how they could help your business grow. The first one is called DeskAway and lets users work, even when they are away from […]