Posts by Michiel Heijmans archive - page 8


DIY: Test your mobile site!

21 June 2016 by Michiel Heijmans » - 4 Comments

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More than half of all internet traffic comes from mobile devices (fact). So if you are ignoring your mobile site, you might be missing out on half your audience. In this post, I’ll go over the way we check mobile sites. After this post, you’ll be able to check your mobile website yourself on key elements and »

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DIY: Optimize your browser cache

20 June 2016 by Michiel Heijmans » - 21 Comments

High speed keyword research

Browser caching is the way a browser stores files from your website on a local computer. Browser caching makes sure all files load without unnecessary server connections, which is much faster. In this article, we’ll tell you how to check if that browser cache works and how to optimize it in WordPress. What is browser cache? Browser cache »

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7 ways to increase sales by creating trust

9 June 2016 by Michiel Heijmans »

7 ways to increase sales by creating trust

The key to converting a visitor into a client is the creation of trust. Your product can be the greatest thing on earth or the dullest office supply ever, both can be sold online when your visitor knows you are the best supplier for that product or service. Through the years, we’ve often advised people »

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Checkout page UX

2 June 2016 by Michiel Heijmans » - 3 Comments

Checkout page UX optimize your shopping cart

The last step in an online buying process is always the checkout page; your website’s cash register. It consists of a number of steps that lead to a completion of a purchase. In this post, we’ll discuss the things you can improve, from the UX of your shopping cart to a thank you page. We’ll »

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WordPress security in a few easy steps

24 May 2016 by Michiel Heijmans »

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Simple steps you can take today to improve your site’s security. This WordPress security guide we wrote in collaboration with Sucuri has it all!

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Keyword research for your online shop

12 May 2016 by Michiel Heijmans » - 7 Comments

keyword research for ecommerce

When you start an online shop, keyword strategy might seem less important. You’re selling products, right? So the product names are your keywords. While that might be true in a few cases, in most cases you need to focus on the keywords that describe the problem you/your products are solving for your customer. Selling sun »

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Positioning your shop in the online market

Positioning your shop in the online market

Successful positioning adds value to your business and gives you a head start on the competition. Positioning is the art of distinguishing your business from others in the mind of your customers. You can make your webshop stand out by high product quality, great service, low prices or dedicated care for the environment. But it’s equally important to communicate this distinctive factor to your »

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Find your shop’s niche

27 April 2016 by Michiel Heijmans » - 3 Comments

low budget branding small business

After you’ve determined your shop’s mission, you should focus on finding the right niche for your (online) business. Merriam Webster defines a niche as “the situation in which a business’s products or services can succeed by being sold to a particular kind or group of people”. If you have found your niche, your products, sales, communication »

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Shopping cart abandonment

12 April 2016 by Michiel Heijmans »

Shopping cart abandonment

We optimize our checkout process continually. To do so, we keep track of our shopping cart abandonment. Why won’t people complete their purchase, even after they have already added your products to their shopping carts? That’s what we’ll discuss in this article. Some of the reasons for shopping cart abandonment are so obvious, that you would almost »

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WordPress plugins and accessibility

6 April 2016 by Michiel Heijmans » - 4 Comments

accessibility responsibility

WordPress recently announced that “all new or updated code released into WordPress core and bundled themes must conform with the WCAG 2.0 guidelines at level AA.” This means WordPress will be making the product more accessible with every new update. Rian Rietveld‘s article WordPress goes WCAG clearly reflects her enthusiasm about this step forward in terms of accessibility. It aligns »

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