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20
Oct

Taking payments online, Payment Gateways explained

Whether you have an online shop or simply want to take adhoc payments, there are a lot of options when it comes to taking money with your website. We look at some common options

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23
Dec

10 Years in Web Design, a look back to 2004

As FL1 Group reaches its 10th Birthday in 2014, we look back at how our industry has changed since 2004?

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29
Jul

Jason Sammon interviewed on Radio Verulam, St Albans

Listeners to St Albans radio station Radio Varulam would have heard FL1’s own Jason Sammon talking about 10 years on the web, Twitter and starting your own website. If you missed the show, now’s your chance to listen in…

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31
Jan

How to write a web design brief

There’s a well known saying – Failing to plan, is planning to fail. A badly scoped web design project is no exception, and without a clear well thought through brief could be a costly mistake. With a few basics, you can protect your business, keep budgets on track and ensure the project runs smoothly and to plan.

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23
Oct

Alarm bells should be ringing loud and clear for any business involved in distance selling!

The Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) have taken the step of conducting a pre-Christmas review of 156 retailer websites and found that many of them were not fully complying with the Consumer (Distance Selling) Regulations and the Electronic Commerce (EC)Directive) Regulations. Find out more from Brian Scott at Max Montague…

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15
Oct

Your new website: Open-source or build it from scratch?

So you’re looking to build a new website, but do you use something off the shelf or build a bespoke site from the ground up? We look at the pros and cons of either approach…

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21
Jun

The new EU Website Cookie Law – Is your website legal?

On the 26th May 2011 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) passed a law that in the UK all websites who use cookies need to allow their user’s to Opt-Out.
So is your website legal?

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24
May

How to generate new business through your website; 5 things you need to know

There are lots of different ways to generate new business using the web and it’s a subject that can be written about and approached in 100 different ways, but here are a few basics to get things going. Whether you’ve got an existing website or look in to a new market, the principals below are […]

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04
Jul

8 New FREE Workshops for July and August

Due to the popularity of our Free Workshops, we’re pleased to announce 8 new workshops for July and August on Facebook, Google Analytics, Search Engine Optimsation, Social Media and more…

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08
Mar

is your e-marketing legal? If you’ve never considered it, read on…

In today’s online world it’s common practice to build mailing lists, capture information and try and communicate with your contacts, but are you keeping within the law?

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