More and more entrepreneurs see the benefits of doing business internationally. This is not surprising, because in a world in which more and more transactions are carried out digitally, a physical country border does not have to be a barrier for a long time. Making your own webshop available to foreign consumers, for example, is a relatively simple way to increase your potential target group and thus your sales.
Millions of Europeans now have their own webshop. That is not surprising, because with tools such as WooCommerce, setting up a professional webshop is actually accessible to almost everyone, as long as you are willing to invest time and energy. However, many of those webshop owners focus exclusively on their own country, and that also applies to Dutch webshop owners. That's a shame, because it keeps your sales market unnecessarily small.
Guest blog by Remco Nieuwenhuizen of WP Supporters WordPress speed is a hot item. It can make or break your website. Google values faster websites more than slow websites. And with a view to the future, website speed is becoming increasingly important. A slow website often has an increased bounce rate. This will result in fewer visitors to your website and loss of income.
Originally guest blog 2014 by Desirée Boon, Communication student Update from August 2020 by editorial staff In the Netherlands, the use of WhatsApp is still increasing, some 12.1 million Dutch people will use the app in 2020. A visible development is that more and more companies are looking for go to the options for using WhatsApp for business. WhatsApp marketing: the free app is particularly suitable for increasing the reach and service of companies.
Sooner or later, every starting entrepreneur will have to set up their own website. The first step to be taken is the selection of a web hosting company. This can be difficult, especially if you are not very familiar with ICT. Because how do you do that, choosing such a company? What exactly does web hosting entail? And what should you pay attention to when looking for the ideal party for you?
Guest blog by Julia Lammers of TransIP Every year, various new concepts are introduced in the world of web development. New techniques are coming onto the market and older techniques are being improved and updated. Do you want to hire a developer who is up to date with the latest web development trends of 2020? These are the trends he or she should know about, especially from previously introduced technologies like Progressive Web Apps (PWA) and Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP).