Access the latest insights, updates and resources in ecommerce to keep you ahead of the curve.

code-for-love November 22, 2017

Stronger together: Space 48 acquires leading ecommerce agency Meanbee

A note from our MD, Jon Woodall:

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Mage Titans Manchester 2017

It started out as a pipe dream… a not-for-profit Magento conference that appealed to Magento developers, and not just the sales and marketing people. An opportunity to connect, contribute, and collaborate with our community. A chance for Magento agencies to […]

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Referral marketing: 7 tactics for success

Referral marketing is an incredibly effective form of marketing for increasing sales and conversions. Referral marketing is about purchasing products based on someone else’s opinion or influence. It’s a powerful marketing channel because people trust the opinions of other people […]

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7 tips to grow your email list organically

Are you looking for some quick-win tactics for building your email database and acquiring subscribers, to send regular marketing content, news and product offers to? We’ve outlined 7 great tips to grow your email list organically, including examples from top […]

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Free shipping for Xmas ecommerce campaigns: yes or no?

As we head towards the end of the year, Xmas and New Year campaigns are high on the agenda for retailers. The temptation for brands during the Christmas period is to offer customers the world, including free shipping, to ramp […]

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The very best ecommerce tools for automating processes

As the ecommerce world becomes increasingly data-driven, retailers must utilise the technology and tools at their disposal to be more analytical, deliver better a customer experience and improve performance.

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Jon Woodall on moving Space 48 to Manchester

There’s something special about commuting, working and socialising in the Big Smoke; the North West city we fondly call Manchester. Having been in our new office just over a month, we’re settling in well and enjoying the perks of city […]

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Ecommerce Guide to AdWords Success

As browsing behaviours and consumer buying trends have changed in recent years, the AdWords channel has evolved. Read our Ecommerce Guide to AdWords Success to become more efficient and strategic with your AdWords campaigns and retargeting strategies.

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Guide to Choosing the Right Paid Channels

Read our Guide to Choosing the Optimum Paid Channels for Your Ecommerce Strategy and learn where to focus your efforts for the highest return in revenue and ROI.

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5 top remarketing tips to attract repeat purchases

The digital landscape has changed a lot in recent years, reshaping the way ecommerce businesses interact with customers. Changing browsing behaviours and rising consumer expectations have diluted brand loyalty, in line with a huge increase in competition. As a result, […]

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Top 5 ecommerce metrics to benchmark against competitors

In ecommerce, benchmarking your most important metrics helps you set realistic goals and targets, pinpoint your brand’s strengths and weaknesses, and plan where and how you’re going to improve performance.

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5 examples of effective ecommerce checkout processes

Nowadays in ecommerce, consumer expectations require brands to give customers a smooth route to purchase and good user experience on their websites. Streamlining the checkout process is key for achieving more conversions – reducing the friction and number of clicks […]

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How to install and use the Facebook Pixel: a guide for ecommerce marketers

As an experienced ecommerce consultancy, we know the importance of using social media channels to enhance your ecommerce strategy. Understanding and engaging with your customers is crucial, and the Facebook Pixel is a great feature for tracking user activity and […]

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Don’t fear attribution: why awareness channels are still crucial in ecommerce

Despite the emergence of new digital channels in ecommerce, it’s important to understand the impact of more traditional, awareness-based channels.

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10 quick-win tactics to revamp your ecommerce strategy

Whether your sales revenue is dipping, your conversion rate falling or bounce rate climbing, there will be moments in ecommerce when you’re under pressure to turn things around. As a leading ecommerce consultancy, we’ve seen this predicament countless times and […]

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Space 48 announced as event partners of eCommerce Show North

#eCSN17 eCommerce Show North is the biggest ever gathering of ecommerce companies, vendors and suppliers outside of London, and it’s happening in Manchester 11th-12th October! Spanning over 2 days, the event offers retailers a chance to explore the services and […]

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Key highlights from eCommerce Live UK 2017

#eCommerceLiveUK eCommerce Live UK offers a day of talks and panel discussion sessions exploring the secrets to ecommerce success. Organised by cloud hosting provider UKFast, the event brought together a host of industry leading experts last week in Manchester and […]

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10 awesome tips for creating effective ecommerce product pages

When looking to increase the performance of your ecommerce website and achieve more conversions, there are many factors to consider. Your product pages are key pages to get right, but there are lots of different elements to optimise.

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How to hire the right people for your ecommerce business

Space 48 Founder, Jon Woodall, knows a thing or two about hiring the right people. Having started up his own ecommerce website development company with his friend, Tony Brown, (now a Magento Master) in 2008, he’s grown the business into […]

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Ask the expert: the importance of mobile optimisation in ecommerce

As consumers become increasingly more comfortable with making purchases via mobile devices, ecommerce businesses must respond by improving their mobile experience. Business insider forecasts that by 2020, mobile will account for 45% of all total ecommerce sales. [Source: BI]

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Ultimate Ecommerce Guide to Black Friday Success

Read the Ultimate Ecommerce Guide to Black Friday Success and learn top ecommerce tactics to crush it during the Black Friday weekend.

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Key takeaways from our personalisation webinar with Nosto

As an ecommerce consultancy, at Space 48, we’re always looking to improve our customers’ ecommerce offering and performance. Part of this is helping them to deliver successful personalised experiences. From offering guidance around personalisation and working with one of our […]

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Guide to Effective Ecommerce Split Testing

In the world of ecommerce, split testing is more crucial and relevant now than ever before. Allowing retailers to understand customer data and consumer behaviours and make quantifiable improvements necessary for retail success.

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Omnichannel Retail Report of Top Fashion Brands

Presenting the very best in omnichannel retail; we’ve chosen 5 top fashion brands to feature in our ‘How to win at omnichannel retail’ report, including 3 reasons why we love them and how you could learn from them.

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5 key takeaways from UKFast’s webinar on Black Friday trends

November 24th might sound a long way off, but ecommerce businesses will already be working on their Black Friday strategies. The Black Friday weekend is a snowballing seasonal engagement opportunity for retailers.

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Split testing best practices for ecommerce businesses

Split testing in ecommerce is more important now than ever. It’s not enough to simply limit your testing to basic A/B tests on call to action (CTA) button colour, size and positioning. You need to test a whole host of […]

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GDPR in ecommerce: opportunity or pain in the £$$?

Conversion rates, UX and revenue are all metrics that savvy ecommerce retailers hold dear. They’re also elements many ecommerce businesses are worried about being significantly impacted by the roll out of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Don’t miss the #EcommerceClinic on personalisation with special guest, Nosto!

Just two weeks left to go until our free 30-minute webinar and live Q&A on ‘Nurturing Customers with Personalisation’ – 12pm BST, Thursday 31st August. The webinar will offer advice on how to effectively execute your personalisation strategy for ecommerce […]

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Troubleshooting your Magento 2 website

Having some teething problems with your Magento 2 website? Maybe you’ve stumbled across some issues and haven’t got adequate experience or support to get your ecommerce website back on track. Never fear, Space 48 is here!

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Boost your ecommerce website performance with customer reviews and UGC

User-generated content (UGC) is becoming increasingly crucial for retailers and adding customer reviews to your ecommerce website is all part of delivering good customer experience.

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Join our #EcommerceClinic webinar on personalisation – 12pm BST, 31st August

Nurturing customers with personalisation – live Q&A with Nosto Want to increase conversions and customer retention? Don’t miss the chance to join us on Thursday 31st August for our free 30-minute webinar and live Q&A on personalisation, relevancy and recommendations. […]

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How to increase revenue with great customer experience

Good customer experience (CX) is important as it increases performance, leading to more conversions and acquisitions. Creating great customer experience is about making your ecommerce website (and associated channels) the go-to place for your ideal customers. It’s also about utilising […]

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How to Nurture Customers with Personalisation

This guide presents some of the key dos and don’ts when implementing your personalisation strategy, including expert tips and common mistakes to avoid.

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Magento 2 versus Magento 1: key benefits and performance improvements (infographic)

For growing businesses with big ambitions, the scalability and customisation made possible within Magento 2 makes it a game-changing ecommerce solution. Magento 2 offers increased performance levels, improved security, and almost limitless customisation, whilst giving ecommerce businesses the potential to […]

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Highlights from Mage Titans Valencia 2017

As an experienced web developer with over 5 years of experience working with Magento, I recently moved from Madrid to Manchester to work at Space 48. Space 48 are an amazing team and having settled in well, I was delighted […]

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stock-photo July 11, 2017

The ecommerce lifecycle and the three stages of growth

As an ecommerce agency that has developed successful strategies for numerous well-known brands, Space 48 and its development team has been through countless business growth journeys. Although there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for lasting success in retail, as every brand’s requirements […]

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Key highlights from MagentoLive UK 2017

#MLUK17 In the midst of Mage Titans Italy and Mage Titans Spain, a number of the team attended MagentoLive UK in London, 27-28th June. With over 900 attendees this was Magento’s biggest MagentoLive event to date and provided the perfect […]

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stock-photo July 7, 2017

Avoid data migration issues with Magento 2

As experienced ecommerce experts, our Magento developers understand that moving from Magento 1 to Magento 2 is more than merely a migration process. It’s a whole replatforming project and, subsequently, data migration is not straightforward.

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stock-photo June 30, 2017

The Must-Have Ecommerce Conversion Strategies

This guide will take you through a range of key strategic areas to help you increase your conversion rate, including UX tips and best practices, personalisation techniques and the latest tech trends to enable you to meet consumer expectations.

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office-space-48 June 29, 2017

Space 48 head office is moving to Manchester

You may have already heard the exciting news, but just in case you haven’t… Space 48’s head office is moving to Manchester city centre – a buzzing hive of digital in the North!

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