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Instagram – What is it & why you should use it


As defined by Wikipedia, Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter

Instagram is not just for people wanting to take a perfect selfie. It is also a great tool for business.

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday… Don’t forget these dates for your online shop


Black Friday or Cyber Monday are now in the minds of everybody. For bargain hunters these are their favourites dates of the year. Understanding the impact these days can have on your website is important, since they provide you with a great opportunity to boost your online sales, during the pre-holiday period. Below we explain these dates and how you can ready your website for them.

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Checklist: what customers expect when visiting your online shop


Easyspace have again welcomed back e-commerce expert Andrea del Campo from our partner ePages, to explain what customers expect when visiting your online shop.

Over to you Andrea:

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Interview with illustrator & bestselling author Johanna Basford


It’s not just businesses or techy people that have their own website. Increasingly people are starting their own website to help promote themselves and what they do. Whatever your interest, hobby or passion is, running your own website is a great way to build your personal brand – to get your message out and let as many people find out about you.

One person who has set up their own website to is illustrator & best selling author Johanna Basford. She lives in rural Aberdeenshire with her husband, daughter Evie and a crazy dog called Simcoe.

Johanna Basford was working as a commercial illustrator for major brands like Nike and Absolut Vodka and drawing to unwind when she had a brilliant idea: Why not create a coloring book, but for adults? Nine months later, Basford had created her first book Secret Garden, a stunning colouring book inspired by Scotland’s Brodick Castle Gardens, where her grandfather was the head gardener.

Johanna has now created three books, which have now sold over 10 million copies and have been translated into 14 languages! With her website Johanna is able to display her work and communicate with her growing fanbase via her blog and social media.

Currently Johanna is promoting her new book Lost Ocean. Easyspace recently caught up with her for a chat:

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UK’s most expensive domain name sells for £600k:


The world record for the most expensive UK domain name has recently been smashed, with the sale of at a price of £600,000. Multi-millionaire Rob Halliday-Stein, founder of BullionByPost, has been named as the new owner of

Prior to the most expensive UK domain name was (£560,000) which was bought by Cruise community website – who were obviously keen to get the plural version of their domain name.

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Start Up Summit 2015


Once again Easyspace is delighted to announce that we are one of the sponsors of the Start Up Summit 2015 conference, being held in Edinburgh on 11th November. This fantastic event brings together over 500 entrepreneurs and small businesses with business executives and CEO’s – to network and listen to talks from a range of internationally renowned entrepreneurs and organisations. It’s a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to meet up, share stories, pass on advice and learn from each other.

This is the fourth year the event has been running and it again returns this year to the prestigious Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. If you are interested in starting your own business or growing your existing one, then this is the conference for you.

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Increase your revenue with up-selling and cross-selling


Easyspace have again welcomed back e-commerce expert Andrea del Campo from our partner ePages, to explain up-selling and cross-selling and how it can benefit your website.

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Interview with YouTuber & designer Charli Prangley


Charli Prangley is a 26-year-old designer from New Zealand currently living in London. When she’s not busy working at her day job, she runs the funky t-shirt business Liner Note Kids, as well as a fast-growing YouTube channel.

In less than 2 years Charli has grown her YouTube channel “CharliMarieTV” to over 10,000 subscribers, with over 550,000 views of her videos. With video topics covering design, style, DIY and weekly vlogs, Charli is quickly developing an online following.

Easyspace recently caught up with Charli for a chat about blogging, vlogging, design, running a side business, plus her YouTube success:


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Office 2016 released


The popular Office 365 now includes the new Office 2016 apps for PC and Mac, like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. This new update comes with numerous additional services.

One of the fantastic features of Office 365 is that users don’t need to make any upgrades themselves – so if you already have Office 365 it will automatically upgrade you to office 2016 and all future version, which not only saves you a lot of time & hassle – but it means you will always have the most up-to-date version possible – the latest, most powerful software at your fingertips.

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Easyspace launches superfast WordPress Hosting


If you run a website yourself or are thinking about setting one up, then odds are you have heard of WordPress. It is an extremely powerful and flexible content management system that is used by millions of people & businesses to set up their websites. WordPress was first released back in 2003 and quickly became popular with bloggers, but over the years it has also become popular with many businesses, including companies such as eBay, GM and Reuters News.

WordPress is used by over 60 million websites, as well as more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites worldwide, as of January 2015. It’s popularity continues to grow, as more & more people discover how easy it is to create a powerful, yet easy to manage website with WordPress.

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