PLANET AMAZING BROADENS CLIENT MIX TO FUEL RAPID GROWTH Just six months after landing at the Sharp Project, East Manchester, web and graphic design agency, Planet Amazing, is celebrating a stellar collection of new clients, including men’s fashion e-tailer, Gentlemen’s Practice, film and TV props hire company, Props Props Props (website design and construction), Manchester […]

Essentially, WooCommerce by WooThemes is just another free WordPress plugin. However, you would be extremely hard-pressed to find a similar plugin which holds the same level of potential.

Launched in late September 2011, WooCommerce now supports a sizeable slice of the ever-growing ecommerce pie, boasting over 1.6M downloads from across the globe.

The open-source platform provides users with a feature extensive, yet hugely user-friendly experience, making it perfect for ecommerce startups to get a feel for online business in a way which is easy to digest, and doesn’t cost an arm or a leg.

So, let’s take a look at just how WooCommerce fits the bill for budding online merchants.

Even though at first glance your website might seem OK, if your website is just OK and your competitors websites are awesome, then relatively speaking your website doesn’t cut it in the fast moving web world.

Another consideration is that although your website may have been good a few years ago, if your new and/or existing competitors now have awesome new websites, then relatively speaking, your website isn’t as good as it used to be. And because more and more people are searching using mobile devices, to compete in today’s market your website needs to be mobile optimised.

I am pleased to announce that the web design, branding and PR work undertaken for Great Places on the Tribe Apartments project won ‘Best Low Budget Marketing Campaign’ at Prolific North’s Northern Marketing Awards last night. It was a fantastic evening and such an honour to be up against the likes of Money Supermarket’s “Epic Strut” (hot pants and heels TV […]

Last week Planet Amazing launched the all new mobile friendly website for award-winning comedian, Mr Tim Vine. Tim’s old CSS website was due a re-vamp so we set out to spruce things up a little. The new WordPress website now has a ‘WooCommerce’ e-commerce system to allow sales of merchandise and digital download products. The site also boasts an events system which allows the sale and administration of event tickets.

You may have heard the term ‘mobilegeddon’ in the press recently. It is all to do with websites changing to suit the needs of mobile users. Google has announced that from 21st April 2015 websites which are not mobile friendly could drop down search rankings dramatically.