The Importance of SSL Certificates for Your Website

The Importance of SSL Certificates for Your Website

If you're considering obtaining an SSL certificate for your website but aren't entirely sure what it is or what the benefits are, you've come to the right place. In this blog post we're going to cover basics of what SSL certificates are and why you might need one. SSL, or secure sockets layer, is a method of securely handling sensitive data such as credit card numbers, customer name and address etc. whilst this data is being transferred from a customer's web browser and a company's server. Possessing an SSL certificate reassures customers that information they send to your server is encrypted and also helps ensure that your site is less vulnerable to things like hackers and phishing scams. If you are in the business of e-commerce and are taking direct payments from customers via your website, the necessity of an SSL certificate will be obvious. But even if you aren't specifically involved in e-commerce, there may be some advantages of going ahead...
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What is Content Marketing and How Can it Benefit a Small Business?

What is Content Marketing and How Can it Benefit a Small Business?

If you keep one eye on current eCommerce and digital marketing trends, you may have noticed this term “content marketing” being bandied about a lot recently. But what is content marketing? What exactly does it mean and what are its implications for your business? If you research the term “content marketing” online, you may be led to think that it's some scientific, inaccessible, mysterious art form known only to the digital marketing and SEO elite. The good news, however, is that you don't need to sign up to some exclusive webinar or download some gimmicky e-book to learn about the basics of content marketing and how it can benefit your online presence. Essentially, content marketing involves sharing content online that “does not explicitly promote a brand but is intended to stimulate interest in its products or services.” You'll have probably had the experience of scrolling through your Facebook or Instagram feed and encountering a video post which shows a tasty looking recipe...
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Belhaven Smokehouse: Shopping Smoked Produce Online

Belhaven Smokehouse: Shopping Smoked Produce Online

In this post we thought we'd examine some of the advantages of buying smoked produce online. One retailer who have recently transitioned to selling their produce online is Belhaven Smokehouse. Online shopping has become ubiquitous in recent years and is increasingly becoming used as a means of ordering more and more specialised and niche products. Combine this with the increasing popularity of locally sourced, fresh, organic ingredients and produce and the result is that we are increasingly seeing specialist shops move from having a presence on the high street to having a shop online. - Belhaven Smokehouse are proud to offer a wide selection of the finest smoked produce with everything from smoked fish and smoked cheeses to a wide arrange of complementary accompaniments such as dressings, oils, condiments, oatcakes, biscuits and drinks. We've carefully sourced our product range to ensure we provide only the finest quality smoked produce at affordable prices. If you're looking to stock up your freezer, you will be...
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