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Disaster Recovery Plan Best Practices
Every business needs to prepare for the possibility of a disaster, cyber-attack or data breach. A computer virus, data breach, cyber-attack or natural disaster has the ability to wreak havoc on a business, or destroy it. With 43% of cyber-attacks targeting small businesses and 48% of data security breaches being caused by malicious intent , having an all encompassing ...
How to convert more enquiries into sales orders
One of the top aims for businesses is usually to increase the number of enquiries they convert into orders to grow their customer base, sales revenue and profits. But what can you do to start increasing conversion? Your customers' journey Before you look to increase the number of enquiries to orders, you first need to understand the journey your customers tak...
Why do I need Patch Management?
Let’s face it, Patch Management has a reputation of being boring. It can sometimes, even be considered an inconvenience, expensive and can potentially introduce issues. This could all be true when not managed correctly. Every business should be adopting a patch management strategy, and the key for it to work successfully is having it managed by professionals. ...
Increasing your online sales checklist
Your eCommerce website can increase your revenue, be your key online marketing tool and make order processing easier for your admin team. But how do you know if you’re getting the most out of your website? We’ve put together our top tips from our own Marketing and Web Development team to help you increase sales online. Whether your website is brand ...
Web Design Inspiration
Our WebServices team has years of experience creating eCommerce websites for stockists and distributors. The team specialises in creating user-friendly, clean websites that meet our customers' needs and specifications. Take a look at our website portfolio for inspiration from our customers' existing sites: Website design trends are al...
Do You Know About Cyber Essentials?
A critical element to the longevity and survival of any business is that they adopt an all-encompassing cyber security and disaster recovery strategy. Advancements in technology mean that the world is becoming more digitised and, as this trend grows, cyber-crime grows alongside it. From customer service to communication and accounting, there’s a h...
Engineering Merchants: Reap the benefits of up-selling & cross-selling
Successfully up-selling and cross-selling your products and services can not only lead to an increase in sales revenue, but also open new avenues for your business portfolio. A lot of our Engineering Merchant customers began their journey with a portfolio of specific niche products and over time, through customer demand, have expanded their portfolio to span across t...
OGL staff raise over £250 for Dementia UK
We recently asked staff to choose charities that they'd like to raise money for and nominate as the charity of the month. Every month, we'll be collecting money for a different nominated charity through a dress down day, dedicated to that charity of the month. Staff nominated charities that were personal and close to their hearts; due to the high volume...
Windows 7 End of Life: What You Need To Know
14 January 2020 sees the end of one of the most successful operating systems of all time: Microsoft Windows 7. Since its release in 2009, the popularity of Windows 7 has led to it becoming the most used operating system in the world on desktops and laptops. As of 2019, it remains the most used operating system, despite the release of Windows 8 in 2012 and Windows 10 i...