Media Desk http://www.mediadesk.co.uk Design, development & social media Fri, 30 May 2014 12:16:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The pros and cons of online training http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/04/pros-cons-online-training/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/04/pros-cons-online-training/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:46:57 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2153 In today’s modern world in which we are more accustomed to Facebook messaging each other rather than having a face to face conversation, it’s only natural that the power of the internet has become influential in the workplace, from conference … Continue reading

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How an app for your business can benefit your customers http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/04/app-business-can-benefit-customers/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/04/app-business-can-benefit-customers/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:44:45 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2144 Are you thinking of getting an app for your business? Apps are very useful, and can benefit people in many ways. For example, there are apps out there that can help you get fit by devising routines and workouts for … Continue reading

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It’s about time to update your ‘About Us’ page http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/02/time-update-us-page/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/02/time-update-us-page/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:29:15 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2124 For far too many websites, the ‘About Us’ page is one of the first pages put together and then is never given another thought. But for new visitors to your site, it’s often the most important click they can make … Continue reading

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The importance of having a side project http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/01/need-side-project/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/01/need-side-project/#comments Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:06:52 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2096 Many people equate side projects with half-finished websites that keep you tied to your desk for no extra money, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Think outside the box and do something you’ve always wanted to do, whether … Continue reading

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Peaking web trends in 2014 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/01/peaking-web-trends-2014/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2014/01/peaking-web-trends-2014/#comments Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:29:32 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2103 2014 is going to be another big year for all things web-related and the amount of technological advances we’re seeing in everything from products to design elements. Google’s new products and services are increasingly blurring the lines between online and … Continue reading

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The ultimate New Year web checklist http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/12/ultimate-new-year-web-checklist/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/12/ultimate-new-year-web-checklist/#comments Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:14:15 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2094 It’s nearly 2014, and plenty of you have been taking advantage of the bad weather and time off to tidy up your websites and get everything ready for the coming year. With that in mind, we’ve put together a checklist … Continue reading

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The skills and qualities you need for professional social media http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/12/skills-qualities-need-professional-social-media/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/12/skills-qualities-need-professional-social-media/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:28:37 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2056 I recently spotted a forum thread asking about professional social media management, and it inspired me to put together a list of skills and qualities that you need to be able to do the job well. In addition to being … Continue reading

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5 strategies to retain your ecommerce customers http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/12/5-strategies-retain-online-stores-customers/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/12/5-strategies-retain-online-stores-customers/#comments Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:22:38 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2074 As an e-commerce business owner, it’s imperative that you take proactive steps to ensure that your existing customers stay loyal. Ideally you want to use strategies that not only help you retain existing customers, but also bring in new ones. … Continue reading

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The benefits of e-commerce for retail http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/09/benefits-e-commerce-retail/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/09/benefits-e-commerce-retail/#comments Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:45:56 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2060 Whether your retail business currently exists as a shop and you want to expand into e-commerce, or you are setting up a brand new business and thinking of starting it online, there are many advantages to using e-commerce to sell … Continue reading

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3 business lessons you can learn from Candy Crush Saga http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/09/3-business-lessons-can-learn-candy-crush-saga/ http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/2013/09/3-business-lessons-can-learn-candy-crush-saga/#comments Mon, 02 Sep 2013 07:43:17 +0000 http://www.mediadesk.co.uk/?p=2049 Candy Crush Saga. A simple yet addictive game that requires you to swipe blocks of the same type to create chains. It’s incredibly popular with young and old alike and boasts bright, cartoon-style images aimed at kids. So what can … Continue reading

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