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Hosted Business Card Service

Share My Card

A Hosted Digital Cards And Media Service

‘Share My  Card’ (trademark pending) is a multifaceted approach to facilitating business networking both offline and online using the humble business card.

In it’s simplest form Share My Card is a hosted business card service- from an uber cheap subscription entry point a business of any size has in effect a microsite with the dominant feature being a digital business card. Business cards can be either existing proofs or created on request. At the time of writing there was a card designer feature in development enabling diy cards to be made for the purpose complete with QR code.

On signup users gain access to a card submission feature complete with short text description of the business or service which also aides SEO.

Part of the dynamism of the hosted card is the ability to take the normal one or two sides of a printed card to a multi sided online format which is akin to a slideshow – your business card can now be used to give a powerpoint like presentation.

Sharing is encouraged and facilitated by social share buttons including email and WhatsApp. Each card page has a unique QR code – handy for when details on the card change, the communication link remains the same. The cards themselves can be qr coded for scan to chosen endpoint such as website, email, social media page, phone number or to display a message. The use cases seem to be endless.

Unique selling points for the service include the ability to do a contactless share with either a known contact, a new face to face contact via qr code or the ability to gain maximum visibility as a result of the sharing features.

Share My Card is developed with mobile users in mind first. The service is deployed as a new generation progressive web app or PWA. A locally installed app which has the same functionality if the user uses ‘Add to home screen’ or A2HS. This enables the service to be available offline, works faster and for the subscriber with a number of cards makes finding and sharing a breeze.

Share My Card provides a simple entry point to online promotion having all the search benefits of a website but at a fraction of the costs and time overhead. With such a plethora of social spaces, web space and directories to promote in the user can now simply share their business card to the channel rather than manage each space individually. We use the term card loosely as the same principle applies to business flyers or posters – which follow the A5 or A4 format.

Share My Card will revolutionize business networking and promotion by using an established and familiar business media formats in a digitally distributed environment with diverse sharing opportunities. Share your card with one contact today and it could be shared or seen by millions.

https://share-mycard.com

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Getting Started With Web Hosting

Getting Started With Web Hosting

1. Visit https://hostfraser.com/order/   –  select hosting.

Enter a Username then the hosting plan of choice – note: all hosting plans come with a free 30 day trial period. (You can opt out of trial after the signup process to enable a fully operational control panel by using the ‘Complete Order’ option.) Select your preferred currency:

Getting Started HostFraser

2. Next choose to either Register a new domain name or Host an existing name that you own:

Getting Started Host Fraser Domain Names

3. Next enter  the account owners details:

Host Fraser Account Owner Details

4. Next accept Terms and Conditions

HostFraser Free Trial

5. That’s all the essential steps covered – all on the same page/form. After accepting the T’s & C’s you will next be taken to a ‘Thank You’ page where you can enter a secure password for your new control panel and begin your 30 day free trial!

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Important:  Note the following

 30-DAY FREE HOSTING TRIAL

All our web hosting plans include a 30-day free trial option, which can be enabled as soon as a given Customer has created an account. Only new Customers can take advantage of this opportunity. The free trial period will expire 30 days after activation.

During the free trial period, the account will operate with several limitations, which may differ based on the chosen package. More information on the subject will be sent to the Customer on the free trial period’s start date. After the trial period ends, the Customer will no longer have access to the Service unless they complete their purchase.

All customer’s data will be kept for up to 30 days after the end of the free trial period. In case the customer does not complete the order procedure within that period, the data will be deleted from our servers.

At any given time during the free trial period, the Customer may convert their free account into a standard paid account by clicking the “Complete Order” button in the Web Hosting Control Panel.

 Assisted Signup

If you require assistance or clarification for signup please give us a call using the any of the numbers in the contact section at the bottom of this page.

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Bluehost Web Hosting

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Bluehost Web Hosting

 

Bluehost web hosting solutions company was founded in 2003. One of the most referred hosting providers by wordpress.org, Bluehost continually innovates new ways to empower people to fully harness the web.

Bluehost provides comprehensive tools to millions of users throughout the world so that anyone, whether novice or pro, can get on the web and thrive with Bluehosts’ web hosting packages.

 

 

Getting Started With Bluehost

 

 1. Visit Bluehost and select a plan

Bluehost getting started choose plan

 

2. Next setup a new domain name or use an existing one

Bluehost getting started setup domain name

 

 3. Setup account details. Enter name, address and contact details. Confirm selected hosting package details. Choose any optional extras. Enter payment details :

 

Bluehost getting started account details

Visit bluehost.com for more package details or to order now.

 

 

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Tech Supply Chain

IT Hardware and Software Buying Just Got Easier.

We have simplified the technology procurement needs for existing clients and non account members of the buying public. We have forged supply chain partnerships with major OEMS and tech distributors including LENOVO and HP to enable direct purchase via the Tech Supply Chain ( https://techsupplychain.co.uk ). We are onboarding new suppliers in response to demand in order to give a more comprehensive support offering to SMEs and small business and will be promoting offers and new releases as they occur.

 

www.techsupplychain.co.uk

 

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Create A WordPress Website – With Hosting Under £50/yr

Your Own WordPress Website for Under £50/yr ?

How cheaply can you setup your own WordPress website – with domain name, hosting and SSL ?

We’ll show you how – for £47.50. read on.

The main initial  costs associated with getting your blog or website going are time, hosting and domain name, and the essentials for keeping it secure and operational.

If you are using your own time, have great value and fully featured hosting and a FREE SSL certificate you’re already off to a good start. The end results are determined by your own skills and ability.

We’ll show how you can get your own WordPress website or blog off the ground for £47.50 (plus VAT) in the first year using the HostFraser.com Starter Plan.

No need to worry if you come unstuck – there is excellent 24×7 technical support on hand to help with any queries.

1. Starter Hosting Plan - Cost £47.50 + VAT

2. Pre-Install WordPress Add Domain Name Cost £0

(Note: Exchange rates applicable at the time of publication)

A new database will be created and configured for WordPress along with a WordPress installation using the default theme for you to style, change theme or configure as you wish !

Once your up and going you will have access to a large catalogue of FREE WordPress themes to get the look and functionality that’s more specific to your need.

3. Add FREE SSL Cost £0

  • In your new Host Fraser Control Panel go to My Domains -> SSL Certificates
  • SelectYour Domain Name’ then – add ssl certificate

Activate FREE SSL For Your Domain Name

In the SSL Certificate Configuration window ‘Request Let’s Encrypt certificate’ should be selected.

An IP Address suitable for SSL will be made available.

Activate your SSL Certificate !

  • You are now encrypting data to and and from your website.
  • Your website is now accessible via https://Your-Domain-Name
  • Visitors to your website have more reassurance
  • Google will rank your site higher.

What’s not to love ? 

 

The budget conscious web designer – whether it be for a blog, information website or an application can now setup and launch a WordPress web site with hosting, domain name and ssl protection for under £50 – or local currency equivalent, in the first year.

And after that ? The FREE domain name registration or transfer offer is valid for 12 months. You will have the cost of domain name renewal to add annually – all in, still very economical hosting – no huge price surge after the end of a promotional period !

Get started today – try the 30 day low risk trial to get a feel for how user friendly and fully featured the control panel is. Note there is limited functions for a live site during the free trial period which you can can choose to opt out of.  If you need help with your website we’re here to help.

 

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Point Of Sale Systems For Website and On Premise

WooCommerce Point Of Sale Systems

Point of sale systems (POS) are one of the most important tools for any business directly engaging with their customers – it’s where payment takes place for the goods or services you supply. 

A cost and financial management reporting challenge for small businesses who trade online is how to have a unified POS to cater for offline or on premise transactions that is in harmony with their website ecommerce transactions – rather than having to reconcile later.

This is especially a challenge for small businesses with mobile sales, cash on delivery and dynamic businesses who experience frequent changes in customer and/or product types.

Enter

POINT OF SALE FOR WOOCOMMERCE

YITH Point of Sale works natively with WooCommerce – the most popular ecommerce solution for Worpress. Your on premise and online storefronts are connected via the WooCommerce REST API. All orders taken from the onsite POS  (computer or touch enabled tablet or smartphone) will be automatically synced to the database of your WordPress WooCommerce application along with any other information such as product stock levels, customers’ data etc.

A transformational enhancement for WooCommerce business users – we love it !

We have instances of store owners with full ecommerce capabilty who have opted not to take payments online but who can still leverage the facility for customer facing transactions – without the high costs associated with POS terminals !

BENEFITS

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Green Hosting ?

How eco friendly is your hosting? 

A question most would not but should be asking given the increasing awareness to the effects of climate change. ICT and particularly datacentres use a phenomenal amount of energy for power and cooling – 10% of global energy consumption, which is 50% more than the aviation industry.

Green Hosting

In the UK Pulsant, our datacentre of choice, is focused on maintaining environmentally friendly policies and practice. Pulsant is a member of Green Grid, and all 10 of its UK datacentres are ISO 14001 accredited for environmental management systems. Power is supplied from renewable energy sources and all sites conform to the EU code of conduct that promotes the use of ‘green’ best practices.

And if that wasn’t impressive enough Pulsant are constantly updating the electrical and network infrastructures of all datacentre sites to ensure optimal usage of energy. They have invested in advanced cooling methods — cooling accounts for the largest portion of energy usage in a datacentre — which includes free air cooling, evaporative cooling and differential heat recovery systems, using latent heat energy to power cooling techniques.

Choose A Green Host

When you host with HostFraser.com you not only benefit from good economic value, you’re also choosing to utilise green hosting, doing your bit for the planet.

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Landing Pages Design

Landing Page Design

 

Single Page Websites from £120

A single page website – or landing page is at times all that you need to:

  1. Advertise your product, service or business
  2. Focus your SEO spend and research time
  3. Cater for mobile users
  4. Get to the point and get contacted easily

A well designed landing page is an attractive and cost effective marketing tool which ever side of the counter your are on. Even if you already have a multi page and multi layered website you could find that a single page website, focused on the core message or product will give you a good run for your money in terms of search ranking, traffic and conversions into sales or new business.

Example: DisinfectantSmoke.com  created to market one arm of the main business – no navigation, all the key information on one page, easy to contact and optimise for SEO.

Get In Touch – Landing Pages From £120.00

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SitegGround Hosting

SiteGround Hosting

Fast – Secure – Great Support

 

SiteGround uses the Google Cloud as a platform for it’s customized hosting infrastructure – ensuring an ultra-fast network, SSD persistent storage and a 100% match of the energy consumed with renewable energy.

 

A Security-First Approach

 

SiteGround maintains a highly specialized security team to address web security threats, a devops team to create advanced custom security solutions, and a 24/7 system administration team to watch over the hosting platform.

 

Speed Boosted with ‘SuperCacher’

 

SuperCacher is a powerful bespoke caching solution based on Nginx reverse proxy and Memcached. Free Cloudflare CDN with Railgun is included in all SiteGround hosting plans. WordPress users can boost their site speed even more with the help of a unique SG Optimizer plugin.

Visit Siteground for more information

 

How To Signup For SiteGround Hosting

Step 1: Choose a Hosting Plan

SiteGround has three plans and everyone can sign for any of them with a great discount.

  • The StartUp plan is perfect for people with one website that are starting now.
  • The GrowBig plan is a great value offer, including the option for multiple websites and the SuperCacher that greatly improves website speed.
  • The GoGeek plan is perfect for people with e-commerce and larger sites, or more geeky development needs like more server resources and GIT integration.

 

 

Step 2: Choose a Domain Name

Clients can choose to buy a new domain, or sign up with an existing domain. SiteGround offer a wide range of domain extensions at awesome prices.

Step 3: Review and Complete the Order

Unlike many other hosting providers, SiteGrounds advertised discount applies to any of the initial periods chosen during the sign up process. Being able to get the initial low price for a one year period is a popular incentive in comparison to other providers where the lowest monthly price applies only for the longest period.

Visit SiteGround Hosting