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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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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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ESET Antivirus for Multiple Devices

Antivirus for all your devices - one license

ESET Multi-Device Security: A Single License to Cover All Your Devices

Regardless of the device you’re using –  PC, Mac (Apple), Linux or Android smartphone or tablet, you can now protect them all with ESET‘s highest level of Internet Security.

Parental Control for Android is included with ESET Multi-Device Security and covers an unlimited number of kids‘ devices. Parents can assist children to manage online experiences safely – and in a child-friendly way that they will understand.

A single user license covers all your devices, and protection can be transferred at any time to a new device without the hassle of getting a new license !

Covers 2 – 5 devices – select at time of purchase (RRP £44.99 – £59.99) and is discounted for multi year terms.

Best Value Antivirus

Save money with an ESET multi-device license. You can transfer protection to a new device at any time.

Protect all your devices

Windows PC, Mac, Linux and/or Android devices – protect them all from cyber threats with a single license.

Create your own package

Choose the number of devices you to protect and the products you need – mix and match to create your own bespoke security suite.

Windows

macOS

Android

Linux

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If you do not require an assisted product selection and purchase you can purchase and download now.

Contact us using the contact form if you have any queries or you are a business, public sector or educational organisation – we may have discounts and additional technical and purchasing support not described here.

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SRA Digital Badge

Is Your UK Solicitors Website Ready ?

 

SRA transparency rules require that UK Solicitors that are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority MUST display the new SRA Digital Badge on their websites by November 25 2019.

The clickable logo ensures that only regulated firms can display the SRA logo as it will only work on registered websites and is date stamped daily to reduce the risk of site cloning.

We can install the SRA Digital Badge for new or existing solicitors website clients as a service.

Contact HDUK Ltd

For more information on the SRA requirements click the button below:

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Past Due Date ! Contact us today to install the SRA Digital Badge.
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Mouse Without Borders KVM

Mouse without Borders is a product that puts you in command of your
computer estate fleet by allowing you to control up to four computers
from a single mouse and keyboard. This means that with Mouse without
Borders you can copy text or drag and drop files across computers – Kool
!

Download from Microsoft: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=35460

Mouse Without Borders is a Microsoft Garage project by Truong Do.
Garage projects are side projects that Microsoft employees like Truong
build for fun on their nights and weekends. Mouse Without Borders was
designed for people who use many computers in the same room. For
example, a laptop or tablet that you take to meetings might sit right
alongside the desktop PC in your office.