eCommerce Blog

Welcome to the paulnrogers blog, which is largely focused on eCommerce technology (mostly eCommerce platforms), replatforming and customer experience. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
  • Review of South West Broadband Hosting Services

    Having endured the worst possible hosting experience with 123-Reg (the worst company I’ve ever dealt with), I am delighted to say that South West Broadband are a really nice, honest company who are more than willing to go that extra mile to keep their customers happy. My current account manager with SW Broadband, Ryan, replied to one…

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  • Review of 123-Reg Hosting Services

    Since I began working in SEO around 3 years ago, I’ve worked with a number of hosting companies and really struggled to find a good one – until now! Having found South West Broadband. 123-Reg, my previous hosting provider are quite simply the worst company I’ve ever dealt with – that’s not limited to hosting providers! After migrating…

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  • 5 New Years Resolutions for Online Retailers!

    In 2011, we’ve seen lots more e-commerce retailers step up from just applying a few generic title tags and doing a bit of sporadic link building and start working on building a real brand – which is great to see. Now, as we start to think about what we’re going to be changing once we’ve…

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  • RIP Yahoo Site Explorer

    Yahoo Site Explorer is a quick and user-friendly online link analysis tool that has been providing fairly basic link data to SEO’s for a number of years. Today, I found out that Yahoo Site Explorer will be officially closed down tomorrow – which is a big shame in my opinion! When I first started working…

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  • SearchLove London Conference 2011

    On the 24th and 25th of October, I was lucky enough to attend the Distilled SearchLove SEO Conference, which took place at the Congress Centre in London. The event consisted of 15 fantastic SEO-focused presentations, a panel discussion, a head-to-head battle (featuring Rand Fishkin and Will Critchlow) and an excellent social event on the evening…

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  • 5 Free Tools for Social Media Benchmarking

    Social media is both highly competitive and highly rewarding for companies in most industries, which is why it’s never been more important. If you’re competing against a host of competitions within the social media marketplace – benchmarking is fundamental. By recording the activity of your competitors (and of course your own) you are ensuring that…

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  • Refer a Senior Developer and earn £2k

    My employers, GPMD, are currently looking to hire a new Senior Developer and are offering a £2,000 referral fee to anyone who recommends the right person. If you know of anyone who could be interested in this role, or you feel that you are suited to the position, please send an email to [email protected] You…

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  • Introducing paulnrogers.com

    Those of you who visited my old website (paulrogersuk.co.uk) may be wondering why I have built a new, very similar website, and there is a perfectly good reason – My old one was hacked!! Stupidly, I forgot to secure the file permissions, remove the main admin user, apply updates and adapt the .htaccess file of…

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