Google HTTPS Warnings Start in January

Google want all websites to move to HTTPS and are taking steps to discourage people from visiting non-HTTPS websites. Google are going to actively start warning visitors to some non-HTTPS sites that they are not secure in January 2017. They are expected to roll the warnings out to all non-HTTPS sites later. It is easy …

The Company Warehouse Recognised as Online Marketing All Stars

The Company Warehouse have been named a 2015 Online Marketing All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, one of the world’s leading providers of online marketing tools. John Orlando, chief marketing officer at Constant Contact has said that “Our All Stars are leading the way, showing us the difference online marketing can make for a …

5 Great Digital Skills Resources for Startups and Small Businesses

Last week we published our research on startups and digital skills, BamGoogled: Digital skills among newly registered businesses. The report highlighted that while digital skills are bad among small businesses they are worse among newly registered businesses. The report showed that the vast majority of new businesses being started in the UK lacked the skills …

Many Startups Dependent on Google Adwords

Our BamGoogled: Digital skills among newly registered businesses report highlights the lack of digital marketing knowledge and skills among early stage startups. One of the key findings was that less than 10% of startups know what they need to do to get ‘organic’ traffic onto their website from Google, social media and other sources. A …

Less than 10% of Startups Budget for Online Marketing

One of the first challenges most startups have is finding their first paying customer. Not long after that the challenge normally becomes finding enough customers to become profitable. Doing this is going to require a marketing effort of some kind whether that is going to networking events and trade shows, handing out flyers or advertising …

95% of startups don’t understand SEO

The Company Warehouse work with hundreds of new startups businesses each week. We provide newly registered businesses with a range of guides and information on topics including accounts, tax, branding and marketing. One of the most popular topics is our guides on ‘How to Get On Google’. This is something most startups know they should …

The Digital Skills Gap For Startup Businesses

A number of reports published in the last year looking at digital skills in small businesses, and in the general workforce, but very little work has been done on early stage startups. The Company Warehouse have been looking at newly registered businesses and how their digital skills compare with established small businesses. Our new study …

5 Ways to Get Your Business on Google

One of the key ingredients in launching a new business is putting yourself in front of a many potential customers as possible. For most businesses this means having some kind of online presence and getting yourself listed on Google. There are lots of ways to get your business found on Google but here are 5 …