Our ability to listen well is one of the most fundamental elements of good communication. To improve communication in the workplace with customers and colleagues, becoming an active listener is a critical skill to build and maintain successful relationships. Active… Continue Reading →

Is your site worth regular website maintenance? Reward it with 7 must-dos

Websites perform a vital function for many businesses and website maintenance is no exception. The more professional a website is, the more value it can generate. Sites offer brand exposure, sales opportunities and ways for customers to get in touch…. Continue Reading →

Brexit and .eu domains

There’s no doubt that one of the biggest questions across the UK right now is – how will my business be affected when the UK leaves the European Union? Domains are the core of our business, so we’ve been keeping… Continue Reading →

Create your first website with this beginner’s guide

The vast majority of businesses already have a website of their own. But if you a new start-up or are one of the few that would like an online presence but doesn’t currently have one, what are your options? When… Continue Reading →

Phishing… What is it? Best practice to stay safe online.

At names.co.uk, we like to share knowledge, especially when we feel it would benefit our customers and community. Recently, we learnt that our logo was used as part of a phishing scam, so we have decided to share some knowledge… Continue Reading →

names.co.uk Phishing Email Alert

A small number of customers have received a phishing email with the subject line, “Not renewed”.  It requests payment for a domain name renewal. It instructs the recipient to go to a payment form in an attempt to obtain sensitive… Continue Reading →

What is WordPress and what’s free about it?

WordPress is one of the most powerful content management systems in the world, powering over 26% of all websites. Most people will know WordPress as a vehicle on which you can blog but it is also a platform upon which… Continue Reading →

Tune your PPC advertising – take advantage of Google Ads updates

Google keeps changing, but with the latest Google Ads updates, the search giant is making it easier than ever to run successful PPC advertising campaigns that convert more cost-effectively. Here are some of the latest changes to Google Ads which… Continue Reading →

What is a cyber attack and how can I protect my business?

There are many types of cyber attack, some more serious and damaging than others. Whether it’s phishing, malware, denial-of-service attacks or ransomware, all can target vulnerable systems and pose a considerable threat to your business. This article answers the question… Continue Reading →

How to use technology to improve business collaboration

There is no doubt that technology has changed the way we work today. Perhaps most significantly, it has changed the way we communicate and collaborate in today’s working environments. Whether we are in an office, store, factory or at a… Continue Reading →

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