E-Commerce Web Design & Development
Whether your are looking for someone to design and build your first eCommerce web store or are looking to take your existing store on to the next level, WSI Yorkshire has the skills to deliver to the letter. Our sites are fully Search Engine Optimised and are packed full of features to benefit both you and your customers. Whatever your budget and business goals are we will provide you with an eCommerce store design quote tailored to you and only you, as one size very rarely fits all!
Content Managed E-Commerce
WSI have developed a powerful E-commerce CMS (Content Management System) to make the task of running your website. post launch. as easy as possible. Running your own website couldn't be easier with WYSIWYG page editor and Product Managers designed to be simple to use yet able to handle the most complex products.
SEO for E-Commerce
Using Google's own rules we have built a CMS to the latest SEO standards and populate the site for launch with best practice SEO such as:
- Meta Tags (of course)
- Optimised URLs
- Schema.org and Open Graph
- Correct heading structure
- Sitemap (html and xml)
- and more
Our initial kick off consultation will assist in setting the tone for the site and in understanding what you need to get found on.
Add ons that Add up
Some back offices are overloaded with useless or confusing add ons. You will only see what you need and what we have agreed. Our feature packed CMS is easy to use and has been built with your efficiency in mind and your customer's ease of use.
Your Efficiency Built into our CMS
- Sales reporting export (for accounting and VAT)
- Special VAT rules
- Drop ship management
- Part ship management
- Login as customer (for support assisted sales)
- Repeat order process for telephone assisted sales
Built to Encourage Conversions
- Checkout that doesn't force registration (forced registration forces customers away)
- Easy to use navigation
- Search Functions
- Special Shipping Rules
- Cherry Picker functions for complex searches (eg Fashion Retail)
- Discount System
- One Page Rapid Checkout
Project Management & Training
We will manage your website project with shared views onto our Project Management System so you are fully in the loop.
There will be regular meetings to progress the project and plan the launch
At launch we will provide a manual and train you to use the site
Thirsty 4 Water
WSI have managed SEO for Thirsty 4 Water .co.uk for several years now. Recently we made the decision to introduce e-commerce to the site, and so a total site rebuild was necessary.
The designers, Dan and Chrisi have done an excellent job with the build and training. Lisa keeps in touch regularly to check that I am happy with the progress of things and gives me a prod when new content is needed for the blog! I am very happy with the work they have done for us. Simon Wilkes
Head of Thirsty 4 Water
Trading name of: Wilkes Vending Services Ltd - www.wilkesgroup.co.uk
Get in Touch, call us on:01484 443322
Steve's expertise is in Internet Strategy, Digital Marketing,
Usability and Conversion and is the owner and Managing Director of WSI Yorkshire and holds the Google AdWords Qualified Professional Accreditation.
Steve has been in e-commerce since 1996, following an early career in Publishing & Management Consultancy. As Managing Director of a number of leading online photo libraries, he was responsible for some of the earliest e-commerce websites. During this time he took direct responsibility for the website development and oversaw tremendous growth often in excess of 100% pa. He was highly instrumental in both growing the companies and also in positioning them for sale.
Steve was also presented with the Queens Award for Export Achievement, thanks to achieving a sales portfolio of international agents, and assisting in the acquisition and integration of international offices in France, USA, Germany and Holland that represented 80% of the company's sales.
Secondly as Managing Director of the UK's leading independent online seller of digital cameras, when Stephen left to set up WSI in Yorkshire, the company had grown by 70% during the year and was turning over £20m with camera sales outselling Amazon, E-trader and Dabs, in fact outselling everyone except Dixons & Jessops.
WSI is a network of some 1,000 offices globally and has a number of centres of excellence for SEO, specialised development, Social Media etc and can call upon a raft of international experts, not only through its consultants but also with its global partners like Google, Oracle, and Adobe.
Steve's love outside of work is ...... you guessed Tennis!!
Ben Prince is our Business Development Manager and has been in sales and marketing all his working life. Ben is a natural relationship builder and has a relaxed, professional approach to advising clients on their Digital Marketing Strategy. Ben,s philosophy is to always advise in the clients best interests.
Ben is an outdoors man and enjoys walking and mountain biking in the Pennines, taking part in the Holme Valley Mountain Bike Challenge each year.
John-Paul Drake has joined us at WSI Yorkshire as our dedicated Pay Per Click and Google Adwords specialist. John-Paul worked for Google on their AdWords Jump Start team, helping businesses get their PPC campaigns started and producing maximum return on investment, before becoming an Online Marketing Manager for an ecommerce site. Here John-Paul developed further skills in Social media, affiliate and email marketing.
When he,s not helping businesses get more customers, John-Paul enjoys playing bass guitar in his band Propane Penny as well as watching Huddersfield Town up and down the country.
He has also participated in Huddersfield Town's last 2 Pedal for Pounds charity bike rides.
Lisa has been working in Search Engine Optimisation for 4 years, She set up an SEO company and worked for a variety of clients, undertaking various SEO tasks, both on-site and off-site. She now works for WSI and is working on SEO and Social Media for many of our clients.
Lisa attended the University of Huddersfield and has a BA (Hons) in Advertising and Marketing Communications.
She enjoys a variety of music, loves sports; especially Football (Huddersfield Town), playing pool, reading, keeping-fit (trying), visiting friends / family and travelling abroad.
Dan has been with us since 2006. He has a BA (Hons) in Multimedia Design and spends most of his working time managing the design and development team on our web projects. He's also our technical lead and overseas the ongoing development of our Content Management System and other in-house tools. He's passionate about great design, clean code and solving problems with technology.
He's an Apple geek and in his spare time likes to Run, Golf, Rock Climb and follow Formula 1.
David began his design career when graduating from the University of Bradford. He has worked as a web designer for 4 years and is a prominent member of the local arts community. Initially working in the charity sector, David has moved into the commercial sector full-time. David has a keen eye for branding, design and typography.
In his free time, he enjoys continuing his charity work voluntarily, playing guitar and a good honest pint of Real Ale.
Iftikhar has completed MSC Software Development from Coventry University. He has a strong grasp on all website development programming languages, platforms, and frameworks. He is a passionate programmer and takes any programming functionality as a challenge. He is good at debugging and problem solving.
In his free time he enjoys learning about new technologies. He plays cricket, badminton, and snooker/pool. He also likes travelling to different cities.
Joe is a budding Web Developer from Hull. Joe enjoys music, technology and programming. Despite only being 19 years old, Joe has already created two Content Management Systems - including our own, 'Jorvik'.
In his free time, Joe enjoys a good glass of red wine and socialising with friends.
Chrisi's website design and development experience started at the University of New Mexico. Since she joined WSI in 2005, she has had a keen interest in the usability and customer experience of websites, particularly in e-commerce systems. She also provides website testing, front-line technical support and website maintenance.
Outside the office, she splits her time between creating digital paintings of dragons and other fantasy creatures and feeding, caring for or being bitten by something with scales in her menagerie of lizards and snakes.
Paul is the Accounts Manager and has been with WSI since 2008. He has gained extensive experience in a variety of businesses ranging from Logistics and Printing to Retail, both on high street and online.
Paul loves travel, reading and a good curry.
Chris graduated with a masters degree in English in 2006 and immediately began working with 7Soft producing written content for their websites. As he gained more experience Chris moved on to more technical roles in the organisation and has experience working with customer support, site design, content development and project management.
In his spare time Chris is a devoted practitioner of western martial arts and he teaches regular classes in York. He is also a keen archer who enjoys using high poundage hand made longbows and warbows.