The e-commerce economy is growing, and is on track to see significant growth in the coming years.
Four out of 10 of the UK’s micro businesses do not accept card payments, according to payments provider Square. This compares with almost 9 out of 10 businesses with between 10 and 249 employees – the definition of what constitutes an SME.
A survey of 2,000 small and microbusinesses by website provider 123 Reg finds that businesses with a website were 51 per cent more likely to grow than those without. Those that used Twitter were 38 per cent more likely to grow, while those using Facebook saw 46 per cent growth.
SEO, or Search Engine Optimisation, has been a buzz term in the business tech world for so long now that it has truly made its way into common parlance. Every business with an online presence, from the FTSE 100 high performer to the bedroom blogger, strives to attract visitors through enhanced SEO performance.