Keeping it in the Family

“Mummy, can I say hello?”

Uttered by a persistent three year old almost a year ago as I was talking to a new client about the intricacies of WordPress. I jumped out of my seat so that the phone was out of reach and flapped my hand around in a manner I hoped he’d understand meant “not now!!”. Instead he interpreted my ‘mummy means business’ eyes as ‘please pull on my skirt and repeat your question over and over at increasing decibel levels’.

Eventually I gave up and admitted that right at that instance I was in fact working at the kitchen table surrounded by tractors only for an admission from the lady I was speaking to, that she was not actually sitting in an office as I’d presumed but taking the call in the garden as her husband and partner in business was noisily trying his hand at DIY.

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3000 products and counting

Actually that would be 3,205 products but it didn’t have the same ring to it… This week we were pleased to launch a new WooCommerce e-commerce site for CP Catering Equipment Ltd, a long established Kendal business who supply a fair reaching number of clients including The Castle Green Hotel and Hawkshead Brewery.

The new site is built in WordPress with a massive dollop of WooCommerce. The new site allows Helen and Laura to import an extensive number of products quickly and easily, saving them time to work on other aspects of the business. It’s been a challenging but fun project with some top notch cups of tea for our efforts.

Take a look at the new site.

Another Great Man Down

No man is an island but this woman felt like one a few weeks ago.

Our summer was notably different this year. We entered it with the expectation that potential customers would be off on their jollies and taking a well-earned break. It’s what happened last year so this year we braced ourselves for a financial drought and opportunity to put our feet up, taking the ying with the yang in equal measure.

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