What’s new in eCommerce!

What's new with eCommerce

As we approach the halfway point in 2022, we thought it time to reflect on new technology and trends in the world of eCommerce. As a Digital Marketing Agency based in the heart of the countryside, you may think we wouldn’t be up to date with as much a big city agency, but we can […]

How To Migrate Your Website To A New Platform

Website Migration

In this post we discuss how you can move your website from one platform to another. It is a process we are very familiar with having moved several websites from WordPress to Shopify, Squarespace to WordPress and Wix to Shopify. Many businesses set up their websites as one of the first things they do when starting out. This means […]

The Shop Local Movement – First Published Enterprise Nation

Shop Local

This is an article written by Jim rom We are Chain for the Small Business group Enterprise Nation. First Published in January 2021. When we started Designed in Dorset in 2019, we knew there was some appetite for a local marketplace promoting artisan products produced within a geographical area. As a rule, people tend to be quite […]

Our Favourite Shopify Apps to Improve Customer Service

How to use Klavyio

Which Apps do we recomend to improve your Customer Service? “Over 1,000,000 merchants in 175 countries choose Shopify for their online store” From Aquire and Convert Website – Shopify Stats  This means there is a lot of competition out there no matter how niche your industry. With everyone using the same platform how can you make […]

Shopify vs WordPress

Wordpress vs Shopify

Shopify vs WordPress, it’s the sort of question that gets asked a lot by anyone who works in eCommerce. Very similar to Godzilla vs King Kong, which actually comes out on the big screen this year but enough of that distraction! We regularly get asked which one should you choose and why? It is something we […]

Search Console Insights – New

How to use Search Console

As a beginner or seasoned pro, Shopify is a great way to sell online. As experienced users, we have found a variety of shortcuts and tips that might make a little difference to how your store performs. We try out new apps every week and test new ways of delivering content and marketing all the time. As […]

Top 5 Shopify Tips and Tools

Shopify Tips and Tricks

As a beginner or seasoned pro, Shopify is a great way to sell online. As experienced users, we have found a variety of shortcuts and tips that might make a little difference to how your store performs. We try out new apps every week and test new ways of delivering content and marketing all the time. As […]

CSS, What’s the Story – Comparison Shopping Services

What is a comparison shopping service

CSS – Comparison Shopping Service – Does it work? At We are Chain, we are constantly trying out new apps, features and themes to find out which works best and most importantly helps increase our eCommerce conversion rates. Unlike most agencies, we aren’t just reading around the subject and hoping it works, we use our very […]

What to look out for in the world of eCommerce in 2022

The Future of Ecommerce 2022

In 2022, will eCommerce be a lot different than it is was in 2021. In this blog we take a look at some of the important things happening to ecommerce from around the world and see how it could impact our shopping habits and our businesses. Technology is always advancing significantly and the way we […]

10 Awesome Tools that Google Provides to Ecommerce Businesses

Free Google Tools to boost seo

10 Awesome Tools that Google Provides to Ecommerce Businesses Google has a lot of eCommerce tools that can help eCommerce businesses to understand their audience, competition and what is happening on their website. From analytics to advertising, google provides tools for e-businesses to take advantage of. This blog post will cover the 14 most useful eCommerce tools […]