Case Study – Jolies Flowers

Flourists Shopify Website

Jolies FLowers – Florist Shopify Website “I approached Rupert to design a me a new website( and online shop) for my Florist shop during lock down. Times were changing and I needed more of an online presence to ensure my successful business development. I have to say that I am super happy with the results… […]

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 […]

Case Study – Tisbury Deli

Websites for Delicatessens

Online Delicatessen This week saw the launch of a brand new online venture for one of our nearest local institutions, the Tisbury Delicatessen. Serving North Dorset and South Wiltshire some of the best local and Mediterranean products known to man, the deli has made the move to online and asked us to do the heavy lifting. […]

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 […]

Choosing a Shopify Theme for your eCommerce Store

Choosing a theme for your shopify store

When you begin your Shopify journey you can get a store up and running very quickly using the free theme “Debut” that is automatically installed on the website for you. This is fine for someone starting out with no knowledge of design, coding or how to use Shopify to its full potential and will give you a […]

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 […]

Have you enabled Shop Pay on your Shopify Store?

Shop Pay works

At We Are Chain Ltd we are always looking for ways to optimise our websites to improve the shopping experience for ours and your customers. This is why this week, we devoted some time to exploring Shop Pay and the Shop Channel. Before you get confused, we are talking about Shop Pay and not Shopify Payments. Shopify Payments is […]

360° Product Photography, Why and How?

360 Photography

The online shopping experience is advancing at the fastest rate since the internet began. Accelerated last year by forced lockdowns, technology is now available to all sizes of online store that would have cost thousands of pounds before. One of these offerings is to be able to create 360° photography of your products. You can […]