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6 Tips to Boost Sales on your WooCommerce Website

January 27th, 2016 by . Posted in WooCommerce

6 Tips to Boost Sales on your WooCommerce Website

WooCommerce is the eCommerce solution of choice here at Grenade. It is by far the cheapest and easiest way to launch your eCommerce business and start earning money. Below is a list of valuable tips that we have accumulated through running and developing various WooCommerce stores. 1. Gain trust by adding logos to your checkout […]

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Inside Grenade Part III: FreshBooks, WiseCash

November 23rd, 2015 by . Posted in Inside Grenade

Inside Grenade Part III: FreshBooks, WiseCash

In this third and final instalment of the Inside Grenade series I’m going to cover two extremely useful cloud-based finance and accounting services that we use on a daily basis at Grenade. Both of these tools offer affordable pricing options and are aimed at small-to-medium sized businesses as well as freelancers. As many people know, […]

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Get Flashy with Animated Banner Ads – Part 2

November 2nd, 2015 by . Posted in Marketing, Tutorial

Get Flashy with Animated Banner Ads – Part 2

In Part 1 of this tutorial we discussed ways of making animated banner ads with your favourite software. Part 2 discusses how to get these ads online and make sure your target market sees them – so read on! Advertising Networks Google AdWords One of the largest online advertising networks is definitely Google AdWords. AdWords […]

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The Advantages of Responsive Websites

October 21st, 2015 by . Posted in Design

The Advantages of Responsive Websites

The pace and evolution of technology and communication devices over the past decade has enabled anyone with a PC, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, television, game console, or even wrist watch to surf the web thanks to the built-in Internet connectivity on most of these devices. As the number of ‘Internet ready’ devices has increased, so […]

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Hey WordPress, my apps are hungry for XML-RPC!

October 6th, 2015 by . Posted in Tutorial

Hey WordPress, my apps are hungry for XML-RPC!

We’ve been quite busy here at Grenade lately. We recently launched a WordPress plugin called WooCommerce Events which allows you to add seamless event and ticketing functionality to your installed WooCommerce plugin for WordPress. Keep an eye on our blog for more information about it coming some time soon! We built a free iOS and […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of WordPress Themes

September 22nd, 2015 by . Posted in Design

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of WordPress Themes

WordPress has grown to become one of the most popular CMS platforms with good reason. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power their websites, which range from blogs, company sites, news sites, magazines, wedding galleries, portfolios etc. WordPress appeals to a large audience as it is easy to learn, quick to setup, and […]

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How to Generate APN Certificates on Windows Using OpenSSL

September 7th, 2015 by . Posted in Mobile, Tutorial

How to Generate APN Certificates on Windows Using OpenSSL

I’m sure that as an iOS developer you have at some stage needed to integrate Apple’s Push Notifications service into one of your apps. Do you prefer working on Windows for your other projects? Or do you perhaps not have regular access to a Mac? Is your Mac still at the service center? Are you perhaps […]

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Inside Grenade Part II: Freshdesk, Asana, TribeHR

August 24th, 2015 by . Posted in Inside Grenade

Inside Grenade Part II: Freshdesk, Asana, TribeHR

In Part 1 of Inside Grenade, we looked at Google Apps for Work and I explained how we use it at Grenade and gave reasons why it’s a great solution for just about any business ranging from start-ups to corporates. In this post I’m going to list 3 web-based applications that we use extensively for […]

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Get Flashy with Animated Banner Ads – Part 1

August 11th, 2015 by . Posted in Marketing, Tutorial

Get Flashy with Animated Banner Ads – Part 1

We’ve all seen them while browsing the Internet: colourful, flashing pictures that beg for attention on almost every website. Animated banner ads are everywhere. Whether you find them annoying or interesting, they’ve undoubtedly become an important online marketing tactic. If done professionally, animated banner ads can increase your brand recognition and product or service sales. […]

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Planning your first Mobile App

July 27th, 2015 by . Posted in Mobile

Planning your first Mobile App

Mobile devices and applications provide significant advantages to users in different ways including portability, awareness, and accessibility. The global proliferation of smartphones and tablets has led to a huge number of mobile application (apps) being developed over the past few years. The increased number of mobile apps in the marketplace has challenged developers to create […]

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