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★★★★★

“absolutley fantastic”

Written on: 27/10/2015 by krisib147 (1 review written)

Guys from sole trader have done really great job with design and make up and running my new website. From the day one since I decided to go ahead with their services , they were really proffesional and provided me with the top class service I was actually looking for! It takes only couple of days for my draft version to be completed and my website was live within only few days from the time I told that we can give it a tray and decided to give them my go ahead. From the very begining guys were… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 29/10/2015

Thanks for your feedback! We put a lot of time and effort into ensuring that our website building process is smooth and simple - that's why we do it all for you! I'm glad to hear that you've been pleased with what we've done for you, especially given the experiences you've had before with other website companies. Remember, the service doesn't end here, you can keep sending us changes and updates free of charge and we'll be sure to continue to provide you the same level of great service! I wish your business all the best over the coming year.

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★★★★★

“Excellent value website”

Written on: 06/10/2015 by Mitchellni1968 (1 review written)

Now into my third year of using Sole Trader.com for my small business. Always have a swift response to update requests and friendly staff to guide if you need to call. It is a simple format which is adequate for many small business needs. It is possible to upgrade the website too if you require something more. Considering the cost of the website, it is very good value for money… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 22/10/2015

Hi,

Thanks for your feedback! It's nice to hear from our older customers who've been with us for a while. We aim to make things cheap and easy for small businesses, so I'm very pleased to hear about the experience you've had. As always, keep in touch and be sure to drop us a line if you need anything at all.

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★★★★★

“The right Website solution with zero down time”

Written on: 02/10/2015 by McQueenoa165 (1 review written)

A very quick solution for website management and more importantly, their support is excellent. Always available when you need them for any questions. The transition from our previous supplier was smooth, enjoyable and without website down time or loss of email services. Can highly recommend. More importantly their services allow us to concentrate on our customers… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 22/10/2015

Thanks for your kind comments, we have worked a lot on making sure transferring your domain name in to us is as smooth as possible, so it's great to hear you found it nice and simple. Our team are always here to make sure that you get any advice that you need, so please do keep in touch and let us know if you need any help with your website at all!

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★★★★★

“Excellent value website”

Written on: 21/09/2015 by Carpetworld (1 review written)

I am a one man band in a small town on the south coast. Sole Trader.com fulfils my needs as it gives me web recognition at a very low cost. I have been approached in the past for ridiculous amounts of money for services not as comprehensive as this and therefore think this site offers top value. I am not one for sitting in front of a screen tweaking my website so, if I need anything changed, I simply email the team and someone takes care of it for me. What more could you need? Cliff Rowell… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 23/09/2015

Hi Cliff,

Thank you for your kind words! We are delighted to hear that you have found us the best option for your website provider.

Providing you with a website that brings you business, and that you can be really proud of, is important to us, so please do keep in touch and let us know when there is anything we can do to help!

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“help when needed”

Written on: 17/09/2015 by mothetest (1 review written)

I have put off entering the web based business market as I am not good with all the jargon. However Sole Trader has not only entered me with as little pain as possible but actually made the whole experience a positive one. For those of you like me I would say go on give it a go . It does not cost as much as you think and the web page is well designed and backed up by a great backroom staff. Everyone who has looked at the pages has been impressed and shocked at how little it has cost me. I do… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 18/09/2015

Hi there,

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate it!

It's a delight to hear that you have found the experience so easy and positive, particularly with it being your first website. Please do get in touch with our customers service team at your convenience, and we will make sure to give you some more information about how you can get more businesses out of your website over the year!

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★★★★★

“Great Website Providers!!”

Written on: 11/09/2015 by RDC8211 (1 review written)

We have been very pleased and impressed with Sole Trader. Initially, with the time zone difference, and correspondence via email, we had some reservations. But we have found the staff to be very efficient and punctual in dealing with any website changes. I would definitely recommend Sole Trader to others… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 18/09/2015

Hello,

Thanks for your feedback!

It's always nice to hear how you are getting on. Time difference can absolutely be a challenge, so it's great to hear that you never felt this was an issue.

We look forward to continuing to provide you with a website you can be proud of!

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★★★★★

“Recommending SoleTrader”

Written on: 08/09/2015 by jupeh31 (1 review written)

I want to take this opportunity to recommend SoleTrader for a job well done in designing my company's website. They were courteous and professional at all times, even when I kept changing my specification and requirements. The end result is fantastic and everybody is commenting on a brilliant, user friendly and slick website. I would therefore have no hesitation in recommending SoleTrader to my personal and business partners and associates, or indeed anybody or businesses looking for cost… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 18/09/2015

Hi there,

Thank you for your comments!

It's brilliant to hear that you have found the experience smooth, that you have got the website you wanted and that you would recommend us to others.

Keep the website changes coming, and do get in touch if there is anything in particular we can do to help!

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★★★★★

“Quality! value for money.”

Written on: 27/08/2015 by hinittsbakery (1 review written)

Would highly recommend soletrader.com first class service, excellent communication quick and reliable response!!! great support for your first time builing your website!!… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 27/08/2015

Hi guys,

Thank you for the kind words, we are happy to hear that you feel that you have received good support and service throughout the set-up of your first website!

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★★★★★

“Excellent service”

Written on: 26/08/2015 by Bencasey (1 review written)

Would highly recommend soletrader.com first class service, excellent communications and only a phone call or email away, used web company's before snd soletrader.com is the best by a country mile. Regards … Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 27/08/2015

Hello,

Thank you, it's great to hear that you experience has been a good one so far! We look forward to continuing to help you build a website that can aid your business in the best possible way.

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★☆☆☆☆

“Sloppy editing of websites, lazy poorly executed work”

Written on: 26/08/2015 by xuJohnson118 (1 review written)

I have been with sole trader websites now for nearly two years. Setting up the website initially took a lot of time with lots of emails back and forth but ultimately was fine. Frustrations start when you want to change the text or content of your website. Simple changes like adding in a special offer or little extra paragraph of description is never straight forward. The work they do is very poorly executed. Sentences put in the wrong place, fonts the wrong size so they don't match the… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hello,

Thanks for your feedback and for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate every response we get, as your comments help us to pinpoint areas we need to improve on.

We would like to see what we can do to resolve the issues for you, and would be very keen to speak to you. Our customer service is undergoing constant improvements, and there are always areas we can improve, but we definitely don't want you to feel that the service as a whole is a disappointment and that your requests aren't adhered to.

If you can send us an email with a little more detail, or give our customer service team a call, we'll be happy to discuss your issues and see what we can do to improve the service for you.

Please get in touch when you can, and we will be ready to assist you.

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★☆☆☆☆

“Held to ransom over website! ”

Written on: 21/08/2015 by mbBarr1950 (1 review written)

Im helping out my brother in law who has been with Sole Trader for several years and like most traders doesn't know much about websites or online marketing so trusted these guys to handle it all for him professionally. He wants help to rank the website locally and for that I need admin access to the content management system the websites are all built on. Its a free platform called Wordpress. I contacted support and asked for them to make me an admin to that website and they refused saying to… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 25/08/2015

Hi,

Thanks for writing to us. I am sorry to hear that you are not satisfied with the experience here at SoleTrader.com.

It's always our aim to help our customers as much as we can when it comes to making sure the website is optimised and can perform at its best on search engines. As I mentioned to you when we spoke on the phone last week, we include basic SEO in the website package, and then recommend that you get as many reviews as you can on your Google local listing to optimise the website locally.

The reason we are unable to give out back end login details to a website is down to the fact that this would also give you access to our designs, and our entire customers base's websites, hence we offer unlimited content changes in the packages enabling us to carry out your required updates as part of the yearly cost. Of course, any content such as images, text, logo etc. that you supply us with, is your legal property, and can be taken with you if ever you choose to leave us. As I mentioned on the phone, you are more than welcome to send your required SEO changes across to us, and we can have a look at them and carry out what we can for you.

If the SEO changes that need making to the site turn out to be more extensive than what we can do, and the service is no longer the best option for your business, we are happy to help you transfer the domain away elsewhere to have a new site built and managed, and this of course comes at no extra charge.

When it comes to the website renewal, every renewal brings you the opportunity to revise what you need from your website and discuss this with us before taking the decision to go ahead with another year, which is why we get in touch with you a few months before your expiry date to make sure you get the sufficient time to make the decision. As your brother has renewed his website package for a third year on the same basis as previous years, we take his renewal payment as his agreement to the terms and conditions of the package, which does mean that he signs up for another year of our service, and we are not able to refund this money.

Please do get in touch with our customer service team, and we can help you proceed with what is best for your business.

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★★★★★

“Review ”

Written on: 21/08/2015 by FoodYulelove (1 review written)

The response I have has so far is very good with lead times on completing my requests on changes very good. You get a reply almost instantly with a ticket number and then normally within a day or 2 the requests have been completed. It's taking me around 2-3 weeks to get the website to how I want it but it's almost there and happy with it to date. I'm happy with the costs etc so far but I'm unsure what the renewal cost is and hope it's not the same as I would be unsure at that because once… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hi,

Thanks for your kind words!

It's great to hear that you are happy with the service so far, and we look forward to continuing to provide you with a website you can be truly proud of.

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★★★★★

“Always good service”

Written on: 19/08/2015 by Gillespieua36 (1 review written)

Very friendly service with a quick response. Approachable and affordable with enough flexibility at the price… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hi there,

Thanks for your feedback, it's great top hear that we are offering a quick and good service so far.

Keep the changes and requests coming, and we look forward to continuing to provide you with the best possible service and website!

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★★★★☆

“Very Pleased”

Written on: 15/08/2015 by 302Alvarez (1 review written)

Very pleased with the service but I don't like to be pestered to write a review… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hello,

We really appreciate that you took the time to leave the review, please do not feel like it's a mandatory thing. We are really happy that you took the time, and that you are happy with us so far!

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★★★★★

“I Have had my first experience with sole trader just...”

Written on: 07/08/2015 by Madalynn311 (1 review written)

I Have had my first experience with sole trader just recently, and I found all the staf that I delt with were very helpful and made the whole proses very enjoyable, I would be very happy to recommend them to both family and friends… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hello,

Thanks for your kind words!

It's great to hear that you are happy with the service so far. Please do continue to submit your changes, and don't hesitate to get in touch if there is anything we can do to help.

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“All staff at Sole Trader have been most helpful. ”

Written on: 31/07/2015 by LenValleyActiveRetirementAssociation (1 review written)

We are a non-profit making association (Len Valley Active Retirement Association)for the benefit of seniors who want to keep fit. I was asked to take over as website manager for our association and looked at what was already in place and found I couldn't access it. After searching for someone to help me, I found it would be far easier to have a new site. Through a search on the internet and many calls from people who couldn't help, I had a call from Sole Trader who was able to meet our… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hi guys,

Thank you for this feedback!

It's great to hear that you are happy with the service so far, and that we are living up to your expectations.

We look forward to continuing to provide you with a website you can be truly proud of, so please keep in touch and let us know if there is anything we can do to help!

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“So glad I found these people”

Written on: 31/07/2015 by peterloveday (1 review written)

I am not the most computer literate of people, and to have a company like Soletrader hold your hand, and take you through the setting up process of a new impressive looking website is very comforting. Each time I have had a query, they have been quick to respond, and very polite and helpful… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hi,

Thank you, we are delighted that you find the process easy and satisfactory, and that you are happy with us so far!

Please do continue to fire us any changes, requests or enquiries you have - we are here Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00, and always keen to know what we can do to help you have a website you can take pride in.

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★★☆☆☆

“dont bother with these people”

Written on: 29/07/2015 by Kadence139 (1 review written)

Having been a customer of this sham company for a few years. I have very little posotive to say about them. I have hoped that things could improve but im afraid thats all it has been. "hope" There ability to get things right never seems to come to fruition, There general customer service sucks. If you need a good website design team look elsewhere… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 29/07/2015

Hi,

Thanks for leaving us some feedback, we appreciate every response we get, as all your comments help us to improve our service and get things right in future.

We would like to see what reparations we can offer, and what changes we can make to solve the problem you've had. Our customer service is undergoing constant changes and improvements, but unfortunately there may still be problems for some customers that we can't solve perfectly every time.

If you can send us an email with a little more detail, I'd be happy to discuss your issues and see what we can do to improve things for you, and all our customers in future.

Please get in touch when you can, and we will do everything we can to improve the service for you.

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★★★★★

“to sole trader”

Written on: 26/07/2015 by fbBaird356 (1 review written)

very happy with website,left it all to them to design,they are helpful when you have to phone,so overall very happy,can change things at any time etc… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hi there,

Many thanks for your kind words! It's fantastic to hear that you find the service straight forward and our staff helpful, it's of course our two constant biggest goals so to hear that we are living up to your expectations so far is amazing.

Keep in touch, and know that we are always just a phone call or e-mail away when you need us!

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★★★★★

“Sports Injury Massage”

Written on: 25/07/2015

I thought the service and support I was given by all the staff was brilliant, as I was somewhat of a dinosaur and rather resistant to advertising via the internet. However, the Sole Trader staff put my mind totally at rest and steered me through the requirements to set up the website. They had the time to explain the whole process to me and encouraged me to include photos, client recommendations, interesting write-ups of the service I offer. As result I achieved quite a lot of enquiries… Read Full Review

By Soletrader.com

Written on: 26/08/2015

Hi there,

Thanks for your feedback! We really appreciate you taking the time, and are delighted to hear that you are pleased with our service and that your site has brought you in some good income!

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if there is anything further we can do to help, we are always interested in hearing how we can improve the service for you, and what more we can do to make your website even better.

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