Ecommerce & web design blog — Richard Carter

My latest insight in to web design, ecommerce, Magento, WordPress, Shopify... and LEGO.

  • Now organising Ecommerce North East meetup

    Speaking at Ecommerce North East

    I’m happy to announce I’m now co-organising the Ecommerce North East meetup held here in Newcastle upon Tyne.

    This is a great fit with what I do on the day-to-day basis, and it’s exciting to be able to take the reins of this already thriving ecommerce group.

    Read more »

  • Cathedrals & Cola: Coca-Cola vs Pepsi

    What else is an idle mind to do, except create a list of cathedrals I’ve visited around the UK, and whether they serve Coca-Cola or Pepsi?

    Read more »

  • Everything Magento

    We’ve worked with Magento for years at Peacock Carter. It’s a fantastic ecommerce platform – and that’s not just me saying that, it’s clients as well! We have a deserved, but hard-earned, reputation in the North East and the UK as expert Magento consultants, and this has shown in how we’ve developed our Magento offering at Peacock… Read more »

    Read more »

  • Now taking LEGO model commissions

    LEGO model of Newcastle Central Station

    After being approached a few times, I’ve launched a custom LEGO model commission service via my LEGO fan alter ego, Bricks McGee.

    Read more »

  • Why I love web consultancy work

    This week, a 12 month web design consultancy contract I’ve been working on came to an end, and the client immediately invited me back the following week to look at renewing it for an extended period: something I’m very happy about! The train journey back from London gave me time to reflect on why I… Read more »

    Read more »

  • Durham Cathedral Young Patrons: a great chance to support something worthwhile

    I attended the Durham Cathedral Young Patrons launch event in Durham last week, and am proud to become one of the first to join this scheme. The Young Patrons programme is just £60 a year (£5 a month) to join, and the scheme’s funds are used to support the cathedral’s restoration and other work. Membership… Read more »

    Read more »

  • A list of LEGO events for AFOLs in the UK for 2015

    A list of LEGO events in the UK in 2015.

    Read more »

  • Peacock Carter is 8!

    Wahey! Peacock Carter is 8 years old this November. 8 years in the same business: quite a daunting thought! As I’m sure many other SME owners and staff can attest, there is a lot of room for change in 8 years: We’re now a limited company, having started as a partnership Almost like the Sugababes,… Read more »

    Read more »

Blog categories