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Digital transformation for business

At FutureLab we’re still busy during the lockdown. The reason for that is because there is no better time to prepare your business for digital world than right now. I saw this great image shared on social media today and it sums up the current situation. Sadly, for many businesses, it might be slightly late. … Continue reading "Digital transformation for business"

What can a business do in isolation when they can’t work remotely

In a previous post, before we found out about New Zealand lockdown, I wrote a few ideas on how businesses can adapt in these tough times. That, however, had a couple of flaws. Firstly, the lockdown itself. Half of the ideas disappear when you can’t leave the house. Secondly – remote work. Some industries just … Continue reading "What can a business do in isolation when they can’t work remotely"

How FutureLab works remotely

I realise that in these tough times every business will try to save money as much as possible. However, if you can work from home and you’re a relatively small business, with some small expenses you can setup remote office for a small team with little help. Use this guide to estimate the cost you’d … Continue reading "How FutureLab works remotely"

How businesses can adapt in Covid-19 times

Crazy times. Customers in supermarkets value toilet paper more than bread. Borders are closed, shelves in supermarkets are empty, businesses suffer. As a small business owner, I know that tough times are coming. But I also know that these are amazing times coming for businesses. It’s opportunities times. The recession might be coming and we … Continue reading "How businesses can adapt in Covid-19 times"

Ongoing Website Support – Why you need it, and why it makes financial sense

Technology moves fast, and being in the business of building beautiful websites means keeping up with technological innovations. It also involves maintaining a constant watch on trends and developments in UI and UX – and demands a continuous commitment to education and awareness about the ever-shifting landscape that shapes what each and every one of … Continue reading "Ongoing Website Support – Why you need it, and why it makes financial sense"

How much should a website cost?

Of all the questions I get asked frequently, how much it costs to build a website is the closest thing to being asked how long a piece of string is – it just depends. I get it, however. When you’re looking to get a business off the ground or to revamp an existing company website, … Continue reading "How much should a website cost?"

How to create your first Gutenberg block

This post is dedicated to a wonderful WordPress Bogota community that invited me to speak on their meetup. I’ll summarise here what we’ve learned on that meetup. At this point, I assume that you know what Gutenberg is, you know the basics of WordPress programming and a very basic understanding of React. You need to … Continue reading "How to create your first Gutenberg block"

Brace yourself for website design project

There’s a lot of things that people expect from web design company when engaging them for a new project. On time, within the budget and without any hiccups. However, rarely do businesses have any expectations about themselves when it comes to creating a new digital presence. Often in fact, they’re surprised that there’s anything they … Continue reading "Brace yourself for website design project"