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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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?"
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"
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"