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How easy to use is your CMS

You wouldn’t believe how often we get a phone call from a new customer asking “can you please change something on my website”. The first question we ask is “what Content Management System do you use?”. Majority of them come back saying “It’s WordPress”. WordPress is by far most easy CMS we know. It’s still … Continue reading "How easy to use is your CMS"

The Lifespan of a Website

There are many reasons why websites can work well for business. In a digital, increasingly global marketplace, websites are the new front-of-house. They’re the first impression you make on the majority of your clients, and potential clients. It’s essential to make sure that the first impression is a great one. It’s also important to realise … Continue reading "The Lifespan of a Website"

Six ways you can improve your website traffic yourself

The truth about owning a successful website can become harder to fathom the more you surf about the internet. You start out with a simple enough query, but there’s just one heck of a lot of information out there. It’s very easy to reach information overload after not too much research at all, and that’s … Continue reading "Six ways you can improve your website traffic yourself"

Five popular Web Design industry questions (that just won’t go away)

There’s only one other thing in life that’s as certain as death and taxes; web design companies will continue to be asked the following questions on an almost daily basis. 1. Why do we charge in fifteen-minute intervals for a two-minute job? Nothing really takes two minutes. Let’s say we’re asked to deal with a … Continue reading "Five popular Web Design industry questions (that just won’t go away)"

Preparing for Website Content Delivery

You’ve got a product to sell, a service to offer, information you need to get across and maybe a call to action. What do you want to say and how do you want to say it? You’ve got a savvy tech team working on your website and now you’re ready to tell your story.  Great … Continue reading "Preparing for Website Content Delivery"

7 Reasons Why Large Corporations Use WordPress

In the digital age, the experience visitors receive when seeking content online is what drives the success of most businesses. Big brands know this, and that’s just one of the reasons why large corporations use WordPress as their content management system. W3 Techs have found that 59% of the world’s top one million most visited … Continue reading "7 Reasons Why Large Corporations Use WordPress"

What is Custom Web Development

By Ralf Klis, FutureLab’s owner and technical leader. This post was originally published on LinkedIn.   I work in an industry bursting with various options and solutions. There are hundreds of web development companies out there, providing thousands of solutions. From customising Wix websites, building entire CMS from scratch, WordPress, Magento, Umbraco – the list … Continue reading "What is Custom Web Development"

Differences Between Open Source & Closed Source Website Software

You are in need of a new website. Should you go with an open source or closed source software option for it? Sometimes it’s not a clear cut decision, with pros and cons for choosing either solution. Today we’re going to explain the differences between an open and closed source website to help you decide … Continue reading "Differences Between Open Source & Closed Source Website Software"