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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)"

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 goes … Continue reading "What is Custom Web Development"

History of FutureLab

FutureLab was created in August 2011 by Ralf Klis. Ralf’s aim for the company was to provide quality web design at reasonable prices. His plan to achieve this revolved around the concept of small business – few overheads, no unwieldy bureaucracy, and no six-figure salaries for corporate figureheads. Ralf set up the company as the … Continue reading "History of FutureLab"