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New Horizons for FutureLab Web Design

2015 was a big year for FutureLab. We increased revenue by 60%, moved to new offices at a more spacious location, and took on more web design and digital marketing projects than ever before. As a result, we have some exciting changes planned for 2016 and hope to continue our impressive growth to become a strong contender in the Auckland B2B digital market.

Christmas Update from FutureLab + Our Opening Hours

#timeforthebeach As the year draws to a close, we wanted to extend our best wishes to you and yours for the holiday season. For those for whom the holidays are the busiest time – good luck with your sales promotions over the next few weeks. And for those who are shutting up shop around now, … Continue reading "Christmas Update from FutureLab + Our Opening Hours"

How to Pay Double for the Same Job

I want to find out how to pay double for the same job…. Said no one, ever. Yet that’s what a lot of companies unknowingly do when paying for services such as web design and development for their business, by choosing large companies with large overheads. Read more to find out how you can minimise paying for overheads and save money on web design.

In the balance: between dicey and pricey web design

We’re a small business and we work with small and medium businesses with a range of budgets. We often find when talking to our existing clients and potential ones that there is not a clear understanding of what kind of web design we do and how much it should cost. Large businesses may be used … Continue reading "In the balance: between dicey and pricey web design"

Patching the Security of your Website

Behind the scenes of your website, and indeed the entire online world, a battle is constantly raging. It’s not the kind of battle you see in the movies. There’s no blood, guns, or violence. But there are soldiers, weapons of mass destruction, and grisly battle scenes.

Web Design Success Stories

Here at FutureLab we’re always updating our portfolio with recent websites completed, yet we don’t often re-visit projects to see how a new website is benefiting its business. Well, we’ve collected feedback and statistics from a number of the small Auckland businesses we’ve had the pleasure of providing with web design, and thought we’d share … Continue reading "Web Design Success Stories"

Have you heard about the Google update?

What’s happening on the 21st April 2015? Google recently announced that from the 21st of this month, the way that search results are ranked on mobile devices will undergo a ‘significant’ change. From that date, if your website is not mobile-friendly, it will drop in the mobile search result rankings. What’s so special about being … Continue reading "Have you heard about the Google update?"

WordPress CMS: improving the web world since 2003

We recently looked at the difference between open-source and closed-source software for websites and why we recommend using open-source software to design your business website. (If you use your web company’s proprietary software, you may end up being locked-in to high prices with no chance of walking away and keeping your own website.) In particular, … Continue reading "WordPress CMS: improving the web world since 2003"