Category: Web Development

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"

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"

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)"