Dear FutureLab customer, this news is important, so please take time to read it First of all, Happy New Year. We value your time, especially at this time of the year, and we understand that a lot of the news here will be very technical, which is why you’ll find a handy summary at the end … Continue reading "Important Security Update"
When: Tuesday 12th September Where: GridAKL, 101 Pakenham Street West Why: Meet your local WordPress user group, eat pizza and mingle! The September WordPress Auckland Meetup is coming up soon. This month we are featuring lightning talks on the topic of WordPress “DISASTERS: how I found myself in trouble and how I recovered”. Our speakers … Continue reading "WordPress Auckland Meetup: WordPress Disasters!"
No plans for Friday evening? If you’re keen to learn more about design and brand identity, plus network with other professionals over FREE PIZZA, we have the event for you! If you didn’t already know, each month FutureLab helps organise and sponsor informal WordPress meetups for the Auckland community. We get together to listen to other … Continue reading "This Friday: Learn about brand identity for websites (plus free pizza)"
Last month Google quietly released a big update to their search engine Local algorithm, dubbed the ‘Possum’ update by the SEO community. The update helps show web users local results when they are searching for goods and services near their location. Possum Update: The Overview Have you ever searched online for ‘cafes near me’ … Continue reading "The Possum Update: What you need to know"
Outsourcing – the word that businesses love and customers hate. Outsourcing is the hidden reality for many industries today, but the last thing a customer wants to hear is that their call is important to you, and by the way, we’ve outsourced our call centre to Indonesia. So while businesses need to keep costs down, clients expect to be dealing with native English speakers who understand the issues they need resolved. What to do in this situation? We’d like to introduce our solution to this problem for Australian corporations.
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.
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"
First things first – if you’re not convinced your small or medium business could benefit from an online store, catch up on website benefits and online shopping trends first. Internet shopping continues to increase steadily, even in little old New Zealand. And small businesses with online stores can benefit from watching the marketing and sales … Continue reading "11 steps to increase sales on your eCommerce website"