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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?"

WordPress Auckland Meetup: WordPress Disasters!

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!"

My budget is… what can I get?

We work with clients and businesses from a range of backgrounds – start-ups with minimal budgets (start-ups with plenty of budget too), established businesses looking to push their online markets, high-level brands looking for one-off custom work for a competition or marketing campaign. And everyone in between, from Auckland to Christchurch and overseas as well. … Continue reading "My budget is… what can I get?"

The birds and the bees… website edition

Did you ever wonder how your website comes into being? The process that goes on behind the scenes or how it moves from design, to development, and hops onto your website domain? Presenting… the birds and the bees… WEBSITE EDITION

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.

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"

The number one question to ask your web developer

Forget about the pretty logo, even forget about promises of increased sales and revenue. The number one question you need to ask your web developer before going ahead is ‘DO I OWN MY WEBSITE?’ The answer you receive may surprise you. Many businesses may not realise that they don’t in fact own their website. And … Continue reading "The number one question to ask your web developer"