North West Painters have experience in painting any surface from new constructions to cabinets in commercial properties. Business owner Larid came to Utopia needing a new website for his rebranded painting business. A Content Management System (CMS) was also required so he could easily update the site.
Congratulations! As a business owner you’ve made it through week 1 of lockdown - what a week of emotions! Welcome to our new normal – for a few short weeks hopefully. How are you using this time? For us here at Utopia it’s a time to look at our business, consider our strengths, and above all else do some planning. Without getting too overloaded, here are some things you might like to think about this coming week for your business: Does your website indicate if you&... more »
We want to let you know that Utopia is still fully open for business. While the country heads into level 4 lockdown we have the luxury of being able to operate as normal. All meetings and consultation will be done online. There are some amazing tools out there for this including Skype and Zoom. Give us a call on 0800 52 87 87 or email email@example.com. Utopia is here to help as much as we can. Be kind to one another!
Fort Richard Laboratories Ltd is a trusted manufacturer of microbiology consumables and equipment in New Zealand. They planned to exhibit at a large trade show and needed a landing page for a new product they were promoting. The objective was to market the page on Google and collect customer registration details.
Service King is a one-stop shop for all cleaning needs, offering first-class service throughout Auckland. Business Owner Vick came to Utopia wanting a new website and hosting. A Content Management System (CMS) was also required so staff could easily update the site.
You may not think your site has anything worth being hacked for, but websites are compromised all the time. The majority of website security breaches are not to steal your data or deface your website, but instead attempts to use it to send spam or share files illegally. Other very common ways to abuse compromised machines include using them as part of larger ransomware attacks. Hacking is regularly performed by automated scripts written to scour the internet in an attempt to exploit known we... more »
There are many different website Content Management Systems (CMS) on the market today. One of the newer players is the locally developed SilverStripe . This CMS was only open sourced in 2006. This allowed developers and designers from around the world to shape and improve SilverStripe. Since this time a vibrant open source community has grown around the project and the company has expanded with offices across New Zealand, Australia and in the UK. It is mainly used by government organisations, ... more »
They say it’s one of the saddest moments in a person’s life when their child can beat them at a game for the first time, and the desktop computer just had its own electronic version of that distressing experience. October 2016 was the month smartphones and tablet web browsing finally took the lead: 51.3% to 48.7%. Sure, there’s no biological link here, but there’s only one way this graph is going, and it’s not in the desktop’s favour – even with recent ... more »
Prime Minister John Key says he has delivered a blunt message to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg that the social media firm has a public relations problem over not paying its fair share of tax.
Key talked to the billionaire businessman on the margins of the Apec summit in Peru during a conversation that included Canada's Prime Minister Ju... more »
Data doesn’t have to be boring. Adding a dash of visual appeal to raw data can make it easily comprehensible and instantly appealing.
In the interest of (1) making your data more user-friendly and (2) not boring the eyes out of anyone who sees your work, picking a trusty data visualization tool is a must.
Christmas is coming and many businesses will be approaching their busiest time of year. Now is a good time to review your customer service. Here are 5 steps to making your customer’s experience with you top notch: Change your vocabulary How do you talk about, and to, your customers? What phrases do you use to communicate with customers, and what do you call them behind their backs? You need to talk and treat customers as just that - your customers. They could easily go to other p... more »