In the dynamic world of ecommerce, staying ahead of the competition is no small feat. Enter Klaviyo, the game-changing marketing platform that has been transforming the way businesses connect with their customers. Klaviyo's suite of tools and features has proven to be a true boon for ecommerce websites, offering an unmatched level of personalisation, automation, and data-driven insights. Here at Utopia, we've had the privilege of integrating Klaviyo into numerous client websites, and the r... more »
A Customer Data Platform (CDP) is software that combines data from multiple sources to create a centralised customer database. This data can then be used to personalise marketing campaigns. A company can collect data from various touchpoints, such as websites, social media, and email, and consolidate it into a unified customer profile. With a CDP, the company can segment the data and create targeted advertising audiences or analyse customer behaviour. Unlike Data Management Platforms (DMPs) ... more »
StaffChecks supply pre-employment screening and background checks to employers. They run a large business utilising a range of coding solution from Utopia. Due to changes with their web hosting provider, and new versions of technology, the opportunity was taken to upgrade the code (programming language) used for their customer portal.
Datacolor are New Zealand’s leading school photo provider. Utopia designed, built, and continues to support, a photo ordering system for them. Utopia originally built a fast, easy to use, ordering platform for parents. The latest addition allows parents to access copies of their children’s photos.
Firestop Centre have been trusting Utopia with their website since 2014. Over the years there have been ongoing upgrades to various aspects of their digital platforms. This most recent upgrade allows customers to create technical specifications for submitting to local councils.
Utopia designed, built, and continues to support, the online edition of the Cook Islands Newspaper. Staff managing the classified listings for the newspaper were wanting to improve how they gather, manage, and print the classifieds in the publication. At the same time, they wanted to streamline the inclusion of these classified listings in the online edition.
The United Church of Tonga is a faith based Christian organisation with branches in New Zealand and Australia. Pastor James asked Utopia to create their new brand and website. The overall goal was to build an online community for church members to access information and join online events.
Merco are the New Zealand providers of the POLi payment platform. This enables merchants to accept real-time payments via internet banking. Utopia provides a range of development and consultancy services to Merco to help in the delivery of POLi. One area this covers is the creation of plugins for a range of ecommerce platforms. These include WordPress, WooCommerce, Shopify, Opencart,... more »
Utopia is working with business owner Graeme from Framing Online on several digital solutions to help his business. One area is around the handling of invoicing to large-volume customers.
The North West Country Business Association gives its members access to a range of information about member services, activities, news and governance information. With the requirement for contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic, General Manager Phelan came to Utopia for a solution for their members.
Damar is a New Zealand owned and operated, compliance managed manufacturer of ‘niche market’ coatings, chemicals and aerosol products. Paul came to Utopia for an upgrade to their old customer ordering platform. The system needed to be modern and support some unique features.
Merco Limited is responsible for all sales, marketing and support of the POLi payment system in New Zealand. Company director Jeff contacted Utopia for an upgrade to their MMS website – this is a platform to allow customers to create simple forms for receiving payments. The MMS product is aimed at small businesses and organisations for getting things like subscriptions paid.
Spreadsheets are great tools for number crunching. But if you have lots of data, for example on customers, staff or your inventory, you may benefit from a more efficient data management tool. Here's why you should consider replacing spreadsheets with databases to help your business grow. 1. Centralised systems If your business is growing and you have staff to help you run it, keeping track of the increasing amount of data can be tricky. Good database systems can help you manage all your... more »
Redwood Industries are location vehicle specialists who have been servicing the NZ Film Industry for over ten years. Business Owner Neil came to Utopia needing bespoke development to design a system to track customers, jobs and drivers and also do monthly invoicing.
StaffChecks is a well established company providing comprehensive background pre-employment screening to large organisations in the public and private sector for over 30 years. They wanted a new website to offer an express booking service which could take online payments and link into their existing platform.
Ceva Animal Health Australia is a global veterinary health company specialising in pharmaceutical medicines for companion animals, equine and production animals. Ceva Australia needed a product ordering and distribution management system similar to the one Utopia had already built for Ceva NZ.
If you're planning to establish a mobile presence for your business or organisation one of the first considerations is whether you want to create a mobile application for users to download (app) or a traditional website, or perhaps both. These can look very similar at first-glance and determining which is most suited to your needs will depend upon a number of factors, including target audiences, budget, and what features you want. So what’s the difference between the two? Apps are actual... more »
Find Me Property take the stress out of property buying. They provide an alternative option for home buyers in which they do the hard work while buyers sit back and enjoy the fantastic results. Owner Carla came to Utopia needing a website for her new business. A Content Management System (CMS) was required so staff could easily update the site. Bespoke development was also necessary to p... more »
The new Workplace Health & Safety Legislation has been implemented to improve New Zealand’s workplace safety culture. My Health and Safety is preloaded with toolkits, manuals and policies, all online and ready for clients and workers to use. Have a look at their new website.
Today's businesses only stand to benefit by making themselves accessible via mobile devices. With a mobile web application or mobile app, businesses can boost sales and keep customers by adding ways for them to get or view information. The question is which type of mobile presence is best for your business? Mobile web applications A mobile web application is designed specifically for smartphones and tablets. It can be accessed like a normal website using a specific address with the adva... more »
Art of Travel provides specialised travel services for overseas visitors to New Zealand. They are a boutique agency with a large and select group of clients. AOT came to Utopia back in 2008 to take over the management and support of their itinerary and ticket management system. Over the years the system had functioned well but many of the features had become redundant or required improving. Utopia embarked on scoping the requirements of a new system with AOT. The completed system includ... more »
Forbes and Davies are New Zealand's leading importer of Motorcycle and ATV tyres, clothing, helmets and accessories. Their website was linked to a specialist stock management platform which in turn incurred ongoing monthly costs. Forbes and Davies came to Utopia looking for a solution to cut these costs and provide improved functionality for their New Zealand wide network of dealers. Utopia reviewed the existing system and came up with a solution to link the website directly to their in-of... more »
Marketview specialises in the management and analysis of depersonalised transactional data. Their existing website needed an upgrade along with interfacing to real-time data. The identity development company Engine designed the new website and got Utopia to implement their vision. "Working with Michael and the team at Utopia made what superficially looks to be a simple site, but in fact has several tricky aspects to it, a seamless and successful process." says Alex from Engine. "Micha... more »
All Property Reports is a centralised building and pest report re-selling website. The company behind the site asked Utopia to build the customer facing web components. The overall objective was that inspectors could provide reports that customers could purchase securely. "We have worked with Utopia on numerous projects in the past so turned to them for help with our latest venture", says Michael Erder from AllPropertyReports.com. "Throughout the process working with the Utopia team cou... more »
Netinsites came to Utopia for the coding of a registration and payment solution for a client’s website. The client would be taking registrations for the locally developed e-learning system called Guide Tools. The overall objectives of the coding project required: Interfacing to SilveStripe CMS for registrations Processing credit card payments through Paystation Creating staff (user) records in Guide Tools Providing a monthly repeat billing system for subscriptions ... more »