Digital Marketing

Why having a website is not good enough

ChangSheng Sze Tho   6 Sep , 2016  

search engine optimization word map

So you have a colorful website with the typography working, the best web design & colors that you love and even catchy tag line but you are making zero sales; what seems to be the problem? Well there is a difference between a good-looking website and a selling website. So here is how you can finally channel some of the huge online traffic into your website. More…

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Development

10 Ways To Increase Your Website Security

ChangSheng Sze Tho   27 Feb , 2016  

security for website

Website security is a top priority when thinking and planning on getting a website. The web as a whole is growing and as it is, so also the rates at which hackers are at work on the internet, doing what they know best; coming through the back door to breach the security of your website. More…

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Development,Ruby on Rails,Startups

Why We Build Your Web Applications and Startups Using Ruby on Rails

Steven Yap   4 Nov , 2015  

Hand holding a Ruby on Rails card

People commonly asked us why we use Ruby on Rails and not other frameworks like Python Django, Java Spring, etc. Many people would expect a framework feature-by-feature comparison answer from us and sadly, we do not really provide that. What we usually share is the culture, community and thinking of the Ruby on Rails community that makes it the winning combination for web applications and startups.

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Digital Marketing

Non-Mobile Responsive Websites will be Affected by New Google Algorithm

ChangSheng Sze Tho   27 Mar , 2015  

mobile phones

Have you heard?

From April 21st 2015, Google will implement a change in its ranking algorithm to penalise non mobile responsive websites.

The single most important Google algorithm change in 2015 is about to arrive. Google will include mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal, which they have hinted since last year, and now it is here to stay. More…

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Digital Marketing

3 Aspects of a Website that gives a Strong Impression

ChangSheng Sze Tho   14 Mar , 2015  

futureworkz above the fold

I am sure you have experience this moment once too many times. You searched for something on Google and when the results comes out, you clicked on it and the moment you are on the website, you scroll and glance for just a few seconds before clicking the back button. More…

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Agile Process

How Project Specifications Might Jeopardise the Success of Your Software

Steven Yap   8 Mar , 2015  

project specification document

What is a project specification? It is a document that defines exactly (note the word exactly) the requirements developing a system, from beginning to the end of a project. Project specification is used in almost all web and mobile development processes. More…

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Development

5 Awesome Features OF Joomla 3!

Steven Yap   2 Mar , 2015  

Joomla 3.4 features

Joomla has been an awesome Content Management System and one of the best choices for Open Source CMS. A major upgrade from the version 2.5 to version 3.x has given Joomla a whole slew of goody features for users to enjoy. It also shows Joomla commitment to keeping itself updated with the ever-growing needs of web users and the latest trends in the web.
Here are the 5 awesome features of Joomla 3 you must know: More…

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Business

Just how long does it take to build a website?

ChangSheng Sze Tho   2 Mar , 2015  

Just how long does it take to build a website?

It’s a great question to ask how long a website takes in completing but the answer is pretty simple. The time it takes for your website to complete depends. Let’s fall back on an old way of explaining this situation. You have to make a choice and pick only two options out of the three: cheap, fast and good. If you have chosen fast and good, you have to miss out on cheap i.e. your website won’t be cheap. Picking cheap and good will require you to admit that your website isn’t going to be fast. Choosing cheap and fast means you will be missing out on good part. More…

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UX/UI Design

Why Responsive Web Design?

ChangSheng Sze Tho   18 Feb , 2015  

Why Responsive Web Design?

Responsive design is currently the best method towards offering the best user experience on a vast range of mobile platforms, from smartphones to tablets and other mobile devices. Some people tend to be confused when it comes to responsive website design; many believe that mobile website design is the same as responsive design; they are wrong. More…

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Business

Making a success of your Website Revamp – Part 2

ChangSheng Sze Tho   12 Feb , 2015  

successful website part 2

In Part 1 of the series [Making a success of your website revamp], we listed a few points you should take note.

1) Set Clear Expectations and Objective
2) Get Feedback
3) Improve the look, not change the Entire Site

As for part 2 of the series [Making a success of your website revamp], we will touch on several points often overlook by business owners. More…

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