Calling Auckland Web design and development firms

I often get asked by small to large businesses for help in finding and selecting firms to design websites. While I know a few design firms, I suspect there are many that I have not met, and I don’t know enough about the ones I do know. Over the next two weeks I’d like to …

More text and fewer articles visible equals more pageviews

NZ’s own RWW reports that readers of the FT’s mobile Web app consume “about three times as many pages through the app as they are through the desktop in an average visit“. Drawar.com concludes in turn that the reason is that the the articles are in a single column in the web-app, while on the …

The best form of imitation: Rugbyheaven.co.nz and SuperXV.com

Fairfax NZ’s Rugbyheaven.co.nz site has been subsumed into the Stuff site. It’s all about making sure the traffic goes to one place (Stuff), and beating the total traffic and visitors at NZHerald. I was inside Fairfax Digital at the time, and felt the team did a great job with the design, and it is sad …