• Google Map

    13 09/2011 Changes to Google Maps Embed Code

    Google Maps is a great free service, providing all manner of options for viewing and embedding maps on your website. As such, we’ve embedded many maps, custom and standard into client websites to help their clients find them easily.

  • 06 05/2011 Harness Google Places to Boost Your Business

    Geo-location marketing is all the rage with social media and Google Places is at the forefront of this trend. If you haven’t yet claimed a Google Places page for your business, you’re missing out. Google Places is free, easy-to-use and highly beneficial to both your search and brand image.

  • 04 05/2011 7 Reasons Why Having More Than One Domain Name Can Help Your Online Business

    When deciding to get your company an online presence many business owners make the mistake of purchasing just a single domain name. Over time this can prove costly for a number of reasons. Instead business owners should obtain a variety of domain names for their company.

  • 07 02/2011 Introducing Social Sharing

    Facebook and Twitter are really starting to flex their muscles in the online marketing space with many business Twittering their goings-on and bringing together and informing their clients through Facebook Groups. To make your HTML email newsletters go that one step further, PropellerMail users can now take advantage of our new Social Sharing feature.

  • 14 12/2010 Use uppercase (capitalised) text judiciously

    I don’t normally re-post articles regarding website data-entry and styling but I find myself having to re-iterate warnings against the over-use of uppercase or block-caps to clients continually, so this article from Roger Johansson, one of the web’s foremost authorities on accessibility issues, was nicely timed.

  • Typekit

    22 11/2010 Typekit - bring forth the fonts

    Not many people realise it but websites have traditionally been bound by the regular fonts installed on the users computer. Hence until recently web designers have been restricted to a rather small list of around 8-10 fonts which can reasonably be expected to be present on most users’ machines.

  • 25 01/2010 Firefox & Safari incorrectly sizing table on hide/show

    The tables in question have a fixed width and render perfectly without the hide/show mechanism and also (bizarrely) render correctly with the hide/show engaged in IE(Internet Explorer) but in Firefox and Safari, we get an odd gap on the right hand side of the table.

  • Email Marketing Landing Page

    09 07/2009 Speed up your site with CSS Sprites

    CSS Sprites are nothing new so I’m not going to reinvent the wheel – rather I’m going to explain how we’ve employed them in the new propellerglobal.com to reduce HTTP requests, decrease total image file-sizes and limit the overall page weight. All combined these small improvements dramatically reduce the time it takes a browser to download and render the page.

  • 06 06/2007 Textile & Shopify - Entering information has never been easier.

    Developed by Dean Allen, Textile is a lightweight markup language – in plain English, shorthand for XHTML. Along with many other popular CMS and blogging tools, Shopify provides Textile support for entering articles in static pages such as your ‘About Us’ page or in your blogs – i.e. ‘News’. Textile allows you to add some style to your articles without knowing any XHTML – Textile will convert your text to clean, valid code, keeping your site in order! Here’s a few examples you can use at home:

  • 16 11/2006 Get tooled up with Google

    In a few short years Google has gone from a garage to one of the world’s largest and most influential companies. Its hard to think of the web today without thinking of Google and how to achieve high search ranks is generally one of the first questions we’re asked when clients are looking to invest in a website.

Recent Projects

  • The 'New' Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel Website

    Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel

    We dont often share single website launches but in this instance there is a degree of history behind it which speaks to a return on investment not normally associated with websites.

  • Brown Brothers Engineers New Zealand

    Brown Brothers Engineers New Zealand

    December 2013 saw the launch of a new Brown Brothers Engineers Australia website. October 2014 sees the turn of New Zealand parent company Brown Brothers Engineers.

  • RedFest 2014

    RedFest

    Read about Propeller’s 2014 responsive reboot of the RedFest website.

  • Into Harmony Health Services

    Into Harmony Health Services

    Into Harmony Health Services are located in Bayside, Brisbane. Melanie Young has been passionate about health and wellness for over 30 years. Following a substantial period of rehabilitation following a car accident and surviving cancer in her late twenties, Melanie has dedicated years of personal development and training to assisting other people with their health challenges.

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