- blog n.
- Website on which an individual or group of users produces an ongoing narrative.
23 11/2007 RSVP Event Hire
RSVP Event Hire provide everything from marquees, tables & chairs, glassware and crockery through to the kitchen sink – literally. Established in 1983, RSVP Event Hire not only cater to small parties and functins, weddings and local events but have also gained an enviable reputation in the national market having furnished numerous prestigious events; the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Gold Coast Indy, State of Origin, the Woodford Folk Festival and Brisbane Ekka to name but a few.
As a regular viewer of Channel 7’s ‘Sunrise’ breakfast show I was interested this morning when they roped in Pete Blasina to run through their new and supposedly ‘cutting edge’ website and tell us how great it is.
Graphically the site isnt the worst I’ve seen though its not the best either and is extremely cluttered and disorganised. It almost looks as though they made a list of features they needed to include then threw them at a magnetic boardâ¦
28 09/2007 Propeller at Web Directions South 2007
Over 600 delegates attended WDS07 along with a raft of exhibitors and international speakers from all disciplines and areas of web design; Andy Clarke, Aaron Gustavson, and Chris Wilson to name but a few. The premier web conference in the Southern hemisphere, WDS07 is sponsored by Microsoft, Adobe, the W3C, Glass Onion and Wired Sky.
Named in memory of noted Australian web pioneer Nigel McFarlane, the McFarlane Prize aims to recognize and encourage excellence in web design by Australian web professionals.
21 09/2007 Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre
Here at Propeller, we’re avid scuba divers so when Redlands’ Tourism Award Winners Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre approached us to re-design their website, bringing with them a whole host of some of the best underwater photography we’ve ever seen along with an open and innovative attitude to the project, we knew we were in a position to create something really special.
31 08/2007 Setting a Web Design Budget
James explains different ways of looking at how to budget for a website; by Marketing Percentage – allocating a portion of your existing marketing budget or by Return on Investment (ROI) – allocating a specific percentage of your overall budget.
Web Survey Institute XiTi Monitor reports that Firefox has achieved almost 28% average use rate in Europe in the beginning of July 2007, with a progression in the totality of the 32 European countries studied.
03 07/2007 Let there be Web Divisions
In response to some interesting demographics emerging from the 2007 A List Apart Web Design Survey, Jeffrey Zeldman calls for dedicated Web Divisions in business. Its a sad reality that most companies large enough to have either I.T. or Marketing departments tend to let them loose on the company’s website with oft ordinary results.
20 06/2007 The Business Case for Web Standards
As a web standards compliant developer we at Propeller can outline numerous major advantages in building websites which are compliant to current web standards. Accessibility, Search Engine Optimisation, Ease of Expansion and Future Proofing to name but a few. There are a whole host of business benefits in using web standards though if our client doesn’t understand the technology or the basis for the arguments, it can be a difficult message to communicate.
28 05/2007 Print vs. Web
People often ask us if a website will work better for them than printed marketing materials or vice versa. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple yes / no answer; as both web and print mediums achieve different objectives and work well as a team within your marketing mix.
People are extremely task-focused on the Web. That means they are much less open to content that is not directly related to the task at hand.