• Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre

    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

    This excellent article from James Archer is a great guide on setting a budget for anyone considering a new website or re-designing an old one.

    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.

  • 25 07/2007 Firefox Marketshare Surges to 28% in EU, Growing Globally

    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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Brown Brothers Engineers

    Brown Brothers Engineers

    Our final website launch of 2013 brings Brown Brothers Engineers to life. Established in New Zealand in 1908 initially specialising in electrical engineering and later diversifying into pump manufacture for domestic and commercial use, Brown Brothers Engineers today employs 140 people in 13 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand.

  • Richmond Fellowship Queensland (RFQ) Annual Report

    Richmond Fellowship Queensland are a community-owned organisation that supports people facing mental health challenges and social disadvantage. This year Propeller were delighted to have the opportunity to work on RFQ’s annual report.

  • OpenSSL (Heartbleed) Advisory for PropellerMail

    OpenSSL is an open source software suite that is used all over the world to encrypt communications over the internet. Heartbleed is the name given to a bug in that software that could allow unencrypted access to that information while it is in server memory.

  • Changes to Email Configuration

    It has come to our attention that previous (and some current) versions of hosting cPanel services have incorrectly displayed email account logins with the following format:

  • Scheduled upgrade of cPanel hosting service

    We are excited to announce that we are now in the final stages of a major cPanel hosting infrastructure upgrade.

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