Latest News

While we're usually busy looking after our clients websites, we love to share the latest news at RAZOR Web Design and helpful articles into the world-wide-web. Read through our latest news below.

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MAKE A CHRISTMAS RETAIL PLAN

Yes Christmas is just a month-and-a-few days away however you still have time to get a 'plan' in place to ensure you make maximum opportunity of this time of the year. E-commerce sites unfortun...

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TIPS WHEN HOSTING YOUR WEBSITE

When hosting your website its important you choose the right company. Many things affect how good or bad a hosting company is when it comes to looking after your website. Many people get stung by host...

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THE POWER OF THE WEB - ITS NOT JUST FOR MARKETING!

Most people when you ask them ‘what should a website do for a business?’ will often answer ‘help market and promote a businesses products and services’. Which in basically every case is true -...

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WHY BUSINESSES WITH NO WEBSITE ARE LOOSING THOUSANDS IN REVENUE

In ancient times (which is 10 years ago in the world of the web), people would target certain advertising medias to help boost their businesses workflow by advertising and attracting new customers to ...

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WHAT IS HOSTING? WHAT IS A DOMAIN NAME?

People often ask 'what is the difference between domain names and hosting'. Well, quite a lot. Firstly you need both working together in order to have any sort of web presence or email functi...

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HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU PAY FOR A BASIC SITE?

We often have people saying how affordable we are compared to other developers - but then we also have the opposite end - we're too expensive... The main question is - how do you know what you're payi...

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BUILDING A WEBSITE: THINGS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER

Lots of new clients over the years asked me 'what is the main things to consider when choosing a web developer'. Obviously I could go into lots of detail but you're probably busy like me, so ...

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INSPIRATIONAL LINKS

From the experts!

Often people ask us for handy resources when it comes to building their website or designing their new brand. We have spent years creating websites and brands for companies all over New Zealand - ther...

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PHOTOS SELL YOUR BUSINESS

Good photos go a long way.

Ever been to a site full of text and you don't know where to look? Does it look cluttered and unstructured? That's where photos are a key part of your website. Good quality, professional photos. Mos...

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SEO OR GOOGLE ADS

Which is the best for you?

Don't get confused, people often wonder whats better. SEO for the their website or just Google ads. Whats the difference? SEO - Search Engine Optimisation is basically tweaking your we...

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EXCITING NEW CMS RELEASE

RAZOR releases Zulu CMS 3.0

We recently released our newest, custom Content Management System; Zulu. Originally developed by RAZOR Web Design back in early 2011, the latest release of Zulu has taken years of cultivating and hund...

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RETAIL: UTILISING THE WEB EFFECTIVELY IN 2017

Nearly all of us use the web everyday, as a part of our day-to-day life. We're all pretty good at Facebook, watching Netflix, reading the news and finding out the local gossip. However, how many of us...

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WRITE YOUR CONTENT FROM YOUR AUDIENCES PERSPECTIVE

When it comes to writing content, many business owners write content that is in "their perspective", meaning translating the message across to the client becomes difficult, meaning less sales - less m...

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WE'VE MOVED

After 4 years at 3A Hall Street in the SMART office, RAZOR Web Design has moved just over the road to 2 Hall Street and is now open for business! In 2012, RAZOR's founder & director - Matt ...

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SELL YOUR BUSINESS, BEFORE YOUR PRODUCTS

When it comes to marketing, most businesses focus heavily on selling the product, instead of the business as a whole. When someone is making a purchase, especially for that of a high valued product, t...

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KEEP CONTENT SIMPLE!

On a website, it' best to structure content on the page, like a pyramid. The important stuff, simplified and the top, and the more in-depth information further down. 80% of people want to know the key...

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TO SCROLL OR NOT TO SCROLL?

Many people tell me, "can my site be all on the front page, without the requirement to scroll?". My first response in general is "yes, but no". There are some good reasons to have your information abo...

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BROCHURE DESIGN

Make it look great!

Brochures are key marketing material to give to potential clients & customers where they don't have direct access to your website. They can contain vital information generally including your busin...

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