Web services

  • Brands on Facebook & Twitter favoured by consumers

    People who are Facebook fans and Twitter followers of a brand are more likely to buy the brand’s product or recommend it to a friend, according to a new study by Chadwick Martin Bailey and iModerate Research Technologies. The study of 1,500 consumers found that 60 percent of Facebook fans and 79 percent of Twitter… Read more »

  • Office in the cloud

    Following on from our recent post about cloud computing, we want to explain how as an every day user of the internet based services, ‘the cloud’ can improve your productivity when working away from the traditional fixed office, which is increasing due to the current offerings of flexible web applications If you can access the… Read more »

  • All about cloud computing

    This post will answer your questions whether you want to start using ‘the cloud’ service as a developer, or you are intrigued as how it can save you costs as a project manager or director. Put simply, cloud computing means that your computing resources live outside of your computer or computer room. The Cloud is… Read more »

  • Where to find 2012 contract bids

    After attending a recent business event in Brighton, I was encouraged to hear that there is an active channel for securing new work and contracts for the 2012 olympics relating to digital media and marketing. And I thought it would be worth sharing. Below are a selection of free services that enable businesses to compete… Read more »

  • What the Magento community needs..

    Magento is an open-source ecommerce web application launched on March 31, 2008 by Varien. Now this is the ecommerce application that everyone was waiting for, and to be open-sourced, meaning free to install, no licence required, even better! Magento 1.3 feature list (PDF) is all that customers will need for their online store, and easy… Read more »

  • What does Beta mean?

    Google has a reputation for never completing a project. GMail has been around for five years but is yet to lose its “beta” tag. Docs, Calendar and many other Google services are still beta-products despite having evolved radically since their initial release. The company’s reasoning for endless beta cycles has never been clearly explained, and… Read more »

  • Our 5 favourite online services

    We’ve been asked by colleagues and clients alike, ‘what services do you use everyday, and which ones make your life easier?’. Hence the reason for this post. All these services are ‘cloud based‘ meaning you can log on and access them anywhere in the world, giving the potential to work wherever, whenever you need to…. Read more »

  • Our new offerings for Content Management and Ecommerce

    We have revised and repackaged our most popular software applications to make it clearer for you what we can offer you, and to showcase the most state of the art open source software available. Using open source software means you are not tied into any licence agreement with us or any other third parties. If… Read more »