May 2018 saw the release of the new look Fowles Wine website.
Fowles Wine is a burgeoning local Victorian wine producer with a growing export market through America, the UK and Asia.
The Fowles Wine website has been designed to assist future growth and extend into emerging markets.
Wagner Contemporary first came to Web Prophets to use Etools email marketing software. In June 2016, Wagner Contemporary, re-branded and moved to a new location which called for a new website. Wagner Contemporary wanted a solution that allowed them to easily update the website in-house. The website needed to showcase the current exhibition as well as have a listing of upcoming and past exhibitions. Artists profiles was also a huge part of the website with a listing of artists they represent and artworks that are available for purchase as well as artworks already sold.
Arctic Rescue Victoria Inc. is a brand new not-for-profit organisation setup to assist with the re-homing, rescue and fostering of arctic breed dogs. The website is a very important tool for the organisation as it allows them to promote dogs that are ready for adoption or in need of foster care. As a volunteer run organisation, the ability to collect donations online as well as sell tickets for fundraising events helps raise funds so the organisation can keep saving dogs in need. Arctic Rescue were the recipient of on of three $5000 web development sponsorships that Web Prophets offers each year to not-for-profit organisations.
Teba are specialists in deploying on-line platforms that assist SMEs in adopting new technologies to build business efficiencies. Teba came to Web Prophets with a challenge which included implementing a website that ‘walked the walk’ (the old website was built in 2010) and fast. The new website needed to be online within 3 weeks to serve an upcoming Events campaign relaunching the business, as well as promote the business as solution providers and position Teba’s key staff as technological thought leaders.
MS Australia approached Web Prophets in mid-2013 to redesign and develop their website. Part of MS Australia’s requirements was to focus content directly to its audience and to have the capability to update the website themselves.
Web Prophets worked with MS Australia to build a new website focused on the needs of people with MS, Carers of people with MS and people supporting the organisation.
Spa Wellness Travel have been a client of Web Prophets for over 8 years now. Spa Wellness Travel's old website required an update to improve the presentation, including a responsive theme for easy viewing on desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile devices.
The Institute for Creative Health (ICH) asked Web Proohets to redesign their website.
ICH are an independent non-profit organisation that aims to establish long term support for arts and advocacy, research and practice across all areas of health and to embed the arts in the nations approach to health and wellbeing.
ICH's old website required an update to improve the presentation and access to information, including a responsive theme for easy viewing on desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile devices.
Australian Book Auctions (ABA) required a new site that would promote their Upcoming Sales online.
The website needed to be easy to navigate and easy to update for ABA staff. Part of the required features include an email subscription to the ABA newsletter, design of the newsletter and software to allow ABA easy management of email newsletter communications.
Wangki Radio required the services of a web developer to assist them with the design and build of a website for their station.
The site required:
- Program publication
- Radio Streaming services.
CTC are a national organisation that provides training and technical assistance to communities around Australia to help them implement the Communities That Care (CTC) system. The CTC system aims to improve health and wellbeing of local youth. Their clients are people interested in improving the health of young people and may range from local council representatives to philanthropists, to state and federal government, to business people, schools, health services and more.
Uninterrupted is a project by MS Australia to create a online community for people with MS, their family, friends and carers. They have the ability to connect and share their stories and find out more information on MS and it's symptoms.
Digital strategy. As a term it’s becoming increasingly overworked. Whatever you call it, digital strategy is essentially a way of thinking about the digital world of the future and how you and your organisation’s communication fit into it.
As you can imagine, we work a lot with our clients on their digital futures.
These proven tips will give you the confidence to know your strategy is leading you in the right direction.
The digital communication landscape changes everyday – the technology, your audience and your organisation. Think about strategy as the process that allows you to grow and adapt to these changes, engage, look forward, and be ready for the future.
Whether you are a graphic or web designer, it's important to keep accessibility in mind when designing for online applications. In today's world, so much can be done online from shopping, paying bills, communicating through social media, emails and facetime, researching, GPS maps and the list goes on... Using websites, tablets and smart phones is only going to continue to grow, so why should people who are visually impaired or have cognitive disabilities not have access to the online world we live in?
Here some great tips to help with the design process for websites and online applications...
Iwantja Arts asked Web Prophets to design a new logo and website to represent a community of artists living and working in and around the Indulkana Community in far north eastern South Australia on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands 400km south of Alice Springs.
Iwantja Arts is a NFP, Aboriginal owned and run corporation. The art centre encourages artistic excellence and cultural development for its community by providing opportunities, training and career development for artists.
The Mornington Peninsula and Western Port Biosphere Foundation approached Web Prophets to redevelop their website. Seeking a new, fresh look the website needed to aid the organisation by presenting its projects clearly to the public, and encouraging support through membership, donations and volunteering. Recognised by UNESCO, The Biosphere is a unique area on the outskirts of Melbourne which seeks to create a sustainable balance between the goals of conserving biological diversity, promoting economic development, and maintaining associated cultural values.
You may have heard that on 21st April 2015 Google released a new algorithm for their search results to account for mobile friendly search. You may now be asking yourself Is my site mobile friendly? and How do I find out?
Depending on your site and what purpose it serves our research shows that between 13% and 37% of your site visitors are now using a mobile or tablet to access your website. For a breakdown of device and industry usage; check out our report for April 2015 usage based on the industries we work with.
Here are 10 useful facts & tips to find out more on this issue.
Amnesty International is a global organisation that is committed to defending people who are denied justice or freedom. The AM-Unity magazine was created by members of the Victorian University students population who are interested in discussing issues around local and international human rights. The magazine has a permanent team but also welcomes submissions from external writers, artists & photographers. The magazine is designed as a platform to talk about Amnesty International's campaigns, empower young people who are concerned about human rights issues and connect like-minded people on issues that they care about. The first publication launched in October 2013.
Key features that AM-Unity cared about when considering a new website was design, showcasing feature articles from each edition, space to display the AM-Unity YouTube channel and a great collection of photographs.
Able Australia required the redevelopment of their website. The project was driven partly from a rebranding strategy, the need to have a CMS which would be easier for staff to update, and to assist the organisation move into the competitive space that the NDIS will present in the future.
Key features which were important to the organisation was the need to better communicate the services offered in different states around Australia; the ability to easily grow these services, and being an organisation that services people with multiple disabilities we needed to ensure that the site content was easily accessible for everyone.
In April we completed a quick review of mobile usage based on websites we have designed & developed over the last couple of years.
In our review we looked at the analytics of the last 50 websites Web Prophets developed.
We broke these down into 10 sectors - which are the main areas we work within. Below are the outcomes of our research (all data is for the period 29th March 2015 - 28th April 2015)
I know at times it looks like what website designers and developers do is black magic. So, to explain everything we do when Web Prophets creates a website for you we thought we would break down the 10 steps of planning your website project.
Think about what you want the website to do for your business. Write this down and do research to find out how you can set up your website to achieve your goals.