Here's where we post info about interesting things we learn and about all the fruits of our labour - the stunning websites that we design, develop and launch!

Stampezy, our loyalty app startup, has just launched!
9 May 2017

Stampezy, our loyalty app startup, has just launched!

Stampezy is a digital replacement of paper based loyalty cards.  Nothing more (for now), nothing less.  It's been designed to be super easy to use - no app install required (it's a web app), no complicated sign-up process (frictionless at the point-of-sale) - it's just really ezy, it's Stampezy!

NetPotential and Black Market featured in Microsoft’s tech news
1 July 2016

NetPotential and Black Market featured in Microsoft’s tech news

Meet the .NET Core Early Adopters. This week Tim Thomas from NetPotential, a small but mighty web dev agency, shares a 9-month project of theirs using vNext, or as it's now known - ASP.NET Core! Here's Tim's summary.

We've launched the new Black Market Wines website
13 May 2016

We've launched the new Black Market Wines website

After nine long months of development, we are stoked to release the high profile Black Market Wines e-commerce website.  This website has been completely revamped with significant development to the front (public) and back (admin) ends of the website.

2 May 2016

MailChimp Responsive Email Blueprints Demo

We recently wanted to show clients and prospects what the MailChimp responsive blueprints email templates looked like.

Google Adwords ditches right-side ads in search results
23 February 2016

Google Adwords ditches right-side ads in search results

It won't be long before desktop users begin to notice that the Google ads are no longer appearing on the right hand side of their search results.  Instead Google has decided to display four lucrative ads at the top of the search results, and another three ads at the bottom.  

19 January 2016

Older versions of Internet Explorer no longer supported

Microsoft is now prompting their Internet Explorer users to upgrade their browser versions, as of January 12, 2016 they will no longer be providing security updates or technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer.

The rise of smart devices demands responsive websites
19 January 2016

The rise of smart devices demands responsive websites

Research company, Nielsen has reported 3.1 million Kiwis are spending over 14 hours online on average a week.

2 February 2015

Twitter no longer fully supports IE8

Twitter has dropped IE8 support, meaning that Twitter widgets in your site won't work when viewed in IE8.  Ben from Twitter Inc, says "the make-up of the web has changed and is now made up of a much more diverse array of physical devices. Thus we are also strongly considering dropping support for Internet Explorer 8 much sooner..."

14 January 2014

Blackmarket Search Engine Optimisation Case Study

NetPotential launched the redeveloped blackmarket website in February 2010.  As part of this redevelopment, NetPotential spent time on implemeneting the lastest SEO techniques.  We were not only targeting the website, but the optimisation of particular wines so blackmarket has the best possible exposure to search engines.  This increases web traffic, brand exposure, and ultimately leads to higher sales. 

16 December 2013

What makes a good website?

A good website attracts visitors who return again and again, and presents your company image in the best possible way. Here are some guidelines for how to ensure your website is a success: