How do you present an award-winning show home to greatest effect? How do you create an impact or impression that lasts long after the visitors have left?
Today we look at show homes in Cambridge NZ. We don’t have time to look at all show homes in Cambridge so we will concentrate on the gold award-winning Pukekura show home presented by Urban Homes – the most awarded Hamilton Master Builders in recent years.
The first thing Urban have done well is to make the show home easy to find on their website. The link is immediately visible on the main menu.
They also do well to make sure the viewer knows that this show home has received multiple Master Builders awards. This is paired with a few short, but well-crafted paragraphs.
“…the latest show home offering from Urban Homes, epitomises country craftsmanship and showcases the company’s passion for perfection.”
“Rustic country living meets high-end design in this show-stopping Cambridge home, crafted by none other than the 2019 National Show Home Award winner, Urban Homes.”
What follows is an exceptional piece of technology that allows you to “walk through” the Cambridge show home home in 3D. You can see every aspect of the kitchen design, walk through to the master bedroom, and enjoy every corner of the beautiful living room.
Following the walk through is a gallery of dozens pf professional photos that showcase the home in all its beauty. You get to see the impressive effect of the stone pillars at the entrance, the warm glow of the bricks used in the living room, the light coming into the bedrooms, and the luxurious feel that comes from the tiling in the bathroom.
This is a beautiful example of show homes in Cambridge NZ. It is presented magnificently to reveal the excellence and beauty in the materials and craftsmanship, as well as the attention to detail that contributed to winning so many awards.
Congratulations to Hamilton builders, Urban Homes on this stunning show home.
McClelland Refrigeration provides heat pumps and refrigeration throughout Dunedine and Otago. They sell New Zealand efficiency leading heat pumps brand – Fujitsu Heat Pumps and also provide servicing of heat pumps.
Let’s see the usability of the website. How easy it is for visitors to navigate throughout the website.
The website has got a clean and modern design with clear call to action on the home page. Has phone on the header right side which is clearly visible for site visitors.
The website is easy to navigate around and has got a button on the home page which takes them to the heat pump special page which lists out the different special running currently.
Chubb Security are New Zealand leading locksmiths and provide mobile locksmith throughout New Zealand.
Let’s see how easy it is for website visitors to use the website.
The website has a nice and clean design. It has all the information about what services they provide on the home page which is really good for website visitors because they feel they are on the right website.
The website has clear call to action such as business phone number and booking appointments.
Suggestion: There’s not enough spaces between the sentences which makes it not that easy for readers to read quickly.
Mid Roofing are roofing specialists based in Hamilton. They provide professional roofing services throughout Hamilton, Waikato & Auckland.
Let’s take a look at the usability of their website.
The site has good design. Easy to navigate around. The site has good call to action which is clearly visible to users. The site has the business phone number at the top and a contact form right in front of the site visitors.
Let’s take a look at the website from SEO perspective.
The title of the home page does not says what the business does.
There is no H1 tag in the page.
The meta tag is same across all pages of the website.
Google looks at all these points in order to index the website in the search results.
The site is not optimized from SEO perspective and will not rank well in Google search results. That means the website will not generate many leads until this is fixed. However Duoplus will be fixing this for them.
Here’s the link to Mid Roofing website if you want to take a look: midroofing.co.nz
Jenco Electrical are Registered Master Electricians based in Auckland. They provide all kinds of electrical services in Auckland.
Let’s review the usability of their site.
The design of the site is simple and clean. The site has the business phone number at the top of the page which makes it easy for site visitors to call the business. They have 3 testimonies on the home page which can build trust among website visitors.
From marketing point view, the site does not have a clear call to action which is visible to the site visitor when they are on the website.
The site is built using Joomla CMS which uses an outdated version of Joomla, which is not supported now. And it’s so confusing to make changes to the website using the Joomla Editor.
Now Lets talk about WordPress CMS. The most popular CMS on the web. It’s easy to make changes to the website using the WordPress Editor and the CMS is updated frequently and has a larger community base. So WordPress is far better than Joomla.
Microsoft’s CRM solution marries Good Technology’s secure container and app-level security today. Good Technology, a provider of secure mobility solutions, developed this on the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform.
Destination CRM claims, ” the Good-secured version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM provides IT with app-level security controls necessary to protect customer and financial data within the Good secure mobile app container, allowing sales teams to use Dynamics CRM securely on corporate-owned or personal iPads.”
This works by keeping contact email links invoke secure email in Good Work and keeping all customer data under IT control and far away from personal email apps.
Customer relations are complex. In a bid to simplify them, Bullhorn introduced a new tool called Pulse. Computer World claims,
“Pulse is a new, stand-alone software-as-a-service product that’s designed to give user companies instant insight into the health of their relationships with customers and other contacts. Using a built-in email-tracking system, Pulse automatically mines email communications and analyzes them in real time.”
It goes without saying that the companies who will receive the most benefit from this tool are those who deal with a multitude of customer complaints, queries and comments. It delivers cross-department visibility into who knows who, who has strong relationships and who engages the most with certain organisations.
The great thing about this tool is it doesn’t matter what email system your company uses. Bullhorn’s passive email tracking is integrated with Outlook, Gmail, Office 365 alongside social media platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn.
Commercial security is non-negotiable. By deciding to leave your business insecure, you have practically signed your resignation form. Don’t believe me? Imagine this: a very well known businessman has watched his business flourish over the year. Clients are plentiful, competitors struggle to keep up and doubters have been silenced. That is until someone realises he doesn’t even use a password – anyone can (and eventually does) get into his computer and steals all his files.
Leaving your business without proper security is very much like refusing to be a password and being surprised when things go wrong. Don’t be alarmed, there still is time to save your business through use of security systems.
The ChubbWatch Standard Commercial Security System is one of the best options available as far as standard security packages go. This security system is your businesses guard dog – except it never sleeps. By operating 24 hours, 7 days a week, you can be assured your assets, and even more importantly – your information, is protected. Features include:
The National Business Review’s website is a hub of news and sources relating to New Zealand’s business environment. To make the website more usable for a wider demographic, the site offers a Chinese section with articles typed in Chinese alongside a Chinese stock market table. Although this is great for Chinese users, it does little for users of other denominations.
The site uses two tab bars – the larger blue one and the dark grey one. The dark grey tab bar looks like it’s supposed to be sub headings of the main tab bar. However it is not. This makes it confusing and difficult to naviagte.