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Don’t forget market research before building your website

When we talk with our clients about a new website, they usually focus on how they want to design their website and what features they would like to have. But before we decide on the design and features, we would recommend our clients do some research. It will lead the client in the right direction when we move into website planning phase.

14 things a better B2B Drupal website should have

We have helped many of our B2B (Business to Business) clients deign and develop websites. Most of the websites were built via Drupal. We summarize our learning about what a better B2B company website is.

7 tips to improve Baidu SEO for Drupal websites

Drupal is a powerful content management system. It is also a good CMS for SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Google is the biggest search engine in the world. But when it comes to China, Baidu is the biggest one.

How to integrate WeChat with Drupal website

When we work with our clients outside or inside China, we always discuss how to market their websites. The clients will ask us to name top 1 social media they should use. In the last two years, WeChat is always on our top 1 list. There are a lot of articles explaining what WeChat is. I won’t explain the details here. In a nutshell, WeChat is equal to Facebook + twitter + Instagram + WhatsApp.

Host your website outside China for Chinese market

We mentioned how to build a website for Chinese market in the previous article. We will emphasize the cloud service provider on this article.

The tools we use for work

As a Drupal-based web development agency and a remote team, we can not work without online tools. We found it is impossible to use only one tool to serve all purposes. So, We need to integrate several tools into our workflow. Each tool has its own purpose. The below are the online tools we are using:

What is our company culture?

This is the topic I haven’t written before. I think company culture is more about how you act, not how you speak. That’s why I didn't mention it in the past. It takes time to build a company culture, but it is so easy to destroy it.

How I work as a remote worker

Being a remote worker for more than two years, I have learned few things to make it work. If you can find out what your best way to work remotely is. Working remotely will be more productive than working in the office when it comes to creative work.

Drupal和WordPress的选用时机

DrupalWordPress是世界上最多人使用的开源网站管理系统之一,这两个内容管理系统各有所长,以下根据我们的项目经验列出两者的特点:

How to build a website for Chinese market

The China internet market is different from the rest of the world. When most of internet world uses Google, YouTube, and Twitter, the Chinese internet world has its own rules. Due to internet censorship, most mainstream web services might not work in China. When our non-Chinese clients want to build up a website in China, the first thing we will do is to switch their mindset from mainstream world to the unique Chinese world.