Gearbox Creative Breaking News

  • New Generation Awards – We Won Gold!

    What are the New Generation Awards? Founded in 2012, the New Generation Awards honours the innovative use of social and digital media. “The awards continually evolve to include new trends in social and digital media, new industry technology and platforms, as well as international trends...

  • Driving Business Blog Engagement in 10 Easy Steps

    This is a synopsis of 10 Advanced Strategies for Driving Business Blog Engagement by Aaron Agius. Giving your Business Blog a Boost Your blog is an extension of your business. So, make sure to give your readers only your best work. Anything less will reflect...

  • what3words: Revolutionising Locations – Kick it Google Maps

     what3words This company is revolutionising the concept of location. It is no longer necessary to rely on complicated GPS coordinates to find a specific address. You now need only three words to find any point on a world map. what3words has divided up the world...

  • Gearbox Creative: Bigger and Better – Literally

    New Year’s resolutions have come – and gone. The time has flown past, but in our architecturally-superb offices we have been grafting – hard. Gearbox Creative has grown and is stronger than ever. Of course, with new clients to showcase, we needed a website that...

  • Creating Boutique eCommerce Stores

    eCommerce Stores in South Africa Although eCommerce in South Africa is still in its infancy, it is a growing proportion of the country’s GDP. In 2013, eCommerce stores were estimated to make up 2% of the total retail market. However, online shopping, particularly in South...

  • The Gearbox: Reaching New Heights in 2017

    Reaching New Heights Welcome to 2017! This year, The Gearbox will be striving to reach new heights. The company has signed on a number of new clients whose profiles will soon be gracing our pages. Further, we are relocating  – and expanding  – our offices...

  • eCommerce History: From Bartering to Banknotes to Bitcoin

    A (very short) history of eCommerce Although the history of  traditional commerce dates back to the Mesopotamian tribes of 6000BC, it was only in 1930 that paper money was introduced. Bitcoin arrived even later, in 2009, as the first decentralised electronic currency. In between, electronic...

  • The Wonders of WordPress: Part 2

    The Wonders of WordPress Business Welcome to part two of The Wonders of WordPress. Having discussed the basics of website development in the previous articles*, we are now ready to move on to using WordPress for business purposes. 7 reasons to make WordPress your company’s CMS:...

  • The Wonders of WordPress: Part 1

    The Wonders of WordPress Welcome to the world of techie talk: b2, CMS, CSS, forking … and, yes, that is a legitimate computer term … and all things website-related. This is the second instalment of your user-friendly guide to understanding the intricacies of building your...

  • Business Websites 101: Dynamic CMSs

    Business Websites 101 Cyberphobia (or its milder form – technophobia) is an irrational aversion to computers. Symptoms include excessive sweating and a resistance to completion of computerised tasks. Sufferers include Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and … you? Don’t let your pen and paper reliance hold