About Rob Jennings

When he found himself embroiled in a conversation with someone talking about their ‘customer-centric core competencies’ he realised it was time to create a Web Design Agency that was less about self promoting buzz-words and more about people and giving them the tools to understand the web.

The idea behind We Push Buttons was to create an environment where business owners can learn about building their organisation, whether it be with an outstanding website, SEO or any other marketing ideas. Coming from the art industry and online retail background he knows first hand the needs of growing a business in a tough environment.

What Prototyping tools do we use at We Push Buttons?
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Most of our clients have never heard of prototyping, UX or UI, however, once they begin a new website development project with us they very quickly learn how important these tools are to ensure that their vision can be translated into the online world.  Just as artists sketch a new piece of work prior to… Read Full Article

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Start-Up Ecosystems
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Key findings from this initial analysis are: Capital 41% of startups globally are threatened in what we call “red zone”: they have three months or less of cash runway left. Many very young startups live with only a few months in cash—29% were in that situation already before the crisis—but the crisis put 40% more… Read Full Article

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What is Domain Authority?

What's the difference between Page Authority & Domain Authority? Your Domain Authority measures the ranking strength of your whole website and its subdomains, Page Authority measures the strength of individual pages within your site. It has a similar scoring algorithm as Domain Authority, from 1-100. Your site’s authority and your competitors It would be a waste of… Read Full Article

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update

As the situation is changing by the hour, we wanted to provide you with an update about the plans we have in place to ensure that project work is still being completed and that we are still providing maintenance, security and phone support as required in these very difficult times. It is our responsibility to… Read Full Article

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Why we use BigCommerce in our eCommerce Design Agency

  Why we recommend BigCommerce:   BigCommerce is a reliable hosted platform You’ve probably heard the terms “open-source platform” and “hosted platform” in reference to various content management systems. The difference between these two types of platforms is huge. When you use an open-source platform, you’re responsible for maintaining a hosting account, installing the software,… Read Full Article

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Interactive Websites for Teaching and Learning Fun
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Put away your Power Point presentations and forget about Publisher as tools for delivering education and check out these interactive websites for teaching and learning fun. The following three websites offer easy to use, exciting alternatives to traditional presentation tools. Powtoon animation website Release your inner animator on this free to use website that wants… Read Full Article

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Social Media and the Busy Business
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Including business social media into your schedule Personally, as a small business owner, I do not work the usual nine-to-five hours that most of the population do. While running my own business, the practice of finishing work hours late into the night is quite common. Working into this long day I have to spend considerable… Read Full Article

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Get Your Small Business Website Design Right the First Time
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Small business website design If you want to push the right buttons with your customers, read about the eight essential elements of an effective small business website below: Have a plan If you build it on the web, they won’t necessarily come unless you have a strong sales strategy. In order to get the most… Read Full Article

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YouTube for Business

What other benefits are there to a YouTube channel for your business? The benefits of a professionally produced video cannot be over-stated. You may have great content on your page, but users tend to scan, rather than read, at least until they find something that really grabs their interest. With a YouTube business video embedded… Read Full Article

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What is a Content Management System (CMS)?
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A CMS is basically a software system that facilitates administration, authoring and collaborative content creation for web users who are not experienced with web programming languages. The three most popular CMS are WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are easy to use and are often favoured by small businesses, individual bloggers and not-for-profit organisations. We have written… Read Full Article

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Finding Events Close to you via Geo-location
Finding Events Close to you via Geo-location

Geo-location: Using an Events Calendar program to highlight events close to the user As part of the development of the Farm Table site we were looking to add a geo-location feature to show a list of events within a certain distance of the currently logged in user's address, information which is held in their private… Read Full Article

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What is UX Design?
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UX Design is User Interface Development Providing a successful user experience requires a balanced approach throughout the development life cycle. To ensure this balance, you must not only focus on implementing the functionality required to complete a task but also on how the task is exposed through the user interface. Remember, the user interface must… Read Full Article

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Hosting and Maintaining WordPress
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Hosting and Maintaining Wordpress One of the great things about Wordpress, the world's most popular content management system, is the ease with which it can be hosted. The underlying technologies that it uses are among the most commonly offered by hosting providers, and the ease with which it can be deployed is one of the things… Read Full Article

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How to use Pozible, Australia’s Crowdfunding Platform
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Getting it right is Pozible! Pop onto Pozible and scroll through past successes, and you’ll find projects spanning everything from the arts to animal and human welfare. Artists, innovators, educators and community and environmental groups have all benefited from successful Pozible campaigns: the diversity of excellent projects on offer is a testament to the strength… Read Full Article

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What is a Landing Page?
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If you are using a home page as your landing page you are most likely losing valuable sales leads. The home page of your website is designed to be general purpose and explain what it is your business does, and why you do it so well. Imagine your home page is the shop front window:… Read Full Article

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Your Small Business & the Web Design Process
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The Web Design Process What you need to know before contacting a web designer Your website is the first place many potential customers go when they are researching products and services so an effective, properly planned website is essential. A well designed website increases traffic and turns enquiries into sales at a fraction of the… Read Full Article

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What is the Ultimate Content Marketing Team?
What is the Ultimate Content Marketing Team?

What is the ultimate content marketing team?   A content marketing team functions within a framework that has a content strategy, a sufficient timeline, and a realistic budget to work with. The team will consist of several different people with complementary skills in order to execute a content marketing strategy. How can you get the… Read Full Article

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A Podcast Might be What You’re Looking for
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Have you thought about Podcasting? A Podcast can transform your static web page and turn it into so much more. In fact, audio quality can often be the most neglected area of an otherwise professional web presence. Make your webinar sound as professional as the content: Speech on the internet has to be clear, loud… Read Full Article

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Goodreads vs. Booktopia

Goodreads vs. Booktopia: What’s the difference? Goodreads and Booktopia are all about books and reading, but that’s where the similarity ends. One site is dedicated to reader interactivity while the other is a dedicated online bookstore. If you’re wondering which site to join, read on!   Goodreads Goodreads is a seriously interactive, reader-orientated site, and… Read Full Article

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Downloadable SEO Glossary of Terms
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The language of search engine optimisation (SEO) is confusing if you don't use it everyday. To help you understand we've created a simple downloadable glossary of terms. Download the SEO Glossary

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