150 articles by Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit

A few hard truths about remote work

A few hard truths about remote work

In the past 18 months, a lot of companies have had to adopt remote work - or so they claim! There are a lot of misconceptions and bad practices out there and we must speak up against them.

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What we're up to now - Reflections on the first half of 2021

What we're up to now - Reflections on the first half of 2021

We have completed the first half of 2021, and we thought we'd let you know about what's going on at MarsBased regarding projects, team, strategy and more!

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Remote is the new cloud

Remote is the new cloud

One of the good things the pandemic has brought us is the normalisation of remote work. In this blog post, I share my opinion of the new tsunami wave this will bring and its rippling effect that will have on society as a whole.

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One year of Life on Mars: how to start listening to our podcast

One year of Life on Mars: how to start listening to our podcast

We are celebrating one year of our podcast, Life on Mars. If you are joining just now, here's a guide of what you can find in it!

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A small trick to help you estimate the size of a site

A small trick to help you estimate the size of a site

Here's a small trick we use to calculate the size of sites, in numbers of pages, when we're facing a migration or we need to estimate costs for our proposals, using the sitemap of the site.

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Beating the virus: lessons from our seventh year running MarsBased

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone differently and we are no exception. We want to share our ups and downs from 2020 in our annual post about lessons learnt, including management, finance and mental health, among other topics.

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From Valencia to the stars! We've partnered with Singularu!

We're happy to break the news to everyone that we've signed a contract with Singularu! During 2021, we will help them to scale their e-commerce platform and make it skyrocket to bigger heights!

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Hiring more Martians!

2021 has started in good fashion for us. We've hired a couple of extra people, and we're signing new projects for the rest of the year, so if you want to work on exciting stuff, drop us a line! We're hiring!

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Good to see you back, Rundit!

Good to see you back, Rundit!

We have joined forces with the Finnish startup Rundit to help them up their development pace with our JavaScript team! Rundit had been our clients between 2015 and 2017, so it's good to have them back!

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What's up?

2020 was quite a wild ride for us and 2021 is off to a good start already. In fact, we've been so busy that we haven't blogged in two months, so it's time to let you know what we're up to and catch up properly!

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All the 2020 episodes of Life on Mars, the MarsBased podcast

In June 2020, we launched our very own podcast, Life on Mars! During the second half of this extremely convulse year, we've released a few dozens of episodes about technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Check them all out in this blog post!

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What a cool thing we're building!

Throughout all the ups and downs of the entrepreneurial voyage, one tends to lose focus and forget about enjoying the ride. Also, we tend to focus on our own vision and forget about how others perceive us, which is as important or even more than what we think about ourselves!

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