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The Panama Papers – One More Reason to Keep Your WordPress Site Updated

Recent news has covered information exposed by the “Panama Papers Breach“, which resulted in a huge leak of millions of emails containing financially-sensitive information. Hit hardest were world leaders and powerful people who were exposed hiding large sums of money off shore. The breach caused created a number of sticky controversies around world leaders, and is sited as …

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User Personas

We talked about the foundation of UX – user personas – at our local tech and business center BendTech. The meetup took place on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 7:00 PM. This is a “book club” styled group, where a topic is set, people within the industry read up on it, and then we come prepared to discuss. Main …

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Fine Tuning for Mobilegeddon

It was all the buzz this month, especially on April 21st, the day Google rolled out new rules prioritizing mobile-friendly sites. Buzz term = Mobilegeddon Tech articles by Search Engine Land (Google: Mobile Friendly Update) and USA Today (‘Mobilegeddon’ could be bad news for 40% of top websites) had been warning about the change for weeks …

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Presentation: Why UX Matters

I recently gave an overview of User Experience, plus why and how it should be incorporated into your website project at a recent marketing meetup: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: UX Basics w/Stacy Desmond. The focus of the presentation was to give a beginner’s introduction to UX and help marketers understand how many …

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Single Page to Professional Portfolio

Rice & Son’s Redesign Working with Rice & Son, we flushed out the details of their site’s content, created a site architecture, and implemented dynamic slideshows to show off their key projects. We expanded their site from a single page point of contact to a fully-fledged portfolio.