Posts Categorized: Interwebs 101

How carefully do you vet your WordPress plugins?

We WordPress a lot. One of the strengths of WordPress as a content management system, especially for the non-techy crowd, is that there’s almost nothing that can’t be done with the help of a little plug-and-play code magic. We love us some good plugins now and again. As a small firm, they’re essential to letting… Read more »

Has Facebook gone full mad scientist on us?

The internet has been angrily buzzing over Facebook’s collaboration with Cornell University to determine whether emotional contagion could be spread through social networks…for good reason. No one likes to find out that a broad clause covered by an “I Agree to the Terms of Use” checkmark has signed them up to be a psychological lab… Read more »

Don’t Be Caught With Your Analytics Down

Analytics can be a real bugbear. Most of the time, they tick away happily in the background of the site, content to be ignored until it’s time to run through your monthly or quarterly report. When you’re using a program like Google Analytics, which replies on a coded connection between your site and an external… Read more »

Getty Embeds

Have we mentioned that Getty, one of the largest stock image services, is making all of their content free to use without a watermark through their embedding system? Pretty exciting, I know. We were pleased to add them to our source list for ways to source royalty-free images for the web. You’ll notice that they’re… Read more »

The Value of Good Design

So you want a professionally-designed website? We can help with that. Before we sit down to chat about your goals and site needs, let’s do a quick exercise in setting expectations. How much do you think a basic website costs? No cheating, now–write it down. Got it? Okay, go ahead and mouseover the picture below… Read more »