Helpful Posts About Webvanta History
By now, you've no doubt heard about the so-called "Heartbleed" bug in OpenSSL, the software that the marjority of the Internet uses to encrypt communications. We are pleased (and relieved!) to report that the Webvanta servers do not use the affected versions of OpenSSL, so the security of our system has not been compromised by this bug.
When we first connected with Jon MacBeath at MacBeath Hardwood, he was facing a series of technology challenges he wasn't sure how to address. His email service had become unreliable, he wasn't getting acceptable support from the provider, and the company's website was in dire need of an overhaul.
Next week, I'll be giving a talk for the Sebastopol Entrepreneur's Program on one of my favorite topics: why website goals matter. Over ths course of working with hundreds of website owners in the past five years, we found that one of the first places that web projects go wrong is a lack of clarity about the real goals of the site.
As web developers, we understand that manufacturers may sometimes wonder whether the importance we place on having a great website is self-serving. It is, of course, but that doesn't mean it isn't true. Here's an excerpt of a great blog post from BUILD, a prominent architecture firm in Seattle.
Not too long ago, manufacturers that sold through distribution felt little need to have sophisticated websites. Today, however, manufacturers are missing a huge opportunity if they don't have sites comparable to high-quality, consumer-facing sites.
We're excited to take live a beautiful site we've been working on for several months, for Iron Spring Farm in the hills of Pennsylvania.
Do you love sushi, magic, Webvanta, raffles, afternoon drinks, websites and that new office smell?
If you're marketing beer or soft drinks, you don't really want to give details about the product; it's an emotional sell, with pictures of happy people and lots of information that is essentially unrelated to the actual product.