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No Heartbleed Here: Webvanta Servers Unaffected

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.

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Year in Review Highlights on the Web

The end of the year always brings with it an outpouring of reviews of the year past. Here's a few we've enjoyed reading.

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Modernizing MacBeath Hardwood

Modernizing MacBeath Hardwood's Web and Email

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.

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Why Website Goals Matter (Sebastopol talk)

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.

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An Architect

An Architect's View on the Importance of Manufacturer Websites

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.

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The Changing Requirements for Manufacturer Websites

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.

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The Parade Comes to Webvanta

We had a great open house last week, and would like to thank everyone who stopped by. We had such a good time, we didn't remember to take any pictures — but here's a few of our town's annual Apple Blossom Parade, held two days later.

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New Site Highlights Spectacular Friesian and Warmblood Horses

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.

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Please Join Us At Webvanta

Please Join Us At Webvanta's Magical Open House Party!

Do you love sushi, magic, Webvanta, raffles, afternoon drinks, websites and that new office smell?

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Are You Using Content-Empty Marketing for Content-Full Products?

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.

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