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.
Last week, the global technology community celebrated the Web's 20th birthday. Considering its impact, the Web must rank as one of the most important inventions of all time.
The Music Academy of the is a remarkable place. Founded in 1947, the classical music school serves about 150 of the world's best classical music students with an 8-week summer program. We were thrilled to be selected by the Academy and its marketing consultant, Patty Gessner, to build and host a new site for the Music Academy.
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 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.
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.
We've recently added a series of advanced capabilities to the Webvanta hosted CMS, to enable features that are more in the web-app domain—well beyond what you'd expect a CMS to provide.