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On the 7th November 2019
Seeking Full Time Sales Person

Seeking Full Time Sales Person

We’re growing and seeking an additional full time sales person. The Ideal Candidate: Must be local and able to commute to our Sherwood, Oregon office daily. At least 3 years of business to business sales experience. Excellent computer skills. Extensive familiarity with social media platforms. You use or know how to use Facebook, LinkedIn, Google […]

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Categories: Careers
On the 18th September 2019
Seeking Part-Time Local PHP Developer

Seeking Part-Time Local PHP Developer

We are seeking a part-time local PHP developer to work out of our Sherwood office. Job Description Generally, the work will be scattered and small tasks. Occasionally tasks that may take a few days to a couple of weeks to complete. Communicate over email and phone with clients about their same-day change requests. Enter them […]

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Categories: Careers
On the 1st July 2019
Seeking Part Time Marketing Manager

Seeking Part Time Marketing Manager

We are growing and are in need of an additional marketing manager on a permanent part-time basis which will grow to full time. We are a teaching company, on-the-job learning is encouraged but this is a position that requires certain non-negotiable skills.   Who should apply? The ideal candidate must: Full of ideas. Loves to […]

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Categories: Careers
On the 13th May 2019
What does a professional photography project look like?

What does a professional photography project look like?

There’s that old saying “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.” But this time might be the exception! Photographers are, at their core, judged by their cover photos. You can instantly tell if you’d be satisfied with that quality of work. So this article is not as focused on identifying quality photographers but more focused […]

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Categories: Digital Marketing
On the 16th April 2019
Seeking Executive Assistant

Seeking Executive Assistant

This position has been filled. We are seeking a part time (2-4 hours a week) executive assistant who will grow into full time. This person must be local to Portland, Oregon, USA and available to work from our Sherwood, Oregon office daily M-F during the training period. But we encourage working remotely, and respect the […]

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Categories: Company News, Press Releases
On the 4th April 2019
Review of Razer Thresher Ultimate Headphones

Review of Razer Thresher Ultimate Headphones

As a company, we do professional cinematography, video production and photography. Having excellent headphones when shooting on set is essential for ending up with a great product. Interestingly, premium gaming headphones are often some of the highest quality headphones – especially with a mic – that you can get. So I recently purchased the Razer […]

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Categories: Razer
On the 19th October 2018
Roots Issue #13: tee: /etc/exports: Operation not permitted

Roots Issue #13: tee: /etc/exports: Operation not permitted

Context I recently upgraded to MacOS Mojave.   Problem When I ran vagrant up for an existing site (but was new to my machine) I got an error message after entering my password: tee: /etc/exports: Operation not permitted mount.nfs: requested NFS version or transport protocol is not supported There was actually more to the error but […]

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Categories: Bash / Shell, Programming, Roots, Tips and Tricks, Trellis
On the 17th October 2018
What Roots should tell you before you use Trellis, Bedrock and Sage

What Roots should tell you before you use Trellis, Bedrock and Sage

We have a love-hate relationship with Roots. What we’ve learned in the past 18 months of developing WordPress ecosystems with Trellis, Bedrock and Sage is that Roots claims to be a faster way to develop WordPress websites, but that’s not the whole story.   Our experience has been that lack of clarity on what technology, […]

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Categories: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis
On the 30th August 2018
Adobe Illustrator: Creating depth of field with blur, multi-tone coloring and weather

Adobe Illustrator: Creating depth of field with blur, multi-tone coloring and weather

In this video we’ll show you how to create a city scape, with water, and adding depth of field with multi-tone colors, layers and vector elements to create weather. This tutorial copies and deconstructs a design we found on Matt Simons’ website. All credit for the design goes to his design team. Download the Illustrator […]

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Categories: 2D Vector Design, Adobe, Illustrator
On the 28th July 2018
A plain text list of all countries in the world and their respective states / provinces / counties

A plain text list of all countries in the world and their respective states / provinces / counties

We created a plain text list of all countries in the world and their respective states / provinces / counties. It’s incomplete but that’s the goal. Available on GitHub in raw format.

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Categories: Programming, Tips and Tricks, Website Development
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Since 2005 we've been offering digital and content marketing strategy and implementation. Including website development, search engine optimization and marketing, search marketing and more.

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