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On the 6th September 2021
What is a wireframe in website development or application development?

What is a wireframe in website development or application development?

In the context of website development or application development a wireframe black and white, deliberately simplified line drawing of the layout of a website or application. This is sometimes mistakenly synonymous with website prototyping.   Example   How are wireframes used? Wireframing is one step in a professional website design process. It’s a time and […]

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Categories: Business Development, New Products or Services, Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, Website Development, Website Development
On the 6th September 2021
What does a professional website development proposal look like?

What does a professional proposal, contract or estimate look like?

This article outlines what both parties involved in a proposal, contract or estimate for internet marketing should expect and work towards during the negotiation process.

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Categories: AdWords, Analytics, Business Development, Company News, Content Marketing, Pay Per Click Management, Press Releases, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, Video Production, Website Development, Website Development
On the 6th September 2021
What does professional website development look like?

What does a professional website development process look like?

If you’re evaluating website development for your business we’ve written this guide to help you know how to define professional website development. Unfortunately, there are many who claim to offer professional services and very few resources to help you confirm and identify the good from the bad.   1. Receive a Professional Proposal This is, without […]

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Categories: Company News, Press Releases, Website Development
On the 24th June 2021
In Depth Comparison of WordPress vs Laravel (CMS & eCommerce Included)

In Depth Comparison of WordPress vs Laravel (CMS & eCommerce Included)

We developer custom WordPress Themes from scratch and existing platforms like Roots (Trellis, Bedrock and Sage), as well as custom WordPress Plugins. We’ve done so for almost the entire time we’ve been in business (circa 2005). Over time we’ve gradually discovered the limitations with WordPress but ultimately decided that the alternatives were just that: an […]

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Categories: Programming, Website Development
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 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 5th February 2019
dreamweaver using ssh key passphrase is not supported

dreamweaver using ssh key passphrase is not supported

  This article documents the key obstacles I faced while trying to set up my local development environment for general Laravel development.   The Context I’m on Windows 10, with Git installed from Git-SCM.com and running the latest version of Adobe’s Dreamweaver. Which means installing Git and utilizing Dreamweavers Git GUI. I had this installed previously […]

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Categories: 10, IDE's, Programming
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
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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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