Vermont Artisan Tea & Coffee Co. went live last week (July 2011) and let me tell you I am very happy it did! This site has eCommerce on it and the original cart we were using (which shall go unnamed) had a lot of great press and reviews and hype. In short, it looked good [...]
I admit I favor WordPress to begin with but it seems I’m in very good company. According to the stats counter at WordPress.com, WordPress just crossed the 50 million install mark. So who are these people? Well some of them are: WordPress provides so many interesting stats like how many people view WordPress sites (283 [...]
On Weds June 22, we learned that three WordPress plugins had been compromised by hackers at WordPress.org. The three plugins had been in their repository for only a day or two before the hack was discovered. As part of our regular updates we update the plugins and it is possible these plugins were updated installed. [...]
Ah, it’s good to be back in Burlington, Vermont. The last time I worked here was back in the late 80′s for Hallam Associates as a CAD manager at One Lawson Lane. If you’re over there sometime, look up and see the Otter Creek Awning covered window on the 2nd floor corner over the entrance [...]
This week we launched a new website for Green Mountain Software, mobile computing specialists since 1994. GMSW wanted their website to look different from other developers of mobile applications. They asked us for a design that reflected Vermont and diverged away from the typical high-tech look and feel. Visit the new site.
During the early stages of the recession we found ourselves working very hard to do all of the tasks necessary for a website design and development firm AND keep up with pet projects and continue to seek new work. After over a year of late nights and still feeling the pinch, we decided to seek [...]
I was working this evening and monitoring a few Twitter streams when I suddenly realized I had 5 new Twitter followers. These people all followed me within 30 minutes, 4 of them are female (at least they seem so from their profile names), but I didn’t recognize them. So I decided to do a bit [...]
Most of my presentations and speaking engagements are here in Vermont. But there’s one that isn’t. The one speaking engagement outside of Vermont that I love to do is in Las Vegas: PubCon! It’s been about 3 years since I presented in Las Vegas and my last presentation went horrible. There was an early snow [...]