Did you know? Your Instagram user name isn’t just a user name – it’s your online identity, your brand’s persona, and your chance to shine on the platform. If technology feels a little intimidating, fear not! We’re here to help you create an instagram user name that’s memorable, effective, and represents your brand in the […]
Write Better Emails: Tips for Effective Communication
Even with the proliferation of messaging apps and social media platforms, email is still the preferred mode of professional communication. The average person can receive as many as 120 emails a day, with 99% of us checking our inboxes at least once daily. That’s a LOT of communication. How much of it is truly effective, […]
What is Web Hosting and Maintenance?
Web hosting isn’t exactly the most inspiring aspect of WordPress web design, but it’s an important one for you to know a little about. Even the best websites can deliver a sub-par user experience if they aren’t housed on the right web host! You don’t have to know everything about it, but having a basic […]
Plugins in WordPress web design: how much is too much?
Whether you have a small startup or a thriving company with a long history, WordPress is a great choice for web design. It can be daunting to dig into if you’re not a website pro, though, and there are a lot of different paths to the same end result—even if not every path is necessarily […]
More Joy, Less Stress: Decluttering Your Digital Space
Spring is traditionally the time of year for cleaning up and clearing out. We awaken from longer nights and cooler temperatures to more energy and more drive to get things done. We feel the urge to clear space for this newfound energy and drive. We clean up yards and gardens to encourage new growth; we […]
Choosing a Web Host
There are a lot of moving parts working together to make your website look awesome on the web. As a website owner, you’ll want to have at least a basic idea of what’s going on under the hood of this beautiful machine, so that you can feel confident about making decisions in the initial set […]
Secure Your Website with SSL
The web is a go-to place for your audience to learn about–and buy from!–your business. As the online market grows, security is becoming more important, both for you and your customers. A secure site means that the people who visit you online feel safer, and are more likely to stick around. That’s why, beginning this […]
Communication is Collaboration
Last month one of our team members moved out of Portland, all the way to another state! Social Media Maven Josselyn Haldeman now calls Olympia, Washington home. We couldn’t be happier for her, but working remotely can present unique challenges. As a company, we value the personal connection and efficient brainstorming that can come with […]
Congratulations! Your Website is Live!
Your Website is a Living Thing Congratulations, your new website is out into the world, ready to be discovered by wonderful people far and wide! This isn’t the end of your journey, however: to get the most out of the investment you’ve made on your website, you’ll need to update and maintain it. Like a […]
Social Media Trends 2018
One of the biggest challenges of social media is that it’s always changing. Old platforms switch up their interface, lose users, or disappear entirely. New, confusing platforms pop up to fill the gap. Even the old stalwarts go through massive changes over the course of a year (installed the new Snapchat update yet?). Social media […]