Howdy, I make websites for people using WordPress and the Genesis Framework. When I’m not working, you can find me sniffing books, swimming in the neighbor’s pool, or watching crime dramas. My husband, Dave, and I are parents to two rescue labrador retrievers, one black and one yellow. We embrace diversity. Meet Carrie Dils, one of the top-notch developers coming right out of the Lone Star State. She specializes in Genesis sites, and has been building things with WordPress for several years, and working with computers since as long as she can remember. Her dad was a computer scientist who […]
By trade, training, and education, I am a learning and development professional, which most people have no idea what that means, so instead I say this: I am a WordPress enthusiast. That is truly how I see myself. I’m super familiar with what not to do with WordPress, and feel lucky that I’ve converted a hobby into a full time venture! Meet Travis Smith, a WordPress developer who made his way over to WordPress from Blogger long, long ago. Doesn’t it seem like there are so many people who started out on other CMSs, had talent, and once they discovered […]
Meet Michael Martin, the developer behind ProBlogDesign.com. Michael is a designer who initially wanted to simply create an awesome WordPress design blog to share tips and tutorials with other web developers and bloggers on how to build great websites. Very quickly, however, the blog lead to an influx of requests to design websites for clients. I started getting requests from people to design their websites for them, and for that reason, started offering our custom design and development services within a few months. I now work with a fantastic graphic design partner, and we have a great group of talented programmers […]
The current economy being a bit recessed across the US, a lot of people are unable to find jobs and are turning to entrepreneurship and starting their own companies instead. The dream of entrepreneurship has become more motivating than the goal of working for 40 years and living out your final years on retirement savings. There are a lot of different companies to be started: small businesses, service-oriented businesses, and startups. There is a bit of confusion about what it means to start a startup. Not all new companies are startups, nor should they be. Definition of a Startup A […]
I love to build things. I love creating something that delights the people that use it. I believe in thinking critically and being intentional. I humor my compulsive trait by letting it drive me to make things better. Alex King has been around WordPress since the earliest days. He’s one of the original contributors to WordPress, beginning his career in Silicon Valley. Now in Denver, he continues to be a leader in the community, developing themes and plugins that are some of the most innovative and powerful on the market. His team at Crowd Favorite is top notch, leading the way both […]
International WordPress consultant Noel Tuck created happytables, an optimized web solution for restaurants. Meet Noel Tock, international WordPress consultant. Noel is Swiss, currently living in Zurich, and is one of the more active European developers in the WordPress Community. He solves problems that SMBs and the non-profit sector have, and created happytables, a full restaurant solution that provides an optimized web solution for restaurants. Happytables has seen substantial growth in 2012, and Noel sees the platform growing very quickly in the next year. I’m not a developer or a designer, but I’m definitely a WordPress consultant. You might say that I’m a […]
Growing Your piece of the pie. Nearly 20% of the internet is built on WordPress. From small Mom and Pop businesses employing WordPress to further their brands, to big enterprises taking advantage of WordPress as a large-scale CMS, businesses of all kinds are utilizing the extensibility and ease of use that WordPress provides to accomplish their goals. It’s also no secret that WordPress is one of the top choices for internet marketers. The uptick in managed hosting as an industry is proof-positive that the WordPress market and community as a whole are exploding. In fact, about ⅓ of all WordPress […]
A helpful list of features that have become essential for running a successful eCommerce site.