For those of you with a WordPress site, here’s a quick video tip on working with links in the backend and explaining a couple small improvements recently added to WordPress. Level: novice.
Forget about losing weight or learning a new skill for your New Year’s resolution. Well, maybe not forget about those, but we’ve got a New Year’s resolution that’s perfect for your website — plan out your content for the new year! It’s a brand new year and if you’re anything like most businesses, you’ve running […]
Getting people to your site: Five questions to ask yourself We’ve written before: SEO starts with content — and you could almost say it ends with content, too. Not quite, but almost. So, as you start writing content for your site, or as you take a fresh look at content that already exists on your […]
This past Saturday the entire Figoli Quinn & Associates crew headed up to Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR to learn and share all things WordPress at the Wordcamp PDX 2017 conference. Not only did we pick up a number of tricks, but I was given the great opportunity to share some thoughts on […]
What should be on your homepage? Keep it simple, keep it focused, keep it brief and above all be helpful. Sure, the design and content of your homepage depends a lot on what you do and the various reasons people might be coming to your site. But for our purposes today, let’s generalize a bit: Put […]
We’re excited to announce that I’ll be a speaker at the Wordcamp PDX 2017 conference. I’ll be giving a lightning talk introducing ways that WordPress developers can improve their content editing process and why that might matter. Check out https://2017.portland.wordcamp.org/speaker/steven-quinn to learn more and to sign up for the conference. Afterwards, we’ll be posting the presentation […]
Having a background in the craft beer industry, I was invited this year to be a presenter at the Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C., to talk about design and branding in the craft brewing industry. Every conference presentation needs a provocative title, right, so we called this: “Your Brand Sucks, Don’t Change a Thing.” […]
We’ve got another website live, https://www.marybutterworth.com. This fun site features the rare music of the 1960s psychedelic band Mary Butterworth and their one and only album. The site features redrawn artwork from the iconic album cover throughout the site, and featured on the front of the site with some parallax movement. Learn more about the […]
Another website is live! In probably the biggest rebuild project we’ve had to date, we helped Instant Music Now completely rebuild their e-commerce site selling royalty free music from the ground up. Learn more about what we did on their project page or visit the website to purchase some great royalty free music at https://www.instantmusicnow.com.
If you maintain your own WordPress website and use the Widgets feature to add bits of text or images or other content to the sidebar or footer of your site, it’s a good time to double check how that content is showing up properly. WordPress is normally pretty good about making sure upgrades to the […]