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Links in the WordPress content editor

Jan 22, 2018

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.

Your website New Year’s Resolution: Content

Jan 18, 2018

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 […]

What are SEO ‘keywords’? What do you do with them?

Dec 05, 2017

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 […]

FQ at Wordcamp PDX 2017

Sep 26, 2017

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 […]

Home sweet homepage

Sep 18, 2017

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 […]

Speaking at Wordcamp 2017

Sep 12, 2017

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 […]

Your brand sucks, Don’t change a thing

Aug 16, 2017

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.” […]

Mary Butterworth Website

Aug 11, 2017

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 […]

New E-commerce Website

Aug 05, 2017

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.

New WordPress ‘Text Widget’: some glitches

Aug 03, 2017

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 […]