How to use GIT with Acquia Drupal hosting (aka Git For Dummies)

These are my private notes on Live Development on Acquia Drupal sites. They may be a little sparse and lacking a few details but they work. I made this due to a lack of details in Acquia's documentation. Consider it a git cheat sheet for dummies :) How to do Live Development on Acquia Drupal 1. … Read more about How to use GIT with Acquia Drupal hosting (aka Git For Dummies)

How to leverage browser caching to speed up a website

Speeding up a website can be a chore. One of the easiest ways to speed up a website is to leverage browser caching. Browser caching helps a webpage load up quicker. It helps your browser "remember" the resources it loaded before - saving them in its memory (called a cache). This helps with … Read more about How to leverage browser caching to speed up a website

How to organize a project with a client using Trello

Our philosophy is that working with a client is always a collaboration. Every client is unique thus every project is unique. The hard part has been figuring out how to organize a project with a client. Email doesn't work, paper gets lost and many applications aren't meant for collaboration. The best … Read more about How to organize a project with a client using Trello

Google Inbox review

I've had Inbox by Google for a couple of days now and here is my mini-review after using it exclusively for 2 days.  This is coming from someone who's used Gmail almost exclusively for 10 years (has it really been that long?) and loathes email with a passion. First thoughts It's purty - no doubt … Read more about Google Inbox review

How to stop Google Analytics from tracking you on your own website

As a website owner, you visit your website more often than anyone else.  You'll go to blog, reply to comments, check to see if everything looks good, etc. Unfortunately that also means your statistics aren't accurate because they'll be skewed heavily towards your own activities.  Thankfully, … Read more about How to stop Google Analytics from tracking you on your own website

Simple Youtube SEO tips to get more views

Did you know that YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine after Google?  That’s why you’re selling your business short if you don’t have a YouTube channel that you are regularly uploading content to.  My simple YouTube SEO tips will help you get more views and hopefully more traffic to … Read more about Simple Youtube SEO tips to get more views

How much should a website cost?

How much should a website cost, in terms of time and/or money?  For that matter, how much does a car cost?  There's no simple answer.  The total cost of a website will vary based on the features and services needed - and who is providing them.  Someone inexperienced will charge less, someone more … Read more about How much should a website cost?

How to make your website mobile friendly

Why you need a mobile-friendly website  On April 21, Google updated their search algorithm. They started pushing mobile-friendly websites up in the rankings. And they started penalizing sites that did not adapt to mobile devices. This much is clear: being mobile friendly is a critical aspect of … Read more about How to make your website mobile friendly