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4 Often Forgotten Things Your Website Needs

Photo: @wpchattanooga @kbjohnson90 via Twitter At Open Sky Web Studio we love learning–we have to! It’s a part of what we do every day as we explore the needs of our clients and find the best solutions for them. Along with learning, we also love teaching. The slides below are from a talk recently presented at the WordPress Chattanooga Meetup. This...

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Interviewing and Writing for Client Projects

*Note: It was a pleasure presenting this talk at WordCamp Jacksonville 2016. Below is the presentation description and slides. So you’re a pretty decent writer, took all those creative writing classes in college and now you work for an agency as a content creator and are looking for fresh ways to tell your client’s stories. Or, maybe you’re looking to make...

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WordCamp Jacksonville 2016 | Organizing, Teaching and Growing the WordPress Community

Open Sky Web Studio Loves Community! If there’s one thing we love about WordPress, it’s the community that surrounds and improves this open source software. One of our core principles at Open Sky Web Studio is to not be technical bullies about websites, the internet or technology as a whole. We are teachers at heart and love engaging with our...

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Theming out your WordPress Website with WPJax and JOMM

I’m honored to join a panel of WordPress experts at the WPJax and JOMM WordPress Meetup here in Jacksonville. We are answering questions surrounding the development of WordPress websites. Here is a breakdown and some additional resources for the discussion on Themes that I will be representing. What should we be looking for in selecting a theme for a do-it-yourself...

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Designing a Process that Gets Things Done

Tools and Tips to Exceed Expectations and Still Keep Your Sanity NOTE: So excited to be speaking at this year’s WordCamp Orlando 2014. Below is a copy of my presentation slides. As a small shop we are often tempted to start from scratch every time with each new project. We think we need completely unique design and code. Meanwhile, all...

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Why I use Genesis Framework for my WordPress sites

In praise of process There is great freedom of creativity with the right tools in place. Genesis Framework is one of those tools that has greatly enhanced the WordPress websites we build. Recently I was asked to share an overview of what Genesis is and why I’m using it at our local WPJax WordPress Meetup. If this interests you, below...

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