I imagine, design, and develop amazing products.

Since 2007 I have run a web development, mobile application and Internet marketing company. I’ve helped Fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses grow their companies.

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Nov

09

Bonus Sandwich - packaging your sales

Bonus Sandwich - packaging your sales

I’ve been listening a lot to Smart Passive Income lately. It’s a great podcast, full of great sales, marketing and product tips to help you step your game up. Recently Pat interviewed Derek Halpern of Social Triggers and Derek pr...

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Squashing bugs, it's part of the job

Squashing bugs, it's part of the job

Software bugs are part of the process Software bugs or “defects”, unfortunately are a standard part of any software development process.  As a consultant my customers have varying levels of understanding and experience with ...

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Jul

28

Setting up a drip email campaign with MailChimp

Setting up a drip email campaign with MailChimp

This weekend I spent some time working on Post Kudos, the online and mobile app that makes it easy to collect video testimonials.  One of the features I wanted to add was the ability to set up an automatic drip email campaign...

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Jul

21

What's trending in web design

What's trending in web design

Single Page Websites Single page websites are great for companies or organizations that consciously do not want to have a lot of content to add and manage. The idea is that all of your websites content can be found on one long sc...

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Jul

13

Expert advice is not free

Expert advice is not free

Some prospective clients have their requirements finally detailed; maybe it is even an official RFP.  However, you will often get the client that has thought about their idea a lot but has never documented it in a way they ca...

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Jul

09

Trust your gut and turn that project away

Trust your gut and turn that project away

One of my primary job responsibilities at Web Ascender is to identify companies that are a good fit for our services.  The success of my business is not only defined by the success of the projects we accept, but also the proj...

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Mar

03

Winding down a product company

Winding down a product company

This month we started to wind down DNNspot.com one of Web Ascender’s product ventures.  It was a difficult task to decide the future of that mini-company because it was profitable, but that isn’t the only thing that matters.&...

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Oct

05

Better services, not more services

As a business owner I am always paying attention to how other companies operate and market their businesses. Recently I have noticed that some companies tend to just offer more services to try to get more business. Why don’t compa...

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Setup Ruby on Rails OS X Lion

Setup Ruby on Rails OS X Lion

In the last 6 months I have installed Ruby on Rails 3 a hand full of time on OS X. There are lots of different articles on how to do this but this is the simplest and the best way I have found to setup my Ruby on Rails 3 developm...

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Apr

19

Effective Guerilla Marketing

Effective Guerilla Marketing

I received the most interesting lead on a website yesterday.  Being an entrepreneur, a salesman , a marketer, a developer and all the other roles I play at Web Ascender I have to always be consintrating on  continuing my...

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My Ventures

  • Web Ascender

    Web Ascender

    Web/Mobile design & development.
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  • Post Kudos

    Post Kudos

    Mobile App for client testimonials and customer reviews.
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  • File Ascender

    File Ascender

    Easily upload and share files from anywhere.
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  • DNN Spot

    DNN Spot

    High quality, easy to use, accessible and search engine friendly modules.
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My Books

Executive Guide to Web Design

This book is designed for business executives who want to learn about critical factors that affect your businesses website and online marketing. After reading this guide you will be comfortable working with your web design firm, marketing department and steering the direction of your company's online success.
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What Internet Startups Need to Know

Are you interested in making the next big thing? Do you have a great idea, know your industry, and have a good way to get your product into the hands of others? This short e-book will go through the primary things to consider when evaluating and executing on your web or mobile application startup.
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Need a Speaker?

I do presentations to small local groups as well as Fortune 500 companies.  I have been requested to speak about:

  • Entrepreneurship experience
  • Running a small business
  • Using Social Media to improve your business
  • Personal branding
  • Internet Marketing
  • Web design and internet trends
  • Numerous programming topics

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