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Is ExpressionEngine Good at SEO?

Chevy vs. Ford. Coke vs. Pepsi. David Lee vs. Sammy. In any group of enthusiasts there are classic debates that rage on year after year.

Content Management Systems (CMS) are no different. Any time the topic of “What CMS to Use?” comes up, enthusiasts of different products immediately start pitching in on why their favorite CMS would be a better choice. Often a given CMS is suggested because it’s “better at SEO” (SEO being Search Engine Optimization. Just in case you didn’t know).

Key Performance Indicators for Small Digital Agencies

This morning I attended a talk at the Mobile Chamber of Commerce given by Kenny Crow, Managing Partner of Crow, Shields, Bailey PC. They are a local CPA firm that work with a lot of small businessses in the Mobile area. Kenny’s talk was on Key Performance Indicators and using them to measure business growth. I’m hoping to get him on the podcast to talk about this a bit more, but I had some thoughts and wanted to share them with my fellow Small Agency Owners. Maybe this will even start a conversation that makes us all better.

What do projects with Blue Fish Look Like?

We get asked this a lot by prospective clients, “what does an average project look like for you and your team”?

The problem is that our team hasn’t had an “average project”… maybe ever? In 2015 we jumped around from designing an Android Mobile app for one of the largest semiconductor companies in the world to designing a local police force website to working on launching our own Software as a Product company in Q1 2016.

While we can’t say “this is how your project will go for sure” we can outline some basic tenets about how we try to work with our clients.

Thanksgiving Recipes You’ll love

Thanksgiving is next week. All of the Blue Fish fellas love to cook. Well, if we are being completely honest we love to eat and at some level you have to learn to cook if you want to eat well. We were talking about recipe’s that we use around the holidays. So we decided to share them with you all. We hope you like them. If you end up making one of these recipes definitely let us know how it turns out.

A Year on with Bohemian Coding’s Sketch App

In June of 2014 we wrote “We like Sketch but You Don’t Have To…” and talked through the fact that we were switching all of our UI and Web workflows to use Sketch instead of Photoshop/Illustrator. Well, it’s been over a year and we thought it might be a good time to revisit this and let you know how it’s going.

How’s it going?

It’s still Buggy. That said, if you ask a lot of folks on twitter, Photoshop and Illustrator are still buggy too. Bugs are the nature of software. Find me a piece of software free from bugs and I’ll show you a Unicorn eating cupcakes.