From The Desktop
Should You Expect More From Your Web Designer?
Web designers are often the first point of contact for businesses hoping to improve their digital marketing strategy. I, for one, think we ought to deliver.
Web Hosting by Fused
Astuteo is hosted on the Fused Network Starter plan – a solid combination of quality, speed, and customer service in the $10-15 per month price range.
1944 Green Bay Packers Contract
A 1944 letter and one-page NFL contract from Curly Lambeau to Ed McGroaraty offering him a position to play football with the Green Bay Packers.
Effortless Productivity Tracking with RescueTime
RescueTime is a simple time-tracking application, or rather productivity monitoring application, that requires no data entry from the user. Like applying Google Analytics to yourself.
Hey, You Stole My Website Design!
When my website design got ripped off, I found myself wondering if I really had any recourse at all. So I decided to ask a trademark attorney.
Eight Major Failures of the Tropicana Redesign
Examining the flaws inherent in the 2009 redesign of Tropicana's packaging. A comparison of the old and new designs across eight very important categories.
Web Development Project Estimator
I used to use a spreadsheet for basic project estimation. For my own convenience, and with the help of Todd Lekan, we built this micro app.
Ten Unavoidable Reasons to Start a New Web Project
Fame, glory, honor, and a whole bunch of other reasons why you should be seriously considering investing in a new web project.
Caught in a Marketing Scheme: The Jerk Store
If We Don’t Mention Our Weekly Special, It’s Yours Free! A brief observation on Walgreens and their nonsensical deal-of-the-day policy.
How We Sold Our Home Fast in a Slow Housing Market
When we listed our property, condos were averaging 110 days on the market. We sold ours in three and half weeks. Here's what we did in hopes it gives you the edge you need.
How to Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Your Job
I’ve known my whole life what I wanted to do, but not everybody has been so blessed. Here's what I know about work and life in general, because to me they’ve always been one and the same.
Five Simple Ways to Kickstart Your Website Traffic
Bring qualified traffic to your site by establishing good links in the right places. An overview of communities and resources that can be used to your advantage, no matter your business.
8 Ways to Improve Your Business With Gratitude
Customer appreciation is a tool every business has at its disposal, yet few choose to utilize. Find out how to incorporate simple, appreciative gestures into your relationships.
Maximize Revenue From Your Existing Client Base
Satisfying client requests is not the same as fulfilling your client's needs. By developing a program of comprehensive service, you can build a better business on fewer clients.