Running a Small Business Means Owning a Big Hat Rack In the last few hours I’ve helped two team members solve project problems, answered 3 urgent emails, had an impromptu phone meeting with a happy client, reviewed an invoice going out, shot a team member with a Nerf gun (deserved), and wrote a proposal for…

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Anything that saves time without cutting corners is gold to any small business and we have a feeling any one of these tools has the potential to save your company time and money or reduce errors and create new opportunities. Making the world a better place one pixel at a time is a task that…

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woman wordpress developer

I just finished an internship at Highforge and I’m excited for my future career opportunities. This wasn’t the path I thought I’d take earlier in life, but now that I’m here, there’s nowhere else I’d rather be. Hi, my name’s Ashley. And I’m reinventing myself as a woman in tech. I have a Master’s degree…

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dont let your business get scammed

Scammers are scum of the earth. And scammers that target newly minted entrepreneurs hungry for new business really make me even more angry. This scam has been around for years, but it’s getting harder and harder to catch, so hopefully this timely public service announcement and reminder for our creative community on how to avoid…

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A friend of mine is a commercial airline pilot. He used to fly F16s in the Air Force. If they had just dropped him in a cockpit and told him to figure it out, he’d never have left the ground. There are literally hundreds of (pardon my laymen’s terms) doodads, doohickeys, widgets, leversticks, and stemwinders…

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As a designer it is difficult to put into words the importance of typography. Every designer to some extent has a passion for typography, type design and lettering. Take it from this famous designer: “I can’t explain it; I just like looking at type. I just get a total kick out of it. Other people…

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Creating HTML buttons with padded borders is fairly simple. Throw a span inside an <a> tag, add a little CSS to make it look pretty, and you’re all set. But what happens if you can’t alter the HTML structure? Recently, our head code pirate, Adam Bradford, came up with a simple, yet elegant solution by…

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