Tips & Tutorials

Building an Animated Web Project Using a JavaScript Timeline

For the month of April, Media Temple was offered ad banner space on CodePen.io, an online community for sharing and exchanging front-end code snippets. It was an exciting…

Let “Why” Drive the Client Conversation

When I meet a new client, the first question I ask is “why”: “Why do you want a website?” This simple question becomes the starting point of a…

How To Scale Your Customer Support

Earlier this month, LiveChat interviewed (mt) Media Temple Support Manager Eric Shure. We’ve spent years building and scaling our support processes, and stay focused on the challenge of…

Protect your Domain! New ICANN Validation Rules.

On 1 January 2014, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, otherwise known as ICANN, instituted a policy whereby all domain registrants/owners are required to validate their…

Lessons Learned Running an Online Side Business Pt. 2

In the first post in this series, Keir Whitaker puts the modern entrepreneurial market into perspective exploring options and tools for creatives to start and run side businesses….

The First Step to Creative Independence: Start With “Why”

In our last discussion in this series on overcoming the plight of the creative entrepreneur, we defined the characteristics of the creative entrepreneur, we talked about the plight…

Lessons Learned Running an Online Side Business Pt. 1

Ecommerce has never been easier. However you only have to go back a decade and the landscape was very different. It was a world of extremes — high…

WordPress is a Gateway

Want to understand how the web does what it does? WordPress will guide you on your journey. When a group of open source developers gathered online some 10…

Overcoming the Plight of the Creative Entrepreneur

We don’t want to lose the creative entrepreneurs because we need them in this world to push the envelope of what is possible, as well as, prove and…

Design Systems: Building for the Future

This post was originally published on CSS-Tricks. The modern web design and development process is rapidly evolving, and responsive websites are quickly becoming the norm. Frameworks like Bootstrap…

How to Build Innovative Culture by Killing Mediocrity Pt. 2: The 12 Pillars of Innovation

Following up on the first post introducing the concept of overcoming mediocrity by fostering innovation, Brian Solis comes back this week to give us the 12 pillars of innovation to help you…

How to Build a Culture of Innovation by Killing Mediocrity Pt. 1

Innovation Suffocates in a Culture of Mediocrity: How to breathe life into company culture to compete for the future Ideas are a dime a dozen. Everyone seems to…

Run a Local Bleeding Edge WordPress Environment

If you’re an average WordPress user running WordPress to power your site, you’re probably going to want to stick to working with the latest stable version of WordPress….

6 Key Product Design Tips for Marketers

Product design and marketing design are separate, but closely related, disciplines. These powerful insights from the realm of digital product design will make a big difference in your marketing efforts.

The Importance of Portfolio & Presentation

As they say, you won’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Abduzeedo founder Fabio Sasso shares his guidelines for effective, memorable portfolios.

The Path from Social Brand to Social Business

Social Media is pervasive and is becoming the new normal in corporate marketing.  Brands who get this right are starting to build their own media networks rich with…