At the beginning of our current (insane) 6-in-6 challenge we hinted at our endeavors to update our Wright Template Framework.
We've got some very exciting news to share with our wonderful Joomlashack community, and the rest of the Joomlasphere.
We're excited to announce that we've just updated Impacto—one of our most popular templates—to Joomla 1.7!
It takes roughly 100 man-hours to upgrade one of our templates to our versatile and dynamic Wright Framework. It may look the same, but for all intents and purposes, this is a brand new template. Besides being a great all-purpose Joomla template perfect for any site, Impacto is also a powerful Landing Page for your advertising campaigns.
We are well into the month of December and here at the Shack, we are still working hard for you. We will continue working the remainder of the month and hope to release two more templates before the month is over.
Joomlashack's Stellar Support
In our continuing effort to bring you the very best customer support experience in the Joomlasphere, it is with great pride that I share some recent developments we've made to our support system and briefly explain how these new developments will help us serve you even better...even faster than before.
About six months ago, TJ Baker, our Director of Support, sat me down and explained to me that although customer satisfaction was at an all-time high in the history of Joomlashack, he was not satisfied and felt there was still room for improvement...
We just released Hyacinth, our 21st Joomla 1.7 Template!
Hyacinth is light, vibrant and versatile and comes with 3 built-in color themes, 3 matching module styles, CSS3, and 11 collapsible module positions. Plus, you can easily customize the columns, fonts, and 10 other parameters.
Today we've released a brand new Joomla 1.7 template called Jubilee!
Jubilee comes in 3 tasty flavors, Chocolate, Strawberry and Mint and includes 14 Module Positions, CSS3, is 960 Grid-powered and has a handy built -in Sliderman Slideshow. But the best part? It's 100% FREE.
Come and get it!
Before I joined Joomlashack I had my own web design business like many of you. My clients were a diverse bunch that kept me pretty busy—small businesses, restaurants, Fortune 500 brands, hip hop producers and multi-platinum rock bands. I grew my portfolio from 2 local clients in 1996 to over 50 billable, monthly clients from all over the world just a few years later.
Web designer friends of mine in big cities, like New York and Chicago, struggled mightily to land clients like mine, and whenever we would talk, they'd always ask me, "dude, no offense, but how are YOU getting these clients?"
I wasn't offended. I understood their frustration. After all, these guys were all in big cities where there were supposed be big opportunities for them, and here I was, a 'one-man operation' in small-town Ohio landing the types of big clients they could only dream about.
These guys were über talented (definitely more talented than me), and I assumed they were doing all the things I was doing to get clients. But I was surprised to find out they weren't.
While they stayed in their studios and focused solely on designing, I was out there promoting my business and getting new clients.
Here are 5 things you can do, that my friends didn't do, to get new clients, too:
We've just released a brand new Joomla 1.5 / 1.7 template called Breeze that's as light & cool as its name suggests.
Breeze is colorful, versatile and makes building web sites a breeze with its 15 customizable parameters that make your site truly unique.
I've been designing Joomla websites and templates for over 5 years now and a lot has changed in my productivity and production cycle throughout the years. I've found some great tools in my career as a web designer and just wanted to share some of the web developer tools that I think are a must.
We've just released a brand new Joomla 1.5 / 1.7 template today at Joomlashack.com called Scenica that's sure to bring your website to life.
Scenica is a gorgeous new template that's perfect for anyone who wants to present their message in a more visual way. It's eye-catching slideshow backgrounds (with built-in slideshow), clean design and open layout work well with photo galleries, sites for visual artists, musicians, travel destinations, fashion & apparel sites and events & conferences. In fact, Scenica has built-in styling for the awesome new Joomla events management extension, Ohanah.