Which of the three is the best CMS platform for you?

How has website development changed?

With the rise of PHP to the top of the language heap in terms of developer adoption and web usage at-large, it's no surprise that the top three open-source web content management systems in use today are written in PHP, namely--Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress. While features and functionality are comparable amongst the three, deciding which system to implement can ultimately hinge on several factors that vary across organizations and roles.

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5 Tips for a More successful Joomla Website

Having a website is one thing. Having a good website is something different. And then there's actually having a successful website.

Having a successful Joomla website takes more than just getting putting your products and services in a nice structure and layout. While structure and a clean layout are key components, there are a few other things to consider when wanting to make your site more successful.

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Marketing Widgets You Want On Your Joomla Website

Wondering how to make your Joomla website a little bit more fresh and modern? Perhaps you are looking for ways to easily tie in your social media accounts to your site?

It sounds like your website is in need of some new visual and lively appeal! You can very easily add some marketing widgets to your site for a nearly instantaneous change-up. Depending on the nature of your site and the type of company it is, you can choose the widgets that are the right fit.

Today, we're going to focus on three popular widgets that you can easily add to your Joomla website.

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B&W or Rainbow? Choosing a Palette for Web Design

Whether you're exploring the whole RGB spectrum or bringing something fresh to black and white, color is one of the most important parts of website design. It's one of the first things users notice when they open up a site, and it instantly says a lot about the client and service or product they offer. Both color extremes are buzzing trends right now, so it's a great time to go ahead and experiment with using bold choices to add drama to your client's site. Here are some tips on when to go with monochrome and when to let your colorful fantasies play out.

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5 Free Joomla Extensions that will Save Your Life

Alright all you, Joomla marketers and developers, this one's for you. It's time to make your life easier. Don't have your attention yet? Everything here is also free to install on your Joomla website.

There, now I got ya. Win-win, right?


Ok, let's start making your Joomla dreams come true with these 5 Free Joomla Extensions that will save your life.

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10 Tips to Help You Sell $100,000+ Joomla Websites

The idea of selling well is not just a push, push, push ,and then push some more mentality anymore. Even when it comes to selling a project as big as a $100,000 Joomla website, pushing is never the recommended method.

Rather, getting to know the potential prospect and their needs, and then figuring out how that relates back to your services, is part of the approach that needs to be taken in order to be successful.

Take a look at these 10 easy-to-follow tips to get you on the fast track to selling!

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Spring 2014 Must List

There are many things for web industries to look forward to in the spring. Some of the more popular web design trends include mobile first design, deeply focused landing pages, and putting a face with freelance web development. People are building better sites and writing better blogs, and these trends are at the heart of it all.

Mobile First Design

Yeah, yeah, seems like we've been talking about this ad nauseam, but I recommend that you look at some real stats for a change. Have a look at your analytics to see just how many mobile browsers visit your site these days. This trend has been going on for a few years now, but it's only now getting to the point of overtaking desktop clients - - at least for some sites. This makes responsive design increasingly more important. Please share with us what you find. 

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Tips for Hiring Talent for Your Joomla Agency

Hiring someone new at your company is a big step, especially if you're at a standard sized agency where each person plays a critical role in the core of the business.

At larger corporations, employees can tend to fly under the radar, but at an agency, more specifically a Joomla agency, each new face you bring in will be key to the next steps the business plans to take.

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Typography Trends in Web Design

The current web design trends take a turn to minimalism, with flat design coming out in the lead. When you strip away many visual elements that create a visual impact, you rely heavily on typography to make your design beautiful. 2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for typography trends, particularly if you are working with responsive or flat designs for Joomla. Keep an eye out for these popular trends, and consider incorporating them into your own designs if they need a typography face lift.

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5 Essential Tips for Positioning a Joomla Agency

Joomla agency owners have an uphill battle to climb. 

With Joomla being such a widely used CMS, there are plenty of developers and service providers competing to build and maintain sites for the diverse companies utilizing Joomla. 

If you're unsure how to differentiate your company to stand out, read on to learn some tried and true techniques to position your Joomla agency.

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