Liar, Liar, Vendor on Fire! April Edition

Liar, Liar, Vendor on Fire - April Edition

Welcome to the inaugural post of Liar, Liar, Vendor on Fire! In this monthly series, I’m calling out the bad advice and outright lies I’ve heard over the past month as vendors pitch me their marketing and IT services. This series will be a little irreverent and packed full of snark as I have no patience … Read more

Diving into the Genesis Framework

WordPress PHP Code

My very first WordPress website was for myself back in 2007; next came websites for friends and family. In 2011, I formed an LLC, Republic Insights to build websites for political candidates. As I professionalized my operation, one part of WordPress development that became increasingly frustrating was the learning curve that came with each new … Read more

Four WordPress Plugins I Always Use

Person writing a blog post on WordPress

WordPress is a great content management system for simple to moderately complex websites. I’ve been building WordPress sites since 2007 for everything from candidates running for local office, to a property development company, to a national franchise system. Over the last decade, WordPress has substantially evolved, and my development skillset has become more sophisticated. Today, … Read more

Websites for IKOR

Following RiseMark’s acquisition of IKOR, I was asked to update the company’s site. At the time, IKOR had a non-responsive WordPress website, and the custom theme was poorly coded causing multiple problems displaying content. I selected a responsive WordPress theme from ThemeForest and modified the CSS to fit the new brand standards. The website features … Read more