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  Mitchell Kimbrough

In Praise of Cool Clients Under Stress

August 18, 2018

We’re headed into another major website launch this coming week. I was shaving just now and thinking about the details of the launch. It’s a Craft CMS site so our expertise and experience there along with it’s proven excellence are reducing my stress level. But the main thing that is putting me more at ease about this big one is the client. We’re dealing with consumate professionals here. By that I mean real humans who bring to their work real problem-solving skills who have real life experience backing them up.

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Craft CMS Can Now Connect to SharpSpring Through Freeform

July 6, 2018

A lot of marketing decisions these days originate in the design and marketing agencies that clients hire. Part of these decisions are tool choices. Craft CMS is increasingly being adopted as the CMS tool of choice and along with it, for lead generation marketing sites, so too is Solspace Freeform. Because of its extensible API framework, Freeform integrates tightly with many CRM’s, including Salesforce, HubSpot as well as SharpSpring. Read on to find out how it all came to pass and how it might help you.

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Big Fat Scary ExpressionEngine 4 Upgrade: Songwriters Hall of Fame

June 28, 2018

No one at Songwriters Hall of Fame is big, fat or scary. I’m just saying they had a really big, fat, scary ExpressionEngine 2.x to ExpressionEngine 4.x upgrade. Thanks primarily to a really fun, healthy working relationship, it ended up going smoothly. Read on for the details.

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How We Got Algolia To Work On ICO Alert

March 22, 2018

In the last half of 2017 we helped a new client, ICO Alert, upgrade their Craft CMS site to support the needs of their rapidly growing user base. Speed was of the essence and Algolia blew us all away.

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Algolia Is Our New Favorite Toy

March 21, 2018

When your site search is slow or inaccurate you are very likely losing customers. I know it sounds like a standard click-bait blog post, but it’s true. Fortunately there is a relatively new SaaS product out there that provides an excellent site search experience sure to delight your customers. It’s Algolia.

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Puerto Rico Still Needs Help

February 22, 2018

Solspace is joining Focus Lab’s fundraising effort to help victims of Hurricane Maria. You can too.

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How to integrate Craft CMS with Microsoft Dynamics GP using SmartConnect by eOne Solutions

October 27, 2017

We were contacted by a design and dev shop who was making a pitch to a new client to use Craft CMS for a site redesign. The whole deal was gated on Craft being able to get form submission data into the client’s Microsoft Dynamics GP install. Going from PHP into Windows usually includes a little bit of death and dismemberment, but we at Solspace dig on that sort of thing. So we took the deal.

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How To Integrate Craft Commerce with Sage 100: Part 2

October 18, 2017

You don’t have to worry, that Hori Hori (Dig Dig) tool is on its way to you straight from the Barebones Living warehouse. We made it look easy, but trust us when we say it wasn’t! Let’s pick up where we left off in Part 1 and see how the discovery process unfolded.

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How To Integrate Craft Commerce with Sage 100: Part 1

October 18, 2017

Okay, so imagine you need a Hori Hori really badly. I mean really, really badly. You know, Hori Hori, “Dig Dig” in Japanese! You need that killer garden tool for digging, cutting, weeding, planting, breaking up root balls, all that.

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How To Provide Wholesale Pricing In Craft Commerce

May 4, 2017

Your client sells physical goods on the web. At the last minute you realize that they want to offer special wholesale pricing only to those customers who qualify. That sounds gnarly. But good thing they chose to use Craft Commerce as their platform. Here’s how to build wholesale pricing into Craft Commerce.

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