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  Mitchell Kimbrough

I Don’t Know Who Does What On My Website!

March 28, 2019

You already know that your website is a principle source of revenue for your business. You know that your customers or clients will flow through it to reach you and pay you for your services. But with all the web experts out there, you don’t know who is responsible for what.

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A Distributed Team is Awesome: Craft CMS Integration with iMatrix Software

March 7, 2019

Hey Solspace, can you guys build, test and release an API integration plugin for Craft CMS in less than 48 hours?

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Sunk Cost Fallacy and Web Reliability

February 20, 2019

Web development can be a lot like driving in traffic. You’re inching along, making a little progress, but honestly not enough to get you there before you’ve spent an all-nighter on the highway in the snow. Instead of turning back like a sane person, you press on. I mean hey, you have already invested this much time right?

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I Can’t Go Back To My Boss With That

January 17, 2019

We try to be a reliable partner to our clients. This means, first and foremost, that we bring empathy and compassion to our relationships.

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A Fast Website is a Reliable Website

January 14, 2019

Your friend has a Porsche 911 and it’s often in the shop; not too reliable. Your other friend has a Toyota Camry; super reliable but not too fast. These two things, speed and reliability, don’t usually go together. However, in the land of websites, they are one and the same.

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I Think My Web Development Agency Is Outgrowing Me

January 10, 2019

More than a few of you have said to me lately, “I think my current web development agency is outgrowing me. I feel like a small fish now, small potatoes. I don’t feel as important as I used to be.” If this is happening to you, you may be headed away from the important goal of achieving reliability with your web property.

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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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