The "Minding Your Business" Blog

You’ve made the effort to get a free Google Analytics account and added the tracking code to your website or blog. You’re collecting data about every visitor and visit to your site. Now what? A client asked me this morning how to best use Analytics to figure out what was happening on her website. Here […]

Breckenridge Adventure Tours

BAT owner Eric Carlson came to us about 3 weeks ago looking for a website redesign for the Breckenridge, CO outfitter company he bought in December. We made it happen. BAT’s new WordPress site has a custom design, photo gallery, and a slideshow he can manage simply by adding photos to the gallery (and removing […]

Animal Medical Center screenshot

Animal Medical Center of Brooksville, FL approached Red Kite about replacing their older website. I met with practice manager Charles Sorensen and together we determined that WordPress would work nicely for them, since they were looking for a small site that would be easy for them to maintain on their own. They also liked the […]

The spellcheck button

Need a grammar/spelling/style reviewer for your blog posts? There’s a plugin for that. Actually there are a few. One of the more popular is After The Deadline; it’s a comprehensive tool that does all the above. Besides the plugin for WordPress.org sites, it’s also available as a Firefox addon or Chrome browser extension. Give it […]

One of the most important things to remember when blogging? Use a spellchecker. If you’re not that great at writing, have someone else read it before you post – you can always take your time, save it as a draft and get someone else’s opinion before you put it out there for everyone to read. […]

Google Analytics is a good, comprehensive tool for the business owner who want to understand how people are finding and using his or her website. It’s got a user-friendly interface and provides a lot of information with only a little effort. What’s the value of this? If you know where most of your website’s traffic […]

Want to update the look of your site without spending a lot of effort and money? Consider a typography facelift! With the ease of using a simple tool called @font-face, you can spruce up the major headings on your site using ‘real’ fonts, not just the ones most often used on websites like Arial and […]

Last night WordPress released an update, here’s what WordPress.org had to say: WordPress 3.0.5 is now available and is a security hardening update for all previous WordPress versions. This security release is required if you have any untrusted user accounts, but it also comes with important security enhancements and hardening. WP SecurityLock says: As far […]

If you’re a photographer, architect, artist, graphic designer, or any type of creative professional who has a body of work to display, getting an image gallery for your website can be a daunting task. Not because there aren’t many choices – on the contrary, there are so many that you may find a hard time […]

Team Fort Collins screenshot

Red Kite just launched a new website for Team Fort Collins, a local non-profit that’s been providing alcohol and drug prevention services to the Fort Collins community since 1989. Team approached us about getting a fresh new look and reorganizing the existing content on the site, and also a way for them to more easily […]