The "Minding Your Business" Blog

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 […]

Finding a professional web designer who’s also a developer (or vice-versa) is more difficult than finding someone who’s strictly one or the other, but it’s worth the extra effort. Some of the benefits of getting it all in one package include: a much better understanding of what’s feasible (and advisable) on the website. Designers who […]

Red Kite (finally) gets its new site up. Since I specialize in WordPress, I thought it would be nice to actually have a WordPress site. 🙂 Launched five minutes ago; now I’m checking for bugs, link issues, missing images, and to make sure this is showing up in Facebook and Twitter via Twitterfeed and the […]

Are you using a desktop email program to mail out your monthly newsletter? Many businesses do, at least when first getting started. “Why would I pay for something I can do for free?,” you’re asking. It’s a good question. Managing email campaigns using a system designed especially for that purpose can help you be a […]