A bite, a snack and a meal: set a menu of delicious digital content

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Too often, people view content strategy purely as messaging bullet points to connect web visitors to your organization’s goals. Continue reading

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Four Marie Kondo decluttering lessons you can apply to your website

It seems half of the planet is obsessively cleaning out their closets of excess clothes, thanks to organizational expert Marie Kondo.

But did you know the wildly-popular decluttering tactics can just as effectively apply to your website, too? (I’m looking at you, 5-year-old list of speakers from a past conference.) Continue reading

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Website Security is not as Simple as On or Off

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Secure All The Things!As long as your website is functioning normally, you may not spend a lot of time thinking about its security configuration. Why fix what isn’t broken, right? Well, there are of course good reasons.

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🎃🎃🎃 Spooky Bean Halloween raises $1,400 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Best Practices in Web

Our 12th annual haunted graveyard outside our Del Ray office this past Sunday was a howling success, with lines around the block all night.

Hope you’re “Bean Creative” with your costumes this year — Happy Halloween!

Spooky Bean Halloween 2018

PS. Now’s a great time to check out our “Hot or Not? predictions for 2019 tech
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HOT or NOT? 2019 digital, tech and web predictions

“If at first you don’t succeed; call it version 1.0.”

Working in the ever-changing digital world and tech space means that we’re constantly analyzing what’s a trend and what’s transformative.

This is the time of year when our clients are finalizing their budgets and asking us for recommendations on where to invest their time and money to make a difference across their web and app properties.

So now’s the perfect time for a round of “Hot or Not?”…


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Checklist: Get your website ready for GDPR

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Stronger rules on online data protection begin on May 25, 2018.

GDPR is coming

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union regulation that controls how companies and other organizations handle personal data and user consent.

It has major implications for websites serving individuals from the European Union. And yes, likely applies to you, even if you’re US-based.

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