The top 12 best practices & worst offenses for 2015 website design and development

Best Practices in Web
If you've already failed in your new year's diet, try your hand at a website detox with these UI/UX resolutions! It's all about slimming down, toning up and getting healthy. Continue reading 
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Girl Power

Recently, Bean Creative (and I, personally) had the pleasure of hosting a local Girl Scout troop in our studio after hours to talk about what we do, and how we do our work. The main focus of the meet-up was how we build apps, but I was sure to include a little push for HTML5 in the mix. Continue reading 
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Should your event have its own website?

Event-specific websites... yes or no? Here are main benefits of using a separate events website.
I recently had a conversation with several association executives on the topic of whether it's best to have a separate event website. What are the pros and cons of this popular strategy? I'm glad you asked! Continue reading 
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Five tenets of gamification planning

We just presented at ASAE’s annual meeting on how incorporate game strategy to increase participation, loyalty, user generated content and interaction. Here are 5 tips to get started: Continue reading 
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What is “Personal Information” under COPPA?

Tool belt
It's been a year since our post on the revised COPPA regulations going into effect. Are you still unsure what types of data equals “personal information” and triggers COPPA’s requirements? Continue reading 
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Five key considerations for associations looking to ditch all-in-one tech platforms

User testing

Using a single system to run your association’s CMS, AMS, events, community tools, etc. is rarely effective. Here’s how to lay the foundation for an ideal tech back-end. Continue reading

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