The Digett Blog

June 24, 2014 by Amy Peveto
Storytelling: the secret to selling a boring idea

The History Channel airs some of the best guilty pleasure shows — none more guilty than Swamp People. The plot is nothing fancy and remains almost unchanged from episode to episode, season to season, so how is it still so popular? It relies on my favorite thing: storytelling.

June 19, 2014 by Amy Peveto
Need a great web developer? Hire through Codeup.

Whether you’re a startup or well-established San Antonio business, finding developers can be difficult; it can take months — even a year or two — to find a skilled developer. But this year we found and hired a great candidate in less than two months. And we did it through Codeup.

June 18, 2014 by Michelle Burk
Graphic design is everywhere, and businesses need it

The other week I was browsing around Tumblr, a habit I often times find myself doing. I randomly stumbled upon a post with a screenshot from a segment of the Today Show featuring the “Top 5 Most Useless College Majors.” Slated on that list at number four was "Communication Arts & Graphic Design."

June 11, 2014 by Wes Mills
Stronger google analytics

Google Analytics is a wonderful tool that offers a plethora of data and undoubtedly the most ubiquitous web analytics tool out there. With all of that data, it makes it incredibly easy to lose the signal through the noise — the less important metrics can easily overshadow your actionable insights. If you aren’t using custom segments or reports, you’re losing the signal.

June 10, 2014 by Jennifer Edwards
Customer Service moving to social media

As social media platforms continue merging with the marketing world, there has been a transformation in the way customers can interact with a company, both positively and negatively. These social media platforms provide businesses the ability to connect and communicate with their target audience, allowing the audience to learn about the company, and ask questions or provide feedback.

June 4, 2014 by Amy Peveto
What every intern should know about business communication

Congratulations, you’ve scored an internship! You’re probably getting excited about specific projects and tasks, but I want to take a step back together and talk about something that’s a big challenge for some young interns: business communication.

June 3, 2014 by JD Collier
Cache all the things but still run dynamic code

There are quite a few caching options out there, and we frequently combine several services to cache every little piece of a site. Think about it: standard Drupal cache, Varnish, Memcache, Redis, various files coming from CDNs, and more.

May 28, 2014 by Amy Peveto
Digett summer 2014 interns

Summer 2014 makes it one full year since we started our internship program, and in that time we’ve been privileged to work with talented students. We’ve got a record four great interns with us this summer, and we can’t wait to get them in here and working on projects!

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