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Web Ascender team works with Whitepages.com

By | News |

Web Ascender employees Jeff McWherter and Michael Pardo created an application for the new Google Phone.  During the first two weeks of the application’s release it was downloaded over 100,000 times and has been featured on websites such as Gizmodo and Lifehacker. McWherter and Pardo have been doing research and development for Web Ascender’s mobility solutions division and came up…

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Best Practices for Content and Style in DotNetNuke

By | Design |

DotNetNuke is a great platform for managing a website.  It’s easy to add new pages, add new “modules” of functionality (blogs, photo galleries, etc.) and edit the text/html content on your site.  However, for a website of any significant size, sometimes it’s a challenge to make sure all your pages have the same visual style. The “Text/HTML” module in DotNetNuke…

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What is Agile Software Development

By | Development |

Agile is individuals and interactions over process and tools, customer collaboration over contract negotiation and responding to change over following a plan. Release early release often and get feedback from the customer as soon as possible. The ability to respond to change, over following a plan, checking ones ego at the door, learning and building as a team, as projects…

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Microsoft Certified Partner

By | News |

Web Ascender becomes a Microsoft Certified Partner and achieves a Microsoft Competency in delivering custom development solutions. Web Ascender is expected to become Gold Certified, the highest level of Microsoft Partnership Q1 of 2009.

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DotNetNuke Experience – CMS

By | Design |

Web Ascender’s team members have individually been working with the DotNetNuke platform for almost 5 years and we have been using it to deliver solutions to our Web Ascender clients since 2005. Based on our companies current growth we should be hitting 100 delivered DotNetNuke websites by the end of the year. The variety of solutions we have delivered using…

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Social Media Presentation

By | News |

Ryan Doom spoke on Social Media today at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce building. Topics includede: Blogs RSS Wikis Social Networking Social Bookmarking Social News Photo Sharing Virtual Worlds Ryan discussed how you can use these for you and your business. Download the presentation

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Ryan on the Radio – Social Media

By | News |

Ryan talks with Walter Sorg of WILS1320 this morning about internet social media websites such as Facebook and YouTube. Some topics reviewed during this radio spot. Why are some online videos popular How politicans are using social media How social media might be used by a local business Does the internet make sense for all companies? How is selling online…

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Show logged in users name in DotNetNuke

By | Development |

The DotNetNuke documentation does not always have everything you need to customize the system. Often times you need to open up DotNetNuke in Visual Studio to review some of the methods that are available to you in the skins / ascx controls. Here is how to show the first name, last name or show the username of the logged in…

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Web Ascender reflects on 2007

By | News |

Web Ascender has had a great 2007, and we look forward to a great 2008.  We have included some Web Ascender factoids that may be of some interest to all of our favorite people. Web Ascender donated its time to Non-Profits In 2007 Web Ascender offered more than $10,000 in free website design, development, and non-profit related services.  Do you…

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Measuring my websites success

By | Marketing |

How do you measure the success of a website? Success is measured the same regardless of whether you are measuring your website, your business, the success of an event or a grade on a test. You have to have an actual goal in order to measure it. If you have no goals, you cannot define success. What are some goals…

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