As we highlighted in our newsletter last month, Liam Dempsey was recently interviewed on a new, popular podcast, How I Built It. Through his podcast, Joe Casabona interviews women and men about how they built a product, a WordPress plugin, a successful business and more.
With MLK Day of Service around the corner, we are looking forward to and preparing to be of service as a team in suburban Philadelphia. We will be joining volunteers to assemble bags of goods for those experiencing addiction in the Philadelphia community. Continue reading
Some 15 years ago, Liam first grew a beard. It was a goatee, if Liam’s memory serves him correctly. Shortly after he began sporting facial hair, a friend asked Liam, “What do you call that?” Upon reflection, Liam now appreciates that his friend was asking about the name of that style of beard. However, at the time, Liam thought his friend was, quite literally, asking the name of his beard. Then and there, Liam named his beard, Gary. Continue reading
With December just around the corner, we are greatly looking forward to and busily preparing for WordCamp US, the largest WordPress conference ever to be held. For the second year in a row, WordCamp US will be held in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. Continue reading
Last Tuesday saw the release of WordPress 4.5 “Coleman,” the first major WordPress release of 2016. With it comes some exciting new features that we’re eager to begin implementing into our daily workflows.
For directors and chief executives of charitable and non-profit organizations, increasing online donations presents real challenges. As part of our daily work at LBDesign, we regularly help such organizations implement and market new or updated WordPress-driven online donation functionality. Continue reading
As communications designers, WordPress is an integral part of our everyday lives. We use it to publish our own content, as well as our clients’. From the occasional blog post to sharing event details around the country, WordPress is our go-to tool. We use it to sell products, collect donations and build e-mail marketing lists. Our primary focus is designing and developing custom WordPress themes. We’ve even recently begun to use the Genesis framework for select projects. Continue reading
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A new conference for women in tech in Philadelphia has been gathering attention in recent weeks. ELA Conf will commence with a meet and greet and lightning talks followed by a full day of talks, workshops, and panels on Saturday. Continue reading
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In the fifth and final episode in a series of webinars about online marketing for nonprofits, Liam Dempsey focused on web security, highlighting several key ways to maintain a safe, secure website. The detailed conversation, hosted by Tech Impact, covered the fundamentals for charities and other nonprofit organizations looking to take advantage of web-based marketing. Continue reading
Earlier this year, Liam Dempsey delivered a five-part webinar series about website strategy for nonprofits, including a seminar on Social Media: Growing Brand Awareness. Covering topics such as content marketing strategy, social media strategy, and WordPress as a content management system, Liam spoke to a national audience about these key topics. With thanks to Tech Impact for hosting the series, we are pleased to share the videos with those who may have been unable to attend. Continue reading