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Where to find stock photos

Free and Paid Stock Photos

At LBDesign, we’ve regularly asked to help our clients find stock photos for use on their new websites or in their marketing materials. Depending on the project, we rely on both free and paid stock photos. Continue reading »

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Command Line for Designers

Trick and Treat: Intro to the Command Line for Designers

On this upcoming Halloween, Lauren Pittenger will present a talk at WordCamp NYC about using the command line to improve efficiencies when making websites. Committed to sharing her own knowledge and experience to help web designers improve their skill set, Lauren’s session is entitled Intro to the Command Line for DesignersContinue reading »

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WordPress: More Than Blog Software

WordPress: More Than Blog Software

In the second recorded webinar from our five-part series about website strategy for nonprofits, Liam Dempsey shared insights and experience with WordPress as a content management system. WordPress: More Than Blog Software explores WordPress’ functionality and how it can be of great value to charities and nonprofits. Continue reading »

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WordCamp Scranton

Speaking at the First WordCamp Scranton

This past weekend, Scranton, Pennsylvania held its first ever WordCamp. Organized by Joe Casabona and Phil Erb, the WordPress-focused event was equal parts fun and educational. Given that we use WordPress as our sole platform for building websites, we are delighted when we can give back to the community that surrounds the open source software.  Continue reading »

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LBDesign Mobile-Friendly Search Result

Google’s New Mobile Friendly Preference

In an effort to make internet usage more pleasant for the mobile visitor, Google has begun rolling out a change to its mobile search rankings. This change, which came into effect on 21-April-2015, gives priority to those web pages which are considered mobile-friendly. Continue reading »

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Prestige Conference

Lauren’s Top Three Prestige Conference Takeaways

Last month I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend Prestige Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a focus on business and career development, I heard presentations from some of the top leaders in the WordPress community such as Jake Goldman of 10Up, April Downing of WP Engine and Cory Miller of iThemes, among others. It was a lot of fun and definitely worth the trip across the country. Continue reading »

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Prestige Conference

On the Road: Prestige Conference + WordCamp Lancaster

With the cold months of winter upon us, the little team at LBDesign decided to get to out-of-town industry conferences. Lauren Pittenger was the smarter of the two as she booked flights for Las Vegas. Liam Dempsey only managed to pick-up a speaking opportunity at a conference less than an hour away. Continue reading »

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Liam Dempsey at the Philly burbs WordPress Meetup

Contributing to the WordPress Community

As a communications design consultancy, we are big fans of WordPress. We use it every day, making new websites for our clients and maintaining client sites that we’ve built and even some that we have not. While we appreciate the quality of WordPress as a content management system, it is the community around the software that most endears us to WordPress. Continue reading »

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Dradcast

Hosting the Dradcast

In case you missed it, we thought we’d let people know that Liam Dempsey recently hosted the Dradcast. The Dradcast is a WordPress-focused video podcast run by Brad Williams and Dre Armeda, leaders in the WordPress community. WordPress currently powers about 20% of the internet. Continue reading »

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WordCamp Philly 2014

Speaking at WordCamp Philly and WordCamp Bournemouth

As many of our friends and clients know, we’re big fans of WordPress. We play an active role in the WordPress community. We co-organize both the Philly ‘burbs WordPress Meetup and the London WordPress Meetup. We’re now excited to announce that we’ll be speaking at both WordCamp Philly 2014 and at WordCamp Bournemouth UK 2014. Continue reading »

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