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  • Choosing the right Contract Management Tool

    Here at Digital Strategy Works, we are always trying out new services to improve our own processes. In order to manage our work, we use the following software as a service tools. We took a look at the integration of Google Docs and Adobe EchoSign for contract management and electronic signature delivery.

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  • BuddyPress – Build Social Networks with WordPress

    Digital Strategy Works partner and CTO, Michael McNeill presented on building social networks using BuddyPress, the social media community plugin for WordPress at WordCamp Raleigh 2013.

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  • Get Your Groove On: Creating Music Sites with WordPress

    Digital Strategy Works founder, Tony Zeoli, presented at WordCamp Raleigh 2013 on powering music sites with WordPress.

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  • We’ve got a new skin!

    Yes, we’ve finally updated our website! Ta da!

    It’s been a while. We’ve been working on so many projects as of late, that we let our own website lapse for a bit. Okay, so it wasn’t rocket science. We grabbed a theme from Obox and customized it with our content, including our Services and Portfolio.

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  • Digital Strategy Works On The Move

    Wow, it’s been so long since the last time we posted! Well, what can we say? We’ve just been insanely busy. The good news is that DSW is on the move. We’ve just engaged a new client to develop a WordPress multisite instance with three child themes and custom post types, that will help the […]

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  • Learn more about WordPress 3.0

    Learn more about WordPress 3.0 though this video of Jane Wells, the community manager at Automattic, giving a presentation at WordCamp Denver 2010. Jane walks through new features of Wordpress, including the new default theme, “Twenty-Ten,” and custom post types and custom post taxonomies. She also answers general questions about WordPress as an open-source project and what that means, and fields questions about plug-ins, caching, and what’s next for WordPress.

    For more videos, check WordPress.tv.

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  • Ning to BuddyPress Importer

    When Ning.com announced they would be going to a premium model, this forced many Ning Network Owners to look for a low cost solution to run their blogs and social networks. BuddyPress, a fork of the popular Wordpress CMS, is becoming the defacto social networking software that people are turning to to migrate from Ning to BuddyPress. Digital Strategy Works is working with the both the Ning Exporter, provided by Ning to back-up all of your network content, as well as the Ning to BuddPress importer, developed by Boone Gorges, a Wordpress/BuddyPress developer in New York City. Read more about the issues related to these tools and how to overcome some of the limitations.

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  • Digital Strategy Works WordPress Westchester Presentations on Livestream

    Tony Zeoli of Digital Strategy Works organized WordPress Westchester to bring WordPress training and support to those interested in the popular CMS to the north and East of New York City. Presentations are generally filmed live or filmed and then archived at http://www.livestream.com/wordpress. We can host your WordPress presentation on Livestream under the “livestream.com/wordpress” URL. […]

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  • Wyclef Jean Commencement Ceremony

    On Sunday, May 23rd, Western Connecticut State University (wcsu.edu) commemorated its new $97 million School of Music and Visual Arts with a commencement address by Grammy Award-winning recording artist and humanitarian, Wyclef Jean. WestConn, one of the four campuses operated by Connecticut State University, has carved a niche for itself by fostering its commitment for music and arts and was searching for a commencement speaker who had notable contributions in the field of arts and humanity. On behalf of the University, DSW secured Wyclef, who was selected to receive an honorary doctorate for his contributions in music and his humanitarian efforts benefiting Haiti through his Yelé Haiti foundation, an organization that is contributing to rebuilding Haiti after the devastating earthquake struck the country earlier this year.

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  • DSW launches HipHopMuseum.org

    The crew at the National Museum of Hip Hop faced a dilemna with their web site. A web development company had donated design and development to the non-profit, but a key employee driving the project left the company and the site went unfinished. NMoH turned to DSW to complete the site. We found that the underlying code was based on tables and not standards compliant CSS. Not only could this affect page load times, but it would also take a toll on SEO, and it created issues with the layout of the blog, which was severely broken.

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