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16
Oct
Advertising
Using adverts to subsidize your website
  • Cody Hobbs
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Selling ad space to subsidize associations is nothing new.  In fact, selling ad space dates back before the digital age.  Paper publications have been selling ad space for ages.  With that being said, many are either reluctant to utilize adverts, or don't know how to properly use them in the first place.  Here are some tips to help get you started. 1: Know your member base: the most successful ads will be those that align with your members interests.  Ads…

11
Oct
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Clash of the design
  • Cody Hobbs
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Like brothers with opposite personalities, sometimes features clash.  The expectation is that different pieces of technology's all work independently, and designing our websites work like a grab bag, the reality is all of those different pieces work together to form a whole.  This might be the most important thing to keep in mind when designing your website. As the saying goes, there’s more than one way to skin a cat.  In webdesign, there are multiple ways to do similar things,…

02
Oct
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Building a Stable foundation
  • Cody Hobbs
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Chances are, you association relies on technology for a lot more than just your website.  From member databases, to accounting tools, technology touches nearly all facets of how we manage our lives.  While all of this technology serves to make our lives easier, it represents a big problem.  According to an article published by The Atlantic, coding is so complex even programmers don't understand all of what its doing. With the promise of self driving cars on the horizon, this…