When choosing a software to develop your eCommerce store the options can seem overwhelming and daunting at first. Some options are hosted by the provider, and others must be hosted on your own hardware, and their costs range from free to hundreds of dollars a month. Our preference continues to be Magento for its robust features and functionality that empower any business to grow their online revenue. Here are three reasons Magento should be your first choice for eCommerce development.

When considering web design, just about everyone has an opinion of what is "good" design and what isn't. It can be difficult to know what advice to take and what is best to be ignored - or at least taken with a grain of salt. What follows are three common pieces of website design advice that are outdated or just terrible. 

Many nonprofit organizations' websites struggle to keep up with their online conversion goals at various times throughout a calendar year. They may only receive substantial amounts of traffic at a specific time of year or they may only convert regularly after a large PR campaign.

It wasn’t very long ago when all the online hype was parallax web design. With their visually staggering animations pulling site viewers into an interactive experience, these websites have proven to be an effective method of online storytelling.

We have been using Drupal as our Content Management System (CMS) of choice for more than five years and we continue to be impressed by the software’s features and what can be built with it. If a client needs a robust content driven website with strict permission settings or a dynamic system of calls to manage appointments and reservations Drupal has been able to handle the job.

Drupal is free to use, meaning anyone with internet access can download the software and begin building a website with it. This enables anyone with an interest in the framework to download the directory and begin utilizing it for any of their web development, or web learning, projects. This ease of access is the reason why the open source software is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) in the world.

April 30 – May 4, 2015 the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD hosted the Department of Energy’s 2015 National Science Bowl® Finals. The National Science Bowl® Finals are a four day nationwide academic competition that tests students’ knowledge in all areas of science and mathematics. Teams from across the country descend on our nation’s capital every year to compete against one another in categories ranging from biology to physics.

If your website is in need of an overhaul, and your organization does not have the IT staff necessary to complete the changes, a web management service will need to be brought in. A web management service firm houses staff members for all parts of website management and maintenance ranging from solutions architects to web programmers and system administrators.