Human Clay 2017: Celebrating 12 Years of Changing Lives and Ending Homelessness

Homelessness: Closer Than You Think It comes as no surprise that nearly every American city deals with its share of poverty and homelessness. What may surprise you, however, is how high Atlanta ranks on this list. Recently, WalletHub named Atlanta one of their top opportunities for community service in 2017, behind only Detroit, Brownsville (TX)...


Mobile is a MUST for your eCommerce Site

When was the last time you looked at your phone? Even in retail shops, customers are approaching the cash register with their smartphone in hand. Is your business ready to capture the attention of someone on mobile? Mobile usability is non-negotiable in eCommerce today. Ideally, your business has a mobile application that rewards users for...


How Much Does It Cost to Maintain an eCommerce Site?

Your eCommerce site launched and customers are already filling their carts with your products. Congratulations! You have completed the biggest hurdle in starting your eCommerce business. Now is the time to make sure that things will continue to run smoothly on the back-end of your website. There are a lot of balls to juggle in...


Comparison of the Top eCommerce Platforms

In the world of eCommerce, new platforms come up and then fade away just as quickly. How can you know if a company that was good two years ago is still the best platform for your eCommerce site? Trust us, we’re the web development guys who work on all of them and we have a...


Mix-It-Up Midtown Alliance Happy Hour

The Mix-It-Up Midtown happy hour event had a great turnout last week, hosted by Midtown Alliance at the new WeWork Colony Square co-working space. Approximately 175 people attended the event to network with business leaders and neighbors that live and work in Midtown, Atlanta. The networking event, hosted by Midtown Alliance, raised over $1,500 for the...


The Hidden Costs of Offshoring

These days every company is a “technology company” whether we realize it or not. Not all deal in technology – as in, they don’t manufacture it, sell it, or market it. Whether you’re B2B, B2C or a little of both, and no matter the service or goods your company deals in, your marketing and communications...


Does Your Brick and Mortar Business Need eCommerce to Survive?

Traditional brick and mortar businesses used to rely on foot traffic alone to make a sale. Phone sales and person-to-person salespeople entered the space to increase market share for B2B and B2C alike. When you add in kiosks and pop-up shops, there are many ways to define a shopping experience. Online shopping, or eCommerce, is...


Jarrell Supports Atlanta Shark Tank Summer Camp for Young Entrepreneurs

Based in Atlanta, Break Into Business is a positive platform that inspires and trains young entrepreneurs. Their Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Camp develops entrepreneurs in a “Shark Tank” style program. The teams create a product and brand for their business and ultimately pitch to the panel for investment opportunities. “Our mission at Break Into Business is...


6 Must-Have Elements for eCommerce Sites

There’s a lot to remember when it comes time to launch your eCommerce business site. Whether it’s a small launch with a few products or a jump into converting your full product catalog into an online platform, these six elements will make sure that you aren’t missing anything important. Mobile and Responsive Website Ideally, your...


Why Your Business Needs A Mobile App in 2017

It’s 2017 and, by now, almost all businesses have a website. Most have also at least accepted that social and digital media are the cool new kids on the block, and even the most technophobic or slow-to-upgrade companies have given in to the power of Facebook and Twitter. If you’re any truly modern business, big...