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Online Presence


 

Technology for non-technical businesses

 

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Online Presence


 

Technology for non-technical businesses

 

Whether you're opening a private practice, a brick-and-mortar store, or a restaurant, technology has to be an important part of your business strategy. Your customers are looking for you in their phones, even as they walk past your door.

While you focus on your expertise, we'll put our passion to work for you, applying years of experience in website design, social media, search optimization, and customer service towards making your business as successful as possible.

WEBSITES

A website is still the anchor to your online presence, and today it is essential to build them from the ground up to work on your customers' phones, tablets, and computers. Not only do we create beautiful websites, but we work with you to pick the best possible platform, then teach you how to do as much (or as little) as you wish on your own. Of course, a website is only effective if your customers can find it. We stay up to date on the best practices for search optimization and content marketing to put you in front of your customers.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media is important to your business, but it's also a constant distraction. Your head needs to be up and looking at your customers, not worrying about the dozens of social media streams that flow every moment of every day. We'll help identify and promote the right channels to reach your customers.

Customer Service

These days, your customers share both their joy and their frustration online. And they do it constantly. Instead of spending your time worrying about the next review or Twitter comment, you need to focus on running your business. Instead, our 24/7 support team will monitor your website, social media, support channels, and review sites. We'll work out in advance how to handle routine matters, and we'll always notify you right away when there's something that needs your personal attention. Relax. We've got this.

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Technical Cofounder


 

Consulting Technical Cofounder
Fractional CTO

 

Technical Cofounder


 

Consulting Technical Cofounder
Fractional CTO

 

The conventional wisdom in the startup world is that if you have a great idea, you also need a technical cofounder to make it happen. All too often, I see entrepreneurs stalled while looking for a technical cofounder, wasting valuable time that should be spent building their company. Just as disastrously, founders may mistake a code school graduate willing to work for equity as a technical cofounder. That might get some cheap code delivered, but the costs down the road are tremendous.

These days, I believe "tech" is a commodity service, just like accounting and legal services. You aren't going to recruit a lawyer as a cofounder, just to get some paperwork done. Why would you recruit a technical cofounder just to get some technology done?

Instead, smart founders are moving faster and jumping to the head of the line by hiring experts to provide the small amount of technical leadership most companies need, and outsourcing the commodity work at a much lower cost.

In addition to my normal consulting rate, I offer a special package for startups for $768/mo which includes:

  • A one hour catch-up and planning meeting each week
  • Participation in your Slack channels
  • A discount for additional consulting hours ($128/hr)

DevOps


Development and Operations

DevOps


Development and Operations

Need software written and deployed? This is our bread and butter. Our DevOps team has experience across multiple languages and platforms. We'll develop your entire project or supplement your own resources as needed.

Development

We have a large development team with deep experience in Ruby, Javascript, Python, PHP, Objective-C, and Java, and frameworks like Rails, React, Ember, and Django. We like both responsive web and native applications, and we live for test-driven development and delivering elegant code.

Operations

Your software is only good when people can use it. Our extensive experience with architecture and deployment of mission critical software (like that used for the backbone of the 9-1-1 system) means we're ready to scale your application seamlessly from a few early adopters to five nines and millions of users.