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Williamstown WordPress Website Developer

Berkshire Direct is a Williamstown WordPress website developer. That statement implies two choices that we made: We chose to operate in Williamstown We chose to build sites using WordPress The Freedom to be a Williamstown WordPress Website Developer Working with WordPress gives us the freedom to choose to live in a place like Williamstown. I […]

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New Lawyer Website

We just finished designing and building a new lawyer website for our friend Darren Lee and his partners Mary Courtney and Tom Hamel. The mobile ready website is built on the WordPress platform using Foundation theme. New Lawyer Website for New Law Firm Their firm – Courtney, Lee & Hamel P.C. – just spun off […]

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Web Development Projects: Keeping Them On Schedule

Keeping web development projects on schedule is a challenge. Why? Let’s start with the reasons why website development projects get off schedule in the first place. Why do web development projects get off schedule? Scope Creep – After the project starts, the client adds to the scope of the project, making it impossible to finish […]

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WordPress posts become Facebook Instant Articles

Many customers of ours are interested in pushing their blog content to social media. This article talks about how WordPress posts become Facebook Instant Articles. Article: WordPress Posts Become Facebook Instant Articles Facebook will let any WordPress blog post Instant Articles “Facebook’s fast-loading Instant Articles have been slowly rolling out, but on April 12th every publisher […]

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Website Design Considerations

What are the five most important website design considerations? We found this interesting article which jives pretty closely with our thinking on the most important website design considerations. Informative and Visually Appealing: 5 Important Website Design Considerations “Creating a website that is both informative and visually appealing may seem simple. That is, until you actually […]

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USA manufacturing contracts in February but may be poised for growth

While economic data shows that USA manufacturing contracted in February, there is evidence that the tide may be turning. Read this article for more info. USA Manufacturing Remained in Contraction in February Published March 01, 2016 Economic Indicators Dow Jones Newswires U.S. factory activity slowed for the fifth straight month in February, but there is evidence that […]

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Web Design Faults

We found this interesting article today which talks about web design faults that negatively impact a website’s search engine optimization performance. If SEO is critical to your business, take a look at your website to see if you have any of these problems. Web Design Faults Which Negatively Impact SEO “For online businessmen, surviving in […]

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Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages Project is supported by WordPress. The project helps to make mobile pages load much faster. We found this recent article and wanted to share it with you. WordPress sites now support Google Accelerated Mobile Pages to make mobile page load much faster “Google has some big plans when it comes to […]

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Quality website development

Why is quality website development important? We try to bring quality website development to every project we build here at Berkshire Direct, but quality is a trade-off for some clients – as crazy as that sounds. There are some folks who still think a website is barely a necessary evil for their business. We found […]

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Internet Design History

We found this interesting article about the history of internet design. It is a journey into the way, way back machine for sure! Take a Stroll Through Internet Design History “It’s easy to forget sometimes how much the aesthetics of the Internet have changed in the past 20-odd years. Now, however, Berlin-based Web designer Fabian Burghardt has […]

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