May18th2015

Important Magento Update: New Security Patch

To further secure the platform from potential attacks, Magento has recently released a new patch (SUPEE-5994) that includes multiple security fixes.

by Renee Hendrickson, under AAI News, Magento eCommerce
May7th2015

August Ash Named a Top 25 Web Firm by the MSP Business Journal

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal has recently announced the Top 25 Web Development and Design Firms in the Twin Cities. We are excited to announce that August Ash has yet again found its spot on the list.

by Renee Hendrickson, under AAI News
Apr7th2015

August Ash Celebrates Its Sweet 16

Last month, we celebrated our 16th anniversary – an exciting milestone that we are proud to share with our clients and outstanding team.

by Renee Hendrickson, under AAI News
Apr1st2015

Magento Imagine Commerce 2015

This month Magento is having its largest conference of the year in Las Vegas, and we can’t wait to be a part of it.  

by Renee Hendrickson, under AAI News, Magento eCommerce
Mar24th2015

Facebook is Tightening Its Grip on Page Followers 

Earlier this month, Facebook announced that it will begin to remove inactive Facebook accounts from Pages’ like counts. Not to worry, this new update isn’t as bad as it seems. 

by Renee Hendrickson, under Social Media
Mar17th2015

Google Has Declared War on Non-Mobile Websites

Google has recently validated a theory many of us in the industry have had for a while about mobile friendly websites. Is this one of Google’s largest and most significant updates yet? Absolutely. Will your rankings be affected if your website is not mobile friendly? Yes. We will explain the importance of this update, how it will affect your online presence, and steps you should start making now to avoid the consequences. 

by Renee Hendrickson, under Search Engine Optimization
Mar10th2015

Open vs. Closed Source CMS: What Option is Best?

Take a look at how we compared the pros and cons of these two distinct platforms. 

by Renee Hendrickson, under Drupal, Web Design
Feb25th2015

Pantheon for Agencies: Free Website Management Tool for Professional Developers

Last week Pantheon, a leading website management platform, announced the launch of Pantheon for Agencies. Being one of the largest feature enhancements Pantheon has ever released, it delivers the trusted tools, developer workflow, and high performance hosting—all as a service.

by Renee Hendrickson
Feb19th2015

Website Revamp: Incorporating Visual Content

According to Zabisco, 40% of people are better able to process and respond to visual information as opposed to plain text. Pictures, videos, and infographics are becoming fundamental components in content marketing. How does your website stack up? 

by Renee Hendrickson, under Web Design
Feb12th2015

Website Revamp: Providing the Right Content For Your Audience

According to data by Chartbeat, 55% of visitors spend less than 15 seconds on a website. How can you effectively capture their attention while making information easy to find? It is all about optimizing content. 

by Renee Hendrickson