Nov10th2011

Web Speak: What Is Magento?

We're frequently approached for Magento design, development, and implementation; many times by businesses who already have a Magento site but one which needs repair or completion. And because a big part of what we do is relative to ecommerce sites, we love those opportunities.

by August Ash, under Magento eCommerce
Nov9th2011

Have You Met the August Ash Staff?

If you've worked with August Ash over the past 13 years, you've been part of our growth and probably know most of us personally. But if you haven't stopped in recently, you might be surprised to see firsthand just how much we've grown.

by August Ash
Nov7th2011

Now Hiring: Magento Programmer

August Ash is always accepting resumes from qualified candidates for a variety of roles, including those relative to developing, programming, marketing, project management, and sales.

by August Ash, under AAI News, Magento eCommerce
Nov3rd2011

Adults Own Facebook (Social Media Stats)

So while past tendencies may have been to consider Facebook, and social media in general, an environment controlled and maintained by youth, the numbers support a different view. Statistics like these and many others reveal that adults (myriad of business owners among them) have long since awoken to the value of social media.

by August Ash, under Social Media
Nov3rd2011

Adults Own Facebook (Social Media Stats)

If you follow our blog regularly, you've probably heard enough evidence for the viability of social media as a component of your overall Internet marketing strategy. But in case some skepticism lingers about the value of tools like Facebook for "grown-up" purposes, especially in regards to business goals, maybe these numbers will help shed some light.

by August Ash, under Social Media
Nov3rd2011

Adults Own Facebook (Social Media Stats)

If you follow our blog regularly, you've probably heard enough evidence for the viability of social media as a component of your overall Internet marketing strategy. But in case some skepticism lingers about the value of tools like Facebook for "grown-up" purposes, especially in regards to business goals, maybe these numbers will help shed some light.

by August Ash, under Social Media
Nov2nd2011

4 Social Media Truths, Part 4

In this abbreviated blog series, we've acknowledged that social media...​

by August Ash, under Social Media
Nov1st2011

4 Social Media Truths, Part 3

Recently in our blog, we've recognized that with the help of social media, your brand is already public, and your brand will be shaped by social media. But these truths are only significant if social media is here to stay, right? After all, you've seen business trends come and go several times in the past. If social media is just a flash in the pan, then it may not be worth your investment of time and effort.  But today's Social...

by August Ash, under Social Media
Oct31st2011

4 Social Media Truths, Part 2

In part 1 of the series, we discussed how your brand is already public. Your decision to participate will happen irrespective of others' decisions to talk about your brand in their personal and public conversations online.

by August Ash, under Social Media
Oct27th2011

4 Social Media Truths, Part 1

There’s a lot being said about social media today. But behind the ongoing conversation are a few basic facts that sometimes get taken for granted. As you consider your brand’s involvement with social media, take a moment to make peace with a few truths you may not have processed yet. It might help in your future decision making.

by August Ash, under Branding, Social Media