Dec9th2011

2 Things We Like About the New Google Analytics

We’ve known for years that the time it takes a browser to load your webpage can affect how often that page gets visited, and to some degree, how Google ranks that page. But over the past year or two, the role of “site speed,” a common term for that measurement, has begun playing an increasingly significant role in SEO.

by August Ash, under Search Engine Optimization
Dec6th2011

Now Hiring: Frontend Developer / Web Designer

August Ash is actively seeking a frontend developer to join our Minneapolis web design team. This role is a full-time, on-site position in our Bloomington office. Following are a few highlights of what we're looking for in candidates. To view the full description, see our Employment page for this position.

by August Ash, under AAI News
Nov30th2011

5 Reasons Regular SEO on Your Site Can't Wait Until Later

If you don’t have analytics installed on your site’s pages, however, you won't even be able to discern whether your newly discovered situation is due to a spike (or drop) in traffic, or simply a change in how that existing traffic is behaving on your site.

by August Ash, under Search Engine Optimization
Nov23rd2011

New Launch: 2 Gingers Whiskey

August Ash is proud to announce the launch of another significant new website. 2 Gingers Whiskey, the signature whiskey from Irish-born and Minnesota-celebrated Kieran Folliard, has itself recently launched here in the Cities.

by August Ash, under AAI Website Launches
Nov22nd2011

New Launch: Rockabilia

August Ash is excited to announce the launch of Rockabilia.com's new website. This new redesign replaces a previous design (also from August Ash) that was made live years ago.

by August Ash, under AAI Website Launches, Magento eCommerce
Nov18th2011

How to Optimize Your Website's Photos

We're sometimes asked about optimizing photos (images) on websites, and more speficically, the difference between alt text and image titles.

by August Ash, under Search Engine Optimization
Nov11th2011

Business Pages Now Available on Google+

Google+ Pages allow organizations and brands to participate with Google's social platform in ways that previously were only available to individual users. 

by August Ash, under AAI News, Social Media
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