Category Archive for: Austin Drupal Development

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.

What is Drupal ? & First time Sprinters Workshop

Start:  2018-06-16 10:00 – 17:00 Asia/Tokyo Event type:  Training (free or commercial) Full day training What is Drupal ? & First time Sprinters Workshop. Tokyo, Japan. More info here event entry is here 1) What is Drupal ? 10:00 – 12:00 : Drupal Concept, example Drupal website, about Drupal Association, install Docker/Kubernetes based Drupal at own PC, add page and edit content, install IMCE modules, upload image, change design template, and son. 13:00 – 16:00 : Let’s make own website at your PC Drupal environment with Drupal supporters. 16:00 -17:00 : Drupal Q&A by everyone, information sharing by all 2) First time Sprinters using DrupalCon Nashville 2017 Sprint slide and drud quicksprint code. Slide is here DrupalCon Nashville 2018 First time Sprinters Workshop quicksprint code is here v0.1.1: Official release for Drupalcon Nashville sprints Drupal Community Tools Download Instructions Thank you for your for participation. Source:

Drupal GovCon: Session Submissions Close May 25th!

We know you have great ideas and information to share. People from every level of government, nonprofit organizations, private companies, labor unions, and independent freelancers are drawn to Drupal GovCon. Make sure you share that knowledge! Check out the proposed sessions and then submit your session! Session Submission Deadline is May 25, 2018! Source:

How the Best Brands Are Crafting Their Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories is already becoming a very competitive channel for marketing. Brands are generating tons of content to stay visible at the top of viewers’ screens every day. If your brand has a presence on Instagram, you need to produce captivating Instagram Stories to engage audiences and keep competitors from taking up too much airspace. Read more Source:

Switching Careers: How to Learn Brand Strategy

The Catalyst Let’s say you’re at a great agency and you have a job that you enjoy. Let’s say one day at this agency an opportunity arises for you to help brainstorm with a project team—something you don’t normally get to do. Let’s also say that you get really, way too into it and realize that you might have found your calling. What do you do? Do you just switch jobs? Indeed, you do. It might not be that easy, but it is that simple. This is what happened when an interest I expressed off-hand during a lunch gathering came back to haunt me/throw my career into a tumble dryer. I was faced with the knowledge that I wanted to learn (and do) brand strategy, instead of shepherding in leads and new projects on our Business Development team as I had been. I needed to find a way to make…

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Issue 339

Issue 339 – May, 17th 2018 Source:

CPC is a Fraud: What You Need to Focus on For High ROI PPC Ads

$100 CPC? Alright team, move on to the next one. $50? That’s outrageous. I refuse to pay that much for a single click. I’m sure you’ve either heard or uttered similar phrases before, right? I’m guilty of it too. When running PPC campaigns for clients (years ago), CPC was a big concern for them. Therefore, Read more Source:

Facebook Ad Types: Why Collection Ads and Carousel Are Killing It (and How to Use Them to Your Advantage).

As we all know, Facebook is an extremely powerful advertising platform, but -as we experienced firsthand- the increased competition has led to substantial increases in advertising costs. Leveraging ad types to your advantage is key to unlocking the platform’s full potential in any industry. With the same ad copy and targeting, conversion rates, CTR, ROI, Read more Source:

Is Google AdWords Right For Your Business? Here’s How To Research and Find Out

Google AdWords has long been referenced and touted as a great place to bring in new sales and leads for your business.  But we’ve all heard the horror stories along with the successes, too: Losing money, failed campaigns, sinking budgets and going bankrupt fast.  It’s true, AdWords is essentially gambling: you are putting your own money Read more Source:

Exclusive Freebie: Start Up Icons

Every day there’s a new opportunity, a new venue & new horizons for the entrepreneurs with the aim to make it happen, that’s why we’re looking to help: check out the latest free icons pack from & 30 unique items, including vector Adobe Illustrator & SVG Files, also adding PNG’s in three different sizes. All the icons in this pack are free for both personal and commercial projects, so you won’t find any limits to focus on the important: make your business profitable and sustainable! Get these amazing icons from here The post Exclusive Freebie: Start Up Icons appeared first on Inspired Magazine. Source:

AdEspresso Updates – Automatic Post Promotion, AdWords, and More

There’s nothing I quite love writing more than AdEspresso updates posts, or, as we call it, AdEspresso Changelog. The AdEspresso team works day in and out to bring you the new features that you’re asking for, and every changelog that we release means that they’ve done just that. This set of updates is one that Read more Source:

Issue 338

Issue 338 – May, 10th 2018 Source:

The Complete Guide to Post Distribution for Marketers

Have you ever written The Best Blog Post Of Your Life and been sure that the second you published it, it would go viral? And then you hit that button for it to go live, ready for the onslaught of traffic. And then nothing. Maybe you get a like or a comment, but that’s about Read more Source:

Company Culture Is the Key to Thriving in the Age of Disruption

Disruption is the new normal. In my role here at Phase2, I hear about it all the time, from my teams and clients alike. And this disruption doesn’t look like it’s going to let up anytime soon, especially in technology – which impacts nearly every organization. Source:

How To Get 1,000 New Instagram Followers in One Month (2018 Update)

Instagram is soaring in popularity. The platform boasted 800 million users in September 2017, up more than 30% percent from one year earlier. If you’re just getting started with social media ads, Instagram can be a great place to begin Whatever stage your business is at, making sure your Instagram strategy is up to date Read more Source:

Copywriting Q&A: How to Get Over the Fear of Selling

If you’re trying to build a freelance business or to land a job, you’ve got to be able to sell yourself, right? Well, if the idea of selling freaks you out, I have good news: If you’re Selling, you’re doing it wrong. Read on… Today’s question comes from Zoe T., who asks, “I know that copywriting isn’t just writing, that I have to sell my services to get clients. But the idea of doing that makes me really uncomfortable. I’m just not naturally good at sales. Do you have any tips?” If you don’t like selling or if you consider yourself “not very good” at it, I have good news: If you’re Selling, you’re doing it wrong. Okay, now obviously, I’m not talking about making sales: getting new clients to hire you for work. Instead, I’m talking about capital-S Selling: The high-pressure, make-or-break interactions that make you feel gross and…

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Drupal 8 Migrations: Taxonomy and Nodes

Migration is a complex and interesting topic. We’ve already covered some important migration information on our blog: Drupal 8 Content Migration: A Guide For Marketers – What content should we migrate, and how do we organize and plan a migration? Estimating Drupal 8 Migration Scope – How long will all this take? Source:

Decoding Personal Injury Attorney PPC Strategies for Profit

Conducting successful campaigns with pay per click marketing for personal injury attorneys is brutally tough. Why? Because clicks cost hundreds of dollars. Meaning a single basic mistake could cost you thousands of dollars a day depending on your budget. That’s potentially hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars a year wasted. Even the most basic Read more Source:

Advanced Configuration Management in Drupal 8 [VIDEO]

In Drupal 8, Configuration Management is part of Core rather than relying on the Features module. However, in practice, there are still many challenges remaining. In his DrupalCon Nashville talk, Advanced Configuration Management in Drupal 8, Mike Potter, Phase2 Software Architect, discusses the various modules that are useful for managing configuration and provides examples of real-life use-cases where these modules are needed, as well as: Source:

Issue 337

Issue 337 – May, 3rd 2018 Source:

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