Catching Up On The Craziness

There’s never a dull moment here at SSMCreative and it’s nice when the craziness results in satisfied clients. We’ve been working with the Children’s Care Alliance since April to create their online presence. Located in the Lehigh Valley, CCA...
Cheap, Fast and Good…

Cheap, Fast and Good…

It’s an old adage – Cheap, Fast and Good – pick two. For years I’ve heard that over and over again in reference to automobiles, specifically hot rods. The phrase implies that if you want to go Fast, be prepared to spend money or to be stranded...
The Road to a New Brew

The Road to a New Brew

Craft Beer and Branding It’s been a long time coming, but Weyerbacher’s new brand is almost completely rolled out (two and a half years in the making). It’s been a long process, but the end result is something that they can be really proud of. In the next couple of...
Know BioCycle? You Should!

Know BioCycle? You Should!

BioCycle has been the top resource for municipal, agricultural and industrial composting, renewable energy and sustainability since the magazine was founded in 1960. Known across the industry for their vast knowledge and extensive archives, BioCycle established itself...

MySQL Search and Replace

This might be a simple little thing, but it’s one of those things that saves a truckload of time on a regular basis.  You set up a WordPress site on dev.joker.com so that you can build, test etc… Then you need to go live.  One of the easiest ways to do it...

Why I don’t like Social Readers

We’ve all seen them. The Wall Street Journal has one, Digg has one and we’ve all seen what our friends are reading. And THAT’S precisely my problem with social readers. I don’t necessarily want my friends knowing that I’ve read about...

The Death of IE6

If only it were true. Ask any developer you know about IE6 and you will get a host of facial expressions, hand gestures and words that I can’t use here. There is nothing more frustrating than developing an incredible website that’s working on all browsers...

It’s time…

So you’ve decided that it’s time to develop your online presence? Why now? If you answer “because (fill in the blank) told me to”, stop right there. If you don’t understand why you want a website, you can’t set goals and...

Doughnuts, Oil Changes and Websites

I’m going to go off on a little rant here. It’s a bit of a continuation of what’s on our home page, but I think it needs to be further explored. When I first started SSM in ’99, I kind of went with the shotgun theory of “I’d like to...