Facebook Live with Rick Dancer

A Website in Tune With Your Business Your website might be professional, attractive, fast and flashy. But does it actually drive customers to the services you provide? That was the question facing Rick Dancer. The former-TV-anchor-turned-politician-turned-videographer-turned-Facebook-live-non-profit-coordinator was sitting on a website that was a business evolution, a battle with cancer, and a haircut behind him.…

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Screening for Better Leads When I met Amanda, she was in a rut. She was paying a phone answering service every month to field calls about availability she didn’t have. Lots of potential clients is a great problem, but sifting through them was affecting her ability to be an incredible therapist for her existing clients.…

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Focus on Minimum Viable Product When Julie approached me, she knew exactly what her business needed, but had little idea what it meant technically. Sterner Stuff was able to turn the needs of her new line of business into an executable plan, and develop a place where she can seamlessly interface with her clients and…

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How Sterner Stuff Made Truffle Tickets More Tantalizing My first meeting with the folks at the Oregon Truffle Festival was after the January 2016 festival. The website still begged “Buy Tickets!” even though the event was over. Nobody could quite remember how to turn the button off. Had it been automatic? Working with their previous…

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In November 2017, Jason Gress approached me and asked me to tackle the website for his company, Oregon Floor Safety. He had some vague concerns about it, but primarily knew it had been done as a favor and probably contained some easy wins that could help it be more effective for his business. He trusted…

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This case study is actually about a personal project. beerPilgrimage started as a passion project in college, long before Google Maps introduced searching along your route. It was a learning experience in many ways. I picked up lots of knowledge about MVC frameworks, AngularJS and the value of automation. But ultimately, it addressed an imaginary…

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A Portland freelancer was looking for some quick help on a website he was developing for Field to Market. The project had a tight deadline and many complex features. He and I connected and I quickly completed the work he needed done. That small task opened the door to a variety of other features still in…

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The Iowa Hawkeye Horseshoe Pitchers Association website on multiple screen sizes

The Iowa Hawkeye Horseshoe Pitchers Association needed a modern, useful website for their members. A club, not a company, there wasn’t a huge budget to work with. Regardless, Sterner Stuff was able to identify their needs and produce a successful product. Thus far, its performance has been exceptional. Planning For the Future The great thing about Blueprint is…

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