June 2, 2011 in Learn
Pay with your phone: Google Wallet and Square Card Case
Google and Square have just released two apps that allow you to pay for products without a credit/debit card or cash. In this post we’re going to explain how the apps work.
May 27, 2011 in Learn
Sketch, Skitch, Code!
Here at Carsonified HQ, we have a design workflow that’s really working well, so I wanted to share. We’re using this to design and build the new version of Think Vitamin Membership, called Treehouse. Let me show you …
May 25, 2011 in Learn
Advanced Google Analytics for Startups
Growing a business is an endless cycle of experiments. You get an idea about why some part of your business is going the way it is, you tweak things a bit to test your idea, and then you review the…
May 19, 2011 in Learn
How to write awesome automated emails
I just got an email from Wufoo that is the perfect example of how to create a lovely user experience when receiving an automated email from a web app. In this quick post, I’ll show the email and explain why…
May 17, 2011 in Learn
Sketchboard before you wireframe
At Future of Web Design this week, Aarron Walter has been talking a lot about Sketchboarding. This is a process that Adaptive Path pioneered. In this post I’ll quickly explain the idea and how it will help you. Adaptive Path’s…
May 5, 2011 in Learn
Give Away Some Code
This is the second post in our series about raising your profile in the web industry. Be sure to check out Ryan’s first post, about how to get a conference speaking slot.
May 4, 2011 in Learn
This is the 4th post in our Fully Carsonified series where we give you a behind-the-scenes look at how we run our Team. This post focuses on how to live a balanced, happy life.
May 3, 2011 in Learn
Unicorns and Poets
As time progresses, it’s becoming clear that there are two primary characters in the web industry: Unicorns and Poets. Let me explain … Unicorns A Unicorn is a skilled visual designer with a solid understanding of UX. A Magical Unicorn…
April 27, 2011 in Learn
How to get a conference speaking slot
This is going to be the first in a series about raising your profile in the web industry. I’m going to share some tips that are guaranteed to help you massively increase your visibility and credibility. These two things lead…
April 26, 2011 in Learn
Special video edition of Think Vitamin Radio
In this special edition of Think Vitamin Radio, I sit down with Alan, Jim and Nick to discuss interesting topics like Spine, CloudFoundry, CoffeeScript and Sass being included in Rails 3.1 by default. If you can’t view the video, please…
April 21, 2011 in Learn
Two essential real-time colaboration tools
We use Google Docs for everything here at Carsonified. Recently they rolled out updates and it’s becoming insanely useful for long-distance real-time collaboration among our Team. The two tools we’re using the most are Google Documents and Google Drawing.
April 7, 2011 in Learn
Want a Dream Job?
We’re looking for two new awesome folks to add to the Carsonified Team. If you’re a talented web designer or developer, please keep reading …