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AmazonSmile – Supported Non-Profits

Featured Non-Profits & AmazonSmile It is important to us to give back to our community and support causes we believe in. Because of this conviction, each month we choose a non-profit and make a donation in the name of Smart Monkey Design. Another way we like to give back is through the [...]

By | 2017-09-01T15:29:18+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Non-Profits We Support|Tags: |Comments Off on AmazonSmile – Supported Non-Profits

Canine Companions for Independence – July ’17 Featured Non-Profit

Featured Non-Profit - Canine Companions for Independence It is important to us to give back to our community and support causes we believe in. Because of this conviction, each month we choose a non-profit and make a donation in the name of Smart Monkey Design. Our donation for July this year went [...]

By | 2017-08-23T11:54:31+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Non-Profits We Support|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Canine Companions for Independence – July ’17 Featured Non-Profit

Indivisible Sonoma County – June ’17 Featured Non-Profit

Featured Non-Profit - Indivisible Sonoma County It is important to us to give back to our community and support causes we believe in. Because of this conviction, each month we choose a non-profit and make a donation in the name of Smart Monkey Design. Our donation for June this year went to [...]

By | 2017-08-22T11:41:14+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Non-Profits We Support|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Indivisible Sonoma County – June ’17 Featured Non-Profit

NRDC – May ’17 Featured Non-Profit

Featured Non-Profit - NRDC It is important to us to give back to our community and support causes we believe in. Because of this conviction, each month we choose a non-profit and make a donation in the name of Smart Monkey Design. Our donation for May this year went to the NRDC (Natural [...]

By | 2017-08-23T11:53:30+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Non-Profits We Support|Tags: , , |Comments Off on NRDC – May ’17 Featured Non-Profit

4 Reasons to Convert Your Website to HTTPS

Look at the address bar of the website you’re visiting. Do you see a little padlock in front of the web address? If you’re reading this on our blog page, the answer should be yes because Smart Monkey Design’s website is delivered over a secure connection. If anyone were to intercept the data between [...]

By | 2017-04-11T15:57:18+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Security|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Convert Your Website to HTTPS

The Sunk Cost Fallacy

Perception: You make rational decisions based on the future value of your investments. Truth: Your decisions are influenced by emotional attachment. The more you invest in something, the harder it is to abandon or change it. This is known as the Sunk Cost Fallacy. It’s an unsettling truth to come to terms with, [...]

By | 2017-09-01T15:33:46+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Sunk Cost Fallacy

Writing For the Web vs. Writing For Print

Long before I became a web designer I was a dance instructor. I taught for many years, and during that time I noticed something funny. Musicians often had a difficult time learning to dance. It seemed counter-intuitive considering that music is the driving force behind dance. However, it quickly became apparent that musicians generally [...]

By | 2017-04-11T15:20:13+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Categories: Design|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Writing For the Web vs. Writing For Print

Featured Website – Kilgore Blackman

Kilgore Blackman is a hardware and building materials store in Salem, Oregon. Mendocino Forestry Products is one of their largest suppliers, and because of their relationship, Mendoco approached us about building a new site for Kilgore Blackman. Because of Kilgore Blackman's extensive product category list, they needed a lot of pages, but wanted it to [...]

By | 2017-04-10T16:22:48+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Featured Website – Kilgore Blackman

Humane Society – April ’17 Featured Non-Profit

Featured Non-Profit - Sonoma Humane Society It is important to us to give back to our community and support causes we believe in. Because of this conviction, each month we choose a non-profit and make a donation in the name of Smart Monkey Design. Our donation for February this year went to ACLU (American [...]

By | 2017-04-03T14:16:17+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Non-Profits We Support|Tags: , |Comments Off on Humane Society – April ’17 Featured Non-Profit

Meals on Wheels – March ’17 Featured Non-Profit

Featured Non-Profit - Meals on Wheels It is important to us to give back to our community and support causes we believe in. Because of this conviction, each month we choose a non-profit and make a donation in the name of Smart Monkey Design. Our donation for February this year went to ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union). [...]

By | 2017-04-03T13:55:20+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Non-Profits We Support|Tags: , |Comments Off on Meals on Wheels – March ’17 Featured Non-Profit
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