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How We Manage to Consistently Get 30-45% Open Rate on Our Email Marketing

Posted by drew on Aug. 17, 2015, 6 a.m.

Here are some things we think about when building an email marketing strategy, and they have helped us get open rates far above average.


Using django-importcsvadmin to Streamline Excel Imports

Posted by julian.a on Aug. 9, 2015, 6 p.m.

django-importcsvadmin is a tool to help non-programmer admins of a site easily upload data from an Excel sheet.


Do you Need to Rewrite Content for Your New Website?

Posted by drew on July 28, 2015, 6 p.m.

When investing in a website redesign, do you also need to completely rewrite all the content on your site? Sometimes yes, sometimes no.


How to Use django-compressor Offline Compression with Widgy

Posted by gavin on July 26, 2015, 6 p.m.

With django-compressor, we normally use in-request compression, but that doesn't work for multi-server setups, so that's when you need offline compression.


3 Steps for an Evolutionary Approach to UX Design

Posted by drew on July 19, 2015, 6 p.m.

We practice evolutionary user experience (UX) design here at Fusionbox. What does that mean exactly?


Why and How You Should Write Progressively Enhanced Idempotent (Stateless) JavaScript

Posted by antoine on July 12, 2015, 6 p.m.

Don't underestimate your number of users without JavaScript enabled. Write progressively enhanced idempotent JavaScript for them.


Problems with Computer Science Education

Posted by alex on July 5, 2015, 6 p.m.

Computer Science degrees don't adequately prepare students to work as programmers. Here is what students need in order to connect the dots.


You Can't Always Trust Google Analytics

Posted by drew on June 28, 2015, 6 p.m.

There are a lot of spammers who will try to manipulate your reports in Google Analytics, so view your data with caution.


How Quickly Can You See SEO Results?

Posted by drew on June 21, 2015, 6 p.m.

One of the big questions my clients ask me if how fast they will see results from Fusionbox's SEO efforts.


Upcoming Panda Update Means You Need to Re-Check Your Content

Posted by drew on June 4, 2015, 6 p.m.

An update to the panda algorithm is coming within the next four weeks, so here are the steps to performing a content audit for your site.

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