Project Launch: Engage Ventures

It’s always exciting to get started on a new project, especially when it comes with a challenge. The obstacle: how do you help a new, Atlanta-based accelerator stand out from the hundreds of seemingly similar programs around the world? Our solution: simplicity. We developed the Engage Ventures website with an approachable UX flow to allow …

Eastmont Group Featured In MailChimp’s Agency Newsletter

If you know us, you know we love MailChimp’s email marketing platform, and this morning, MailChimp returned the love, featuring Eastmont Group and our client MyPorter in this week’s MailChimp for Agencies newsletter. Over the last few weeks, we connected with the MailChimp team to detail our steps in creating a market presence for MyPorter, walking …

Project Launch: Compeat

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our latest work, the new compeat.com! Compeat, based in Austin, TX, develops and supports the restaurant industry’s leading end-to-end management software. They have an amazing product and needed an amazing website to match. That’s where we stepped in. We designed and developed the new compeat.com to embody an …

Project Launch: Dance Education Laboratory

We’re thrilled to launch the new danceedlab.com for Dance Education laboratory! The new site features a brand new look, expansive CMS capabilities and a host of new backend features for students and alumni to get the most out of their relationship with DEL. Beyond a fantastic front-end (check out the color changing nav bar), the new …

How to Sell More Stuff with Magento and MailChimp

The following article outlines steps to sell more, but for some expert guidance, get in touch! As you may have heard, we recently had the pleasure of speaking alongside MailChimp at Imagine Commerce, the annual Magento conference in Las Vegas. MailChimp chose us as their partner in this endeavor so we could show how a real …

Why We Use Roots for WordPress Development

The opening tagline on the Roots site is, “Roots helps you build better WordPress sites faster” and we totally agree with that statement from the Roots team. Here at Eastmont Group, we use Roots almost exclusively for our WordPress projects. We had been searching for a process/workflow that would allow us to work better and …

Eastmont Group with MailChimp at Imagine Commerce 2016

We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be joining our friends from MailChimp at Imagine Commerce 2016 in fabulous Las Vegas! Hosted at the Wynn, Imagine is the premiere annual conference for Magento developers, partners, agencies and stores. Along with soaking up a few days in Vegas, we’re thrilled to be presenting with our friends …

The Convergence of Code and User Experience

Working on a complex web application can be, well, complex. The balancing act between front-end and back-end is constant, with the intricacies of the data and code constantly affecting the user’s interactions, and vice versa. We routinely start with designs and wireframes of what the final front-end product should look like, but what happens when …

Pet Lovers Rejoice… PawedIn is LIVE!

We’re elated to announce that our latest work is live! PawedIn.com is a community for pet parents and pet professionals to connect, offering directories, ratings, reviews and communication tools for animal lovers. Along the lines of ZocDoc or Porch, PawedIn gives pet parents access to a wealth of information about local pet pros, like veterinarians, …