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 …

Our Project Management “Stack”

Let’s be real, tools are cool. It’s a great feeling to find that new app, service or software that makes your life easier, but sometimes you don’t know what’s out there or where to begin to try to improve your life. These days, the App Store is cluttered with thousands of “Productivity Tools,” but if you …

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, …

Launch of MyPorter.com – a New Approach to Storage

Do you remember that moment in college when your beloved couch needed to be stored to survive the transition to a new place but storage places were too expensive? We sure do (RIP red couch…). Well, our friends at MyPorter have created a solution to such problems and we had the great opportunity to assist …

Sheridan School’s Spirited New Site

Recently, we launched our second version of Sheridan School’s site, an independent, progressive K-8 school in Washington, D.C. The new version represents a substantial facelift from the original site, which we launched in 2010. The move is not just a simple content management switch from Drupal to WordPress, but also a comprehensive makeover for the …

Which Platform is Right For The Job?

A key decision is made at the start of every project, and while it is sometimes obvious or an afterthought, it can dictate the project’s success before it even begins. When someone comes to us with their needs for their project, the first question we have to answer is “how are we going to build …