Author Archives: Centresource

How To Select The Right Agency

Having worked in the agency world close to a decade now, I have seen both successes and failures when it comes to client relationships. If you’ve had experience in this space yourself, you too have probably heard your share of horror stories, whether it be agency staff talking about clients or clients talking about agencies. […]

How to Recruit Developers & Tech Talent

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment across all IT jobs is expected to grow by 22% through 2020. Despite this steady increase of openings in the technology industry, competition for talented individuals in the tech industry is at unprecedented levels, which raises the question- how does a company successful recruit the […]

Your Website Performance Reality Check

Did you know that Amazon found that for every 100 milliseconds more in page load time, their sales decreased by 1%? That when Google switched from a 10-result page loading in 0.4 seconds to a 30-result page loading in 0.9 seconds, that it decreased traffic and ad revenues by 20%? Or that when Google Maps […]

Centresource Wins Two 2015 Telly Awards!

Two videos that Centresource created were selected as winners in the 2015 36th Annual Telly Awards. The Silver Award, the highest possible honor, was awarded to Centresource for a client’s private video. Sometimes we are asked by our clients to create private videos to be used internally or for their sales staff to share directly […]

Who Is Your Master?

The Iron Triangle is the scope, budget, and timeline of your project. From these three strong components, who is your master? That is the most valuable question you will be asked in the lifetime of your website or web application engagement. Your answer guides the team through all stages of strategy, planning, development, and project […]

We Won A Graphic Design USA Award!

We are very excited to announce that we recently won a 2015 American Web Design Award, an annual competition hosted by Graphic Design USA (GDUSA). In collaboration with Kansas Leadership Center (KLC), we were awarded the prize for our work on “Your Leadership Edge” – a portal that gives future leaders access to the Kansas Leadership […]

Playbook 2.0 is Here!

We at Centresource love open source software. We use open source projects every day from Ruby on Rails to jQuery, Linux to OpenSSL. In that spirit, we have a few open source projects of our own. These projects open up our process and experience to the community. They serve as a chance to contribute back. […]

3 Essentials That Make a City Great for Startups

In the late 1300s, the Medici family came into power in Italy. Whether due to temperament, environment, or chance, they became the family who godfathered the Italian renaissance, and helped spark the many revolutions in science, art, and politics which formed the world we live in today. Since then, many people and cities have aspired […]

What is semalt? What is buttons-for-website?

If you keep an eye on your Google Analytics referral sources, you’ve probably noticed a growing number of referrals from semalt.com and buttons-for-website.com.  Aside from your referral sources in analytics, you’ve probably never heard of these sites, and you’re curious why you’re getting so much traffic from them. In short, these sites are employing a […]

Welcome to the team Zach Keller!

As 2014 was drawing to a close, we had an exciting addition to our production team. We are happy to welcome to Centresource, Zach Keller, our newest front-end developer. Zach is one of those few-and-far-between native Nashvillians. Growing up in Nashville means Zach is a Titans fan (for better or worse) although if you cut […]

Fostering Work / Life Balance

At any office in our country today you are going to hear people talking about work/life balance. Actually, at any kitchen table (or fast food restaurant, if you don’t have the time to cook) you’ll hear the same conversation. How do we achieve a work/life balance that can be lived out in an authentic and meaningful […]