All posts by: Jamie

23 Jan

Tax Treatment of Website Development Costs (Canada)

For those of you who are located in Canada, we just received an excellent article from our accountant’s office (Ken Carmichael, BDO Kelowna) on how CRA treats taxes on website development costs and we wanted to share it with you. Quoting from the article: While there are no special tax rules with respect to website development […]

10 Jan

Let Us Do the Heavy Lifting

Imagine walking with a friend down a dark alley. (Don’t worry about why you’re there. Just imagine it.) Suddenly, the two of you are confronted by a punk who wants your wallet. As you bravely square off against him, your friend reaches out and motions you back. “Don’t worry,” he says. “I’ve got this.” You quickly […]

02 Jan

Why It’s Okay to Take Us for Granted

Have a favorite TV show? Someone wrote that show. Have you laughed at a funny billboard? Someone wrote that quip. Have the lyrics to a pop song been stuck in your head? Someone wrote that rhyme. Log into a favorite news or humor site daily? Someone works behind the scenes to make sure that you […]

26 Dec

Never Underestimate the Power of a Remake

Carrie. Robocop. Red Dawn. Pet Cemetery. Dirty Dancing. Starship Troopers. American Psycho. If this sounds like a list of the “greatest hits” of your youth, you’re in good company. Many of us cut our cinematic teeth on such films, and as such, they hold a special place in our hearts. But let’s be honest. As […]

20 Dec

Custom Web Design: Letting Your Site Respond to the Environment

We’ve entered the long dark of winter. Whether you are the type of person who looks forward to winter sports or the type who prefers to view the snow through the front window from the couch — where you’ve curled up with a good book — there are certain aspects of the season that you […]

13 Dec

Capitalizing on Creativity through Collaboration

We live in a collaborative world. Musicians, actors, and artists combine their skills and pool their resources to produce works of jaw-dropping artistry. Musicians like Eric Whitacre are leveraging the connective power of the internet to create virtual, cooperative choirs. Through platforms like Kickstarter, thousands of projects are being crowdfunded. Even the businesses word is taking notice: they are […]

05 Dec

Kelowna Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

There’s no getting around it any more: the Holiday Season has truly arrived, and our calendars are feeling the squeeze. But with all of the shopping, cooking, merrymaking, and cozying up to the fire with a hot chocolate that you have scheduled over the course of the next few weeks, don’t forget to take some […]

28 Nov

Kelowna Spotlight: The Golf Life

I enjoy now doing what I do… playing golf, relaxing a little, enjoying life. – Yogi Berra Although you may not believe this, we’re not always working. I know this might come as somewhat of a shock, given our unparalleled customer service and quick turnaround times; but honestly, with so much beauty all around us, can […]

21 Nov

Maintaining a Business Blog, Part 2: Three Tips to Simplify the Process

Now that we’ve established the importance of maintaining a business blog, it’s time to show you that the process is much less intimidating than it sounds. It could be that very idea of producing a weekly essay gives you the heebie jeebies. If that’s the case, know that you’re not alone. But please read on. […]

15 Nov

Maintaining a Business Blog, Part 1: Three Reasons to Make the Investment

With all of the responsibilities of sustaining a small business, sometimes the process of maintaining fresh content on your website can get lost in the shuffle. Although we might know it’s important to keep information cycling through our sites, we may not know exactly how to accomplish this. 

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