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Here at Coalmarch, there’s no such thing as a “slow week.” With over 50 current clients and only 20 employees, it’s safe to say there’s a lot of work to get done in any given week. At times, this can be overwhelming, but for the most part it just keeps things interesting – for me anyhow. With so many clients to keep track of (and let’s be real –... read more
Whether you’re a content strategist, inbound specialist, user experience designer, or some combination of the three, you have a hand in making changes to your clients’ websites. This means you play a part in affecting the conversion rate of those same sites. So with this many people producing content, making changes to messaging, and... read more
It all started when I was in sixth grade. I started a business selling my drawings to my classmates. A dime would get you a pretty good drawing, a quarter an even better one. But a dollar would get you a sixth grade work of art. We had the kind of desks that were a single unit with cubby storage under the seat- I kept my earnings in a jar there.... read more
When I wrote my previous post, the idea of tracking KPIs across the company seemed like a relatively simple idea. Boy, was I wrong! We only just implemented them a few months ago. It took six months to get everything in place. Why? First, because we’re really busy (we just finished hiring six new employees!). Second, and more importantly,... read more
On Wednesday afternoon, our very own Ryan Scotton led a talk at Duke University detailing Coalmarch’s custom integration with Duke's 3rd party system, Scholars@Duke. This is a project that Ryan and the rest of the Coalmarch development team have been diligently working on for almost 2 years, and are beyond excited to begin demonstrating its full... read more