Welcome to the Coalmarch blog, where we write about website design, programming, Drupal, Adobe Photoshop, how not to get run over by a downtown Raleigh bus, and much, much more.
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Last April, Autumn, Brian, and I attended SmashingConf SF 2016, an amazing conference hosted by one of the best web design/development resources on the web, Smashing Magazine. I owe a lot of my early interest in web development to nights spent browsing through their enormous site - it is chock full of web goodness, so if you haven’t seen it before... read more
In April, I attended Smashing Conference along with Ryan Scotton and Brian Coffelt in San Francisco. One of the overarching themes of Smashing Conference was pattern libraries, which inspired me to create a pattern library solution for Coalmarch. As the conference went on, and even after we got back to Raleigh, I started thinking about how we... read more
I’m the Managing Director for Coalmarch Productions, and I love it. In my role I am responsible for the financial performance of the company, hiring and retaining great people, delivering exceptional results for our clients, and developing and nourishing a great culture that helps make Coalmarch a fun, rewarding, and meaningful place to work. It... read more
If you run a pest control company, chances are your yearly business goals are centered around sustaining or growing your annual revenue. Having worked with many pest control companies all over the United States for a few years now, I realize that revenue is one of the main points of discussion when running a business in this industry. It’s... read more
This past weekend I was fortunate enough to stumble upon an incredible documentary on Netflix called “The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young.” (If you run at all, or like any kind of extreme challenge, I highly recommend this). By the end of it, I was inspired to meet the challenges in my life head on - whether it was running... read more