It’s Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Austin, Texas

My Favorite Semi-Precious Stones for Hardstone Animals

Here are some images showing my favorite semi-precious stone animals with jeweled eyes from my collection and stories of the stones and where they come from.

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GEDmatch Used to Snare Golden Gate Killer - Hackers Get MyHeritage Data

As you have probably read it has been extensively reported that Golden Gate Killer was found using data from GEDmatch. It's an amazing story. 

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Keller Williams Real Estate Agent Website Created

Pallasart launches new real estate website for Matthew Church, an Austin Keller Williams Associate. The site has many cool features that will help Matthew offer his services and attract new customers.

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Hummingbird Farms Upgrades Images on their Website

Hummingbird Farms, the famous maker of body lotions seen on QVC , upgrades website with huge new product images, which increases sales

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Top Texas Home Builder Redesigns Website

Olson Defendorf, the top award-winning Texas custom home builder, creates a new brand image and redesigns website.  Click here to see what they just did in 2018.

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The Best Antique Roses for Your Austin Garden

Here's a list of the best antique and old roses for your Austin garden plus a few recommended David Austin Roses

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Maine Resort Redesigns Website

The Moorings in New Harbor did a total redesign of its website and added an availability and booking system.

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Why do my website fonts and photos look blurry in Windows 10?

When users install or upgrade to Windows 10, "display scaling" may be turned on "by default" to either 125% or 150% resulting in blurriness when viewing websites or applications on certain monitors.

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5 Common Website Mistakes to Avoid Making

We've been in the web design business since 1996, and have seen many small businesses make these easily avoidable but often costly mistakes with their websites.

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Should You Use Live Chat in Your Website?

Here's an informal overview of live chat options, outlining how Olark, one of the leading providers, works and its features.  We explain how live chat can increase online sales and generate leads no matter the size of your company.

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Where to Find and Buy Old, Antique and David Austin Roses Online

Bob Atchison's guide to find rare, antique and cabbagey roses to order online.  Here you'll find the best sources with roses I especially love and recommend for your garden.

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How to Add MLS Listings to Your Real Estate Website

If you are a realtor or real estate broker,  you need a website to advertise your business and attract new clients. Get clients to stay on your website by providing access to Multiple Listing Service (MLS) real estate listings.

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New Real Estate Web-Tools Just Released

Now it's possible to have a website that surpasses the very best in real estate. You can get an incredible design with powerful databases that can do anything and everything you could dream of...

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Is Scotty Bowers Telling the Truth About Hepburn and Tracy?

Is Scotty Bowers, the famous Hollywood pimp telling the truth about Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn being gay?  Here's a confirming story...

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Overcoming Your UNNATURAL FEAR of Cursive Fonts

The unspoken fear all web designers dread - you've been asked to use cursive fonts! There is no escape... yes, it has happened to me, Bob Atchison, many times and I have the battle scars to prove it. Here are some cursive fonts I actually like.

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Should You Use WordPress for Your Website?

We get asked this question all the time... Should I use WordPress? Here are some of the top considerations to examine when deciding if WordPress is the right choice for building your website.

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Drone Photography for Home Builder Websites

As homes in Austin, Texas are getting more expensive and selling for well over $1 million, many home builders and real estate agents are turning to aerial drone photography and videos to showcase their listings.

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Bob Atchison's Guide to Bronze Patinas

Most people do not realize that bronze statues have artificial patinas applied to their surfaces.  This blog article discusses the types of bronze patinas and how to recognize them.

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  • You should update your Flash Player too

    You should update your Flash Player too

    Many users have updated, or should update to the latest browser versions for an optimal web experience. Generally, all the leading browsers had big new releases in late March 2011 -- many timed their product launches to SXSW the big interactive, film and music festival held annually in Austin, TX each spring....

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