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Okay, real talk, blogging often is hard shit. We care so much about you and your time. We don’t write posts for the sake of writing posts. If we have a passionate topic, you’ll see it here. Otherwise trust we are probably just busy making something great for the citizens of the interwebs.

Train for the finish line

Reading Time: 2 minutes In recent months both Ryan (business development here at factor1) and I have been training hard. Ryan is training for an ironman and I have been training for a century road race. And as we talk about the process, the weekly plans and the pain, I see a lot of parallels in business as a…

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Welcome to the new site

Reading Time: < 1 minute This has been in the works for a while now. We went all wordpress, all html5 with it. Its also super mobile friendly. Try it now! Go ahead, drag the lower right tab of your browser and make your screen smaller. All the content re-wraps with ease and grace. Ipad, android tablet, iphone, blackberry, windows…

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Woah, its 2011?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wow, we have been crazy busy. Our last blog post was in december 2010. Lots going on around here at factor1. Very exciting start to the year. Thought I should share some tid bits so you know we are still alive. What have we been up to you ask? First, lots of site launches. Like tcsdelivers.net,…

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Santa Photos Site launch

Reading Time: 2 minutes See, We told you we have been busy around here. Lots of new projects launching this season. SantaPhotos.com was a very cool project to be working on. Mall Santas are a big deal. Many families want to find the same santa year after year, to provide great tradition, and consistency to their family photos. We…

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Waters Edge Church Site launch

Reading Time: < 1 minute Waters Edge Church came to us several times over the course of the last year. Spending lots of time researching their options, talking with multiple firms and designers. After they weighed their options, they went with factor1. We spent a lot of time talking about their culture, personality, staff, and where they were heading. We…

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c3 site launch & another great testimonial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Okay so we have been slammed around here and forget to update our blog. This site launched a few months ago, but we still wanted to feature it. c3church.tv uses one of our new products for small / new start up organizations – website awesome. This is Gary Lambs 4th site with us, and wanted…

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Business is like riding a bike

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m an avid mountain biker, road biker, and cyclist. I ride my bike to the office every day, to church on a regular basis, and anywhere I can. I have been riding a lot for the better part of 7 years. Even spent most of my childhood on a bike. Riding for recreation, exercise, fun,…

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Placing value on quality

Reading Time: < 1 minute Where do you stand where quality counts? Oxford suits is the only company left in america today that still makes its suits by hand. Seriously by hand. No machines. Can you imagine the hours to sew a single suit? Check out this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlX9pcBOqT0 Quality, attention to detail, pride in your work. they all matter.

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cheap hosting

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone wants the biggest bang for their buck. Im as frugal as I possibly can be, and find ways to be more frugal each year. On a pretty regular basis, we find customers who refuse to pay real money for hosting. Sure they just spent thousands on a nice website, but $3 a month hosting…

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using html5 for video

Reading Time: 3 minutes HTML5 is going to be the new norm here soon. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, dont worry about it too much. Its the background structure / protocol running web pages. Firefox, Safari, Opera & Google Chrome are all HTML5 ready on some level. IE 6, 7, 8 are not. Rumor is the…

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