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HubSpot CMS for SEO with Google AdWords Drives Results

Posted by Bret Peters on Oct 26, 2017 2:38:39 PM

You don't have anyone in your business who builds websites or does marketing? Then you may find this case study relevant to your business.

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Topics: HubSpot CMS, HubSpot COS, Marketing Automation, Google AdWords, SEO, Google Analytics, Website Redesign

Site Building with Drupal 7 Training (Sep 11-12, 2017)

Posted by Bret Peters on Aug 29, 2017 8:42:00 AM

This Drupal 7 training class on is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal 7 and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn best practices for how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

Course Dates: September 11-12, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Classroom
Audience: Anyone looking to learn Drupal for their agency, company or organization

This class is taught by Acquia Certified Instructors using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

Drupal 7 or 8? Not sure which training class is right for you?  Read our blog post to learn how to decide.

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Drupal Site Building, Web Designer, webmaster, Web Developer

TRAINING: Drupal 8 Module Development (Aug 30-31, 2017)

Posted by Fig Leaf Software on Aug 28, 2017 4:38:54 PM

Following up on the Drupal 8 Module Training at DrupalGovCon with Hands-on Drupal 8 Training 

Location: Online or Washington, DC
Training Dates: August 30-31, 2017
Audience: PHP and Drupal Developers 

Drupal 8 Module Development introduces the coding concepts behind D8 and prepares you to tackle feature development beyond what is available through core and contributed modules. This platform is built in PHP and utilizes Symfony components to extend its accessibility to non-Drupal programmers. If you know how to configure a Drupal 8 site, but you've found limitations with what you can do with core and contributed modules; you are part of a new Drupal 8 implementation team, or you will be taking over on-going maintenance of a site built by a third party development group - this 2-day course will prepare you to manage any customizations required.

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Topics: Drupal 8, Drupal Module Development, Symfony, Government

HubSpot for Veterans and Spouses with 30% - 90% Discounts

Posted by Bret Peters on Aug 28, 2017 12:44:16 PM

Veterans looking to start a new business can now not only take advantage of resources from the Veterans Administration (such as working with the Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utiliazation), but they can get coaching and heavily discounted software from HubSpot.  HubSpot is a leading maker of sales and marketing software for businesses looking to grow. 

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Topics: HubSpot, HubSpot COS, HubSpot CRM, HubSpot for Veterans, SDVOSB, VOSB, Veterans

Fig Leaf Migrates Machine Shop Website from WordPress to HubSpot COS

Posted by Bret Peters on Aug 25, 2017 12:51:43 AM

When Phoenix Companies, LLC wanted to improve customer and client engagement they hired Fig Leaf to migrate their website from Wordpress to Drupal.  The Phoenix Companies brand  provides end-to-end design and delivery of custom computer enclosures for government and businesses in the United States. 

The foundation of the new company was the TEK-AM Machine Shop, a Virginia company that had continuously operated as a machine shop for over 50 years.  In conjunction with the migration from Wordpress to HubSpot COS, Phoenix desired to utilize the HubSpot Growth Stack to engage and delight customers and visitors.   

Upon kick-off, Fig Leaf worked closely with Phoenix to perform an Inbound Marketing Assessment and strategy audit of the company's existing systems, website content and sales processes.  Fig Leaf completed the audit, recommended an implementation plan and began implementing changes and updates based on agreed upon business goals. 

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Topics: Wordpress, HubSpot CRM, Inbound Marketing, Cloud Hosting, Case Studies, Manufacturing

Dog Mushing, Aurora Borealis and Fig Leaf

Posted by Bret Peters on Aug 2, 2017 4:50:55 PM

Take a trip to Alaska! It's the perfect time with a new website launched by Fig Leaf using the Drupal CMS. 

The new guide to experiencing Alaska's Public Lands provides easy access to citizens seeking to visit, or simply learn more about our nation's Alaska treasures.  Visit the Alaska Plublic Lands Information Centers website to learn, explore or plan your trip. 

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Topics: 508 Compliance, Accessibility, Drupal, Usability, Content Strategy, content management, Case Studies, Website Redesign, Government

Archiving Your Drupal Site to Amazon S3

Posted by Fig Leaf Software on Aug 2, 2017 9:32:17 AM

Is your website no longer used for new content? Does it contain dynamic functionality that you don't need?  Consider archiving your site to save money on resources, maintenance and security costs. 

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Topics: Cloud Hosting, Amazon Web Services, Amazon S3, Drupal, Drupal 7, Drupal 8

Usability for CMS Editors

Posted by Jessica Moore on Aug 1, 2017 10:44:32 AM

Jess Moore and Will Kirchheimer presented this morning at Drupal GovCon on an often-overlooked topic: usability for internal CMS users. The presentation covered:

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Topics: Usability, Drupal, CMS, content management

PHP for Drupal Training (July 18, 2017)

Posted by Fig Leaf Software on Jun 27, 2017 8:28:00 AM

This one day PHP for Drupal Training class on teaches Web designers and developers working with Drupal, who want to learn best practices and fundamentals of programming using PHP. PHP is a required skill for implementing advanced theming on Drupal websites as well as Drupal module development.

Course Dates: July 19, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Training Center

*This course was written by Fig Leaf Software and is ideal for webmasters at corporations of all sizes, associations, nonprofits, schools and universities or government employees

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Topics: Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, PHP, webmaster, Web Designer, Web Developer

Site Building with Drupal 7 Training (July 17-18, 2017)

Posted by Seth Land on Jun 26, 2017 8:02:00 AM

This Drupal 7 training class on is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal 7 and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn best practices for how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

Course Dates: July 17-18, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Classroom

This class is taught by Acquia Certified Instructors using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

Drupal 7 or 8? Not sure which training class is right for you?  Read our blog post to learn how to decide.

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Drupal Site Building, Web Designer, webmaster, Web Developer

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