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An Interview with David Poindexter About nvQuickPulse and More

DNN Hangout - October 2018

If you've been around DNN for a while, you may vaguely remember a monthly show that existed where myself and Joe Brinkman spoke about the various interesting news items of the month, and we also interviewed various folks in the DNN community. Well, it's back! That's right. This is the first of many DNN Hangout shows for you to enjoy.

Hotcakes Commerce Version 03.02.01 is Full of Community and Support-Driven Updates

New Hotcakes Commerce Release

Our team has been working hard at delivering the next great release of Hotcakes Commerce.  This time, we primarily focused on some updates that both our support clients and the community really wanted.  We’re very happy to announce that version 03.02.01 is ready for you and it brings with it some very popular updates.

Using Google Alerts To Monitor and Grow Your Brand

Upendo Ventures Digital Marketing

One of the number one things I speak about with clients is brand, or branding.  In fact, when embarking on any project, internal or external, it’s probably the very first thing that we discuss.  This is especially true with small businesses and businesses who need to employ local and social media marketing strategies.  You need to first know what your brand is, how to speak about your brand (with as few words as possible), and how people should perceive your brand.  Most importantly, what will people say about your brand when you’re not looking?

Upendo Ventures Joins the DNN Corp Partner Program

Upendo Ventures Press Release

Upendo Ventures, a U.S. leader in e-commerce and CMS development and expert in DNN and Hotcakes Commerce, has announced that it’s DNN services have expanded after joining the DNN partner program.  This is great news for companies looking for built-in integrations, social communities, and advanced content management features found in the line of Evoq DNN products.

5 Things You Absolutely Need to Remember with E-Commerce Websites

E-Commerce Myth's presented by Upendo Ventures

Last night, I had the pleasure of presenting to the Toronto Area DNN Users Group (a.k.a., TADUG), hosted by Aderson Oliveira.  TADUG is currently enjoying a revival, so I couldn’t pass up this opportunity.  He asked me to bring some e-commerce goodness to their user group, and I hope I delivered.  In this presentation and Q&A, we discuss some of the most critical trends and techniques that e-commerce website owners should remember.  Spoiler alert…  There are actually 6 tips in this presentation.  Surprise!