How much does a basic custom website cost?

There’s a lot of space between the almost free self-built sites out there and the multi-thousand dollar quotes you can get from a professional web design agency. The question is why and what are you getting for all that extra money? How much does a truly professional website cost? That’s the question I’m going to […]

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Magento 101 Lesson 3 – Installing a theme

Today we’ll cover installing a theme on our new Magento installation via Magento Connect. This lesson is available in both text and video format. The first step, if you don’t already have one, is setting up an account on Magentoconnect.com. Once you’ve got an account, browse to http://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/themes.html to see the available themes. There are […]

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Magento 101 Lesson 2 – Adding your first product

Today we’ll cover adding your first product to our new Magento installation. This lesson is available in both text and video format. The first thing you’ll want to do is log into your Magento install. In our case, Magento is installed at http://grizzlysts.com/magento_lesson1 so the admin panel can be reached at http://grizzlysts.com/magento_lesson1/admin. The first step to creating a product […]

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Magento 101 Lesson 1 – Installing Magento with Softaculous

This is the first video in our Magento beginner series. Our goal is to take you from beginner to running your own store before this series is over.

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Make Money off web design without being a web designer

The web design field is huge and, despite being long past the .com boom, there’s a lot of money to be made. Let’s say you’re not a web designer though, or an IT person at all, but you’ve got some good ideas. What then? 1)Landing your first client The first step is often not where […]

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Web Development Kickoff Event!

To kick off the new site launch in style, GrizzlySTS, for a limited time, is offering Magento & WordPress design and development services at just $15.00/Hr for the first hundred hours of work. Just enter promo code 15DOLLARKICKOFF at the link below to get started.   http://www.grizzlysts.com/services/outsourcing/

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Displaying a list of WordPress recent posts in Magento

I’ve recently had the opportunity to dynamically integrate the latest posts from a client’s Wordpress blog into their Magento front page and wanted to post a short piece about how it was done. This will effectively allow you to pull in the text only from the latest post in Wordpress and link that text to the post it came from.

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