Jessie Brown Music
JessieBrownMusic.com is the official website of Touring Artist Jessie Brown. This 6 page WordPress site aims to bring Jessie Brown info to her fans. This site features a blog with Facebook integrated comments making sure any interaction is broadcast through the social media sphere. It has a Tour schedule, media page with audio and video embeddings, a hosted photo album, about and booking page.
Custom features: oversized header images dedicated to specific pages, Facebook comments & like button, social media link footer and “where to buy” menu.
Plast is a Ukrainian Boy scouting organization. Two years ago the Chicago branch approached us with a tall order, out-do all other Plast websites.
We decided to use Joomla! for its robust structure and large development community for faster expansion. This site boasted over 12 blogs, one for each troop of the headquarters, a dedicated photo album, social media integration, event calendar, drop down menus for one–click navigation, and prominent rotating banner.
Features: Multi-blog, hand coded drop down menus, rotating feature banners, social media integration
This rap group, on the up-and-up, needed a site to spread the word and capture their unique style and devotion to their home, Kalamazoo. An original and custom header banner was created, a mash-up of Detroit, Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, Michigan. This custom and unique look is combined with a flash font replacement giving the site an appearance that can be shared across all monitors.
Custom features: Flash Font replacement, audio archive, social media integration, feature banner rotator, integrated newsletter component. Built using the Joomla! CMS.
Mystery Scene Magazine
This quarterly print magazine was ready to take their business online. The need for multiple blogs, advertising control, and multiple users made Joomla! a great fit. Mystery Scene Magazine provided the design and we built it.
Custom Features: Custom theme and custom Joomla! output, Integrated Ad serving component
Stuart Avenue Inn
One of Kalamazoo’s great Bed & Breakfasts located across the street from Kalamazoo College. Dana and Chris approached us with a need for a new look, as they had just taken over management of the inn. We worked together to create this custom theme with patterns taken from the wallpaper found with in the house.
Custom Features: Original Design Patterns, Image Rotator, Room Descriptions, “What to do in Kalamazoo” section, Today’s Weather Module, Guestbook