At Marker Seven, we take user experience very seriously. That’s why, when we were presented with the opportunity to attend (virtually) Dani Nordin’s O’Reilly Webinar, “Bringing strategic UX to Drupal projects” (http://oreillynet.com/pub/e/2330), we excitedly gathered in the conference room and fired up the presentation on our big screen. Dani’s insightful talk on strategizing user experience engendered a discussion amongst the M7 team about what we do, and more importantly, why we do it.
For both our internal teams and our clients, we recognize the...
The Marker Seven Team recently kicked off a redesign project for the Human Needs Project, a Community Resource Center which provides communities and slums around the world with Clean Water, Public Baths, Sanitation, Clean Energy, a central Information Kiosk, Wifi and a Marketplace where local entrepreneurs connected to a Community Resource Center will produce and sell locally necessary products supported with the latest low-tech, green technology from Berkeley, MIT and Harvard. “We are very excited to be working with such an innovative, forward thinking organization” said John Clauss, CEO of Marker Seven. “By providing the local people with a self sustaining business model, it is going to change the way non-profit organizations approach initiatives in the future....
Marker Seven has recently launched a pro bono site redesign for the St. Helena Tennis Association.
We were thrilled to be working alongside an organization that promotes healthy living and active lifestyles, and our team looks forward to designing future websites pro bono for non-profit organizations that provide a positive impact to our communities.
The St. Helena Tennis Association is focused on providing excellent, affordable instruction, fun recreational opportunities, competitive team play, social events and community-wide tournaments.
The new website can be viewed here: http://www.sthelenatennis.com/
Marker Seven CEO, John Clauss will join Chicago Radio Talk Show Host, Holly Campbell tomorrow for a live radio interview to share his story of how Marker Seven survived the Dot com crash of the early 2000's, and will be providing business tips for entrepreneurs struggling today. Should your business use social media? How important is digital technology in this day and age? Make sure to tune in tomorrow to station W4WN - Chicago @ 9am (CST) to find out!
We are proud to announce that our talented team has completed a site redesign for Echopass Corporation, a company which aims to provide continued education around cloud-based contact centers.
The new site not only conveys the company’s innovative approach to unite the foremost leaders in the areas of customer experience, contact center infrastructure, communication services, but also to unite individuals in consulting and support.
With their newly revised website, Echopass can easily provide enterprise clients with the best solutions from partners who work together to better serve the client’s customers and better serve the client (EchoPlace), as well as to continue to build a large partner focus.
The Marker Seven team is excited to have played such...
John Clauss, CEO and Co-Founder of Marker Seven was recently featured on MO.com where he discusses in a full-length interview what influenced his decision to break away from the corporate world and start a business in the web design industry.
“Owning a web design business for over a decade has taught me that creating a successful website involves an excellent understanding of business strategy, user experience, visual design and development," he quotes.
Clauss goes on to discuss the process it takes to design websites and discusses Drupal, the platform the Marker Seven team uses to build sites.
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Marker Seven Founder and CEO John Clauss joined Enterprise Radio Talk Show Host Eric Dye for a radio broadcast on the Entrepreneur Podcast Network to discuss his expertise as an entrepreneur.
During the interview, Clauss described how building websites with content management frameworks, such as drupal, is the future of web development.
“We were one of the first agencies to adopt it as a content management solution for our clients,” Clauss exclaimed. “Drupal is a free, open source content management system...it allows you to easily organize, manage, and publish content and is also highly customizable.”
We are proud to announce that John Clauss, CEO and Co-Founder of Marker Seven will be joining Eric Dye from the Entrepreneur Podcast Network this coming Monday April 23, 2012 at 10 a.m. PST. He will be discussing his journey as a successful entrepreneur with over fifteen years of management and consulting experience in the web design industry.
What is the Number 1 key ingredient that thriving entrepreneurs need in order to succeed in business?
Tune in Monday to find out!
"Make it Mom Friendly"
Anyone over the age of 25 or so likely has a mom somewhat similar to mine. She is able to send emails, and maybe search google a bit, but overall she isn't the most tech savvy person in your life. But that's ok, mom is good at other things; she makes great cookies, she always has your happiness in mind, you know, mom stuff. So why does it matter? Why am I posting about moms? Well, as it turns out there are a lot of people who manage content for their company website, or otherwise interact with the products we produce that might be a little more tech savvy than mom, but they're still not "rocket surgeons."
They know enough about computers and the internet to do their job, but when you give them a shiny new tool they...
What happens when you take the top leaders in the user experience industry and put them into a room together for two days? In a word, magic. On March 4 and 5th, 2012, Marker Seven's Lead Interaction Designer, Meagan Timney had the opportunity to attend Adaptive Path’s Managing Experience Conference held at the Julia Morgan Ballroom at the Merchant’s Exchange in San Francisco, CA.
Read more of Meagan's experience here:
"It was my first year attending MX, and I was very excited to be taking part. Beginning with Dr. Genevieve Bell’s stellar keynote, the conference speakers provided fantastic advice on how to create dynamic and effective UX teams. The key takeaway for me...