14 to 6 — the ratio of men to women at Cheeky Monkey Media. 11 to 3 — the ratio of men to women in the particular office I work in. These ratios are very common in tech. It is no secret that the industry is male dominated. It is hard to find quality employees, no matter the sex, in any industry, but when it comes to technology it is a simple fact that there are more males than females in the work force. It is not good, it is not bad, it is just the way it is. The exciting part?
Technology & Trends
- 3 years 11 months ago
- 4 years 2 months ago
You know that feeling in your stomach you get when things go awry? That sinking feeling? When I think about the current state of web technologies, I get that feeling.
I can’t help but think, that as web professionals, we have created a pandora’s box. That somehow, without intending it, we have led the world astray.
- 4 years 8 months ago
Last week, one of our latest hires was explaining to me that we don’t feel like an Web Agency. Instead, he claimed that we felt and acted like a web development shop.
I thought this was a strange thing to say. To me, they are more or less the exact same thing. But, he went on to explain that there are a number of stigmas associated with each. So I thought it would be fun to compare some
- 5 years 2 months ago
Be warned! Google is about to shake things up on you, and you may not like it.
Starting April 21st 2015, the mobile readiness of your site is going to affect your search engine rankings. Sadly, many are not taking this seriously. Even though Google has been very clear on their intentions.
Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal.
And if that is not enough. Members of their team have been quoted as saying that this new mobile-friendly algorithm will have more of an impact than Penguin and Panda.
- 5 years 5 months ago
grateful - warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful
gratitude - the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful
2014 was a year of growth, challenges, and humbling experiences which filled me with a lot of gratitude for the opportunities to grow both personally and as a partner of Cheeky Monkey Media.
- 5 years 5 months ago
When looking for an adaptable, secure, and powerful CMS, why should you choose Drupal? Because you want these things of course! (and there is more...so much more...)
- 5 years 6 months ago
One of the biggest keys to having a successful website is somehow utilizing a content management system. A content management system (CMS) is a way of storing the content of a website so that different users with non-expert level web development experience can create, edit, and manage the thousands or millions of little pieces of content that get displayed to the end user when they visit your site.
- 5 years 10 months ago
At the end of the week, it’s nice to just sit, relax, and review all the cool things from the past 7 days. What better way to do that, than to sit ‘round the campfire and banter? Word ‘Round the Campfire is our weekly roundup, containing our past week’s blogs, tidbits the Adventure crew has found interesting, and hopefully, a chance for a few laughs and reflection.
- 5 years 11 months ago
Content marketing, social media, and user experience seem to be all the key buzzwords that are rocking the blogs lately, and as marketing professionals, we need to pay attention. Certainly, the methods and tactics that worked for our parents’ marketing strategies aren’t going to work for us, and even the strategies we ourselves used less than a decade ago are becoming obsolete.
- 6 years 3 months ago
Is Drupal a CMS?
At first glance this might actually seem like a silly question. However, let’s dig in a little deeper. I am sure most people who know Drupal would answer with an emphatic, "Yes, of course!" But I’m afraid the answer is not so easy.
If you dig a little deeper, you will find many conflicting opinions.
For instance, if you go to Drupal.org you will find them describe Drupal as: