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How to guarantee a successful web app development project​

Our launch of a large retail client’s Magento e-commerce website was a big moment for Integrity. The new site is the result of a year-long effort …

The web development company's guide to the galaxy

We believe a small group of passionate people can change the world.<p>If you don’t love what you’re doing, you’re not going to create something …

5 tips for finding a great custom web development partner

So you need something that’s more than just a website — it’s a web system. It’ll involve lots of third party system integrations, ongoing web …

Is paid search engine marketing right for your business?

We’re often asked by clients of all sizes to estimate a search engine marketing (SEM) plan with the question, “How much should I spend on search …

Take the user guesswork out of your marketing or e-commerce website

Shortly after I decided to run a half marathon, I headed to a local running store in search of new shoes.<p>I’m not a running shoe expert. I had no idea …

Website design: template, site builder or custom solution?

Recently, Product Hunt (one of my personal favorite reads) posted a collection of services and tools to help people build a website quickly and …

The secret to successful web application development

The best marketing strategy for any industry is an amazing product. When you have a web application, this is even more true. As one of the nation’s …

Ed Morrissey appointed to Loop Trolley Company board

Ed Morrissey, partner and chief creative officer at Integrity, was recently appointed to the board of the Loop Trolley Company.<p>The Loop Trolley will …

Washington University selects Integrity as preferred agency partner

After an extensive competitive review process, Washington University in St. Louis has selected Integrity as one of its preferred agencies for …

Hold the phone: how we got more than 900 leads for our client with call-only ads

I’m not sure if Alexander Graham Bell was the type of guy who gave high fives, but I bet he’d become one once he saw how we generated mad phone leads …

How to pass the AdWords Fundamentals exam on your first try

Since Integrity became a Google Partner, the team of strategists who are also AdWords experts has grown pretty quickly. When I decided I wanted to be …

Why I’m breaking up with Google Inbox – for now

​Is it weird that as I opened Google Inbox on my desktop in preparation for writing this article a mysterious “Server is temporarily unavailable.” …

Here's how to map your e-commerce conversion optimization plan

So, your e-commerce website gets more traffic than rush hour in Los Angeles, thanks to snappy online advertising campaigns backed by a …

What’s so cool about Slack, anyway?

As a holacratic organization with members working from anywhere in the United States on any given day (I’m actually writing this at a coffee shop in …

WWDC 2015: iOS 9, Apple Music, watchOS2 and more

Hot on the heels of Google I/O came WWDC, Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference. Between Drake’s (srsly, Drake) appearance during the …

We have an open paid time off policy and it's awesome

A few years ago, Integrity changed its paid time off (PTO) policy.<p>We’d been using a pretty traditional model: employees got a set amount of …

Using Kickstarter to launch a successful tech book

Hello Web App is a 150 page book that teaches readers to program web applications using Python and Django basics.<p>Behind the project is west …

Google Hangouts microphone not working or hardware muted?

Is Google Hangouts telling you “Your microphone is not working or is hardware-muted!” before proceeding to mute you like an idiot at every client …

10 telltale signs your web project is failing (GIF edition)

Failed web projects are both costly and frustrating. They can set your business back months, or even years, and make you wary of anything or anybody …

Everything you should know about Google I/O in 10 minutes

If you’ve safely navigated your way to this page, I feel safe assuming that you’re probably already familiar with Google I/O. I’d also guess that …

4 reasons you should consider an open salary policy at your company

Open salary policies are making waves in the world of technology and startups as they take “transparency” to a whole new level.<p>A company utilizing an …

3 questions to ask when you start branding your business

When clients come to us asking for help defining their brand, we start with three questions:<p>What is the value of your product or service?<br>• Who is your …

What you can learn from the successful Pixel Press Kickstarter

Pixel Press is a St. Louis based technology company that gained national recognition for their freshman app that allows kids and adults alike to turn …

3 weeks with the Apple Watch (and why I was surprised)​​

Three weeks ago, it happened. My Apple Watch arrived, and I gleefully strapped it on my wrist to see how my life would change.<p>Three weeks later, I …

How to keep your users coming back for more

Do what you say you’re going to do. That’s it.<p>Sounds simple, right?<p>We think so, too. That’s why it’s one of the mottos we live and work by at …

Invisible Girlfriend founder proves innovation isn't just for tech

Every project starts with a problem and an idea to solve that problem. At Integrity, we love people who take their ideas and turn them into solutions …

5 ingredients for a perfect web application development project

Not everybody here at Integrity can bake a perfect batch of cookies (although Project Leads Libby and Steffani surprise us every Wednesday with their …

How our web development company survived with no office

What would you do as a business owner if the water, power or some other critical part of your office infrastructure went out for a week? Most would …

2 easy ways to get rid of referral spam in Google Analytics

Nothing sets me off quite like the realization I’ve done a ton of work for nothing. We spend a considerable amount of time making sure the web …

7 steps to getting free publicity for your startup

So you just released your startup into the wild and in your post-launch party hungover state you’re counting each and every click on that sign up …