Muskegon Biker AMP website

So I have been going back and rebuilding any of the sites that I run to get them more current and running faster for usability and SEO purposes. MuskegonBiker.com just got a fancy new paint job and a bit under the hood as well with the AMP upgrade. Muskegon Biker LLC is actually the name … Read more

Waves of Hope AMP rebuild

I just completed an AMP site rebuild for Waves of Hope a great local charity. Waves of Hope helps with transportation costs when utilizing the cross lake ferry to go across the lake for treatments. We built a website for waves maybe 6 or 7 years back which was still running but needed a refresh … Read more

Beacon Light Community Church

Mobile First Design from scratch New custom WordPress build for Beacon Light Community Church. I’ve been trying to stick with a mobile first minimalist design to keep things simple. Beacon Light has a good Facebook presence so it was easy to go in and grab what I needed for the build. This is currently still … Read more

National Transmission Rebuild for Speed!

I got to rebuild National Transmission’s website recently. I built their old site around 2014/2015 and at that time was doing static non-responsive builds. The site needed an update. It look dated and was not mobile friendly in anyway. I wanted to get the client into a WordPress site. I’ve been building them lately with … Read more

Jeremiah the Dreamer Website Rebuild

I’ve been going back through and rebuilding some of my legacy sites to get them up to date with the current trends for portfolio pieces. I’ve spent the last five years building sites for a property development management company and haven’t had a whole lot of room for portfolio pieces. I went back and rebuilt … Read more

Digital Design Criteria Manual

The DDCM, or Digital Design Criteria Manual is one of the many great products produced by work.shopMG for retail property developments such as malls. The DDCM is basically a password protected database of rules and regulations that it’s users can search to keep their project up to code. In general my company does these for … Read more

Transfer WordPress site from one server to another

Breakdown/Times for the video Transferring the website Grab backup of files you will need to move Export all content from WordPress (1:50) Grab SQL back-up of original database from phpMyAdmin (2:54) Set-up new database on new server – Create Database user and password and then add the user to the database with all privileges (4:20) … Read more

My Skill Set

231 Web Dev Skill Set Let’s throw something down here. A line in the sand if you will. I am going to lay out what I consider my Skill Set to be… WordPress Development – Expert Level. Custom Plugins and Themes. Password protected user based corporate websites. HTML5 – Expert Level. Recently mastering the HTML5 … Read more

Hennessy’s Irish Pub

Hennessy’s Irish Pub Hennessy’s Irish Pub is a great downtown Muskegon Bar and Restaurant that I had the pleasure of working with for a custom build. We had initially done a responsive dynamically built HTML5/PHP build. As time progressed I found more flexibility and ease of use for the clients with Custom WordPress Builds. Used … Read more

Lindsey Hairstylist Muskegon

Responsive Web Development A Responsive Website is a website which will change it’s design and feel to look good whether you are viewing it on a desktop, a tablet or a phone. This is very important as so much web traffic now comes from smartphones and smart devices. LJD Hairstylist Muskegon, MI Lindsey June Dutkiewicz … Read more

Pure Body Pilates

Pure Body Pilates – Responsive Website Build

I had the honor of doing a new website build recently for Pure Body Pilates, which at the end of the day ended up being a very cool build and a true pleasure. I was approached by Sherry Stevens approx a week and a half back. She is a small business owner that is opening something very cool. We embarked on a journey and really made something that turned out to be so cool. Here we go…

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H&H Lawn Service

H and H Lawn Service and Snowplowing

A Great New website for a landscape company in North Muskegon.

H and H Lawn Service and Snowplowing. I recently got to do a ground up CMS build for a great local North Muskegon Landscape supply, lawn service and snowplowing company. The company was already branded out very well with a great logo and many advertisements for me to work with and simply needed a website to pass on the work, pricing and services they did so overall it was a straight forward and easy build.

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Sethco Lumber

Sethco Lumber Website Development

Just got done with a new responsive build for Sethco Lumber located on Apple Ave in Muskegon, MI. Sethco Lumber has been in business for many years and recently contracted 231 Graphics to step up their web presence, and you know that we where up to the task.

I have went back and forth on how to approach these jobs. I am back in the zone where I think that utilizing a CMS is always the way to go. The clients always like a certain amount of control, and I am at the point with my skill level that there is literally no limitations when it comes to what I need to do here.

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All About Entertainment

All About Entertainment

Ground up build for a local party inflatable rental place with a whole lot of options.

All About Entertainment is a rental company based in Western Michigan. They can provide your event, picnic or party with some amazing entertainment. They specialize in inflatable rentals, as well as rock climbing walls, mechanical bull rentals and more. From carnival games, to spray on tattoos, what ever you need for your next party, function or more they can provide.

We started this as a SEO job but as the conversation progressed ended up heading it in a totally different direction. The client ended up wanting to do a content management system that they could edit on their own, which is always easy to pull off, and we hit the ground running.

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How To Set-Up WordPress

The following will be an in-depth article on how to set-up a WordPress Site. There are a few things that you really will need. Really you need a hosting service and a domain to set it up under, beyond that you are golden. I am going to give you a step by step, here goes…

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