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Security7 Networks

Custom Jekyll site built from design comps and integrated with Siteleaf. Completed in 80 billable hours.
security7.net

Jekyll / Sass / JavaScript

Launched April 11, 2017. The CTO of Security7 Networks reached out with design comps in hand and we whipped ‘em up a brand spankin’ new Jekyll marketing site and integrated it with Siteleaf, HubSpot and Google Maps API in a few weeks.

Check out the Security7 Blog for a cheeky take on information security news and have updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Chicago Gang History

Jekyll migration to WordPress, site redesign, premium hosting, real-time performance monitoring, relational database, custom newsletter, media contact form.
chicagoganghistory.com

WordPress / Pantheon / Route 53 / CloudFront

After 7-8 months the Jekyll version of Chicago Gang History we started seeing some scaling issues with media assets on CloudCannon. Rather than hacking it we instead worked with CGH to perform a complete site redesign, leveraging existing ad revenue to migrate them to WordPress self-hosting.

Chicago Gang History

Hosted site migration to Jekyll, AdSense, SES email forwarding, contact form, newsletter, vanity domain, hosting
chicagoganghistory.com

After 6 months working with WordPress.com to create a site themselves, the author of Chicago Gang History wasn’t seeing the kind of traffic they’d hoped for despite all their hard work. In fact, before I found them, Chicago Gang History had had less than 1,000 total visitors—after six months!

Upon examining their content I found a treasure trove of niche content which simply needed a little love. Confident I could improve their online presence I made Chicago Gang History an offer they couldn’t refuse.