digital marketing and web design Jacksonville FL

Dev to Live Environment for WordPress

I’ve had several requests for the notes from my talk with Jeff MacGregor at the WP Jax Meetup about setting up a development environment for WordPress and the process we use to go live. So with that in mind, I’m making our slides available below. This process works with the free plugins discussed. I personal prefer to use a site …

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Reading: A Non-Negotiable

I just finished a quite lengthy, but deeply profound article by Christopher Butler on Smashing Magazine on the current state of content and information in our world: Content: A Blessing, A Bubble, A Burden. The inundation of information (in particular, digital information) in our lives has reached climatic levels. Yet the quality, and usefulness, of that information has perhaps reached …

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Launch of Campaign Website for Melvin Usery

This week saw the timely launch of my most recent project. Melvin Usery is running for re-election as Port Commissioner for the Ocean Highway and Port Authority in Nassau County, Florida. It is my honor to assist his campaign in marketing and promotion. Visit to see the latest portfolio work by Open Sky Web Studio.

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Responding to Change

Keeping up with technology, code and design news is a daunting task all by itself.  But with the help of a good feed reader, it’s one of the most enjoyable parts of my day.  Inherent in the process of drinking from this fire hose of information, however, is the need to selectively monitor and limit what new ideas out there …

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Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center

Open Sky Web Studio is now partnering with Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center for the rebuild and relaunch of their website.   It is their mission to serve our communities through health education and resources. Northeast Florida AHEC features an effective Tobacco Cessation program and training opportunities.  They serve Nassau, Baker, Clay, Duval, St. John’s, Flagler, and Volusia counties. It …

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Welcoming New Client Nextage Realty Pros

Open Sky Web Studio is pleased to announce a new project with realtors Nextage Realty Pros of Lakeland, Florida.  Nextage Realty Pros strategically services all of the Polk County area.  When their new website launches it will feature both informative area information guides, focused listings and easy to use MLS searching.  We are so excited to work with them and …

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