Customer Stories

How I Relaunched My Web Design Career – Brett Hallonquist

How I Relaunched My Web Design Career – Brett Hallonquist

Welcome to another Customer Story, where we share the beautiful work and interesting tales of our clients. Today we’re journeying to the west coast where we’ll hear the success story of a web designer, who was hesitant about WordPress at first, but after switching over, fell in love!

About Me

My name is Brett Hallonquist and I live in Seattle, Washington. For the past two years, I’ve been the Creative Director at the largest regional real estate company in the western U.S., Windermere Real Estate, tasked with overhauling their entire brand and collateral top to bottom. Prior to Windermere I ran my own successful graphic design business, Atomic Design Lab, for nearly 20 years.

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How I Teach University Digital Marketing Classes Using Themify! – Dr. Arnold Robinson III

How I Teach University Digital Marketing Classes Using Themify! – Dr. Arnold Robinson III

It’s always exciting to hear the different ways and purposes people use Themify, and this month’s Customer Story is no different. We’re pleased to welcome Professor Robinson as well as an entire several years of graduates and undergrads of Colorado State University. They’ve been using Themify to create WordPress sites to flex their digital marketing skills and to help local businesses get their websites started.

About Me

My name is Dr. Arnold Robinson III and I am a Clinical Professor at Colorado State University. I teach undergraduate Digital Marketing and Social Media Marketing, and graduate level Search Engine Optimization and Digital Marketing.

I graduated with a CIS (Computer Information Systems) degree in 2001 and my first job out of college 2001 was as a web designer. I have been involved in websites and digital marketing ever since. Throughout the years I have obtained an MBA and a Ph.D. in marketing. I currently own a web design company on the side while I teach full time at CSU.

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How We Started A Web Developing Business Using Themify! – BigSheep Studio

How We Started A Web Developing Business Using Themify! – BigSheep Studio

In this month’s Customer Story, we have an Icelandic duo who are taking their new web designing business to greater heights. From a law firm, to an Icelandic horseback riding company – see how they got their start and how you can build websites quickly too, using Themify’s premium WordPress themes and drag-and-drop Builder!

About Us

Hi there. We are a team of two Icelandic guys living in Denmark. Baldur Arge Sveinsson is the Lead Developer, and Sigurdur Baldursson is the Lead Digital Designer. We are a small design agency that specializes in digital design and web development. We started our company BigSheep Studio only about a year ago. We met in a start-up incubator, and wondered about working on something together as a company, rather than separate freelancers, since our backgrounds complimented each other. As a team we could take on bigger projects and deliver a higher quality of work.

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How I Create Invaluable eCommerce Profits for My Clients with Themify – Tanner Rankin

How I Create Invaluable eCommerce Profits for My Clients with Themify – Tanner Rankin

Welcome back to a new edition of our Customer Stories. To kick off the new year, it’s time to refocus your website’s eCommerce and marketing strategies to be more profitable and successful. To provide us insight into this vast world is business maven, Tanner Rankin, who’s appeared on the likes of Forbes, MSNBC, and Entrepreneur. Read on to see how Tanner uses WordPress themes to stay current in the ever-changing eCommerce world.

About Me

My name’s Tanner Rankin and I am a top-rated eCommerce and Amazon consultant, as well as an eCommerce website designer. For 10 years, as an author, speaker, and founder of The Source Approach, I’ve helped brands, startups, and retailers get to where they want to go quicker and easier through eCommerce & Amazon marketing. I focus on lending a hand to help businesses and my own companies grow in the eCommerce and SaaS (Software as a Service) spaces.

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The Killers’ Dave Keuning & His Themify-Powered Award-Winning Site!

The Killers’ Dave Keuning & His Themify-Powered Award-Winning Site!

In this edition of our Customer Stories, we’re getting an inside look at the creation of The Killer’s guitar player, Dave Keuning’s solo website. We’ll hear from Keuning and speak to web developer and returning story contributor, Joseph Abraham, about his award-winning website for Keuning Music and why Themify Ultra was the theme of choice.

Before we get to the technical aspects, let’s hear a little from the man himself, Dave Keuning, in this short Q&A.

From The Musician

What was the inspiration behind your website, Keuning Music?
I wanted some cool kaleidoscope imagery. You can never go wrong with that stuff and it tied in with the album. Joseph, the developer, did a good job implementing that, and created a website pretty much exactly how I wanted it. 

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Pop Artist, Shawn Don, Shares How He Builds His Own Site

Pop Artist, Shawn Don, Shares How He Builds His Own Site

In this month's Customer Story series, we have the interesting story of a pop artist turned self web-creator. Read on to see how he turned to Themify’s Music theme for an easy and completely customizable site for his musical career.

About Me

My name is Shawn Don. I'm a musician and actor, and have starred in various television series that have aired on ABC, MTV, WeTV, and Freeform. I'm also a bachelor on the current season of Millionaire Matchmaker. I’ve worked with major artists like John Legend, DJ Mustard, and Lil Wayne, including a single called ‘Leave Your Mind’ featuring Snoop Dogg.

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