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WordPress Developer Position

by BLKDG

BLKDG is seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins from scratch. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and an understanding of core design principles required to build beautiful websites. BLKDG is a digital agency based in Denver, […]

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WordPress SEO Strategy | Go Beyond the Yoast SEO Plugin

by BLKDG

If there is ever a time to look far beyond the common WordPress SEO tools, such as Yoast SEO Plugin, 2018 is the year. All things considered, the Yoast plugin is still an excellent baseline tool for best practice on-page SEO, however the tools and tactics that impact positive rankings are far beyond the plugin’s […]

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Mobile First Indexing and What You Need to Know

by BLKDG

Not sure what Google has been up to in the world of mobile-first optimization? Let’s get you up to speed. To recap, Google’s Mobile-first indexing means that the Google algorithm will use the mobile version of the content for indexing and ranking, to better assist – primarily mobile – users find what they’re looking for. […]

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Google Tag Manager: An Introduction

by E.J. Ulery

Google offers a number of tools that help you learn more about your users and Google Tag Manager (GTM) may be the most powerful tool in the arsenal. While GTM doesn’t actually collect data on your users, it simplifies and demystifies the means by which you collect that data. Even as a developer I find Google’s […]

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Going #nextlevel Storytelling at Camp9600

by BLKDG

  I first heard about Camp9600 halfway through my second IPA, chatting with a friend at a brew pub in Boulder. A humble guy in his own right, he casually told me about this “conference” in Breck where some of the most iconic brands gather to spill the goods on digital marketing strategy and methodology. I had […]

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eCommerce Data Points to Desktop, Not Mobile for Purchase

by BLKDG

We’ve long recognized the importance of an intuitive and frictionless mobile website experience, but as BLKDG’s responsive design capabilities continue to grow beyond the basic parameters of simple CSS and styling there is a noticeable dent in purchase or conversion data at the mobile level. In a recent article published by the team at Smart Insights, the […]

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BLKDG honored with Awards in Excellence at the Communicator Awards

by BLKDG

Aspen area websites honored with awards of excellence at the Communicator Awards.   Denver, CO – May 16, 2016 – Denver based digital agency, BLKDG, has been honored with two awards recognizing excellence in website design at the 22nd Annual Communicator Awards. The winning projects include Aspen-based architecture firm Rowland + Broughton (www.rowlandbroughton.com), Award of […]

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BLKDG is hiring an Interactive Web Designer

by BLKDG

BLKDG is offering an INTERACTIVE WEB DESIGN internship to qualified candidates. This position is open for course credit based on the candidates’ requirements. Successful candidates must display exceptional skill and can demonstrate high-quality work in the field of development and design. All candidates must be passionate about their area of specialization and should offer insight […]

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BLKDG lands Gold, Silver at the W3 Awards

by BLKDG

We are beyond stoked and humbled to see hard work pay off this month after being awarded two W3 Awards. Thank you to our amazing clients and designers who allow us to bring such amazing interface and web experiences to life. We truly believe in a matching web functionality with great design, delivering a finished […]

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@HappyGov is born at #HACK4CO

by BLKDG

What started on Friday at 6:00 pm as a seemingly casual weekend of coding, designing and idea making quickly turned into a full on hackfest. Our team charged throughout the weekend on caffeine (shout out to PedPod) as we were holed up in the Remotely space at Galvanize Denver. The chance to work on a […]

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