Stephen has a diverse background of project experience ranging from engineering to network management, Web design, multimedia programming and SEO.
As Technology Director, Stephen's main focus is designing databases and developing the backend programming for our custom content management and ecommerce solutions. Stephen's heart is in design and he frequently gives great feedback on visual solutions, but his head is usually busy demystifying the latest Google Analytics algorithm or seeding a sixty-eight team rugby sevens tournament.
Stephen received his BS from Cornell University where he sustained himself on fresh eggs and potatoes and, in the winter months, played rugby in a cow barn.
I think the best way to sort out the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) myths and mysteries is to use the logic we all possess. If you want someone to find your website, write about what they are searching for and they will find your page -- your single SEO phrase.
The thing about search engine optimization is ... if you are capable of sound reasoning that is ... it all makes perfect logical sense. 4x3 does it. We really do understand it.
4x3 is proud to announce that AGA Developers has been added to our list of clients. We will be providing AGA Developers with a variety of services including website development and design as well as branding.
Recently one of our clients received an email with the subject line: "I noticed a problem with your mobile website."
I try not to be a pressure salesman, but it may be time to re-evaluate what our website is doing for us. Not just you our clients but 4x3 - our site - our focus - the future of our industry. In the past we have been offering mobile sites and responsive design as an option.
Cloud computing is what you think it is. It's the sharing of resources delivered over the Internet. Email is most commonly shared through the cloud. What I thought was cool is that the name, the cloud, comes from the cloud-shaped symbols used in those PC diagrams many of us know.
In September 1996 a great friend, Bob Carroll, started an organization called FRIENDS for FRIENDS® inspired by the memory of his courageous friend, Al Patrone. "When he [Al] learned he had cancer, he never lost his faith in God and never got angry."
Popular pinboard-style website Pinterest has introduced a new tool to help companies identify the number of visitors it delivers to its websites. The new feature, called Pinterest Web Analytics, will offer website owners insights into the number of visitors their site has received due to Pinterest as well as data on how many Pinterest users have shared and seen content from their site.
Unveiling this year's logo... The 4x3 designers have been exercising their creative energy as they collaborate on the re:branding of the Surfside Sevens 10th Annual Rugby Tournament. The new logo design will be featured on all things related to the tournament: program, signage, t-shirts, rugby balls, frizzbees...and more!
4x3 recently introduced Morris Rugby Corporation's newly re-designed website. Along with the complete visual redesign, 4x3 upgraded the site to a Drupal powered Content Management System.
The Principals of 4x3, Stephen and Amy, met the principal of their son Jack's pre-school. It was "bring your parents to school day."
Balloons, balloons and more balloons...4x3 had fun with its latest website design! The Party Land of Wayne site recently launched with great fanfare!
4x3 is pleased to announce the launching of the Penn Green Campus Partnership website, in September 2012. The new site has been completely redesigned for greater visual impact and reprogrammed with a Drupal powered content management system.
As the extent of the devastation unfolds after Superstorm Sandy hit our Atlantic coast shores, I'm reminded of lessons learned after Katrina hit New Orleans. There's already news and finger pointing about what should have been done and who should have done what.
4x3 created two custom designed interactive maps to display state-based research outcome data for The Policy Lab at CHOP.
I'm not an economic guru and I do not have a crystal ball, but my 'spider senses are tingling' these days. Life, as we all figure out when we get a little older, is fleeting. The economy - people make the phrase out to be a six-headed monster - will rise and fall over time. Or at least it has in my time.
Congratulations to Philadelphia Whitemarsh Rugby Football Club for winning the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Football Union championship. We're proud to be apart of the success of a great club. All the best to the boys as they head into the national playoffs!
4x3 is excited to launch the new site for The Center for Hunger Free Communities (CHFC). Over the course of the last few months, 4x3 worked with their partner SK Designworks to develop a website for The CHFC, part of Drexel University School of Public Health.
Beginning in November 2011, 4x3 will be doing their part to give back to the community. With the Holiday season approaching, 4x3 has decided that in lieu of sending corporate gifts, they will assist a non-profit organization by doing a brand and site overhaul for the selected group.
Don't say you heard it here ... but let's all plan on sneaking out of work early on Friday the 21st.
4x3 is thrilled to have been selected by ELAP Services to begin the development of a new identity, website development, and marketing solutions.
Clear Sound, Inc is simply the best when it comes to audio visual production, event production, and a/v service technicians.
4x3 was thrilled to take on the job of creating a logo design and web design for cuplinx.com, a new social networking website geared towards giving couples the tools and ability to enjoy each other, and make the relationship last.
4x3 was present at the Collegiate Rugby Championships this past weekend supporting the Ivy League participant Dartmouth College.
The Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union was one of the first content management systems to be put in place by a budding new firm called 4x3, LLC.
This is the fourth in a five part series on social networking and your website. LinkedIn touts itself as the 'professional network'.
4x3 can help you with the design of your logo. 4x3's goal is to change the way your brand is perceived by creating a fresh look to increase your market presence.
We're pleased to announce that Chris Ryan and Ryan Masonry has taken us up on our offer to implement and manage their social media marketing package.
This is the third in a five part series on social networking and your website. Instead of explaining the 'Why', let's concentrate on the 'How.'
This is the third in a five part series on social networking and your website.
To all of our clients, 4x3 would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
This is the second in a five part series on social networking and your website. There's a few simple things you need to do to your web page. Google demands it.
The new Clear Sound Website officially launched Tuesday night at the Taste & Tour of the Countryside event in Drexel Hill, PA.
This is the first in a five part series on social networking and your website. So you think you're all set and humming in Facebook. Maybe you're not as on top of it as you think.
The third annual Fight MS golf outing looks to be bigger and better than years one and two combined. We're shooting for 100 golfers and 36 hole sponsors. Be a part of the fun that doubles as a great cause.
4x3 is please to announce their new client, The Historic Odessa Foundation. The project will entail a complete redesign of their current website along with the implementation of a customized Drupal CMS.
4x3 launches the third installment of the "Your Personal Plan" flash modules for the Teens Health section of kidshealth.org to help teens quit smoking.
4x3, LLC partnered with Cooper Graphic Design to launch the Continuing Education Program of University of the Arts website. 4x3 designed a custom content management system for the project.
4x3 partnered with Cooper Graphic Design on the redesign of the Philadelphia University School of Architecture and School of Design and Engineering websites. 4x3 developed a custom backend database and Web-based Content Management System (CMS) for student and faculty portfolio projects and faculty bios.
4x3, LLC is a digital agency located in suburban Philadelphia that specializes in graphic design, responsive website design, content marketing, social media marketing and creating customized content management solutions.
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