Web Technologies Articles & Tutorials

How to Integrate SendStudio into ArticleLive

Introduction One of the great new features in ArticleLive is the ability to integrate SendStudio (our email marketing software) directly into your web site. By doing this, the details of anyone who fills out the newsletter box on your site … Continue reading

How We're Using JQuery in ArticleLive NX 1.8

Introduction   At Interspire we’re always aiming for maximum code re-use between projects. For example, if SendStudio (our email marketing platform) contains a class to import subscribers, we will (and did, this week) take that class and use it in … Continue reading

The Business Podcasting Primer

Introduction A quick search for podcast on Wikipedia brings up this definition: “A podcast is a digital media file, or a series of such files, that is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players … Continue reading

A Usability Lesson from Amazon and Microsoft

Introduction If you’ve been reading our company blog this week you’ll know that we’ve resumed development of our PHP eCommerce solution, StoreSuite. Just like all of our products, StoreSuite will run through a web browser. It is a complete eCommerce … Continue reading

Turning Intrinsic Knowledge Into Your Own Information Store

Did you know there there’s a source of information in your organization which could save you thousands of dollars a year, help your company grow and still give you time to concentrate on the aspects of your business that are … Continue reading

Break the Mould: Why Treating Your Customers Like Friends Works Better

Introduction In this article I’ll share with you a few tips on how you can humanize your interactions with prospects and existing customers using live chat software from your web site. By doing this you’re showing people you have ethics, … Continue reading

Creating a Basic Shopping List Script with PHP

Being healthy is the “new” thing around the office at Interspire. Rodney and I have taken up the challenge of Mitch and Ed and have been keeping to a strict routine of exercise and a healthy diet. Instead of scouring … Continue reading

Optimizing Your Google AdSense Pages

Introduction Running Google AdSense on your article website is a quick and easy way to generate revenue for your writing efforts. We’ve been using Google AdSense on many sites running our article manager, ArticleLive, both for testing and for real … Continue reading

Social Proof Always Makes An Impact

One of the most powerful strategies for improving your credibility is social proof. If you can prove that others are currently using and benefiting from your products/services then you’ve already won half the battle. Testimonials and case studies are extremely … Continue reading

Syndicating Content with RSS and ArticleLive

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication (this is widely accepted, although another common term used is Rich Site Summary). It is an XML based standard for syndicating website content. It can be used for any type of frequently updated content, … Continue reading