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Thursday, 18 June 2020

Join YellowWebMonkey’s senior web designer Alexis Priddy as she walks you through setting up your own Shopify development site for free.

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 22:26:49 -0500
YellowWebMonkey Free eCommerce and Marketing Package Contest
Friday, 22 May 2020

YellowWebMonkey wants to help a local retail business by offering a new FREE Shopify website and marketing package.  We appreciate the value of small businesses in our communities. This is a great way to give back to the companies that have sponsored a little league or softball team, placed ads in your school or church programs, have donated to your annual fundraiser, etc.  Retail stores and restaurants are eligible for this contest, and we plan on doing future contests for other industries. Nominate a small business today that could use a free website and social media makeover! 

Fri, 22 May 2020 21:04:50 -0500
YWM Women Forward Award
Monday, 18 May 2020

YellowWebMonkey Web Design is a Woman Forward 2020 Gold Winner!  Our founder, Alexis Priddy, is being honored for Outstanding Workplace at the Bpeace annual Women Forward Awards Celebration in June.  Bpeace is an award-winning nonprofit that provides impactful business advice to companies in conflict-affected communities where women are underemployed. Their mission is to create more jobs to help decrease violence. 

Mon, 18 May 2020 09:57:30 -0500
Programming at Career Day - It’s a Breeze
Tuesday, 05 May 2020


Career Day is a great time for students to gain a better understanding of the opportunities that await them in the future. Teachers around the globe invite parents and relatives to stop in to share how cool their job is in the hope of sparking some interest in a young mind. Being a web programmer, I didn’t immediately raise my hand to try and explain coding to a bunch of kindergartners when I received the first request. However, after the fifth email, I suspected they might be desperate and decided to give it a try. 

Tue, 05 May 2020 12:39:13 -0500
Personalized Problem Solvers: Using Google Tags
Wednesday, 22 April 2020

You’ve spent a lot of time and money creating great content for your site, but how do you know if your visitors are finding and downloading the content you’re posting? Google Analytics tracks data such as how many users visited your site, where they came from and what pages they viewed, but falls short of tracking behavior unless you install a tracking code on every page of your site. There's a much simpler way to track actions and events like downloading a form or app in Google Tag Manager

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 18:16:17 -0500
Little Monkey Story Time
Monday, 30 March 2020

Little Monkey Storytime- Presented by YellowWebMonkey
Daily at 10:00 AM Central Time Daily starting March 30th. 

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 08:46:35 -0500
Telework Tips for Creating a Good Work Culture
Wednesday, 25 March 2020

The YellowWebMonkey team has telecommuted for the last 10 years and has members in 7 different states. With everyone working from home, we have had friends, alumni, and clients reach out to us for suggestions. Because we are 100% remote, we have learned how to still have a strong cohesive team even when we are not in the same place.

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 07:44:32 -0500
LET'S DO THIS! Working Remotely (amidst the potential chaos of kids and homeschooling)
Thursday, 19 March 2020

As many Americans are transitioning to remote work over the next week, we asked our team at YellowWebMonkey to share their tips and experiences on working remotely and how they stay productive. 

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 06:38:40 -0500
8 Strategies for Dealing with Business Uncertainty
Monday, 16 March 2020

During times of uncertainty, business owners are undoubtedly concerned about the potential impact on their business. We’ve put together a list of ideas to help maintain customer and client relationships during this time and offset potential consequences.

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:04:36 -0500
How to do a mail merge between Google Sheets and Google Documents
Tuesday, 03 March 2020

Do you need to create a mail merge but don't want to use Microsoft Excel or Word? YellowWebMonkey has the solution for you: you can set up a mail merge using Google Drive and an add-on called "Autocrat". Autocrat makes it easy to merge data from Google Sheets into Google Docs or into a PDF.

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 06:37:21 -0500