January 19, 2017 | Written by Lea Lumba
Insider, Clients, Creativity

Apps We Like: Slack

At Canyon Creative we are proud Slackers! Hey, it’s not what you’re thinking. We aren’t lazy procrastinators; we’re engaged users of the amazing communication tool called Slack.

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January 12, 2017 | Written by Canyon Creative

Six-Word Stories: Inspiration

This month’s six-word story theme is INSPIRATION. Take a look at what the Canyon crew came up with and send us a six-word story of your own creation.

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January 9, 2017 | Written by Christian Mielnik
Insider, Clients, Creativity

5 Creative Ways to Make the Most of Your Website Content

As a business owner, you understand the importance of reaching customers with a steady stream of useful, high-quality content. You’ve spent hours creating copy for your website or hired a team of writers to do so on your behalf. Don’t let your time and money go to waste. Here are five creative ways to make the most of your website content.

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January 6, 2017 | Written by Lea Lumba
Giving Back, Inside a Creative Mind, News

Inside a Creative Mind: An Interview with Katie Oshins

Most kids don’t think much about cancer, but most kids aren’t Katie Oshins. She’s knocking out cancer one bracelet at a time and giving all the proceeds to St. Judes.

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December 15, 2016 | Written by Bill Kracke
Insider, Clients

Why I love using WordPress

Most of the websites we build here at Canyon Creative end up being built on top of WordPress. WordPress is one of the top Content Management Systems(CMS) in use today and powers a lot of the websites that you visit every day. It is natural to wonder, “Why? What makes WordPress a favorite choice for Canyon Creative?”

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December 9, 2016 | Written by Bill Kracke
Web Development

What is a CMS and do you really need one?

When building a website, there are a multitude of questions to consider: How often will you update the site? Do you want to make those updates yourself or pay a web professional to do it for you? Are you going to blog? Will you want images on the site to change frequently? Are there features that will need to rotate throughout the year - monthly specials, promotions, etc.?

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November 4, 2016 | Written by Christian Mielnik
Clients, News

Canyon Creative Pulls the Curtain on Magician Ben Seidman’s New Website

Ben Seidman is an internationally acclaimed magician, comedian, TV star and award-winning entertainer. Ben travels the world mystifying audiences with his magic, but there’s no mystery why he chose Canyon Creative to redesign his website.

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October 13, 2016 | Written by Bill Kracke

Text Expansion: Our web developer’s favorite little utility

Do you ever feel like you are repeating yourself?

I know that there are certain things that I end up typing out multiple times per week. For example, I work on the East Coast with a team that is almost exclusively in the Pacific time zone and setting up phone calls always comes around to “when are you free?”

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September 23, 2016 | Written by Ann Sprague
Clients, News

TEA Member Spotlight Shines on Canyon’s Dale Sprague

Canyon Creative President Dale Sprague is featured in this month’s Themed Entertainment Association spotlight. The Themed Entertainment Association’s (TEA) membership includes the world’s leading creators, developers, designers and producers of compelling places and experiences. Dale is an active member and sits on TEA’s International Board and has been Chairman of the Marketing & Communications Committee for several years.

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July 28, 2016 | Written by Ann Sprague
Clients, Creativity, Inside a Creative Mind

Inside a Creative Mind:  Magician, Comedian, TV Star Ben Seidman

First in a series of blog posts featuring inspiring friends, family and business associates who think creatively in every aspect of their lives.

Ben has been a friend and client of Canyon Creative for years. Our first (and lasting) impression was, “Wow! What a nice guy.” Then he performed a bit of impromptu magic and we were flabbergasted by his skills. He’s also really good at making us laugh.

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