Top Blog Posts of 2014

By Joli Skow | December 2014

Top Blog Posts for 2014

Each year, we review the ArcStone blog posts that got the most views throughout the year. This year, we have quite the mix! From really technical posts that caught fire in the developer world to design insights and marketing tips, here are the top ArcStone blog posts of 2014.

Announcing "Sketch" - an ArcStone Open-Source WordPress Project

A developer-friendly blog post by Patrick, this post announced Sketch, our open-source WordPress project for building moderately complex WordPress applications.

How Warby Parker Creates Brand Ambassadors (And you can, too!)

Warby Parker does an amazing job of creating "brand ambassadors", or people who love their company so much that they'll go out of their way to recommend them to others. This blog post explains how they do it, and how you can create brand ambassadors for your own brand.

How to Adapt Your Marketing to Facebook's Algorithms

Getting your updates in front of eyeballs on Facebook can be a challenge, especially if you don't do any post boosting or Facebook ads. So what can you do to adapt to the algorithm? Youa explains.

Laravel Application Development and Laravel Dependency Management

Patrick really got the developer world talking about Laravel - our two leading posts of the year!

A Guide for the Best and Worst Times to Post on Social Media

Marketing on social media is all about strategy. One of the most important strategies is about the time that you post. Read about the best and worst times to post in our infographic.

The Internet Slowdown

On September 10th, 2014, ArcStone took part in the Internet Slowdown, an online demonstration meant to show the world what the Internet could be like if the FCC doesn't take appropriate action on net neutrality.

Five Exciting (and useful!) Web Design Trends

Whether you're considering a website redesign or just interested in design, you will find this post helpful. Keep your eye out for 2015 trends coming soon!

Why WordPress? An Infographic

At ArcStone, we build custom websites almost exclusively with WordPress. Why? Find out in our infographic.

Creating Marketing Emails that Survive the "5-Second Test"

Email marketing is one of the most effective marketing tactics today. But that's only if you know how to craft a great email! Do your emails survive the 5-second test?

SCARF - Hot Buttons for Motivation

David, ArcStone's fearless leader, gives a brief video presentation on SCARF, an acronym that will help you to remember the five hardwired, psychological hot buttons we all share. Enjoy!


This is first of many 2014 year-end wrap up and 2015 prediction posts - so stay tuned and check back to the blog often!

Topics: Inside ArcStone, Digital Marketing, Design and Technology, Business