New Book Launched!

An Agency’s Guide to the Umbraco Content Management System

The Comprehensive “Getting Started” Guide for Digital and Advertising Agencies

Did one of your clients just ask that their new website be done in Umbraco – and you don’t know anything about Umbraco?

Are you responsible for the success of an advertising or digital agency and want to quickly understand what this “Umbraco” thing is – and whether it would be a good way to grow your business?

This book is for you.

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Services Offered

Please contact me if you are interested in any of the following:

Umbraco/.Net
Architecture & Development

Twenty years experience in website development. Extensive experience integrating external services, web tools, and multimedia with custom websites. Ten years of experience using the Umbraco open-source CMS framework. Custom API integration programming.

Business Integrations
Marketing Automation and Workflows

Integration of marketing strategy with technical projects. Third-party API utilization for improved processes.

Requirements Analysis
Technical Projects, Workflows, Processes, Systems

Business systems/process design expertise. Gathering requirements, designing processes, evaluating tools/services.

Recent Posts

Heather with Umbraco MVP Award

Umbraco MVP 2019

I am honored to be recognized as an Umbraco MVP. The award was presented during the Codegarden Conference in Odense, Denmark on May 22, 2019.

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Recommended Tools to Manage Digital Projects with Remote Team Members

Collaboration within a project team is, of course, necessary. When members of that team are geographically dispersed or include people from different organizations (for instance: freelancers, consultants, and clients), having the right tools to facilitate that collaboration efficiently is essential. Over the years of working with various teams, I have come to appreciate having certain tools available as part of any project. Ideally, your project management process includes all these tools.

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How an Industry Becomes a Community

Over 12 years ago I undertook a small research project – to find a Content Management System I could use for client websites. I had no idea how it would change my life.

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Videos

  • Video: Codegarden 2018 Talk Online Now

    Codegarden 2018 Talk Online Now

    The video for my 2018 Codegarden talk "Umbraco Forms as the Ultimate Survey Tool" is now online. You can download the slides and find the code on GitHub.

  • Video: #RoadToUWestFest - Video with uCommerce's Martin Sandvad

    #RoadToUWestFest - Video with uCommerce's Martin Sandvad

    Video of my interview by Martin Sandvad during the uCommerce "#RoadToUWestFest" 2017.

  • Video: uWestFest 2016 Videos Now Online

    uWestFest 2016 Videos Now Online

    My talk on the Grid Editor as well as ALL the awesome uWestFest 2016 sessions - online now! Check 'em out.

  • Video: Making the Leap from Umbraco v.4/6 to v.7: Video of Codegarden Talk

    Making the Leap from Umbraco v.4/6 to v.7: Video of Codegarden Talk

    Video of my 2015 Codegarden Talk: Making the Leap from Umbraco v.4/6 to v.7

  • Video: ContextConfig C# Library

    ContextConfig C# Library

    I’ve just released version 1 of the ContextConfig library on GitHub as well as an umbraco package. I've got a demo video as well.

  • Video: Video - Frontend Fundamentals: Working in an Umbraco development team

    Video - Frontend Fundamentals: Working in an Umbraco development team

    I had the pleasure of speaking at uWestFest in March and have since created a video version of my talk.