According to the financial news website, Business Insider, Amazon ranks #1 in the ecommerce market share in the US, anticipated to capture nearly 50% of all online sales in 2018. Amazon is accountable for half of the $252.7 billion in ecommerce sales this year, more than doubling the market share of all nine of their largest, publicly-traded competitors combined.
GRAYBOX was recognized by Inc. magazine’s 37th annual Inc. 5000 award, ranking at No. 1872 of the nation’s fastest growing private companies.
Our Net Neutrality Opportunities and Challenges series has discussed a number of likely changes that will result from the recent rollback in Net Neutrality restrictions. Over the past 25 years, a thriving ecosystem has developed around digital marketing, allowing companies to reach current and potential customers in personalized and specific ways that were historically challenging. Through a combination of tools, services, and strategies, digital marketers are able to precisely target and relevantly communicate with their desired audience. These tactics have evolved within the existing...
The end of last year saw the Net Neutrality policies implemented by the FCC in 2015 effectively rolled back, opening the doors to a potentially different host of ways through which we will use the internet. That phrase -- “use the internet” -- is an intentional choice of words, intended to include not just the proverbial internet fast lanes and slow lanes, but more broadly, to encompass the ways in which we market brands, architect technical solutions, start (or shut down) companies, and build social interactions at a distance.
It’s week 6 at GRAYBOX for two development interns, Bryce and Anna-Marie. It’s hard to believe so much time has passed, and there are only two weeks left in their internship. Both continue to learn a lot with the guidance of the many specialists at GRAYBOX.
We realized today that we are already halfway through our internship here at GRAYBOX! We are both amazed at how fast it’s going by. Over the past two weeks we have been focusing on the tasks that interest us the most. Bryce has spent the last two weeks going deeper into QA.
Paul Weinert, founder of GRAYBOX, received the award in 2018 for stewardship of his digital consulting agency that helps businesses improve through technology.
The second week with the interns from Epicodus started off with a clear outline from Paul for the time-audit-automation project that Anna-Marie and Bryce have been assigned. Dan, Mark, and Kerri contributed to the outline, which helped them organize a project plan and divide up the tasks between themselves. This entailed a lot of background research on various tools and technologies. Neither of them are familiar with the tech stack MAMP, MySQL, Jira, or any PHP outside of what they saw in week one.
Portland Business Journal recently named us on their Coprorate Philanthropists list as recognition of the work we've done supporting nonprofits and giving back to the community.