RSS Feeds Explained

By |March 18th, 2008|

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. RSS is used to publish frequently updated content like your favorite blog or news site. Signing up for an RSS feed of a website blog, forum or article feed allows you to scan the headlines for items of interest. This means you get up to the […]

Web 2.0

By |January 31st, 2008|

The latest web design buzz word is “Web 2.0.” What does it mean?  Basically, Web 2.0 is the second generation of web development.  Wikipedia explains the history here.   A Web 2.0 website allows for a rich user experience including: blogs, pod casts, wiki and feeds.  Web 2.0 uses technology like Ajax to make […]

Successful Online Forum

By |November 30th, 2007|

  Similar to the literal definition of a forum “A public meeting or assembly for open discussion” a web forum is “A web site that allows for individuals to meet for open discussion.” Web Impakt has created many forums.Â

The Southeast Idaho Singles forum posts many announcements and allows singles from the Idaho Falls area […]

Hackers vs. Software Programmers

By |November 5th, 2007|

If there is one thing I’ve learned from movies, it’s that hackers are really cool.  Swordfish, The Matrix, heck, even that little blonde girl in Jurassic Park have shown me how little I actually know about computers.  With just a few keystrokes, these cyberpunks are able to sneak into a top-secret pentagon database, or reposition […]

The MacGyver Spreadsheet

By |October 30th, 2007|

MacGyver was known for using simple everyday items to solve difficult problems.  For example, MacGyver might use a paperclip, Dixie-cup, lighter fluid, and toenail clippers to create a highly effective booby trap.

Many Web Impakt clients find resourceful ways to solve complicated business problems and processes.  A popular “everyday” item to help them is Microsoft Excel. […]

Idaho Falls, Idaho: “The Heart” of the Idaho Technology Corridor

By |October 25th, 2007|

According to Grow Idaho Falls, 15% of the Idaho Falls population works in the high technology industry. The national average is only 9%. Web Impakt wants to help you and your business take advantage of everything that technology can offer.

Most business owners know that the internet is a great way to connect with customers.  But […]

Outsourcing makes good business sense!

By |September 6th, 2007|

There are two options a company can take when faced with a software development and web design projects. These options are to hire an in house development staff or outsource the project to a company with expertise in software and web development.
The benefits to outsourcing include the following:
1. You want to spend time managing your business, not […]

Content Management System

By |August 15th, 2007|

Many of Web Impakt’s customers require control over the content of their site.Web Impakt has a comprehensive content management system that will allow users to control their site without any technical knowledge.Here are some examples of user managed sites:


There are pro’s and con’s to using a content management system.The con’s of implementing a content […]

Your Company Needs a Website!

By |July 25th, 2007|

This is a pretty bold statement considering I don’t know what your business does. If you are in business today, having a website is essential. Websites are the business cards of this era. It is often the first place people go when making decisions on whom they should do business with. Thousands of companies have […]

Web Design Cost

By |June 26th, 2007|

In a previous post we compared software design to building a house. You need house plans to build a sturdy valuable home. We will use the same analogy to answer the question that haunts web designers at the beginning of every meeting with a potential client.

The answer to how much does it […]