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Ryan Patterson

Ryan Patterson
Ryan Patterson is Kiwi Creative's code-obsessed Web Developer. A master of all things related to WordPress, he builds custom marketing-focused websites for our clients that look awesome and are easy to use.

Recent Posts

5 Ways B2B Tech Companies Can Increase Website Speed

Posted on April 5, 2017

In an online world where ranking as high as you possibly can in Google is paramount, the one determining factor that commonly gets ignored is website speed.

Most tech companies throw website speed on the back burner behind other SEO strategies such as keyword research, blogging and link building, but site speed is an important part of Google’s ranking algorithm AND it’ll give you an advantage over your slowpoke competitors in the search results.

Put on your running shoes…let’s get started.

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A Day in the Life of a Web Developer at Kiwi Creative

Posted on July 5, 2016

Ever wonder what a web developer does every day at a small creative studio? (Hint: the answer is not just “sit in front of a computer writing code”—although that is my favorite part.) Here at Kiwi Creative, I’m responsible for a wide variety of tasks…which keeps life very interesting!

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Why We Only Create Custom WordPress Themes

Posted on June 1, 2016

WordPress has lots of great built-in functionality, but looks pretty bland on initial install. To get a professional-looking website, you have two basic options: buy a pre-made theme or create a custom theme from scratch. If you’re setting up a personal blog or a temporary site, save time and money with a pre-built theme. But if you’re creating a website for a professional company, here’s why we always recommend going the custom route.

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5 Free WordPress Plugins You Should Be Using

Posted on January 12, 2016

Anyone who has worked on a WordPress website knows there are thousands of free plugins available. The bad news? Most of them are total crap. However, there are a few free WordPress plugins that stand above the crowd and offer awesome functionality on par with that of a paid plugin. Here are my top five choices for free plugins you should be using on your WordPress website.

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Getting Started with Schema

Posted on November 5, 2015

As Google’s search algorithm gets more advanced, it’s only natural that the methods you use to optimize your site need to become more advanced as well. One tool that is extremely powerful, yet vastly underutilized, is Schema.org Structured Data, primarily referred to as “Schema.”

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