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July 30th, 2012

An Internship is What You Make It

Many people think of an internship position as a non-paid position, usually held while in college finishing up a degree requirement. However, during the recovery from one of the worst recessions in recent U.S history, what if you’re choosing a new career? How can one proactively jump into a new industry without getting a new […]

Filed in Career Development, Voce Culture, Voce People

January 18th, 2012

“The Social Media Strategist” by Voce Nation’s own Christopher Barger

The Voce Nation is proud today. We’re celebrating the release of Christopher Barger’s book, “The Social Media Strategist: Build a Successful Program from the Inside Out.“ Christopher recounts the “in the trenches” experiences he had while building social media programs for IBM and General Motors and provides insights for others in similar situations. The book […]

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April 1st, 2011

Got Design Chops?

We’ve started the year off with a bang here at Voce. Our Platforms team (the group I’m a part of) continues to build and design products for a cadre of amazing clients; with a lean, mean team behind the scenes. Our history tells us awesome begets awesome. With each addition to the Platforms team we’ve […]

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March 24th, 2011

Welcome to Voce, Christopher Barger

Thirty days ago we shared the news that Porter Novelli had acquired Voce Communications, and since then we’ve been successfully executing our integration plan, winning business, and yes, hiring a talented mix of marketers, journalists and developers that will help us shape and define this next stage of our company. In keeping with this momentum, […]

Filed in Voce News, Voce People

August 30th, 2010

The Lonely Cat-herd (the Story of a Project Manager)

I once had a job title officially list “cat-herder” as one of many descriptions of my responsibilities. I’ve never actually tried to herd cats, but I’ve always assumed it’s a fairly tedious task. (What one might do with a herd of cats is beyond me.) Regardless, I suspect there might be a flute involved. Project […]

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August 12th, 2010

WordPress Caching from WordCamp Boulder

As mentioned a few weeks ago, two of Voce’s Platforms Services team, Sean O’Shaugnessy and I put on a presentation on WordPress caching at WordCamp Boulder, a talk that’s now online  via WordPress.tv if you weren’t able to attend but want to hear what we had to say. Our talk on improving WordPress performance through […]

Filed in Voce People, Voce Platform Services, WordPress

June 23rd, 2010

This Anniversary Goes to 11

Tonight we celebrate our 11th anniversary and borrowed our theme from “One of rock’s loudest bands”, Spinal Tap. This one goes to eleven! As much as we had hoped we could build a company that would one day celebrate its eleventh birthday and more, it was hard to believe it in 1999.  It seems like […]

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June 7th, 2010

WordCamp Chicago Presentation: User Experience Flight Check

If you weren’t able to attend WordCamp Chicago this past weekend you can still view my presentation on what check for before launching or revamping a website. These simple checklists will help you ensure that what you’re doing is in line with what your users – whether they’re customers, readers, conversation participants or anything else […]

Filed in Usability, Voce People, Voce Platform Services, WordPress

June 3rd, 2010

Voce at D8

Voce’s Matt Podboy is currently attending D8 Conference, the annual tech event put on by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher of The Wall Street Journal. Matt is posting updates to Twitter of the interesting take-aways from the speakers, including Steve Jobs, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Comcast COO Steve Burke, Steve Case and more. Attending D8 is […]

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June 1st, 2010

Talking User Experience at WordCamp Chicago

Here at Voce I fill the role of user experience design lead, so my presentation at WordCamp Chicago, titled UX Flight Check will be along those lines. Here’s a preview of what you can look forward to: Whether you’re developing your own custom site, customizing an existing theme or simply adding a few final touches […]

Filed in Voce People, Voce Platform Services