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When I was entering the spring semester of my sophomore year, I had no idea what I wanted to be doing. I had just changed my major to Computer Science based on nothing more than an 100 level Computer Science class that I had enjoyed. I hadn’t even considered what I was going to do with that degree…

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Trust me. I’m a doctor.

Why Google professional web development, when Terrostar is here to help? In a world where we think we can diagnose anything with a click of a button, there are some things that you should leave to the pros.

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LaraChat Episode 17: Featuring Ryan Thompson

Terrostar’s Development Strategist, Ryan Thompson, was featured on LaraChat Live for their 2016 in review episode. LaraChat is a Slack community of more than 15,000 members worldwide. Each month LaraChat Live features some of the world’s most talented Laravel Developers. If you’re using PyroCMS, Ryan discusses its evolution and new features to expect in the coming year.

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5 Dumb Questions It’s OK to Ask a Web Developer

It can be intimidating to embark on a project you can’t fully wrap your head around. I bet all of us have been embarrassed to ask a question, kept quiet, and regretted it later. In our world that can translate to a delayed project and a blown budget. So, here are my top five dumb questions to get you started.

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Supercharge Your Revenue

With our recent rebranding, we not only expanded our service offerings but we created the mothership of all business growth programs: the Revenue Supercharger. The purpose of the Revenue Supercharger program is, quite simply, to increase revenue and profit for our clients. But how? Getting there is a much more complex endeavor that we want to take on with only the most dedicated clients. The businesses who mean business. The crème de le crème. The “I want my cake and eat it too’s.” I mean, only crazy people have cake and don’t eat it, right? Let me grab my fork…

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Terrostar Interactive Media is Our Name; Client Strategy and Creative is Our (New) Game

First of all, we apologize for the title. You can rest easy, we have not rebranded into rappers. But we needed a catchy title and this is the best we could come up with the day before a holiday. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Well, we did it. We accomplished what we set out to do just a few short months ago and we can honestly say it was pretty seamless. Formerly known as Terrostar Web Design and Internet Marketing, we are now Terrostar Interactive Media (aren’t you glad we didn’t change to a symbol?).

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Local Non-profit Launches Site, True to its Name

We are pleased to announce the launch of Child Care Resource and Referral of Midwestern Illinois. Not only was this Quad Cities-based client seeking an updated web design but they also felt it was time for a new logo that relayed their true colors, “Our new logo represents children growing, flourishing, and thriving within of circle of nourishment, security, and care.”

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New Service in the Quad Cities

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new site and a new business. Quad Cities Pet Cremation has begun assisting families and their pets in the very difficult process of saying goodbye. They not only offer cremation services but goodbye time with your pet, in-home transfers, and a secure holding area.  They also provide an area on their website that pays tribute to your beloved pet and connects up with your own personal social media outlets, if you wish.

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New Year, New Addition

No, we are not referring the New Edition starring Bobby Brown! We have a new employee at Terrostar because we are growing like weeds, but the good kind. John Johnson is our Front-end Developer, specializing in HTML5/CSS3 and responsive design.

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The Quad Cities is Full of Color

On June 1, 2013, people of all ages will “Color the Quads” during a 5K charity race in Bettendorf, Iowa.  When Mel Foster, one of our top customers, came to us with this vision for helping local non-profits in such a fun spirited manner, we were inspired to help.  Their new site, donated by our superstar design team, has launched and the feedback so far has been very positive.

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