Technology trends and stats for 2019

  Internet and technology usage is reaching near-saturation levels According to a 2018 study from Pew Research, cell phone usage, internet usage, and smartphone ownership are all virtually saturated (97-99%) for adults under 50, college graduates, and households with...

Is your non-profit website ready for Christmas?

It’s that time of year. Whether you work for a church or charitable non-profit, your website will probably get more new visitors this month than any other month of the year. Is it ready and up-to-date? Here are six quick things to check before the rush of new...

Five reasons we like the WordPress platform

After 20 years in the web development business, we’ve seen a lot of platforms and programming tools come and go. Today there are a number of decent proprietary systems for basic web development – Wix, SquareSpace, Hibu, and others. But at Main Street, we...

Optimizing your website to attract new [customers | members | donors]

At Main Street our customers generally fall into two major groups: churches/non-profits, and small businesses. Depending on the client, the main purpose of the website will usually be to attract new customers (small business), new members (churches), or new donors...

Photo booths give a quick, easy social media buzz

Looking for a quick, easy (and inexpensive) way to generate some social media buzz? Try a Photo Booth at your next event. With a simple backdrop and a few inexpensive props you will have a free benefit for your attendees and a painless way to get your fans to share...

Google Chrome browser to start flagging non-SSL websites in July

Starting with the July update, Google’s Chrome browser will start showing “Not secure” beside the address bar on all websites not using HTTPS connections (SSL encryption). Google has been slowly pressuring developers to create more secure websites...