Web Portfolio

During Tim’s various management positions, he has acted as the senior product and technical executive responsible for all company web products, overseeing and driving all phases of web product development – project requirements and specifications, front-end design and usability, technology evaluation and adoptions, vendor and consultant relations, development oversight, quality assurance and product launches.

Below you will find a showcase of each web product:

  • LNCurtis.com – corporate site and two eCommerce stores
  • Firebooks.com – eCommerce store
  • Govtech.com – media site
  • Governing.com – media site
  • Emergencymgmt.com – media site
  • Convergemag.com – media site
  • Centerdigitalgov.com – corporate site
  • Centerdigitaled.com – corporate site
  • Navigatorgov.com – SaaS portal
  • Navigatored.com – SaaS portal
  • Erepublic.com – corporate site

LNCurtis.com

lncurtis-homepage
LNCurtis.com Homepage

LNCurtis.com functions as a corporate site for L.N. Curtis & sons as well as delivering two ecommerce stores: Fire Fighter Equipment Store and Police Equipment and Tactical Gear Store.

The site is fully integrated with the Infor SX.enterprise ERP system, Salesforce CRM and email marketing platform.

The full redesign was accomplished in just 4 months encompassing all elements of the user experience:

    • Three different design themes: Corporate, Fire Fighter Equipment Store and Police Equipment & Tactical Gear Store pages. Each have their own color palettes and design elements.
    • Knockout home page that smoothly routes users to the right e-commerce store and also provides salient customer care and corporate information including an easily controlled and dynamic photo slide show.
    • Full integration with the email marketing platform for catalog requests, email exclusives sign-ups and Win Me! contest submissions.
    • Dynamic equipment store landing pages with large rotating product category image galleries and highlighted product sliding galleries:
    • On page product pop-ups providing more details without clicking through to the product detail page.
    • Shopping by brand (new) and simplified product categories.
    • Improved product detail pages for usability and cross-selling.
    • Improved search results page with product images and better pagination.

2012 Screenshots:

Govtech.com

Govtech
Govtech.com

Govtech.com‘s mission is to facilitate technology for better, less expensive, more democratic government.  Governments avoid risk in spending public money — so they use Govtech.com to learn from those agencies trying new ideas and technologies successfully.

The Events section of the site manages 70+ custom events that the company produces each year.  The full events system includes: online and onsite user registration, badge printing and exhibitor barcode scanning.

GTtv Media Business AwardThe Video section of the site, GTtv,  is powered by The Feedroom with all video production being done in-house.  GTtv was awarded a Media Business Online Video Award for best overall use of video in 2008.

The site was completely re-designed and re-built from the ground up in just 6 months and launched at the Government Technology Conference in Sacramento in May 2007.  The re-design encompassed all aspects of the site:

  • Full front-end redesign;
  • New proprietary CMS and API developed completely in-house (the Node Mesh);
  • Full data migration;
  • New enterprise search using the Google Search Appliance;
  • New web ad management system using DART;
  • New Flash streaming video service;
  • New user login system with web 2.0 components for site bookmarking.

Govtech.com is served from the company’s data center.  Lead capture is managed by a seamless integration with Eloqua and SalesForce.  Companion eNewsletters are created on the Clickability.com platform and served using Eloqua.

2010 screen shots:

Governing.com

Governing.com
Governing.com

Governing.com connects America’s leaders by providing intelligence and analysis on management, policy and politics to help guide and inspire innovative leaders across state and local government.

Governing is dedicated to creating publications and events that allow leaders from across geographic and institutional boundaries to share ideas, identify best practices and avoid pitfalls. In addition, we provide insights on the state and local experience to broader audiences of interest, including those in the federal government, national politics, the private sector and the media.

The site was completely re-designed and re-built from the ground in 2010 up using in-house staff in just 5 months:

  • Full front-end redesign;
  • Full presentation layer and template coding;
  • Full data migration from a Drupal based system to the Clickability.com platform;
  • Migration of external blogs onto the platform including one robust micro-site;
  • Web ad management system using DART;
  • Lead capture is managed by a seamless integration with Eloqua and SalesForce.

2010 screen shots:

Emergencymgmt.com

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Emergencymgmt.com

Emergencymgmt.com is the award-winning, all-hazards website of record for emergency management, public safety and homeland security topics.

The site was awarded a Bronze Digital Azbee Award for Best New Website in 2009!

The site was split out from Govtech.com and launched as a standalone website in July 2009.  The site is running on the Clickability.com platform.  All web ads are served by DART.  Lead capture is managed by a seamless integration with Eloqua and SalesForce.  Companion eNewsletters are created on the Clickability.com platform and served using Eloqua.

2010 screen shots:

Convergemag.com

Convergemag.com
Convergemag.com

Convergemag.com reports on education technology advancements through interviews and events with government and education officials.

The new site was recognized as one of the top 10 great media sites in 2009 by BtoB Media Business.

The site was completely redesigned from the ground up and launched on the Clickability.com platform in May 2009.   All web ads are served by DART.  Lead capture is managed by a seamless integration with Eloqua and SalesForce.  Companion eNewsletters are on the Clickability.com platform and served using Eloqua.

2010 screen shots:

Centerdigitalgov.com

Centerdigitalgov.com
Centerdigitalgov.com

Centerdigitalgov.com provides a sales and marketing web presence for the Center for Digital Government – a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government.

The site was completely redesigned from the ground up in 2008 and is served from the company’s data center, running on an in-house developed proprietary CMS and API (the Node Mesh).

2010 screen shots:

Centerdigitaled.com

Centerdigitaled.com
Centerdigitaled.com

Centerdigitaled.com provides a sales and marketing web presence for the Center for Digital Education – a premier resource on K-12 and Higher Education technologies, providing market intelligence programs, advisory services, events, custom publishing and research.

The site was completely redesigned from the ground up and launched on the Clickability.com platform in Dec 2009.   All web ads are served by DART.  Lead capture is managed by a seamless integration with Eloqua and SalesForce.  Companion eNewsletters are on the Clickability.com platform and served using Eloqua.

2010 screen shots:

Navigatorgov.com

Navigatorgov.com
Navigatorgov.com

Navigatorgov.com is a SaaS product serving clients of the Center for Digital Government – sales organizations who are targeting the state and local government IT markets.

Some of the product features include:

  • Custom delivered pre-RFPs, bids and awards to each user by email.
  • Current contact data for decision makers.
  • DealWatch to keep a close eye on your most important opportunities.
  • Detailed budget data.
  • Huge grant database.
  • Industry Insider blog.
  • Economic Stimulus Central blog.
  • CIO Interviews.

The product has been completely re-designed and re-built from the ground up on the in-house developed proprietary CMS and API (the Node Mesh) and launched in Dec 2009.  Some editorial content is consumed from the Clickability.com platform.  User and account management is done seamlessly via a custom application in SalesForce.  The site averages 5,500 unique visitors per month.

For a detailed technical overview, see my post Navigator Alchemy.

Navigator contextual editing video:

Navigator Contextual Editing

Navigatored.com

Navigatored.com
Navigatored.com

Navigatored.com is a SaaS product serving clients of the Center for Digital Education – sales organizations who are targeting the state departments of education, school districts and higher education IT markets.

Some of the product features include:

  • Pre-RFPs, RFPs and awarded bids.
  • Access to thousands of grant opportunities.
  • Education IT budgets/spending.
  • Contact information for thousands of decision makers.
  • Daily automated news alerts.
  • Executive teleconferences with education IT leaders.
  • Direct access to CDE’s research and advisory services.

The product has been completely re-designed and re-built from the ground up on the in-house developed proprietary CMS and API (the Node Mesh) and launched in Dec 2009.  Some editorial content is consumed from the Clickability.com platform.  User and account management is done seamlessly via a custom application in SalesForce.  The site averages 4,000 unique visitors per month.

For a detailed technical overview, see my post Navigator Alchemy.

Navigator contextual editing video:

Navigator Contextual Editing

Erepublic.com

eRepublic.com
eRepublic.com

Erepublic.com is the corporate website for disseminating the various company brands and providing a central point for company news, announcements and awards.

The site was migrated to the Clickability.com platform in June 2009 and is currently undergoing an upgrade to become the central site for all business unit media kits and advertising information.

2010 screen shots: