Tamara Olson

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Does Studio Simpatico Offer SEO Services?

In 2020, “Because everyone has one” isn’t an unreasonable answer to the question, “Why does your company need a website?” That said, it’s worthwhile to consider the role that your shiny new website will play in your sales and marketing funnel. Will you personally be directing potential leads to the site? Will you be sharing… Read more »

Tamara Olson

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Q&A with Evan and Tamara: Creating a Flexible, Modular WordPress Framework for M.M.LaFleur’s “M Dash”

Tell us a little bit about your client, M.M.LaFleur. What makes them different from other women’s clothing retailers? Tamara: M.M.LaFleur’s brand is perhaps best described through their signature hashtag, #BetterThingsToDo: a nod to the fact that professional women have better things to do than spend hours shopping for workwear. As their website states, “That’s why… Read more »

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So Long, 2019: A Year in Review at Studio Simpatico

Warm holiday greetings, everyone! It’s coming up on six years since I dove headfirst into the uncharted waters of self-employment, and three since Sinan and I teamed up to co-found Studio Simpatico. It’s been a nonstop, exciting, dizzying, rich whirlwind of experiences and growth. I’ve become so passionate about small business, and so deeply appreciative… Read more »

Tamara Olson

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How do I prepare for my first kickoff meeting with Studio Simpatico?

Greetings, new client! On behalf of the entire team here at Studio Simpatico, I’m thrilled that we’ll be working together, and look forward to embarking on this exciting journey with you. Whatever the nitty-gritty details of a specific engagement might be, we always approach the design process with the same general three phases: An in-depth… Read more »

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A Day in the Life of a (Remote) Simpatico Developer

Tamara here, taking over from Amber for this last interview since our interviewee is … Amber Weinberg herself, remote Simpatico developer, single-handedly holding down the fort in Simpatico’s Nashville, TN office! In true #fangirl fashion, I’ve been following Amber’s work and writing for almost a decade. I can say with great certainty you’d be hard… Read more »

Tamara Olson

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How does WP Engine’s legacy staging environment work?

We couldn’t be more excited to share another post to rave about another one of WP Engine’s beloved features. (In case you missed it: Why we recommend WPengine) This time, we’re here to talk about how the Legacy Staging feature and functionality work. First things first: Every hosted, functional version of WordPress consists of both… Read more »

Tamara Olson

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How do you approach product design?

Learn more about the steps Studio Simpatico takes when tackling UX and product design challenges, and how our deliverables move from low to high fidelity through close, iterative collaborations with our clients.

Tamara Olson

Tamara wrote

How do you build custom WordPress websites?

We build and maintain sites for our clients using WordPress, and specialize in building custom themes. We use our rich background in user experience to ensure that the WordPress back-end (where you login to update your content) is as user-friendly as the front-end (what your users see).

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