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New Site Launch: Cinderella.net

Cinderella.net - Rice Design

Cinderella is an American rock band from Philadelphia. The band has sold over 20 million albums worldwide and is celebrating their 26th year of touring this summer with all original members. Rice Design, in conjunction with Lexington Graphics launched cinderella.net ahead of their 2012 touring schedule.

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Site Launch: Allen Construction & Cabinetry

Allen Construction & CabinetryAllen Construction & Cabinetry, Inc has a proven record of excellence in designing and managing several building and construction projects in central KY. We handle projects from Lexington to Louisville, to out of state projects we’ve got you covered. No matter the size of your project, the experienced professionals at Allen Construction & Cabinetry, Inc will plan, design, construct, and maintain your project.

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Site Launch: Lexington Graphics

Lexington Graphics _ Rice DesignLexington Graphics is more than just a printing company – they offer a comprehensive range of graphic communication solutions to effectively communicate your message in order to help promote and sell your companies products and services.

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New Site Launch: Dr. Combs & Associates

Rice Design - Dr. Combs & Associates website launchDr. Combs & Associates’ mission is to provide leading-edge cardiovascular care and sleep consulting services in a warm, friendly environment.  They identify the best long-term plan for each patient and always do what is in his or her best interest. Everyone is treated with dignity and unparalleled personal attention, while working professionally with all physicians involved in the care of our patients.

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New Site Launch – BRR Law

rice design - baldani, rowland & richardson websiteBaldani, Rowland & Richardson was founded in 1988 in Lexington, Kentucky and has been providing the people of central Kentucky with experienced legal representation, sound legal advice, and responsive service ever since. Our attorneys are dedicated to the areas of criminal defense, family law, personal injury, probate, and bankruptcy and practice in both federal and state court both at the trial and appellate levels.

Need legal help? Visit brr-law.com.

New Site Launch – Heritage Insurance

heritage insurance - rice design.com Whether you are seeking personal, commercial, or life insurance, they have the coverage that you need. As an independent insurance agent, they work hard to find you the best product at the best price. For more information, visit them at heritageinsuranceky.com

2012 WordCamp Louisville

WordCamp Louisville kicked off this morning. This is my third year attending, and second year speaking. My talk today was an introduction to frameworks and child themes.

Slides from my talk  WordPress Frameworks and Child Themes are available on SlideShare.net.

Jason Falls kicked off WordCamp Louisville this year with a great talk on social media and how to have a kick-ass blog. Jonathon Davis followed up with a great talk on eCommerce. Tammy Hart followed with a great talk about the foundation of plugins and themes. Deploying WordPress talk was presented by Jason McCreary and Nick Temple.

After lunch, Justin Jones schooled us on WordPress Security. We moved on to WordPress Responsive Design and Mobile with Hal Bugriss and Brian Maier Jr. Jason McCreary presented 21 ways to make WordPress faster. As the afternoon continued, Wesley Reitz spoke about the state of HTML 5.




WordCamp Columbus

I had a wonderful time at WordCamp Columbus and enjoyed meeting new people. This event marked the second time I have presented at WordCamps, this time covering “How to Add Content to your WordPress website”. Slides can be found on slideshare.net/creativeBill.

WordPress Columbus 2012

WordPress Columbus 2012 WordPress Columbus 2012


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forGlenda.comfor Glenda, with love, is a site created and designed by a close friend Addie Caulk. Rice Design had the honor to technically consult on this project.

Glenda has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. The site was created to help centralize all of the updates about her health (read that, progress!) for family and friends, and to provide a medium to offer support and encouragement.

For updates or to make a donation, visit forGlenda.com