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Hunter Mountain Launches

Hunter Mountain in New York is a classic ski resort. It’s a rugged mountain that also boasts an award winning learning program and extensive beginner terrain. Its earned reputation for its rugged steeps and party scene. This place has character and tradition. We were psyched when they approached us, and through our collaboration we’ve delivered aRead the Full Post

Feature: Geo-Smart Promotions

Many times it takes someone to ask *why* to spur innovation. Asking that question led to an innovation we call Geo-Smart Promotions. Here’s the story… On most websites, there are these huge “hero” images/promotions, followed by smaller, secondary promotions that live on the homepage and usually throughout the website (at least secondary promos do).  AboutRead the Full Post

Launch: Crystal Springs Resort’s Responsive Design Website

Crystal Springs is a massive 4,000 acre resort in New Jersey with 7 golf course, 2 spas, 12 dining venues, 3 hotels, a ski resort, a water park, a mountain bike park, zip lines, and a mountain coaster. That is massive. How do you present all of that through one website? Visually. This stunning siteRead the Full Post

Launch – Splash Lagoon Waterpark

Splash Lagoon in Erie Pennsylvania is one of the top water parks in the country. They’re also in common ownership with Peek’n Peak ski and golf resort which we also recently launched. The two sites work off similar layouts, which provide a common corporate foundation – however the design for each is as unique asRead the Full Post

Hunter Mountain Selects Propeller

We’re proud to add Hunter to our roster of mountain resort partners. Nestled in New York’s Catskill Mountains, the resort is known for its good times, innovation, learning center, and terrain best for both beginners and experts. The project involves a complete clean slate approach to design, information architecture, and functionality. We’ve started by capturingRead the Full Post

Heartbleed Bug Has Been Patched. No Propeller sites compromised.

Long story short, all Propeller servers are patched. As reported, the Heartbleed bug risked exposing encrypted data on websites using OpenSSL. This would have affected a number of Propeller clients had we not responded quickly. As soon as the patch was released, we applied it. Part of the vulnerability of this bug was that itRead the Full Post

2 Responsive Ecommerce Websites Earn Gold Awards

Time to brag a bit. While winning awards may not be new, this is the first time we’ve won awards in the highly competitive Horizon Interactive Awards’ ecommerce website category. And of the twelve websites honored with gold, Propeller earned two! Gold Award #1: Dale of Norway Dale of Norway manufactures authentic Norwegian sweaters, outerwear, andRead the Full Post

Launch: Jess Boutique Responsive Ecommerce Website

 |  Dave Gibson

We’re proud to announce the launch of Jess Boutique‘s new responsive design ecom website. Jess, the owner, came to us to help her not just increase in-store traffic, but she also wanted to reach beyond Burlington Vermont. Our solution was to design and develop an elegant responsive ecommerce website to meet all of her needs. To reachRead the Full Post

The Mobile Tipping Point Has Come

 |  Dave Gibson

The Holiday season is upon us and chances are if you’ve been watching TV lately, you’ve been hit with dozen’s of ads for smarter phones and sleeker tablets. If you check your website analytics, you’ll likely see more than 25% of your visitors are visiting your website with these devices.  You might even see numbersRead the Full Post