General News

Dec 2, 2011

I am pleased to inform you that Global Reach Internet Productions, one of Iowa’s oldest and largest web development firms, has acquired the clients of Captain Jack Communications. Headquartered in Ames for more than 16 years, and with offices in Des Moines and Kansas City, Global Reach has the depth of talent, and commitment to […]

General News

Jan 28, 2011

With the launching of Facebook email and the newest browser, RockMelt—the latest social media browser—I wonder how much control I want to give to my Facebook Account? My answer: as little as possible. I can think of 10,000 reasons not to want anything attached to my Facebook, but the biggest reason came last week. As […]

General News

Nov 12, 2010

At Captain Jack Communications, LLC, we use a specific system to flow through projects. Although every project is unique, we use the same checks and balances on every site to ensure we are making the progress that you agree with on your site. Below is a list of steps we go through when your project […]

General News

Nov 12, 2010

When discussing projects with new clients, the first question we often hear is, “how long until my site is live?” And while this is a fair question, it is not our developers who have control over when the site can go live. After all, this is your site. There is a lot of information and […]

General News

Nov 1, 2010

An absolutely historic weather event took place on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. It occurred in the Midwest and especially in the State of Minnesota. An incredibly intense low pressure system tracked due north from southern into  northern Minnesota. As it was moving north it kept intensifying so that by Tuesday afternoon it reached a pressure […]

General News

Oct 29, 2010

As winter rapidly approaches, it is inevitable that we will all head inside. And some of won’t re-enter the world until it thaws. If you are not a hibernator—or even if you are—the Des Moines West Side Chamber and DART are trying to keep us out and about. From 5pm until midnight for the next […]

General News

Oct 26, 2010

Technology is constantly changing and expanding into new territory. Unfortunately the same cannot be said about our legal system. It struggles to venture into the unknown as quickly as our phones and computers. Currently, under fire are the small text files known as cookies. (To hear more about cookies check out our T3 covering online […]

General News

Oct 20, 2010

When I first started pursuing Web Design, I didn’t know the difference between Graphic Design and Web Design.  It didn’t take me long to realize that they are different roles and they both serve there own unique purpose. What is Graphic Design? Graphic Design involves creating graphics, typography, and images to present an idea. Most […]

General News

Oct 11, 2010

We’ve all been there. You’re website isn’t working and you’re not sure why. Before you call tech support, there are a few steps you can take to ensure the problem is with your actual site. And if there is a problem how you can tell tech support more accurately what is going on with your […]

General News

Oct 11, 2010

People are often confused when talking about their website, domain name and other pieces of the web hosting puzzle.  Here are how all the different parts of your website relate to each other in one, easy-to-understand article. Domain Name Your domain name is your “address” on the Internet.  The common ones end in .com, .net, […]