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Learning to Say No


As a woman who has worked several customer service positions throughout her life, the saying, “The customer is always right” has been ingrained in my professional brain. There’s a lot of merit in this adage—providing positive experiences for your clientele helps create a positive image for your business while building a loyal customer base. I … Continued

We’re Proud To Join The Dwolla Partner Ecosystem

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But what does that mean, exactly? Let’s take a step back… If you haven’t heard of this powerhouse, Dwolla Inc. is a local Des Moines, Iowa financial technology company offering businesses an onramp to the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network, the electronic funds-transfer system used by U.S. financial institutions that moves $51 trillion annually. With … Continued

5 Reasons Co-Working Spaces Are The Best Places


When we started We Write Code in 2015, there was no question in my mind on where we would set up shop. Des Moines is home to a number of great neighborhoods to work, each with their own pros and cons. However, with the core of our business being focused around networking, it was clear that … Continued

Productivity: Focus on Focus

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Starting a new project, refactoring code, or writing a blog post; sometimes just beginning one of these is like climbing a butter mountain in rollerblades. You begin to make headway, only to get distracted and start sliding down, past all the progress you have made. No one likes that. Though there are many different ways … Continued