Tails from Gatorworks

November 30, 2012

An Interview of Brian from Forty Under 40

Here is a short video the Baton Rouge Business Report conducted with Brian Rodriguez as a part of the Forty Under 40 for 2012. To read the full article, click here.

November 28, 2012

Brian Rodriguez Honored as a 2012 40 Under 40 Recipient

Brian Rodriguez was in high school when he and a friend started Gatorworks, a website development company that is now a half-million-dollar business. “I had no idea it would grow into what it is today,” Rodriguez says.

November 12, 2012

Content is Critical

– Content Strategy for the Web – Why do you visit a website? Is it for its dazzling design and nifty graphics? What about neat rollover text with continuous scrolling and vivid background images? Well then, surely it’s for the novelty of slideshow effects, java script and fun pop outs, right? Right? Wrong. Try again.

August 20, 2012

Rio 2016 Olympic Logo – Unity through Design.

We’re all pretty familiar with the origin of the Olympics. But if you’re not, here’s a quick summary – In ancient Greece, games would be held every four years in the city of Olympia, and despite wars and political problems, every city state would compete in these games. It was a time of peace and general sportsmanship.

May 29, 2012

Campaign Launched to Help Honor Student Diane Tran

Louisiana Children’s Education Alliance announced today the creation of a campaign to raise funds to help Diane Tran, the honors student imprisoned by a Texas judge for truancy due to her working two jobs to support her family. A website (www.HelpDianeTran.com) and Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/HelpDianeTran) have been setup to raise awareness to the plight of Ms. Tran and raise money to help her and her family. All contributions are tax deductible.

February 29, 2012

Gatorworks included in 2012 LSU 100

BATON ROUGE – Gatorworks will be honored as one of the LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses during the 2012 LSU 100 Honoree Luncheon, to be held Friday, March 23, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel. The LSU 100 celebrates the success of former LSU students and recognizes the impact of LSU on the local, regional and national economies.

December 28, 2011

How to Create / Edit your Posts in WordPress

To create a post or page in WordPress, just follow steps: From the WordPress Dashboard, select the Posts or Pages tab on the left hand side. Select the Add New button. Create a Title, and include anything you would like in the Body of the text. If you would like to see what your page […]

December 28, 2011

Creating Categories in WordPress

To Create a New Category: From the WordPress Dashboard, select the Categories link in the Right Now widget, or on the Left hand side under the Posts category. Under Add New Category, enter the name of the category you wish to create. For the slug, we recommend you type the same name, but with lowercase […]

June 15, 2011

Brian Rodriguez is on the Move

Gatorworks Web Design owner, Brian Rodriguez, was recently featured in a Q&A article by Twentity.com. The website is operated by a speaker, life coach, and author named ChaChanna Simpson. Twentity.com specializes in helping twenty-somethings adjust to life after college. Read the full article here.

May 22, 2011

Why we use JavaScript and have turned our backs on Flash

The topic of JavaScript vs. Flash is one that has been discussed and debated for years, and there are already thousands of articles on the subject. However, we still encounter a lot of clients who don’t realize the difference between the two or don’t understand why we’ve settled on JavaScript. Hopefully this article will help to explain both.