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My Experience at FileMaker Developer’s Conference 2019

My Experience at FileMaker Developer’s Conference 2019

I'm Chuck Merkle, a Senior FileMaker Pro developer since 1998. This year I was fortunate enough to attend the FileMaker Pro Annual Conference, and below is my take on the excellent event. The 24th Annual FileMaker Developer's Conference was held in Orlando this past...

Alex Wright achieves Google Analytics Certification

Alex Wright achieves Google Analytics Certification

Our front-end web developer Alex Wright has recently achieved certification for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is one of the most popular analytics software on the market because of its ability to collect a massive amount of data related to how users are finding...

What is a Cloud Architect?

As cloud technologies grow Cloud Architects are becoming more and more prevalent. A cloud architect is an IT professional who is responsible for overseeing a company's cloud computing strategy.Similar to a building architect Cloud Architects plan and develop...

Why is 4G LTE Cat M1 a game changer for IOT?

At Capitol Tech Solutions we work with our clients to design build and optimize Internet of Things(IoT) applications. When discussing IoT devices that use cellular networks our clients usually have one of two comments.The first is “I’ve heard of 5G I’ll be able to...

5 Tips to up your Social Media Game in 2019

The digital marketing team at CTS has gathered a few of our favorite ingredients to create a “recipe” for a successful social media program. See what tips you can incorporate into your Social Media Marketing efforts below.Have questions? Our marketing team is here to...

People love us on Yelp award 2018

People love us on Yelp award 2018

Capitol Tech Solutions was recently honored with the 2018 "People Love Us on Yelp" Award. This is our third award this year alone for our digital marketing services. We were also honored with the 2018 Silver Davey Award and a Best of Sacramento Award for our...

CTS Supports Sacramento’s Run To Feed The Hungry

CTS Supports Sacramento’s Run To Feed The Hungry

This past Thanksgiving, Capitol Tech Solutions (CTS) participated in the annual Sacramento Run to Feed the Hungry. The fun run supports the efforts of the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), which provides food, clothing, education and hope to 157,000...

Top 5 PowerSchool Administrator Best Practices

Top 5 PowerSchool Administrator Best Practices

Take advantage of powerful tools for your school district by implementing these PowerSchool best practices. PowerSchool is a powerful platform that can, in their words “Power your School District”. Within the last 3 years, PowerSchool has acquired several companies,...

CTS Excited to Join the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

We are excited to announce that CTS has joined the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce. We believe that the Chamber provides Small Businesses in West Sacramento and surrounding areas many benefits. Our primary reason for joining the Chamber is the opportunity to...

Best Free Website SEO Auditing Tools of 2018

Website development has become more and more complex over time despite efforts to simplify it. The rules continue to change and the range of languages that are accessibility increase and evolve. This creates a scenario where it becomes more and more dangerous to make...

facebook live giveaway

facebook live giveaway

To celebrate Sacramento's Run to Feed the Hungry 2017 we're giving away a Fitbit Charge 2! We'll be Live Streaming the event on Facebook as participants of the 10K pass the Capitol Tech Solutions' Midtown office at 2831 G Street (we're located near...

Shopify: Review of Benefits for Your eCommerce Store

Shopify: Review of Benefits for Your eCommerce Store

Online shopping is growing at a rapid pace. Global online retail sales are estimated to reach 8.8% of total retail spending in 2018. In the US alone about a third of Millennials are making many of their purchases online. Their spending tops $600 billion annually...

Creating Content: How it Helps Your Business Succeed Online

One of the most frequent questions that our clients ask us is “What can I do to help generate traffic to my website?” We've found that clients get the most value by creating relevant content that answers the questions and provides information about their business....

CTS CEO Offers Knowledge to CSUS MBA Marketing Students

As the CEO of Capitol Tech Solutions I am constantly on the lookout for the best future Marketing Professionals in the Sacramento Region. By consistently communicating with the great professors at Sacramento State and UC Davis I have had the opportunity to be...

SEO Benefits Proven Through Data Driven Results

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a hot buzz term in Digital Marketing. But what is Search Engine Optimization and why is it important? The quick answer is that building a new website no matter how amazing it is does not guarantee that it’ll effectively drive...

How to stage a photoshoot for the web

Recently we took a trip to the Effie Yeaw Nature Preserve in Carmichael to do a photo shoot for their new website we created. We had a great experience and wanted to share some photography tips that not only help create a great website but that can be beneficial for...

Migrating your online store to Shopify

Migrating your online store to Shopify

Earlier this year migration from Magento to Shopify received a major overhaul so that the process was simpler and more compatible. Already we've began the process of helping a client with that very process. Shopify is continuing to make efforts to help that...

2016 Q3 Website Designs

The fall has technically began despite the high temperatures and the CTS team has rolled out some new fully responsive websites. The site designs include some nice animation effects with both light and dark design themes. Quarter 4 of this year is loaded with some...

Help I broke my WordPress site!

Help I broke my WordPress site!

"Help I broke my WordPress site!" That is a call our web design team often receives from small businesses who have a site developed on the WordPress platform. While there can be many reasons for the issue the underlying cause is generally the same; the...

Midtown businesses buy building for $1.925 million

After years of looking two midtown Sacramento businesses have found and bought permanent homes.Escrow closed last week on the purchase of 2831 G St. by Capitol Tech Solutions and Midtown Dental Group. The property on two parcels includes a two-story 10000-square-foot...

Typography in Web Design

Typography in Web Design

Typography has been important for printed materials though has not always been as important for the web. Modern web design techniques have been changing this quite significantly and researchers are finding that typography can play a huge role in design and has a...

How Featured Snippets can drive traffic to your website

How Featured Snippets can drive traffic to your website

What are Featured Snippets?You may have noticed how in many question based searches Google now offers answers before requiring you to actually go to a website. This is what has been coined a "Featured Snippet" and really has nothing to do with any code you...

Boost your walk-in customers using Pokemon Go

No doubt you've already heard about Pokemon Go and you've likely seen people of all ages walking around stairing into their phones playing it. Not only is Pokemon Go a huge gaming fad right now but it's also a great opportunity to bring in business....

Effective Facebook Advertising

Facebook advertising performs significantly better than many other forms of digital marketing that I've tried. For email marketing I've found anywhere around 1-2% is pretty average and that's very similar for Google AdWords.For Facebook advertising...

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