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A Peek Under the Sea: Lisa

In our series blog “A Peek Under the Sea” we continue our journey with Lisa Dodd, Tuna Traffic’s Senior Creative Lead. Lisa conceptualizes and creates brand consistent designs for a diverse client base. She combines traditional graphic art skills with interactive design expertise to deliver results for clients. No matter what challenge is presented by the client, Lisa works with the design team to create a clear design process and strategic plan. Her outstanding ability to relate customer needs and ideas into producing high-quality designs consistently amazes our clients. Lisa also does a majority of the planning for the Tuna Traffic…

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Sud ice bucket challenge

What Is It Like to Work at Tuna Traffic?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple weeks, you probably have seen, heard or participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The challenge was to raise awareness for ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s disease) as well as donations for the disease. The campaign spread like wildfire through social media, raised over $100 million dollars in donations, and we all got to watch celebrities, sports teams, friends, family and coworkers get soaked with ice water. Tuna Traffic happily  donated to the charity and accepted the challenge from our friends at Flywheel.  So here we are…just a bunch of…

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A Day in a CSM Class….A Prequel to a Sequel

Being a part of the Tuna Team, I was fortunate enough to get an exclusive opportunity for someone my age. I attended a CSM or Certified ScrumMaster course for a single day with our sister company, 3Back. This was a very unique experience for me, especially since I had never participated in an event of the sort. My expedition through the Scrum world all started when I walked through the doors of a hotel near O’Hare airport around 8:45am. The class would start around nine, but I got there early just in case. Looking around, I saw many different people…

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Fun at Wordcamp Milwaukee

It’s Always a Good Time at WordCamp Milwaukee

WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 took place July 25-27 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education.  It was a weekend full of fun events for all WordPress lovers; including presentations, workshops and a rockin’ after-party.  The event was a huge success and a one-of-a-kind way for WordPress fanatics to network with each other. As always, WordCamp Milwaukee had a fabulous lineup of speakers, including two WordPress Whizzes from our very own Tuna Team, Mike Zielonka and Zach Bowers. In Mike’s “How I became a WordPress Hacker” presentation he talked about how to use WordPress hooks.  His discussion focused on what…

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A Peek Under the Sea: Mike

This week we continue our journey with Mike Zielonka, Tuna Traffic’s Co-Founder and Director of Web Strategy. Mike manages day-to-day operations, handles the short term tactical planning for Tuna and acts as a Web Strategy consultant with clients of Tuna Traffic. He spends a significant portion of his time coaching Tuna Traffic customers on web strategy and building custom client web presences. Mike’s expertise is concentrated in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media, WordPress Development and pizza. 🙂 Now, let’s put on our scuba gear and jump into the sea with Mike. How I Conquer the Problems of the Sea…

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WordCamp Chicago 2014

All I Really Need to Know About Cool WordPress Tools I Learned at WordCamp Chicago

WordCamps are conferences held worldwide for people who love WordPress, our  hands-down favorite Content Management System. WordCamp attracts a slew of people across the globe who think of WordPress as their virtual right hand, helping them to build, work, write and create outstanding online content. Our fearless co-founder and president of the Tuna Traffic WordPress Fan Club, Mike Zielonka, recently attended WordCamp Chicago. Not only did Mike have as he put it, “an unbelievably amazing experience,” he also walked away with his mind all a flutter with cool new WordPress tools that he was bubbling over to share with the…

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WordCamp Milwaukee

Two Fish from the Tuna School are Taking a Swim to WordCamp Milwaukee

Greetings fellow WordPress fanatics, Tuna lovers and Cheeseheads! WordCamp Milwaukee is once again coming to our neck of the sea this July at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. We are proud to announce that two members from the Tuna Team will be imparting their smarts at WordCamp Milwaukee. Mike Zielonka, Co-Founder and Director of Web Strategy, as well as Zach Bowers, Tuna’s Digital Marketing Specialist, will share their tech savvy skills and secrets to what makes them so good at what they do. Mike will be speaking on Saturday, July 26 at 11:30am and Zach on Sunday, July 27 at 11:30am…

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A Peek Under the Sea: Zach

This week we continue our voyage with Zach Bowers, Tuna Traffic’s Digital Marketing Specialist. Zach’s primary duties include conducting research and analysis, crafting reports, optimizing websites for search engines and running paid marketing campaigns. Zach is a curious creature, constantly digging for better solutions for Tuna’s clients, and finding creative ways to maximize inbound marketing for clients. Now, let’s jump beneath the sea into Zach’s world. How I Master the Sea Where do you office? I like to office at the Tuna School. Wait, I LOVE to office at the Tuna School! My desk is in a wide-open area where there is always something going…

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A Peek Under the Sea: Sud

In our series blog “A Peek Under the Sea” we continue our journey with Sud Shanmugabaskaran, Tuna Traffic’s Co-Founder and Director of Client Solutions. Sud introduces our clients to the Tuna methodology. https://tunatraffic.com/how-we-work/ Sud also helps our clients understand how Tuna’s execution strategy creates the web presence they desire. He focuses on using innovative marketing and technology to deliver products and services that directly benefit the customer’s business needs and goals. And to quickly introduce myself… my name is Amy, Tuna’s Digital Marketing Assistant aka Interviewer Extraordinaire. Over the next few months, I’ll be introducing you to our Tuna Team…

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Lori Writing Guru Work Station

A Peek Under the Sea: Lori

When our fearless co-founder and world-renowned pizza connoisseur, Mike Zielonka, asked me to pen a blog revealing a behind the scenes glimpse  of my senior writing guru work set up, I said, “Mike, who’d want to read that?” His response was “Your desk has character and your fingers have magic. I think people will like to hear your story.” So, with that in mind, I present to you an interview with myself, aka… How I Guru Where do you office? The big picture answer? I work remotely with the Tuna Traffic Team. Although I was born and bred in Wisconsin…

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