Thankful

Thankful

It is traditional this time of year to share what we are thankful for, and two of the things I am constantly thankful for are FireSpike’s talented team and for our amazing clients. I honestly feel that our family of customers is a remarkable set of people and...
Best Way to Carve A Turkey

Best Way to Carve A Turkey

You can learn how to do just about anything on YouTube. I don’t know that I’d trust a surgeon from YouTube University, but for day-to-day things, there is a ton of expertise up there. And thus it was on a Thanksgiving years ago, that I found myself with an imminent...
My First Jack-O-Lantern

My First Jack-O-Lantern

I lived in Cedar Rapids from 2008 to 2011, in a very “suburban” neighborhood with plenty of families. Our neighborhood was known in the area as being safe and quiet, all streets ending in cul-de-sacs. With that in mind, folks would drive from all around to take their...
Google Analytics for ALL FireSpike Clients

Google Analytics for ALL FireSpike Clients

Google Analytics is a free service that gives website owners a wide range of information about the visitors to their websites: where the visitors are, what kind of device they’re using to view the site, which other site or search engine referred them to the site, and...
Angela Celebrates 10 Years with FireSpike!

Angela Celebrates 10 Years with FireSpike!

After moving from Tampa to Cedar Rapids in 2008, I took over The ACCESSline, Iowa’s LGBT+ community newspaper. One of the best decisions I made while working with the paper was hiring Angela Geno-Stumme as Assistant Editor in 2010 When I finally made the difficult...