2021 Seattle International Film Festival Selection, “All Those Small Things.”

Author: Mariah Desirae Manes Read Time: ~6 Minutes The upcoming film, “All Those Small Things,” written and directed by Andrew Hyatt, to be released on April 9th, 2021, will hold an indulgent cast that took foot right on the sidewalks of the film industry’s “best-kept secret,” Spokane, Washington. Mariah of Vexing Media was delighted to […]

Page Title vs H1: Layman’s Terms

Author: Mariah Desirae Manes Read Time: ~6 min. Does optimizing your website’s Titles and Headers really matter? Well, YES! …But why? When creating an arbitrary page title to display the content within a page, one may be missing out on some amazing opportunities for the search ability of a website.  What does a title tag […]

Local Advocates Supporting the Children of Spokane

Read time: ~7 min. Author: Mariah Desirae Manes The Spokane community has been through a lot this past year, to say the least. This Eastern Washington city has truly experienced greatness shining out of the darkness by those supporting local families, businesses, and more. Spokane has been blessed to receive the benefits of those serving, […]

Spokane Jewish Cultural Film Festival – “Hope in a Broken World”

Read time: ~6min. Author: Mariah Desirae Manes When accessing our news or social media resources in the year 2020, it often felt that there was no end to the daily happenings of a politicized pandemic, economic downturns, or even violence-driven desperations. In light of the tumultuous COVID-19 pandemic, virtual events have become convenient and often […]

Spokane Non-Profit Parentless and Contactless Shopping

By: Mariah Desirae Manes December 4th, 2020 ~5 minute read. Santa Express is a non-profit shopping experience established in 1992 that is focused on children having the opportunity to shop for the adults in their lives during the Christmas season with 100% of the proceeds given to Vanessa Behan for children in crisis situations. While […]

Sprout New Life to your Website with a WordPress Redesign!

Spring is here! While most of us are spending our time at home, a neatly maintained lawn makes for more enjoyable time spent outdoors. Recently we did some spring cleaning for Pristine Lawn Care! No, we weren’t out mowing lawns; instead, we moved their website over to WordPress. To some, this may not seem like […]

How are you communicating during this COVID-19 crisis?

Wow! What a month march was. The world will be different after all of this. Much will change. As a modern startup in Spokane Washington, we are faced with many challenges to adapt to the sudden disruption of our daily routines. Our team has altered their work lives by working from home to help prevent […]

Meet Our New Employee!

Tam Nguyen Meet our Jr. Developer Tam Nguyen! Originally from Kon Tum City, Vietnam, Tam and his family moved to Spokane in 2015. He now studies Computer Science and Web Development at Eastern Washington University and is expected to graduate in June. In his free time, you’ll find Tam watching the Avengers or following his […]

Spokane Arts video “Meet the Makers – Friends of Mine”

Vexing Partner Tom Dineen produced this short documentary highlighting one of Spokane’s up and comming local band’s “Friends of Mine” for Spokane Arts, an organization whose mission is to further the health of Spokane’s creative space. “Meet the Makers – Friends of Mine” was directed by Sean Strange and edited by Shaun Cammack. Photography by […]

A responsive email framework

Because of limited CSS support and bizarre, preprocessed HTML output, developing HTML emails is quite easily my least favorite thing to do as a web developer. Despite my preferences, circumstance has forced me to write HTML emails regularly. As a result, I have become fluent in the arcane HTML practices necessary to achieve cross email […]