Welcome to the Angelfire Team Blog. Here we'll be posting news and updates concerning what's going on at Angelfire.

If you have a question, or are looking for help with your website, head on over to our Community Blog, the Angelfire Club. However, if something is broken on your website or with Angelfire in general and you require official support please create a ticket or call our help line. You can find all the information on how to do either of these tasks here: http://www.angelfire.lycos.com/cgi-bin/howto/index.


« December 2011 »
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Angelfire Team Blog
Friday, 16 December 2011
Featured Friday: SouthSide Boxers
Topic: Featured Friday

What's a better holiday treat than puppies? This week's featured site is a small kennel out of Mystic, Iowa and they have boxer puppies galore. You can tell from how the owners of SouthSide Boxers speak about caring for their Boxers and the puppies that they care deeply about the health and well-being of the dogs - the puppies are even raised right in their own living room so that they have an easy transition into a new home.

 


Possibly the best part of the website? The album full of puppies of course! You can flip through pictures of the two female boxers (Regina & Gracie), the male boxer (Cholo), and the many, many puppies. In the holiday spirit? Some of the pups had a holiday photo shoot which is a must-see.

 

 

 

 

To see all of the puppies and possibly get an adoption of your own underway, visit southsideboxers.org!

 

If you want to see your website featured here next week, submit your site at featured-site.angelfire.com


Posted by team-blog at 9:59 AM EST
Permalink | Share This Post
Monday, 12 December 2011
Featured Site: Karissa Harvey
Topic: Featured Friday

This week's featured site (although a little late!) is a stunning website - both design-wise and due to the beautiful artwork that artist and webmaster Karissa Harvey has created.

 


Karissa Harvey presents her solo artwork as well as her CV and a way to contact her right on her site. Her collection of work, "Sunbathers," is not only well crafted but has an interesting backstory about how she reimagined photographs that her grandfather took of sunbathers into large-scale full-color portraits. 

 

Take a look at Karissa's site and flip through the paintings and read the whole story about the sunbathers. Also, keep checking in because if we're lucky, maybe she'll add more artwork soon! 

 

Check it out at karissaharvey.com!


Posted by team-blog at 9:58 AM EST
Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 2 December 2011
Featured Friday: Dance or Die
Topic: Featured Friday

Dance or Die is a band that started jamming in a basement in 1990 and has been playing together ever since! They are pros at playing the classic oldies that we all know and love and have played many a bat mitzvahs, parties, weddings, and events. You can check their site for upcoming events soon!

 


Aren't yet convinced that this band will actually make you feel like you must Dance or Die? Check out what their fans have to say straight from their site: "[Dance or Die is] an intrepid group that some might call Freudian in their uncommon ability to subconsciously connect to their audience, these three psychologists don't just make you want to dance... they force you to!" -- "Make sure seeing Dance or Die is on your bucket list - they put the Rock in Rochester!"

 

You can also check out photos and band member bios on the site as well as contact them to "book the band or just say hi." 

 

You can check out Dance or Die for yourself at danceordietheband.angelfire.com

 


Posted by team-blog at 5:02 PM EST
Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 25 November 2011
Featured Friday: Locksmiths in West Midlands
Topic: Featured Friday

"If you are trying to find a locksmith in the West Midlands, you have reached the right place" reads the first line of midlandlocks.angelfire.com. If you are looking for a nicely designed business website, you have also come to the right place.

 


If you aren't in the area and can't benefit from Wolverhampton Locksmiths' services, you can still admire and take a few tips from their website. The site has an easy to follow flow of information with the most useful information right on the front page (services and pricing). You will also notice their excellent use of keywords so that they are sure to boost their website's SEO.

 

The website is clean and simple, emphasizing what needs to be known and showcases the great work that the locksmiths do. The uniform size of the images makes them helpful to the overall design of the website and doesn't distract the visitor. 

 

All in all, midlandlocks.angelfire.com is a great website whether you want to visit it to find a locksmith or to copy their design techniques!

 

 


Posted by team-blog at 2:10 PM EST
Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 18 November 2011
Featured Friday: Southern Backpacking
Topic: Featured Friday

Today's Featured Website, Southern Backpacking, is a great site covering the many cool trails found within the South.  The variety of picturesque spots really make the South a beautiful and interesting location for reconnecting with the outdoors.

 

 

The site covers Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee and the numerous trails and National Forests that you can explore.  They encourage you to submit pictures and GPS coordinates from the trail so hit the trail and enjoy the beautiful outdoors with Southern Backpacking as your guide.

Check out Southern Backpacking today!


Posted by team-blog at 5:32 PM EST
Updated: Friday, 18 November 2011 5:38 PM EST
Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 11 November 2011
Featured Friday: Mark Twain Entertainment
Topic: Featured Friday

Love anything Mark Twain? Have him at your next event or school assembly! How do this, you ask? Take a journey back in time with his spitting image to perform for you: Tom Gilding. Tom Gilding is a teacher, author, and riverboat pilot who has performed as Mark Twain since 1984.

 

 

Check out Tom's site at hgilding.angelfire.com to see photos of Tom as Twain, purchae books of Mark Twain tales, or contact Mark Twain Entertainment to do a performance for you! 

 

If you want to see your site featured here next Friday, submit your site at featuredsite.angelfire.com!


Posted by team-blog at 4:56 PM EST
Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 4 November 2011
Featured Friday: Lady Patriots
Topic: Featured Friday

Hockey season is in full swing. The air is getting colder and the ice is heating up - perfect time to go see a Lady Patriots hockey game! The Lady Patriots play out of Warwick, PA.

A little bit about the Lady Patriots:

"Established in 2002, The Lady Patriots is a competitive girls’ ice hockey club committed to providing leadership, focus and drive to develop each player to their maximum potential. For nearly ten years, The Lady Patriots travel ice hockey club has been dedicated to the creation of opportunities for female athletes to excel at every level of play."

 


Check out the Lady Patriots website at ladypatriots.angelfire.com to see their awesome design work and check their schedule to see if you can catch a game if you are in the area! 

 


Posted by team-blog at 10:45 AM EDT
Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 28 October 2011
Featured Friday: Ricketts Photography
Topic: Featured Friday

Ricketts Photography has a well designed website with beautiful photos as well. They take basic photographs like pictures of couples, family portaits, and children, but you can also get your wedding or event shot and you can even have them add advanced filters to your images for an additional cost.

 


Check Ricketts Photography out if live in the area or check them out on Facebook at Ricketts Photography of Michigan. You can also visit their website at www.rickettsphotography.com.

 


Posted by team-blog at 5:28 PM EDT
Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 21 October 2011
Featured Friday: Wachusett Paranormal Research Group
Topic: Featured Friday

To get into the Halloween spirit, today's featured site is all about ghosts and the paranormal - awesome! Wachusett Paranormal Group was created by Certified Paranormal Investigator, Shelly Moore Caron, and her husband, Investigator In-training, Dave Caron. The Carons and team will investigate your house or business if you believe any paranormal activity is afoot.

 


The WPRG website introduces you to the team and will soon be posting evidence from their investigations! You can even read their interview that was in the Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper which covers why they got into the paranormal, how 90% of all claims can be debunked with scientific evidence, and even how claims increase in the fall and winter because it's darker and people are spending more time inside of their houses. 

 

Check out WPRG for yourself at WachusettParanormal.com - if you're in the area, you can request for them to investigate a haunted happening in your home, but first you have to fill out an extensive form which will help in determining if you have a legitimate claim or are just trying to pull their leg. They're also looking for new members! Investigators, technicians, and historical researchers can all become a part of WPRG, but only if they are serious and aren't just looking to have fun! (I would love to be a guest investigator, if they'd have me)

 

Happy Hauntings everyone! Submit your site to be featured next week at featured-site.angelfire.com (bonus points if you're Halloween themed!).

 


Posted by team-blog at 12:59 PM EDT
Updated: Friday, 21 October 2011 1:39 PM EDT
Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 14 October 2011
Featured Friday: A Home To Grow
Topic: Featured Friday

AHomeToGrow.com has amazing web design and a great message. Lydia & Dale run London-based childcare. Their website shows the great amount of time and effort that they put into caring for children by creating meal plans, showing a slideshow of activities and the playrooms, and giving links to schools that they work with along with policies and procedures. Both Dale and Lydia have superior qualifications and experience in childcare.


Visit the website to see the amazing design work that Dale has done as well as read their story.

 

To see your site featured here next Friday, submit your site to featured-site.angelfire.com!

 


Posted by team-blog at 6:00 PM EDT
Permalink | Share This Post

Newer | Latest | Older