The tool bag is an important thing to discuss. Why would you bring your horse in for shoeing if we weren't competent farriers? The thing about the digital tool bag is that one should always be adding to it. So if you have needs that we don't talk about, don't be discouraged. Chances are we know someone who does.
Hired Hand Media Specialties
Flash - HHM has been utilizing Flash for a long time. We have grown along side the tool and know the ins and outs of Flash development. We also have a solid understanding of the medium's pitfalls and will put you on a solid path. We specialize in dynamic an reusable Flash applications that even you can edit (without ever stepping into the Flash toolbox. Do you have existing content that resides in a database? We can take that data and create a beautiful interface that takes the dullness out of a list of information and make it shine. Want to engage learners or customers and teach them about your idea or product? We'll help you to create interactive tools that showcase the high points and features and make learning fun.
Web design - Everybody needs a web site in order to survive in the digital world. We'll discuss your needs and develop a strategy to make your goals a reality. From simple brochure sites to ecommerce and interactive online applications. We'll show you the best way to make your idea a reality.
eLearning - The virtual university is truly an amazing concept. Now we can take classes and learn on our laptop while drinking a mocha at the local cafe. Businesses can demonstrate their products and use interactive tools to reinforce retention. Managers can train their employees without having to take time away from their busy schedules. These are just a few examples. At HHM we have developed a wide variety of tools from online sales training , to intricate product demos. We have even taught university classes online. Our wide range of experience in eLearning allows HHM to supply you with solid solutions to your training needs.
Localization - In the old days, ranchers would drive their cattle all the way across state and would meet all sorts of interesting folk along the way. These trips exposed them to a what seemed like a wide variety of different types of people. These days business needs to speak to people on different continents who don't speak the same language as they do. In many cases their customer base has expanded to a non-English speaking public. Localization is the way we need to speak to these new customers and in more ways than just language. Visuals speak volumes as well, and customs have many interpretations. We work with localization and translation companies to develop strategies to make your products speak to the world. If your cattle drive goes further than 'cross state, lets talk a little localization.
Site promotion/Internet strategy - Ah, the wonderful world of search engines and how you get noticed. We are not Search Engine Optimizers, though we know how to do it. We also know a lot of other ways to promote your site that don't cost nearly as much and are frankly a lot more effective. Now if Search engines are your heart's desire, we can take care of you. But we are gonna talk a good game on alternative strategies to get your name out.