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Alley Launches People’s Video Flash Briefing on Alexa

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Late last year, Alley Interactive played a significant lead role in the development effort around the migration and re-launch of People.com. We’re excited to announce the launch of another project for this well-known media property. Last week, People’s flash briefing skill (voice application) for Amazon’s Alexa was released, coinciding with Amazon’s announcement of video capabilities […]

Hack that site! Designing and developing Hackshackers.com

By and Josh Kadis

Many Alley Interactive team members have backgrounds in both journalism and technology, so Hacks/Hackers holds special significance for us. Its mission is to connect editorial and engineering talent to “rethink the future of news and information” together, and that’s something we aim to do with all of our work.

ThePointsGuy.com takes off

By Megan McCarthy

We’re avid travelers at Alley, and airline miles are a common topic of conversation in our company Slack. Because we’re on the go so often, we’re big fans of Brian Kelly and the team at The Points Guy.

Behind the scenes of Alley’s redesign and replatforming the Bay Area News Group sites

By Megan McCarthy

In early September, Alley launched three sites for Digital First Media properties in Northern California, known collectively as the Bay Area News Group. The redesigned MercuryNews.com represents the long-standing paper of record covering the San Jose and South Bay area, while EastBayTimes.com and SiliconValley.com focus on the East Bay and the tech industry, respectively.

Replatforming People.com

By Megan McCarthy

Earlier this year, Time Inc. started the process to migrate People.com from three separate content management systems into one consolidated site, hosted by WordPress.com VIP. A team at Alley lead by Partner and Chief Strategy Officer Brad Campeau-Laurion and Director of WordPress Platform Services Tom Harrigan has directed that effort since March.

A look under the hood with the new Guggenheim.org

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Recently it was our great privilege to unveil the new WordPress-based website for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and museum. It was a long and highly educational road to launch, and I want to provide a bit of a window into what happened behind the scenes.

Meet TheMeatEater.com

By Megan McCarthy

If you’re interested in barbecues, hunting, or any other carnivorous activity, then the newest Alley-built site is for you. Last week Zero Point Zero productions launched the redesigned and rebuilt TheMeatEater.com to add to its showcase of food-focused sites like Food Republic and Mind of a Chef and Alley was proud to bring the site to life. 

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