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Let go of yesterday.

The web is hyper-disruptive—standards and best-practices are always changing. Don't ignore the past, but don't rely on old tactics working today. You have to be open to new ideas and new ways of working if you want to stay competitive...or even relevant. Today is a chance to make something amazing; to be more; to create version2 of what you were yesterday.


What’s new

WordPress is an unacceptable risk - 12/8/18

I see so many clients and developers who insist that WordPress is the only way to develop a website. It’s true that you can a website in an hour with WordPress. With WordPress you can easily add plugins and almost instantly have any feature that you could want. But at what cost?...


SiteTogether has a new front end UI - 11/6/18

Our custom CMS for YMCAs, ...


Launch! - 7/25/17

The new version2 website is live and on the air! This is a pretty exciting moment! This is the first REAL website that version2 has had for itself since the end of Eclectic Studios. There have been a few sites for projects like ...


A word on usability - 4/21/17

We live in a world where people have accepted living with the "quirks" of Microsoft Office. It shocks me to see what people will tolerate when it comes to user interface design. I'm not really talking about aesthetics, although that does come into play. I'm talking about presenting information, and the tools to interact with that information, in such a way that people can do the things they need to do....


Tiny Agency

Version2 is a small shop with big skills. We are experts on web communication. We distill your message to its essence and craft a campaign and marketing strategy that hits home. It doesn't matter if it's a big campaign or a small one—you'll get results and a personal touch with version2. So get off the assembly line and get something great.

Twenty + years

Version2, LLC is the web agency created by Dan Johnson. Dan has been figuring out how to make the web work for small business, big business, and organizations of all sizes since rainbow gifs were cutting edge. But it hasn't just been about the web. Our team has experience with marketing, brand development, data analysis, tradeshows, email systems, and has even built a specialized CMS from the ground up. We've helped our clients get what they need in ways we never imagined we would. Here's to another twenty years!

Are those videos or what?

The animations above are intricate animated gifs called cinemagraphs. They are created from a video (or from scratch in Photoshop) and use a largely still image with small areas of motion. Kinda cool that you can create something new with twenty year old tools and a little imagination.

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