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2014 Articles

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eCommerce Nightmare: How CS-Cart handcuffed us for years and why we switched to WooCommerce

Oh dear, where do I start? I feel like there’s a huge story behind the scenes that we’ve never let our community in on. To be honest, we’re quite embarrassed about it and we’ve been trying to make things right ever since. But I think it’s time to come clean.

TL;DR: We’ve been trying to upgrade our graphic design resource marketplace, the Arsenal since 2010 and have failed miserably due to working with a heavily customized version of CS-Cart which seemingly handcuffed us to their development team. 4 years, headaches, panic attacks and tens of thousands of dollars later we are FINALLY breaking the chains and getting a taste of freedom! We’ve switched our platform over to WordPress and WooCommerce. Wordpress and WooCommerce both happen to also be Go Media’s preferred solutions for so many of our own clients…

So what was the problem? Continue Reading »

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Packaging Design: 50+ Awesome Inspirations

Here at Go Media, we’re passionate about all aspects of design: web, print, branding and illustration.

Some may say we have too much fun, but we’d disagree. It’s just that we believe it’s really important to love what you do.

Recently, we were tasked with yet another awesome project – packaging design for Dirty Energy, a brand new energy bar packed with all sorts of goodness. We enjoyed building upon its core theme, “built from the ground up,” incorporating earthiness into our design. Continue Reading »


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