The RainStorm Blog

Company news, industry analysis, and advice from RainStorm.

Case Study: John Bapst

The challenge With a new international boarding program on the way, and facing ever-changing competition from other elite boarding and preparatory high schools on the east coast, John Bapst Memorial High needed a website refresh that would reflect a refined brand and...

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RainStorm celebrates 10th anniversary

Last Thursday, RainStorm celebrated our 10th anniversary in business with a small gathering that included staff and family. We told stories, ate cake, and toasted 10 years of service to our clients. On October 30 1999, founder and CEO Brian Rahill registered the...

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RainStorm Consulting announces office move

After months of preparations, we're excited to announce we've settled into a beautiful new office space on Main Street in Orono, Maine. To our clients and friends, please update your records with our new location and mailing address, but please note, our phone, fax,...

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RainStorm earns two TechMaine award nominations

Thank you to TechMaine, our state industry association, for honoring us with two TechMaine awards at this year's ceremony, to be held next week in Portland: Our fearless leader, CEO Brian Rahill is a finalist for the CxO of the year award for ""[leading] RainStorm...

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RainStorm welcomes office manager Nicole St. Pierre

RainStorm Consulting is happy to welcome Nicole St. Pierre to our growing team as office manager. Whether handling the phones, managing billing accounts, or assisting with email and website support, Nicole will be a visible part of our renowned customer support....

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RainStorm programmer Ray Kolbe earns top certification

RainStorm Consulting is pleased to announce that programmer Ray Kolbe has earned the title of Zend Certified Engineer, the industry's highest certification for PHP programmers. PHP is the world's most widely-used open-source web development language, powering millions...

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White Paper: Using PayPal for your website payment solution

If you're considering an online payment solution for orders, donations, or registrations, you may be wondering which of the myriad options is best for you or your organization. At RainStorm Consulting, we can work with a variety of merchant services, but for many...

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New Spruce Run website

We're pleased to announce the launch of an all-new website for Spruce Run, a Maine nonprofit dedicated to ending domestic abuse and online at The site features an entirely new, modern design and many new features, including: Detailed information on...

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