The RainStorm Blog

Company news, industry analysis, and advice from RainStorm.

RainStorm Retreat 2015

Yesterday at RainStorm we took a step back for our annual retreat. Our retreat is a day-long event where we spend the first half of the day reviewing our previous year as well as setting a course for the year to come. The second half of the day we head off for some...

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Welcome Ian and Monique!

This month we're welcoming Ian Lusk and Monique Bouchard (@moniquebouchard) to the RainStorm team. Ian will be working closely with Suze as a Support Web Developer on our support team. He'll be handling day-to-day website updates and technical support cases. Monique...

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Development Spotlight: Shop Second Saturday

Has this happened to you? You're a web development professional.  Maybe you're a freelancer or maybe you're part of a team.  You've almost built the website of your client's dreams but there's a hitch; they want some features that moves the project just out of reach...

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Foray Into Fashion

Just in time for winter, we got our first orders of gear in this afternoon including polos, hats, jackets, and more. Let us know what you think. More on Facebook and Twitter! RainStorm gear fresh into the office. A photo posted by RainStorm (@rainstormpics) on Oct 10,...

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MTI Tech Walk 2014

Today we'll be at the Maine Technology Institute Tech Walk 2014 conference at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor representing our startup CourseStorm. Stop by the exhibition floor to see us and the other MTI-funded startups. TechWalk is the event for Maine companies...

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We’re On Instagram!

RainStorm has now joined Instagram! You can find us at @rainstormpics. Follow us to get some behind-the-scenes looks at what we're doing on a daily basis. We'll be posting about new projects we're working on, things happening around the office, and the occasional...

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R & R

Yesterday the RainStorm team took some time to step back and celebrate some of our recent accomplishments. We took advantage of the nice late-summer day to do some canoeing and kayaking on Pushaw Lake. The wind was whipping as we headed out to Moose Island which made...

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MaineHealth LRC’s TV Debut

MaineHealth Learning Resource Center's director Anita Ruff took to airwaves Friday morning to share about the Community Education Program's recent website launch. We think she did a great job discussing the challenges their department faced at the beginning of the...

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A Company Record

This week at RainStorm we set a record for something we do often: launching websites. On Thursday, our team completed the launch of 3 major projects totaling 74 websites. Launches included an updated web presence for our long-standing client at the Furbush-Roberts...

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The Web Technology Behind the Ocean River Institute

Knowing our reputation for nonprofit web development, the Ocean River Institute approached RainStorm with a number of challenges they were facing on their current website. Primarily, they were looking for new ways to reach their audience and provide information on...

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We’re Hiring: Client Relations and Business Development

We're happy to announce today that we're looking for a new team member to join us at our office in Orono. The person we're seeking has experience in Client Relations and Business Development. What does that mean? The ideal candidate has a technical background in web...

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