Nicholas Begich

FarShore CEO Awarded Croatia’s Top 40 Under 40

The National Federation of Croatian Americans (NFCA) announced the recipients of its first 40 Under 40 award in November 2016.  The award celebrates the success, commitment, talent, and accomplishments of 40 Croatian Americans under the age of 40.  Recipients ranged anywhere from musicians and entertainers to business professionals.  Amongst this broad range of young professionals is founder and CEO of FarShore Partners and co-founder of Dashfire, Nicholas Begich, III.   In the past 11 years Nick has taken FarShore Partners…
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What is the difference between a sketch, wireframe, mockup, and prototype?

Prior to the development work that brings your application idea to launch, all of the above terms represent a step that is beneficial or completely necessary in getting off the ground. When kicking off with design and development, these words are not interchangeable, though the differences can be hard to spot if you’re hearing them for the first time. A sketch, wireframe, mockup, and prototype are all unique ways to visually display the requirements of your application with varying levels…
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Shopify and custom development for your e-commerce business

“What is the best platform for my online store?” If you are a small business, you have made many decisions before you’ve gotten to this very question. At FarShore, we know that scouring the Internet for the pros and cons of various options can be a confusing process, but one that all businesses carry out as part of the research that is essential to success. In the past we have talked at length about platform options Magento and WooCommerce. As…
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Mobile App Or Responsive Website in 2017

One of the most underlying questions that every internet entrepreneur should be asking is whether to make the website mobile responsive or start from the scratch and build a native app.  The answer to this question is by no means simple, but there are guidelines that can lead you in the right direction. In order to come up with the best solution for your business and customers, you should tailor it based on the factors detailed in this post. Responsive…
App Store Submission

How To Submit Your App To the App Store and Get It Approved

Creating an iOS app and having it added to the App Store is always an exciting and challenging endeavor. There are several steps that you have to follow in order to turn your app from an idea to one of the million apps available for download on the App store. It all starts with iTunes Connect - a suite of web-based tools created to help developers submit and manage the apps they created. There are two kinds of apps available…
Competition analysis

How to Analyze Website Competition – Best Tools In 2017

Let's say that you acquired a fresh new website, with new designs, blog, shop and everything else that comes along. However, your competitor's outdated website with Times New Roman and stock imagery attracts more traffic. How could you possibly know how your website matches up against others in terms of click action on the market? We will walk through our recommended set of tools that can help you figure this out. There are many SEO parameters that you may be…