We Are Five Q.
We Are Five Q.
We Are Five Q.

We Are Five Q.

What makes Five Q tick? Why do we do what we do? What are ministry partners saying? Here’s Chad Williams, Five Q founder and CEO...Read More >

Technology = Greater Impact!
Technology = Greater Impact!
Technology = Greater Impact!

Technology = Greater Impact!

The Network of International Christian Schools recently partnered with Five Q on a big project that included redesigning their existing website, and building an internal application system.Read More >

I Want to Be a dot.NINJA!
I Want to Be a dot.NINJA!
I Want to Be a dot.NINJA!

I Want to Be a dot.NINJA!

Anyone who uses the internet is familiar with the most common domain extensions of .com / .net / .org - but have you ever considered using one of the new extensions being released? Read More >

Developing With the Right Recipe
Developing With the Right Recipe
Developing With the Right Recipe

Developing With the Right Recipe

In this brief video, Chip Tol, Director of Research and Development, shares with us the basics for writing software and demonstrates how following the right recipe leads to successful developmentRead More >

Mass Email in the Age of Mobile
Mass Email in the Age of Mobile
Mass Email in the Age of Mobile

Mass Email in the Age of Mobile

Mass or "bulk" email continues to play an important role in marketing and information campaigns, despite the crazy amounts of spam email being delivered to everyone's inbox.Read More >

Stupid Easy Habits
Stupid Easy Habits
Stupid Easy Habits

Stupid Easy Habits

In this brief 8:00 video, Colin Powell, Five Q Software Developer, shares how to reward yourself with small easy habits. Read More >

The Mobile Experience
The Mobile Experience
The Mobile Experience

The Mobile Experience

Recently I had the opportunity to conduct a workshop at the Christian Leadership Alliance conference. The topic was exploring the mistakes made in mobile development. Read More >

Google Launches Panda 4.0: Keep an Eye on Your Search Engine Traffic
Google Launches Panda 4.0: Keep an Eye on Your Search Engine Traffic
Google Launches Panda 4.0: Keep an Eye on Your Search Engine Traffic

Google Launches Panda 4.0: Keep an Eye on Your Search Engine Traffic

In May, Google launched their latest update of the Panda search algorithm, according to searchenginewatch.com. Panda was designed to help boost great-quality content sites while pushing down thin or low-quality content sites in the search results (Sled 2014).  It is too early to tell explicitly how this rollout will impact ministries. We advise you to watch your search engine traffic ...Read More >

The Happy Secret to Work
The Happy Secret to Work
The Happy Secret to Work

The Happy Secret to Work

For generations we were led to believe that success is what makes one happy, and that if you work hard enough, we will be successful, and only then will we be happy. Shawn Achor, the author of The Happiness Advantage, says that there are three key components that make us happier at work - encouragement, recognition and warm leaders. These ...Read More >

Easter Blog
Easter Blog
Easter Blog

Easter Blog

Over the Easter weekend many of our staff members were involved in the celebration of our Lord's resurrection. Click the link to out how they got involved in the celebration.Read More >

Case Study: Cracking the Code with Google Site Search
Case Study: Cracking the Code with Google Site Search
Case Study: Cracking the Code with Google Site Search

Case Study: Cracking the Code with Google Site Search

Google Site Search is now good news for medium and large websites! Internal search has always been a tough nut to crack. At Five Q, we have tried and tested dozens of solutions over the years. Generally, these solutions tend to be expensive, temperamental and take aLOT of tweaking to get results that meet end-user needs. Recently, Answers in Genesis experienced ...Read More >

The Power of Wordpress
The Power of Wordpress
The Power of Wordpress

The Power of Wordpress

Here at Five Q we have been hard at work crafting beautiful and engaging web experiences for our clients using tailor-made solutions. We are pretty excited about our mission and our portfolio has several examples of our recent project work. For the better part of the last two years, our team has focused on developing websites or web applications in ...Read More >

A Big CMS is Not the Answer
A Big CMS is Not the Answer
A Big CMS is Not the Answer

A Big CMS is Not the Answer

Many organizations have a preconceived idea that they need a huge, tightly integrated, monolithic website without understanding the serious drawbacks to this approach.  Read More >

Flexing our Markup Muscles
Flexing our Markup Muscles
Flexing our Markup Muscles

Flexing our Markup Muscles

At Five Q, we are reducing client costs by adding a front-end developer to our staff. Dustin Dahlberg comments on the process behind Five Q's website projects. Read More >

Top 10 Reasons to Telecommute
Top 10 Reasons to Telecommute
Top 10 Reasons to Telecommute

Top 10 Reasons to Telecommute

Tired of the long commute? Do you long to "kick the cube" and work from a home office? Here's a list of the top 10 reasons why our staff say that they love working in a distributed environment.Read More >

Do You Have a Cave Day?
Do You Have a Cave Day?
Do You Have a Cave Day?

Do You Have a Cave Day?

Ever get to the end of the day, look back, and wonder "What did I really accomplish today?" Find out how a "Cave Day" can be one tool in your arsenal to help combat those feelings of non-productivity.Read More >

NRB 2011 Wrap Up
NRB 2011 Wrap Up
NRB 2011 Wrap Up

NRB 2011 Wrap Up

Five Q launched a new brand, booth, and presentations at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Convention in February 2011.Read More >

What's New About This Picture?
What's New About This Picture?
What's New About This Picture?

What's New About This Picture?

We recently had a team meeting in Florida. The highlight of this meeting was a trip to Bern’s Steak House on our last night. If you have not heard of Bern’s, read on...Read More >

Christmas Traditions
Christmas Traditions
Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

The joy of Christmas is upon us: a time of year for reflection and gathering together with family. A key part of this time for many at 5Q Communications is the forming and passing on of traditions.Read More >