Insights & Ideas

Welcome to the NJI Media blog, where we’ll reveal the magic behind everything from development to design to strategy to a duck parade outside of our office’s windows. You read that right.


Dear Mom, We’re Finalists

We think you owe us a congratulatory hug, high-five or a shout-out because… Drum roll, please…. NJI Media has been named a finalist as the Digital PR Firm of the Year in PR News’ Digital PR Awards 2015 program! We are quite honored to be included in this list as one of the top digital agencies around. Thank you to PR News for selecting us as one of the agencies for this award! If you’re like us sitting on the edge of your seat waiting to hear who wins, the PR News team is hosting the winners and honorable mentions at their PR […]

September 25, 2015 No Comments

Wine Wednesday with NJI Media

One thing you should know about NJI is that we have a true appreciation for the finer things in life. We adore our puppies, we love a great chalkboard design and when the time is right, we’re really into plaid. Sometimes we’re matching. One thing we especially enjoy is a getting a taste of wine country. And if there’s anything NJI Media enjoys more than a solid Wine Wednesday, it’s celebrating the day in the heart of our office home, Old Town Alexandria. The recently-opened Sonoma Cellar is right up the street from our little blue door, and we were thrilled to get a chance to […]

September 15, 2015 No Comments

Local Development with HTTPS

Part One in a two-part article about TLS/SSL encryption. The focus of this part is what TLS is, why developers should consider making TLS available locally, and how to address protocol-related coding issues.

September 2, 2015 No Comments

How to Relieve Muscle Cramps in Your Hand, oh and We Chalked a New Board

Challenge the Status Quo is our adopted motto here at NJI Media and with our latest chalkboard design we upped the bar once again. Unfortunately this task came with a price. No, it wasn’t our fancy duds that were covered in chalk dust nor our tired minds that were strained from the intense concentration. It was our aching hands, weakened from the excruciating detail needed to create the new chalk art. However, throughout the process our cramped mitts did find solace in a few stretches detailed below that may or may not be founded on complete nonsense. 01. Zeus Fingers Palms down, extend your […]

August 19, 2015 No Comments