Author: Craig Grella

Craig Grella is a digital marketer who has designed and developed more than 400 websites for businesses, nonprofits, and governments. He has an engineering degree from Lehigh University. He also enjoys watching Yankees baseball, playing guitar, and riding motorcycles, though not at the same time - that would be dangerous.


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The 1715 Fleet Society Glossary

Hi all, Craig here – web admin for the 1715 Fleet Society. We launched the new website five years ago with just a few members and since then the Society has grown by leaps and bounds. Today we have more than 100 lifetime members and the site is visited by nearly 5,000 per month. Our

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1715 Fleet Society Website Analytics

Hi Fleet Society Members, this is Craig, web admin, here. Ben asked me to post a quick note about Fleet Society analytics, which this post includes, along with some additional information about recent updates with on-site content. 1715 Fleet Society Web Analytics The number of visitors viewing the site through the first five months of

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Website Speed and Server Upgrades

Hello Fleet Society Members, Craig here, web admin for You may have recently noticed we put a splash page on the site during which time the website content was inaccessible. That was a temporary measure we put in place while we performed website maintenance. Over the weekend, we took some time to clean the

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Website Updates

Hello Fleet Society readers. This is Craig, web admin for the society. You may have noticed a few changes we recently implemented with the goal of making the site more user-friendly and accessible. Here’s what we’ve been up to:   Menu and Header To start, we added a scrolling menu. On desktops and tablets, the

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1715 Fleet Society Adds Video Conferencing Capabilities

The 1715 Fleet Society is excited to announce that we’ve added video conferencing capabilities to our digital platform. Using the Zoom platform, the Society will be able to hold online meetings with up to 100 Society members at a time. We’ll also record the meetings and post the recorded video for all to watch on

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1715 Fleet Society Website Analytics

Greetings 1715 Fleet Society members and enthusiasts! This is Craig Grella, web admin. Ben Costello asked me to send a quick note with the updated website analytics. I’ve been managing the technical aspects of the website for just over five years now and it’s been amazing to see how the site has grown in that

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Meet Our New Director, Jorge Proctor

Please join me in welcoming our newest director of the Fleet Society, Jorge Proctor. The Society is extremely honored that Jorge has agreed to become a director. Jorge Proctor was born in Panama City, Republic of Panama, in 1971. After graduating from St. Mary’s School, he was enlisted in the United States Navy in March

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The New New

Hello, 1715 Fleet Society members and enthusiasts. This is Craig Grella writing you. I’m the designer of the current website and Fleet Society member #22! Ben asked me to write a quick note announcing a few changes we’re making to the website. As of January 2019, the current design of the website will be 4

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DATELINE: Pittsburgh, PA – 1715 Fleet Society Website Analytics Update

Hello, this is Craig Grella – I’m the website manager for The 1715 Fleet Society. I am also the executive director of OrgSpring, a nonprofit web development and management company based in Pittsburgh, PA. In December 2014 OrgSpring redesigned this website and then re-launched it in January 2015. Now, one year later, we’ve put together a 1715

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