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4 Things to Know about SEO

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a term that intimidates most people who don’t design web sites for a living. We get it. SEO can seem like a confusing and daunting task – and sometimes it certainly can be. But it’s a critical component to driving new business. Google is constantly changing its algorithms, which means…

By Mike Karfakis / Technology / Web Design

Your Flash Website Makes Google Sad

Announced earlier this year Google is beginning to warn mobile users of websites that contain non-functioning technologies from their search results. In layman’s terms, if you are still using a Flash-based website, which isn’t supported on mobile, Google will warn visitors that the site won’t work … not a good look when trying to generate…

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The “New” New York Times

Every year it seems like more and more newspapers are either disappearing or going digital. For most traditional papers, changes like these come from a place of survival and struggle to stay relevant. In 2012, USA Today unveiled a major brand overhaul, including a complete redesign of their print and digital outlets. Their website site…

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Unsung Tech Inventions of 2013

Everyday the great technological minds of the world are developing something to make our lives easier, better or just more fun. Here are some truly innovative (and useful) inventions of 2013 that you may not have even heard of. Fuel – Ever notice how the coolest inventions are getting smaller and smaller? Check out the…

By vitamin / Advertising / Social Media / Web Design

Whattt? Video Ads on Facebook?

Photo courtesy of TheRichest.com Earlier this week, Facebook announced that it will soon begin placing video ads in our News Feeds. I know what you’re thinking – great, Mark Zuckerberg found yet another way to make money. But from a business perspective, this is looking like a smart way for the social network to capitalize…

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The Inside Scoop on Black Friday

Photo courtesy of CentriKid Preparing to do your holiday shopping on Black Friday? Here are 5 things you need to know: Black Friday has seeped into Thursday. That’s right, an increasing number of stores will be open with holiday sales on Thanksgiving Day. So if you can steal away from your turkey dinners for a…