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Posted on Tue, May 1st, 2012 12:00 am

Website User Experience: Lessons from Google Chrome

When Google’s Chrome browser launched in 2008, it was the first browser to integrate a website user experience solution that seemed so intuitive.
Posted on Tue, May 1st, 2012 4:57 am

Does it Matter?

There’s a new book just been published called “Britain for Sale” it’s by Alex Brummer. A journalist, he has been City Editor of the Daily Mail where his daily column on economics and finance was well read and respected. Back to:  ...
Posted on Tue, May 1st, 2012 4:57 am

Where have all the people gone?

I have just returned from a week in North Yorkshire. I stayed in a small town called Staithes, it’s just outside Whitby and was once a busy fishing port though much smaller than its bustling neighbour. There are few fishing boats left, indeed there isn’t much commercial activity...
Posted on Tue, May 1st, 2012 4:57 am

LinkedIn and a Mexican Lunch

We attended InternetWorld this week. This is one of the national exhibitions which help us to keep clients informed of the latest trends in online marketing. A keynote speaker this year was Ariel Eckstein, MD EMEA at LinkedIn, and, as we advocate the use this social network, particularly to our B2B...
Posted on Tue, May 1st, 2012 10:04 am

Choosing an SEO Company for a New Website

If you’re planning on creating and launching a new website you should immediately be thinking about how to market your new website on the internet before having it designed. There are a ton of great...
Posted on Tue, May 1st, 2012 1:23 pm

Hear Ye, Hear Ye… The Woodlands Discovery Guide & Savings Book is Now Available

The Spring/Summer 2012 Edition of The Woodlands Discovery Guide and Savings Book is now available! The Guide was created by The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau (TWCVB) and is published two times a year. This edition runs from April until the end of August, and is chock-full of great...
Posted on Tue, May 1st, 2012 2:39 pm

Newton Design & Marketing Launches Their New Cutting Edge Website

Newton Design & Marketing, an award winning advertising and marketing firm is pleased to announce the redesign of their website.  This new website offers a fresh look along with cutting edge design. “We are very excited to finally be launching our new website,” said Tanya...
Posted on Wed, May 2nd, 2012 11:00 am

Why Drupal Makes Great Sense as a Community Platform

With the imminent debut of Duo CEO Michael Silverman’s book, Capturing Community: How to Build, Manage and Market Your Online Community, we’ve turned our attention to the benefits that marketers and entrepreneurs can gain from building and participating in web communities.
Posted on Wed, May 2nd, 2012 12:00 pm

Magento Imagine 2012 Recap

This year’s Magento Imagine Conference was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jennifer Ostler, Joni McCormick, and Hassan Bawab from Magic Logix were all in attendance. Here are recaps of this fantastic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Wed, May 2nd, 2012 12:00 pm

WHAT IS SEO ANYWAY?

With so many different forms of advertising in the world today it is getting more and more confusing to know which is the best. There’s traditional advertising (TV, Radio and Print), Outdoor... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Wed, May 2nd, 2012 2:21 pm

Summer internships

We have several summer internships available at our Sarasota office. This is a great opportunity to be exposed to the web development, graphic design and marketing industry. Interns will start out with small, introductory tasks. If you prove yourself, you will continue to get bigger and better...
Posted on Wed, May 2nd, 2012 2:21 pm

Summer internships

We have several summer internships available at our Sarasota office. This is a great opportunity to be exposed to the web development, graphic design and marketing industry. Interns will start out with small, introductory tasks. If you prove yourself, you will continue to get bigger and better...
Posted on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 10:54 am

MindSmack launches Baby Tap & Learn Educational iPad App

Now your baby or toddler can tap and learn numbers, see the cutest animals, learn shapes and hear some special music tones all in 1 application. If you would like us to add anything to this application for your baby or toddler, please let us know and we will work on it for you! Click [...]
Posted on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 6:20 am

3 Social Media Marketing Bloopers [And What We Should Learn From Them]

Social media can be a powerful marketing tool. And with great power…comes great responsibility. The very nature of Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms makes it nearly impossible to cover up a mishap without hundreds of eyes catching it. Just a few mouse clicks and retweets later,...
Posted on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 11:59 am

Post-Google Penguin Update

As most of you probably know now, Google did officially announce a significant update.  They are calling it a “webspam” update (Matt Cutts has stated that his use of the term overoptimization wasn’t an accurate characterization of the update).   It is being called...
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 7:27 am

Hit by Penguin or Panda – How will I know?

Search Engine Optimization has always been a world where changes are a constant occurrence. This time – Penguin’… more
Posted on Wed, May 2nd, 2012 5:46 am

Hire developers from off-shore software companies for Quality and cost

One of the major factors that define the software development market in off shore countries is their flexible hiring models. India is the epicenter of IT and IT related services in the world and leads in software development outsourcing on a massive scale. The preference for Indian software...
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 11:43 am

New Office, #HTML5, Custom QR Codes

It’s been a while since the last time i wrote a blog post, actually since Christmas. We’ve been very busy in the past few months working on Digilite’s new office in Markham. We finally did the opening in March, and since then it’s been a crazy ride. Since the beginning of...
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 3:29 pm

Drupal + Business = Meeting Mobile & Social Enterprise Needs

Three Drupal Business Summits in the US and Canada in late May and early June will feature the success of the Drupal content management system framework for meeting sophisticated business requirements.
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 5:30 pm

Google Keywords Disrupting Website Analysis

As you may know or not know, Google is not providing keywords data when users are logged in to their accounts. This has been an on-going topic throughout the SEO world for sometime now. Link Worx Seo...
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 4:50 am

Web analytics data visualisations

Winning & impressing future clients is vital to a company’s growth. If you have worked hard to build up partnerships with clients developing websites & apps for them, but they’ve gone elsewhere for their SEO, PPC and Digital Marketing Services, this is bad for your business. As...
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 4:50 am

3 ways to improve online content

The content on your website is one of the most important aspects to be considered when trying to improve your search engine rankings through SEO. Here are some actionable tips to enhance your content – something that could go a long way to enhancing your search visibility. 1. Copy &...
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 4:50 am

How to change Ukraine’s image on Google

Lots of Ukrainians are furious at the fact that Ukrainian dating sites dominate Google search results about Ukraine. Google Autocomplete (or Google Instant) inserts “Ukrainian women” as one of the top options to search for. While Ukrainian women are beautiful, websites of the Ukrainian...
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 4:50 am

What is SEO strategy and how to create one

SEO (search engine optimisation) is the process of improving the visibility and effectiveness (clickthrough rate, conversion rate, user experience) of a website in organic (non-paid) search results. An SEO strategy is a plan to make an SEO campaign a success. Before we get into the specifics, it is...
Posted on Fri, May 4th, 2012 4:50 am

ArtDriver launches mobile version of corporate site

ArtDriver has officially launched a mobile version of the corporate website. The mobile site can be viewed at m.artdriver.co.uk. The technology behind the new site is based on HTML5/CSS3. We have implemented an auto redirect from the full site to the mobile site for all major smart phone agents...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 6:12 am

Images for Sale

That was a very interesting week. On Tuesday my wife and I celebrated her birthday with a splendid lunch and a visit to the Victoria Palace Theatre in London to see the musical Billy Elliott. The play was the best I’ve seen in years, not just because of the superb acting by both the children...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 7:39 am

Search Quality Highlights – April

The fresh list of changes to Google’s Algorithm is out. Google has published it on their official blog. Here… more
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 7:58 am

Quasar Anytime

Quasar Anytime provide in online video training for Microsoft software. With a wide range of easy to use online video courses, you can learn all you need to know about how to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Windows,...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 8:16 am

The PhotoBook Store

At The PhotoBook Store you can create a photobook, photo canvas or photo calendar using the free software and your digital photos - and upload to print in just a few simple steps. With over 100 years of printing and bookbinding...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 8:16 am

Aubrey Homes Project Management

  AH Project Management is a family run project management company specialising in bespoke building schemes. With extensive experience in housebuilding, extension, renovation, and improvement, the Aubrey Homes team ensure your...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 8:16 am

Tech Maids

Tech Maids are a PC Support and Managed IT Provider; set up because of their passion for Technology and ambition to Support Women in our Local Community, at Home in Business and Online, by providing clear and simple computing...
Posted on Tue, May 8th, 2012 1:31 am

5 tips to increase website conversion rate

Let’s admit it: you’ve fantasized about getting a 10+% conversion rate and what that would do to your business. With higher conversion rates, a business can afford to spend more on advertising, bring in more traffic and usually generate more profit. However, if you’ve actually...
Posted on Tue, May 8th, 2012 2:50 am

‘Hire dedicated developer’ model from Openxcell to avert outsourcing worries

Hiring an off-shore software developer has always been a tough call for outsourcing companies situated in the west. The west has remained a little skeptical and clouded by uncertainties related to the output quality, deadlines and communication gaps pertaining to off-shore development companies....
Posted on Tue, May 8th, 2012 3:32 am

Search Engine Penalties – How Can SEO’s Identify?

If your site has seen a drop in search traffic or rankings very suddenly – which is a… more
Posted on Tue, May 8th, 2012 3:36 am

Fatal problems of Fixed Price Projects.

Most IT firms that believe in outsourcing their projects prefer to work on fixed price model to get the visibility of investment that they are going to make in the project. After taking the quotations from lot of offshore companies the pricing are compared which leads to the price war. Looking at...
Posted on Tue, May 8th, 2012 3:36 am

Cost, quality and flexibility. Dedicated hire developer model provides all!

India has remained a preferred outsourcing destination in software and IT related services. With time even small and medium software development companies have strengthened their physical infrastructure and leveraged on relational marketing for long term association with their clients overseas. The...
Posted on Tue, May 8th, 2012 11:29 am

Are Search Engine Optimization Services Beneficial?

SEO services are very indispensable in internet marketing. They are a great boon to web promotion. Provision of quality SEO services require the brilliant minds, availability of intricate technology...
Posted on Wed, May 9th, 2012 3:12 am

theoatmeal.com web design comic

This comic is one of my favourite things on the internet.  Every designer has had a client like this, and I’m no exception.  You can see more of the Oatmeal’s comics by visiting their website.
Posted on Wed, May 9th, 2012 7:46 am

Link Building –Organic is Good!

Like any one of us, Google does not like to be cheated too! Google does appreciate honest links… more
Posted on Wed, May 9th, 2012 9:37 am

Magic Logix offers innovative solutions to common problems

I recently read an article in the Dallas Business Journal that stated 30 to 40 percent of global IT calls are for password resets. This apparently is a very common problem, but when you manage a call... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Wed, May 9th, 2012 3:28 pm

Built In Chicago Online Community Migrates from Ning to Drupal

Communication tools are the key elements of any online community—but you shouldn’t let your software limit you if you recognize features that could help you grow. That’s the idea that spawned a big change for Built In Chicago.
Posted on Thu, May 10th, 2012 12:54 am

Camera lens coffee mugs!

It goes without saying that I’m a camera nerd, but what better way to show it off than with a camera lens coffee mug!  It’s basically like combining my two favourite things: photography and coffee.  I actually invented this in my head a few years ago, but obviously someone...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 10:00 am

6 Simple Do’s about Blogging for Business

DO keep a monthly blog calendar Coming up with 2 blog posts a week in advance and setting them up in the WordPress calendar creates a deadline you can’t miss. DO educate your readers Teaching them something new, possibly something new you learned that week. DO allow comments Having a reader...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 10:00 am

Why Blog?

To be totally honest, there are other ways to drive traffic to your business website aside from blogging.  Blogging for business traffic takes hard work and dedication. Those other ways of driving traffic can be mindless and can be very expensive.  There are link farms (where your you buy...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 10:00 am

What is a Blog?

I can’t think of any situation where blogging for business websites is not recommended.  It never fails, however that when we suggest to a business owner to add a blog to a website redesign, we get a bit of hesitation. So, why the hesitation?  Is it the fact that the blog is...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 10:00 am

Transparency on the web

I look at it like this…the more transparent I am on the web, the more interesting I am.  The more interesting I am the more people want to understand what it is I do.  It’s like watching a reality TV show in your google reader.  I have surrendered to the world that is...
Posted on Mon, May 7th, 2012 10:00 am

How to build your business a website

We’ve heard from several small businesses that they just want to have a website so that they look professional.  Is this really the proper use of a website?  Maybe?  But in today’s economic climate who doesn’t want a website that will not only help your business...
Posted on Thu, May 10th, 2012 7:39 pm

We have just released our 1st major iPad app video game. Bzzzzzzz…Enter…FlySmacker!

Your MISSION…if you choose to accept it… is to get past all of our exciting levels and get every piece of delicious food WITHOUT letting any fly eat it. FlySmack it up and kill all of the flies with your powerful electrifying glove and your awesome interactive flyswatter. Win the most...
Posted on Fri, May 11th, 2012 12:59 am

There Is Life Beyond Google!

Well, the term SEO has the name “search engine” in it. And Google is the most popular, most… more
Posted on Fri, May 11th, 2012 1:15 am

Robot headphones splitter

My favourite thing on the internet today is this cute little robot that is actually a double headphone jack, which means that you and your boyfriend can listen to the same music, while riding the bus.  Isn’t that romantic!  I think this is so cool, and I really love the...
Posted on Fri, May 11th, 2012 4:06 am

Monthly Update – We Are at Full capacity, Google Algorithm Update

Google’s algorithm and PageRank update seems to have come earlier than we expected (rumours had said June, but it came last week). Our pagerank did not change, and we are PR0 for eCreationWeb.com – which is not sufficient. The next update is rumoured to be in September. Ah, September...
Posted on Fri, May 11th, 2012 4:29 am

There’s More To The Penguin Update

The penguin update – the latest most talked about update in Google’s algorithm has again shook the search… more
Posted on Fri, May 11th, 2012 5:37 am

5 ways to use Google Webmaster Tools for SEO

Most people attempting to optimise their website for search are familiar with Google Analytics and how to exploit this tool to analyse and improve user experience and search traffic. Did you know that Google Webmaster Tools also carries several useful resources for SEOs? We’ll run through the...
Posted on Thu, May 10th, 2012 10:00 am

6 Simple Don’ts about Blogging for Business

DON’T copy and paste content CTRL+C and CTRL+V is a shortcut people use everyday without thinking twice. Think twice when copying and pasting content from another site without providing proper citations. DON’T copy and paste images There are plenty of stock photography sites that are...
Posted on Fri, May 11th, 2012 3:34 pm

What is Quality Score & how does it affect Your PPC Campaign?

Creating a successful Pay per click (PPC) Campaign can be a daunting task at best. Whether you are a business owner trying to set up your own AdWords campaign or trying to find a digital marketing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Sat, May 12th, 2012 12:50 pm

Google Search Operators You Need To Know

Google has a few advanced search operators to help you refine your searches. These operators are very useful for for a variety of Internet marketing tasks. They help with competitive research, link building, and optimizing your landing pages. There are a lot of tools on the Internet that will help...
Posted on Sun, May 13th, 2012 5:34 pm

What Business Are You In?

There was an economic crisis in the nineteen-seventies, not that different to the one we currently face, except for the proliferation of strikes and riots that marked the decade. It became obvious that British Management needed to find new skills, adopt new methods and practices. Markets were...
Posted on Sun, May 13th, 2012 9:41 pm

When’s the best time to blog?

As you have learned already from our other posts, maintaining a blog is a full time job that requires a lot of time and commitment.  Now that we have convinced you and your business to blog regularly you might be wondering when is the best time of day to post your blogs? I am sure [...]
Posted on Mon, May 14th, 2012 5:30 am

Findability, Search Behavior and SEO

When you work on a web design, web development or any aspect of a website, SEO (Search… more
Posted on Mon, May 14th, 2012 5:14 am

How to manage your online brand reputation

If you believe that your brand reputation is something that is outside your control, and that all you can do is look on and hope for the best, you are probably condemning yourself and your company to serious oblivion. It is true that it is all too easy to feel helpless if you see negative [...]
Posted on Mon, May 14th, 2012 6:24 am

How to make cost effective and successful game

Indian IT companies are considered as the best choice for outsourcing. They can proficiently provide best quality for services like mobile app development, game programming, website designing and development with cheaper and expertise manpower. If we talk about mobile and PC games, there are two...
Posted on Mon, May 14th, 2012 4:23 pm

Pandas and Penguins and SEO, Oh My!

Google has released three algorithmic updates in April that have already made May a very busy month. The purpose of these updates is to weed out excessive spamming and to award organic links. As... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Mon, May 14th, 2012 8:34 pm

Tips on Getting the Most from Search Engine Submission and SEO Services

Search engine submission refers to the process through which a webmaster directly submits a website to the search engines. Most people look at this process as a way through which they can increase...
Posted on Mon, May 14th, 2012 11:58 pm

The Power of Story: Attorney Wields Content to Educate Youth

IP attorney and blogger Joel Rothman understands content marketing and the value of story. He is writing "Wainwright for the People" targeted to motivating teens to develop an understanding and passion for the judicial system.
Posted on Tue, May 15th, 2012 3:55 am

Why do I need a Custom Web Design?

The internet has become a necessity for today’s business of any nature or size to grow and develop. One’s online manifestation in the form of a website ensures maximum visibility to the target audience resulting in better business returns. However, with the advent of newer technologies,...
Posted on Tue, May 15th, 2012 4:30 am

Have Content Techniques for SEO Changed?

Past few years have seen a lot of changes from Google. Lots of changes in terms of quality… more
Posted on Tue, May 15th, 2012 4:12 pm

7 Simple SEO Tips to Enhance Search Rankings

With just a few basic tips on search engine optimization you will set your website up for success with the search engines and direct new visitors to your site in no time. And fortunately it doesn’t need to cost a ton of money or require any advanced technical skills to figure out. These tips...
Posted on Wed, May 16th, 2012 5:28 am

Tiny Pencil Sculptures

My favourite things on the internet today are these amazing pencil sculptures by Dalton Ghetti.  That’s right, he makes sculptures out of the tips of pencils.  According to his website, he was born in Brazil and moved to the US at the age of 24.  He is a carpenter by trade and...
Posted on Wed, May 16th, 2012 8:20 am

Best CRM practice

Companies often wonder how the leads should be maintained and which would be the best way to streamline the business process. As per the best CRM practices and with respect to the CRM software terminology the below explained business process can help you convert your prospects to buying customers....
Posted on Wed, May 16th, 2012 8:38 pm

Who is Going to be The Next CEO for Yahoo!

This briefly discusses some of the thing’s the company of Yahoo! has done in the past year –  approximate time frame. This post originated from AdAge Digital and discusses other topics...
Posted on Wed, May 16th, 2012 11:12 pm

Children of Remote Cambodia

While in Cambodia, I had the chance to visit Koh Rong, a remote island off the coast, where the population is sparse, the beaches are pristine and the water clear and warm.  Along with my sister, boyfriend and a few friends, we trekked into a small village on one of our lazy days, and...
Posted on Thu, May 17th, 2012 6:00 am

How Often Should I Blog?

The more you blog the better you will rank in search engines. Posting frequently can lead to a huge increase to your blog’s success.   If you want to increase traffic to your blog then you will want to publish content multiple times per day on as many days of the week.  Multiple...
Posted on Thu, May 17th, 2012 4:44 pm

Deceptive Advertising

Well, here we go again, Skechers USA Inc. has agreed to pay $40 million dollars to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that the company promoted unfounded claims about their Shape-ups, Resistance Runner, Toners and Tone-ups shoes. Skechers … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, May 17th, 2012 10:39 pm

Bicycle Vanity

I discovered this little gem in Pinterest, but did some research to learn that this was designed by artist Benjamin Bullins who is well known for taking unwanted items and re-purposing them in that “I wish I’d thought of that” kind of way.  This is my favourite thing on the...
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 4:00 am

Colour space: CMYK and RGB

Colour space.  What does it mean and why do designers care? Being an expert on colour space is the job of any designer who wants to be successful.  That’s because different mediums require different types of colour, and using the wrong one can have disastrous effects. It may not...
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 12:00 am

Why Branch Offices Need Their Own Social Media Marketing

   Corporations of all sizes that are looking to leverage social media to help them grow would be better served delegating more marketing dollars to local branches – and, likely, to local marketing firms – for their social media efforts. Facebook pages for branch offices,...
Posted on Sun, May 20th, 2012 6:53 am

A little knowledge

“A little knowledge is a dangerous thing”…. I was reminded of this old adage last week when amid much acclaim, the all singing all dancing Facebook was launched onto the stock markets of the world. In addition to becoming the biggest form of mass communication in the world, it...
Posted on Sun, May 20th, 2012 12:00 am

3 Rules of the Facebook Timeline Images

With businesses switching from the traditional fan page to the new Facebook Timeline. There is a need for order. It seems like every few months a major change in social media land infiltrates your business. This time it is the Facebook Timeline and it is here to stay. Shopify highlights three...
Posted on Mon, May 21st, 2012 12:52 am

Always Read the Manual

My favourite thing on the internet today is The Manual, a hardcover web design magazine with three editions a year.  The Manual is not a how-to guide, but rather a collection of inspirational articles written by some of the world’s best graphic designers.  Each issue is a different...
Posted on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 7:43 am

Top Mobile Marketing Campaigns – Big Brand Mobile Website Apps Campaign Case Study

Entire digital marketing world is booming, on the back of cutting-age ideas, tailored made Digital marketing campaigns. Now Mobile Marketing channel become more important into multichannel strategy.  Great number of local small & medium businesses start using mobile advertising as a...
Posted on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 7:43 am

Top 5 eCommerce Website Design Development tips – Only Practical eCommerce Tips

Stop creating Boring eCommerce website. Default Style. Default Color. Default Product Presentation & hoping from complete SEO & SEM teams to get high sales. If you follow this process then change your mindset & read new, innovative eCommerce website design, development tips &...
Posted on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 7:43 am

Top Flash Website Design Examples – Probably Best Interactive Flash Website Designs Inspire Big Brands & Me

Flash website are commonly consider as SEO-unfriendly but lots of companies don’t care Flash cons. They impress unknown website visitor, Company’s share holder, friends by interactive flash. Today lots of brands are recognized by their unique Ad campaigns theme. This theme reflect into...
Posted on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 7:43 am

Top 10 Facebook Landing Page Examples & Facebook Marketing Tips

Facebook once again is highlight of lots of newspaper. According to bloomberg , Facebook is preparing the ground for an intial public offering in May to raise $5 billion. Its World’s Largest IPO of an Internet company. Facebook which valued around $100 billion & proud to being trusted by...
Posted on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 7:43 am

Latest Android Application Usage & Amazing Application

Android is growing & growing every day. According to latest survey by Strategy Analytics – Android is now enjoying 39% share of global tablet. Android rise a lot from 29% a year earlier. Top brands – Samsung, Amazon, HTC, Motorola & more helping Android to cut iPhone market...
Posted on Mon, May 21st, 2012 6:42 am

Social Media Training Enquiry Form

Posted on Mon, May 21st, 2012 10:35 am

Flying in the Clouds

Life in the clouds is starting to really look like the way things will be. No, not the fluffy white vapors up in the sky. We are talking about cloud computing and it is quickly becoming the best way to do business for web and app developers. Initially when cloud computing launched the concept was...
Posted on Mon, May 21st, 2012 10:35 am

Rise of the Consoles

In the ever changing world of in-home entertainment the Cable industry is being assaulted yet again by competitors. But this time it is not an upstart Dish network that is challenging them for media supremacy in the household; it is gaming consoles. For a brief period Cable was poised to capture...
Posted on Sun, May 20th, 2012 9:21 pm

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Posted on Mon, May 21st, 2012 12:16 pm

Congratulations to Us and Chapel Hill Board of Realtors

Our very own site redesign of The Greater Chapel Hill Association of REALTORS… more
Posted on Mon, May 21st, 2012 2:23 pm

Mayan Cafe wins International Interactive Design Award!

The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, announced the 2011 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media. We are excited to announce that the website we’ve created for The Mayan Cafe...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 12:27 am

Paper-made Music

My favourite thing on the internet today are these meticulously paper-clad musical instruments by Kyle Bean.  This guy has done a number of cool things with paper and other mundane textures to turn the ordinary into masterpieces.  And the coolest part is that he actually gets paid to do...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 6:38 am

Cariad are FSB Awards Finalists

Cariad Marketing is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the FSB’s Hertfordshire Small Business Awards. Back to:  News read more
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 8:00 am

Top 5 Business Blog Topics

For some, the idea of blogging for their business is daunting.  I can understand this, that blank page staring you in the face begging for you to come up with great compelling content for your readers.  You want to create that content that people really connect to, you want to be an...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 9:04 am

Magic Logix E-commerce Best Practices

Magic Logix has had the opportunity to build several e-commerce sites, and it has quickly become one of our most requested services. We feel that our experience can help others, so we’ve compiled a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 3:58 pm

Newton Design & Marketing is the Winner of Five Silver Hermes Awards

The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) announced that Newton Design and Marketing is the winner of 5 Hermes Creative Awards.  With over 4,700 entries, Newton Design & Marketing was honored to receive one Platinum Award, two Gold Awards, and two Honorable...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 3:58 pm

Newton Design & Marketing Winners of Five Silver Communicator Awards

The International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA) announced that Newton Design and Marketing is the winner of 5 Silver Communicator Awards.  With thousands of entries received from across the US and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 3:58 pm

Pathfinder Pediatric Homecare Announces New Website

  The Woodlands, TX – Pathfinder Pediatric Homecare, Inc announces the launch of their newly re-designed website:  www.pathfinderpediatrics.com.  Pathfinder is one of the leading pediatric therapy providers in Texas, working hand in hand with families helping to positively...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 10:42 pm

The Coolest Dollhouse

Playing dollhouse isn’t just for little girls anymore.  Heck, this dollhouse is cool enough to invite your adult friends over, pour a few glasses of wine, crank the music and have a fun-filled evening of mini entertainment.  From the creators of Minimii, comes a whole new meaning to...
Posted on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 11:07 am

5 Ways To Improve Your CTR and Raise Your Quality Score in the Process

Last week, we discussed what Quality Score was, what factors Google uses when determining it, and what it helps determine for your PPC campaign. This week’s installment in our Quality Score series... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 6:47 am

Factors associated with the Google Penguin update

Introduction to the Google’s penguin update The latest hot topic which has been doing rounds for a while now (from the 24th of April to be precise) is the Google’s new Penguin update (webspam update), which appears to have been … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 6:47 am

Features of Google play which help obtain better connected entertainment

This new release from Google has become the talk of the town since the time it has been released. Google play has been formed by removing the Android app store, besides the Google eBookstore and the Google music. Therefore it … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 6:47 am

The importance of EPESI framework

PHP frameworks undoubtedly are always largely preferred over the other platforms which are available as they help to come up with robust and high performance solutions. EPESI is another PHP based framework which is in great demand due to the … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 6:47 am

Some free admin WordPress plugins which prove to be beneficial

WordPress plugins are in great demand these days and there are many being introduced for various areas and needs. The admin area of anything appears to be one of the most important aspects of anything and WordPress is no different.  … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 6:47 am

Some beneficial updates associated with the Google Analytics

The introductory facts It is definitely important to keep up with the latest happenings in this world of web in order to sustain, especially if you are a marketing professional where it is even more essential if you handle a … Read more
Posted on Thu, May 24th, 2012 3:53 am

How the Design Process feels

Today, this doodle made me chuckle, because it very accurately portrays my own design process.
Posted on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 10:00 am

Top 3 Benefits to Creating a Blogging Calendar

Do you know what you are blogging about this week?  Next week?  We do.  We’ve got a blogging editorial calendar mapped out so that we don’t fall behind.  Blogging for business is a tough job, but it is even more tough to force yourself to sit down to write if you...
Posted on Thu, May 24th, 2012 2:49 pm

Confab 2012: It’s All About The Content

Confab 2012 included a great many content strategy takeaways. Here are some of ours
Posted on Thu, May 24th, 2012 7:35 pm

Officially Open For Business

Px-Designs.com has been re-vamped and is now officially open for business.  The entire layout was made lighter and more welcoming and links were added such as advertisements etc.  We will join clickbank 5/25/2012 so you can become affiliates with us.  Spread the word about...
Posted on Fri, May 25th, 2012 1:53 am

Some of the crucial WordPress comment plugins

The importance of wordpress comment plugin When referring to a wordpress blog, the comments should be considered as important as the post itself, which is underestimated by many. The comments on a wordpress site or blog are of great importance, … Read more
Posted on Fri, May 25th, 2012 2:37 am

The Nestrest, I want one

I introduce to you, the Nestrest, a hanging lounger created by two designers from Paris.  The Nestrest can suspend from a tree or perch on the ground, and it gives its occupants a comfortable place to hangout and relax.  It is made from a durable fibre called Dedon.  I mean, what...
Posted on Fri, May 25th, 2012 8:56 am

Google Places And Local Search Engine Optimization

Listing your business on Google Places is probably the best Local Search Engine Optimization factor you implemented. It … more
Posted on Fri, May 25th, 2012 11:03 am

The Benefits of Using Magento as an Ecommerce Platform

Typing “eCommerce platforms” into a Google search is likely to yield Magento as the #1 result. This is no mystery, as Magento is simply better than competitors such as Shopify, Big Commerce, and OS... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content,...
Posted on Sat, May 26th, 2012 12:12 am

The smallest house in the world

Tucked between its normal-sized neighbours, this miniature home is not actually the smallest in the world, but it’s certainly the smallest one in Toronto, Canada. Boasting a mere 312 square-feet of space, it’s the same size as most tree houses.  And it is So cute!  This is my...
Posted on Sat, May 26th, 2012 5:26 am

WordPress Web Development – A capitalist method for socialist results

Products that are created with a vision to generate value for general consumers often earn with both the hands in terms of revenues and brand familiarity. Consider WordPress/Wordpress web development and you will notice that Internet technologies are no different and are compliant with similar...
Posted on Sun, May 27th, 2012 6:08 pm

Images of Images

If you believe all you read, see and hear in the media it has been a week of unremitting misery. Greece is about to disappear into oblivion, they could easily be followed by a whole raft of other members of the Euro. The Olympics won’t be sold out, the banks won’t lend anyone any money,...
Posted on Mon, May 28th, 2012 2:44 am

The iPhone Telephoto Lens

I love gadgets, and when I stumbled upon this one, I immediately got excited. Now your instragram photos can look even better than ever! Why would anyone want to slog around an SLR, when they can get their hands on this nifty thing? This lens might look a bit funny, and your friends might call [...]
Posted on Mon, May 28th, 2012 11:36 am

Health & Beauty Products Website Development

Web Development, CMS, Programming Website: www.motherscare.ca
Posted on Mon, May 28th, 2012 3:31 pm

On The Radar: Customer Reviews

Customer reviews are an important part of Internet success for businesses. Having lots of positive customer reviews can significantly improve the bottom line for businesses. If you are not actively trying to get customer reviews, then you should start right now! When a Google result page returns a...
Posted on Tue, May 29th, 2012 1:49 am

Few Significant Twitter and RSS Plugins for WordPress

Twitter, RSS and WordPress are three aspects which are extremely popular and are preferred, where there seems to be a lot of connection between these. However, there are lots of useful twitter and RSS plugins for WordPress which could be … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 29th, 2012 8:43 am

Honor Our Service Men and Women on Memorial Day, and every day after

Our country asks for great things from our service men and women. Sometimes we ask for the ultimate sacrifice. On this memorial day, and every day we he honor those who answered that call. Related... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Tue, May 29th, 2012 2:28 pm

Joomla J and Beyond 2012 Conference

The International Joomla conference was set to be a great conference already, but with the perfectly timed release of Joomla 2.5 a few weeks before, there would be plenty to discuss. This conference... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Wed, May 30th, 2012 9:05 am

5 things you didn’t know about clients who outsource from you

We have been working on the outsourcing model and like many others in the tech biz; we didn’t quite have a smooth sail with understanding what clients seek. We wanted to know exactly what clients consider while outsourcing their projects. So we got our detective hats on, undertook a survey...
Posted on Wed, May 30th, 2012 2:41 pm

Leap Motion Gesture Control Technology

Motion technology is all the rage right now. Video game systems can’t get enough of making things more interactive and virtual. It started with the Wii and others quickly adapted with the Microsoft Kinect and PlayStation Move. So what’s next? Well from watching movies and TV programs...
Posted on Thu, May 31st, 2012 8:00 am

Charm City’s Best Business Blogs

It’s been a great May, talking all about blogging for business!!!  Just to recap in case you missed any of Drio’s recent blog posts. We talked about: What is a Blog  Why Blog? Do’s About Blogging for Business Don’ts About Blogging for Business When and How Often to...
Posted on Thu, May 31st, 2012 10:49 am

Magic Logix discusses Google Penguin 1.1

If anyone thought that Penguin is going away, this will be news to you. I am not sure I like Google’s timing of issuing an update at the beginning of a holiday weekend, when even the stock... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Sun, May 27th, 2012 6:08 pm

Images of Images

If you believe all you read, see and hear in the media it has been a week of unremitting misery. Greece is about to disappear into oblivion, they could easily be followed by a whole raft of other members of the Euro. The Olympics won’t be sold out, the banks won’t lend anyone any money,...
Posted on Sun, May 20th, 2012 10:38 pm

Basic Website

A new project has been posted on WebkuduYou might read about all our LAMP stacks and MVC frameworks and feel like Webkudu is too complex for your needs. Not so! Many people have simple requirements, such as … Continue readingYou may view this project at Basic Website Webkudu - Making Ideas...
Posted on Sun, May 20th, 2012 10:38 pm

Fashion Design Blog

A new project has been posted on WebkuduIt’s spring and when those fashionistas over at Style Defined NYC decided it was time to give their website a makeover, we were subcontracted for the job. We were asked … Continue readingYou may view this project at Fashion Design Blog Webkudu -...
Posted on Sun, May 20th, 2012 10:38 pm

Private Business Portal

A new project has been posted on WebkuduNot much can be publicly shown on this site. This project was done for a large company in order to keep track of customers, prospects, contracts, and much more. In … Continue readingYou may view this project at Private Business Portal Webkudu - Making...
Posted on Sun, May 20th, 2012 10:38 pm

Project Management

A new project has been posted on WebkuduThis is a project we did for a company’s internal network. This site was built to organize the projects and information for the company. Its main purpose is to allow … Continue readingYou may view this project at Project Management Webkudu -...
Posted on Thu, May 24th, 2012 2:26 am

Mobile Ecommerce App For Your Online Store

Why do you need a Mobile Ecommerce App first of all? You would know the answer for the above question yourself if you had been watching your customers closely and doing a insightful analysis on your observations. 4 out of … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, May 24th, 2012 2:26 am

Growing Your Ecommerce Business With Mobile Apps

Utilizing Your Mobile Ecommerce App to the fullest extent Merely possessing a fully functional Iphone Ecommerce App or an Android Ecommerce App is going to assure you nothing but just your competitive existence in the market running at a slower … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, May 24th, 2012 2:26 am

Leveraging The Power Of Mobile Ecommerce On A Budget

Mobile Ecommerce: The Easy Advantage Long before the customers could get the best out of online shopping through their desktop PC, the concept of Mobile PCs came in like a hurricane and revolutionised the condition for both the consumer and … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, May 24th, 2012 2:26 am

Mob eCommerce On Cloud

Contus Support’s Mob eCommerce is now on Cloud. Ecommerce merchants now can move their stores to smartphones more easily with the help of this unique offering. Simply subscribe to our Mob eCommerce service on cloud and enjoy the benefit of … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, May 24th, 2012 2:26 am

Why Mobile Commerce Is A Must For All Online Businesses?

Understanding Current Day User Behavior Soon before we could all lift back our dropped jaws looking at the amazing scope that the Ecommerce arena created for all our online businesses, now it has got unbelievably better by quickly evolving into … Continue reading →
Posted on Sun, May 6th, 2012 11:48 pm

Managing Google Updates: Penguin

Managing search engine optimization from the user-end is not a static process. Rather, Google must repeatedly update its search algorithms in order to continue weeding out webspam and listing search results which are both highly relevant and high-quality. The latest update to Google’s search...
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 7:08 am

Content That Make Visitors Stay – How To Write It?

No one can deny the fact that longer the visitor stays on your website more there is a chance of a sale. People who are interested in what you are offering on your website are those that stay on your website for long enough to check everything out before making any decision. This article will [...]
Posted on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 7:08 am

Importance of a Website for Your Offline Business

In the past few years, world has changed a lot. Use of internet has increased dramatically and everyone is looking to buy a product or service online to save themselves from the hassle of going to the market and buying something from there. People love the comfort of online shopping and online...
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 1:30 pm

Matadog Design gets Silver (Packaging) in the 2011 Summit Creative Awards competition

Matadog Design is a silver winner (Packaging Category) in the 2011 Summit Creative Award® competition for its creative work for Verdes Innovations. The Summit Creative Award recognizes and celebrates the creative accomplishments of small and medium sized advertising agencies and other creative...
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 1:30 pm

Stafidenios on Design+ Mag

 Our latest work, Stafidenios, was on Design+ magazine.  Read it here (in Greek) {loadposition mega1}   
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 1:30 pm

New packaging for kids

Our latest project has been released. Stafidenios is a raisins pack that can be transformed into a paper toy in a unique way.     A full packaging design case study can be found here {loadposition mega1}   
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 1:30 pm

Ermis Awards 2012 - Packaging finalist

This year our work for V-Cube 2 packaging came out on top at the Ermis Awards 2012.
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 1:30 pm

Stafidenios on Packaging UQAM

 Our innovative packaging for Stafidenios is showcased on Packaging UQAM. Packaging UQAM is a blog for sustainable approach to packaging design. You can see it here  
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 1:30 pm

Stafidenios kids packaging on ID

Stafidenios, our new innovative kids  food packaging for raisins that can be converted to paper toy is showcased on ID identity designed http://identitydesigned.com/stafidenios/  
Posted on Sat, May 26th, 2012 6:20 pm

CMS Web Design Sheffield

Another nonprofit venture Simple but elegant design, CMS,
Posted on Sat, May 26th, 2012 6:20 pm

Web Design Derby

Designing web site for derby based company Bespoke apps, CMS
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 1:30 pm

Stafidenios packaging on TheDieline

Stafidenios on TheDieline   Click here
Posted on Fri, May 18th, 2012 1:30 pm

Our work for Stafidenios will be displayed on ScanPack 2012 - Packaging Innovation Showcase

Our packaging work for Stafidenios will be showcased allong with several other inspiring packages in the Packaging Innovation Showcase wall in the H-hall on the second floor at ScanPack 2012.
Posted on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 9:29 pm

LaVelle Vineyards Site Reboots!

LaVelle Vineyards needed their website and online store to be easily edited. We put the site into an ecommerce CMS with a new store layout, shopping cart, and shipping integration. LaVelle Vineyards is a familly-owned award winning winery. If you are travelling in Oregon, stop by their winery in...
Posted on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 9:29 pm

Clean Water Program Website Goes Live!

The San Francisco Bay Area Clean Water Program has a new Web design and Content Management System. The site is built in Joomla, with custom programmed extensions for document search, events, and messaging. A secure area includes a forum and searchable member directory. There are too many new...
Posted on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 9:29 pm

Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council Site Goes Live

The Coast Fork of the Willamette originates south of Eugene and travels north to Portland, Oregon. The Watershed Council keeps and eye on the river, and we designed a new website to help this amazing non-profit organization. In the new Content Management System design, we added a calendar of...
Posted on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 9:29 pm

LaVelle Vineyards Site Reboots!

LaVelle Vineyards needed their website and online store to be easily edited. We put the site into an ecommerce CMS with a new store layout, shopping cart, and shipping integration. LaVelle Vineyards is a familly-owned award winning winery. If you are travelling in Oregon, stop by their winery in...
Posted on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 9:29 pm

Clean Water Program Website Goes Live!

The San Francisco Bay Area Clean Water Program has a new Web design and Content Management System. The site is built in Joomla, with custom programmed extensions for document search, events, and messaging. A secure area includes a forum and searchable member directory. There are too many new...
Posted on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 9:29 pm

Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council Site Goes Live

Our Eugene Web Design firm created a new website for the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council using the Joomla Content Management System (CMS).  The Coast Fork of the Willamette originates south of Eugene and travels north to Portland, Oregon. The Watershed Council keeps and eye on the...

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