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Posted on Sun, Jul 1st, 2012 2:36 pm

Whispers

St Paul’s Cathedral in London has, apart from its religious significance, much to attract visitors, but surely one of its most interesting features must be the Whispering Gallery. It runs around the entire inside curve of the Dome and if you speak against the wall on one side, you can be...
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 1:43 am

Present Innovative Trends in e-Commerce

E-commerce trends and marketing strategies are in constant evolution, so much so that it can be difficult to keep up with the innovative applications and software associated to the development of online businesses and their implementation. In order to follow … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 8:45 am

Bing Disavow Links Tool and negative SEO

Web spam has been a growing concern in the search industry. According to Blekko’s Spam Clock, on average one million spam pages are created every hour. To improve user search experience, Google released Google Penguin update on April 24, 2012. This was a search algorithm update, also referred...
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 11:28 am

the language of a ONE

One language! Yes it is the one language of the entire 7 billion + population of this planet! We talk and feel it, we hum it and whistle it and even cry through and from it… One language which has woken up dead souls and refreshed nations out of suffering… One language that has...
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 2:14 pm

Targeting the Tablets

It is a brave new world out there. As technology advances it is getting a bit complex in regards to properly marketing your products online. In fact, it is really a pain in the behind! How do people surf the web now? It used to be a desktop dominated market and you could just optimize [...]
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 4:46 am

inspirational and unique business cards

Unique business cards, something a little different The purpose of the unique business card is not just to give someone your details, it is a little piece of you that continues to represent you when you are no longer face to face with the client. A unique card is one which does the hardest part...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 5:36 am

The coolest swimming pools

Here are my top five favourite swimming pools in the world.  My criteria for this?  They had to be unique, they had to be functional, and they had to actually exist.  Concept design bores me, make it happen! The SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore is home to the world’s...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 6:39 am

Few Search Engine Optimization Tips

Google strives to provide it’s users with the most relevant and high quality results. Users searching for any … more
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 10:38 am

Social Media Marketing News Report: All the latest buzz!

There have been some recent developments in the past few weeks that might affect how you interact with your social media marketing channels. Check out our round-up of the latest social media news: Facebook Updates Email Addresses, adds Comment Editing Facebook was recently in the news...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 12:40 pm

Adwords: The Prepositional Phrase

There are a variety of ways to improve your Adwords campaigns. The one I would like to talk about today involved the use of prepositional phrases. Adding propositional phrases into your keyword mix is a great way to expand your keyword lists and go after the long tail. If you need a quick grammar...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 3:27 pm

How to Get the Most Out of Your New Google+ Business Page

Just having a Google+ business page is not going to add much to your marketing campaign. If you want to see real results, you have to put some effort into it. Of course, getting the most out of your Google+ business page has a lot to do with setting it up properly and thoroughly. To help you...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 3:27 pm

5 Simple Ways to Get the Most Out of Facebook Timeline

If you’re still reeling over Facebook switching to the timeline format for your fan (business) page, it’s time to get over it. Yes, change can be difficult, but if you take the time to learn the new system, you’ll find there are some really cool things you can do with the new...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 3:27 pm

6 Reasons Content is King for Inbound Marketing

Yes, content is the king of inbound marketing, and its reign seems to have no end in sight. All other candidates, such as search engine marketing, print, television, link building, etc. are taking a backseat to this advertising powerhouse. What makes it so great? Here are six big reasons:...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 3:27 pm

How to Make Blog Comment Marketing Successful

Lately, some people are steering clear of blog commenting as part of their online marketing strategy, because of its reputation as being spammy or as a black/gray hat tactic. However, if done right, blog commenting can be a perfectly legit form of marketing capable of getting you some serious...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 3:27 pm

July Giveaway: Cook Like a Pro-osaurus

Nobody likes boring contests, right?  Why not enter the most exciting small cuisine tool contest on the internet by an internet marketing and web development company in the summer of 2012? Jah. I know what you’re thinking… “those little guys would be perfect in my...
Posted on Wed, Jul 4th, 2012 1:25 am

Water & Oil

Ok, my favourite things on the internet are usually fun, light, and humorous tidbits that I find while browsing the world wide web.  Today, its a bit more serious, but just as cool. People often think fashion is frivolous and flighty with no meaning to back it up. And then there are people...
Posted on Wed, Jul 4th, 2012 9:24 am

Identity for Physiotherapy on Lakeshore

A few days ago we got this flyer for a physiotherapy centre in our mailbox and as we were walking to the recycle bin to dispose of it we were saying how uninviting it looked compared to the identity we designed in late 2011 for a similar clinic. Yes, we were bragging about our own work. . . ....
Posted on Wed, Jul 4th, 2012 11:24 am

Happy Independence Day from Magic Logix

Enjoy your day America! Related PostsFebruary 24, 2012 -- Magic Logix Knows the Way to San Jose Dionne Warwick asked, “Do you know the way to ...February 7, 2012 -- Join Magic Logix in sunny San... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Wed, Jul 4th, 2012 1:00 pm

Mistakes That Damage Search Rankings

So everyone wants their website to rank well in Google. There are a couple things that I want to share about what can hurt you … Watch Now!
Posted on Thu, Jul 5th, 2012 1:00 pm

Defining Content and Social Marketing Strategies

When you first commit to online marketing, it can be difficult to understand the purposes of the various strategies your inbound marketing specialist recommends. Sure, things like having a quality website and implementing keywords make sense, but why do you need a blog, a social network page, and...
Posted on Thu, Jul 5th, 2012 11:31 pm

Ecreations is No 2. on Google.mu

We are now No 2. on Google.mu for “website design mauritius” – And that’s just great news to be placed so high within 6 months of our first SEO campaign. On this occasion, we’re giving 25% off our SEO packages. You get our proven SEO service for Rs 5,625 for the first...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 4:05 am

Usage of social media

Browsing hundreds of sites a week (or even a day) and being an active part of the social media realm have become crucial parts of our professional lives. There are plenty of new job titles that focus around social media marketing, and while it is obvious that social media marketing has become a...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 9:01 am

Facebook – Social Media Marketing Tips

Facebook is probably the most popular social network today. If you aren’t on Facebook, you are missing out … more
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 9:49 am

AtomicLabz Homepage and Internal Page Components

I previously discussed global components. In this post I’ll converse about some of the other elements that make AtomicLabz.com homepage. Also, we’ll look at the internal page structure. Carousel A carousel is like a rotating billboard that consists of a background image, and text that...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 9:49 am

AtomicLabz Components and Homepage Wireframe

I already discussed the site map with the project stakeholders in my previous meetings and they approved. Next, it was onto wireframeing some of the atomic elements and global components. Atomic elements cannot be broken down any further. An example might be, H1 Text, paragraph text or a logo....
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 9:49 am

AtomicLabz Preliminary Site Map

My goal was to generate preliminary site map of corporate website architecture. Our client previously filled out our website discovery form and uploaded a number of files (documents and images). I sourced the information submitted and was looking for the following: Value Proposition – why is...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 10:13 am

Quick Sketches For iPhone Architecture

I ran across this cool product if you are looking sketch down quick iPhone ideas.  The iphone sketchbooks can be found at http://www.pocketsketches.com and allow you to quickly jot down your iPhone ideas. The product already has multiple images of an iphone over grids so you can draw lines...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 10:13 am

Style Guides – Axure Widget Library File

Tired of dragging the h1, h2, h3 and paragraph text Axure widgets separately onto each wireframe? Download | Demo I was. I finally decided to create three widget style guides that I could drag and drop to each page. These three widths (560px, 600px and 640px) fit most of the content areas of my...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 10:13 am

Advertising Web Ads – Axure Widget Library File

Why I Retired the Advertising Y!DSK Library File (Advertising_Y!DSK.rplib)? Download | Demo Naming conventions are important when rapid prototyping. I have hundreds of widgets in my Axure widgets library and don’t like to hunt for elements. That is why I decided to reorganize and renamed the...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 10:13 am

Rivalry Rage Website Plan

Overview What’s the big idea? A potential client, Tim Jones contacted us to help build a social community. Tim is a highly intelligent consultant, providing expertise to the Department of Defense in support of operations and new innovative technologies. Big ideas is what Tim Does. This time,...
Posted on Tue, Jul 3rd, 2012 10:13 am

Prototype Your Social Network Website Design

Prototyping is a vital component of the website design process for social networking websites. If you are designing a brochure website, it is possible to envision the website coherently in your mind. Social networks, however, tend to involve multi-dimensional hierarchies and other IA models...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 9:38 am

CT Event Comparison Mockup

Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 11:17 am

Make your own wedding invitations

Or let me design and print it for you I have chosen a selection of inspiring cards by other designers or just self made cards which may help you with some ideas to make your own wedding invitations. Throughout this post I will also try to offer a few tips to keep-you-right and save you [...]The...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 9:38 am

Git Primer

[Written for internal DD9 use, published for the good of mankind] What is git? Git is an application for distributed version control. It’s version control because it lets you deftly create and manage versions of your files, and it’s distributed because there is no server. What is a git...
Posted on Sun, Jul 8th, 2012 11:02 am

Here today, Here tomorrow.

Against all the odds outdoor advertising is maintaining its position in the advertising spectrum. Unlike the world of print where all are suffering a loss of revenue to the internet, posters go on their way regardless. which is interesting. Although most people can recall an ad they’ve seen...
Posted on Sun, Jul 8th, 2012 3:06 pm

DD9 Logo Redesign – Alt Concept 01

Graphic experiments on DD9 brand before formal launch
Posted on Mon, Jul 9th, 2012 4:00 am

Bath Salts and Social Media: How to Avoid Becoming a Zombie

Pop culture has a funny way of changing grammar and lexicon. For example, as the weekend approached I asked a buddy of mine what he had planned for Saturday and his response was something along the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Mon, Jul 9th, 2012 10:39 am

Problems with Outlook – Safe Mode

If your Microsoft Outlook is having problems or won’t open at all, click Start and type in “outlook.exe / safe” in the program search box … Watch Now!
Posted on Mon, Jul 9th, 2012 11:58 am

The 7 Deadly Sins of SEO

Working in the world of digital marketing I am often asked for the “secret recipe” for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).  While there is not a simple, secret ingredient needed for optimizing a website, sometimes it is what you are doing that can hurt your ranking more...
Posted on Mon, Jul 9th, 2012 12:42 pm

My top favourite: wedding invitations

Here are my top ten favourite wedding invitation designs, thanks to the internet.  I like them because they are quirky, unique and they show personality.  There are a couple that perhaps aren’t actually that well designed, but in those particular cases, the concept was just too cool...
Posted on Mon, Jul 9th, 2012 2:51 pm

Conferences Confirm Momentum of Drupal Community

Duo Consulting will be sponsoring DrupalCamp Wisconsin on July 26- 28, 2012. Planners extended this year’s event to three days in response to the high demand for attendance. And that’s not the only event accommodating for more interest in Drupal.
Posted on Mon, Jul 9th, 2012 11:58 pm

How Expensive is Responsive Web Design?

What frustrates many business owners about web design is they never know how much they should be paying, and no one seems to be able to give them a cut and dry answer. Unfortunately, the exact costs for responsive web design are hard to pinpoint, and you should be wary of any web design company...
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 12:27 am

How to Use the New Bing Links Explorer

Former Yahoo Site Explorer fans, rejoice! Though plenty of tears were shed when the program was originally shuttered, it’s come back to life in its current incarnation as Bing’s Link Explorer tool. But while the new Links Explorer tool doesn’t offer all the functionality that...
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 5:23 am

Corporate Profile Photography

Another commission for UHY Hacker Young LLP who needed corporate profile photographs for new staff and to refresh partner profile portraits on their website.
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 6:39 am

Book a FREE website health check now!

Your website has the potential to be your “Super Salesperson”. Is your website delivering you results? Are you getting the most value out of your online presence? The team at Hertford-based Cariad Marketing help businesses and professionals across the county, and beyond, to realise and...
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 10:02 am

MindSmack Games Division Launches New iPad App For Babies & Toddlers

Apple has just approved our newest kids game. - Guess Who – Silly Shadows is a fun educational game that helps kids get familiar with matching a specific shadow to an illustration. - Great educational app for kids 13 and under. - Many fun characters to play over and over again. Click here to...
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 2:05 pm

Dealing With Clients Who Refuse To Pay

As a designer, you will eventually have to face a couple of unfortunate truths in your career. Number one: just because you wear a bathrobe for most of your “business” hours does not actually make it business attire. Number two: at some point in your freelance career, you will...
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 3:58 pm

Change your Facebook business page URL: One Time Only!

Did you create a custom URL for your Facebook page but wish you had chosen differently? Previously, Facebook page admins were stuck with the URL they chose when setting up the page. Facebook announced today that page admins now have the ability to change the URL for their page, but...
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 6:14 pm

Why Visual Content is a Must for Social Media

With the boom of Pinterest and Instagram along with the more photo-centric layout of Facebook, it seems the era of visuals is upon us. And why wouldn’t it be? Pictures are very accommodating and provide the entertainment value and “scanability” that online users prefer. With...
Posted on Wed, Jul 11th, 2012 4:58 am

6 Steps to Growing a Great Business with Mojo [INFOGRAPHIC]

I just spent a week in San Francisco at the Small Giants International Summit, a gathering of business leaders who define success by more than just their financial bottom lines, but also by their contributions to their communities, a dedication to great customer service and the...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 6:56 pm

Our Favorite Buzzwords at Forix

  Buzzwords – We hate them, we love them, we don’t work in the industry unless we know them. While shooting footage for the Forix – Meet the Team video, we decided to take some time out and ask something a little bit more fun. Here are some of our favorite buzzwords from...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 6:56 pm

Mobile Apps: When Should You Enter The Market?

  At a talk I gave recently, I was asked an interesting question during Q&A. I was asked how a small to medium sized company is supposed to know when to enter the mobile app market and how they are supposed to compete with Fortune 500 companies with near unlimited budgets. I responded...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 6:56 pm

Meet Some of the Forix Team

If you have visited Forix lately, you might have been able to catch us doing some filming. We have some great videos currently in the works: advice for clients, both past, present, and future; expert opinions on the future of web and mobile; candid shots of the team and clients. For this first...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 6:56 pm

Facebook ‘Like’ Mobile

Yesterday, Facebook announced an easier integration with the ‘Like’ functionality for mobile, which will behave similar to the way the ‘Like’ feature works on the web.  While the web allows the button to be published and used anywhere on the site without approval from...
Posted on Fri, Jul 6th, 2012 6:56 pm

iPad in Business Seminar, Presented by The Mac Store

Did you attend the iPad in Business seminar in Portland or Seattle this week? If so, you saw great presentations by Apple, Urban Airship, FileMaker and Forix. To download the slides from this informative event, simply click on the attached file. If you would like to learn more about mobile app...
Posted on Wed, Jul 11th, 2012 9:11 am

Web Design, SEO and Smartphone Optimized Websites

Web Design and SEO have interdependent responsibilities. With the smartphone market growing very rapidly, and web designers building … more
Posted on Wed, Jul 11th, 2012 9:17 am

iPad mini – A ‘Phablet’ from Apple??

Apple rumor mill is back in action. This time it is not about any revolutionary innovation from the company, it is in fact a slide-back to the previously abandoned product idea. Apple’s tablets are still a rage and have blown new life into the now thriving tablet segment. Since former CEO of...
Posted on Wed, Jul 11th, 2012 9:35 am

Higher Education Must Continue to Organize Online

Collaboration has always been a valued part of higher education. The connections we make in college—between the institution and between friends—can impact the entire course of your life as a professional.
Posted on Wed, Jul 11th, 2012 11:42 am

Using Slide Decks as a Content Marketing Tool

What is a slide deck? Well, if you’ve spent any time in a classroom or in business meetings then you’re likely all too familiar with slide decks — the ever-present slideshow (usually PowerPoint) clicking along behind the teacher or speaker. Slide decks’ relationship with...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 5:47 am

Sunburns and Sand Dunes

Some friends and I are spending the week in beautiful Mui Ne, Vietnam.  Mui Ne is located 4 hours east of Ho Chi Minh city, and is known for it’s incredible, Arabian-esque sand dunes. We made the mistake of buying fake sunscreen, and we’re all suffering today, as a result!
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 6:10 am

Limitation of Unlimited Bandwidth

Absolutely Unlimited Bandwidth sounds exhilarating, elating, and most of all an ideal deal you could ever find! But if this unlimited is really limitless? When searching and comparing for a best web hosting service, the term UNLIMITED Bandwidth sounds music to ears, but it is very important for any...
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 6:10 am

So when did you last Modernized

Change is an important part of life or else your life would become stale and boring. Modernization is a change towards betterment or according to Wikipedia, it is an evolutionary transition from a “pre-mordern” or traditional to modern or updated way of living. Thus, it is important to...
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 6:10 am

Is Outsourcing Cost Effective?

Businesses basically focus upon perfection, efficiency, profit and proper growth. Apparently they are concerned about maximum profit and ideal growth which is possible when the company is getting lot of good business and high paid customers. Sometimes, it becomes a headache for the companies to get...
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 6:10 am

Smoothing the Lead Scoring process

Marketing automation software has countless advantages to the marketing process for the companies that use it. One of the biggest benefits is lead scoring. Now we have a much more precised way to measure the warmth of the leads before they are passed from marketing to the sales. But this still is...
Posted on Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012 6:10 am

The Free Tag

Free is always a soothing term when it comes to shopping be it for clothing or while choosing a hosting company and so enterprises often exploit the meaning of this term while endorsing their product, giving a serious dent on their consumers pocket. Apparently that doesn’t mean every one is...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 11:53 am

street photography series: jaffa – structured walk

steps through the streets of the old city of Jaffa from windows to doors to small outlooks through the sky, the uniqueness of the city is reflected through each corner passed.. Photography by: Nabil Darwish © 2012 ndproductions::digital imaging:: Location: Old City of Jaffa Filed under: i see...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 12:15 pm

street photography series: jaffa – walking through life

glimpses of the life within the old city of Jaffa glimpses of the eyes that see life through a city that has been through so much to get through.. Photography by: Nabil Darwish © 2012 ndproductions::digital imaging:: Location: Old City of Jaffa Filed under: i see Tagged: blog, city, digital...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 1:50 pm

How to Write for the Web – Writing Website Content

Today we’re going to talk about writing really good website content.  Now the first and most important point about writing website content is you have … Watch Now!
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 3:48 pm

How to become a Jedi Marketer in three easy steps

In a webinar earlier today Brian Clark of Copy Blogger discussed becoming a Jedi Marketer. If you don’t know what a Jedi is, then stop reading this blog and go buy all 6 Star Wars movies. Your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 6:01 pm

Glarus Gourmet Re-launches eCommerce Website

Chocolate Transfer Sheets For Any Occasion Glarus Gourmet, headquartered in Benicia, CA, has re-launched their eCommerce website with the assistance of Webtivity Design Solutions, an internet marketing company based in Bradenton, FL.  The refreshed design and layout better showcases their high...
Posted on Wed, Jul 4th, 2012 8:54 am

How to SEO for magento Website

Magento is a feature-filled, open-source ecommerce solution built for professional use, offering its users a complete package with flexibility, control over look, content, and functionality of their online platforms. It is an excellent platform that gives its users a powerful … More Info
Posted on Wed, Jul 4th, 2012 8:54 am

Web Analytics and Reporting- How Does It Help?

When you operate a website or a blog, and are not a novice with techy stuff, it isn’t rocket science to monitor your website traffic with the help of advanced tools. Many analytics and reporting tools online such as Google … More Info
Posted on Wed, Jul 4th, 2012 8:54 am

How to Increase Website Traffic

Any website without adequate web traffic is a waste as traffic is the way to fetch in income for any online business. It does not matter how good your products or services are , if you do not have reach … More Info
Posted on Wed, Jul 4th, 2012 8:54 am

Linkedin marketing Tips and Strategy

Social media today has emerged as a platform for exchanging thoughts and remaining connected with the world. It has lent its hand to small businesses to get in touch with the common people as well as has made the place … More Info
Posted on Fri, Jul 13th, 2012 9:02 am

New and Improved Onsite Acquia Search Appliance

New improved onsite Acquia Search appliance delivers performance that is 3 to 5 times faster as well as a host of improved functionality to produce onsite search results of even the most demanding website.
Posted on Fri, Jul 13th, 2012 5:24 pm

Guyatt House Website Re-Design

Web Design Cambridge - DesignSteez Web Design - Web Designer Cambridge Guyatt House Website Re-Designwww.guyatthouse.co.uk Cambridge Social Care Provider Guyatt House wanted a Re-Design of their “cheap, uninformative and depressing website”. The client wanted their site to provide...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 5:07 pm

helloworlDesign: New site just launched: http://t.co/fhmeGXNc Check it out.. Really great watercolor artist in CO! @naturesmiled #webdesign

helloworlDesign: New site just launched: http://t.co/fhmeGXNc Check it out.. Really great watercolor artist in CO! @naturesmiled #webdesign
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 5:07 pm

helloworlDesign: Any idea why kuky came with my #humblebundle instead of #indiegamethemovie??

helloworlDesign: Any idea why kuky came with my #humblebundle instead of #indiegamethemovie??
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 5:07 pm

helloworlDesign: Finally launched our temporary portfolio site: http://t.co/wUQwqjnA

helloworlDesign: Finally launched our temporary portfolio site: http://t.co/wUQwqjnA
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 5:07 pm

helloworlDesign: RT @indiegamemag: Most epic front of a box ever (Terraria)? http://t.co/em28hMgD

helloworlDesign: RT @indiegamemag: Most epic front of a box ever (Terraria)? http://t.co/em28hMgD
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 5:07 pm

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Posted on Sat, Jul 14th, 2012 7:49 am

ASP.net vs PHP. What’s your choice?

Every eBusiness owner is confronted with the choice between open source & commercial web technology for their website. As business grows, this decision becomes even more critical to its success. If you too are caught in the dilemma, here’s a quick comparison to help you decide.  ...
Posted on Sun, Jul 15th, 2012 3:27 pm

What Great Website User Experience and Children’s Books Have in Common

People online have the attention capacities of six-year-olds; that’s why website user experience should resemble children’s books.
Posted on Mon, Jul 16th, 2012 4:20 am

More tomorrow

I was once told that the only thing you could be sure of about tomorrow was that it would be different to whatever you expected it to be. It turned out to be mostly true. During my time in the marketing business change was the order of the day; I even initiated some of them. The very title...
Posted on Mon, Jul 16th, 2012 7:19 am

Website profile photography

Commissions for Shoosmiths who required portraits for their partner website profiles. The images were cropped to a letterbox format to fit the website banner design. Blog this on Blogger Share this on Facebook Share this on FriendFeed Add this to Google Bookmarks Post on Google Buzz Add this to...
Posted on Mon, Jul 16th, 2012 9:31 am

WTH is SPDY?

Too many acronyms got you down again? Let’s just spell it out real quick. The title should read, “What the heck is Speedy?” Just a note, SPDY isn’t an acronym; it is just a speedier version of saying speedy. I don’t get the joke, but I’m not an engineer. For...
Posted on Mon, Jul 16th, 2012 9:31 am

Looking at the Benefits of Mobile SEO

Smart-phone users (and now tablet users) are generally what you would call motivated in regards to usage of the internet. A great app can become big business in a short time if it can ride the popularity wave or be extremely useful. Users will share and talk about anything cool new gadget or toy...
Posted on Mon, Jul 16th, 2012 9:33 am

Drupal’s International Audience Includes More Than The Tech-Savvy

DrupalCon Munich is coming up in August 2012. Duo CEO Michael Silverman will be present to explore Drupal business issues.
Posted on Mon, Jul 16th, 2012 10:23 am

4 white hat tips on how to recover from Google Penguin

“How to recover from over optimization (aka Google Penguin Update)” has been a big question for everyone who was allegedly hit by Google’s wrath on April 24, 2012 when Google released their major algorithm update in an attempt to decrease the number of spam sites flooding the...
Posted on Mon, Jul 16th, 2012 3:04 pm

Google SEO Mauritius Success – No 1 Website Design Company in Mauritius

After months of ethical SEO, both on site and off site optimisations, we have finally reached the No 1 spot on Google.mu for our preferred keyword: “website design mauritius” ahead of much older competition. That’s a big achievement for a company as young as ours. We started our...
Posted on Mon, Jul 16th, 2012 11:43 pm

How to Enable HTTP Compression

HTTP Compression is a tool that can be used to allow your website to load much quicker than it otherwise would.  It works by compressing … Watch Now!
Posted on Tue, Jul 17th, 2012 6:53 am

Bing Ahead of the Curve?

Spider-Man Would Approve If you went to see The Amazing Spider-Man movie you probably noticed Peter Parker doing online research using the Bing search engine.  Those scenes have been somewhat of a joke in the online marketing community, because EVERYONE knows that a geek like Peter Parker...
Posted on Tue, Jul 17th, 2012 11:26 am

Internet Marketing 101: Why Your Business Should Be Blogging

As an internet marketing agency, one of the first things we advise our clients is to start a blog for their business. While some people might think blogging is only for guys who live in their parents’ basement to dissect plot-holes in Star Trek episodes, think again. There are...
Posted on Tue, Jul 17th, 2012 4:05 pm

Joomla! Infographic: Joomla! through the years

This is a great Joomla! Infographic: Related PostsFebruary 7, 2012 -- Join Magic Logix in sunny San Jose for SMX West 2012 Magic Logix is looking forward to attending an...December 20, 2011 --... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Tue, Jul 17th, 2012 6:46 pm

Using Analytics to Get the Most from Social Media

Every marketing initiative must prove its worth (i.e. provide a return on investment), but when you’re working in a virtual space, as with social media, distinguishing the value is not as cut and dry. That is, of course, unless you’re using analytics. As with all inbound marketing...
Posted on Tue, Jul 17th, 2012 11:02 pm

Dr. Seuss is making Converse shoes

Thought Dr. Seuss was just for kids?  Think again. I love it when well-known brands team up to create something innovative and unique, purely for the sake of exploring new design ideas.  Shoe giant Converse has designed a collection of footwear for kids and adults based on the...
Posted on Wed, Jul 18th, 2012 1:58 am

innovation

there are some that dream to live.. there are some that explore and fall to innovate… there are some that run miles upon miles to gain glory of a simple fraction of a second difference to win a metallic hanging circle on their neck…. I will try and rephrase that now… there are...
Posted on Wed, Jul 18th, 2012 7:00 am

Be it your CMS, E-Store or CRM, with high flexibility in pricing Amazon Web Services provides the best cloud platform.

Elastic cloud compute or EC2 as it is called is one of the most popular Cloud computing platforms from Amazon Web Services (AWS). You might be aware that the whole cloud computing structure consists of 3 basic layers or services. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Platform as a service (PaaS) and...
Posted on Wed, Jul 18th, 2012 11:16 am

Email marketing rules and best practices- Is your business adhering to them?

Email marketing can help keep your business stay connected with your consumers. It’s an opportunity to keep your business in the mind of your consumers and keep them posted on your offering and services. There are laws and regulations that have been put in place to protect consumers from...
Posted on Wed, Jul 18th, 2012 1:56 pm

How to Find Broken Links on Your Website

Hey there, Matt from Whetham Solutions here and today we’re going to talk about broken links and how to get rid of them.  Now a … Watch Now!
Posted on Wed, Jul 18th, 2012 4:23 pm

Jersey Shore and B2B Social Media

It sounds crazy, we thought so also, but the deeper we looked at the comparison we saw that the Jersey Shore is exactly like B2B Social Media. At the Jersey Shore there are a lot of Broskis and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Wed, Jul 18th, 2012 10:41 pm

My top favourite: staircases

What is it about a staircase that is so intriguing?  Is it because it can beckon you like a portal, and steal you away into another world?  I have always loved staircases, because of their ability to instantly transport me to a new place.  Even as a kid, I’d have vivid dreams...
Posted on Thu, Jul 19th, 2012 10:02 am

Posting Fake Reviews For Companies on Services or Products

Driving more reviews to your profile for a local listing has always been a great way and still is a great way to increase your local listing visibility. The problem with this is when people started...
Posted on Thu, Jul 19th, 2012 10:20 am

Authorship picture not showing up in SERPs? Solution time!

There has been a lot of marketing talk about advantages of using a Google+ author pic next to your title link in SERPs (search engine results pages). We all know now that the authorship mark-up can add credibility and authority, attract more clicks, build up your author profile and possibly...
Posted on Thu, Jul 19th, 2012 2:45 pm

AIC Site Build

Posted on Thu, Jul 19th, 2012 5:58 pm

Sensible Social Media Marketing Checklist v.2.0! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Our first infographic, The Sensible Social Media Marketing Checklist for Businesses, was such a huge hit that we expanded and updated it to include even more social media channels! Version 2.0 includes Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Google+. If you find...
Posted on Thu, Jul 19th, 2012 6:40 pm

HRT Show Listing Page Testing

Running through front-end JavaScript in pre-launch beta testing on HRT site.
Posted on Thu, Jul 19th, 2012 11:49 pm

When old meets new: acoustic iphone speakers

These are some seriously cool looking speakers! The Arkcanary II iPhone speakers come in 7 different colors and cost $19.  They are completely acoustic, and a clever modern twist on the old gramophone, showing that some technology never deserves to die.  I like them because they...
Posted on Fri, Jul 20th, 2012 9:21 am

Brooklyn Fashion Weekend

Brooklyn has become the breeding ground for emerging fashion icons. With the generosity of the Brooklyn Style Foundation, top designers from all over the world have the opportunity to showcase their talent. This weekend long fashion show is unique and focuses on more than just the fashion....
Posted on Fri, Jul 20th, 2012 12:04 pm

Forecastle Festival: Analytics Overview

Now that the Forecastle Festival is over, I thought it would be fun to take a peek at the web traffic that a huge festival with an international presence can send our way. JK McKnight, Captain of the Forecastle ship, was gracious enough to give us permission to publish these numbers. A few years...
Posted on Fri, Jul 20th, 2012 4:11 pm

5 Simple Email Marketing Messaging Tips

I have outlined 5 basic guidelines you want to consider when launching your email marketing campaign. Of the five (5) email list building tips, some may seem obvious but it’s important to still reiterate. Remember to keep testing and see what works for your business. You want to drive results...
Posted on Fri, Jul 20th, 2012 5:45 pm

Joomla! 3 is Almost Here

Joomla 3 is available in 3 months and you should know what to plan for and what features to look forward to. Joomla 3 enables Joomla to be more compatible for mobile users. However, while there... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Fri, Jul 20th, 2012 6:22 pm

Mobile Apps – Native or Web?

Mobile is dominating. How can you join this movement? Where do you start? The experts at Forix are here to help you find your best mobile solution. Watch the first installment in our mobile app series covering native and web apps and keep a look out for upcoming videos!
Posted on Sun, Jul 22nd, 2012 2:37 am

Pictogram Movie Posters

Viktor Hertz’s Pictogram Movie Posters combines graphic design and film in a really creative way. He uses simple pictograms, but designs them with a twist, to depict some of the most popular movies of all time, like Jaws, Psycho, Inception and so many more.  Pictography, or...
Posted on Sun, Jul 22nd, 2012 2:30 pm

Neetoo Industries Website Design

Neetoo Industries is the leading Mauritian manufacturer and supplier of Office Furniture, openings, Garage door, Stainless Steel tubes, Inox handrails, Security grilles, metal structures, roller shutters and more. The website is built on a responsive design that scales the slider, re-arranges...
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 3:34 am

How the Right Website Will increase Your Business

Many business owners are not yet aware of the importance of a properly designed and optimized website. A website is the new cornerstone to all businesses no matter what size, speciality, industry, or location. With a properly designed website that … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 9:02 am

Is your Finger on the Pulse?

Newspapers are dead. Dedicated news sites are annoying sometimes because you have to visit so many of them to cover local, national, and genre specific news (sports, entertainment). News aggregators are okay such as setting up a Yahoo page with popular feeds or Google news. But that stuff is...
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 10:42 am

How to Maximize QR Codes in your Marketing Efforts

Company owners of all sizes are asking one very important question lately; do QR codes make sense for my business? The answer depends largely on what marketing strategies you’re using in your business. For example, do you have different forms … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 11:51 am

Social Media and Your Website

Last time, I talked about how some folks with their own domain and website are more active at Facebook or Twitter or Pinterest than they are on their own site. What are some of the reasons for this? Social posting tends to be shorter faster thoughts, with less composition involved. Sometimes...
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 4:04 pm

Is Facebook part of Your Law Firm’s Content Strategy?

A recent post in the Inbound Marketers group on LinkedIn posed the question, “You’re a B2B firm, do you use FaceBook?” The question posed also added this revealing information, “We’ve been having a discussion in our office on the merits of having a FaceBook page for...
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 7:12 pm

Portfolio of Diana Kubicek

Diana is a visual artist and arts instructor with 30 years experience in painting, teaching and mentoring. Her art can be found in collections in United States, Canada and Europe and nowadays keeps busy by teaching continuing studies at Emily Carr. Diana was looking for a website...
Posted on Tue, Jul 24th, 2012 10:20 am

Are your Magento Extensions Optimized for SEO?

We are all busy and we all have task lists that we need to complete, and I won’t complain because this is a good problem to have. With our busy schedules and deadlines sometimes SEO is put on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Tue, Jul 24th, 2012 10:29 am

The 7 Deadly Sins of PPC: Tips for Pay Per Click Optimization

Are you interested in trying a pay per click advertising campaign to increase your business? Don’t make these common mistakes when setting up your PPC strategy.  Instead, be sure to follow our tips to ensure strong pay per click optimization.   1. Using too many...
Posted on Tue, Jul 24th, 2012 11:52 am

4 dead-simple ways to boost conversions overnight

Conversion optimization is a little bit like flossing your teeth: everyone agrees it’s an important thing to do but very few people follow through and take the time and effort needed to make it happen. That’s too bad because having a poor-converting website is akin to leaving money on...
Posted on Tue, Jul 24th, 2012 12:40 pm

How to Create an Outstanding Social Content Strategy

Unfortunately, just having a Facebook, Twitter, or other social media page isn’t enough to provide benefit for your business. If you started one simply because it seemed like the thing to do then, sorry to say, you’re probably doing it wrong. A truly effective social media campaign...
Posted on Tue, Jul 24th, 2012 1:20 pm

How to Create an Outstanding Social Content Strategy

Unfortunately, just having a Facebook, Twitter, or other social media page isn’t enough to provide benefit for your business. If you started one simply because it seemed like the thing to do then, sorry to say, you’re probably doing it wrong. A truly effective social media campaign...
Posted on Tue, Jul 24th, 2012 1:20 pm

Using Analytics to Get the Most from Social Media

Every marketing initiative must prove its worth (i.e. provide a return on investment), but when you’re working in a virtual space, as with social media, distinguishing the value is not as cut and dry. That is, of course, unless you’re using analytics. As with all inbound marketing...
Posted on Tue, Jul 24th, 2012 1:20 pm

Using Slide Decks as a Content Marketing Tool

What is a slide deck? Well, if you’ve spent any time in a classroom or in business meetings then you’re likely all too familiar with slide decks — the ever-present slideshow (usually PowerPoint) clicking along behind the teacher or speaker. Slide decks’ relationship with...
Posted on Tue, Jul 24th, 2012 1:20 pm

Why Visual Content is a Must for Social Media

With the boom of Pinterest and Instagram along with the more photo-centric layout of Facebook, it seems the era of visuals is upon us. And why wouldn’t it be? Pictures are very accommodating and provide the entertainment value and “scanability” that online users prefer. With...
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 1:26 am

5 Characteristics Of Simple Yet Successful Websites

Just because a website is simple, does not mean that it cannot be as successful as the complex sites. There are certain traits which are common to simple yet successful websites. Let us take a look at five characteristics of … Read more
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 6:09 am

Facebook Privacy Notice

Another Urban Legend I thought after this silly soliloquy started getting passed around Facebook and there was a collective belly-laugh from every reputable blogger and media source on the planet that this thing would quickly go away.  Nope.  Apparently it’s destined to be as sexy...
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 7:50 am

Jerusalem: a tune

rhythmic sights through lens moments Photography by: Nabil Darwish © 2012 Venue: Yabous Jerusalem Festival 2012 Location: Jerusalem (July 2012) Filed under: i see Tagged: 2012, ABBA, art, band, black and white, black and white photography, concert, dance, dance photography, Dancers, event,...
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 9:07 am

Stunning, Enthralling and Commercially hit games with Unity 3D

Unity 3D has captivated gamers and game developers alike. Stunning weaponry effects, dynamic explosion effects, life-like shadows, silhouettes and a fluid gameplay keeps gamers glued to the game and asking for more. Unity 3D games are widely successful and have proved to be real money makers....
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 12:56 pm

How Project Management software makes our lives easier

Basecamp is one of the leading online project management systems, and one we use here at Border7. Having a system that manages and organizes all projects into one place is very important, not only for myself as a Project Coordinator, but also for our clients. In this article, I am going to go over...
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 1:43 pm

What is Responsive Web Design and Why Should I Care?

We launched our new responsive website for Spark Logix Studios today and thought, hey… let’s explain what responsive web design is. Just consider all the different ways people can access the internet: desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, eReaders, and more. Add to that the...
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 11:52 pm

Design humour

This one speaks for itself!
Posted on Thu, Jul 26th, 2012 11:19 am

How to Manage Expired Content

If you manage a site of any size, you’re eventually going to face the issue of what to do with expired content, and websites for certain industries tend to generate more expired pages than others. For example, eCommerce sites, job listings, real estate, news, etc. all amass tons of pages that...
Posted on Thu, Jul 26th, 2012 11:49 am

Drupal Website Design Infographic

This is a great Infographic about Drupal and building rich websites. Related PostsJuly 17, 2012 -- Joomla! Infographic: Joomla! through the years This is a great Joomla! Infographic: ...June 5,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
Posted on Thu, Jul 26th, 2012 12:45 pm

Americans With Disabilities 22nd Anniversary [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Accessibility Matters Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities of Act.  You might wonder why an Ann Arbor web design and internet marketing firm is honoring the occasion.  We have learned through many of our clients – Deque...
Posted on Thu, Jul 26th, 2012 2:41 pm

Building & Managing an Effective Email Marketing List

It can be a stressful task creating an email while considering the many aspects of a great email marketing campaign. Thinking up content that people actually want to read, targeting the appropriate segments, sourcing images, formatting, design etc. Never mind the stress of actually sending it to...
Posted on Thu, Jul 26th, 2012 3:41 pm

Should I Use Flash on My Website?

Now you may have heard mixed things about Flash – and there’s good reason for it.  First of all, what is Flash? Basically it is … Watch Now!
Posted on Thu, Jul 26th, 2012 6:42 pm

Link Building Gets Tougher With Panda Police On Patrol

One of the ways to build authority on a website is to get links coming into the site and internal pages on the site. The links were and still are a strong indication of quality and therefore, are high on the list of important signals Google uses to determine a website’s location on the...
Posted on Thu, Jul 26th, 2012 10:03 pm

The Coffee Cuff

Hey, check this out.  Created in a Vancouver workshop by Contextual Design, and made from reclaimed materials that would otherwise go into the landfill, comes the coffee cuff.  It’s elegant jewelry meets functional cup holder.  And technically it has been reclaimed twice, if...
Posted on Thu, Jul 26th, 2012 3:41 pm

Mobile Browser Statistics

Usage of mobile browsers has increased by 87% over the past year (June 2011 to June 2012, stats from W3Schools.com).
Posted on Fri, Jul 27th, 2012 3:00 am

5 Twitter monitoring tools

The popularity and power of social media has encouraged businesses to constantly monitor conversations happening on Twitter and get insights on what people think about you, your business or your products. Social media monitoring is not an easy task, and if you add the need to filter out the...
Posted on Fri, Jul 27th, 2012 10:51 am

5 Benefits of an Accessible Website Design

“For people without disabilities, technology makes things convenient. For people with disabilities, it makes things possible.” – Judith Heumann, U.S. Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative...
Posted on Fri, Jul 27th, 2012 9:21 am

Lumi Final Logo Set Prep

Final version of Lumi logo, prep to export to EPS/JPG/PNG/TIF files for client.
Posted on Fri, Jul 27th, 2012 10:09 am

5 Basic HTML Codes Every Ecommerce Merchants Should Know

HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is not as scary as it seems and to have some basic knowledge of HTML is actually a very handy skill for any ecommerce merchants to have. By having this knowledge you’ll be able to embed images, add links, format text, update products, content, and...
Posted on Fri, Jul 27th, 2012 12:32 pm

Google Panda 3.9 Data Refresh

On July 24 Google announced that a data refresh would be rolling out, impacting 1% of search results. Google has stated that it is a significant refresh and many would notice. To reiterate Google’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
Posted on Fri, Jul 27th, 2012 3:26 pm

The Fine Line Between Effective and Invasive Online Advertising

Banner blindness has most businesses giving up on the “ad at the top of the page tactic,” and looking at more invasive, hard to disregard strategies such as: Placing ads over the content (obscuring text until the ad is closed) Putting ads in the middle of the page (interrupting the...
Posted on Sat, Jul 28th, 2012 12:25 am

How Can You Benefit From Web Design In La Habra, Ca

If you are a local business in La Habra, Ca you may already know about How Competitive business can be these days. Advertising has become far more crucial. A lot of companys now actually prefer to do there advertising online. To do so you will need to hire a local la Habra Web Designer. Its’s...
Posted on Sun, Jul 29th, 2012 3:16 am

Value of Summer Olympics gold medals [infographic]

In the spirit of the Summer Olympics, this blog post is not related to social media marketing, usability, web development or SEO. What we wanted to do here is to show an infographic detailing the podium/face values (the money value of gold and silver for each medal) of the Summer Olympic Games gold...
Posted on Sun, Jul 29th, 2012 12:53 pm

Getting Started with Facebook Marketing

Getting frustrated with FaceBook Marketing? You’re not alone. I have had a lot of clients lately tell me that they are frustrated with their Facebook Marketing efforts. They seem to not be getting many ‘likes’ and worse – very few sales that originated from a Facebook fan....
Posted on Sun, Jul 29th, 2012 2:25 pm

An Event Apart Chicago – Schools in Session for Interaction Designers

An Event Apart 2012 in Chicago is this year’s smorgasbord of design-related insights. The entire Duo Consulting design team will be attending as part of our commitment to knowing cutting edge and implementing best practices.
Posted on Sun, Jul 29th, 2012 9:48 pm

We Have Relaunched

We have relaunched and are bigger and better.  Music website templates have been revamped as well as payment options.  Check out our hottest template here !
Posted on Mon, Jul 30th, 2012 7:00 am

That’s Just Bizarre: Waterfall Couch

This truly strange couch design is called ‘Montanara’ and was conceptualized by Gaetano Pesce for Milan Design Week.  This couch might be weird, but his website is super cool!
Posted on Mon, Jul 30th, 2012 7:00 am

Clever Ad: Need Money

I just found this on Instagram via twitter, and I love it. The Nestrest, I want one I introduce to you, the Nestrest, a hanging lounger created by two designers from Paris.  The ... Paper-made Music My favourite thing on the internet today are these meticulously paper-clad musical instruments...
Posted on Mon, Jul 30th, 2012 9:02 am

GMS Designworks launches a new revamped website for Modern Day Admin

GMS Designworks is pleased to announce the launch of the website re-design for Modern Day Admin. Modern Day Admin is owned and operated by Angie Fisher. Angie created Modern Day Admin to reduce the background noise of business ownership and provide a reliable resource that a busy person...
Posted on Mon, Jul 30th, 2012 10:20 am

Developing a Top Selling Mobile APP

If you are making a game application then you are definitely on the right track for making a top grossing app; otherwise don’t expect the big bucks to be rolling in. Yup, even with all of the portable video game players out there people are using their phones and tablets to play video games...
Posted on Mon, Jul 30th, 2012 12:14 pm

TripAdvisor Notification

Increasing Rankings Not Allowed TripAdvisor just sent an email notification to their customers that a company has been contacting TripAdvisor customers and offering to “boost their TripAdvisor ranking”.  This is against TripAdvisor’s business model and they are apparently...
Posted on Mon, Jul 30th, 2012 12:08 pm

Effective Landing Page Design: Turn Clicks into Customers

What is a Landing Page? When executing an online marketing strategy, it’s important to understand that getting visitors to your website is simply not enough to secure a conversion into a customer. Where the visitor lands on your website is as equally important as the initial ad...
Posted on Tue, Jul 31st, 2012 12:11 pm

Social Media’s Influence on SEO

With Facebook approaching 1 billion members, Twitter with 500 million members, and Google+ passing the 100 million user mark, it’s evident social networks are a great place to connect with consumers. And although social media has many marketing benefits in its own right, it’s also a...
Posted on Tue, Jul 31st, 2012 4:36 pm

Are You Ready for OS X Mountain Lion?

The latest release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is now available for purchase and download from Apple.com. But before you make the switch, you should review all of the applications you are currently running on your devices and make … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Jul 31st, 2012 5:08 pm

Google Acquires Wildfire

We’ve read today that Google has recently agreed to acquire Wildfire. This acquisition helps Google dive even deeper into the social sphere, as they continue their quest to engage more in social... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Tue, Jul 31st, 2012 6:12 pm

helloworlDesign: Killing this account. Please follow us @webcraftsmen

helloworlDesign: Killing this account. Please follow us @webcraftsmen
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 8:00 pm

Dear Loyal Readers

Dear Loyal Readers, First, I want to thank you for your continuous support throughout this journey. I would have given up long ago if it weren’t for you! Next, I want to offer my sincere apology for getting slack in my posting. I promise to do better. Now, for the good stuff. I want...
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 8:00 pm

One Lovely Blog Award

I am excited to announce that I have been nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award! Thank you Sylver Blaque I have written about Sylver before and am honored to have had the chance to work with her. Not only does Sylver’s blog cover a range of topics close to her heart, but it...
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 8:00 pm

Edit Pinterest Board Covers

I will admit to the world that my Pinterest boards are a mess! I pin things and then think- “I’m pinning a lot of bathroom things, I need a new board” So, I need some serious reorganization of my Pinterest boards. That’s one of my goals for this coming weekend. I also want...
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 8:00 pm

Facebook Friday: Facebook Offers

I’m finally getting back into the swing of things after being down for a while. I have a brand new Facebook Friday for you! Facebook recently released a new option for page administrators that could be extremely beneficial. Facebook Offers is a free feature that will allow you to post special...
Posted on Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012 8:00 pm

Find the perfect website

I constantly find myself heading to google and searching “similar to …..” or “website like….” I do this because I’ll come across a tool that I want to use, but I need other features or I want to see my other options before I settle on the service. When a...
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 5:17 am

How to make your Online Marketing Strategy Razor-Sharp

Online content has evolved tremendously. While it still needs to convey key information, it now needs to be compelling and engaging. The success of an online marketing campaign today depends not just on the number of clicks, visits, shares, likes … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 5:17 am

Top Ways to Super Charge Facebook Engagement

For most brands and companies, the biggest challenge of social media marketing is audience engagement. While social media executives (god bless all you poor souls!) rack their brains to come up with the most “innovative” strategies to capture audience attention, … Continue...
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 5:17 am

Pack the Right Punch with Your PPC Ads

A fact: Even after all the optimization tools and resources to “enhance PPC conversions”, PPC still remains as difficult as ever, or probably even more. I can already see all the online marketers and PPC guys getting emotional, bah! If … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 5:17 am

Give your SEO Efforts the Power of Multi-Faceted Content

The SEO world is still in turmoil, thanks to the Pandas and the Penguins. With webmasters scurrying to ensure that their websites are not affected by the updates, the call for genuine and quality content is louder than ever. Even … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Jul 25th, 2012 5:17 am

Miami Heat the new NBA Champions; Celebrations Begin

Thursday, 21st June, saw the Miami Heat being crowned the new NBA Champions after they defeated the Oklahoma Thunders in Game 5 in the best of seven series. The 2012 win is Miami Heat’s second NBA championship title and the … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 4:44 am

Microsoft is going to stop cryptographic key less than 1024 bits

Microsoft has announced that by August, 2012, Microsoft will operate a patch for the operating system like win XP, win server 2003, win server 2003 R2, win vista, win server 2008, win server 2008 R2, win 7. This renewal of … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 4:44 am

SSL CERTIFICATE: A MUST FOR SMALL ENTERPRISE

Internet prevails a revolutionary footing in the mankind affiliated to technology. It alters our daily form of life. E-commerce is one of the blessings of our technology which ease us an austere and inviolable online shopping. Our business segment also … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 4:44 am

Caring Your Website with Secure SSL

One of the fundamental reasons why e-commerce needs SSL security because there are    many security risks associated with buying or selling over the Internet. In addition, most customers expect complete security in all online services provided by them, if you … Continue...
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 4:44 am

Improve e-business with Root Signing and SSL Certificates

When it comes to opportunities for digital signing, the root signing has the highest priority. The possession of this certificate entitles an organization to a certification authority (CA), which can provide the trusted certificates for the major web browsers and … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Jul 10th, 2012 4:44 am

Believe an SSL Certificate against the fraud

The power of the Internet is simply unmatched. A creation of the rule of the digital age is the web is more powerful than any other form of media. Despite its reputation, the Internet is still fertile ground for the growing...
Posted on Sun, Jul 22nd, 2012 8:00 pm

How to find a website development company

How to find a website development company Finding a web development company requires some initial planning and careful preparation. 1. Identify your goals Set clear goals of your expectations from your website. We all know that having a website is necessary for any business these days whether that...
Posted on Sun, Jul 22nd, 2012 8:00 pm

How can I get my website on the first page of search engines

Ask any SEO expert, “how can I get my website on the first page of search engines?” Most answer with “links, links, links, and social media.” This answer is based on what they do on a daily basis. They spend their time on search engine optimization, content creation, social...
Posted on Sun, Jul 22nd, 2012 8:00 pm

Why would a business need a web content management system

Planning for your next CMS website development The first question we all must ask when choosing the right technology for your website.  It is safe to assume that the benefits from any content management outweigh the disadvantages and thus more and more companies are opting for a content...
Posted on Sun, Jul 22nd, 2012 8:00 pm

Develop your B2B website

Develop your B2B website Customers are researching and buying in entirely new ways, using in-person, web and the social channels.  The combination of these channels with the offline (old way of doing things) has created an opportunity for manufacturers to really change the information...
Posted on Sun, Jul 22nd, 2012 8:00 pm

Marketing for small businesses

Marketing for Small Businesses It is undeniable that marketing for small businesses has shifted from interrupt marketing to permission-based marketing as termed by Seth Godin. The traditional marketing practices of cold calling or mass advertising no longer work for businesses. Those companies who...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 12:45 pm

PANDA CORPORATE IDENTITY

The Panda Solutions is a constructive group that established by the partnership of professionals...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 12:45 pm

THE GAME OF LOVE

Table Stickers for Iordanis restaurantPrinted on adhesive vinyl with matte lamination...
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 12:45 pm

The Game of Love Project is "Under Production"

More info
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 12:45 pm

DESIGN AND DESIGN

Andronikos Deligiannis | Showcase DESIGN AND DESIGN
Posted on Thu, Jul 12th, 2012 12:45 pm

Hiiibrand 2011

“Yoga” and “Dea C” logotypes and its Corporate Identity included in the...

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