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Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 3:40 am

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Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 3:40 am

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Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 7:09 am

eCommerce Website Launched for Vapin Lizards

When Barbara, Cheryl and Sandy approached Webtivity, their story was the same as many others who come to us for help.  They had hired a company who promised to develop an attractive, functional ecommerce website they could proudly market to build their business, but after months of frustration...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 7:02 am

Black & White Corporate Photography

Black and white business photography in London by Grantly Lynch
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 7:35 am

6 Social Media Semi-Obscure Network You Should Join

Now a day’s many business owners are convinced with the value of social media networks. After all, we all use social media anyhow in any field whether it personal or professional or communication somewhere we are attached to it.  These sites are ideally used for promoting customers and...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 7:59 am

Quincy Dweller Rally for Paid Sick Time

First of all, Happy International Workers’ Day!  Hundreds of workers participated in a rally to push for the state legislation to pass Massachusetts Earned Paid Sick Time Bill. Staying back home when feeling sick is not an option for workers in Massachusetts because they are not paid for...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 9:37 am

3 Tips to manage your personal brand and 12 tools

Do you know when and where you talk about you or your company online? Want people to find quickly what you are, what you do and the content you share online? Have you ever searched Google and have found another person appears above your name as you? If your answer to all these questions is [...]
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 10:54 am

Easy and Fast Tips for SEO

There are many technical things which you can use for improving your website’s SEO result. There are things which you can do on the page, and there are certain things that you can do to the pages’ programming code. There are also lots of rough and technical thing which you can do off to...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 10:08 am

Top 4 Reasons to Choose a Medical Transcription Service in 2013

In this tight economic schedule, tensed budgets, compressed deadlines, tough compliance regulations, managing medical transcription service in-house are really difficult. For that reason, most of the medical practitioners prefer to outsource medical transcription service. Medical transcription is...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 10:11 am

Peters – Pits & Quarries, Oh My!

  www.petersconcrete.com just became more useful!  Fire Pixel recently added Pits & Quarries with a map overlay highlighting locations of pits and quarries in Northeast Wisconsin.  When an area is clicked, a PDF document is opened for downloading or printing.  This with the...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 11:39 am

Best of Archive – Exclusive exhibition from the world’s largest commercial photography archive

London, 15 April, 2013: Getty Images Gallery is delighted to announce the launch of its latest exhibition celebrating a selection [...]
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 11:39 am

Brooklyn Fashion week{end} Seeking New Designers Spring/Summer 2014

BK Fashion Week{end} in search of New Designers ! SPRING/SUMMER 2014 “BE INSPIRED” LOCATION: Industry City@ Bush Terminal, Sunset Park [...]
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 11:39 am

Acanto Ristorante’s Official Website

Photography by: Veronica Castillo Location: Acanto Ristorante Website: http://ristoranteacanto.com/   Acanto Ristorante has launched their new website and grand opening [...]
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 11:27 am

Forza shortlisted for two An Post Marketing Awards

The An Post Integrated Direct Marketing Awards are Ireland’s mecca for work that combines imagination, interaction and impact. Whether the campaigns use offline or online media (or both) doesn’t matter. What matters is that the work shook up sales figures and competitors in equal...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 1:47 pm

Harmonizing Google Analytics and Retail Link

Walmart Suppliers have two significant sources of Big Data (at least): Retail Link, which gives insight into sales in Walmart and Sam’s Club stores, and Google Analytics, which gives insight into visitor behavior on the web. You might use another web analytics tool or a different shopper...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 2:44 pm

Top 10 Tips for Lead Generation

Lead generation? Who worries about that anymore…I mean…there is an app for that right? While lead generation has had some technological advances and changes in the past few years, such as using social media or a nice database management system, some of the best techniques are still...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 3:43 pm

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 Wed, May 1st, 2013 3:10 pm

How to Track and Analyse Traffic from Search Engines

Speaking about traffic from search engines we mean the number of people (not “robots”) that come to the site from search engines according to search queries (keywords) . It is possible to determine the share of each of the search engines in the total traffic from search engines. You can...
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 4:59 pm

Spray Paint Posters

Last week, I participated in a local Guerrilla Poster Workshop in Anchorage. The event was organized by AIGA Alaska to support Covenant House Alaska (CHA), a local non profit organization that serves homeless and runaway youth. At the workshop, organizers … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, May 1st, 2013 10:51 pm

How to Create High Quality and Searchable Content

Great content is obviously what a website needs to attract and engage visitors. Quality website content is a must to compete in the digital space from Sydney to New York. Companies like 7th Media can provide you with the content your business needs, but what makes a quality and searchable website...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 12:08 am

Impartial Content is Crucial in Any Content Marketing Strategy

Consumers are highly knowledgeable nowadays and apart from wanting original, relevant and valuable content, they want content that is impartial. They are aware that no business is perfect and they appreciate it when a business has the...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 3:00 am

A Powerful Social Networking Tool: Twitter

Generally, everybody knows Twitter as a social networking place. Twitter is in fact being utilized by a great number of people. To prove that, there are thousands of users registering there every day with the purpose of “socialization” and or even transmitting messages to different...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 2:43 am

Apple’s iPad – Is A Fad Or A Revolution For Enterprises?

There is absolutely no doubt in how much I love and cherish my iPad (it’s Apple). I carry it to work, my gymnasium, my park, my car, I am simply addicted to it, you can say. But, I am not … Read more
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 10:00 am

The Science of Responsive Design: Part 2- Fluid Images

In the first part of the series, I explained the building blocks of responsive designs with a post on media queries.  This second part is an introduction to how images scale when building a site with a responsive approach. With everything built on a flexible grid, images need to fall in line...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 11:23 am

What is SEO to the ever changing Google Algorithm

The SEO landscape is not one that ever stays the same in the eye of the Google Bot. Much like a great desert, as the winds (or Google bots) blow, dust is moved around creating new hills in places where the land was previously flat. What that overblown analogy means is that techniques need to [...]
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 11:26 am

The Difference Between Google and Bing

Editor’s Note: Our second-ever guest post comes to us from Maria Ahmed of the UK-based web design and SEO firm UC4. In this post, Maria tackles the difference between the two search engine giants of the Post-Penguin era– Google and Bing. She explores the advantages of both, including a...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 11:51 am

Should You Include Prices on Your Website?

Allowing people to buy things, register for things, book appointments, and pay their bills online is now so easy that more companies are providing this for their customers — and therefore more companies are having to deal with related issues in their web design. While we might like to give a...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 12:00 am

Custom vs. Template Designs

Like drawing the floor plans on your future dream home, building your future dream Web site requires some thought. How much control do you want to have? Do you have the time to build and design it? These are the questions you should consider when choosing between a custom-built site vs. a...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 10:47 pm

New Art Exhibition “Essence” Explores Real Space, Head Space Occupied by Italian artist Alessandro Del Pero

Works on display at New York’s Tazza Gallery from May 16 to June 9 NEW YORK, May 2, 2013   [...]
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 10:47 pm

Tens of Thousands Across California and Four Other States Join Together for Big Sunday Weekend, America’s Largest Festival of Community Service

May 3-5, 2013; Celebrating 15th Anniversary with Over 1 Million Volunteer Man Hours Grassroots Community Building Movement Uniquely Brings Together [...]
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 10:47 pm

Lim Gallery Proudly Presents Dynamic Color Exhibition, a New, All-Woman Group Show Focusing on Emerging FLOW Movement of Bay Area Artists

SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2013 – Chris Lim of Lim Gallery is pleased to announce a new show at his [...]
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 4:44 pm

How Long Will it Take to Rank #1 on Google?

Ranking number one on Google can be easy if you have the right market and the right budget.  In fact it can be quick in some cases, but I encourage you to take the marathon approach instead of trying to sprint there.  Watch the video to find out more.   In this Video: 0:30 –...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 4:44 pm

How to do SEO for Ecommerce Product Pages

If you run an Ecommerce website your product descriptions may set you apart from your competition.  Watch the video to find out more. In this video: 0:37 – Do you copy and paste the manufacturers product description? 0:58 – The Pitfalls of using the manufacturers product...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 2:27 am

How Local SEO Will Help Your Small Business

Today in this following article will cover some points how local SEO are helpful in your small business. So here are the top 10 reasons. 1.       Consumers are looking forward to the internet for finding  - The primary method adapted by the 60%of consumer is to...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 4:51 am

How to Make the Most Out of your Android Jelly Bean Smartphone

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is one of the biggest Android OS updates in recent times. It is a vast improvement over the Ice Cream Sandwich and has dozens of new features. While the latest Android Jelly Bean update has been … Read more
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 5:07 am

App Developers Charmed And Bedazzled With Android!

According to a report by ABI Research Android will account for 58% of smartphone app downloads, in 2013. Followed next only by Apple accounting for 33% of the annual share. This means, you have absolutely no way to hide away … Read more
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 5:30 am

FAQ Friday: What are the Safest Link Building Strategies?

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment in our FAQ Friday series. Each Friday, P1P co-owner Jon Ball answers frequently asked link building questions from YOU! Our first round of questions is transcribed from our Mar 21st webinar titled “Link Building – Ask the Experts...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 6:42 am

Foxholes Farm

Foxholes Farm Shop, Butchery & Delicatessen is a third generation working farm based just outside of Hertford. Buy locally sourced, fresh meat and produce in store or online - or why not take the kids for a morning out, and pop up to the...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 7:28 am

Own Successful T-Shirts Webstore

When we go for shopping, the new designs of clothes usually attract everyone, from kids to grandparents. We feel overwhelming...Read More »
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 10:17 am

New Website for Tanworks

  Fire Pixel is excited to announce a new website for Tanworks of St. Paul, MN!  We collaborated with Baer Performance Marketing to create this tanning website with clean simple navigation, pricing chart and contact form. Tanworks tanning salon provides the latest in UV and sunless...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 11:33 am

What They Didn’t Say at the LMA 2013 Annual Conference

Responsive website design and social media use by law firm clients was the talk of the 2013 LMA Annual Conference. Noteworthy for its absence was discussion of responsive design content strategy or enterprise social networks.
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 12:15 pm

Look at those updates, Ooh lala!

  Paye Vision came to us with a busy home page and broken internal website links.  Fire Pixel fixed their website up real nice.  Take a look! At Paye Eye Care Center, they believe quality and customer care go hand in hand. Their staff is dedicated to providing you with an enjoyable,...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 12:11 pm

Drupal and Coffee Do Mix

Introduction Whenever we think of coffee, Italy and Expresso spring to mind. However when arguably the leading supplier of Italian Coffee machines thinks about the web, what springs to mind? Err Drupal… La Spaziale For over 40 years, La Spaziale … Continue reading →The post...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 1:27 pm

Celebrate A Book Apart’s 3rd Anniversary with a Special Discount

Take a look around the Duo office and you will see several of these beautiful books. A Book Apart has been a valuable resource for our team and their writers have perfected the art of explaining web design in an interesting, engaging, and brief way. With titles ranging from “On Web...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 1:44 pm

Will Our News Stories Matter in The Future?

In this digital age, we are being bombarded with information everyday. There is so much information being generated everyday that we are literally drowning in it. Take for example the fact that Reuters publishes more than 3 million news stories every year. Reuters is just one source and it is still...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 2:38 pm

The True Value of Planning Your Internet Marketing Approach

To win the high-stakes internet marketing battle with bigger competitors, you need to first get your online marketing approach right. Without a proper approach, you’re literally like a child lost in the woods. read more
Posted on Sat, May 4th, 2013 3:31 am

Google and SEO 2013: What Should We Be Wary Of?

The Internet is a vast and expansive place and it’s easy for the little business to become lost and unnoticed; failing to reach that first page, top ranking position. This is why many small businesses turn to SEO marketing companies, who claim to have the tools and know-how to get your...
Posted on Sat, May 4th, 2013 3:31 am

Drupal vs. Word press: Development as the CMS

In the early twentieth century, large fractions of the sites were built on the Word press. During that time, Word press has started to evolve from a simple blogging platform to an entire full-fledged setting called the content management system (CMS). Also, as the sites were much smaller than today...
Posted on Sat, May 4th, 2013 1:58 pm

Google Nose: Smells of the world from Google

A new innovative technology from Google – Google Nose has launched. Using Google services you can search for textual information, video, pictures, books, places, and now even smells. Google Nose allows you to easily find the smell of the morning dawn, wet dog, vampire and a lot more. The...
Posted on Sun, May 5th, 2013 11:20 am

Award-winning Web Design

Award-winning Web Design: Pleased to announce that the Lambeth Plastic Surgery web design rebranding has won a Platinum Hermes award. There were a few other wins, but this was the highlight. Many many thanks to the Lambeths for allowing me to manage their branding from its infancy, over the years,...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 2:24 am

Videos from TEDx Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius

A few months ago there was a TEDx event in Mauritius. Have a look at the videos from the official site: http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/6340 Or start the first video on Youtube here, Brand Magic by Santosh Menon
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 2:30 am

7 Strategies Which Attract Links

Today in this following article we will learn some useful tips and strategies which attract links. Attracting link is the powerful strategy to encourage the users to share their link. So it easy and unique way if you implement these following strategy, if you  implement these then you do not...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 4:41 am

The IT World 2013 – What Are The Hottest Trends?

The internet is piled with article, blogs, forums and websites claiming that IT is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world today; some online portals have also conducted a market research and come up with authenticate figures that confirms … Read more
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 5:32 am

Promoting regional news website

Promotion of regional news site has a lot of nuances and peculiarities, the basic knowledge of which will be a great asset for the promotion of any news source. Say, you have a news site in Boston and have to promote it. What are the key elements you have to pay attention to? In this [...]
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 6:36 am

How Does Google For SEO?

Google currently owns 65% of the search market worldwide, millions of search engine users prefer this because of the accuracy of their results. Knowing how the search engine is an important key to open the way to better search engine optimization. Mechanics search When you search for something in...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 7:05 am

Using Video to Promote Your Brand

Adding video to your website used to be time consuming and expensive. Now it’s simple and cost effective. Let’s look at some of the ways you can use video on your website to promote your brand. Our clients are providing the examples. Commercials AdWeek recently reported that online...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 9:28 am

Google Plus and its role in SEO

Everyone wants to have an edge in the world of SEO. AS Google Plus has slowly started becoming relevant, some people are starting to ask about the role it will have, if any, with SEO. The honest answer is that it will probably be a lot more important than you have given it credit for. [...]
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 9:25 am

SEOs Are No More Just SEOs Now

Everyone who has been related to Digital Marketing industry knows about Google’s biggest algorithmic update which has changed SEO techniques considerably. Unquestionably, SEO  has not remained JUST SEO anymore. However, if you still don’t know about this ground-breaking update and...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 8:58 am

Top 4 Digital Marketing Trends for 2013 [Infographic]

“Top 4 Digital Marketing Trends for 2013”, our latest infographic, provides a comprehensive analysis of tools and technologies that will define the digital marketing landscape this year. It traces the impact of the digital revolution on consumer behavior and highlights key trends that...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 10:49 am

Bridal Directory Website Development

Website Design, Programming, SEO Website: www.canadasbridaldirectory.com
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 10:49 am

Signs Printing Website Design

Web Design, Development, CMS Website: www.robertneon.com
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 10:49 am

Tanning Lounge Web Design

Web Design, Web Development, CMS, Marketing, SEO Website: www.labellasole.com
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 10:49 am

Grant Matossian CGA, CFP

Web Design, Code, Flash Animation Website: www.grantcga.com
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 10:49 am

Wiha Tools Canada

eCommerce, Web Design, Programming, SEO www.wihatools.ca
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 11:00 am

Facebook Is Fallible: New Third-Party Data May Validate Independent Communities

According to UK analysts SocialBakers, Facebook has shed almost 9 million monthly visitors in the US. In a way, its fallibility is validation for interest-focused communities—websites with narrower purposes but higher value content.
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 11:44 am

Simple Ways to Create Mobile Apps That Make Users Loyal

Building a mobile app for your brand or business can be costly and difficult. However, it may also be extremely profitable over time, providing access to new customers you had never reached before. So how can you gain and maintain loyal customers with your mobile app? Use the following tips to make...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 1:39 pm

Reworking Your Existing WordPress Site

We are sometimes contacted by a potential customer that already has an existing installation of WordPress on a domain that they own. In some instances, the customer has taken the site to a certain level of completion, knows that  they can resume Posting on it, but perhaps feels uninspired...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 12:04 pm

Two New WordPress Websites

Check out the new website I designed for Soul Evolution Center.  They do GDV aura readings, and channel messages.  They wanted a soft feel.   I also just finished designed Newth Gardens, a condo association in Boca Raton.  The website is seal off for members only and...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 12:17 pm

Alleviating Designer’s Block: One Web Designer’s Quest for Inspiration

We’ve all been there before, staring quizzically at a blank canvas, wondering what our first move should be to get the creative process flowing. Realizing that there are an infinite number of ways to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
Posted on Mon, May 6th, 2013 5:06 pm

Bad Link Building | SEO Trespasses and Link Pollution

SEO still has a bad name, and the story I’m about to tell you is the reason. When link builders are lazy and amoral, our online communities see the results. I’m referencing a recent invasion of my beloved Neurolux Message Board, where an SEO company made a post with the subject...
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 3:57 am

Choosing The Right Social Media Channels | Where To Post What…

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Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 5:32 am

How to Increase Visitors to Your Website Even on a Small Budget

How to Increase Visitors to Your Website Even on a Small Budget Often we are contacted by businesses who need a bit of help increasing their visitor numbers to their websites and helping them rank better for a number of key terms.Below is an example of a client who had a tiny budget but wanted to...
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 5:29 am

Hiring a web design agency – The Knowhow

Introduction: Why do you need a website for your business In today’s time, every business decision needs to be scrutinized intelligently. Being online is not just an option but a necessity if you want your business to achieve its true … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 5:34 am

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Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 6:23 am

Google Disavow Links Tool to Avoid Penalty

Well, it is worth remembering that there is a tool that can help in the task of clearing the web of links that can harm us and anticipate the penalty. That name is : Google disavow Links Tool Google’s intention (as the video of Matt Cutts), is to make available to those who have expressed...
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 7:06 am

Sometimes You Can’t Appeal Even When the Judge Gets It Wrong

Court proceedings sometimes are tricky especially when it comes to judges, passing judgment on something that you think is clearly wrong. Despite availability of hard evidence, there are some cases where the judge’s decision is final and no form of appeal reverses the conclusion. This is just...
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 8:37 am

Why do Enterprises Build Enterprise Mobile Application Stores?

Enterprise mobility is the buzzword in 2013, and most large business organizations are working overtime to augment their business process by creating integrating custom mobile apps with their legacy IT infrastructure. This year, BYOD and internal mobile apps are set … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 9:02 am

BYOD as a Mobility Solution for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

Most mobile app developers and IT personnels do not have many reasons to love BYOD. BYOD means lots of different devices, and it means that mobile developers have to create apps for all kinds of screen sizes and operating systems. … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 10:48 am

Advantages of Drupal for Non-Profits Discussed at CMSExpo May 15

Panel will discuss how the Drupal based CMS website made it easier for The Cara Program to accept donations, recruit volunteers, attract donors and sponsors, add and update content.
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 10:15 am

63 Empty Business Writing Cliches to Avoid

View original at 63 Empty Business Writing Cliches to Avoid.Contrary to popular belief, using business cliches in your writing isn’t always a bad thing. The definition of a cliche is “a trite or overused expression or idea,” but sometimes those terms and sayings are overused for a...
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 12:28 pm

Stop Thinking Mobile & Start Thinking Responsive

When you open a web browser on your smartphone or tablet do you say to yourself, ‘Hey, I’m going to get on the mobile internet now.’  Of course not, none of us think that — we simply think we’re getting on the internet. And that’s because there is only one...
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 2:49 pm

Free Fairy Facebook Cover

Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 2:08 pm

Google Analytics in an Infographic

This nice infographic is the result of a new service from Visual.ly: your own personal Google Analytics infographic. Once you sign in and give permission, Visual.ly will pull data from the past week at Google Analytics and populate the fields in the chart for you. Here’s what’s included...
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 3:32 pm

The MET GALA

By: Angelica Carvalho The one event that everyone can’t seem to wait for, other than fashion week is the MET [...]
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 3:32 pm

Performance Marketing Association Congratulates US Senate for Passing Marketplace Fairness Act

The 76,000 small Internet businesses wiped out by states’ unconstitutional attempts at regulating interstate commerce are closer to getting back [...]
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 3:32 pm

Fashion Jewelry: The Collection of Barbara Berger

Fashion Jewelry: The Collection of Barbara Berger will be an eye-opening presentation of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, many of them [...]
Posted on Tue, May 7th, 2013 3:32 pm

Speaker Quinn, NYC & Company, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Designers Launch City’s First-Ever 12-Day, 5 Borough Expo to Showcase Local & International Design

NYCxDESIGN takes place May10 -21 — more than 200 events planned Officials announce community design project, mobile website & iPhone [...]
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 3:56 am

How to Increase Your Traffic and Your Profits with a Simple Trick

This article explains a little trick that works if you want to increase your income and traffic to your affiliate pages (or ad sense) To begin, you must know that there is particular type Internet traffic has a much higher conversion than the rest.  This traffic is looking for a...
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 5:16 am

Four Advanced Tricks for Getting the Most Out Of Your Blog Comments

Times change and before the most important for your website to be important in the face of search engines, was to have the maximum number of links pointing from all possible sites to your page, now this is happening to a secondary plane. This is the era of the social networking boom and all...
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 7:58 am

Spark Growth’s Coding for non-Profit Bradenton Riverwalk Website

I had the opportunity yesterday to volunteer in collaboration with area event planners, project managers, software developers and Realize Bradenton to kick off the development of the new Bradenton Riverwalk website. The new website will illustrate and explain features of the complex, provide a...
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 11:04 am

7 Internet Marketing for Small Business Tips

Owning a business is a basic part of the American Dream. Besides having the freedoms inherent in the United States and owning a house, having one’s own company could be the most sought after facet of being an American. The internet has made this a reality for many. However, there are aspects...
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 10:31 am

Broken Screen? No Problem!

  Fire Pixel and BAER are at it again, new website for iSupply!  Check out the beautiful slider on iSupply’s home page.  We created their website with a clean ‘iPhone-like’ website layout. After a shooting left Sam Warpinski with permanent paralysis, he put his...
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 11:02 am

How to Close the Deal

I figured this would be helpful to anyone with a small business, not just web/graphic designers like me…      Heather is the owner and creative director of Third Eye Studio, a graphic/web/art studio located in Lake Worth, South Florida. …specializing...
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 12:55 pm

How Vivienne Westwood Will Change the Way You Fly: Now Your Stewardess Can Serve You in Style

By: Giselle Triana  It’s been called to my attention that apparently, Vivienne Westwood will be redesigning the uniforms for Virgin [...]
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 2:04 pm

Comment retenir les visiteurs sur votre site de e-commerce

Quels sont les principaux facteurs qui motivent un internaute à abandonner un site de e-commerce sans acheter ? La question obsède bien des commerçants, et un récent article de  ClickZ explique qu’ils devraient prêter plus d’attention à...
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 3:48 pm

The Power of Why, By C. Richard Weylman: A Review

The Power of Why: Breaking Out in a Competitive Marketplace, is a new book from C. Richard Weylman. There’s a lot in this book, and I’ll be reviewing it at Amazon if you want to learn about all of it. However, there are two aspects of the book that I want to share with you [...]
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 4:48 pm

Best Small Business Marketing Book Shows Entrepreneurs How to Sell More Easily

‘Do It! Marketing’ Book Shows How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Win PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2013  Small business [...]
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 4:32 pm

Defining Technical Terms – Part II

If you own a website, each one of these elements is relevant to you. Fortunately, most people have web managers handling the technical side of their web presence, but that’s not a get-out-of-technology free card. Keep learning and be well-informed. This is a continuation to our post Defining...
Posted on Wed, May 8th, 2013 8:49 pm

Twitter Chooses Drupal over WordPress for Blog Redesign

There is little doubt that when an average Joe thinks about building a blog, WordPress isn’t the first option that comes to mind. It’s simple, it’s free, there are plug-ins, free templates, and hey,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 5:54 am

Social Media Statistics 2013

As online marketers we are great advocates of social media marketing and the benefits it can provide businesses. We regularly get asked for up to date social media statistics, so have pulled together this nifty Infographic to help. Back to:  ...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 5:54 am

Hertfordshire Marketing Blog

Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 8:21 am

Website Launched for Phone Solutions Inc

Popularity of VoIP Phones for Business Continues to Rise VoIP phones have become a staple of the modern business.  Phone Solutions Inc. has been in the industry for over 10 years and has been at the forefront of the ever-evolving industry.  Phone Solutions is an ESI business phone system...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 8:15 am

Email Marketing: A World Full Of Possibilities

Email is maybe the oldest way of contact between a company and its clients, but not the worst. Email marketing is full of possibilities: you can send massive mailing in the blink of an eye, track your public’s interests and, finally, connect your email address to your blog or web, your social...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 10:59 am

inner happiness

inner happiness is a moment which extends far from what facial expressions can be.. inner beauty is what creates life differences that stands in what life can be.. Photograph by: Nabil Darwish Copyright © 2013 Location: Jericho Filed under: i see Tagged: black and white, black and white...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 10:46 am

Give Your Users What They Want: Understanding How People Read Online

How do people read online? They don’t – or at least they choose when they want to. Content marketing would suggest that you want to put all your content out on the web for your consumers to view.  In some cases, such as blogs and white papers, this approach is fine.  People...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 9:43 am

7 ways to evaluate your logo

Is it scalable? Does it look as good at 1 inch as it does at 10 feet? Successful logos can be used on any media at any size without reducing in quality or readability. However scaling your logo can cause distortion if it hasn’t been designed in vector format. If you do not have your logo in...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 10:02 am

Lincoln Sign Craft

Lincoln Sign Craft launched yesterday – the design of this quaint website stands well above most sign shop websites you’ll find on the internet. Typography,...The post Lincoln Sign Craft appeared first on ashley cameron.
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 11:46 am

5 Steps to Improve Your Site Lead Generation Performance

5 Steps to Improve Your Site Lead Generation Performance Having a beautiful website is not enough to generate leads or make your brand more visible online. Here are 5 proven and recommended steps to help you save time and make your websites bring more qualified leads: Get your site’s SEO...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 11:46 am

Why Off-Page SEO and Backlinks Matters

Many business owners are not aware of what SEO is and the importance of SEO.  Many manager and web masters only think of On-Page SEO when they hear Search Engine Optimization.   I am going to explain briefly in this post what Off-Page SEO is and why does it matter at all....
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 11:46 am

“Re-allocate” to Better MROI

If you are like most small to medium sized businesses relying on traditional advertising (newspaper, flyers, billboards, radio, TV) to create new customer or new sales opportunities, you are in all likelihood losing money. Advertising waste is one key area of your business that you can find money,...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 11:46 am

Get Involved and Content Market

Online marketing content can come in the form of writing, pictures, graphics, animations, and videos. Videos are especially important today because YouTube is now the second largest search engine. Your creative content works for you in meaningful ways, it ensures cost-effective branding, it...
Posted on Thu, May 2nd, 2013 11:46 am

Canadian SEO service

VivosWeb is a leading web service company with main competency in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) serving Canadian and the US small to medium size companies. We are working as an outsourced online marketing department for many reputed companies based in Canada. With a dedicated team SEO...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 11:12 am

Logo design brief

Are you ready to brief your logo? Please complete our logo design briefing form and our designer will be in contact with you shortly.
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 11:59 am

Is Google De-Indexing Blogs?

No. We heard this rumor and checked it out right away. After all, blogs are not only an important source of information and entertainment on the web, but also an important marketing tool. In fact, Google is de-indexing “private blog networks.” These are networks of blogs that allow you...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 11:07 am

White Hat SEO – The Right Way

White Hat SEO There is a right and wrong way of doing SEO… The right way, being White Hat SEO and the wrong way being Black Hat SEO. White Hat SEO is a practice used to improve search performance that is in line with terms and conditions for a specific search engine. It also...
Posted on Thu, May 9th, 2013 3:21 pm

This is a test

This is a test postThe post This is a test appeared first on Massachusetts Web Designs.
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 12:23 am

Evolution of the Apple iPhone

It has been over 5 years since Apple launched the first iPhone. A lot has changed ever since from lightening fast internet speeds to more sophisticated technology. read more
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 6:51 am

The Increasing Importance of Guest Blogging

Guest Blogging is the most important content marketing tool used by bloggers over the world. It can be fun and also bring some serious business to your blog. It offers mutual benefits to bloggers. The popularity of guest blogging reflects in the portals designed especially to feature guest posts....
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 5:59 am

Tips For Optimize Meta Description

What is a Meta description tag? The Meta description tag is a Meta tag which founds in the top part of a web page. Essentially that’s a description of a web page’s content. In this following article we will see how the Meta description tag works and why it is being used and also how...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 7:28 am

Own Successful T-Shirts Webstore

When we go for shopping, the new designs of clothes usually attract everyone, from kids to grandparents. We feel overwhelming happiness when we are surrounded by new clothes all around. Our excitement doubles, when we are able to design our own clothes. And at this time, whether we need them or...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 7:28 am

PAYMENT GATEWAY INTEGRATION

E-Commerce is booming these days globally. No doubt many reasons are contributing to this bucket full of success. But one of the most piercing reason is the ‘secure online transactions’. Online shopping involves online payment. And all credit to this secure transaction goes to...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 7:28 am

Modern Marketer For Smart Consumers

Modern market is a customer driven market, here you can only sell what the customer wants and by what ways. You can’t sell a product of your choices by your own way. This is only possible when you think the way customers thinks. Today’s customer is a latest customer with new devices,...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 7:28 am

10 ESSENTIALS OF ATTRACTIVE WEB DESIGN

Presently there is a huge shift in human traffic from roads to the internet. More and more people using the internet for gathering information. They prefer to browse websites for information then to visit the respective place. Be a leader of this shift by utilizing all the human expectation to make...
Posted on Fri, May 3rd, 2013 7:28 am

Why Content Marketing is the Key to Online Success?

Content marketing is the vehicle to carry your brand message to your target customers. It involves creating awareness by sharing valuable information about your products & services. This is the creative way of competing the changing marketing needs because of the increasing online presence of...
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 5:30 am

FAQ Friday: What’s the Best Way to Build Links for a Brand New Website?

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in our FAQ Friday series. Each Friday, P1P co-owner Jon Ball answers frequently asked link building questions from YOU!  “What’s the best way to build links for a brand new website in today’s SEO climate?” With a brand...
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 3:48 am

Common Web Design Mistakes in 2013

What good web designing can do is a lot more than what good web designing can’t do. At the basic, a well-designed website creates repeat visitors simply because it’s easy-to-use and attractive at the same time. However, getting around to design a website that does its job and looks...
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 9:52 am

Celebrating the 190th Anniversary of the Chronograph: Montblancʼs “The Beauty of a Second” film contest with Wim Wenders – Special Award Ceremony with Wim Wenders in Berlin

“One of the great things in cinema is how it makes us aware of time. Each film consists of many [...]
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 9:52 am

ONE DECADE Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival 2013

Celebrate a decade existence in the dynamic of Indonesia’s fashion and culinary industry, Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival (JFFF) will [...]
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 9:52 am

Kathy Nolan, President of Family Focus Financial Group, Turns the Boys’ Club of Financial Planning on its Head – New Name: The Savvy Women’s Club

JACKSON, N.J., May 9, 2013  ”I try to get women to wake up and smell the coffee – we live [...]
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 10:00 am

7 Takeaways from the Technori Growth Summit

  It’s taken me a few weeks to wrap my mind around the thought provoking and inspiring content served on a plate of awesomeness at the Technori Growth Summit conference last month. The speakers laid out a gold mine of ideas—the best of which you’ll find in this blog post....
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 12:36 pm

How to React When You Beat Your Competitions Rankings

How to React When You Beat Your Competitions Rankings Now this is how you should react when you get ahead of your competition:
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 1:05 pm

Is Your Brand Working For You

If the brand that you are offering is not giving you the results that you are aiming to have, then it is time to make an action and make the necessary changes. Change is maybe what you need, in order … Read more »
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 3:04 pm

Re-Energize Your Brand with A New Website! – Part 1

As a company or brand grows, its capabilities and services also grow and these changes need to be reflected by the company’s website. You simply cannot continue using the same old website that your company had when it was a start-up....
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 3:04 pm

Google’s Penguin 2.0 is Up Next

Last year, Google launched its Penguin update to fight bad linking techniques and to crackdown on spammy content. Matt Cutts – Distinguished Engineer at Google, has just announced that the next major algorithm change will be out in a...
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 12:22 pm

The Olive Reading List: May 10, 2013

Here’s a look at some of the things we’ve been reading, watching, and discussing in the Olive studio this week: 3 Reasons a “Mobile First” Philosophy is Critical to Achieving Your Business Goals As more and more people use mobile devices to experience the web, it becomes...
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 10:42 am

Ooooh Bubbles!

  Yep, I said bubbles.  Check out the sweet bubble animation on this local Scuba Diving website setting them apart from the competition.  Green Bay Scuba is a PADI Five-Star Dive Center.  Fire Pixel built this website on the popular blogging platform WordPress and the...
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 9:16 am

White Arbor’s New Website: It’s A Fit!

White Arbor Bridal & Formals, a small wedding boutique located in Saline, Michigan, offers a one-stop shopping venue for every bride’s special day! Specializing in exquisite one-on-one customer service, White Arbor prides itself on making a bride feel right at home. They...
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 5:20 pm

How to choose a color scheme for your website design

The color scheme is a set of colors used in the design of the website. Choosing a color scheme for a website is subject to special rules. You should keep in mind that colors not only determine the appearance of your website, but in the future would also be associated with how your brand is [...]
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 5:06 pm

Using Rich Snippets and Structured Data

Traditional site design and development uses HTML tags to identify parts of a website and how those parts should look. You can specify the header, content, and footer along with many other things. These traditional HTML tags don’t provide much context for the meaning of the information inside...
Posted on Fri, May 10th, 2013 3:37 pm

IPMI & KVM Over IP Hardware

  Administering a dedicated server with KVM or IPMI access can be a “must have” for many server administrators. KVM stands for Keyboard, Video and Mouse. “M” came with the invention of the mouse whereas before it was known as KVS; Keyboard and Video Switch. KVM has been...
Posted on Sat, May 11th, 2013 2:46 am

NEW DIMENSIONS OF WEB DESIGNING IN 2013

We are moving ahead from centuries to centuries and now breathing in the 21st century. The technology is takes new shape day by day. In this ever moving world, how the web designing left untouched with the colors of changes that need to be bought in. Today, web browsing is not only limited to...
Posted on Sat, May 11th, 2013 6:55 am

Re-Energize Your Brand with A New Website! – Part 2

As mentioned in the previous article of this series, creating a well-defined content strategy is the first step to creating a new website. A content strategy will help your content and online marketing teams create and publish content on...
Posted on Sat, May 11th, 2013 11:27 am

FRO-NATIONALE “AFRICANA” COLLECTION

By Davina Reichman Schuck About the designer, Amy: ABOUT FRO-NATIONALE “AFRICANA” COLLECTION by AMY NEWTON www.fronationale.com showing at NYC Fashion [...]
Posted on Sat, May 11th, 2013 11:27 am

Lean Impact

Wednesday, May 8, Lean Impact, nonprofit organization that aims is to give startup’s a better chance of success and lasting [...]
Posted on Sat, May 11th, 2013 5:35 pm

Facebook Insights Data and SEO

  SEO with Facebook Insights Data   MiklinSEO on Facebook   Click below to see an example of data created using Facebook Insights MiklinSEO Facebook Insights Table     Facebook provides a very robust set of organic marketing tools. MiklinSEO uses Facebook to create organic...
Posted on Sun, May 12th, 2013 1:50 pm

Link Diversity

This year, Link Diversity has been one of the biggest things that helps in gaining high rankings.  Google doesn’t just look at the links coming to your pages, but also looks at the links of those pages linking to you.  If you need links and want higher rankings in Google, especially...
Posted on Sun, May 12th, 2013 2:47 pm

HostGator Promo Code

  Get 30% off HostGator web hosting and $1 off domains (with hosting). To redeem this special offer, Click here to visit HostGator.com and use HostGator promo code SPRING30 at checkout. HostGator offers WordPress Shared Hosting and WordPress VPS Hosting as part of their integral hosting...
Posted on Sun, May 12th, 2013 10:55 am

The War on the Humanities has Three Fronts (Part 2: Higher Education)

Christianity started out in Palestine as a fellowship; it moved to Greece and became a philosophy; it moved to Italy and became an institution; it moved to Europe and became a culture; it came to America and became an enterprise.       – Richard Halverson, former...
Posted on Sun, May 12th, 2013 10:55 am

About Suffering

About Suffering Suffering is defined in the dictionary as undergoing the feelings of pain or distress.  This could be done willingly, as an offering to God, or unwillingly, as a person in pain from a disease. Why do we have … Continue reading →The post About Suffering appeared...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 2:38 am

Why Social Media Marketing Is Important For Business Owners?

Social media have enhanced the use of the internet. It is the most commonly used platform for instant communication to get in touch with friends, colleagues, and professionals. Business owners soon recognized the importance of social media as an internet marketing tool and utilized it to gain...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 5:43 am

Mobile Apps Generate Only 4% of Sales for e-Commerce Sites

Digital commerce has become a formidable channel for retail trading with changing consumer trends and new mobile technologies. The question is: are these changing mobile technologies–like apps–adding any value to e-commerce? Recent reports suggest that m-commerce apps do not...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 7:53 am

6 Common Logo Design Mistakes

1. Designing for today and not for tomorrow When designing a logo you must consider longevity, not the current fashion. A good logo will never need to be redesigned to stay up to date. It should be timeless. In 10 years from now it must still look contemporary. An outdated logo will make you look...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 9:12 am

5 Tips for Marketing in the Summertime

The weather is heating up but that doesn’t mean your marketing efforts should be cooling off. Summer means that they year is about half done which is a perfect time to update your marketing plan. As nice as it would be to hit the pool or the beach, the smart business owner should spend some...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 10:44 am

Ascher’s Janitorial – Spic & Span

Tis the season for spring cleaning, Fire Pixel completely re-created Ascher’s Janitorial WordPress Website with rotating featured posts (home page), rotating testimonials (home page).  We re-invented services and FAQ pages with a snazzy new search bar. Their news page features an...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 2:10 pm

How to Measure User Engagement on Your Website

Ideally when you design a website, it should have a specific goal or purpose. For some people, their website offers a virtual resume for themselves or service provided. For others, they are looking to sell a product rather than themselves. Or you might just be trying to attract attention to...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 1:21 pm

Picky, Picky, Picky

We’ve had two clients apologetically say they were being picky in the past week. In one case, it was about describing a plane as “our plane” when they actually charter the plane. The other was about making a phone number a bit larger. In both cases I wrote back, “Picky is...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 2:40 pm

Vita – Dachshund Mix

Vita is a house favorite! She is great with dogs and kids and cats. She is a standard sized doxie mx. House trained to a doggy door, crate trained and a love of a dog!The post Vita – Dachshund Mix appeared first on Massachusetts Web Designs.
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 2:40 pm

Tansy – Dachshund

  Tansy is a super cute little dog who is playful and friendly. she likes kids and other dogs and likes to cuddle. She is small about 10# and ready for her foreverThe post Tansy – Dachshund appeared first on Massachusetts Web Designs.
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 2:40 pm

Skylar – German Shepherd Dog Mix

3.5 month old GSD mix puppy girl. She is doing GREAT with training! SHe is holding her pee for 7 hours at night and then runs outside to do her business in the AM! Great very self assured  little puppyThe post Skylar – German Shepherd Dog Mix appeared first on Massachusetts Web Designs.
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 2:40 pm

Scarlett – Boston Terrier

Scarlett is a VERY loving little BT girl. She loves people so much, always looking for people’s attention. She plays well with other dogs and likes kids too! Her adoption fee is 500.00The post Scarlett – Boston Terrier appeared first on Massachusetts Web Designs.
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 2:40 pm

Rhett – Boston Terrier

Rhett is a beautiful Boston Terrier boy looking for his forever home. He is playful with other dogs and likes people, although at first he is a bit wary of new people. He likes toys and running around with his doggy friendsThe post Rhett – Boston Terrier appeared first on Massachusetts Web...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 5:21 pm

Flash for Business Websites: The Pros and Cons

Many customers turn to flash animation with an aim to make the site more attractive. Flash elements enliven the design, making the site more vivid and presentable. Live animated menu looks good, it enhances the effect of feedback. Text and links in flash are still badly indexed by search engines as...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 8:13 pm

New Dell PowerEdge Dual Core Servers

Hosting And Designs L.L.C. is announcing a new line of dual core dedicated servers from Dell. They have just been made available for lease on their site and come with a 3Ghz dual core processor, 8 GB’s of RAM and a 1TB SATA hard drive. The usual upgrades and add-ons are available with these...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 8:49 pm

HostGator Special Offer

  HostGator Dedicated Server Blowout Sale This HostGator special is a huge discount to their Dedicated Server hosting plans from May 14, 2013 to May 16, 2013.  This is a first time for HostGator, as they have never provided customers with such a significant discount on their dedicated...
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 10:35 pm

What is branding ?

By Noellyta et Faatim Branding action is an action that aims to work the image and / or brand awareness. [...]
Posted on Mon, May 13th, 2013 11:01 pm

WordPress vs. Magento for Ecommerce

E-commerce is a huge part of what makes that and I’m not so great. There are plenty of companies looking to get their slice of the e-commerce pie and make sales online, but which platform is the best for them.  At Atlanta SEO Labs we currently work with two platforms to support out...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 5:30 am

SEO Myth About Search Engine Submissions

SEO Myth About Search Engine Submissions Way back in the late 1990's search engines had submission forms, this allowed you to type in your websites URL (www.dradept.com) then submit the form so the search engine, soon after submission the search engine bot would crawl your website and...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 5:45 am

New Work: New York Party Invite

Here is a new birthday party invitation I designed. This one has a New York City theme. This was for the client’s 28th birthday party. She wanted to include the NYC skyline and wanted the invitation to look elegant and sophisticated. She wanted to keep it black and white because she planned...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 5:40 am

CIM Small Business Marketing Conference

We are delighted to be involved with the Chartered Institute of Marketing Small Business Marketing Conference on 24th May 2013. Event Summary Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm Date: Friday 24th May Venue: University of Hertfordshire, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield. AL10 9EU Price: £25 includes full day...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 6:30 am

Now Is The Right Time To Merge Google Plus With Google Places

Do you have a local business or place? If yes, you want to do business within a radius of 3-5 mile surrounding your place. Studies shows that 43% of Google queries are local searches. And 74% of these queries are … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 6:29 am

SEO And Social Media Have Profitable Connection For Your Business

In this competitive market, the growth in online businesses has made difficult for new lines to differentiate their presence. In this situation, effective SEO strategies have become an absolute requirement and it’s the only effective strategy for newbie’s and its only to get noticed...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 8:49 am

SEO Updates We Can Expect from Google in The Next Few Months

As Google has released many changes to its search engine algorithms and come down severely on suspicious SEO practices, people are always curious about upcoming changes in terms of SEO. Most people have to settle for speculations as Google is very tight-lipped about future changes it has planned....
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 8:20 am

5 Tips to Increase Your Sales Using Facebook

Thanks to the great expansion that have experienced social networks, many have found a way to make huge profits: large companies offer their services; small companies have managed to grow and be known by this means and especially Facebook, which has developed a system comprehensive advertising...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 9:31 am

How to optimize a target page or landing page?

Landing page play an important role in obtaining site traffic, however, to fulfill this objective must be designed according to certain factors that invite visitors to click on them. A destination page must be able to resolve the doubts of the visitor and show what the user is looking for. Here are...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 1:16 pm

America Talks Business Is the Anti-TED Conference for Growing Companies

PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2013 – Small business owners and entrepreneurs will gather in Philadelphia for the inaugural America Talks Business [...]
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 12:59 pm

Choosing Wisely How to Communicate

In today’s world, communication modes run the gamut from “in person” to social media. In between, we can communicate via phone, email, texting, and snail mail. The question we want to answer is what method is most effective to achieve our objectives. Purposeful communication can...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 2:59 pm

Social Crawlytics

One of the persistent problems with social media marketing is the difficulty of measuring its effectiveness. A new tool called Social Crawlytics is trying to help with that. Social Crawlytics takes a different approach from other social media monitoring tools: it doesn’t look at the reach of...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 1:22 pm

DESIGNFIRMS 2012 - 2013 GRAPHIC DESIGN AWARDS

We are pleased to announce that our logo design for the 7th Congress of Clinical Cardiovascular...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 8:36 am

5 Effective Ways To Improve Your Pay Per Click On Adwords Campaign

If you have an account and if you are managing your advertisement account through Google AdWords pay per click campaign for preventing target users of search engines and partner sites; do you know there several ways to track and analyze them, but this can easily confuse you and will drop you in a...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 9:47 am

Diving into Drupal Commons 3: Email Digests

So far we’re still loving Drupal Commons 3. Alas… no email content digests are to be found. You can receive emails for every piece of content that you follow on the site and as a user you can control which emails you receive down to the node level. But what if you want a big [...]
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 10:58 am

Vroom Vroom Truck Equipment

Fire Pixel completely re-created the website for Truck Equipment of Northeast Wisconsin.  Click on the locations (left side), each location has a unique page dedicated to the location contact info, hours, services and staff. Truck Equipment presently has several locations in Wisconsin and one...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 12:44 pm

Free Facebook Cover Fairy

Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 12:18 pm

Facebook Case Study: How Not to Manage Your Social Media

Those who frequent our blog platforms know we do our best to only share positive, helpful information. However, once in awhile a case study pops up out of no where that we can’t help but share. We can all learn from these situations. I am not going to do some big ol’ synopsis of the...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 1:48 pm

Customized Shoes eCommerce Website

web design, web development, ecommerce, customizable products About: Toronto designer Ashley Ebner is the founder of Joker’s Closet Inc, the first high fashion, hand crafted, customizable footwear brand that allows customers to design and customize shoes through an innovative online...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 1:21 pm

Website Makeover: A Financial Services Website

Northwest Arkansas financial planners Beale, Lee and Associates are rebranding their company. They’ve had significant growth and quite a bit of visibility with an ongoing radio show, major press mentions, and a forthcoming book by one of the principals. Headquartered as they are in the home...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 12:34 pm

AntiVirus Plugin for WordPress Websites

I had my first experience this month removing a virus from a wordpress website.  There is a first time for everything.  After looking at the files on the server I did a google search for virus removal plugins on google and found AntiVirus.  Ta Da!  I scanned the theme and...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 12:58 pm

How to Protect Your Online Reputation

Your name and brand can be your greatest asset. A name will either evoke pleasant emotions or negative experiences in others’ minds. A reputation is largely based on how others feel about you and what you have done to earn (or lose) their trust. Reputations take time and energy to maintain,...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 3:37 pm

Creating a website design in Photoshop – preparation for layout

Website template in Photoshop is not only a unique web design, but also an opportunity for the owner to express the creative talents in the graphical representation of the resource. But when implementing the design it is important to remember that the size of the pages should be minimal, so that...
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 9:47 am

Professional Networking and Link Building Go Hand in Hand

Why do professionals seem to have more of a social life than a work life? Well, because they probably do, and for good reason.
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 4:31 pm

All I Really Need to Know, Dr. Seuss Wrote in a Book!

Yes, I know, that quote really ends with “I learned in Kindergarten”, but think back to your own kindergarten experience, or visit any kindergarten in the country and I will bet their bookcases are loaded with Dr. Seuss books.  Why do you think that is?   After all, Dr....
Posted on Wed, May 15th, 2013 6:05 pm

Search Engine Optimization – Do It Yourself

There is no shortage of call centers working hard to sell SEO (Search Engine Optimization) services. Some of them are small fly-by-night operators, while others work at the venerable Yellow Pages. Sadly, many organizations (and people) succumb to these pitches, and spend significant dollars each...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 7:47 am

Manatee Association of Realtors Tech Tune Up

Webtivity will be showcasing our products and services as a vendor at the 2013 Manatee Association of Realtors Tech Tune Up.   We will be offering a number of special offers to Realtors who stop by our booth at the event, including website design, Search Engine Optimization and social...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 6:24 am

Shifting from iOS to Android Smartphone – How to Transfer your Stuff

Most people want to transfer from their Android mobiles to iPhones. That is the logical step. Or, it used to be so. But, the combination of Android Jelly Bean and high-quality Samsung mobiles, many people want to switch from iOS … Read more
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 7:20 am

Human Touch is Behind The Success of eCommerce

The emergence of internet made the concept of ecommerce booming everywhere. There is a huge shift in the shoppers from brick & mortar showrooms to e-store. In the last decade large acceptance in the ecommerce industry is seen as customers start trusting e-stores and shop freely. Through these...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 5:30 am

No Man Knoweth What Cometh: What Will Penguin 2.0 Bring?

 “Matt [Cutts] said that there will be a large Penguin update in 2013 that he thinks will be one of the more talked about Google algorithm updates this year,” were the words Barry Schwartz wrote on SearchEngineLand in March. Since then, there’s been no end to the speculation...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 9:14 am

Curtain goes up for Broadway.org

Lounge Lizard Launches The Official One-Stop Multi-Lingual Destination for Broadway (New York, NY) May 16, 2013 – Lounge Lizard is proud to announce the re-launch of BROADWAY.ORG, the ultimate resource for theatre-goers about Broadway shows in New York and North America. Site Features...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 9:14 am

The Official Web Design Company for Broadway Shows

Today is an exciting day at Lounge Lizard. We are proud to announce the re-launch of BROADWAY.ORG, the ultimate resource for theatre-goers about Broadway shows in New York and North America. The site was built in 6 languages within an Intuitive user-interface design and exciting visual layout....
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 9:14 am

The Official Web Design Company for Fashion

At Lounge Lizard we always welcome another web design client in the Fashion industry where creative freedom is always encouraged by the customer. For over 130 years collectively, Lifestyle, Trimco&Viaggio has been the leading suppliers for the visual merchandising industry. The company offers...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 10:00 am

Diary of a DrupalCon Rookie: An Introduction

For months, Duo Consulting has had our DrupalCon guest list on lockdown. Our lineup reads like this: Michael Silverman, CEO & Fearless Leader Scott Weston, Director of Development Gordon Makely, Drupal Developer Brian Krall, Duo Themer Mark Royko, Drupal Developer Sonny Cohen, Director of...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 10:00 am

What makes a successful website?

Purpose Understanding the business objectives for the website should be the first thing to consider and analyse. You may be building a website to attract new customers or provide an online experience for your existing customers, perhaps both. Whatever the purpose of your site, you must plan...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 11:26 am

Google’s new feature, Attach money in Email

Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 12:56 pm

Glide Interactive Signs Eight New Clients

Sarasota-based web development and marketing firm Glide Interactive experienced a successful start to the second quarter with the signing of eight new clients. The new clients are local and national and are engaging Glide Interactive for web design and development, graphic design, marketing and...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 9:58 am

Style Guide For Success

Whether you run a large corporation or own a small mom-and-pop shop, having a style guide is a key to business success. It acts as your company’s style bible, creating a cohesive identity that guarantees a consistent look and feel for your brand. What’s In A Style Guide? A...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 5:18 am

Seth Godin: Typography and Cultural Expectations

Seth Godin: Typography and Cultural ExpectationsTypography in your work isn’t for you. It doesn’t matter if you like it. It doesn’t matter if the committee likes it. After legibility, all that matters is what the recipient is reminded of. (And yes, it’s fine if the...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 5:01 pm

Usability from the Other Side

When you build a website for your company, usability for your visitors and customers has to be your number one concern. If you plan to keep up your own website, though, usability for the people doing that upkeep should also be high on the list. The screenshot here is from an educational website...
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 3:50 pm

If the Devil Can Wear Prada, Shouldn’t Dracula Wear Dior?

Scarlett Stoker’s new eBook, “Dracula in Dior,” is the first ever style guide for vampires, undead obsessives and Twilight and [...]
Posted on Thu, May 16th, 2013 3:50 pm

The Great Fashion of Gatsby

By: Zoe Reamy Baz Luhrmann’s  The Great Gatsby is a celebration of the “Golden Age” with a modern twist. The [...]
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 4:30 am

FAQ Friday: Are backlinks as powerful as they were before Google’s updates?

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in our FAQ Friday series. Each Friday, P1P co-owner Jon Ball answers frequently asked link building questions from YOU!  “Are backlinks as powerful as they were before Google’s updates?” I think backlinks are more...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 1:33 pm

What do you do When Project Budgeting is a Constraint for Your Company?

Have you ever declined possible clients because of low budgeting, such as a few hundred dollars a month because they want top placement but not willing enough to pay for it. How about possible...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 10:00 am

Talking Technology with Twelve Year Olds

On Wednesday we welcomed five eager twelve year olds to the Duo office. These tech-savvy pre-teens spent the day in River North visiting Duo, startup mecca 1871, and Google. Their host for the day, Duo’s CEO Michael Silverman, started the morning off with a dozen chocolate doughnuts and a...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 6:36 pm

Website Redesign for Cooper Technologies by LOJO

Things are definitely heating up this month! We just recently released a brand new client website design, courtesy of our talented team at LOJO! Cooper Technologies enlisted our help in giving their website a fresh look. Here is what their website looked like before:   Now here is what their...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 6:36 pm

Website Redesign for Excel Interpreting by LOJO

Excel Interpreting wanted to redesign their website to better represent their company’s capabilities in a more modern context. Our team worked hard to put together an attractive and highly functional website. Here is what it looked like BEFORE we arrived in the picture:   Here is what...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 6:36 pm

JR. MARKETING ANALYST

APPLY BEFORE April 30, 2013 LOJO, an award winning design, development, and marketing firm, located in Rocklin, California, currently seeks an experienced Jr. Marketing Analyst. The individual will report to LOJO’s Online Marketing Director and would fulfill the following responsibilities...
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 6:36 pm

Website Redesign for Watermelon Music by LOJO

Watermelon Music approached LOJO for a redesign of their website which we readily took head on. Here is the BEFORE version of their website:   Here is what their website looks now: The post Website Redesign for Watermelon Music by LOJO appeared first on .
Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2013 6:36 pm

Website Redesign for Supply Doc Inc by LOJO

We are proud to unveil our client’s new website, courtesy of our talented team at LOJO. Here is Supply Doc Inc’s former website before we performed web design services on their behalf:   Now here is what the website currently looks like in the present: The post Website Redesign...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 9:06 am

What is Responsive Web Design?

In a nutshell, Responsive Web Design (RWD) intelligently adapts the size and layout of your website to provide the user with the optimal viewing experience for the device they are using. Therefore you can easily read and navigate around a website with minimal resizing, scrolling and panning. With...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 11:41 am

Controlling Bylines in WordPress

Your WordPress website may show the name of the author on your blog posts, as in the screenshot from our lab site at left. Some do and some don’t, and it depends on the theme. This means you should talk with your designer when you’re having your site built, to ensure that the author...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 8:18 am

Different Types of Marketing

Due to the large number of techniques and tools used by marketing (especially since the advent of the Internet) to better study and use, it is usually classified into different types. Let’s look at what major marketing types exist: Direct Marketing The direct marketing is the promotion of a...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 1:37 pm

The Olive Reading List: May 17, 2013

Here’s a look at some of the things we’ve been reading, watching, and discussing in the Olive studio this week: UX Myths I’ll get out of the way and let them say it for me: “Build your website based on evidence, not false beliefs!” — Erik Norsted (@enorsted)...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 3:58 pm

Friday in Spring

I spent the morning on the computer working on three different projects, which I will describe only because they set up the conclusion of this little post (Or I think Read More...The post Friday in Spring appeared first on WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey.The post Friday in Spring appeared first on...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 4:22 pm

Free Dog Facebook Cover

Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 4:34 pm

A Star Is Born in LOJO Group!

Communication Arts featured our Creative Lead, Jennifer Kesler in their Insights section. The article is a true testament to Jennifer’s talent and her contributions to LOJO’s design team. As a full-service online marketing agency, we thrive on the creative acumen of our employees. From...
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 11:05 am

pride

  sometimes even the weakest soul is stronger than the environment it lives in.. sometimes even the the harshest environment cannot seep into the cracks of a soul in life.. we walk on this earth with pride.. pride that distinguishes us from one another, and differentiates us to become what we...
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 6:22 pm

SIQX Website Wireframes R2

Making some decent progress on wireframe concepts for the new website
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 6:22 pm

SIQX Final Design, Early Release

Prepping (nearly) final logo files for early release
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 6:22 pm

Alpine Homepage Layout Adjustments

Fine tuning landing page in preparation for launch.
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 6:22 pm

SIQX Logo Design R2

Second round digital design on new logo package.
Posted on Fri, May 17th, 2013 6:22 pm

SIQX Logo Concept Sketches

Various logo concept sketches by Hilary & Todd
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 4:34 am

The 9 Most Common Questions and Answers about Creating and Managing a Blog

Start at the blogging world can seem an impossible task when you are taking your first steps. Once you’ve digested the information first start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. There are some questions answers about creating and managing a blog 1. What to keep in mind when choosing a...
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 2:04 pm

Interns Experiences during The Month of May

Published on May 18, 2013 Last week, we (Noellyta Bahonda and Faatim Deme) covered two events : The lean impact [...]
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 3:18 pm

10 basic principles for creating a spectacular logo

How to make a logo effective and memorable? After all, the logo is a very important element of style and identity of the company or brand. Here are 10 basic principles necessary to create the correct logo. 1. Simplicity Almost all perfectly done logos are simple and clear. You need to use only the...
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 6:51 pm

Solstice in Times Square: Athleta Mind Over Madness Yoga 2013

Where: Times Square New York, NY Hosted By: Times Square Alliance The Times Square Alliance, founded in 1992, works to [...]
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 6:51 pm

The Governors Ball Music Festival 2013 – 3-Day Tickets

When: Friday, June 7, 2013 at 12:00 PM – Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 11:00 PM (EDT) Where: Randall’s Island [...]
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 7:41 pm

Three Imperatives for Revenue Growth

By S. Anthony Iannarino You want revenue growth? You want to make your goals? Here are your three imperatives. Create [...]
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 7:41 pm

Latest Hand-Picked List of Events, Contests and Awards

By Laura Leites Welcome to our latest curated list of events, contests and awards for small businesses, solo entrepreneurs and [...]
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 7:41 pm

Slideshare Is The Biggest Opportunity In B2B Content Marketing

By Michael Brenner In a recent conference, I was asked my opinion on what is the biggest opportunity in B2B [...]
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 7:41 pm

5 Startup Naming Rules From SXSW

If SXSW Interactive is any indication, and it usually is, then this is the age of the startup. It also [...]
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 7:41 pm

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin on the Myths of Entrepreneurship

It’s shaping up to be a banner year for Slava Rubin, the co-founder and CEO of Indiegogo, one of the [...]
Posted on Sat, May 18th, 2013 10:56 pm

25 Step SEO Master Blueprint

If you’re like most SEOs, you spend a lot of time reading. Over the past several years, I’ve spent 100s of hours studying blogs, guides, and Google patents. Not long ago, I realized that 90% of what I read each doesn’t change what I actually do - that is, [...]Click here to view...
Posted on Sun, May 19th, 2013 9:46 am

ManBearKelli

  ManBearKelli MANBEARKELLI-This is ManBearKelli… Watch out, she’s coming for your children! Related PostsMarch 21, 2013 -- Miklin SEO (0)Miklin Miklin SEO Miklin SEO promotes organic and paid SEO techniques. At Miklin SEO we focus on building socially optimized keywords to...
Posted on Sun, May 19th, 2013 5:33 pm

Systems That Build and Grow A Business

By Diane Helbig Keeping track of activity is a common challenge for small business owners. We wear many hats and [...]
Posted on Sun, May 19th, 2013 5:33 pm

What is Gangnam Style? And What Does it Mean for Business?

By Annie Pilon “Gangnam Style” is a song and music video by South Korean musician Psy. The phrase has become [...]
Posted on Sun, May 19th, 2013 5:33 pm

Read “Spank The Bank” to Choose the Right Financing for Your Business

By Pierre DeBois It was just a couple of years ago that I lamented about the lack of finance guides [...]
Posted on Sun, May 19th, 2013 4:54 pm

Been Caught Spamming: Don’t Get Spanked With Google’s New Panda 2.0 Algorithm Update

 There’s a lot of web chatter concerning the new Google algorithm update — set to roll out this month — and what to expect for the rest of 2013 with regards to SEO for Google. I think this latest algo update is the one that’s going to cause a lot of people who have been...
Posted on Sun, May 19th, 2013 11:15 pm

SEO at Google I/O

SEO at Google I/O   SEOATGOOGLEI/O– Google I/O is the number one technology conference of the year, where Google releases their new products for the upcoming year. Here are a few that seem super awesome.   Google Pixel Google Glass Google Racer Google Maps Google Music Updated...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 1:04 am

Pinterest Mobile App users have a Lot to Look Forward to

Pinterest has now made the mobile application version of their website as feature-packed as the desktop version. Pinterest has announced that the latest versions of their mobile apps – Android 1.5 and iOS 2.4 will have numerous new...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 1:04 am

Matt Cutts Busts the Latest SEO Misconception

To appear on the first page of search results, companies and online marketers will believe and implement any SEO technique or trick they have heard of. Using an SEO technique without any proper analysis have a negative impact on the search rankings of a web page. To maintain current rankings and to...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 1:48 am

Email Marketing Tips

Email is the most active medium to reach huge numbers of people. It is more powerful than social media networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Email generates 8.3 times as many messages in a single day. This figure is taken without considering the spam mails. One can imagine the importance...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 2:32 am

Optimize Your Social Profile With Powerful Content

If you are thinking of blowing horns loudly you will become a center of attraction then let me correct you this won’t help you, neither people will willing to hear all new strategies which you have discovered for online marketing. How to apply above scenario to your SEO? - Keep your content...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 3:33 am

Social Media Marketing for Arcadia Travel (IBL Group)

Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 5:22 am

Common Mistakes Designers Should Avoid During Client Meetings

Being human every person has a right to do mistakes but a famous quote says: “All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes”. The people who have made mistakes have a great opportunity to learn, to grow your skills, and become a stronger designer for your clients...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 8:54 am

7 Things I Did Not Know About Writing Before I Started

By John Jantsch I remember thinking I wanted to be a writer as far back as high school. Only thing [...]
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 8:54 am

Google+ Less Popular With Brands Than Facebook, Report Claims

By Joshua Sophy Have you updated your company’s Google+ page today? How about in the last week? Or month? … [...]
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 8:54 am

Making 179 Degree Changes

By S. Anthony Iannarino Ever wonder what you get when you sign up for my Sunday newsletter? It’s rare that [...]
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 8:21 am

Facts and Figures Every Business Leader Ought to Know About the Smart Mobile Revolution

A report by the special UN Agency ITU states that there will be more mobile subscriptions than people by early 2014. Mobile usage has peaked during the last two years, and the number of mobile users continues to expand. Over … Read more
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 8:48 am

Creating a Content Plan for Our Company

One of the main tasks of a community manager is to create and publish content that add value to their audiences and revitalize the brand presence in social networks. But this should not be done at random, but obviously requires some planning to try to get the best results. Why create a content...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 9:25 am

Strategy for SEO Get Ready for Google Now

Are you getting confused yet about what exactly you need to do about SEO? People have talked about regular SEO, mobile SEO, using social media and SEO, using Google Plus and SEO, and now here we are getting ready to talk about Google Now…and SEO. It’s okay if you want to...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 11:10 am

5 Advantages of Responsive Web Design

1. Your site looks presentable on all the devices Unlike Dynamic and static websites that appear the same way on all devices, Responsive websites will change their appearance depending on the device that is displaying the website. This ensures that your website is always presenting itself in the...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 12:47 pm

$1 Billion Tumblr Deal Turns 26-Year-Old Founder into Mega-Millionaire

By Joshua Sophy Have you ever dreamed of becoming a mega-millionaire with your next business idea? It’s a reality for [...]
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 11:06 am

Nice Nav Executive Mortgage

Thanks to a connection formed at the Lets Do Business group, Fire Pixel had the opportunity to create a new website for Executive Mortgage of Green Bay, WI. Executive Mortgage is a locally owned and operated Mortgage Broker dedicated to providing the best possible rate, term and mortgage product to...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 12:01 pm

P1P Webinar: ‘Take a Closer Look at Links – Why a Site Ranks’

Join Jon Ball, P1P’s VP of Business Development for a webinar on May 21st at 1pm EDT. This webinar, titled ‘Take a Closer Look at Links – Why a Site Ranks’ will showcase intensive original backlink research. P1P analyzed a random keyword and took a close look at the top...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 9:00 am

Black Hat Temptations

How do you get good results with a website? You create a steady flow of good content, communicate well with search engines, make sure you offer a high level of usability for your visitors, and of course maintain an excellent product and top quality customer service. Add strategic use of fastidious...
Posted on Sun, May 19th, 2013 8:27 pm

White Paper: How To Develop A Winning Online Franchise Strategy, and Grow Revenue 30%

Identifying Tactics and Strategies for Franchises Effective and efficient marketing is the lifeblood for franchisee lead generation. For franchise marketing strategies that continually struggle to meet the lead generation goals for the organization and its franchisees, or franchisors that rely...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 11:02 am

Great Usability Books for Web Designers

One thing that will always be true about the website designer and developer profession is that we will never be done with learning. Technology is always advancing and so are we. Here are some great books on usability. USABILITY Usability is the ease of...
Posted on Mon, May 20th, 2013 5:15 pm

Inexpensive Website Makeover

Recently I updated the look and feel of my website. I did it relatively quickly and without much customization. I thought I would describe the process to you in case you would like to do the same. Start With WordPress …Read more »The post Inexpensive Website Makeover appeared first on...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 5:57 am

EV SSL Certificates are Worth their Wait

Customers are learning the importance of web security and validation in e-CommerceSSL Certificates go beyond encryption technology for businesses that participate in e-commerce or need encryption on their servers.  They validate the website. Different SSL Certificates offer different degrees...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 7:01 am

Are you an Android Developer? There’s Some Good News for You!

Developers building apps for Android don’t have it easy. Whenever iOS development is compared with Android app development, most people bemoan the lack of perfect app development tool, fragmentation and low revenues in Android. Developing apps for Android is a … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 7:13 am

Investment on SEO worths?

Investment in SEO will worth because the investment you are doing here is for the better exposure of your website in the internet world as well. So by doing this you will be able to execute a good job. The investment of your money in SEO will definitely boost on your website promotion. One thing...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 9:43 am

Glide Interactive Launches Web Based Solar Kiosk

Glide Interactive recently launched Energy Ignite, a web-based solar kiosk that displays real-time updates of a solar installation site’s energy generation. Branded as a marketing tool for energy efficient businesses and solar installation professionals, Energy Ignite offers a customized...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 9:16 am

3 Major Improvements that PHP 5.4 Offers

Alright, PHP 5.4 is finally here and it has some vast improvements from it’s predecessor PHP 5.3 that are going to amaze anyone that is into web development, to say the least. These latest improvements have significantly improved PHP 5.4′s elegance while fine tuning the performance...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 10:34 am

How to convert a bitmap to a vector with CorelDraw

Unlike vectors, bitmaps (or rasters) loose quality when you enlarge them. Sometimes you need a larger drawing of something and all you’ve got is a small bitmap. You want your designs to have high quality, especially when you are going to print it. That’s why converting (or tracing) a...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 10:26 am

Bing Places for Business

  Bing Business Portal is now Bing Places for Business, this transition comes with a few new bells and whistles.  Exciting??!  No, not really, but changing the name did give them an excuse to blast everyone on their mailing list.  Worthwhile?  Absolutely!  If you...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 10:53 am

Distinctly Geeky Things in Web Creation That We Loved In 2013

Needless to say, world of website creation is constantly embryonic and sprouting without taking a note of how far it has come. Designers were never serious for website creation and that’s what add to the inimitability of web. Previously, you loved many highlights halfway throughout the year...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 11:19 am

SESSION NOTES: Games People Play (and the modules that enable them)

GOOD MORNING, DRUPALCON! I wanted to share some resources for our Director of Development, Scott Weston’s, presentation on gamification this afternoon. Scott’s presentation will focus on several aspects of gamification including strategies for implementing a successful gaming...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 11:19 am

Diary of a DrupalCon Rookie: The Schedule

The anticipation is building. We’ve had our official DrupalCon meeting and our team dinner reservation has been made. Brussels Sprouts with bacon sherry cream at Toro Bravo on Tuesday before the Media Current and ImageX after party? Yes, please. If your schedule looks anything like mine,...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 12:47 pm

Website Design for Royal Hauteness by LOJO

LOJO Group designed a brand new website and identity package for Royal Hauteness, a company that specializes in personal shopping, style consulting, and simplifying the art of social gestures. We designed them a new logo and created a new website that would represent their company well as a hip and...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 9:00 am

Likeable Business, by Dave Kerpen: A Review

Likeable Business: Why Today’s Consumers Demand More and How Leaders Can Deliver is a followup to Kerpens’ Likeable Social Media. This book is not primarily about online marketing, though Kerpen is an expert on social media. The book is about making your business likeable to customers...
Posted on Tue, May 21st, 2013 4:43 pm

How to Purchase a Domain

Do you have a new product coming out soon? Are you starting a business and need a website? Expanding your marketing techniques? Registering an appropriate domain is a good place to start! Here’s how you can purchase a domain name using the reputable registrar, 1and1. Step 1: Visit 1and1.com....
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 2:44 am

What Most Small Business Website Designing Is About?

Have you ever thought about what is critical for your small business? Is it user engagement, boastful metrics, countable likes and shares, conversions, content optimization and distribution or user and client relationship? I guess everything but to determine which is … Read more
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 3:43 am

Top 5 New Pieces of Technology Your Business Can’t Survive Without

Running a business requires skill and dedication far beyond that of a normal job, and there’s no way to compete in the modern business world without the right technology to boost performance and efficiency. Here are the top five new pieces of business technology that no company can survive...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 6:00 am

SEO Myth About Meta Tags

SEO Myth About Meta Tags Many years ago search engines valued the meta tag.  This tag was used to tell search engines what your website is about.  All you had to do was put a number of relevant keywords into this tag.  This allowed the search engines to index your site...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 6:07 am

Top Web Marketing Tips

Marketing is the strategy used by businesses to sell their products and services. With the increased usage of web technology, more users are making use of it to reach a wide customer base. Web Internet marketing is not easy as it seems. There has to be a systematic and planned approach to make it...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 7:19 am

CIM Small Business Marketing Conference Enquiry Form

Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 7:16 am

Internet Hosting Advice That Should Not Be Missed

Anybody who wants to make a web site for public access should select a web hosting service. A webhosting service is a company that provides customers with a server to retailer data and makes their website obtainable on the internet. It can be troublesome to wade by the entire internet hosting...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 7:40 am

Important Optimization Guidelines For Ecommerce Site Structure

Tim Berners-Lee the inventor of the world wide web once said :-”People think eCommerce is just people browsing, but there’s more to it because more and more people are using programs and agents to shop for the best deal, and that’s how they are going on your site”.Hats off...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 11:09 am

Donuts and Inbound Marketing Workshop – Friday, May 24th

As a business owner, do you avoid creating an online marketing campaign because you don’t quite know where to start? Do you wonder how you’ll reach your target audience in the online community? While marketing online with content offers, blogs, and social media may either...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 1:44 pm

5 reasons why your website does not attract buyers

Research has shown that there are a number of reasons why some websites do not attract buyers. We’ve put together a list of this reasons to help you avoid having an unattractive website. 1. The site lacks intuitive way for buyers One critical mistake of many small and medium-sized businesses...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 9:00 am

Marketing Successfully to Teens — Ur Doin It Wrong

Teens in America have serious purchasing power. Most keep their money from babysitting or after school jobs, few contribute to their household economy, and many receive allowances or payments for chores throughout their teen years. They also have a lot of influence over household buying decisions....
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 4:43 pm

5 Free Presentation Folder Mockup PSD Templates

5 Free Presentation Folder Mockup PSD TemplatesBefore a presentation folder design has been printed, it often doesn’t look very much like a folder at all. That’s where these handy mockup PSD templates come in; they allow you to turn your raw design files into a graphic that resembles...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 7:10 pm

What Makes Future Proof Web Design?

The internet is always changing, it seems like there’s a constant battle of change and acceptance with a ridiculous amount of browsers, devices and standards. Web designers know how increasingly difficult it has become. Good designers and developers recognize the job of good web design is...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 2:39 am

Significance of Customer Testimonials in online business

There are two primary goals of a business, first is achieving maximum profit and another is to get 100% customer satisfaction. It is necessary to take the feedback of the customer regarding the product which would be easy to know the customer’s degree of satisfaction. There are many reasons...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 3:04 am

SEO for Career Websites: Call of the Day!!

In the recruiting world for the last few years, SEO has become extremely essential. The whole idea is appealing that the qualified job seekers while searching Yahoo, Google or Bing can see your job advertisements, which are optimized by SEO. It is very imperative to imply an SEO strategy in proper...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 7:00 am

How To Plan Your Week When You Have Tons To Do

By Natalie MacNeil Have you ever been told you should just focus on one thing at a time? It’s way [...]
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 6:26 am

London Finance Photography

Photographer Grantly Lynch Selection of corporate finance photographs captured in a reportage style. This type of office photography is becoming very popular for use on websites as it helps corporate companies project a natural and realistic image of themselves to existing and potential clients....
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 7:12 am

Self-Employment Do and Don’ts: Create the Right Balance

By Richard White When you are planning to start your new business and become self-employed, you need to know about [...]
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 7:12 am

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Good Content

By Drew Hendricks Getting good content is difficult enough. It often needs to come from a professional SEO writer, not [...]
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 7:12 am

Every Interaction Matters

By S. Anthony Iannarino Every interaction with your clients (and dream clients) counts. It all matters. That first cold call [...]
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 7:12 am

Why Website Analytics Are Vital For Your Business

By Phillip Klien Ten years ago, it was enough for a business to create a website, cast it out into [...]
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 7:52 am

Steps To Write an Powerful Article

How do you create an article that people want to read? How do you attract to more visitors? It’s not as difficult as you imagine. Determine the theme of your article. First you need to decide the general topic you want to write. Could it be cars, real estate, horses, internet commerce? Once...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 9:35 am

Icons for Your Website

Icons, on the web, are little images that provide information.   Some common places where we see them: social media icons are clickable buttons that take you to the site owner’s social media accounts. Here we see Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn icons in colors that complement...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 10:31 am

7 Solid Techniques for Creating Urgency in Sales

View original at 7 Solid Techniques for Creating Urgency in Sales.Even the most punctual, disciplined person can probably admit that he or she has waited until the last minute to do something—be it pay a bill just before the due date, use a coupon on the day it expires, or frantically finish...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 11:03 am

SEOs – Change, Before You Are Changed!

I am sure that you will be well aware about Google Penguin Version 2.0 rolling out from yesterday – May 22, 2013. It is 4th update in Penguin series, but after 1st update the next 2 were just data refresh … Read more
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 11:57 am

Housing Development Company in UK Selects Glide Interactive as Internet Marketing Agency

Glide Interactive is pleased to announce it was recently selected by Bower Mapson, UK-based housing development company, to create an online presence for their new project Buttercross Homes. Glide Interactive will design their website, scheduled to launch later this summer, and develop both online...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 12:30 pm

Penguin 2.0 Now Live

Matt Cutts announced yesterday May 22nd that Penguin 2.0 is now live, affecting roughly 2.3% of English-US queries. Penguin 2.0 is also worldwide, with the scope of affected websites varying by language. Cutts made the announcement through his blog, as well as on This Week In Google. This is the...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 3:00 pm

Do seo backlinks work anymore?

Do backlinks work anymore or with recent changes to Google have they become unnecessary? It is an interesting question that many people would love to know the answer to. For years SEO experts have towed the backlinks line, saying that it is the end-all-by-all way to build up your site. Now you have...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 3:22 pm

Checklist for Mobile Application Development

The mobile app industry is booming. Every day it grows bigger. The most important thing that an app developer needs to keep in mind is that change is inevitable in this industry. What’s hot today may not be hot tomorrow. A developer trying to sell an app on today’s market without a plan...
Posted on Thu, May 23rd, 2013 4:49 pm

How Affiliate Marketers Can Use Twitter For Profit

Businesses need advertising to grow. With the Internet opening doors to new ways of marketing and new ways to get customers, businesses are finding that they need to use this new medium to grow their potential. Social media marketing is one of the techniques that could potentially help a business...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 9:27 pm

White Hat SEO is the way to go. Penguin 2.0 rolled out today affecting millions of website

Matt Cutts has announced today Pinguin 2.0 roll out. He called it the “Next Generation of Penguin Webspam Algorithm”. Millions of websites are affected as he stated that about 2.3% of English-US queries are affected to the degree that a regular user might notice. Penguin 2.0 rolled out...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 12:01 am

Why Search Engine Optimization?

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Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 1:40 am

Cleaning up Your Blog

There’s always something you could be doing to improve your blog, and sometimes it seems like the only way to tackle this is to start small. But from adding ways to subscribe to removing broken links, small improvements have correspondingly little impact on your site. But what about making...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 2:00 am

May Twitter Recap: Good Tweets and People You Should Follow

As you can imagine, I spend a lot of my time on various social networks while in the office.  It’s just part of the territory. In addition to running campaigns for both Magic Logix and our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 3:30 am

FAQ Friday: What can I do to Remove Bad Links?

Editor’s Note: This week we’re answering two questions in one. Penguin 2.0 is waddling around the internet now, and we thought we’d tackle some link removal questions.  “What can I do to remove ‘bad links’ that are not relevant?” and “Which types...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 4:24 am

5 Essential Aspects in Web Design for SEO

Today the immense of competition generated by Internet is becoming an increasingly important design and functionality of websites. Technical aspects to SEO, usability which provides the user page, among other features are just some of the points that must be based on the development of a page. In...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 5:34 am

Penguin 2.0 Rocks

Related Posts January 11, 2013 — 7 Things To Avoid (6)7 Things To Avoid Greenwood Village, Colorado, January 14th, 2013. MiklinSEO INC is an Organic White Hat SEO firm, focusing on transparency, relevancy and originality in web design and s… January 18, 2013 — Say Hello To...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 9:53 pm

The Rookie Rundown: Day Two

What a day it has been! The delightful party hosted by mediacurrent at Rockbottom last night (thank you!) didn’t steal any of the conference’s momentum today as the enormous crowd of 3,300 returned for day two of DrupalCon Portland. I am currently enjoying a delicious pour from Phase 2...
Posted on Wed, May 22nd, 2013 9:53 pm

The Rookie Rundown: Day One

    My alarm went off at 5:45 this morning so I could hoof it across the river to Voodoo Doughnuts. Walking across the Willamette River was a beautiful start to the day. I urge every other conference attendee to take some time and go for a walk while in Portland. Want to make friends...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 7:42 am

SEO: Not Only The Ranking Is Important

Since search engine optimization industry grew, the main concern of the sellers has been providing its customers good position within the search results. Perform an optimization in the search engines is not limited to the effective keyword research and its application within a website, but also...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 10:45 am

Giving Facebook a Kick

Most companies need to be on Facebook now. Not only will people look for you — your company may also have a blank page set up automatically by Facebook, so you look completely lame when they find you. In general, success with Facebook (and each company will have a different definition for...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 11:31 am

When projects spiral out of control

So I ran across this nugget today. The BBC has given up on a massive project for managing their digital content. I’d hate to have been in the room when the executives realized how much money they flushed down the toilet. We see this all the time at VIA Studio. Platforms are exciting tools to...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 11:59 am

The Olive Reading List: May 24, 2013

Here’s a look at some of the things we’ve been reading, watching, and discussing in the Olive studio this week: Typographic Design Patterns And Current Practices Data, charts and graphs showing the trending uses of typography in web sites. — Luke Prosser (@lukeprosser) Teens...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 12:00 pm

Upcoming Inbound Marketing Workshops at The Whole Brain Group

As a business owner, do you avoid creating an online marketing campaign because you don’t quite know where to start? Do you wonder how you’ll reach your target audience in the online community? While marketing online with content offers, blogs, and social media may either...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 1:33 pm

How to Set up an Email Signature in Gmail

I was just asked this, by a client who liked my jazzy little email signature…so here you go… How to set up and email signature in gmail    Heather is the owner and creative director of Third Eye Studio, a graphic/web/art studio located in Lake Worth, South...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 5:36 pm

The Online Marketing Insider 2: Autoresponder Strategies [Podcast]

In this second episode of The Online Marketing Insider, the host Tariehk Geter, shares with you some strategies on using autoresponders to grow your business. Email marketing via autoresponder can help you increase traffic, increase sales, and grow your business. Tariehk Geter is the Marketing...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 6:37 pm

SIQX Website Mockups R2

Second pass at layout design, focusing on homepage and product page templates
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 6:37 pm

SIQX Logo Proof

Running some test prints with the new logo design.
Posted on Sat, May 25th, 2013 2:20 am

Loving the New Google Maps API

Related PostsDecember 5, 2012 -- 10 Easy Tips To Help You With SEO (0)10 Things To Help You With SEO 1. Insert two linked and relevant keywords on each page. 2. Create a Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, Twitter, Google + etc... The more social network sites that are...March 10, 2013 -- Beginners SEO...
Posted on Sat, May 25th, 2013 9:26 pm

SEO vs PPC: Which is Better For your Business?

The long standing battle of SEO vs PPC for your business is an easier choice.  Here a hint…  you shouldn’t have to choose. In this video: 0:20 – What should you be doing? 0:34 – Am I biased? 0:52 – Are you looking at the whole picture? 1:35 – Which one...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 3:01 pm

The Rookie Rundown: Day Three

I took a slightly different approach to day three of DrupalCon. Instead of running between the sessions like a mad woman scribbling notes and connecting the dots between a handful of topics, I participated in a BOF and made my way across the exhibit hall floor talking marketing with anyone who...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 3:28 am

Importance of color and shape, from designers point of view

One of the most difficult and easiest at times decisions that designer has to resolve is usage of color and selection of shape of an object when doing website design and graphic design. Different colors and shapes mean different things, help or distract user from understanding subject of an...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 3:28 am

Northern Virginia website design company

Northern Virginia Website Design Company and Graphic Design Firm LightMix is web design and web development company based in Vienna, Virginia and we create effective websites for Virginia businesses, which deliver measurable result, sell services, allow businesses to operate efficiently and get...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 3:28 am

LA Web Design. Los Angeles Website Design and Development.

Los Angeles Website Design. We designed marketing website for LA medical company, Los Angeles Gastroenterology Institute. Website features user friendly layout, open design, effective marketing and sales elements helping this company acquire more leads. We integrated various online chat...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 3:28 am

Email newsletter templates and email newsletter design

Email newsletter design tips One of primary methods of outbound marketing is email campaign. When designed, written and structured correctly, email promotion will produce very good return on investment. It is important to understand what key factors should be considered when planning and...
Posted on Fri, May 24th, 2013 3:28 am

Starting Forex Brokerage

Starting Forex Brokerage with branding and Identity design Forex trading industry unfortunately gets its’ share of bad reputation due to unprofessional approach to branding. Get rich quick schemes, which target uneducated crowd get mixed with professional traders. One of primary ways to get...
Posted on Sun, May 26th, 2013 10:00 am

Memorial Day: A Reminder to Remember

Memorial Day weekend for many has become the long weekend for family vacations, picnics, and a deep breath away from the work week. It’s a time for rest and joy…but also remembrance. What is Memorial Day? The holiday was officially proclaimed “Decoration Day” by...
Posted on Sun, May 26th, 2013 11:26 am

Washington DC website design – HAC

Washington DC website design – Housing Assistance Council.   LightMix designed interactive website for Washington DC non-profit organization, Housing Assistance Council. Website features interactive searchable map showing current housing data in visual format and generates up-to-date...
Posted on Sun, May 26th, 2013 1:15 pm

Writing Right Meta Data for Your Website

It’s no secret that for the successful positioning in the WWW, there are some rules for the submission of website information to be indexed by search engines and all kinds of link directories. 1. Writing the title of the project (60-70 characters) The idea is that each page should have its...
Posted on Sun, May 26th, 2013 1:49 pm

How to Speed Up Your Website Load Time

One of the most common mistakes of people working on websites is to neglect the importance of a speedy load time. Designing a website to please the search engines and your valuable visitors should always include a fast load time, … Read more »
Posted on Sun, May 26th, 2013 7:04 pm

Web Design Promotion

Offering 25% discount to new web design clients on their first web design project. The promotion ends July 15th, 2013.
Posted on Mon, May 27th, 2013 8:04 am

New Work: Printable Invitations for Greetings Island

I had the fun task of designing these ten printable invitations for GreetingsIsland.com. Here are my bachelor, bachelorette, BBQ, birthday and dinner party invitations: And here are my graduation party, pool party, house party, sleepover and summer party invitations. You can see all of them on the...
Posted on Mon, May 27th, 2013 9:00 am

The Zero Moment of Truth

Sterling Tucker of the Natural Fruit Corporation asked me the other day if I knew about the first and second moments of truth for CPG companies — the famed FMOT and SMOT. The first moment of truth is when a customer decides to buy the item in the store. The second moment of truth is [...]
Posted on Mon, May 27th, 2013 9:00 am

How Writing has Evolved Due to the Internet

The English language, like all other languages, is constantly evolving. Whether we like it or not, the digital era has had a huge impact on how people use the English language to communicate. From the overly formal language used by writers...
Posted on Mon, May 27th, 2013 9:18 am

Matt Cutts Rounds Up the Top SEO Mistakes that Most Companies Make

Even with excellent content and attractive websites, most companies fail to attract the expected amount of web traffic because of basic SEO mistakes that they commit. In this video, Matt Cutts – Head of the Google Webspam team lists the top SEO mistakes that he sees frequently. According to...
Posted on Mon, May 27th, 2013 9:42 am

Benefits Of Employment Over a Long Run at a Concern

Human Resources are very important for any business, regardless of how small or large and it seems that getting the best people to work for a company is not as simple as one might think. People are not only motivated by salaries, but they also want to ensure they can work in a pleasant environment...
Posted on Mon, May 27th, 2013 11:22 am

Lookin’ Good OR Specialists

Fire Pixel and BAER Performance Marketing are happy to announce the launch of a new website for OR Specialists. OR Specialists, Inc. is a medical device distributorship serving all of Northeastern and Central Wisconsin. They represent Conmed-Linvatec, Hall Mpower, MTF and New Wave Surgical.
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 2:16 am

How Website Building is Analogous To Building A House

I still get gesticulated sometimes in my office by hearing the comments of my workmates there he goes again with the house talk! .It has become an analogy which i can hear from other colleagues as well. The web showroom has a unique way to build a website along with different roles defined for...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 6:40 am

Common Mistakes Mobile Developers Must Avoid while Developing Branded Apps

Marketing teams of all large brands find themselves in the middle of a mobile revolutions. They understand the importance of a mobile presence. So, they come to developers to explore the ideas of creating mobile apps or websites that can … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 6:21 am

Why iPad May be Losing the Grip over the Tablet Market

The iPad is world’s first modern tablet. Sure, there had been other attempts at creating similar touchscreen devices before, but it was iPad that gained popularity and praise against all expectations. Just a few months before the iPad was launched, … Read more
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 12:39 pm

When to Upgrade your Dedicated Server

  Traffic and bandwidth upgrades Do you need to have a 1Gbps unmetered dedicated server or 100TB traffic dedicated server? Yes, if your traffic requirements meet this number. However, in most cases even a 10Mbps port can suffice or a faster 100Mbps port. There is no need to upgrade server if...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 11:58 am

Eli Pariser video about online search information filtering

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Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 3:52 pm

Southern Bride & Groom Redesign

One of our major recent projects was a full-scale redesign of the Southern Bri… more
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 4:00 pm

P1P Link Building Roundup #4: Articles You May Have Missed Last Week

Editor’s Note: I’m stepping in for the Roundup this week and it will be a bit shorter than our previous entries. It was Memorial Day yesterday so it’s also a day late, so please forgive me for that. Still, all three of these articles are essential reads. We tackle the anatomy of a...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 4:30 pm

Communicating with a Single Voice

Many Voices, One Chorus Each section of a choir is responsible for its own tonality, volume, and range of notes. If you could only listen to the altos sing their part of Mozart’s Requiem, it might be difficult to identify the music. But really good singers know how to blend their...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 5:00 pm

Great lead capture methods to turn your traffic into sales!

So what is “lead capture” anyways? It’s the bulls-eye of your website! In almost every case, if your website is generating leads, it’s doing it’s job! The whole purpose behind any method of lead capture is to capture a prospect’s information...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 6:29 pm

A Primer on Online Advertising

Online advertising is not the same as online  marketing. Online marketing includes having a great website, blogging regularly, using social media in strategic ways, linkbuilding, and all kinds of other stuff that isn’t advertising. However, there are times when you want to use ads. Say...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 3:00 am

10 Great Photoshop Tutorial Sites You Must Bookmark!

When it comes to Photoshop and graphic design there are always going to be new things to learn. The software is always updating, new plug-ins are created, brush packs available and new exciting filters are created to enhance photos and create effects that were not possible before. The best way to...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 10:00 pm

5 Technological Breakthoughs Your Website Redesign Must Have

By David Langton Advancement in design and programming technology makes for a perfect storm: Now is the best time to [...]
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 10:00 pm

Marketing And The Internet Of Things

By Michael Brenner Talk about Big Data! Did you know there are already almost twice as many “things” connected on [...]
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 10:00 pm

Love Grumpy Cat Images? Artists Create Awesome Art of Feline Sensation

By Annie Pilon If you have been online over the past 6 months, you probably know about Grumpy Cat. The [...]
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 10:00 pm

All Problems Are People Problems

By S. Anthony Iannarino All problems are really people problems. To make the case that all problems are people problems, [...]
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 12:58 am

Responsive Web Design

Top Three Reasons Why You Should Use Responsive Web Design The ever-changing technology is bringing in new ways to communicate with the world. Among the various ways, mobile is the most paramount means for all most every human being on this earth to connect with the each other. Today, the world is...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 4:39 am

Google Builds Serious Strategies To Rein The Android App Scene in 2013

At Android Studio, Google has recently announced a completely new development environment for Android. With this update it has included a number of layout tools for different devices and tablets, as well. Changes made to the Android’s code are visible … Read more
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 2:27 am

Social Media As An Effective Experience For Business Growth

Social Media is being extensively used for business growth. This is one of the most promising resources. Many business organizations have achieved great success by using social media as a multi channel for business growth. Here are some tips for making it your social media tool a success for your...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 6:20 am

5 Strategies for an Effective Online Affiliate Marketing

If you are looking for a way to make online money, you can leverage the traffic of your site and build a steady stream of income through affiliate marketing. The secret to maximizing your profits is to engage visitors and make them want to return to your site for more information. Affiliate...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 10:08 am

How to Generate 5 Times the Leads You Are Today

By John Jantsch One of the greatest lead generation tactics around is the trusted referral. I mean, I know you [...]
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 10:08 am

What If I Share a Celebrity’s Name? Google Reputation Management Nightmare

By Ann Smarty In an era when people are used to searching others on the Internet that they are going [...]
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 10:08 am

The World Has Changed. Has Your Marketing?

By Michael Brenner This week I am joining hundreds of B2B Marketing colleagues at the annual conference for the Business [...]
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 10:08 am

First In-Depth Exhibition Exploring Digital Fabrication in Contemporary Art, Architecture, And Design

New York, NY (May 21, 2013)—Exploring the latest trends in digital fabrication, Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital at the [...]
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 10:30 am

The Hidden Gems of DrupalCon 2013

Reflecting on the buzz and blur of last week that was my third DrupalCon, my mind goes back to a few things that were my big takeaways from the conference. The sessions I attended were all great, however these hidden gems were like the Oreo cookie crumbles topping my Dirty Doughnut from Voodoo! THE...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 10:33 am

5 Uses of Google Wallet in Security and Business

Nowadays going mobile is one of the best options to go about everyday business. It allows anyone to have access to virtually almost anything just with one push of a button or a flick of a finger. Websites, establishments, stores are going mobile and even the way we transact with these...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 11:37 am

SilverStripe CMS

SilverStripe is a new-to-me content management system out of New Zealand. They’ve recently been chosen by the government of New Zealand for a major project, so they may become better known on their home turf. I’m always interested to know about any new CMS, so I tried it out — and...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 1:22 pm

How to Design Your Blog For SEO Purposes

No matter how the way the search engines do when it comes to indexing websites, blogs, and pages, optimization of content still remains the key to success. If you are aiming to earn big bucks using your websites, working on … Read more »
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 1:52 pm

New SSL Certificates Available

  We are now able to provide SSL certificates for any dedicated server or VPS customers. These will be available via GeoTrust and are offering most of their SSL certificates from the QuickSSL kind to the more expensive TrueBusinessID with Extended Validation. (TrueBusinessID is not necessary...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 2:53 pm

How Free Apps can Make More Money than Paid Apps

The first thing most people do when searching for any kind of app is to type the word “free” before the word “download”. Most people hate spending money if they don’t have too. This means that if two apps both do the same thing, chances are good that the free app will...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 2:57 pm

Practical aspects for creating a good website

Modern people can hardly live without Internet, so the average person dedicates a few hours a day to visit various sites. Some people play online games, some read news while others search for necessary and useful information. Many have their own personal blogs, where they share interesting...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 4:20 pm

Bad Reviews Can Be Devastating

I recently read an article in Forbes about the Ripoff Report. The Ripoff Report is controversial because it allows anonymous persons to complain about any company or person and will not remove the complaint under any circumstances. Further more, it …Read more »The post Bad Reviews Can...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 4:49 pm

Finnish Design, Art and Technology

By Noellyta Bahonda and Faatim Deme That he is more beautiful than art? Everything is about art, we are all [...]
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 5:37 pm

Free Oklahoma Strong Facebook Page

Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 5:53 pm

The SEO Chronicles: The Silent Killer – Are you a victim?

Thursday, 10:32pm… A woman is sitting in a dimly  lit office, tapping away at the keyboard and frantically ruffling through papers, frustrated. She finishes the email she was writing. Her posture changes, she physically changes gears, stacking some papers and files off to her side. She...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 1:41 am

Why You Never Want to Search for a Free Website Theme

A WordPress website’s theme is like its outfit. It grabs visitors’ attention in this ADHD world we live in. It gives visual clues to the personality behind the site. It can help tell your story. So of course you want your theme to fit perfectly. There are premium theme options all over...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 7:48 am

Google Penguin 2.0

The search engine universe has once again been turned on its head by another major update by the engineers at Google.  Penguin 2.0 was a major update rolled out by Google last week that is aimed at improving search results (i.e., getting rid of the people who are playing games and trying to...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 7:17 am

Why Should I Switch My Old Website to WordPress?

The best reason to change a static website to WordPress is to gain the ability to update your website with new information about your work and life, whenever you’d like, via the famous WordPress Dashboard (a web page back end that is protected from public view). You also gain access to a...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 7:34 am

The Secrets On How To Boost Your Website Conversion Rate

Our goal is to earn money from our websites, and this is the main reason why we take the time and effort to work on the design, content, SEO, of our websites. But did you know that you can still … Read more »
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 8:16 am

Create Eye-Catching YouTube Channel Pages

People are clamoring for more visual content and what can be better than creating videos for fans, followers and potential customers. Videos also have more potential to go viral than textual content and are much more share-worthy and...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 8:16 am

Use Pinterest Wisely for Your Online Marketing Initiative

Images are far more interesting than plain textual content and are instantly eye-catching. Even companies that don’t necessarily need to depend on images should use high-quality images on their websites to make their websites much more...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 9:15 am

How to Create Effective Content to Improve Your SEO

At present those who engage in SEO have more power than you think. Thanks to their strategies can increase traffic and sales for their client’s sites. Its activities are no longer limited to generate links or maintain a good rating with the search engines, thanks to advances and changing...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 10:54 am

street photography series: harbour life

  contrasts and expressions of still life within moments of lives.. contrasts of souls walking on an endless mission to live, some to explore, some to achieve, some to strive, some to simply just breath… contrast is what life is, and expressions of contrasts are what we bring..  ...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 10:15 am

Review: Spider-Man turn Off The Dark

Featuring music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy Award® winners Bono and The Edge, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is a [...]
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 5:44 pm

What a Great Homepage Does to Hook Customers

You only have a few seconds to grab their attention, so stop being boring and start being useful, says AM Venture’s Patrick Wood. The average human’s attention span clocks in at a brisk eight seconds. But experts say the average consumer’s is even less than that....
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 6:03 pm

P1P Chats | A Conversation on the SEOmoz Rebrand

Editor’s Note: The opinions in this piece don’t necessarily reflect those of Page One Power as a company. This isn’t a news piece. You can read about the Moz rebrand and get the news right from the source. We’ve been talking about the change from SEOmoz to Moz all day at the...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 6:10 pm

Are You Too Old for WordPress?

No, you’re not too old for WordPress. We recently set up a WordPress site for a 78 year old man, and he’s not too old for WordPress, so it’s a good bet that you aren’t too old, either. There were some things we noticed in working with this client, and we think they might be...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 2:00 am

‘Growing Slowly Doesn’t Mean You’re Stagnant’

Amy Simmons, co-founder and CEO oft he Austin institution Amy’s Ice Creams, says you shouldn’t only be focused on fast growth. alibee/Flickr Amy’s Ice Creams South Congress Ave location in Austin, TX “Growing slowly doesn’t mean you’re stagnant. There’s...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 3:15 am

How to Effectively Make Your Site Social Media-Friendly

Having a website has become something of a necessity for businesses these days, due to the global paradigm shift where more and more people are integrating online activities with their lives. Besides this fundamental reason of going where the market goes, there are also great benefits to having an...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 3:30 am

FAQ Friday: Are there any techniques for B-2-B link building that don’t involve Social Media?

Editor’s Note: Every Friday, Jon Ball answers YOUR link building questions! This week we’re talking about social media and the B2B sector.  “Are there any new techniques for B-2-B link building that don’t involve Social Media?” Almost all of them. B-2-B in Social...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 6:18 am

Stay Healthy to Pursue Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

As an entrepreneur, you may have found it difficult to maintain a consistent exercise regimen and a proper diet. You are not alone in this. The same discipline and drive that enables an individual to start up a business and keep it going can often fall by the wayside when it comes to habits like...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 8:54 am

10 Effective Editing Tips for Content Writers

Almost everyone has a blog nowadays or is actively writing content for the internet. However, how many bloggers actually do get famous? There are also numerous writers who have really good ideas but their content never gets noticed. Most...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 8:54 am

Marketing Needs to Be Reinvented Constantly

People don’t realize the fact that we use marketing almost everyday. When we try and convince a child to eat his/her vegetables or negotiate the price of an item, we are trying to get the other person to do something differently. This persuasion is the core of marketing. However, marketing...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 10:00 am

Custom Modules and Functionality in Drupal

Creating custom modules to alter functionality in Drupal is fun. Sometimes a situation arises where there are two custom modules altering the same form and the order in which they are called comes into play. If the order is always the same, then the weight of the modules in the system table can be...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 10:33 am

Glide Interactive Launches New Site for National Loan Company

Glide Interactive is pleased to announce the launch of InstaLoan’s new website, instaloan.com, a consumer loan website by privately owned title lending company TMX Finance. In addition to Instaloan, TMX Finance is also the parent company to the brands TitleMax, TitleBucks, and EquityAuto...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 11:26 am

We Love Swimming Pools

Back in January, 2012, Fire Pixel created a new website for Pool Pros.  We recently expanded the ever-evolving Pool Pros website.  The In Ground Pools page used to be one page, now it’s EIGHT pages with embedded videos.  Next up on the agenda, bringing their blog to their...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 12:19 pm

Website Design for Malachite Naturals by LOJO

We recently completed a web design project for our client Malachite Naturals, an online retailer of natural  hair and skin care products. Our team at LOJO helped them create a new website that would capture the essence of the company’s brand image, whilst maintaining fully-functioning...
Posted on Fri, May 31st, 2013 2:14 pm

The Website Redesign Process: Brainstorming

Every website needs updating every two or three years. The technology changes, the styles in web design change, and your business probably changes enough in that length of time that you need updates in content and images, if not in style. We’re getting ready for our own redesign, since this...
Posted on Sun, May 26th, 2013 12:19 pm

Law Firm

A new project has been posted on WebkuduSandman Law Group is a group of attorneys based right here in New Haven, CT. They had very simple requirements for their website; they just wanted a basic website that … Continue readingYou may view this project at Law Firm Webkudu - Making Ideas...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 3:34 pm

Introducing Austerity – Free WordPress Theme

If you are looking for a fresh, bright, simple and most importantly free WordPress theme – than Austerity is exactly what you need! Loaded with powerful theme options, you can make Austerity look professional and wonderful.
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 3:34 pm

Say Hello to Thematica – Premium WordPress Theme

Thematica is a smooth, 100% Responsive WordPress theme, developed with our intelligent framework. The theme has everything you need to bring your business online and comes packaged with a lot of great features such as 500+ Google fonts, filterable portfolio, unlimited color options and much more....
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 3:34 pm

New theme: Renovation

We are excited to announce our newest theme, Renovation. Renovation is a Fully Responsive WordPress Theme with Advanced Options and Awesome Features. It empowers you to set any color to elements such as backgrounds, links, text, menu links, etc. You can completely change the look and feel of...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 3:34 pm

Flexible, Clean & Sophisticated WordPress Themes

Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 3:34 pm

How to manually install WordPress

Many web-hosts now offering tools to automatically install WordPress on your web server.  However, if you wish to install WordPress manually – here is the guide that can help you. Step 1: Download and Extract WordPress package. Download latest version of WordPress package from...
Posted on Thu, May 30th, 2013 4:29 am

The importance of Software Development Company these days

In recent years, we have seen a lot of improvement in the field of information technology and things are getting improved with each passing day. Information technology is a field that attracts everyone, it covers every aspect of life and these days it is not possible to do anything without the help...
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 6:37 am

Blackberry Announces BBM for iOS and Android

Blackberry has been on the market for some time now but it is not as strong as it was a while back. This smart phone has been overtaken by the likes of Android and this might explain the low selling … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 6:37 am

NFC Application Development for Android

Because of the highly popularized mobile applications like Android Beam and Google Wallet, there is a high demand on the market for mobile applications that are NFC enabled for Android powered devices. Near Field Communication (NFC) is the latest exciting … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 6:37 am

Some Myths About Mobile App Development

The rate at which the Mobile app development market is growing is massive. Numerous apps are released to the market place on a daily basis and currently there is a simplified program for almost everything. Some of the most popular … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 6:37 am

Why Mobile App Analytics Cannot Be Ignored

The answer is simple. Because you simple do not want to stay behind or lose out on your opportunities, do you? To be successful as a businessperson, entrepreneur or even as a worker or student, you need to be updated … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, May 29th, 2013 6:37 am

How Mobile App Development Can Be Beneficial for Your Enterprise

The use and importance of mobile phones cannot be ignored in today’s world. And with the ease of use growing by the day, one wonders whether everything that’s got to do with anything in the planet, including our body functions, … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 7:23 pm

WordPress Media Library Not Working Fix

When working with WordPress, you will find out fairly quick that it can be pretty sensitive during updates and host transfers. This may create tension with the main reasons why you chose to use WordPress for your website in the first place, for example our issue being the Media Library. Our...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 7:23 pm

BlockUI Requires jQuery v1.3 Or Later! Quick Fix

Many developers are reporting the following alert box message on their websites that use blockUI and jQuery: blockUI requires jQuery v1.3 or later! You are using v1.10.0. Fortunately, the solution is very simple, but it requires some out of the box thinking. What confused us was that we...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 7:23 pm

Working on an International Game Development Team

My Life as a 3D Animator and Modeler I currently work as a 3d animator and modeler on a indie video international game development team by the name of  ”Remix Games”. I was recruited over a year ago, when the team consisted of 4 individuals and was essentially in its...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 7:23 pm

I&P Founder Allen Gingrich’s Sit Down Interview With HVM

The following text is from an article published by High Velocity Media. What is Ideas and Pixels? We’re a web marketing company although we are better known for creating and executing high quality websites. When I first started the company, I made the mistake of telling people that we did web...
Posted on Tue, May 28th, 2013 7:23 pm

Position Drupal Captcha Module To Be Above Submit Button

By default, the Drupal Captcha Module will try to guess the position of your form’s submit button, then apply a weight that is less than its weight (submits normally have a 30 weight) so that it appears just before your submit button, as is the web standard. Since there is no administrative...

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