Tips & Tricks

How to use Social Networking Sites to Drive Business

Guest Blogger: Shannon McLaughlin If you’re a business owner that hasn’t embraced social media networking as a major factor of your marketing plan, it’s time to start doing a little research. Just a few years ago, social media sites such as MySpace and Facebook were mostly a method of procrastination for college kids. Although those… Read More

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Web Design Firms Choosing the Best for Your Business

Just like the previous blog article, “Who is Really Handling Your Work,” you need to ask yourself the same question about in-house and larger firms that manage all of your creative needs, like web design and graphic design. Boutique companies have many advantages that are often overlooked and bypassed when perspective larger companies are looming… Read More

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Your business card is CRAP!

This is all to appropriate for our line of work. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YBxeDN4tbk

Design & Development Tips & Tricks

Can Social Networking Help My Business Grow?

Tomorrow morning I am doing a presentation for the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce about various web based social networking / web 2.0 tools that can be utilized to increase one’s personal and business marketability. The below is the slideshow presentation using SlideShare. [slideshare id=1023032&doc=socialnetworking-1234491554711600-2] Additionally, here are links to all of the various… Read More

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500 Worst Passwords

I have seen a number of these myself.  I found this list (below) published at http://www.boingboing.net/2009/01/02/top-500-worst-passwo.html and thought it would be worth presenting to our own clients as it’s pretty important to select unique passwords that only you would know.  Please pardon the profane examples; however, understand that these are all words actually used as… Read More

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The Importance of Branding

Many of the businesses we’ve worked with tend to lack in the branding aspect of their companies. Whether it’s a logo typeset in times new roman, a company name that doesn’t fit with what they have to offer, or an inconsistency in advertising, the look and feel of these companies and brands get lost or… Read More

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Your Contact & Location Information: the most important thing to getting business

Perhaps it’s a pet peeve.  Perhaps I just know what I am looking for when visiting a small business’ website for the first time.  But, it never ceases to amaze me how many websites are out there with their business’ contact and location information not readily available when first entering the site. It’s not uncommon… Read More

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Starting SEO

I just started using a great website called LinkedIn. It’s basically MySpace for professionals. One of the neat features is that users can ask business relevant questions in order to find answers from anyone around the world. Today, someone asked what are the most important aspects to starting SEO (Search Engine Optimization)? I narrowed it… Read More

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Building a Blog

In a time where virtually anyone can have their own website, one of the most popular methods for quickly deploying a robust personal website is by using a blogging system. To go down this road, a person has a few choices. They could of course get a blog for free through WordPress or Blogger, or… Read More

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