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IS THE GRID A BETTER WEB DESIGNER THAN YOU?

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in web news | 0 comments

IS THE GRID A BETTER WEB DESIGNER THAN YOU?

I’ve often heard WYSIWYGs, and more recently website builders, likened to robots replacing human workers on factory production lines; I’ve yet to hear of a robot making it into the design department. Certainly, there is scope for automation in web design: When once you spent an hour setting up basic stylesheets, now you import a framework; when once you spent a day considering design options, now you choose a design pattern; when once you spent a week coding specific functionality, now you download a plugin. We all want to think of our skills as essential, but are we essential to our skills?...

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5 Predictions for Social Media in 2014

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in Marketing, web news | 0 comments

5 Predictions for Social Media in 2014

I read this article by Dave Kerpen of inc.com and thought it had some very good information for the small business owner. The game is changing in social media marketing–big time. Are you ready? 1. Pay to play Facebook has changed its news feed algorithm in a way that hurts organic reach. Twitter is a public company that must drive revenues. Google+ has introduced ads. LinkedIn has promoted updates. Getting consumers’ attention in social media is becoming increasingly difficult. In 2014, we will see increased pressures on companies of all sizes to pay to sponsor their posts to get...

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New Facebook Brand Pages

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Uncategorized, web news | 0 comments

New Facebook Brand Pages

Facebook users with brand pages may have noticed an announcement at the top of their pages this morning, alerting them that New Facebook Pages are coming soon. You can preview your page and try out the new features now ahead of the full switchover, which is scheduled for March 30. Click here to read the entire article on Search Engine Watch.

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Firefox Users Engage Congress: SOPA Strike Stats

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in web news | Comments Off on Firefox Users Engage Congress: SOPA Strike Stats

Firefox Users Engage Congress: SOPA Strike Stats

January 19th, 2012 · Mozilla News Yesterday, we blacked out the default start page in Firefox and redirected visitors to the Mozilla sites to a special action page. We also sent direct messages to members of the Mozilla community through multiple online channels. All these steps were aimed at informing and mobilizing millions of people on the poorly drafted anti-piracy legislation – SOPA and PIPA – pending in Congress. The result: Mozilla reached over 40 million people who, in turn, generated 360,000 emails sent to Senators and Representatives in Congress. Here’s the breakdown of the stats...

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