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Why Restaurants are Moving to Mobile Apps

March 7th, 2012 (No Comments)
Mobile applications are becoming so popular and downright good for many businesses. We found this infographic that explains why and how social media and mobile apps can help your business. It is specifically geared to restaurants, but much the same can apply for any business…your business.

What? I have to be social on my networks?

March 5th, 2012 (No Comments)
The answer is a resounding “YES”! All too often I visit sites where the owners are solely focused on promotion leaving the expectation that visitors are supposed to entertain themselves.  Much like a real world party, you are the host and must ensure your guests are enjoying themselves. A pet peeve of mine is to [...]

You Could Win a Custom Facebook Cover Image!

March 2nd, 2012 (No Comments)
In order to celebrate the new Timeline for Pages… We are hosting a contest on Facebook where 1 lucky winner could win a FREE Custom Facebook Cover Image designed to match their own company branding. The contest opens Friday, March 2, 2012 at 1:00 am cst and close on Sunday, March 4, 2012 @ 11:00 pm [...]

Weighing the Pros and Cons: Customize vs. Original Web Design

March 1st, 2012 (No Comments)
In my career as a designer, I’ve created both original designs and customized existing themes on various platforms.  Both have their pros and cons but as of lately I find myself drawing more towards customizing only. Why? I work with small businesses.  More often than not they are working  only from personal capital  with no [...]

Facebook Timeline for Pages is here!!

February 29th, 2012 (No Comments)
Well the much anticipated “Timeline” for Facebook Pages was apparently rolled out overnight February 29th. Initially it was planned for after their announcements later in the day, but when I logged in this morning, I was greeted with the opportunity to preview the new look:   Needless to say, I’m pretty pumped and ready to [...]

Is Your Website Message Crystal Clear

February 21st, 2012 (No Comments)
The purpose of your website should be crystal clear to your visitors at first glance. How do you achieve this?  Make sure your domain name or the URL you are using is relevant to your site’s purpose. Your tagline should be clear and concise.  In as few words as possible you should work to describe [...]