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What Are Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)?

Posted on October 4, 2016 by | Comments are off

What Are Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)?
Wondering what that lightning bolt is when you see links displayed on Google's search results, on Facebook and Twitter? The Accelerated Mobile Pages project, familiarly known as AMP, is the next best thing in the mobile Internet world, and its greatest talents center on the insanely rapid speed a... read more

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Mobile Websites are a Must

Posted on April 2, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Mobile Websites are a Must
Don't say we didn't warn you, but: Mobile websites for your business are now a must. Very rarely does Google let us in on the factors that contribute to how they rank websites (besides the obvious great content on a continual basis). For your online marketing efforts, these updates are paramount!... read more

Think Past Your Website Launch

Posted on February 10, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Think Past Your Website Launch
When people ask us about our services and how they can market their website, most of the time it'll be the addition of great content. Many say they just had their website completed, and now want to start marketing it. Your website isn't a "set it and forget it" type of thing. It won't just "work", ... read more

Has Your Website Been Hacked?

Posted on September 25, 2014 by | Leave a comment

Has Your Website Been Hacked?
Hopefully by now, you're monitoring your website traffic with some sort of analytics program, like Google Analytics. If you're checking it on a regular basis, you can see the ebbs and flows of your traffic. There come times when you may see something amiss. A dip in traffic can be caused by a lot of... read more

Make A Better User Experience

Posted on July 24, 2014 by | Leave a comment

Make A Better User Experience
It doesn't matter what your intended message was, what matters is what your audience heard. The onus falls on the communicator. I touched on this in a blog post a couple of weeks back that included a rant about not using industry jargon on your website, but it's worth going more in depth. When mak... read more

5 Things You Need To Stop Doing With Your Website. Right Now.

Posted on July 14, 2014 by | Leave a comment

5 Things You Need To Stop Doing With Your Website. Right Now.
1: Autoplaying video Picture yourself in your office cubicle. You remember that you need to find out about that weight loss product. You go to a website, and BOOM, sound from the website's weight loss infomercial starts blaring out of your computer speakers. You frantically start playing Wack-A-Mo... read more

5 Things To Consider When Updating Your Website

Posted on June 20, 2014 by | Leave a comment

5 Things To Consider When Updating Your Website
Do you cringe when you have to look at your website? Have you started a list of things you like on other websites that you want to incorporate into your next iteration? It happens. Every couple of years, business websites need a bit of a face lift. It's usually prompted by new technologies, changing... read more

Getting Your Business On Facebook

Posted on December 25, 2010 by | Leave a comment

500 million users. That’s how many people are on Facebook as of last summer. 7 hours. That’s how much time people spend on Facebook per month. Those are just some of the staggering stats on Facebook. If you’ve been living in a cave for the last few years, let me explain Facebook in a nutshell.... read more

Your Main Blog Page- Summaries or Full Articles?

Posted on August 14, 2010 by | Leave a comment

I’m often asked by both business and personal bloggers if they should have their whole blog posts showing on the front page of their blog, or if should they only show the summaries. I've prefer to set up Blogs for clients the way I liked to read them - with summaries or the beginning XXX number of... read more

Thank You Edmonton

Posted on July 2, 2010 by | Leave a comment

Thank You Edmonton
I want to take the time to thank the Edmonton Construction Association and their members for welcoming me to their country... if only for 24 hours. The only issues were small ones -3 hours of sleep, clearing Customs, missing shirt button. However, the people who attended made it so worth it! You guy... read more