HTML & CSS

Optimized Code & Scripting

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The majority of our websites are be coded using the open source programing and scripting languages of HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP. It will be driven by the WordPress content management system and a mySQL database. Programming your website in a way that allows search engine spiders to access, categorize, and index the content on […]

Design

QR Code it

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What can a QR Code do? A lot of people don’t know this, but QR Codes are actually old technology.  The QR code system was invented in 1994 by Toyota‘s subsidiary, Denso Wave. Its purpose was to track vehicles during manufacture; it was designed to allow high-speed component scanning. With the advent of the smart […]

Search Engine Optimization

Staying Visible

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Internet Visibility

The best way to make sure your website stays visible on the internet is to keep your website fresh with valid, relevant content.  In addition, it is important that you submit your website to the major search engines and internet directories, including: Google™ Google Places™ Google Mobile™ Bing™ Yahoo!® Twitter® Facebook® CitySearch® Foursquare™ YP.com GPS […]

Linguistics

What’s a holonym?

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A holonym is a word that names the whole of which a given word is a part. Shirt is a holonyn for sleeve; Hat is a holonym for brim. Car is a holonym for chassis.  Hummus is a holonym for itself. Why? Because the word “Hummus” is Arabic. It translates to chickpea, or garbanzo in […]

Design

The Importance of a Good Gravatar

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Your Gravatar is an image that follows you from site to site appearing beside your name when you do things like comment or post on a blog. Avatars help identify your posts on social media sites, blogs and web forums, so why not on any site? Many sites today access the Gravatar system, so when […]

Design

Great Logos

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I am always on the look out for great logos. Today I came upon the Meat Eater logo (http://themeateater.com) Although the logo as a whole with it’s morbid skull with fork-antlers is in a vertical format which I usually recommended against for my clients because it sometimes can limit size and placement in print and […]

Design

Evolution of Brand

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Here is a great visual comparison by Stock Logos of some of the world’s top brands’ original logo vs. their current logo.  Many of the companies logos have evolved to be similar to their original brand, and some have decided to change direction completely.  What is missing from this  chart are the intermediate logos which […]