Optimization

Gmail Power Users, Rejoice: The Redesign Is Here

Gmail Power Users, Rejoice: The Redesign Is Here

Back in April, Google announced it would be redesigning its aging Gmail interface to better align with the needs of mobile users. Classic Google, right? It seems like most of the changes Google makes these days is to bring its software suite in line with the mobile UX. This update is no exception. Let’s review the features (including the much-touted Smart Compose) and how users can make the most of the update.

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Exploring On-Page and Off-Page SEO for Website Design

Exploring On-Page and Off-Page SEO for Website Design

When our clients come to us looking for advice on how to improve their websites, the topic of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) inevitably comes up. Given that SEO is basically the engine that drives the growth of your company’s website, it’s not surprising that so many of us have questions about the process. Let’s explore the concept in detail and review a few ways website owners can optimize their SEO.
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Don’t Let a Slow WordPress Site Kill Your Traffic

Don’t Let a Slow WordPress Site Kill Your Traffic

In his 1995 song “Too Much Fun,” country singer Daryle Singletary waxes philosophical about things that are impossible, such as having too much money or a car too fast, or being too lucky, or (of course) having too much fun. They don’t exactly fit in a country song, but a couple more items for this list would include:

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9 Things That Inspire Your Web Guy to Work Harder For You

9 Things That Inspire Your Web Guy to Work Harder For You

The internet is festooned with articles about “what not to do” about one thing or another—what not to eat, what not to wear, what not to buy, what not to give to your children…the list goes on. It’s getting to the point where if you paid attention to all those “what not to dos,” you wouldn’t do anything at all, including thinking and breathing.

So we’re taking a different approach. Here are nine things you should do—specifically, what you should do to make your web designer or developer work harder for you. By following these tips, you’ll foster a positive, collaborative relationship that benefits both of you.
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Why You Shouldn’t Count MODX out Just Yet

Why You Shouldn’t Count MODX out Just Yet

There’s no denying that WordPress has completely dominated the market of Content Management Systems (CMS), and for good reason. WordPress’ intuitive design and versatility has made it an excellent choice for anyone looking to jump right into a fully-functioning CMS.

But the overwhelming success that WordPress has experienced doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s the only CMS for the job. In fact, one could even argue that it’s not the best CMS out there when we look at specific jobs.

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