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A New Era of Photography Online

A New Era of Photography Online

When digital photography and the Internet were introduced, it was love at first sight. Digital cameras and smartphones with camera capabilities were snatched off shelves sooner than you could say “cheese.” Since then, tech and online companies have continued to improve upon this reignited love of imagery developing ways to make it better, faster and more meaningful. Image-based social sites have grown into a highly competitive niche with several revamping their front-end design based on what’s popular now. This year,…

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Is It Time For You To Advertise Online?

Is It Time For You To Advertise Online?

Times, they are a changin’, and it was very evident when we recently spoke with a client of ours. This “client who shall not be named” has always spent a substantial amount of their budget on traditional media channels such as television, print and radio. The day they asked to explore an online ad budget (shifting their budget from traditional to digital) we couldn’t believe our ears. Maybe all those years of bringing it up finally wore them down. Maybe…

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Beto for Congress: An Online Political Campaign

Beto for Congress: An Online Political Campaign

We just updated our resume and this is a great one, if we do say so ourselves. The world of political campaigns can be a tough one but we think we did a pretty good job for the Beto O’Rourke for Congress campaign. Click here to check out all the details in our case study! Stanton Street StaffStanton Street is a web design and website development firm in El Paso, Texas specializing in Websites, Intranets, Extranets, SEO/SEM, Website Analytics, Email…

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Did the facebook timeline switchover catch you by surprise?

Did the facebook timeline switchover catch you by surprise?

As we mentioned earlier this year, Facebook changed the layout of their profile pages to a new Timeline format. Last month, they rolled this change out to businesses and this month they are modifying the Timeline layout… again. We’re constantly on “Facebook Watch” so if you need help getting a handle on your Timeline or if you’re considering jumping in, give us a call. We can help you out with: • Strategy & Approach • Profile Set-Up • Conversational Calendars…

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You May Have Established Your Business But Have You Developed Your Brand?

You May Have Established Your Business But Have You Developed Your Brand?

Before you call up a web developer, create that Facebook page or tweet on Twitter, let’s talk about how you will represent yourself online. We’re hoping you’ve already developed a logo and mission statement for your company. If you have, then this conversation should be simple. Personality What kind of information and tone best suits your business? Are you very professional or whimsical? Do you have a lot to say about your company or have lots of pictures to share?…

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Mixin’ It Up In San Antonio

Mixin’ It Up In San Antonio

So we’re settling nicely into our San Antonio location. We’ve got the office space, the new business cards and the lay of the land; it is now time to make some web design and development connections. As one of the first orders of business on our recent move to San Antonio, we joined the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, a must for entering the city’s business community. On Wednesday, February 22, they held their Greater Connections Mixer at The Plaza…

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Google Search Algorithm Champions User Experience

Google Search Algorithm Champions User Experience

On January 19, 2012, Google made an interesting change to their algorithm. Yes, it is just one out of about 500 algorithm changes per year, and it will only produce a noticeable affect to less than 1% of searches globally. Considering that 1% of the 12 billion searches on Google in December 2011 equals 120 million searches, 1% is a big deal. The change means the Google will be looking at the page layout of each landing page, specifically for…

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Portfolios are pretty, but do you check references?

Portfolios are pretty, but do you check references?

Hiring a company to build a website is a lot like hiring a new employee. You wouldn’t hire an employee without first assessing the kind of work you need completed and the skills and talents someone needs to complete it. You then need to compile a list of candidates, review of their resumes thoroughly, check their references, interview the best candidates and then discuss salary expectations. Here are some tips on applying that same principle when choosing your website creator….

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A Walk Down Web Design Memory Lane

A Walk Down Web Design Memory Lane

Every now and then I get nostalgic for the good old days. Do you remember rotary dial phones, dial up internet connections or your first cell phone? How did we ever survive without a smart phone, wifi and GPS? Technology has come so far, so fast, and I for one am very thankful. Web design has also evolved at an incredible rate since 1991. Enjoy a first hand look at just how far web design has come in the last…

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Can We Talk about Your 2011 Online Marketing?

Can We Talk about Your 2011 Online Marketing?

December is a great month not only for presents, parties and family gatherings. But it also is a great time to reflect on the past year, and then to set goals, make resolutions and map out the coming year. Don’t forget to include your Online Marketing! To give you a little help, we have the perfect article, “Online Marketing in 2011: 4 Things to Do Now to be Prepared” by Ann Donnelly for searchenginejournal.com.