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Let’s figure it out, together

Let’s figure it out, together

Technology terms are always changing, but what about the evergreen terms that you may or may not know? Just in case you were afraid to ask we have you covered, take a scroll down our list and put yourself to the test. Stanton StreetStanton Street is a web design and website development firm in El Paso, Texas specializing in Websites, Intranets, Extranets, SEO/SEM, Website Analytics, Email Protection and Email Newsletters. Designing and developing websites since 1999. https://plus.google.com/115568617960875989967

How Safe Are Your Passwords?

How Safe Are Your Passwords?

Everyday we have to remember what feels like 100 passwords for work, school, and personal stuff. Keeping it all straight, making it easy to remember, and secure against hackers is definitely not an easy feat. Frustrated does not even begin to describe how I feel every time I have to reset my password using security questions.  First let’s go over some password, under no circumstance should you do these, rules. Never include your name, last name, DOB, or the name…

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Domain Name Registration, DNS & Web Hosting Googlymook

Domain Name Registration, DNS & Web Hosting Googlymook

Many times when we mention the terms DNS, domain name registration or web hosting, potential and existing clients’ eyes glaze over, heart rates increase and beads of sweat well up on their foreheads. Because we care about your comfort and welfare, we’ve rounded up some details to help explain the whole dealio in less stressful terms. The Domain Name Domain names are part of the URL that is used to identify where your webpage is on the Internet. Each domain…

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Reaching Your Customers with Messaging and Notifications

Reaching Your Customers with Messaging and Notifications

Do you need to get the word out about an upcoming sale or send out a special message to your customers about your store’s changing hours? Communicating with them is no longer limited to direct mail pieces, phone calls or emails. Utilizing smartphones and updated browser technologies can give you a better, more efficient ways of reaching your audience. Not sure where to start? There are several ways to keep your users “in the loop.” Before you dive in be…

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Internet Gullibility: Don’t Spread the Dumb!

Internet Gullibility: Don’t Spread the Dumb!

Being in the biz, I’m on social media sites a lot. I mean A LOT. As a result, I see the whole gamut of hoaxes, scams, “like” bait… you name it. The Internet has given tricksters and scam artists the power to reach millions of people though one click. Unfortunately these posts are being shared by too many – which leads me to the main reason for writing this. I’d like to make an appeal for everyone to stop being…

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Featured Service: Responsive Design & Development

Featured Service: Responsive Design & Development

Simply put, responsive design is a technique used to make a website look great on any size of screen. This means that users on a desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet would be able to view and experience the website in almost the same way. Since a majority of the population consumes online content via various screen sizes, it only makes sense to continue a seamless user experience in every iteration of a website. How Does It Work? In order for…

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Why You Need to Check Your #Hashtags

Why You Need to Check Your #Hashtags

If you’re on one of the more popular social media sites, you’ve seen them lurking in the body or bottom corner of a post. Sometimes they take up the whole next line, sometimes they’re only one small word. They’re meant to grab your attention one way or another – unfortunately sometimes it’s for all the wrong reasons. So, my friends, here are some tips to keep your hashtags legit. What Are Hashtags For? Hashtags are used to categorize, and in…

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Domain Name Fumbles Equal Online Troubles

Domain Name Fumbles Equal Online Troubles

Picking a domain name is one of the most important things you will do when it comes to building your online presence. Most of the time clients come to us with domain names already purchased. So with that in mind we’ve gathered up some tips to help you avoid the missteps, possible disasters and impending doom of trying to market a difficult website address. What’s in a Name? Your website address (also called domain name or URL) should be user-friendly…

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Cloud Computing and the Haboob of Technology

Cloud Computing and the Haboob of Technology

By now I think we can safely say that most people know what Cloud computing is. They may not be able to explain it in exact detail, but they have more than likely used it whether they realize it or not. The fact is we’re surrounded by clouds. The idea of cloud computing has been around for quite a while. Simply put, it’s the idea of using a service outside of your desktop computer. For example, one form of cloud…

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2013: The Year of Responsive Design?

2013: The Year of Responsive Design?

From the nineties until about five years ago, the main concern web designers had was browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. We’d monitor which ones were used the most, what new versions or types were available and we’d build our sites for them. For instance, when Google Chrome decided to develop a browser we needed to modify our code based on the strengths and limitations of that particular browser. Then, when a browser’s usability dropped below 1%, like Internet…

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