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5 Social Media Terms of 2015 You Must Know

5 Social Media Terms of 2015 You Must Know

It feels like everyday there is a new techie term that we know nothing about. Some of these terms become so popular and useful that they make it all the way to Merriam-Webster. I’ve broken down some terms you might not know the meaning to.  Read on and impress your kids, coworkers, and friends with your new found knowledge.  Stanton Street StaffStanton Street is a web design and website development firm in El Paso, Texas specializing in Websites, Intranets, Extranets,…

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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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Communication Nightmares? Get Organized and Get Intranet

Communication Nightmares? Get Organized and Get Intranet

One of the biggest challenges for businesses is internal communication. If you’re a medium to large size business owner, maybe you’ve tried several out-of-the-box solutions that have failed to give you the customization you need. That’s when you can call on Stanton Street to create a custom, streamlined intranet built directly to your specifications. Using the power of the web to streamline your company’s internal operations, our private websites allow you to quickly and efficiently share and organize information with…

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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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Political Campaign Services: Stanton Street’s Latest Online Offering

Political Campaign Services: Stanton Street’s Latest Online Offering

Running for a political position is no easy task. There’s paperwork to be filled out, a trust-worthy and dependable campaign team that needs to be built, a platform to develop, strategies which need to be outlined… and usually all before making the big announcement. When District 7 representative Steve Ortega decided to run as a mayoral candidate for the upcoming race in El Paso, Texas, it’s likely that many of these details were already on his mind. It’s a tall…

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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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