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Foursquare for Business?

I’ve recently been fiddling around with the iPhone application, Foursquare. Basically, Foursquare is a new take on social networking. It allows it’s users to “friend” each other (similar to Facebook in theory) and “check in” every time they go somewhere. Each person in your network is then able to see exactly where you’ve been and […]

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How Much Does a Website Cost?

One of the most commonly asked, yet unanswerable questions possible regarding the internet. Putting a price on a website is no easy task. Most of the time when people ask that question, they don’t fully understand the level of detail involved in building a website. There are countless avenues a business can take when they […]

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Domain Name Price Increases

Effective July, 1, 2010, VeriSign Inc., the TLD registrar, will be raising the registry fee it charges to its service providers, as per its agreement with ICANN. VeriSign provides domain registry to companies such as GoDaddy and Network Solutions. Although the rise in pricing is minor (approximately 7% for .com and 10% for .net), it will […]

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Website Analytics

Ok, so you’ve hired a web design professional to build your website. You’ve provided rich images and informative content to grab your reader’s attention. Everything anyone could possibly want to know about your business is perfectly laid out and easy to navigate. You’ve spent money on advertising and search engine optimization and your site can […]

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Internet Browsers – So Many Choices

According to Net Applications, Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) fell to below 60% market share in April for the first time, while Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox saw gains in use. Although many users still prefer internet explorer, including my business partner, I prefer to use Firefox. I’ve found that it tends to be more accepting […]

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Steve Jobs Open Letter About Flash

This was released Thursday. It details Steve Jobs’ and Apple’s opinion on why it will not allow flash on their mobile devices. Very interesting points. The main argument against Flash seems to be that Apple’s perspective is that it is no longer relevant based on current technology and web standards. HTML5  (and CSS3) “should” replace […]

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Flash Coming for Smartphones

The continuing debate over flash on mobile phones rages on. Google and their Android phones have taken a huge step in support of Adobe. The next version of Android will support Adobe Flash Version 10.1. This is a major contradiction to Apple who refuses to support flash on the iphone. For more information, check out […]

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State of the Web 2010

A recent survey among web developers was released today, documenting the trends of current web development. We are proud to note that we are ahead of the curve on most of the components listed (except for owning a Mac). It’s reassuring to us, as well as our clients, to know that we are staying on […]

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