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Don’t Forget the Sitemap!


Definition: An overview of the pages within a website. It can include every page of the website or just the pages for major categories and subcategories of the site.

So now we know what a Sitemap is, but what’s its purpose in regards to SEO and why does your site need it? Let me tell you […]

By |March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Archive, SEO, Web Design & Development|

An Apple Weekend

Last week brought us the much anticipated release of iOS 7 on Wednesday, and the iPhones 5s and 5c on Friday, September 20.  All of these products are breaking records as Apple continues to set industry standards for sales and marketing. But what are consumers saying about these long awaited products, previewed at #WWDC2013?
iOS 7

Apple’s […]

By |September 23rd, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, Social Media, Web Design & Development|

How To Technically Optimize Your Website: Page Load Times

Creating a properly optimized website is probably on your to-do list if you’re a new webmaster, or just new to web design and development. This can seem like an extremely intimidating task, especially considering how many websites there are out there. Luckily, there are a few techniques and tools available to you online that will […]

By |August 15th, 2013|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, SEO, Web Design & Development|

Why Do You Need a Silo Structure Website?

The silo structure website was mentioned briefly in the article “What is Technical Optimization?” and is a big enough topic to warrant its own post. As previously mentioned, a silo structure website is one that has a certain level of interconnectedness between its pages. Because of this design, it is valued and ranked higher by […]

By |August 8th, 2013|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, SEO, Web Design & Development|

The Future of Web Design

Since the commercialization of the internet, Web Design has gone through dramatic changes. Early users had to be proficient in navigating directories and generally technologically savvy.With the introduction of Search Engines and newer, more efficient code, the web became a more user-friendly place over time.

What started out as an infrastructure for government and military use now […]

By |June 6th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, Web Design & Development|

SEO and Your Special Interest

Why SEO?

Both online and brick & mortar businesses use Search Engine and Social Media Optimization to grow.  These tools are not, however, exclusively useful in this arena.  Niche communities are using social media to collaborate and grow every day, but many do not even consider how SEO may help.

In my spare time I participate in […]

By |April 22nd, 2013|Categories: Archive, SEO, Social Media, Web Design & Development|

Don’t Let Sunk Costs Stop You From Building A Good Website

This morning I was in the shower enjoying the warm and wet goodness, when I reached down and discovered my trusty Dove bar was missing. Since I jumped into the shower before checking if I was fully stocked up on shampoo and soap, I was left with a problem everyone has faced at least […]

By |April 11th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Web Design & Development|

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By |April 1st, 2013|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, Web Design & Development|

SXSW and Your Start-Up

If you’ve even heard of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival, you are likely familiar with their reputation as one of the top destinations for popular and emerging musicians.  What most people don’t know is that SXSW is not exclusively about music. The festival is actually 3 festivals rolled into one: SXSW Music, SXSW Film, and […]

By |March 11th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, Social Media, Web Design & Development|