March 7, 2016

Storing US Phone Numbers

Letting users enter their phone number as plain text and just storing that text in your database as it was input can lead to future headaches when it comes to working with those phone numbers. The following are actual formatting examples that were in a client’s database. The numbers have obviously been changed to provide anonymity,

July 12, 2015

Marketing Ideas To Grow Your Business

We’re in the process of creating a marketing plan for a big client at the moment. While this material applies directly to their needs and the people they need to reach, there are many small businesses that should do the same thing to advance their own business. Here are some of our notes pertaining to

January 5, 2015

2014 Year-End Web Design Thoughts

So much has happened in the web design in industry in the last few years. So much that designing websites these days can make your head spin. Should you use parallax backgrounds on your site? SVG graphics or standard PNGs or JPGs? Many people are predicting that 2015 will bring about many trends that you

October 2, 2014

Rapid Prototyping

Not sure how to get started with your web development project? You’re not alone. Most large successful website developments didn’t just appear overnight; they took time and iterations to develop and perfect them into what they now are. Below we’ll look at some methods you can use to get your web dev project started. Sticky

July 24, 2014

The Cost of Duplicate Customer Data

If your business has a large customer database, chances are you’ve ran into duplicate data issues at some point. If so, you know what a pain it can be to correct and how much it can cost your business. In hindsight, you may even realize the fact that proper data insertion to begin with can

June 26, 2014

The Death of Google Authorship in Search Results?

Google Authorship is a way for people to link their blogs to their Google+ account so that when their blog post shows up in a search result, the bloggers photo and other data would show up as well. This strategy to gain more search engine real estate in the results has been happening for quite