Posts Tagged: mobile

Effective Mobile Marketing Strategies

I recently wrote a post listing 10 statistics about why mobile marketing is the bomb. These statistics, taken from an April 2013 Hubspot survey, included mind blowing information that would win any marketer over, including: “95% of smartphone users looked up local information, and of that, 61% called and 59% visited the business,” and “50%…

The Static-Width Web is Dead

It never ceases to amaze me how often I run into people with new websites that aren’t mobile friendly. Static-width websites target a single display size and don’t adjust. They’re not mobile friendly, they’re not tablet friendly, and, really, they’re not web friendly. As a freelance web designer/developer, I don’t ever make anything that isn’t…

Search the New Google Maps

Google recently announced the new Google Maps. This hasn’t been universally rolled out yet, but you can request an invite here. The redesign for the desktop is highly functional (with a good internet connection), cleaner, and smarter. The Google team has designed it to have the same ‘cards’ feel as the Google Now app. Essentially,…

Introducing Facebook Chat Heads

If you have any lofty notions of minimizing your social media contacts in order to lead a more Zen life, you may want to stop by Facebook just one more time and re-evaluate your decision. You may be caught off guard by how Facebook is continually improving their game, and find yourself happily buried in…

3 Ways to Make your Website Mobile-ready (Part 2)

Think about the last time you tried to do anything on the web with your phone. Chances are that your experience was less than stellar. The problem is that many companies don’t take the time to think about the mobile user and their experience. So who’s doing it right?

Marketing for the Holidays

For those of you that missed it, our Marketing for the Holidays workshop was a big hit and we had a lot of great feedback. Here we present the workshop in it’s entirety, enjoy! The first minute or so the speaker is off camera, sorry about that. If you have any questions please feel free…

Apple Enters the Mobile Advertising Space

For the past few years there have been huge advances in moving the internet from your desktop to your pocket. Right now there is a big battle to dominate the mobile space–the hottest players are Google and Apple. This battle ensures a bright future for mobile advertising and Apple, Inc. wants a piece of the…