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Is Flat Design On Its Way Out? What’s Next For Digital Design?

Is Flat Design On Its Way Out? What’s Next For Digital Design?

Flat design is totally ubiquitous in the digital design world. It could be argued that flat design really hit the mainstream with the release of iOS 7 in 2013 – this release of Apple’s flagship operating system eschewed the skeuomorphism – digital representations of physical elements – that had become so commonplace in Apple’s iOS […]

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Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms for Your Brand

Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms for Your Brand

Social media has become a vital component of any company’s marketing efforts. There are more than 2.1 billion people with active social media accounts, so it makes perfect sense for you to want to take advantage of this growing community to help increase your sales. But the problem is, there are countless social media networks […]

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5 Foolproof Ways to Avoid a Google Penguin Penalty

5 Foolproof Ways to Avoid a Google Penguin Penalty

Keeping up with Google’s algorithm changes can be hard. Just when you feel like you’ve got an algorithm figured out, a new update is rolled out, and you need to rethink your entire strategy. For those unfamiliar with the way of SEO, Google has two major algorithms that can penalize your website – Penguin and […]

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5 Killer Ways to Generate More Targeted Traffic Without Google

5 Killer Ways to Generate More Targeted Traffic Without Google

Having a lot of traffic driven from Google is the most someone can ask for, right? Not always. There are plenty of alternative sources of traffic across the web just waiting to be tapped into. Here are a few tactics you can employ to get more traffic flowing to your website. Forum Commenting Starting or […]

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Snapchat For Business: Should You Take It Seriously?

Snapchat For Business: Should You Take It Seriously?

Fringe social networks, such as Vine or Ello can be hard to understand. Some of them may not even fit your audience’s profile. But, there’s a huge misconception amongst marketers and business owners about these channels, and Snapchat in particular. Snapchat isn’t just for sending selfies and cat pics. It can be the ultimate tool […]

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Can Online Reviews Impact Your Local SEO Strategy?

Can Online Reviews Impact Your Local SEO Strategy?

You have a small business, and you sometimes struggle with meeting payments and pleasing everyone. What else can go wrong? Well, are you managing your online reputation? Online reviews can have a big impact not only on your branding efforts but your strategy, as well. Importance & Effect Reviews influence your prospects’ purchase decision, they […]

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6 Split Testing Myths that Ruin Your Tests, and Your SEO.

6 Split Testing Myths that Ruin Your Tests, and Your SEO.

The online world is split in two regarding the ways of testing the “market” – some are open to running all sorts of experiments, and some are completely reluctant regarding that. However, those who choose the path of split testing, know that this is a sure way to make good decisions based on secure data. […]

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5 Important SEO Metrics You Should Always Be Watching

So much of search engine optimization, it seems, is geared toward traffic growth. But, it takes much more than simply building a website and optimizing it for the right keywords to see growth and conversions. Analytics and data about user behavior provide valuable insights about the visitors who come from search engines. Understanding how your […]

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The 8 Biggest Changes in SEO Over the Past Year

#1: Optimization for Mobile Traffic Many have been predicting that mobile traffic would exceed desktop traffic, and in 2014, that’s exactly what happened.  The percentage of organic traffic from mobile devices continues to increase.  As a direct result of that,  Google has been placing increasing importance on mobile-friendly sites and has been penalizing sites that […]

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VIDEO: Ryan Stewart Webris Exclusive Interview

VIDEO: Ryan Stewart Webris Exclusive Interview

Transcript: Hey guys what’s going on? It’s David and Kyle here. We’ve got a guest speaker Ryan come in and collaborate with us over the weekend. Ryan runs your own agency, right? Webris. Yes, and we are just collaboration on a couple of different clients, we learned a lot of things that we thought were […]

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