5 Things You Should Be Doing on Social Media

This post originally appeared on Think Forward Media Although your company might have profiles on all of the major social media channels, there is a chance that you aren’t doing everything that you can to take advantage of social media. These are a few things that you should be doing on all of your social media sites if you aren’t already. In time, you are sure to see an increase in interest in your company if you do. From Facebook and Google to Twitter and Pinterest reach your audience in new ways through social media powered by Think Forward Media and build …

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Why Website Design is so Important

This post originally appeared on Think Forward Media. You might be putting a lot of thought into how you will promote your website online, but there is one thing that you need to tackle first — your website design. Many small business owners try to create a website themselves using one of the popular solutions on the market. While these websites make look good, they risk not showing up on Google, confusing customers about your message, or turning away potential customers. Your website is the face for your business, and many times the first and occasionally only contact point for …

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Bronies

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Bronie: A name typically given to the male viewers/fans (whether they are straight, gay, bisexual.ect.) of the My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic show or franchise. They typically do not give in to the hype that males are not allowed to enjoy things that may be intended for females.

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Earth Day!

Today we celebrate earth day, a day where we as a community look for ways to help reduce our footprint and make the planet a better place for future generations. We all know and have heard countless ways to protect our planet, but many of us neglect a growing industry and problem that we face for years to come; The technology we use and love through energy, and electronic waste contributes heavily to our global footprint.

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Building Your Workspace

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This post is going to be a multi-part series talking about the various aspects of building a workspace. We’ll go through everything from your operating system, and software of choice all the way up to your desk and ergonomics considerations. A lot of programmers have different ideas about what the ideal workspace is, everything from what kind of desk (or even having a desk), the type of lighting, type of chair, and how many monitors one should have; and each of us will have our own radically different ideas for what those things should be. Ultimately in the case of …

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XP End of Life Podcast!

To follow up yesterday’s blog about the end of Windows XP support, we go in to a little more detail about what it means, what you can do about it, and why you really should do something about it. We cover low-cost to no-cost solutions that will keep you secure, if you’re one of the millions who still need to upgrade. Your browser, apparently, does not support html5 audio. Upgrade to a modern browser like Firefox or Chrome to view this content.

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Responsive Design, Fluid Thinking

Before I started working almost exclusively on the web, I was trained and practiced as a fairly traditional graphic designer. Now, by traditional I don’t mean anything like “old fashioned.” I’m generally very non-traditional: always trying to think outside the box, bend the rules, or push the envelope. What I’m referring to here is the fact that in graphic design, one thing has been abundantly constant, from the beginning of time until about a decade ago: Stuff didn’t move. Letters made of ink, once imprinted on a page, will not budge, no matter how much you scrub, poke or threaten. …

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