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6 12, 2015

We’re Doing Responsive Web Wrong, but We Can Fix It

By | December 6th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

For nearly a decade web designers have concentrated on transitioning websites to more responsive designs, but many have failed to take into account the rapid increase in screen size. From 2007 to 2011 screen size only changed by a half an inch, then at the end of 2011 screen size exploded. In the past 3 years the size of the average smartphone screen has increased dramatically, going from an average of 3.5” to over 5” diagonally across, the largest being the Asus FonePad 8 with a screen size of a whopping 8”. The additional screen real estate is a double-edged sword, as there is more room to display content, but also now more dead space. […]

31 01, 2014

5 Reasons Groupon isn’t the Right Choice for Small Businesses

By | January 31st, 2014|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

While Groupon may not be the Wall Street wonder boy that it had been, it still remains a marketing option for many small businesses across the country, but should it be? There is no arguing that the customer experience is great and the discounts are phenomenal, but someone has to pay the price and unfortunately it’s the small businesses that make up our communities. Need to drive traffic to launch a new store or product or to revive lagging sales? Groupon will most definitely succeed in those areas, but in terms of repeat business it just isn’t the go-to source businesses need, with only 22% of Groupon customers returning to businesses after using a coupon[i]. In this article we will discuss five reasons Groupon isn’t the right choice for small businesses. […]

26 01, 2014

From Pipes to a Desk – My IKEA hack’d standing desk

By | January 26th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Photos|1 Comment

After doing a fair amount of research into standing desks and comparing ones offered by various manufacturers I decided the most interesting/cost-effective ideas came from IKEA hacks. While looking for ideas on Pinterest one day I discovered Simplified Building Concepts. They offer a kit of pipes and fittings specifically for building your own adjustable height [...]

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