Archive for April, 2013

SoundCloud is Making its Voice Heard!

Posted on April 24th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

SoundCloud is a music storage and promotion service that allows content producers and listeners to connect with one another through common interests. Developed in various parts of Europe in 2007, it has risen through the ranks to become the premier way up-and-coming musicians share their content. SoundCloud is more than just a tool for artists…

Inside Google’s New Patent: A Laser Projected Keyboard

Posted on April 22nd, 2013 by Jake Neeley

Google continues to forge ahead into the realm of augmented reality with a recently unveiled feature planned for their Google Glass device, a laser projected input device. In mid-January, they filed a patent application in the US detailing precisely what they expect from this device.

How to Use LinkedIn to Boost Lead Generation for a Small Business

Posted on April 19th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

LinkedIn is the world’s largest social networking site targeting professionals. It boasts of over 170 million registered members spanning over 200 countries across the globe. In addition, industry pundits forecast its worldwide exponential growth buoyed by the need of professionals to share and transfer knowledge and experience. This makes it a formidable social media tool…

[Important] Secure Your WordPress Password Immediately – Global WordPress Brute Force Attack

Posted on April 12th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

It is highly recommended that you ensure your WordPress login password is a secure password comprising of at least 8 characters and includes special characters (@#$%^&*), a variation of upper and lower case letters, and numbers. Common Password Example: secretword123 Secure Password Example: Z4Tn@V^oes

Five Reasons Every Designer Should Use deviantART

Posted on April 4th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

deviantART, frequently referred to as dA, is a mixture between a file hosting service and social media website focused around the creation and enjoyment of digital art. According to Alexa, is ranked 126th in web traffic, placing it close to the traffic levels for companies like Walmart and Bank of America. For web designers,…

Site Renovators Part #3 – Conversion Rate Optimization

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by Casey Bell

This is part three in a series of posts dedicated to the Midphase Site Renovators contest in which one person won a website makeover from the group of marketing and design professionals at Midphase. As part three in our Site Renovators project we are going to review Hermann Communications to see how we can improve…

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