Category Archives: Blog

Pandas, Penguins and SERPS Oh My

By now everyone is settling into the recent changes made by Google.  On April 19, 2012, Panda 2.5 updates went into effect followed by Penguin updates on April 24th.  Many sites fell hard in the rankings and some sites were ecstatic when their rankings improved dramatically. Confused?  Not sure what all this means?  Join the [...]

Content Management Systems

We recently had an inquiry about updating a WordPress site for a client. The site that seemed so simple in the beginning had become difficult for them to manage.  They were looking for someone to make major modifications to their site without impacting their existing traffic. Content Management Systems are often a good solution for [...]

Orlando Clay Artist Douglas Bringle

I recently had the pleasure of working with a clay artist from Orlando, Douglas Bringle.  He is an amazing artist with a quiet disposition.  He has been working with clay as his medium for fourteen years.  Using traditional pinch, coil and slab methods he creates amazing art.  His pieces are sometimes whimsical and while contemporary, [...]

Where is My SEO?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is often misunderstood in the process of building a website. The client and the designer spend hours hammering out a design, content and navigation. Once a design is approved, a good designer will insure that the website is architected so that the design is ‘SEO friendly‘. Marketing, social media and SEO [...]

How to Get to Page One of Google

How do I get on page one of Google? That is the phrase every web designer will hear at some point during the design and configuration of a website.   It is an honest question, usually asked without the client understanding the work involved to get there. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of having [...]

Web Design – What Should be Included?

Successful website design depends on several key components.  Everyone wants a website that looks great, but then what? In today’s market, you may find a web designer who will design a striking website for a relatively small fee.  The designer gets paid, the client gets a great looking website and everyone is happy, right?  Remember [...]

What is Cloud Computing?

Finding a definition for Cloud Computing is not a simple task.  You will find thousands of sites with definitions that vary month-to-month.  Simply look at Wikipedia’s definition and you will have some idea how complex this term has gotten and how difficult is is to understand. Cloud Computing Definition I am chuckling as I write [...]

A Lesson in Analytics

Defining Analytics The definition of analytics according to Merriam Webster online is ‘the method of logical analysis’.  It is so easy to get caught up in the excitement of launching a new website.  Between the business owner, the designer, the content writer and the social media guru, there is a great flurry of activity.  Finally!  [...]