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Does Website Image Optimization (Still) Matter?

Back in the days of dial-up Internet savvy website owners went to great lengths to reduce the file size of their images.  Fast forward to 2018 and the Internet is much faster. The Internet is even pretty fast on smartphones (until you run out of data).  Funny thing is will the added speed we have…

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9 Signs You are Overdue for a Website Upgrade

How often should you upgrade your website?  Many people will say that a small business should have a major upgrade every two years.  If that were the golden rule to when to upgrade you’d want to pad that number with about 6 months for an optimal relaunch of a website.  You want to have time…

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Tribute to Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar was described around the world as a “legendary” motivational speaker.  Sounds like a definite understatement for such an influential man.  Instead of describing who he was I set out for a goal was to share 5 of our favorite Zigisms to share what he said.  I was able to narrow it down to 15 of…

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What You Need to Know About The General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union regulation to standardize and strengthen data protection policies for residents of EU member nations.  This went into effect in May 2018 and it includes data collected via eMail and websites. The full text of GDPR can be found here. http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32016 It is an 88 page PDF.…

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Top 10 IOS Apps for 2018

Over the years I’ve shared my top ten iPhone apps. It is hard to believe but, the last article was almost 4 years ago. This is an updated list in no particular order of my favorite IOS apps. They run on iPhone, iPad and/or Apple TV. Many of my old favorite apps are still favorites.…

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Rock like a Guitar Hero!

Many people have assumed over the years that I was in a band or at least I was musical. When asked if I play any musical instruments I’ve replied, yes I can play… actually, press play on an iPhone. I don’t mean to brag, but I can play with iTunes, Pandora, Spotify and even Amazon…

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