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Yellow Pages: Going Green, In the Red?

Kate Gingold 0 3358 Article rating: No rating

Advertising in the Yellow Pages used to be a no-brainer for businesses. Do you have a Yellow Pages phone book in your office or at home right now? When was the last time you used it? Here are some interesting statistics you may not have seen about the Yellow Pages.

3 Tips for DIY Webmasters

Kate Gingold 0 1633 Article rating: No rating

It’s the typical Good News / Bad News scenario.

Good News for busy small businesses or non-profits with tight budgets: With Content Management Systems, anyone can update their own website!

Bad News for busy small businesses or non-profits with tight budgets: With Content Management Systems everyone has to update their own website!

Being a DIY Webmaster can be frustrating. Here are three tips to help you easily deal with CMS quirks.

Christmas in July

Kate Gingold 0 1606 Article rating: No rating

With the heat wave we've been experiencing in the Midwest it may be hard to contemplate Christmas, but now is the perfect time to plan your holiday marketing. Summer vacations often slow things down in the office which frees you up to do some creative thinking.

Regardless of whether you're a retail or a service business, you can put holiday marketing to work for you. Here's how one of our clients does it:

Don't Call Me Professor Just Yet!

Don Gingold 0 2208 Article rating: No rating

An old friend and mentor about 20 years ago said "There's a teacher inside of you" and would you believe I'm finally getting around to proving him right? 

Why do I run my business on a Mac?

Apple Mac & OSX vs Microsoft & Windows

James Nagy 0 1988 Article rating: No rating
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve answered this question, but people often ask me why I chose an Apple Mac over a Microsoft Windows based machine or sometimes I get the why not some other operating system like Linux?

RGB and CMYK and Web pages

Don Gingold 0 1766 Article rating: No rating

A friend of mine who's a graphic artist and does a lot of print work asked about CMYK vs RGB. 

It started when a webpage photo wouldn't show in a client's browser, but she saw it in her's. The first place to look was reference - was the graphic being referenced from her local disk so she saw it but the rest of the world would not? No, the reference was correct and the file was on the server where it should be, so she asked me what was wrong. She wanted to know if it was a DotNetNuke issue, since the site was built using DNN.

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