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A collection of articles covering recent trends on the internet, what we’re picking up on our radar, and why your business might be interested.

To help our clients understand what the heck we’re talking about when we discuss keyword reporting and search engine marketing strategy we have created a glossary of standard terms used in SEM applications and research. Basic Search Engine Concepts Boolean search: A search allowing the......

Well Google has done it again, another excellent free tool for developers and business entrepreneurs looking for a solid keyword research platform. This particular tool is called “Google Insight for Search” and greatly assists any marketing efforts by providing clear and meaningful trend reporting on......

What is Buddypress? “Social networking, in a box” ~ Buddypress is a plug-in for WordPress that adds several major front-end and administrative components to a website. Similar to a private Facebook,  Buddypress is a great foundation to begin creating your own online community. Members of......

The creators behind the original Buddypress have released the BETA version of the next iteration of the software (Buddypress 1.5). This is a long awaited update that drastically improves both the performance and functionality of the Buddypress Core. As a developer there have been several......

So often print shops have different processes and preffered file types. To ensure you are on the same page with printers when preparing files for print it is often useful to have a common document to refer to. The following link is a great resources......

Types of websites – a rough classification The diversity of web sites on the internet is very broad, but can be roughly summarized and simplified into basic 5 types of websites based on their functionality, usability, audience, and intended use. Although a gross oversimplification… helpful......

CSS or “Cascading Style Sheets” has quickly become a vital technology to the design of the internet. The flexibility and efficiency of this new language allows a seperation between HTML and the aesthetics of the website. No longer do pages need to be coded with......

What are “Google Sites” and how can we use them without dilluting the internet? The first time a client showed me this new Google application back in 2008, I was a little worried.  Integrated with Calendar, Docs, Sitemaps, Paypal… on the surface the examples of......

Finally! help has arrived for all of those people attempting to build and manage our own companies. The Canadian government has implemented new policy, now sole proprietors ca enjoy the benefits of EI. ——–here’s a little excerpt from the CBC article ————– The Conservative government......

Hosting & Owning your Website – A Beginner’s Guide Having ownership of your website and access to all settings is essential, To ensure you have access to all of your website information, email accounts and domains it is important to understand a few basic principles......