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Web hosting: one size does not fit all
04/07/14
By: Laura Walsh
Web hosting: the activity or business of providing storage space and access for websites.         One Size Doesn't Fit All Think of a web hosting provider as a property owner and yourself as a business owner looking for retail space for your website. The web hosting provider would rent out or sell you the space that you need for your website, just like a property owner would rent out a store front for a retailer.  ...
professional photography for website
04/02/12
By: Lori Highby
  With over 150,000 URLs being purchased everyday (mashable.com), it's hard to make your website stand out.  One very important element to helping your product or service stand out above your competition is the quality of the images being used.  Quality images will impress your potential customers and current clients.  Product shots "Since your clients can't get up close and feel what you're selling, the photos need to...
Google+ Creating a page
03/26/12
By: Lori Highby
        With all of the great resources available from Google, it only makes sense to jump on the bandwagon and start using Google+.  Ultimately, it will not hurt you, probably even help your business online.         Create your personal profile on Google+ 1.  Login to your Gmail account and select Google+.  Google will ask you to join and confirm your profile.   2.  Once you are logged in, Google will recommend...
Web Analytics 101
11/17/11
By: Ryan Mehaffey
  Every business decision that you make has a reason or a goal. For web presence, it is usually to improve sales, exposure, or various aspects of your business.  If that is the case, then design and development is step one. Step two is just as important in the success.  Some terms and ideas that go in line with this topic are shopping cart abandonment rate, referral sites, length of stay on your site, and several other...
Defining the Web
07/20/11
By: Audrey Wayne
DNS - Domain Name Server  This is a computer used by your ISP to store the database of IP addresses and their associated Domain Names. When you type a Domain Name into your browser, your ISP consults the DNS database to translate the name into the appropriate IP address, then broadcasts your request onto the Internet. Image Map Areas of an image on a web page that have links to other areas of the Web. Some types of...
Keystone Click wordle
07/18/11
By: Audrey Wayne
How do you make data un-boring? Well, that sounds like the set up for a really terrible punchline but the answer is a lot more colorful and fun than you’d think! Infographics are taking over the web (and print), turning data into something you actually want to look at! Did you hear that? Researchers and accountants alike just yelled “Yipee!”   First off tho, what exactly IS an infographic? An infographic is a graphic...
HIPAA Secure
06/22/11
By: Audrey Wayne
What happens when you mix legal jargon with medicine and science? HIPAA regulations! While they’re not a laughing matter (except for when we try too hard to make it punny), HIPAA guidelines don’t need to be scary or overwhelming like Emily Post’s “Etiquette”.  There are so many websites and articles out there (yes, the all-encompassing “there”) to help you navigate how to make sure your organization is HIPAA Complaint....