If You Haven’t Heard Of UX Design, Then You’re Already Falling Behind

If You Haven’t Heard Of UX Design, Then You’re Already Falling Behind

According to tech blog Mashable, web design has gone the way of the woolly mammoth. RIP! Of course, the only thing the site’s “Web design is dead” headline really highlights is just how desperate blogs are to earn those precious clicks with hyperbolic headlines and sketchy conclusions. The listicle argues that small businesses are using … Continue reading If You Haven’t Heard Of UX Design, Then You’re Already Falling Behind

Facebook Wants To Be Amazon, Amazon Wants To Be Google…

Facebook Wants To Be Amazon, Amazon Wants To Be Google…

…And everyone wants to be Apple. On July 15, Facebook signaled a major change concerning its business pages. For the past year, Facebook has been experimenting with a “Buy” button, and this July certain stores now have the new feature integrated into their business’ Facebook Page. The move would allow Facebook users to purchase items … Continue reading Facebook Wants To Be Amazon, Amazon Wants To Be Google…

Can Yelp Stand Up To Google, Or Is Google Already The New Yelp?

Can Yelp Stand Up To Google, Or Is Google Already The New Yelp?

When Yelp first exploded onto the local search scene, they quickly established themselves as the 21st century equivalent of a phone book. For awhile, anyone visiting a restaurant, local business, or hotel for the first time would check the reviews on Yelp beforehand. And while Google might dominate search traffic overall, Yelp carved out a … Continue reading Can Yelp Stand Up To Google, Or Is Google Already The New Yelp?

Bankrupt Texan Accidentally Proves Value Of Social Media Marketing

Bankrupt Texan Accidentally Proves Value Of Social Media Marketing

A controversial new bankruptcy case is changing the way many small businesses approach their social media presence. Jeremy Alcede is a Texas man who used Facebook to promote his gun store, criticize President Obama, and promote his beliefs about the Second Amendment. But when he lost the Houston gun store in a bankruptcy case, a … Continue reading Bankrupt Texan Accidentally Proves Value Of Social Media Marketing

Motorized Smart Umbrella Will Make You Want To Break The Internet

Motorized Smart Umbrella Will Make You Want To Break The Internet

Web developers love/hate the Internet as much as anyone (whose livelihood depends on it), but sometimes the Internet just goes too far, even for website designers. Case in point: Taiwanese startup HAZ Digital finally invented the “smart umbrella” you never even knew you wanted (probably because you don’t want it). The HAZ Umbrella is the … Continue reading Motorized Smart Umbrella Will Make You Want To Break The Internet