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Tough new Canadian anti-spam laws will make it hard for small businesses to connect with new customers

Starting July 1, Canada will finally be the last of the G20 countries to enact tough anti-spam legislation, in the form of the CASL (link to Gov't of Canada site describing the law.) Some small businesses, however, are concerned that the new law goes too far in restricting the abilities of companies [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:05+00:00April 1st, 2014|Marketing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Best Data Visualization & Infographics

The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards have been released, and there are some stunning examples of amazing graphic representations of complex data among the winners. From the awards website: "The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards celebrate excellence and beauty in data visualizations,?infographics?and?information art." See more at: http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com Though I've used [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:06+00:00November 28th, 2013|Design, Development & Production, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Future of Marketing is Emotional

Tear-jerkers and twist endings in mini-movies that barely seem like ads A couple years ago, when videos first started to go 'viral'...some big name marketing companies saw the opportunity inherent in this perfect model of shared content and started making videos, specifically with the intention of "going viral." Seems a [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:06+00:00November 26th, 2013|Marketing, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Still think WordPress is just for blogs?

It started out that way, but it's all grown up! 100,000 new sites per day isn't a niche market! For a small open-source project not presided over by a big company, WordPress has seen a meteoric rise in popularity, familiarity and usage that hides it's humble origins. Estimates vary, but [...]

Typography Geek Post – The difference between “Font” and “Typeface”

If you're really into the fascinating, creative-yet-practical world of typography (like I completely admit to being) you may have come across these two words (Font and Typeface) and seen them used interchangeably. However there is a subtle distinction, albeit one that's less clear since typography made the jump from cast [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:06+00:00November 22nd, 2013|Design, Development & Production, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Short, Informative Primer on Data Back-up

Taxes, Dentist, Insurance...and Back-up Ok...nobody really wants to have to think about backing up files and data and computers...let alone read about it. But hey...you know what they say about an ounce of prevention. It goes double for digital storage. If you consider the amount of time, energy and resources [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:07+00:00November 20th, 2013|CommunicationTech, Uncategorized|0 Comments