6 06, 2013

Top 5 SEO WordPress Plugins for Every Blog

By |2014-11-09T23:33:55+00:00June 6th, 2013|Website Features, Wordpress|Comments Off on Top 5 SEO WordPress Plugins for Every Blog

Wordpress is a great platform for creating your own self hosted blog, but it is far from perfect. Branding Arc.com is powered by Wordpress and since our blog is a big part of our website, we also use Wordpress to host many of our websites static pages. When your blog is small, you don't think [...]

12 03, 2013

The Upside & Downside of Having A Blog

By |2014-11-10T00:05:28+00:00March 12th, 2013|Website Features|Comments Off on The Upside & Downside of Having A Blog

Blog is slang for weblog is a simple format for a website that allows the owner to publish articles on their site. All blogs are websites, but not all websites are blogs. Blogs like Wordpress, Dupral and Blogger are website Content Management Systems (CMS) that allow users of any technical expertise to manage the content [...]

28 02, 2013

Add Your Website to Your iPhone or iPad like an App

By |2017-10-09T03:53:26+00:00February 28th, 2013|Website Features|Comments Off on Add Your Website to Your iPhone or iPad like an App

With all the new mobile websites we have been designing and developing for clients these days we wanted to put up a few blog posts to help people make the most of these new business tools. When you have a mobile enabled website you want to keep it handy to quickly show friends and potential [...]

22 10, 2012

Stock Images, The Necessary Evil

By |2016-02-06T15:41:34+00:00October 22nd, 2012|Website Features|Comments Off on Stock Images, The Necessary Evil

Almost every new project we discuss with someone comes with the same general instruction - "don't use any stock images." In a perfect world I would completely agree that each website should have original photography to make it exciting and special, but in most cases this just doesn't fit into the project's budget. Depending on [...]

27 03, 2012

Mobile Sites, What Does It All Mean?

By |2014-11-10T00:51:11+00:00March 27th, 2012|Website Features|Comments Off on Mobile Sites, What Does It All Mean?

The days of Adobe Flash are over and more people are surfing the web from a mobile device like the iPhone, Android, or even a Blackberry. When someone visits your website from a mobile device, and can't get the information they want, they will leave quickly never to return. Internet users are fickle, and mobile [...]

30 01, 2012

Securely Transferring Data Files with ShareFile

By |2017-07-27T00:12:07+00:00January 30th, 2012|Website Features|Comments Off on Securely Transferring Data Files with ShareFile

How do you transfer sensitive data back and forth with your clients? Emailing files is not really a secure method of data transfer even if you password protect the sensitive information and send the password in a separate email. Not to mention the amount of time it takes to prepare all these "secure" emails. If [...]

19 12, 2011

Adding a Favicon & Touch Icon

By |2014-06-08T02:30:00+00:00December 19th, 2011|Website Features|Comments Off on Adding a Favicon & Touch Icon

When visitors bookmark your website  you want the bookmarks to look as professional as your website itself. This can be accomplished using both a "favicon" and a "touch icon". A favicon is a small logo or other image that you see in your browser next to the title of the web page. Since you are looking at [...]