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Responsive Web Design Is the Future of Your Website

In the changing world of technology if a company is not keeping up with the changing trends you’re falling behind. There was a time where just having a website was enough. However, in the modern market clinging to antiquated methods may do severe damage to a company’s profile. The current trend in web design is responsive websites. This design type framework is the future of web design. The information that follows will illustrate what a responsive website is and why it is needed. What Does Having A Responsive Website Mean? In the most basic sense this means you have a website where the viewing experience has been optimized for any device. When it comes to mobile devices there are two schools of design. One is a mobile template which is a mobile device only version of your website. The second type is the responsive website which means you only have…

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Thought about Using Vine for Short, Sharable Videos?

by Jeff Newton If you haven’t considered employing Vine videos for your small business, you may want to consider it. It is likely you have what you need to get this done in your pocket. By using the Vine app on your smartphone, you can create and upload these short, sharable videos to Twitter as fast as you create them. So what is Vine? Well, in case you missed the video, Vine is an innovative video sharing platform on Twitter that lets you create and upload 6-second videos to Twitter. So you might be thinking, just how can a 6-second video help my business? Well, look at some of the ways these companies RedVines, Urban Outfitters and Nintendo managed to make it work for them! These companies found a way for videos to help further their brand, advertise their products and services, and promote their businesses in different ways. They…

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Google and comScore's new partnership changes the future of online ads

The question is now that each time you view a website there are ads but do you really view the ad? Google is asking that question of comScore the largest online research firm in the world and finding that the answer is 54% reach viewership attention. On Monday, comScore announced a partnership with Google, the leader in digital advertising, to help advertisers figure out who is looking at their ads in real time, while an ad campaign is going on so brands can make adjustments on the fly and perhaps engage more people to click. The deal, which has been in the works for almost a year, may affect billions of ads a day, changing the way agencies and big companies run and monitor campaigns. This is part of a broader push by Google to attract more big brands, which have traditionally spent most of their money on TV which…

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LG G Pro 2 – Rumor Roundup

Expected Release Date of the LG G Pro 2 LG is expected to release the G Pro 2 in South Korea on 13 February 2014. You can read all about the LG G Pro 2 here.LG is back with a bang. The Korean giant proved its might in 2013, finally resurrecting its dwindling fortunes in the mobile arena, with its mighty impressive smartphone, the G2. The reemergence of this giant has also seen a major paradigm shift, and suddenly, the race for the ultimate smartphone manufacturer is back for grabs. Of course, LG have a REALLY long way to go before they can pose a threat to their compatriot, Samsung. But this, in itself, is quite an accomplishment for the Korean conglomerate, considering that till just about a year ago, even the greatest LG fanatic would have agreed that the company’s tryst with mobiles was all but done. LG got…

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Short Film Ideas: Tips & Tricks on Getting Ideas For a Short Film

Going Short Short film ideas are very specific because the course of the story has to begin and end in a very brief period of time. Thinking of an longer film idea is often much easier because it can remain vague, but getting ideas for a short film is a much more difficult process since the idea itself will often be the entire screenplay. Here is a look at getting ideas for a short film and how you might develop your own short film ideas. Character Getting ideas for a short film are often secondary to creating characters in detail. These characters will often drive a short film, even more so than with feature films because you can center the entire film around them and their changes. A short film idea can then emerge from just trying to create a fully realized character with a complete backstory and personality. Try…

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Email

One of the simplest definitions of email is, a mail that is sent electronically. The email was first used in 1965, facilitating users over a computer network to communicate with each other. SDC’s Q32 and MIT’s CTSS were the first computer systems to use email for communication. In 1966, this mailing service was introduced to the public. What is an Email?The abbreviated form of electronic mail is ’email’. Email is a system used for creating, sending/receiving and storing data in a digital format over a network of computers. Earlier, the email system was based on Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), a protocol used to send mails from one server to another. Today’s email technology uses the store-and-forward model. In this model, users send and receive information on their computer terminals. However, the computer is used only to connect to the email architecture. The creation, transmission and storage of email takes…

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Web Coach Tip: 4 Quick & Easy Ways to Resurrect Your Website.

With the recent buzz about George Mason University making it to the final 4, I remembered an old acquaintance who attended GMU in the 80?s and of course ?Googled? him just to see where he landed in the scheme of life. What I found was delightful and also shocking since I?ve completely devoted myself to website marketing. This acquaintance I?ll call ?George? had successfully started up a family business in the fast growing niche industry for the affluent. Excellent! I thought, until I went to his company?s website. What I found there to be absolutely shocking! His website was very ?pretty? which is fine, BUT it was missing 3 critical and basic elements: 1. NO METHOD OF COLLECTING VISITORS EMAIL ADDRESSES. People just don?t realize how important this is. Once you get an email or physical address you can continue to market to that person forever. It?s so much easier…

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How to create email group in gmail

As SMS group enables us to send the same message to multiple people without manually entering their mobile numbers in the senders’ list, an email group facilitates us to send the similar email to various recipients. While sending any email to multiple recipients using the email group, you do not need to manually type or select their email addresses. You just need to type the name of the group instead of typing the recipients’ email IDs. And the Gmail automatically enlists all email IDs available in the selected group into the recipients list. Using the email group is beneficial because of the following facts: Saves a substantial amount of the time that you waste in manually typing or selecting the email addresses of recipients. Once you have included an email ID in the group, Gmail automatically sends a copy of the email to that recipient. Therefore, you never forget to…

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Twitter Founders Thwart Gift and Estate Taxes with Irrevocable Trust Estate Planning Before Their IPO says UltraTrust.com

Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 UltraTrust.com recently commented on the Wall Street Journal press release, published on Oct 11, 2013, on three of Twitter’s executives’ estate planning prowess. According to the Twitter IPO filing, Evan Williams, the 41 year old largest single shareholder of Twitter, Chairman, Jack Dorsey, 36, and CEO, Richard Costolo, 49, all implemented prudent estate planning and asset protection strategies according to UltraTrust.com. UltraTrust.com sheds some light on their strategies and offers some additional insight and explanations. “Estate planning should be sophisticated, but easy to understand,” explains Rocco Beatrice, Managing Director of Estate Street Partners, LLC, parent company of the UltraTrust.com website which offers advanced and valuable estate planning tips. “If you can’t explain it to your friends, you’re probably not understanding exactly what you have and that can be dangerous.” The trio’s estate plans seem to be intricate and well thought out, but the complexity…

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Criminal organizations target social-media activist in Tamaulipas.

Link/Page Citation Page/Link: Page URL: HTML link: The Free Library. (2014). Retrieved Jun 17 2014 from http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Criminal+organizations+target+social-media+activist+in+Tamaulipas.-a0321336213 Criminal organizations have managed to intimidate many journalists and media outlets in Mexico into suppressing coverage of drug-trafficking activities. As part of the intimidation process, the drug-trafficking groups have killed or injured dozens of reporters, editors, photographers, and other members of the print and broadcast media since 2000 (SourceMex, Aug. 1, 2012). Drug traffickers have also targeted citizens using social media, but have not been as successful in their intimidation efforts. In the same week in February that a coalition of international journalist organizations called on President Enrique Pena Nieto’s administration and the Mexican Congress to step up protection for journalists in Mexico, a drug cartel in Tamaulipas offered a bounty on the person or persons who have managed Twitter and Facebook accounts dedicated solely to warning citizens in the state to stay…