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2017 Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing is one of the fastest growing and changing industries we've ever seen. As the new year is already off to a fast start, digital marketing trends in 2017 is something on everybody's mind. As a local digital marketing [...]

By | 2017-01-31T11:18:26+00:00 January 30, 2017|Blog, Design, Development, Email Marketing, SEO, Social Media|

Top 3 Takeaways of Digital Summit Dallas Day 2

Day two at Digital Summit Dallas certainly did not disappoint! It was a whirlwind of coffee, speakers, classes, and more coffee. I was very strategic about the classes I attended today, and it paid off because I heard a consistent [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:19:43+00:00 December 7, 2016|Blog, Business, Design|

Top 5 Takeaways of Digital Summit Dallas Day 1

Wow, what a first day of Digital Summit Dallas! This is one of the premier digital marketing events in the nation, and I'm lucky enough to be attending this year representing Atomic Design & Consulting. Apart from all of the [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:19:43+00:00 December 6, 2016|Blog, Business, Design, Email Marketing|

7 Tips for Taking Great Photos with Your Smartphone Camera

"Is that a stock photo?" Seriously? No, it's not. In efforts to not use stock photography for our blogs or social media, I decided to do a simple photo shoot for my blog post on tchotchkes. Now don’t get me [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:19:45+00:00 October 13, 2016|Blog, Creativity, Design, Social Media|

Organized NOT Chaotic: 3 Ways To Be An Organized Designer

Are you organized? Sure, there might be a “method to your madness” when it comes to your personal work, but is that madness creeping over into your professional work? It is critical for any design team, or individual, to be [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:19:51+00:00 October 6, 2015|Blog, Design|

Review: The Pros and Cons of Layers for WordPress

Recently, the team at Obox released a highly touted Wordpress CMS theme called Layers. Everyone sang the praises of how it's the easiest thing to use, and best of all it's FREEEEEE! The intent is to create a theme that [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:19:51+00:00 August 18, 2015|Blog, Design, Development|

The Commoditization of Web Design: Don’t Panic, Just Change Your Game

Anyone can make a website today. In fact, sites like Wordpress andSquarespace make it downright easy to achieve. And while self-hosted Wordpress sites are a little tougher to put together, most hosts will get the install up and running using [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:19:52+00:00 July 9, 2015|Blog, Business, Design|

You Can’t Ignore Mobile Anymore

The old way of doing things Until last year, having a "mobile-friendly" site simply meant that your content was capable of loading on all mobile devices. That meant no Flash and no broken elements on mobile. Because of this, many [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:19:55+00:00 July 1, 2013|Blog, Design, Development|

“Joomla” – Huh???

I am currently in the process of transition my career from traditional print media graphic design to the web design/development field. As part of this process, I am enrolled in the web development certificate program at Collin College. I expect [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:19:57+00:00 November 13, 2012|Blog, Business, Design, Development|

The Story of a Marketing Man, Rico

You start out with a degree from a four year university sprinkle in some fun and joy, and then presto you have a selling machine. They want to take the heart of your company and make it pump blood to [...]