Posted: June 12, 2013 | Filed Under:
What does this mean? It means Google is rolling out new algorithms that change rank for (and that means penalize or downrank) sites that aren't optimized for mobile.
If your site isn't mobile-friendly, you need to get it ready for smartphone users as soon as possible, to avoid losing hard-won web capitol. (And, of course, to access the millions of smartphone users you want to do...
Posted: June 10, 2013 | Filed Under:
Say you live in a tony hamlet that happens to be embedded in Criminaltown, USA.
Like, literally, your little town of million-dollar-plus homes is entirely surrounded by the city with the highest robbery rate in the United States.
You've already got your own school district, police and fire departments, and your property taxes don't go into the coffers of those hooligan Oaklanders.
What else can...
June 7, 2013 | Filed Under: Tech Tips
T324 buys a lot of stuff from ThinkGeek, for raffle gifts at networking events and business expos, for adding humor to gift baskets, and for our own entertainment. A lot of the goodies on our "Gifts for Geek Clients" Pinterest board come from ThinkGeek. So we get regular TG email newsletters, and we actually open and read every one. How does a for-profit business get us to read its marketing...
June 6, 2013 | Filed Under: Tech Tips
T324 has been pro-Pinterest for businesses for a while, and the evidence keeps supporting our position. Pinterest appears to be committed to an ad revenue monetizing model and moving fast, with a clear vision. Unlike, well. Facebook.
Sephora's February 2013 report that their Pinterest followers spend 15X more than their Facebook fans shows the value proposition for retailers.
June 5, 2013 | Filed Under: T324 News
In London, the Le Web conference is on, and the startups are duking it out.
What's interesting? Anthropomorphizing the Internet of Things with a cartoony lamp that talks to your mom stationed overseas, TimeRepublik, which lets you trade time, and the Bowie-esque "co-dreaming" site WeCanBeHero.es.
TimeRepublik is Mechanical Turk>Burning Man>TaskRabbit>"In Time". Which is...
Posted: June 5, 2013 | Filed Under:
T324 really enjoyed working with Norman and Yasmin Lozano, co-founders of the NY Learning Center, which offers after-school and summer learning programs for children and young students with developmental disabilities.
We built a brand new website for the East Bay-based center, with warm colors and friendly, accessible design.
The design features galleries of the center and the kids who bring the...
Posted: June 4, 2013 | Filed Under:
On September 7, Golden State Orthopaedics Inc. is teaming up with the Arthritis Foundation for the first ever GSOPen Golf Tournament, to be held at StoneTree Golf Club in Novato, California.
The GSOpen golf tournament is a best ball scramble, check in time will be begin at 9:00 am with tee time beginning at 10:00 am. The tournament will be followed by a fund raising dinner for...
June 4, 2013 | Filed Under: Tech Tips
Does your business have employees? Then you need to attend this Learning Lunch about Wage and Hour Laws at the Berkeley Chamber on Wednesday June 19!
Event Location: The Chamber Conference Room, 1834 University Avenue, Berkeley (near Martin Luther King Jr. Way)
Date/Time: The third Wednesday of each month 11:45 am to 1:00 pm (please be prompt so that we can start on time...