One Site to Rule Them All: Embracing Mobile Responsive Website and Application Design

There was a time when building a website meant first defining your canvas. What did the latest browser stats tell you about your visitors. Were low resolution monitors being sufficiently crowded out by those wiley, seductive widescreen monitors? In the bad old days, we would make the decision—usually arbitrarily as the web browser stats are Read More »

  
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Backup your WordPress Website

Over the past few weeks, three of our clients have found themselves on the wrong end of an SQL injection attack. Their websites have been hijacked, with content being removed and the site defaced and traffic is being redirected to bogus offers in an attempt to steal PageRank. A common thread between two of them Read More »

  
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Marketing Analysis: Simple Steps to Help You Compete in Today’s Online Marketplace

The first place to look for ideas might actually be your competitor. There are many tools out there you can use to determine your competition’s marketing strategy. These tools can help you figure out where their traffic is coming from, how they are getting it and how are they engaging their audience. You can even Read More »

  
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Stopping Spam Leads with Salesforce Web-to-Lead Form

If you use the Salesforce native Web-to-Lead form for capturing prospects questions, inquiries, or stories, you might have found that your incoming leads are 99% spam. We use the Web-to-Lead form on our site to start the marketing automation process, and a year ago, it was more of a headache than a solution. Internally, we Read More »

  
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Skill Based Routing and Other Call Center Secrets Applicable to your Business

At this point, you’ve implemented the proper technology; an intense marketing strategy; a supreme ad campaign and you’re ready to see the cash flow in. Unfortunately, it’s not quite that easy most of the time. One key element often missed in a proper strategy for optimal success is proper technology, reporting, and training for your Read More »

  
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Google Analytics: The Dreaded "(not provided)" and How To Get Around the New Changes

Look at the graph above. See that orange line that starts somewhere near 5-10% of the total traffic and grows to almost 100% as of today? If you’re a marketer, this is a VERY important thing to take note of. Google has openly come out to say that they are obfuscating and encrypting data coming Read More »

  
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Facebook's News Feed Changes — What You Need to Know

Story Bump gives you a second chance to be interesting. Why is that important? Read below.   Facebook has generally adhered to a chronological listing of your friends and pages – there was always some amount of shifting, but with Story Bump, they take their algorithm a bit further.   While you may make a Read More »

  
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How Salesforce Helped Startup Increase Revenue and Avoid Common Data Pitfalls

As businesses grow, they tend to bring on software only as needed, taking care of immediate concerns rather than projected growth and needs.

  
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HACK ALL THE GIBS0NS!

We take it for granted that our information is secure online. Our email, bank account, credit cards, social media; we don’t really give much thought to how one security breach could bring you down. Down like a Gibson. Turns out, we should probably be giving our security a lot more thought. SRSLY. Last week it Read More »

  
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A Clever New Social Scam

Doing what we do here at Tech Guys, we sometimes find ourselves at odds with various nefarious ne’er-do-wells whom we serve up a great steaming pile of justice with a side of poppin’ fresh side of expletives.  Security is always a top priority with us, so this can serve as a warning in general to the assumptions Read More »

  
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