Website Design – How Far We’ve Come

By Mark Pridham | February 13, 2015 |
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The very first website was launched on August 6, 1991. It was developed by Tim Berners-Lee and ran on a NeXT computer at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN. It was a basic website that provided information about the World Wide Web project. This is what it looked like. Pretty basic stuff. Just text and some hyperlinks. Since then,…

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How To Use Facebook Graph Search

By Mark Pridham | February 12, 2015 |
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Yesterday I gave you a handy Facebook Checklist to help you maximize the effectiveness of your Facebook Fan Page. One of the items on the list makes reference to using Facebook Graph Search to determine what type of content your Fans are interested in. Posting relevant content on your Fan page is even more important…

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A Handy Facebook Checklist

By Mark Pridham | February 11, 2015 |
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When learning something new, it is often helpful to have a checklist in order to ensure we don’t miss anything. In the case of applications, we often need to revisit them to keep up with changes and updates. Facebook is one such application. Rules change, layouts change, and profile settings change. To help you out,…

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The Benefits Of Twitter Lists

By Mark Pridham | February 10, 2015 |
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Twitter lists are a very effective way of organizing the people that you follow, but it is an often underutilized feature. This article will explain what Twitter lists are, how to create them and why you should be using them. What are Twitter lists? A Twitter List is simply a collection, or group, of Twitter…

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A Big Reason Why Your Website Should Be Mobile Friendly – Google!!

By Mark Pridham | February 9, 2015 |
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We all know how important a website is to your business. That’s a given. And, in the last couple of years, the importance of having a mobile friendly website has increased drastically. There are lost of reasons for this. One of the main reasons is the simple fact that mobile usage has been exceeding desktop…

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Are You Ignoring Your Customers?

By Mark Pridham | September 12, 2013 |
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In today’s digital marketplace, being engaged with your customers is more important than ever before. With the evolution of mobile devices, users are demanding your attention in ways we never would have imagined just a few short years ago. They want real-time information, and they not only want it now, they want it in a…

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More Than A Pretty Picture

By Mark Pridham | May 14, 2013 |
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I recently had the pleasure of giving a presentation to the CBRG (Collaborative Business Referral Group), which is a Saint John networking group that focuses on passing qualified referrals to its members. The main chunk of the presentation was dedicated to the importance of having a mobile friendly website. As we all know, the usage…

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5 Free Tools To Optimize Your Image

By Mark Pridham | April 1, 2013 |
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As a website developer, I am always concerned about optimizing every website my team and I create. This includes everything from writing clean code to optimizing images for faster download. When the Internet was younger and we had to support users on dial-up modems, image optimization was absolutely critical. Today’s high-speed networks allow us to…

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Controlling Your Email In 3 Easy Steps

By Mark Pridham | February 26, 2013 |
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If you’re anything like me, your inbox can get overloaded on a daily basis, and it can easily get away from you. I used to struggle with this until I made a conscious decision to control my email instead of letting my email control me. If your inbox is wildly out of control, here are…

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Best Times For Social Media Sharing

By Mark Pridham | February 21, 2013 |
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As a business owner, I want to make sure that my time spent on Social Media is as effective as possible. With that it mind, I did a bit of research that I thought I’d pass on to you. Every Social Media network has different “best times”. There has been countless studies done on this…

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