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How to GrowthHack Backlinks


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Saturday, September 24, 2016
What is Web 2.0? Web 2.0 commonly refers to web sites that cater to user interaction and collaboration. All of the content is user generated. Where to get Web 2.0 Web Sites Most Web 2.0 web sites are Free! Here are some examples of popular Web 2.0 websites; Reddit, Twitter, Wordpress, You Tube, Tumbler, Pinterest, Blogger, Snapchat and Instagram. This is by no means a complete list but you now can see what constitutes a Web 2.0 Property. So why don’t you own more pr ..

How to Easily Find the Best New Clients Immediately!


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Monday, June 13, 2016
Every business needs a steady flow of Customers. SEO and Web Design agencies and freelancers are no different. No customers or clients translates to no profit and no success! It would seem that SEO and Web Design agencies would have an unlimited number of new clients, since there are millions of businesses online. That may be true for some agencies but many smaller agencies and freelancers find themselves const ..

5 Ways Adobe XD will Make Your Clients Happy


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Sunday, March 27, 2016
Adobe XD is an All-In-One solution for UX designers to prototype web designs and mobile apps. With Adobe XD, you can take your creative ideas from concept to professional layout in minutes. If you are into web development then you really should take this software for a serious spin around the block. I know you’re saying “Oh no, not another frustrating software system to learn!” Adobe XD could not be easier to learn! It has a minimal and intuitive interface that is sup ..

Improve Local SEO in Your Maine Web Design


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Sunday, February 21, 2016
How to Make your Maine Website Search Engine Friendly This is a guide for small business owners in Maine to take that Maine Web Design and make it Search Engine Friendly. Increase your website ranking with these simple tips and tricks that any business owner can implement. Here in the Great State of Maine, there are a lot of small businesses that can’t afford an SEO expert. This guide will help those that are a little Internet savvy and want to do the basics ..

Maine Web Design


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Saturday, January 09, 2016
It is important that small businesses have a website even in rural states like Maine. It is 2016 and The New Storefront is your website so be sure to have a web design that makes a great impression. Traditional Brick and Mortar stores still dominate the commerce landscape but now they are being discovered with digital devices. Those companies that are aware of this trend are taking advantage of it and bringing in new customers while older less technical savvy companies  ..

What is Inbound Marketing


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Saturday, November 21, 2015
What is Inbound Marketing? Inbound marketing is attracting customers to come to your company/brand by using good content through social media channels. It is sometimes referred to as Attraction Marketing because you are attracting the customer by creating helpful and meaningful content. You create useful content on your website as well as posting, blogging or commenting on other Social Media platforms. This content usually is free in the form of advice or soluti ..

Learn To Use Grunt with Sass and Bootstrap


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Saturday, September 19, 2015
Web Designing has always been a valuable skill and will continue to be for years to come, but with the rapid rise of new techniques and technologies it’s a constant battle to keep up with the trends. One of those growing trends is the use of a CSS preprocessor with Grunt because it brings speed and added functionality to web development. All this rapid development is causing larger and more functional websites and with that comes larger stylesheets and more workload. A prepr ..

The Best Way to Good Web Design


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Sunday, August 30, 2015
I must admit that I am getting to be a fairly good web developer, but it’s taken a couple years. Being a web designer is a dream job for me. I really love doing it as there is always something new to learn. I really love cracking the code! My girlfriend just cannot understand how I can spend hours writing gibberish with letters and weird symbols. I played around with a little coding in the late 1990’s but didn’t really catch the coding bug until I was in my late 50’s. A bit late to ..

Google wants Responsive Design in 2015


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Saturday, June 06, 2015
Responsive Web design should be number one on your to-do-list for 2015. Google started to use mobile-friendly as a ranking factor on April 21st, of this year. Some websites have already seen a change in their ranking, some have gained and naturally some lost ranking. So mobile-friendly sites are already seeing positive results. Bing is not far behind having already announced a similar mobile-friendly strategy is in the works. As mobile devices grow in popularity the ..

March Web Trends


  • Brad Gillis
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  • Sunday, March 22, 2015
Weekly Web Trends UberFacts: (http://www.businessinsider.com/how-a-23-year-old-makes-500000-a-year-tweeting-random-facts-2015-2) How a 23 year old kid makes $500,000 a year tweeting random facts. Google will now Penalize Doorway Pages: (http://searchengineland.com/google-to-launch-new-doorway-page-penalty-algorithm-216974) If you are using Doorway pages to increase your web traffic and search engine ranking then Google is going to penalize  ..