November 15, 2012
Level8 Hosting Self Help
The purpose of this page is to demonstrate the answers to many commonly asked questions regarding managing your web hosting and email accounts. For Level8 hosting customers, addition information is available within your ISPconfig account's Help section. This post will grow as we continue to help clients better understand how to use the tools available to them through our hosting accounts.READ MORE
November 14, 2012
While many see Pinterest being dominated by DIY craft projects and funny pictures of dogs, we are increasingly seeing creative and brillant ways smart brands are using Pinterest to build brand awareness and engage potential clients. Through the use of high quality photography, and creative perspectives on your content, you can present your brand to the fastest growing social media community and establish yourself as a progressive and engaging business. Check out the below links for some inspiration as to how you can leverage this platform to build your brand.
1) The Niche Report - 10 Tips to Grow Your Real Estate Business with Pinterest 2) Fast Company - THE 9 MOST CREATIVE USES OF PINTEREST 3) Marketing Land - 21 Unexpected Ways Brands Can Use Pinterest 4) Mashable - How Brands Are Using Promotions to Market on PinterestREAD MORE
February 21, 2012
Responsive design refers to a design and development technique that allows your website to react to the resolution of monitor it is being viewed on. For large monitors this will allow site content to spread out and perhaps assume a several columns layout as seen in the Boston Globe site. In that same example, when the site is shrunk down to the size of a iPhone screen, you can witness the content arrange change to a simplified single column layout with a drastically reduced navigation menu. This enables your site to optimize the user experience across multiple devices, without having to deploy and potentially manage content for mobile specific site. Check out the examples below, open them up then change your window size to see the sites change their layouts and content arrangements.
January 23, 2012
Part One: Discovery
Exposing the clients vision, and establishing measurable goals.
A website serves a purpose in the business/organization for which it represents. A website is a tool created specifically to satisfy the needs and overcome the challenges a business may have. For these reasons, among others, it is vital to the success of a website project that there be sufficient thought and planning as to not only what these needs and challenges are, but also what tools are needed to create solutions that exceed the expectation of your businesses audience. We call this process the Discovery phase.
While each project is different, there are several building blocks within this process that work together to ensure thoroughness and remove potential surprises (not "birthday party" type surprises, but "flat tire" type surprises). The following is a list of core items our approach involves to capture a businesses needs and requirements during the early strategy sessions.READ MORE