On “Content”

Posted on Mon, August 18, 2014 in Internet Marketing by Alum

When did writing become “content”? I was in journalism school in 1998-99, and it seems to me that it was some time after that. In school we talked about the content of a piece, but did not refer to a piece as content per se. It seems like content as a stand-alone term is a fairly new in our media world, and it seems to have become an indispensable term since media went digital.

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Virtuality Reality on the World Wide Web

Posted on Wed, August 06, 2014 in Web Design by Kevin Carpenter

The revival of the Virtual Reality (VR) craze is certainly well under way, and the opportunity for VR on the Web is now particularly exciting. So, isn't it time we transform the Web to a fully immersive capable portal?

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Magento Simple Steps to Full Page Cache

Posted on Tue, July 29, 2014 in eCommerce Tips, Development Tips by Mark Middleton

Magento is a powerful, ​full-feature e-commerce platform, but the power it provides demands outrageous server resources. Full-page caching of Magento pages is a must for all customers who want their site to load quickly.

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10 Reasons to Use Drupal

Posted on Fri, July 25, 2014 in Development Tips, Web Design by Santiago Bendavid

Drupal is a web development framework / platform. With a background focused on generating online communities and user-generated content, Drupal is a versatile platform that allows efficient website development.

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Subscription Revenue Opportunities for Customer Engagement

Posted on Fri, July 18, 2014 in Business Strategy by Jon Love

In the past ten years, a trend has developed for businesses to provide their products and services on a subscription basis. There are a lot of reasons both businesses and customers are drawn to the subscription model.

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​The Do-It-All Front-End Developer Tool Just Got Overhauled And It’s A Real Peach

Posted on Tue, July 15, 2014 in Development Tips by Jon Haarstad

There was once a software application named ​CodeKit. Earlier this year, they released a new and, dare I say, MUCH improved version of this valuable piece of ​web developer magic sauce.

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Revenue Recognition for Online Subscription Businesses

Posted on Thu, July 10, 2014 in Business Strategy by Jon Love

Imagine the most traditional example of a subscription business: The magazine company. The customer pays their annual subscription fee up front to receive a monthly magazine, and in exchange the magazine company promises to deliver a new issue every month for 12 months. This model has been well adapted to a wide variety of online business services.

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3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Ecommerce Revenue

Posted on Mon, July 07, 2014 in eCommerce Tips, Internet Marketing by Paul Weinert

Successful ecommerce businesses are always looking for ways to improve the average order value, conversion rates, and inbound traffic volume. To help get you started, here are three easy tips to provide a boost in each area.

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Growth is Good But Moving Sucks

Posted on Thu, July 03, 2014 in GRAYBOX News by Paul Weinert

It’s been a great few years at GRAYBOX! After just 18 months we’ve outgrown our location and moved offices today. We love SE and moved a whole four blocks to the corner of...

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Three Useful CSS3 Features You Should Know

Posted on Mon, June 30, 2014 in Development Tips by Alum

Positioning elements in a fluid and responsive manner can be tricky business. In this post we'll go over three CSS components that help make positioning elements a breeze.

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