Reading Time: 2 minutes It seems every second client we have has a WordPress site or blog. We do a ton of custom development and design on WordPress – everything from building plugins for companies to developing a video workflow application using Amazon cloud services. WordPress isn’t always the right solution, but it’s quite flexible and we’re pretty good at it. Many times, we stage sites so that our customers can preview and critique the work before we put
Reading Time: 3 minutes Animated and live video are a must for every organization. Videos are highly engaging, have the ability to explain difficult concepts concisely and provide an experience that’s both visual and audible. While video is an incredible medium, it’s often insurmountable for small businesses or marketers because of the resources required: Professional video and audio equipment for recording. Professional voice overs for your scripts. Professional graphics and animations to incorporate. And, perhaps, the most expensive and
Reading Time: 3 minutes Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and it appears that it’s going to be a great year for consumer spending. As you ramp up your efforts, you should schedule some timely campaigns utilizing social media. ShortStack is an affordable Facebook App and Contest platform for designers, small businesses, and agencies. Tears ago, ShortStack developed this infographic with some great Valentine’s Day Facebook contest ideas… it’s a great list that still stands the test of time.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The term hacking often has a negative connotation associated with it as it refers to programming. But even people that hack programs aren’t always doing something illegal or causing harm. Hacking is sometimes a workaround or a shortcut. Applying the same logic to marketing works as well. That’s growth hacking. Growth hacking was originally applied to startups who needed to build awareness and adoption… but didn’t have the marketing budget or resources to do it.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If your retail or ecommerce business has been struggling through the pandemic and lockdowns, you may want to work some overtime on your Valentine’s Day Campaigns as it appears this is going to be a record year for spending – despite the economic challenges! Perhaps spending more time at home with our loved ones is igniting the flames of love… or requiring us to make amends (kidding). A National Retail Foundation survey predicts consumers plan