New Rules for Websites in the Mobile Age | October 31st, 2011

SmartphoneDo you have a website? Think its doing a good job of helping people find you? The truth is, if your website is not mobile friendly, you may be losing customers.

How important is it to have your website optimized for mobile phone users? There are over 73 million smartphone users in the US alone, and that number continues to grow. And those users are not just making phone calls. Everyday people are using their phones to check the weather, locate businesses, reserve restaurant tables, get directions, find store hours, and even place online orders. For many users, these mobile devices have even replaced computers for internet access.

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QR Codes and Their Usage | September 12th, 2011

QR Code for Tebo Design StudioDare I admit it? I’m truly hesitant to embrace new technology.

There. I’ve said it. Probably not something you want to hear from a web designer, but I had to get that off my chest.

Its not that I don’t think there is room for improvement in the way we communicate. Its just that I like to take a “wait and see” approach. After all, when I first started developing websites, Flash animations were the hottest thing out there. Now professional developers are advising against too much Flash due to accessibility and search engine issues.

So when I develop websites, I focus on the basics, because I know they work. However, I knew it was a matter of time before someone asked me about QR Codes.

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